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Trump Thought There Was a Country Called “Nipple”

Complex pronunciations and time zones are reportedly scrambling the president’s attempts at diplomatic outreach.<p>When <b>Donald Trump</b> moved into the White House on January 20, 2017, he brought with him a whole host of reasons why he should not be president. One was his unprecedented business …

Donald Trump

Stunning sphinx discovery: Workers make incredible find while fixing road

A mysterious sphinx has been discovered during roadwork in the Egyptian city of Luxor.<p>Mohamed Abdel Aziz, director general of Luxor Antiquities, announced the find Sunday, according to Egypt Today. The sphinx was found at the site of a road connecting Luxor Temple and the Temple of Karnak, two vast …

Ancient History

The first human trials of this experimental, cancer-killing drug could change everything

Properly mixed, the medicine came out as a dark brown liquid. A nurse brought the intravenous bag to the side of a recliner, where a man with brain cancer sat. The nurse hung the plump bag on a stand and prepared the treatment for delivery. The moment had arrived for BXQ-350 to meet its first human …

Cancer

Brain discovery could block aging's terrible toll on the mind: Faulty brain plumbing to blame in Alzheimer's, age-related memory loss -- and can be fixed

Faulty brain plumbing to blame in Alzheimer's, age-related memory loss -- and can be fixed<p>Aging vessels connecting the brain and the immune system …

Memory Loss

Is this the administration’s dumbest idea yet?

President Trump probably won’t follow through on his threat to revoke the security clearances of a bunch of former federal officials who have been critical of him, if only because within a couple of days he’ll get distracted by something else and forget all about it. But this bizarre episode …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is actually a very unpopular president

Yes, his base likes him, but his overall numbers are terrible.<p>Recent polling on President Donald Trumphas increasingly been covered in a way that emphasizes Trump’s high numbers with self-identified Republicans rather than his low numbers with the American public.<p>For example, a new poll released on …

Republicans

5 Classic Novels By Women You Really Should Read — And Can Finish In One Sitting

It's nearly halfway through summer, do you know how your summer reading goals are doing? If you're trying to check more of your TBR list but aren't …

Literature

‘The arrogant American’: Trump avoids mixing with the public on trips to Britain, other foreign countries

President Barack Obama had just wrapped up a meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron when they took a detour, visiting a school in South London where they rolled up their sleeves and engaged a pair of students in a table tennis doubles match.<p>The version of ping-pong diplomacy in 2011 …

Donald Trump

For Trump, Failure Is the Only Option

So Donald Trump went to a NATO summit, insulted our allies, then made the absurd demand not just that they increase defense spending — which they should — but that they raise it to 4 percent of G.D.P., much higher than the bloated military spending in his own budget. He then claimed, falsely, to …

Trump Told Russia To Get Clinton's Emails. The Same Day, They Obeyed.

A new indictment from Robert Mueller reveals that Russia appeared to be listening to what Trump wanted.<p>In the morning of July 27, 2016, Donald Trump encouraged Russian hackers to find emails that had been deleted from Hillary Clinton’s private server that she used while serving as secretary of …

Donald Trump

I'm a British Lawmaker. Here's Why I’m Protesting Trump’s Visit to the U.K.

On Friday, a 19-foot “Trump Baby” balloon is set to float over the Houses of Parliament in London, as President Donald Trump makes his first official …

What If Trump Has Been a Russian Asset Since 1987?

On June 14, 2016, the Washington <i>Post</i> reported that Russian hackers had broken into the Democratic National Committee’s files and gained access to its …

Donald Trump

When Has Trump Been Accused of Rape or Attempted Rape? Allegations Include a Child, His Wife and a Business Associate

Former Alabama Judge Roy Moore appears to be losing his shot at a seat in the U.S. Senate that was previously a near-guaranteed win. This follows …

These Are The Scandals That Brought Down EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

Scott Pruitt resigned after racking up ethics probes over perks like first-class travel, courtside seats, secret calendars and soundproof booths.<p>The scandal-riddled Scott Pruitt resigned as the Environmental Protection Agency administrator on Thursday after a whirlwind of controversies, 18 federal …

Scott Pruitt

One-third of the world’s population lives in a declining democracy. That includes the United States.

