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NFL players help pay bail for immigration activist jailed by ICE after reciting poem against family separations
Aug15

NFL players help pay bail for immigration activist jailed by ICE after reciting poem against family separations

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — An undocumented immigration activist was freed from an ICE detention center in Southern California nearly three months after he was first detained, thanks to the help of some NFL players and multiple organizations, h…

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House Democrats subpoena Lewandowski, Dearborn for testimony
Aug15

House Democrats subpoena Lewandowski, Dearborn for testimony

Luka Banda/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee have issued subpoenas to President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and Rick Dearborn, Trump’s former White House deputy chief of staff for policy for t…

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Several officers injured by suspect firing in shooting in Philadelphia; suspect in custody: Police
Aug15

Several officers injured by suspect firing in shooting in Philadelphia; suspect in custody: Police

WPVI-TV(PHILADELPHIA) — A gunman unleashed a hail of bullets at Philadelphia police officers Wednesday afternoon, wounding six and sending cops diving for cover behind cars, before barricading himself in a building with several hostages.The suspect fi…

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Rep. Steve King asks if there would ‘be any population of the world left’ if children born of rape, incest were aborted
Aug14

Rep. Steve King asks if there would ‘be any population of the world left’ if children born of rape, incest were aborted

Luka Banda/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Steve King is once again facing Democratic criticism after he publicly surmised that he could have incestuous or rapist relatives in his blood line during a convoluted explanation of his stance on abortion.King&rsq…

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New Trump administration rule would allow ‘religious litmus test’ for federal contractors, advocates say
Aug14

New Trump administration rule would allow ‘religious litmus test’ for federal contractors, advocates say

Bumblee_Dee/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration has proposed a rule that would allow federal contractors to factor in religion in hiring a person, a move advocates say would enable employers to apply a religious litmus test and condone discr…

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