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The Supreme Court was the 'most functional branch of government' this term  

The Supreme Court's nine-month term ended Monday, marking a historic period of time for the judicial branch as the justices set a modern record for reaching consensus. Because the court operated with just eight justices for the majority of its term, the breakdown "probably required having a lot more discussion of some things and more compromise and maybe narrower opinions than we would have issued otherwise," said Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. The term had the highest share of unanimous cases eve

2017-06-27 14:10:55
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We've lost Canada  

A majority of Canadians now dislike the United States, a first since records began being kept 35 years ago. Likely, though, it has been much longer since Canadians felt so negatively about their southerly neighbors: "Maybe it was pretty bad in 1812," Environics Institute executive director Keith Neuman quipped to the Toronto Star, "but there's no data for that." Under President Trump, only 43 percent of Canadians view the U.S. favorably, with 51 percent holding a negative view. The revelation c

2017-06-27 13:44:54
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Maine raised the minimum wage for restaurant workers. They begged to have it lowered.  

After Monday's news that Seattle's $15 minimum wage experiment is actually lowering low-wage employees' income, restaurant workers in Maine must be feeling pretty prescient. Their minimum wage saga started back in November, when voters approved a referendum raising their minimum wage from $3.75 an hour in 2016 to $12 by 2024. The intention was to lessen servers' reliance on tips, a plan that only sounded good to people who aren't servers. Since that vote, restaurant workers have lobbied the sta

2017-06-27 12:53:03
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Alec Baldwin is returning as Trump  

After fueling speculation that he might set aside the spray tan forever, Alec Baldwin has confirmed he'll reprise his role as President Trump for Saturday Night Live when the show returns for its 43rd season this fall. "Yeah, we're going to fit that in," he told CNN. "I think people have enjoyed it." Earlier this year, the actor suggested he might be done with the impression after a single season of SNL. "There's a style the president has to have, and I think the maliciousness of this White Hou

2017-06-27 12:28:52
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Driverless car technology is being thwarted by kangaroos  

Roughly 3.3 million years after ancient humanoids invented the earliest known tools, mankind is on the cusp of perfecting sophisticated self-driving technology that has the potential to revolutionize transportation as we know it. There is only one problem: kangaroos. Volvo's new self-driving technology uses a "large animal detection" system to prevent its S90 and XC90 car models from plowing into deer or moose while on the go, the BBC reports. But during tests in Australia, researchers realized

2017-06-27 12:23:31
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Television writers are having a hard time topping the drama of real-life Washington, D.C.  

As a sharp American social critic once said, "truth is stranger than fiction." Television writers are learning that the hard way, though, as the real-life drama in Washington, D.C., dominates — and entertains — the nation. "I'm very jealous," Veep showrunner David Mandel jokingly confessed to The Associated Press. "We work very hard on our scripts. They seem to be better at the job than I am." "We are in extremely unusual times," agreed Homeland executive producer Alex Gansa, "and sometim...

2017-06-27 08:57:12
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Democratic lawmakers staged an impromptu sit-in at the Capitol over TrumpCare  

On Monday night, a group of Democratic lawmakers sat down on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to talk about Republicans' plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The impromptu event started with Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) streaming a Facebook Live talk about TrumpCare, and it quickly grew from there. 1. Tonight, something kinda magical happened on the steps of the Capitol. It started like this: pic.twitter.com/9HDvz4K4W6 — Ben Wikler (@benwikler) June 27, 2017 Democrati...

2017-06-27 08:38:33
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1. The European Commission fined Google $2.7 billion on Tuesday after ruling that the company abused its power by steering search results to promote its comparison shopping service. The fine is the biggest ever imposed by the EU's antitrust regulators. The ruling also required Google to stop the practices within 90 days, or it could face further penalties of 5 percent of its parent company Alphabet's average daily worldwide earnings, about $14 million a day. Google indicated it might appeal, say

2017-06-27 07:40:54
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Trump just promised to 'prioritize' HIV/AIDS treatment. His budget slashes funding for related programs by $1.1 billion.  

Just a month after releasing a budget proposing drastic cuts to AIDS treatment programs, President Trump delivered a heartfelt statement on National HIV Testing Day. Trump in the statement encouraged people to "take the first step — discovery — in fighting" HIV and expressed gratitude for the "concerted efforts to diagnose and treat more and more people," which have allowed Americans with HIV to live "longer, healthier lives than ever before." He vowed his administration would "build upon t...

2017-06-27 07:35:38
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Massive 'Petya' cyberattack hits Europe, South Asia  

A massive worldwide cyberattack is causing disruptions from Spain to India, with Ukraine the heaviest hit and the apparent initial target, The Independent reports. The attack is the biggest in Ukraine's history, affecting everything from the banks to the electricity grids and metro. Ukraine's prime minister called the attack "unprecedented," but clarified that "vital systems haven't been affected." Ukraine has faced a history of cyberattacks or hacking attempts in the past several years. The co

2017-06-27 07:21:22
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Facing long odds, McConnell delays health-care vote  

Due to a lack of votes, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has decided to delay the Senate vote on the GOP health-care plan. McConnell, who was pushing for a vote this week, told senators Tuesday that he now plans to hold the vote after the July 4 recess in hopes of rallying more support in the extra time. Six Republicans have come out against the bill, while four have expressed concerns. McConnell can only afford two defections. Meanwhile, Republican senators have been invited to t

2017-06-27 07:14:48
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Couple has their dream wedding at a fancy Las Vegas Taco Bell  

The bride carried a bouquet made of hot sauce packets, while the groom smelled of chalupas, as is expected when a couple marries inside a Taco Bell. Today's the day! #LoveAndTacosContest winners @DanRyckert & Bianca are getting married. Catch the wedding on our #Snapchat. pic.twitter.com/rOczqCM1kY — Taco Bell (@tacobell) June 25, 2017 On Sunday, Dan Ryckert and Bianca Monda became the first people to get married inside Taco Bell's Las Vegas Cantina on the Strip. After they exchanged their ...

