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Pacific Northwest may be at most risk for the ‘big one’

The next <b>big</b> earthquake is due in <b>the</b> <b>Pacific</b> <b>Northwest</b>—but now scientists have pinpointed where along <b>the</b> coast a large earthquake is <b>most</b> likely to …

Pacific Northwest

This John Oliver Supercut of Charlie Rose Looks Extremely Creepy in Hindsight

Eight women have accused the CBS anchor of sexual misconduct.John Oliver Video of Charlie Rose Is Extra Creepy NowTalk show host and journalist …

John Oliver

Neanderthals went extinct much later than we thought

Our ancient relatives survived thousands of years longer than experts previously thought, according to a new study. The research—which is published …

Research

World leaders go to Democrats behind Trump’s back

World leaders go to Democrats behind Trump’s back<p>20 Nov 2017 at 09:53 ET<p>Global leaders are choosing to deal with Democrat mayors and governors rather …

Donald Trump

Under Trump, US military deaths in war zones are up

More U.S. troops have died in war zones this year than in 2016 — the first time in six years that the number of service members killed overseas has …

U.S. Military

Is the Trump Administration the Most Nepotistic in Modern American History?

Nepotism is alive and well and living in the White House. According to an investigation published by The Daily Beast Modnay, there are at least20 …

Donald Trump

Capitalism Is Not Our Only Choice

Since the breakup of the Soviet bloc and China’s turn toward free markets, many economists have pronounced an “end of history,” where capitalism …

Boston

Who's in Charge of the Launch Codes?

WASHINGTON—It’s hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday—the day America gets into a nuclear shooting war.<p>No …

War

Top Alabama papers turn on Roy Moore citing ‘pathological fixation on sex’ and sexual abuse of children

A consortium of Alabama newspapers called on voters over the weekend to reject Republican Senate Roy Moore because of his alleged history of abusing …

Equality

FCC Leader Doing Trump's Dirty Work Against a Free Press

Journalists in Manila had very little time to cover Monday’s meeting between President Donald Trump and his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte. …

Donald Trump

Is This a 'Sex Panic' or a National Moment of Reckoning? Can’t It Be Both?

As this strange moment of collective, percussive awakening has unfolded over the past few weeks, beginning with the revelations about Harvey …

Leeann Tweeden

Franken forces Democrats to finally confront their own sexual assault scandals

Franken forces Democrats to finally confront their own sexual assault scandals<p>17 Nov 2017 at 03:17 ET<p>WASHINGTON—Democrats called Al Franken’s …

Al Franken

Emails reveal Tony Perkins knew GOP lawmaker sexually assaulted teen — but kept it quiet

According to a report from the Washington Post, the head of the evangelical Family Research Council was alerted that a Ohio lawmaker sexually …

Government

This Clip of Louis C.K. on the Daily Show Is Particularly Chilling in Light of the Accusations Against Him

The accusations against Louis C.K. surprised many, maybe because the comedian doesn’t seem like “that kind of guy.” Roy Moore and Harvey …

Feminism

Sexual Harassment Settlements in Congress Are Costing Taxpayers Millions

It’s unlikely the public will ever truly know how many women in politics have been targets of sexual harassment, or how many lawmakers are sexual …

Government

Sexual harassment is bigger than party politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a bad case of selective amnesia spreading through Washington these days and it has infected the public debate about sexual harassment.<p>Instead of focusing on how to better protect women from workplace violence and harassment and establish measurable ways to hold their abusers …

Feminism

Pentagon mass surveillance slurped up the world's social media traffic; then they dumped it on a publicly accessible Amazon cloud server

The Upguard Cyber Risk Team has found three Department of Defense mass-storage "buckets" on Amazon that are world-viewable, containing 1.8 billion of …

Surveillance

Conservative radio host admits ‘nightmare’ Roy Moore debacle is ‘a monster we helped create’

Some conservative commentators are struggling to come to grips with the role that they played in creating a phenomenon like renegade Alabama …

Charlie Sykes

Christian GOP lawmaker who pushed ‘natural marriage’ resigns after same-sex tryst at Ohio office

A Christian “family values” Republican lawmaker has stepped down from his post in Ohio’s state House over revelations that he engaged in …

Republican Party

Detroit Pistons Coach Stan Van Gundy Pens Stirring Essay in Support of Athletes Who Kneel

While scores of players have registered their disgust with Donald Trump, professional coaches across three of the four major sports leagues have …

Stan Van Gundy

Why Harvey Weinstein Turned to Israeli Intelligence Veterans to Suppress His Sex Abuse Accusers

In a bid to suppress some of the revelations of his flagrant acts of sexual harassment and abuse, Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein contracted a …

Israel

GOP Sneaks Creation of Fetal Personhood Into Tax Bill in Giant Giveaway to Anti-Choice Religious Right

The GOP tax plan before Congress has billions in gimmicks and giveaways for corporate interests. But none may be as far-reaching from a social policy …

Rights & Freedoms

Alabama right wingers are right: Roy Moore’s behavior is perfectly Biblical — and that’s the problem

<i>When it comes to relationships between woman and men, the contents of the Bible confront modern Jews and Christians with a difficult …

Theology

BUSTED: Voice of America reporter outed as Trump-loving Reddit user who called journalist April Ryan a ‘caged gorilla’

Former Reddit user UncleSam4200 used to brag about being a Washington reporter and even joked that his career would be in hot water if he was ever …

Michelle Obama

A new and potentially habitable alien planet is hurtling toward Earth

This artist's concept illustration received January 20, 2016 courtesy of Caltech/Robert Hurt shows a distant view from Planet Nine back towards the …

Planets

The Israel Lobby Is Slowly Being Dragged Into the Light

The scandal surrounding Priti Patel, who was forced to resign as Britain’s international aid minister last week after holding secret meetings with …

Israel

How School Voucher Extremists Made Useful Idiots of the Charter Movement

The charter school movement has provided shelter for religious and ideological activists, including some who seek to eliminate public education.At …

Education

At Least 30 Countries Use Social Media to Influence Elections Across the World

The governments of 30 countries around the globe are using armies of so called opinion shapers to meddle in elections, advance anti-democratic …

Censorship

Is Fox News Actually Dictating Policy at the Justice Department?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering whether to investigate President Donald Trump’s political enemies, as the president has repeatedly and …

Uranium One