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No Powerball winner, jackpot climbs again

Didn't win the $393 million Mega Millions jackpot on Friday? A massive Powerball grand prize is still up for grabs.<p>There was yet again no Powerball winner after a drawing Saturday night, so the jackpot will roll over to the next drawing on Wednesday night. Powerball officials estimate the jackpot …

Globalization

In call with Trump, China's Xi urges restraint over North Korea

By James Oliphant and Ben Blanchard BEDMINSTER, N.J./BEIJING (Reuters) - China's President Xi Jinping said there needs to be a peaceful resolution to …

Obama's IRS 'misled' Obamacare customers: Audit

The Obama administration "misled" Americans into thinking signing up for Obamacare would be cheaper than it really was, according to an inspector …

Internal Revenue Service

Trump's latest health care strategy: Let Obamacare fail

WASHINGTON — The morning after Republican efforts to overhaul health care collapsed on Capitol Hill – threatening his ambitious economic agenda along with it – President Trump said Tuesday he now wants to see the current Obamacare law "fail" so that Americans will demand a change.<p>"We're not going …

USS Gerald R. Ford
Jerry Moran

Senate Republicans’ effort to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare all but collapses

Senate Republicans all but admitted defeat Tuesday in their seven-year quest to overturn the Affordable Care Act, acknowledging that they lacked the votes to make good on their vow to “repeal and replace” President Barack Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment.<p>Hours after GOP leaders …

Health Care

It's not just the Russia scandal: Pence lies about health care, too

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) could barely contain his frustration over the weekend. “[T]here is real evil in the epidemic rate of lying that is going …

Donald Trump

When Muslims got blocked at American airports, U.S. veterans rushed to help

Jeffrey Buchalter was reflooring his foyer in Chesapeake Beach, Md., and listening to MSNBC over the weekend when he heard the news: An Iraqi who had worked with American forces as an interpreter had been stopped from entering the U.S. under a new executive order on immigration from President Trump.<p>…

Immigration

Frankel on Trump’s immigration order: ‘We went backwards’

National Signing Day 2017 schedule: Commitment times for dozens of star recruits

Lots of top college football recruits will make their final decisions this week. Here are the players who’ve announced the dates of their commitments.<p>National Signing Day is Wednesday, Feb. 1. While most of the country’s best college football recruits have already made their decisions, drama still …

A 20% Mexico tariff would pay for the wall. But it would hurt Americans

The Trump administration floated the idea of using a 20% tax on goods imported from Mexico to pay for the wall.<p>The math works. The U.S. imported $303 billion from Mexico in 2015 and 20% of that is about $60 billion -- more than enough to pay for President Trump's wall on the border.<p>But it's not …

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Here's A Running List Of President Trump's Lies And Other Bullshit

Just one day after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump told his first lie. We're keeping track.<p>A lie isn’t just a false statement. It’s a false statement whose speaker knows it’s false. In these instances, the president — or his administration — have clear reason …

Donald Trump

Eating Hot Chili Peppers Makes You Live Longer, Says Science

Make it spicier.<p>Spicy food isn’t just delicious, it could help you live longer. Eating hot chili peppers can reduce your chance of dying, and help prevent heart disease and strokes, says a new study from the University of Vermont (a place with notably not a lot of spiciness in its regional cuisine).<p>…

Holistic Health

A most dreadful inaugural address

Twenty minutes into his presidency, Donald Trump, who is always claiming to have made, or to be about to make, astonishing history, had done so. Living down to expectations, he had delivered the most dreadful inaugural address in history.<p>Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s White House counselor, had promised …

Donald Trump

HUD suspends FHA mortgage insurance rate cut an hour after Trump takes office

An hour after<p>Donald Trumpassumed the presidency Friday, his administration indefinitely suspended a pending rate cut for mortgage insurance required forFHA-backed loans, which are popular with first-time home buyers and those with poor credit.<p>The move by the Department of Housing and Urban …

Real Estate

It’s African American History Month, and our president still can’t say “black” without “inner city”

He’s either unwilling or unable to stop.<p>Last month, Donald Trump canceled his planned Martin Luther King Jr. Day visit to the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. The unspecified “scheduling issues” that his transition team said were responsible for the scrapped plans were …

Donald Trump is historically unpopular a week before his inauguration

More than half of the country views President-elect Donald Trump unfavorably, according to a new Gallup survey, making him the most unpopular …

Elaine Thompson

Pro-Trump Senators Back Intelligence Officials on Hacking Report

Two of President-elect Donald Trump's biggest supporters on the Senate Intelligence Committee told the nation's top intelligence chiefs Tuesday they have no reason to doubt Russia interfered in last year's election.<p>Their decision to endorse the findings comes after Trump spent weeks sowing doubts …

James Clapper

Trump's CIA pick says he agrees with intelligence community on Russia hacking

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump’s pick to run the CIA on Thursday sided with intelligence officials who have determined the Kremlin was behind election …

Mike Pompeo

The Obamacare repeal has begun

The vote was 51-48. The resolution now goes to the House of Representatives, which is expected to vote on it this week. Scrapping Obamacare is a top priority for the Republican majorities in both chambers and Republican President-elect Donald Trump.<p>Republicans have said repealing Obamacare could …

Affordable Care Act

'I think it was Russia': Trump admits Moscow was behind election hacking - but says other countries do it, too

• <b>Trump said for the first time that he believes Russia ordered hacks on Democrats</b>• <b><br>He recoiled later and said, 'Well, you know what, it could have been</b> …

Trump admits Russia was behind election hacking, then backtracks

President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he believed Russia was responsible for hacking during the campaign, his first definitive admission the …

Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election and may take action in response, his incoming chief of staff said on Sunday.<p>Reince Priebus said Trump believed Russia …

It was the racism, stupid: White working-class “economic anxiety” is a zombie idea that needs to die

Donald Trump was supported by white voters across demographic groups. Can we stop coddling them?<p>On Jan. 20, Donald Trump will become president of the United States of America. Donald Trump is an authoritarian and demagogue who meets the definition of a fascist, as I have argued on multiple previous …

House Republicans reverse course following ethics fiasco

Last night, House Republicans met behind closed doors and agreed to gut their own ethics rules. The vote, for which there was no roll call, was 119 …