2017-06-27 06:56:52
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GOP Sen. Susan Collins says she'll vote to block Republican health-care bill  

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) tweeted Monday evening that she will vote no on a motion to advance the Senate health-care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Collins made the announcement a few hours after the Congressional Budget Office released its preliminary analysis of the Senate Republicans' health-care proposal, which estimates that in 10 years, if the plan passes, 22 million more people would be uninsured than if the Affordable Care Act remained the law. "I want to work with my GOP

2017-06-27 06:39:44
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Stephen Colbert teases his Russia trip with a pretty gutsy clip of him on Russian late-night TV  

On Monday's Late Show, Stephen Colbert reiterated that he was extremely happy to be back in America after his visit to Russia last week. "The whole trip was supposed to be top secret," he explained. "I'm serious. I wanted to get over there and get back before anybody knew. And some traitor leaked that I was over there. Luckily, after an exhaustive search, we have found the leaker — it was me." He showed the tweet he sent to President Trump showing himself in Russia, apologized to himself,

2017-06-27 06:15:28
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Seth Meyers thinks the Senate GOP health-care bill is 'almost comically villainous'  

The Senate Republicans' health-care plan is "almost comically villainous," Seth Meyers said Monday night, with its tax cuts for the wealthy paid for by gutting Medicaid. "The only way this bill could be more cartoonishly evil is if it mandated tying damsels in distress to railroad tracks," he said on Late Night. On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office release its report projecting that the GOP plan would leave 22 million more people uninsured over the next 10 years, and that's "savage," Meye

2017-06-27 05:20:36
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GOP congressman reportedly loses $17 million in a single day thanks to a bad drug gamble  

Stock in an Australian biotech company that was questionably promoted to members of the House by Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.) plummeted from $1.77 a share to just 5 cents on Tuesday, after the company announced its multiple sclerosis drug had failed trials, The Buffalo News reports. "The news is dire for both the company and investors," Australia's Money Morning wrote, as shareholders' hopes had hinged on the promising drug's success. Collins is the firm's biggest shareholder; he owns about a fi

2017-06-27 05:19:33
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President Trump spent his morning retweeting Fox & Friends  

Fox News is facing mounting accusations that it is acting as a kind of "state media" for President Trump, claims that are not going to be assuaged by the president's early morning retweets. On Tuesday, President Trump shared four different Fox & Friends tweets without comment: Mark Levin: The collusion is among the Democrats — FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) June 27, 2017 Hannity: Russia allegations 'boomeranging back' on Democrats — FOX & fr...

2017-06-27 05:01:01
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Stephen Colbert, just back from a trip to Moscow, apologizes to Trump over Russia's election hacking  

Stephen Colbert was in Russia last week, he revealed on Monday's Late Show. His audience may not have been aware of his travels, but "you know who did know I was in Russia?" Colbert asked. "Russian intelligence — hard-core fans, evidently, followed me everywhere." He explained that he and his crew returned from Moscow Sunday night, that he was still on Russian time, and that he would show some of the several segments he shot there in coming weeks. "But while Russia was fascinating, it is

2017-06-27 04:35:10
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3 CNN investigative journalists resign over retracted Russia-Trump story  

Following the retraction of an article on a Wall Street financier and ally of President Trump allegedly meeting with a Russian investment fund, three investigative journalists at CNN are leaving the network. On June 22, CNN published a story on its website about Senate investigators looking into a meeting between SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci and an executive for the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which invests in Russian companies, the Los Angeles Times reports. Late Friday, CN

2017-06-27 04:01:30
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White House: Syrian government making preparations for chemical weapons attack  

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer released a blunt statement Monday night about Syria, claiming the United States has "identified potential preparations for another chemical attack by the Assad regime that would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children." The White House says it has seen activities "similar to preparations the regime made before its April 4, 2017, chemical weapons attack." The U.S. is in Syria to "eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and Sy

2017-06-27 03:51:50
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I got an IUD. It was a nightmare.  

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2017-06-27 03:46:27
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The GOP's 'Better Care' act: The worst parts of health care now even worse  

Over the last few years, Republicans correctly identified the thing Americans hate most about the health insurance system: out-of-pocket costs. Rising premiums are bad enough, but what's really maddening is when you have insurance, but you still have to keep shelling out for going to the doctor. Many insurance plans, particularly on the individual market, have deductibles of $5,000, $8,000, even $12,000 or more. It makes you feel like you're being screwed: We pay hundreds of dollars every month

2017-06-27 03:32:35
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California will list ingredient found in weed-killer Roundup as cancerous  

On July 7, the state of California will add glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup weed killer, to its list of chemicals known to cause cancer, but the maker of the product, Monsanto, is vowing to fight it out in court. When a chemical is listed as being a known carcinogen, companies selling the product in California must add warning labels to their packaging. Monsanto has filed an appeal, saying the chemical doesn't cause cancer and labels would harm business, The Associated Press reports.

2017-06-27 03:21:41
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Only 2 countries trust America more under Trump than Obama, new global survey shows  

On Monday, the Pew Research Center released a survey on how 37 countries view the United States under President Trump, and overall, the numbers are pretty eye-opening. In the six months since former President Barack Obama left office and Trump was sworn in, favorable views of the U.S. have dropped from 64 percent at the end of Obama's tenure to 49 percent, while unfavorable views rose from 26 percent to 39 percent. It took former President George W. Bush eight years to get numbers that bad, esp

2017-06-27 03:21:21
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Former GOP Rep. David Jolly explains why he now appreciates ObamaCare  

David Jolly won a special House election in Florida in 2014 as a staunch critic of the Affordable Care Act, but then lost his seat to Rep. Charlie Crist (D-Fla.) in November. On Monday night, he told MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell that when he was unexpectedly unemployed in January, with a pre-existing condition, he realized that he was glad ObamaCare was the law of the land. "While I ultimately chose a private-sector plan, I also knew in 2017, ObamaCare provided an exchange that was a safety net t

2017-06-27 03:07:16
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Joe Scarborough slams Senate GOP for upending 'one-sixth of the economy' just to get to tax reform  

Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough on Tuesday slammed Senate Republicans for being willing to jam through the health-care bill just to get to the next legislative battle. "You talk to these jackasses behind closed doors and you go 'what are you doing' and they go 'we've got to get to the tax bill so we've got to do this first,'" Scarborough said, marveling at the fact that some lawmakers were willing to change "one-sixth of the economy so we can get to a tax bill." Scarborough also took a swip

2017-06-27 03:02:38
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1. Senate Republicans' proposal to replace ObamaCare would reduce the number of Americans with health insurance by 22 million over a decade, according to a report released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO score estimated that the Senate proposal would reduce federal spending by $321 billion by 2026, about $200 billion more in savings than would come from the House plan. The extra savings could give backers more room to add spending to win over GOP moderates who are

2017-06-27 02:53:09
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3 gallingly wrong assumptions at the heart of the GOP's 'Better Care' act  

A sharp crew of conservative policy wonks (the "reformocons") has long tried to put together a coherent critique of and alternative to Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The GOP House's American Health Care Act largely ignored these proposals. But the Better Care Reconciliation Act, released by the Senate last week, migrates back in the reformocons' direction. Avik Roy, the premiere conservative health wonk, declared that if the Senate bill passes, "it'll be the greatest policy achievement by

2017-06-27 02:49:12
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Congressmen make $174,000 a year. This Republican wants an extra $30,000 'housing allowance.'  

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has just days left before he gets to return to his own bed in Utah, leaving his Capitol Hill office cot behind for good. But before he goes, Chaffetz has called for a $2,500 monthly housing stipend to help lawmakers afford living in D.C. "Washington, D.C., is one of the most expensive places in the world, and I flat-out cannot afford a mortgage in Utah, kids in college, and a second place here in Washington, D.C.," Chaffetz told The Hill. "I think a $2,500 housing a

2017-06-27 02:30:17
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Pentagon memo suggests scrapping program for foreign-born recruits, exposing 1,000 to quick deportation  

The Defense Department is looking into canceling enlistment contracts for 1,800 foreign-born military recruits, about 1,000 of whom no longer have valid visas, opening them to the risk of deportation, The Washington Post reports, citing an undated Pentagon memo prepared for Defense Secretary James Mattis. The memo cites what it calls heightened security threats from the immigrants in the program, Military Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI), launched in 2009 to fill crucial medical an

2017-06-27 02:09:25
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EU hits Google with record $2.7 billion antitrust fine over its shopping service  

On Tuesday morning, the European Commission ordered Google to pay a larger-than-expected $2.7 billion (2.42 billion euros) fine over its comparison-shopping service and ordered the search giant to change how its shopping results are displayed to end what the EU antitrust regulators have deemed illegal anti-competitive behavior. It is the largest anti-competition fine the EU has ever imposed, and more than double the $1.2 billion fine it levied on chipmaker Intel in 2009. (Intel appealed, and a

2017-06-27 01:51:09
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Brazil's chief prosecutor charges President Michel Temer with corruption  

Late Monday, Brazil's chief prosecutor, Rodrigo Janot, filed charges accusing embattled President Michel Temer of corruption for allegedly taking a $152,000 bribe, with the promise of $11 million more, from meatpacking magnate Joesley Batista. The charges will likely be weighed by the Chamber of Deputies, the lower house of Congress, where a two-thirds majority would be needed to suspend Temer for up to 180 days while he was put on trial. Temer, who replaced President Dilma Rousseff after she w

2017-06-27 01:50:59
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The GOP's 'Better Care' act is better than you think  

There's a lot to like about the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the health-care bill unveiled last week by Senate Republicans. As drafted, the proposal preserves the most worthy features of the Affordable Care Act while addressing some of its key flaws. This is, apparently, a controversial opinion. Many critics on the right (like Rand Paul and Americans for Prosperity) decry the plan as some watered-down ObamaCare lite. Many liberals, meanwhile, have reflexively tarred Better Care as an unmitig

2017-06-27 01:34:25
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Pentagon, State Department appear surprised by Trump's new red line on Syria and chemical weapons  

The White House appeared to draw a new red line on Syria Monday night, with Press Secretary Sean Spicer warning that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had been caught making "potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack" that "would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including innocent children," and if he "conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price." The rest of the government, including the military, appears

2017-06-27 01:18:27
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North Korea just played the Hitler card on Trump  

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is apparently unaware of the widely cited internet adage that the person who first brings up Nazi leader Adolf Hitler automatically loses the argument — or maybe he just doesn't care about Godwin's Law. On Tuesday, North Korea's state-controlled Korean Central News Agency argued that President Trump's America First policy "is the American version of Nazism far surpassing the fascism in the last century in its ferocious, brutal, and chauvinistic nature," and "Na...

2017-06-27 01:09:35
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Climate change could get much worse much faster if these 'natural sponges' fail. And it looks like they're failing.  

Climate scientists are uncertain if the world's "natural sponges," which for decades have helped absorb global carbon dioxide emissions, will be able to keep up with the amount of emissions being produced from burning coal, oil, and natural gas, The New York Times reports. In fact, the sponges might already be failing: Even as the amount of carbon dioxide being produced has stabilized in recent years, carbon dioxide levels in the air rose at record rates in 2015 and 2016. That's where concerns

2017-06-26 19:10:09
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Trump has promised not to cut Medicaid funding. The Senate's bill would slash funding by $772 billion over the next decade.  

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday that Senate Republicans' health-care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, would slash Medicaid spending by $772 billion over the next 10 years. That would mark a 26 percent cut in spending on Medicaid by 2026, compared to under ObamaCare. President Trump has repeatedly pledged to not cut Medicaid funding. Just the day before the CBO released its cost estimate score of the BCRA, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway insisted ther

2017-06-26 17:28:56
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Trump's travel ban is foolish and unnecessary. But the Supreme Court was right to protect it.  

