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The world is already reeling from the consequences of Trump's ineptitude

I returned this past weekend from a European vacation: conferencing in Greece, queuing up at Wimbledon, kayaking in Ireland, and generally doing my own small part to stimulate the EU economy.<p>I'm not Tom Friedman, so I didn't interview every taxi driver I encountered, but the one I did talk to was …

Pew Research Center

Past generations left Millennials and future youth facing a crisis — and the clock is ticking

Twenty-nine years ago, James Hansen, the director of NASA's Institute for Space Studies, told the US Senate that the question of the day — whether climate change was happening — was no longer in doubt.<p>"It is time to stop waffling so much and say that the evidence is pretty strong that the …

Climate
LGBTQI

Can the President Be Indicted? A Long-Hidden Legal Memo Says Yes

WASHINGTON — A newfound memo from Kenneth W. Starr’s independent counsel investigation into President Bill Clinton sheds fresh light on a constitutional puzzle that is taking on mounting significance amid the Trump-Russia inquiry: Can a sitting president be indicted?<p>The 56-page memo, locked in the …

Donald Trump

Mormon Professor Says She Was Fired for Pro-LGBTQ Facebook Post

Ruthie Robertson, 22, was an adjunct professor of international politics at Brigham Young University-Idaho, a private college affiliated with the …

Oh, Look. Trump's New Judge Compared Abortion to Slavery.

Plus, Agriculture's new director of scientific research isn't big on science.<p>The president* continues to surround himself, and to staff the institutions, with only the best and highest quality people. For example, this guy got a big promotion on Thursday, via <i>The Daily Beast</i>:<p>But what has gone …

Talk Shows

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Olivia Pope has it lucky compared to the average woman who owns a small business.<p>47 min ago4:23 p.m. April 20, 2018<p>Researchers have long debated …

Scandal (TV Series)

Grumbling on the right: Why can't Republicans find consensus on healthcare?

Jul. 18, 2017, 11:30 a.m.<p>Media Watch: On the Right<p>The effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appears doomed – for now.<p>On Tuesday, as Senate Republicans failed to agree on a measure to overhaul Obamacare, some on the right were questioning why the party is struggling to find common …

Rosie O'Donnell sparks outrage with Trump-killing game

Actress Rosie O'Donnell certainly knows how to push conservatives' buttons. And now she is drawing their ire by pushing her own button: one that makes President Trump jump off a cliff.<p>"Push Trump Off A Cliff Again," O'Donnell tweeted Saturday in an apparent play on Trump's "Make America Great …

New York City
Health Care

Witness exposing Clinton Foundation found dead

The week before he was slated to testify against the Clinton Foundation – which is being accused of corruption and malpractice regarding its handling …

Mexican folk religion involving human sacrifice gaining status among criminals

A Mexican folk religion involving human sacrifice and devoted to "Holy Death" is growing in popularity among drug traffickers and violent criminals, prompting Texas officials and the Catholic Church to warn about honoring the so-called "Saint Death."<p>Authorities are speaking out about the religion …

Mexico

Jeff Flake, up for reelection in 2018, will upset Arizona voters no matter how he votes on healthcare

Ron McArthur is a man with big plans.<p>As head of the chief medical provider in this rural slice of eastern Arizona, McArthur firmly believes what's good for Summit Healthcare is good for communities tucked in the foothills of the White Mountains. "We're the economic engine," he said. "We sponsor …

Trump has no long-term foreign policy vision. Here’s how that’s hurting America.

Thomas Wright is the director of the Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe, and a senior fellow at Brookings. His new book, “All Measures Short of War: The Contest For the 21st Century and the Future of American Power,” looks at the prospects for the United States in a …

Political Science

Why Did Jeff Sessions Delay Releasing the Speech He Gave to a Religious Right Group?

July 14, 2017 by Hemant Mehta<p>It’s not a secret that this administration — this incompetent know-nothing administration — continues to receive …

ABC Smears Religious Conservatives Using Partisan SPLC's 'Hate Group' Label

This week, ABC News went out of its way to smear Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a religious freedom organization, and, by extension, most religious …

Rights & Freedoms

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Academy Award-winning Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose long list of notable credits included “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” died …

Social Security

London’s tube drivers aren’t allowed to say ‘ladies and gentlemen’ anymore

If you've taken a ride on London's Underground, also known as the Tube, you're probably familiar with the cheerful conductor announcements about delays and door openings, often premised with a jaunty, “Ladies and gentlemen.”<p>No more. Transport for London has announced that the London Underground …

Gender-Neutral

Fear and Loathing in the Trump White House

Donald Trump is off to Paris, where he will attend Bastille Day events with Emmanuel Macron, the new President of France. But, even four thousand miles away, he won’t be able to escape the continuing fallout from the news that his son, Donald Trump, Jr., met last year with a Russian lawyer named …

Donald Trump

Millennials Aren't Working From Home … Baby Boomers Are

Working from home is still an eyebrow-raising subject in some workplaces. Still, nearly 4 million U.S. employees — about 3 percent of the U.S. …

The Workplace

Australian Journalist’s Trump Teardown Goes Viral Amid Interest in G-20

In an Australian news broadcast that seems to have resonated with Americans, a political journalist delivered a scathing evaluation of President Trump’s performance last week at the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany.<p>The journalist, Chris Uhlmann, said in a segment originally broadcast …

Donald Trump
Bernie Sanders
Journalism

University to remove cross and Bibles from campus chapel

East Central University said they will remove crosses, Bibles and other religious symbols from a campus chapel to appease a bunch of <b>out-of-town agitators.</b><p>It’s unclear when the Oklahoma school will commence with the Christian cleansing of the Kathryn P. Boswell Memorial Chapel. The chapel opened in …

Religion

GOP bill would let churches endorse political candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Churches should have the right to endorse political candidates and still keep their tax-free status, say House Republicans targeting a law that prohibits such outright politicking from the pulpit.<p>Republicans repeatedly have failed to scrap the law preventing churches and other …

Republicans

These intense pictures of Japanese anarchists rioting in the 1960s show chaos in the streets

The Zengukaren protestors were against American influence<p>Picketing, tear gas, riot police—the motifs of political protest are recognizable anywhere. …

Vietnam War

Too Close For Comfort: Insiders Worry About DOJ Lawyers Speaking At White House

John Huber is a career prosecutor in Utah who's served in both Democratic and Republican administrations. This month, the Trump White House nominated him to serve as a U.S. attorney in that state.<p>But it came as something of a surprise to current and former Justice Department veterans Wednesday when …

Donald Trump

50 Things You Didn't Know About the Founding Fathers

George Washington. Alexander Hamilton. Benjamin Franklin. John Adams. These men and several more continue to stand as some of the most influential …

New Jersey

We Need to Talk About Eric Trump’s New Nazi Haircut

This weekend Eric Trump, the jawline-less son of our tweeter in chief, debuted a new haircut. The Twitterverse immediately recognized the style from …

Donald Trump

No, The National Park Service Didn't Alter Photos of Trump's Inauguration Crowd

National Park Service (NPS) officials didn’t alter estimates of the crowd size at President Trump’s inauguration, according to the results of a …

Donald Trump