Trump to decide whether or not to hit China with about $50 billion in tariffs

Pool/Thomas Peter via Associated Press President Donald Trump will meet with his top trade advisers on Thursday to decide whether to activate threatened tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese goods, a senior Trump administration official said. An official said that a draft document showed that the list would be close to $ 50 billion, […]

A new type of counseling gives struggling couples 8 hours to decide whether to stay married

Universal Pictures A marriage on the brink of divorce can potentially benefit from discernment counseling. In one to five sessions, a discernment counselor helps the couple decide whether to stay married as they are, start the divorce process, or seek couples therapy. The process is focused on understanding how the marriage got to this point, […]

Why we care whether everyone heard ‘laurel’ or ‘yanny’

Earlier this week, the internet erupted around a new obsession tailor-made to go viral. It started with a one-word snippet of recorded audio that had actually been circling the web for awhile, but unclear pronunciation made it an aural Rorschach. The question ‘Do you hear ‘laurel’ or ‘yanny?” rallied everyone to pick a side. But […]

Netflix is giving us more Ricky Gervais whether we want it or not

Netflix has ordered a new series called After Life from Ricky Gervais, Variety reports. It centers on a man named Tony, played by Gervais, whose wife dies unexpectedly. Tony initially considers suicide but then decides he’ll live his life saying and doing whatever he pleases, no matter the consequences. He chooses to do this as […]

Rudy Giuliani dropped an ominous hint about whether a Trump-Mueller interview is going to happen

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani said he thinks there is a “50/50” chance special counsel Robert Mueller will subpoena President Donald Trump to testify before a grand jury. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US election, the Trump campaign’s possible involvement, and whether Trump obstructed justice after the Russia probe began. Giuliani’s remark […]

Stormy Daniels just released a sketch of the man she said threatened her in 2011 — and the internet is torn over whether it looks more like Tom Brady or Willem Dafoe

Screenshot/The View The porn star Stormy Daniels on Tuesday released a sketch of a man she said threatened her in a parking lot in 2011. The internet quickly began identifying celebrities who seemed to bear a resemblance to the man. There was disagreement. Some said Tom Brady; others said Willem Dafoe. The porn star Stormy […]

France’s Macron says he has proof of gas attack in Syria, will soon decide on whether to strike

Thomson Reuters Macron said Paris had established that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons, including chlorine, on April 7 in the town of Douma. He will will decide whether to strike back when all the necessary information has been gathered. Macron said France wanted to remove the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons capabilities. When […]

Regular people who went undercover in jail for 2 months discovered a strict social hierarchy that governs everything from where you sleep to whether you get to shower

A&E “60 Days In” follows undercover inmates who navigate life in Fulton County Jail in Atlanta and Clark County Jail in southern Indiana. The undercover inmates learned about the complex social dynamics that take place in jail. Unwritten rules dictated how new inmates eat, sleep, socialize, and solve disputes. Life in jail is no cake […]

10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

Getty Images Everyone has heard of a favorite hangover cure, but people still often find themselves searching for something that’ll actually work to cure a hangover. That’s partially because many hangover cures are myths. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we explore the truth behind the myths. Everyone’s heard some version of a hangover cure. […]