Should the Trump administration be permitted to ban foreign nationals originating from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the United States? Several things happened on Monday to indicate that the Supreme Court is far more receptive to the administration's arguments than a number of lower courts have been: It agreed to hear the case in the fall. It partially lifted the injunction against its implementation in the meantime, reversing the actions of lower federal courts that had put the p

2017-06-26 17:16:53
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Senate GOP, Republican National Committee have different messages when it comes to CBO estimate  

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released on Monday its preliminary analysis of the Senate Republicans' health-care proposal, estimating that by 2026, 22 million more people would be uninsured under the Better Care Reconciliation Act. So the message coordination of @GOP & @SenateGOP is not so hot.#CBOscore pic.twitter.com/NY21B8Q0BW — Kedron Bardwell (@KedronBardwell) June 26, 2017 The Senate Republicans decided to jump on one bit of information in the analysis — that "the draf...

2017-06-26 16:32:26
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Banner urging Nevada senator to 'vote no on TrumpCare' spotted flying by the capital of West Virginia  

Either a plane headed to Nevada got terribly lost in West Virginia on Monday, or someone got their senators mixed up. Spotted flying above West Virginia's state capital was a plane toting a banner urging Nevada Sen. Dean Heller (R): "Keep your word. Vote no on TrumpCare." Charleston, WV, looks to the sky and asks: "Who's Senator Heller?" Probably not the reaction organizers were seeking. It's @SenCapito, guys. pic.twitter.com/0omJAanKdX — Rob Byers (@RobByersWV) June 26, 2017 If West Virgin...

2017-06-26 15:50:05
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Nintendo to release mini SNES Classic in September  

Nintendo announced Monday that it will release a miniature version of its Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition this fall. The system, first launched in 1991, will come with two controllers and 21 games, including classics like Super Mario Kart, Super Mario World, and F-ZERO, along with a previously unreleased sequel to Star Fox, Star Fox 2. Super Mario World, Earthbound, Star Fox 2 + 18 more games? Now you're playing with super power! #SNESClassic launches 9/29. pic.twitter.c...

2017-06-26 15:19:25
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Serena Williams hits back at John McEnroe over ranking comments  

Tennis superstar Serena Williams is not to be messed with, on or off the court. Over the weekend, John McEnroe, while promoting his new memoir, But Seriously, told NPR he believes Williams is the best female player ever. When asked why he didn't refer to her, like others have, as the best player in the world, McEnroe responded that while she is "incredible," if Williams "played the men's circuit, she'd be like 700 in the world." Williams waited until Monday to tweet a message right to McEnroe.

2017-06-26 14:56:48
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Trump was reportedly 'a frequent source' for National Enquirer 'scoops'  

Long before President Trump blasted anonymous sources from the Oval Office, he was reportedly an anonymous source himself — for the National Enquirer. While Trump had been a subject of the Enquirer's coverage in the early 1990s, embarrassed by such headlines as "Trump's mistress cheats on Donald with Tom Cruise," all that changed when Trump's friend, David Pecker, became the publisher of the notorious tabloid in 1999, The New Yorker reports. …Once Pecker took over [the National Enquirer], c...

2017-06-26 13:48:05
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Seattle's $15 minimum wage experiment might already be crashing and burning  

A 2014 law designed to incrementally raise the minimum wage of Seattle's low-income workers up to $15 an hour has apparently backfired, a study conducted by University of Washington economists concluded. The findings show that low-wage employees actually lost an average of $125 a month under the new model, or about $1,500 a year, due to employers' reduced payrolls and hours. Most alarmingly, "the paper's conclusions contradict years of research on the minimum wage," The Washington Post reports.

2017-06-26 13:23:07
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Senior adviser to the president Ivanka Trump says she tries 'to stay out of politics'  

White House employee Ivanka Trump apparently has a rather curious understanding of what it means to be a senior adviser to the president. On Monday, she informed Fox & Friends that despite having an office in the West Wing, "I try to stay out of politics." Trump went on to say: "I instead like to focus on areas where I can add positive value, where I can contribute to the agenda. Policies around workforce development, about ensuring that barriers are removed for the American working family &hel

2017-06-26 13:17:37
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Disney World will soon reopen its Hall of Presidents — with a talking Robo-Trump  

Disney World's Hall of Presidents is a sit-down ride for all ages featuring animatronic representations of every American president. It is ideally a celebration of American history and realistically a place for tired, sunburnt parents to just sit in the air conditioning for a few blessed moments. It is also currently closed, as the park shutters the attraction for renovations — namely, installing a new figure — after every presidential inauguration. The unusual length of 2017's closure sinc...

2017-06-26 12:42:51
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Trump baselessly claims Obama 'colluded or obstructed' in frenzied morning tweetstorm  

President Trump resumed a rant about Russia, former President Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton on Monday morning, an apparent continuation of his reaction to a damning Washington Post story from last week that painted Obama as having done too little too late to pinch off the Kremlin's influence over the 2016 election: The reason that President Obama did NOTHING about Russia after being notified by the CIA of meddling is that he expected Clinton would win.. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrum...

2017-06-26 12:36:22
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Largest American physicians group slams Senate health-care bill for violating the 'do no harm' standard  

On Monday, the American Medical Association slammed the Senate's health-care bill in a scathing letter to Senate leadership. The largest physicians group in the nation declared that it could not support the Better Care Reconciliation Act introduced last week because it "violates" the medical standard of "first, do no harm" on "many levels." Based on the "combination of smaller subsidies resulting from lower benchmarks and the increased likelihood of waivers of important protections such as requ

2017-06-26 12:36:15
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22 million more would be uninsired under the Senate health bill than ObamaCare. That's the entire population of these 17 states combined.  

