Matthew Davis

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9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them

Seriously, job interviews are difficult enough. So why this whole trend in asking questions that stump candidates? I love a thought-provoking …

Career Development

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

Dumbed-Down Security Briefings Still Too Difficult for Trump to Read

When Donald Trump was elected president, it quickly became obvious that the traditional national-security briefing a person in his position receives …

Donald Trump

Life Lessons From My Dog

Earlier today I debated on taking Lucy to the beach knowing she is definitely not a water dog. Being a boxer/lab mix you’d think it’s in her blood... …

Lake Michigan

Trump is the president the Founding Fathers feared

Has there ever been a president as obscene as Donald Trump — a president as obtuse, as ignorant, as base, as dishonest, as indifferent to precedent, as contemptuous of civil liberties, as critical of his own government and officials, as brutish, as cold to consequences, as hostile to the media, as …

Donald Trump

What it's like to question Trump under oath, according to a lawyer who deposed him in the 1990s

Before he was president, private citizen Donald Trump sat for several depositions in legal cases related to his businesses. One attorney who deposed Trump in the 1990s told CNN about the experience in a segment that aired Friday night.<p>Attorney Glenn Zeitz questioned Trump under oath in an …

Donald Trump

White House press briefing goes off the rails as CNN's Jim Acosta battles with Sarah Huckabee Sanders over whether the media is 'enemy of the people'

The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, on Thursday declined to say when pressed by CNN's Jim Acosta whether she considered the press to be the "enemy" of the American people, something President Donald Trump has asserted in the past.<p>Sanders instead bashed news organizations' …

Donald Trump

Star Wars lightsaber colors, decoded

As Solo: A Star Wars Story ends its theatrical run, it's safe to talk about the unexpected appearance of a lightsaber at the end of a movie that didn't seem likely to have any.<p>It popped up thanks to a surprising cameo by longtime Star Wars villain Maul, who ignited his red blade to threaten Emilia …

And Now, Here's Mark Hamill With a Truly Grim Realization About Luke's Arc in The Last Jedi

The characterization of Luke Skywalker in <i>The Last Jedi</i> has become the flashpoint in a raging wildfire of a debate about the current trajectory of the</i> …

Mark Hamill

Dog Races On Field To Retrieve Ball At Minor League Baseball Game

<i>Ryan Mayer</i><p>“Bark At The Park” night has become a steadily more prevalent promotion through all levels of baseball in the last few years, offering fans …

Oklahoma fishermen catch 'behemoth' alligator snapping turtle

Two fishermen in southeast Oklahoma unexpectedly caught a 4-foot long, roughly 100-pound alligator snapping turtle earlier this month.<p>Fishing with a trotline on Saturday morning, Jonathan Van Fleet and Anthony Dover came across the turtle which, according to the Oklahoma Game Warden, “found itself …

Donald Trump just dunked on Jeff Sessions in the most vicious way possible

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's no secret that President Donald Trump loathes his attorney general, Jeff Sessions. The reason it's no secret is because on a weekly basis -- and sometimes even a daily basis -- the President is tweeting his distaste for Sessions.<p>Just when you thought the bullying couldn't get any worse …

Donald Trump

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

'Weird, odd, a dumpster fire': Trump's North Korea summit coin ridiculed

Coin marking nuclear talks that might not happen yet criticised as premature and giving Kim Jong-un unwarranted status<p>Stony faced, Donald Trump stares down a smiling Kim Jong-un in a high-stakes scene, unfolding entirely on the surface of a coin.<p>Related: South Korea's Moon heads for Trump talks to …

North Korea

Trump Indonesia project gets Chinese government partner

NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese government-owned company has signed on to build a theme park in a vast development in Indonesia that also features a Trump hotel and condos, a deal that stands to benefit President Donald Trump's company just as top Chinese envoys head to Washington for trade talks.<p>In a …

Donald Trump

Genius Student Assigned to Write Paper as a Marvel Character Chooses Groot

There’s a popular legend about a student who got an “A” after answering his philosophy professor’s lone final exam question of “Why?” with a simple …

Meyers: Trump Wanted Me To Apologize On-Air for Making Fun of Him

Four years after the ‘Late Night’ host torched Trump at the WHCD, he says Michael Cohen was sent to negotiate Trump’s appearance on his show—with one big demand.<p><i>Subscribe to Off Message on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>NEW YORK—It wasn’t all porn star hush money: Michael Cohen …

Trump officials went on a taxpayer-funded shopping spree. Here’s the bill.

