Stephanie Prosha

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Trump Adds Clinton Impeachment Lawyer, Bracing for a Fight on Multiple Fronts

WASHINGTON — President Trump hired on Wednesday a Washington lawyer who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment, a sign that the White House sees no immediate end to its legal problems and is girding for a combative relationship with a new Congress after the midterm elections.<p>The new …

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FEMA removes statistics about drinking water access, electricity in Puerto Rico from website

As of Wednesday, half of Puerto Ricans had access to drinking water and 5 percent of the island had electricity, according to statistics published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency on its Web page documenting the federal response to Hurricane Maria.<p>By Thursday morning, both of those key …

Trump plans to declare that Iran nuclear deal is not in the national interest

<b>correction:</b> An earlier version of this article misidentified the state of Sen. Dan Sullivan. He represents Alaska. This version has been corrected.<p>By Anne Gearan<p>, Reporter<p>Karoun Demirjian<p>, Congressional reporter<p>President Trump is expected to announce next week that he will "decertify" the …

8-Year-Old Puerto Rican To Trump: 'Stop Tweeting And Come Help The People'

Eight-year-old Yan Anthony Hernandez has deep dimples on each side of his smile. Somehow, he managed to sleep through the hurricane that roared over his home in Isabela, Puerto Rico. Unlike those living in wooden houses, his cement home held up.<p>But now, there's no electricity or cellphone service, …

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An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

A Texas Woman Has Died From 'Flesh-Eating Bacteria' in Harvey's Floodwaters

Just awful.<p>Don't go in the water.<p>That's been the warning from public health experts for weeks in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, which left …

U.S. Says A.I.G. Is No Longer ‘Too Big to Fail’ 9 Years After Bailout

WASHINGTON — A group of federal regulators voted Friday to no longer classify the American International Group as “too big to fail,” freeing the giant insurer from years of tough government oversight.<p>The vote came nine years after the government rescued A.I.G. in a significant bailout at the height …

Trump administration demands Facebook surrender information about hostile activists

Facebook is facing demands from Trump administration lawyers for account information of anti-government activists.<p>The Justice Department has demanded that the social media giant had over information from three accounts which were used to organise anti-Trump protests on inauguration day.<p>Should the …

David Olusoga's look at a forgotten history shows there's always been black in the Union Jack

Black and British: A Forgotten History addresses one of the greatest silences in British historiography.<p>Nineteen eighty-four was a transformative …

Watch: These two wealthy students murdered another boy “for the thrill of it”

And Clarence Darrow saved them from hanging<p>The case involved a brutal killing with no apparent motive, by the sons of two of the wealthiest families …

Republican Karen Handel defeats Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District

By Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Paul Kane<p>, Reporter<p>Elise Viebeck<p>, Reporter<p>BROOKHAVEN, Ga. — President Trump’s hopes of steadying his presidency and his agenda on Capitol Hill were given a lift Tuesday when a Republican won a special congressional election in the Atlanta suburbs.<p>Republican Karen Handel …

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The Latest: Critics see class divisions in London tower fire

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local):<p>7:15 p.m.<p>Anger about the Grenfell Tower fire disaster in London is being …

Grenfell Tower

Why LinkedIn Is About to Become Scary Good

With its recent unveiling of some new, data-driven user engagement tools, LinkedIn is setting the stage to become an indispensable tool in B2B sales and marketing.<p>If you are still not convinced of the power of LinkedIn for sales and marketing, listen to this announcement about the platform's …

They hate Obamacare, but Republicans can't bear to kill all of it

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Republicans scramble to tamp down fears that their health care bill would gut protections for sick people, they're running into a chorus of opposition -- from fellow Republicans.<p>With direct orders from President Donald Trump to fulfill the GOP's years-long promise to repeal Obamacare, …

Trump and Putin had 'good' talk about ending Syria war, White House says

US and Russian presidents hold first known phone conversation since missile strikes last month, addressing question of safe zones and ‘eradicating terrorism’<p>Donald Trump had a “very good” conversation with Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, about a diplomatic resolution to the Syrian civil war, …

House Republicans Vote to Change the Overtime Pay Rule

House Republicans passed a bill on Tuesday that would let employers in the private-sector give workers paid time off instead of overtime pay.<p>The bill …

Apple Reports 2Q 2017 Results: $11B Profit on $52.9B Revenue, 50.8M iPhones

Apple today announced financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2017, which corresponds to the first calendar quarter of the year. For the quarter, Apple posted revenue of $52.9 billion and net quarterly profit of $11.0 billion, or $2.10 per diluted share, compared to revenue of $50.6 …

Jimmy Kimmel put a face on pre-existing conditions, his cousin says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jimmy Kimmel's cousin, Dr. Denise Hayes, said Tuesday that the late-night comedian's emotional monologue about his son's heart surgery was important for the debate on pre-existing conditions.<p>"It was necessary for Jimmy to put that out there and put a face, put a personal note to this topic …

Medieval Battle of the Nations in Spain: Pictures

Black Americans living longer, but racial gap remains, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to the overall health of black Americans, there's good news and bad news, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.<p>The good news is that the overall death rate for black people in the United States has declined about 25% in …

Public Health

Boston sports struggle with perception built on racist past

When Red Sox fans hurled the N-word toward Orioles outfielder Adam Jones in Fenway Park, it was a reminder of Boston's racial legacy — particularly …

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NSA still collecting Americans’ phone call data

Despite Congress limiting the NSA’s ability to collect vast swathes of call data from the American public in 2015, a new report has revealed that the NSA still collected 151 million domestic call records in 2016. The NSA only had warrants to collect metadata on 42 terrorism suspects in 2016, along …

Facebook will add 3,000 moderators after video killings

After multiple, high-profile incidents of violence recently unfolded on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said in an announcement today that the company will add 3,000 people over the next year to work on reviewing videos and other flagged reports.<p>“If we're going to build a safe community, we need to …

Internet

FBI director says he feels ‘mildly nauseous’ about possibility he affected election, but has no regrets

By Devlin Barrett<p>, Reporter<p>Karoun Demirjian<p>, Congressional reporter<p>FBI Director James B. Comey gave his most exhaustive defense yet Wednesday of his role in politically sensitive investigations, telling a Senate panel that he has no regrets — despite feeling “mildly nauseous’’ at the thought that …

Government

5 things to know about the MOAB

<b>(CNN) —</b> When US forces dropped the military's biggest non-nuclear bomb on Afghanistan, President Donald Trump described it as "another successful job."<p>Better known as the "mother of all bombs," the weapon is officially known as the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB).<p>On Thursday, it was …

Military

Brain Cancer

The first patient has been dosed in a phase I/II open-label, multicenter trial investigating a novel immunotherapy combination in patients with newly …

Cancer

FBI: Trump campaign, Russia ties investigated, no wiretap evidence found

<b>(CNN) —</b> FBI Director James Comey said for the first time Monday that the bureau is investigating whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow while Russia was interfering in the presidential election.<p>Comey also delivered an implicit rebuke to President Donald Trump, …

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Read the Searing Full Text of the Open Letter Written by a U.S. Attorney Dismissed by Trump

Recently asked to resign by the administration of President Donald Trump, Chicago’s onetime top prosecutor Zachary Fardon has called for far-reaching …

Trump’s Budget to Slash Scientific, Medical Research, Arts Funding