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F. Scott Fitzgerald once declared that using an exclamation point was like laughing at your own joke, but linguist Geoff Nunberg begs to differ. He's begun embracing the mark in his own writing.
June 13, 2017
A new amendment strengthens existing sanctions and imposes new sanctions for human rights abuses, supplying arms to Syria's regime and "malicious cyber activity" on behalf of the Russian government.
June 13, 2017
F. Scott Fitzgerald once declared that using an exclamation point was like laughing at your own joke, but linguist Geoff Nunberg begs to differ. He's begun embracing the mark in his own writing.
June 13, 2017
Chris Ruddy, CEO of a right-wing news site, suggested Trump is considering firing Robert Mueller as special counsel. It might just be another chapter in Trump friends causing chaos, because why not?
June 13, 2017
The deputy attorney general told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday that he would only consider firing special counsel Robert Mueller "if there were good cause" — even if an order comes from the president.
June 13, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified before a Senate subcommittee Tuesday morning, and said he wouldn't fire Robert Mueller without good cause — even if an order comes from the president.
June 13, 2017
AED-carrying drones beat ambulance times to the sites of previous cardiac arrest cases in a rural area of Sweden, a study finds. But this has yet to be tried in real emergencies.
June 13, 2017
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Warmbier, 22, is on his way back to the U.S. In March 2016, a North Korean court sentenced him to 15 years in prison and hard labor.
June 13, 2017
Since 2004, the group Fallen Fruit has been planting fruit trees around the city and across the U.S. Once mature, the trees produce hundreds of pounds of produce a year — all free to the public.
June 13, 2017
Dennis Rodman is one of the few people on Earth who can claim relationships with both Kim Jong Un and President Trump.
June 13, 2017
The paper struggled amid declines in print ads. But under Amazon's Jeff Bezos, the Post has transformed its operations, from how it writes headlines and chooses photos, to how it generates ad dollars.
June 13, 2017
Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of the conservative news site Newsmax and a friend of President Trump, said in a PBS interview that Trump is considering "terminating the special counsel."
June 13, 2017
With the 2018 health insurance market still in play, you might want to extend your job-based insurance until this fall, when the outlines of the health law's marketplaces should become clearer.
June 13, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to appear before members of Congress amid a war of credibility between the administration and former FBI Director James Comey.
June 13, 2017
Two Democrats are trying to channel anger against the president to win their party's nomination. The GOP front-runner has worked to side-step Trump as he faces a challenge from his right.
June 13, 2017
The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that treats unwed fathers and mothers unequally — a major victory for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has battled the discriminatory rule for decades.
June 13, 2017
For decades India's IT talent has maintained the world's computers, databases and back offices. But new technologies are overtaking that old business model, and analysts predict massive layoffs.
June 13, 2017
The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, winning the title in the stellar teams' third match-up in as many years.
June 12, 2017
The mayor said the island looked like it was "flattened by bombs." The magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Monday afternoon off the coast of Lesbos in the Mediterranean Sea.
June 12, 2017
Whether the new monument, considered sacred to Native Americans, should be abolished or reduced is the first part of a review of national monuments under an executive order by President Trump.
June 12, 2017

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