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Melania Trump: Donald Trump was 'egged on' into 'boy talk'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Melania Trump defended Donald Trump in her first interview since the Republican nominee faced allegations of sexual misconduct, calling those accusations "lies" and saying Trump was "egged on" into "boy talk" during a 2005 tape in which he made lewd comments about women.<p>"I believe my …

Donald Trump

Swing-state polls show Trump path to White House narrowing

<b>(CNN) —</b> A trio of state polls released this week show Hillary Clinton's northern "blue wall" holding, as she carries commanding leads across a series of key states.<p>The polls -- taken after the release of a 2005 recording of Donald Trump talking in a sexually aggressive manner about women -- show …

Poll: Nine weeks out, a near even race

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton start the race to November 8 on essentially even ground, with Trump edging Clinton by a scant two points among likely voters, and the contest sparking sharp divisions along demographic lines in a new CNN/ORC Poll.<p>Trump tops Clinton 45% to 43% in …

Government

Wisconsin primary: Cruz, Sanders win in upset for front-runners

MILWAUKEE — Sen. Ted Cruz has won the Republican primary in Wisconsin, and Sen. Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic primary, according to exit polls and early returns.<p>The Associated Press called the race for both men within an hour of polls closing at 9 p.m. Eastern time. In both races, the …

Government

Sanders wins 3 states; Clinton retains big delegate lead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored three wins in Western caucus contests, giving a powerful psychological boost to his supporters but doing …

Government

Bernie Sanders Triumphs In Utah's Democratic Presidential Caucus

He has said, "The road to the White House heads through the West."<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won Utah’s Democratic presidential caucus Tuesday, defeating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.<p>With 82 percent of precincts reporting Wednesday morning, Sanders led Clinton 79.7 percent to 19.9 …

5 takeaways from Super Tuesday 3

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump dominated one of the biggest days of the 2016 presidential race so far. Trump overcame controversy about the violent clashes that have marked his rallies this week and Clinton muted the criticism over her history on trade deals …

Top takeaways from the Miami Republican debate

Before a critical round of primaries on Tuesday, the Republican presidential field gathered for a debate in Florida, site of perhaps next week's most pivotal contest.<p>Here are the top takeaways from Thursday night's debate:<p>'Little Marco!' 'Lyin' Ted!' Not in this debate<p>You'd be forgiven if you …

5 takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders teed up the Midwest as a battleground on Tuesday night as he knocked off Hillary Clinton in a down-to-the-wire Michigan primary.<p>Donald Trump, meanwhile, crushed it on the Republican side -- notching wins in Hawaii, Michigan and Mississippi. Ted Cruz picked up Idaho. But Marco …

Clinton, Sanders talk over each other in debate clash

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders angrily clashed over auto industry bailouts, guns, political battles from the 1990s and ties to Wall Street on Sunday, as underlying tensions in the Democratic presidential race burst into the open at an impassioned CNN debate in Flint, Michigan.<p>5 …

Middle-class

The Glitter Cut Crease Is the New Makeup Trend Taking Over Instagram

We don't have to tell you that the glitter-makeup trend is blowing up right now. Makeup and lash expert Huda Kattan&mdash predicted glitter to be one of the biggest beauty trends of 2016, and so far, it appears she was right. We've been seeing it all over the fashion week runways, and it's also …

Clinton's Southern sweep gives her commanding lead; Sanders vows to continue

Hillary Clinton emerged from Super Tuesday having regained the mantle of prohibitive front-runner, decisively winning the biggest and most important states in an election that confirmed her overwhelming support from minority voters and left her rival with no clear opening to catch her.<p>Clinton …

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Clinton keeps firm grip on South Carolina as Sanders struggles to fit in

Sanders’ outsider status helped in Iowa and New Hampshire, but in the south Clinton remains the strong favorite – especially among African Americans, who make up a majority of the Democratic electorate<p>At the annual oyster roast and fish fry in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Hillary Clinton packed …

6 foods to eat for a healthy vagina

You’ve (probably) heard these cliché mantras many times before: <b>You are what you eat. Food is your medicine.</b> As annoying as it might be to hear these …

Cruz Deals Trump A Setback In Iowa; Clinton Narrowly Edges Out Sanders

Iowa has once again proved its perennial resistance to political inevitability and the power of personality.<p>In this year's iteration of the Iowa caucuses, national polling leaders Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had their campaign momentum slowed in significant ways by party activists who …

The 5 Beauty Products We're Obsessing Over This Week

A comfortable-to-wear lip gloss, our go-to polish for spring, and a styling product that has us rethinking mousse.<p>The shiny foil surface isn't just for creating the best mask selfie in the game; it also stops the hydrating serum from evaporating mid-selfie.<p><b>Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair</b> …

Meet the $8 Blending Sponge That Could Replace the Beautyblender

Anyone who knows anything about makeup is obsessed with the Beautyblender. We always see top makeup artists carrying one (or more) of them in their kit. Heck, it's even a six-time Best of Beauty Award–winning tool. And yes, I love the Beautyblender, too, but when I saw rumblings on the Internet …

Evaluating Our Importance In The Universe

For the past two weeks we've been exploring some of the questions related to life's origin on Earth and possibly elsewhere.<p>We know life was present on Earth at least 3.5 billion years ago. It may have been present even earlier, but results remain controversial. The window of opportunity for life to …

Planetary Habitability