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Jeffrey Epstein's death revealed 'inexplicable negligence,' former federal prosecutor says
News ImageHow do they not keep an eye on that guy, especially after he tries to kill himself? says Elie Honig on the latest episode of the Yahoo News podcast Skullduggery.
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 16:17:40 -0400
Trump's economic anxiety comes to a boil
News ImageThe president directs U.S. businesses to pull out of China, but maintains that the "economy is doing really well."
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:47:51 -0400
The long road to redemption for Felix Sater, Trump's man in Moscow
News ImageA letter released by the court today confirms some of Felix Sater's wilder stories, like giving the feds Osama bin Laden's phone numbers. Will this former Trump associate finally be redeemed?
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:57:25 -0400
2020 Vision: Democratic field continues to shrink as Inslee and Moulton drop out
News ImageThe presidential primary field further winnowed this week, with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton announcing their withdrawals.
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 13:27:20 -0400
DNC likely to raise polling threshold for November debate, sources say
News ImageThe Democratic National Committee may fine-tune the rules for presidential debates beginning in November.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 19:15:04 -0400
Sean Spicer on DWTS: Smooth move or misstep?
News ImageFormer White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is in cast of the upcoming season of "Dancing With the Stars." Is his inclusion a good choice or a misstep?
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:44:37 -0400
Money crunch after Planned Parenthood quits federal program
News ImagePlanned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an abortion dispute with the Trump administration. The fallout is especially intense in Utah, where Planned Parenthood has been the only provider participating in the nearly 50-year-old Title X family planning program and will now lose about $2 million yearly in federal funds that helped 39,000 mostly low-income, uninsured people. It plans to maintain its services which include contraception, STD testing and cancer screening but is considering charging a small copay for patients who used to get care for free.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 15:22:37 -0400
Trump fumes over emissions deal between automakers and California
News ImageThe president decried a deal between the most populous U.S. state and four major automakers.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:22:13 -0400
The tensions and drama behind the scenes of Trump's campaign to free rapper A$AP Rocky
News ImageHow the White House and its unconventional allies scrambled to secure A$AP Rockys freedom.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 12:16:54 -0400
Jay-Z's NFL deal: Savvy or sellout?
News ImageIs Jay-Z's new partnership with the NFL a smart business move or a betrayal of his past support for Colin Kaepernick?
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 18:05:35 -0400
Trump again says he is 'very seriously' looking to end birthright citizenship
News ImageEight months after first raising the idea, the president said his administration is again very seriously looking into ending the practice of conferring U.S. citizenship on anyone born in the United States.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:35:25 -0400
A day later, Trump says he doesn't want a tax cut. Stay tuned.
News ImageThe president offered varying explanations on a number of issues at a White House press gaggle.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:11:59 -0400
Trump dismisses criticism of his dual loyalty comments: 'It's only anti-Semitic in your head'
News ImagePresident Trump Wednesday expanded on his views about how Jews who vote for Democrats are disloyal and dismissed any criticism of his comments.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:16:48 -0400
Trump makes it personal with Danish PM over Greenland, calling her statement 'nasty'
News ImageA day after canceling his trip to Denmark over its refusal to sell Greenland, President Trump on Wednesday tore into Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen for calling his idea of buying it "absurd."
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:46:01 -0400
Inside Bernie's boot camp for students
News ImageMore than 1,500 students attended the Bernie Sanders Summer School, a campaign-led boot camp aimed at teaching supporters of the Vermont senator the basics in campus organizing with the aid of the campaigns designated app, Bern.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:43:06 -0400
Trump touts quote calling him 'second coming of God' to Jews in Israel
News ImageA day after saying American Jews who vote for Democrats show great disloyalty, President Trump touted comments from a conservative radio host who said that Jews in Israel "love him" like a king or the Messiah.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:54:07 -0400
The U.S. buying Greenland: Joke or genius?
News ImagePresident Trump has floated the idea of making Greenland part of the U.S. by buying the island from Denmark. Is the notion a flight of fancy or would it be a smart acquisition?
