Dr. Norm Cohen

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How Israel Took a Toy and Made It a High-Tech Weapon

A<p>‘T he agent is back,” the analyst said as he popped his head into Shabtai Brill’s office. “He has pictures.” The year was 1968. Brill, a major in …

'Dawn Of A New Unified Republican Government' Coming In 2017

Just before House Republicans re-elected Paul Ryan as their speaker, the Wisconsin Republican made a bold proclamation.<p>"Welcome to the dawn of a new unified Republican government," Ryan told reporters one week after Election Day. "This will be a government focused on turning President-elect Trump's …

Republicans

Donald Trump is holding a government casting call. He’s seeking ‘the look.’

Donald Trump believes that those who aspire to the most visible spots in his administration should not just be able to do the job, but also look the part.<p>Given Trump’s own background as a master brander and showman who ran beauty pageants as a sideline, it was probably inevitable that he would be …

Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump, climate czar?

The first daughter aims to use the first lady’s lectern to champion liberal causes.<p>In September, as Donald Trump railed against the media and sold himself as the candidate of the forgotten man, Ivanka Trump ventured into the lair of the liberal media and power elite that was laughing at her …

Donald Trump

Nancy Pelosi Won Her Leadership Race By The Narrowest Margin In Years

There isn’t typically a whole lot of ink spilled over House leadership elections. But 2016, superlative in all things, most especially chaos, has …

Dennis Hastert

Donald Trump is assembling the richest administration in modern American history

When George W. Bush assembled his first Cabinet in 2001, news reports dubbed them a team of millionaires, and government watchdogs questioned whether they were out of touch with most Americans’ problems. Combined, that group had an inflation-adjusted net worth of about $250 million — which is …

Donald Trump

Being Solo

In these moments, there is no speaking, no listening, no raucous interactions on the street. The people I depict are not making any sounds. Their minds are somewhere else—they were occupied with their own thoughts. As such, they aren't consciously present in these images. Even though they are …

Photography

Trump transition memo: Trade reform begins Day 1

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump will begin the process of reshaping America's trade policy on Day 1 of his administration, according to a memo drafted by his transition team obtained by CNN.<p>The document lays out the skeleton of Trump's trade policy for the first 200 days of his …

Trump Administration

Supermoon – in pictures

Skygazers are heading to high-rise buildings, ancient forts and beaches to witness the largest supermoon since 1948. Astronomy enthusiasts can see Earth’s satellite loom large anywhere in the world shortly after sunset – weather permitting<p>• Share your pictures of the supermoon

Supermoon

Yes, Donald Trump can win. Here are 4 maps that prove it.

Two things that may seem contradictory at first are true of this election campaign in its final days:<p>1. Donald Trump is making up ground on Hillary Clinton.<p>2. Hillary Clinton still has a solid hold on the 270 electoral votes she needs to be elected president in six days’ time.<p>But how solid is the …

Government

How Google embarrassed Apple

Google's new Pixel phone launched to positive reviews, largely because of the phone's new digital helper called Google Assistant.<p>As I wrote in my review of the new Google Pixel, it's relatively easy to make a high-end smartphone these days. The real challenge is lighting it up with unique software …

Google Assistant

A Body Of Work

<i>„A Body Of Work“</i> is a series of self-portraits, contemporary photographer Polly Penrose took over seven years. Every picture is taken on self-timer, …

Sony to boost smartphone batteries because people aren’t replacing phones

User frustration over battery life has steadily increased as people keep devices for longer, but the company has a solution<p>There was a time a few years back when a lot of people bought a new smartphone every 18 months, as soon as the latest model dropped and their contract was up. But that has …

Phones

Someone has to be the long snapper

If you can go the entire season and never know the name of your team's long snapper - that's a good thing. I bet there are several Raiders fans who …

NFL

Frank Reich: Carson Wentz’s aptitude is off the charts

Getty Images<p>In his latest update on the team’s quarterback situation, Eagles coach Doug Pederson said that quarterback Sam Bradford has taken “the …

NFL

Mike Shanahan: Dan Snyder and RG3 conspired to change our offense

Getty Images<p>Former Washington coach Mike Shanahan says quarterback Robert Griffin III and owner Daniel Snyder conspired on a plan to change the …

NFL

Google is selling its robot company to Toyota

A source says that the "ink is nearly dry" on the deal, but didn't disclose the price.<p>The robotics division has been a source of tension within the company since Andy Rubin, the exec who led it, left in 2014.<p>Rubin, who also founded Android and led Google's smartphone business for many years, drove …

Robotics

A Guide To The Many Conspiracy Theories Donald Trump Has Embraced

This election year may well go down as the conspiracy-theory election, thanks to Donald Trump's ceaseless efforts to inject unsubstantiated plots into the American political debate.<p>In an interview with the Washington Post Monday, Trump alleged, without evidence, that Hillary Clinton was involved in …

Government

Taliban replaces leader killed in U.S. drone strike

KABUL — Just days after a U.S. drone strike killed the leader of the Taliban, the insurgent group named his successor Wednesday in a move that appeared to signal a blow to peace efforts <br>by Afghanistan’s Western-allied government.<p>Haibatullah Akhundzada, a cleric and once the Taliban’s top judge, was …

Afghanistan
Red Sea

Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet

CAIRO (AP) — Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the black boxes vital to determining why the plane plunged into the Mediterranean.<p>An aviation …

Airplanes

Google announces Android Wear 2.0 with standalone app support and a tiny keyboard

And new fitness and messaging capabilities<p>Google today announced Android Wear 2.0, the biggest update to its wearable operating system since its release back in September 2014. The biggest change with the software, which releases this fall, is apps can be run standalone without the need for a phone …

Wear OS

11 Mental Habits That Will Improve Your Business Savvy

Want to become a savvier entrepreneur? Follow these tips.<p>Psychology and business success go hand in hand. It's been well documented that people like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Richard Branson all have unique mindsets that have contributed to their success.<p>Thoughts become words, words become …

Self-improvement

The Shot: Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon

After trekking nearly two hours through dense jungle, Brazilian government environmental special forces burst into a clearing where trees had been sawn and a muddy crater dug: what they found was an illegal gold mine on indigenous land in the heart of the Amazon.<p>I got permission to photograph the …

Vikings sign local running back, cut son of former Vikings center

Getty Images<p>NFL teams are allowed by carry 90 players on their offseason rosters, so it’s a barely a limit.<p>But it’s still a boundary, so when one …

Football (U.S.)