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Macy’s is the latest to dump Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants

Updated at noon ET on July 1 with Macy’s announcement and Trump’s statement

Donald Trump is well known as a real estate developer, television host, and the universe’s biggest pageant mom. He’s less recognized for his work in fashion. But Trump does, in fact, have a clothing line offering suits, …

Donald Trump

Can You Really Eat All the Fat You Want?

Scientists say yes, but of course there's a catch.

Desperate for the creamy goodness inside that bowl of guac? Well, today's your lucky day. Thanks to new research by the American Medical Association, dietary fat is no longer the bogeyman it once was, and a lot of fatty foods, including fish, nuts, …

Healthy Food

What Weapons Would China Use In World War III?

A top secret preview of the weapons in Ghost Fleet, a new novel about our future war with China

Today, Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War, is coming out. By August Cole and Eastern Arsenal's very own P.W. Singer, it's a novel about what might happen if the brewing Cold War between the U.S. …

Asia

It Takes a Nation—and Then Some—to Make the All-American Meal

Independence, Iowa, is a heartland town that takes its namesake holiday very seriously. Since 1860, Independence Day has been marked by a parade …

Food

A Spanish investigation into the Russian mafia 'could change the narrative of Putin in the West'

One of Russia's largest organized-crime syndicates allegedly operated out of Spain for more than a decade with the help of close allies of President Vladimir Putin, then the deputy mayor of St. Petersburg, Bloomberg reports.

Prosecutors in Madrid have filed a 488-page petition to charge 27 people …

Russia

Caveats About Favored Access Method For Dialysis

When it comes to dialysis, one method of accessing the blood to clean it gets championed above the rest. But quite a few specialists say there's not enough evidence to universally support the treatment's superiority or to run down the other options.

"When we talk to [dialysis] patients in the …

Dialysis

The 50 Coolest Small Towns in America

North America Travel

Going to Plaid: A Technical Look at the Car and Team Aiming for 1000 mph

From the July 2015 issue

The land speed record has long been a curiously British obsession. Since it was first set back in 1898, when Frenchman Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat drove his electric Jeantaud to a dizzying 39 mph, Brits have held the title to the fastest land vehicle on earth for a combined …

Land Speed Record

Follow Your Food: The Strange Journeys of the Things We Eat

It seems like a simple enough question: Where do we get our sugar from? Finding an answer, however, is not so easy. But the nonanswers—about tariffs, …

Food

15 Stylish Ideas For a Memorable Summer Party

Bruschetta

Will same-sex marriage make America healthier?

(CNN) —A few weeks ago, Carlos Santos-Herrera was in a hospital bed, ill with a rare, severe form of strep throat. He was weak, but conscious -- and worried. His family members' religious beliefs differ from his own, and he didn't want to leave decisions about his care in their hands.

His partner, …

Marriage

$1 Million Bond For Charleston Church Shooting Suspect

Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old accused of killing nine people at a black church in Charleston, S.C., appeared via a jailhouse videolink today for his first court hearing. The judge set a $1 million bond for a weapons possession charge but said he did not have the authority to set bail on the nine …

Charleston

Donald Trump Is In, Promises To 'Make America Great Again'

Saying that the United States can no longer beat its international competition, Donald Trump announced his candidacy to be the country's next president.

"Our country needs a truly great leader, and we need a truly great leader now," Trump said. He said that rather than being a cheerleader for …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Clinton urges house party guests to sign up

Democratic presidential campaigns are making their appeals to voters in three different states. Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in New York and Iowa, …

Bernie Sanders

China might be building vast database of federal worker info, experts say

Washington (CNN) —The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Asia

China Blasts 'Irresponsible' U.S. Over Data Breach Accusations

BEIJING — China accused the United States of making "groundless accusations" and being "irresponsible" Friday in blaming Chinese hackers for a vast data breach that could be the biggest cyberattack in U.S. history.

