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Escape into the glass rivers and lakes of these beautiful wood tables

If getting lost in a coffee table sounds improbable, you may change your mind once you see these beautiful furnishings. Artist and designer Greg …

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Trump admits Comey firing related to...

Joy Reid and her panel discuss the many contradictory statements coming from Trump’s White House regarding the controversial firing of former FBI …

Trump invokes Christian nationalism at Liberty University

“America is a nation of true believers,” he said.<p>President Donald Trump outlined a deeply religious vision of America while speaking to graduates of …

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Comey may get chance to publicly defend name against Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — James Comey cut an unorthodox path as FBI director, time and again compelled by what he described as strongly held convictions to speak with unusual candor and eloquence about the bureau's work.<p>It's a combination of qualities that may come back to haunt the president who fired him.<p>…

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Trump's impulsive decision to fire Comey has hurt him. How badly, time will tell

A week ago — but it seems like a month —<p>President Trumpand congressional leaders gathered in the Rose Garden to celebrate the House passage of their healthcare bill.<p>The path ahead in the<p>Senateseemed difficult and the political prospects grim, as Cathy Decker wrote, but administration officials and …

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Trump: ‘In America We Do Not Worship Government, We Worship God’

After a week of chaos in Washington, the president finally found a friendly crowd at Liberty University.<p>Donald Trump made a return visit to Liberty University on Saturday, speaking at the 44th commencement of the Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia. Before a crowd of hopeful graduates, …

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The DNC’s elephant in the room: Dems have a problem — it’s not Donald Trump

It’s time for the DNC to stop blaming Trump and the GOP for their own credibility issues<p>The election of Donald Trump offered the Democratic Party a huge gift. Coming off of a highly contentious election and a series of party scandals, the public came together in a massive effort to protest and …

Government ethics office appears to troll President Trump on Twitter

WASHINGTON — The government's top ethics watchdog may have been trolling President Trump on social media Friday, following reports that Trump sought ousted FBI Director James Comey's "loyalty" at a dinner earlier this year.<p>The Office of Government Ethics tweeted out a quote from the U.S. Code that …

Trump actions push Republicans to get serious on Russia

<b>(CNN) —</b> In one fell swoop Tuesday, President Donald Trump signaled to Republican lawmakers they have a serious problem with Russia -- and they responded.<p>Trump said he fired former FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday because he was being a "showboat," but critics quickly alleged the decision was …

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US Treasury Department unit set to provide financial records in Trump-Russia investigation

The Senate Intelligence Committee asked for the records from the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, late last month, The Journal cited the people as saying.<p>One person said the records were needed to decide whether there was collusion between Trump associates and Russia …

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Michelle Obama savages Trump administration for gutting her legacy

Former first lady attacks administration’s reversal of regulations to help improve school lunches: ‘Think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap’<p>Michelle Obama has made her strongest political intervention since leaving the White House, stating bluntly at a health conference: “Think …

Sean Spicer isn't saying whether President Trump tapes his phone calls. Wait, what?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Six hours after President Donald Trump implied that he could be taping phone calls with now-deposed FBI Director James Comey, White House press secretary Sean Spicer refused to rule that possibility out.<p>Stop. Go back and read that first sentence again. Ok. Moving on.<p>"The …

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Trump: James Clapper said I have no Russia connections. Clapper: No I didn’t.

One of Trump’s favorite defenses just got shot down.<p>President Donald Trump has tried to tamp down the growing controversy over his campaign’s ties to Russia by deliberately misrepresenting comments from James Clapper, formerly the nation’s top spy.<p>On Friday, Clapper began pushing back — and added …

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Backs To Betsy DeVos; Scholarships Denied; Paul Ryan Visits A Charter School

Hello and welcome to another edition of NPR Ed's weekly national education news roundup!<p><b>DeVos heckled at Bethune-Cookman University</b><p>Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' first commencement address since taking office was interrupted by persistent boos when she addressed graduates at a private, Christian, …

What Should We Do If Aliens Contact the Earth?

A Celestial Search<p>From the pointy ears of Vulcans to the sharp fangs of the Xenomorph, humans have long envisioned what alien species must be like. …

Trump's pick to lead his vote fraud commission reveals its nefarious purpose

But Trump had an explanation: voter fraud. "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally," Trump tweeted in November. And just after his inauguration, in January, he vowed to open an inquiry. "I will be …

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How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

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FCC chairman who voted to sell your browsing history won’t release his

The same FCC chairman who voted to repeal rules protecting the privacy of Americans’ information online won’t disclose his, according to a report by <i>ZDNet</i>.<p>Last month, Congress and President Trump approved the FCC’s rollback of online privacy rules. With those rules gone, ISPs have carte blanche to …

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White House suggests Trump benefited from Russia hacking

<b>(CNN) —</b> The White House strongly suggested Monday that Donald Trump was the beneficiary of Russian meddling in the US election, pointing to Trump's own ties to Russia as evidence of Moscow's intentions.<p>"You didn't need a security clearance to figure out who benefited from malicious Russian …

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Is Hillary Clinton Trying To Question The Legitimacy Of Donald Trump Winning?

Amid news of possible Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, a top Hillary Clinton adviser is publicly casting support for a push by some members of the Electoral College to receive an intelligence briefing ahead of their formal vote next week.<p>"The bipartisan electors' letter …

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