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Did you watch Trump’s press conference? It was a real production.

In a hint at his media management to come, President-elect Trump’s first real press conference in months was not a staid affair. It was run like a …

Ethics official denounces Trump's plan for business

The President-elect's sons will take control of his business empire and will enter new arrangements domestically but not overseas, a walk-back from a …

Did defense secretary nominee James Mattis commit war crimes in Iraq?

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<br>• Mail<br>• iTunes<br>Retired Gen. James Mattis earned the nickname “Mad Dog” for leading U.S. Marines into battle in Fallujah, Iraq, in April …

James Mattis

Sen. Jeff Flake Concludes That Federal Government Is Remarkably Efficient

Sen. Jeff Flake, who has taken up the mantle of Sen. Tom Coburn, who in turn was taking up the mantle of William Proxmire's infamous "Golden Fleece" …

Jeff Flake

Repealing the ACA means tax cuts for high-income households, raised taxes for others

Repealing the Affordable Care act would cut taxes significantly for the top one percent of US households, according to a new analysis.<p>Repealing the …

I'm the union leader Donald Trump attacked. I'm tired of being lied to about our jobs.

I’m a union leader in Indianapolis. I represent the Carrier workers whose jobs Donald Trump has pledged to save. And I’m tired of being lied to.<p>In February, corporate officials came to our plant and announced that they were closing the facility. They would move 1,300 jobs to a plant in Mexico. …

Donald Trump

Beating the 'fake news' trap

Satire is a venerable literary device. From Horace to Jonathan Swift, Will Rogers to The Onion, satirists have left people both laughing and …

Trump: Not first wealthy president, but unique conflicts of interest

President-elect Donald Trump has at least 500 businesses – hotels, casinos, golf courses, and brand deals stretching from Azerbaijan to Ireland.<p>When …

Pope decries 'epidemic of animosity' against immigrants and other faiths

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday said an “epidemic of animosity” against people of other races or religions was hurting the weakest in society, striking a note of caution against the rise of populist nationalism.<p>Little more than a week after Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. …

North Africa

fried brussels sprouts with lemon, parmesan, and breadcrumbs

okee doke, i am back from california, under my pile of wearable blankets, and have got just enough time to do a load of laundry and catch up on</i> …

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