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Jared Kushner denies 'collusion' with Russia but confirms damaging details

President Trump's son-in-law and senior White House advisor Jared Kushner told a Senate committee Monday that he held four separate meetings with Russians during the presidential campaign last year, but he insisted he did not “collude” with Moscow in an effort to get Trump elected or to ease U.S....

Senate healthcare vote presents critical test for GOP and Trump

With a strong, last-minute push from President Trump, Senate Republicans face a pivotal vote Tuesday in their long bid to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act. But the outcome remained in doubt, largely because senators have not even been told which of the various GOP plans will be considered....

Carice van Houten of 'Game of Thrones': Melisandre is decidedly team Jon Snow

Carice van Houten knows that her “Game of Thrones” character Melisandre can be scary. She claims to serve a god known as the Lord of Light, but she’s done an awful lot of dark things in his name. Among them: killing Renly Baratheon (Gethin Anthony) with “blood magic,” abandoning Stannis Baratheon...

Daniel Cormier faces Jon Jones in the octagon and his shadow outside of it

Daniel Cormier says while he usually agrees with the thinking that people shouldn’t judge one another, he can’t find a way to let that apply to his bitter rival Jon Jones. A year ago this month, Jones tested positive for a banned substance with performance-enhancing effects that forced him off...

A tattered band-aid: Senate GOP's $200-billion Obamacare cushion would run out in two years

As Senate Republicans rush pell-mell toward a Tuesday vote on an Obamacare repeal bill that most, if not all, still haven’t seen, a new study examines one of the givebacks the GOP leadership has offered anti-repeal senators to bring them on board. The sweetener is a $200-billion fund for the 31...

'I did not collude' with foreign officials, Jared Kushner says in advance of testimony

"I did not collude" and "had no improper contacts" with Russia or any other foreign government, Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior advisor, declared in a statement ahead of meetings with congressional investigators. Kushner's representatives released the 11-page statement early...

About that last scene from the 'Insecure' Season 2 premiere — Issa Rae & Co. break it down

Issa Rae talks about the sex scene -- you know which one -- from the Season 2 premiere of 'Insecure.'

Republicans don't trust higher ed. That's a problem for liberal academics

Only 36% of Republicans, according to the Pew Research Center, believe colleges and universities have a positive effect on the way things are going in the country, versus 58% who say they have a negative effect. Among Democrats, those figures are 72% and 19%, respectively. That finding represents...

Shining a light on prescription drug pricing

After years of failed efforts, the California Legislature may finally pass a bill that responds to the problem of rising prescription drug costs. But temper your enthusiasm: Though this measure (SB 17) has been fiercely resisted by the pharmaceutical industry, it wouldn’t actually stop manufacturers...

The pitfalls and joys of taking a stand with music and with youngsters

From Friday through Sunday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic hosted its fifth cleverly named Take a Stand symposium, a gathering of more than 300 educators around the country who are involved with music training programs, such as YOLA (Youth Orchestra L.A.) and patterned after Venezuela’s El Sistema....

The new face of the White House: polished, smooth and noncombative

Six months into his presidency, an embattled Donald Trump may finally have found the mouthpiece he wants — a fellow New York tycoon who gushes about his “love” for the president and blames White House woes on poor communication, not a burgeoning scandal. Anthony Scaramucci, Trump’s new communications...

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