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Report: Cohen secretly recorded Trump discussing payment to Playboy model

Two months before the November 2016 election, longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with then-candidate Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

The truth behind 8 common misconceptions about drugs

Your spine doesn't store LSD, and MDMA doesn’t put holes in your brain.<p>Drugs, especially illegal ones, are notorious for their misinformation. Without a reliable knowledge base, users—from recreational ones to addicts—often rely on friends, online forums, and other untrustworthy information sources.<p>…

Ecstasy (Drug)

Ex-DNI confirms Trump was briefed on Putin's involvement in 2016 election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper confirmed Thursday that Donald Trump was briefed on US intelligence findings that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered cyberattacks to attempt to sway the 2016 presidential election.<p>Clapper told CNN's "New Day" …

Donald Trump

Has Trump violated his oath of office? A primer on presidential duty and accountability

After his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, U.S. President Donald Trump was barraged with criticism from both …

Donald Trump

North Korea shatters Trump's boastful assurances of an easy path to denuclearization

WASHINGTON — On Saturday, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo finished talks with North Korean officials in Pyongyang, Kim Jong Un's foreign ministry accused the Trump administration of a “unilateral and gangster-like demand for denuclearization." It was an immediate and sharp contradiction to …

North Korea

14 Essential IKEA Dorm Room Staples to Shop NOW

Cute

I Used A Phone Like Most People In The World And It Was Awful

I lived with a best-selling Indian phone for 10 days. Nothing went smoothly.<p>NEW DELHI — Ever heard of the Next Billion? It’s a term that the big tech companies use for people in fast-developing corners of the world like India who can finally afford to buy a smartphone and get online for the first …

Apps

Shame on Us For Ever Thinking That Donald Trump Would Not Threaten Abortion Rights

Some Democrats deluded themselves into believing that a cosmopolitan former Democrat would never cross certain lines.<p>During the 2016 election, a …

Feminism

What Is the Point of a Trump Rally in 2018?

Beginning about three years ago, the president’s tour stops became the most riveting spectacle on earth, but the formula feels increasingly stale.<p>It’s hard to maintain any shtick for more than a couple years, especially when the shtick is as innovative as the Donald Trump political rally. It’s now …

Donald Trump

Nearly Half of Millennial Women Aren’t Enjoying Their Sex Lives

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.</i><p>If you spend a lot of time watching screens or scrolling …

BBC

14 Cheap AF Organization Hacks That'll Actually Make Your Life So Much Easier

Organize your cords in toilet paper rolls and clean up your sock drawer with cardboard.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of</i> …

Cleaning

Gloria Allred Responded To Trump's #MeToo Comments & She Didn't Hold Back

While accepting a lifetime achievement award from National Organization for Women (NOW) on Friday afternoon, a famed feminist attorney had a message …

Donald Trump

Health Insurers Warn of Market Turmoil as Trump Suspends Billions in Payments

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Saturday that it was suspending a program that pays billions of dollars to insurers to stabilize health insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act, a freeze that could increase uncertainty in the markets and drive up premiums this fall.<p>Many insurers …

Health Care

Goodbye to the worst EPA administrator of all time | Richard Wolffe

May you feast on Chick-fil-A in what’s left of the pastures that lobbyists have handed you<p>Scott Pruitt has been cruelly misunderstood. Now that he has quit as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, it’s time to set the record straight. You see, he wasn’t just protecting the …

Scott Pruitt

Scott Pruitt Was Somehow Too Dumb and Corrupt Even for Trump

The shadiest EPA boss ever is gone, and America is still (sort of) alive.<p>On Thursday, Scott Pruitt, the mind-numbingly corrupt and thoroughly medieval global warming skeptic Donald Trump saw fit to place in charge of the Environmental Protection Agency, resigned. Given the damage Pruitt had already …

