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Protesters in Tijuana chant 'Out!' at Central American migrants

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:35:52 -0500

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via ....
On patrol with the Iraqi militia hunting the last remnants of the Islamic State group

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:05:42 -0500

Photojournalist Sebastian Backhaus shares his images taken while embedded with the al-Hashd al-Shaabi in Iraq.....
Advance guard of caravan reaches U.S. border — and waits

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:46:12 -0500

Migrants traveling through Mexico as part of highly publicized — and highly politicized — caravans finally began to arrive in Tijuana by the hundreds last week,....
Trump rates his presidency ‘A+’: ‘Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?’

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:52:13 -0500

President Trump said he rates his job performance as president an A+. “I would – look, I hate to do it, but I will do it — I would give myself an A+. Is that enough? Can I go higher than that?"....
Trump visits devastation of the deadly California wildfires

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:18:16 -0500

President Donald Trump arrived in Northern California on Saturday to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century amid confusion over how many people remain un....
In Khashoggi murder case, Trump is torn between 2 tyrants

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:00:31 -0500

The Trump administration’s Middle East strategy to isolate and contain Iran is jeopardized by Saudi Arabia’s brazen slaying of a dissident journalist and Turkey’s determination to exploit the crisis f....
Whitaker's Iowa connections boosted his career but raise 'troubling questions' for Democrats

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:45:22 -0500

Matt Whitaker, the acting attorney general appointed by President Trump to replace Jeff Sessions, has deep roots in Iowa — and a history there that a leading Democrat says “raises troubling questions”....
Trump explains his no-show at Arlington: 'I was extremely busy on calls'

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:37:33 -0500

The president makes a rare public admission on not attending a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate the holiday.....
Subject of Mueller probe boasts of ties to acting AG Matt Whitaker

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:18:50 -0500

An obscure conservative podcast recorded by a former Trump administration official last Sunday provided a unique window into acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker and the reasons some have found his a....
Far from California fires, smoke shuts schools and idles cable cars

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:45:50 -0500

A drive across the Golden Gate Bridge is decidedly less scenic as a result of the Camp Fire. Visibility is so low that the tops of the iconic spires are a hazy blur, and the view of Alcatraz is all bu....
Leaked chat logs on hacks may be part of case against Julian Assange

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:43:02 -0500

While transparency advocates and First Amendment activists have consistently worried that Assange’s arrest and conviction would set a bad precedent for the media if Assange is charged with espionage f....
Is Amazon about to turn into Lockheed Martin? What the company's move to Crystal City says about its future

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:28:16 -0500

Amazon will doubtlessly change Crystal City beyond recognition. But perhaps not before Crystal City, with its proximity to the Pentagon and the Capitol, exercises its own influence on Amazon.....
Federal judge sides with CNN, orders White House to restore Jim Acosta's press pass

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:46:19 -0500

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy J. Kelly, who was appointed by President Trump, ordered the White House to reinstate CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass.....
Exile group planning overthrow of Venezuelan government tried to hire Trump-connected lobbyists

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:10:02 -0500

Three Venezuelan exiles are plotting the overthrow of the government of President Nicolas Maduro, claiming they have military forces standing by in five countries, including the United States.....
George Conway: Republican Party has become a 'personality cult' under Trump

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:02:34 -0500

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said the GOP has become “a personality cult” under President Trump and that he would “move to Australia” rather than vote for Trum....
An American killing: Why did the U.S. Park Police fatally shoot Bijan Ghaisar?

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 05:00:08 -0500

The family of Bijan Ghaisar has been emptied, like a building cleared before demolition. Only the shell still stands, rocked by gusts of anger, not only over the killing of Bijan by federal law enforc....
As California fights wildfires, political tempers cool: 'We're in for very difficult times'

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:50:24 -0500

Despite political differences, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke acknowledged that many factors contribute to the state’s current wildfire problem, and vowed to work togeth....
Migrant caravan arrives at U.S.-Mexico border

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:46:23 -0500

The bulk of the migrant caravan crossing Mexico began arriving Thursday at the U.S. border, as around 800 Central Americans reached the city of Tijuana aboard 22 buses after more than a month’s trek. ....
How Florida’s recount will work

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:38:58 -0500

No, Florida isn’t going to go through 8 million ballots one at a time. Here’s how the rest of the recount process will work.....
New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scam

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:34:32 -0500

Prosecutors say Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. fabricated the tale in an effort to raise money for themselves.....
U.S. troops help fortify southern border as migrant caravan approaches

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:56:19 -0500

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the use of active duty troops on the U.S.-Mexican border, saying that in some ways it provides good training for war. The Pentagon chief said that within a week ....
Portraying journalists onscreen in the age of Trump

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 05:00:40 -0500

In a movie where virtually all the characters live in a gray zone of morality, should the journalists be exempt? Do we have to choose between defending ourselves from a demagogue and reckoning with ou....
Deadliest wildfire in California's history portends what's to come

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:19:02 -0500

The current wildfires in California, propelled by climate change and years of forest mismanagement, are a tragic example of what we can expect for the foreseeable future.....
Democrats and Republicans offer dueling narratives in recount as Thursday deadline nears

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:15:05 -0500

Democrats protested at the Broward County elections office Wednesday, demanding that every vote be counted, while a small group of Republicans chanted “stop the steal.”....
Melania’s fire and fury has deep roots

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:45:56 -0500

This week’s sudden emergence of Donald Trump’s “supermodel” as a source of power in the White House shouldn’t be that shocking. And yet, to most of us, it is.....
Fox News backs CNN in lawsuit against Trump, wants Acosta's access reinstated

