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Court halts FCC plan to revoke low-income internet subsidies on tribal lands

A $25 monthly subsidy that’s meant to help low-income households on tribal lands get phone or internet service will remain in place for the time being, after a court found that the Federal Communication Commission’s plan to largely remove the subsidies seems to have been made without properly …

Net Neutrality

This pregnant black mom was accused of hiding stolen goods under her shirt

A back-to-school trip to Staples turned into an ordeal for Sherell Bates.<p>Sherell Bates was 34 weeks pregnant with twins when she went back-to-school shopping at a North Carolina Staples on Friday. She ended up having to expose her belly to a police officer, who thought the bump under her shirt was …

Women of Color

Don't blame wildfires on climate change – it's environmentalists' fault, says Zinke

The US interior secretary, Ryan Zinke, has blamed environmentalists for California’s ferocious wildfires and claimed, contrary to scientific research, that climate change had “nothing to do” with them. Instead, he said the fires were worsened because of limits on logging.<p>“America is better than …

Forests

This is AmeriKKKa: Trump Spent His Vacation With Bikers Who Sport Nazi Tattoos on the Anniversary of Charlottesville

A group of white men, who called themselves “Bikers for Trump” joined the president on his 1,345th vacation since taking office. On Saturday at …

Donald Trump

White House: It’s in ‘Public Interest’ for Staff to Skirt Ethics Rules to Meet With Fox News

White House counsel Don McGahn exempted Bill Shine from ethics rules so he can have meetings with their former colleagues at Fox News.<p>It is “in the …

Donald Trump

The Current Definition of ‘Broadband’ Is Too Slow and Ajit Pai Refuses to Change it

Ajit Pai is once again trying to keep the definition of broadband set at ankle height.<p>Under the Telecom Act of 1996, the FCC is required to routinely assess whether broadband is "being deployed to all Americans in a reasonable and timely fashion," and take action if it isn’t. Part of that effort …

Net Neutrality

Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson both came out Monday against boycotting Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson, the day after President Donald Trump said it would be "great" if there was a boycott.<p>Trump's Sunday tweet forced Walker and …

Scott Walker

Trump Says White House Is No Place for Lying Lowlife from Reality Show

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (The Borowitz Report)—Blasting his former colleague Omarosa Manigault, Donald J. Trump said on Monday that “the White House is no place for a lying lowlife from a reality show.”<p>“People were impressed by Omarosa because they saw her on a TV show,” Trump told reporters from his …

Donald Trump

Iowa Supreme Court Closes Warrant Loophole, Slams U.S. Supreme Court For Weakening Fourth Amendment

The Iowa Supreme Court ruled that impounding a car and conducting an inventory search without a warrant violated the Iowa Constitution’s protection against “unreasonable searches and seizures.” Although the Iowa Constitution’s provision is similarly worded to the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. …

Iowa

Giuliani Now Denies Trump Ever Discussed Michael Flynn With Comey

Rudy Giuliani is backtracking and pretending he isn’t. The president’s lawyer is now saying that Donald Trump never discussed former national …

Donald Trump

An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes

An 11-year-old boy on Friday was able to hack into a replica of the Florida state election website and change voting results found there in under 10 …

Florida

‘We Have A Tape Of Donald Trump!’ Ex-KGB Spy Claimed In 2016 Before Dossier ‘Pee Tape’ Story, CIA Veteran Says

Former CIA agent Bob Baer claims that an ex-KGB spy told him in 2016, before the Donald Trump 'pee tape' allegation became public, that Russia had a …

Donald Trump

Conway: Trump White House requires nondisclosure agreements

Kellyanne Conway responded to claims from former White House official Omarosa Manigault Newman that she was offered “hush money” by saying Sunday that everyone in the West Wing has signed nondisclosure agreements, which she described as a completely normal practice.<p>Manigault Newman, who served as …

Donald Trump

Boston Globe Calls for Coordinated Attack Against Donald Trump

A Boston newspaper wants every newspaper in America to attack President Donald Trump in response to his criticism of the news media. The Boston Globe …

