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How Cable News Covered White Supremacists Allegedly Shooting Black Lives Matter Protesters In Minneapolis

After months of vilifying Black Lives Matter and labeling the movement a "hate group," Fox News devoted scant coverage to a November 23 mass shooting that injured five protesters at a Black Lives Matter vigil in Minneapolis, Minnesota,...Show More Summary

Ex-Benghazi staffer sues Gowdy and his panel

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Trey Gowdy’s Benghazi debacle isn't over, not by a long shot. The Benghazi Committee staffer who publicly accused Gowdy and his cronies of targeting Hillary Clinton for partisan reasons has now filed a wrongful termination and defamation lawsuit against Gowdy. Show More Summary

Cruz Surges As Carson Fades

Donald Trump still leads, but Ted Cruz is rising to second place among Republicans. The Donald has 33% in the latest Reuters poll, with Ted Cruz at 21%, Ben Carson at 12%, Marco Rubio 11.4% and Jeb Bush 7.9%. Now read this:Carson: Abortion Like Slavery, Not ‘An Issue Of Women’s Rights’ (Nov 24, 2015) Congressman: [...]

But You Right-Wingers Told Me That Vladimir Putin Is All-Powerful

Shot: Turkish warplanes have shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Su-24 was hit by air-to-air missiles fired by Turkish F-16s while it was flying over Syrian territory. But...Show More Summary

St. Louis Rams Player Shot in Head

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey is in critical condition after being shot while sitting in a car in the Miami area. Bailey, 25, was in the car with four others -- two of them minors -- near a Miami Gardens residence "when another vehicle arrived and opened fire" around 8:45 p.m. Show More Summary

All My Children Actor David Canary Dies

David Canary, the actor who played the dual roles of Adam and Stuart Chandler on the ABC soap opera All My Children for 27 years and won five Daytime Emmys, died of natural causes Nov. 16. He was 77. Before appearing on soaps, Canary had roles in the Paul Newman movie Hombre and the TV Western dramas Gunsmoke and Bonanza. Show More Summary

Large Boise, Idaho crowd rallies to welcome refugees

Hundreds of Idahoans gathered on a bright, cold Saturday to reiterate to the state’s leaders that Idaho is a place for everyone, including Syrian and Iraqi refugees. Speakers included state Rep. Hy Kloc, "who was born in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany and came to the U.S. Show More Summary

Marco Rubio, The Holy One

In a bid to increase his creds with the religious right community, Senator Marco Rubio, who has converted to Catholicism, went on the CBN to decree that God's law trumps the Supreme Court or any other court in America. And those sinful...Show More Summary

The Real Story Behind Trump's Cheering Muslims 9/11 Fever Dream

You've probably seen this firestorm which has erupted about Donald Trump's claim that he watched thousands of Muslim residents in North Jersey celebrating as the Twin Towers fell fourteen years ago. We just published a fascinating piece on it. Show More Summary


You probably didn't hear about it but it's probably the most important thing that happened yesterday. Outgoing Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear restored the voting rights of 100,000 Kentuckians.

As Donations Pour In For Cop Charged With Murder Of Black Teen, GoFundMe Page Shut Down

The wife of the Chicago Police Officer who is seen on video shooting a black teenager 16 times and was charged with murder Tuesday, created a GoFundMe page to raise money for her husband’s bond. Jason Van Dyke was charged with the murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald just before the release of the dash cam [...]

Ben Carson blames the media for his claim he saw Muslims in New Jersey celebrating 9/11

Monday Dr. Ben Carson said that he, like Donald Trump, saw footage of Muslims in New Jersey "celebrating" the fall of the World Trade Center. Given that this (1) never happened and (2) never freaking happened, this caused consternation...Show More Summary

Police Just Released Dashcam Footage of the Laquan McDonald Shooting

Cook County officials just released the dashcam footage from the the shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. It is harrowing and horrific. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged today with first-degree murder. He is the first cop in the city to face such charges in nearly 35 years. Show More Summary

7th Circuit Rules Wisconsin Abortion Law Is Unconstitutional

Judge Richard Posner, a Reagan nominee, wrote the majority opinion. Via Mother Jones: The 7th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday that a Wisconsin law requiring abortion providers to gain admitting privileges at nearby hospitals...Show More Summary

The Latest: Obama, Hollande meet to discuss fight against IS

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the White House on the fight against the Islamic State group: President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande (frahn-SWAH' oh-LAWND') have started their Oval Office meeting on the global response to the Islamic State group.

New Jersey's Chris Christie: Obama 'naive' on IS threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie says President Barack Obama continues to underestimate the threat posed by Islamic State militants despite the Paris attacks. The New Jersey governor, who was a federal...Show More Summary

Hillary Agrees: ‘Illegal Immigrant’ A ‘Poor Choice Of Words’

Hillary Clinton says her use of the term “illegal immigrant” was a “poor choice of words.” “That was a poor choice of words,” Clinton wrote during a Facebook chat. “As I’ve said throughout this campaign, the people at the heart of this issue are children, parents, families, DREAMers. They have names, and hopes and dreams [...]

Chicago Cop Charged with Murder in Teen's Shooting

A Chicago police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Cook County Judge Donald Panarese Jr. said he would not allow Officer Jason Van Dyke to go free on bond until he's seen dashcam video of the shooting. Show More Summary

Officer who killed Laquan McDonald becomes the first Chicago officer charged with murder in decades

In a long-expected development, Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke has been officially charged with first-degree murder in the death of Laquan McDonald, according to a Tweet from local ABC news reporters. x @Chicago_Police officer #JasonVanDyke is officially charged with first-degree murder. Show More Summary

400 days? Really, Alvarez? Really, McCarthy? Really, Rahm?

The release of the dashcam video that shows 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being shot to death by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke will help members of the public answer some questions about the incident — Is it as bad as those who have seen it say it is? Does the viewer see any mitigating, justifying...

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