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:12:51 -0500

The president of Fox News said on Wednesday that the media outlet is joining more than a dozen other media outlets in supporting rival CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump.....
During Florida recount, racial tensions are on display

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:10:15 -0500

The man stood outside the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office, holding a Betsy Ross version of the American flag and wondering out loud whether to go to his car and get his gun. “They’re te....
Howard Dean: Republicans will 'have a terrible time because they’re getting older and whiter'

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:00:56 -0500

Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean was pleased with the party’s performance in last week’s midterm elections — and not just because it regained control of the House.....
Cory Booker says he doesn't understand opposition to bill protecting Mueller

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:46:53 -0500

Cory Booker had two words when asked if he wants the legislation to have a floor vote: "Heck, yeah. "....
Cory Booker says the Georgia election is being 'stolen' from Stacey Abrams

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:29:32 -0500

“I think that Stacey Abrams’s election is being stolen from her, using what I think are insidious measures to disenfranchise certain groups of people,” Booker said.....
Hugh Jackman on 'The Front Runner': I told Gary Hart I took his legacy 'very seriously'

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:36:44 -0500

The filmmakers behind “The Front Runner” discussed the importance of former Sen. Gary Hart’s unsuccessful 1988 presidential campaign after a screening Monday.....
Cory Booker: I will 'take some time over the coming months' to consider 2020 bid

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:22:42 -0500

“Right now, … this is those wonderful moments in Washington where we should be able to come together and get good work done before we start balkanizing ourselves for presidential ambitions,” Booker sa....
Rumors of a major shakeup rock a White House that's mum

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:03:33 -0500

News that several senior officials in the Trump administration were set to be fired rocked the White House on Tuesday. President Trump is said to be considering replacing his chief of staff, John Kel....
Official at center of Florida vote controversy says she may leave job after recount

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:08:14 -0500

Brenda Snipes has been found at fault in a number of disputes over her handling of elections over the past few years, exasperating both Republicans and Democrats in the state.....
Trump rips Macron for denouncing nationalism: 'MAKE FRANCE GREAT AGAIN!'

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:57:46 -0500

President Trump lashed out at France on Twitter Tuesday, chastising French President Emmanuel Macron for denouncing nationalism.....
Army push to end a peacekeeping institute sparks wider debate

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:00:19 -0500

The Army’s top civilian leader has proposed shutting down the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, which has played a large role in preparing the military and civilians to work in regions ....
Key Florida county prepares for recounts in too-close-to-call races

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 20:25:34 -0500

Broward County officials have been working around the clock to complete a recount of the races for governor and U.S. Senate.....
Trump makes baseless 'infected' ballot claims amid Florida recount

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:04:50 -0500

President Trump on Monday suggested that the ongoing recounts in Florida should be halted and the races called for Republican candidates while floating baseless claims of voter fraud.....
2018 Veterans Day Parade in New York City

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 17:13:08 -0500

New York City hosted its annual Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation, on Nov. 11. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, with 300 marching bands, ....
An injured Yemeni child's image went viral. Then she disappeared to Saudi Arabia.

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 12:59:00 -0500

Over a year after an airstrike killed Buthaina's immediate family, remaining relatives are accusing Saudi authorities of kidnapping the girl in a bid to hide a powerful symbol of the war in Yemen....
China wants a new world order. At the U.N., NGOs secretly paid cash to promote Beijing’s vision.

Sun, 11 Nov 2018 09:57:46 -0500

Hong Kong official Patrick Ho was indicted on foreign bribery and money-laundering charges, but the probe into Ho, his nonprofit and the U.N. wasn’t about just corruption.....
Pentagon launched new classified operation to support Saudi coalition in Yemen

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 17:13:05 -0500

The existence of the new classified operation, code-named Yukon Journey, was partially revealed in a Defense Department inspector general report posted online earlier this month.....
President Trump visits France for World War I Centennial

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 13:52:44 -0500

President Donald Trump paid tribute Sunday to U.S. and allied soldiers killed in World War I as he and dozens of other world leaders commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of "a horrible, horri....
Late-breaking races are washing away Trump’s near-'complete victory' in midterms

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:57:07 -0500

As votes continue to be counted, Democrats are inching toward solidifying their control of the House with a pickup of as many as 40 seats, while Republican Senate wins in Arizona and Florida are looki....
Within hours, rights groups sue to overturn Trump order on asylum

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:15:40 -0500

President Trump’s latest executive action, which seeks to limit the ability of migrants to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, was met with widespread criticism Friday from legal experts, huma....
For Democrats looking to future, 2020 looms large

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:34:56 -0500

“People are looking too much at what got flipped and not at long-term directional trends,” said Jessica Alter of Tech for Campaigns, which connects tech and campaign experts with candidates.....
Contradicting himself, Trump denies knowing acting AG Matt Whitaker

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:26:19 -0500

President Trump on Friday said he did not know Mark Whitaker before appointing him acting attorney general, despite saying he did less than a month ago.....
'A lot of crooked stuff going on,' Trump says as Republicans' lead shrinks in Florida

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:31:20 -0500

Republicans cry foul over changing vote totals in Broward and Palm Beach counties, while Democrats demand all ballots be counted.....
Nationwide protests held in support of Mueller probe

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:53:46 -0500

U.S. progressive groups staged hundreds of protests nationwide on Thursday evening to demand that President Trump do nothing to hinder an ongoing investigation into his campaign and Russian meddling d....
'She got paid a lot of money to write a book': Trump deflects questions on birtherism in Michelle Obama memoir

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:45:36 -0500

In her upcoming memoir, Michelle Obama writes that she will “never forgive” President Trump for pushing the so-called birther conspiracy that she believes put her family’s safety at risk.....