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Arkansas Just Passed a Law That Requires Doctors to "Investigate" Women Seeking Abortions

In what is the latest—but certainly not the last—attempt by a state government to eliminate women's reproductive freedom, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a law on Wednesday that requires doctors to investigate the medical histories of women seeking an abortion before they can perform the …

South Dakota

Kansas governor vetoes Medicaid expansion, leaving 150,000 poor residents uncovered

Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have expanded Medicaid to approximately 150,000 low-income Kansas residents.<p>Brownback moved quickly to reject the bill. The legislature only officially delivered the legislation on Thursday morning, and he had 10 days to make …

Who's who in Trump-Russia saga

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Justice Department and both chambers of Congress are all now investigating alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 elections and whether President Donald Trump's associates colluded with Moscow -- an ever-evolving saga that is showing no signs of slowing down despite …

Donald Trump

Trump says ‘We must fight’ hard-line conservative Freedom Caucus in 2018 midterm elections

By John Wagner<p>, Reporter<p>Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump threatened Thursday to try to knock off members of the House Freedom Caucus in next year’s elections if they don’t fall in line — an extraordinary move that laid bare an escalating civil war within a Republican …

Republicans

‘American Jihad’: Why New Doc Is Essential Viewing in Trump Era

It takes an internet connection and about 10 months, on average, to turn an American kid into a terrorist. Home-grown radicals are on average 26 …

Trump backers stand by his unsubstantiated voter fraud claims

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Despite President Donald Trump's lack of evidence for his claim that millions of votes were cast illegally in last year's election, some of his supporters are standing by the conspiracy theory.<p>A CNN "New Day" panel featured a handful of die-hard Trump backers to assess their views …

2 White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports

WASHINGTON — A pair of White House officials helped provide Representative Devin Nunes of California, a Republican and the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, with the intelligence reports that showed that President Trump and his associates were incidentally swept up in foreign …

EPA mistakenly tells the truth about Trump's climate plans

On Thursday morning, the Environmental Protection Agency sent out a press release containing praise for President Donald Trump's executive order that …

Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders Vow Thorough Russian Investigation

WASHINGTON — Senators leading the investigation into Russian interference in the November election pledged on Wednesday to conduct an aggressive inquiry, including an examination of any ties to President Trump, as they sought to distance themselves from the flagging efforts in the House.<p>In a …

The myth of the ‘lone wolf’ terrorist

In recent years, references to such attacks have become inescapable. But this lazy term obscures the real nature of the threat against us<p>At around 8pm on Sunday 29 January, a young man walked into a mosque in the Sainte-Foy neighbourhood of Quebec City and opened fire on worshippers with a 9mm …

Lloyd's exemplifies London's phantom Brexodus

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Lloyd’s sums up London’s phantom exodus. A day after the UK formally announced the start of its two-year process to exit the European Union, its best-known insurance marketplace confirmed plans to open a new office in Brussels. The outflow of staff – in the mere …

Financial Services

A ‘dreamer’ posted a selfie with her tax return. Then came the trolls.

By Kristine Phillips<p>, Reporter<p>Belén Sisa once wrote an op-ed urging Arizona officials to allow undocumented students like her to pay in-state tuition — so she could attend a university and become a lawyer someday.<p>“My birthplace shouldn’t be allowed to dictate my future,” she wrote in 2015 in the …

“Tear up Texas”: How the FBI played a central role in the first ISIS attack on U.S. soil

<b>(Nomad_Soul/Shutterstock)</b><p>Investigation finds that an undercover agent encouraged a shooter in Garland, Texas<p>Ben Norton<p>March 30, 2017 11:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The first attack on U.S. soil for which ISIS claimed responsibility — a 2015 shooting in Garland, Texas — …

How the refugee crisis is transforming the Middle East

By Laurie A. Brand<p>Marc Lynch<p>, Contributor, Monkey Cage<p>The nongovernmental organization Save the Children recently released a report documenting almost unbelievable trauma among Syrian children. Hundreds of thousands of these children have known nothing but war, death, dispossession and loss. Syrian …

Italian police break up alleged jihadist cell that planned to attack Venice's Rialto Bridge

Italian police broke up an alleged jihadist cell in Venice who had celebrated last week’s terrorist attack in London and planned to blow up the city’s famous Rialto Bridge in the hope of killing hundreds of tourists.<p>In a series of overnight raids, anti-terrorism police arrested three suspects, all …

Young Russians are fed up, and the Kremlin has taken notice

<b>Moscow (CNN) —</b> The thousands of Russians who took to the streets over the weekend may not have vented their fury directly at Vladimir Putin, but the President certainly took note of the message.<p>After the largest mass demonstrations in years, when crowds across the country took part in …

Russia

Yes, academics tend to be left wing – but let's not exaggerate it

The accusation that that academia is disproportionately left-wing and liberal is not a new one. Nor is the main thrust of the claim, in a report by …

So far, Donald Trump has delivered almost nothing on his trade agenda

Wall Street was right. So far.<p>Shortly after taking office, Donald Trump announced the United States’ official withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership. As a matter of substance, it was meaningless — the agreement had been dead for months. But it stood as a symbol of and a down payment on …

Donald Trump

Trump’s innovative solution to climate change: Don’t mention climate change

<b>(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Department of Energy reportedly recommends employees not say “climate change” for fear of upsetting Rick Perry<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>March 30, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>Stealing a page straight out of Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s playbook, the Trump administration has reportedly directed the only …

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