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Trump Threatens NBC License, Blasts Disgusting Free Press

President Comcast Corp. “With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country!” he wrote in a tweet. The president doubled-down on the threat Wednesday night, saying on Twitter that “Network news has become […]

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Thaler, Famed for Nudge Theory, Wins Nobel Economics Prize

University of Chicago’s Richard H. Thaler, one of the founders of behavioral economics and finance, was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets. The 72-year-old, co-author of the 2008 best-seller “Nudge,” has “built […]

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Trump Refuses to Explain Remark About Calm Before the Storm

President Donald Trump and his spokeswoman on Friday repeatedly declined to clarify the cryptic remark he made while posing for photos with military leaders that the gathering might represent “the calm before the storm.” Trump was asked at an Oval Office event Friday what he meant by the statement, but he […]

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The White House and Equifax Agree: Social Security Numbers Should Go

The Trump administration is exploring ways to replace the use of Social Security numbers as the main method of assuring people’s identities in the wake of consumer credit agency Joyce said officials are looking into “what would be a better system” that utilizes the latest technologies, including a “modern cryptographic […]

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Bossert Defends Trumps Wait to Waive Jones Act for Puerto Rico

President Why Puerto Rico Pushed Trump to Waive This Law: QuickTake Q&A “Finally, the White House is beginning to wake up, taking temporary action on the Jones Act and upping the military presence," Illinois Representative Luis Gutiérrez, a Democrat, said in a statement. "But it took a while and more […]

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Ban Kneeling Pro Athletes, Trump Repeats After Curry Slam

President Donald Trump, a one-time football team owner, is ratcheting up his rhetoric against professional sports and some of their stars — and at least one league and some athletes are giving it back to him. Hours after profanely criticizing NFL players who protest police brutality by kneeling during the […]

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