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'I Voted for Donald Trump and I Already Regret It'

Sherri Underwood: I remember the precise moment that I realized I regretted voting for Donald Trump. It was during his 60 Minutes interview after the election.... [S]itting on my couch, sipping coffee as I watched the interview, I saw with my own eyes who Trump really was as a person. Show More Summary

2016 Was the Warmest Year on Record

Separate studies released by NASA and NOAA report that 2016 marked a new global high as the warmest year on record. That makes three straight years in which new highs have been recorded. 2016 also included record global high temperatures during eight out of the 12 months of the year. Show More Summary

Trump Mocked for Grunty Speech-Writing Photo

On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump tweeted a photo of himself supposedly writing his inauguration speech. It didn't take long for Twitter to start tearing it apart: "That is a blank piece of paper and you're holding a closed Sharpie." "Will it start with "Four Russian Whores And Seven Hacks Ago"... Show More Summary

Audio: Trump Lied About Never Meeting Putin

Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News: President-elect Donald Trump told a radio interviewer in October 2015 that he had met Vladimir Putin "one time... a long time ago" and that he "got along with him great" -- a statement that conflicts with his later denials during the campaign that he had ever met or spoken with the Russian president. Show More Summary

Bush 41, Wife Barbara Hospitalized

Both President George H.W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush are now in a Houston hospital and will not attend Friday's inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. The 92-year-old former president on Wednesday was moved to intensive care at Houston Methodist Hospital after being admitted on Saturday, his office said. Show More Summary

Companies Recycle Old Job News to Trick Trump

Companies eager to avoid becoming the target of the next attack by President-elect Donald Trump are preemptively -- or retroactively -- announcing U.S. job creation plans.... After campaigning on pledges to make U.S. companies bring jobs back, Trump has announced he's been successful at doing so before he's even president. Show More Summary

Can Trump Be Trusted with Nukes?

On January 20, inauguration day in the United States, a nameless, unknown military aide will be seen accompanying President Barack Obama to the handover ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. That military aide will be carrying a satchel over his or her shoulder containing a briefcase known as "the nuclear football."... Show More Summary

Senate Intel Panel Will Investigate Trump Russia Ties

The Republican chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee has announced that it will investigate President-elect Donald Trump's ties to Russia. Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina) and Senator Mark Warner (D-Virginia), the chairman...Show More Summary

Trump Inauguration TV Listing Goes Viral

A Scottish newspaper's TV listing of President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration has caught people's attention both in the U.K. and the U.S. The Sunday Herald TV critic Damien Love reimagined the ceremony as a return of the classic science...Show More Summary

SI: Sports Hosts Mike & Mike Are Breaking Up

The 19-year partnership of sports talk hosts Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic will be ending this year as Greenberg gets his own morning show on ESPN, sources told Sports Illustrated. The Mike & Mike show began in 1998 and has become the cornerstone of ESPN Radio at stations across the country. Show More Summary

Port-a-Potty Cover Up at Trump Inauguration

Workers preparing for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration next week are covering up the logos on port-a-potties that list the restroom supplier's name: Don's Johns. Washington activist Tim Krepp first pointed out on social media...Show More Summary

Hundreds of Girls Seeing 'Hidden Figures' for Free

Hundreds of young girls are getting free tickets to see the box office hit movie Hidden Figures, thanks to the work of several separate efforts around the country. The film, which follows the true story of three black women working at NASA during the early Space Race, has received acclaim from both critics and fans. Show More Summary

Obama Frees Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army soldier who became one of the most prominent whistleblowers in modern times when she exposed the nature of modern warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who then went on to pay the price with a 35-year military prison sentence, is to be freed in May as a gift of outgoing president Barack Obama. Show More Summary

Putin Stands Up for His Bestie Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called reports that Donald Trump has been compromised by Russian intelligence "total nonsense" and said allegations were fabricated to "undermine the legitimacy" of Trump's presidency. "The...Show More Summary

Chelsea Manning Will Be Freed

President Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who leaked Army documents and is serving 35 years. Manning will be released in May, 28 years earlier than her original sentence.

Andy Kaufman is 68

Andy Kaufman is celebrating his 68th birthday today. In honor of the event, here's a link to one of his surreal humor-bending performances from the first season of Saturday Night Live. Introduced by host Candice Bergen, Andy walks out in the gentle, addlepated guise of Foreign Man. Show More Summary

Trump HHS Pick Bought Stock, Wrote Bill to Profit

Georgia Congressman Tom Price is proving that when it comes to flouting conflicts of interest, he and Donald Trump have a lot in common. Trump's nominee for health secretary reportedly invested thousands of dollars in a medical-device company last year and then, less than a week later, introduced legislation to benefit it. Show More Summary

18 Million Will Lose Insurance in Obamacare Repeal

At least 18 million people would lose health insurance in the first year if Republicans move ahead with plans to repeal major portions of the Affordable Care Act without a replacement plan, estimates a report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. Show More Summary

John Kerry Returns to Site of Ambush in Vietnam

Ca Mau, Vietnam -- It could have been 1969 again as Secretary of State John F. Kerry stood on the bow of the small boat chugging up the Bay Hap River on Saturday, the wind billowing his sleeves and his eyes darting left and right toward banks shrouded in dark foliage. Show More Summary

The Root: Shut Up, Bernie Sanders

Michael Arceneaux: If hubris and the successful pursuit of headlines were genuine indicators of political aptitude, perhaps Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) would actually be the Svengali he's presently being sold as.... Political losses...Show More Summary

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