Barack Obama

Malia Obama's Harvard boyfriend revealed to be British student Rory Farquharson who was head boy at Rugby School

Malia Obama's boyfriend has been revealed to be a former British public schoolboy who met the former first daughter at Harvard University.<p>Rory Farquharson, a former head boy at the prestigious Rugby School, was linked to Barack Obama's eldest daughter after footage emerged appearing to show them …

Malia Obama

Trump touts busy day of meetings – then appears to play golf

The president’s Thanksgiving trip to Mar-a-Lago seemed to take a recreational turn, despite his staff’s insistence he had ‘a full schedule of meetings and calls’<p>Donald Trump appears to have headed straight to the golf course on the first day of his Thanksgiving trip to Mar-a-Lago in Florida – …

Donald Trump

Malia Obama's new boyfriend identified as posh British public schoolboy after they were caught snogging at Harvard-Yale tailgate party

Malia Obama's new boyfriend has been identified as a British student.<p>The 19-year-old daughter of the former President of the United States, Barack …

Malia Obama

Kellyanne Conway’s Alabama Comments on Fox News Draw Legal Complaint

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, ran afoul of federal law when she attacked the Democratic candidate in Alabama’s Senate …

Donald Trump

Middle East's Cold War comes to U.S. as Iran sends warships to Gulf of Mexico

Iranian warships are set to leave the waters of the Persian Gulf to sail across the world and tour another gulf—the one that lies between the U.S. …

Iran

'Entitled' Beverly Hills parents drive kids' soccer ref to quit: 'I despise you'

Avery Krut pens withering letter explaining his departure, saying parents are ‘disrespectful and damaging the children’ with their behaviour<p>Avery Krut’s farewell letter to the parents of Beverly Hills is the literary equivalent of a flying kick to the shins.<p>“This will be my last year as your …

News (U.S.)

Right is wrong: the surprising life benefits of being left-handed

For years, left-handedness was seen as an affliction to be cured, and it seems probable that there remains an ingrained – if unthinking – bias against left-handed people today. Indeed, even the word 'left' speaks of an Alpha and Omega, deriving as it does from the Anglo-Saxon 'lyft', meaning 'weak'.<p>…

Psychology

The Nationalist's Delusion

Trump’s supporters backed a time-honored American political tradition, disavowing racism while promising to enact a broad agenda of discrimination.<p>THIRTY YEARS AGO, nearly half of Louisiana voted for a Klansman, and the media struggled to explain why.<p>It was 1990 and David Duke, the former grand …

Racism

Mark Halperin Poisoned Our Politics

Reports of sexual harassment destroyed his reputation and his career. But I want to talk about the deeper, subtler, more insidious effect Mark Halperin had on our politics.<p>In mid-2005 I packed two duffel bags and took a train to Washington, where I hoped, as a young reporter, to better understand …

Mark Halperin

The theory behind Trump’s tax cuts is exactly what gave us the failed Bush economy

An influx of foreign hot money isn’t what we need.<p>The last time Republicans obtained unified control of the federal government, after the 2002 midterms, they immediately set out to pass a large tax cut on dividend and capital gains income. The theory was that by making it more lucrative to invest …

Business

Comedian Sarah Silverman Admits How She Really Feels About Trump Voters - It's Surprising

Though she has emerged as one of President Donald Trump’s more outspoken celebrity opponents, comedian Sarah Silverman recently said she has a much …

Conservative View

Donald Trump is preparing for Thanksgiving by complaining on Twitter - Salon.com

President Donald Trump spent Wednesday morning, one day before Thanksgiving, paying his respects to an American soldier who had been killed in Niger and whose partial remains were recovered last week, as well as generally encouraging Americans to be thankful for their blessings.<p>Just kidding. He …

U.S. Politics

All 42 of Netflix's notable original movies, ranked from worst to best

Netflix will be releasing 80 new original films in 2018, so it's worthwhile to take stock of all that the service currently offers.<p>With the recent …

Netflix

How to Survive the Holidays When Your Relatives Are Trump Supporters

What have we learned from our favorite TV shows' holiday episodes? S—t goes down on Thanksgiving.<p>Whether you find yourself dancing with a raw turkey …

Donald Trump

Former Obama Official Admits Clinton Admin's 'Abusive Behavior' — She's Got a Message for Hillary, Too

