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Trump rewrites history as Russia probe pressure mounts

<b>(CNN) —</b> The looming verdict for President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and new questions about what exactly the White House counsel told special counsel investigators, combined with Trump's increasingly combustible Twitter feed, have put the feeling of climax in the air.<p>Jury …

Donald Trump

Barack Obama’s summer reading list is everything we need right now

It’s the classiest, most passive-aggressive move Barack Obama could make: He posted on Facebook a list of books he’s been reading.<p>That’s it.<p>“This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels,” the former president wrote Sunday, “revisited an old classic, and reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move …

Books

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes | PBS NewsHour

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

Florida

You've Been Using the Term "Alpha Male" Wrong

If you've spent any time at all in the worlds of business, sports, the military, or dating, you've no doubt met a few self-described "alpha males." …

Chimpanzees

Google tracks your movements, like it or not

SAN FRANCISCO — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to.<p>An Associated Press …

Laura Ingraham: Demographic changes 'national emergency'

<b>Fox News host Laura Ingraham has denied claims that her remarks about "massive demographic changes" in the US being a "national emergency" were racist.</b><p>On Thursday, Ms Ingraham said she does not support white nationalists at all, calling them "antithetical" to her beliefs.<p>Former Ku Klux Klan leader …

Donald Trump

"Traditional" Family Values Were Invented in the 1950s

Think of the American "traditional family," and you probably imagine the Cleavers from the 1950s sitcom "Leave it to Beaver" — or at least the …

Great Depression

PSA: Security flaws exposed partial addresses & social security numbers of 26M Comcast users

Comcast Xfinity customers are the latest to be affected by lax online security. According to a report from <i>BuzzFeed News,</i> more than 26.5 million customers had their partial home addresses and social security numbers exposed…<p>Security researcher Ryan Stevenson first uncovered the security flaws. These …

Social Security

Study Shows How Bad Most of the Country Is Getting Ripped Off By Their ISPs

Most Americans pay roughly the same price for their internet connection, even if their service is painfully slow.<p>Despite the ample hype over gigabit fiber and next-gen (5G) wireless, the reality is there are huge swaths of America where broadband competition is actually getting worse.<p>In countless …

Net Neutrality

Frank Rich: In 2008, America Stopped Believing in the American Dream

If you were standing in the smoldering ashes of 9/11 trying to peer into the future, you might have been overjoyed to discover this happy snapshot of …

Political Science

Why Amazon And Rival Retailers Are Uniting To Defend The U.S. Postal Service

Many U.S. retailers may hate and fear Amazon.com, but their shared interest in making sure the U.S. Postal Service continues to offer “reliable and affordable” package delivery — critical to all retailers in this age of growing e-commerce — tops all that regular business enmity.<p>Amazon and the …

eCommerce

How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money Into His Business

<b>LIKE AUTUMN LEAVES</b>, sponsored Cadillacs, Ferraris and Maseratis descend on the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester County, New York, in September for the Eric Trump Foundation golf invitational. Year after year, the formula is consistent: 18 holes of perfectly trimmed fairways with a dose of …

Donald Trump

How To: Flood Your ISP with Random, Noisy Data to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

Net neutrality is dead and your internet service providers can collect all the data they want. While VPNs are a great way to protect some of that …

White Hat

Carl Bernstein: Situation with Trump 'is worse than Watergate'

Veteran reporter Carl Bernstein says "what we are watching in the Trump presidency is worse than Watergate," a story the former Washington Post …

Donald Trump

Facing deportation, US Marine's wife leaves for Mexico

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The 16-year-old American daughter of a U.S. Marine held back tears as long as she could Friday before her family was split in …

United States

The 21 Laws States Use to Crush Broadband Competition

President Obama says he's going to help cities ignore these laws that restrict them from building their own high-speed networks.<p>​This week, President Obama ​said that he would direct the Federal Communications Commission to help cities that want to build their own broadband networks navigate or …

Net Neutrality

Corey Stewart aide compared GOP establishment to a 'house negro,' disparaged civil rights leaders

<b>(CNN) —</b> A top consultant and spokesman for Corey Stewart, the Republican nominee for US Senate in Virginia, has used the term "house negro" to criticize the GOP establishment and disparaged prominent Civil Rights figures John Lewis and Rosa Parks.<p>Rick Shaftan made the comments in tweets newly …

Civil Rights

Big Telecom Says Anti-Competitive Internet Fast Lanes Will Be Wonderful

The broadband industry desperately wants you to believe that a fractured, non-neutral internet is going to be a truly wonderful thing.<p>In the wake of last June’s formal death of net neutrality, ISP lobbyists are hard at work trying to convince the public that the coming fractured, non-neutral …

Net Neutrality

How Many Cops Will Be Fired For Setting Up Stormy Daniels?

The answer best not be "zero."

Stormy Daniels

Read: Immigrant parents describe signing reunification waivers they didn’t understand

Many immigrant parents attempting to apply for asylum in the US ended up signing papers that relinquished their right to reunite with their children, who are detained separately. According to an explosive court filing by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), some of those parents allege they …

Immigration

Donald Trump Is America's Greatest President

Before voicing their exasperation over the Trump/Putin/Pence administration, all the white liberals, the people at the helm of the resistance …

Donald Trump

National Enquirer’s Yearslong Dealings With Trump Lawyer Fall Under Federal Scrutiny

Michael Cohen and tabloid publisher traded favors over many years; the Omarosa mediation<p>Michael Cohen and the publisher of the National Enquirer forged an alliance over the years, looking out for the interests of Donald Trump and each other. Now, federal investigators are examining those ties as …

Donald Trump

This Shooting Should Sicken America’s Armed Citizens

If a person shoves you, you can shove back. You don't have the right to kill him.<p>In a world awash with disturbing videos and images, some stand out. …

Guns

Ex-White House stenographer: Trump is ‘lying to the American people’

A White House stenographer says she resigned over the Trump administration's lack of respect for her office after President TrumpDonald John …

Donald Trump

Texas server finds racist message on bill, no tip: 'We don't tip terrorist&apos

Loading...<p>A customer at a Texas steakhouse who left a server with no tip and a racist message over the weekend may not return, restaurant management …

Immigrant Kids Spotted Bathing in Sinks at ICE Contractor Facility: Report

A man told <i>Reveal</i> he has seen children bathing in sinks on multiple occasions at an office space leased by Immigration and Customs Enforcement …

This Dude Called The Cops After A Hard Foul In Pickup Basketball. Here’s The Incident Report.

This is the softest moment in the history of recreational sports.<p>During a pickup basketball game at a Dulles, Virginia, LA Fitness, a guy took it upon himself to call law enforcement after he was knocked to the floor following a hard screen. This is a historic occasion, at once the softest moment …

Crime

Dark Money Groups Get A Little Darker, Thanks To IRS

As nonprofit advocacy groups plunge into a high-priced fight over confirming Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, they will no longer have to identify their biggest donors to the Internal Revenue Service.<p>The IRS announced the rules change Monday evening. Earlier that day, Trump railed against …

10 black Washington U. students stopped by Clayton police, falsely accused of leaving IHOP without paying

<i>UPDATE: The incident between police and students happened early July 7. Initial information provided to the Post-Dispatch said it happened on July</b> …

2 CVS Employees Fired after Calling The Cops on Black Woman Who Was Just Trying To Use a Coupon 

The backlash continues after “Coupon Carl” called the police on a black woman who was trying to use a manufacturer’s coupon in store, accusing the …