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Trump gets millions from golf members. CEOs and lobbyists get access to president

Dozens of lobbyists, contractors and others who make their living influencing the government pay President Trump’s companies for membership in his private golf clubs, a status that can put them in close contact with the president, a USA TODAY investigation found.<p>Members of the clubs Trump has …

Donald Trump

How the Republican health care bill fell apart

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Republicans' signature campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare came to a screeching halt Monday night after Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas came together, shocked Capitol Hill and vowed to vote against the latest draft of the GOP's health care …

Health Care

The Ultimate 4th of July BBQ Menu

From the main dish to dessert, everything is made on the grill.<p>Nothing screams Independence Day like grilling. Stoke up the coals and get ready to …

BBQ

How Gotham Gave Us Trump

Ever wonder how a lifelong urbanite can resent cities as much as Donald Trump does? First you have to understand ’70s and ’80s New York.<p><b>Trump Tower opened in 1983—a gleaming</b>, ostentatious building in a grimy, troubled city. At its base was an orange marble atrium with a waterfall and a clutch of …

Donald Trump

Anatomy of a miracle: How the Patriots came back from the dead

Zero-point-two percent. Two in a thousand. The New England Patriots stunned the St. Louis Rams to win the first Super Bowl of the Bill Belichick-Tom …

NFL

Why Trump Ditching TPP Could Hit Drugmakers Where It Hurts

President Donald Trump’s executive order withdrawing the U.S. from a historic Pacific free trade agreement checked the box for one of his flagship …

How Neil Gorsuch became Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In only a few weeks, Judge Neil Gorsuch went from the federal appellate bench in Colorado, to become President Donald Trump's nominee for the US Supreme Court.<p>His quick ascent is due to a combination of factors, including his track record, demeanor and the impression he has made …

Mitch McConnell

Facebook's fake news problem, explained

News stories are supposed to help ordinary voters understand the world around them. But in the 2016 election, news stories online too often had the opposite effect. Stories rocketed around the internet that were misleading, sloppily reported, or in some cases totally made up.<p>Over the course of …

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 …

Security

Why America Needs Donald Trump

<i>photo credit Gage/Skidmore - WikiCommons</i><p>America needs Donald Trump because the country is falling apart.<p>Things have never been worse.<p>Our military is a disaster.<p>The economy is collapsing.<p>Terrorists are everywhere.<p>The last eight years have basically ruined the nation.<p>Donald Trump is our last chance …

Facebook's Aquila drone embarks on first test flight

After several months testing smaller scale models, Facebook has successfully completed its first full-scale test flight of the massive Aquila drone. With a wingspan rivaling that of a Boeing 737, only weighing much less due to a carbon fiber composite design, the team reached a major milestone by …

Drones

Apple and Facebook helped bust the world's biggest torrent site

When you're the owner of the world's biggest torrent-sharing site, the last thing you'd expect to land you in trouble would be a totally legitimate (and legal) purchase via iTunes. But that's what happened to 30-year-old Ukrainian Artem Vaulin a.k.a "tirm," owner and operator of KickassTorrents …

The Peter Principle: Thiel speaks for himself, not Silicon Valley

The eccentric investor is not like anyone else in tech.<p>Okay, I will just say what pretty much everyone in tech thinks, even if they never seem to be able to say it out loud: Peter Thiel is a very odd character, even by Silicon Valley standards.<p>And let me be clear that Silicon Valley is full of the …

LSD makes the brain more ‘complete’, scientists say as they claim to have unlocked secrets of hallucinogenic drugs

LSD makes the brain more “complete”, scientists have claimed in a pioneering and controversial new study.<p>The drug breaks down the parts of the brain …

The pee color spectrum: What it means

Did you know that looking into the toilet bowl is like looking into a crystal ball for your health? The color of your pee can change depending on how hydrated you are, what foods you've been eating, and even as a weird side effect to certain medications. Here's what your urine color says about your …

Wellness

America’s secret arsenal

It’s one of the biggest secrets in the government: The U.S. has the most powerful cyberweapons on Earth. So what are they? And when will we use them?<p>To this day it remains one of the most sophisticated and mysterious offensive operations ever launched: Stuxnet, the computer virus specifically …

National Security

Thomas Jefferson and the fascinating history of Founding Fathers defending Muslim rights

<i>This post has been updated with President Obama's comments. The Fix originally wrote about Thomas Jefferson and Muslims in December.</i><p>Muslims are at the center of a roiling debate over religious freedom in the United States. But they've actually been a part of that heated conversation from the very …

Religion

College Campuses Are The New Test Facilities For Emerging Technology

Melissa Tait Contributor<p>Melissa Tait is the senior vice president of technology and project management at digital agency Primacy.<p>College campuses have long been sites of innovation and technology. Housing superior research and development facilities, a plethora of advisory resources and brilliant …

Mystery Of The Bright Spots On Ceres May Have Just Been Solved

NASA also released stunning new flyover images of the dwarf planet.<p>The mysterious bright spots on Ceres may no longer be so mysterious.<p>The bright spots captured the public imagination when they were first spotted by NASA's unmanned Dawn spacecraft as it approached the dwarf planet in March. There …

Astronomy

Paris Attacks Create A Dilemma For Travelers

Julija Svetlova had already made reservations at two Paris restaurants, booked hotels and paid for the two-hour Eurostar train from her home city of London last week when she turned on the television.<p>"I was about to pack my luggage on Friday, and then I just sat down and started to see all the …

France

Google Buys Bebop And Names Diane Greene To Lead Enterprise Cloud Effort

In a surprise move today, Google announced it was buying enterprise development platform startup bebop and making its founder, Diane Greene head of Google’s enterprise cloud business.<p>Greene boasts an impressive background as one one of the co-founders and former CEO at VMware. Her company had been …

The Hidden Features of Google Maps

Staying on top of new navigation features is a little tedious so it's a good thing we do it for you! But like, for serious.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Sometimes I don't even notice until I'm in the middle of something and notice my phone is doing this weird thing it never used to do. …

Maps

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones.<p><b>“Mark is fixing stuff.”</b><p>I’m killing time in the Frank Gehry–designed Building 20, whose signature feature is its soaring 434,000 square feet of open space, the latest addition to …

Sites of terror: Where the Paris attacks happened

Details continue to unfold following Friday night's horrific acts of terror across Paris. Here's what we know about the sites of the attacks — a …

France announces border checks in response to Paris attacks

<i>UPDATED: Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at 4:00 a.m. EST</i><p>France announced that it will institute border checks in response to a series of attacks on Paris …

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Pictures

Alessandra Ambrosio

Mike Pettine: Johnny Manziel 'inconsistent' in start vs. Bengals

CINCINNATI -- Johnny Manziel "absolutely" wants to keep the starting quarterback job for the Cleveland Browns, but coach Mike Pettine was noncommital …

A Swiss email firm gives the green light for hackers to hold the Web to ransom

Today, Swiss secure email firm Protonmail paid hackers nearly $6,000 to stop them crippling its sites, reports the BBC.<p>The site, which provides a free Web based encrypted email service was sent a threatening message demanding 15 Bitcoins in exchange for holding off on a distributed denial of …

Cybersecurity

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for the elderly to flipping burgers, according to a new study.<p>Robot doctors and lawyers? It’s a change …

Artificial Intelligence