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Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump, the latest administration official to experience a brusque reception in a public setting.<p>Sanders tweeted that she was told by the owner of the Red …

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Supreme Court Scheduled to Hear Important Freedom of Religion Dispute

A plan to make a playground safer for preschoolers is at the center of one of the most important legal battles in decades over the separation of church and state, to be heard Wednesday by the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>But an 11th hour change in policy by the state at the heart of the dispute could blunt …

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Privacy payback: Protesters want to publish browsing histories of Republicans who voted to strip privacy rights

<b>Marsha Blackburn; Paul Ryan (AP/Ron Sachs/Getty/Mark Wilson)</b><p>Crowdsourcing efforts have cropped up to purchase lawmakers’ browsing history if President Trump signs the bill<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>March 30, 2017 3:07pm (UTC)<p>Angry internet users have targeted Republican lawmakers in Congress who passed a bill …

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In shift, Trump tells Xi he will honor 'one China' policy

BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump reaffirmed Washington's long-standing "one China" policy in a call with Beijing's leader, a move that could ease anger in China over his earlier suggestions that he might use Taiwan as leverage in negotiations over trade, security and other sensitive …

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Trump nominee decried criticism of judges, senators agree

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that comments by his Supreme Court nominee criticizing his own attacks on the judiciary …

The Latest: Trump appeal: Aliens lack constitutional rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the reaction to a court order blocking U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on travelers and immigrants from seven …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

TV shows

Travel Ban Fuels Slowdown of Trump Nominees

Democrats call on Cabinet picks to take positions on executive order<p>Senate Democrats are willing to drag out Senate consideration of Cabinet nominees …

Donald Trump

Turkey urges Trump to scrap 'offensive' immigration ban

Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus called on Trump to reconsider the decision, which he said was motivated by Islamophobia, the Haberturk daily reported.<p>"It is not possible to accept this," said Kurtulmus, who is also the chief government spokesman, according to the daily. "The policy should be …

C'mon Trumpists — Obama's shortcomings are no defense for Trump's excesses

President Trump has earned near-universal condemnation for the excesses of his first week in office, ranging from falsehoods about the size of his inauguration crowd and about millions who supposedly voted illegally for his opponent to the implementation of his slap-dash executive order on …

Republicans Begin to Break With President Trump

<i>This story originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump is facing significant criticism from Republican …

Protesters Flood NYC's Washington Square Park To Oppose Muslim Ban

"I’m a Muslim, I’m a woman, I’m a Palestinian immigrant, and the idea of living through four years, or possibly eight years of this, is terrifying."<p>NEW YORK ― “Resist!”<p>That was the chant that could be heard blocks away from New York City’s Washington Square Park Wednesday night as up to a thousand …

Can Trump really make America great again?

Donald Trump’s face made it official. As his presidential victory was declared, the upper 32 stories of the Empire State Building, which for election night had been turned into a giant news screen, flickered, wept light, and revealed his portrait. “The 45th president,” it said.<p>Can Trump really make …

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Why Russia Loves the Idea of California Seceding

Once again, Moscow is winking at a long-shot breakaway movement in the U.S.<p>On a sunny late September day, a trio of tourists gathered on Moscow’s Red Square. Well-dressed, carrying a Russian flag, the visitors bunched in front of the Kremlin’s walls to snap a selfie. Like so many others before, the …

Trump's cabinet picks: here are all of the appointments so far

The open question of how Donald Trump will govern is being filled in with names of men – and five women, as of Inauguration Day – floated for inclusion in his cabinet and for cabinet-level posts. Trump’s picks reveal a penchant for military brass, political outsiders, Wall Street titans and ... …

Pity the sad legacy of Barack Obama | Cornel West

Our hope and change candidate fell short time and time again. Obama cheerleaders who refused to make him accountable bear some responsibility<p>Related: America dropped 26,171 bombs in 2016. What a bloody end to Obama's reign | Medea Benjamin<p>Eight years ago the world was on the brink of a grand …

Trump will undo much of Obama's legacy. Here's what might survive.

Speaking with the New Yorker's David Remnick after Donald Trump's victory, President Obama expressed a surprising amount of optimism about the potential for his legacy to survive a Republican president and Congress.<p>Obama said he felt he had accomplished "seventy or seventy-five percent" of what he …

Texas Lawmaker Unveils Anti-Transgender 'Bathroom Bill'

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas Republican state senator introduced legislation on Thursday to limit public restroom access for transgender people, despite warnings from a business group that the measure would hurt the Texas economy because it was discriminatory.<p>The "Texas Privacy Act" has been marked as a …

Marriage Always Turns Out Different Than Expected

<i>Editor’s note: On April 21, 2008, the world changed for Jay and Katherine Wolf. Just six months after giving birth to a son, Katherine suffered a</i> …

What Healthcare Gets Wrong About Millennials

Millennials are poised to become a major force in the $3 trillion a year healthcare market, and anyone working in the industry had better pay …

Donald Trump picks fast food CEO Andy Puzder for secretary of labor.

With his pick for secretary of labor, Donald Trump appears to be extending an enormous symbolic middle finger to fast food workers who have …

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The four ways a Trump presidency could turn out, according to an expert in political upheaval

In fits and starts, the contours of the Trump administration will begin to take shape over the coming weeks. Like his campaign, the president-elect's transition is already shaping up to be a highly unconventional one: shortly after the election, Trump removed Chris Christie from a leadership post …

In Missouri, Ferguson Is Still Burning

The four GOP candidates for governor are betting anger over the 2-year-old riots will carry one of them into office.<p>SIKESTON, Missouri — On a Friday evening in late July, Catherine Hanaway stood before 50 attentive citizens of a small town in southeastern Missouri—men in slacks and sneakers, women …

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9 Ways To Fake Being A Morning Person

Illustrations by Paolo Delucca.<p>Eventually, everyone wakes up, but only a select few do so with grace. Okay, grace is probably a lot to ask from people first thing in the morning. But, if there were a way to make the early hours easier, you'd want to know about it, right?<p>For this story, we went …

Ancient Babylonia - The Ziggurats<p>One of the most important aspects of Babylonian religion and tradition, and probably the best known, is the ziggurat.<p>…

H.R.2867 - 114th Congress (2015-2016): Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015

There is one summary for H.R.2867. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.<p>Shown Here:<br>Introduced in House (06/24/2015)<p><b>Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2015</b><p>…

Pakistanis on Qandeel Baloch: The problem is society | International Women's Day

The murder of Pakistani social media sensation, Qandeel Baloch, by her own brother has angered millions of Pakistanis, while others have celebrated her death on account of her rebellious, provocative, and what some considered unIslamic statements in the largely conservative nation.<p>The 26-year-old …

Stevie Wonder tells audience at London concert 'black lives matter'

Singer urged 65,000-strong crowd in Hyde Park to choose ‘love over hate’ after week of violence in the US<p>Stevie Wonder urged fans to choose “love over hate” as he performed in London at the end of a week that saw the US rocked by deadly race-related violence.<p>The singer opened his set at the British …

Israel find may help solve mystery of biblical Philistines

An archaeological discovery announced on Sunday in Israel may help solve an enduring biblical mystery: where did the ancient Philistines come …