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Trump Is On The Verge Of Politicizing The Census, Advocates Say

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:05:43 -0500

President Donald Trump is reportedly leaning toward tapping an academic for the No. 2 position at the U.S. Census Bureau, a decision that has alarmed advocates who say the pick lacks adequate manageme....
Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:17:23 -0500

Law enforcement officials in Papua New Guinea moved to evict hundreds of asylum seekers from a former detention center on Manus Island after the Australian government closed it late last month.....
Man who claims Earth is flat says he'll prove his belief by taking flight in a DIY rocket

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:01:00 -0500

Science has long been the target of conspiracy theories, some of which have persisted for centuries.....
Trump Hotel Owner Pays Trumps to Leave

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:22:16 -0500

Andrea Bernstein talks with Rachel Maddow about the problems the Trump family has had with the Trump SoHo Hotel and today's news that the owner has paid the Trump's to exit the contract earl....
No verdict yet in San Francisco pier killing as jury breaks

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:40:33 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national firestorm ....
U.S. Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea, three missing

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:16:00 -0500

A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and three people were missing, in the latest ....
Police Were Told To Keep Roy Moore Away From High School Cheerleaders, Retired Officer Says

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:00:39 -0500

A retired Alabama police officer said she and her colleagues were told decades ago to “make sure” Roy Moore “didn’t hang around” high school cheerleaders, and confirmed previous reports that the Repub....
Five Questions About the Missing Argentine Submarine

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:53:58 -0500

Despite a large international search effort, time is running out for the crew.....
Barron Trump, in Spotlight for White House Holidays, Has Fierce Defenders in Clinton, Bush Kids

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:37:43 -0500

President Donald Trump and wife Melania are highly protective of their young son Barron’s privacy....
Katy Tur Has A 'Brutal Question' For Trump Over His Support For 'Accused Pedophile'

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:07:16 -0500

NBC’s Katy Tur isn’t mincing words when it comes to President Donald Trump’s defense of Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday despite Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct.....
A Tribute To The Most Cringeworthy Turkey Pardon Of All Time, Featuring Sarah Palin

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:45:45 -0500

This story was first published in 2012, and has been published every year since.....
Yemen port, airport to reopen to aid: Saudi-led coalition

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:51:21 -0500

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said Wednesday it would reopen a key Red Sea port and Sanaa airport to aid, after a more than two-week blockade following a missile attack on Riyadh. The coa....
David Cassidy dead at 67

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:08:52 -0500

David Cassidy, whose starring role on “The Partridge Family” made him a teen heartthrob in the 70s, passed away Tuesday night from organ failure.....
Man Wrongfully Convicted of 1978 Murder Is Freed From Prison After Nearly 40 Years

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:31:45 -0500

Coley has maintained his innocence since he was arrested....
First House Dem Calls On Rep. Conyers To Resign

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 07:59:49 -0500

Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) became the first Democrat in Congress to call on Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to resign from Congress in light of recent sexual harassment allegations.....
Years into journey, transgender teen still finding himself

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:58:40 -0500

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — It's been six years since Theo Ramos first cut himself in the school bathroom, six years since his parents and friends and teachers found out he wanted to be a boy instead o....
Ukraine rebel leader says situation in Luhansk is attempted coup

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:42:36 -0500

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The presence of armed men in the streets of the capital of Ukraine's breakaway Luhansk region is an attempted coup by a fired local police chief, Igor Plotnitsky, the head of th....
Zimbabweans Celebrate In The Streets After Mugabe Resignation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:30:30 -0500

Zimbabwe’s capital city of Harare erupted in exuberant celebration on Tuesday as Robert Mugabe, the country’s 93-year-old authoritarian president, resigned after nearly four decades in office.....
Woman who stole 'Make America Great Again' cap from fellow student could be jailed for up to a year

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:41:56 -0500

Riverside Country District Attorney's Office has filed a charge of theft against University of California student Edith Macias, after she was allegedly filmed brandishing the red hat and condemning ra....
Richard Spencer Reportedly Banned From 26 European Countries

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:29:08 -0500

More than two dozen European countries reportedly banned white supremacist Richard Spencer from entry, The Associated Press reported.....
Hariri says resignation on hold, pledges to stay in Lebanon

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:02:27 -0500

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday he was suspending his surprise resignation, pending talks, providing a potential way out of a political crisis that has rocked the country. Lebanon....
Iranian Ph.D. Candidate Kicked Off Greyhound Bus Despite Having Ticket

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:37:28 -0500

22 ― On Wednesday, a Greyhound spokeswoman told HuffPost they investigated an incident where a passenger was kicked off a bus en route to Kansas City earlier this month.....
Violent Feud Between California Shooter and Neighbors Brewed Months Before Deadly Rampage

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:00:55 -0500

Months before a shooting rampage that killed five people, a violent feud brewed....
Bosnian Serb warlord Ratko Mladić disrupts genocide verdict hearing

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:45:43 -0500

Ratko Mladić, the Serb warlord who terrorised Bosnia in the 1990s, was on Wednesday forcibly removed from court after a shouting outburst delayed the reading of the verdict in his trial for the last g....
Angola's new leader shakes up old order, visits South Africa

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:24:38 -0500

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South....
Imminent ‘Loss of Night’ Will Disrupt the Entire Planet, Say Scientists