Four million federal workers may have had their personal information compromised in …

Asia

The flip-a-holic's ultimate guide to subscribing, curating and sharing using Flipboard

I confess! I’m a Flipboard flip-a-holic!

I wasn’t always this way. I originally hated Flipboard and found the magazine style layout cluttered.

Life has …

Personalized News

How U.S. thinks Russians hacked the White House

(CNN) — Washington (CNN) - Russian hackers behind the damaging cyber intrusion of the State Department in recent months used that perch to penetrate sensitive parts of the White House computer system, according to U.S. officials briefed on the investigation.

While the White House has said the breach …

White House

Plans to turn Leaning Tower of Pisa into luxury hotel

Proposed hotel - to be called 3.99 Degrees – would provide Pisa's cash-strapped local authorities with much-needed extra revenue, which would in turn be used to help preserve the world famous landmark

Italian authorities are under fire over controversial plans that could see the Leaning Tower of …

Luxury Lifestyle

US lifts arms embargo on Egypt

Supply of military equipment to Egypt resumes after it was frozen when the military took power in Cairo two years ago.

The United States has announced it is lifting its hold on the supply of military equipment to Egypt, which was frozen when the military took power in Cairo nearly two years ago.

The …

Weeknight Dinner Solution: 9 Sophisticated, but Easy Recipes

We know that weeknight dinners can be a pain. After a long day at the office, the last thing on our minds is what to have for dinner...until it’s too …

Recipes

Rethinking Alcohol: Can Heavy Drinkers Learn To Cut Back?

The thinking about alcohol dependence used to be black and white. There was a belief that there were two kinds of drinkers: alcoholics and everyone else.

"But that dichotomy — yes or no, you have it or you don't — is inadequate," says Dr. John Mariani, who researches substance abuse at Columbia …

Drinking

The NSA's plan: improve cybersecurity by cyber-attacking everyone else

The National Security Agency want to be able to hack more people, vacuum up even more of your internet records and have the keys to tech companies’ encryption – and, after 18 months of embarrassing inaction from Congress on surveillance reform, the NSA is now lobbying it for more powers, not …

Security

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells

Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.

Nervous …

Evidence-Based Medicine

Stephen King not backing down on demand for LePage apology

Horror writer Stephen King is proving to be as tenacious as some of his more sinister characters in seeking an apology from Maine Gov. Paul LePage.

LePage used his radio address last week to make his case for eliminating Maine's income tax. He said states without an income tax, such as Florida, have …

Stephen King

Police praise stabbed pregnant woman

(CNN) — (CNN) - When Longmont, Colorado, police officer Billy Sawyer responded to a 911 call from a pregnant woman who was stabbed and had her fetus ripped out, he wasn't prepared for what they would see.

"She was barely conscious. It was very hard to keep her attention at the moment," Sawyer told …

Policing

Defiant Sen. Menendez declares, "I am not going anywhere"

A defiant Sen. Robert Menendez declared, “I am not going anywhere,” Friday night as the Justice Department prepares to charge the New Jersey Democrat with corruption counts over allegations he used his office to help a Democratic donor.

The Justice Department is expected to bring criminal charges …

Conservative News

White House scrambles to answer when they learned of Clinton email habits

What did the White House know and when did they know it?

That timeline got murkier on Friday as the White House struggled to respond to mounting questions over Hillary Clinton's private email use. The heat was turned up after Politico reported that top White House officials knew back in August that …

Email

Laser weapon blasts through truck

Lockheed Martin, the defense and security technology company, demonstrated the power of its Advanced Test High Energy Asset (ATHENA) laser weapon system by blasting a small truck in a recent field test. According to the company, the demonstration was the highest power ever documented by this kind …

Lockheed Martin

"Herbie The Love Bug" sold for $32,100

The world’s most famous water “bug” has surfaced on Ebay.

One of the Volkswagen Beetles built for the “Herbie the Love Bug” movie franchise was sold Thursday on the auction site for $32,100.

It was featured in the 1980 film “Herbie Goes Bananas” and was one of two specially built for a scene where it …

Movies