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DeVos Family Money Is All Over The News Right Now

From the policy of separating immigrant families, to limiting the power of labor unions, to naming the next justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, this summer the DeVos family name has been all over the news.<p>Over the years, the parents, in-laws and husband of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos have …

Public Sector

U.S. cruises toward record-breaking debt on Trump's watch

The nation’s fiscal outlook looks ever bleaker, thanks in part to deficit spending during President Donald Trump’s first term, Congress’ nonpartisan budget scorekeeper projected Tuesday.<p>Within 16 years, the federal debt is expected to be the largest in history, outpacing even the fiscal shortfalls …

U.S. Congress

Donald Trump, the Insecure Pledge in the Dictatorship Fraternity

<i>“He is the strong head. Don’t let anyone think anything different. He speaks and his people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the …

Donald Trump

California Republicans hit rock bottom

New figures show the once-proud state GOP has been relegated to third-party status.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — The state that spawned the "Reagan Revolution’’ and Richard M. Nixon just experienced a watershed moment — the California Republican Party was officially relegated to third-party status.<p>In the …

Even Right-Wing Media Thinks Roseanne's Tweets Were Racist

Hardly anyone is standing by Roseanne Barr after her insane tweets led to ABC canceling her show.<p>On Tuesday morning, Roseanne Barr logged onto Twitter and fucked herself up. She compared Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett, who is black, to a combination of the "muslim brotherhood and planet of …

Origins of an Epidemic: Purdue Pharma Knew Its Opioids Were Widely Abused

Purdue Pharma, the company that planted the seeds of the opioid epidemic through its aggressive marketing of OxyContin, has long claimed it was unaware of the powerful opioid painkiller’s growing abuse until years after it went on the market.<p>But a copy of a confidential Justice Department report …

Purdue Pharma

Google Pixel 2 XL Gets Better With Newer Build

The Google Pixel 2 XL gets better with time and newer builds.<p><b>Background:</b> I’ve been using the Pixel 2 XL and iPhone X for almost eight months. The Pixel 2 XL is, for all intents and purposes, pretty close to a perfect phone. Even edging out the X.<p>The principal thing holding the Pixel back was the …

Google Pixel

Fewer women than men receive recommended drugs after heart attack, study finds

Findings are “incredibly disappointing though not totally surprising" experts say.<p>Women are more likely than men to die within a year after a heart attack. Despite that, women still aren’t getting the same care as men upon leaving the hospital after an attack, a new study finds.<p>After checking …

The Actual Ten Best Horror Movies On Netflix (2018)

I keep getting people emailing me about an article I wrote the other day where Netflix shared data about horror movies on the service that are “so scary viewers can’t finish them,” saying they turn them off when they’re more than 70% of the way through.<p>I have had people think A) <i>I</i> wrote this list of …

Heart Stents Are Useless for Most Stable Patients. They’re Still Widely Used.

When my children were little, if they complained about aches and pains, I’d sometimes rub some moisturizer on them and tell them the “cream” would help. It often did. The placebo effect is surprisingly effective.<p>Moisturizer is cheap, it has almost no side effects, and it got the job done. It was a …

Medicine

Trump's America will be saddled with debt – like his bankrupted hotels were | Richard Wolffe

The Republican spending bill throws conservative principles – whatever remains of them – into the wind<p>Once upon a time, conservatives said they hated Barack Obama because of his budget deficits. They said he was destroying America and its future, which made them very angry indeed. They were so mad …

Barack Obama

Trump Approval Rating Erodes Again, As Republican Voters Call Recent POTUS Comments Racist

Trump voters are expressing their disappointment with the president in polls. But some are also tweeting him directly and describing his words as …

Koch brothers’ ‘passive’ role in Time Inc. takeover met with skepticism

'They’re always looking to exert influence in one way or another,' says Koch biographer after the conservative billionaires backed Meredith’s takeover of the magazine giant.<p>Charles and David Koch have actively promoted conservative and libertarian policies for years by pumping tens of millions of …

7 Weird Social Security Facts You Never Knew About

Social Security's oddest aspects, explained.<p>Though debatable, Social Security is widely believed to be America's most important social program. More …

New blood test may transform the way cancer is monitored and treated

Technology allows rapid detection of miniscule amounts of cancer DNA released into circulating blood, reports the Journal of Molecular …

Where Chinese millionaires want to move

Chinese millionaires are warming up to Canada and cooling on Britain. But they're still red-hot for the United States.<p>That's according to a survey by research firm Hurun Report and Visas Consulting Group that tracks immigration trends among Chinese individualsworth between 10 million and 200 …

Los Angeles

Trump: I did not make recordings of Comey

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump did not record his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, he tweeted on Thursday, ending weeks of speculation kick-started by the President himself.<p>"With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of …

Donald Trump

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

Wife pleads for husband's re-election in hilarious political ad

<b>(CNN) —</b> Political ads can be downright scary these days. Between Donald Trump's increasingly apocalyptic videos about his rival's alleged failures, and Hillary Clinton's somber videos about Trump's critical views of women, US political ads seem like trailers for a movie you want to avoid.<p>But away …

Elections

The worker shortage facing America's farmers

American farmerssay they are facing a severe worker shortage.<p>More thanhalfof U.S. farm workers are undocumented immigrants, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Yet, that pool of workers is shrinking.<p>A recent Pew Research report found that more Mexican immigrants are now leaving the U.S. than …

These Genes May Take Fight Out Of Sarcoma Cells

<b>These Genes May Take Fight Out Of Sarcoma Cells by by Mike Williams-Rice – Futurity</b><p>Scientists have identified a set of genes that may make sarcoma …

APNewsBreak: Nigeria sues over $12B in 'illegal' oil exports

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is suing several leading oil companies for $12.7 billion of crude oil that allegedly was exported illegally to the …

Classic Camper Cool: We Visit the RV Museum and Hall of Fame | Flipbook

Classic Camper Cool: We Visit the RV Museum and Hall of Fame

Cadillac Offering Track School with 2017 ATS-V, CTS-V Purchase

Cadillac’s been serious about playing up the track-ready aspects of the ATS-V and CTS-V—they are indeed quite track ready—and now they’re taking it a step further, throwing in a two-day track program at the V-Performance Academy at Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch for those who pony up the dosh …

SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down with NASA’s Station Science Cargo

SpaceX Dragon CRS-9 returned to Earth with a splash down in the Pacific Ocean on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016 after more than a month stay at the …

Kendall Jenner Thinks ‘It’s Sexy’ to Show Off Her Nipples: ‘I’m Cool With My Breasts’

Ain’t no feeling like being free! <b>Kendall Jenner</b>, who often goes without a bra and lets her nipple piercings show, wrote about her stance on freeing …

23 Affordable Vacations That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

Where to go to stretch your dollar as far as possible.<p>Yes, you will probably have to pay more for your plane ticket than you would for a domestic flight. But if you choose your destination wisely, you could end up spending much less while you're there. (And you should always follow these tips for …

Air Travel

Electric-car startup Faraday Future is already in expansion mode

The startup, now known as "FF" for short, is already eyeing another location for a second manufacturing facility, all before the company reveals real-life versions of its forthcoming vehicles.<p>Officials in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Vallejo announced last week that FF is looking at a place …