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Lawyer Accuses Justice Clarence Thomas of Groping Her in 1999

On October 7, the Washington Post published a leaked Access Hollywood tape of Donald Trump boasting of groping and kissing women without their consent. As the fallout from the tapes began, Moira Smith, a 41-year-old attorney, took to...Show More Summary

Why Trump's Latest Boasts About His New D.C. Hotel Are Bogus

23 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Click here for reuse options! When he says he'll run the country the way he runs his business, that's not good. In the first presidential debate, Donald Trump spent a minute pitching his newest hotel in Washington across from the White...Show More Summary

Who Controls Our Schools? How Billionaire-Sponsored Privatization Is Destroying Democracy and Enriching the Charter School Industry

46 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Click here for reuse options! A report/ebook on the corporate takeover of K-12 schools. (Editor's note: AlterNet has covered the school privatization story in great detail. Over time, we became alarmed at what we were seeing. The Independent...Show More Summary

Misogyny Is Trump's Brand

48 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Click here for reuse options! Gingrich's attacks on Megyn Kelly are the latest clear indicator of the fuel Trump's campaign runs on. When, as a campaign surrogate and once-powerful white man, you answer allegations that your candidate may be a sexual predator with a sex-laced attack on your female interviewer, you’re probably a misogynist. Show More Summary

Man, 22, Denied Taco Bell Batters His Mother

Police: Victim hit over head with a hockey stick Cops arrested Logan Badgley for assault after he allegedly became enraged when his mother's debit card could not cover his food tab. Taco Bell Beef read more

A Former GOP Congressman Just Encouraged People to Engage in Armed Rebellion if Trump Loses

51 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Click here for reuse options! Joe Walsh has threatened to "grab his musket" if Trump loses. Former GOP Representative Joe Walsh was trending for all the wrong reasons on October 26, after he sent out a tweet encouraging an armed insurrection if Donald Trump loses the presidential election. Show More Summary

Michael Douglas, Alec Baldwin and Tony Goldwyn Join Brave New Film's Gun Control Effort

54 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Click here for reuse options! Celebrities urge public to watch new documentary. A handful of well-known celebrities and political leaders have recorded YouTube videos encouraging the public to use a Brave New Films documentary on rampant gun violence to press for new gun control laws across America. Show More Summary

The Bigot of Bergen County: How a Nice NYC Suburb Got Stuck With a Tea Party Congressman

57 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

Click here for reuse options! The Newark Star-Ledger called him an unskilled, unscrupulous liar. When New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett refused to pay dues to the National Republican Congressional Committee because, he said, it recruited and supported gay candidates, he made national headlines. Show More Summary

AT&T, Would-Be Buyer of Time Warner, Helps Law Enforcement Spy on Its Customers for Profit

Click here for reuse options! Taxpayers are subsidizing the mega-corporation's data-mining activities. As Congress eyes the impending AT&T/Time Warner mega-merger, a disturbing new report reveals AT&T secretly spies on its own customers using a covert program called Project Hemisphere, at taxpayers’ expense. Show More Summary

Powerful Photos from the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest as Cops Prepare to Make Arrests

Police in North Dakota Thursday are moving in on hundreds of demonstrators, including members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who are challenging the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Protestors say the project threatensShow More Summary

Cops: Topless Selfie Linked To Car Crash

Tipsy Snapchat fan, 19, slammed SUV into parked Texas patrol car Texas A&M freshman Miranda Rader had an "unclasped brassiere" and was "attempting to put on a black blouse" when a cop approached her last night. Snapchat Crash read m...

Cops: Topless Selfie Linked To Car Crash

Tipsy Snapchat fan, 20, slammed SUV into parked Texas patrol car OCTOBER 27--A tipsy Texas collegian was taking a topless Snapchat photo for her boyfriend last night moments before she crashed her car into a Snapchat Crash read more

REVEALED: Trump Supporters Release Script for 'Citizen Journalists' to Intimidate Voters at the Polls

Click here for reuse options! Beware of anyone calling themselves "vote protectors." Donald Trump’s dangerous calls to monitor polling places on Election Day are resonating in concrete ways with some of his supporters, the Huffington Post reports. Show More Summary

Gary Johnson Melts Down as Even His Running Mate Sounds Like He Might Vote for Hillary Clinton

Click here for reuse options! Bill Weld: "This is not the time to cast a jocular or feel-good vote for a man whom you may have briefly found entertaining." Bill Weld is Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson's VP pick. But lately, rather...Show More Summary

Michael Moore: People Will Vote for Donald Trump as a Giant 'FK You'—and He'll Win

Click here for reuse options! Forget the polls, boho-proletarian filmmaker tells movie audience: Trump's "legal terrorism" will win. Despite most indicators showing Donald Trump well behind his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the key states he needs to win the Nov. Show More Summary

The Modern History of ‘Rigged’ US Elections

Special Report: Donald Trump claims the U.S. presidential election is “rigged,” drawing condemnation from the political/media establishment which accuses him of undermining faith in American democracy. But neither side understands the real problem, says Robert Parry. By Robert Parry The United…Read more ?

Ivana Trump: Donald Can Be a Major Cry Baby

Click here for reuse options! Trump's first wife says he is so thin skinned, he once stomped off because she was a better skier than he is. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s first wife, Ivana, says her ex-husband can be a big baby who cannot stand to be bested in public in an interview released with just 12 days to go until Election Day. Show More Summary

Howard Stern Says Trump's 'Misogynist, Sexist' Comments Are Exactly 'Who Trump Is’

Click here for reuse options! When someone tells you who they are, believe them. Shock DJ Howard Stern, who hosted Donald Trump on his radio show frequently throughout the 1990s and 2000s, said Tuesday that the Republican nominee’s “misogynistic, sexist” comments are in integral part of the candidate’s personality. Show More Summary

Groups Are Appealing to the U.N. to Shut Down Obama's Immigrant Prisons for Mothers and Children

Click here for reuse options! Human rights organizations say ‘family detention centers’ violate international conventions. Frustrated with the Obama administration’s inaction, 60 human rights organizations are now calling on the United Nations to intervene against the U.S. Show More Summary

Concept paper by the Russian presidency

Cooperation between the United Nations and regional and subregional organizations in the maintenance of international peace and security: Collective Security Treaty Organization, Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Commonwealth ofShow More Summary

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