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U.S. intelligence sounds the alarm on the quantum gap with China

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 05:00:17 -0500

For years, quantum computing, which leverages the difficult, and, to many, spooky science of quantum mechanics, has been a subject mostly of interest to the technical elite. Yet as scientists and now ....
‘Yellow Jacket’ protests paralyze Paris and threaten Macron’s government

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 17:25:44 -0500

The fourth weekend of violent protests in France paralyzed the capital, as demonstrators called for the resignation of President Emmanuel Macron.....
Trump on Comey's testimony to Congress: 'All lies!'

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 14:31:37 -0500

President Trump claimed that former FBI director James Comey lied to Congress and questioned why he couldn’t remember details about the Justice Department leading up to the 2016 presidential election.....
Marco Rubio: Pardoning Paul Manafort would be a 'terrible mistake'

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:28:49 -0500

Sen. Marco Rubio said President Trump would be making a 'terrible mistake' if he decides to pardon Paul Manafort.....
Trump first wanted his attorney general pick William Barr for another job: Defense lawyer

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 18:15:09 -0500

President Trump initially wanted William Barr to be his defense counsel, sources say, but Trump has tapped Barr for an even more important position: attorney general, a post that, if he is confirmed, ....
PHOTOS: 4th consecutive Saturday of anti-government protests in Paris

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 15:31:52 -0500

Anti-government protesters faced off with French riot police in Paris on Saturday, hurling projectiles, torching cars and vandalizing shops and restaurants in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shake....
Only Trump can hear Paris mobs chanting his name

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 14:06:27 -0500

Protesters took to the streets here Saturday, calling for the resignation of French President Emmanuel Macron — and, in Trump's imagination at least,  wildly cheering the American president.....
Mueller accuses Paul Manafort of lying about his contact with Trump administration officials

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 21:04:00 -0500

Prosecutors with Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation revealed in a court filing on Friday evening that Paul Manafort lied to them about several contacts he had with senior Trump administrat....
Court filings reveal Michael Cohen offered limited cooperation, but point to new Russia contacts

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:48:13 -0500

Two teams of prosecutors filed memos in federal court on Friday describing their recommendations for how President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen should be sentenced after pleading guilty to se....
Wisconsin GOP’s power grab is about legitimacy of American political system, Andrew Sullivan says

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:31:44 -0500

Wisconsin Republican attempts to reduce Democrats’ power before they take the governorship in January is “a huge issue for a liberal democracy,” columnist Andrew Sullivan said.....
My secretary of state was 'dumb as a rock,' Trump tweets

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:19:22 -0500

President Trump took a break from his Twitter tirade against special counsel Robert Mueller Friday to hurl insults at his former secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, describing him as “dumb as a rock” a....
77th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:15:16 -0500

77 years ago today on the morning of Dec. 7,  1941, a Sunday, Japanese bombers flew across Oahu, Hawaii, and began their assault.....
Seeking asylum, migrants report being turned back at — or possibly just past — U.S. border

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:52:47 -0500

President Trump’s order cracking down on asylum seekers at the southern border has been stayed by a federal judge, but a small group of determined migrants who made it through the border fence discove....
On a crucial day in Russia probe, Trump unleashes Twitter fury at the world

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 10:22:16 -0500

President Trump on Friday unleashed his Twitter fury at Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation hours before new memos from the special counsel's office were due to be filed.....
Climate change is already here, scientists say, and it's killing us

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:00:35 -0500

Although projections for the future capture the most attention, the consequences of climate change are already wreaking havoc on our planet and our health.....
Coal booster joins energy regulator, dealing setback to green movement

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:28:21 -0500

Bernard L. McNamee, who is now one of the nation’s top energy regulators, took the opportunity last Earth Day to praise oil and coal.....
Lawyer for undocumented Trump Organization workers seeks investigation

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:26:39 -0500

Anibal Romero says "many of the abuses" his clients received at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., "constitute crimes."....
Amid fraud charges, North Carolina House race may be headed for a do-over

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:13:59 -0500

The state’s Board of Elections voted to not certify the results amid the ongoing investigation, and Nancy Pelosi, the favorite to be House speaker next year, said the House could refuse to seat the un....
Trump EPA moves to kill Obama's clean-air rule to encourage new coal plants

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:23:19 -0500

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler proposed eliminating an Obama-era clean air rule to encourage the creation of more coal power plants.....
PHOTOS: Texas funeral held for former President George H.W. Bush

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 09:19:12 -0500

Former President George H.W. Bush will be mourned on Thursday at the Houston church where he worshipped for many years, a final public farewell before his remains are taken by train to their resting p....
At the CIA, a fix to communications system that left trail of dead agents remains elusive

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:46 -0500

From 2009 to 2013, the CIA’s online method of communicating with its sources was compromised — leading to the exfiltration, imprisonment or death of dozens of people. And the problem is proving hard t....
The climate change 'resistance' movement inside the Trump administration

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:38 -0500

There is no question that Trump is more hostile to climate science than any president in modern history. Yet neither climate science nor science in general have suffered much in the Trump administrati....
It's OK to celebrate a president's life. What will we make of Trump's?

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:22 -0500

It was hard to watch George H.W. Bush’s funeral proceedings this week and not wonder how Donald Trump’s last farewell will someday compare.....
Paul Ryan’s bittersweet exit shows the limits of ideas in politics

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 05:00:10 -0500

It’s a bittersweet farewell for retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan, who failed to reduce the budget deficit or to stand up to President Trump when it counted. But he still has his admirers — including s....
What is Beto cooking up, besides dinner?

