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Trump Isn't Crazy, He's Just a Terrible Person: Leading Psychiatrist

Trump Isn't Crazy, He's Just a Terrible Person: Leading Psychiatrist

Click here for reuse options! The president is more "bad than mad," according to the man who wrote the book on personality disorders. In an age when the current White House occupant has inspired unprecedented levels of armchair psychiatry, Allen Frances remains one of the foremost authorities in the field. As the chair of the […]

Does ‘Fire and Fury’ Passage About Nikki Haley Imply She and Trump Are Having an Affair?

Author Michael Wolff said the clues are in his book. On Friday night, author Michael Wolff set tongues wagging and pages turning by implying to “Real Time” host Bill Maher that President Donald Trump is having an affair and that the clues are in his book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. Slate.com pointed to a […]

Facebook’s News Feed Changes Could Elevate Fake News While Harming Legitimate News Outlets

A new algorithm could boost the spread of conservative misinformation. This article originally appeared on Media Matters. New changes announced by Facebook to elevate content on its users’ news feed that is shared by friends and family over that shared by news publishers could wind up exacerbating Facebook’s fake news problem. Over the past year, Facebook […]

Chickens Can Be Wonderful Friends, If You Meet Them Instead of Eating Them (Video)

Chickens Can Be Wonderful Friends, If You Meet Them Instead of Eating Them (Video)

Click here for reuse options! Our message is simple: Please stop eating chickens. When the choice is all or nothing, most people will choose to do nothing, especially when it comes to what they eat. By now, most Americans have heard the many arguments for vegetarianism, yet well over 90 percent of the population still […]

Why the Federal Cannabis Crackdown May Be a Blessing in Disguise for Legal Weed

Don’t panic, legalization advocates say: Jeff Sessions’ anti-marijuana policy will have little impact and may even hasten the formal end of prohibition Now that the dust has settled around attorney general Jeff Sessions’ promise of harsher federal marijuana enforcement, advocates of legalization have largely exchanged their initial disappointment over the move for one of long-term optimism. […]

The 5 Worst Ways GOP Hypocrites Observed MLK Day on Twitter

Despite their zeal for slashing services so many people depend on, Republicans love to dress themselves in Dr. King's words. If the GOP was writing a Tinder profile, its hobbies would include cutting taxes for the wealthy, pretending to disagree with Donald Trump even while voting for his bills, and tweeting about the accomplishments of […]

Mike Pence Is a No-Show at MLK Ceremony

The vice president probably knew he wouldn’t be welcome. It was a cold, cold, Martin Luther King Jr. Day down at the MLK Memorial in Washington DC on Monday morning—so cold Vice President Mike Pence couldn’t make the 3.5-mile trip from his residence on Massachusetts Avenue to the Mall for a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the […]

Floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange, reports say

Images on social media show a mangled metal structure that has reportedly collapsed around a cafe near the entrance to the building Dozens of people were seen running from the Indonesia Stock Exchange in central Jakarta on Monday, Metro TV showed, after unconfirmed reports of a collapsed structure, possibly a floor, inside the building. The […]

'A monumental change': how Ireland transformed transgender rights

Since 2015, Ireland has allowed people to change gender by self-declaration. Now the UK is considering following suit Toryn Glavin was 17 when she began to live the life that she wanted to, as a woman. The transgender teenager, still feeling her way in a public female identity, found it easier not to engage with […]

Gene editing – and what it really means to rewrite the code of life

We now have a precise way to correct, replace or even delete faulty DNA. Ian Sample explains the science, the risks and what the future may hold So what is gene editing?Scientists liken it to the find and replace feature used to correct misspellings in documents written on a computer. Instead of fixing words, gene […]

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