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Herman Cain withdraws from Fed consideration, Trump says

President Donald Trump said Monday that his embattled Federal Reserve pick Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the bank’s powerful board of governors. In a tweet, Trump announced that the former Republican presidential candidate, a “truly wonderful man,” has asked not to be nominated for a seat on the board of…MORE

Oil shoots above $65 on fears about Iran sanctions

US oil prices raced above $65 a barrel on Monday for the first time since Halloween after the White House pledged to deepen its crackdown on Iran. The Trump administration vowed to bring Iran’s oil exports to “zero” by removing the waivers that previously allowed some countries to buy crude from the OPEC nation. The…MORE

Pink says she won’t post about her family after hateful comments

After being mommy-shamed one too many times, Pink has had enough. The Grammy winner told Ellen DeGeneres during her talk show on Monday that because of the hateful comments she’s received after posting pictures of her kids, she simply won’t post anymore family photos on social media. “I won’t share them anymore, I won’t do…MORE

Social Security won’t be able to pay full benefits by 2035

If Congress doesn’t act soon, tens of millions of Americans will only receive about three-quarters of their Social Security benefits when they retire. The combined trust funds of Social Security and Medicare will be tapped out by 2035, according to an annual report released Monday by trustees of the government’s two largest entitlement programs. That’s…MORE

Trump claims ‘nobody disobeys my orders,’ defying Mueller’s account

President Donald Trump contended Monday that none of his underlings routinely defy his commands, despite numerous examples contained in Robert Mueller’s report showing aides ignoring or refusing his dictates. “Nobody disobeys my orders,” Trump said during a walkabout on the South Lawn for the annual Easter egg roll. He was questioned by CNN’s Kaitlan Collins…MORE

US Navy investigating ‘recording device’ found in women’s bathroom aboard ship

US Navy criminal investigators are looking into a report that a female Marine discovered a “recording device” in the women’s bathroom of one of its ships. Cdr. Kyle Raines, a spokesperson for the Navy’s 6th Fleet, confirmed Monday that the service is investigating a device found in a bathroom aboard the USS Arlington amphibious transport…MORE

Jenna Bush Hager is expecting her third child

Jenna Bush Hager has another baby on the way. The “Today” correspondent and daughter of former President George W. Bush made the announcement Monday on the NBC morning show. It all started when anchor Savannah Guthrie let on that Bush Hager’s two young daughters, Mila and Poppy, got “a little something extra” in their Easter…MORE

What you need to know about the census controversy

A battle has been brewing over the 2020 Census: Should every member of the US population be asked about citizenship status? Both sides say their position will produce a more accurate accounting of the population. Critics say asking about citizenship could scare minorities from responding and leave them uncounted. Supporters say a better understanding of…MORE


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