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Secret Service investigating posts by Missouri state lawmaker

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:21:34 GMT

The US Secret Service is investigating comments made online by a Missouri state lawmaker who reportedly said she hoped President Donald Trump would be assassinated.(image)

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Deadly Barcelona attack is worst in a day of violence in Spain

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:14:27 GMT

At least 13 people were killed and dozens injured after a van rammed through crowds of people in the heart of Barcelona in attack Prime Minister calls 'jihadi terrorism'.(image)

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Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after Charlottesville

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:06:42 GMT

Many local government officials are now weighing whether to keep Confederate memorials in their cities and towns. Read a state-by-state breakdown.(image)

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Strangers in a frame: Vietnam vet wants to find people in 1970s Asia photos

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:05:01 GMT

Stephen Sealy took lots of photosh across Asia in the 1970s. He's trying to find strangers in his images through Instagram account @my_pacific_70s.(image)

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What Trump understands about white identity politics

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:51:59 GMT

In an interview with the American Prospect, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon offers an important insight into why Democrats lost the election and why they're struggling with identity politics.(image)

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Three organizations pull events from Trump resort

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:32:17 GMT

Both groups had hosted numerous galas at the Florida club in the past. The Cleveland Clinics CEO was on one of the president's business councils.(image)

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Republican senators are striking back in Trump's public war of words

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:31:54 GMT

Sen. Bob Corker's questioning of the President's competence Thursday is the starkest signal yet that Republican senators are returning fire in the public and pointed battle Donald Trump has waged with members of his own party.(image)

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21st Century Fox's James Murdoch slams Trump: 'There are no good Nazis'

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:07:18 GMT

James Murdoch, the 21st Century Fox CEO and son of Rupert Murdoch, one of Trump's close informal advisers, has written a scathing email denouncing the president's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville.(image)

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UVA student bloodied by police in 2015 incident: Charlottesville rally 'heartbreaking'

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:59:34 GMT

Martese Johnson wasn't caught off-guard by the violence this weekend at a rally held by white supremacist groups, neo-Nazis, and the KKK in Charlottesville, Virginia.(image)

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#TBT: What is the meaning of 'is'?

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:45:13 GMT

On this day in 1998, the world had to dig deep and ask itself, "What does the word 'is' mean?" Thank President Bill Clinton, who caused the linguistic existential crisis during his grand jury testimony regarding his affair with Monica Lewinsky.(image)

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'Art of the Deal' ghostwriter predicts Trump will resign

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:44:36 GMT

The ghostwriter of "The Art of the Deal" thinks President Donald Trump will eventually call it quits.(image)

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Cabinet's silence on Trump's comments disturbing to agency employees

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:21:58 GMT

Days have passed since President Donald Trump equated white supremacists and neo-Nazis with counterprotesters at a Charlottesville, Virginia rally that sparked violence over the weekend, the President's words are still rippling across the federal workforce at government agencies.(image)

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Scott: Trump's 'moral authority is compromised' after Charlottesville

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:06:25 GMT

Sen. Tim Scott added his voice Thursday to the chorus of Republican criticism over President Donald Trump's comments on the racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying his moral authority was compromised by his statements.(image)

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Barcelona terror attack: What we know

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 01:01:59 GMT

On Thursday afternoon, a van rammed into a crowd of people in Barcelona, killing 13 and injuring at least 100 people.(image)

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Saving endangered turtles in Lebanon's former war zone

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:43:22 GMT

In 2000 Mona Khalil returned to her grandmother's land in the south of Lebanon and set-up a turtle conservation.(image)

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1.8 million Chicago voter records exposed online

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:36:33 GMT

A voting machine company exposed 1.8 million Chicago voter records after misconfiguring a security setting on the server that stored them.(image)

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USS Fitzgerald's leadership to be removed from their duties over June collision

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:32:01 GMT

The commanding officer, executive officer and senior non-commissioned officer of the USS Fitzgerald are due to be removed from their duties for cause amid the fallout surrounding the deadly collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship off the coast of Japan on June 17.(image)

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Trump: Flake 'toxic,' boosts his primary opponent

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:29:38 GMT

President Donald Trump turned hard on a fellow Republican Thursday, boosting the primary opponent of Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and calling the incumbent "toxic."(image)

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Trump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville response

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:29:11 GMT

The feud between President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham over the President's response to racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, continued Thursday, with the South Carolina senator accusing Trump of stoking tensions, a claim Trump called "a disgusting lie."(image)

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Top magazines take on Trump and hate

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:09:08 GMT

Three of America's most prominent and widely read magazines -- Time, The New Yorker, and The Economist -- are reacting to the latest controversies rocking the Trump administration with bold, pointed art on their covers.(image)

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A Swiss hotel asks Jewish guests to shower before entering the pool

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:59:36 GMT

A Swiss hotel has been accused of anti-Semitism after a manager reportedly posted signs instructing Jewish guests to shower before using its pool.(image)

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Pence: Images of Barcelona attack 'sicken us all'

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:38:09 GMT

Vice President Mike Pence said in the wake of an attack in Barcelona on Thursday that images of the aftermath "sicken us all." President Donald Trump, meanwhile, offered his condolences on Twitter and referenced a debunked anecdote about a historical US general.(image)

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Barcelona attack witness saw people 'flying into the air'

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:36:22 GMT

Witnesses of Barcelona's van ramming attack on Thursday described victims "flying into the air" and a "tidal wave" of people running, as a van plowed into a crowd on one of the city's busiest streets.(image)

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Father and son 9/11 first responders die of cancer months apart

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:24:04 GMT

Raymond and Robert Alexander were 9/11 first-responders. Now, the men have died less than a year apart from cancer related to work at ground zero, their family says.(image)

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What scientists hope to learn from the eclipse

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:07:48 GMT

The total solar eclipse is a way for astronomers across the US to study the sun and Earth using new technology, both on the ground and in space.(image)

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Former Corinthian students will get debt relief

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:03:52 GMT

Students who borrowed private loans to go to Corinthian College will be eligible for $183 million in debt relief.(image)

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What the white supremacist view of history leaves out

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:55:55 GMT

Marchers in Charlottesville said they wanted to "defend history" by protesting efforts to take down Confederate monuments. How can people who claim to love history get its meaning so very, very wrong? writes Jane Greenway Carr.(image)

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Barack Obama declining to engage Trump reflects ex-president balancing act

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:52:29 GMT

Since leaving office in January, President Barack Obama has used written statements to defend the Affordable Care Act, denounce a decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord, and, most recently, call for peace during Kenya's elections.(image)

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Bannon's stunningly irresponsible words

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:48:32 GMT

The insensitive, inconsistent comments coming from the White House, it seems, are part of a plan to allow white nationalist "clowns" to bait Democrats into complaining about racism instead of fighting for tax and investment policies that help working class Americans, writes Errol Louis.(image)

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People of color to Trump: What doesn't break us makes us stronger

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:45:26 GMT

If there's one message that communities of color have for President Donald Trump, it's that what doesn't break them makes them stronger.(image)

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