On Monday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its appraisal of Senate Republicans' health-care bill, dubbed the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The CBO estimated that were the BCRA to become law, 22 million more people would be uninsured by 2026 than if ObamaCare were to remain the law of the land. As ProPublica's Charles Ornstein pointed out, that's effectively the populations of these 17 U.S. states combined: The increase in the number of uninsured is the population of KS,

2017-06-26 12:21:10
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Trump hails the SCOTUS decision on his travel ban as a 'clear victory for our national security'  

In a statement Monday, President Trump declared the Supreme Court's decision regarding his travel ban a "clear victory for our national security." The Supreme Court on Monday announced that it would review Trump's executive order temporarily banning travel from six majority-Muslim nations in October; in the meantime, it will allow the government to partly implement its ban, though only against people without a "bona fide" connection to the U.S. Trump claimed in his statement that the court's de

2017-06-26 12:10:07
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Religious freedom, anti-discrimination laws to go head-to-head in Supreme Court case  

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a major First Amendment debate between religious freedom advocates and anti-discrimination groups, The Associated Press reports. The case, Masterpiece Cakeshop vs. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, will test if a bakery had a constitutional right to break Colorado's anti-discrimination law when it refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding. The cake shop owner believed "he would displease God by creating cakes for same-sex marriages." The bakery's owner,

2017-06-26 12:05:42
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Michael Bloomberg commits $200 million to American mayors  

On Monday, Michael Bloomberg dedicated $200 million to helping American mayors address issues in their communities via his Bloomberg Philanthropies charitable organization. Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor, told The New York Times that the American Cities Initiative will help mayors implement policy changes typically reserved for the state and federal government. "It's really efficiency in government, how you marshal resources and how you deal with the public, explain to th

2017-06-26 11:02:34
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Supreme Court to hear Trump's travel ban case in October  

The Supreme Court handed down the final opinions of its nine-month term Monday, with a 5-4 decision on the death penalty case Davila v. Davis, a 5-4 decision on the securities case California Public Employees' Retirement System v. ANZ Securities, Inc., and a 7-2 decision in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer. Likely the biggest news out of the court Monday is the announcement that the justices agreed to review President Trump's travel ban in October, which bars immigration from

2017-06-26 09:34:55
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Solar panel experts hate Trump's proposal to put solar panels on his border wall  

Solar panel experts say President Trump's idea to cover his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall in solar panels doesn't make much sense — practically or economically. While Trump has raised the possibility as an easy way to make it so the wall "creates energy and pays for itself," experts explained to BuzzFeed News that it's a whole lot more complicated than "just slapping a bunch of solar panels onto the wall." For starters, Trump's proposed wall is massive. GTM Research's MJ Shiao explained th...

2017-06-26 09:28:28
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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson rips the Republican health-care bill for simply 'throwing money at the problem'  

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) is one of five Republican senators who have publicly opposed the GOP Senate health-care bill since its introduction last week, and in an op-ed published Monday in The New York Times, Johnson detailed exactly why he thinks the Better Care Reconciliation Act "fails." Johnson argued that a plan replacing ObamaCare ought to "bring relief, and better, less expensive care, to millions of working men and women." "Unfortunately, the Senate Republican alternative, unveiled last

2017-06-26 09:16:26
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Official NFL store sells Redskins novelty license plates featuring an illustration of the wrong Washington  

If you only have a passing interest in football, you might be forgiven for thinking the Washington Redskins play in Washington state. But if you are the NFL itself, you should probably know better. Which makes this vanity plate, briefly for sale in the NFL's official online store, absolutely hilarious: NFL's novelty Skins license plate has one very big problem: pic.twitter.com/freuIs0Eg3 — Deadspin (@Deadspin) June 26, 2017 As The Washington Post's Dan Steinberg so c...

2017-06-26 08:13:19
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CBO estimates Senate health-care bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026  

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on Monday released its cost estimate of Senate Republicans' health-care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The CBO score revealed that by next year, 15 million additional people would be uninsured under the plan, as opposed to under ObamaCare, the current law. The CBO attributed this steep drop to the fact that the "penalty for not having insurance would be eliminated" under the BCRA. By 2026, 22 million more people would be uninsured under the

2017-06-26 07:41:31
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Scientists just created a light that is 1 billion times as bright as the sun  

A million suns isn't cool. You know what's cool? A billion suns. Physicists from the University of Nebraska's aptly-named Extreme Light Laboratory have just made the brightest light ever produced on Earth, and it is one billion times brighter than the surface of the sun, Phys.org reports. The super bright laser beam is helping researchers understand how light and matter interact. When light from a regular bulb or the sun strikes a surface, it "scatters," which is what allows us to see. In every

2017-06-26 07:38:45
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1. Republican Senate leaders scrambled on Sunday to muster support for their proposal to replace ObamaCare as opponents of the plan gained momentum. President Trump acknowledged that it will be "very, very tough" to pass the bill, and said "the alternative is the dead carcass of ObamaCare." Numerous reluctant conservative and moderate Republicans said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's vow to hold a vote before Congress leaves for the week-long July 4 recess does not leave enough time to h

2017-06-26 06:53:08
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Trump's enthusiasm for Russia and Putin is dividing his White House, frustrating friends and foes alike  

President Trump is eager to hold a formal bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a G20 summit in Germany next month, to the dismay of top advisers at the State Department and National Security Council, The Associated Press reports. And Trump's refusal to acknowledge that Russia interfered in the 2016 election is causing consternation in Congress, among government officials, and even some Trump supporters, Maggie Haberman says at The New York Times. All 17 U.S. intelligence a

2017-06-26 06:48:46
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John Oliver makes an impassioned case for vaccinating kids, with only a brief dig at Trump  

There used to be a time when American parents would line up to vaccinate their kids like vaccines were the latest iPhone, John Oliver said on Sunday's Last Week Tonight. But despite vaccines saving millions of lives, "small groups are both skeptical and vocal about vaccines, which is nothing new, but these days their voice has been amplified by the human megaphone that is the president of the United States." He showed some of President Trump's comments on the campaign trail, and subsequent twee

2017-06-26 06:29:25
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The ghostly loneliness of Greece's roadside shrines  

The winding, mountainous roads of rural southern Greece are dotted with small boxy structures. Sometimes elaborate, sometimes simple, these cross-topped edifices are ghostly reminders of lives lost too soon. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris) Greece has the sixth-highest automobile fatality rate in the European Union. In 2016, 804 people died in car crashes, and more than 13,000 were injured, according to The Associated Press. Greece's geography is partially to blame. Mountains cover some 80 perc

2017-06-26 06:20:52
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Sean Spicer downplays Russia's involvement in the 2016 election hack, claims 'other countries' were potentially involved  

In an off-camera briefing at the White House on Monday, Press Secretary Sean Spicer apparently claimed that President Trump believes other countries, in addition to Russia, might have been involved in hacking the 2016 election: Spicer on if Russia hacked election: "He believes that Russia probably was involved and potentially other countries." pic.twitter.com/MysOoQwP6q — Eamon Javers (@EamonJavers) June 26, 2017 Trump has long disputed the evidence that the Kremlin was involved in trying t...

