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Trump tweets on student who claims CNN wrote scripted question, CNN disputes claim

President Donald Trump bashed CNN in a tweet Thursday after he appeared to see a report that the network allegedly tried to get a student to read a scripted question at a town hall on gun violence.<p>The cable news channel rejected Trump's assertion.<p>“School shooting survivor says he quit @CNN Town …

Donald Trump

Shepard Smith: People Go To Prison For What Jared Kushner Did

White House senior aide Jared Kushner’s multiple omissions on required financial disclosure forms for his security clearance would “be a crime, punishable by prison” for other people, Fox News host Shepard Smith said Thursday.<p>“Apparently not in this case,” Smith added.<p>The White House has implied …

Trump is bringing everyone down to his level

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the space of just two days, the President called his political opponents "treasonous;" The White House chief of staff implied that immigrants who didn't sign up for the DACA program were "too afraid" or "too lazy;" and a prominent Democratic senator referred to President Trump as "Cadet …

Donald Trump

Kroger is taking a direct shot at Amazon and Walmart and making checkout lanes obsolete

Kroger is beating Amazon and Walmart in the race to give shoppers a cashier-free shopping experience.<p>In 2018, the grocery chain is rolling out a new service to 400 stores that will enable shoppers to scan and pay for their items without checkout lanes, registers, or cashiers.<p>Here's how it works: …

eCommerce
Donald Trump

16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over health of planet

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 16,000 scientists from 184 countries have published a second warning to humanity advising that we need to change our wicked ways to help the planet.<p>In 1992, 1,700 independent scientists signed the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity." The letter warned that "human beings and …

Climate Change

Ted Cruz accidentally explained America’s gun problem in one sentence

He made the case for gun control while trying to argue against it.<p>Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday threw out the typical conservative talking points following the mass shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church, arguing not to politicize the shooting and making some claims about “a good guy with …

Guns

Trump Ally Roger Stone Suspended From Twitter After Vicious Attacks On CNN Journalists

Twitter has suspended the account of Roger Stone ― a notorious Republican political operative and longtime friend and former adviser to Donald Trump ― after Stone went on a vicious, profane tirade against several CNN journalists.<p>Stone exploded shortly after the network was the first to report …

Donald Trump

This Quote About Australia & Gun Control After Las Vegas Will Make You So Angry

The mass shooting in Las Vegas last weekend earned the heartbreaking title of deadliest single-day mass shooting in modern American history, but only …

Guns

Watch The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Highlight: Miley Cyrus & Tonight Show's Female Writers Read Thank You Notes to Hillary Clinton

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16 Heartbreaking Cartoons From Artists Responding To The Las Vegas Shooting

Cartoonists across the globe turned to their tools in the wake of a shooting in Las Vegas that killed at least 59 people and injured 527 others. It is the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.<p>The mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night that left at least 59 people dead and 527 others …

Guns

One Photo Stands Out After Trump Says Puerto Rico Wants 'Everything Done For Them'

When President Donald Trump went after local officials in Puerto Rico, accusing them of wanting “everything to be done for them,” one TV writer had the perfect response.<p>Using Trump’s own words and a single photo from 2011, former “Tonight Show” writer Jess Dweck offered Trump some ice cold tea.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Stop Calling Women Nags — How Emotional Labor is Dragging Down Gender Equality

Gender Equality
North Korea

The volcanic temper of Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Donald Trump's preferred candidate lost the Alabama special election runoff on Tuesday night, the president was, in a word, pissed.<p>This, from CNN's White House team, paints quite the scene:<p><i>"Returning from a high-dollar fundraiser in Manhattan on Tuesday evening, an infuriated President</i> …

Donald Trump

Congress Passes Measure Challenging Trump to Denounce Hate Groups

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate have unanimously passed a joint resolution urging President Trump to denounce racist and anti-Semitic hate groups, sending a blunt message of dissatisfaction with the president’s initial, equivocal response to the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va., …

Rights & Freedoms

Over a quarter of the members on Trump's cybersecurity advisory council have resigned en masse

Eight out of the 28 members on the White House's National Infrastructure Advisory Council, which is responsible for overseeing the US' response to emerging cyber threats, resigned last week.<p>The letter that advisers — many of whom were Obama-era appointees — submitted to the White House was …

Donald Trump

Whole Foods Prices Will Drop Significantly After Amazon Deal

Whole Foods is about to lose its “Whole Paycheck” image thanks to one of this year’s biggest business deals: On June 16, Amazon announced it was buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. This week, Whole Foods shareholders voted to approve Amazon’s purchase price, the Federal Trade Commission confirmed …

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Scientists Fear Trump Will Dismiss Blunt Climate Report

WASHINGTON — The average temperature in the United States has risen rapidly and drastically since 1980, and recent decades have been the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a sweeping federal climate change report awaiting approval by the Trump administration.<p>The draft report by …

Climate Change

Why people are marching for science

Opening story…<p>Click here if the story doesn't open after a few seconds.<p>Learn more about Apple News<p>article<p>Companion events are scheduled in hundreds …

Merriam-Webster subtweeted Kellyanne Conway on behalf of feminists everywhere

Who knew reference books could use Twitter so well?<p>Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said Thursday afternoon at CPAC, "It's difficult," for …

Feminism

Eichenwald: Can Trump Tell the Difference Between Truth and His Lies?

This is more important than a few executive orders signed by President Donald Trump. It’s more important than his nominations for positions in his …

You Haven't Seen A Mr. Clean Commercial Like This

Mr. Clean has a new approach to household chores, and it involves making you weak in the knees.<p>The folks at Procter & Gamble want consumers to “get busy” with its Mr. Clean products, and they’ve created an animated, ripped version of its mascot to help make that happen.<p>The ad is Mr. Clean’s first …

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Booker: Trump spreading lies and 'propaganda'

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker says President Donald Trump and his administration are "repeatedly lying to the American public" and spreading "propaganda to mislead the public."<p>"A week in office and we have seen the President of the United States and his officials …

Donald Trump

Trump deletes tweet after writing he is honered to serve.

Donald Trump may want to start using spellcheck before posting a tweet now that he is president. On his first full day as commander-in-chief, Trump …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Transition of Untruths, Exaggerations and Flat-out Falsehoods

After a campaign that was largely indifferent to factual accuracy, Trump stayed the course while preparing to be president.<p>In 71 days as president elect of the United States, Donald Trump told at least 82 untruths.<p>Many of Trump’s forays into fiction are familiar to those who watched his campaign: …

Donald Trump

After Years Of Birther Conspiracies, Trump Aide Claims GOP Never Questioned Obama's Legitimacy

For years, Donald Trump was the lead promoter of the theory that Barack Obama was born in Kenya, not the United States, and was therefore not a legitimate president. That conspiracy was based on nothing other than the fact that Obama is black.<p>Now, Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) is questioning whether …

Donald Trump

The Very Real Threat of Trump’s Climate Denialism

The incoming Trump administration seems to be in a competition with itself to pretend climate change isn’t real—and that has very real …