Donald Trump

Statue of Liberty climber unrepentant; Trump calls her clown

NEW YORK (AP) — An unrepentant protester who climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty on a busy Fourth of July in what prosecutors called a "dangerous stunt" pleaded not guilty on Thursday to misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct.<p>Activists packed into a Manhattan courtroom cheered when a …

Crime

DIY Simple Window Locks to Keep Your Home Safe

The latches on most double hung windows are no match for a burglar with a pry bar. Pin locks are an easy solution. To install one, all you have to do …

Facelifts

London Mayor Says 'Trump Baby' Blimp Can Fly In Protest Of President Trump's Visit

The "Trump Baby" blimp is nearly 20 feet tall, wearing nothing but a diaper and a grimace. A tuft of yellow hair tops his orange head. He is armed with a cellphone, ready to tweet.<p>And now he is nearly ready to fly over Parliament in London.<p>Mayor Sadiq Khan's Greater London Authority has given …

Donald Trump

Why You Should Regularly Check Your Internet Speeds

Little is sexier than telling a friend or loved one, “Hey, can you give me a minute? I have to finish testing my download speeds, then we can head …

Wi-Fi

9 Ways To Manage Stress At Work For A Better Week

Many women cite their work as a leading cause of stress in their lives. From high expectations, overflowing workloads, and tight deadlines, it can …

Meditation

Trumpism is a cult

x<p>The Fake News is not mentioning the safety and security of our Country when talking about illegal immigration. Our immigration laws are the weakest …

United Methodist

Design Your Own Statement Rug With This New App

The rugs in your home can make a major statement, and if you want that statement to be unique (Read: not the same one all of your friends are making with their big box store finds), SKONNE has just the app for you. With a couple of clicks, swipes, and zooms, you can create a one-of-a-kind rug that …

Design

Pruitt faces another probe for employee retaliation allegations

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel is reviewing claims that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt retaliated against a handful of employees who pushed back against his spending and management, according to three people familiar with the process.<p>At least six current and former …

Scott Pruitt

Trump administration rule could stop public reporting of hospital infections despite death toll

Federal health regulators will have to stop releasing data on hospital infections — which affect one in 25 hospital patients every day — under a proposal set to take effect in November, according to an analysis by patient safety advocates.<p>The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) plan, …

Health Care

Sarah Sanders is upset a restaurant wouldn’t serve her. She’s OK with it happening to gays.

“Restaurant-gate” is really about the Trump administration’s commitment to courting divisiveness.<p>I feel for White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. I’d be miffed, too, if I sat down with a group of friends to a spread of cheeses at a charming farm-to-table restaurant only to be asked to leave by …

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10 Summer Dresses That Work for the Office

Summer dresses are glorious. They’re light, flowy, come in pretty patterns, and have a magical way of keeping you cool and looking adorable at the same time. Of course, not all styles can be deemed “work appropriate.” Depending on where you are, short skirts and spaghetti straps might be frowned …

How To Wash Your Jeans (Without Throwing Them In The Wash)

<b>* Clean your denim the right way</b><b><br>* Washing machines will ruin denim’s wash and texture</b><b><br>* Sprays, soaps, and tricks to freshen up your jeans</b><p>We’ve all …

Clothing

A reporter at the White House decided to play the audio of children sobbing. Somebody had to.

Olivia Nuzzi had no plans to play the heart-rending audio of Central American children crying for their parents when she arrived in the White House briefing room Monday.<p>Standing toward the back, Nuzzi, the Washington correspondent for New York magazine, waited for someone else to play the recording …

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Geraldo Loses It on 'Hannity' Over Trump Immigration Policy (Video)

Fox hosts sharply disagree over forcible separation of undocumented children from their parents<p>Normally-congenial pals Geraldo Rivera and Sean …

Fact check: Did Obama administration separate families?

Amid growing outrage over the "zero tolerance" immigration policy implemented by President Donald Trump's administration in April, the president and his allies have sought to downplay the practice of separating families who cross the border illegally as nothing new.<p>"This has been going on for 50 …

Immigration