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Deadpool 2 Trailer's Funniest Character Has a Secret Twitter and It's Hilarious

Deadpool 2's latest trailer introduces viewers to arguably the funniest character in the film, Peter (Rob Delaney), and it turns out he has a …

Deadpool

Dem lawmaker tells MSNBC that White House 'lit up' Nunes after Comey revealed Trump under investigation

A Connecticut Democrat blamed the White House for corrupting Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee charged with …

Donald Trump

Republicans Protecting Trump? Actually, It's Worse

It's difficult to see how the Comey memos help Trump, easier to see how they help hardcore conservatives pushing for their release.<p>Are Republicans in Congress providing cover for President Donald Trump in his struggles against the Russia investigation, as Matt Yglesias writes, "in exchange" for his …

Donald Trump

Is It Time to Admit the 'Grotesque Caricature' of White Evangelicals Is the Reality?

There’s no doubt that evangelicalism seems to have an image problem, especially since its overwhelming alliance with Trump.This week dozens of …

Faith

Michael Cohen's Relationship With Donald Trump Is Even More Pathetic Than You'd Expect

Sometime-attorney Michael Cohen is having a rough couple weeks, and a <i>New York Times</i> story published Friday—which details just how embarrassingly …

Donald Trump

Why More Than A Million Teachers Can't Use Social Security

Teachers have staged protests in recent weeks in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Colorado and Arizona. Some are fighting lawmakers who want to scale back their pensions.<p>It's no secret that many states have badly underfunded their teacher pension plans for decades and now find themselves drowning …

Retirement

Millions of Americans Got Free Amazon Credits From a Lawsuit, and It All Expires in 27 Hours. Here's How to Check

Remember the epic lawsuit about e-books involving Apple and Amazon? We're just hours away from a really important deadline.<p>It looks like the end is finally here. Nine years ago, Apple and Amazon were embroiled in a giant lawsuit over e-books. The net result was that Apple wound up having to fund a …

eBooks

Newly Uncovered Audio Reveals Trump Using His ‘John Barron’ Alter Ego To Lie His Way Into The ‘Forbes’ 400 List

Donald Trump’s use of fake names over the years is one of his worst kept secrets, as it has been heavily reported that he’s used the aliases “John Miller” and “John Barron” to speak to reporters over the phone to plant fake stories about himself — such as spreading fake rumors about dating Italian …

Donald Trump

The Latest: It was Putin call that had Trump fuming at Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's memos (all times local):<p>9:05 a.m.<p>President Donald Trump fumed at former national security adviser Michael Flynn over a delayed return call to Russian President Vladimir Putin. That's what two people familiar with the call told The …

Donald Trump

Nothing Compares 2 U: the secrets of Prince's original recording, unheard until today

Who is the song about, why did Prince give it to the Family to record as an album track, and what did he really think of Sinéad O’Connor’s smash hit single?<p>Thirty four years ago, when Paul “St Paul” Peterson was the singer in the Family, a band Prince had assembled, he was sitting in his mother’s …

Top 10

How Veteran Fighter Pilot Tammie Jo Shults Saved Crippled Southwest Flight 1380

Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger could rely on automated help to pull off the ‘Miracle on the Hudson.’ Ex-fighter pilot Tammie Jo Shults saved hundreds of …

Southwest Airlines

Mark Zuckerberg Quietly Moves 1.5 Billion Users’ Rights Out of Europe’s Reach

Facebook is putting up a covert fight against new privacy rules.<p>In 2008, Facebook followed the lead of countless companies before it, establishing an international headquarters in Ireland in order to skirt relatively higher U.S. corporate tax rates. In doing so, the company also ensured that …

Privacy

DHS secretary declines to explain Trump's 'breeding' tweet

<b>Calexico, California (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary declined to explain what the President meant by "breeding concept" in a tweet Wednesday morning, saying he was calling attention to a "very serious problem."<p>Asked here during a visit to the border fence replacement …

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

Surveillance

The first domino just fell after the Michael Cohen raid

Karen McDougal is now free to talk, and she may have the raid of Michael Cohen to thank.<p>The former Playboy playmate reached a settlement Wednesday with American Media, which publishes the National Enquirer, in a deal that allows her to spill about her alleged months-long affair with President …

Donald Trump

First-time judge appointed by Trump issues his very first opinion. It’s a doozy.

