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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Law That Could Upend Uber, Lyft

CALIFORNIA GOV. GAVIN NEWSOM SIGNS LAW THAT COULD UPEND UBER, LYFT

The law could transform the gig economy by requiring some companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees and provide...

10,000 Farmers And Ranchers Endorse Green New Deal In Letter To Congress

10,000 FARMERS AND RANCHERS ENDORSE GREEN NEW DEAL IN LETTER TO CONGRESS

The support comes as the climate policy fight broadens from energy and transportation to agriculture.

 
 
 
How Memes Were Weaponized For Trump-Era Politics

HOW MEMES WERE WEAPONIZED FOR TRUMP-ERA POLITICS

Learn how internet memes became a super weapon in the propaganda war, morphing Pepe the Frog into a Trump-supporting Nazi.

GOP State Senator Arrested For Child Sexual Abuse, Child Porn

GOP STATE SENATOR ARRESTED FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE, CHILD PORN

Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer admitted "he had received child pornography through his Tumblr blog.”

 
 
 
Donald Trump To Name Robert C. O'Brien As National Security Adviser

DONALD TRUMP TO NAME ROBERT C. O'BRIEN AS NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER

O'Brien, who serves as special presidential envoy for hostage affairs, is set to replace John Bolton.

Donald Trump Sparks Anger With ‘Crass' Comments About Cokie Roberts

DONALD TRUMP SPARKS ANGER WITH ‘CRASS' COMMENTS ABOUT COKIE ROBERTS

"No class. Not even for a moment," one person fired back on Twitter.

 
 
 
Over 100 Migrant Mothers And Children Sue Trump Administration Over Virtual Asylum Ban

OVER 100 MIGRANT MOTHERS AND CHILDREN SUE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OVER VIRTUAL ASYLUM BAN

“What we're challenging is the haphazard lack of legal procedure. There's no rhyme or reason to it,” the plaintiffs' attorney said.

Hillary Clinton Slams Facebook For Allowing 'Trump's Propaganda' To Thrive

HILLARY CLINTON SLAMS FACEBOOK FOR ALLOWING 'TRUMP'S PROPAGANDA' TO THRIVE

In rebuking the platform, the 2016 presidential candidate cited a "disturbing" report on the Trump campaign's deceptions.

 
 
 
Trump Has Confirmed 150 Lifetime Federal Judges. That's A Lot

TRUMP HAS CONFIRMED 150 LIFETIME FEDERAL JUDGES. THAT'S A LOT

Democrats say they really only have one option for stopping more unqualified nominees: winning back the Senate in 2020.

GOP Senators Call For Response To Saudi Attack, Pointing Finger At Iran

GOP SENATORS CALL FOR RESPONSE TO SAUDI ATTACK, POINTING FINGER AT IRAN

“If it's very clearly a smoking gun, I don't think you can have something that just goes unanswered," Sen. Thom Tillis said Tuesday.

 
 
 
Trump Says Homeless Californians Are Ruining Cities' 'Prestige'

TRUMP SAYS HOMELESS CALIFORNIANS ARE RUINING CITIES' 'PRESTIGE'

The president, who seemed unconcerned about homeless people themselves, said “we'll be doing something about it."

Trump Biographer Has A Theory About POTUS' Obama Netflix Deal Obsession

TRUMP BIOGRAPHER HAS A THEORY ABOUT POTUS' OBAMA NETFLIX DEAL OBSESSION

“Obama was a very profound man. Trump is a very profane man. These are polar opposites," said Michael D'Antonio.

 
 
 
Making Progress On Diversity, Just Not Enough

MAKING PROGRESS ON DIVERSITY, JUST NOT ENOUGH

“Raising that bar means we must do the heavy lifting to attract, cultivate and retain diverse talent.”

Even Saudi Arabia Thinks Trump Going To War With Iran Is A Bad Idea

EVEN SAUDI ARABIA THINKS TRUMP GOING TO WAR WITH IRAN IS A BAD IDEA

The common belief that Trump will start a conflict on the kingdom's behalf is based on a misunderstanding that a confrontation helps...

 
 
 
'Uncle Joe' Biden Courts The Youth Vote

'UNCLE JOE' BIDEN COURTS THE YOUTH VOTE

"Everybody wants another Obama and he's the closest thing we can get,” said one student at Texas Southern University, a historically...

Corey Lewandowski Refuses To Answer Questions At House Hearing

COREY LEWANDOWSKI REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS AT HOUSE HEARING

The White House instructed the former Trump campaign aide not to "disclose any conversations" he'd had with the president.

 
 
 
Trump's Cabinet Has Had More Ex-Lobbyists Than Obama Or Bush

TRUMP'S CABINET HAS HAD MORE EX-LOBBYISTS THAN OBAMA OR BUSH

Former lobbyists run the Defense and Interior departments, Environmental Protection Agency and office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Trump To Block California From Setting Its Own Car Pollution Standards: Report

TRUMP TO BLOCK CALIFORNIA FROM SETTING ITS OWN CAR POLLUTION STANDARDS: REPORT

The state's waiver allows it to set its own rules about auto emissions.

 
 
 
Barack Obama Mourns The Passing Of Cokie Roberts

BARACK OBAMA MOURNS THE PASSING OF COKIE ROBERTS

In a statement, the former president hailed the veteran journalist's "trailblazing" work in the field.

Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden For Book Proceeds

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SUES EDWARD SNOWDEN FOR BOOK PROCEEDS

The government says the former CIA and NSA official's new book, "Permanent Record," violates his nondisclosure agreements.

 
 
 



Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

Merriam-Webster adds 530 new words from ‘deep state' to ‘dad joke'

The dictionary's editors announced that they have added more than 530 words to its pages in September, as well as 4,000 definitions, etymology and pronunciation revisions. Read more ...

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

New York, Michigan approve bans on sale of flavored e-cigs

States have responded to severe respiratory problems linked to vaping, implementing bans on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. Read more ...

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Trump reveals new national security adviser choice

President Donald Trump announced his new national security adviser choice Wednesday morning. Read more ...

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. Read more ...

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

Trump names U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien as national security adviser

President Donald Trump announced plans to name U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to replace John Bolton as his national security adviser. “I am pleased to announce that I... Read more ...

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa. Read more ...

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

Nick Carter confirms restraining order against younger brother, Aaron Carter

According to Nick Carter, Aaron Carter "harbors thoughts and intentions of killing wife and unborn child." Read more ...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible...

Police: Teen hit by car while walking little sister to bus stop in possible road rage incident

A 13-year-old boy was hit by a car during a possible road rage incident while walking his younger sister to the bus stop, according to police in South Carolina. Read more ...

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

Isaiah Thomas injury update: Wizards guard has thumb surgery, out 6-8 weeks

The thumb injury, suffered Monday, is the latest setback for Thomas, who has been bothered by hip issues for the past several seasons. Read more ...

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Accused Of Running A Drug Den After 3rd Man ODs

For more than two years, activists say, Buck has avoided being charged with a crime because he is white, wealthy and politically connected. (Image credit: Ann Johansson/Corbis... Read more ...