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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1M Ram Pickup Trucks

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU) on Friday announced a recall of about 1 million Ram pickup trucks that have faulty software, potentially keeping safety features from working properly during a rollover.<p>The glitch may be connected to one death, two injuries and two accidents, according to …

West Virginia police officer sues after being fired for not shooting black man

Notice of termination says Stephen Mader’s ‘failure to react’ put fellow officers in danger in May 2016 shooting death of 23-year-old RJ Williams<p>In the aftermath of the May 2016 police shooting that left 23-year-old RJ Williams dead in Weirton, West Virginia, police officer Stephen Mader was …

Two Dead Canaries in the Coal Mine

If you’re not worried about FBI Director James Comey getting fired, this man might change your mind.<p>If you're inclined to downplay the termination of FBI Director James Comey, reasoning that he was a flawed leader, or that President Trump was legally entitled to fire him, or that many of the …

Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions Won't Apologize For Offending The Entire State Of Hawaii

"Nobody has a sense of humor anymore," he complained.<p>After facing widespread backlash for seemingly dismissing the state of Hawaii as “an island in the Pacific” while criticizing a federal judge there, Attorney General Jeff Sessions stood by his comments on Sunday, claiming they were just a …

Donald Trump

Even Trump's Earth Day message was anti-science

President Donald Trump just released a statement for Earth Day, and it doesn't seem like he really loves the Earth?<p>Along with some faint praise of …

Trump’s Fake War on the Fake News

The president puts on a big show of assaulting his “opposition” in the news media. But inside the White House, it’s a different story.<p><b>Seven days before Donald Trump took office</b>, <b>the</b> inauguration festivities got off to a low-key start inside a modest conference room at the Capitol Hill offices of the …

Donald Trump

Debt levels are now back where they were when Jim Cramer had his prophetic TV meltdown 10 years ago

Almost a decade ago, former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer went on CNBC to talk about how the market had reacted to Bear Stearns' insistence that the investment bank was <i>not</i> in trouble.<p>Everyone who saw it remembers what happened next: One of the greatest TV meltdowns of all time.<p>In the moment, Cramer …

Economics

Letter and spirit of the law be damned: Two teens charged with hate crime for vandalizing Trump sign

<b>President Donald Trump speaks while meeting with Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP)</b><p>Trump supporters are the new protected class<p>Kali Holloway<p>April 22, 2017 9:59am (UTC)<p>This article …

Donald Trump

Two new FOIA lawsuits about detainees and surveillance — explained

The first document it seeks is a May 4, 2005, memo signed by Pat Rowan, a national security lawyer in the Bush Justice Department, about the …

Surveillance

Video Shows Boy, 15, Unarmed and Surrendering When Shot by Cops

The police-involved shooting of a 15-year-old Black Brooklyn teen is being compared to the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.<p>The shooting, which …

Family Court

BUSTED: LAPD Cops Ditched Cameras After Shooting

Law Enforcement

Cartoon About Police Shootings In Boston Globe Provokes Controversy

Officials with the Boston Police Department are upset over a tough cartoon about police shootings of black men that appeared on the opinion pages of …

After Gay Couple's House Was Vandalized, Their Entire Neighborhood Put Up Pride Flags

After Gay Couple’s House Was Vandalized, Their Entire Neighborhood Put Up Pride Flags<p>“It just happened so quickly—the whole neighborhood said, ‘Get …

U.S.-Backed Kurds to Assad Forces: ‘Surrender or Die’

In a critical battle, Washington’s most effective allies in Syria turn their attention away from fighting ISIS and toward the militias of Bashar …

Berkeley divests from torture profiteer G4S

Nora Barrows-Friedman 17 August 2016Black students pushed city to halt investments in private prisons.

University of California

2017 Acura NSX review: a gentler supercar

The NSX earned its street cred long before the 2017 model went into production. Its cult-like following dates back to 1990. First-generation NSXs — the first mass-production cars with all-aluminum bodies — were made for a decade and a half and have become coveted among collectors, pillars of the …

NSX

American Nazi Chair: Trump Win Would Be "A Real Opportunity” For White Nationalists

"Now, if Trump does win, okay, it's going to be a real opportunity for people like white nationalists, acting intelligently to build upon that..."<p>The chairman of the American Nazi Party, Rocky Suhayda, declared on his radio program last month that a Donald Trump victory would present a great …

Wal-Mart’s Deal for Jet.com Said to Hinge on Keeping Its Founder

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and e-commerce startup Jet.com Inc. are trying to close a $3 billion acquisition as soon as Monday that will require Jet founder …

Rubio: No abortions for Zika-infected women

Sen. Marco Rubio said Saturday that he doesn’t believe a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus should have the right to an abortion — even if she had reason to believe the child would be born with severe microcephaly.<p>"I understand a lot of people disagree with my view – but I believe that all …

See Berlin From This Charmingly Pointless Mercedes-Benz G550 4x4

Full screen<p>1/71 SLIDES © Provided by Automobile<p>Mercedes-Benz-G550-4-4-front-three-quarter-13.jpg<p>2/71 SLIDES © Provided by …

Twitter Video

Black Lives Matter: DeRay Mckesson on Baton Rouge arrest

DeRay Mckesson, a prominent Black Lives Matter activist who was arrested during a protest in Louisiana, discussed the power of public assembly on …

The US is poised to pass a new law making GMO labeling mandatory for food products

Food companies selling products in the US may soon be required to tell consumers if their goods include genetically modified organisms—better known as GMOs.<p>President Barack Obama is expected to sign a piece of bipartisan legislation that establishes nationwide rules for food companies. The …

Agriculture

3D Printing Service and Marketplace

Download our guide to design, make, and sell products manufactured via 3D printing. We showcase the future of commerce with the step-by-step creation …

After A Week Of Violence, Cleveland Prepares For Chaos At The Republican Convention

Cleveland, Ohio, has spent $50 million preparing for next week’s Republican convention, earning the city a lawsuit and much criticism in the process. But as the fraught relationship between police and black communities was thrust back into the national spotlight last week after police killings in …

Martin Shkreli after learning of fraud trial: 'Can I play Pokémon Go now?'

Former pharmaceuticals CEO dubbed ‘poster boy of greed’ for raising price of HIV pill 5,000% overnight makes comment after leaving New York court<p>Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical boss dubbed “the world’s most hated man” after he increased the price of a HIV-related drug by 5,000%, was on Thursday …

Slain Dallas Cop Might've Been A White Supremacist: Still A Hero?

Last week five Dallas cops were killed by Micah Xavier Johnson, a Black man who was allegedly motivated to take such drastic action after continually watching the US legal system refuse to hold killer cops to account. Naturally, bootlickers across the globe are unquestioningly celebrating the slain …