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5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Dramatic Video Shows Deadly Explosion That Rocked Tianjin, China Dramatic new YouTube video shows the series of explosions that rocked Tianjin, China and killed dozens. The video, posted by Daniel Van Duren, was taped
Ex-President Warren Harding's Love Child Confirmed Through DNA Testing
After nearly 100 years of rumors and historical speculation, DNA testing has confirmed that President Warren Harding had a child out of wedlock – his only biological child – with mistress Nan Britton. Britton first came forward publically with the claim that her daughter, Elizabeth Ann, was
Politicians Turn To Historic Bibles As They Take Oath Of Office
As Attorney General Loretta Lynch was sworn in Wednesday, she took her oath of office with the help of a little piece of history. Lynch was sworn in using a bible once belonging to abolitionist Frederick Douglass . The book was given to Douglass as a gift from members of the Metropolitan AME Church
Talk About a Political Party -- New Book Reveals How to ‘Party Like A President’
Top Line As candidates begin to announce their bids for the White House in 2016, a new book takes a historical look back at presidents (not to name the greatest foreign negotiators or domestic policy pioneers) who rank the top partiers-in-chief in American history. Sitting down with “Top Line” just
Oh, snap! Football's getting crazy fast
Don't look away from the screen! Don't go to the concession stand for a beer! You'll miss something, because football keeps speeding up. The hurry-up offense is causing total snaps per game to increase. In the NFL, last season the New England Patriots snapped the ball six more times per game than
Ten Sexy Things President Warren Harding Told His Mistress
Around a thousand pages of often erotic correspondence between President Warren Harding and his mistress of 15 years, Carrie Phillips, were released today at the Library of Congress. Written between 1910 and 1920, the letters are revealing not only of Harding’s ambivalence about World War...
Capitol Hill's Unfinished Business (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BOEHNER OUTLINES LAWSUIT AGAINST OBAMA: In a USA Today Op-Ed House Speaker John Boehner details his big goal for the week: “President Obama has overstepped his constitutional authority — and it is the responsibility of the House of Representatives ...
How To Turn A National Crisis Into A National Tragedy (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s RICK KLEIN: Quick – how do you turn a national crisis into a national tragedy? One way is to do nothing at all. On one level, it’s completely unsurprising that Washington is resigned to the fact that...
Harding's Love Notes to Mistress May Help His Image, Historians Say
The now notorious love letters of former President Warren Harding may, ironically, be the basis of a belated campaign to improve the image of the man generally considered to be one of the country’s worst presidents. Harding’s grandnephew Richard Harding made the case before a...