Sylvia Brenner

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Trump tells GOP lawmakers ‘we're warriors together’ in celebration of tax bill victory

A jubilant President Trump on Wednesday celebrated Congress' passing of a sweeping tax-reform bill by heaping praise on Republican lawmakers and referring to them as his fellow “warriors.”<p>In his less than one year in office, the president memorably has sparred with Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Trump signs tax overhaul, budget bill before heading to Mar-a-Lago

President Trump on Friday signed his first major legislative triumph – a $1.5 trillion tax overhaul expected to trigger tax cuts for most Americans next year – as well as a temporary spending bill that keeps the government running through mid-January.<p>Trump signed the bills before heading to his …

Trump's rails against 'fake news,' thanks veterans during busy Christmas Eve

President Trump boasted Sunday that his party’s base is “big” and “strong,” despite the “fake news” refusing to acknowledge such support -- part of a busy Christmas Eve that included a teleconference with U.S. military leaders abroad, tracking Santa Claus on NORAD and playing a round of golf.<p>“The …

Trump: 'People are proud to be saying Merry Christmas again'

When he ran for the White House in 2016, Donald Trump promised to make America great again.<p>Late Sunday night, on what appeared to be a busy Christmas Eve at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, the president took a bow for what he views as his successful role in making Christmas merry again.<p>“People …

Trump administration set to unveil $1 trillion infrastructure proposal in 2018

<i>For the rest of December, Washington Examiner reporters will be exploring what 2018 has in store in a number of areas, from the White House and Congress to energy and defense. See all of our year ahead stories here.</i><p>——<p>The Trump administration is expected to unveil an infrastructure package in the …

Trump predicts mandate repeal will kill ObamaCare, spur replacement plan

President Trump, tweeting from his holiday retreat at Mar-a-Lago, predicted Tuesday that the newly passed tax bill’s repeal of ObamaCare’s individual mandate will unravel the 2010 law in its entirety and spur a bipartisan health overhaul.<p>“Based on the fact that the very unfair and unpopular …

Trump makes historic mark on federal bench in first year – and 2018 could be bigger

One of the most transformative years in the federal judiciary began with uncertainty and ends on a political high note for President Trump.<p>The White House, after winning confirmation for Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat held by the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia, has moved with …

Trump accuses FBI of using 'pile of garbage' dossier to go after campaign

President Trump on Tuesday blasted the so-called “dossier” – which was compiled during the 2016 campaign and contained salacious allegations against him – as a “pile of garbage” and accused the FBI of relying on it to go after his campaign.<p>The president weighed in on Twitter, in response to a …

Trump ends 2017 with big wins on economy, taxes, ISIS and more

When congressional Republicans joined President Trump for a tax bill celebration at the White House just before Christmas, a triumphant Mitch McConnell began ticking off the president’s first-year accomplishments.<p>The boasts from the Kentucky Republican, who's had a rocky relationship with Trump at …

Haley announces $285M cut in 2018-19 UN operating budget

Calling it “a big step in the right direction,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday night announced a historic reduction in the U.N. biennial operating budget.<p>Haley said the plan calls for a $285 million cut for the 2018-19 fiscal year.<p>“The inefficiency and overspending of …

Guatemala defends decision to move embassy to Jerusalem, no intention to reverse move

Guatemala’s top diplomat defended the country’s decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, rejecting international and domestic scrutiny after following the U.S.’ lead.<p>Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel said the change amounts to “a foreign policy decision, therefore sovereign,” and that …

18 Midlength Hairstyles To Consider

Be versatile! Shoulder-grazing hairstyles are made for fun. Got different length locks? Check out our ideas for short and long hair as well.

5 Yoga Moves to Start Your Day Right

June 21st is International Yoga Day, so we met up with Rachelle Tratt, founder of the Neshama Project and instructor at the Yoga Collective in Los Angeles. She's taught stars such as Rashida Jones and Lisa Kudrow a few of her key moves, so we asked her to show us a simple, 5-minute yoga flow to …

The Best Looks from Resort 2016

See the leading looks from the latest cruise collections.<p>See the leading looks from the latest cruise collections. Plus, see more of the best resort looks from Michael Kors, Alexander Wang, Gucci and more.

12 Safari-Chic Pieces to Wear Right Now

Our latest arrivals are luxe, neutral-toned pieces with a serious wild side.<p>Our latest arrivals are luxe, neutral-toned pieces with a serious wild side.

Clothing

Charting: 10 Red Dresses For Date Night

Sure, looking effortless is always a priority for us—but sometimes you just want to knock 'em dead.<p>Sure, looking effortless is always a priority for us—but sometimes you just want to knock 'em dead, and nothing turns heads like a bold red dress. Shop our favorites that are fit for a night out with …

7 Out-of-the-Box Ways to Use Tortillas

We at F&W thought outside the taco and discovered even more ways tortillas can be used. Here, seven new takes to try:<p>The highly versatile tortilla …

5 Super-Quick Recipes to Make with Tortillas and Not Much Else

Have extra tortillas on hand from making all those super delicious, crispy taco bowls? (Find out how to make them in this week's episode of Mad …

5 Savory Pancakes and Waffles for Brunch

On a weekend morning, there's nothing like a crispy waffle or a heaping stack of pancakes. And here's a way to make them even better: Add umami-rich …

Breakfast

7 Popsicles You Should Definitely Be Eating This Summer

From boozy mojito-watermelon to fruity-tangy nectarine-buttermilk, here are seven terrific popsicles to make as the temperatures rise.<p><b>1.</b> Coconut-Lime …

Can't Be at Richard Blais's Sandwich Seminar in Aspen? Try These 6 Sandwich Upgrades at Home

Later today, Richard Blais will host a seminar at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen entitled “The Blais-wich Project.” No, it doesn’t involve a …

20 Famous Paintings Reimagined With Star Wars Elements

What if art had been painted a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away? Well, I gave that question some thought, and here’s my answer – famous …

Art

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

These Are the World’s Most-Visited Castles

Imagine a castle: it probably looks a lot like Germany’s Neuschwanstein Castle, the turreted inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty …

European Travel

Hands-Off Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup

<i>There are 3 million chicken recipes on the internet. We're here to show you the good ones. Win, win.</i><p><i>Today: A riff on chicken Parmesan that will love you back.</i><p>I'd say a good chicken Parmesan sandwich is one of life's greatest pleasures. What's not to like about chicken that's breaded and cheesed …