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READ: Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe's statement on his firing

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Statement by Andrew McCabe:</i><p>I have been an FBI Special Agent for over 21 years. I spent half of that time investigating Russian Organized Crime as a street agent and Supervisor in New York City. I have spent the second half of my career focusing on national security issues and protecting this …

Donald Trump

17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Physics

Whatever Trump Is Hiding Is Hurting All of Us Now

Our democracy is in serious danger.<p>President Trump is either totally compromised by the Russians or is a towering fool, or both, but either way he has shown himself unwilling or unable to defend America against a Russian campaign to divide and undermine our democracy.<p>That is, either Trump’s real …

Donald Trump

Why I Am Leaving the F.B.I.

One of the greatest honors of my life was walking across the stage at the F.B.I. Academy and receiving my special agent badge from the director at the time, Robert Mueller. After 21 weeks of intensive training, my class swore an oath and became federal agents entrusted with the solemn duty of …

U.S. Department of Justice

Even If You Take the Nunes Memo Seriously, It Makes No Sense

A former Whitewater investigator takes apart the document roiling Washington.<p>Let’s leave aside for now the obvious partisan nature of the Nunes memorandum—the four-page document released Friday by the chair of the House Intelligence Committee, California Rep. Devin Nunes. Let’s leave aside the fact …

Donald Trump

How Microsoft’s Dona Sarkar Keeps Her Future Self On Track

“Whatever the opposite of FOMO is, I have that.”<p>I believe that your dreams and your day job can coexist. I always have at least four projects going on at the same time, and I switch frequently between them. If I’m struggling to work on a project for Windows Insiders, I’ll write a chapter of a …

Productivity

The Out-Of-Office Template You Should Use This Holiday Season

Even if it’s for a short amount of time, an autoresponder helps you enjoy your time off from work.<p>Even if you have a job you love, there are few things more satisfying than turning on an out-of-office email responder–especially when it’s for an actual vacation. There’s some serious relaxation in …

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait | Inc.com

In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and discovered 11 unique companies from that bunch that transformed themselves into "great" companies, outperforming, at the time, the S&P 500.<p>Their secret formula? …

Leadership

The Scientifically Proven Ways to Deliver Bad News

No one likes hearing bad news, but you can soften the blow with these research-backed strategies.<p>This story appears in the November 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Bad news is hard. It’s hard to get, and it’s hard to give. Whether we’re giving feedback in a one-on-one, telling a client we …

'Twin Peaks: The Final Dossier' Does What 'The Return' Didn't

<i>This article discusses several plot elements of the original</i> Twin Peaks <i>television series, the 2016 book</i> The Secret History of Twin Peaks<i>, as well as this summer's Showtime mini-series,</i> Twin Peaks: The Return.<p><i>Twin Peaks</i> — the show and the cultural phenomenon around it — began life as the co-creation …

TV

The product that means you may never need to buy a tampon again

Twenty-first century technology is just about catching up with women's needs. In the past couple of years the number of period tracking apps has boomed; Apple finally let us track our cycles on the Health kit, while the Natural Cycles app was granted medical approval, from certification body Tuv …

Women's Health

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't | Inc.com

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this old-school premise:<p><b>Focus on the things that don't change.</b><p>The premise, while simple, is also easy to forget when …

Self-improvement

90 Percent of Hiring Managers Surveyed Say This Interview Skill Makes Job Candidates Irresistible | Inc.com

Do a Google search on "interviewing skills" and you'll get 526,000 results on anything from dress and hygiene, body language, story-telling, and questions to ask and <i>not</i> ask. For job seekers serious about upping their interview game, you need a clearer target.<p>What do you shoot for to really impress …

Employment

Power Causes Brain Damage

How leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise<p>If power were a prescription drug, it would come with a long list of known side effects. It can intoxicate. It can corrupt. It can even make Henry Kissinger believe that he’s sexually magnetic. …

The hidden driver of high US child-poverty rates

Articles about America’s high levels of child poverty are a media evergreen. Here’s a typical entry, courtesy of The New York Times’ Eduardo Porter: …

Hero dog saves fawn struggling to stay afloat in Long Island Sound

Storm the golden retriever sprang into action to bring a drowning baby deer to shore.