2017-06-26 05:41:45
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Judge orders Salvador Dali's body be dug up to test tarot card reader's claims  

A surreal paternity case in Madrid has led to a Spanish judge demanding that the body of Salvador Dali be dug up to test a woman's claims that the painter is her father, the BBC reports. Maria Pilar Abel Martinez, a tarot card reader, alleges Dali had an affair with her mother, a maid, in 1955. At the time, Dali was married to Gala Dali; the couple did not have any children. It is necessary for Dali to be exhumed to test the paternity claims because there are no known biological remains of the

2017-06-26 05:37:57
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Former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page had 'extensive discussions' with the FBI  

Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump during the presidential campaign, was questioned by FBI agents five times in March regarding his contacts with Russians and communications with the Trump campaign, several people with knowledge of the investigation told The Washington Post. When asked about claims that he acted as a middleman between the campaign and Russian officials, Page denied any wrongdoing, a person familiar with the case said. Page told the Post he had "extensive dis

2017-06-26 05:36:24
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Kill the private health insurance industry before it kills you  

The private health insurance industry needs to be killed. And the weapon of its demise is obvious: Medicare for all. Before ObamaCare, the fact that private markets are horribly ill-suited to deliver health insurance was obvious. Unlike home or car insurance, very sick people can virtually never afford to pay the premiums necessary to cover their care. Back then, one of dozens of pre-existing conditions and a lapse in coverage meant you were virtually un-insurable. (For example, if you were pre

2017-06-26 05:25:56
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Pregnancy is not a disease  

About once a week, I have to dump a half gallon of cold water on my face and remind myself that in this country pregnancy is considered a disease. Only seven years ago, this grotesque perspective was maintained by health insurance companies, who were free to deny coverage to expectant mothers or "women likely to become pregnant" (whatever that means) with impunity the way they would a heavy smoker. It's nice to know that the Republican paste-up job revision of the Affordable Care Act will proba

2017-06-26 05:13:58
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McConnell allies give him better-than-even odds of getting his GOP health-care bill passed this week  

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) wants the Senate to pass his health-care bill this week, before the July 4 break, and the next couple of days will be a test of his strategy to craft a major overhaul of the U.S. health-care system in secret and spring it on the Senate with no public hearings. He can afford to lose only two Republicans, and five have said they won't vote yes on the current version of the bill, with at least three others expressing strong reservations. Republican se

2017-06-26 05:10:43
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This basketball team is only open to women 80 years and up  

The San Diego Splash women's basketball team may not win every game, but the players — all above 80 years old — always have a good time. The team is part of the Senior Women's Basketball Association, a nonprofit that puts together teams made up of women older than 50. The San Diego Splash is made up of the oldest women in the league, and as they told ESPNW, "if you can stand up and move your legs, you're welcome." The teams play 30-minute games, three on three, on a half court. Some

2017-06-26 04:53:32
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Sen. Susan Collins says she'll vote to block Republican health-care bill  

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) tweeted Monday evening that she will vote no on a motion to proceed the Senate health-care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. Collins made the announcement a few hours after the Congressional Budget Office released its preliminary analysis of the Senate Republicans' health-care proposal, which estimates that in 10 years, if the plan passes, 22 million more people would be uninsured than if the Affordable Care Act remained the law. "I want to work with my GOP

2017-06-26 04:39:44
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How the Democrats blew the health-care fight  

There are many remarkable things about the Senate's version of TrumpCare, which finally went public last Thursday. Chief among them is how the bill was written up: in almost total secrecy, amidst an almost total lack of news coverage. "It was omitted from all the places most Americans get their news — television, print, and online front pages — until the past few days," lamented Brian Beutler of The New Republic. Activists and a few brave media souls spent several weeks in May and June tryi...

2017-06-26 04:24:19
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Americans want Democrats to set environmental policy and Republicans to run the military  

Americans will never be happy with Washington, D.C., on an aggregate level, new Gallup poll results suggest, because on average, we'd like to assign different policy arenas to different parties. On most social and domestic issues, the average American wants Democrats to take the lead. For environmental policy, health care, and education, for example, Americans have a double-digit preference for Democrats. Republicans, meanwhile, score best on handling stuff like foreign policy, immigration, and

2017-06-26 04:22:56
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Britain's Conservatives sign governing pact with Northern Ireland unionist party  

On Monday, British Prime Minister Theresa May and her top Conservative Party deputies signed a pact with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland in which the DUP will support May's minority government in most key votes, starting with the queen's speech later this week. There will be no formal coalition government, and the DUP will be free to vote against May's government on issues that don't threaten her government. May fell nine votes short of a majority in the House of Commons in a

2017-06-26 04:21:04
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Can Orphan Black escape its tangled morality?  

Five seasons in, BBC America's Orphan Black has had so many reshuffles that it's tough to keep track of anything — up to and including what good and evil mean at this point. The flip side of Simon Frontenac's brutal question to Alison — what is your value? — is the one posed by Alison's minister: What are your values? It's a question several characters on the show are asking as this remarkable series starts to wrap up. "Sarah, I have lost my line right now," says Art, the clone's cop all...

