New York Times

Trump Asserts 'Complete Power to Pardon' in Saturday Tweetstorm

The president also angrily lashed out at the media and his critics.<p>President Trump lashed out at the media in a Saturday morning tweetstorm, insisting his authority to issue pardons is “complete” and expressing frustration over stories that revealed Attorney General Jeff Sessions may have lied …

Politics

Trump blames 'intelligence leak' for damaging report on Sessions

President Donald Trump railed against the latest damaging report about his administration, tweeting on Saturday morning that the "illegal leaks" like the one he said was behind a Washington Post article must end.<p>The Post reported late Friday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had discussed …

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A day in the life of Sheryl Sandberg, who uses an old-school notebook, likes 'bad TV,' and goes to bed before 10

Since joining Facebook in 2008, COO Sheryl Sandberg has widely been credited with helping the company soar.<p>The former Googler also already written two books — "Lean In" and "Option B" — on her experiences balancing her high-powered job with her personal life, along with the insight she's gleaned …

Sheryl Sandberg

Exposing the New York Times’ hypocrisy on Jeff Sessions

Last year, after President-elect Trump picked Jeff Sessions to be attorney general, The New York Times editorial page called the Alabama senator …

Opinion

Ivanka Trump is making millions off her father’s presidency

New financial disclosure forms reveal that Ivanka has made more than $12 million since last year.<p>Ivanka Trump’s first ethics disclosure since joining …

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The many unearthed interactions between Trump-world and Russia, documented

<b>(CNN) —</b> The White House acknowledged this week that President Donald Trump met Russian President Vladimir Putin during the G20 dinner for an hour -- a meeting that went undisclosed for weeks until it came out in press reports. This non-disclosure follows a pattern when it comes to some meetings …

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Live Updates: Republican Effort To Repeal Obamacare Dies In The Senate

The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare died midday Tuesday.<p>The latest GOP effort is now doomed after three Republican senators announced they would vote against a procedural measure to repeal Obamacare. Sen. John McCain is in his home state of Arizona recovering from a medical procedure, leaving …

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The Psychology Roiling Tesla's Stock Price

A month ago, Tesla’s closing stock price peaked at $383.45, and last week the stock closed below $330.<p>Apparently, investors are beginning to catch on to the fact the Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a severe case of a behavioral condition known as “the planning fallacy.” People who suffer from the planning …

Markets

Oklahoma man recounts chasing loose circus elephants | Miami Herald

As the 1,500-pound animals rumbled past, circus employees — including the trainer — ran after them, even though it was pointless. The animals were …

Elephants

Trump says the New York Times foiled an attempt to kill the leader of ISIS—is he right?

Early risers start the morning with a cup of coffee and a run. Night owls repeatedly press the snooze button. The President of the United States, …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Trump Sets Internet Ablaze After Claiming New York Times Foiled Plot to Kill ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi

On Saturday morning, President Trump unloaded a barrage of tweets about the media, James Comey, Obamacare, Hillary Clinton, and ISIS.<p>But his tweet …

Islamic State (ISIS)

New York Times Editorial Bids Farewell to Spicer as ‘Our Four-Pinocchio Press Secretary’

<i>The New York Times</i> editorial board sent off <b>Sean Spicer</b> yesterday with this opening sentence:<p>Oh, Sean Spicer, our four-Pinocchio press secretary, is …

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TRUMP TWEETS! Accuses the New York Times of helping ISIS leader escape!!

