Raj Shah

‘Trump, Trump, Trump!’ How a President’s Name Became a Racial Jeer

<i>For more coverage of race, sign up here to have our Race/Related newsletter delivered weekly to your inbox.</i><p>The high school basketball squad from Eagle Grove, population 3,700, had traveled 60 miles up Highway 69 in Iowa to play the team from Forest City, population 4,100. It would be the Eagles …

Photojournalism

White House: 'Contemptible' for people to invoke Trump's name for bigotry

The White House in an article published Saturday denounced the use of President Trump's name to invoke bigotry and violence, calling it …

Robert E. Lee

Black conservatives reel after Manigault resigns

WASHINGTON — When the White House senior staff convened Friday for a regular briefing, there was not one black person among the roughly 30 people …

HBCUs

Trump veers past guardrails, feeling impervious to the uproar he causes

President Trump this week disseminated on social media three inflammatory and unverified ­anti-Muslim videos, took glee in the firing of a news …

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Cities do want to rethink regulations and avoid tech clashes, and here’s some proof

In Jakarta, Indonesia, only 50 percent of the population has access to the piped sewerage system. More than 500,000 residents practice open defecation, and more than one million people discharge wastewater directly into the river, resulting in deteriorated groundwater quality and putting residents …

Cities

SPECIAL EDITION: Disney's deal; Iger's vision; FCC's net vote; Sulzberger's retirement; Rupert's "U-turn;" Fox's future

<b>SPECIAL EDITION: THE DISNEY DEAL</b><p><i>But first, a late-breaking FCC vote... And scroll down for the day's OTHER huge media story, Arthur Sulzberger's</i> …

Bob Iger

Trump allies say Tillerson has ‘not learned his lesson’ and cannot continue in job for long

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seemed focused this week on rebooting his image as a beleaguered Cabinet member on the outs with his boss and his own employees — holding a rare town hall with employees, promising foreign trips into 2018 and saying he is “learning” to enjoy his job.<p>But then he went …

North Korea

White House confirms: Trump talked to Murdoch about Disney deal

Disney's $52.4 billion deal to acquire a significant portion of 21st Century Fox has earned the blessing of President Trump, though he reportedly first needed to be assured that Fox News wouldn't change hands.<p>White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that Trump had spoken with Rupert …

Donald Trump

Just 10 gorgeous winter images that'll get you in the spirit

Winter is coming. Wait ... or is it already here? No matter. Whether you can't get enough of the snowy season, or need a little beauty to help get …

Travel

Lockheed selects NEC artificial intelligence software to study space data

Intelligent machines are taking the technology world by storm, and have started to move to outer space.<p>WASHINGTON — The United States’ largest …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump Takes Credit for Killing Hundreds of Regulations That Were Already Dead

As the Trump administration nears its one-year mark, White House officials are touting cuts to regulations as one of their top achievements.<p>“In the …

Government

White House Mum on Trump Accusers, But Not on Media

Democrats blamed for New York attack<p>The president’s top spokeswoman lashed out at the media during a tense briefing Monday. The press corp wanted to …

Donald Trump

How Trump will target the federal safety net

Under the banner of welfare reform, the administration is eyeing changes to health care, food stamps, housing and veterans programs.<p>The Trump administration and Republicans in Congress are hoping to make the most sweeping changes to federal safety net programs in a generation, using legislation and …

Politics

Dina Powell, Gary Cohn may face headwinds post-Trump if they return to Wall Street

Is there a life on Wall Street after working for President Trump?<p>That’s the question facing Dina Powell, who resigned last week as President Trump’s deputy national security adviser and almost immediately began reaching out to her old friends and former colleagues at Goldman Sachs (GS), the big …

Donald Trump

Abbasi to present Pak stance on Jerusalem at OIC summit

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will present Pakistan’s stance in the Extraordinary Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Summit on …

Israel

Sen. Lindsey Graham Promotes Trump Property After Golfing With President

His "spectacular" comment didn't land him on Twitter's leaderboard.<p>Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who played a round of golf with President Donald Trump on Sunday, made sure to compliment the course before the day was finished.<p>“Trump International Golf Club is a spectacular golf course,” Graham …

Donald Trump

White House Calls CNN 'Fake News' After Outlet Mixed Up 2 Indian-Americans

The news outlet confused the photos of Trump's principal deputy press secretary and a former Obama official.<p>The White House laid into CNN after the news outlet mixed up the photos of two men named Shah on Friday.<p>While displaying a quote from Raj Shah, who serves as President Donald Trump’s …

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Trump spends Sunday morning at Florida golf club

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want …

Lindsey Graham

Risks From The WTO's New Power Vacuum

WASHINGTON—The world trading system confronts a new power vacuum, with out-of-date rules and no driving force spearheading any effort to update them.<p>That’s in large part because of the shifting American position on trade. The U.S. has flipped from being chief advocate to lead skeptic of the World …

U.S. Politics

Judd Apatow Dismantles White House Explanation For Trump's Slurred Speech

"That’s not dry mouth."<p>Are you suffering from chronic or severe dry mouth? Chances are Judd Apatow could tell.<p>In the case of President Donald Trump’s slurred speech during a recent public address, Apatow told HuffPost, “I mean, I work with people and watch them speak all day long, people of every …

Celebrity News

CNN’s Day of Total and Disastrous Buffoonery Continued Into the Night

Yesterday was a bad day for CNN. First, they blew a HUGE story – or hugely blew a story I guess – that had to be dramatically corrected.<p>Then, …

Conservative View

CNN Makes Repeated Glaring Errors, Now Trump is Getting Involved

"You should've been apologizing for the last two years."

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Donald Trump appeals for calm as violence grips Middle East over Jerusalem decision

Highlights<p><i>1</i><p>Trump in a major policy address had announced to recognise Jerusalem as the Israels capital.<p><i>2</i><p>One by one, 14 members of the UN Security …

Israel

Trump talks tax cuts and budget on golf course with Sen. Graham

President Donald Trump sought Sunday to gloss over the difficult work ahead for lawmakers laboring to finalize tax cut legislation he can sign by his self-imposed Christmas deadline.<p>Trump tweeted about the pending bill before he went to his golf club in West Palm Beach for a round with Republican …

Politics

CNN Wins the "They All Look Alike" Award

From the nation’s most trusted source in news.<p>Yesterday, Anderson Cooper was anchoring CNN’s coverage of Trump’s rally in Florida. As part of it, a …

Conservative View

Trump calls for WaPo reporter to be fired over misleading photo

David Weigel shared a photo of the Pensacola Bay Center, showing the empty stands ahead of Trump’s speech on Friday.

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EU Officials Warn of Risk to Global Trade

BRUSSELS—European Union officials said the U.S. is threatening to cripple global commerce by undermining the World Trade Organization, ahead of a gathering of officials from 164 countries on Sunday in Buenos Aires.<p>EU officials said the U.S. is pulling back from its position as the world’s …

Business

Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: the week of Dec. 4 – VICE News

<i>Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday.</i><p>Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the …

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U.S. decision on Jerusalem prompts protests throughout Muslim world

President Trump is calling for “calm and moderation” in the violent wake of his decision to relocate the U.S. embassy to the disputed holy city of …

Israel

Trump asked RNC chair Ronna Romney McDaniel to drop maiden name: Report

President Trump reportedly asked Ronna Romney McDaniel to stop using her maiden name, “Romney,” publicly before she took over as chairwoman of the …

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