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  • Melania Trump Refuses To Act Like A First Lady. Good For Her.

    Melania Trump Refuses To Act Like A First Lady. Good For Her.

    In her apparent refusal to adhere to a path first ladies have followed for decades, she may lessen the burden placed on future presidential spouses.

  • CIA Reveals New Privacy Rules for Internet Age

    CIA Reveals New Privacy Rules for Internet Age

    CIA officials described the changes as a comprehensive update to guidelines that have been in place since the early 1980s.

  • Washington Braces For Anti-Trump Protests For Today's Inauguration

    Washington Braces For Anti-Trump Protests For Today's Inauguration

    Washington turned into a virtual fortress on Thursday ahead of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, while thousands of people took to the streets of New York and Washington to express their displeasure with his coming administration.

  • 'I Outworked Anybody Who Ever Ran For Office.' Trump Tells Donors At Inaugural Dinner

    'I Outworked Anybody Who Ever Ran For Office.' Trump Tells Donors At Inaugural Dinner

    US president-elect Donald Trump boasted of his election victory and heaped praise on his incoming Cabinet.

  • Enormous Antarctic Ice Shelf Rift Grows By Another 6 Miles

    Enormous Antarctic Ice Shelf Rift Grows By Another 6 Miles

    A more than 100-mile-long crack in one of Antarctica's largest ice shelves grew another 6 miles in little over two weeks this month, British scientists reported Thursday. That's on top of an 11-mile growth that occurred in the second two weeks of December - representing a 17 mile total advance in not much more than a month.

  • This Man Is Running Seven Marathons On Seven Continents In Seven Days. Why?

    This Man Is Running Seven Marathons On Seven Continents In Seven Days. Why?

    Michael Wardian pushed forward into the penetrating Arctic wind, fighting the urge to speed up. Too much effort and he'd begin to perspire, and sweating, he was told, would only increase the risk of hypothermia.

  • U.S. Stealth Bombers Strike Islamic State Fighters In Libya

    U.S. Stealth Bombers Strike Islamic State Fighters In Libya

    Two Air Force B-2 stealth bombers struck Islamic State camps southwest of the Libyan city of Sirte on Wednesday night, less than a month after the Pentagon declared an end to an extended air campaign there.

  • Donald Trump Pledges To Unify US On Inauguration Eve

    Donald Trump Pledges To Unify US On Inauguration Eve

    Billionaire Republican Donald Trump on Thursday pledged to bring unity to America as he swept into Washington on the eve of the most consequential moment of his life -- his inauguration as 45th president of the United States.

  • Russia Says Its Criticism Of Barack Obama Not Personal

    Russia Says Its Criticism Of Barack Obama Not Personal

    Russia admitted Thursday it had criticised a lot of US policy during President Barack Obama's administration but said it was not personal, insisting Washington was to blame for bad relations.

  • 'Cool' Washington Bids Barack Obama Farewell

    'Cool' Washington Bids Barack Obama Farewell

    Ten days before his 2009 inauguration, Barack Obama stopped at Ben's Chili Bowl, a favorite eatery in Washington's U Street corridor, for a beloved chili half-smoke sausage.

  • Donald Trump Arrives In Washington Ahead Of Historic Inauguration

    Donald Trump Arrives In Washington Ahead Of Historic Inauguration

    Twenty-four hours before he takes the oath of office as the 45th US president, Donald Trump arrived in Washington on Thursday, determined to transform American politics over the next four years.

  • When Donald Trump Gets Sworn In, The White House Is In Line For A Decorating Update

    When Donald Trump Gets Sworn In, The White House Is In Line For A Decorating Update

    On the afternoon of Inauguration Day in 2009, the Obamas' designer, Michael Smith, made his way to the Oval Office, stepping into it for the very first time.

  • You'd Think It's Scotch. You'd be Wrong.

    You'd Think It's Scotch. You'd be Wrong.

    Call them American originals, flattering imitators or spunky, funky derivatives. Call them smart business choices or unique expressions of region and craft; call them intensely smoky, delicately aromatic, honeyed and heavenly.

  • A Diet Rich in Fruits and Vegetables Outweighs The Risks of Pesticides

    A Diet Rich in Fruits and Vegetables Outweighs The Risks of Pesticides

    When you shop for groceries, do you carry a copy of the Environmental Working Group's "Dirty Dozen," list with you? It's a list of the 12 vegetables and fruits with the most pesticides, and some people only buy organic versions of the items on the list. It's the companion piece to the "Clean Fifteen," which showcases the 15 options with the least p...

  • What to Do With Leftover Almond Milk?

    What to Do With Leftover Almond Milk?

    Recent online special guests included Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough, who wrote about cooking with an Instant Pot. Here are edited excerpts from that chat.

