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Walmart's plans begs the question: How can workers prepare for a future of increasingly automated work?
The practice of protagonists claiming definitive outcomes is as American as Hollywood endings.
At its core, Mueller’s investigation gave the president what he wanted: public affirmation.
Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth.
Mueller has spoken loudly, if indirectly, in court — indictment by indictment, guilty plea by guilty plea.
As president, Trump is disconnected from reality and says things he wants to say.
A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque.
The summit that had started amicably enough had collapsed, a dramatic reversal of friendly greetings.
The Florida prostitution sting is a reminder of the human trafficking and abuse taking place in our country.
Here’s a nagging question: does Kim Jong Un want the prosperity Trump touts?
Before he walked the Oscars red carpet knew what he was in for among some social media users.
Can Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders recapture the magic that fueled his first presidential campaign?
Voters disagree about the extent to which the president must demonstrate moral leadership.
It sparked a movement among a younger generation angered by gun violence and inspired hashtags such as #NeverAgain and #Enough.
Only 8 percent of eligible employees used telemedicine at least once in 2017
From his now-familiar case for building a wall to appealing to his base, here are the SOTU highlights.
The incident is the third in recent weeks, one including Florida’s secretary of state.
Unfortunately, the media is doing a poor job putting the gun control debate on a larger scale nationwide.
Government projections show billions of dollars in savings by companies will come at a steep cost.
Mark Zuckerberg’s latest attempt to explain Facebook’s data-sharing practices is notable for its omissions.
Here’s what we know so far about the business proposal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in Trump’s Washington.
This is one of those perplexing snits that frustrates Americans and prompts them to blame both parties.
Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, why now?
Puerto Rico hasn’t been spared from the opioid crisis that has plagued the U.S. mainland— a problem that seems to have grown as a result of a devastating hurricane.
In Washington, it’s all about the wall. At the border, it’s only part of the story.
Everywhere President Donald Trump looks, he sees his long-promised border wall.
The tech industry has hit peak, a tipping point when everyone who can afford one already owns one.
Reservations about his personality and his policies reveal warning signs for Republicans.
The greatest threat to President Donald Trump’s re-election bid may an economic slowdown.
Ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republican.
The heated, on-camera Oval Office exchange was an extraordinary public airing of grievances.
Trump seized the moment to once again criticize the 2015 Paris climate accord that he is abandoning.
Why are Wall Street and some economists suddenly worried about a recession?
The president hasn’t been charged with any crimes, but he hasn’t been cleared of wrongdoing either.
For the often-undisciplined leader, the whirlwind trip was an unusual moment of Zen.
Now that once-reliable route to prosperity appears to be vanishing.
Not quite friends, nor enemies, theirs is perhaps the most important relationship in Washington.
Don’t mess with China and its growing cadre of powerful luxury consumers.
The physical rush of Black Friday and the armchair browsing of Cyber Monday are increasingly blending.
Survivors of the massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival had another fatal encounter in California.
For Republicans, the sense the sky was falling formed since early this year.
Race, class and geography separate the parties as much as ideology, with the president as the dividing line.
President Trump has astonished legal scholars with his claim he can end birthright citizenship.
A shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that claimed 11 lives, a mail bomber; enough is enough.
The thwarted attacks — revealed in rapid succession — added volatility to midterm elections.
Sure, you should delete all those unused logins and passwords. And eat your vegetables. And go to the gym.
Data that counter the positive picture Trump often paints in campaign-style rallies before largely white audiences.
Trump is misrepresenting the history of African-American voting and exaggerating his influence.
Are America’s employers at risk of running out of skilled people to hire?
The moment conservatives have dreamed about for decades has arrived with Brett Kavanaugh as justice.
Key posts overseeing the financial health of Social Security and Medicare have been vacant for more than three years.
He let his anger flare repeatedly, interrupted his questioners and cried several times during his opening statement. She strived to remain calm and polite,...
Crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry may have had unintended consequences.
President Donald Trump went there. In a single tweet, Trump appears to have upended that strategy.
Shame. Guilt. Embarrassment. Denial. Disgust. And fear — of losing a job, friends, colleagues, privacy, safety, even one’s life.
A warmer world makes for nastier hurricanes. Scientists say they are wetter, possess more energy and intensify faster. Their storm surges are more destructive because...
In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh revealed a few things about himself, professionally and personally.
The message of reconciliation by two former presidents McCain asked to testify at his memorial, is an effort worth making.
What’s lost when the president of the United States can’t — or won’t — show up?
He’s a team player — the conservative team — stepping up to make a play at key moments in politics.
The Jacksonville shooting has prompted calls from gamers for more security at esports tournaments.
Arizona Sen. John McCain – scion of Navy brass, flyboy turned Vietnam war hero and tireless defender of American global leadership – a scholar of American politics.
Republican leaders in 2018 are profoundly different than the ones who dealt with Watergate in the 1970s.
A look at Trump’s alternate-reality week regarding Michael Cohen, the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Manafort and more.
For Michael Cohen and Donald Trump, it’s always been about money and loyalty.
President Donald Trump is learning the hard way that in politics, it doesn’t always last.
When sex-abuse cases dominate headlines, a familiar pattern often emerges.
Will it be cheaper next year, as Trump contends? Here's why the idea turned into a big nothing.
As mainstream press coverage has been unfavorable, Trump craves good press from the ‘fake news’ media.
The once-rising star used to be criticized for being in too much of a hurry, but now he’s hunkered down.
Everyday interactions with computer technologies have accelerated and normalized our culture’s infantile tendencies.
Tech giants stumbling in the social world they created as they make big profits by turning information into lucrative targeted advertisements.
Trump has faced such a moment before, as a candidate and now as president.
Republicans promote fear, not tax cuts, in key elections, for example: there’s a border crisis in Pennsylvania, and Nancy Pelosi is a threat to New York.
Millennials see America’s role in the 21st century world an intriguing mix of continuity and change.
The abortion debate is at the center of U.S. political dialogue. But, who chooses abortion? More women than you might think.
A look at the details, the Trump team’s shifting explanations of the meeting, and why it matters.
Who is Q that is spreading like wildfire? What makes Q different and what does Q believe?
Coca-Cola, Pampers, plane tickets, and other items may cost more in the coming months.
The conservative Koch brothers are no more — even if they remain a political powerhouse.
It’s not going to happen, at least not while he’s in office.
As the United States takes a harder line on immigration, thousands of families are fractured apart.
This was the week when “would” turned into “wouldn’t” and “no” meant “yes.”
Air quality warnings issued by parks and other government agencies may be causing the visitation drop.
Alcohol is the most widely used drug in the world, including in the United States.
Trump's “America First” slogan morphed into “Me First”as unloaded on his own intelligence community.
Breastfeeding has long been the gold standard for infant nutrition. Why does breastfeeding matters?
The first U.S.-Russia summit of the Donald Trump Presidency, one-nil, Vladimir Putin. And the game hasn’t even begun.
Editorial: Russians conspirators 'want' to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy.
The cameras were on, and the theatrics were high. But despite the partisan hubbub, the stakes were high.
Trump poured accelerant on his campaign to shift Washington’s balance of power toward conservatives.
Here’s a look at public opinion on some of the key issues facing the justices in the coming years.
From the safety of a resilient U.S. economy, President Donald Trump has lit the fuse on a high-risk trade war with China.
Many of the hardest hit states are those that backed Trump and feature top-tier Senate races in November.
Have America’s protests changed so they rely more on the masses and less on one captivating leader?
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fell short of the kind of deal the U.S. president himself has long said is needed.
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