This is not how judges are supposed to behave.<p>Judge James Ho has been a federal judge for only a few months. Until Wednesday, he had never handed …

Affordable Care Act

Unit 731: Japan discloses details of notorious chemical warfare division

National archives lists members of army branch that conducted lethal experiments on Chinese civilians in 30s and 40s<p>Japan has disclosed the names of thousands of members of Unit 731, a notorious branch of the imperial Japanese army that conducted lethal experiments on Chinese civilians in the 1930s …

History

Charlie Dent’s rush resignation angers Pennsylvania Republicans

The Republican congressman had previously announced plans to retire after the midterms — now he’ll resign in May<p>The announcement that Rep. Charlie Dent, R-PA., is going to retire in May has thrown Pennsylvania politics into chaos. With Dent gone, the race will be on to see who replaces him for the …

Elections

Ohio lawmaker tells federal regulators that Murray Energy’s CEO is unhappy with them

Coal industry interests have financed Rep. Bill Johnson's campaigns.<p>An Ohio congressman who receives a large portion of his campaign contributions …

Fossil Fuels

Buick Enspire EV Concept packs 550 HP and 370 miles of range

Buick's all-electric SUV concept makes its debut at the Beijing Motor Show.<p>Buick's all-electric Enspire SUV Concept makes its debut in Beijing today, and man, it's a looker. Though purely a concept, the Enspire is meant to, um, <i>inspire</i> the future of Buick, the automaker calling it "an exploration of …

Buick

Ryan Zinke refers to himself as a geologist. That's a job he's never held.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Defending his decision to shrink the Bears Ears national monument to lawmakers last week, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke fell back one of his favorite credentials.<p>"I'm a geologist," he said. "I can assure you that oil and gas in Bears Ears was not part of my decision matrix. A …

Geology

Judge rules Joe Arpaio’s guilty verdict could stay on the books — despite Trump pardon

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit will appoint a special prosecutor to defend Arpaio’s guilty verdict<p>Disgraced former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio may still face serious legal jeopardy — despite being one of Donald Trump's first political pardons as president.<p>On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of …

Donald Trump

Billionaire toy maker's bid to save Toys R Us stores rejected

It looks like billionaire toy manufacturer Isaac Larian won't get to realize his dream of saving Toys R Us.<p>Attorneys and advisers for the bankrupt retailer have decided that Larian's bid of $890 million for 274 U.S. stores and the Canadian operations doesn't meet the minimum threshold to be a valid …

Toys "R" Us

The IRS’ Payment System Has Gone Down For ‘Planned Maintenance’ On Tax Day

In what will only make an unpleasant day even worse for many Americans, the IRS’ e-filing system went offline on the day that 2017 taxes are due. In an error message, the outage was described as “planned,” and while the day taxes are due sounds like a bad time for a planned outage, the error …

Identity Theft

From steak to aftershave to urine tests, Donald Trump’s merchandising empire has collapsed

For years at the height of his Apprentice fame the appeal of living, dressing, eating and smelling like Donald Trump showed few limits.<p>There were Trump steaks, Trump deodorant, Trump shoes, Trump vodka, Trump ties and, bizarrely, a Trump-branded urine test.<p>But the president's decision to trade TV …

Donald Trump

It looks increasingly likely that Interior's reassignment of Native American staffers was illegal

It's becoming difficult to keep up with all the various scandals in the Trump administration, but earlier in the month it was reported that Trump's …

Native Americans

Appreciating Harry Anderson, A Genial Star With The Edge Of A Con Man

NBC’s Thursday primetime lineup from 1984-1986 is on the short list of best regularly-scheduled nights of TV ever, along with a couple of other NBC Thursday groupings, CBS’ early ’70s Saturday comedy lineup, and that one year HBO aired <i>The Sopranos</i> and <i>Deadwood</i> back to back. It’s a stunning …

TV

Trump, in Another Apparent Reversal, Says Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Has ‘Too Many Contingencies’

WASHINGTON — After publicly flirting last week with having the United States rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership, President Trump appeared to rebuff the idea once and for all late Tuesday.<p>In a Twitter post at 10:49 p.m., Mr. Trump said that although Japan and South Korea would like the United …

Donald Trump

R.I.P. Carl Kasell, longtime NPR newscaster and scorekeeper of Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! 

NPR reports that one of its own, longtime <i>Morning Edition</i> host and beloved <i>Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!</i> announcer and judge Carl Kasell, has died. Kasell, …

Comedians

Trump’s trade rep spends $1M on new furniture, blames Obama

WASHINGTON – President Trump’s Trade Representative is spending nearly $1 million on new furniture — and blaming the Obama Administration.<p>US Trade …

Obama Administration