Jason Burn

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The Case for Impeaching Clarence Thomas

<b>On the same fall night</b> in 2016 that the infamous <i>Access Hollywood</i> tape featuring Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault was made public by the …

Sexual Harassment

Shell and Exxon's secret 1980s climate change warnings | Benjamin Franta

One day in 1961, an American economist named Daniel Ellsberg stumbled across a piece of paper with apocalyptic implications. Ellsberg, who was advising the US government on its secret nuclear war plans, had discovered a document that contained an official estimate of the death toll in a preemptive …

Sea Level

How AI Can Help Stop Cyberattacks

As hackers get smarter and more determined, artificial intelligence is going to be an important part of the solution<p>As corporations struggle to fight off hackers and contain data breaches, some are looking to artificial intelligence for a solution.<p>They’re using machine learning to sort through …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump: Hurricane ‘One of the Wettest We’ve Seen From the Standpoint of Water’

One of the driest we’ve ever seen, from the standpoint of Trump’s umbrella.<p>President Trump frequently posts short videos online of him attempting to …

Obstruction of Justice

Loki and Scarlet Witch reportedly getting their own Marvel TV series

Prepare for significant angsty scheming as Asgard's more mischievous prince, Loki, could be getting his own television series.<p>Certain characters from …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

IBM Debuts Tools to Help Prevent Bias In Artificial Intelligence

IBM wants to help companies mitigate the chances that their artificial intelligence technologies unintentionally discriminate against certain groups …

Artificial Intelligence

Donald Trump Makes A Stunning Observation About The Wetness Of Water

The president's comments caused the jokes to rain down on Twitter.<p>Donald Trump released a video on Tuesday that thanked first responders for helping the victims of Hurricane Florence. But the president appeared to be winging his comments, which included a line that instantly took on a life of its …

Jokes

Donald Trump erodes Social Security and Medicare solvency while blaming Democrats

Trump says Democrats want to destroy Social Security and Medicare (they don't) and he's making them stronger (he isn't). They've weakened on his watch.<p>Some of President Donald Trump’s lies fall into what I call the “yeah, right” category. Like saying he doesn’t have time to watch TV, or how, as a …

News

Trump's Lies About Russia Dossier Debunked Once Again

President Donald Trump has frequently tried to discredit the Russia investigation by complaining that it only started because of the dossier compiled …

Liberal View

Russian model 'who was victim of Salisbury poisoning scare' claims Putin's henchmen tried to kill her

A Russian model who claims she was one of two people who fell ill at a Salisbury restaurant says she was targeted by assassins sent by Vladimir Putin.<p>Anna Shapiro, 30, reportedly became violently ill at a Prezzo restuarant in the city on Sunday night, sparking fears of another nerve agent attack …

Nerve Agents

DA Who Prosecuted Black Woman For Voting May Be Guilty Of Election Fraud Herself

The hypocrisy of a Texas district attorney has come to light over sending a Black woman to jail for voter.Tarrant County District Attorney <b>Sharen</b> …

Election Fraud

Lawrence: why Trump is terrified about Kavanaugh

Lawrence explains why we are seeing a “Trump we’ve never seen before”-a Trump who says he wants to hear from Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser.

Brett Kavanaugh

Willie Nelson Has 3 Blunt Words For Republicans Angry Over Beto O'Rourke Support

Conservatives slammed the country music legend over a concert in support for the Texas Democratic candidate for Senate.<p>Willie Nelson didn’t mince words when asked about a conservative backlash over his support for Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic congressman from Texas now running for Senate.<p>Asked on …

Willie Nelson

Court Rules FCC Must Release Records That Could Explain Fraudulent Net Neutrality Comments

A federal judge ruled last week that the Republican-controlled Federal Communications Commission (currently chaired by Donald Trump appointee Ajit …

Cybersecurity

Trump: I Should Have Fired Comey ‘the Day I Won the Primaries’

In an interview with Hill.TV on Tuesday, President Donald Trump said he should have fired former FBI director James Comey before getting to the White …

Donald Trump

President Trump just seriously escalated his efforts to interfere with Mueller’s probe

He’s ordered the release of many unredacted texts from officials involved in the Russia investigation.<p>President Trump just dramatically escalated his efforts to interfere with the Russia investigation.<p>Late Monday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders released a banal-sounding …

Donald Trump

Kavanaugh's classmate (and alleged accomplice) comes back to haunt him

Kavanaugh and his accuser will testify. But first: The 'uncontrollable male passion'<p>A Senate showdown Monday would pit testimonies of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh against Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor who says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a suburban D.C. party when …

Sexual Harassment

Here’s What Happened To A USAID Official Who Ran Afoul Of Mike Pence

WASHINGTON — A senior USAID official from the agency’s Middle East bureau was reassigned this summer to a faculty position at the National War …

U.S. Politics

Trump official boasted to reporter that he gets away with ‘very controversial’ actions thanks to White House chaos

With all of the coverage of President Donald Trump’s baffling tweets and other White House scandals, are there even more uncovered controversies that …

Donald Trump

Kavanaugh in 2015: 'What happens at Georgetown Prep, stays at Georgetown Prep'

Georgetown Prep's unofficial saying, according to Brett Kavanaugh: What happens there, stays there.<p>The Supreme Court nominee made the crack in a 2015 speech at Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law, which he said was the alma mater of three of his friends. Kavanaugh said the trio …

U.S. Politics

1 in 4 Americans side with Trump in denying Puerto Rico death toll

Only a tenth of Trump voters accept that 3,000 Puerto Ricans died as a result of the storm compared to 80 percent of Hillary Clinton voters.<p>Roughly …

Puerto Rico

Court Bucks Chief Justice, Sheds Light on Dark Money Donors

Justices denied stay of lower court ruling requiring donor disclosure<p>Some political groups may no longer be able to hide the identities of their …

Politics

599 alumnae from Christine Blasey Ford’s high school sign letter saying they support her

“Ford’s experience is all too consistent with stories we heard.”<p>Nearly 600 women from Christine Blasey Ford’s high school have signed on to an open letter saying that they support her and believe her accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in high school.<p>“Dr. …

High School

Emilie Gauvin is a cosplayer from Montreal who specialises in costume and fashion design.

Cosplay

Red Dead Redemption 2's Massive World Further Detailed

Red Dead Redemption 2's massive open world is beginning to come into focus. Rockstar Games has updated the game's website to include new information on the "frontier, cities, and towns" that players will find in the upcoming western.<p>It appears there will be a great diversity of locations in Red …

Red Dead Redemption

After Florence floods, the uninsured awaken to painful reality

HOPE MILLS, N.C. (Reuters) - Flood insurance was far from Stephanie Walker's mind in 2015 when she moved her family into a home in Fayetteville in central North Carolina, nearly 200 miles (320 km) from the coast.<p>The next year, a creek at the end of her street swelled during Hurricane Matthew, …

News (U.S.)

Senate Republican caught in his own Kavanaugh lie: Who's 'mixed up' now, Senator Hatch?

Senate Republican Orrin Hatch was fast out of the gates to pre-emptively smear Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of …

Liberal View

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era rule that forced energy companies to capture methane — a key contributor to climate change that's released in huge amounts during drilling on U.S. and tribal lands.<p>A replacement rule from the Interior Department …

News (U.S.)

Kavanaugh's yearbook raises eyebrows

Entries in Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's 1983 high school yearbook are raising eyebrows. CNN obtained a copy from an anonymous classmate.

U.S. Supreme Court

An Interview With the Psychiatrist Who Says White House Officials Called Her With Concerns About Trump’s Mental Health

President Donald J. Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty …

Mental Health