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Has Anyone Seen the President?

Michael Lewis goes to Washington in search of Trump and winds up watching the State of the Union with Steve Bannon.<p>Back when he was president, Barack Obama told me that only two people treated any interaction with him as a zero-sum game. One was Vladimir Putin, the other congressional Republicans. …

5 Things That Stand Out Over the Past 10 Years in the Stock Market — The Motley Fool

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News.. It may also be available on the …

Amid Signs of a Thaw in North Korea, Tensions Bubble Up

Trump administration weighs a risky strategy as Seoul and Pyongyang prepare to meet<p>A tentative move toward diplomacy over the confrontation with North Korea has begun, though that hardly means the tension is evaporating.<p>In a village on their heavily militarized border, North and South Korean …

North Korea

Sonos not working? How to fix the most common Sonos problems

<b>We’ve always scored Sonos multi-room speakers well in our reviews, but that doesn’t mean you won’t encounter any problems using one. Here’s a guide</b> …

Shelby: My state of Alabama 'deserves better' than Moore

Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby said Sunday that his home state “deserves better” than to be represented by Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct against teenage girls, including one as young as 14, when he was in his 30s.<p>Shelby, a Republican and the state’s …

Roy Moore

Inside Trump’s Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-Preservation

WASHINGTON — Around 5:30 each morning, President Trump wakes and tunes into the television in the White House’s master bedroom. He flips to CNN for news, moves to “Fox & Friends” for comfort and messaging ideas, and sometimes watches MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” because, friends suspect, it fires him up …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: Trump lawyer claims the "President cannot obstruct justice"

032ba40d-55c3-42d6-bdf9-d6399ed7a2ce<p>Exclusive: Trump lawyer claims the "President cannot obstruct …

Donald Trump

A Split From Trump Indicates That Flynn Is Moving to Cooperate With Mueller

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for Michael T. Flynn, President Trump’s former national security adviser, notified the president’s legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the special counsel’s investigation, according to four people involved in the case — an indication that Mr. Flynn is …

Donald Trump

34 new Netflix original shows and movies will debut in December – here’s the full list

This has been a fantastic year for Netflix, both on the business side of things and in terms of the company’s efforts with original content. So many …

Robbing Blue States to Pay Red

Much of the debate over the Republican House and Senate tax plans has centered on how they will shift income toward the affluent. But there is a second kind of redistribution in the plans — from Democratic blue states to Republican red states.<p>Call it the Republican two-step: redistribute upward, …

Great Depression

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando, Fla., hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, Mr. Williams, a cybersecurity expert, was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall American …

Surveillance

Saudi purge demonstrates ruthlessness of crown prince

<b>Big things are happening in Saudi Arabia. Princes, ministers and top businessmen are being arrested, detained in a luxury hotel, accused of corruption, their planes grounded and their assets seized.</b><p>The driving force behind this is 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who also heads the …

Saudi Arabia

What Made Leonardo da Vinci a Genius?

Hint: The great Italian artist was interested in everything.<p>A painting by Leonardo da Vinci sold for $450.3 million at Christie's, by far the highest price for any work of art sold at auction—and a sign of the lofty place the great Italian artist holds in our imagination.<p>Today, the term “genius” is …

The 15 coolest things you can do with your Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo

Trump pick Sam Clovis blasted schools for 'indoctrinating' students with ideas like 'environmentalism' and 'racism'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's nominee to be the chief scientist for the Department of Agriculture, Sam Clovis, wrote in a 2011 newsletter that progressives, through the public school system, have been "indoctrinating children" with concepts he said are contrary to America's founding, including …

Same-Sex Couples

Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC

When I was asked to run the Democratic Party after the Russians hacked our emails, I stumbled onto a shocking truth about the Clinton campaign.<p>Before I called Bernie Sanders, I lit a candle in my living room and put on some gospel music. I wanted to center myself for what I knew would be an …

Government

Lee Harvey Oswald called Russia's KGB department in charge of 'sabotage and assassination' before killing JFK

Lee Harvey Oswald being led down a corridor of the Dallas police station for another round of questioning on November 23, 1963, in connection with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. ASSOCIATED PRESS<p>Newly released documents from the CIA show that the spy agency intercepted a phone call …

7 ways Alexa can make Halloween even spookier

With Halloween just around the corner, use these Alexa tricks to take your celebration to the next level.<p>Halloween is one of the most enjoyable times of the year to own a smart home. You can easily automate your decorations and get creative with all the smart devices scattered around the …

Decorations

Second US aircraft carrier enters western Pacific amid North Korea tensions

A second U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group entered the western Pacific, the Navy's 7th fleet announced Tuesday, amid an increasing war of words between the United States and North Korea.<p>USS Theodore Roosevelt – the “Big Stick” – left its San Diego home port earlier this month on a scheduled …

North Korea

Kobe Steel Scandal Grows to Include Subsidiaries

TOKYO — A scandal about falsified quality data at Kobe Steel expanded on Friday, as the Japanese steel maker said nine subsidiaries, including several outside Japan, had either failed to carry out required product checks or lied about the results.<p>Including products sold by the subsidiaries, Kobe …

Kobe Steel

Democrats Are Playing Checkers While Trump Is Playing Chess

For Democrats, the warning shots are coming thick and fast.<p>“More than half of Americans don’t think Donald Trump is fit to serve as president, yet he has a clear path to winning reelection,” Doug Sosnik, who served as President Bill Clinton’s political director, wrote in the Washington Post last …

Political Science

Stephen Miller, the Powerful Survivor on the President’s Right Flank

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Stephen Miller had their attention. That was reason enough to keep going.<p>Standing behind the microphone before a hostile amphitheater crowd, Mr. Miller — then a 16-year-old candidate for a student government post, now a 32-year-old senior policy adviser to President Trump — …

Donald Trump

Bob Corker Says Trump’s Recklessness Threatens ‘World War III’

WASHINGTON — Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, charged in an interview on Sunday that President Trump was treating his office like “a reality show,” with reckless threats toward other countries that could set the nation “on the path to World War …

Donald Trump

Sessions outlines broad exemptions for religious freedom

New legal guidance could affect health care, gay rights, political action by churches<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued government-wide legal guidance Friday that urges sweeping protection for religious freedom and could impact a series of pending policy decisions involving health care, LGBT …

Religion

Less than 1% of EPA administrator's meetings are with environmental groups

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b><p>Scott Pruitt has made no secret of his interest in shaking things up at the EPA. The former Oklahoma attorney general spent years during the Obama administration challenging its regulations.<p>Now working as administrator of the very same agency, he's rolled back rules given more of …

Obama Administration

After Las Vegas Shooting, Fake News Regains Its Megaphone

When they woke up and glanced at their phones on Monday morning, Americans may have been shocked to learn that the man behind the mass shooting in Las Vegas late on Sunday was an anti-Trump liberal who liked Rachel Maddow and MoveOn.org, that the F.B.I. had already linked him to the Islamic State, …

Internet

Here’s What Puerto Rico Faces Once It Gets Past Maria

“This is, without a doubt, the biggest catastrophe in modern history for Puerto Rico,” Governor Ricardo Rosselló said after Hurricane Maria pummeled …

iOS 11: Secret features you're probably not using

If you're still dismissing pop-ups from apps asking for reviews, or writing your Wi-FI password on a Post-It note, you're not living your best life.<p>In addition to a new design and big features like augmented reality support, Apple has added a number of solid smaller changes and settings options to …

Apps

The 16 best new iOS 11 features – and how to use them

Use your iPhone and iPad like a pro, whether editing Live Photos or becoming a master of multitasking

iOS