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Magazine Obtains Ex-Playmate's Account of Trump Affair
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Magazine Obtains Ex-Playmate's Account of Trump Affair

Tech Writer Hired - Then Fired - by the New York Times Over Homophobic, Racist Tweets

By Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz |
President Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the 1998 Playboy Playmate of the year beginning in 2006 according to the woman's eight-page, handwritten accou...

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Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves 'No Collusion'

By Zeke Miller | Feb 17
Trump's cheers of vindication Friday appeared to be more show than substance: The administration still harbors deep worries about the direction of Mueller's nine-month probe, which has shown no signs of abating.

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

Romney, Favored in Senate Bid, Could Take on Outsized Role

By Matthew Daly | Feb 17
His extensive resume has many Republicans looking to Romney to take on a role as Senate elder statesman and counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

Indian Bigamist, Busted for Dowry Demand, Turns Out to Be Trans

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 17
Krishna Sen seemed to embody some of the worst behavior of the male sex: The woman he married in 2014 told police that he smoked, drank, and physically abused her as part of his demands for a dowry.

After the Shooting: Dealing With Grief and Guns

After the Shooting: Dealing With Grief and Guns

Feb 17
As residents of Parkland Florida begin to deal with the aftermath of the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years, members of Newtown, Conn. community share their views and dealing with grief and guns.

Pope Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Commission Amid Skepticism

Pope Revives Lapsed Sex Abuse Commission Amid Skepticism

By Nicole Winfield | Feb 17
Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal and his support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse.

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Feb 17
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts.

FBI Says It Failed to Investigate Tip on Florida Suspect

FBI Says It Failed to Investigate Tip on Florida Suspect

By Kelli Kennedy, Curt Anderson And Tamara Lush | Feb 16
The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate.

Russians Charged with Meddling in 2016 Presidential Race

Russians Charged with Meddling in 2016 Presidential Race

By Eric Tucker | Feb 16
Thirteen Russians, including a businessman close to Vladimir Putin were charged Friday in an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through social media propaganda.

Nature? Nurture? Or... Sin?! A New Survey Assesses Cis Attitudes About Trans People

Nature? Nurture? Or... Sin?! A New Survey Assesses Cis Attitudes About Trans People

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 16
A recent multinational survey turned up evidence that one third of people in the United States think that trans people are committing a sin.

Javier Fernandez Trending as Latest Olympic Hottie

Javier Fernandez Trending as Latest Olympic Hottie

Feb 16
The Spanish skater Javier Fernandez trended today after his spectacular short program last night at the Olympics. Will he win tonight? And what of his bromance with his rival Yuzuru Hanyu?

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