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‘Surgery in a pill’ may offer diabetics an alternative to bypass surgery

It’s no secret that the people are getting wider, heavier, and less healthy. Sloppy diets, lackluster exercise routines, and seemingly insurmountable …

‘If we don’t run, then we won’t achieve.’ Why a record number of women are eyeing a run for governor.

By Karen Tumulty<p>, Columnist<p>EAST LANSING, Mich. — At a time when nearly every aspect of politics feelssuffused by issues involving gender, the leading Democratic contender for Michigan governor makes a point of rarely mentioning hers.<p>"I talk about jobs," former state Senate minority leader Gretchen …

Government

John Dean: Nixon ‘Might Have Survived If There’d Been a Fox News’

The star witness of the Watergate investigation says the Russia scandal is far from over, but Trump has advantages his predecessor didn’t.<p><i>Subscribe to Off Message on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>John Dean, the former Nixon White House counsel, has a stark warning for White …

Donald Trump

Video lovingly roasting 'Stranger Things' shows how its basically the same storyline as 'The Hangover'

British courts may unlock secrets of how Trump campaign profiled US voters

Legal mechanism may help academic expose how Big Data firms like Cambridge Analytica and Facebook get their information<p>A US professor is trying to reclaim his personal data from the controversial analytics firm that helped Donald Trump to power. In what legal experts say may be a “watershed” case, …

Donald Trump

Health and safety rules targeted as Trump begins to slash red tape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When disaster hits the chemical plants in Port Arthur, Texas, triggering fires like those that flared in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Hilton Kelley is the man fielding panicked calls from neighbors unsure whether they should evacuate their homes.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump …

Pesticides

Spread of misfolded proteins could trigger type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes and prion disease seem like an odd couple, but they have something in common: clumps of misfolded, damaging proteins.<p>Now new research …

Diabetes

Thai Yellow Chicken Curry Recipe

01 of 05<p>Place Ingredients in Your Food Processor or Blender<p>Ingredients Needed<p>1-2 red chilies (or substitute green), depending on desired spiciness, …

Russian wanted in US caught in Greece for money laundering

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A Russian man wanted in the United States on suspicion of masterminding a money laundering operation involving at least …

Corruption

Here’s How You Can Fly to Europe for Less Than $200 Roundtrip

$99 tickets to London and Paris<p>Scandinavia’s Primera Air jumped on the low-cost transatlantic flight bandwagon Wednesday, offering one-way tickets …

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Samsung releases SoundAssistant app for improved audio experience on Galaxy phones

Samsung has launched a new app to allow Samsung Galaxy owners to customize a wealth of audio settings on their devices.<p>Known as SoundAssistant, the app offers “150 steps” of volume adjustment, a floating EQ, mono and stereo balancing, as well as the chance to set individual volumes for different …

Apps

Supreme Court's next step on gerrymandering could be its biggest yet

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> During a lull between elections, the Supreme Court is taking on a hot-button political issue that could change the way legislative lines are drawn across the country.<p>It's called gerrymandering -- a term that arises from a district shaped like a salamander that was drawn during …

North Carolina

Peter Thiel's surveillance company reportedly ready to help Trump's deportation operation

Peter Thiel's surveillance company Palantir is reportedly finalizing the digital framework for a potential mass deportation operation, should …

Brand New Math May Explain Strange Phenomena in Space-Time

Of Patterns and Disturbances<p>Mathematicians from the University of Utah have developed a new mathematical theory that could explain how waves and …

Election officials focus on whether voter ID laws contributed to Hillary Clinton's defeat

Starting with John F. Kennedy's victory over Richard Nixon in 1960, Delia Anderson had voted in 14 straight presidential elections.<p>She had cast her ballot at the same polling place for years, never with a glitch. This year, however, a volunteer driving her to the polls mentioned that she would be …

Former Clinton Staffer Tracking Potential Trump Conflicts on 'Corrupt.af' Website

The Hillary Clinton campaign’s former digital director for communications is making a splash with a new website that tries to catalog possible conflicts of interest posed by Donald Trump.<p>And as serious as those conflicts may be, the cheeky nature of the portal is indicated by its obscenity-implied …

Trump Will Keep a Private Security Force

“President-elect Donald Trump has continued employing a private security and intelligence team at his victory rallies, and he is expected to keep at …

West Virginia: How the bluest state became the reddest

The American political landscape has changed a lot over the past 25 years but there is no more dramatic shift than the one that has pushed this state from deep blue to ruby red.<p>In the 1992 presidential election, Democrat Bill Clinton won West Virginia by a solid 13 percentage points. In November, …

Fossil Fuels

The electoral college won't dump Trump. After inauguration, we fight | Ross Barkan

Liberals holding up Monday’s vote as a last-ditch chance to avoid Donald Trump’s presidency are banking on a pipe dream. It’s time to be more pragmatic<p>For the liberals most horrified by the coming coronation of Donald Trump, the last stand is the electoral college. On Monday, 538 electors will …

In 1969, Democrats and Republicans united to get rid of the electoral college. Here's what happened

It turned out to be a bipartisan effort.<p>In 1969, Republican President Richard Nixon supported a push in Congress to abolish the electoral college. So too did his rival in the presidential race a year earlier, Democrat Hubert Humphrey.<p>The reason both united in support: Former Alabama Gov. George …

The Man in the High Castle's Nazi imagery isn't what makes its second season relevant.

Amazon’s <i>The Man in the High Castle</i>, which returned for its second season on Friday, envisions an alternate 1960s where the Axis won World War II and …

The Anti-Trump Electoral College Effort Is Only The Beginning

Although the hopes for #HamiltonElectors to upend Monday’s Electoral College vote for president likely will not materialize, the move is likely only the first step in an effort to undermine Trump’s presidency before it begins.<p>WASHINGTON — The battle over Monday's Electoral College vote is the …

Did the GOP Pull Off a North Carolina Coup?

After Republican Gov. Pat McCrory finally conceded, the legislature that helped him pass the bathroom bill rushed through new measures stripping his …

Trump wasn’t elected as a culture warrior. He may govern as one.

Among other moves, Republicans may use religious-freedom laws to curtail LGBTQ rights<p>Before the election, it was common to hear experts say the “culture wars” were over, and that the left had won. True, there were debates about how progressives could most effectively consolidate their gains, and …

Donald Trump will violate the US constitution on inauguration day | Laurence H Tribe

Because of the emoluments clause, the electoral college would be fully justified in concluding that he is unsuited to the presidency<p>When Donald Trump swears at the inauguration that he will “faithfully execute the office of president of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, …