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The president can be indicted, newly discovered legal memo says

As the investigation into President Trump and Russia broadens, a question has been raised: If crimes are uncovered, could Trump be indicted? The widespread conclusion is no; a sitting president is immune from prosecution. But a decades-old legal memo, written by a conservative, says he can. The...

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 1:31pm

Trump communications director pick Scaramucci has called Trump a 'hack,' 'anti-American'

Anthony Scaramucci, President Donald Trump’s pick to be his new communications director once called Trump a “hack politician” and called his rhetoric “anti-American.” In an appearance on Fox Business Network in August 2015, Scaramucci, a financier and who founded a...

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 5:44pm

This bodybuilder gained 25 pounds (and feels better than ever!)

So-called "fitspirational” accounts on social media make it seem like having sick-pack abs and single-digit bodyfat percentage is the key to happiness, but one former bodybuilder shut down that perception with her reverse transformation. "Bodybuilder to body lover", Montana-...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 3:50pm

Who the heck has magical powers in 'Game of Thrones'

The world looks real enough, alright but lurking behind the realistic façade of “Game of Thrones” is a whole wild world of magic — so much so that its getting pretty hard to keep track of who has magical powers and who doesn’t. Metro has a guide to help you figure it out...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 2:15pm

All the different types of yoga — explained

Deciphering a yoga studio schedule can be pretty intimidating with different types of classes — none of which are just called "yoga.” While many beginners assume that yoga is just one-size-fits-all practice, it’s actually a catch-all term for the 5,000-year-old practice of...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:51pm

McCain's cancer is same kind that killed Ted Kennedy

Arizona Senator John McCain, 80, was diagnosed with brain cancer this week, and the specific type afflicted a previous U.S. senator, leading to the death of Massachusetts’ Ted Kennedy. After battling brain cancer for more than a year, Kennedy died in 2009, at 77 years old, of glioblastoma, a...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:34pm

Cecil the Lion's son, Xanda, killed near Hwange National Park

Cecil the Lion's son, Xanda was recently killed near a Zimbabwe park, according to officials.  Xanda, one of the cubs of Cecil the Lion – the highly regarded lion that was killed by a Minnesota dentist, was shot and killed just outside of the Hwange National Park in northwest...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:32pm

Stop calling yourself lazy — or else

Pay attention if you think you’re lazier than your pals: A new study by researchers at Stanford University found that laziness can be hazardous to your health — and it has nothing to do with the actual amount of exercise you do. Researchers Octavia Zahry and Alia Crum studied two...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 1:25pm

Sean Spicer resigns as White House Press Secretary

Sean Spicer, who has been serving in a dual role for President Donald Trump as press secretary and communications director, abruptly resigned on Friday after Trump chose Anthony Scaramucci as the new communications director, a White House official said.

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:43pm

Stephen Colbert visits site of alleged Trump "pee pee tape" in Moscow

If you haven't seen Thursday's "Late Show With Stephen Colbert," urine (get it?) for a treat —  the late-night host continued his weeklong jaunt to Russia with another stream of golden comic moments in which he wiped the floor with President Trump. Colbert rented the...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:35pm

President Trump looks into pardoning himself, his family and aides

President Trump is looking into ways to pardon himself, his family and his associates, as his team is trying to discredit the Russian investigation headed by special counsel Robert Mueller, the Washington Post reported yesterday. As the probe into Russian meddling into the 2016 election and...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 12:11pm

Parking meter rates to rise in Harvard Square

Though no one in the Boston area actually “pahks the cah in Hahvahd yahd,” plenty of people park in Harvard Square, and that high demand is causing the price of parking meters there to rise. Beginning the week of July 24, parking meter rates across the entire city of Cambridge will...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 11:55am

The White House unveils 'MAGAnomics,' Twitter reacts accordingly

On Thursday the Trump administration held a press briefing to introduce their tax-cutting budget plan titled “MAGAnomics,” and the Internet had a field day turning it into a meme.  During the press briefing, director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Mick Mulvaney spoke...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 11:50am

Americans are having less sex — here's why

From internet porn to Tinder, sex is more available in society than ever before so why are Americans having less of it? A recent study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior found Americans are having less sex than they were 20 years ago. Why? Scientists aren’t sure, but pointed to...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 11:42am

Keita to sign with Red Bulls: Sources

At least one domino has fallen into place for the New York Red Bulls this summer transfer window as they are getting one of their targeted attacking players. Multiple sources are telling Metro that Muhamed Keita will be signed by the Red Bulls, the first of two additions the club is expected to...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 11:39am

After fare dispute, customer allegedly stole taxi in North Philly

A 65-year-old woman who police said disputed the cost of her fare allegedly stole a taxi Thursday which she drove until being stopped by officers. According to police, at about 12:35 a.m., Thursday, officers responded to the 4100 block of N. Broad Street on a report of a stolen vehicle. They...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:42am

5 Boston neighborhoods picked for 'slow streets' program

Five Boston neighborhoods have been selected to participate in the city’s Slow Streets program, an effort that will help Boston eliminate fatal and serious traffic accidents as part of its Vision Zero goal, Mayor Marty Walsh announced. The program will also serve to “improve the...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:29am

Legal marijuana bill finally reaches Gov. Baker's desk

The Legislature sent its rewrite of the voter-approved legal marijuana bill, with a higher tax rate and less power for voters, to the governor on Thursday, 255 days after about 1.8 million voters put the law on the books. House and Senate negotiators had planned to get a bill to Gov. Charlie Baker...

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 9:15am

Winning toilet paper gowns offered to brides-in-need

By Taylor Harris NEW YORK (Reuters) - A toilet paper wedding dress with 1,500 hand-cut butterflies...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:12pm

Cambodia widow sees dead husband in five-month-old calf

KRATIE, Cambodia (Reuters) - Cambodia's latest social media sensation is a five-month-old calf believed by a villager to be the reincarnation of her dead...

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 8:11pm