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Berlin Christmas market reopens as hunt for attacker goes on

Is Donald Trump a traitor? His path to the White House suggests a pattern of profound disloyalty

<b>(Reuters/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>There’s a word for someone who colludes with a foreign power to subvert democracy and overthrow political norms<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>December 22, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, Republican nominee Donald Trump urged a foreign power, Russia, to interfere in …

GOP’s next battle against gay rights: Proposed First Amendment Defense Act will use “religious freedom” to legalize discrimination

<b>FILE - In this April 25, 2016, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a rally at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Franklin, Ind. Cruz won 11 states and finished a surprising second in a Republican presidential primary, but his popularity may be slipping</b> …

How the alt-right’s sexism lures men into white supremacy

The movement’s many online communities prey on male insecurity to advance a racist political agenda.<p>In the wake of the election, perhaps no topic has been more widely discussed and debated than the self-described “alt-right” — the racist, sexist, meme-happy, mostly internet-based movement …

The Stop the War Coalition is more interested in fighting the West than fighting for Syrians

The Stop the War Coalition (STWC) is in moral meltdown and in the throes of a rebellion by many of its longtime supporters – including me – over its …

Middle East

The horrors of Aleppo are an affront to the way wars should be fought | Will Hutton

Bombing hospitals is beyond the pale. If we do nothing else, we must insist humanitarian values are upheld<p>To complete the infamies of 2016, now comes Bashar al-Assad’s impending victory in Aleppo – today’s Guernica, even if there is no Picasso to depict it. Events in Syria define the arrival of a …

Islamic State Retakes Ancient City of Palmyra

Embarrassing setback for the thousands of Syrian government troops and Russian air power<p>Islamic State fighters retook the ancient city of Palmyra on Sunday, an embarrassing setback for thousands of Syrian government troops and their Russian allies defending the area after it was captured from the …

Middle East

Brussels bombings suspect charged with role in Paris attacks

Charges against Osama Krayem, who grew up in Sweden, show growing links between one group that planned both atrocities<p>A Swedish man who is a key suspect in last month’s suicide bomb attacks on Brussels has been charged with taking part in November’s Paris attacks.<p>Osama Krayem, 23, who grew up with …

No justice in America: Why promises of change were too slow for Mike Brown

<b>Parents of Michael Brown, Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden (AP/Charlie Riedel)</b><p>Like so many others before them, Mike Brown’s family was denied not just justice — but fairness<p>Katie McDonough<p>November 25, 2014 4:15pm (UTC)<p>There is no such thing as justice for a dead 18-year-old kid. Justice, to …

10 ways white people are more racist than they realize

<b>(MilamPhotos via iStock)</b><p>Progressives like to believe they’re enlightened, but they’re no less vulnerable to their implicit biases<p>Kali Holloway<p>March 4, 2015 8:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If there’s anything our fraught national dialogue on race has taught us, it's that …

African-American News

Pulse Nightclub, Bought By Orlando, Will Now Be A Memorial

The city of Orlando has bought Pulse Nightclub for $2.25 million, the site of the deadliest mass shooting in US history in June, with the intention …

10,000 purple lights: Minnesota family honors Prince with holiday display

The ambitious light display blinks to the tune of "Purple Rain."<p>For the Staudt family, the holiday season begins way before Thanksgiving.<p>Try …

Christmas Trees

Prince’s Closest Friends Share Their Best Prince Stories

From Van Jones to Carmen Electra, publicists to Paisley Park members, those close to Prince Rogers Nelson tell tales—ordinary and out there—of the late legend.<p>He was a legend, a virtuoso, one of the true gods of music. But he was also (at times, anyway) a person in the world like anyone else. He …

Justin Trudeau walks back his comments on Fidel Castro after getting slammed for praising the dictator

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau clarified his comments on the death of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro after being harshly criticized for them.<p>Trudeau said at a news conference on Sunday that his statement on Castro's death was meant "to recognize ... a former head of state" that Canada …

Trump aide steps up bid to block possible Romney nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Donald Trump adviser warned Sunday that the president-elect's supporters would feel "betrayed" if he tapped former …

CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.<p>U.S. intelligence agencies …

Donald Trump

Islamic State militants re-enter Syria's historic Palmyra

Shock figures show Tory plans are ‘making social care worse’

Flagship scheme to keep elderly out of hospital missing targets and council tax rise ‘too small to alleviate cutbacks’<p>The full extent of the crisis facing social care is revealed by an <i>Observer</i> investigation which demonstrates the government’s flagship policy to keep elderly people out of hospital …

Boris Johnson Saudi Arabia comments misreported, says Fallon

Defence secretary dodges question about whether No 10, which chastised foreign secretary, agreed or disagreed with him<p>The defence secretary, Michael Fallon, has blamed a row over Boris Johnson’s criticism of Saudi Arabia on the media, saying reports about the foreign secretary’s comments had been …

Turkey hunts for answers, buries dead after blasts kill 38

Brexit lobbyist Farage wants to help Trump bring peace to Middle East

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he would like to help Donald Trump bring peace to the Middle East, telling the Telegraph “I’m quite good at …

How three black women helped send John Glenn into orbit

A new film, Hidden Figures, tells the story of the maths wizards who Nasa relied on<p>When John Glenn was waiting to be fired into orbit aboard Friendship 7 in 1962, there was one person he trusted with the complex trajectory calculations required to bring him down safely from his orbital spaceflight: …

Bob Dylan thanks Nobel Prize committee in acceptance speech for honoring his songs as literature

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech was a roadmap of his career, honoring those who he now joins in the annals of literary history.<p>Despite his …

‘Hidden Figures’: The Movie Trump’s America Needs to See

A spotlight on the three black women who did the math that put Americans in space, Hidden Figures tackles race, equity, opportunity, and acceptance …

Women considered better coders – but only if they hide their gender

Researchers find software repository GitHub approved code written by women at a higher rate than code written by men, but only if the gender was not disclosed<p>When a group of computer science students decided to study the way that gender bias plays out in software development communities, they …

Computer Science

Beyonce’s Black Lives Matter Tribute Defies the Laws of Celebrity Activism

When it comes to taking a political stance, Beyoncé is damned if she does and damned if she doesn’t. But in standing up for Black Lives Matter, she’s …

Climate change could devastate Africa. It’s already hurting this Kenyan town.

By Abigail Higgins<p>KALOKOL, Kenya — The lake that Philip Tioko relies on for survival is a fine turquoise strip that seems to recede farther into the distance each day. His fishing village once hugged the shore, but now it is 800 feet away, and everything — food, water and employment — is drying …

Climate Change

Where are the numbers?

The first Grace Hopper conference was held in 1994, bringing together 500 technical women. The second was in 1997. It’s since become an annual …

Silicon Valley