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Landslide narrowly misses minibus

A quick-thinking minibus driver in China saved 15 people from a landslide.


China looks to call bluff on Trump trade action

BEIJING (Reuters) - As influential voices within the U.S. business community warn China that U.S. President Donald Trump is serious about tough action over Beijing's trade practices, there is little sense of a crisis in the Chinese capital, where officials think he is bluffing.

Government to shut down in 48 hours: What to watch

House Republican leaders think they can get the votes for the short-term spending bill, but don't have them yet.

Manning, Chelsea

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why I’m Ambivalent About Chelsea Manning

I don’t think she’s the perfect candidate. But I’m inspired by her willingness to fight back.


Does ‘Three Billboards’ Say Anything About America? Well …

The movie thinks it’s saying something profound about human nature and America. But really, it’s off key about so many things.


Trump chief of staff thinks Congress will keep government funded: Fox News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Wednesday he believed Congress would pass a stopgap bill to keep the U.S. government funded ahead of a Friday deadline.


Exclusive: Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Do not expect U.S. President Donald Trump to hit the gym, despite his doctor's orders.

Republican calls short-term spending bill a 'crap sandwich'

A top Republican congressman said Wednesday he believed a short term bill to keep the government open would pass on Thursday, saying "I think it's in better shape than what's being reported."

Pop and Rock Music

Tune-Yards’ Merrill Garbus Wants You to Think About Whiteness (and to Dance)

The indie-pop musician applied lessons learned while D.J.-ing and attending a workshop on race to her new album, “I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life.”

What Trump voters think a year later

Trump supporters speak with CNN's Martin Savidge about their thoughts on the President's progress and performance a year into office.


Pimco doubts U.S. will enact infrastructure spending, welfare reform in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investment firm Pimco thinks it is unlikely that Washington will enact welfare reform or a major spending plan to improve bridges, roads and other infrastructure in 2018, Libby...

Sen. Hatch's invisible glasses

Orrin Hatch is the coolest guy in the Senate, or so his uber hip press shop would like you to think. The octogenarian senator from Utah -- who announced he will not be seeking re-election -- lit up Twitter after reaching up to take off glasses that he wasn't actually wearing.


Critic’s Notebook: On Artists and Audiences at American Realness

Watching performances at the American Realness festival, our critic was nudged into thinking about artists’ attitude toward audiences.

White House doctor considered a variety of cognitive tests

Dr. Ronny Jackson, who examined President Trump, says he did not think the President needed a cognitive exam but gave him one at Trump's request.

New law says don't drink ... and drone

If you've had a few too many, don't even think about grabbing those car keys. And if you live in New Jersey, put down those drone controls, too.

Here's why we have to keep talking about Aziz Ansari

When I see a well-known male figure in entertainment, politics or media trending on Twitter because of sexual harassment allegations, my heart sinks. Him? But he seemed like one of the good ones? Then comes the onslaught of tone-deaf think pieces, such as Andrew Sullivan's take on the #MeToo movement in The Daily Intelligencer in which he decrees that secretly removing a condom during sex or drunkenly badgering female colleagues via text message are really just "minor offenses." Pieces such as Sullivan's brutally analyze and, in the worst cases, litigate the veracity of claims made by the woman (or women) who have come forward to share experiences of abuse or assault.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides

Grief Has Become Routine for Students at Baltimore School

The city is trying everything it can think of to reverse a soaring homicide rate. But its fundamental problems keep getting in the way.

George Washington Bridge Scandal (2013)

Editorial: Now Chris Christie Is Just a Bad Memory

His microscopic approval rating, after years of scandal and neglect, is a clear sign that, whatever he thinks, few are sorry to see him go.

How will Trump's reported comment affect push for DACA deal?

Lawmakers and other politicians were at odds Sunday about whether they think Congress will be able to reach an immigration deal amid the outcry over President Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from certain countries last week.

