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Hillary Clinton Took Trump/Nixon Comparison a Step Too Far in Wellesley Address

Ever since the election, it seems, people have been rushing to compare President Donald Trump to disgraced former Republican President Richard …

Donald Trump

The Week in Review: Manchester Terror Attack

Twenty-two people died and 120 were injured on Monday, after suicide bomber Salman Abedi targeted an Ariana Grande concert at the U.K.’s Manchester Arena. ISIS later claimed responsibility for the attack.<p>Many of the victims were children, the youngest was eight-years-old. The device contained …

JFK launched the era of celebrity presidents that brought us Trump

Monday marks the 100th birthday of the nation's youngest elected president, John F. Kennedy. Though his record was more notable for its promise than …

Primary Elections

The 5 Books On Bill Gates’s Summer Reading List–From Jimmy Carter To Trevor Noah

If you are worried your beach reads might be a little too easy this summer, Gates has some more heady suggestions for you.<p>As one of the world’s top philanthropists, perhaps it makes sense that Bill Gates is treating beach reading like an intellectual cause: Each year, he offers up his list of the …

Books

Here are some weird —and easy— ‘side hustles’

<b>Selling crafty projects on Etsy, ETSY, -0.73% pitching creative skills on Fiverr or picking up jobs through TaskRabbit may require skills we don’t</b> …

Employment

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Trump's populist revolution is already over — for now

Not yet 100 days into<p>Donald Trump’s presidency, the populist revolution he seemed to promise is already over — at least for now. Two weeks of head-spinning policy reversals have put Trump squarely inside the chalk lines of conventional Republican conservatism on both economics and foreign …

‘Mad Anne’ Bailey was a frontier warrior and Revolutionary War hero who got wilder with age

This was one settler who wouldn’t settle down<p>She astounded her fellow soldiers. She puzzled her neighbors. Native Americans avoided her.<p>Anne Bailey’s …

Native Americans

Trump echoes extreme militant group in NRA speech

Lifting heavily from one book in particular, Trump parroted a group that uses Revolutionary War language to call people to arms.<p>ATLANTA, …

After first 100 days, Trump impeachment seems like a safe bet

President Trump has courted so much constitutional disaster in his first 100 days that an impeachment now seems like a safe bet, government ethics …

Donald Trump

The Sultana Disaster

In the early hours of April 27th, 1865, mere days after the end of the Civil War, the <i>Sultana</i> burst into flames along the Mississippi River. The …

American Civil War

Jimmy Carter's Whitewater Roots

<i>"I think it's very important for all Americans to take a stand, a positive stand, in protecting wild rivers and scenic areas."—Former President Jimmy</i> …

Vicksburg Animated Map

More Animated Maps<p>Join t Fight<p>Donate today to preserve Civil War battlefields and the nation’s history for generations to come.<p>48,000<p>ACRES SAVED<p>The …

American Civil War
Harvard

Russian Officials Say U.S. Global Missile Defense Could Lead to Nuclear War in Europe

Top Russian officials have issued public warnings about what they see as risks associated with the U.S.'s extensive missile defense system in Europe. …

Inside the Trump Marriage: Melania’s Burden

Until November 8, Melania Trump’s marriage provided her with a golden Fifth Avenue fortress, at a price—putting up with her husband’s humiliations and boorishness. From Melania’s ill-fated campaign appearances to her apparent reluctance to embrace the role of First Lady: how a very private woman is …

Donald Trump

Prince Without Permission

It is important — and always devastating — to remember that Prince died alone. He had probably also been in great pain that evening. But there was, as far as we know, nobody around to help him.<p>A few weeks before he died, Prince and I talked on the phone for an hour, because he unexpectedly wanted …

Estate Tax

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Habitats

Feud: The Craziest Joan Crawford and Bette Davis Stories That Didn’t Make the Show

Scandalous affairs, blackmail, and even more Oscar drama.<p>Together, Joan Crawford and Bette Davis accumulated more than 200 film credits, enacting all manner of high drama onscreen over the course of their storied, Oscar-winning careers. So it is a testament to their audacious personalities and …

Entertainment

The Week in Review: European Political Turmoil

European politics was big news this week as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared victory in a controversial referendum allowing him extra control over the country, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced a shock general election and France prepared to head to the polls amid a Parisian …

How Humans Are Shaping Our Own Evolution

Like other species, we are the products of millions of years of adaptation. Now we're taking matters into our own hands.<p><b>When I met the cyborg Neil Harbisson</b>, in Barcelona, he looked like any local hipster, except for the black antenna arching impressively from the back of his skull over his mop of …

How To Catch A Hacker

Russia’s cyberwarfare operations are built on the back of their cybercriminal networks. Can the US and its allies take them down?

Comey Tried to Shield the F.B.I. From Politics. Then He Shaped an Election.

WASHINGTON — The day before he upended the 2016 election, James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, summoned agents and lawyers to his conference room. They had been debating all day, and it was time for a decision.<p>Mr. Comey’s plan was to tell Congress that the F.B.I. had …

Donald Trump

Eight words that changed the way we think

The exact origins of words are often difficult to place. But sometimes they are the inventions of ground-breaking pioneers – from Chaucer to JK Rowling.<p>Every word conceals a story, a secret history. Behind the syllables we use every day lurk countless forgotten tales. “If you know the origin of a …

Literature

Trump's immigration agenda is alive and well in Austin. So is the fear it's struck in immigrants' hearts.

Rumor and terror in one immigrant community.<p>It was a Thursday morning in Austin, and suddenly ICE was everywhere.<p>A hotline for deportation-fearing immigrants — which typically got a call or two a day — started fielding a call a minute, overwhelming the volunteers manning the phones.<p>The pleas were …

Immigration

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of April 17, 2017)

This past week different spots throughout the world were hit with terror and deadly events, including Paris, Cleveland and Fresno, California. Three votes, on a referendum in Turkey, for prime minister in France and for a congressional seat in Georgia, had ripple effects; and U.K. Prime Minister …