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Supreme Court hands bad news to opponents of Trump’s Muslim ban

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The Supreme Court handed down a brief order Monday evening disposing of one of two cases challenging Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. Though the order explicitly states that the Court expresses ...

To sell his tax plan, Trump cites economist who helped wreck Kansas’ economy

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While he was live-tweeting his favorite show on Monday morning, President Trump touted support that former Reagan administration Economic Policy Advisory Board member Art Laffer expressed for his tax cut ...

Trump, long obsessed with nuclear weapons, wants 28,000 more

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On Wednesday, NBC reported that during a major national security meeting on July 20, President Trump expressed a desire to dramatically expand America’s nuclear arsenal. Citing “three officials who were ...

Trump’s sick ‘joke’ about how much Pence hates LGBTQ people

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In a blistering new profile of Vice President Pence’s rise to prominence among the Christian right, the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer recounts several anecdotes from campaign and administration staffers about ...

The Skies Over the U.K. Turned Red Today. Here's Why

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Republican senator says Trump’s health policy will hurt American citizens

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President Donald Trump’s health policy is hurting U.S. citizens, says Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), “by affecting the ability of vulnerable people to receive health care right now.” On CNN’s State ...

Here's the Moment When Putin Got a New Puppy as a Present

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Bannon says criticizing Trump disrespects the military

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In the 10 days since four Green Berets were ambushed and killed in Niger, President Donald Trump has used his Twitter account to attack a sports commentator, call for a ...

At high-stakes meeting, NFL owners seek a compromise with players over protests during anthem

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The controversy over the protests over police brutality and systemic racism during the national anthem at NFL games is about to come to a head. Before the NFL’s annual Fall ...

Colin Kaepernick sues the NFL for collusion, slams Trump for ‘political provocation’

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On Sunday, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance alleging that NFL owners are colluding to keep him unemployed during the 2017 season, as first reported by ...

Woody Allen doesn’t want Harvey Weinstein allegations to turn into “a witch hunt”

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Harvey Weinstein, the once almighty producer whom Meryl Streep jokingly called as “God” in a Golden Globes acceptance speech, has gone from power player to pariah after two bombshell investigations ...

Two Wars, Two Generations

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The New York Film Festival began this year on a note of muted jubilation, like a fanfare of sighs. Such was the response to the world premiere of Last Flag ...

The Danger of President Pence

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On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been ...

Trump’s drug czar nominee under fire for pushing bill that weakened drug enforcement

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Some Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to withdraw his nomination of Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) to head the Office of National Drug Control Policy following a report ...

The NCAA just admitted they don’t care about students’ education after all

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For decades, the NCAA insisted that athletes who generate millions in revenue for their schools don’t deserve to be paid. Now, it turns out, they don’t deserve an actual education ...

Trump’s Health Department is adopting a lot of anti-choice rhetoric

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The Trump administration has repeatedly delivered on a campaign promise to the religious right that he’d prioritize a faith-based, anti-choice agenda. The latest evidence comes in the form of the ...

Chance the Rapper Invited Fans to See a Free Movie With Him

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Small donations to Trump campaign pay for Trump Jr.’s massive legal bills

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The Trump campaign spent $267,924 on lawyers for Donald Trump Jr. from July to September, according to disclosures made to the Federal Election Commission on Sunday. The figure includes $237,924 ...

Trump’s Puerto Rico failure is ‘a national disgrace,’ says former Republican Joe Scarborough

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Nearly four weeks after hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, President Donald Trump’s team has only managed to get 13.6 percent of the power back for the island’s 3.5 million U.S.

Religious conservatives shrug at Bannon’s links to white nationalist groups

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — For five years, Susan Blake has driven 14 hours from her home in South Florida to Washington, D.C. for the Values Voters Summit. The annual trip allows ...

Fundraiser in Philando Castile’s memory eliminates $70,000 worth of school lunch debt

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Philando Castile was known as “Mr. Phil” to the students at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he worked as a nutrition services supervisor. Last month, more ...

After DACA’s demise, immigration advocates are hopeful for permanent legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Pro-immigration advocates are hopeful that Congress could quickly move on permanent immigration legislation within weeks, assured that a bipartisan bill could patch a big void left by the ...

Trump’s tax plan pitch isn’t working

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President Trump and the rest of his administration would be the first ones to argue that his tax reform plan was “designed with the middle class in mind.” Unfortunately for ...

After Harvey, Texas Inmates Were Left in Flooded Prisons Without Adequate Water or Food

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During and after Hurricane Harvey’s slow and catastrophic crawl over the Gulf states at the end of August, inmates in multiple prisons in Texas were left to suffer in horrifying,

Trump appointees approve two major pipelines to transport fracked gas

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Federal regulators approved two major natural gas pipelines that would transport fracked gas through Virginia, although one of the agency’s commissioners issued a surprise vote against construction of both pipelines.

“I Hate Everyone”: Trump Seethes as Advisers Fear He Is “Unraveling”

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At first it sounded like hyperbole, the escalation of a Twitter war. But now it’s clear that Bob Corker’s remarkable New York Times interview—in which the Republican senator described the ...

Trump finally admits he benefits from his own tax plan

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President Donald Trump walked back a key promise related to his tax plan during an interview with Forbes released late Tuesday. In the weeks leading up to the unveiling of ...

Trump brags that plunging stocks are evidence of his success

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President Donald Trump claimed in a tweet Saturday morning that plunging health insurance stocks were evidence of his success — just three days after insisting the media cover soaring stock ...

The #MeToo campaign is powerful, but does it do enough to fight rape culture?

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Using the hashtag #MeToo, women, men, and nonbinary people are sharing their stories of sexual assault and sexual harassment on Twitter and Facebook to raise awareness of how common it ...

White House claims Trump’s Twitter account is personal, so he can block whoever he likes

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The White House has filed a legal brief arguing people blocked by President Donald Trump’s Twitter account cannot sue him for restricting their access to his tweets. Opponents say the ...

Game of Thrones Actor Says Final Season Security Is the Tightest Yet

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Danny Meyer Has a Few ‘Tips’ of His Own

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It was 1983, the night before the LSAT, when Danny Meyer decided to ditch the law and follow his passion: food. He got a job at a seafood restaurant in ...

Trump dodges question about true meaning of NFL protests

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President Trump has repeatedly portrayed NFL players who kneel during the national anthem as disrespecting the American flag, and by extension, the country. But that’s not an accurate portrayal of ...

Trump claims he ‘met with the president of the Virgin Islands.’ There’s just one problem.

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President Trump started his speech to the Values Voters Summit on Friday with a shoutout to victims of hurricanes that have recently ravaged states along the Gulf Coast and U.S.

Photojournalist launches online campaign against Ed Gillespie over stolen image

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Spanish photojournalist Pau Coll Sanchez launched a social media campaign on Monday targeting Republican candidate for Virginia governor, Ed Gillespie. Coll is demanding that Gillespie to stop using his work ...

Fox & Friends says sexual assault allegations against Trump are ‘child’s play’

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Appearing Monday morning on Fox & Friends, President Trump’s favorite television news program, radio host Larry Elder categorically rejected any comparison between Trump, who was accused of sexual assault by ...