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Omarosa airs tapes on ‘Meet the Press,’ says Trump has ‘mentally declined’

Presented by<p>DRIVING THE DAY<p><b>CHUCK TODD</b> played a tape on <b>NBC’S “MEET THE PRESS”</b> that appears to have <b>CHIEF OF STAFF JOHN KELLY</b> firing Omarosa Manigault Newman. This is allegedly from the situation room in the White House. Again, let that sink in. An adviser to the president brought a recording device …

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Bitcoin Crashes More Than 8% on One Bold Move Taken by China

Bitcoin plunged more than 8% to $4,309 on Monday thanks to one big action taken by the Chinese.<p>China has banned the practice of initial coin …

Supreme Court rules Ashcroft, Mueller cannot be held accountable for post-9/11 immigration detainee claims

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court ruled former high-ranking officials in the George W. Bush administration, including former Attorney General John Ashcroft and former FBI Director Robert Mueller, could not be held accountable in claims brought by non-citizens after 9/11.<p>The decision was 4-2. …

Senate GOP prepares for Obamacare repeal vote next week

Republicans are working behind closed doors — and quickly — to finalize a bill and bring it to the floor.<p>Senate Republicans are preparing to vote on Obamacare repeal next week, according to multiple sources familiar with the negotiations, potentially leaving rank-and-file lawmakers with no more …

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:<p>MONEY IN POLITICS<p>Voters are disgusted with the way political races are paid for — disproportionately by big-money donors, including those who stand to gain or lose from government …

Pence Uses Bible To Justify His Bigotry And Not To Help Those Who Need Help Or To Comfort The Persecuted

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump selected Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate Friday in part because Pence is popular among social conservatives, particularly evangelical Christians.<p>Pence's Christian values present a contrast to those of Trump, whose own ethics, decency, and …

Obama and daughters purchase prose and ice pops on Small Business Saturday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took his teenage daughters Malia and Sasha shopping on Saturday for books and a sweet treat to promote Small Business Saturday, an annual event designed to boost holiday shopping at mom-and-pop shops.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama (C) pays for purchases at …

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip

All of the flavors of buffalo chicken wings are packed into this easy, super creamy, ultra cheesy slow cooker dip that’s always a buffet or game day …

We’re putting an end to religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the exploding new American secularism

<b>(AP/Janet Van Ham/Fiona Hanson/Marion Curtis/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Religious right extremism, new atheists & late-night mockery have religion on the run. American secularism’s rising<p>Phil Zuckerman<p>December 20, 2014 11:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Living the Secular Life: New Answers to Old …

9 ways Christian zealots cripple America

With Christmas nearly upon us, an examination of how religious fundamentalism holds the entire country back<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 6, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time for American culture to get even more …