One week. 52 senators. Can Mitch McConnell get it done?

June 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)The math isn’t there yet for Mitch McConnell. The swift rejection may be a negotiating ploy, but the public nature of it is a reminder for McConnell of the Deep reservations running through his own conference on a proposal that conservatives do not believe goes far enough to repeal Obamacare — and the monumental challenge that lies ahead as he looks for 50 “yes” votes. Protesters dragged away from senator’s office …

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Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys

June 23, 2017

Valhalla, New York (CNN)Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway. Nicole makes this trip every day from her home in upstate New York to see her twin sons, Jadon and Anias. The 21-month-old boys are at Blythedale Children’s Hospital 40 miles to the south, where they’ve been undergoing rehabilitation since mid-December. The twins, born joined at the head, captured the world’s attention after a …

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What an autopsy may (or may not) have revealed about Otto Warmbier’s death

June 22, 2017

… member of the American College of Forensic Examiners and a practicing neurosurgeon. “One of a few things likely happened here — and we may never know, especially if there’s no autopsy. “One thing to keep in mind is that he did just have a long flight from North Korea to the US,” he said. “Even healthy people can develop Deep-vein thrombosis, or DVT. With someone who is not moving, the risk is even greater. The risk of a blood clot in the lungs is also a …

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Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff Falls Short In Bid For U.S. House Seat

June 21, 2017

… overcome the districts Deep-seated Republican leanings. It was really all about the Republican candidate Karen Handel getting her Republican base to show up in force, said Kerwin Swint, chair of the political science department at Kennesaw State University, just outside Atlanta. Thats what made the difference. Jon Ossoff was successful in eating into that base but obviously not quite enough to put him over the top. Joe Raedle/Getty Images country club Republicans Barack Obama $51.9 …

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The gift that keeps on giving: Give dad the subscription box of his dreams

June 18, 2017

… made for geeks. Give dad the gift of limited edition t-shirts and the ultimate nerd collectibles from My Geek Box. Get it here for $19.99 per month. A passion for pop culture Image: Loot Crate Let dad dive Deep into the obsession of his choice with a Loot Crate subscription. Harry Potter and Stranger Things are just two of the choices. Get it here for $15.99 per month. Classy men drink wine Each month has one red and one white for the best dad out there. You cant go wrong with wine …

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iOS 11 is here and it’s packed with tons of new features

June 7, 2017

… Deep learning to make her sound more natural. Apple demoed a new male voice. Siri’s also smarter. It can learn your interests and recommend stories tailored just for you in Apple News. Siri’s new male voice #WWDC2017 pic.twitter.com/IIRbypx2sR Karissa Bell (@karissabe) June 5, 2017 Additionally, Apple’s beta testing a new Siri translation feature capable of translating between English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. More languages will be added later …

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URGENT: The Latest: 3 Australians Among Injured in London Attacks

June 5, 2017

… and Kuwait issued separate statements condemning such attacks and expressing their support for the British government. The Saudi Embassy in the U.K. called on their citizens in London to exercise caution in crowded areas and follow police instructions. In Turkey, the foreign ministry has expressed its "Deep sadness." The ministry says that as "Turkey and the Turkish people, who have been subjected to similar attacks many times, we understand and share the pain of the people of the …

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The teenage developer who quit school to focus on coding

June 5, 2017

Image: getty images/ Like many developers about to attend their first major developer conference, Amanda Southworth is looking forward to the week-long event. Besides Monday’s keynote, when Apple will unveil the next version of iOS, MacOS and maybe even some new hardware, there will be Deep dives into new developer tools and countless networking opportunities. That’s enough for any developer to get excited about, but Southworth is not like most other developers. SEE ALSO: Apple …

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Nothing About My Anxiety Is Cute

June 5, 2017

… I’m in a WebMD black hole. Whatever the reason, I can’t relax. I can’t just take a Deep breath and let it all wash away. I can’t do what my yoga teacher tells me to do. Not right now. Because my anxiety has me in a chokehold. So instead, I pick at my skin, my nails, my cuticles, whatever. Picking is in my control. Anxiety isn’t cute. It’s not Zooey Deschanel in . It’s not a hot girl rambling about bumblebee facts (but, like, it’s adorable because …

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‘Dear Evan Hansen’ takes on tricky topics, live on stage

June 5, 2017

Steven Levenson, the man behind Evan Hansen's social awkwardness.Image: David Gordon Steven Levenson’s first foray into musicals can already be deemed a massive success. A seasoned playwright, he was approached by composer and lyricists (and now Oscar winners) Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to collaborate with them and write the book (aka the non-singing script) for what would become the now major Broadway hit Dear Evan Hansen. SEE ALSO: New Broadway musical sucks you Deep into the …

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Why Good People Ghost: The Rise Of A Dishonest Dating Culture

May 30, 2017

… it. Id like to think that as much as we all lie, deceive and discontinue, what we want Deep down is still to tell the truth. That we want to believe each other. To trust each other. To be honest with each other, even when its painful and uncomfortable. Id like to believe all this and yet some part of me knows that as a society, were still all very far from figuring it out. And so for now, we pick our phones up. We feel that age-old hunger for validation. And we swipe. And we swipe. And we swipe. …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

May 29, 2017
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Rocket Lab Reports Launch Into Space From New Zealand

… the company’s Electron Rocket from New Zealand, a country of just 4.7 million people Deep in the South Pacific. Rocket Lab aims to build a New Zealand base from which to launch small satellites into low orbit. The country is considered a prime location because rockets originating Deep in the Southern Hemisphere can reach a wide range of Earth orbits. Made it to space. Team delighted. More to follow! #ItsaTest — Rocket Lab (@RocketLabUSA) May 25, 2017 The goal is to …

May 25, 2017
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Ipoh: A cultural and culinary guide to Malaysia’s rising tourism star

(CNN)Sometime after the tin slump of the 1980s, Ipoh earned a reputation for being a retirement destination, or just a pit stop on the way to Penang. “Before, there wasn’t one place where people gathered,” says Julie Song of Burps & Giggles, a cafe that’s contributed to the city’s new face. “Now, everyone who comes makes Old Town their first stop.” …

May 23, 2017
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Why Humans Love Robots Like People

… robots is perhaps the most compelling argument for robot rights or protectionsa topic for a future column. Such studies also help explain the existence of real-life Theodore Twomblys. People have already begun to develop Deep feelings for robots, AI, love dolls, and video game or anime characters. This also means that robots and/or their human creators can leverage human empathy through emotional mimicry and bonding. Researchers from Munich conducted a study demonstrating that when robots mirror …

May 21, 2017
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Net neutrality is a pivotal moment in a broader movement for a healthy internet

… entrepreneur in Chicago prototyping her latest video streaming platform, without meddling from the Deep-pocketed broadband provider next door. Its a journalist who can be confident her reporting will reach all readers equally, without stories loading more slowly for some. Without net neutrality, we witness less competition and innovation, an erosion of free speech, and digital exclusion. These are issues that deserve and need a mainstream movement. Heres the good news: Internet users millions …

May 19, 2017
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White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

Washington (CNN)As the White House rushed to contain the fallout on Capitol Hill during a head-spinning week of controversies, one senator resorted to mime to describe his reaction. He mimicked a cat, claws out, hanging on for dear life by clinging to a tree. “We’re all just like this,” the senator told CNN, shaking his head. Chaffetz: I’m ready to subpoena for Comey memo Senator: Trump’s request impeachable, if true …

May 17, 2017
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