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 15:15:35 -0500

After a galvanizing Senate race that fell just short, the Texas Democrat is spending time with his family and weighing his options — including another Senate run, or the presidential campaign his fans....
Photos: State funeral for former President George H.W. Bush held in Washington, D.C.

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 14:56:56 -0500

The nation bade farewell Wednesday to the man who was America’s 41st president and the last president to fight for the U.S. in wartime.....
Former President George W. Bush breaks down remembering his father and sister

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:09:07 -0500

The 43rd president remained composed until near the end of the eulogy he delivered for his father.....
Trump, Obama, Clinton and Carter, all in a row at Bush funeral

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 12:14:49 -0500

President Trump joined all four living former presidents Wednesday at the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral.....
Full coverage: George H.W. Bush state funeral

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 07:12:05 -0500

World leaders gathered at the state funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday.....
I called George Bush a ‘wimp’ on the cover of Newsweek. Why I was wrong.

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 05:00:12 -0500

In October 1987, when George H.W. Bush announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States, Newsweek magazine ran a cover story titled “Fighting the ‘Wimp Factor.’” The article did not qui....
Mueller says Michael Flynn provided 'substantial assistance' to the Russia probe and a mysterious separate criminal investigation

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 22:28:32 -0500

The memo did not divulge any details about a second criminal investigation Mueller is working on, and it hinted about a possible third.....
PHOTOS: The world remembers George H.W. Bush

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 20:53:25 -0500

Photos pay tribute to George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, who died at 94 on Friday.....
Down but not out yet, GOP seeks to hamstring incoming Dem governors

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 15:47:29 -0500

Following Democratic successes in the midterm elections, Republican legislatures in Michigan and Wisconsin are looking to limit the power of incoming officials via lame-duck session power grabs.....
Graham breaks with Trump, says evidence against Saudi prince in murder is 'a smoking saw'

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:22:57 -0500

The South Carolina senator has been one of the president's most dependable allies, until now.....
Avenatti says he won’t run for president in 2020

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 12:58:37 -0500

Stormy Daniels’s lawyer, who had been toying with a White House bid, said on Tuesday that his family requested he not run.....
Biden on Biden: 'I'm the most qualified person in the country to be president'

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 10:37:01 -0500

The former vice president says he is the “most qualified person in the country to be president” and will make a decision on a 2020 bid within the next two months.....
Ocasio-Cortez says climate crisis will be the moon landing, civil rights movement and Great Society of this generation

Tue, 04 Dec 2018 10:09:42 -0500

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said fighting climate change will require bold action akin to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal or NASA’s Apollo program.....
Mueller preparing endgame for Russia investigation 

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:57:20 -0500

The office of the special counsel investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election says it is "tying up loose ends."....
Did Trump cross a line with his tweet about Roger Stone?

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 15:36:22 -0500

The president praised a longtime associate for refusing to testify against him in the special counsel's Russia probe. The tweet has raised the eyebrows of some legal experts.....
Trump praises Roger Stone's 'guts,' demands 'a long prison term' for Michael Cohen

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:47:51 -0500

President Trump on Monday sounded off on the Russia investigation, suggesting his former personal attorney Michael Cohen should not receive leniency for cooperating with the probe and declaring that f....
Georgia group can prove illegal voter purge by Kemp, leader says

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 05:00:02 -0500

The leader of a group formed by Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says it can prove that voters were illegally removed from state rolls over the past few years by the office of former Secretary of State ....
Colin Powell recalls George H.W. Bush's humility as central to his success

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 14:14:01 -0500

Colin Powell said that George H.W. Bush will be remembered for his remarkable humility as well as his foreign policy expertise.....
Roger Stone: I would never 'bear false witness' against Trump

Sun, 02 Dec 2018 12:02:29 -0500

Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone said Sunday morning that he would never testify against the president.....
PHOTOS: Violent riots in Paris after 2 weeks of nationwide protests over rising taxes

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 19:32:15 -0500

Rioters ran amok across central Paris on Saturday, clashing with police in the worst unrest in more than a decade, posing a dire challenge to Emmanuel Macron's presidency.....
George H.W. Bush: Lessons from a life

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 13:00:22 -0500

George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, died Friday at age 94.....
‘Fake news’ could destroy Western society, State Department official warns

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 11:25:44 -0500

Matt B. Chessen, who serves as acting deputy science and technology adviser to the secretary of state, delivers what might be considered a rebuke of the president.....
George H.W. Bush: Breaking a pledge, doing the right thing on taxes

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 10:18:41 -0500

This is one in a series of 13 Yahoo News interviews with historians about defining moments in presidential leadership. The interviews were conducted by Andrew Romano, Lisa Belkin and Sam Matthews, an....
George H.W. Bush: A life in pictures

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 00:10:52 -0500

George Herbert Walker Bush took the oath of office as the United States’ 41st president on Jan. 20, 1989, and was the oldest living former commander in chief. Before getting the keys to the White Hou....
How one accountant links Whitaker's nonprofit to network of dark money groups

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 17:45:25 -0500

The accountant, who has been penalized for failing to file tax returns for his own business, has created a paper trail with notable errors in his work for those groups, according to public records rev....
Mueller's Russia investigation picks up steam, and so do Trump's tweets

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:21:27 -0500

The president's Twitter messages belie a very tough week in the special counsel's investigation into his campaign's ties with Russia.....