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Trump campaign makes false claims about ‘non-citizens' voting in midterm elections

TRUMP CAMPAIGN MAKES FALSE CLAIMS ABOUT ‘NON-CITIZENS' VOTING IN MIDTERM ELECTIONS

President Trump's political machine is looking to capitalize on a conspiracy theory about non-citizens voting in the 2018 election,...

Trump's nominee to head National Park Service wants to make climate change a priority

TRUMP'S NOMINEE TO HEAD NATIONAL PARK SERVICE WANTS TO MAKE CLIMATE CHANGE A PRIORITY

Raymond David Vela, President Trump's nominee to be director of the U.S. National Park Service , mentioned climate change on Thursday...

 
 
 
What do we do with Kobe Bryant now?

WHAT DO WE DO WITH KOBE BRYANT NOW?

When Kobe Bryant retired two and a half years ago, I wrote a piece about the legacy of his 2003 rape case. In my reporting, I noted...

Ohio lawmakers approve 6-week ‘heartbeat' abortion ban, poised to challenge Roe v. Wade

OHIO LAWMAKERS APPROVE 6-WEEK ‘HEARTBEAT' ABORTION BAN, POISED TO CHALLENGE ROE V. WADE

Ohio's GOP-controlled House passed a bill to ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, or as early as six weeks before...

 
 
 
Senate Democrats doubt Trump nominee's vow of independence on coal bailout issues

SENATE DEMOCRATS DOUBT TRUMP NOMINEE'S VOW OF INDEPENDENCE ON COAL BAILOUT ISSUES

Senators on Thursday grilled President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission about his participation in...

Costa Rica has 18 months to legalize marriage equality

COSTA RICA HAS 18 MONTHS TO LEGALIZE MARRIAGE EQUALITY

The Supreme Court of Costa Rica issued a 287-page ruling Wednesday declaring that the nation's lawmakers had a deadline of 18 months...

 
 
 
Forget coal, both solar and wind are now cheaper than new natural gas plants

FORGET COAL, BOTH SOLAR AND WIND ARE NOW CHEAPER THAN NEW NATURAL GAS PLANTS

The stunning price drops in wind and solar power have continued. No longer are U.S. solar and wind plants merely cheaper than coal...

Trump admits Whitaker appointment is about the Russia investigation

TRUMP ADMITS WHITAKER APPOINTMENT IS ABOUT THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION

President Trump has spent the last year and a half trying to walk back or gaslight the public about his interview with NBC's Lester...

 
 
 
Floridians with felony convictions have regained the vote. Now, what will get them to the polls?

FLORIDIANS WITH FELONY CONVICTIONS HAVE REGAINED THE VOTE. NOW, WHAT WILL GET THEM TO THE POLLS?

Desmond Meade and Neil Volz, the leaders of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, were euphoric last week when Florida voters overwhelmingly...

Facebook used troll tactics to launder its own image

FACEBOOK USED TROLL TACTICS TO LAUNDER ITS OWN IMAGE

Facebook hired a PR firm with close ties to the Republican party, which then lobbied against the threat of regulation by painting anti-Facebook...

 
 
 
The sexist racism of Mississippi's governor calling abortion ‘Black genocide'

THE SEXIST RACISM OF MISSISSIPPI'S GOVERNOR CALLING ABORTION ‘BLACK GENOCIDE'

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant recently defended Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for joking about “public hanging” - in a state with one of the...

Instagram mistakenly let Ramzan Kadyrov back on its platform

INSTAGRAM MISTAKENLY LET RAMZAN KADYROV BACK ON ITS PLATFORM

In late 2017, Instagram - and the platform's parent company, Facebook - made one of the few moves that brought the platform universal...

 
 
 
Trump calls for Robert Mueller to illegally expand his investigation

TRUMP CALLS FOR ROBERT MUELLER TO ILLEGALLY EXPAND HIS INVESTIGATION

President Donald Trump lashed out yet again on Thursday morning at Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation into collusion...

Mueller says former Trump adviser is now cooperating with multiple investigations

MUELLER SAYS FORMER TRUMP ADVISER IS NOW COOPERATING WITH MULTIPLE INVESTIGATIONS

Special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of investigators looking into possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election have...

