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A majority of Americans support special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Donald Trump and his campaign, a poll by ABC and The Washington Post found. According to the poll, which randomly sampled 1,002 adults, 69 percent support Mueller's investigation into possible ... Russia
Bill, it turned out, held a rich and sweeping definition of Americanness that embraced all creeds and colors, and his feat helped convince the country that Irishmen could be loyal Americans. Sometimes, I think his victory could have been the moment when Irish Americans lost their hyphen. My father ... Boston Marathon
Americans now know far too little about the genocide of the Jews, the survey found. Too many have missed essential lessons from this horrific chapter in history: Hitler did not rise to power through the military force of Nazis. He gained strength by playing off of people's fears and insecurities, their ... Holocaust
Forty-one percent of millennials, and nearly one-third of all Americans, believe that 2 million or fewer Jews were killed in the Holocaust. The actual number is about 6 million. Moreover, 45 percent of Americans could not name a single concentration camp, despite more than 40,000 camps and ...
Taxes are due April 17, and while many Americans dread the coming deadline, filing could be a saving grace for others. That's because many people use their refunds to pay for key medical expenses they had otherwise been putting off. The JPMorgan Chase Institute analyzed the out-of-pocket ...
The brutal treatment of Native Americans throughout United States history is a dark chapter that deserves to be memorialized, but it is important to put this specific effort into its proper political context. Valery Korovin, the Russian politician quoted by RT and subsequent U.S outlets — like videoblogger and ...
FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the Lorraine Motel, which is currently part of the National Civil Rights Museum, as a couple talks in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., May 2, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo Reuters. By Kia Johnson. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Reuters) - A half century after Rev. Martin Luther King ...
Americans have grown increasingly polarized in their views on global warming, according to a new poll. "In general, Democrats view global warming seriously, while Republicans view it skeptically," says Gallup, a research-based consulting company that conducted a survey this month about the ...
Considering “Black Panther's” popularity, it may be worth asking: What's so special about this movie that Americans just can't seem to get enough of? The two answers I've come across the most so far have been the following: Some cite the critical acclaim it's received. They argue this superhero film is just ...
THE AMERICANS 10 p.m. on FX. Talk to any television critic long enough and you'll probably hear griping about how “The Americans” doesn't get its due. The show never acquired the cultural capital or ratings of “Breaking Bad” or “The Sopranos,” but it has received rave reviews and taken on shocking ...
“Many [individuals across the world] don't have the financial capacity, the resources, or the tools to save effectively; those who are invested are too often over-allocated to cash. For millions, the prospect of a secure retirement is slipping further and further away — especially among workers with less ...
For the first time, Gallup surveyed Americans about their concern over the availability of guns, and more than half – 51 percent – said they worry a great deal, while 19 percent said they worry "a fair amount," 14 percent say they are "only a little" concerned and 17 percent say it worries them "not at all.".

