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The desperation of Central American asylum-seekers place them in a world beyond politics

THE DESPERATION OF CENTRAL AMERICAN ASYLUM-SEEKERS PLACE THEM IN A WORLD BEYOND POLITICS

MEXICO CITY - Two days before I arrived in Mexico's capital city last week, the outdoor temperature suddenly plunged and the skies...

Thirty years later, Portland finally memorializes the victim of white supremacist killing

THIRTY YEARS LATER, PORTLAND FINALLY MEMORIALIZES THE VICTIM OF WHITE SUPREMACIST KILLING

PORTLAND, OREGON - Thirty years ago this month, a trio of white supremacists wearing jackboots and olive-tinted military jackets murdered...

 
 
 
Camp Fire has destroyed almost as many buildings as California's 10 other worst fires combined

CAMP FIRE HAS DESTROYED ALMOST AS MANY BUILDINGS AS CALIFORNIA'S 10 OTHER WORST FIRES COMBINED

California's devastating Camp Fire is the state's deadliest wildfire ever , and now it has surpassed another record: destroying more...

KANSAS COMMISSIONER RESIGNS FOLLOWING ‘MASTER RACE' COMMENT

A week after claiming to be part of a “master race,” a county commissioner in Kansas has announced his resignation. Louis Klemp tendered...

 
 
 
The legal challenge to Matthew Whitaker's appointment is a trap

THE LEGAL CHALLENGE TO MATTHEW WHITAKER'S APPOINTMENT IS A TRAP

On Monday, Senators Richard Blumenthal , Sheldon Whitehouse , and Mazie Hirono , filed a lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump's appointment...

Majority of Republicans don't think Mueller needs congressional protection

MAJORITY OF REPUBLICANS DON'T THINK MUELLER NEEDS CONGRESSIONAL PROTECTION

Some 52 percent of Americans want Congress to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his ongoing Russia investigation, according...

 
 
 
Massachusetts finally sees first legal pot sales, two years after voter referendum

MASSACHUSETTS FINALLY SEES FIRST LEGAL POT SALES, TWO YEARS AFTER VOTER REFERENDUM

It took two years, but Massachusetts marijuana dispensaries finally opened for business on Tuesday. Well, two of them anyway. The state's...

‘They don't value the insurance': Arkansas official on why thousands lost health care coverage

‘THEY DON'T VALUE THE INSURANCE': ARKANSAS OFFICIAL ON WHY THOUSANDS LOST HEALTH CARE COVERAGE

As of November 1st, Arkansas booted more than 12,000 people off Medicaid for failing to report work hours online for three months -...

 
 
 
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke blames ‘radical environmentalists' for California wildfires

INTERIOR SECRETARY RYAN ZINKE BLAMES ‘RADICAL ENVIRONMENTALISTS' FOR CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is standing by President Donald Trump's claims that forest mismanagement is the source of California's...

Man shoots and kills ex-fiancee, police officer, and pharmacy technician at hospital

MAN SHOOTS AND KILLS EX-FIANCEE, POLICE OFFICER, AND PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AT HOSPITAL

A man went on a shooting rampage at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago on Monday afternoon - killing his ex-fiancee, as well...

 
 
 
Hillary Clinton Ivanka Trump used personal email account for government business

HILLARY CLINTON IVANKA TRUMP USED PERSONAL EMAIL ACCOUNT FOR GOVERNMENT BUSINESS

Ivanka Trump, the White House adviser and oldest daughter of President Donald Trump, reportedly used a personal email account to conduct...

FBI identifies the Proud Boys as a white nationalist extremist group

FBI IDENTIFIES THE PROUD BOYS AS A WHITE NATIONALIST EXTREMIST GROUP

The FBI began identifying the Proud Boys as a white nationalist “extremist group” this year, a new filing shows. It's the first public...

 
 
 
The man who tried to stop detained teens from getting abortion heads to new faith-based role at HHS

THE MAN WHO TRIED TO STOP DETAINED TEENS FROM GETTING ABORTION HEADS TO NEW FAITH-BASED ROLE AT HHS

Scott Lloyd, refugee office director - who was initially tasked with handling the Trump administration's family separation policy and...

From Washington to London, calls grow louder for immediate action on climate change

FROM WASHINGTON TO LONDON, CALLS GROW LOUDER FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

The United Nations' report on climate change, released in early October, served as a wake-up call to people around the world about...

 
 
 
Video will show California man ‘tortured to death' by lying cops, family says

VIDEO WILL SHOW CALIFORNIA MAN ‘TORTURED TO DEATH' BY LYING COPS, FAMILY SAYS

California police are lying about the beating and taser death of a 36-year-old black man in October, his sister wrote Sunday after...

Will Facebook's ‘Supreme Court' be as terrible on climate as the real one?

WILL FACEBOOK'S ‘SUPREME COURT' BE AS TERRIBLE ON CLIMATE AS THE REAL ONE?

CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a new plan to solve the collapse in confidence surrounding Facebook's inability to police its own content....

 
 
 
Protests grow in Mexico border city over migrant caravan

PROTESTS GROW IN MEXICO BORDER CITY OVER MIGRANT CARAVAN

As a caravan of Central Americans starts to arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border in larger numbers, its travelers are facing a new hurdle:...

‘Pro-life' bill allows possibility of death penalty for abortion providers and pregnant people

‘PRO-LIFE' BILL ALLOWS POSSIBILITY OF DEATH PENALTY FOR ABORTION PROVIDERS AND PREGNANT PEOPLE

Ohio Republicans are considering a bill during the lame-duck session that would redefine and ban abortion, and potentially punish people...

 
 
 
One-third of parents won't give their children the flu vaccine, study finds

ONE-THIRD OF PARENTS WON'T GIVE THEIR CHILDREN THE FLU VACCINE, STUDY FINDS

A new report released Monday, at the height of flu season, has found that more than one-third of U.S. parents are not planning to vaccinate...

Big Oil is pushing for offshore drilling in Florida, which just voted to constitutionally ban it

BIG OIL IS PUSHING FOR OFFSHORE DRILLING IN FLORIDA, WHICH JUST VOTED TO CONSTITUTIONALLY BAN IT

Just two weeks after the midterms, the oil and gas industry is already pushing Florida to expand fossil fuel exploration and extraction...

 
 
 



'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in...

'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in pipe for 24 hours

Volunteer firefighters rescued the miniature long-haired dachshund who had become stuck in a vertical position in a drainage pipe. Read more ...

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

The gloom and doom on Wall Street has wiped out the stock market's gains for the year. Read more ...

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Hitchcock, who replaces Todd McLellan after he was fired Tuesday morning, most recently coached the Stars during the 2017-18 season. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as dad shopped

The girl told investigators that she was playing with her brother and got angry when he wouldn't stop crying. Read more ...

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. - Veteran Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks. Read more ...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi Killing

President Trump says his administration will continue to stand by Saudi Arabia, despite reports that the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince approved the killing of journalist... Read more ...

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart is requesting a refund of its $2,000 donation to Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the race for the US Senate in Mississippi, after actress Debra Messing publicly... Read more ...

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

While the injury shouldn't be serious, there's concern over the amount of rest Trubisky will get on the Bear's short week. Read more ...

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is day to day with a right shoulder injury as the team prepares for Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business, report says

The White House had no comment on Ivanka Trump's email practices. Read more ...