 
 
 
‘Hillary's campaign will die this week': Trump adviser knew about WikiLeaks' email leaks in advance

‘HILLARY'S CAMPAIGN WILL DIE THIS WEEK': TRUMP ADVISER KNEW ABOUT WIKILEAKS' EMAIL LEAKS IN ADVANCE

Remember the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election? You know, the probe of possible collusion...

As hate crimes rise, a bill to combat the problem languishes in Congress

AS HATE CRIMES RISE, A BILL TO COMBAT THE PROBLEM LANGUISHES IN CONGRESS

New statistics released this week by the FBI show a 17 percent increase in documented hate crimes in 2017, the third consecutive year...

 
 
 
New bill would ban landlords from discriminating against people who receive rental help

NEW BILL WOULD BAN LANDLORDS FROM DISCRIMINATING AGAINST PEOPLE WHO RECEIVE RENTAL HELP

It is common practice for landlords to deny housing to people who use federal housing vouchers to pay their rent, making it difficult...

Republican member of House climate caucus wants group's members to walk the talk

REPUBLICAN MEMBER OF HOUSE CLIMATE CAUCUS WANTS GROUP'S MEMBERS TO WALK THE TALK

The House climate caucus will not be disbanding in the wake of the midterm elections, according to a caucus representative, despite...

 
 
 
Charlottesville white supremacists ordered to turn over their phones, computers in civil case

CHARLOTTESVILLE WHITE SUPREMACISTS ORDERED TO TURN OVER THEIR PHONES, COMPUTERS IN CIVIL CASE

White nationalists involved in planning a deadly 2017 rally in Virginia must hand over their phones and computers for forensic analysis,...

Here's why you aren't hearing about the civilians the U.S. is killing in Yemen

HERE'S WHY YOU AREN'T HEARING ABOUT THE CIVILIANS THE U.S. IS KILLING IN YEMEN

Yemen, a country ravaged by a three-year civil war, its civilian deaths amplified by Saudi Arabia's U.S.-backed campaign of relentless...

 
 
 



Thieves caught outside supermarket: 'butter late than never'

Thieves caught outside supermarket: 'butter late than never'

Two men were on a roll unto police said they stopped them with more than $1,400 worth of butter. Read more ...

Toddler finds gun under father's pillow, fatally shoots himself, police say

Toddler finds gun under father's pillow, fatally shoots himself, police say

Both parents were asleep at the home when the 2-year-old found the weapon, according to police. Read more ...

County leader under fire after racially motivated 'master race' comment

County leader under fire after racially motivated 'master race' comment

A county commissioner made comments regarding a "master race." Read more ...

FBI investigates death of American woman on cruise ship headed to Aruba

FBI investigates death of American woman on cruise ship headed to Aruba

The FBI is investigating the death of 52-year-old woman on a cruise ship heading from Florida to Aruba. Read more ...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that raised $400,000

Reports indicate all three will face criminal charges of conspiracy and theft by deception related to the GoFundMe campaign. Read more ...

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea said Friday that it will deport an American citizen it detained one month ago for illegally entering the country. The announcement suggests... Read more ...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member said a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

Williams helps Clippers edge Spurs for 3rd straight victory

Williams helps Clippers edge Spurs for 3rd straight victory

LOS ANGELES - Lou Williams hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-111 on Thursday night for their first... Read more ...

Ohio House Passes Controversial 'Fetal Heartbeat' Anti-Abortion Bill

Ohio House Passes Controversial 'Fetal Heartbeat' Anti-Abortion Bill

If bill becomes law, it would allow only about 6 weeks to obtain a legal abortion in the state, often before a woman knows she's pregnant. Read more ...

Norvell lifts No. 3 Gonzaga over Texas A&M 94-71

Norvell lifts No. 3 Gonzaga over Texas A&M 94-71

SPOKANE, Wash. - Zach Norvell Jr. scored 22 points, Rui Hachimura added 18, and No. 3 Gonzaga beat Texas A&M 94-71 on Thursday night. Read more ...