Many scholars have argued that democracy — particularly in the United States — is under threat. Examples include Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt’s analysis of democratic backsliding and Yascha Mounk’s stringent critique of whether American democracy truly represents its citizens. Our newly …

United States

Trump’s knee-jerk authoritarianism is shining through

IT IS weeks such as these, in which a president displays his authoritarian instincts, that prove the wisdom and importance of the checks and balances the framers designed. Over the past several days, President Trump has threatened a member of Congress and an iconic American company, the latter for …

Donald Trump

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

SEATTLE (AP) — Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>Late Tuesday, a federal judge in California issued a …

Immigration

Ginsburg, Sotomayor Issue Scathing Dissent Of SCOTUS Travel Ban Decision

The justices argue Trump's order was "motivated by anti-Muslim animus.”<p>Supreme Court Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg delivered a scathing dissent to the court upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban Tuesday, saying “a reasonable observer would conclude that the Proclamation …

President Trump Hired Undocumented Immigrants for $4 An Hour for Demolition Project: Court Docs

President Donald Trump hired hundreds of undocumented Polish immigrants to demolish a New York City building in 1980 and paid them as little as $4 an …

Religious groups and leaders call Trump's 'zero tolerance' immigration policy sad, sinful and immoral

A day after Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions cited the Bible to defend the Trump administration's immigration policies and the separation of children from their families, many faith-based leaders are forming coalitions, signing letters and issuing sharply worded statements against the policy.<p>“I would like …

Donald Trump's Friday morning proves the massive danger of sitting down with Robert Mueller

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has a very casual relationship with the truth. To him, facts are fungible. They are things to stretch, pull and sometimes break -- all in service of the story that he tells himself about his life.<p>In his first 466 days in office, Trump said more than 3,000 things that …

Donald Trump

WATCH: Bypassing regime, Netanyahu offers water tech to Iranians

"The Iranian regime shouts: "Death to Israel!' and in response, Israel shouts, 'life to the Iranian people!'"<p>><br>• ><p>PM Netanyahu offers to teach Iranians …

Nuclear Detectives Hunt Invisible Particles That Escaped the World's Largest Atom Smasher

A few years from now, if a crew of physicists gets its way, a squat building will rise above the border between France and Switzerland. This …

This Is Why Physicists Think String Theory Might Be Our 'Theory Of Everything'

It’s one of the most brilliant, controversial and unproven ideas in all of physics: string theory. At the heart of string theory is the thread of an idea that’s run through physics for centuries, that at some fundamental level, all the different forces, particles, interactions and manifestations of …

Quantum Mechanics

Trump Boasted of Avoiding STDs While Dating: Vaginas Are 'Landmines ... It Is My Personal Vietnam'

In an unearthed interview from 1997, Donald Trump claimed he was a “brave soldier” for avoiding STDs during his single years in the late ’90s.<p>“It’s …

Bill Gates: Trump Is Even Dumber Than You Thought

And creepier, too!<p>As the past 35 months have made painfully clear, <b>Donald Trump</b> is not a particularly smart man. At least, not in the traditional way that Americans used to expect of their president. “We just got back from the Middle East,” he told a room full of Israelis, upon arriving in Jerusalem …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Reportedly Called Mike Flynn at 3 A.M. for Economic Advice

Mike Flynn is not an economist.th<p>The United States economy is a staggeringly complex system, made up of a vast web of interconnected variables that can’t easily be summarized in a series of bullet points on a single page, as <b>Donald Trump</b> reportedly prefers his briefings delivered. That might be O.K. …

Fox’s Cavuto to Trump: ‘That’s your stink. Mr. President, that’s your swamp.’

Fox News host Neil Cavuto ripped into President Trump’s trail of conflicting and false statements in a monologue on Thursday, targeting Trump for issues such as the Stormy Daniels payment and his exaggerations about illegal voting during the 2016 election.<p>Speaking directly to the president on his …

Donald Trump

The Ineffective Executive: How Trump’s Laziness Is Destroying His Presidency

Unstructured time seems to be incubating his biggest outbursts of rage.<p>Forgive me, because we’re about to take a break from a week of big and mostly horrible news—a rush to intervention in Syria being the worst, a bank robber throwing cash over <b>Taylor Swift’s</b> fence being the best—and instead …

Trump tariff backlash causes panic in rural America as mega jobs losses appear on the horizon

Campaign Action<p>Donald Trump shocked economists and many inside his own administration when he ignored his economic advisors and went with a …