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This GOP Presidential Candidate Is Trying to Destroy Planned Parenthood. Now It's Fighting Back.

Planned Parenthood in Louisiana is asking a federal judge to halt presidential candidate and state Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to cut Medicaid funding for the health care organization, arguing that it would hurt nearly 6,000 low-income...Show More Summary

2 Journalists Shot During Live Television Broadcast

Two members of a Virginia news crew are reportedly dead after a gunman opened fire during a live news segment on Wednesday. Part of the shooting was recorded on video. It is with extreme sadness that we report WDBJ7's Alison Parker and Adam Ward were killed in an attack this morning. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Just Had Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos Thrown Out of a Press Conference In Iowa

At a press event in Iowa Tuesday, Donald Trump had Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos removed by security after the Trump critic challenged the GOP frontrunner for his positions on immigration. "Sit down, go back to Univision," TrumpShow More Summary

Here's What Sexperts Think About "Female Viagra" and Why You Shouldn't Call It That

When news broke on August 18 that the Food and Drug Administration approved Addyi, the pill that is being incorrectly referred to as the "female Viagra," it might have seemed like an obvious feminist win. Viagra has been around since 1998, but there hasn't been anything remotely comparable on the market for women. Show More Summary

The Head of a Major Law Enforcement Group Described Nonviolent Drug Offenders As "Peddlers of Death"

Last month, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 46 nonviolent drug offenders detained in federal prisons. Given that 35,000 nonviolent inmates had applied for reduced sentences, some activists said the clemency grant did not go far enough. Show More Summary

Trump Blasts O'Malley: "Disgusting, Little, Weak, Pathetic Baby"

Back in July, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley apologized for saying "all lives matter" to a group of Black Lives Matter activists who had interrupted one of his speeches. "That was a mistake on my part, and I meant no disrespect," the Democratic presidential hopeful said. Show More Summary

This Chart Will Make You Even More Pissed Off About Your Ballooning Student Debt

For the tens of thousands of college students who are taking out another year's worth of debt in preparation for the start of classes, here's a rage-inducing data point: Many universities spend way more managing their investment portfolios...Show More Summary

2 Brothers Inspired by Donald Trump Allegedly Attack Homeless Hispanic Man

Boston police believe two brothers are responsible for a brutal attack Wednesday evening that left a homeless Hispanic man with a broken nose and covered in urine. One of the men, 38-year-old Scott Leader, told police he was inspired...Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter: Cancer Has Spread to My Brain

On Thursday morning, former president Jimmy Carter revealed that he will begin radiation treatment for four spots of melanoma that were detected on his brain. He will start the first round of four radiation treatments this afternoon. Carter made the announcement at a scheduled news conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta. Show More Summary

Investigations Prove the Planned Parenthood "Sting" Videos Were a Bust

Since undercover videos that captured Planned Parenthood staff discussing fetal tissue donations were released last month, GOP officials in more than 10 states have clamored to launch investigations into the organization. On Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Sorry, California Is Not Winning the Drought

As the epic California drought drags through its fifth year, researchers are now saying the agricultural sector's increased reliance on groundwater could lead to an economic decline that affects all sectors statewide. A new economicShow More Summary

Donald Trump: The 14th Amendment Is Unconstitutional

After launching his presidential campaign by calling Mexican immigrants "rapists," Donald Trump is now following up on his nativist rhetoric by taking aim at the Constitution. On Tuesday, when Bill O'Reilly challenged the presidential...Show More Summary

The White House Just Hired Its First Openly Transgender Official

The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member, a former activist who started working in the West Wing on Monday. Raffi Freedman-Gurspan, who previously served as a policy adviser at the National Center for Transgender...Show More Summary

Here's How Hillary Clinton's Meeting With Black Lives Matter Activists Went

After being shut out of a scheduled campaign event in New Hampshire last week, Black Lives Matter activists engaged in a candid and, at times, tense conversation with Hillary Clinton on racial issues and criminal justice reform. Footage...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders: Donald Trump Is a National Embarrassment

In an interview with the Times published on Monday, Bernie Sanders offered his views on the always entertaining presidential campaign of Donald Trump. And he didn't mince words. When asked what he thought of the Republican frontrunner's...Show More Summary

This Pro-Gun Researcher Wrote a Viral Op-Ed As a Young Woman Who Really Wants a Gun

Last fall, a first-person narrative by Taylor Woolrich, a student at Dartmouth and a stalking victim, went viral. In the article, which appeared on, Woolrich wrote that her stalker of several years would soon be let out of jail, yet the college wouldn't let her carry a gun. Show More Summary

A Judge Just Handed Abortion Supporters a Huge Win in the Deep South

At last, some good news in abortion rights. Last week, a federal judge in Alabama blocked a regulation that might have closed the state's largest abortion clinic for good. The West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa closed back in January after the clinic's previous physician retired. Show More Summary

The Push to Unionize College Football Players Just Suffered a Huge Blow

The National Labor Relations Board on Monday dismissed a bid from Northwestern University football players to form the first-ever college athletes' union, overturning an earlier regional board ruling and ending a year-and-a-half-long...Show More Summary

One Angry Man: Trump (Finally) Reports for Jury Duty

Celebrity tycoon and GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump arrived at a courthouse in Manhattan Monday morning to report for jury duty. He pulled up in a limo and fist-bumped bystanders on his way into the State Supreme Court. Last...Show More Summary

Conservatives Attack Carly Fiorina for Being Pro-Islam

Carly Fiorina has had the wind at her back after the first Republican presidential debate. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO earned high marks for her appearance at the "kids table" forum for the least-popular GOP candidates, and she has been rising in the polls ever since. Show More Summary

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