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Chocolate Pecan Fudge Balls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place pecans in a large skillet and toast over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant and darkened in color, about 5 …

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Hillary Clinton Looks Back in Anger

She talks about Trump, Comey, collusion, “deplorables,” and the power of sexism.<p>Hillary Rodham Clinton, who, as she puts it, won “more votes for President than any white man” in American history, is not the first candidate to capture the popular vote but lose the election. She is the fifth. The …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

Here Come the Republican Retirements

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>WASHINGTON — Looking ahead to next year’s congressional midterm elections, maybe the biggest political development over the past week has been the …

Mexico earthquake kills at least 61 and sparks mass evacuations

Buildings collapse and power cut for a million people as magnitude 8.1 quake made houses ‘move like chewing gum’<p>The strongest earthquake to hit Mexico in a century has left at least 61 people dead, toppling houses, damaging hospitals and government offices, and sparking mass evacuations.<p>The …

Natural Disasters

Trump threatens shutdown, suggests controversial pardon at Arizona rally

PHOENIX — President Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government over border wall funding, said the North American Free Trade Agreement is likely to be terminated and signaled that he was prepared to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is anathema to the Latino …

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This Is What Happens When You Let Trump Be Trump

The president is finally getting to say what he really thinks, and it ain’t pretty.<p>At his raucous Tuesday afternoon news conference, Donald Trump delivered a performance that brimmed with self-righteous anger, petty combativeness and honey-badger huffing. As reporters asked him questions about …

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CIA, Other Spy Agencies Agree North Korea Can Fit Nuclear Weapon on Missile

WASHINGTON — The CIA and other key U.S. intelligence agencies agree with the assessment that North Korea has miniaturized a nuclear weapon to place atop a ballistic missile, U.S. officials told NBC News.<p>The disclosure adds to the emerging picture about a new intelligence estimate that has …

China’s president urges Trump to use restraint over North Korea

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping urged President Trump to exercise restraint over tensions with North Korea during a phone call Friday night, Chinese state media reported.<p>After a week of threats and counterthreats between Washington and Pyongyang, Xi urged both sides not to do anything that …

North Korea

Man Charged After White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville Ends in Deadly Violence

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The city of Charlottesville was engulfed by violence on Saturday as white nationalists and counterprotesters clashed in one of the bloodiest fights to date over the removal of Confederate monuments across the South.<p>White nationalists had long planned a demonstration over the …

Rights & Freedoms

Tillerson dials back rhetoric after Trump's North Korea 'fire and fury' threats

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sought to allay fears of a military confrontation with North Korea after President Donald Trump warned he could unleash "fire and fury" on the pariah state.<p>Tillerson defended Trump's comments but said there was no sign that the threat level from North …

North Korea

As investigation intensifies, Trump crows to crowd

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> "Are there any Russians here?"<p>With that mocking cry, delivered from the bosom of an adoring West Virginia crowd, President Donald Trump offered the most explicit glimpse yet of how he plans to cope with the spreading net of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.<p>"Most …

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Trump aides’ stunning cry for help: Admitting the president misled the American people

President Trump hates leaks. He hired Anthony Scaramucci 10 days ago to very publicly root them out, and he has even attacked his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, for not investigating them aggressively enough.<p>But oftentimes with Trump, a leak isn't just a leak; it's an effort to save him from …

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This is the Trump administration’s dark reboot

With a new chief of staff, Trump's refocusing on his top priority: making America afraid again.<p>The firing of communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Monday, after just 10 days on the job — and after having all but forced out chief of staff Reince Priebus, who was replaced with Homeland …

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Apple removes VPN apps from the App Store in China

The Chinese government’s crackdown on the internet continues with the news that Apple has removed all major VPN apps, which help internet users overcome the country’s censorship system, from the App Store in China.<p>The move was first noted by ExpressVPN, a provider based outside of China, which said …

Apps

In Pivotal Moment, Tesla Unveils Its First Mass-Market Sedan

FREMONT, Calif. — After a meteoric rise that made it, at least briefly, the most valuable car company in America, Tesla arrived at a moment of truth on Friday night as it delivered the first of its mass-market sedans to their new owners.<p>For a decade, the company has been a manufacturer of high-end …

Trump insults and threatens GOP senators in long rant after health bill failure

After a years-long effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed on Capitol Hill, President Trump castigated Republican senators on social media Saturday.<p>“They look like fools,” the president wrote on Twitter — and unless they tried yet again to repeal and replace Obamacare, they would be …

Health Care

How McCain tanked Obamacare repeal

The maverick senator delivers a stunning rebuke to President Donald Trump and his own party leadership.<p>Paul Ryan couldn’t persuade him. Neither could Mike Pence. And in the end, President Donald Trump couldn’t reel in John McCain either.<p>The president made a last-ditch effort, calling the Arizona …

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‘It’s not my thing’: A history of Trump’s shifting relationship with the LGBT community

For decades leading up to President Trump’s Wednesday tweets announcing a ban on transgender people in the military, the businessman-turned-politician has approached the LGBT community on nonideological terms.<p>Trump’s relationships with LGBT people, and his evolving positions on issues, have been …

Women across Middle East demand end to 'marry your rapist' laws

Gruesome billboards of a woman in a bloodied and torn bridal gown appeared around Beirut recently, captioned in Arabic: “A white dress doesn’t cover …

15 photos that show what royal wedding dresses look like around the world

A royal wedding isn't just a union between two people and their families. It's a national (and sometimes international) affair that attracts throngs …

Trump lawyer: Supreme Court will decide on presidential self-pardon

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer dealing with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation said Sunday it would be up to the Supreme Court to rule on whether presidents could pardon themselves.<p>Appearing on ABC's "This Week," Jay Sekulow repeatedly insisted there had been no discussion of …

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Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

WASHINGTON — Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned Friday after telling President Trump he vehemently disagreed with his appointment of Anthony Scaramucci, a New York financier, as his new communications director.<p>After offering Mr. Scaramucci the job on Friday morning, Mr. Trump …

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German President OKs Gay Marriage Law, Which Takes Effect in Fall

BERLIN — Germany's president has signed legislation legalizing gay marriage, his office said Friday, paving the way for the bill to take effect this fall.<p>Lawmakers approved the bill on June 30 in parliament's last session before Germany's September election. The move became possible after …

Yes, Trump's Attacks on His Justice Department Are a Huge Problem

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>Yes, Trump’s attacks on his Justice Department are a huge problem<p>If you were outraged — legitimately so — by Bill Clinton’s tarmac meeting with former Obama …

Trevor Noah: It's Our Fault Donald Trump Is Running To 'Bad Boy Putin'

POTUS is America's rebellious teenager, the "Daily Show" host believes.<p>Considering all the controversy surrounding Russia’s alleged involvement with the 2016 presidential election, one would think that President Donald Trump would lay low with his Russian relations.<p>But the president is doing the …

Note Left at GOP Senator’s Office: Vote No on Trumpcare or Die

There was a break-in at Senator Dean Heller’s office in southwest Las Vegas over the weekend and the GOP’s health-care bill seems to have inspired …

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In the wake of a failed bill to replace Obamacare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing a new plan: Repeal Obamacare — and set up a deadline, two years in the future, to replace it.<p>VoxCare<p>Vox's email explaining the biggest news in health care, edited by Sarah Kliff<p>By signing up, you …

Health Care

Trump Dropped Christie Over Cell-Phone Germs, or Maybe All the Other Problems

Many reasons have been offered for why Chris Christie was abruptly fired from the Trump team, ranging from the Bridgegate scandal to the governor’s …