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:58:04 -0400
Trump once again walks back support for background checks on gun purchases
News ImageThe president told reporters Tuesday that we have very, very strong background checks right now and suggested he is more interested in looking at mental institutions than addressing gun control.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:45:34 -0400
Trump decries 'great disloyalty' of Jews who vote for Democrats
News ImagePresident Trump said Tuesday that Jews who voted for Democrats were either ignorant or disloyal.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:15:11 -0400
Trump: Tlaib 'hates Israel' and 'I don't buy [her] tears'
News ImageAt a press conference addressing Israels decision to bar her and Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the country, Rep. Rashida Tlaib fought back tears while recalling her experiences visiting Jerusalem as a child. The president was unmoved.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 12:51:17 -0400
Sanders knocks Harris on Medicare for All: 'I don't raise money from billionaires'
News ImageWhen Sen. Kamala Harris, in her latest effort to define her position on health care insurance, told a big-dollar Hamptons fundraiser she still wasnt comfortable with the Medicare for All plan she has endorsed, her rival Bernie Sanders was quick to fire back.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:22:36 -0400
Jill Biden: 'Maybe you have to swallow a little' and vote for Joe
News ImageThe former second lady made an unusually blunt pitch to voters for her husband to be the Democratic nominee.
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:25:24 -0400
Mark Halperins book deal tests the boundaries of life after #MeToo
News ImageWhen it comes to #MeToo, a simple apology is not enough, Democratic strategist Karen Finney and others say. You need to get specific.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 18:27:29 -0400
Is a global recession around the corner?
News ImageAfter a decade of sustained growth, the global economy largely recovered from the Great Recession. A number of indicators, however, are raising concerns that a contraction may be coming soon.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:45:48 -0400
Trump is 'not happy' with Fox News over poll results
News ImageAfter a series of unfavorable polls from Fox News polling unit, President Trump has stepped up his complaints about the network, which he no longer considers a reliable ally.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 13:47:35 -0400
Warren apologizes to Native Americans: 'I am sorry for harm I have caused'
News ImageAppearing at the first-ever Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, Iowa, on Monday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologized for her previous claims of tribal ancestry.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:35:56 -0400
In wake of ICE raids, devastated communities and broken families
News ImageThe Mississippi raids may have been one of the most sweeping in ICE history, with 680 workers taken from seven plants around the state. But they were not the first.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 05:00:23 -0400
Should museums return their colonial artifacts?
News ImageLeaders in nations that were once European colonies are calling for artifacts stored in museums to be returned. Do they have a right to demand the items be given back?
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:18:28 -0400
2020 Vision: Trump gets surprise Log Cabin Republicans endorsement
News ImageDuring the 2016 election the conservative LGBT organization declined to endorse him for president.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:23:40 -0400
How Kamala Harris was shaped by 'the People's Republic of Berkeley'
News ImageKamala Harris grew up in the radical environs of Berkeley and spent her childhood at marches and protests with her parents. But she went to law school and became a prosecutor, an unexpected career choice that she has to explain and defend to Democratic voters as she seeks the presidency.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:23:10 -0400
Tlaib backs out of West Bank trip to visit family, accuses Israel of 'silencing' her
News ImageAfter Israel granted her request for a humanitarian visit to her Palestinian grandmother, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said Friday she wouldnt make the trip after all.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 10:42:50 -0400
'Trump is exporting his bigotry': AOC blasts Israel for banning Omar and Tlaib
News ImageLawmakers and activists on both sides of the aisle blasted the Israeli governments decision to bar Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from entering the country after Trump urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to do so.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 16:09:32 -0400
Why is Seth Moulton still running for president?
