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'It's a f---ing circus': Experts are floored that White House officials attended highly classified briefings about the Russia probe

<i>Sign up for the latest Russia investigation updates here »</i><p>The president's chief of staff and the White House counsel attended a classified briefing Thursday with top Justice Department officials and lawmakers about an investigation into the president and his associates — and the events have floored …

Donald Trump

Lung cancer destroyed with tea leaf nanoparticles

A new study has shown that lung cancer cells can be destroyed using nanoparticles derived from tea leaves. These tiny particles, called "quantum …

Cancer Cells

Humans Are Even Worse Than We Thought

What is the worst living thing on Earth? If you answered “centipedes,” you’re correct! But coming in a close second are humans, of course. We really …

Marine Mammals

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions

Quantum Physics

Why the Times Report on the New Trump Tower Meeting Is Freaking Trump Out

This weekend, the New York <i>Times</i> revealed that, in August 2016, Donald Trump Jr. met in Trump Tower with representatives of Saudi Arabia and the …

Donald Trump

There’s One ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Death That Kevin Smith Doesn’t Buy

<b>[Spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War, but c’mon, it’s been long enough]</b><p>A lot of superheroes died in <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, but some died more permanently than others. We know for sure that Heimdall and (probably) that trickster Loki are gone for good, but Doctor Strange? Spider-Man? Groot? If you …

Marvel Universe

Trump Blames Obama for Losing His Trade War

The president learns the hard way that trade wars aren’t “easy to win.”<p>For the entirety of his adult life, <b>Donald Trump</b> has been telling people he’s a brilliant businessman—a habit he continued, to great effect, on the campaign trail, assuring voters that he would use his <i>Apprentice</i>-honed skills to …

Donald Trump

Move Over, Telomeres: There's Another Cell Part That Might Predict Lifespan

You'll remember this one from biology class.<p>Knowing when you’re going to die is a fact best left unexplored. But for better or for worse, scientists …

Biology

The Best, Worst, Weirdest, and Wildest Moments of the Billboard Music Awards 2018

The MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was filled with musical legends — and musical legends in the making — on Sunday night for the 2018 Billboard …

Music

Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency

A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels.<p>Currently, …

Wellness

Record-setter LeBron James scores 44 as Cavaliers level series with Celtics

LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a postseason list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics, who must be looking forward to getting home. Pushed on by a raucous crowd, …

Basketball

Trump signs resolution killing rule intended to prevent racial bias in auto lending

WASHINGTON – Auto dealers will once again be allowed to mark up the interest rates on auto loans to sell their cars — a practice critics say is racially discriminatory — after President Trump signed a bill striking down a rule discouraging the practice.<p>The Obama administration adopted the rule in …

Donald Trump

Asian Woman Records Sacramento Police Officer Harassing Black Boyfriend

A man, who had a previous arrest by a cop, is now alleging that the same cop has continued to harass him. But this time it was caught on camera by …

Concealed Carry

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Medical Research

Supreme Court backs employers over workers in first of two major labor cases

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt an initial blow to millions of workers Monday in the first of two major disputes this term pitting corporations against labor unions.<p>In a 5-4 decision controlled by the court's conservative wing, the justices ruled that employers have the right to insist that …

Sexual Harassment

Why Trump's Latest Twitter Meltdown Is Especially Disturbing

President Trump was planning to head to Camp David this past weekend, but, as you probably now realize, that did not happen. Nor did Trump hit the …

Donald Trump

A Rare Virus Without a Cure Has Emerged in India And Is Killing People

It has the potential to cause a deadly pandemic.<p>At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and …

Disease

‘We’re in Venezuela’—Trump’s Latest FBI Attack Stuns, Saddens Justice Officials

“You can’t overstate how critical it is that people who have information trust us to protect them,” said a federal prosecutor, adding that Trump is …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump said 11 false things in just 5 tweets Sunday morning

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted. And tweeted. And tweeted.<p>Between 9:04 am and 9:37 am, Trump sent 5 tweets -- all around the same basic theme: He is being unfairly persecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller even as Mueller and the broader FBI overlook crimes by Democrats.<p>…

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Will Not Rest Until Amazon Is a Smoldering Pile of Radioactive Ash

The president reportedly tried to gouge Jeff Bezos for billions.<p>As you’ve probably heard, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> feelings toward Internet-retail giant Amazon are roughly on par with his feelings toward stairs, and exercise, and steaks with even the slightest bit of pink in the center. Which is to say: he …

Donald Trump

Something important was different about this shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> This newest shooting seems, sadly, familiar, but it is important that we pay attention to what is different here.<p>The deadly attack Friday in Santa Fe, Texas, left at least 10 dead. Terrified kids, shocked parents, authoritative law enforcement, inquisitive reporters, and somber politicians …

Guns

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: Marvel Edition

<i>Oh hey, it’s the start of summer—and for some that means a new season of blockbusters playing in overly air conditioned theaters. We’ve been spoiled already with some pretty big hits in the multiplex, thanks to a little company named Marvel. Black Panther</i> <i>neared $700M last weekend</i> <i>and Avengers:</i> …

Comics

Parkland survivors slam Trump's tweet about the Texas school shooting

The United States experienced yet another tragic school shooting on Friday morning, after someone opened fire at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, …

Donald Trump

Royal wedding: German broadcaster ZDF accused of racism in its coverage

ZDF commentators consistently described Meghan Markle and her guests as "exotic" and were fascinated by black hair. The public broadcaster has been …

Royal Weddings

The Coming Wave of Murders Solved by Genealogy

The same DNA analysis used to find the alleged Golden State Killer has led to the arrest of a second murderer. It’ll likely lead to more.<p>Just three weeks ago, law enforcement in California announced the arrest of the Golden State Killer using DNA. The press conference was vague, but the details of …

Genealogy

Trump responds to new FBI informant reports

President Donald Trump on Saturday appeared to respond to new reports that an FBI informant had reached out to multiple campaign aides during the 2016 presidential campaign.<p>"If the FBI or DOJ was infiltrating a campaign for the benefit of another campaign, that is a really big deal," the president …

Donald Trump

Evidence suggests Las Vegas shooter was motivated by pro-gun conspiracy theories

Before killing 51 people, Stephen Paddock shared his pro-gun conspiracy theories with numerous witnesses.<p>On October 1, Stephen Paddock locked himself …

Las Vegas

'Gotham' Creator Making 'Pennyworth' Series About Alfred For Epix

The butler did it — he's getting his own show!<p>Epix has ordered 10 episodes of "Pennyworth," an origin story about Alfred Pennyworth, loyal butler to Bruce Wayne/Batman. The series comes from "Gotham" creator Bruno Heller, but will not be a spinoff or related to the Fox drama. Sean Pertwee, who …

Gotham

Trump Jr. told investigators he can't recall if he discussed Russian meeting with his father

WASHINGTON — After setting up a meeting with Russian agents to discuss what he thought would be incriminating information on Hillary Clinton in June 2016, Donald Trump Jr. made an 11-minute phone call to a blocked phone number, according to a transcript of his interview with Senate investigators …

Donald Trump

Trump reports apparent payment through his personal attorney to adult-film star Stormy Daniels in a new financial disclosure

In financial disclosure documents filed this week, President Trump reported reimbursing his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, for an expenditure over $100,000 last year — an apparent reference to the $130,000 that Cohen paid to ensure the silence of an adult-film actress who claimed she had an …

Stormy Daniels