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Trump: Winning Popular Vote Is the Easy Way

Trump: Winning Popular Vote Is the Easy Way

President Trump has changed his mind on the importance of the Electoral College versus the popular vote, for reasons that may be connected to his winning the Electoral College and losing the popular
At 12:02am, Disney Made a World-Shaking Acquisition

At 12:02am, Disney Made a World-Shaking Acquisition

"Disney had been a mere behemoth," observes the New York Times . At 12:02am Wednesday, it became something greater, a Goliath among Davids. That's thanks to the closing of its $71.3 billion
'40 Years of Corporate Malfeasance': a 2nd Ruling on Roundup

'40 Years of Corporate Malfeasance': a 2nd Ruling on Roundup

Only two cases out of more than 11,000 Roundup suits have gone to trial in the US, and as of Tuesday, they both had the same result: A jury found that the glyphosate-filled weed killer causes cancer.
Amnesty: US Is Killing Civilians in Somalia

Amnesty: US Is Killing Civilians in Somalia

There is credible evidence that US military airstrikes in Somalia have killed or wounded nearly two dozen civilians, an international human rights group said Tuesday, charging that the Pentagon is not
First Postpartum Depression Drug: Effective, Cumbersome

First Postpartum Depression Drug: Effective, Cumbersome

A groundbreaking treatment has been approved for what doctors say is a major medical condition that doesn't get talked about enough. The FDA has approved brexanolone, the first treatment specifically
Romney 'Can't Understand' Trump's Attacks on McCain

Romney 'Can't Understand' Trump's Attacks on McCain

The Republican Party's 2012 presidential nominee isn't happy about what the 2016 candidate is saying about the 2008 nominee. In a tweet Tuesday night, Sen. Mitt Romney wondered why President Trump had
Cyclone Could Be Among Southern Hemisphere's 'Worst Disasters'

Cyclone Could Be Among Southern Hemisphere's 'Worst Disasters'

The cyclone that slammed into southern Africa last week has created a slowly unfolding disaster that could be among the worst in the Southern Hemisphere's history, aid workers say. The official death
Woodstock 50th Anniversary Lineup Revealed

Woodstock 50th Anniversary Lineup Revealed

Jay-Z, Dead & Company, and the Killers will headline one of the 50th anniversary shows commemorating the groundbreaking Woodstock festival this summer. Woodstock co-founder Michael Lang announced
Poll: More and More, Everybody Wants to Get (Legally) Stoned

Poll: More and More, Everybody Wants to Get (Legally) Stoned

A growing majority of Americans say marijuana should be legal, underscoring a national shift as more states embrace cannabis for medical or recreational use. Support for legal marijuana hit 61% in
High Court Won't Re-Sentence Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald

High Court Won't Re-Sentence Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald

The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a prison sentence of less than seven years for a white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald that many criticized
Prosecutors Make an Offer to Patriots Owner

Prosecutors Make an Offer to Patriots Owner

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft could see his charges dropped—as long as he admits that he would have been found guilty, had the case gone to trial. The proposed deferred prosecution agreement
Amid Scrutiny, FAA to Get New Boss

Amid Scrutiny, FAA to Get New Boss

President Trump is announcing the nomination of a permanent administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency faces new scrutiny over its oversight of industry in the wake of a pair
Wendy Williams: I'm in Treatment for Addiction

Wendy Williams: I'm in Treatment for Addiction

Wendy Williams returned to her talk show recently after an extended leave, and on Tuesday, she announced on the Wendy Williams Show that she's living in a sober house and has a 24-hour sobriety coach.
2nd Man Arrested in Tram Shooting

2nd Man Arrested in Tram Shooting

Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly tram shooting in Utrecht, the AP reports. Police said in a statement late Tuesday that the 40-year-old man was
This Is the Sports Contract to End All Sports Contracts

This Is the Sports Contract to End All Sports Contracts

Mike Trout is about to score the largest contract in baseball history—and possibly in sports history. Sources tell the AP that Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million,
Unicorn's Less Than Magical Morning: Theft, Crash, Hospital

Unicorn's Less Than Magical Morning: Theft, Crash, Hospital

Too bad his costume didn't come equipped with wings. Police in Maryland have arrested a man accused of robbing a Baldwin convenience store while disguised as a pink and white unicorn. Per the
First Woman Ever Wins Math's Version of the 'Nobel Prize'

First Woman Ever Wins Math's Version of the 'Nobel Prize'

For the first time ever, a woman has won the Abel Prize, which the Guardian calls one of the most prestigious international mathematics awards. In fact, there is no Nobel Prize for math , and the Abel
Stocks See Mixed Finish on Wall Street

Stocks See Mixed Finish on Wall Street

Stocks gave up an early gain and ended mostly lower on Wall Street as a weeklong rally lost steam, the AP reports. Banks and industrial stocks weighed the most on the market Tuesday. BB&T fell 2%
HBO's Elizabeth Holmes Film Rekindles Debate on Her Voice

HBO's Elizabeth Holmes Film Rekindles Debate on Her Voice

The stunning rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes and her now-defunct company, Theranos, gets a thorough rehashing in an HBO documentary that debuted Monday night. Alex Gibney's The Inventor: Out for
Half Hour Passed Before Shooter's Livestream Was Flagged

Half Hour Passed Before Shooter's Livestream Was Flagged

Few people watched the live broadcast of helmet cam footage showing the Friday shooting at one of two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, according to Facebook. The 17-minute livestream had fewer