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AFL-CIO leader bashes Trump’s ‘totally ineffective’ business council after leaving it

President Trump’s manufacturing council isn’t getting much work done, AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka said after leaving the council following Trump’s highly criticized response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va.
Aug 17, 2017 |

After Charlottesville, both Bush presidents denounce ‘hatred in all forms’

Former President George H.W. Bush and former President George W. Bush, in a rare joint statement, declared Wednesday that Americans must reject “hatred in all its forms” in the aftermath of the white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Baltimore Quietly Removed All 4 Of Its Confederate Statues Overnight

All four of Baltimore’s Confederate statues were removed overnight, just days after a white nationalist rally erupted into chaos and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Aug 17, 2017 |

North Carolina woman confronts man flying Nazi flag at his home

A North Carolina woman who confronted a man flying a Nazi flag outside his home says she felt the need to stand up to his show of hate in the wake of violence that erupted during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attack

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man says police failed to come to his aid as he was beaten by white supremacists during Saturday's violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to three deaths.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Why Barack Obama is Our Most Viral President

Barack Obama's post Charlottesville tweet just broke the record for number of likes. How did Obama crack the social media code?
Aug 17, 2017 |

‘Pathetic’: GOP React to Trump’s Charlottesville Comments

Republican members of Congress and the Senate, such as John Kasich and Lindsey Graham, are responding to Donald Trump’s comments on the violence in Charlottesville.
Aug 17, 2017 |

More arrests made in toppling of Confederate statue

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More protesters were arrested Wednesday for participating in a demonstration that toppled a Confederate statue in North Carolina, and more monuments were vandalized as well.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Baltimore Confederate statues torn down in the middle of the night after Charlottesville violence

Confederate-era statues in Baltimore, Maryland have been torn down in the middle of the night after the city council voted unanimously to remove them. Four monuments that paid tribute to leading members of Confederate were toppled, including the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument and the Confederate Women’s Monument, as well as statues...
Aug 17, 2017 |

Why there's been a big drop in women coaches under Title IX

As a synchronized swimmer in college, Kathy Delaney-Smith did not seem destined to become Harvard’s star women’s basketball coach. When she interviewed for a swim coach position in Boston’s southwestern suburbs back in the early 1970s, the superintendent asked if she could also coach their basketball team.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Finding Somaliland's ancient cave art is hard. Protecting it could be harder.

Hidden in the Somali desert, beneath stunning, ancient rock cave paintings, the thin trail of a snake traces a winding line across the dust. Somaliland’s most prized archaeological treasures – which locals fearfully called “the place of the devils” for centuries – could not be more remote. Exposed to the elements, the colors have changed since...
Aug 17, 2017 |

After brinkmanship, a diplomatic opening with North Korea

For more than two decades, North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them long distances has prompted recurring international crises. Sudden bursts of heightened tension, primarily between the North and the United States, were interspersed with diplomacy that never definitively halted the gathering storm. After a week...
Aug 17, 2017 |

Meet the Raging Grannies, Portland's not-so-secret warriors for civility

One of the most beloved social activist groups in this Pacific Northwest city, they are the Raging Grannies. “Grannying is the least understood and most powerful weapon we have,” says Granny Rose de Shaw.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Trump stands by remarks on Charlottesville: 'George Washington was a slave owner'

Trump had a heated debate with reporters over the violence that took place in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend and said there was "blame on both sides."
Aug 16, 2017 |

Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?

Trump's media availability drew intense criticism from the right. Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says today may be the start of a primary movement to replace Trump. He joins O'Donnell and Jarvis DeBerry to discuss Trump's long pattern of bigoted behavior.
Aug 16, 2017 |

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82

Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack -- the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region -- took place in the town of Mandarari, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of...
Aug 16, 2017 |

As neo-Nazis grow bolder, the 'antifa' has emerged to fight them

Deadly violence outside a rally in Virginia this past weekend has raised concerns about white supremacists, but also about their far-left opponents, the antifa.
Aug 16, 2017 |

Politicians, Celebrities Condemn Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks

Politicians and celebrities alike came out on social media to condemn Trump's remarks that “both sides” are to blame for the deadly violence at the Charlottesville, Virginia white nationalist rally.
Aug 16, 2017 |

Trump appears to accidentally share Twitter dis

The Twitter user who called President Trump a fascist and frequently shares anti-Trump sentiment, joked Tuesday that the president “agrees with him.”
Aug 16, 2017 |

Trump: ‘Both Sides’ Are to Blame for Charlottesville Violence

The president doubled-down on his original remarks about the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying Tuesday that "there are two sides to a story.”
Aug 16, 2017 |

Meet the Raging Grannies, Portland's not-so-secret warriors for civility

One of the most beloved social activist groups in this Pacific Northwest city, they are the Raging Grannies. “Grannying is the least understood and most powerful weapon we have,” says Granny Rose... Read More

After brinkmanship, a diplomatic opening with North Korea

For more than two decades, North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them long distances has prompted recurring international crises. Sudden bursts of heightened... Read More

Finding Somaliland's ancient cave art is hard. Protecting it could be harder.

Hidden in the Somali desert, beneath stunning, ancient rock cave paintings, the thin trail of a snake traces a winding line across the dust. Somaliland’s most prized archaeological treasures –... Read More