  • Donald Trump's Health: What We Could Expect With The Oldest Incoming President

    Donald Trump's Health: What We Could Expect With The Oldest Incoming President

    Donald Trump takes office Friday as the oldest incoming president in U.S. history - a burger-gobbling, exercise-averse 70-year-old who can expect to live 15 more years, according to actuarial data.

  • In Donated Shoes And Suit, A Trump Supporter Comes To Washington

    In Donated Shoes And Suit, A Trump Supporter Comes To Washington

    Shane Bouvet pointed to the towering grain silos near his parents' home in this "little speck in America" and explained how he used to climb them to peer beyond the town's tight confines.

  • Trump Nominee Nikki Haley Voices Skepticism About Value Of UN

    Trump Nominee Nikki Haley Voices Skepticism About Value Of UN

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley harshly criticized the Obama administration for allowing the U.N. Security Council to condemn Israel and pledged never to let it happen again if confirmed as the next U.N. ambassador.

  • Donald Trump's Inauguration: How To Watch Live Stream Online Of The Festivities In Washington

    Donald Trump's Inauguration: How To Watch Live Stream Online Of The Festivities In Washington

    America's 45th president Donald Trump will take oath on Thursday before a crowd of thousands in Washington DC. Republican Mr Trump beat Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton in November, riding high on the votes of white middle-class Americans in what has been one of the most controversial elections till date.

  • Foreign Media On Jallikattu And The Backlash Against PETA

    Foreign Media On Jallikattu And The Backlash Against PETA

    Thousands of angry young people flocked to the streets on Wednesday in southern India to protest a three-year-old ban on an ancient bull-taming festival that animal rights activists say is cruel.

  • Why Shorter Days Call for a Dose of Vitamin D

    Why Shorter Days Call for a Dose of Vitamin D

    Vitamin D is not actually a vitamin but rather a group of hormones. They help the body absorb nutrients such as calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc. This is why vitamin D is added to calcium-rich milk. Studies show that only 10 to 15 percent of calcium in food is absorbed without vitamin D.

  • Obama Commutes Sentence Of Chelsea Manning, Soldier In WikiLeaks Case

    Obama Commutes Sentence Of Chelsea Manning, Soldier In WikiLeaks Case

    President Barack Obama commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, an Army private convicted of taking troves of secret diplomatic and military documents and disclosing them to WikiLeaks, after deciding that Manning had served enough time.

  • Donald Trump Waits In His Tower - Accessible Yet Isolated

    Donald Trump Waits In His Tower - Accessible Yet Isolated

    Exactly one week after becoming president-elect, Donald Trump stepped outside his namesake fortress here for the first time. He ventured just five blocks, to dinner at the 21 Club - a dark-mahogany-and-red-leather-banquette throwback, where model airplanes and sports memorabilia hang from the ceiling, and jackets are de rigueur for men.

  • Trump Takes Over Islamic State Fight, Vowing To Finish It

    Trump Takes Over Islamic State Fight, Vowing To Finish It

    As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, the Islamic State is on the defensive in three countries and has been all but wiped out in another. Two and a half years after the extremists rolled across northern Iraq, Pentagon and diplomatic officials say a military victory, at least in their major strongholds, is within sight.

  • Commutation For Manning In Leak Case

    Commutation For Manning In Leak Case

    President Barack Obama commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, an Army private convicted of taking troves of secret diplomatic and military documents and disclosing them to WikiLeaks, after deciding that Manning had served enough time.

  • Hassan Rouhani Says Talk About Renegotiating Nuclear Deal 'Meaningless'

    Hassan Rouhani Says Talk About Renegotiating Nuclear Deal 'Meaningless'

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday U.S. President-elect Trump could not unilaterally cancel the nuclear deal Tehran signed with world powers including Washington and that talk of renegotiating it was "meaningless".

  • Donald Trump's Popularity Lowest Of Any President In Decades: Polls

    Donald Trump's Popularity Lowest Of Any President In Decades: Polls

    President-elect Donald Trump takes office this week with dismal approval and popularity numbers, according to polls out Tuesday, underscoring the deep divisions among Americans as the New York businessman prepares for his inauguration. A CNN/ORC poll showed 40 percent of respondents approved of the way Trump has been handling the transition period ...

  • Pakistani Mom Promised Her Daughter A Wedding Reception. Instead, She Burned Her Alive.

    Pakistani Mom Promised Her Daughter A Wedding Reception. Instead, She Burned Her Alive.

    Roughly 1,000 women die in such "honor killings" every year in Pakistan.

  • Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Finally Called Off With Mystery Unsolved

    Search For Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Finally Called Off With Mystery Unsolved

    The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 was finally called off Tuesday after nearly three years spent combing the desolate Indian Ocean and its deep seabed, leaving one of the greatest aviation mysteries of all time unsolved.

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Not Nervous Of Donald Trump

    Microsoft CEO  Satya Nadella Not Nervous Of Donald Trump

    Microsoft employs over 113,000 people worldwide, more than 64,000 of whom are in the US, mainly in Washington, according to the company.

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