Neel Andley

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A Domestic Budget to Make Barack Obama Proud

The Republican Congress didn’t just ignore Trump’s proposals: The $1.3 trillion spending bill actually fulfilled—or even exceeded—many of the funding requests of his Democratic predecessor.<p>President Obama finally got a Republican-controlled Congress to fund his domestic budget. All it took was …

Salmon filo parcels with Thai butter - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>125g butter, softened<br>• 1 tbsp Thai red curry paste (we like Thai Taste, from supermarkets)<br>• Finely grated zest of 1 lime<br>• Handful chopped fresh …

How Iowa Became An Obamacare Horror Story

Premiums and tempers are rising in one of America’s most political states, with no solution in sight.<p>DES MOINES, Iowa — Nick Podhajsky plans to get married this year for an unusual reason: health insurance coverage.<p>The 44-year-old farmer had expected to tie the knot next year. But because Iowa’s …

Health Care

DOJ releases overruled memos finding it illegal for presidents to appoint relatives

The legal opinion that cleared the way for Kushner and Ivanka Trump appointments reversed earlier advice.<p>The Justice Department has released a series of recently overruled legal memos concluding that presidents cannot appoint their relatives to the White House staff or presidential commissions, …

The NSA Warned Jared Kushner Not to Do the Dumb Email Thing That He Then Did

Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and a number of other senior White House officials who used their personal emails for work purposes were …

Donald Trump

The Coming Software Apocalypse

A small group of programmers wants to change how we code—before catastrophe strikes.<p>There were six hours during the night of April 10, 2014, when the entire population of Washington State had no 911 service. People who called for help got a busy signal. One Seattle woman dialed 911 at least 37 …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

What Happened to Superman? How Dwight Howard Lost His Way and Is Trying to Get It Back

Dwight Howard peers out the living-room window of his condominium on the 25th floor of an apartment building in uptown Atlanta and points south: …

Children under fire

Published on September 15, 2017<p>IN CLEVELAND<p>The bullet exploded from the gun’s barrel, spiraling through cool night air toward a gray SUV’s back passenger-side window. Carter “Quis” Hill was perched in his car seat on the other side of the glass, and as it shattered all around him, the round …

Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world

How do you cool 7.5 billion people on a warming planet?<p>When Rutam Vora was growing up in Vadodara, a city of about 2 million people near the western coast of India, his parents kept cool each summer by drenching bedsheets in water and hanging them in the windows of their house. When the scorching …

Trump Administration Seeks to Avoid Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

Tillerson says the president is opening to finding ‘right conditions’ to stay in agreement<p>NEW YORK—The Trump administration is considering staying in the Paris agreement to fight climate change “under the right conditions,” offering to re-engage in the international deal three months after …

Trump Administration

Managing Business Traveler Anxieties in an Era of Global Uncertainty

Travel managers are facing new sets of challenges as global risks––whether terror, climate, or health-related––seem to be increasing year after …

Tourism

Trump’s Tweets About London Bombing Anger British Leaders

WASHINGTON — President Trump seized on a terrorist attack in London on Friday to promote his ban on travel to the United States by Muslims and, in the process, ran afoul of Britain by claiming without evidence that the assailants had been “in the sights” of the British police.<p>In a fusillade of …

North Korea’s Threat Pushes Japan to Reassess Its Might and Rights

TOKYO — When North Korea launched a missile that flew over Japan on Friday morning, prompting the authorities to broadcast an alert on cellphones and television, many people wondered: Why didn’t the Japanese military shoot it down?<p>The government quickly judged that the missile was not targeting …

Harvard Disinvites Chelsea Manning, and the Feeling Is Mutual

Chelsea Manning has declined an offer to speak at Harvard after a dean at the university revoked his invitation for her to be a visiting fellow there.<p>Douglas W. Elmendorf, the dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, told Ms. Manning in a phone call at about 12:30 a.m. on Friday that …

Isolated, Trump embraces New York friends -- and instincts

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, who has struggled to find friends and navigate the ways of Washington, appears increasingly at home when surrounded by one distinct group: His fellow New Yorkers.<p>Half a dozen people who have met with the President or speak with him regularly say the former …

Donald Trump

T-Mobile just got burned by Apple and the iPhone X

Apple announced the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus today. They’re all great phones in many ways, but they have one fatal flaw for T-Mobile and …

Why Is Jared Kushner Still in the White House?

The many connections between Russia and the president’s son-in-law pose a challenge to the Trump administration.<p>For months, the joke about Jared Kushner is that he’s somehow managed to end up at the center of everything: Middle East peace, reimagining government, Iraq, criminal-justice reform, …

Donald Trump

The great nutrient collapse

The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention.<p>Irakli Loladze is a mathematician by training, but he was in a biology lab when he encountered the puzzle that would change his life. It was in 1998, and Loladze was studying for his Ph.D. at …

University of Washington

John Oliver Exposes Trump’s Tell for When He Has No Plan Whatsoever

‘Any time Trump says he’s going to make people happy, or that you’re going to be happy in the future, that means he has got nothing,’ observed the …

Make no mistake about it: the alt-right is a cult, and this is how its members lure people in

The social media thrust of the “alt-right” is characterised by two approaches. One is the mobilisation of humour – sometimes laconic, sometimes …

Move Over DiCaprio and da Vinci — Here’s Ireland’s Leo

DUBLIN — It was a true Irish honeymoon — short and judgmental.<p>The Irish did not waste any time basking in the wonder of the world, that this small country had leapt into modernity with its first openly gay and half-Indian prime minister, at 38 the youngest taoiseach in history. This, even as …

A Weird MIT Dorm Dies, and a Crisis Blooms at Colleges

As classes got underway this week, something was missing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Something weird.<p>The sidewalks of Cambridge …

The house I bought for $130,000 in 1983 is now worth a fortune, and that's a big problem for California

Out of curiosity, I looked up the value of a two-story tract house I bought in a middle-class San Jose neighborhood back in 1983, for about $130,000.<p>The home — which I sold for about $140,000 in 1985 — would now haul in an estimated $1 million or more, based on recent sales in the same neighborhood.<p>…

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Trump is doing to the Dreamers what was done to him

<b>(CNN) —</b> To understand how President Donald Trump could rescind a program protecting nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants, it helps to recognize two of his strongest traits. The first is his conviction, as he explained it to me in 2014, that "most people aren't worthy of respect." The second is …

Former St. Louis prosecutors accused in cover-up of police abuse could face discipline

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> Two former St. Louis prosecutors and a St. Louis County family court lawyer are facing possible professional discipline over allegations …

World of Change: Athabasca Oil Sands

Buried under Canada’s boreal forest is one of the world’s largest reserves of oil. Bitumen—a very thick and heavy form of oil (also called …

It’s time for Democrats’ wonk class to write some single-payer plans

Activists need help from real experts, not condescension.<p>Most of the people I know who work on health policy on a practical level don’t think the idea of a big political push to enact a Medicare-for-all plan makes a lot of sense. But the push is already underway, whether the wonks like it or not. …