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:00:00 -0500

The Earth is getting a little too lit.....
Stunning CCTV Footage Shows North Korean Defector Being Shot By Border Guards

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:33:59 -0500

United Nations Command on Tuesday released dramatic footage of a North Korean soldier defecting from his country and fleeing south across the Demilitarized Zone last week only to be fired upon by his ....
Wes Goodman: Anti-LGBT Republican politician 'caught having sex with man in his office' facing 30 sexual misconduct accusations

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:43:57 -0500

An anti-LGBT Republican politician who was allegedly caught having sex with a man in his office is facing more than 30 accusations of sexual misconduct. Wes Goodman, a state legislator for Ohio, has ....
FCC Faces Scrutiny For Refusing To Turn Over Evidence On Net Neutrality Comments

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:38:40 -0500

The Federal Communications Commission received millions of suspicious comments in support of its plan to repeal net neutrality, and it ignored multiple requests for evidence that would explain their o....
12 Ways To Eat Sushi You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:02:07 -0500

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Russia Wanted Trump As President And It Got Him. Now What Does America Do?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:00:30 -0500

WASHINGTON ― Russia’s tyrant works to help the Republican nominee win America’s presidential election.....
Venezuela debt defaults pile up with fresh S&P warning

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:11:20 -0500

Venezuela moved closer to a possible all-out default on Wednesday, with ratings agency S&P Global saying the country had failed to make repayments on two more loans. The oil-rich, cash-poor South Ame....
US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:19:41 -0500

The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal cr....
Conyers confirms harassment settlement; ethics probe opens

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 19:27:48 -0500

DETROIT (AP) — John Conyers has dealt with various ethics investigations and a public corruption case that landed his wife in prison during a U.S. House career spanning more than five decades — longer....
Lebanon's premier Hariri suspends resignation after return to Beirut

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:21:28 -0500

Lebanon’s prime minister has announced  he is suspending the resignation he made from Saudi Arabia more than two weeks ago, easing a political crisis that has rocked the country. Saad Hariri landed ba....
Chef José Andrés Prepares 40,000 Thanksgiving Meals In Puerto Rico

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 12:37:25 -0500

As Americans give thanks this Thanksgiving, celebrity chef José Andrés is busy giving back, by preparing what he estimated as 40,000 Thanksgiving meals for Puerto Ricans.....
Breitbart News editor-in-chief argues rape is now defined as regrettable sex

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:20:00 -0500

The editor-in-chief of far right site Breitbart News has claimed women have co-opted the term rape to refer to sex which they later regret. Alex Marlow argued women have exploited the word in the wak....
Our Favorite Books About Cars and Racing

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 09:01:20 -0500

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Gayle King Further Addresses Charlie Rose Allegations

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:07:03 -0500

TONIGHT: Gayle King of @CBSThisMorning wraps up a difficult day by speaking with Stephen Colbert about her former co-host Charlie Rose.....
Roy Moore Follows Donald Trump Playbook On Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:00:31 -0500

WASHINGTON ― Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has executed a familiar playbook when it comes to allegations of sexual assault and harassment.....
Putin urges 'compromise' ahead of new Syria peace talks

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:40:30 -0500

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that efforts to end Syria's six-year war were entering "a new stage" ahead of a planned meeting of Syrian government officials and opposition leaders, w....
Catholic School Statue Covered Up For Being Too Gross And Weird

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 02:49:24 -0500

A Catholic school in Australia has covered up a statue of a saint giving a loaf of bread to a boy after complaints that it was too suggestive.....
Chicago cop cited for racist and threatening Facebook posts

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:50:52 -0500

CHICAGO (AP) — An oversight agency for the Chicago Police Department has cited a veteran officer for more than 60 rule violations, including openly advocating for civil war and Facebook posts that tha....
Lifeline for Merkel as opposition revolt over coalition position

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:59:36 -0500

A possible way out of Germany’s political crisis appeared on Wednesday in the form of a growing rebellion in the second largest party over its leader’s refusal to enter coalition talks with Angela Mer....
Shelter Dogs Get Week-Long 'Vacation' To Spend Thanksgiving In Real Homes

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 11:54:29 -0500

Twenty Georgia shelter dogs don’t have permanent homes yet, but that won’t stop them from celebrating Thanksgiving in style.....
Meghan McCain and Ben Domenech Are Married

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:23:02 -0500

The conservative co-host of ABC’s The View, 33, who is the daughter of Senator John McCain, wed conservative pundit Ben Domenech, 35, just before sunset at the bride’s family ranch in Sedona, Arizona,....
US woman raises more than $100,000 for homeless man who used last $20 to buy her petrol when she ran out

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:11:04 -0500

Kate McClure, 27, was driving on the I-95 interstate motorway in Philadelphia when she noticed she had an empty tank. Ms McClure promised to return to pay Johnny back and later set up a GoFundMe page....
Biker groups flourish in post-Gaddafi Libya

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 09:00:00 -0500

By Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya's hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis. Part of a growi....
Undocumented Immigrant Whose Wife Has Cancer Finally Granted Temporary Stay

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:53:47 -0500

Thanks to a large social media push, an undocumented immigrant from Bangladesh will get to stay in the U.S. ― for now.....