Condoleezza Rice: Kim Jong Un is pretty clever

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told CNN's David Axelrod she thinks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is turning out to be "actually pretty clever."

Condoleezza Rice: Kim Jong Un is 'actually pretty clever'

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she thinks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "turning out, much more so than I thought, to be actually pretty clever."


Figureskating: Haunted by Sochi, Chan fights overthinking

TORONTO (Reuters) - Patrick Chan is hoping the acknowledgement that his biggest enemy may well be himself could propel him to figure skating gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics at the third time of asking.


Tennis: First grand slam title was 'overwhelming', says Stephens

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Without a victory since her stunning U.S. Open triumph last September, American Sloane Stephens admitted on Saturday that the experience of becoming a grand slam winner had been "overwhelming". "I think it's always a tough transition when you go from not playing tennis for 11 months to winning a grand slam," Stephens told a news conference at the Australian Open, which begins on Monday.

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Contributor: Mr. President, Your Toga Is Showing

Maybe he isn’t as unprecedented a leader as we think. All hail!

The embassy that Trump thinks is a 'bad deal'

With a price tag of $1 billion, the new US embassy in London is one of the most expensive buildings of its kind in the world. After US President Donald Trump said he was canceling his visit to London in part because of his proclaimed outrage over the cost, it is now one of the most notorious.

What Trump supporters think of his 'shithole' remark

Reports that Donald Trump referred to certain nations as "shithole countries" during a Thursday meeting in the Oval Office have inflamed his critics and drawn condemnation from the international community.

MLK nephew: Trump's not racist

Isaac Newton Farris Jr., Martin Luther King Jr.'s nephew, told CNN on Friday that while he does not believe President Donald Trump is a "racist in the traditional sense," he does think the President is "racially ignorant and racially uninformed."

What Nancy Kerrigan thinks of 'I, Tonya'

There's been plenty of buzz about the film "I, Tonya" but the woman at the center of the controversy that brought down skater Tonya Harding isn't contributing to it.


Fires and mudslides have some rethinking the California dream

MONTECITO, Calif. (Reuters) - A few who live amid the usually serene beauty and year-round warmth of Santa Barbara County say nature's recent onslaughts of wildfires and mudslides have dampened their California dreams.

The complicated gender history of pink

When you think about the color pink, you are probably conjuring up images of little girls in pink dresses, with pink toys like Barbie or a Disney princess in a pretty gown.

Education (K-12)

Can a ‘No Excuses’ Charter Teach Students to Think for Themselves?

Known for high test scores, but with disappointing results in college, the Achievement First network tries a new model to help children learn independent thinking.


RPT-European banks braced for "slow burn" payments revolution

LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - New European rules on online payments and banking due to go into effect on Saturday mark the start of a "slow burn" revolution that will prise open traditional retail banking and may force lenders to rethink their business models, regulators say.

State Children's Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP)

What if CHIP Funds Run Out? Here’s What 6 Families Would Do

With Congress yet to agree on a long-term plan to pay for the popular children’s health insurance program, parents start thinking about contingency plans.


European banks braced for "slow burn" payments revolution

LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - New European rules on online payments and banking due to go into effect on Saturday mark the start of a "slow burn" revolution that will prise open traditional retail banking and may force lenders to rethink their business models, regulators say.

Opinion: Amazingly, some people still think men are the real victims of #MeToo

Importune -- v. to harass (someone) persistently for or to do something.


Senator Warren says U.S. needs to 'rethink' money laundering laws

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday the United States needed to review outdated laws for combating money laundering which are creating an undue compliance burden for small and community banks.

Axelrod: Think twice, Oprah!

Oprah is a cultural icon; a familiar and revered brand so well-known and pervasive that she no longer needs a surname. She is brilliant, thoughtful and famously well-read, with a long history of activism. She has a great American story, enormous empathy and an extraordinary ability to communicate powerfully and authentically, as we saw during her speech at the Golden Globes.


