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36 baby giant pandas make their roly-poly public debut

<b>Break out the cigars! A record 42 giant pandas have been born this year at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.</b><p>The …

Giant Pandas

School dumps graduation tradition for sake of gender inclusivity

A popular graduation tradition at California’s Camarillo High School is about to come to an end because – well – because the grownups who run the school district are morons.<p>For as far back as anyone can remember graduates wore gowns reflecting the school colors. The guys wore navy blue gowns and …

Senator John McCain eviscerates Fox News reporter: 'Why would you ask something that dumb?'

Let's just establish, up front, that Senator John McCain (Republican-Arizona) thinks pretty much all questions about President Donald Trump are …

Trump Criticizes N.F.L. for Not Penalizing Anthem Kneeling

The N.F.L. for now will continue to let players kneel or sit during the national anthem without a penalty, capitulating to demands by the athletes for free expression but potentially further alienating fans who object to the protests and feel they are disrespectful to the flag and the military.<p>But, …

Jerry Jones

The Best Healthy One-Dish Dinners for Busy Weeknights

These one-dish dinner recipes are super healthy, packed with flavor, and ridiculously easy to make. The best part? They're even easier to clean up.

Anderson Cooper: Trump used military deaths for own gain - CNN Video

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out President Donald Trump for politicizing the deaths of the four US soldiers killed in Niger.

Donald Trump

Newt Gingrich: 'Death to America' -- Why Trump's Iran policy is right

When the Iranian parliament chanted “death to America" while unanimously voting "to increase spending on its ballistic missile program and the foreign operations of its paramilitary Revolutionary Guard," sophisticated diplomats may have pondered the symbolic meaning of "death to America."<p>After all, …

White House insiders paint a grim picture of Trump's increasingly volatile behavior

A cadre of White House insiders and close associates of President Donald Trump have painted a grim picture of an increasingly volatile Trump, who in the past few weeks has found himself at the center of near-constant battles that have frequently spilled out into the public.<p>Trump's most recent …

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The one thing you can do to help prevent yourself from getting dementia

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>More than one-third of dementia cases can potentially be prevented by controlling nine …

If North Korea gets ready to test a nuclear missile in the Pacific Ocean destroy it first

If U.S. intelligence discovers that North Korea has a nuclear tipped, long-range missile getting ready to fire into the South Pacific with the goal of detonating it—to prove to the world it is a nuclear power—there is only one thing President Trump should do: destroy it before it ever goes into the …

Iran tests new ballistic missile hours after showing it off at military parade

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads, the nation's state-run broadcaster announced Saturday.<p>Iran unveiled the ballistic missile Friday at a military parade in Tehran and successfully tested it the same day, Press TV reported. It said …

North Korea

Last-Ditch GOP Effort to Repeal Obamacare Unveiled in the Senate

WASHINGTON — A group of Republican senators are making a late push to repeal and replace Obamacare this month even as some colleagues seem ready to move on or even work with Democrats to patch up the law.<p>The bill, backed by Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Dean Heller of …

Health Care

The Latest: Trump, top Democrats agree on young immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's discussions with Congress on immigration (all times local):<p>9:45 p.m.<p>The top House and Senate …

Donald Trump

'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary hair post

<b>A judge has ordered the jailing of ex-pharmaceutical chief executive Martin "Pharma Bro" Shkreli while he awaits sentencing for securities fraud.</b><p>Judge Kiyo Matsumoto said a Facebook post in which Shkreli offered $5,000 for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair showed he was a danger to the public.<p>The …

Martin Shkreli

U.N. agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council on Monday agreed on its toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea that passed unanimously after the United States softened its initial demands to win support from China and Russia.<p>The sanctions set limits on North Korea's oil imports and banned its textile exports in an …

North Korea

Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin asked for a government jet for his honeymoon

