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Small Business Saturday brings big benefits for communities

Scouring for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals has practically become a holiday tradition, but if you want a different kind of shopping experience that gives back to your own community, there’s another option: Small Business Saturday. American Express launched Small Business...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 5:03am

Native Americans voice past and current struggles on National Day of Mourning

The story of Thanksgiving is often presented as a heartwarming, welcoming tale in which Pilgrims and Native Americans came together to share crops, bonding over the feast. But that story leaves out the struggles and horrors Natives faced at the hands of those colonists, their descendants argue....

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 11:24am

Flat Earther plans to launch himself in homemade rocket this weekend

You might have seen the meme that says, “If the Earth was flat, cats would have pushed everything off of it by now,” riffing on the feline delight of swiping or swatting your most precious belongings off of a shelf and on to the floor. That the Earth is round is a generally accepted...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 7:14pm

Trump calls LaVar Ball an 'ungrateful fool'

President Trump continued his Twitter feud with the father of a UCLA basketball player who was arrested in China for shoplifting, calling him an "ungrateful fool." LiAngelo Ball and two teammates were released from jail after Trump's Asia trip last week, and the president took credit...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:49pm

New York Attorney General investigating fraud on net neutrality comment site

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says that his office is investigating a scheme to corrupt the Federal Communications Commission's online public-comment process on net neutrality via the use of thousands of false identities — but the FCC is not cooperating.  ...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 4:06pm

The Foreman Forecast: Trump's Roy Moore Thanksgiving Surprise

It’s getting harder to surprise me. Not just because I’ve been around the block a few times, but because the surprises are coming so fast and furious in DC this year that they are no longer surprising at all. Still, I must admit I was surprised by President Trump’s pre-...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:52am

Forget Aunt Martha's grudge against Uncle Bo. This Thanksgiving war is about an emoji

Let’s talk turkey. Specifically, the emoji war between Butterball and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). A major representation of Thanksgiving includes turkey, but what kind of turkey do you think of? The living turkey that the White House pardons every year or the roasted...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 7:19pm

Second judge blocks Trump's transgender military ban

A second federal judge blocked President Trump's proposed ban on transgender members of the military on Tuesday and ruled the administration can't withhold funding for transition-related medical care. Saying the ban "cannot possibly constitute a legitimate governmental interest,...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:41pm

GOP tax plan won't pay for itself as promised: Analysis

Republicans' proposed tax-cut plan will lower the corporate tax rate from 35 to 20 percent and cost the federal government $1.5 trillion over a decade. As a selling point, Republicans have said the plan will pay for itself by boosting economic growth. But a new analysis says that's not true...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:27pm

'He totally denies it': Trump offers support for Roy Moore

President Trump offered words of support for embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore Tuesday afternoon, breaking days of silence after the former Alabama judge was accused of sexual molestation of teenage girls. "He totally denies it. He says it didn’t happen,” Trump told reporters...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 6:10pm

Charlie Rose apologizes for sexual harassment, calls some claims inaccurate

Veteran journalist Charlie Rose has apologized after eight women accused him of sexually harassing them, from walking around naked in front of them to groping their breasts and genitals. The women were employed, or hoping to be, at PBS's "Charlie Rose" show from the late '90s to...

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 2:49pm

Trump administration will move to end net neutrality over Thanksgiving: Report

The head of the Federal Communications Commission will announce a plan to overturn net neutrality on Wednesday, while most Americans are distracted by the day before Thanksgiving. FCC head Ajit Pai, a Trump appointee, wants to overturn President Obama's landmark regulation of the internet as a...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 5:22pm

McMaster called Trump an "idiot," with intelligence of a "kindergartner": Report

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster called President Trump an "idiot" and a "dope," with the intelligence of a "kindergartner," a report in BuzzFeed News says. The comments were dispensed during a July dinner with Oracle CEO Safra Katz, said BuzzFeed, citing five...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 5:03pm

Lab food could change the way we eat

For centuries, writers have imagined pills that are the equivalent of an entire meal. But a little more than a decade ago, scientists actually started to develop food in a sustainable way. According to the last report released by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO),...

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 5:00am

Navy aircraft draws sky penis, sparks outrage and laughter

The U.S. Navy admitted Friday that one of its aircrafts was used to draw a giant penis in the sky over Washington state.  “The Navy holds its aircrew to the highest standards and we find this absolutely unacceptable, of zero training value and we are holding the crew accountable,...

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 2:50pm

Would you give up orgasms to see a Trump impeachment?

Remember those commercials back in the day? “What would you doooooo, for a Klondike bar?” the jingle asked. It’s too cold out, so ice cream enveloped in chocolate is out of the question for this lady, but what would you doooooo for a Trump impeachment? Would you give up orgasms...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:19pm

Women share ‘Pillowtalk’ as post-#MeToo re-empowerment

Sex is fun. It should be fun. But it seems that everywhere we turn recently, we’re met with more stories of people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted by men in power. Stories of the vulnerable and victimized shared with the hashtags #MeToo or #MeAt14 have overtaken social media, but...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:06am

U.S. embassy in Moscow hires security firm with KGB ties

The United States has hired a private Russian security firm with KGB connections to guard the American embassy in Moscow. The $2.8 million no-bid contract was awarded by the Office of Acquisitions in Washington, D.C. to Elite Security Holdings, a company that was founded by Viktor Budanov, Russian...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 5:11pm

'The Mooch' wants to publish a book about his 10-day White House tenure

Anthony “The Mooch” Scaramucci wants to sell a book about his 10-day career in politics. The former White House communications director — who was fired by incoming chief of staff John Kelly after giving an extremely indiscreet interview to the “New Yorker” — has...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 3:33pm

UCLA players back on US soil; Thank Trump for intervening

Update Nov. 15, 2:25 p.m.: The three UCLA men's basketball players held in China for admittedly shoplifting sunglasses are back stateside and have been suspended from the team indefinitely. “They will have to earn their way back,” Coach Steve Alford said of LiAngelo Ball, Cody...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 2:52pm