2017-06-26 04:12:06
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These 'food computers' can maximize the deliciousness of your vegetables  

Researchers are using artificially intelligent greenhouses to grow vegetables for maximum deliciousness, said Adele Peters at Fast Company. MIT Media Lab has developed "food computers" that constantly adjust their internal climate to find the perfect combination of light, humidity, and nutrients for the specific crop growing inside. The resulting "climate recipes" can be tweaked to make vegetables tastier by boosting a plant's production of specific flavor molecules. Food computers could also m

2017-06-26 03:58:44
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Chuck Schumer warns that without FCC intervention, America's robocall problem will get much worse, fast  

The Federal Communications Commission and its chairman, Ajit Pai, agree with everyone that robocalls are a nuisance, and last week the FCC proposed a record $120 million fine for a Miami telemarketer whose company made nearly 97 million "spoofed" robocalls over a three-month period. But on Sunday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he had asked Pai and his FCC colleagues to protect America's cellphone inboxes from a new threat, the "ringless voicemail." Telemarketers, backed by

2017-06-26 03:50:34
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How the Supreme Court just dangerously undermined the separation of church and state  

If Chief Justice John Roberts is to be believed, the Supreme Court ruled today in a modest case involving playground surfaces. But Justice Sonia Sotomayor saw the Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer decision for what it is: a fundamental reshaping of the relationship between church and state in the United States, and not for the better. At issue is the Supreme Court's decision today that the state of Missouri was required to provide funding to a church-run preschool and daycare center under a prog

2017-06-26 03:25:39
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Hairdresser travels around the world to give the homeless free haircuts  

Toting a backpack with scissors, a razor, clips, a comb, and a styling cape, Joshua Coombes is traveling around the world, giving free haircuts to homeless men and women. The 30-year-old London hairdresser gets to know his homeless clientele as he works, and he shares their stories on his Instagram stream, tagging them with #DoSomethingForNothing. "When you cut someone's hair, it is about trust," Coombes told The Washington Post. He's found that clients get comfortable and "tell us everything.

2017-06-26 03:23:40
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Is Trump trying to be America's mayor?  

Is President Trump trying to run the White House like a city hall? That's the proposal of Politico's Jack Shafer, who argues much of Trump's behavior that strikes us as strange in a president would make sense in a mayor: Our classic big-city mayors all cut a similar figure. Even after winning office, they kept campaigning, stumping for their causes without apology. They blustered in the name of the neighborhoods, the parishes, and the synagogues. They feuded with their enemies. Loudly. They "fi

2017-06-26 03:17:53
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John Oliver warns against trusting skeptical GOP senators to sink the new health-care bill  

Last week, President Trump insisted that, contrary to his earlier suggestion, he did not tape his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. And his elaboration on the topic, in an interview on Fox News, was a word-salad masterpiece, John Oliver marveled on Sunday's Last Week Tonight. "Whenever Trump talks, it's like cross between a lottery machine that spits outs words and a Speak-and-Spell that just fell into a toilet." In just a few sentences, Trump somehow managed to validate Comey

2017-06-26 03:16:09
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How to save for retirement if you don't have a full-time job  

For many Americans, 9-to-5 corporate culture is losing its appeal: Nearly one in three working Americans (that's 54 million people!) are freelancers or independent workers, according to the Freelancers Union. It's easy to see why — the benefits of self-employment for both individuals and corporations are numerous. But while it's hard to beat the autonomy of being your own boss, one glaring deficit is the lack of an easily accessible, employment-sponsored retirement plan. Even if you aren't a ...

2017-06-26 03:16:07
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Jared Kushner finalized $285 million 'bad boy' loan with Deutsche Bank a month before Trump's election  

Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, secured a $285 million loan from Deutsche Bank, Trump's biggest known lender and at the time under investigation for allegedly allowing Russian money laundering, in October 2016, a month before Trump's election, The Washington Post reports. The Kushner loan was part of a refinancing deal for four retail floors of the former New York Times building off Times Square in Manhattan, and Kushner did not list the loan or his personal guar

2017-06-26 02:55:05
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Trump, India's Modi to meet Monday in Washington  

On Monday, President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet in Washington, D.C., with the pair engaging in one-on-one talks, followed by remarks to the media — without taking any questions — and a working dinner. Trump and Modi do not agree on major issues like trade or the Paris climate agreement — Trump has said India negotiated in an unsavory way to ensure the country receives billions of dollars in aid — but a Trump administration official told Reuters they both hav...

2017-06-26 02:41:53
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Trump super PAC accuses a GOP senator of 'turning on voters' by opposing the Senate's health-care plan  

President Trump's super PAC, America First Policies, is singling out a Republican lawmaker for opposing Senate Republicans' plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare. In a Monday morning tweet, the nonprofit, which was started by Trump advisers to back Trump's policies, urged people to pressure Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) to reverse his opposition to the Senate health-care bill. Heller on Friday became the fifth Republican senator to come out against the health-care proposal, declaring "there isn't an

2017-06-26 02:15:52
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Why celebrities can't stop, won't stop — even when they briefly stop  

Six short years ago, LCD Soundsystem said goodbye. The dance-punk band played a sold-out farewell show at Madison Square Garden in April 2011. A box-set recording of that multi-hour concert, (now ironically) titled The Long Goodbye, was released. There was a documentary in which frontman James Murphy cried. A "small shrine" to the band was erected in a Williamsburg record store. It's since become clear that this was all for naught. The band first poked its head out with a single released last C

2017-06-26 02:15:33
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1. Japanese auto-component maker Takata Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday, after failing to bounce back from its massive air bag inflator recalls. The company's defective inflators, which can explode and blast shrapnel into vehicle interiors, have been blamed for 16 deaths and 180 injuries, setting off the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. More than 100 million inflators have been recalled — 69 million of them in the U.S. — affecting 42 million vehicles. A Chinese-ow...

2017-06-26 01:49:05
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Pro-ISIS messages appear on Ohio government websites  

Anyone who checked the website of Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Sunday morning would have been surprised to find a pro-Islamic State message. Ohio Governor John Kasich's website was hacked Sunday, displaying what appeared to be pro-ISIS propaganda pic.twitter.com/68bTq1KdtL — CNN (@CNN) June 25, 2017 The Ohio Department of Administrative Services said 10 state websites and two servers were affected, and law enforcement is investigating how they were hacked. Kasich's...

2017-06-26 01:47:43
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Report: Moscow recalling ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak  

Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, has been recalled back to Moscow, three people with information on the situation told BuzzFeed News. Kislyak has been embroiled in the FBI and congressional investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials during and after the 2016 presidential election; President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have all

2017-06-26 01:31:32
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Can Silicon Valley survive without Erhlich Bachman?  

