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Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The actual number of law …

Edward Snowden made an app to protect your laptop

Wait, Snowden built an app?<p>Earlier this year, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden met with Jacqueline Moudeina, the first female lawyer in Chad and a legendary human rights advocate who has worked tirelessly to bring former dictator Hissène Habré to justice. Habré was convicted of human rights abuses …

How to Be Honest When the Truth Feels Risky

If we’re being honest, I lie all the time. I lie about why I’m late, why I’m bailing, where I’m going, what I was doing when I didn’t pick up the …

Kristen Bell

Under Armour and Intel C.E.O.s Follow Merck Chief, Quitting Panel in Rebuke to Trump

Three chief executives from top American companies resigned from a presidential business council on Monday following President Trump’s tepid initial response to a violent weekend in Charlottesville, Va.<p>Brian Krzanich, C.E.O. of Intel — one of the most important global manufacturers of computer …

Rights & Freedoms

A bunch of indicators are warning of 'a break in the stock market'

The obvious ones include a degree of complacency illustrated through low volatility and the overall valuation of the stock market.<p>But there are more reasons to be concerned below the surface. Brad Lamensdorf, the portfolio manager of the short-only Ranger Equity Bear ETF, laid out some of the more …

Stock Markets

Scientists find possible cure for common cold after 'exciting discovery'

A tiny molecule found in the immune systems of humans and animals has been hailed as an "exciting discovery" in the search for a cure for the common …

The myth that gender is binary is perpetuated by a flawed education system

High schools all teach the same narrative in sex-ed: Chromosomes determine genitals, which determine sex, which determines gender. Women are XX, and men are XY. One has a penis, the other a vagina. It’s science. Right?<p>But what about people born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a disorder …

Richard Dawkins
Corruption

U.S. Bancorp Wins Yet Another Award

When it comes to banking, <b>U.S. Bancorp</b> (NYSE: USB) is the gold standard -- and has been since at least the financial crisis.<p>It's been the most profitable big bank in the country for seven consecutive years. And it's done so without putting shareholders' capital at unnecessary risk, which is easier …

Investing