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8-Year-Old Football Players Kneel During Anthem

Every player on the Cahokia Quarterback Club football team (8 and under) took a knee during the national anthem ahead of Sunday's game at Little Devil's Field in Belleville. "One of the kids asked me if I saw (people) protesting and rioting in St. Show More Summary

Huge Quake Topples Buildings in Mexico City

A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City. President Enrique Peña Nieto said more than 20 children had died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed. Show More Summary

Pepe's Creator Threatens Alt-Right with Lawsuits

Pepe the Frog creator Matt Furie has made good on his threat to "aggressively enforce his intellectual property." The artist's lawyers have taken legal action against the alt-right. They have served cease and desist orders to several alt-right personalities and websites including Richard Spencer, Mike Cernovich, and the r/the_Donald subreddit. Show More Summary

Roy Moore Calls Races 'Reds and Yellows'

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore tweeted Monday evening an apparent affirmation of remarks he made Sunday during a campaign speech, in which he seemed to characterize Native Americans and Asians as "reds" and "yellows." In his speech, Moore referenced the U.S. Show More Summary

Trump Asked Putin for Hotel Help During Campaign

President Donald Trump's attorney reached out to the Kremlin for assistance in building a Trump Tower in Moscow well into the business mogul's presidential campaign, he said Monday, adding that he discussed the project with Trump three times. Show More Summary

White Housers Can Take Secret Legal Donations

The Washington swamp just got a little bit swampier. This week, with Trump staffers staring down the barrel of Mueller's investigation, the White House opened the floodgates to outside money for penurious aides and advisers, eliminating the transparency requirement for their legal defense funds entirely. Show More Summary

Huntsman: 'No Question' Russia Meddled in Election

Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to Russia, took a firm stance against Russia and its interference in the 2016 presidential election during his confirmation hearing Tuesday. "There is no question -- underline no question -- that the Russia government interfered with the U.S. Show More Summary

At UN, Trump Threatens to 'Destroy North Korea'

President Trump warned the United Nations in a speech Tuesday that the world faces "great peril" from rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, and called on fellow leaders to join theShow More Summary

Equifax Chief Security Officer Only Has Music Degrees

Brett Arends, CBS MarketWatch: When Congress hauls in Equifax CEO Richard Smith to grill him, it can start by asking why he put someone with degrees in music in charge of the company's data security. And then they might also ask himShow More Summary

Kohl's to Accept Amazon Returns in 82 Stores

Department store operator Kohl's Corp said on Tuesday that select merchandise bought from can be returned at 82 Kohl's stores in Los Angeles and Chicago, starting October. The move follows Kohl's announcement earlier thisShow More Summary

Trump Jr. Rejects Secret Service Protection

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, has elected to forgo protection by the Secret Service, according to a senior administration official. The agency ceased protecting Trump, who lives in New York City and is an executive at the Trump Organization, last week. Show More Summary

US Wiretapped Manafort Under FISA Order

US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, sources tell CNN, an extraordinary step involving a high-ranking campaign official now at the center of the Russia meddling probe. Show More Summary

Neighbors Raise a Stink About Pooping Jogger

Deadspin: A Colorado Springs woman has been taking big craps in front of someone's house for a few weeks now. They're calling her the Mad Pooper and she won't stop. The cops are involved. It appears to be some sort of revenge pooping. Show More Summary

'Trump 'Is the Embodiment of Being a Racist'

In the wake of ESPN host Jemele Hill's description of President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist," there has been a decent amount of media discussion focused on the merits of Hill's assertion, with some straight up asking why her remarks are controversial since they seem accurate. Show More Summary

Trump Says Jump, Supporters Ask 'How High?'

Michael Barber and Jeremy C. Pope, political scientists at Brigham Young University, reported in their recent paper "Does Party Trump Ideology? Disentangling Party and Ideology in America," that many Republican voters are: "malleable...Show More Summary

Excuses for Acquitting St. Louis Cop Are Weak

The acquittal on Friday of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley of first-degree murder charges in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith was all too familiar. Like in other cases, the local community took to the streets in mass protests soon after a white officer was found not guilty of murdering a black motorist. Show More Summary

Outstanding Auto Loans Hit Record $1.1 Trillion

Outstanding auto-loan balances in the U.S. reached a record-high $1.1 trillion in the second quarter, a 7.1 percent rise, according to Experian's latest State of the Automotive Finance Market report released Thursday. The source of the...Show More Summary

Campus Police Shoot LGBT Student Activist

Police in the U.S. state of Georgia have shot and killed an LGBT student activist, leading to an independent investigation. Police encountered Scout Schultz at a campus in Atlanta after a call about "a person with a knife and a gun" late on Saturday, officials say. Show More Summary

Government Increasingly Sues FOIA Requesters

Government bodies are increasingly turning the tables on citizens who seek public records that might be embarrassing or legally sensitive. Instead of granting or denying their requests, a growing number of school districts, municipalities...Show More Summary

We Can't Shoot Down North Korea's Missiles

Joe Cirincione, DefenseOne: It's time national leaders speak realistically about missile defense. The number one reason we don't shoot down North Korea's missiles is that we cannot. North Korea's ballistic missile threat is real. We need to know if our missile defenses are for real. Show More Summary

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