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Will the Government Shut Down This Week?

President Donald Trump's 100th day in office will see the federal government shutdown if Congress can't come to a budget agreement by the end of the week. Congress needs to pass a funding bill by the end of the day Friday, or else federal...Show More Summary

It Shouldn't Be a Big Deal When the President Gives a Holocaust Memorial Speech

Since 1982, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC has organized an annual remembrance ceremony in which Holocaust survivors, members of Congress, and community leaders gather to memorialize the millions of people murdered and persecuted during the Holocaust. Show More Summary

A Federal Judge Just Blocked Trump's Executive Order Targeting Sanctuary Cities

A federal judge in San Francisco blocked a January executive order that the Trump administration was using to threaten to withhold funds from so-called "sanctuary" jurisdictions refusing full cooperation with federal enforcement of immigration...Show More Summary

One Retailer Has a Found a Devious Way to Unload Ivanka Trump's Reviled Clothing Line

Stein Mart has been selling the first daughter's threads under the name "Adrienne Vittadini." Ivanka Trump Clothing Relabelled And Sold At Discounters The Trump brand in the toilet, where it belongs. Hard to muster much sympathy for Princess Ivanka though. Show More Summary

Donald Trump’s Failing Presidency

Special Report: After his election, Donald Trump had a narrow path to a transformational presidency, but it required breaking the neocon grip on U.S. foreign policy and telling truth to U.S. citizens. Already, Trump has failed, says Robert Parry. By…Read more ?

Seth Meyers Explains How Donald Trump Is Just Like a Terrible High School Student

The late-show host grades the president's first 100 days in office. Donald Trump's 100-day report card arrives this weekend, and the grades are dismal. "As the 100-day milestone nears," "Late Night" host Seth Meyers told viewers Monday...Show More Summary

Why Can't the Media Admit Rupert Murdoch Is Running a Criminal Enterprise?

From Sky to Fox News, he's created a culture of illegality. He shouldn't get a pass for canning Bill O'Reilly. Bill O’Reilly may be gone at Fox News, but Rupert Murdoch’s festering Fox News mess isn’t going away anytime soon. Murdoch cut ties with the host last week after multiple women's reports of sexual harassment became public. Show More Summary

The Risk of Brushing Aside Intelligence

The mainstream U.S. media, which knows President Trump disdains facts, accepted his claims about the April 4 Syrian chemical incident without question and ignored doubts of intelligence analysts, a dilemma that Lawrence Davidson addresses. By Lawrence Davidson Government intelligence agencies,…Read more ?

Giving Peace a Chance in Korea

Vice President Mike Pence has declared that “all options are on the table” regarding North Korea and “the era of strategic patience is over.” But peaceful negotiations may be the only option that makes sense, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By…Read more ?

WATCH: Disillusioned Trump Voter Goes Off on Supporters Still Making Excuses for the President

“That’s a bunch of crap, and you all know it!” A panel of Trump supporters on CNN went completely off the rails Tuesday after one regretful Trump voter lashed out at his fellow participants for making outlandish excuses for the president's flip-flops on key issues. Show More Summary

Trump White House Refuses to Give Key Flynn Documents to Congress

The White House is refusing to provide congressional investigators with some of the documents they're requesting as part of an investigation into potential Trump campaign connections to Russia, and whether former national security adviser...Show More Summary

Ivanka Trump Gets Booed at Women's Panel in Germany While Defending Father

She was there to celebrate the business successes of women, alongside some of the world's most powerful female leaders—but Ivanka Trump's comments drew open derision instead. During a panel discussion on women's entrepreneurship with...Show More Summary

Two More Men Were Executed in Arkansas Last Night

Last night Arkansas became to first state to conduct a double execution in the United States in 17 years, but not without questions about whether or not the first inmate suffered before he died. A spokesman for Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson...Show More Summary

The 10 Best and Worst States to Raise Healthy Kids

A comprehensive new study examines health care costs, coverage rates and more. The Best And Worst States To Raise Healthy Kids Any parent can tell you that raising a child is expensive. In fact, raising a kid in the United States is more expensive than ever. Show More Summary

Are Neoconservatives Marching the United States into a Fresh New Hell?

Iraq War architect Paul Wolfowitz now has Donald Trump's ear. This can only end badly. It was entirely predictable that as soon as President Donald Trump decided to drop some bombs on a Middle Eastern country the neoconservative claque that had rejected him during the election would slither back into the GOP orbit. Show More Summary

Historians Agree Trump's First 100 Days in Office Are a Complete and Utter Disaster

The president has yet to pass a single piece of legislation, all while promising the moon. If you have been marveling at the total incompetence of our 45th prsident and wondered if Donald Trump was really that bad or your viewpoint was just a product of your hatred for him, rest assured that you are not alone. Show More Summary

Tomgram: Aviva Chomsky, The Criminalization of Immigrants From Clinton to Trump

Ever since he rode a Trump Tower escalator into the presidential race in June 2015 and swore to build his “great wall” and stop Mexican “rapists” from entering the country, undocumented immigrants have been the focus of Donald Trump’s ire...

WATCH: Ivanka Trump Booed and Hissed After Praising Dad as 'Tremendous Champion' of Families

The first daughter was razzed during a W20 conference in Germany Tuesday. Ivanka Trump faced a hostile reception at the W20 conference in Germany on Tuesday when she praised her father as a “tremendous champion” of families. As reported...Show More Summary

Phil Klay's Resistance Reading

Courtesy of Phil Klay We asked a range of authors, artists, and poets to name books that bring solace or understanding in this age of rancor. Two dozen or so responded. Here are picks from author Phil Klay, who served in Iraq prior to...Show More Summary

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