Jan. 17, 2018

After a year of Melania Trump first lady fashion, what have we really learned about her?

She has a certain uniform — and we break it down here.

Jan. 17, 2018

There are no shortcuts to defeating Trump

The president’s critics and the media are looking to disqualify Trump instead of defeating him. That probably won’t work.
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Jan. 13, 2018

This week in Trump-Russia news: Bannon lawyers up, gets ready to take the hot seat

Bannon called an infamous 2016 meeting between Trump officials and Russians "treasonous."
Jan. 12, 2018

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

War with North Korea seems unlikely, but the mistaken Hawaii missile alert is a reminder of the nonzero threat of a nuclear weapon detonation in the United States. Here is how to stay alive.
Jan. 12, 2018

How immigrants from “shithole countries” contribute to the US

Immigrants have helped large American cities become economic powerhouses. And they commit less crime than U.S.-born citizens.
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Jan. 10, 2018

Why don’t we talk about the choice to not have children? One filmmaker thinks she has the answer.

The decision to not have children has long been a taboo subject in our society — but Maxine Trump thinks it’s time for us to embrace the conversation.

Jan. 9, 2018

Trump plans to shift resources from stopping drug smugglers toward building his border wall

Trump's latest border wall proposal would shift resources away from things like anti-drug-trafficking efforts to help fund the wall and ramp up his deportation force.
Jan. 8, 2018

Calls to question Donald Trump’s “very stable genius” continue to grow

"President Trump's fitness for office is now the top story in the country."
Jan. 4, 2018

Even as an outcast, Steve Bannon has a lasting impact on Trump’s legacy

The mark Bannon left on Trump and his presidency is undeniable.
Jan. 3, 2018

A reality check on whether a Sen. Mitt Romney would stymie Donald Trump

Current Trump critics in Congress typically vote with the president. Mitt Romney would be no different.

Dec. 30, 2017

Donald Trump’s 6 biggest lies in 2017

The year was turbulent and filled with change. But one constant was the consistency with which President Donald Trump spewed falsehoods and lies.
Dec. 27, 2017

14 looks that defined the year 2017, for better or worse

From pussy hats to Cardi B, these are the outfits you will look at years from now and think: Ah, yes, 2017.
Dec. 27, 2017

Trump has an ambitious 2018 legislative agenda that may never work

The president is boasting about the bipartisan legislation he plans to pass next year. But he’s not likely to get much help.
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Dec. 23, 2017

This week in Trump-Russia news: President puts exoneration on Christmas list

Trump thinks he'll be cleared by Mueller as aides fear a "meltdown."
Dec. 22, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 things the Trump administration did this week that didn’t involve taxes

Scott Pruitt goes on another surveillance spending spree and a U.S. ambassador gets caught lying about Muslims on tape.

Dec. 22, 2017

The popular policies Congress punted on fixing until 2018

With a Democratic wave already projected in the 2018 midterm elections, how Republicans handle CHIP, DACA and Obamacare in the new year will be watched closely.
Dec. 20, 2017

59% of American women believe Trump should resign over sexual misconduct allegations, poll shows

Half of American voters believe President Donald Trump should resign over the accusations.
Dec. 20, 2017

Tax bill passes final vote: What does it mean for you? Your 9 biggest questions answered

Tax calculator seeming handy right now? Don't stress: Here's what's in the tax reform bill passed by House and Senate, when President Donald Trump could sign it and how your taxes could change.
Dec. 18, 2017

Trump tries to convince himself that Republicans will be OK in the 2018 midterms

Trump’s tweet leaves out the inconvenient truths about Republican performance in special elections that have taken place across he country.
Dec. 13, 2017

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates. Here’s what that means for you.

The Federal Reserve just voted to hike interest rates. Here is how Wednesday's Fed decision affects job hunters, savers, borrowers and the economy.

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Dec. 13, 2017

Colin Kaepernick visits inmates at New York’s Rikers Island prison

"It was amazing," the charity founder said.
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Dec. 11, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Stop hitting snooze. Here’s the news.

Here’s everything you need to know for Dec. 11.
Dec. 8, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 stories you may have missed while sexual harassment roiled DC

While the country was watching and waiting to see who the latest elected official to be taken down by sexual harassment would be, a number of other important stories came out.
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Dec. 7, 2017

Alec Baldwin is calling on you to stop Trump from firing Mueller

If you still think imitation is the highest form of flattery, you probably haven’t seen Alec Baldwin’s blistering impression of President Donald Trump.
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Dec. 2, 2017

Here’s a timeline of Michael Flynn’s contacts with Russia and his lies to the FBI

Flynn pled guilty Friday to a charge of lying to FBI agents about his December 2016 contacts with Russia.

Dec. 1, 2017

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill: 5 key ways the plan will affect you

Here's the GOP tax bill explained, with details on how it could change your financial situation.
Dec. 1, 2017

Stock market reacts to Michael Flynn guilty plea and Senate tax bill vote

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell on news that Michael Flynn would plead guilty to making false statements to the FBI, but was cushioned by news the tax reform bill could pass.
Nov. 29, 2017

A Trump communications staffer just gave travel ban opponents their biggest gift yet

“The president has addressed these issues with the travel order,” a White House communications aide said when asked about whether Trump thinks Muslims are a threat.
Nov. 27, 2017

How the CFPB leadership crisis affects you — and what to know about Mick Mulvaney v. Leandra English

Both Leandra English and Mick Mulvaney claim to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s acting director. Here’s why you should care about the leadership dispute.