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For Jewish Americans, echoes of the Holocaust and anger over Trump's response to Charlottesville

Dina Chernick had just arrived for breakfast Thursday at a Jewish deli in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood, but she already had a bad case of indigestion. She could thank President Trump for that.<p>"Here's this guy and he's talking about uniting the country and then he makes these terribly divisive …

Donald Trump’s Golf Course Plaque Honors Fake Civil War Battle

A 2015 report about a factually inaccurate plaque featured at Donald Trump‘s Northern Virginia Trump National Golf Club has resurfaced this week in …

Read Mitt Romney's Full Message on Donald Trump's Response to Charlottesville

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has denounced President Donald Trump for his delay in condemning racism following the violence at …

Trump pushes debunked 'pig's blood' myth, hours after Barcelona attack

<b>US President Donald Trump has invoked a debunked myth about a general who fought Islamist militants by using pig's blood to commit mass executions.</b><p>The president's tweet came hours after a driver crashed a van into a crowd of people in Barcelona, leaving many dead or injured.<p>"Study what General …

Donald Trump

Trump ousts Bannon, his influential, divisive strategist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump's conservative campaign to a top White House …

Dems escalate talk of Trump impeachment

As the White House descended into turmoil over the firing of FBI Director James Comey, congressional Democrats sharply escalated their rhetoric over President Donald Trump's impeachment and even imprisonment.<p>In late-night tweets Thursday, several Democrats strongly suggested they believe Trump …

Gird Your Loins: The Devil Wears Prada Just Bagged Elton John To Write The Broadway Musical

Following years of debate over the film's Broadway adaptation, it's just been reported Elton John is on board to write the stage version and we're …

Anti-Trump Protests Heat Up At GOP Events Across The Country

CINCINNATI -- More than 50 protesters showed up to a local county chamber of commerce event here where Sen. Rob Portman was set to speak Friday. However, the Ohio Republican never did.<p>A spokesman said Portman was unable to make it back to Ohio for the event due to early morning Senate votes. But …

Chamber of Commerce

Clean energy continues to grow as emissions decline

Americans are using less electricity as buildings become more energy-efficient and industrial power demand weakens, and a new report says that is …

Fossil Fuels

Why Hawaii is leading us to 100% renewable energy

As an island state heavily dependent on imported fossil fuels for its energy needs, Hawaii is uniquely vulnerable to things like volatile electricity …

How Bernie Sanders transformed American politics

In the last round of Democratic presidential primaries, Hillary Clinton officially claimed the nomination. Bernie Sanders won North Dakota and …

American Sign Language production of ‘Spring Awakening’ is crowdfunding a performance at the Tonys

Deaf West Theatre took Broadway by storm last year, combining American Sign Language and traditional musical theater performance for a revival of</i> …

Stop the Bots From Killing Broadway

THEY call you Lady Luck, but there is room for doubt” — Frank Loesser, “Guys and Dolls”<p>Almost a year ago, the curtain rose for “Hamilton” at the Richard Rodgers Theater. Since that day, everyone involved in the production has had many wonderful experiences to cherish — from the performance when we …

Race, inequality, polarized politics: Why Shakespeare's 1623 First Folio matters in 2016

A precious First Folio of Shakespeare plays, one of several on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, has arrived at the San Diego Central Library, where it will remain for the next month in a glass case under the watchful eye of a friendly (but don’t test him) security guard.<p>This volume of 36 …

Sanders plants seeds for a lasting U.S. progressive movement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bernie Sanders’ upstart U.S. presidential campaign may be headed to defeat, but his goals of reining in Wall Street, ending big money in politics and eradicating income inequality were the big winners in the bruising Democratic race.<p>Sanders, who started as a little-known …

Middle-class

'The Struggle Continues': Sanders Refuses to Bend the Knee to Establishment

Bernie Sanders refused to concede the race for the Democratic Party presidential nomination on Tuesday night even as he congratulated his rival …

Reflections: Theatres features photos of amazing theaters around the world.

From the ancient to the ultramodern, theaters are among the most visually diverse and awe-inspiring buildings in the world. A new book <i>Reflections:</i> …

The Top Ten Musicals Captured Live on Stage

Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a list of the top ten musicals that were captured live on film or video.<p>A musical on video can mean a …

Five alternative energy myths – debunked

• Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Fossil fuels have powered our society for more than a century. But our energy mix is undergoing a transformation toward low-carbon alternatives such as wind and solar, in order to cut carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. Using these …

India is now home to the world’s first airport that runs entirely on solar power

If you thought that globetrotting solar-powered airplane was impressive, wait until you see the solar airport that India just finished building. …

Poll: Clinton losing ground to Sanders

Hillary Clinton’s advantage against Bernie Sanders among Democratic voters continues to evaporate, according to the latest CNN/ORC national poll released Wednesday morning. And in a general election matchup with Donald Trump, who has led GOP polling for the last month, Clinton leads by just six …