Robert Stoneback

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What's the 'greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history'? We asked the experts

Who is the most unfairly investigated U.S. politician of all time?<p>According to President Trump, he is.<p>In response to the news that a former FBI director, Robert S. Mueller III, has been appointed to investigate Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, Trump made the declaration Thursday on …

Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p><i>Updated on June 4, 2018</i><p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly …

EPA

How a KGB Assassin Used the Death of His Child to Defect

Bogdan Stashinsky was forced to work for the KGB against his will and became one of the most wanted assassins in the world. This is the story of how he put it all on the line to escape.<p>Shortly before 5 a.m. on August 10, 1961, Bogdan Stashinsky was waiting near his apartment building in Moscow to …

My President Was Black

A history of the first African American White House—and of what came next<p><i>“They’re a rotten crowd,” I shouted across the lawn. “You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.”</i><p><i>— F. Scott Fitzgerald,</i> The Great Gatsby<p><b>I.</b><p>In the waning days of President Barack Obama’s administration, he and his wife, …

African-American News

The Ten Commandments of Sushi

My first lunch at Yajima Sushi, in Tokyo, felt more like a kidnapping. There were open spots at the counter. But the chef, Susumu Yajima, instructed …

Japan

Trump's Health Plan: Pay Your Own Medical Bills Using Money You Saved

The candidate called a special “meeting” to discuss the future of medicine. Here’s how that went.<p>Five disgruntled Republican physicians and one nurse warmed up the conference room at a Hilton DoubleTree hotel in Pennsylvania yesterday. All were members of the U.S. Congress, gathered for a rally …

Health Care

The most popular Halloween candy in every state

That's according to a survey by Influenster, a website that hosts product reviews. The company recently asked 40,000 people across the US for their favorite Halloween candy and then sorted those with the most votes by state.<p>Check out the results below.

Candy Corn

How Kaine helped a student-loan giant fight Obama reforms

The vice presidential nominee used his White House connections to help Sallie Mae fight a proposal to strip it of taxpayer subsidies.<p>When Barack Obama announced plans to crack down on federal subsidies to companies like Sallie Mae — calling them a “big racket” — one Democrat quietly helped the …

Sanders: Clinton 'absolutely correct' in leaked comments on his supporters

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said Hillary Clinton was "absolutely correct" in leaked comments about his supporters that she made at a fundraiser earlier this year.<p>"What she was saying there is absolutely correct. And that is, you've got millions of young people, many of whom took out loans in …

What the FBI Files Reveal About Hillary Clinton’s Email Server

New documents tell the full, strange story of a technophobic VIP, a sloppy State Department, and the jerry-rigged computer that held it all together.<p>The scandal of Hillary Clinton’s “home brew” email server, as it is played out over more than a year and a half, has served as a Rorschach test for …

11 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Your Android Phone

Since Android is an open platform, there's plenty of room for customization.<p>Beyond personalizing your phone, there are a few easy practices that can keep your phone neat and organized with plenty of battery life to last all day.<p>Here are some tips and tricks every Android user should know.

Android Phones

I had to become someone else to discover who I loved

I told a story about my experiences with <i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> and how the game helped me explore and come to terms with my bisexuality at PAX Prime.<p>The experience was greatly facilitated through the participatory nature of video games. The active decision-making process in games narrative influences …

Inside a video game voiceover studio

In the studio with the writers and actors of Defense Grid 2.<p>Jennifer Hale asks a few questions about the character. That's less than 30 seconds after she walks in the room.<p>Her arrival prompts the usual bit of Hollywood hug and kiss, and some hello-how-are-yous, but then it's down to business.<p>Who is …

All 30 Mario Kart 8 characters, reviewed

<b>1. Mario</b><p>Advertisement<p>I saw a therapist in college who once described love to me as “unconditional acceptance.” It was an inadequate but useful …

Retrogaming

Nostalgia is a powerful drug: How GoG.com is growing beyond a back catalog

Let’s say that you’re trying to play <i>Dungeon Keeper</i>, a game that came out in 1997. That piece of software was designed to work with a version of Windows that is seven generations old. There’s no earthly reason it should play on a modern computer.<p>And yet there are people out there who can make it …

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Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

World of Darkness - the inside story on the death of a game

For the video game industry, Monday 14 April 2014 was just another day of layoffs and wasted creative energy.<p>The massively multiplayer online game World of Darkness had spent nine years in development but was being cancelled, and its production studio CCP Atlanta slashed to a sliver of its former …

Demand For Privacy Will Kill The Free Internet. Thank Goodness.

Paying for privacy in today's digital age<p>In February, Facebook purchased the WhatsApp messaging service for the mind-boggling sum of $19 billion. It was the largest acquisition of a venture-backed company ever, but it also proved a clear, albeit subtle, point: Our relationship to personal data is …

Edward Snowden’s Motive Revealed: He Can ‘Sleep at Night’

In his first American television interview, Edward Snowden defended his disclosure of the American government's use of surveillance programs to spy on its own people, and described himself as a patriot for trying to stop violations of the Constitution.<p>"I may have lost my ability to travel," Snowden …

Privacy under attack: the NSA files revealed new threats to democracy

In the third chapter of his History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon gave two reasons why the slavery into which the Romans had tumbled under Augustus and his successors left them more wretched than any previous human slavery. In the first place, Gibbon said, the Romans …

The Rise of Nintendo: A Story in 8 Bits

From ‘Donkey Kong’ to the NES — how a Japanese company took over the American living room. An exclusive first serial from ‘Console Wars.’<p><i>The</i> …

Retrogaming

Reddit Goes Bananas Over Little Boy's Curious Request

Sometimes, it only takes a piece of fruit and a hungry kid to create a new meme.<p>A curious and hungry young boy named Carter knocked on his neighbor's …

George R.R. Martin: The Rolling Stone Interview

On a cold night in January, George R.R. Martin sits inside the Jean Cocteau Cinema, a revival theater that he owns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he …

These Intergalactic Travel Posters Look Like They Were Designed By Don Draper

If you could fly to Pluto on a 1950s-era Pan Am flight, this is what the advertisements would look like.<p>How do you get average non-nerds interested in learning factoids about the solar system? If you’re celebrity astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson, you host a multimillion-dollar relaunch of <i>Cosmos</i>. …