Trump says he could beat Oprah Winfrey in a presidential race

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could beat media mogul Oprah Winfrey in a presidential contest but said he did not think the actress and talk show host would run.

Gillibrand: Oprah's Golden Globes speech was 'powerful'

Oprah Winfrey is "actively thinking" about running for president of the United States, according to two of her close friends, and many are already expressing their support for the TV star -- even a potential 2020 primary opponent.

Opinion: Oprah would make an exceptional president

In the hours after Oprah Winfrey's inspiring speech at the Golden Globe Awards, CNN's Brian Stelter reported that friends close to Oprah have said she is "actively thinking" about running for president in 2020. And progressives, like me, could not be happier.

Oprah isn't the only celebrity who might have a future in politics

Oprah Winfrey's speech at the Golden Globes on Sunday night prompted wishful calls for the star to run for president -- and two of the TV icon's close friends told CNN that Winfrey is "actively thinking" about seeking the Oval Office in 2020.

Delays at JFK airport after water main break

If you think the JFK airport nightmares are over, just wait.

Blumenthal: More indictments likely expected in probe

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) says he thinks President Trump will be interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

Recy Taylor is 'a name I know ... you should know, too,' Oprah says

Recy Taylor is a name Oprah Winfrey thinks you should know.

Crime and Criminals

We Have Fewer Crimes. Does That Mean We Need Fewer Police?

With crime rates at lows not seen in decades, but drug addiction and untreated mental illness looming as persistent problems, some say it may be time to rethink the size of police forces.

Let's rethink how we determine Olympic success


U.S. fund managers expect value stocks to jump in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Value stocks are getting a once-over from some U.S. growth fund managers in early 2018 as they prowl for overlooked shares they think have more upside in a market that gained nearly 20 percent last year.


REFILE-Wall St Week Ahead-U.S. fund managers expect value stocks to jump in 2018

NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Value stocks are getting a once-over from some U.S. growth fund managers in early 2018 as they prowl for overlooked shares they think have more upside in a market that gained nearly 20 percent last year.


Wall St Week Ahead-U.S. fund managers expect value stocks to jump in 2018

NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Value stocks are getting a once-over from some U.S. growth fund managers in early 2018 as they prowl for overlooked shares they think have more upside in a market that gained nearly 20 percent last year.


'World is doomed': Erdogan denounces U.S. justice after Turkish banker trial

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan denounced U.S. justice on Friday and suggested Turkey could rethink some bilateral agreements with Washington, after a U.S. court convicted a Turkish banker in a trial that included testimony of corruption by top Turkish officials.

United States Politics and Government

Editorial: The Bogus Voter-Fraud Commission Is Dead, but the Myths Aren’t

Celebrate the demise of the transparent sham, but don’t be fooled into thinking the conspiracists are going away.


Trump says chances good for passing U.S. immigration reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was working with lawmakers to create an immigration system that will serve American workers and improve security, adding he thinks Congress has a good shot at passing an immigration reform bill.

Trump's unfair attack on Pakistan

President Donald Trump's first tweet of 2018 has renewed tension between the United States and Pakistan. It read, "The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools. They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!"

Politics and Government

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Learning to Love Nehru

I used to think India’s first prime minister was embarrassingly westernized. Now I see that he was one of our great thinkers.

Cillizza: Trump just took a flamethrower to Steve Bannon

Just when you think nothing Donald Trump does can surprise you, this happens.


Bargain Bin: ETFs for value hunters

NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Think of the stock market right now as a high-school cafeteria. The most popular kids in school are growth investors, high-fiving and riding a multi-year bull run.


Column: New tax laws may kill the beach house dream

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dreaming of a beach house? You might want to think twice about that, given tax changes that just kicked in will make owning a vacation home more costly and may tank the resale...

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Talk: Masha Gessen Is Worried About Outrage Fatigue

The journalist on alternative facts, what Putin thinks of Trump and whether the Mueller investigation will be able to prove collusion.

