Rafael Gutierrez

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Party before people: Republicans keep blocking bills that could help suffering Americans

GOP senators have shot down bills on opioids and harassment — and the only possible reason is 2018 politics<p>There are plenty of signs of the U.S. Senate’s immense dysfunction. But perhaps none was as alarming as seeing Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, standing as the only male Republican to side with every …

Republicans

Bernie Sanders Is Quietly Building a Digital Media Empire

For a brief moment in late October 2016, when Hillary Clinton was surfing on a six-point national lead over Donald Trump and James Comey had yet to …

Middle-class

In Message to Trump, Europe and Mexico Announce Trade Pact

WASHINGTON — The European Union and Mexico on Saturday announced a major update to their existing free trade pact signed nearly two decades ago, a development that will allow almost all goods, including agricultural products, to move between Europe and Mexico duty-free.<p>The deal, which has yet to be …

Globalization

Depressed, inactive and out of work - study reveals lives of lonely young adults - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

New research from King's College London shows that lonely young adults are more likely to experience mental health problems and more likely to be out …

How Long Can Trump's Long Con Last?

Trump has exaggerated his wealth for years. In office, he's trying a similar scam.<p>In 1982, when Donald Trump was 36 years old, he began an annual ritual of lobbying Forbes magazine to include him on its list of the 400 wealthiest Americans. Forbes debuted the list that year, and Trump pursued his …

Donald Trump

The F-35 has a basic flaw that means an F-22 hybrid could outclass it — and that's a big problem

Lockheed Martin, the leading manufacturer of stealth aircraft in the world, proposed a new hybrid between the F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning on Friday for Japan to purchase, and it could easily outclass the US Air Force.<p>Japan has, for decades, wanted in on the US Air Force's F-22, a long-range, …

Aviation

Poll: Coal baron Blankenship fading in W.Va. Senate primary

The formerly imprisoned GOP candidate has been attacked heavily by groups aligned with Washington Republicans.<p>WHEELING, W.Va. — A new poll out Monday evening shows recently imprisoned coal baron and Senate hopeful Don Blankenship fading in the Republican primary, amid an avalanche of establishment …

Republicans

Mueller Views Trump's 'Dangling Pardons' as Potential Obstruction of Justice, Legal Analyst Says

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Donald Trump's recent efforts to exercise his pardon power as a part of his potential …

Donald Trump

We should be able to eat waffles in peace — but Trump and the NRA accept this kind of terrorism

I shouldn’t have to carry a gun to feel safe getting waffles.<p>Nobody should.<p>I shouldn’t have to hope I’m seated near a mythological “good guy with a gun” to feel safe getting waffles.<p>Nobody should.<p>And I shouldn’t have to pray that a James Shaw Jr. — the young man who jumped a half-naked gunman at a …

Guns

Trump’s 2019 Nightmare

Why losing the House would be a personal disaster for Donald Trump.<p>If President Trump hates Bob Mueller so much, why doesn’t he have him fired?<p>For …

Donald Trump

Here's why you should always check your hotel room for bedbugs, and how to do it

• <b>When you're traveling, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told INSIDER you should check for bedbugs everywhere you stay.</b>• <b><br>That's because</b> …

Bedbugs

'Hitler's Zipper': Nazi Germany's Deadly Machine Gun No One Wanted to Mess With

A weapon like no other. The MG 42, possibly the best machine gun ever created, originated as a replacement for the German Army’s standard machine …

World War II

These 6 inescapable facts help explain the Republican Party’s current death spiral

No good news for the Grand Old Party<p>Last week the Harvard Institute of Politics released their Spring 2018 poll of young voters revealing the younger members of the Millennial Generation are enthusiastic about the midterm elections. It isn’t the first time millennials are keyed into an election — …

Youth Vote

Rare World War II photos printed in colour show the conflict the way our ancestors would have seen it

THIS extraordinary collection of rare colour photographs reveal the Second World War as the people living through the conflict would have seen it.<p>A …

History

This is what love does to your brain

“It’s really an addiction.”<p>What happens to your brain on love? Is there such a thing as “casual sex”? What do we get wrong about male and female sexuality?<p>These are a few of the questions I put to Helen Fisher in a recent interview.<p>Fisher is a biological anthropologist, the chief scientific adviser …

Relationships

A History Professor Explains Why Trump's Presidency Appears to Be Reaching Its End

The scandals surrounding President Donald Trump are metastasizing rapidly, much more than anyone would have thought just a few months ago.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Confederate Memorial Day: when multiple states celebrate treason in defense of slavery

“What Southern man, be he slave-holder or non-slave-holder, can without indignation and horror contemplate the triumph of negro equality?”<p>Monday is Confederate Memorial Day in Alabama, one of two states that still set aside a state holiday — meaning government offices are closed — to honor those …

Black History

White Judge Sentenced to Probation for Election Fraud in Same County Where Black Woman Received 5 Years

Right now, there is a black woman sitting in prison, reading about a Texas judge who was found guilty of the same crime she committed. She probably …

Crime

Trump Told Comey He Wasn’t in Moscow Long Enough to Make a Pee Tape. He Lied.

According to James Comey, when he met with Donald Trump in 2017, the incoming president denied allegations that he had hired prostitutes to urinate …

Donald Trump

Why are tens of thousands of Americans still driving around with explosive devices in their cars?

Alexander Brangman finds comfort in remembering how long his daughter lived — 26 years, 11 months, 9 hours and 15 minutes — rather than the horrible and needless way she died.<p>Jewel Brangman, an academic all-American in high school, about to pursue a PhD at Stanford, had no need to know much about …

Takata

DuckDuckGo: The private search engine standing up to Google

After years of giving data up laissez-faire, more people are realising the web has made nearly every aspect of their lives visible to advertisers and tech companies in ways they hadn’t imagined.<p>The Cambridge Analytica scandal showed how tech giants have come to flaunt user privacy, as the political …

DuckDuckGo

Christian Group Prays to Protect Donald Trump From the Curses of Witches

April 21, 2018 by Hemant Mehta<p><b>Pastor Frank Amedia</b> recently appeared on televangelist <b>Jim Bakker</b>‘s show, along with members of his group “POTUS …

Donald Trump

Flight records show Trump spent night in Russia, contradicting what he told Comey: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton takes swipe at 'false equivalency' in media coverage of 2016 election Trump asked Netanyahu if he actually …

Donald Trump

Poll: 78% of Americans think teachers are underpaid

Many Americans (78%) believe that teachers aren't being paid enough and 50% of them say they'd be willing to pay more taxes in order to give teachers …

Education

The end of the Trump presidency now looms — here’s why

The scandals surrounding President Donald Trump are metastasizing rapidly, much more than anyone would have thought just a few months ago. The …

Republicans

Napolitano: Devin Nunes Destroying Congressional Relationship With Intelligence Agencies

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes' recent demands to see all the intelligence that spurred on Russian investigations from the …

Donald Trump

109 military leaders protest Gina Haspel's nomination as CIA director

Before the confirmation process for Gina Haspel gets underway, 109 retired military officers representing the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the …

Gina Haspel

Travis Reinking: Waffle House Suspect Said He Is a Sovereign Citizen

A man who was arrested at the White House last summer while trying to set up a meeting with President Donald Trump opened fire at a Waffle House in …

Donald Trump

Trump Gets Humiliated By Protesters While Leaving Florida

As Trump was leaving his private Florida club to fly back to the White House, he was met by protesters holding signs saying, “NRA Trump kills our …

Donald Trump