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Ronny Jackson: top veterans task for doctor who praised Trump’s ‘incredible genes’

Jackson impressed Trump at a January press conference in which he joked that the president, 71, could live to be 200 years old Ronny Jackson passed his screen exam with Donald Trump before casting even began. Jackson, the president’s personal physician and astound option to lead the huge Department of Veterans Affairs, stood before the …

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Trump interview: ‘I’m very popular in Britain. I is a lot of fan mail’

A round-up of some of the more eyebrow-raising statements in the US chairwomen interview with Piers Morgan Donald Trump Trump interview: ‘I’m very popular in Britain. I is a lot of fan mail’ A round-up of some of the more eyebrow-raising statements in the US president’s interview with Piers Morgan Martin Farrer Mon 29 Jan …

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Why acknowledging you’re wrong should be the new right

Our politicians advise to save face at all costs has led to a culture of obstinacy with disastrous human consequences Here’s a scenario that’s not easy to conjure: It’s inauguration day. Your new chairman is being sworn into office. Unlike their now dishonor( and, dare we theorize, incarcerated) predecessor, they’ve worked at various levels of …

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Americans who crowdfund their health costs dread for future under Trump

Despite the benefits of Obamacare many still find themselves falling through the fissures of the health insurance system and things could be about to get worse Before she goes to bed each night, Aldona Kudirka prays her daughter Maggie will still have health insurance in 2018. Her anxieties have only grown worse now that Donald …

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‘Outrageous’: expert slams White House for denying school meals’ link to learning

Author of groundbreaking study of school snacks impact on class accomplishment said proposed cuts to programs reflects lack of knowledge or dishonesty The author of a groundbreaking 1988 study demonstrating the link between school meal programs and classroom accomplishment has denounced as outrageous the Trump administrations assertion that no such link exists. When Mick Mulvaney, …

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Americans who crowdfund their health expenses dread for future under Trump

Despite the benefits of Obamacare many still find themselves falling through the crackings of the health insurance system and things could be about to get worse Before she goes to bed each night, Aldona Kudirka prays her daughter Maggie will still have health insurance in 2018. Her fears have only grown worse now that Donald …

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Outside coastal cities an’ other America’ has different values and challenges

Beyond the bubbles of the big cities and upper-class college campuses is an America that values community over careers, and has faced a downward trajectory for decades Anthony Rice house in Youngstown, Ohio is a mile away from a river valley once fitted with factories offering tasks. Many of those to stay in the 1980 …

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