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"I apologize that women had to witness this today but, in our land, our women have to see the same," the attacker said on camera after beheading a man on the streets of London. "You people will never be safe."
Several are reportedly dead in a violent attack in London, according to breaking reports. A UK solider and two civilians are dead following what is being described as a terrorist attack.
On Monday, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) gave a speech criticizing Republicans who reject climate change. In it, he invoked various natural disasters, including the tornadoes in Oklahoma — which quickly prompted response from those who felt he was politicizing a devastating situation. Whitehouse has since said he regretted the timing of his remarks.
When tasked with leading the Arizona House of Representative's opening prayer on Tuesday morning, State Rep. Juan Mendez (D-Tempe) asked members not to bow their heads as he instead gave a short speech on the "secular humanist tradition" that informs his beliefs.
Former Democratic National Committee spokesperson and future MSNBC weekend host, Karen Finney, scolded a reporter on MSNBC’s Now who suggested that the White House may have overestimated how effective claiming that Republicans investigating a series of scandals were on a witch-hunt would be. Show More Summary
It was Election Day Tuesday in Los Angeles, though only 19% of the city's estimated 2.5 million registered voters turned out to help Eric Garcetti win his mayoral bid in a run-off against Wendy Greuel. Suspecting LA residents might be...Show More Summary
Simon & Schuster announced Wednesday morning that CNN host Piers Morgan will release a book this fall that will give a "warts and all" behind-the-scenes account of life at the cable network.
An Egyptian clothier is causing a stir on Wednesday after a report in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz identified the retail outlet’s odd choice of name: “Hitler.” The outlet, complete with a swastika it its logo, both confused and outraged the paper’s reporter and the source of the report. Show More Summary
Rep. Peter King (R-NY) has been relentless in his criticism of Republicans who voted against funding Hurricane Sandy relief efforts that would have benefited the people of his state. One of those Republicans was Oklahoma Senator James...Show More Summary
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), the Ranking Member on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, tore into former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman on Wednesday during hearings into the revelation that the IRS had targeted conservative groups with undue scrutiny. Show More Summary
On Wednesday morning, the Director of the IRS Exempt Organizations division pleaded the Fifth Amendment during testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, effectively refusing to answer any questions of the committee, despite protests from some members of Congress.
Appearing on Morning Joe on Wednesday, MSNBC host Chuck Todd juxtaposed President Obama with Candidate Obama, contending that the latter would be appalled by how the Justice Department has gone after the Associated Press and Fox News' James Rosen. The administration wants to "criminalize journalism," he charged.
On Wednesday morning, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will hold its second hearing on the unfolding scandal involving the Internal Revenue Service intentionally targeting conservative groups for additional tax scrutiny during the 2012 election cycle.
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On Wednesday, the Fox & Friends crew took on the Justice Department's snooping on Fox News' James Rosen. Earlier, it emerged that the DOJ had tracked Rosen and looked into his personal emails. Fox News hosts later also said they looked into the network's computer servers and Rosen's parents' phone records. Show More Summary
Two Washington Post columnists recently came out against tactics used by the Obama administration to monitor the activities of journalists and the government sources that would speak with them. They are joined by the New York Times editorial...Show More Summary
Two days after a massive tornado devastated the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, OK, the official casualty count stands at 24 dead, and about 240 injured. On Wednesday morning's Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough took a well-deserved shot...Show More Summary
An FBI agent was involved in a fatal shooting with a man linked to the Boston Marathon bombing, NBC News reported on Wednesday. The incident took place overnight and killed the man, Ibragim Todashev, who had previously been interviewed in connection with the case.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) was a rising star within the Democratic Party before his penchant for sending sexually explicit images of himself online to young women was exposed. Today, Weiner is attempting a comeback with a bid to become the next mayor of New York City.
After attempting to convince the jury not to give her the death penalty, Jodi Arias made the media rounds, with interviews airing on both ABC and NBC on Wednesday morning. On Good Morning America, ABC's Ryan Owens aired a portion of his conversation with Arias, in which she said she felt "betrayed" by the jury... and called Owens a "hater."