Though it hopes to reduce tensions by pointing out that police are sometimes a target as well, the union is drawing fire from some quarters.
Chief White House racist Steve Bannon quit/got fired/whatever last Friday. As has become customary in the Trump White House, this personnel move was immediately followed by a number of gossip-oriented news reports and interviews of varying levels of bonkers-ness. Show More Summary
When I first wrote about the growing popularity of Eastern Orthodox Christianity among those on the far-right for Religion Dispatches in November of last year, I was regularly told that Matthew Heimbach’s excommunication from the Orthodox Church was the end of the problem. They told me that in...
The lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges will represent Bill Cosby when he is retried on sex assault charges later this year, the comedian’s spokesman said on Monday. Tom Mesereau, one of three lawyers named as forming Cosby’s new legal...
A Texas man previously convicted on explosives charges has been arrested in a new plot to bomb a Confederate memorial. Andrew Schneck was arrested Saturday night after a Houston park ranger spotted him hiding in some bushes near statue of Confederate officer Richard Dowling in Hermann Park,...
What snack will reign as the official snack cake of the total solar eclipse?
With Republicans controlling both houses of Congress, it’s unlikely Trump will be impeached or thrown out of office on grounds of mental impairment. At least any time soon. Yet there’s another way Trump can be effectively removed. He can be made irrelevant. It’s already starting to happen. The...
"White Jews may be shocked at this undeniable evidence of U.S. racism; African Americans merely see more of the same. Black people did not need to be reminded by hoods and swastikas that we live in a dangerously racist country"--Lesley Williams.
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar has criticized an offer by Saudi Arabia to convey Qataris to the haj pilgrimage on the kingdom's national carrier, Saudi Arabia Airlines, rather than allowing Qatar's airline or others to fly them to the Islamic rite in Mecca.
State tax officials on Monday announced the arrest of a Virginia man who smuggled more than 500,000 contraband cigarettes into Brooklyn.
The Islamic State remains the deadliest terrorist organization in the world, according to a new report.
A US Congressman has questioned Donald Trump's "capability" to continue serving as President. Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said on CNN that he thinks there is "an issue" with Mr Trump's behaviour. Mr Schiff has been leadingShow More Summary
Jaguars DE Dante Fowler has been charged with three misdemeanors after allegedly attacking a man in a parking last month in Florida
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Authorities found the stash of illegal drugs shaped like the president in the van of a 51-year-old man who was with his teenage son.
Roger Goodell can raise a glass of champagne to his adoring Deflategate fans in Foxborough from Robert Kraft’s suite for the Pats opener.
Stung by Mr. Dudamel’s recent statements, the Venezuelan government called off his concerts next month with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.
For the record, there was no fight out and they didn't punch anyone's lights out.
This bar just got turned Upside Down.