Donald Trump

Police urged to not buy Dolphins tickets after Kenny Stills, Albert Wilson kneel during anthem

Stills and Wilson were the only players to kneel prior to Thursday's preseason game<p>A day after two Dolphins players knelt during the national anthem …

Palm Beach County

View from the Left: Turning Trump's band of thieves into an anti-corruption rallying cry

Rep. Collins and former Trump Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price offer another great example. Although Collins didn't necessarily exploit …

Tom Price

Trump's Economic Scorecard: Higher Inflation, Flat Wages And A Ballooning Federal Deficit

In the past few days, new economic reports have come out that don’t paint a very rosy picture for a number of economic items. While GDP hit 4.1% for the June quarter, but only 2.9% year over year, and the unemployment rate is hovering at all-time lows, inflation continues to increase, real wages …

Economics

Robert Mueller’s investigators just keep questioning Roger Stone’s associates

The latest developments in the Trump-Russia probe.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into matters related to longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone is heating up.<p>On Thursday, radio host Randy Credico — who Stone has said helped him communicate with Julian Assange of WikiLeaks during the …

Donald Trump

Collins suspends re-election campaign after indictment

Republican U.S. Rep Chris Collins says he will no longer run for re-election after being charged with insider trading.<p>Collins said in a statement …

Elections

Wisconsin Democrats crowd in for chance to challenge Walker

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker has been warning for months about a “blue wave” coming this fall, but so many Democrats are …

Kansas governor accuses Kobach of not counting all votes in governor race

Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer (R) accused Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R) on Friday of intentionally pushing a miscount of the number of ballots cast in …

Government

Trump renews attacks on “clowns and losers” in the FBI in Twitter rant

President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to “get involved” in a conservative activist group’s efforts to obtain Andrew McCabe’s text messages, …

Donald Trump

This Is What They Meant By 'Great Again': It's 2018 and America is Preparing for a Nazi Attack

No matter how stupid or ugly something may seem, everything eventually comes back in style. Ashton Kutcher brought back trucker hats. Jellies made a …

Rights & Freedoms

Homeless advocates oppose county-wide encampment ban in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Criminalizing homelessness by banning encampments throughout a southwest Ohio county is not the answer, advocates for the homeless said Friday.<p>Civil rights lawyer Joe Mead described as "troubling" the scope of an Ohio judge's order that prohibits homeless people from establishing …

Homelessness

Memo shows Supreme Court nominee resisted indicting a sitting president

WASHINGTON -- Newly released documents from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's time on the Kenneth Starr team investigating Bill Clinton reveal …

Donald Trump

In Trump's White House, Charlottesville was a moment that wasn't

<b>Bedminster, New Jersey (CNN) —</b> When President Donald Trump declared a year ago that "very fine people" were among the Nazi mobs descending upon Charlottesville, Virginia, the reaction was swift.<p>John Kelly, his newly installed chief of staff, crossed his arms and hung his head as his boss uttered …

Donald Trump

Trumpcare Means Leaving the Poor and Sick to Fend for Themselves

Yesterday, the Trump administration unveiled plans to allow insurers to skim healthy customers out of the insurance pool by offering skimpy plans …

Health Care

Devin Nunes Is the Exact Constitution-Shredding Miscreant the Founders Feared

John NicholsAnd he should resign.The post Devin Nunes Is the Exact Constitution-Shredding Miscreant the Founders Feared appeared first on The Nation.

Donald Trump

Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling.

The white supremacists marching at the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year were not ashamed when they shouted, “Jews will not replace us.” They were not ashamed to wear Nazi symbols, to carry torches, to harass and beat counterprotesters. They wanted their beliefs on …

Psychology

The sociology of living while black

Black Americans are asserting their rights in “white spaces.” That’s when whites call 911, a Yale sociologist explains.<p>What is driving the surge of incidents in which white people have called the police to report black people who are simply going about their business — hanging out at Starbucks, …

Civil Rights