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Bastille Day reminds us that our Second Amendment debates are distorted

By Noah Shusterman<p>Every year on July 14, France celebrates its national holiday, commemorating the storming of the Bastille in 1789. The festivities include fireworks, dances — and a military procession through Paris.<p>Ironically, it was fear of the French army that first led Parisians to storm the …

If Running Isn't Helping You Lose Weight, Do This 30-Minute Workout Instead

I know what it's like to exercise like crazy and not get the results you're after. I ran for years and years, and it wasn't until I started CrossFit …

California marchers call for impeachment of President Trump

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Demonstrators hoisting signs and chanting anti-Donald Trump slogans marched through downtown Los Angeles to urge Congress to …

How Did Russiagate Start?

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper appeared on <i>This Week</i> Sunday, and said some head-scratching things.<p>Clapper back in March told</i> …

Here's why Congress exempted itself from the new healthcare bill

This provision was bad "optics," as they say in Washington.<p>But instead of taking it out — like you would usually do with a provision you aren't wedded to and can't defend politically — the House passed the American Health Care Act with the exemption intact after first passing a separate bill that …

Health Care

Donald Trump is bringing back Trumpcare — because he cares about how his first 100 days goes

<b>Mitch McConnell; Paul Ryan; Donald Trump (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Jose Luis Magana/Andrew Harnik)</b><p>Both President Trump and House Speaker Ryan are waxing optimistic about the latest effort at Trumpcare<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>April 20, 2017 12:20pm (UTC)<p>Even though the Republican Party is still overcoming the …

Zen Philosophy Reveals How to Overcome Your Insecurities in 5 Deceptively Simple Steps

We all have insecurities. No one is perfect.<p>Some people hide them, while others show them in full display. Many of us can be overwhelmed and worried …

Spirituality

Putin on the move: Russia is moving back into Ukraine, as the Trump administration does nothing

<b>(AP Photo/Mykhailo Andriiv)</b><p>Meanwhile, another Putin critic is killed, and Rex Tillerson’s ex-company gets a present from Russia<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>April 20, 2017 3:40pm (UTC)<p>Although President Donald Trump has not followed through on a reported plan that would have allowed Russia to shed its sanctions and …

Russia

The Trump Campaign Has Quietly Settled Millions in Lawsuits

An analysis of legal filings shows Trump Tower has paid out double what Obama spent.<p>Before he took office, <b>Donald Trump</b> was involved in a truly astronomical number of lawsuits. A <i>USA Today</i> report published in 2016 found that there had been 3,500 legal actions filed by and against Trump and his …

Why the U.S. Is Still Richer Than Every Other Large Country

Each year, the United States produces more per person than most other advanced economies. In 2015 real GDP per capita was $56,000 in the United States. The real GDP per capita in that same year was only $47,000 in Germany, $41,000 in France and the United Kingdom, and just $36,000 in Italy, …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Really Need

A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, clothes and favourite reptile (Komodo dragon - closely followed by the bearded dragon …

Komodo

100 Days of Horror

With Donald Trump’s 100th day in office fast approaching, White House staffers are reportedly trying desperately to “rebrand” the colossal failure of the first 100 days as some kind of success.<p>Trump’s legislative agenda has been stymied. The drip, drip, drip of negative news about connections …

​The 4-3-1 Dumbbell Sumo Squat Workout

No. It will NOT make you look like a Sumo wrestler.<p>"The 4-3-1 dumbbell sumo squat definitely makes the list of my top 10 butt-building exercises," says Bret "The Glute Guy" Contreras, the world's leading expert on glute development and our host for the #MHGluteProject.<p>I always hesitate to share an …

Trump suddenly tweets explanation for not bombing runway

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It seems we are headed for war.<p>Moreover, President Donald Trump has now embraced a slightly less-than-nationalist phase by launching a missile strike against an airport in Syria. (It was, he said, …

‘People Just Flat-Out Lie’

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>By signing up you agree to receive email newsletters or alerts from POLITICO. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Why Trump’s ties to Russia would be way worse than Watergate

At 5:25 am on Monday, March 20, Donald J. Trump logged onto Twitter and wrote: Here’s Trump’s early morning cry of "fake news" about reports of …

Donald Trump’s war on the poor has historical precedent — and its not pretty

<b>Mick Mulvaney (Getty/Chip Somodevilla/AP/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Trump’s budget proposes many ways to punish the poor. It’s a new version of the Nazi urge to purge “parasites”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 20, 2017 6:00pm (UTC)<p>A nation's budget is a statement of priorities and values. President Donald Trump's …

Donald Trump

Ready or Not, Here Come Trump and North Korea

President Donald Trump is a reckless bully with authoritarian leanings and a craving for attention. Kim Jong-un is a reckless bully with dictatorial powers and a craving for attention. Oh yes, and both have fingers on nuclear triggers. That's why so many national security experts of both political …

Trump’s budget would cut funding for Appalachia — and his allies in coal country are livid

During the campaign, Donald Trump billed himself as the “last shot” for coal country. He alone could save regions like Appalachia that had long suffered from poverty and dwindling coal jobs. And voters in West Virginia and eastern Kentucky believed him — choosing Trump over Hillary Clinton by wide, …

Speaker Ryan: Healthcare Not a Right 'From The Government'

Congresswoman: He 'tried to pin me to the door' and kiss me<p>05:56<p>Fmr. Trump aide: Trump should make clear he endorses Roy Moore<p>08:10<p>What's Mueller's …

Goal of Kentucky Republicans: School Re-Segregation

For 40 years, Louisville has worked hard to integrate its schools, and citizens support integration broadly. But now, here comes the newly minted GOP …

Petition to remove Congress members' health care subsidies gets nearly 500,000 signatures

An Oregon man has circulated a petition demanding that if Congress is willing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, its members should also be willing to forego their own health care subsidies.<p>On Thursday afternoon, the Change.org petition had received more than 432,000 signatures, with a goal of …

Why I Think Donald Trump Is Unfit to Be President

New York City residents in the 1970s, 80s, and 90s couldn’t help but recognize Donald J. Trump as a member of Manhattan’s elite. Before most people …

Donald Trump isn’t the only villain – the Republican party shares the blame | Jonathan Freedland

The US president’s links to Russia reflect the depth of the political crisis. This is a scandal of the entire American right<p>Who’s the villain here? Naturally our rage focuses on Donald Trump, a pantomime baddie drawn, as he would put it, from central casting. But behind him stand many others, and …

Donald Trump

Sessions Is Protected at the Top -- by Bannon

Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have had to recuse himself from investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and remains under a …

Native Americans Invented Our Gun Culture—and Yes, We Stole That, Too

The popular U.S. myth of a gun in every colonial home is not just flawed. It’s downright wrong: Native Americans were the first to fully embrace …

George W. Bush on President Trump, Putin, religious freedom, immigration, more

Eat These Foods Before Bed to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How you eat affects so many of parts of your life, but did you ever wonder how it might influence your sleep quality and patterns? We know all about sleeping clean (thanks to health queen Gwyneth Paltrow) and how using screens at night can throw off our sleep patterns, but it turns out that what …

Listen to Bruce Springsteen's rejected 'Harry Potter' song because even The Boss couldn't get into Hogwarts

Some are born to run and some born to save magical people from the jerk who killed their parents. You'd think there would be more crossover, but nope.<p>…