Trump calling Omarosa a ‘dog’ is sexist and racist, period

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Tuesday referred to former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman as a “dog.” Manigault Newman, an African-American woman, is currently on a massive publicity tour for her explosive book. Join us on Twitter and Facebook It is insulting enough to have to hear and read Trump’s…

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When surgeons removed one sixth of a child’s brain, here’s what happened

(CNN)What does a child’s brain, which repaired itself after a full third of the right hemisphere was surgically removed, teach us about all brains? The operation when he was 6 years 10 months old eliminated UD’s entire occipital lobe, home of the brain’s vision processing center, and most of his…

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Collins’ indictment creates another battleground — and another midterms headache — for House GOP

Washington (CNN)Rep. Chris Collins’ indictment on insider trading charges Wednesday morning has turned yet another safe Republican seat into a potential battleground in November’s midterm elections. “We will answer the charges filed against Congressman Collins in court and will mount a vigorous defense to clear his good name,” Collins’ attorneys,…

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Golf great Bernhard Langer recognized with Payne Stewart Award

(CNN)He celebrates his 61st birthday next week, but golf great Bernhard Langer shows no signs of slowing down. Follow @cnnsport Now Langer’s longevity is being celebrated with the Payne Stewart Award, which recognizes golfers who have exhibited “steadfast values of character, charity and sportsmanship” throughout their careers. Bernhard Langer on…

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Eugene Parker, the pioneer behind the ‘mission to touch the sun’

(CNN)“Let’s see what lies ahead.” That is the message of 91-year-old pioneering astrophysicist Eugene Parker being sent to the sun. On Sunday, the Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida on a seven-year mission to unlock the mysteries of the sun. It was named in honor of Parker’s pioneering work that…

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Colorado boy, 4, battling stage-four cancer, celebrates end of chemo as honorary police officer

Video Child cheered on after completing last round of chemo 4-year-old is cheered on marching down the hallway after he finishes his last round of chemo. Surrounded by cheering family and friends, 4-year-old honorary Colorado Springs Police Officer Joshua Salmoiraghi finished his last round of chemotherapy Sunday. The police department,…

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In Trump’s White House, Charlottesville was a moment that wasn’t

Bedminster, New Jersey (CNN)When President Donald Trump declared a year ago that “very fine people” were among the Nazi mobs descending upon Charlottesville, Virginia, the reaction was swift. The staff exodus predicted by some insiders never materialized, at least not immediately. Aides returned to work disheartened, in their own telling,…

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China could overtake Australia as biggest donor to Pacific, if it pays up

(CNN)China could overtake Australia as the biggest donor to Pacific nations, but only if Beijing follows through on its promises of aid and support that are currently billions of dollars short of being realized. While Canberra is still the biggest player in the region, ongoing major spending under Belt and…

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