El Presidente Trumpo was up early and tweeting again, which is a treat for all Americans, I’m sure.<p>A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington …

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Scaramucci lauds Breitbart in first interview since entering White House

Newly minted White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci lauded Breitbart News on Saturday in his first interview since joining the Trump …

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Who Spun It Best: President Trump on health care

As Republicans scrambled to explain away their failed attempt to pass a health-care bill this week, President Trump found a scapegoat. And then he found a new one.<p>In our latest edition of “Who Spun It Best,” we give you three different messages about what happened to health care, all from one …

Health Care

Moving on from Jeopardy! fame: Saint John teacher marries fellow contestant

Lewell was first Canadian teacher to make it to Jeopardy's Teachers Tournament in 2013<p>After first appearing on <i>Jeopardy!</i>, then celebrating a rather …

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When Syria Came to Fresno: Refugees Test Limits of Outstretched Hand

Full screen<p>1/8 SLIDES © Jason Henry for The New York Times<p>2/8 SLIDES © Jason Henry for The New York Times<p>3/8 SLIDES © Jason Henry for The New York …

Refugees

Ex-slave who trained Jack Daniel gets new recognition

NASHVILLE — The substantial contribution of a former slave on Jack Daniel’s history is being thrust into the limelight as Tennessee’s whiskey …

Soooperpodcast #255! Repeal And Repeal the GOP!!!

THIS WEEK!! The Matt returns!! And we talk about how terrible and awful the GOP is and how we dislike them all, and Randy Paul and how Jonah Goldberg …

Conservative POV

The Memo: Spicer shock leaves WH staff bracing for more change

The tumultuous Trump White House witnessed its most notable shake-up yet on Friday — and speculation is rife that more departures could be …

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Jeff Sessions Is a Dead Man Walking

Before his early endorsement of candidate Trump, in February 2016, Sessions fretted that he was torpedoing his career. Seventeen months later, the Attorney General has met an even crueler fate: he’s Trump’s new Sean Spicer.<p>As <b>Robert Mueller’s</b> investigation into potential coordination between the</b> …

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Trump tests the limits of presidential power

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump is the no-limits President.<p>During his six months in power, Trump has made few concessions to the conventions and protocol of an office shaped by his predecessors for more than two centuries.<p>Though his voice now carries the resonance of a head of state, he's more often adopted …

Politics

Trump Takes His Contempt for the Law to New Heights

'New York Times' interview makes clear Trump aspires to be accountable to no one<p>Donald Trump gave a wide-ranging and revealing interview to <i>The New</i> …

Politics

Both men 'had enough of each other': Why Sean Spicer is really leaving Trump's White House

Sean Spicer's resignation from the press secretary post on Friday was generally framed as a positive development for President Donald Trump's White House, which has been battered by a rolling drumbeat of controversies since Trump took office.<p>Spicer said he hoped his departure would give incoming …

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‘Furious’ New York Times writer blasts white women in scathing essay

He’s walked through New York City for just shy of a decade and has had no problems — except when he encounters white women, New York Times reporter Greg Howard, who is black, recently wrote in a scathing essay.<p>Howard decided to single out white women in a Wednesday column for the Times’ …

Journalism

Jeff Sessions just got in more trouble - and now he's put Trump in a box, too

Attorney General Jeff Sessions's bad week just got worse. And while his new problems would appear to threaten his job, they also put President Donald …

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Does Trump Have a Case Against Mueller?

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>The White House is seeking to discredit Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigative team. Could it work?<p>President Trump and his legal team are reportedly preparing …

Government

Trump can usually make it about a third of the way through an interview without mentioning Hillary Clinton

President Trump was 20 words into his recent interview with the New York Times when he raised a topic that he seemingly can’t resist: Hillary Clinton.<p>“Hi fellas, how you doing?” he said to the three Times reporters, two of whom were fellas. Then, asked about his meeting on health care with …

Elections

Wells Fargo accidentally leaks 50,000 clients' records

Wells Fargo accidentally leaked thousands of sensitive documents, but not in the way you think. The bank wasn't hacked, and its computers didn't go on the fritz: it just inadvertently sent 1.4 gigabytes of files to a former financial adviser who subpoenaed the company as part of a lawsuit against …

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The media's war on Trump is destined to fail. Why can't it see that?

The news media needs to win its war with Trump, and urgently so. But the goal should be more than just reestablishing the old rules of legitimacy<p>These are the worst of times for the American news media, but they are also the best. The newspaper industry as a whole has been dying slowly for years, …

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