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Vice Media Retracts Two Stories on Trump's Disney Display

Vice Media announced Wednesday it was retracting two stories that reported President Donald Trump's White House was feuding with Disney World management.

Biologists: No Ceiling Seen Yet on Increasing Human Life Spans

If there's a time-stamp on human life, two Canadian biologists say they haven't found it yet — and speculate the already-increasing life span of humans could keep going up "far into the foreseeable future."

Adam Driver Surprises Military Family With Scholarship

There were tears of joy when Adam Driver surprised a Pennsylvania military family with a visit to deliver a scholarship to their 21-year-old daughter, Hayley Williams.

New Hillary Memoir: 'Rage, Sexism, Bigotry' of 2016 Election

In an upcoming memoir, Hillary Clinton will bare her private thoughts about her devastating loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race and how yelling at her television set helped her recover from the defeat.

Nearby Smartphone Causes 'Brain Drain'

New US research has found that just having your smartphone nearby reduces cognitive capacity and the ability to complete tasks -- even when it's switched off.Carried out by researchers from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, the study set...

NBC: FBI Interviewed Employees of Russian Cybersecurity Firm

The FBI interviewed at least a dozen employees of Russia-based cybsersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab as part of a counter-intelligence probe, NBC News reported.

Phil Donahue to Media: 'Don't Be So Sensitive'

Talk show icon Phil Donahue dispensed some advice to members of the news media who cover President Donald Trump: "don't be so sensitive."

Mattis: Trump's Warning to Assad on Chemical Weapons Worked

The U.S. warning to Syria President Bashar Assad not to carry out a chemical attack on his own people appears to have been taken seriously by the regime because "they didn't do it," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday, the Washington Examiner reported.

Paul Ryan: 'Prayers Are Being Answered' for Steve Scalise

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said prayers are being answered for the recovery of wounded House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

Cecile Richards: Defunding Planned Parenthood Leaves Women Without Care

Defunding Planned Parenthood through healthcare reform measures could leave many women, who use the organization's services for their healthcare needs, without access to care, president Cecile Richards, said Wednesday.

CNN Faced $100M Lawsuit Over Botched Russia Story

CNN sent three staffers packing after its false story about a Trump transition team member because the network feared a libel lawsuit that could hurt parent company Time Warner's proposed purchase by AT&T, the New York Post reports.

Gallup: Just 27 Percent Have Confidence in Newspapers

Though up 7 points since last year, just 27 percent of Americans have confidence in newspapers, according to the latest Gallup poll released Wednesday.

Newsmax's 25 Most Influential Republicans in Tech

Outnumbered and outvoted in hubs of innovation like Silicon Valley and Seattle, conservatives in the overwhelmingly blue industry have faced a challenging political environment for years — especially during the Obama era when the White House had Google and Facebook chiefs on speed dial.

White House Uses Press Briefing to Tout Video Showing CNN Bias

The White House used its press briefing on Tuesday to tout an undercover video showing a CNN producer questioning the network's coverage and suggesting important stories had been buried to focus on President Donald Trump alleged connection...

Susan Rice a GOP Punching Bag Because of Race, Gender?

Susan Rice isn't sure whether race and gender were behind recent GOP attacks on her and her job as former President Barack Obama's national security advisor, but she isn't ruling it out.

Border Wall Prototypes Set to Be Built This Summer

Prototypes for President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall proposal are set to be built later this summer, according to the agency who handles U.S. border security

Is France Ready for a New Climate Deal?

On a trans-Atlantic call Tuesday morning, French President Emmanuel Macron made a surprise invitation to President Trump to visit Paris next month and join in the Bastille Day celebration on July 14.

Illinois Financial Crisis Deepens: $14.6 Billion in Unpaid Bills

A standoff in Illinois between its GOP Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic Speaker of the House Michael Madigan over spending and term limits has left the state without a budget for two years – and an unpaid backlog of $14.6 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Restaurant Co-Owner Blasts Trump After Losing Kitchen Staff to ICE Check

The co-owner of a Baltimore restaurant says 30 of his kitchen staff quit after an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent demanded their papers – an exodus he described as the "saddest day."

Sarah Palin Sues NYT For Defamation

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against The New York Times regarding an editorial that alleged ties between her political action committee and the 2011 Gabby Giffords shooting.

Bernie Sanders Rips Federal Probe of Wife's $10M Loan to College

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday slammed a federal investigation into his wife regarding a $10 million loan to a defunct in Vermont, blaming it on a surrogate of President Donald Trump.

WaPo: Manafort Firm Made $17.1M as Ukrainian Foreign Agent

The consulting firm headed by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, made more than $17 million working as a foreign agent of a Ukrainian political party, newly filed documents report.

Fox: Trump, WH Pressure China Amid NKorea Concerns

The State Department on Tuesday issued a report labeling China as one of the worst human traffickers in the world for allowing modern slavery to thrive within its borders, a move Fox News is reporting as a signal the Trump administration is turning up the pressure on Chinese President Xi Jinping.

McEnroe: Trump Offered 'Sums of Money' for Battle of Sexes

Tennis star John McEnroe says President Donald Trump – in his pre-White House days – once offered him "sums of money" for a battle-of-the-sexes-like match with either Serena or Venus Williams.

