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Until he was stripped of his top-secret security clearance in February, presidential adviser Jared Kushner was known around the White House as one of the most voracious readers of the President’s Daily Brief, a highly classified rundown of the latest intelligence intended only for the president
The key to happiness isn’t connected to material things. The 2018 World Happiness Report again ranks Denmark among the top three happiest of 155 countries surveyed – a distinction the country has earned for seven consecutive years.
The dbKoda team is very pleased to announce the release of dbKoda 0.10! This release includes some important bug fixes and cool functionality — including a password manager and the ability to export query results to JSON or CSV.
Republican leaders have agreed to include a provision in the government funding package clarifying that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is not barred from conducting gun violence research under a 1996 amendment.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe last week, supposedly for displaying a lack of candor in dealing with an internal Justice Department probe.
Porn star Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, has been doing the cable-news rounds over to his client’s alleged affair with Donald Trump.
Billionaire industrialist and conservative political mega-donor Charles Koch first entered the political world through the John Birch Society, a secretive anti-Communist outfit that campaigned against the civil-rights movement.
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson has defended the removal of training materials for housing providers to prevent LGBT discrimination, arguing that the presence of transgender people in homeless shelters makes others feel uncomfortable.
The brothel owner walked through the double doors of the casino ballroom with Paris and Destiny — two sex workers in slinky black dresses — gliding next to him like pilot fish. He wore a cowboy hat and a dark blazer. He smiled a lot. He shook a lot of hands.
The data analytics firm that worked on the Donald Trump election campaign was offered material from Israeli hackers who had accessed the private emails of two politicians who are now heads of state, witnesses have told the Guardian.
WASHINGTON - The former head of Ohio's sexual abstinence programs played a role in the Trump administration's decision to end a federal grant program to fight teen pregnancy, according to documents obtained in lawsuit over the canceled grants.
There is something Fox News really doesn’t want on air, and it’s this: President Trump’s name uttered in the same sentence as the words “porn star” or “Stormy Daniels.” And the network has done an astounding job limiting those utterances on air.
The Lebanese-American businessman who features prominently in special counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry was once sentenced to six months on child pornography charges in Virginia, Newsweek has learned. George Nader, 58, has emerged as a key player in the investigation.
HARRISBURG — One day after two federal courts declined to block the new congressional map from taking effect, a Republican state representative has introduced resolutions to impeach the four Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices who ruled to impose the new map for the May 15 primary. Rep.
Black Americans experience dramatically lower upward mobility than white Americans do — a difference that appears to be driven largely by significant economic disadvantages among black men.
There is increasing public concern about the political manipulation of Facebook and Twitter by private corporations and foreign actors, and it’s certainly warranted.
An undercover investigation by Channel 4 News reveals how Cambridge Analytica secretly campaigns in elections across the world. Bosses were filmed talking about using bribes, ex-spies, fake IDs and sex workers.
Many people view Medicare as the gold standard of United States health coverage, and any attempt to cut it incurs the wrath of older Americans, a politically powerful group. But there are substantial coverage gaps in traditional Medicare. One of them is care for your teeth.
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The EPA is reportedly on the verge of restricting the science that EPA can use in decisionmaking and I’m livid. This is a move that serves no purpose other than to prevent the EPA from carrying out its mission of protecting public health and the environment.
We are surrounded by hysteria about the future of artificial intelligence and robotics—hysteria about how powerful they will become, how quickly, and what they will do to jobs. I recently saw a story in MarketWatch that said robots will take half of today’s jobs in 10 to 20 years.
A Pennsylvania state representative has introduced resolutions to impeach four of the five state Supreme Court justices who voted to override congressional district maps they said were unfairly gerrymandered on partisan lines. The resolutions, introduced by state Rep.
It’s been a rough few days for Facebook.
Of course, there are examples of extremely intelligent individuals with strong religious convictions. But various studies have found that, on average, belief in God is associated with lower scores on IQ tests.
A manager who worked on privacy issues at Facebook told FRONTLINE that he raised red flags to company executives more than five years ago about the risks that users’ personal data could be inappropriately obtained and misused, but said his warnings went unheeded.
