Fred Sandmann

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Michael Wolff’s Withering Portrait of President Donald Trump

Michael Wolff, the author of the new book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” extracts from which set the Internet ablaze on Wednesday, is an experienced magazine journalist. Among the publications on his résumé are <i>New York</i>, <i>Vanity Fair,</i> and the <i>Hollywood Reporter</i>. A chronicler of media, …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump told Nikki Haley she could speak her mind. She’s doing just that. - STATE - CNN Politics

Donald Trump

Why General John Kelly Is Trump’s Last Hope

To the men and women of the Trump White House–the curious, the hopeful, the desperate and the dubious–the all-hands summons was a little out of the …

Donald Trump

The slow, secret death of the electric guitar. And why you should care.

The convention couldn’t sound less rock-and-roll — the National Association of Music Merchants Show. But when the doors open at the Anaheim Convention Center, people stream in to scour rows of Fenders, Les Pauls and the oddball, custom-built creations such as the 5-foot-4-inch mermaid guitar …

Guitar

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Vim

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Google launches Pixel phone in direct bid to take on Apple's iPhone

Search company unveils first own-brand phone with 12 megapixel cameras and unlimited photo storage, pitting it directly against Apple<p>Google has launched two own-brand smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL, in a bid to take on Apple and its iPhone 7 head on.<p>The two Android smartphones are the first to …

IPhone 7

Killer Robots Are Coming And These People Are Trying To Stop Them

Forget about drones, forget about dystopian sci-fi — a terrifying new generation of autonomous weapons is already here. Meet the small band of dedicated optimists battling nefarious governments and bureaucratic tedium to stop the proliferation of killer robots and, just maybe, save humanity from …

Review: Barbra Streisand, 'Encore'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released.</i><p>Barbra Streisand's cheekily entertaining and sometimes touching new album, <i>Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway</i>, sounds like the skits and music of an extravagantly staged awards show without the awards. It also has the feel of a …

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants, and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

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Clinton, Trump exchange racially charged accusations

RENO, Nev. — A series of racially charged accusations dominated the presidential campaign Thursday, with Democrat Hillary Clinton accusing Donald Trump of “taking hate groups mainstream,” while the Republican nominee repeatedly claimed that Clinton is a “bigot” toward African Americans.<p>Clinton …

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Trump Taj Mahal casino workers' strike enters third day in Atlantic City

Just after midnight on a typical Sunday, John McLaughlin would be preparing for a shift bartending at a lounge at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino.<p>Trump Taj Mahal workers go on strike over contract disputes<p>Read more<p>Instead, the lights were on at the closed club on the casino floor and the …

Garrison Keillor hosts final A Prairie Home Companion episode

Writer and humorist says farewell to 18,000 fans, but ‘last-show’ aspect was subtle as he closed out as if it were any other – though Obama called in<p>The writer and humorist Garrison Keillor served up a bittersweet farewell for 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, as he hosted his final …

Goodbye, Garrison Keillor, and thanks

Among the many Donald Trump denunciations that have inflamed the internet in these chronically outraged times, few have been blessed with a rhetorical gusto equal to Garrison Keillor's.<p>"It is the most famous ducktail in America today, the hairdo of wayward youth of a bygone era," he wrote recently …

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11 Things to Know When Filling Out Your Tax Return This Year

Tax season news you can use.<p>Tax season is almost here, and with it comes all the usual issues of paperwork and confusion. But this year might be …

Identity Theft

These Are the Best Jobs in America Right Now

Take your pick<p>What makes a job not just good, but great? According to Glassdoor.com, it’s a combination of how much you make, the level of demand for …

Employment

How Spotify Is Turning Music Streaming Into a Social Experience

While competing service Deezer was busy raising new money, music streaming company Spotify gobbled up two startups to help it differentiate its …

Michigan Governor On Water Crisis: 'We Will Fix This'

Embattled Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday of the water contamination crisis in the city of Flint, "I am sorry; we will fix this." Snyder addressed the debacle in his State of the State address.<p>Snyder is facing calls for his resignation over claims that he mishandled the crisis, in which pipe …

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GoPro staggers as hardware sales disappoint and grand media ambitions are slow to pay off

It might be hard to find a tech company that’s taken a bigger hit in recent months than GoPro.<p>Last August, GoPro’s stock peaked at $64.74. Yesterday, it closed at $12.48, down more than 80 percent. At that same time, the NASDAQ closed down 9.54 percent; Apple is down 16.87 percent.<p>Earlier this …

Raspberry Pi's latest computer costs just $5

Raspberry Pi has just unveiled the Pi Zero, a programmable computer that costs only $5 — about as much as a cup of coffee.<p>Available from today, the Pi Zero is the charity organization’s smallest computer ever and packs enough power and components to match up to other offerings in the Pi family. In …

NBC Faces Mounting Pressure to Fire Trump as ‘SNL’ Host, but Ratings Are King

Despite the network’s best efforts to ‘fire’ the GOP presidential frontrunner, he is poised to have his biggest media night in months this week when …

Jon Stewart's HBO Deal Is Perfect for Him — and HBO

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Windows 10 upgrade push changes things for IT pros and bootleggers

Microsoft mistakenly pushed Windows 10 upgrades to existing Windows 7/8 users through the Update process earlier this year, but next year it will do it on purpose. That's just one of several changes coming to the update process, as it targets IT professionals doing mass upgrades, and even people …