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The Donald J. Trump Foundation, Explained

On Thursday, the New York State attorney general sued the Donald J. Trump Foundation, charging it with “improper and extensive political activity, repeated and willful self-dealing transactions, and failure to follow basic fiduciary obligations or to implement even elementary corporate formalities …

Donald Trump

The Report’s Real Message: Trump Is Lying

The new report from the Justice Department’s watchdog covers a lot of ground. It runs more than 500 pages and evaluates investigations that touch both President Trump and Hillary Clinton. As a result, some of the initial news coverage — which has to cram all of the big findings into a few …

Donald Trump

What causes ‘chemobrain’? It’s time for neuroscientists to get serious about finding out, experts say

At some point in their treatment for cancer, somewhere between 17% and 75% of patients with malignancies that don’t affect the central nervous system report the sensation that a mental fog has set in.<p>For months or years after their hair has grown back, the exhaustion has lifted and the medical …

The Brain

‘Daily Show’ Exposes Sean Hannity’s Trump-Kim Hypocrisy

‘Is it just me or does it look like President Obama is more willing to give his time to our enemies than our allies?’ the Fox News host asked in 2013.<p>…

Sean Hannity

Trump was right. The rest of the G7 were wrong

He gets almost everything wrong. But last weekend Donald Trump got something right. To the horror of the other leaders of the rich world, he defended democracy against its detractors. Perhaps predictably, he has been universally condemned for it.<p>His crime was to insist that the North American Free …

Natural Gas

North Korea's Media Tout Trump Concessions You Won't Find In The Joint Statement

North Korean state media have reported that President Trump made a raft of concessions to Kim Jong Un that were not stated in the two countries' joint statement, following a first-ever meeting of the leaders in Singapore.<p>While the U.S. has yet to confirm the contents of the reports, they suggest …

North Korea

Corker slams GOP colleagues: 'We might poke the bear!'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker accused his party of cowering before President Donald Trump in an impassioned speech on the Senate floor Tuesday.<p>In an animated exchange, Corker -- who was trying to get a vote on an amendment as part of an ongoing debate over the Senate's defense bill …

Republicans

Trump Says North Korea Summit Agreement Is Far More 'Comprehensive' Than It Actually Is

One expert called the agreement a “warm and fuzzy pile of generalities and old news.”<p>President Donald Trump hailed the summit agreement signed by him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday as “very important,” “comprehensive” and “far better” than expected.<p>North Korea experts, however, …

North Korea

Everything you need to know about the bombshell report linking Russia to Brexit

Efforts to expose Moscow’s long-suspected meddling in the U.K.’s 2016 Brexit referendum gained substantial ground Sunday after a bombshell report in Britain revealed deep ties between the Kremlin and the Leave campaign — which also had significant links to the Trump election campaign.<p>Investigations …

Donald Trump

Trump's NASA Chief Changed His Mind on Climate Change. He Is a Scientific Hero.

In 2013, then congressman Jim Bridenstine, a Republican from Oklahoma, stepped onto the floor of the House of Representatives and said these …

Climate Change

Trump Is Fulfilling Russia’s Dream of Splitting the Western Alliance

One of Russia’s principal foreign-policy goals for decades has been to split the United States from is allies. Whether by accident or by design, …

Donald Trump

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Bill Gates

Immigrant doctors in rural America are sick of waiting for green cards

Dr. Raghuveer Kura is the only kidney specialist that the town of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has had at its hospital for the past nine years. He sees nearly 3,000 patients, including 80 who need life-saving dialysis treatments.<p>"Some of my patients drive from an hour away to see me," said Kura, who is …

Immigration

Trump’s Plan to Wing It at North Korea Summit Is Already Going Poorly

President Donald Trump indicated on Thursday that he believes the outcome of his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un depends less on …

North Korea

The Price of an Incompetent President

On Wednesday, five days after the official start of hurricane season in the Atlantic, Donald Trump attended what was supposed to be a meeting on storm preparedness at the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters. Most of the meeting was closed to the press, but The Washington Post obtained …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's G7 temper tantrum