Arthur Jones, a Holocaust denier described as a Nazi by the Illinois Republican Party, won the Republican primary on Tuesday in the state’s Third Congressional District, a heavily Democratic district that includes part of Chicago and its suburbs, according to The Associated Press. Mr.
An Army veteran who wrote about surrendering his firearms in an impassioned plea for gun control has been targeted and harassed online by self-proclaimed defenders of the Second Amendment.
Judge Julie Robinson was losing patience. Before the 2016 election, she had ordered Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach to restore the right to vote to thousands of Kansans who’d been disenfranchised by a state law requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote.
The adult film star, the Apprentice contestant and the former Playboy Bunny. Today it’s three women making news because of their association with Donald Trump. According to The New York Times, “A former Playboy model who claimed she had an affair with Donald J.
President Trump congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday for winning re-election, in a contest marred by ballot-box stuffing and forced voting. Trump's words drew an immediate rebuke from Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., chairman of the Armed Services Committee and a longtime Putin critic.
Crisis Pregnancy Centers (CPCs), sometimes called Pregnancy Resource Centers, are an anti-abortion counseling centers with an agenda. Their goal is to pressure people to carry a pregnancy to term. Some have a medical license, but most do not, even if they might appear to from the outside.
The Founding Fathers designed the constitution to prevent some Americans from exercising tyranny.
The political elites who continue to prattle on about how President Trump’s firing of special counsel Robert Mueller would “spark a constitutional crisis” are wrong.
President Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers Tuesday when he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his reelection — including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” according to officials f
In recent months, the speed and force with which the Trump administration and conservative lawmakers have moved to make the lives of people with low-incomes harder has been stunning and disorienting.
A Fox News analyst quit in a scathing letter that accused the network of degenerating into “a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and ethically ruinous administration.” Retired Lt. Col.
Growing up in the late 1950s and early '60s, Betty Cantor developed an early talent for tinkering. "I used to take things like radios, other little electronic devices if they didn't work, open them up, mess with them, put them back together and they worked," she remembers during a recent phone call.
Gun laws vs. gun crimes The U.S. has enacted almost no new federal restrictions on gun ownership in more than a decade. As a result, it largely falls to states to police the spread of firearms—or not.
Sponsored by Steve Schmidt: Trump acts like he's been compromised by a hostile foreign power copied! Steve Schmidt discusses recent headlines surrounding the Trump White HouseMar.17.
Here’s why journalism matters. This is an undercover investigation by the U.K.’s Channel 4 television news which you need to see on Cambridge Analytica, the outfit that helped Donald Trump’s campaign influence voters through social media. But it’s so much deeper than that.
John Oliver is seriously trolling Mike Pence. Pence’s wife and daughter created a children’s book called “Marlon Bundo: A Day in the life of the Vice President.” John Oliver’s staff took notice and wrote their own book that looks very much like the Pence family’s.
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Retired four-star U.S. Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey says he's concluded that Trump is 'a serious threat to U.S. national security' and 'for some unknown reason under the sway of Mr Putin.' Our panel reacts.Mar.17.2018
Brian was drawn to military service after working as a volunteer firefighter during recovery from the Sept. 11 attacks. Three months after returning home from his deployment in Iraq, he went back to school. Sitting in a classroom was a giant culture shock after serving in Baghdad.
As drug giant Pfizer Inc. hiked the price of dozens of drugs in 2017, it also jacked up the compensation of CEO Ian Read by 61 percent, putting his total compensation at $27.9 million, according to financial filings reported by Bloomberg.
President Donald Trump signed a bill Monday that killed an Obama-era worker safety rule that required businesses competing for large federal contracts to disclose and correct serious safety and other labor law violations.
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The sudden shift in the fate of the Hill harassment measure, which negotiators were closing in on as recently as last week, jeopardizes its chances of getting signed into law by President Donald Trump.
An undercover video report by Britain’s Channel 4 has captured footage of top executives at Cambridge Analytica, the controversial data-analytics firm that worked on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, talking about sending Ukrainian “girls” to the home of an opposition cand
I’ve got something to say. Late on Friday night, Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. The official reason is that he “lacked candor” during an investigation about contacts with the media during the 2016 campaign.
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