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Suppressing free press is 'how dictators get started': Senator McCain | Reuters

MUNICH (Reuters) - Senator John McCain, defending the media against the latest attack by President Donald Trump, warned that suppressing the free press was “how dictators get started”.<p>U.S. Senator John McCain speaks at the opening of the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, February …

Donald Trump

Former White House spokesman Sean Spicer's press conference slip-ups

From calling Justin Trudeau "Joe" to comparing the Assad regime's alleged gas attack in Syria to Hitler's 'Holocaust centres', here are former White House spokesman Sean Spicer's press conference slip-ups.

Donald Trump

5 Mindfulness Strategies to Interrupt Mind Wandering and Rewire the Brain

When you’re daydreaming or staring absent-mindedly out the window what is your brain doing?<p>Well, it’s actually still very active and is strengthening …

What should U.S. military leaders do if the president provokes a major international crisis?

Imagine a U.S. president whose management of international relations strikes many in the political establishment as dangerous and contrary to the U.S. national interest. Imagine further that Congress, run by the president’s party, appears unwilling to challenge the president, while the news media …

Geopolitics

Samantha Bee: Paul Ryan is the Taylor Swift of politics

Samantha Bee took aim at House Speaker Paul Ryan on <i>Full Frontal</i> Wednesday night, calling him President Donald Trump’s “faithful husky.”<p>“Watching Ryan …

Genius Browser Extension Turns Donald Trump's Tweets Into Childish Scribbles

Give President Donald Trump’s tweets the childish makeover they so often deserve with “The Daily Show’s” new internet browser extension.<p>Free to download for Google Chrome or Firefox, it transforms the commander in chief’s social media tirades into the scribbles of an 8-year-old, as below:<p>On its …

Google Chrome

G.O.P.’s Grand Visions for Congress Now Look Like a Mirage

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans, who craved unified control of the government to secure their aggressive conservative agenda, have instead found themselves on a legislative elliptical trainer, gliding toward nowhere.<p>After moving to start rolling back the Affordable Care Act just days after …

Donald Trump May Have Just Committed an Impeachable Offense

China’s decision to gift the president a valuable trademark this week could violate the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.<p>President <b>Donald Trump’s</b> first month in office has been dogged by one misstep after another—botched executive orders and attacks on the judiciary, punctuated by bizarre, and …

Donald Trump

Stephen Colbert Tears Donald Trump To Shreds Over Russian Mess

On Wednesday, Stephen Colbert packed his monologue with zingers aimed at the Trump administration’s questionable relationship with Russia.<p>Referring to reports that Donald Trump’s aides were “in constant touch with senior Russian officials during the campaign,” the “Late Show” host said: “Constant …

Donald Trump

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Meditation

9 Healthy Smoothie Bowl Recipes You'll Want to Dive Into

If we’ve learned anything from our Instagram feed lately, it's that smoothie bowls are one of the biggest breakfast trends out there—and for good …

Breakfast

Golden Chicken Thighs with Charred-Lemon Salsa Verde

Ristorante Masolino in Panicale, Italy, has served chicken with lemon and capers for years. Chef Nancy Silverton makes the dish even better by …

Cooking

The Reason You're Taking in Too Many Calories

Part of the problem is that you rarely see calorie counts next to alcohol. But a recent study found that when menus listed how much exercise you’d have to do to work off a menu item, people ordered healthier options. You probably won’t see reps next to your cocktail order, but you can consult this …

26 Healthy and Portable Mason Jar Meals

Only a few years ago, mason jars were pretty much strictly for canning. Now, most likely thanks to social media, they’re as trendy as green juice and …

Healthy Eating

5 Simple Things That Will Make Your Life Better

<b>1) Want to be happy?</b><p>It’s more about perspective than anything else. Write down three good things that happen to you every day.<p>Via Flourish: A …

Intensive Care

Spicy Kale and Coconut Stir Fry

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Cook Time: 10 mins<br>• Total Time: 10 mins<br>• Yield: 2<br>• Category: Main<br>• Cuisine: Thai<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 69 reviews<p>A vegetarian weeknight stir …

Creamy Kale Quinoa Salad (vegan)

One of the things I love about living in New York is the food options. No matter what type of food you're in the mood for, there's bound to be a …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Shutterstock<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing …

A Homemade Big Mac Recipe to Keep You Out of the Drive-Thru Line

There are times in your life when you sit down at a restaurant that requires reservations three weeks in advance to enjoy three courses of …

Homemade

7 Incredibly Refreshing Mint Smoothies

You’re pretty much guaranteed to say <i>yum</i> after you sip on this drink, which is made with mint, mango, pineapple, ginger, and chia seeds.<p>Watermelon and mint are all you need to make this tasty smoothie.<p>Meet your new favorite smoothie recipe: mint, spinach, coconut (shavings and milk), avocado, and …

Chia Seeds

Carbonara Recipes That Should Be In Your Weekly Rotation This Winter

Carbonara is one of those dishes that proves that the simple things in life are often the best. Made with eggs, cheese and pork, carbonara is as easy to put together at it is to consume in massive quantities. It's traditionally made with pancetta or guanciale, but can also be made with bacon. This …

Weekend Recipe: Roast Chicken

Photo: Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen<p>Unlike some roast chicken recipes, this one by America's Test Kitchen is easy and straight-forward enough to …

12 Unexpected Uses For Vodka

Forget about martinis and vodka sodas, these surprising uses for vodka are about to change how you look at liquor<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>It's time to rethink how you use vodka. Sure, the spirit is still perfectly capable of creating potent adult beverages, but these new uses for the liquor may leave you …