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California Senate leader Kevin de León on the inauguration: 'I can't say that our country is united'

Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 4:24 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: State Senate President pro...

Documentary filmmakers said that even as watchdog actions are needed under Trump so were olive branches

Sundance 2017 updates: Al Gore's 'Inconvenient Sequel' renews climate change talk; doping film 'Icarus' could inflame U.S.-Russia relations Jan. 20, 2017, 4:21 p.m. The Sundance Film Festival is always exciting - ski slopes, film nerds and movie stars! This year the festival is being held during...

On immigrant Dreamers, Trump tells top senator: 'We don't want to hurt those kids'

Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 4:30 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country...

Deshaun Watson among more than 100 college players giving up eligibility to enter NFL drat

For the second straight year, more than 100 players are giving up college eligibility to enter the NFL draft.  The league on Friday released a list of 95 underclassmen who have been granted early entry to draft, along with the names of eight other players, including Clemson quarterback Deshaun...

NFL report: Falcons' Julio Jones set to play; 3 Packers receivers questionable

Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones cleared his final hurdle for Sunday's NFC championship game against Green Bay by practicing for the first time this week on Friday.  Coach Dan Quinn said Jones had no limitations in his first practice since aggravating his sprained left toe last week. Jones...

Inauguration protests lead to violence, arrests, damage, police injuries in DC

Demonstrations began Thursday and continued Friday with pepper spray reportedly needed to control crowds.

Hey “Women’s March” Feminists: Low Commitment Sex Doesn’t Promote Women’s Dignity

The abortion industry wins every time women’s rights are treated as synonymous with abortion. Lumping the two together is a clever marketing ploy by the abortion industry to paint itself in a better light; but it’s deceptive and deeply insulting. Women are demeaned by the constant focus on their reproductive organs, as if the only […]

Woman Rejects Abortion After Seeing Her Baby’s Heart Beat on an Ultrasound

The following story comes from The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford in Rockford, IL. “How did I get here?” I asked myself. I was standing in the bathroom of a gas station with a pregnancy test sitting on the lid of the trash receptacle next to me. I watched as the symbols slowly appeared on […]

‘By Any Means Necessary’ Bill Among Several Seeking to Target and Punish Protesters

States across the country are proposing new measures that will increase penalties for protesters who picket or block roadways and will decrease liability for motorists who hit an activist engaged in a protest. The post ‘By Any Means Necessary’ Bill Among Several Seeking to Target and Punish Protesters appeared first on Rewire.

Chile declares state of emergency due to massive wildfires

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile declared a state of emergency on Friday as more than a dozen wildfires that have scorched nearly 50,000 hectares (123,500 acres) threatened to encroach on towns, factories and vineyards.

Senate confirms key posts in Trump's national security team

Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 3:19 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country...

Gov. Jerry Brown hopes to install the new attorney general during his State of the State speech

Essential Politics: State Senate committee votes to recommend Becerra's confirmation, De León has harsh words for Trump Jan. 20, 2017, 3:17 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: State Senate President pro...

In D.C., a pop-up shop is briskly selling marching gear with a potent message

Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 3:19 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country...

Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion, depicting it as a shady monopolist

Apple Inc. is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm Inc. for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers. The complaint filed Friday in a San Diego federal court depicts Qualcomm as a monopolist abusing its power in a key segment of the mobile chip market...

Brazil investigates plane crash that killed judge overseeing massive 'Car Wash' corruption case

Brazilian authorities on Friday were investigating a plane crash that killed the Supreme Court justice in charge of a major corruption case just weeks before he was scheduled to issue a ruling that could have revealed accusations against politicians in several Latin American countries. The death...

WATCH: Protestor Becomes Completely Unglued As Donald Trump is Sworn In

The inauguration of Donald Trump was marked by an unprecedented amount of protests, some of which resulted in a whole lot of broken windows. Thankfully, not all of the protestors were violent, and some of them were more hilarious than anything else. Exhibit A: This protestor who let out an impressive, movie-worthy scream right as […]

Nancy Pelosi Trashes Pro-Life People: “They Pray on Sunday and Prey on People the Rest of the Week”

The Democratic Party has problems. Ever since Democrats suffered major, unexpected losses in the November election, political commentators have been speculating about why. One of the biggest reasons pointed to is the party’s disconnect with rural, religious and pro-life voters. Show More Summary

LGBT activists vow to be 'more vigilant' under Trump

Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 2:52 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country...

Fear, prayer, but also Champagne — the world reacts to Donald Trump's inauguration

Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 2:52 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country...

Senate confirms James Mattis as Defense secretary

Inauguration Day live updates: 'American carnage stops' here and now, Trump says Jan. 20, 2017, 2:52 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration: A dark vision of America in Trump's inaugural address (analysis) Trump has not signaled that he will try to unify the country...

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