East Jerusalem

Netanyahu Allies Rethink Remapping of Jerusalem

As lawmakers threw up obstacles to a two-state solution, they dropped an idea to make it easier to redraw the Jerusalem map to exclude Palestinians.

What the big names in finance think about bitcoin

Why Americans just can't quit Hillary Clinton

Two seemingly contradictory recent Gallup Poll findings sum up what it means to be a woman in the United States who dares to go where only men have gone before: Americans love to think of talented, ambitious women who have overcome obstacles — but the reality of a woman assuming a position of power, particularly over men? That's not welcome.

Opinion: No matter your take on Trump, the fight is real

After almost a full year of Donald Trump's presidency, and with a new year freshly started, I think it's safe to say that we're all exhausted.

Analyst: Why Trump said he thinks Mueller will be fair

Former US Attorney Michael Moore, while discussing Trump's comments on Robert Mueller, compares Trump to the movie, "The Godfather."


Op-Ed Contributor: Our Country Deserves Your Respect, Not Your Pity

Haiti’s ambassador on alleged comments from President Trump: “It is long past time for such thinking to end.”

Civilian Casualties

10 of Our Best Weekend Reads + One Great Video

The magazine looks back at artists, innovators and thinkers we lost this year. Styles offers a lesson in cryptokitties (I had to Google it, too). And Metropolitan offers lessons in happiness from those who have lots of experience.

Berman: Can you have a fair 'witch hunt'?

President Trump, who has frequently said special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is a "witch hunt," told the New York Times that he thinks Mueller is "going to be fair." CNN's John Berman asks, "Can you have a fair witch hunt?"


Want to Be Happy? Think Like an Old Person

In a series update, we catch up with a group of New Yorkers over age 90: warm, cranky, funny and three years older than when we first met them.

Trump tells NYT he thinks Mueller will be fair

President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he thinks special counsel Robert Mueller is "going to be fair" in his investigation into possible collusion between Trump's team and Russian officials.

Doug Jones: 'I think we've truly reached a tipping point'

Alabama Sen.-elect Doug Jones on Thursday night attempted to clarify comments he had previously made regarding sexual harassment allegations facing President Donald Trump.

Kennedy, Moulton offer Dems two fresh paths

One congressman is a low-key member of a political dynasty who is strategically inserting himself into policy debates and laying out what he thinks Democrats still need to learn. The other is a retired Marine and combat veteran who has tangled with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and has already logged a high-profile trip to Iowa more than three years ahead of the next presidential caucus.

18 best places to visit in 2018

Planning your 2018 vacation and starting to think about just going back to that place you went last year with the OK-ish beach and the mediocre cocktails?


Op-Ed Contributor: A Deadly Year in My Family’s Homeland

As a child, I didn’t understand the extent to which clan ideology distorted many people’s thinking.


Now 80, Jane Fonda says she didn't think she'd live to 30

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Jane Fonda, who celebrated her 80th birthday last week, says that growing up she never expected to reach 30.

Opinion: Give Trump some credit for his foreign policy victories

Some of the most ferocious critics of President Trump's foreign policy are leading Republican thinkers and writers such as military historians Max Boot and Eliot Cohen, along with Michael Gerson, who was President George W. Bush's chief speechwriter.

Is the iPhone X a disappointment? Investors think so

Why Trump isn't getting the credit he thinks he deserves

President Donald Trump is probably right: he doesn't get due credit for the volume of achievements he's stacked up during a tumultuous political year.

How and why you should drink more water

It's the end of December, which means there's a good chance you are thinking of ways to live healthier in the new year. Whether you want to drop 10 pounds, improve your cholesterol or have more energy, we have five food-related New Year's resolutions that will help you achieve your goals.

You can go meatless one day a week

It's the end of December, which means there's a good chance you are thinking of ways to live healthier in the new year. Whether you want to drop 10 pounds, improve your cholesterol or have more energy, we have five food-related New Year's resolutions that will help you achieve your goals.

