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Why do Republicans Hate America?

Most Americans were outraged by Donald Trump's performance at his July 16 press conference with Vladimir Putin. Trump's collaboration with Russia is …

Donald Trump

1 House Republican's chilling warning on Trump and Russia

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a New York Times op-ed — headlined "Trump Is Being Manipulated by Putin. What Should We Do?" — Texas Republican Rep. Will Hurd writes of this week's summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin:<p><i>"The president's failure to defend the United States intelligence community's unanimous</i> …

Donald Trump

NRA and some other nonprofits will no longer need to identify their donors to the IRS

<b>NEW YORK (CNN) —</b> Some nonprofit groups will no longer have to give the IRS the names of donors who give them $5,000 or more.<p>Among the groups that will no longer have to report donors are the National Rifle Association, various chambers of commerce, and groups focused on particular issues, such as …

Nonprofits

The Hateful 8: Meet the Biggest Bigots On the Ballot in 2018

Just as the Trump presidency has inspired a wave of women and people of color to run for office in 2018, it’s also opened the door for candidates …

Rights & Freedoms

A journalist’s conscience leads her to reveal her source to the FBI. Here’s why.

It’s pretty much an inviolable rule of journalism: Protect your sources.<p>Reporters have gone to jail to keep that covenant.<p>But Marcy Wheeler, who writes a well-regarded national security blog, not only revealed a source — she did so to the FBI, eventually becoming a witness in special counsel Robert …

Donald Trump

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

Senate Intel Just Contradicted House Republicans On Russian Election Interference

The Senate Intelligence Committee endorsed the conclusions of a January 2017 intelligence community assessment that Trump and House Republicans have sought to discredit.<p>The top Senate committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has concluded that the Russian …

Donald Trump

Best advice to U.S. dairy farmers? 'Sell out as fast as you can'

SMITHFIELD, Ky. — All Curtis Coombs wanted was to raise cows and run his family’s dairy farm in this slice of Kentucky hill country, less than 35 miles from Louisville. But a few weeks ago, he was forced to sell his milking herd of 82 cows, putting an end to his family’s nearly 70-year dairy …

Agriculture

Tubi TV is an app that lets you watch shows and movies for free, with no catch

If the word “Tubi” isn’t part of your streaming, entertainment-loving lexicon yet, it should be. In the same way that you’ve grown to revere words …

Tubi TV

These Brain Foods Have Been Found to Increase Your Focus, Help You Think More Clearly, and Give You a Longer Life

Eat walnuts, sardines, and salmon, and you're off to a fast start.<p>While drinking coffee is a necessary cultural norm that keeps us alert and productive throughout the day, a daily caffeinated fix can have spiraling effects that wreak havoc on the body.<p>Before lighting your torches and starting …

Wellness

New York’s Case Against Trump May Be Prophetic

Why the complaint involving the president’s foundation is a road map for Mueller.<p>The report released by the inspector general of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday painted a vivid picture of the past. It shows that in 2016, James Comey, then the FBI director, inexcusably broke the …

This May Be The Biggest Economic And Social Shift Of The Last 100 Years. Are You Ready?

The changes coming in driverless vehicles are just the tip of the iceberg. What's yet to come is nothing short of unimaginable.<p>The constant chatter about driverless, autonomous, and electric vehicles is nearly deafening. Yet, in all of that noise what's most often missed is that the implications …

socialshift

Reframing the economy around democracy to break people out of corporate special-interest thinking

<b>1. Democracy and capitalism</b><p>The first thing corporate special interest group framing on the economy does is try to claim that laissez-faire capitalism …

Scott Walker and the Failure of Trickle Down

In Minnesota, progressive taxes and social spending have created more and better-paying jobs than next-door neighbor Wisconsin has created through …

30 Things You're Probably Wasting Money On

Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 32<p>It all adds up<p>Americans work more hours, take less vacation, and retire later than anyone else in the industrialized …

How Long Can a Debt Collector Pursue Me For a Debt?

Dealing with debt collectors can be a harrowing experience, especially if they hound you at home on a major holiday like Thanksgiving. The best …

Personal Finance

A second chance for student loan forgiveness

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>The Trump administration is giving student loan borrowers who missed out on public service …

Personal Finance

The web will soon be a little safer with the approval of this new security standard

Hear that? It’s almost as if thousands of spooks and hackers suddenly cried out at once… The Internet Engineers Task Force has just unanimously approved a security framework that will make encrypted connections on the web faster and more resistant to snooping.<p>It’s called Transport Layer Security …

Encryption

JPMorgan has calculated when the next recession will hit — and has some ideas how you can prepare for it

"<i>Where are we in the cycle?</i>"<p>It's an inquiry the economics team at JPMorgan receives frequently. And it's a good question when you consider the US's current economic expansion is already the second-longest of the postwar era.<p>Luckily for curious minds, JPMorgan maintains a model designed to provide …

Are You Thinking Of Buying Berkshire Hathaway? Consider Baby Berkshire Instead

Source: Berkshire’s annual letter<p>A few days ago, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (BRK.B) released its annual report. Markel Corporation (MKL) has not …

We Live in a Country That Has a Totally Corrupted Political System

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for …

Entrepreneurship

The Russia investigation and Donald Trump: a timeline from on-the-record sources

U.S. law enforcement agencies and Congress are investigating links between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, as part of a broader …

13 Words You Should Never Use When Replying to a Customer

It takes a lot for a customer to be willing to interact with a company. People brush by thousands of brands—from restaurants to online tools—on a …

10 Housing REITs to Buy for the “Rise of the Renters”

The number of Americans who prefer renting to home ownership is rapidly rising. According to analysis by Pew Research Center, renter households …

Tammy Duckworth, senator and war hero, takes on President Trump, aka 'Cadet Bone Spurs'

Tammy Duckworth, the Democratic U.S. senator representing Illinois, has emerged as one of President Trump's most pointed critics, repeatedly pushing back at his attempts to portray her party as unpatriotic.<p>An Army veteran who lost both her legs while serving in Iraq, Duckworth has needled Trump …

Julian Assange Offered Hannity Impersonator ‘News’ About Top Democrat

The head of Wikileaks told @SeanHannity__ to seek ‘other channels’ for information on Sen. Mark Warner of the Trump-Russia investigation. …

Robert Reich: Trump Voters, He’s Taking You For Suckers

<i>This article first appeared on RobertReich.org.</i><p>Almost one year in, it’s time for another update for Trump voters on his election promises:<p>1. <b>He told</b> …

Like Father, Like Son: For Nick Saban, There's No Greater Compliment

MONONGAH, West Virginia —He found the five garages nearly 45 years ago, tucked behind old houses on a stretch of Miner's Row. Five garages packed floor to ceiling with what appeared to be useless throwaways to just about everyone else but would come to mean everything to the young man who had just …

Did Obama Say Merry Christmas? This Video Proves Trump's So-Called "War" Is All In His Head

On Sunday, President Trump announced via Twitter that America is winning the "War on Christmas" entirely thanks to him, claiming that he's the reason …