By Philip Bump Philip Bump National correspondent focused largely on the numbers behind politics Email Bio Follow There’s an important, often overlooked bit of context to President Trump’s interview with
By Aaron Blake Aaron Blake Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix Email Bio Follow Democrats just suffered yet another crushing loss. And this one comes with potentially long-lasting implications:
• A Chinese destroyer challenged the USS Decatur in the South China Sea on Sunday as the latter attempted to pass near a Chinese-occupied island, CNN first reported, citing US officials.• US officials
There’s a pervasive misconception that forgiveness means pardon and reconciliation—particularly with sexual abuse. #MeToo is our chance for an upgrade. Years ago, I was raped by a man I dated briefly.
Federal and state authorities in Mexico have disarmed the entire police force in the city of Acapulco as investigators look into suspicions that it has been infiltrated by drug gangs. According to The
A third woman stepped forward Wednesday through her attorney to lodge allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, accusing him and a friend of attending house parties where women — including
Updated at 5:20 p.m. ET Twenty-seven years after testifying that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her, Anita Hill says she believes the upcoming hearing on an alleged sexual
They didn’t take the president’s bragging very seriously. One of President Trump’s favorite attacks on his political opponents is to say that the world is “laughing” at the United States. But on Tuesday,
Fox News won’t say Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, is lying. They say she’s misremembering.
Tucker Carlson’s argument: “What were you doing one drunk night in the spring of 1982?” The day after Christine Blasey Ford came out to say Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her,
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,
President Trump met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin for two hours in Helsinki in the summer, and we still don’t know what the two men discussed. The White House has also made a habit of
He’s ordered the release of many unredacted texts from officials involved in the Russia investigation. President Trump just dramatically escalated his efforts to interfere with the Russia investigation.
Around the world, people are struggling for access to drinking water. All Things Considered is examining the forces at play in separating the haves from the have-nots — from natural disasters to crumbling
The president and his former campaign chairman have spent months sharing information about the Russia investigation. Now Manafort has decided to help the government. After more than four decades of lobbying
United Airlines' Stunning New Greenhouse Gas Strategy Will Completely Change the Future of Air Travel
It's no secret that the airline industry produces an enormous amount of greenhouse gas emissions, specifically CO2 (carbon dioxide). In fact, it's estimated that airlines produce approximately 2 to 3 of
Midterms 2018 Millennials are disillusioned about political institutions and the 2018 midterms, according to results from a new NBC News/GenForward survey. The bimonthly survey found that in the past millennials'
Updated at 1:12 p.m. ET The federal official in charge of protecting student borrowers from predatory lending practices has stepped down. In a scathing resignation letter, Seth Frotman, who until now the
It might even keep the special counsel from sending a report to Congress, shaking Democrats’ hopes that such a document could provide the impetus for impeachment proceedings. A little-noticed court case
In the Trump era, hard reporting is being crowded out by opinionated panels, current and former staffers say. Another on-air reporter is leaving Fox News over frustrations with the direction and tone the
Washington (CNN) — President Donald Trump "has got a real problem" after the latest revelations regarding White House counsel Don McGahn's interviews with special counsel investigators, according to John
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis vowed Monday that "no effort must be spared" to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave no indication that he would take action to complicit