What will happen to Silicon Valley without Erhlich Bachman? The HBO series ended its fourth season with a familiar reset that's by now become a pattern: Richard Hendricks emerges from a near-catastrophe flush with offers. He uses that narrow victory to declare war on Gavin Belson (who's just recovered from a catastrophe of his own). When these two prickly egomaniacs face off, Erhlich — long the greatest egomaniac on the show — becomes collateral damage. Richard asks whether Erhlich ever mad...

2017-06-26 01:24:57
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Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy  

Takata, the Japanese air bag maker whose defective air bag inflators were responsible for at least 16 deaths and 180 injuries, has filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Japan. The company said most of its assets will be purchased by a Michigan-based rival, Key Safety Systems. Numerous lawsuits were filed over Takata's faulty inflators, which would explode with too much force and send shrapnel flying, spurring the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.

2017-06-25 19:47:17
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9 dead, dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia  

A tourist boat carrying around 150 people sank near Medellin, Colombia, on Sunday, killing at least nine people and leaving dozens more missing. The accident took place at the Guatape-El Peñol reservoir, a popular spot for vacations. Witnesses told El Tiempo newspaper the boat, named the El Almirante, broke apart, and the captain ordered the passenger to all go on one side. Rescued passengers also said they were not provided life vests, and the boat was loaded to its maximum capacity. Two Gua...

2017-06-25 16:49:52
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Watch Trump preach bipartisanship while attacking Democrats in this Fox interview  

President Trump advocated bipartisanship while attacking his partisan opponents in a Fox & Friends interview Sunday. "One of the things that should be solved — but it probably won't be — is that Republicans and Democrats don't get together," Trump said. "And I'm open arms [to Democrats], but I don't see that happening." Trump turned to the subject of the embattled GOP health-care bill currently under consideration in the Senate to expand on his point. "It would be so great if Democr

2017-06-25 14:42:39
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Rand Paul says 'there's no way the Republican bill brings down premiums'  

Republican supporters of the GOP legislation to replace ObamaCare are making promises they can't deliver, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Sunday on ABC's The Week. "The fundamental flaw of ObamaCare," Paul argued, "was that it added regulations to insurance, mandates which made insurance more expensive, but then it also told individuals, 'You know what, if you don't want to buy now, you can wait and buy [insurance] after you're sick.'" The problem with the GOP health-care bill currently under devel

2017-06-25 14:23:02
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1. Conservative opponents of the GOP's health-care proposal in the Senate labeled the ObamaCare replacement package "ObamaCare lite," but the bill is taking fire from the center and left, too. A group of moderate Republican senators are raising concerns about proposed Medicaid changes that would decrease federal funding for their states, while progressive critics warn the legislation could produce a "death spiral" in insurance markets. President Trump fired back on Twitter Saturday, noting Obama

2017-06-25 13:56:09
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Senate health-care bill faces broad opposition as moderate Republicans waver  

Conservative Republican opponents of the GOP's health-care proposal in the Senate have labeled the ObamaCare replacement package "ObamaCare lite," but the bill is taking fire from the center and left, too. A group of moderate Republican senators are raising concerns about proposed Medicaid changes that would mean significantly less federal funding in their states. The fifth Republican senator to announce his opposition to the bill, Nevada's Dean Heller, specifically cited Medicaid in his Friday

2017-06-25 13:56:06
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The children haunted by 12 seconds of gunfire  

Recess had finally started, so Ava Olsen picked up her chocolate cupcake, then headed outside toward the swings. And that's when the 7-year-old saw the gun. It was black and in the hand of someone the first-graders on the playground would later describe as a thin, towering figure with wispy blond hair and angry eyes. Dressed in dark clothes and a baseball cap, he had just driven up in a Dodge Ram. It was 1:41 on a balmy, blue-sky afternoon in late September of last year, and Ava's class was jus

2017-06-25 12:49:37
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An oil tanker exploded in Pakistan and killed 153 people  

An oil tanker overturned and exploded in Pakistan Sunday, killing 153 people and leaving dozens more injured, including around 50 in critical condition. About 20 children are among the dead. The truck tipped over on a highway after it blew out a tire, local officials said. A crowd gathered to collect the spilling fuel, putting them close to the truck when it exploded nearly an hour later. "I have never seen anything like it in my life. Victims trapped in the fireball. They were screaming for he

2017-06-25 12:41:04
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For sale: 7 properties for boat enthusiasts  

Pottsboro, Texas. This four-bedroom modern home provides direct lake access with a boat slip. The open-layout home features a wall of windows, roll-up doors, and water views from most rooms. A deck off the main living space has low-profile wire railings and overlooks the water. The 2-acre lot includes a lawn with a fire pit, mature trees, and a stone wall. $1,600,000. Lainie Ramsey, Homes by Lainie Real Estate Group, (903) 624-0688. Duck, Florida. Designed in the style of a Mediterranean vi

2017-06-25 09:45:57
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GOP senator says 'there's no way we should be voting' on the health-care bill this week  

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) has announced he'll vote "no" on the GOP health-care bill in its current form — but he doesn't want to cast that vote this coming week. "We don't have enough information. I don't have the feedback from constituencies who will not have had enough time to review the Senate bill," he said Sunday in an interview on NBC's Meet the Press. Johnson said he would like to delay the vote if possible. "I have been encouraging leadership, the White House, anybody I can talk t

2017-06-25 08:49:30
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Alain Mabanckou's 6 favorite books  

The Shameful State by Sony Labou Tansi (Indiana Univ., $20). Tansi's The Shameful State, originally published in French in 1981, was a novel that had a real impact on my generation, because its author dared to criticize postcolonial dictatorships. Gabriel García Marquez's influence is tangible in this tale of a despot who rises to power in an unnamed African nation, but the farcical and jubilant tone is truly Congolese. Jazz and Palm Wine by Emmanuel Dongala (Indiana Univ., $20). Dongala's ...

2017-06-25 08:49:27
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