Statistician Nate Silver on Monday said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would be favored to win if the general election occurred today.
If the election were today, Trump would likely win. But Clinton's still favored long-term: t.co pic.twitter.com/HUTQMaVrBx
-- FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) July 25, 2016
Trump now leads presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, 57.5 percent to 42.5 percent, in that scenario, according to Silver's website, FiveThirtyEight.
A woman has died after a passing train decapitated her while having sex on a railway line.
The woman, who was on top, is believed to have looked up after hearing the train approaching.
She was killed in Ulan-Ude, Siberia, when the accident happened. read more
Former President Bill Clinton whose wife is currently in the crosshairs of the Justice Department over her use of a private email server met privately with Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Monday.
The meeting was a chance encounter as the two crossed paths at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, according to Lynch.
"As I was landing he was headed out," Lynch said at a press conference Wednesday. "He did come over and say hello and speak to my husband and myself."
They talked about grandchildren, golf, travel, former Attorney General Janet Reno, the "Brexit" decision, "and things like that," according to Lynch. read more
Just how laborious is a Hillary Clinton speech delivered by teleprompter -- aor more precisely, just how tedious is her delivery?
During a speech in Raleigh, North Carolina on Wednesday, Clinton actually verbalized the word "sigh" as she was lamenting Donald Trump's criticisms of her record. "He's attacking my faith," she said, before adding, "sigh."
Note to speechwriter: next time, add "inaudible" to the text because apparently Hillary can't even follow the script on her emotions. read more
In April 2015, Bill Clinton was forced to abruptly resign from his lucrative perch as honorary chancellor of Laureate Education, a for-profit college company. The reason for Clinton's immediate departure: Clinton Cash revealed, and Bloomberg confirmed, that Laureate funneled Bill Clinton $16.46 million over five years while Hillary Clinton's State Dept. pumped at least $55 million to a group run by Laureate's founder and chairman, Douglas Becker, a man with strong ties to the Clinton Global Initiative. Laureate has donated between $1 million and $5 million (donations are reported in ranges, not exact amounts) to the Clinton Foundation. Progressive billionaire George Soros is also a Laureate financial backer. read more