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The resistance is organized and ready in district where Trump is visiting

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:00:38 -0500

Democrats, especially women, have been organizing ever since last year’s election. And they think they have a chance to take the seat in this heavily Republican district.....
Clergy Abuse Advocates Fear Pope Francis Is Making It Harder For Victims To Speak Up

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:42:17 -0500

When Joelle Casteix heard Pope Francis accuse sex abuse victims in Chile of slander, the pontiff’s words hit close to home.....
Delta issues new rules on emotional support animals

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:05:57 -0500

After the airline said it saw a spike in animal incidents, passengers must now provide documentation for their pet to the airline within 48 hours of their flight.....
Car plows into crowd along Brazil’s Copacabana beach, killing baby

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:56:02 -0500

A car plowed into a crowd on Rio de Janeiro's tourist-packed Copacabana seaside promenade, killing a baby and injuring more than a dozen people.....
Fox News Guest Goes Off The Rails: 'White Supremacists Are American Citizens'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 02:55:08 -0500

A guest on Fox News defended white supremacists over undocumented immigrants on Thursday evening.....
WH blame possible shutdown on Schumer and Democrats

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:16:10 -0500

The White House tries to lay blame for possible government shutdown on Senator Schumer and Senate Democrats.....
Russian Money Ties to NRA Under FBI Scrutiny

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:18:23 -0500

Greg Gordon, investigative reporter for McClatchy DC, talks with Rachel Maddow about news that the FBI is looking into whether Russian money was funneled to the Trump campaign through the NRA.....
House Blocks Trump's Order To Deport Palestinian Man Living In U.S. For 39 Years

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:02:08 -0500

Last month, with a deportation order hanging over his head, Amer Othman Adi, 57, and his family were making preparations to leave their life in Youngstown, Ohio, willingly.....
Helicopter with Zimbabwe opposition leader crashes, kills 5

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:52:09 -0500

RATON, N.M. (AP) — A group of prominent friends, including a key Zimbabwean opposition leader and a Texas-based investor and philanthropist, was heading to a ranch in the U.S. state of New Mexico when....
Sen. Kaine condemns 'unacceptable' expanded U.S. mission in Syria

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:46:48 -0500

Sen. Tim Kaine warned that the expanded mandate outlined by Rex Tillerson was “unacceptable” absent a vote in Congress.....
Parents Charged With Torture And Abuse Of 13 Kids May Face Life In Prison

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:30:06 -0500

A California couple accused of holding their 13 children captive in their home for years face up to life in prison.....
New Images Released of the Texas Home Where Some of the Captive Siblings Used to Live

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500

David and Louise Turpin, accused of abusing their 13 children, face life in prison if convicted.....
Adulthood now begins at 24, say scientists as young people delay work, marriage and families 

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:00:18 -0500

Adulthood does not begin until 24, scientists have concluded because young people are continuing their education for longer and delaying marriage and parenthood. The traditional definition for adolesc....
2 Boys Arrested After Vandalism That Killed 500,000 Bees On Iowa Honey Farm

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:54:09 -0500

Two boys are facing felony charges after vandalism at an Iowa honey farm killed 500,000 bees, according to police.....
Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:15:18 -0500

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intende....
Fusion GPS testimony shows potential crimes

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:46:11 -0500

Rachel Maddow reads some of the highlights of the newly released transcript of the House Intelligence Committee testimony of Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS.....
Chris Christie Reportedly Turned Away From Airport VIP Entrance

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:44:41 -0500

Chris Christie, no longer the governor of New Jersey, was reportedly denied access to a special VIP entrance at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday.....
Trump's vulgar Africa comment morphs into tourism campaigns

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:30:41 -0500

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to pr....
Trump Appointee Carl Higbie Resigns Following Offensive Comments

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:03:23 -0500

Carl Higbie, the chief of external affairs for the Corporation for National and Community Service, resigned Thursday after CNN unearthed a litany of offensive and discriminatory remarks he’d made on v....
'Tourniquet killer' put to death in first US execution of 2018

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:38:14 -0500

A confessed murderer in Texas, dubbed the "tourniquet killer" for the way he strangled his victims, on Thursday became the first inmate executed in the United States in 2018. Anthony Shore was put to....
Googe CEO: A.I. more important to humanity than fire, electricity

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:04:42 -0500

Google CEO Sundar Pichai discusses the importance of developing artificial intelligence and why it’s good that humanity is concerned about its development.....
Artist Gives Vintage Ads A Feminist Makeover By Swapping Gender Roles

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:48:59 -0500

Eli Rezkallah, a 31-year-old artist and photographer from Beirut, Lebanon, recently created a photo series called “In a Parallel Universe.”....
Astronaut expected to be the 1st African-American Space Station crewmember won't fly in 2018 after all

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:41:53 -0500

Jeanette Epps, who was set to become the first-ever African-American astronaut to be a crewmember on the International Space Station, will not fly to space in 2018 as scheduled, NASA announced late Th....
'Leaning Out': Aerial photography by Jeffrey Milstein

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:48:50 -0500

Jeffrey Milstein’s overhead images of ports, train yards, airports, parking lots, and cityscapes, reveal harmonious symmetries invisible during daily life yet still somehow familiar.....
Confronting China and Russia, not tackling terrorism, is now America's top security priority

