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ICE Officers to Asylum Seekers: ‘Don’t You Know That We Hate You People?’

The Trump child-separation horror is far from over. According to the government’s own numbers, released late last week, as many as 3,000 children …

Immigration

Man, 92, beaten with brick on street, told to 'go back'

A 92-year-old man who was thrown to the ground, stomped on by strangers on the Fourth of July was recovering Tuesday in his Los Angeles-area home.<p>"Who would do this to anybody?" the victim's grandson, Erik Mendoza, told NBC Los Angeles.<p>"A 92-year-old senior citizen, what can he do to anybody?" …

Crime

Neighbor who called police on 12-year-old lawnmower calls police again on July 4th

At the end of June, the story of 12-year-old Maple Heights, Ohio, entrepreneur Reginald Fields and his summer lawn mowing business got passed around …

Lawn Mowing

When the gunman attacked the Capital Gazette office, one staffer charged at him

<b>(CNN) —</b> As gunshots rang out and glass shattered all around, staffers at the Capital Gazette cowered under desks, fearing for their lives.<p>Except Wendi Winters. A witness said she stood up, grabbed a trash can and a recycling bin, and charged the gunman.<p>For her heroism, the 65-year-old woman paid …

Capital Gazette

This video of a Greenland glacier fracturing is a close, scary look at sea level rise

The video captures a 4.5 mile section of ice breaking off of Greenland’s Helheim glacier<p>In just 30 minutes at the end of June, four-and-a-half miles of icebergs fractured off of Greenland’s Helheim glacier in an icy churn. Researchers managed to catch it on camera, and they’ve released a sped-up …

Antarctica

Rep. Mark Sanford: Trumpism Is a ‘Cancerous Growth’ in the Republican Party

Congressman Mark Sanford is beginning to cry. We’re only a few minutes into our conversation before the South Carolina congressman chokes up. “I …

Republicans

Donald Trump Jr. Begs Hillary Clinton To Run For President Again In 2020, Even Though She Won The Popular Vote

“PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE MAKE THIS HAPPEN___ #maga”<p>Donald Trump, Jr. begged Hillary Clinton to run for president again in 2020, even though Mrs. Clinton …

Donald Trump

Texas police officer investigated for pointing gun at young children on video

An El Paso, Texas, police officer has been relegated to desk duty after a disturbing video surfaced of the cop pointing a gun at a group of children …

Law Enforcement

White property manager fired after calling police on black family because man was 'wearing socks'

Another day, another strange racist calling the police on a black family in a public setting for no good reason. This time it’s Tennessee, and an …

T-shirts

'Go Back to Your Own Country': Elderly Mexican Man Beaten With a Brick During July 4 Attack [Updated]

<b>Updated Wednesday, July 11 at 10:49 a.m. EDT:</b> The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department has arrested the woman who allegedly beat a 92-year-old …

Crime

Self-described Nazis and white supremacists are running as Republicans across the country. The GOP is terrified.

The racist candidates are expected to lose, but they could drag their party down with them.<p>In at least five state and national races across the country, the Republican Party is dealing with an uncomfortable problem. Their party’s candidates are either a card-carrying Nazi, a Holocaust denier, a …

Rights & Freedoms

New Jersey woman on oxygen dies after PSE&G cuts off power to her home

<b>NEWARK, N.J.</b> -- A New Jersey woman has died after the electricity company cut power to her house, despite her paying $500 to her account only days …

New Jersey

As Donald Trump Dismantles Affirmative Action, Critics Point Out Jared Kushner Bought His Way Into Harvard

Kushner had low test scores and poor grades in high school, but was still granted admission to Harvard after his father made a hefty donation.<p>As …

Donald Trump

Activists Disappointed By Pitifully Low Turnout Numbers at Pro-Gun Marches

<i>Aww</i>. Pro-gun activists hoping to counter February’s wildly successful March for Our Lives with their own country-wide demonstrations this weekend …

Los Angeles

You're Wrong About Evolution: This 6-Minute Video Explains How It Really Works

"We're not monkeys. We're fish."<p>If you're a vocal science lover, there's one question we're pretty sure you've been asked at least once: "If we …

Biology

NYT: US threatened nations over breastfeeding resolution

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States threatened nations in an effort to blunt a World Health Assembly resolution supporting breastfeeding this spring, The New York Times reported Sunday.<p>The US delegation worked hard, but largely unsuccessfully, to water down a resolution recognizing the importance …

Breast Feeding

Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward and her husband are admins of a racist conspiracy Facebook group

Melissa Joskow / Media Matters<br>Republican Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward and her husband Michael Ward have been campaigning on a racist Facebook …

Social Media

WATCH: White man goes on racist tirade because neighbors were playing Latin music

Racist white rage directed at people of color doing totally innocuous things has begun to occur with alarming frequency (or at least there are more …

Latin Music

Global warming could be far worse than predicted, new study suggests

Collapsing polar ice caps, a green Sahara Desert, a 20-foot sea-level rise.<p>That's the potential future of Earth, a new study suggests, noting that global warming could be twice as warm as current climate models predict.<p>The rate of warming is also remarkable: “The changes we see today are much …

Climate Change

All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week

From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in the Northern Hemisphere have …

Global Warming

This week's record-breaking heat has human fingerprints all over it

Climate change is already here.<p>Soaring temperatures shattered records from Ottawa to Oman this week, as the Northern Hemisphere endured an oppressive hot spell. A heat dome cooked much of the eastern United States and parts of Canada, setting all-time temperature records in New Hampshire, Vermont, …

Climate Change

Another Reminder That David Barton’s History Simply Cannot Be Trusted

Earlier this week, the Trinity Broadcasting Network aired a special featuring footage of the “Spiritual Heritage Tours” of the U.S. Capitol that are …

Viral pool racist loses job

He's no longer on the pool board either.<p>A Fourth of July video captured a white man who called the police because he refused to believe that an …

Lawn Mowing

More Recycling Won't Solve Plastic Pollution

It’s a lie that wasteful consumers cause the problem and that changing our individual habits can fix it

Sustainability

Mother Teresa charity employees arrested over baby-selling allegations

<b>New Delhi (CNN) —</b> A nun and another employee at a Mother Theresa charity home in the Indian state of Jharkhand have been arrested for alleged child trafficking.<p>An investigation by the Indian Child Welfare Committee (CWC) revealed that at least two people at the Nirmal Hriday (Pure Hearts) home in …

childtrafficking

In lost interview, Stanley Kubrick explains the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Fifty years since it was first screened, <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> continues to cause confusion and debate. Stanley Kubrick’s epic film reimagined what …

Stanley Kubrick

David Hogg: How to Fight the Gun Lobby

People like Wayne LaPierre, Dana Loesch and Donald Trump have sold the narrative that life is irredeemably dark and “they” – the faceless and …

Guns

In Case You Weren't Sure, Trump Official Makes it Super Clear That He Thinks Abortion Rights Are Over

The Trump administration, salivating over the seat vacated by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, continues to make it abundantly clear that …

Donald Trump

Wilbur Ross says he shorted two more stocks during his time as Commerce secretary

Facing scrutiny for his financial holdings, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has revealed to CNBC that last year he shorted shares in two more …

Donald Trump

Something Big Crashed into Uranus and Changed It Forever

It turns out that Uranus is so weird because of a massive collision billions of years ago.<p>A new study confirms that this collision with a huge object …

Astronomy