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The Trump administration plans to gut food stamps, hitting red states hardest

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO GUT FOOD STAMPS, HITTING RED STATES HARDEST

President Donald Trump's latest attack on working families will hit especially hard in the states that voted for him: More than half...

 
 
 
It wasn't a debate, but CNN's 7-hour climate forum laid bare key differences between Democrats

IT WASN'T A DEBATE, BUT CNN'S 7-HOUR CLIMATE FORUM LAID BARE KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DEMOCRATS

CNN's seven-hour town hall on the climate crisis wasn't the debate many activists have spent months calling for. But Wednesday night's...

Trump's Fox & Friends pals finally concede Mexico ain't paying for that wall

TRUMP'S FOX & FRIENDS PALS FINALLY CONCEDE MEXICO AIN'T PAYING FOR THAT WALL

President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign was centered on one grand campaign promise: he would build a massive wall along the entire southern...

 
 
 
To build Trump's border wall, Pentagon will divert funds from military schools and day cares

TO BUILD TRUMP'S BORDER WALL, PENTAGON WILL DIVERT FUNDS FROM MILITARY SCHOOLS AND DAY CARES

President Donald Trump, despite his empty claims that he's the most pro-military president “ever,” is preparing to drain funds from...

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PLANS TO GUT FOOD STAMPS, HITTING RED STATES HARDEST

President Donald Trump's latest attack on working families will hit especially hard in the states that voted for him: More than half...

 
 
 

BORIS JOHNSON'S BREXIT PLANS HAVE BEEN DERAILED, THANKS TO MEMBERS OF HIS OWN PARTY

Before Tuesday, it was unlikely that too many people outside his constituency of Bracknell in Berkshire, England, would have heard...

TEXAS CONGRESSMAN'S RETIREMENT POINTS TO A TOUGH 2020 FOR HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Rep. Bill Flores became the fifth Texas Republican this term to announce he will not seek reelection as a growing number of longtime...

 
 
 

DAN CRENSHAW IS WORRIED THAT UNIVERSAL BACKGROUND CHECKS MIGHT KEEP HIM FROM ARMING HIS FRIENDS

Rep. Dan Crenshaw , an NRA-backed gun-rights advocate, dismissed calls for universal background checks even after a mass shooting in...

NRA MELTS DOWN OVER WALMART DECISION TO REDUCE ITS AMMO SALES

Weeks after two deadly shootings in their stores, Walmart announced Tuesday that it would stop selling ammunition for assault-style...

 
 
 

HOUSE DEMOCRATS TURN THEIR ATTENTION TO DONALD TRUMP'S INVOLVEMENT IN HUSH-MONEY PAYMENTS

For all his talk about hiring the best people, a remarkable number of Donald Trump's former campaign and White House staff have already...

Native votes went missing in North Carolina. Tribal leaders vow that won't happen again next week

NATIVE VOTES WENT MISSING IN NORTH CAROLINA. TRIBAL LEADERS VOW THAT WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN NEXT WEEK

Native American voting groups have made it their mission over the years to get as many of their members to the polls as possible. That...

 
 
 

AFTER 9 MONTHS WITHOUT PAY, JAMAICAN WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM GOES ON STRIKE

This summer, the Reggae Girlz of Jamaica made history when they became the first Caribbean team to play in the Women's Word Cup. Though...

MITCH MCCONNELL SUGGESTS TRUMP CANNOT BE TRUSTED TO MEAN WHAT HE SAYS ON GUNS

In the wake of another series of mass shootings, President Donald Trump has repeatedly waffled and wavered on whether to take any action...

 
 
 

HOUSE DEMOCRATS WILL CONSIDER BILL TO BLOCK HUD RULE ALLOWING ANTI-TRANS SHELTER DISCRIMINATION

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is set to move forward with a proposed rule change that would essentially allow...

Did Gillibrand's push for Al Franken's resignation doom her 2020 White House run?

DID GILLIBRAND'S PUSH FOR AL FRANKEN'S RESIGNATION DOOM HER 2020 WHITE HOUSE RUN?

Kirsten Gillibrand's presidential campaign may have been doomed from the start, women's rights advocates say. Some women's rights leaders...

 
 
 

TRUMP CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES NEW VIDEO, COMPLETE WITH WHITE SUPREMACIST SYMBOL

The Trump campaign launched a new promotional video Wednesday that featured some of the president's favorite hits. Job creation, stock...

Despite pushback from Big Oil, Trump administration will weaken methane regulations

DESPITE PUSHBACK FROM BIG OIL, TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WILL WEAKEN METHANE REGULATIONS

The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday announced it will reverse Obama-era limitations on the greenhouse gas methane, which...

 
 
 

CNN HOST KICKS OFF TRUMP CAMPAIGN SPOKESPERSON FOR LYING ABOUT TRUMP'S LIES

In a heated interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo Wednesday night, Trump 2020 campaign secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended President Donald...

BRITAIN'S PM BORIS JOHNSON SUSPENDS PARLIAMENT SO HE CAN FORCE THROUGH HIS BREXIT VISION

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a man elected with the support of just 0.13 percent of the British population , has suspended...

 
 
 



Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland, Oregon gatherings

Police said Saturday that they arrested 24 people overnight. Read more ...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened...

Salmonella outbreak linked to onions expands to hundreds of people sickened in 43 states

"If you don't know where your onions are from, don't eat, serve, or sell them or any food prepared with them," the CDC said Friday. Read more ...

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

Dustin Johnson atop packed leaderboard at PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - The PGA of America probably couldn't have placed the pieces on the leaderboard in more favorable positions had it mapped it out in advance of Sunday's PGA... Read more ...

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

Mid-American Conference postpones fall football season due to COVID-19 concerns

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football's highest level to postpone its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. Read more ...

Derrick Lewis eyes No. 1 contender fight after UFC on ESPN+ 32 win, wants to...

Derrick Lewis eyes No. 1 contender fight after UFC on ESPN+ 32 win, wants to cut 15-20 pounds

LAS VEGAS - Derrick Lewis was pleased with his UFC on ESPN+ 32 performance - but he knows there's still work to do. Fan favorite Lewis defeated Aleskei Oleinik via second-round... Read more ...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear...

National Parks Service has some suggestions if you're attacked by a bear: 'Don't push your slower friends down'

"Do not climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees.⁣⁣ Do not push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course)," the NPS added. Read more ...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of...

A military veteran who was sentenced to life in prison for selling $30 of marijuana will be freed

He's already served nine years in prison. Read more ...

PGA Championship 2020 tee times, pairings for Sunday's Round 4

PGA Championship 2020 tee times, pairings for Sunday's Round 4

Sporting News lists the tee times and pairings for Round 4 of the 2020 PGA Championship. Read more ...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found...

FBI helping in search for Georgia woman whose 2-year-old son was found wandering alone in Florida

The FBI is now involved in the case of a missing Georgia woman whose toddler was found barefoot, wandering alone in a Florida city two weeks ago. Read more ...

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons needs surgery in devastating 76ers blow

Ben Simmons is headed back to the operating room. The 76ers star will undergo surgery to remove a loose body from his left knee, according to multiple reports Saturday. He will... Read more ...