Kathleen Sebelius, who served as secretary of Health and Human Services under former President Barack Obama, spoke openly about the Clinton …

Elections

Not if the Seas Rise, but When and How High

Once you’ve read an excellent book about climate change, which Jeff Goodell’s “The Water Will Come” most certainly is, you can never unremember the facts. Elected officials may be busy arguing about whether global warming is real. But most scientists are having other arguments entirely — about …

Books

Manafort flight records show deeper Kremlin ties than previously known

WASHINGTON - Political guru Paul Manafort took at least 18 trips to Moscow and was in frequent contact with Vladimir Putin's allies for nearly a …

Russia

President Trump has visited a Trump property on 34 out of his 45 weekends in office

President Trump is spending this Thanksgiving weekend at Mar-a-Lago. It's his first trip back since April, when his private club closed for the season.<p>Since his inauguration 10 months ago, the president has visited at least one of his properties on 34 out of his 45 weekends in office (including …

News (U.S.)

Hillary Now Blames Barack Obama for Her 2016 Loss

Hillary Clinton has a long list of people to blame for her 2016 loss. From Bernie Sanders, to white women, Clinton has worked harder to put the fault …

Conservative View

Donald Trump can't resist dig at Barack Obama as he 'pardons' turkey in Thanksgiving tradition

President Donald Trump couldn't resist a dig at his predecessor Barack Obama as he 'pardoned' a turkey in a Thanksgiving tradition.<p>Joined by his …

Donald Trump

FCC ignored fraudulent net neutrality comments, New York attorney general says - Salon.com

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman is openly calling out the Federal Communications Commission for not caring that thousands of people were submitting fraudulent comments regarding the potential repeal of net neutrality, something he compared to "identity theft on a massive scale."<p>"The …

U.S. Politics

Multiple states are investigating Uber over a 2016 data breach — and more scrutiny might follow

Regulators around the country are questioning Uber for staying silent after the hack, which affected 57 million people.<p>New revelations that Uber suffered a major security breach in 2016 — and initially withheld details from drivers, riders and regulators alike — is touching off another round of …

Uber

Freedom Rider: Obama's Crimes are Revealed Under Trump

- Advertisement -<p>President and First Lady Obama, With Saudi King Salman, Shake Hands With Members of the Saudi Royal Family<br>(Image by U.S. Department …

Liberal View

Sen. Cotton: Here’s How to End Democrats’ Obstruction of Trump’s Nominees

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., says that Democrats have forced the Senate into 47 cloture votes this year alone on President Donald Trump’s judicial …

Conservative View

Socialism and Capitalism Work Together

Redistribution policies have helped to lift billions of people out of extreme poverty.<p>In a recent article, I gave free markets much of the credit for the explosion of human well-being that has occurred during the past three or four decades. To some, this sounds like a story of socialism’s failure. …

Social Justice

Tiny Elephant Who Desperately Ran After His Family But Got Lost Is Now Safe (PHOTOS)

Recently, a ten-day-old elephant was found by Save the Elephants, a non-profit organization in Nairobi, Kenya,in the most heartbreaking of …

Wildlife

Trump golfs, tweets on Thanksgiving Eve, while Obama fed homeless veterans

President Donald Trump, who spent Thanksgiving Eve sending angry tweets and golfing, might want to take a lesson from his predecessor Barack Obama, …

LaVar Ball

Obamacare sign ups are crushing their pace from last year — but there's still a huge problem

• <b>The number of people enrolling in Obamacare insurance plans through the first three weeks of the sign-up period is higher than the number of people who signed up through four weeks in 2016.</b>• <b><br>While the pace if enrollment is higher than last year, the enrollment period is just six weeks instead of</b> …

U.S. Politics

As Trump leads from behind, America’s enemies step in

<i>Frida Ghitis is a columnist for World Politics Review and a regular CNN.com opinion contributor.</i><p>It is a partnership that would have been inconceivable just a few years ago, and one that should come as a warning to Washington. Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted a trilateral summit with …

Opinion

Haitian family 'terrified' as Trump administration moves to end protected status

Just before bedtime on Monday night, Reginald Lysias sat his 6-year-old daughter down and told her something he knew would break her heart.<p>"I told her we have to go to Haiti," Lysias recalled. "She asked me, 'Why?' I told her that President Donald Trump doesn't want us to stay in the U.S.."<p>The girl …

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