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We just witnessed the 10 most disastrous days of Trump's presidency

The White House is in crisis management mode, thanks to a string of damaging foreign policy faux pas President Donald Trump made over the last ten days.<p>Mark Simakovsky, a former Department of Defense official who focuses on Russia policy, put it bluntly, saying the last week and a half sits "at or …

Donald Trump

Republicans should be repulsed

The morning after my first congressional reelection campaign, I was driving around Pensacola, Fla., collecting signs from supporters’ yards. It was an opportunity to spend time with my dad, who I had always suspected favored my brother over me. But I was confident that the previous night’s victory …

North Atlantic

U.S. Officials ‘at a Fucking Loss’ Over Latest Russia Sell Out

The White House’s refusal to rule out turning over former U.S. ambassador Michael McFaul to the Russians has current and former State Department …

Russia

4 Signs Your Partner Doesn't Want A Long-Term Relationship, So Don’t Get Too Attached

Before I met my current partner, I had a tendency to have a lot of short-term relationships. I would just get caught up in the excitement and kind of …

Relationships

4 Signs Your Partner Is Stringing You Along, So You Can Start Moving On

In today's dating world, it seems as if communication has become more and more lackluster. It's <i>hard</i> to know how someone feels anymore, and even if …

Relationships

6 Women Reveal What Their First Threesomes Were Like, & Did It Just Get Hotter In Here?!

As someone who's never had a threesome, I can attest to the fact that the concept can be a little daunting. And it's not that I think there's …

Amazon Fire TV

Why Micro-Cheating Is Just As Bad As Cheating

Cheating is just wrong. Micro-cheating, well there is a fine line between the excused and the blatantly obvious. Are you guilty of …

Health

Can You Still Be Friends With Your Ex’s Pals After You Break Up? Here’s What Experts Say

When my college boyfriend and I broke up (multiple times), it was strange to navigate how to handle talking about the split with my friends. We came …

Relationships

Can truth survive this president? An honest investigation.

Back in the summer of 2002, long before “fake news” or “post-truth” infected the vernacular, one of President George W. Bush’s top advisers mocked a journalist for being part of the “reality-based community.” Seeking answers in reality was for suckers, the unnamed adviser explained. “We’re an …

Donald Trump

The latest Mueller indictment provides a template for what could be coming next

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Friday indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officials for election hacking is the politically and tactically savvy next step in his investigation. It also provides a template for indictments that could still be coming — this time potentially including …

Donald Trump

Weekend links: Report says cops were told to pin unsolved crimes on random black people

• In what has to be the most disturbing story of the week, an internal probe found that police officers in a Miami suburb were ordered to pin unsolved burglaries on random black people in order to help the police chief achieve his goal of a 100 percent clearance rate.<br>• A 13-year-old Illinois boy has …

U.S. Supreme Court

Never Trumpers Will Want to Read This History Lesson

In the 1850s, disaffected Democrats made the wrenching choice to leave their party to save American democracy. Here’s what happened.<p>“I was educated a Democrat from my boyhood,” a Republican delegate confided to his colleagues at Iowa’s constitutional convention in 1857. “Faithfully, I did adhere to …

Political Science

Indictment of 12 Russians has stunning implications

<b>(CNN) —</b> As scandal-weary as we are, we all need to take a deep breath to confront the gravity of the allegations that special counsel Robert Mueller brought on Friday against 12 members of the GRU, the Russian Military Intelligence organization.<p>The stunning accusation, in a meticulously detailed …

Donald Trump

Tomy! Tomi! Tomé!

The line between politics and entertainment grows blurrier with each passing hour. Consider: As the battle over President Trump’s second Supreme …

United States

New smartphone app lets museum visitors point at art, then see artists discuss the work

The Hirshhorn Eye (nicknamed "hi") is a new smartphone application that lets visitors to Smithsonian's Hishhorn Museum of Art point their phones at …

Art

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

3 Reasons Sex Can Be So Much More Satisfying When You're In A Relationship

Having sex when you're single definitely has its upsides. I mean, you can be a total freak in the bedroom and you never have to see the person again …

University of California

One Couple’s Journey From Debt to $1.5 Million in Savings

When Al and Lesia Riddick got married 16 years ago, they had about $150,000 in debt, including a student loan, a car loan and a mortgage.<p>Now they’re …

Personal Finance

11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with …

Productivity

Man in viral Mexican landscaper video: This isn’t about Trump

A Latino man who became the focus of a viral video showing a woman berating him for being Mexican, told USA TODAY he faced racism and discrimination long before President Donald Trump was elected to office.<p>This was just the first time he had "proof," Esteban Guzman said.<p>In a widely-shared video, a …

Donald Trump

Google might buy game studios and develop hardware for its upcoming game streaming service

Earlier this year, rumors began circulating about 'Yeti', a game streaming service from Google. Much like Nvidia GeForce NOW and other platforms, it …

Streaming

Notorious French prisoner makes daring escape on helicopter carrying commandos

<b>PARIS --</b> A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after a helicopter carrying several …

Armed Robbery

Reserchers have read the mind of a "black box" AI using cell biology

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>As we continue to endeavour to read the mind of today’s so called black box AI’s there may be more than one way to do it, …

Machine Learning

Aggressive Human Roars Apparently Reveal a Lot About Physical Strength

"That's enough, I'm coming for you."<p>Now that you know you probably don’t have Big Dick Energy, a study published Thursday in <i>iScience</i> suggests a way …

Psychology

Tessa Thompson Comes Out As Bisexual While Discussing Her Relationship With Janelle Monáe

Much like her earrings in <i>Sorry to Bother You</i>, Tessa Thompson is kill-kill-killing it in 2018. She had a major presence in <i>Westworld</i> season two, starred in two of the year’s most critically-admired movies and shows (<i>Annihilation</i> and <i>Dear White People</i>, respectively), and she’s reprising her role as …

Janelle Monáe

How To Avoid Hiring Toxic Employees

In the early stages of a company, hiring can be a make-or-break decision. Just one wrong hire can ultimately derail the venture.<p>Unfortunately, hiring is extremely complicated and fraught with risk. This is especially the case with founders who may not have much experience with the process.<p>So what …

Employment

MIT researchers develop a robot system controlled by brainwaves

The MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) program has come up with some amazing advances in robotics recently, from …

Robotics

This One Specific Kind of Carb Will Slow Down Your Metabolism

We strongly believe that carbs aren't the enemy. How could they be when pizza, pasta, and bagels all belong to that food group? With that said, …

Nutrition

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

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Sheet Pan Dinners

Get speedy family-friendly meals cooked, and avoid the dreaded dish washing, by using this collection of sheet pan dinners. Everything from meat loaf …

Cooking