The treasury department is investigating the secretary’s request for a $25,000-per-hour US air force plane to fly him and his wife, Louise Linton, around Europe<p>Steven Mnuchin, the US treasury secretary, requested the use of a government jet for his European honeymoon, it was reported on …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: Rice told House investigators why she unmasked senior Trump officials

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former national security adviser Susan Rice privately told House investigators that she unmasked the identities of senior Trump officials to understand why the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates was in New York late last year, multiple sources told CNN.<p>The New York meeting …

Obama Administration

Kid Rock’s Nascent Political Career Descends Into Attack Mode

Al Sharpton! Colin Kaepernick! Fake News! Gangs all here!<p><b>Kid Rock</b> (née <b>Robert Ritchie</b>) has read the <b>Donald Trump</b> campaign play book and has seen that it is good. Or at least effective. Or at least that it worked that one time, so here’s hoping. First step: Be an entertainer. Second step: Announce …

Kid Rock

Tesla Just Quietly Solved The Biggest Problem To Electric Car Adoption

Tesla just announced that it’s expanding its Supercharger network of fast-charging stations to dense urban areas, starting with Boston and Chicago. …

Shockingly, Former ‘Apprentice’ Villainess Omarosa Is The ‘Most Despised’ Person In The White House

Competition-based reality shows have always been stuffed with contestants that live and die by the “I didn’t come here to make friends” manta, but for one reality show also-ran in the Trump White House, she might want to find a few more friends in D.C. Of course, the one she is in Washington might …

We Finally Know Why Galaxies Across The Universe Have All Those Weird Shapes

This may change our understanding of cosmic evolution.<p>In 1926, famed astronomer Edwin Hubble developed his morphological classification scheme for …

Edith Windsor, American gay marriage campaigner dies

The widow who brought a Supreme Court case that quashed a federal anti-gay marriage law has died in New York, aged 88. Same-sex weddings only became …

DACA, Robert E. Lee statue, Dallas, ineligible voters, Russian hackers

<b>Sending teen 'home' would be cruel</b><p>Re: "Eliminating DACA: Is it right, or is it cruel?" Sunday Letters.<p>President Donald Trump, in an act of cowardice, …

Supreme Court PERMANENTLY blocks 9th Circuit ruling limiting Trump ban…

So yesterday when the SCOTUS said Trump could go on his merry way with his travel ban, they said it was temporary – now they’re saying he’s good all …

White House Says Justice Department Should Look at Charging Comey

WASHINGTON — Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, said on Tuesday that the Justice Department should “certainly look at” charging James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director whom President Trump fired, for what she described as leaks of classified information.<p>Ms. Sanders made the …

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Dozens of Senators Seek Probe of Equifax Executives' Stock Sales

More than one-third of U.S. senators want the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice to get to the bottom of whether …

Well, What Should Hillary Clinton Do Now?

What’s to be done with Hillary Clinton, the woman who won’t go away?<p>Her account of her election defeat, “What Happened,” comes out on Tuesday. Predictably, her re-emergence in the public eye is stirring the toxic brew of Clinton-hate and Clinton-worship, along with a certain discernible fatigue and …

Government

Equifax’s Hacking Nightmare Gets Worse Thanks to Arbitration Clause

After Equifax Inc. revealed that sensitive data on two of every five Americans was exposed in a cyberattack, thousands logged onto a company website …

We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment

We are misnamed. We call ourselves Homo sapiens<i>,</i> the “wise man,” but that’s more of a boast than a description. What makes us wise? What sets us apart from other animals? Various answers have been proposed — language, tools, cooperation, culture, tasting bad to predators — but none is unique to …

Psychology

Trump doubles down on 'I inherited a mess' claim

President Donald Trump on Saturday doubled down on his claim that he "inherited a mess," urging his Twitter followers again to not "believe the main stream" media.<p>"Don't believe the main stream (fake news) media.The White House is running VERY WELL. I inherited a MESS and am in the process of …

Donald Trump