News ImageSeth Moulton may be polling at zero percent, but the unlikely contender for the Democratic nomination isnt giving up.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:52:41 -0400
Federal prosecutor blames shootout on 'rhetoric' of Philadelphia DA
News ImageIn the wake of a shootout that injured six police officers, the U.S. attorney in Philadelphia denounced the citys chief prosecutor for fostering a toxic atmosphere regarding the police.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:47:37 -0400
Jeffrey Epstein investigation expands in New York and Washington, with stakes high for all
News ImageThe investigation into Epsteins death has expanded to include several more federal entities in both Washington and New York, suggesting that Attorney General William Barr is aware his reputation is tethered to the resolution of the Epstein affair.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:13:22 -0400
Israel bans Omar and Tlaib after Trump says 'it would show great weakness' to let them in
News ImageThe Israeli government on Thursday announced that it will bar Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., from entering the country after President Trump urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to ban them from visiting.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:32:11 -0400
The 'woke' primary: Democrats vie to do the most to fight racism
News ImageThese problems arent new. But the collective response from the Democratic Partys presidential candidates is.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 05:00:40 -0400
Are new rules a threat to endangered species?
News ImageNew Trump administration rules change how the Endangered Species Act is implemented. Are they a practical solution to government overreach or a threat to wildlife?
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 17:54:59 -0400
After El Paso shooting, Beto looks to restart campaign
News ImageAn O'Rourke campaign aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity, put it plainly: Betos not dropping out; hes not going anywhere.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:51:14 -0400
Maxine Waters holds hearing on 'homelessness crisis' in Los Angeles
News ImageThe House Financial Services Committee chairwoman noted a 12-16 percent rise in homelessness in Los Angeles in 2018.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 15:08:00 -0400
Rep. Steve King on abortion stance: We're all products of rape and incest
News ImageThe Iowa Republican offered a bizarre defense for his opposition to anti-abortion legislation that allows exceptions in cases of rape and incest.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:30:11 -0400
Manhattan jail where Jeffrey Epstein died has long history of suicide, neglect
News ImageJeffrey Epstein lived in a lavish Upper East Side mansion, but he met his end in a hulking building in lower Manhattan. A few blocks from the jail where he died is the courthouse where Epstein, who once socialized with both Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, would have faced justice for running what prosecutors have called a vast sex trafficking ring that exploited underage girls.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:24:13 -0400
Beyond Jeffrey Epstein: Trump has promoted many conspiracy theories over the years
News ImagePresident Trump has a long history of promoting fringe conspiracies while offering little to no evidence to support them.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 12:49:37 -0400
Is a global food crisis avoidable?
News ImageA dire United Nations report warns that humanity may not be able to create enough food in the future. What steps can mankind take to avoid a global food crisis?
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 17:36:18 -0400
Trump doubles down on baseless conspiracy theory linking Bill Clinton to Jeffrey Epstein's death
News ImagePresident Trump said Tuesday that he has no idea whether a conspiracy theory he promoted on Twitter claiming that former President Bill Clinton was somehow responsible for disgraced financier Jeffrey Epsteins death in a New York federal prison is actually true.
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:47:15 -0400
Trump: Give CNN's Cuomo a 'red flag' for his 'Fredo' rant
News ImagePresident Trump on Tuesday suggested Chris Cuomo should be banned from owning a firearm after the CNN host was seen in a profanity-laced viral video confronting a man who called him Fredo.
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:36:05 -0400
PHOTOS: Unrest in Hong Kong during anti-government protests
News ImageHong Kong International Airport suspended flight operations yesterday as tens of thousands of protester rally in the Airport.
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:05:10 -0400
Trump immigration official: Give me your tired, your poor but not too poor
News Image"Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and who will not become a public charge," Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said in a radio interview Tuesday.
Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:50:01 -0400
Trump administration ties green cards and citizenship to public assistance
News ImageThe Trump administration announced new regulations Monday that would make it harder for legal immigrants who use public benefits like food stamps or housing assistance to obtain green cards or U.S. citizenship.
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:27:41 -0400
Inside Trump's plan to save Appalachia: Mountains of plastic, rivers of radioactive waste and billions of Chinese dollars
News ImageTrump won both. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, thinks ASH is exactly what Appalachia needs.
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 16:03:30 -0400
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