The FX series The Americans has never been a ratings juggernaut, but over the course of five seasons it has earned the unstinting devotion of fans and critics. That's at least partly attributable to its willingness to put its characters, and its audience, through something that's become a hallmark of the era of ...
This same poll found that 73 percent opposed government interference into states that have legalized marijuana; basically, three out of every four Americans are against the federal government enforcing cannabis prohibition laws in states that have legalized some form of marijuana use. Conservatives ...
Why Americans spend too much on healthcare: tests, end-of-life care, and more tests. Why Americans spend ... Second, Americans demand too much testing. CT scans may cost $900, ... If Americans expect that level of care, then someone (actually everyone) will be expected to pay for it and not complain.
“The Americans” has taken quite the Tolstoyan journey on both sides of the camera since the pilot for the FX espionage drama was shot in the spring of 2012. Since then, Russian spies Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, played by Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell, have donned countless disguises, killed ...
It has long been a given in the American psyche that the US has "a mission and character that separates it from other nations." This idea dramatically affects both domestic and foreign policy. The US is not alone in its zeal for freedom and democracy.
When “The Americans” premiered in 2013, it was very much a 1980s period drama. Teased hair, parachute pants, Cabbage Patch Kids, the Cold War. The show invited us to look back at a historical moment when Cold War tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union had escalated again ...
Want to know how “The Americans” ends? Head to Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Walk toward the East River. Disarm a couple of security doors. Climb a flight of stairs. Find an open door, and enter the studio of Alyssa Monks. Ms. Monks, 40, isn't a writer. She isn't a director. She definitely isn't an actress. “I'd be ...
Russia to Expand 'Black List' of Americans in Response to Sanctions: RIA. March 16, 2018 ... MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow will respond to a new set of U.S. sanctions by expanding its "black list" of Americans, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Friday, according to RIA news agency.
Views about President Trump's relationship (or lack thereof) with adult film actress Stormy Daniels are split along partisan lines, according to a Huffington Post/YouGov survey released this week. Seventy percent of Democrats found credible Daniels' account of an extramarital affair with Trump in 2006, ...
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers some striking findings on Americans' drinking habits. The study focuses on binge drinking and finds that U.S. adults consumed an astounding 17.5 billion binge drinks in 2015. That works out to nearly 470 binge drinks a year for each ...
NEW YORK — Americans spend nearly twice as much on health care as other wealthy countries, but it's not doing much to improve their health, a new study finds. The United States has the shortest life expectancy and highest infant and maternal mortality rates among any of its peers. Steep spending on ...
Cryptocurrencies are in the headlines every day and some say are powerful enough to take down the stock market as well as threaten the role of century-old banks and governments. Turns out, demand for the digital coins is still pretty low though. Less than 8 percent of Americans own cryptocurrencies, ...
You probably work in the service sector. This seems like a safe assertion, as 84 percent of private-sector jobs in the United States are in services. By contrast, “goods-producing” jobs like logging, mining, construction and manufacturing accounted for only 20.5 million jobs last month, in a nation with 148 ...
Welcome to “Remote Controlled,” a podcast from Variety featuring the best and brightest in television, both in front of and behind the camera. In this week's episode, Variety's executive editor of TV, Debra Birnbaum, talks with “The Americans” stars Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell about what's in store for the ...
Americans really hate their cable companies. They're all in the bottom 25. Americans really love Amazon. And Wegmans. I have some friends who were bereft when their Wegmans closed down. What's the deal with that? The Trump Organization managed to avoid the last spot. They were beat out by (a) the ...
In our Perspective, we argue that the earliest Americans followed a coastal migration route. Potter et al. counter that an inland, ice-free corridor route was more likely. The genetic and archaeological evidence that Potter et al. discuss support both the timing and coastal route for the peopling of the Americas ...
Americans spend nearly twice as much on health care as other wealthy countries, but it's not doing much to improve their health, a new study finds. The United States has the shortest life expectancy and highest infant and maternal mortality rates among any of its peers. Steep spending on drugs and ...
The war in Lebanon in 2006 between Israel and Hezbollah left thousands of American citizens stranded. As Hezbollah rockets landed in Israel and Israeli jets bombed Lebanese targets, the United States government overcame logistical challenges, a bombed out airport, dangerous roads and bureaucratic ...
The possibility of a summit has raised speculation it could lead to the release of the three Americans. They are: Kim Dong Chul, a Korean-American missionary; Kim Sang-duk, who spent a month teaching at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST) before he was ...
Despite a low unemployment rate and increasing wage growth, Americans still aren't saving much. That's according to a new survey from Bankrate.com, which found that 20 percent of Americans don't save any of their annual income at all and even those who do save aren't putting away a lot. Only 16 ...
Kelvin Sampson has been in the basketball business for some time, and if you pay attention to the game his name will ring some bells. Maybe you remember him coaching Washington State, or Oklahoma, or Indiana; maybe you saw him looming over a huddle as a NBA assistant. Given that he's got the ...
It's a well-known point of contention among sports fans that what Americans call "soccer" is more commonly known overseas as "football." However, the name "soccer" was actually coined by the British as an abbreviation of "association football." And if you're wondering about the linguistic origins of American football, the ...
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Americans spend nearly twice as much on health care as other wealthy countries, but it's not doing much to improve their health, a new study finds. The United States has the shortest life expectancy and highest infant and maternal mortality rates among any of its peers.
High on its legislative agenda was advocating for bills that would penalise Americans for engaging in their First Amendment-protected right to boycott for Palestinian rights. AIPAC conference attendees pressed their elected officials to support the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, sponsored by Senator Ben Cardin ...
As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, 26% of American adults now report that they go online “almost constantly,” up from 21% in 2015, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in January 2018. Overall, 77% of Americans go online on a daily basis.
A new federal report shows that more Americans are obese despite an overall increase in the rate of regular exercise. The National Center for Health Statistics found that 31.4 percent of Americans over the age of 20 were obese in 2017. That's up from just 19.4 percent who were obese in the 1997 version ...
The Chinese are prepared for a trade war with the U.S., and the cost of that to Americans and American firms should be considered, said an expert on U.S.-China relations. "One should be cautious before we say this is a one-way street," Robert Ross, a professor of political science at Boston College, said of ...
One in five Americans isn't socking away any money, with lower-income households especially struggling to save, according to a new Bankrate.com survey. Bankrate found that 20 percent of more than 500 working Americans surveyed said they aren't saving any money for retirement, emergencies or other ...
Now, a scientific study in the journal Environmental Research Letters pinpoints just how much: 41 million Americans live in a 100-year flood zone - three times as many as the Federal Emergency Management Agency estimates. That means a full 28 million are outside the boundaries of the 100-year flood ...
The Arts Commission said in a memo that it sought to remove the monument due to “the allegorical sculpture's depiction of the degradation and genocide of Native American peoples, utilizing visual stereotypes common at the turn of the twentieth century to depict all Native Americans which are now universally viewed as ...
... latest Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. The poll, which we've been conducting since September 2015, describes just how stressed out people are feeling about their own personal financial situation. And the numbers tell a story about how differently Americans are experiencing the current economy.
The vast majority of Americans expect artificial intelligence to lead to job losses in the coming decade, but few see it coming for their own position. And despite the expected decline in employment, the public widely embraces artificial intelligence in attitude and in practice. About five in six Americans already ...
As Russian agents were working to influence the 2016 presidential election, they were also quietly harvesting data about ordinary Americans and small businesses, The Wall Street Journal reports. Using fake Facebook and Instagram accounts associated with activist or interest groups like the Black Lives Matter movement ...


 

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