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The Secrets Behind the Koch Brothers: Inside the Remarkable New Book That Details Their Dirtiest Deeds

Jane Mayer's new book, <i>Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right</i>, has already revealed many previously unknown facts about the Koch brothers in particular. For instance, reporting in the book forms the bulk of her latest New Yorker essay, showing that …

Middle-class

History's Ugly Face: I've Heard This Tune Before...

Scrolling through my newsfeed leaves me sad and disappointed at people I otherwise thought were "good" people. I never liked the saying that 'history repeats itself' but I am constantly reminded that it's true. People are boldly writing their feelings of hate and 'anti-anything they don't …

Religion

North Korea Says It Successfully Conducted Hydrogen-Bomb Test

Hydrogen bomb is ‘self defensive’ step against U.S., North Korea says<p>SEOUL—North Korea said it successfully staged its first test of a more powerful form of nuclear weapon, expanding the U.S.’s foreign-policy challenges and highlighting the limits of China’s ability to rein in its volatile …

North Korea

San Bernardino shooter is believed to have planned previous attack, source says

Federal law enforcement officials believe Syed Rizwan Farook considered a terror plot as early as 2011 or 2012 but abandoned his plans after another scheme to kill Americans in Afghanistan was foiled by a law enforcement task force in nearby Riverside, according to a government official briefed on …

California

‘I’m a warrior for the babies’ Planned Parenthood suspect declares in court

“I’m guilty,” Robert L. Dear announced at his first in-person court appearance since he allegedly fired on a busy Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs three weeks ago, killing two civilians and a police officer in the assault and subsequent shootout with police.<p>Dear, 57, now faces charges …

Crime

Two people, including boy, arrested in terror raids in Sydney, Australia

<b>UPDATED:</b> <i>5:26 p.m. AEST, 10th Dec, 2015.</i><p>Two people have been arrested during a counter-terrorism operation in Sydney, Australia on Thursday, Dec. …

This Neo-Nazi Response To Donald Trump's Anti-Muslim Plan Says It All

"Heil Donald Trump - THE ULTIMATE SAVIOR."<p>That's what Andrew Anglin, publisher of the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer, had to say in response to Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump's call for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."<p>"Finally: someone speaks …

Donald Trump

Facebook Explains Why It Activated Safety Check Feature for Paris Attacks—and Not for Beirut

Safety Check isn't a new feature for Facebook. In fact, Mark Zuckerberg introduced it to the social platform over a year ago. However, it wasn't until the Paris attacks on Friday night that many started noticing an unfamiliar notification confirming the safety status of their friends located in the …

France

Slavery in America was much worse than you probably imagined

This August, when Hillary Clinton met with Black Lives Matter protesters, they told her that ongoing violence and prejudice against blacks was part …

Dr. Seuss' Raunchy, Forgotten WWII Cartoons Are Coming to TV

They were boozy, they were sex-laden, they taught soldiers a thing or two about life.<p>It was 1943, the thick of World War II, and the U.S. Army Air Force First Motion Picture Unit needed to lift spirits and shed light on military behavior. So they turned to professionals: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i> …

Fish

Ken Burns: Donald Trump’s birtherism — a “politer way of saying the ‘N-word'” — proves America isn’t remotely “post-racial”

He also disappointed Confederate flag apologists, listing the Civil War’s 3 causes as “slavery, slavery, slavery”<p>On CBS's "Face the Nation" Sunday, esteemed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns carefully explained to those who don't believe the primary cause of the Civil War was slavery exactly why …

War

The curious case of Nikki Haley: What the Republican governor can tell us about American racial identity

Haley finally spoke out against the Confederate flag yesterday — after years of compromise with a racist system<p>In the wake of an act of domestic terrorism perpetrated against nine black worshipers of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, the governor of South …

Nikki Haley