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The conservatives turning against Donald Trump

After 200 days of Trump’s presidency, his awkward marriage of convenience with Republicans has increasingly come under severe stress<p>More Republicans will turn against Donald Trump and his politics of populism, a GOP senator and leading critic of the president has predicted, as the Guardian surveys …

Trump is too dumb to fail

Presidents have an obligation to be intelligent and informed. Trump is neither. At least that's a distraction from his scandals and failures.<p>The best interviews are those with extremely smart people or extremely stupid people. Self-proclaimed smart person President Trump gave an interview to the …

Donald Trump

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

Damning climate report leaked to the public to stop it being suppressed by Donald Trump

A damning climate change report has been made public amid fear it could be hidden by the Trump administration.<p>The study finds that the average …

Here's What a Bipartisan Health Care Plan Would Look Like

It includes those with pre-existing conditions<p>After Senate Republicans failed to pass a strictly partisan repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a group …

Health Care

The Latest: EPA chief visits Colorado mine spill site

SILVERTON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the leader of the EPA visiting an old Colorado mine that spilled wastewater into rivers in three states (all …

Exclusive: FBI tracked 'fake news' believed to be from Russia on Election Day

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI monitored social media on Election Day last year in an effort to track a suspected Russian disinformation campaign utilizing "fake news," CNN has learned.<p>In the months leading up to Election Day, Twitter and Facebook were the feeding grounds for viral "news" stories …

Social Media

Huff, puff, pass? AG's pot fury not echoed by task force

WASHINGTON (AP) — The betting was that law-and-order Attorney General Jeff Sessions would come out against the legalized marijuana industry with guns …

Commentary: The 6 biggest reasons I’m a climate-change skeptic — and why you should be a skeptic too

For nearly 30 years, some scientists and many liberal activists have been alleging that the world is on the verge of collapse because of humans’ use of fossil fuels, which they say have been causing global warming.<p>For example, the San Jose Mercury News (Calif.) reported on June 30, 1989: “A senior …

Feel like you’re zooming over Pluto and its moon Charon with NASA’s new 3D animations

Solar System

A Small Tech Startup With Trump Family Ties Got A White House Seat Next to Apple and Microsoft

At a White House summit of mostly-giant technology companies last month, the small startup OpenGov seemed like the odd one out. One possible …

Donald Trump

Gaze Upon Jupiter’s Enormity in This Amazing Fly-By Video

Jupiter is immense. The fifth planet from the sun has a diameter of 89,000 miles, and could easily envelop every other planet (and Pluto). The gas …

Astronomy

This is what happens when super strong magnets attract at 200 mph

Magnet Expert Ltd filmed two super strong magnets crashing into each other at 200 mph.<p>They recorded the video after YouTube users commented asking to see the result of two strong magnets attracting at high speed.<p>Each magnet has a clamping force of 300 kgs and when the poles are "like" they repel …

As Galaxy S8 launches, did Note 7 blowup change anything?

"Consumers like to hear zero failure rate. But real engineers talk about acceptable failure rate. Nobody wants to hear that.<p>Gerbrand Ceder, a professor of materials science and engineering for the University of California at Berkeley

What No One Tells You About Traveling to Iceland

Once a more remote country, Iceland has transformed into a bonafide tourist destination—due in no small part to the creative work of Icelandair. But …

Yosemite’s Firefall Phenomenon Is Back: Here’s How to See It

For just a few weeks a year, the sun and the earth align perfectly to create one of the most striking optical illusions in nature. At California’s …

Dare to drive California's first freeway from L.A. to Pasadena

Jan. 29, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>L.A. County<p><b>Why</b>: To see where freeways in the western U.S. were born, and how far they’ve come.<p><b>What</b>: Covering a little more than eight miles between downtown Los Angeles and Pasadena, the Arroyo Seco Parkway -- a.k.a. the Pasadena Freeway, a.k.a. State Route 110 -- was the …

The 13 Best Undereye Concealers to Hide Any Trace of Dark Circles

Signs of fatigue, fine lines and one too many cocktails don't stand a chance against these formulas.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>We did a deep dive into …

Makeup

These Are The 20 Most Expensive Cities In The World

Notorious money-sucking cities like New York and San Francisco make the list, but so do some quite unexpected contenders.<p>It's a brand new year, and for many people, that means brand new resolutions — like saving some major moolah.<p>In fact, research shows that spending less and saving more is a …

San Francisco

Get iTunes' Essential 10-Film Collection for $9.99

<i>CNET's Cheapskate scours the web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. And find more great buys on the</i> <i>CNET Deals page.</i><p>Happy 2017, everyone! I'm back from an incredible trip, but only for a couple days until I …

The Beautiful Ballerinas of Instagram

Your awkward jumping photos on the beach or Ballet Beautiful workout diaries are nothing compared to real-life ballerinas on social media. American Ballet Theatre principle dancers like Misty Copeland, Isabella Boylston, and James Whiteside take their followers behind-the-scenes and into the wings, …

A Debate On The Pros And Cons Of Aging And Death

At age 74, I have already experienced many of the indignities of aging and before very long will also confront the inevitability of death. Although neither prospect is particularly pleasant, I strongly believe in the normality and necessity of both. Claims that science will soon prevent aging and …

3 Lessons From Albert Einstein on How to Become a Better Student of the World

These pieces of wisdom are applicable to just about any individual or business--forever.<p>There's no doubt that Albert Einstein was a pretty smart cookie -- he changed the world forever with his theory of relativity. But Einstein didn't just figure things out for his own benefit. He was a teacher who …

Albert Einstein

Remarkable theory says there's no gravity, no dark matter, and Einstein was wrong

Gravity is something all of us are familiar with from our first childhood experiences. You drop something - it falls. And the way physicists have …

Researchers Found Where Depression Lives in the Brain

New study identifies the area of the brain affected by depression and could open the door to far more effective treatments.<p>Last year, an estimated 16 million US adults experienced a major depressive disorder that lasted at least two weeks and included at least four other symptoms such as problems …

Neuroscience

What Should Replace the Republican Party?

<b>A Party Lobotomized</b><p>Once the venerable party of Lincoln, the Republicans split off from the Whigs in 1854 to oppose slavery, and for a century stood for fiscal restraint, free enterprise and principled conservatism. Their demise probably began with Richard Nixon's "southern strategy" of 1968 -- the …

Newt Gingrich Repudiates Donald Trump's Economic Plan

Hey, everybody's tax plan is B.S., right?<p>WASHINGTON ― After a disastrous week for a Republican presidential nominee, you might have expected the party to circle the wagons and bring out its most prestigious leaders to defend their candidate, particularly in front of a friendly, conservative news …

Man Waits in Chinese Airport for Online Girlfriend for 10 Days

It seems that some people will do just about anything for a chance at love…<p>A Dutch man spent 10 days in a Chinese airport waiting for his girlfriend …