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Transcendental urination: Rand Paul on the time the Dalai Lama hogged the bathroom

Sen. Rand Paul recalled an anecdote at the Time 100 gala about the Dalai Lama once hogging the men’s room at the National Prayer Breakfast.<p>As the …

Rand Paul

HUD Unveils Plan To Increase Rent On Millions Receiving Federal Housing Assistance

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson wants Americans living on housing assistance to put more of their income toward rent and he wants to give public housing authorities the ability to impose work requirements on tenants.<p>Under current law, most tenants who get federal housing …

Housing

This woman in rural Spain is a dead ringer for Donald Trump

Dolores Leis Antelo lives on a farm in rural Spain and doesn’t own a smartphone, but a picture of the woman is circling the internet for one …

Donald Trump

Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, filed court papers Wednesday indicating he would assert his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination regarding his involvement in a hush money deal involving porn star Stormy Daniels and the President.<p>Cohen …

Donald Trump

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

Immune System

You Are Here: Scientists Unveil Precise Map Of More Than A Billion Stars

Wednesday was the day astronomers said goodbye to the old Milky Way they had known and loved and hello to a new view of our home galaxy.<p>A European Space Agency mission called Gaia just released a long-awaited treasure trove of data: precise measurements of 1.7 billion stars.<p>It's unprecedented for …

Universe

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Antiinflammatory

Records refute Trump's claim he didn't stay overnight in Moscow

President Trump has repeatedly claimed that he didn't stay overnight in Moscow during his highly-publicized trip to the Russian capital in 2013 — but …

Donald Trump

New Hole In ‘Pee Tape’ Alibi: Donald Trump Invited Hungarian Beauty Queen To His Hotel Room, She Said In 2016

As reported on Monday by the <i>Inquisitr</i>, Donald Trump appears to have lied to former FBI Director James Comey about the amount of time he spent in …

Donald Trump

Wildlife photographer captures osprey carrying shark, carrying fish in 'one-in-a-trillion photograph'

A wildlife photographer in Florida captured a stunning photo of an osprey carrying what appeared at first to be a fish in its talons. But after taking a closer look, the photographer realized that the bird’s next meal was in fact a small shark.<p>"It was very far away so I couldn't see it through my …

Nature Photography

In front of an international audience, Trump delivered the single most embarrassing moment thus far

Donald Trump has struggled to connect with world leaders, primarily because they prefer to discuss policy and the hard issues facing the world …

Donald Trump

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

Pulitzer-winning reporter David Cay Johnston: “The evidence suggests Trump is a traitor”

<b>David Cay Johnston; Donald Trump (Simon & Schuster/Bonk Johnston/AP)</b><p>Investigative reporter who has covered Trump for 30 years dares to imagine impeachment — and President Nancy Pelosi<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 23, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>The saga of President Donald Trump consists of several parallel and …

Donald Trump

New York Times Just Smacked The F*ck Out Of Trump’s Latest Badly-Spelled Attack

Kellyanne Conway once again made a complete ass of herself on TV — this time attempting to explain how former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen can “flip” …

Donald Trump

Report: Sean Hannity received HUD help on multimillion dollar property deals

Fox News host Sean Hannity allegedly received help from the US Department for Housing and Urban Development to carry out multimillion dollar real estate deals, according to a report by The Guardian.<p>The Guardian reported Sunday that Hannity is linked to a web of shell companies that spent at least …

Donald Trump

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

Nanotech

13 Repair Tricks From Our Grandfathers That Are Still Relevant Today

Before the days of the Internet, we turned to our inventive grandfathers for fix-it help since they could easily and quickly solve just about any …

DIY

Brave young Irish mum fighting terminal cancer and legal battle begins breakthrough immunotherapy treatment

She raised almost €200,000 through her GoFundMe page to access the drug

Cancer

Tennessee Waffle House shooting suspect may be armed, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police warn that a gunman accused of killing four people early Sunday at a Waffle House near Nashville is on the run and is armed and dangerous.<p>Authorities suspect that 29-year-old Travis Reinking, who recently moved to the Nashville, Tennessee, area, may have two weapons on him -- a rifle …

Crime

NYT Reporter Hits Back At Trump, Says She Knows Who The 'Drunk/Drugged-Up Loser' Is

New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman tweeted on Saturday that a source quoted in her story derided by Donald Trump as a “drunk/drugged up loser” is likely former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg.<p>A story by Haberman and two other Times reporters on Friday examined the likelihood that the …

Donald Trump

Giuliani's history raises legal questions as he takes on Trump defense

The former New York City mayor and federal prosecutor may be a witness in the Russia probe, and has other entanglements that could complicate his new role.<p>As a prominent surrogate for Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, Rudy Giuliani was an active purveyor of pre-election leaks about the FBI probe into …

Donald Trump

Mueller Says That Until Yesterday He Had Almost Forgotten to Investigate Giuliani

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The independent counsel, Robert Mueller, told reporters that, prior to news reports on Thursday, he had “almost forgotten” to investigate the former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani.<p>“Like most Americans, I had totally forgotten about Rudy Giuliani’s existence,” he …

Satire

Scientists just stored the hottest album from 1998 in literal DNA

A, T, G, and C are the 0s and 1s of living things. Unlike the code stored in silicon, data stored in DNA won’t degrade for thousands of years. And …

Genetics

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Ex-Forbes reporter says Trump posed as executive, lied to him to crack Forbes 400 list

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A former Forbes reporter claims that Donald Trump, before he was president, pretended to be a Trump Organization executive speaking on Trump's behalf and then lied about his wealth in order to crack the Forbes 400 list.<p>"He figured out what he had to do in order to deceive me and …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):<p>11:55 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump appears to be trying to undermine Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation by suggesting it was prompted by "illegally leaked" memos.<p>Trump tweets late Friday that …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):<p>12:10 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump is claiming vindication after the release of memos from former FBI Director James Comey about their interactions together.<p>Trump says the memos "'show clearly that there was NO …

Donald Trump

The Storied History of the Spooky Physics Behind China's Teleportation Success

God does not play dice with the universe. He plays an ineffable game of his own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the …

Quantum Mechanics

Tennessee Air National Guardsmen punished over dinosaur hand puppet video

A video of a Tennessee Air National Guard public affairs officer using a dinosaur hand puppet during her re-enlistment ceremony has provoked outrage from senior officials and tough punishments for everyone involved.<p>Master Sgt. Robin Brown used a hand puppet to mouth her words as she recited the …

National Guard

Robert De Niro Gives Donald Trump Another Savage Nickname

Robert De Niro let loose again with some fierce criticism of President Donald Trump.<p>The two-time Oscar-winner used Wednesday’s press preview of the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York to take aim at Trump — and he bestowed another insulting new nickname on the president.<p>“The country has …

Tribeca Film Festival