Well over $3 million and counting.<p>Last week, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer joined the cabal of cabinet-level officials from the Trump …

Donald Trump

We shopped at Home Depot and Lowe's to see which store was better — and the winner was clear for one key reason

Home Depot and Lowe's have for decades been two top home-improvement stores in the US.<p>They stock all things home improvement, including kitchen and bath fixtures, lighting, paint, gardening supplies, and tools. Both stores offer same-day delivery, installation services, do-it-yourself workshops, …

Lowe's

Trump is hoping you’re too stupid to notice

By Eugene Robinson<p>Columnist<p>You can tell what President Trump is afraid of by what he chooses to lie about. That means he must be petrified of losing support over his failure to build a single mile of the “big, beautiful” border wall he promised.<p>Trump is scared of a lot of things — special counsel …

Mitch McConnell

6 Weird, Paranormal Things Dogs Can Sense That Most Humans Can’t

Pets are the best, especially dogs. They're your companion when you need a friend, they cuddle whenever you're feeling lonely, and they can make you …

Trump Can't Get What He Wants and Doesn't Know Why

The president’s irate criticism of the omnibus spending bill demonstrates his continued attachment to a flawed theory of the presidency.<p>In the end, Donald Trump had to sign the bill—for the military, he said. But he didn’t have to like it.<p>That was the upshot of a peculiar and rambling set of …

Donald Trump

The top 15 Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2020, ranked

By Aaron Blake<p>Senior reporter<p><i>This post has been updated.</i><p>In case you needed reminding that the 2020 election is just around the corner, two 70-something men got into a war of words this week over physically beating each other up. These two men just happened to be the current president and the most …

With a spacecraft in trouble and the White House watching, SpaceX had to deliver

By Christian Davenport<p>, Reporter<p>Within minutes of liftoff, it was clear the Dragon spacecraft was in trouble.<p>Inside mission control on the morning of March 1, 2013, the SpaceX team was desperately trying to figure out what went wrong and soon pinpointed the problem: A few valves were stuck.<p>Lori …

Space Travel

The Creepiest Place To Visit In Your State That You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

I don't excel at scary things. My friends have given up on inviting me to see horror movies with them, and I'm not one to hightail it to a ghost tour …

Trump disrespects the presidency. So I don’t respect him.

By Richard Cohen<p>Columnist<p>What respect — if any — is due President Trump?<p>I ask that because, ever since his State of the Union speech, I’ve been wondering if congressional Democrats were out of line when dozens of them refused to stand for him as he entered the chamber. My Post colleague, the …

Donald Trump

13 Handy Things You Should Always Buy at Harbor Freight

When it comes to your home, you get what you pay for. It's why, when you want your countertops to last for decades, you choose a material like …

Woodworking

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Fake News

Everybody Cut Loose, Force-loose, Kick a Praetorian Guard in the Caboose

When thinking about the <i>Star Wars</i> universe, real world pop culture doesn’t normally come to mind. But one fan has taken an epic scene from <i>The Last …

This incredible map shows the undersea cables that keep the internet alive — and security services are worried Russia could cut them

This map shows how the huge, complicated network of undersea cables which keep the internet running is spread around the world.<p>The map, by telecom analytics company TeleGeography, uses coloured lines to show how there are many hundreds of fibre optic cables running under the world's oceans.<p>It shows …

UK Economy