Robo Cops: Dubai Adding Mini Robot Cars to Police Force

Police in Dubai are adding tiny robot patrol cars to carry out the massive work of catching criminals.

Lawyer: Roger Stone Set for July 24 Testimony in House Russia Probe

Longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone will testify in classified session before the House Intelligence Committee on July 24, his attorney said Tuesday.

Clinton Campaign Chair Podesta Faces Questions From House Intel Committee

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign chairman John Podesta was asked about Russian hacking during a closed-door session with the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday.

Study: Opioids May Kill Half Million Americans in 10 Years

Opioids could kill nearly half a million Americans over the next decade, a new analysis claims.

Rep. Chris Collins Loses $16.7 Million on Tanking Biotech Stock

Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., took a $16.7 million bath Tuesday when biotechnology stock in which he was heavily invested plummeted, Bloomberg News reported.

Henry Kissinger: 'Russia Wants to Be Accepted By Europe and Transcend It'

There'll be continuing friction between Russia and its western neighbors but Russian President Vladimir Putin will ultimately push toward cooperative relationships in what could be a looming "new world order," according to former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

John Podesta: My IT Guy Told Me Phishing Email Was Legit

John Podesta explained how his email account was hacked during the 2016 presidential election, saying his assistant clicked on a spear-phishing email from hackers with Russian ties.

ESPN Anchor Suggests Being 'Openly Conservative' Got Her Fired

ESPN anchor Britt McHenry suggested in a now-deleted tweet that she was fired from the network for being "openly conservative."

Night Shift Might Lead to DNA Damage

Working the night shift just got a little harder: Researchers say when the body is forced to sleep during the day its ability to repair DNA is compromised, which could lead to adverse health conditions — possibly even cancer.

Emmett Till Freedom Trail Marker Vandalized Again

A marker on the Mississippi Freedom Trail with information about Emmett Till has been vandalized again, making twice in the past two months, the trail's management firm said.

Lindsey Graham Probes Intel Officials for Unmasking Answers

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., tried to pry information from members of the intelligence community Tuesday regarding allegations that some of his conversations with foreign officials were recorded and his name was revealed to people inside the government.

Edward Klein: A Modest Proposal for Robert Mueller

Time magazine recently ran a story headlined "Will Robert Mueller Separate Fact from Fiction?" I've got another question for him: "Will Robert Mueller Separate Republicans from Democrats?" We all know that Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russia's...

11 Data Points on Fallout From CNN's Russia 'Fake News' Retraction

Eleven data points tracking CNN's Russia "fake news" story – and its retraction – concluded on Tuesday with a gleeful President Donald Trump going after other news media for their Russia coverage, too.

Serena Williams Nude and Pregnant on Vanity Fair Cover

Serena Williams appears nude and very pregnant on the cover of Vanity Fair, and an accompanying story posted online Tuesday talks all about baby daddy Alexis Ohanian.

Yates: Refusal to Defend Travel Ban Because it Was Based on Religion

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Tuesday said she refused to defend President Donald Trump's travel ban because the policy was based on religion and not on national security, the Washington Examiner reported on Tuesday.

Gingrich: Congress Should Make Obama Testify on Russia

Former President Barack Obama should be called in to testify under oath about when he knew Russia was meddling in the 2016 presidential race, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday.

Report: CNN Producer Says Trump 'Probably Right' About Russia 'Witch Hunt'

A man, identified as a producer for CNN says, in an undercover video, that President Donald Trump is "probably right" in claiming Russia investigations are witch hunts.

NYT: EPA Official Pressured Scientist on Congressional Testimony

The Environmental Protection Agency's chief of staff pushed the lead scientist on the department's Board of Scientific Counselors to change her congressional testimony about expert dismissals, according to The New York Times.

Reporter Accuses Huckabee Sanders of 'Inflaming' Nation

A White House reporter Tuesday lashed out at spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders for "inflaming" tensions and trying to weaken the credibility of the press.

Buffett: 'Economy Is Doing Well, but All Americans Aren't Doing Well'

Investment guru Warren Buffett sees wealth inequality as the most serious problem in the country.

Facebook to Remove Thousands of 'Hate Speech' Posts

Facebook is hiring thousands of employees to combat the "hate speech" on its site, saying they currently delete 66,000 posts reported as hate speech each week.

WaPo: Trump's Properties Display Fake News Time Covers

Fake news has been hanging on the walls of at least four of President Donald Trump's golf clubs - a Time magazine cover from March 1, 2009 featuring the pre-presidential mogul, The Washington Post reported.

Report: ISIS Forces Enslaved Mother to Eat Her Child

A new report claims the Islamic State served a mother the remains of her 1-year-old son without her knowledge.

Panetta on Russian Hacking: Putin Saw 'Weakness' in US

Former CIA director and Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said in a new interview Russia seized on a "weakness" when it conducted cyberattacks on the U.S. election last year.

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook Groups Are Like Churches

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg compared his social media platform to church groups in a recent speech.

Jack Nicklaus: It Will 'Be Pretty Tough' For Tiger Woods to Play Golf Again

Golden Bear golf great Jack Nicklaus is sympathetic about Tiger Woods's epic personal and professional struggles – but thinks the troubled 41-year-old pro will have "a very hard time" playing his way back to the top of the PGA tour.