Battle between House Republicans and firm that produced infamous ‘dossier’ wages on
Nov17

Battle between House Republicans and firm that produced infamous ‘dossier’ wages on

f11photo/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Glenn Simpson, co-founder of the investigative firm Fusion GPS, appeared in federal court on Wednesday to fight ongoing efforts to pry more information from his company.The firm, which produced the so-called &l…

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Sessions jokes of Russian ambassador from site of scrutinized 2016 speech
Nov17

Sessions jokes of Russian ambassador from site of scrutinized 2016 speech

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As several investigations into Russian interference into last year’s presidential election remain ongoing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions joked about his encounters with the former Russian ambassador to the U.S. Fr…

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Black men get longer prison sentences than white men for the same crime: Study
Nov17

Black men get longer prison sentences than white men for the same crime: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — African-American men serve longer sentences than white men for the same crime, a new study by the U.S Sentencing Commission shows.The commission’s analysis of demographic prison data from 2012 to 2016 found that black men…

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Al Franken accuser Leeann Tweeden says she ‘stayed quiet, but I was angry’
Nov17

Al Franken accuser Leeann Tweeden says she ‘stayed quiet, but I was angry’

U.S. Senate Photographic Studio(NEW YORK) — Los Angeles radio host Leeann Tweeden shared a letter Minnesota Sen. Al Franken sent her today after she accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her without her consent in 2006.Tweeden read the letter on…

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Meet the faces of the Trump ‘resistance’: Candidates spurred to action by president’s divisiveness
Nov17

Meet the faces of the Trump ‘resistance’: Candidates spurred to action by president’s divisiveness

DigitalVision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Democrats are seizing on big wins this November as a sign of hope for the future of their party. While it is true the big winners were overwhelmingly Democrats, the elections may have also introduced the country to…

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Celebrities lash out at Trump administration over reversing ban on elephant trophies
Nov17

Celebrities lash out at Trump administration over reversing ban on elephant trophies

moodboard/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration’s move to reverse a ban on elephant trophies has elicited strong reactions all over social media, including a number of celebrities invested in preservation. The government is likely to …

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