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Taliban lays claim to deadly attack on Kabul hotel

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:20:02 -0500

Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners, survivors and a security source said Monday as more details of the victims emer....
Sen. Tom Cotton: ‘I was not offended’ by Trump's 'cursing' at meeting

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:34:07 -0500

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said that President Trump’s language during a closed-door meeting 10 days ago did not offend him, and that Trump’s actual words have been grossly misrepresented. The Arkansas....
Bernie Sanders denounces 'outrageous' Trump ad as 'so sad for our country'

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:06:42 -0500

Sen. Bernie Sanders condemned as “nonsense” a new ad from President Trump accusing Democrats of being “complicit” in murders in the United States by undocumented immigrants.....
The inside story of Memphis's Confederate monument heist

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:00:36 -0500

A statue of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest sits in a park in Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2017. The city of Memphis is asking a court to overrule a commission’s decision that prevents the remova....
'Grab 'Em by the Midterms': The Women's March on Washington rallies for the 2018 elections

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:04:42 -0500

The Women's March on Washington returned, one year after President Trump's inauguration. This time, women came organizing for the 2018 midterm elections.....
The women who marched in 2018

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:37:28 -0500

One year into President Trump's administration, another Women's March. Here are scenes from the New York City event.....
2nd annual Women's March: A multi-city mass rally

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:58:45 -0500

Protesters rally across the United States and overseas for the second annual Women's March, on the first anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.....
Government shutdown begins

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:14:51 -0500

On the anniversary of Trump's inauguration, Americans awoke Saturday to learn that bickering politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most es....
Anti-abortion activists rally in annual 'March for Life' in Washington

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:51:47 -0500

Thousands of anti-abortion activists from around the U.S. gathered in the capital Washington Friday for the annual "March for Life" -- fired up by the support of Donald Trump, who addressed the crowds....
Spain's Robert Mueller takes on the Russian mob

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:22:48 -0500

Spanish special prosecutor José Grinda conducts fearless high-profile raids of Russian organized-crime syndicates, which favor the Spanish economy to recycle the proceeds from drug smuggling, gun runn....
Tick, tick … boom? If the shutdown comes, who will pay the price?

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:46:25 -0500

With Republicans in control of all three branches of government, a shutdown would do nothing to convince Americans that the GOP can govern effectively.....
The 'Sisterhood of the Van,' one year after the Women's March

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:50:07 -0500

On the anniversary of the Women's March, a group of 10 women from Louisville, Ky., look back on how it did and did not change them in the year that followed.....
Stormy Daniels says Trump is 'terrified of sharks'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:39:35 -0500

While late-night talk show hosts are focused on the salacious details of Donald Trump's alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, a peculiar anecdote from one of their purported encounters ha....
Sen. Kaine condemns 'unacceptable' expanded U.S. mission in Syria

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:46:48 -0500

Sen. Tim Kaine warned that the expanded mandate outlined by Rex Tillerson was “unacceptable” absent a vote in Congress.....
The resistance is organized and ready in district where Trump is visiting

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:00:38 -0500

Democrats, especially women, have been organizing ever since last year’s election. And they think they have a chance to take the seat in this heavily Republican district.....
Prototypes for Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:26:22 -0500

“The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it,” the president tweeted. Here's a look at prototypes constructed in Otay Mesa in San Diego, Calif.....
Price hike would make national parks look like 'exclusive club,' resigning NPS board member says

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:59:42 -0500

Nearly every member of the National Park Service advisory board resigned out of frustration that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has not consulted with them over any decisions about the nation’s natural....
Activists protest against Trump's immigration policies

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:48:37 -0500

Protesters around the country marched in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs.....
'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:51:44 -0500

The mixed signals from Trump and his chief of staff come as Congress is attempting to pass a short-term spending bill that would avert a government shutdown.....
A free-for-all destroyed the Republican Party. Could Democrats be next?

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:00:45 -0500

Lesson from the GOP in 2016: When a field of candidates is divided 20 different ways, the one who makes a loud, emotional or even outrageous appeal can incite enough of a disenchanted plurality to win....
Dreamers see their shot at legalization, despite obstacles that remain

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:25:09 -0500

Hoping for the passage of a DREAM Act, immigration activists stage protests at the offices of members of Congress.....
Bipartisan bill tells Russia hands off U.S. elections, Sen. Van Hollen says

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:56:22 -0500

Sen. Chris Van Hollen detailed how a new bipartisan bill aims to deter Moscow by imposing punishing sanctions in retaliation for future election meddling.....
Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:18:10 -0500

President Trump has waged war on the media, to the delight of his base and with the unspoken – or explicit – support of his party. Now, on the floor of the Senate, one Republican, Jeff Flake of Arizon....
Eric Trump: 'My father sees one color — green'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:09:11 -0500

Eric Trump on Wednesday dismissed the backlash over President Trump’s caustic comments on immigration that have led some members of the media to label his father a racist.....
In Tanzania, mothers learn how to teach the facts of life

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:42:25 -0500

Kuwa Mjanja, a program in Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania, works with mothers and their daughters to encourage them to consider the consequences of teen pregnancy.....
Trump's language on immigrants provokes a backlash in the pulpits

