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The state of immigration, two years into Trump's presidency

THE STATE OF IMMIGRATION, TWO YEARS INTO TRUMP'S PRESIDENCY

From the onset of his campaign, President Donald Trump has made it a point to demonize black and brown immigrants. In his June 2015...

TRUMP'S BORDER WALL ‘COMPROMISE' IS MORE OF THE SAME AND A ‘NON-STARTER' FOR DEMOCRATS

President Donald Trump late Friday dangled the prospect of a compromise offer that would break a logjam with Democrats over funding...

 
 
 

VIDEO SHOWS ‘MARCH FOR LIFE' STUDENTS IN MAGA APPAREL MOCKING NATIVE AMERICAN VETERAN

Video posted after Friday's “March for Life” gathering of anti-abortion activists in Washington showed dozens of students dressed in...

THE POWERFUL MESSAGE BEHIND GILLETTE'S NEW AD CAMPAIGN IS: BUY THESE RAZORS

Advertising involves a certain amount of misdirection. In early May of last year, for example, Wells Fargo announced that it was “a...

 
 
 

THE PRESIDENT IS TOUTING A SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ABOUT THE SHUTDOWN. HE'S RUNNING OUT OF OPTIONS

Amid the longest-ever government shutdown, with no end in sight, President Donald Trump has been promoting his own Saturday appearance...

WOMEN'S MARCH ‘UNEQUIVOCALLY' REJECTS ANTI-SEMITISM, SAYS ORGANIZER LINDA SARSOUR

The Women's March “unequivocally” rejects anti-Semitic and homophobic comments by Louis Farrakhan, said Linda Sarsour, one of the leaders...

 
 
 
Ben Shapiro says abortion opponents wouldn't have killed baby Hitler, loses sponsors

BEN SHAPIRO SAYS ABORTION OPPONENTS WOULDN'T HAVE KILLED BABY HITLER, LOSES SPONSORS

Right-wing provocateur Ben Shapiro thought a speech at the March for Life was the right time to address a philosophical question about...

Republicans are accidentally doing more to advance progressive values than Democrats

REPUBLICANS ARE ACCIDENTALLY DOING MORE TO ADVANCE PROGRESSIVE VALUES THAN DEMOCRATS

Something strange and unfamiliar has taken root in Washington, DC these past few days. In between segments about Donald Trump's latest...

 
 
 
Jason Van Dyke sentenced to 6 years for murdering Laquan McDonald

JASON VAN DYKE SENTENCED TO 6 YEARS FOR MURDERING LAQUAN MCDONALD

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald in 2014, Judge...

Steve King rallies with support from the far-right

STEVE KING RALLIES WITH SUPPORT FROM THE FAR-RIGHT

In the past week, it appeared the long overdue backlash to Rep. Steve King and his white nationalism had finally arrived. After ignoring...

 
 
 
Can the anti-Trump ‘Women's March' recover from charges of anti-Semitism?

CAN THE ANTI-TRUMP ‘WOMEN'S MARCH' RECOVER FROM CHARGES OF ANTI-SEMITISM?

Two years ago, galvanized by outrage over Donald Trump's election as president, women across the United States marched by the millions...

The Pentagon is painting a pretty scary picture of U.S.-China relations

THE PENTAGON IS PAINTING A PRETTY SCARY PICTURE OF U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS

News coming out of the Pentagon in recent days points to some kind of coming conflict with China, with the risks being increased by...

 
 
 
GOP's top 3 senators once claimed obstruction of justice should trigger impeachment. How about now?

GOP'S TOP 3 SENATORS ONCE CLAIMED OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE SHOULD TRIGGER IMPEACHMENT. HOW ABOUT NOW?

President Donald Trump allegedly directed his personal attorney and fixer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about a real estate deal...

Labor Department wants to encourage states to broaden drug testing for unemployment insurance

LABOR DEPARTMENT WANTS TO ENCOURAGE STATES TO BROADEN DRUG TESTING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

The Trump administration wants to encourage states to conduct drug tests for people seeking unemployment insurance - a practice labor...

 
 
 
The D.C. metro is losing $400k in revenue for every weekday of the government shutdown

THE D.C. METRO IS LOSING $400K IN REVENUE FOR EVERY WEEKDAY OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is losing $400,000 in fares and parking revenue for every weekday that the shutdown...

Governors kick off 2019 with bold calls for climate action in these 5 states

GOVERNORS KICK OFF 2019 WITH BOLD CALLS FOR CLIMATE ACTION IN THESE 5 STATES

Governors across the nation are making it clear that 2019 will be the year they will fight harder against climate change by advocating...

 
 
 
Resisting the lure of the ‘feel-good' shutdown story

RESISTING THE LURE OF THE ‘FEEL-GOOD' SHUTDOWN STORY

As is typical for a functioning, healthy democracy where everything is in working order, the United States government has been shut...

‘Cause of death: the Trump presidency.' Climate experts autopsy Trump's first 2 years

‘CAUSE OF DEATH: THE TRUMP PRESIDENCY.' CLIMATE EXPERTS AUTOPSY TRUMP'S FIRST 2 YEARS

Two years in, the presidency of Donald Trump has been a possibly fatal disaster for our livable climate, a number of climate and clean...

 
 
 

REP. LOUIE GOHMERT IS STEVE KING'S ALLY IN WHITE NATIONALISM

Over the past week, congressional Republicans have been scrambling to distance themselves from their white nationalist colleague, Rep....

What happens if a big earthquake hits during the government shutdown?

WHAT HAPPENS IF A BIG EARTHQUAKE HITS DURING THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN?

Two minor earthquakes hit the San Francisco Bay Area on Wednesday and Thursday, measuring 3.4 and 3.5 on the Richter scale respectively....

 
 
 



Australian Open 2019: Inspired Stefanos Tsitsipas dethrones Roger Federer

Australian Open 2019: Inspired Stefanos Tsitsipas dethrones Roger Federer

Roger Federer's 17-match winning streak at Melbourne Park came to an end as Stefanos Tsitsipas claimed the biggest victory of his career. Read more ...

California town launches 'Goat Fund Me' to prevent wildfires

California town launches 'Goat Fund Me' to prevent wildfires

City officials are hoping to raise $30,000 for the project. Read more ...

Patriots vs. Chiefs: Picks, odds for AFC championship game in Kansas City

Patriots vs. Chiefs: Picks, odds for AFC championship game in Kansas City

Our picks and predictions for Patriots vs. Chiefs in the AFC championship game are here. Who will win Sunday in Kansas City? Read more ...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Rams vs. Saints: Picks, odds for NFC championship game in New Orleans

Rams vs. Saints: Picks, odds for NFC championship game in New Orleans

Our picks and predictions for Rams vs. Saints in the NFC championship game are here. Who will win Sunday in New Orleans? Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

Hirscher trails 5th in World Cup slalom, Noel leads 1st run

Hirscher trails 5th in World Cup slalom, Noel leads 1st run

WENGEN, Switzerland - Marcel Hirscher trailed in a rare fifth place as junior world champion Clement Noel led the first run of a World Cup slalom Sunday. Read more ...

PennDOT reduces speed limits on several roadways in the Pittsburgh area

PennDOT reduces speed limits on several roadways in the Pittsburgh area

Speeds are reduced to 45 miles per hour Read more ...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers in OT

Houston is 26-19 and has overcome the injury bug so far this season to stay in the playoff hunt. Read more ...