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Russian hackers read Obama's unclassified emails last year: NYT

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Russian hackers who penetrated sensitive parts of the White House computer system last year read President Barack Obama's unclassified emails, the New York Times reported on Saturday, quoting U.S. officials. "There is no evidence that the president's email account itself was hacked, White House officials said. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Cecily Strong Hosts 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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On Saturday night, April 25, 2015, Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong will host the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner live from Washington, D.C. Live coverage of the event, which will also include a speech from President Barack Obama, will begin at approximately 8 p.m. ET.

Russian Bikers Banned From Riding Through Czech Territory

The Czech Foreign Ministry banned Russia’s Night Wolves biker group from entering the country, Czech radio reported Saturday.

Dan Fredinburg, Google Executive, Killed On Mount Everest After Nepal Earthquake

Daniel Fredinburg, a Google executive, was killed on Mount Everest in an avalanche triggered by the massive earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday. At least 10 guides and climbers died on the mountain, with the toll expected to rise. Fredinburg's sister confirmed his death in an Instagram post: This is Dans little sister Megan. Show More Summary

Sen. Cornyn Takes Veiled Swipe at Cruz over Loretta Lynch Vote Absence

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Senator John Cornyn took a veiled shot at his Texas Republican colleague Ted Cruz this morning for skipping the vote to confirm Loretta Lynch.

Judge: Taking Girl to Pink Concert Not Bad Parenting

Taking a preteen to a Pink concert does not make you a bad mother. That's the upshot of Judge Lawrence R. Jones' ruling. The case decided in New Jersey family court centered around a Dec. 11, 2013, concert that a mother (all parties identified by pseudonyms) attended with her then-11-year-old,...

WATCH LIVE: Protesters March in Baltimore

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A march is ongoing in Baltimore in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody. Hundreds and hundreds of people have protested this week, even getting into a confrontation with the police. The officers involved in the matter have been suspended, and it’s been determined that they did not buckle Gray [...]

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover Photo Shows Bunkers, Missiles And Aliens, Mars Anomaly Hunter Says

A Canadian UFO and Mars anomaly hunter, Andre Gignac, 58, claims he has spotted a “bunker” in an image of Mars Endeavour crater captured by NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity. Gignac, who claims he is a former journalist,...Show More Summary

10 dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown number of people injured and missing, officials said.

Sweet Cakes By Melissa Owners Violate GoFundMe TOS After Judge Recommends Hefty Fee

Almost immediately after a judge recommended that the owners of Sweet Cakes By Melissa pay a fine of $135k, they’re back in the news in a negative way. Aaron and Melissa Klein turned to GoFundMe to raise money for what they claim would...Show More Summary

Members Of Two Fraternities At Two Different Universities Accused Of Urinating On The Flag And Spitting On A Wounded Soldier And His Service Dog During Warrior Beach Retreat

During a charity event weekend, two chapters of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity from two different universities allegedly disrespected disabled veterans. Both fraternities are currently under investigation. The fraternities are being accused of spitting on disabled veterans, verbally assaulting them and urinating on the American flag. Show More Summary

Live: Protest Gathers to Shut City Down Over Death of Freddie Gray (Video)

Thousands of activists are expected to show up as protest leaders are vowing to shut down the city of Baltimore to protest the death of Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who mysteriously died of back injuries after he was arrested by Baltimore police.

WATCH LIVE: 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner Red Carpet

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On Saturday night, April 25, 2015, Cecily Strong will host the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner live from Washington, D.C. Before the event begins at 8 p.m. ET, you can catch all of the red carpet arrival action right here beginning at 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Stopping the Comcast–Time Warner Merger Is Only the Start

Credit where it is due: the federal government’s decision to block the merger between Comcast and Time Warner was the right one. In the past, I have criticized the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission for failing to enforce competition laws vigorously enough. Show More Summary

Fired ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ actor: I was profiled in a Silicon Valley hotel as an ‘uppity negro with a cigar’

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In an interview with  HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont Hill, popular television actor Isaiah Washington explained the many ways he has been profiled as a black man, including a recent incident at a “very nice” Silicon Valley hotel. Washington, who was fired from “Grey’s...

Elizabeth Warren Tells Obama To Put Up Or Shut Up On Trade

WASHINGTON -- Progressive Democrats have been hoping to see a showdown between Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton for years. Instead, they're getting a public feud between the senator from Massachusetts and President Barack Obama. Obama...Show More Summary

Photos from the ground: Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal Saturday, causing an avalanche on Mount Everest and crumbling buildings in Katmandu, the capital. Nepal’s Home Ministry announced an initial death toll of 686, a number that is continuing to rise. We are collecting stories and from the ground and live updates on the death toll and damages as the story develops.

Thousands mark centennial of Armenian genocide

About a hundred-thousand people marched through Los Angeles to mark the centennial of the Armenian genocide. It's believed 1.5 million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in 1915, but the Turkish government still refuses to concede it was genocide. Vinita Nair reports.

Why are politicians still referring to marijuana as a gateway drug?

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With states legalizing marijuana by popular vote, some politicians, including Boston mayor Marty Walsh and New Jersey governor Chris Christie, are still calling marijuana a gateway drug. The gateway theory argues that because heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine users often used marijuana before...

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