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‘A Soulless Coward’: Coach Gregg Popovich Responds to Trump

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We’ve all seen San Antonio Spurs’ future Hall of Fame coach Gregg Popovich in a state of exasperation on the sidelines, or in post-game news conferences. Many of us have ...

Everything that's been reported about deaths in Puerto Rico is at odds with the official count

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Death tolls are the primary way that we understand the impact of a disaster. And for nearly two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, as a humanitarian crisis was ...

Puerto Rico is all our worst fears about Trump coming real

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For the first nine months of his administration, observers have had occasion to wonder — and wonder, and wonder, and wonder — how exactly Donald Trump would manage to handle ...

Establishment Republicans mystified by their base should look at Ed Gillespie’s campaign

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“Republicans,” reported Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns recently in the New York Times on the never-ending turmoil in GOP ranks, “are increasingly mystified by their own grass roots, an electorate ...

Malta car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

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The journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home. Daphne Caruana Galizia died on Monday afternoon ...

Meet Kevin Warsh, the man Trump may tap to wreck the American economy

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Back in the younger and more innocent days of January, 2006, then-President George W. Bush decided to appoint a nice-looking and well-off young man named Kevin Warsh to a seat ...

Vice President Mike Pence tweets same picture from Colts game that he tweeted in 2014

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Mike Pence tweeted a photo of him and his wife Karen Pence before the Colts game against the 49ers Sunday. Then, he left the game over anthem protests. There's plenty ...

Subpoena Orders Trump To Turn Over Documents From Assault Allegations

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A high-stakes legal showdown is brewing for President Donald Trump, as a woman who said he groped her has subpoenaed all documents from his campaign pertaining to “any woman alleging ...

What To Do With “Shitty Media Men”?

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On Wednesday afternoon, I received an email from a friend, a woman writer, that had been forwarded from another woman, also a writer. The body of the email contained an ...

Why the Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment Allegations Didn’t Come Out Until Now

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I have been having conversations about Harvey Weinstein’s history of sexual harassment for more than seventeen years. The conversations started when I was a young editorial assistant at Talk, the ...

Watching Harvey Weinstein Fall, Trump Accusers Feel Disappointed

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For all the women who have cheered as accusations against the producer Harvey Weinstein force a public conversation about sexual misconduct, one small group of women has watched with frustration.

Hundreds of White House emails sent to third Kushner family account

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White House officials have begun examining emails associated with a third and previously unreported email account on Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump’s private domain, according to three people familiar with ...


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Click Here for a Printer Friendly Graphic Download 120-h GIS data: 5 km .shp0.5 degree .shp Note: The time of the tropical cyclone's center location at the bottom of the ...

Behind Tesla’s Production Delays: Parts of Model 3 Were Being Made by Hand

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Oct. 6, 2017 4:17 p.m. ET FREMONT, Calif.—Tesla Inc. blamed “production bottlenecks” for having made only a fraction of the promised 1,500 Model 3s, the $35,000 sedan designed to propel ...

The problem is the prices

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On September 28, 2016, a 3-year-old girl named Elodie Fowler slid into an MRI machine at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Doctors wanted to better understand a ...

Trump's alternative reality

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The GOP tax plan framework, released last month, almost undoubtedly benefits the wealthy — and that's largely because of the corporate tax provisions. "It's not that this tax plan is ...