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VIDEO: Woman With Concealed Carry Permit Shoots at Home Depot Shoplifters

Police are deciding whether or not to investigate a 47-year-old Michigan woman who opened fire at shoplifters in Home Depot. The woman was in the store parking lot on Tuesday,

Obama apologizes for Afghan hospital bombing

White House press secretary Josh Earnest said President Obama apologized to Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday during a phone call with the organization’s president Joanne Liu, expressing his condolences for the U.S. bombing of the hospital in Afghanistan. Obama promised a transparent and thorough investigation of the facts “and if necessary will implement changes to […]

A Picture With a Marco Rubio Supporter? Sure, Says Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush shared a moment -- and an awkward photo -- with a Marco Rubio supporter in Iowa on Tuesday.

Fox & Friends Defends Ben Carson's Controversial Comments In The Wake of Oregon Mass Shooting

Fox & Friends mounted a full-throated defense of Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson after his comments on the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon garnered national media attention. During an October 6 appearance onShow More Summary


TED CRUZ QUESTIONS SIERRA CLUB PRESIDENT AARON MAIR ON CLIMATE CHANGE: If the earth is warming, it’s largely due to the steam emerging from Mair’s ears. After he exhausts his boilerplate talking points, Mair is reduced to acting like he’s ready to scream,  “Goracle Coordinate! Goracle Coordinate! Goracle Coordinate!”, by the end of the clip.

Obama apologizes to aid group for US attack on Afghan clinic

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders for the U.S. air attack that hit the group's medical clinic in Afghanistan. White House spokesman Josh Earnest says Obama offered his condolences to the aid group's staff.

Domestic Worker Sues Tech Executives For Allegedly Underpaying And Sexually Harassing Her

The lawsuit claims two married executives from Uber and AirBNB gave her a flat rate no matter how much she worked and that one repeatedly sexually harassed her. The post Domestic Worker Sues Tech Executives For Allegedly Underpaying And Sexually Harassing Her appeared first on ThinkProgress.

We might just have John Boehner to kick around a while longer

There's a chance, just a chance that we're stuck with House Speaker John Boehner for the foreseeable future. Boehner's deputy, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), is expected to win the nomination in a closed-door vote on Thursday. Show More Summary

6 Upcoming Supreme Court Cases That Could Change History

October rolling around means the start of another Supreme Court term. It's unlikely that this term will bring the kind of international attention as last term – when in its closing days the Court legalized same-sex marriage – but that doesn't mean the Court won't be dealing with important issues that touch on some...

Carson: We Need People in Schools Who are Armed and Trained

When Fox and Friends asked presidential candidate Ben Carson about the tragic shooting at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College, the retired...

Press Ignoring Unsettling News For Global Warming's True Believers

On Saturday, conservative Australian columnist Miranda Devine revealed that an Australian engineer claims to have "fixed two errors" in "the basic climate model which underpins all climate science." The person making this claim was a...Show More Summary

Kevin McCarthy: 'Stop playing politics' by quoting me accurately

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Kevin McCarthy is trying to go on offense to defend himself over last week's too-truthful assessment of the Benghazi Committee's purpose and accomplishments. The House majority leader saidShow More Summary

On Capital Punishment, SCOTUS Is Behind The Times -- And The Talmud

When the Supreme Court considers reinstating the death penalty against Jonathan and Reginald Carr, whose sentences were overturned by the Kansas Supreme Court, they will be considering some technical aspects of the case. Defense lawyers...Show More Summary

Oregon Shooting Victim’s Family Refusing to Meet With Obama: We Won’t Be Props

The father of one victim from the shooting in Oregon last week said he and his family will not meet with President Obama. The president has plans to visit the

Europe goes protectionist on data, ends Safe Harbor system

The European Union has this fantasyland idea that regulation can fix the privacy problem. Well, only with private corporations. EU Directive 95/46/EC on Data Protection, which took effect in 1998, prevents private businesses from sending data outside of the EU. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump just got some good news in a new batch of polls

The Democratic and Republican presidential front-runners are holding onto their primary leads in three key states, according to a set of polls released Wednesday. The Quinnipiac University surveys found former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and property magnate Donald Trump leading their primary rivals in Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Show More Summary

PunditFact Rates As "False" Conservative Media's Claim That Cecile Richards Said 86% Of Planned Parenthood's Revenue Comes From Abortion Services

In the wake of the September 29 hearing by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on federal funding of Planned Parenthood, several Fox News hosts and conservative pundit Dana Loesch claimed that Planned Parenthood President...Show More Summary

Time for the Vice President to Publicly Speak

So yesterday there was a big, big kerfuffle in chattering classes everywhere over Edward-Isaac Dovere's claim at Politico that it was Joe Biden himself who told Maureen Dowd of the...

Everything You Need To Know About The Brewing Trans-Pacific Partnership Battle

It might actually be time to start paying attention to the free-trade deal heading to Congress. The post Everything You Need To Know About The Brewing Trans-Pacific Partnership Battle appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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