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Donald Trump breaks his silence on medical marijuana

President Donald Trump took on the topic of medical marijuana for the first time since he took office in November, and it appears he's kind of in …

Donald Trump

Fact check: Would Trump raise his own taxes?

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, checks a Trump claim that the President made about what he would pay under his tax plan. Read more >

Jake Tapper

Clashes in Venezuela as Maduro starts constitutional rewrite

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of protesters were met with plumes of tear gas in Venezuela's capital Wednesday, just a short distance from where …

A Look Back Sheds Light on Redistricting

• <b>2011 Civitas article illuminates the history of redistricting arguments</b>• <b><br>In the past, Democrats admitted drawing voting maps for political purposes</b>• <b><br>A</b> …

Can math stop partisan gerrymandering?

Of all the problems in our democracy, near the top of the list is partisan gerrymandering. Because legislators reserve for themselves the power to draw district boundaries, dozens of seats across America are uncompetitive and tens of millions of citizens are left with little influence over who …

Fake News Was Weirdly Fun This Week

Prince Philip is alive, and a lot of other online hoaxes were actually amusing.<p><i>Welcome back to Can't Handle the Truth, our Saturday column looking back at the past seven days of fake news and hoaxes that have spread thanks to the internet.</i><p>Living in post-truth America should be fun.<p>Ever since a …

Leave it to the geniuses at Harvard to come up with a solution to fake news

Back in February, a bunch of smarty-pants academics gathered in Boston to brainstorm strategies to combat fake news. Now, they have issued a final report.<p>Ready for this? Here's the key excerpt:<p>There are some possible pathways for reducing fake news, including: (1) offering feedback to users that …

Journalism

Another Way Facebook and Google May Be Undermining Democracy

Google and Facebook have, in recent months, belatedly began to engage in the battle against fake news. But the fact so much misinformation has …

Fake News

Two Presidential Candidates Stuck in Time

In his victory speech early on Nov. 9, President Trump told the nation:<p>“Hillary has worked very long and very hard over a long period of time, and we owe her a major debt of gratitude for her service to our country. I mean that very sincerely. Now it’s time for America to bind the wounds of …

Trump has been sued more than Obama, Bush and Clinton combined since taking office

President Donald Trump has been sued 134 times in federal court since assuming the presidency in January, the <i>Boston Globe</i> reported Friday.<p>That's …

Donald Trump

John Dean: When Trump Attacks Judges, Where is the White House Counsel?

<i>This article first appeared on the Verdict site.</i><p>The attacks started during the presidential campaign, when candidate Donald Trump openly criticized …

What If College Students Have the Same Views on Free Speech As Everyone Else?

College students, you may have heard, are increasingly opposed to free speech. Especially liberal ones — they just can’t handle views they disagree …

Supreme Court upholds death penalty for convicts in 2012 gangrape case: Convicts have limited legal options

Calling it a "rarest of rare" case, the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the death sentence on all four convicts in the brutal Delhi 2012 gangrape …

Arkansas judge seeks to dismiss complaint over demonstration

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge asked a disciplinary panel Friday to dismiss a complaint over his participation in an anti-death penalty …

GOP congressman: "Nobody dies because they don't have access to health care"

Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador sparked outrage from his audience and online after saying "nobody dies" for lack of health care access in a town …

Trump administration is reportedly forcing FDA employees to watch Fox News

Don't touch that dial — that's the message employees at the Food and Drug Administration under President Donald Trump got when they apparently got …

Donald Trump

Small step for womenkind as Saudi kingdom relaxes male guardianship

A move by Saudi Arabia to give women more control over their life choices by further relaxing a controversial male guardian system was tentatively welcomed on Friday as another small step for women in the conservative kingdom.<p>Saudi Arabia is well known as one of the world’s most gender-segregated …

Obamacare repeal vote upends 2018 House landscape

Republicans worry their incumbents will pay for the vote, and signs abound of an energized Democratic base.<p>This week’s vote to replace Obamacare has scrambled the 2018 House landscape, jeopardizing Republican lawmakers across the country and potentially endangering the party’s longstanding grip on …

The senators who will decide health care

Senate Republicans will have to mediate the same tensions between conservatives and moderates as the House did when it passed its health care …

Ellen DeGeneres On Why She Won't Have Trump On Her Show: 'He's Against Everything I Stand For'

“He’s against everything that I stand for.”<p>One place you’re guaranteed never to see Donald Trump? On <i>Ellen</i>.<p>The show’s host, Ellen DeGeneres, took a …

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Trump's triumph: ObamaCare repealed by the House

What happened Thursday in the House of Representatives was an extraordinary victory for President Donald J. Trump.<p><i>The Art of the Deal</i> has clearly come to Washington.<p>The effort to repeal ObamaCare seemed to have foundered on a handful of votes.<p>The enthusiasm that it could be passed easily collapsed …

How House Republicans learned to stop worrying about policy and pass the AHCA

A little over a month ago, House Speaker Paul Ryan walked out of a basement room in the US Capitol and told the world that Obamacare was the “law of the land.” His party had failed to unite around a bill that would repeal and replace the health care law they hated so deeply, despite seven years of …

Health Care

Donald Trump lashes out at 'fake media' over coverage of healthcare act

My plan is better than Obamacare, tweets petulant president after American Care Act scrapes through the House.<p>US President Donald Trump has lashed …

Schools to get new powers to sack 'maverick governors'

<b>School governing bodies are to be given new powers to sack maverick, corrupt and incompetent parent governors.</b><p>Head teachers have campaigned for the change, saying the "destructive actions" of rogue governors can stop schools in England running smoothly.<p>The new Department for Education guidelines …

The news media offer slanted coverage of Muslim countries’ treatment of women

Are Muslims inherently misogynist? Many Americans seem to think so. Public opinion data reveal anxiety about whether Islam is compatible with Western values. A big part of that unease comes from the perception that Muslim societies are sexist and patriarchal. Earlier this year, liberal comedian …

Regrets on Russia, Syria, or Iran? Obama Has None

The Electoral College will cast their votes for president of the United States tomorrow without any last-minute intel on alleged Russian cyber-meddling, according to a statement from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. A group of electors had called for a briefing before the …

The Day the Republican Party Died

With Donald Trump its presumptive nominee after his win in the Indiana primary, the GOP will never be the same.<p>NEW YORK—Where were you the night Donald Trump killed the Republican Party as we knew it? Trump was right where he belonged: in the gilt-draped skyscraper with his name on it, Trump Tower …

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