Carole Borda

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Trump Puts His Last Sane Adviser in a Sleeper Hold

Confusion over whether the military is heading to Mexico or leaving Syria is upping the pressure on Jim Mattis.<p>Injecting characteristic spontaneity into what might ordinarily have been a formal press conference Tuesday with the leaders of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, President <b>Donald Trump</b> …

Donald Trump

The White House is now saying that VA Secretary David Shulkin actually resigned and wasn't fired

The White House said on Saturday that ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin resigned from his post earlier this week, contradicting Shulkin's claim that he was fired.<p>"Secretary Shulkin resigned from his position as Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs," a White House …

Books Being Made Into Movies That You Should Read ASAP

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the book is almost always better than the movie. But we still love seeing our favorite stories on screen! …

“The Truth Could Be Really Bad for Trump”: The Nightmare Legal Scenario Facing Trump’s Lawyers

The president has plenty to worry about if Mueller issues a subpoena—and even more to fear if he doesn’t.<p>Representing President <b>Donald Trump</b> is not exactly a lawyer’s dream job. True, there are high stakes and lots of media attention. The downsides, though, include a slippery client who barely …

Donald Trump

Trump is engaged in a slow motion Saturday Night Massacre

Donald Trump is firing anyone who gets in his way and trying to lie his way out of trouble<p>Trump and his minions started lying about Russia the minute the subject came up. The reason they lied was to prevent anyone from knowing what they had done with Russians during the presidential campaign of …

TSA tightens screening on cargo from six Middle East airlines

Six Middle East-based airlines must now participate in additional cargo screening for flights entering the United States, the Transportation Security Administration announced Monday.<p>The carriers are Egypt Air, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Etihad. They operate flights to the …

Qatar Airways

David Cassidy’s Father Was Jealous Of ‘Partridge Family’ Star’s Success: Behind Their Turbulent Relationship

David Cassidy appeared as the golden boy of the 70s, hired on to play Keith Partridge because of his acting skills, only to find his career take off …

'Art of the Deal' ghostwriter predicts Trump will resign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The ghostwriter of "The Art of the Deal" thinks President Donald Trump will eventually call it quits.<p>Tony Schwartz, the man behind Trump's 1987 memoir, took to Twitter on Wednesday to vocalize his forecast for Trump's political future.<p>"The circle is closing at blinding speed," …

Donald Trump

Kate Middleton Reaches for Print Again for Essex Visit

The Duchess is continuing her tour of patterns with this trip.<p>After the <b>Duchess of Cambridge</b> debuted a pair of very affordable Gap patterned pants during a mini visit to Cornwall, she wore a patterned Altuzarra dress for a visit at Stewards Academy in Harlow, Essex, reports <i>The Telegraph.</i><p>The dress, …

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Jimmy Fallon, Adele & The Roots Sing "Hello" (w/Classroom Instruments)

What Young Feminists Think of Hillary Clinton

Al­ex­an­dra Svokos was six years old, grow­ing up in Frank­lin Lakes, New Jer­sey, when she be­came a Hil­lary Clin­ton fan. It was 1998, and …

Man Arrested Over Viagra, Sues for Humiliation

A Brooklyn man was arrested for possessing Viagra—now he’s suing for ‘emotional trauma, embarrassment, and humiliation.’<p>The FDA may have legalized …

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Meditation sweeps corporate America, but it's for their health. Not yours

As a fairly regular meditator, I naturally responded with only a slight smile and a deep sense of imperturbable inner peace to the latest crop of articles asserting that mindfulness has conquered the highest levels of American corporate life.<p>This most recent coverage has been triggered by Mindful …

Meditation

The Secret Lives of Hillary and Bill in the White House

Broken lamps, shouting matches, sneaking away to the pool—and other scenes from the Clinton residence during the Lewinsky scandal.<p>Emery says he was devastated at the loss of his job, and his $50,000 salary. “I was out of work for a year,” he says. “They ripped the rug right out from under me. You …

Government

How One Very Pale Vogue Editor Mastered the Nude Lip, Took a Selfie, and Lived to Tell the Story

For all the fanfare that monochromatic makeup has been garnering this red-carpet season (here's looking at you, <b>Beyoncé</b>), I admit I've had reservations about trying a nude lip. As _Vogue’_s beauty writer, there’s no shortage of neutral lipsticks on my desk, all lined up in a spectrum of cool flesh …

Prince Charles' household dubbed Wolf Hall because of infighting, says book

The Prince of Wales’ household is so riddled with backstabbing and in-fighting it is nicknamed Wolf Hall, a new book has revealed.<p>Bitter rivalries led to the collapse of a multimillion-pound deal to house all of the Prince’s charities under one roof, costing more than £100,000, the book …

Prince Charles

#FatLadyObit: Colleen McCullough Obituary Sparks Twitter Backlash

An obituary of best-selling author Colleen McCullough that focused on her "plain" looks and weight has sparked a Twitter hashtag of parodies.<p>McCullough, who died this week at age 77, was best known for the novel "The Thorn Birds," which was made into a film and a miniseries. Before she launched her …

The “American Sniper” cultural moment: How Iraq became the new Vietnam

America went to war for 10 years and we missed it. Now Iraq is back to torment us, as mythology and macho fantasy<p>So you want to see a rah-rah, gung-ho war movie this weekend, right? One that combines convincingly chaotic video-game-style action scenes and a misty-eyed reverence toward American …

Evangelicals’ racist “purity” culture: What’s really behind Huckabee’s Beyoncé slur

When Mike Huckabee suggested that Jay Z was a pimp, he was tapping into an ugly history – and, likely, on purpose<p>In an interview promoting his recent book about American Christian political identity, Mike Huckabee commented that he doesn’t understand how Barack and Michelle Obama let their …

New Scientology Exposé: The Most Controversial Claims

The Church of Scientology is is no stranger to coming under fire – but never before like this.<p>In Oscar-winning director (<i>Taxi to the Dark Side</i>) Alex …

Religion

Tim Howard: Growing up with Tourette syndrome and my love of football

I wasn’t much of a student. Actually, that’s an understatement: I despised school. I couldn’t sit still, couldn’t focus, desperately wanted to be anywhere but at my desk. I hated school, hated everything about it – the tick, tick of the clock on the wall. The hum of the fluorescent lights overhead. …

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Ohio State Marching Band's Halftime Show Pays Tribute to Popular TV Shows

New director, same great band.<p>The Ohio State University Marching Band has been dealing with some controversy recently, but the current members aren't letting that keep them from putting on an entertaining halftime show. The band's latest intermission joins the long list of stellar shows that it has …

College Football

Watch Channel 4's Jon Snow Talk Movingly About The Children Of Gaza

The journalist and presenter just returned from Gaza, where he met adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

Whiteness Is Still a Proxy for Being American

Florida Representative Curt Clawson mistook two Indian-American officials for Indians, a silly gaffe that's revealing of today's society.<p>Anyone can make a fool of himself. So it’s tempting to dismiss last Thursday’s mega-gaffe by Florida Representative Curt Clawson as indicative of nothing more …