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Donald Trump

Hype Meets Reality as Electric Car Dreams Run Into Metal Crunch

By Elisabeth BehrmannElisabeth Behrmann, Jack FarchyJack Farchy and Sam DodgeSam Dodge<p>When BMW AG revealed it was designing electric versions of its …

Electric Vehicles

Why is the NY Times suddenly so interested in Trump staffer Papadopoulos rather than the Russia dossier?

Over the weekend, the New York Times offered up a new explanation for why the FBI launched its investigation into the alleged collusion between President Trump and the Russian Government.<p>Chalk it up to the drunken whispers of a Trump staffer.<p>The Times quoted four sources – some foreign, all …

Analysis says Senate bill would hike taxes for 13.8 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Promoted as needed relief for the middle class, the Senate Republican tax overhaul actually would increase taxes for some 13.8 million moderate-income American households, a nonpartisan analysis showed Monday.<p>The assessment by Congress' Joint Committee on Taxation emerged as the …

Income Inequality

Fact Check: Do Drug Overdoses Kill More Americans Than Gun Homicides and Motor Vehicles?

During a speech Thursday on the opioid epidemic, President Donald Trump said that “more people are dying from [drug] overdoses today than from gun …

Guns

Hat

For other uses, see Hat (disambiguation).<p>A <b>hat</b> is a head covering which is worn for various reasons, including protection against weather conditions, …

Donald Trump

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

IT security

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin just put out a statement about why he hasn’t quit in disgust

Apparently, Trump administration officials now have to explain why they’re not resigning.<p>Cabinet secretaries don’t normally feel the need to put out statements explaining why they haven’t quit their jobs in disgust.<p>But the Trump administration is not normal. And so it is that Treasury Secretary …

Donald Trump

The Trump administration brands its economic plan: 'MAGAnomics'

Get ready for "MAGAnomics."<p>That's the new name for President Donald Trump's economic agenda, rolled out in a Wall Street Journal op-ed article by Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, on Thursday.<p>MAGA, of course, is the acronym for sTrump's campaign slogan, "Make …

Donald Trump

Lenovo just blew our minds with this bendable laptop concept

Wild concept renderings of tech devices are a dime a dozen, but when a major tech company shows one off, people tend to pay attention.<p>On Tuesday, …

Lenovo

Chaffetz: On transparency, not much difference between Trump, Obama administrations

<b>(CNN) —</b> When it comes to transparency, there isn't much difference between the Trump and Obama administrations, especially when it comes to the attorney general, according to the outgoing chairman of the House oversight committee.<p>"The reality is, sadly, I don't see much difference between the Trump …

Donald Trump

Climate Science Meets a Stubborn Obstacle: Students

WELLSTON, Ohio — To Gwen Beatty, a junior at the high school in this proud, struggling, Trump-supporting town, the new science teacher’s lessons on climate change seemed explicitly designed to provoke her.<p>So she provoked him back.<p>When the teacher, James Sutter, ascribed the recent warming of the …

Climate Change

Report: Bannon, Roger Stone helped "monitor" Ailes foes

A report by Politico's Ben Schreckinger into ties between Roger Ailes and political operatives and aspirants includes the claim that Steve Bannon, …

Donald Trump

Trump scoffs at 100-day mark as ‘ridiculous standard’

The president appears to be managing expectations ahead of the historic milestone next Saturday.<p>President Donald Trump on Friday claimed that he won’t get the credit he deserves for the first 100 days of his administration, seeking to manage expectations around what he called the “ridiculous …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Google returns to China with its Translate app

Google is rolling out its Translate app in China in a first-wave effort to reestablish a foothold in the world's most populous country.<p>The internet …

China

Lawyer With Key Evidence In Russian Corruption Scandals Falls From Building Before Testifying

Curious things have happened to lawyers involved in a massive tax fraud investigation involving government officials in Russia. Sergei L. Magnitsky, the lawyer who initially uncovered the alleged fraud died in prison. This week, Nikolai Gorokhov, the lawyer representing Magnitsky’s family, is …

Corruption
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Scott Brown: America's Seat Warmer

<b>We mentioned the other day</b> that former world-historical change agent Scott Brown was wandering around Iowa, importuning strangers to watch videos of him from 2010 on his telephone. Well, it seems he got in touch with one of his favorite fluffers from his local fanzine, and McDreamyseems to be …

Ronald Reagan

Compromise Is the Key to a New Farm Bill

“Can we do it? Can we still com­prom­ise?” a prom­in­ent ag­ri­cul­tur­al lob­by­ist who has worked on sev­er­al farm bills asked last week as the …