Advertising and Marketing

Advertising: Think You’re Seeing More Drug Ads on TV? You Are, and Here’s Why

The ads, and the list of side effects most feature, have been around for decades. But now they aim at a different audience and discuss more serious diseases.

This sad tree is breaking hearts at Christmas

Rome's Christmas tree is so threadbare that locals began mocking it, calling it 'Spelacchio', or 'mangy'. CNN's Delia Gallagher asks Romans what they think of their tree.

Harry Potter (Fictional Character)

Harry Potter and the Magical Profit Margins Under the Tree

A broken Harry Potter wand got us thinking about who has the biggest profit margins in the toy industry.

These Trump voters react to the Russia investigation

CNN's Poppy Harlow talks to Trump voters in Michigan and Kentucky to find out what they think about the Russia investigation

Meyers, Seth

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Calls Out Trump for Saying He ‘Repealed Obamacare’

Mr. Meyers said that if the president believes he repealed Obamacare, he could be gaslighted into thinking he’s already served a full two terms.

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Spielberg: 'We're living in a very critical moment'

Steven Spielberg, director of "The Post," explains why he thinks that "truly, deep down" every American is a patriot.

Despite US threat, UN votes overwhelmingly to criticize Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley issued a direct threat to the UN General Assembly saying that the US will think twice about funding the world body if it votes to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Presidents and Presidency (US)

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Presidential Incapacity: A Holiday Gift Guide

Perfect last-minute choices for any person, inspired by Donald Trump, thinking about the history of the 25th Amendment.

Israeli Settlements

Israel’s Left Goes Right

Avi Gabbay, the new head of Israel’s Labor Party, thinks the best way to beat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is by imitating him.

Keep looking for UFOs

"The Truth is out There." This tagline of the 1990s television show "The X-Files" could be considered the battle cry of those people who think that not only are UFOs (unidentified flying objects) real and extraterrestrials among us, but that the government knows and is covering it up.

Analysis: 4 theories on why Hillary Clinton isn't very popular

You would think that with President Donald Trump's approval ratings at historic lows for a first-year president, the candidate he beat in the 2016 election might see a similar improvement in their popularity numbers -- a sort-of buyer's remorse bump.

Trump's first year in a video review

Whether you think it was a total dumpster fire or the beginning of a great new America, it's hard to remember what exactly we all survived in this first year of President Donald Trump.


Robert O’Hara Thinks ‘Men Are Stupid.’ His New Play Shows Just How.

In “Mankind,” the playwright imagines a world in which women are extinct. “You have to go for the throat,” he says.

Law and Legislation

Op-Ed Contributors: The Built-In Instability of the G.O.P.’s Tax Bill

It’s so off-kilter we should already be thinking about what can go in its place.


Sexual misconduct outcry makes U.S. lawyers rethink confidentiality

(Reuters) - The wave of sexual misconduct allegations made against dozens of powerful men in recent weeks is causing lawyers to rethink how they handle such cases, including the longstanding use of confidentiality agreements.

Military Tribunals

Feature: Alka Pradhan v. Gitmo

The human rights lawyer thinks she has a good defense for her client, one of five accused Sept. 11 plotters imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay — if the government ever actually lets the case go to trial.

‘The Last Jedi’ and You: What Fans Think of the Newest Chapter

Critics loved the movie. Fans? Less so. We asked you to explain the divide.

Clapper: Russia treating Trump like an asset

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he thinks Russian President Vladimir Putin is handling President Donald Trump figuratively as "an asset."

Sen. Manchin on Al Franken: 'I definitely think he should not resign'

Sen. Joe Manchin says fellow Sen. Al Franken should not resign in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct.

Mnuchin: No reason to think Trump will fire Mueller

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he doesn't have any reason to believe President Donald Trump will fire special counsel Robert Mueller.

Customer Relations

Google Thinks I’m Dead

(I know otherwise.)