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Fact Checker from The Washington Post

<b>What’s the immigration status of Melania Trump’s parents?</b><p>Several readers asked us about the immigration status of Melania Trump’s parents after photos of them popped up in social media posts. Keep in mind the First Lady is an immigrant. And President Trump has favored bills that would severely …

Melania Trump

Shepard Smith goes after Trump for not condemning Russia in tweetstorm

Fox News host Shepard Smith slammed President Trump on Monday for failing to condemn Moscow but instead attacking Democrats and the FBI after more …

Donald Trump

After Florida School Shooting, Russian ‘Bot’ Army Pounced

SAN FRANCISCO — One hour after news broke about the school shooting in Florida last week, Twitter accounts suspected of having links to Russia released hundreds of posts taking up the gun control debate.<p>The accounts addressed the news with the speed of a cable news network. Some adopted the hashtag …

Michael T. Flynn

A former Russian troll speaks: ‘It was like being in Orwell’s world’

The indictment by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III of 13 Russians associated with a St. Petersburg online “troll factory” that allegedly interfered with the U.S. election has brought a sense of vindication to the handful of former employees who have already been speaking out about what they …

Writing

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<b>The Nunes memo didn’t prove the FBI spied on the Trump campaign</b><p>For all the hype leading up to it, a memo released by Rep. Devin Nunes fell flat because it failed to prove the FBI spied on President Trump’s campaign. We were told the memo would show an out-of-control FBI going over to the dark side …

Donald Trump

Report: Russia 'Successfully Penetrated' US Voter Systems in 2016

A senior U.S. cybersecurity official has told NBC News that Russian hackers successfully penetrated the voter registration rolls of several U.S. …

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Fact-Checking the Disputed Republican Memo on the Russia Probe

(Bloomberg) -- House Republicans, with approval from the White House, released a controversial memo drawn from classified information that raises …

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Sen. John McCain On Nunes Memo Release: 'We Are Doing Putin's Job For Him'

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) delivered a harsh rebuke against fellow Republicans who agreed to release a memo by House Intelligence Chairman Devin …

Donald Trump

Democratic rebuttal calls Nunes memo ‘deliberately misleading’

WASHINGTON — A top House Democrat is challenging the core conclusion of the memo released by House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes on Friday, calling the allegation that the Justice Department and FBI withheld key details as they sought a secret surveillance warrant on former Trump …

Donald Trump

Five key claims in the Nunes memo on FBI surveillance of Trump campaign aide

Rep. Devin Nunes, the California Republican who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, released a memorandum Friday spelling out alleged …

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Fact Checker from The Washington Post

<b>A recap of Trump’s first State of the Union</b><p>President Trump gave one of the longest State of the Union addresses in history, which means The Fact Checker was busy this week. The president once again boasted that he signed the largest tax cuts in history — that’s a Four Pinocchio claim. We also found …

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Trump falsely claims most-watched State of Union

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says the ratings for his first State of the Union address this week are "the highest number in history," but that …

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The 9 biggest questions about the Nunes memo, answered

The controversial memo about the FBI and the Trump-Russia investigation, explained.<p>The biggest issue in American politics right now is something called “the Nunes memo.”<p>The four-page document, prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), alleges serious abuses of power by the FBI during its investigation …

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Want to Fall In Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

Life Hacks

Open up to a world of infinite hacks to reduce frustration in everyday life tasks, realizing that these simple tips can bring up a smile, and make …

Lifehacks

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The AP is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined (quotations from the speech as delivered or as released by the White House before delivery):<p>WAGE GAINS<p>TRUMP: "After years and years of wage …

Immigration
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AP Mobile

Bringing you breaking news from the Associated Press and hundreds of trusted local sources, AP Mobile is your trusted source for real-time news …

Mobile

Trump reportedly interrupted intel briefing to ask Korean-American “Where are you from?”

He suggested the “pretty Korean lady,” who was talking about Pakistan, be reassigned to North Korea.<p>In the wake of Trump’s comment about wanting to stop immigration from “shithole countries,” NBC News did a deep dive into Trump’s history of racist comments. The piece, published on Friday and …

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Fact Checker from The Washington Post

<b>Our updated tally of President Trump’s false/misleading claims: 1950 claims in 347 days</b><p>As regular readers know, the president has a tendency to repeat himself — often. According to our database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president, there are now …

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Economy

The Steele dossier, explained

Republican senators want the author of the “pee tape” document arrested<p>Senators Lindsay Graham (R-SC) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) made the first criminal referral from congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election on Friday in a surprising way.<p>They requested charges not …

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The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

It's cold outside, but that doesn't mean climate change isn't real

This week's cold snap has brought record-low temperatures, freezing rain and heavy snow to much of the United States. But 2017 is still on track to be the second- or third-hottest year ever recorded globally — and scientists say climate change is to blame.<p>Even as the world gets hotter on average, …

The Top 10 Casseroles of 2017

We love the ability casseroles have to feed a crowd and feed them well. Whether it's a baked egg situation for breakfast or a dish full of cheesy …

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The actual number of law …