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's views on foreign policy -- and, really, everything -- are surprisingly simple: He likes people who are nice to him and do things he wants and he doesn't like people who aren't nice to him and don't do things he wants.<p>So, his views on any given issue or foreign …

Donald Trump

Trump administration won’t defend ACA in case brought by GOP states

The Trump administration said Thursday night that it will not defend the Affordable Care Act against the latest legal challenge to its constitutionality — a dramatic break from the executive branch’s tradition of arguing to uphold existing statutes and a land mine for health insurance changes the …

Health Care

China hacked a Navy contractor and secured a trove of highly sensitive data on submarine warfare

Chinese government hackers have compromised the computers of a Navy contractor, stealing massive amounts of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare — including secret plans to develop a supersonic anti-ship missile for use on U.S. submarines by 2020, according to American officials.<p>The …

Military

Ex-Fox News Analyst Ralph Peters Unloads on Sean Hannity

The former Fox commentator said Sean Hannity might actually believe his own conspiracy theories, but ‘the others are smarter, they know what they’re …

Donald Trump

Alex Azar, Health Secretary, Denies Sabotaging Insurance Markets

WASHINGTON — Alex M. Azar II, the secretary of health and human services, denied on Wednesday that Trump administration policies were driving up health insurance costs, which many experts expect to surge again in 2019.<p>Mr. Azar, testifying before a House committee, vigorously disputed suggestions by …

Health Care

The White House Is Getting Pounded On Its Lies Again, So It’s Blaming The Media Again

Asked about Trump’s repeated untruths, Kellyanne Conway replied, What about Benghazi?<p>WASHINGTON — With both new and newly revealed falsehoods providing fresh evidence undercutting the credibility of President Donald Trump and his staff, one top aide has turned to familiar scapegoats: the news media.<p>…

Donald Trump

No, Jeff Sessions. We don’t treat immigrant families the way we treat other ‘criminals.’

On Tuesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions again defended the Trump administration’s inhumane policy of forcibly separating asylum-seeking immigrant children — including infants and toddlers — from their parents at the border.<p>His defense was that these parents are all committing crimes by sneaking …

Immigration

Scott Pruitt Has Until July 11 to Explain His Climate Skepticism, Judge Rules

After Pruitt ignored an FOIA request for studies supporting his view that humans are not the primary contributor to climate change, environmental advocates turned to the courts.<p>Scott Pruitt, Trump’s administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has made no secret of his skepticism …

Scott Pruitt

President Trump Vows To Deport Puerto Ricans Back To Mexico

June 3, 2018 by Andrew Hall<p><b>Charleston, West Virginia –</b> President Trump yesterday called for all Puerto Ricans living in the United States and its …

Donald Trump

The best advice from 2018 commencement speeches

From Ronan Farrow to Abby Wambach, here are some words of wisdom that can motivate you, whether you’re a recent graduate or not.<p>When you’re starting something new, it can help to hear from someone who’s been there before. That’s the gist of commencement speeches. Speakers often share their personal …

University of Pennsylvania

Leaked document shows Trump officials planning to force Americans to spend $311m-$11.8b/year to keep unprofitable coal and nuclear energy plants from shutting

Officials in Trump's Department of Energy prepared a plan to use unprecedented "emergency powers" to force the US grid to rely on expensive, …

Cyber-attacks

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

Here Are 5 Founding Fathers Whose Skepticism About Christianity Would Make Them Unelectable Today

Click here for reuse options! Thomas Jefferson believed that a rational form of religion would take root in America. Was he ever wrong.To hear the …

Religion

8 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

It's a new month, and that means new releases on Netflix.<p>To make your decisions on what to watch a lot faster, we look through Netflix's selection each week and pick several movies you should watch.<p>We select a few that have come on the service recently and mix in a couple available movies you might …

Netflix Original

John Brennan: I will speak out until integrity returns to the White House

<i>John Brennan served as director of the Central Intelligence Agency from March 2013 to January 2017.</i><p>My first visit to the Oval Office came in October 1990, when I was a 35-year-old CIA officer. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein had invaded Kuwait two months before, and President George H.W. Bush wanted …

Donald Trump