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:10 -0500

Many Christian pastors and educators were deeply troubled President Trump’s demeaning language about some foreign countries — less because of the vulgar language he used than the racist views it impli....
Doctor gives Trump a clean bill of health, physical and mental

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:35:47 -0500

President Trump needs to lose 10-15 pounds but is generally in excellent health and has no problems “whatsoever” with his mental ability, his official military doctor said Tuesday. Dr. Ronny Jackson p....
Trump's meeting with Kazakhstan president raises questions about human rights and business ties

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:52:59 -0500

President Trump proclaimed Tuesday “Religious Freedom Day,” but he spent the afternoon meeting with an authoritarian who has been accused of conducting a brutal campaign of repression against religiou....
DHS secretary defends Trump amid immigration firestorm: 'We'd like to have people with skills'

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:08:37 -0500

Kirstjen Nielsen got into heated exchanges over the president’s comments about Haiti and African countries while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.....
Report: Porn star said she had yearlong affair with Trump in 2006

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:29:58 -0500

Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress who was reportedly paid $130,000 by Trump’s lawyer to stay silent, told Slate in 2016 that she carried on an almost yearlong sexual relationship with Trump a dec....
Activists hold Martin Luther King Jr. Day marches

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:56:06 -0500

Across the country, activists, politicians and citizens alike reacted to recent comments made by President Trump during a meeting on immigration that seemed to denigrate Haiti and African nations.....
Martin Luther King Jr.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:00:51 -0500

King was a Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and civil rights leader who practiced peaceful, nonviolent civil disobedience to protest racial inequality. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace....
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: Trump and Kim should talk after false alarm

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:47:57 -0500

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should enter negotiations before another mistake leads to accidental nuclear war.....
Georgia senator now says Trump 'did not use that word'

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:08:07 -0500

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., said that President Trump never used crass language referring to Haiti and African nations during a closed-door meeting earlier this week.....
The Nordic track (channeling President Trump)

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:22:41 -0500

What's so great about Norway, anyway?....
Trump not racist 'in the traditional sense,' says MLK's nephew at White House

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:53:20 -0500

After appearing alongside President Trump at a White House event honoring Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday, Isaac Newton Farris Jr., nephew of the late civil rights leader, said he does not believe th....
Klansman Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in the 1964 slayings of 3 civil rights workers, is dead: A look back

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:39:52 -0500

Klansman Edgar Ray Killen, convicted decades later in the 1964 slayings of civil rights workers James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, has died in prison at the age of 92. Here's a l....
President Trump disputes reports of remarks on Haiti

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:29:29 -0500

President Trump is disputing multiple reports that he made disparaging remarks about countries during an Oval Office meeting with lawmakers on U.S. immigration policy.....
Activists protest against Trump's immigration policies

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:01:05 -0500

Immigration activists, clergy members and others participate in a protests against President Donald Trump's immigration policies.....
Trump's 'Year One' ignites on the cover of Time

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:45:54 -0500

Time magazine is set to publish a cover that it says depicts Donald Trump's first year in office and the White House response to Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury.”....
Kellyanne Conway: We're forced to talk about Hillary, whom we never mention

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:28:15 -0500

Kellyanne Conway, refuting the claim that the White House is "obsessed" with Hillary Clinton, said on “Fox & Friends”: “The fact is, we only have to talk about her because people won’t let g....
New York's Donald J. Trump State Park: A story of abandonment and decay

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 06:18:51 -0500

Signs for Donald J. Trump State Park are still visible on Taconic State Parkway in New York, even though the park is overrun with weeds and brambles. A subject of local debate and some controversy, th....
He's reckless and uninformed. But that doesn't make Trump crazy.

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 05:00:28 -0500

There are said to be whispers that Trump is suffering from early stages of dementia. But no one’s shown me any evidence that he is anything other than a 71-year-old guy who never focused all that well....
With key GOPers retiring, could Orange County lead the way to a Democratic wave?

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 19:04:09 -0500

Two veteran GOP congressmen representing California’s Orange County, Darrell Issa and Ed Royce, just announced their retirements, a hopeful sign for Democrats. But can they capitalize on it to flip th....
Obama reports no gifts from Putin in 2016 — sad!

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:23:46 -0500

The State Department published its annual list of foreign leaders who made gifts to American officials, including President Barack Obama. Vladimir Putin wasn’t on it. Neither was Kim Jong Un.....
Trump calls interview with special counsel 'unlikely'

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 16:27:25 -0500

Amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller will soon seek to question President Trump as part of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Trump on Wednesday....
As Florida evades Trump drilling plan, California and other coastal states ask, ‘What about us?’

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:00:07 -0500

Coastal communities that oppose President Trump’s expansion of offshore oil and gas drilling are questioning why Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke made an exception for Florida’s waters but not their own.....
Trump slams 'Sneaky' Dianne Feinstein for releasing testimony in Russian dossier probe

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:35:01 -0500

The president also said that “Republicans should finally take control” of the Russia investigation.....
Trump denies he’s considering ‘bloody nose’ strike on North Korea

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:06:47 -0500

President Trump told his South Korean counterpart by telephone that he is not considering a so-called bloody nose military strike on North Korea.....
Bannon out at Breitbart

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 16:56:57 -0500

Right-wing firebrand Steve Bannon’s rapid fall from grace continued Tuesday as he was removed from his post at the head of the Breitbart News media organization.....