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Ralph Nader: ‘The 16 Year War in Afghanistan – Headlines Tell the Story’

Ralph Nader at blog.nader.org:Since 2001 the US has been at War in Afghanistan – the longest war in US history. Headlines concisely tell the story of …

War

Documents released on Lynch’s tarmac meeting with Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton

Robert Popper on "The Morning Blaze": Is there election fraud being perpetrated in America?

Election Fraud

Julian Assange - why is public blind? why dont they revolt?

Julian Assange

Wells Fargo orders 2 former top executives to pay back $75 million after scathing report on accounts scandal

In a long-anticipated report released Monday, Wells Fargo & Co. pinned the blame for its unauthorized-accounts scandal on weak corporate oversight, an overly trustful former CEO and the executive who led its community banking division.<p>The San Francisco bank also said it would take back more than …

Could Amazon's Jeff Bezos, The World's Second Richest Man, Be Humanity's Last Hope?

<i>Jeff Bezos, chief executive officer of Amazon (Matthew Staver/Bloomberg)</i><p>Following the stock rally last week, Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, passed Warren Buffett to become the world’s second-richest person, behind only Bill Gates. And on Wednesday, Bezos revealed that he has been selling about $1 …

Jeff Bezos

Michael Moore Wants To Help You Find Your Next Anti-Trump Protest

The Resistance Calendar lists upcoming rallies across the country.<p><i>For HuffPost’s #LoveTakesAction series, we’re telling stories of how people are standing up to hate and supporting those most threatened.</i> <b>What will you stand up for? Tell us with #LoveTakesAction.</b><p>There’s now a site for people who are …

Black Lives Matter

We dug into the drug company Martin Shkreli sold out to the feds, and man is it ugly

• <b>Medicare spent over $500 million on a drug called Acthar in 2015.</b>• <b><br>The drug, which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration before it implemented current standards, is the only one in the top 20 for Medicare that isn't considered life-saving.</b>• <b><br>Now investors are suing Mallinckrodt</b> …

Pharma

Americans Renouncing Citizenship at Record High

The number of Americans renouncing their citizenship rose to a new record of 5,411 last year, up 26 percent from 2015, according to the latest …

United States

Court filing accuses Orange County Sheriff’s Department of cover-up in use of jailhouse informants

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department conspired to shred documents and deliberately mislead the court on the county’s use of jailhouse informants, …

Crime

Sen. Tim Scott calls out 'extremes on both ends,' reads racist tweets sent over his support of Jeff Sessions

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) announced his support for Attorney General nominee Sen. Jeff Sessions over a month ago, and he was immediately hit with a …

Political Satire

Google Ordered To Provide U.S. With Foreign Emails

Google was ordered to provide the United States government with emails stored on its foreign servers. Thomas Rueter, a Philadelphia-based U.S. …

United Breaks Guitars

YouTube

Here's how voter fraud once tipped an election — and why that doesn't happen very often

From the outset, it was a spirited battle between two Cuban-born politicians with deep roots in the city. But the 1997 Miami mayoral race ended in shame, becoming one of the worst cases of voter fraud in the country.<p>At the time, Mayor Joe Carollo was seeking a second term and faced a challenge from …

Research shows how to 'innoculate' readers from fake news

A new study finds that 'inoculation' messages can keep readers from accepting dubious claims. Will the media adopt this approach?<p>January 24, 2017 …

Fake News

Hide and seek: Feds find $20 million in a mattress

<b>(CNN) —</b> Where's the best place to hide millions of dollars in cash?<p>In a safe? Buried deep underground?<p>How about the box spring of your mattress?<p>That's where a Brazilian man reportedly hid $20 million that authorities said was related to a massive pyramid scheme.<p>The U.S. Attorney's Office said the …

Corruption

You need to tell your boss his communication skills stink

<b>My boss doesn’t give me any feedback and hardly ever says if I am doing a good job, even though he thinks he’s a good communicator. Should I tell him</b> …

Communication Skills

Philadelphia teachers plan 'Black Lives Matter week': Does BLM belong in the classroom?

Teachers in Philadelphia are encouraged to incorporate curriculum and activities related to the Black Lives Matter movement into their lesson plans …

Black Lives Matter

Anthony Bourdain Has a Lot to Say About the Opioid Epidemic Destroying Small-Town America

A short Q+A with the <i>Parts Unknown</i> host about the evils of the pharmaceutical industry, art in the age of Trump, and the secret to his longevity.<p>Anthony Bourdain has never been shy about his history of drug addiction. Now more than ever, he is incensed about the opioid pandemic sweeping rural and …

George Orwell

How Iran made the US look weak with a tiny, outdated navy and some old ballistic missiles

The news came out Monday that Iranian fast-attack craft had once again harassed US Navy ships in the Persian Gulf with unsafe and unprofessional behavior, forcing the USS Mahan to fire warning shots.<p>The incident, the first of its type reported this year, follows a significant increase in Iran's …

Iran

The UK has no plan for Brexit, says ambassador to EU in parting letter

A resignation letter from Ivan Rogers, Britain's former envoy to the European Union, criticizes how Theresa May's government is going about the …

Brexit

Bye-Bye: U.S. Job Seekers Giving Up, Leaving the Workforce

More Americans are kissing the workforce goodbye – not because they’re financially secure but because they can’t find a job. A record 95 million people are sitting on the sidelines opting not to work. As a result, the labor participation rate is stuck at 62.7%, a 40-year low.<p>“There are a certain …

U.S. Department of Labor

The Fallacy That Keeps People in Unhappy Relationships

Psychologist, Nobel Prize winner,and best-selling author Daniel Kahneman has investigated how spooked people are about loss. In his classes, he likes …

Behavior

After another release of documents, FBI finds itself caught in a partisan fray

Scenes from the career of the bureau’s head.<p>James B. Comey, the head of the bureau since 2013, was dismissed by President Trump on May 9, 2017.<p>The surprise tweet from a little-used FBI account came about 1 p.m. Tuesday, announcing that the agency had published on its website 129 pages of internal …

Government

FBI never asked Clinton aides for all their devices

Republicans insist the agency gave too much deference to the former secretary and her team.<p>The FBI never asked Hillary Clinton's top aides to turn over all the computers and smartphones they used while Clinton was secretary of state, an omission that is now triggering questions from Republican …

Load of manure dumped at Democratic headquarters in Ohio county

Workers at Democratic Party headquarters in Warren County, Ohio had to deal with a stinky situation Saturday after a load of manure was dumped outside the building.<p>The Cincinnati Enquirer reported that the Warren County Sheriff's Office informed party officials of the dump at around 7:45 a.m. …

Cruise ship sails straight into a monster storm, for second time this year

Passengers on Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas ship endured a choppy, stomach-churning ride this weekend as the Bermuda-bound cruise liner steered into Post-Tropical Cyclone Hermine.<p>The 16-deck Anthem is the same ship that suffered damage in February after sailing into hurricane-force winds and …

Weather