Long Island

Gay Men Are Being Rounded Up And Killed In Chechnya: Report

A Chechen spokesman denied the report, saying, “You cannot arrest or repress people who just don’t exist."<p>More than 100 gay men have been detained and at least three have been killed by authorities in Chechnya, according to a Russian newspaper cited Saturday in The New York Times.<p>The disturbing …

LGBTQI

It's official: Manatee no longer listed as endangered

<b>(CNN) —</b> Florida's growing manatee population is a "dramatic turnaround" from the 1970s, the federal government said as it officially removed the aquatic creatures from the endangered list.<p>The West Indian manatee will now be considered threatened -- a marker of progress in the species' …

Wildlife

House Republicans Would Let Employers Demand Workers' Genetic Test Results

A little-noticed bill moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing or risk paying a penalty of …

23 Must-Have Alexa Skills for Your Small Business

Amazon's Alexa and other digital assistants are changing the way we get information and control our smart homes. They are fundamentally altering the way in which we interact with our computing devices. We've only scratched the surface of what voice-activated intelligence can do and, thanks to the …

Trump Finds The Weak Spot In Obama’s Protections For Scientists

<b>UPDATE</b> (Jan. 26, 3:44 p.m.): Bill Hall, deputy assistant secretary for public affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, emailed us a …

Alternative facts, yes. Alternative cakes, no. The adventures of Trump's inauguration cake

There were a lot of weird things about Donald Trump’s inauguration but the weirdest of all was the cake. Why do you want the same cake as Obama?<p>Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are published Get all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog …

Donald Trump

U.S. Ranks 23rd Out of 30 Developed Countries for Inequality

A comprehensive index from the World Economic Forum finds that for such a rich country, America isn't doing all that well at creating prosperity.<p>The United States is one of the richest countries in the world. It is also one of the most unequal. As a report released today shows, the U.S. ranks 23 …

The science of white working class pain: Trump’s appeal is rooted in the body as well as the mind

Trump voters’ physical, emotional and social stress affected their world views<p>I once took a drive on the back roads from Brooklyn, New York to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Cruising 55mph from small town to small town, I couldn’t help but notice all the billboards advertising treatments for illnesses …

Fact-Checking Won’t Save Us From Fake News

Fake news.<p>We’ve used this phrase so many times in the past two months that it’s almost lost meaning — partly because it can mean so many different …

Science Continues Proving That People Who Swear Are The !@#$ing Best

Do you swear a lot? Great! Because here’s some excellent and important information that will make your day about ten !@#$ing times better: People who swear are the best. No, really. Studies have been done. Last year, we learned that people who swear are articulate and intelligent; then we learned …

Study: racism and sexism predict support for Trump much more than economic dissatisfaction

The study comes with a chart to prove it.<p>Following Donald Trump’s election, the media tried to identify several indicators for why he won. Was it the opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic? Poor health outcomes? The economy?<p>A new paper by political scientists Brian Schaffner, Matthew MacWilliams, …

This is everything we are expecting Storybook Cosmetics to come out with in 2017 so far

Once upon a time, three identical sisters knew exactly how to steal the hearts of every makeup and literature lover in all the land. Triplets Mandy, …

Those Commands You Give Alexa? They May Be Used Against You in Court | Inc.com

How would you like to have an electronic device in your living room or bedroom that listens to every word you say? If you have an Amazon Echo, Google Home, or other voice-activated assistant, you already do. It has to, because if the device wasn't listening, it couldn't recognize its wake word …

Smart Homes

A Rockette Says News About Performing At Trump Inauguration Was ‘A Horrible Bomb To Drop… On Christmas’

The Radio City Rockettes have been dealing with a rough holiday season over the past week. Which is usually not the case, seeing as the Christmas season is where they shine and take the stage for their most famous performances. But ever since the news broke that they were contracted to perform at …