The Associated Press reports: President Rodrigo Duterte said Saturday Donald Trump wished his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs would succeed during a telephone call, and he assured the U.S. president-elect the Philippines would maintain its ties with America — a departure from Duterte’s hostility toward the Obama administration. Show More Summary
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's dedication to his adopted pup, Ace—and all animals in shelters—will inspire you. The post His Cause, His Cleats—NFL Star Ezekiel Elliott ‘Rushes’ to Help Homeless Dogs appeared first on PETA.
Following his appointment as the next Treasury Secretary by President-elect Donald Trump, California banker Steven Mnuchin has resigned from his board position at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner and onetime co-chairman of the troubled Relativity...
Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock Two weeks ago, four of us decided to drive to Standing Rock and deliver supplies to the water protectors and protestors of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We raised $3,500 in six days and filled two cars to the brim with milk of magnesia (for pepper spray in eyes), firewood, propane, […]
To welcome Vice President-elect Mike Pence to Washington D.C. his new neighbors are displaying rainbow flags on their porches and lawns to send a message of equality to the soon-to-be former Indiana governor to counter his extensiveShow More Summary
The BBC reports: Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s authoritarian president of 22 years, has suffered a surprise defeat in the country’s presidential elections. He will be replaced by property developer Adama Barrow, who won more than 45% of the vote. Show More Summary
Pottermore, J.K. Rowling’s official website of all things Harry Potter (and, sure, now Newt Scamander) has announced that plans are now very much being made for a Broadway run of the hit sort-of-eighth-installment of Harry Potter, the...Show More Summary
Good morning. It is Friday, December 2, which means the new Childish Gambino album, Awaken, My Love! is now out and streaming across the usual platforms, and means that Donald Glover has yet another thing — beyond creating and starring in one of the years’ best TV series (he also directed a couple episodes), landing a role […]
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Trump’s pick for Attorney General, has been on the side of homophobes his entire political career. Sessions has been a vocal opponent of marriage equality. He also grilled then Supreme Court nominee Elena...Show More Summary
The US unemployment is the lowest it has been in almost a decade, according to the newest jobs report from the from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the report, the unemployment rate declined to 4.6% in November and payroll employment increased by 178,000. Im sure it really pisses off racists & some Trump […]
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Life was always a little too idyllic in Stars Hollow, the fictional Connecticut town where Gilmore Girls is set. But in an interview with Vulture’s Jen Chaney, co-executive producer Daniel Palladino — who’s married to creator Amy Sherman-Palladino — suggested that darkness lies beneath the show’s adorably quirky surface. Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports: Michigan’s attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to block a potential recount of the state’s presidential vote, which was won by his fellow Republican, Donald Trump. Attorney General Bill Schuette,...Show More Summary
Trump names "Mad Dog Mattis" as his Defense secretary, but Congress will need to grant a waiver first Dec. 2, 2016, 7:18 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Mattis appointment will need congressional...
Ronald Gasser, the man who admitted to shooting and killing former NFL player Joe McKnight in New Orleans, was released from custody overnight without being charged, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. McKnight was shot and killed Thursday by Gasser at the intersection of Behrman Highway and Holmes Boulevard in Terrytown. An eyewitness says […]
Vice-President Elect Mike Pence’s Washington, D.C. neighbors want him to realize they don’t tolerate hate directed towards the LGBTQ community. And they’ve raised gay pride flags all throughout the neighborhood to put him on notice. Pence’s anti-LGBTQ track record includes signing an Indiana law that would allow businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers […]
The Hill: Trump Considering Exxon CEO for Secretary of State President-elect Donald Trump is considering ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson to be secretary of State, according to MSNBC host Joe Scarborough. Scarborough tweeted that while...Show More Summary
Trump announces "Mad Dog Mattis" as his Defense secretary Dec. 2, 2016, 4:52 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration. Here's what's happening: Trump announced his selection of retired Marine Gen. John Mattis to lead the Pentago. He...
Next year’s tree will be covered in gold flake. Via People: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House! President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the 94th annual National Christmas Tree LightingShow More Summary
A federal government helmed by Donald Trump, Mike Pence, and Georgia Rep. Tom Price, the president-elect’s recent selection for secretary of health and human services, is not one women can count on. Our bodies are now at the mercy of...Show More Summary