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:11:32 -0500

Countering China and Russia is a bigger focus for US national security than defeating terrorism, the American administration announced yesterday.  Donald Trump’s new national defence strategy named “i....
Mom Of Racist-Ranting Alabama Student Says She Didn't Raise Her That Way

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:13:58 -0500

The mother of a University of Alabama student who received national scorn for her racist rants on video said she agreed with the school’s decision to expel her daughter.....
Trump may not be able to keep Steve Bannon from telling all to Robert Mueller

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:09:00 -0500

Steve Bannon may have frustrated Congress by offering few answers about the Trump campaign and Russia, but attorneys say he will not be able to avoid questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Re....
Here's What Happens In A Government Shutdown

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:59:07 -0500

The federal government is once again entering a shutdown as Congress failed to pass short-term funding legislation by midnight Friday. Republicans and Democratic lawmakers remained at odds with each ....
Phoenix police: Serial killing suspect tied to 9 attacks

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:21:18 -0500

PHOENIX (AP) — A serial killing suspect shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, and used a victim's gun in some of the slayings that unfolded in a three-week span late last year, au....
Classmate speaks out about California ‘House of Horrors’ victim

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:03:27 -0500

A classmate of one of the victims who attended community college says the Turpin son was very thin and always in the same clothing.....
Deported Man's Wife Will Be State Of The Union Guest

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 06:15:03 -0500

Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) was so moved by the story of Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old man deported to Mexico this week after living most of his life in the U.S., that she plans to bring his wife Cind....
Couple’s sexless marriage is ‘weird, weird, weird’ says Yahoo Newsroom

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:09:58 -0500

“People can do what they want. But the marriage is a joke.” “Huh? Am I missing something here?” Two friends of Tiffany Trump’s are in the spotlight after exchanging “unconditional, unconventional” vow....
The Electrification Era Moves Closer for Cars

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:42:06 -0500

Automakers are seeing the future, and increasingly it’s more high voltage than high octane. At this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, just under the sheet metal and hoods .......
Turkey seeks Russian approval for air campaign against Afrin

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:54:16 -0500

By Gulsen Solaker and Tuvan Gumrukcu ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey dispatched its military chief to Moscow on Thursday, seeking approval for an air campaign in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region, al....
Judge Calls Larry Nassar 'Delusional' For Saying It's Hard To Face His Victims

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:45:32 -0500

Former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor Larry Nassar, who is facing 10 counts of first-degree sexual misconduct after more than 140 women accused him, penned a six-page letter to th....
China Wants Missile Defenses To Stop India (And Kill Satellites)

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:28:00 -0500

India conducted a successful test of its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a nuclear-capable Agni-5, on Thursday, underscoring a potential threat to China as well as Pakistan. ....
'Safe Purge Everyone': Tweeters Troll Donald Trump Over Government Shutdown

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:13:24 -0500

People online are using humor to deal with the government shutdown.....
Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged'

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:24:25 -0500

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for up to months, preve....
Anderson Cooper Tells Conan Haiti Is 'Among The Richest Countries I've Ever Been To'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:03:23 -0500

CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Thursday gave Conan O’Brien a glowing review of Haiti before the talk show host’s trip there.....
Watch the World's First Ever Drone Surf Rescue

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:33:23 -0500

A drone deployed an emergency flotation device to save two struggling swimmers in Australia....
Mattis unveils new National Defense strategy

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:43:04 -0500

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis released the National Defense Strategy today that focuses on China and Russia as the biggest challenges to the U.S.....
Turkey says it will press ahead with all out attack on Kurdish held city of Afrin in Syria

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:00:15 -0500

Turkey said Friday that it would press ahead with a full scale assault on a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria despite pleas from the US to hold back.  Ankara has been threatening for days to send its ....
Aly Raisman Tells Nassar 'You Are Pathetic' After He Complains About Sentencing Hearing

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:37:44 -0500

Olympian Aly Raisman addressed serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar in court Friday with a powerful statement, calling the former USA Gymnastics team doctor “pathetic” for complaining about the length of....
Last three years hottest on record: UN

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:53:19 -0500

The last three years were the hottest on record, the United Nations weather agency said Thursday, citing fresh global data underscoring the dramatic warming of the planet. Consolidated data from five....
Trump to mark anniversary with Mar-a-Lago bash as thousands get set to protest

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:50:09 -0500

On Friday, Trump was to become the first sitting president to address the March for Life. Donald Trump will host a lavish celebration of his first year as US president at his private estate in Florid....
California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie: prosecutor

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:34:31 -0500

The father, David Turpin, 57, is also accused of sexually abusing one of his young daughters, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin told reporters in announcing the charges before the couple....
Supreme Court Tells North Carolina To Hold Off On Redrawing Congressional Map

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:44:08 -0500

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday evening granted a request from Republican lawmakers in North Carolina to temporarily put on hold a lower court order that the state redraw its congressional map by n....
Malaysia Airlines flight shakes violently, lands safely

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:37:03 -0500

SYDNEY (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines plane landed safely in an Australian Outback city after the plane shook violently in midflight and passengers braced themselves for a hard landing.....
Accused Arizona killer linked to seven more fatal shootings

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:32:30 -0500

A convicted Arizona felon arrested on charges of killing his mother and stepfather in their home last month is now believed responsible for at least seven more fatal shootings in the Phoenix area, pol....