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 2017-10-21 15:11 

Talking Points Memo

Appeals Court Blocks Undocumented Teen Immigrant's Access To Abortion... +

WASHINGTON (AP) An appeals court is blocking, for now, an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held......

 2017-10-21 15:08 

Talking Points Memo

Total Number Of US Victims In Unexplained Cuba Attacks Rises To 24... +

WASHINGTON (AP) The United States says two more government workers are confirmed victims in the unexplained Cuba attacks. The......

 2017-10-21 15:01 

Talking Points Memo

Report: WH Asked Pentagon For List Of Gold Star Families After Trump's Claim... +

The White House on Tuesday asked the Pentagon forthe identities and contact information of family members of military personnel killed......

 2017-10-21 14:48 

The Atlantic

Steve Bannon's 'Season of War' Roadshow ... +

The former White House adviser has been spending the fall promoting and plotting his anti-establishment 2018 agenda, including attacking the previous Republican president....

 2017-10-21 14:29 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Bashes 'Fake News Media,' Says He'll Release JFK Assassination Files... +

President Donald Trump on Saturday complained about the Fake News Media and said he would allow the release of files......

 2017-10-21 14:29 

Crooks and Liars

Boy Kicked Out Of Scouts For Asking Official A Gun Control Question... +

Ames, let me answer your question -- because it didn't make sense to me, either. When I did a little research, I found that police unions oppose forbidding domestic abusers from owning and using guns -- because it would affect so many of their members...

 2017-10-21 14:26 

Washington Post

The presidents wingman: Absent in the West Wing, Bannon stays close to Trump... +

Bannon keeps in touch with Trump, associates say, as he plots the destruction of the Republican establishment and targets McConnell....

 2017-10-21 14:01 

Daily Kos

ICE to open new, privately run detention facility in Texas... +

Interstate 35 runs down through Texas like a stone version of the lower Colorado River. From north to south, the first major metropolis it runs through is ruby red Dallas-Ft. Worth, then through redneck country 200 miles or so further down before drifting...

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Crooks and Liars

Three Nazis Charged With Attempted Murder After Spencer's Speech Inspires Shooting... +

Three out and proud Nazis were arrested in Florida after shooting into a crowd of protestors following Richard Spencer's pathetic White Nationalist speech, where his supporters numbered a few dozen and protestors numbered well over 2,000. Three of the...

 2017-10-21 14:00 

Crooks and Liars

Maher Whacks Trump And Kelly: What Kind Of Cretin Has To Deny Something He Said In A Condolence Call?... +

During his opening monologue last night, Real Time host Bill Maher whacked Trump and his defender, chief of staff Gen. John Kelly, for the debacle following his "condolence call" to the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson earlier this week. I am hesita...

 2017-10-21 13:56 

The Atlantic

The Czech Republic's Fake News Problem... +

In the countrys parliamentary elections this weekend, anti-establishment parties are getting a major boost from web sites trafficking in sensationalizing stories....

 2017-10-21 13:51 

ThinkProgress

Ohio State University won't let Richard Spencer speak on campus, citing security threat... +

Officials at Ohio State University won't allow noted white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on campus, citing safety concerns after several of his supporters opened fire on counter-protesters at the University of Florida. The events in Florid...

 2017-10-21 13:51 

Washington Post

Trump has no plan to block scheduled release of JFK records... +

President Donald Trump says he doesnt plan to block the scheduled release of thousands of never publicly seen government documents related to President John F. Kennedys assassination....

 2017-10-21 13:48 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump to Allow Classified 'JFK Files' Released Nearly 54 Years After Kennedy's Assassination... +

Trump tweeted Saturday that he plans to allow the release of classified files related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963....

 2017-10-21 13:29 

MSNBC

President Trump To Release JFK Files... +

President Trump announced on Twitter that he will be releasing the classified JFK files on Oct. 26. The move will allow thousands of documents detailing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to be open to the public....

 2017-10-21 13:13 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump plans to release classified JFK documents... +

President Donald Trump said Saturday he intends to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy ...

 2017-10-21 13:09 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump keeps up attack on 'wacky' congresswoman over Gold Star call... +

President Donald Trump on Saturday continued lashing out at the Democratic congresswoman who offered a critical account of his conversation with the widow of a fallen US soldier, calling the congresswoman ...

 2017-10-21 13:08 

Washington Post

Bannon takes swipe at Bush over Trump jabs... +

Former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon slammed former president George W. Bush on Oct. 20, saying the 43rd president embarrassed himself in a speech that was critical of President Trump....

 2017-10-21 13:00 

Crooks and Liars

Fox Host Admits Trump Lied About Not Telling Gold Star Widow 'He Signed Up For This'... +

Trump, his son and his surrogates have their long knives out for Rep. Wilson for calling attention to Trump's myopic phone call to a grieving Gold Star widow. Fox News' Outnumbered played some video and tried to characterize the Congresswoman as m...

 2017-10-21 12:53 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Bannon: Bush Presidency Most 'Destructive' in U.S. History... +

Steve Bannon ripped into former President George W. Bush Friday night, calling Bushs presidency ...

 2017-10-21 12:48 

Media Matters

Chris Wallace has a problem with Fox colleagues attacking the press. That's the network's entire business model.... +

On a cold November morning in 2010, Fox & Friends co-hosts Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, and Gretchen Carlson have moved their set outside the network's Manhattan headquarters. The trio are huddled in their winter coats on a fur-draped bench that appea...

 2017-10-21 12:13 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump, 'King of Debt,' makes GOP fret... +

As a New York businessman, Donald Trump proudly referred to himself as the ...

 2017-10-21 12:05 

Washington Post

How to counter Trump? Democrats still searching... +

Nine months into the Donald Trump era, Democrats are still searching for a standard-bearer and a crisp message to corral widespread opposition to an unpopular president and a Republican-led Congress....

 2017-10-21 12:00 

The Atlantic

Nicki Minaj and HBO Europe: The Week in Pop-Culture Writing... +

Highlights from seven days of reading about arts and entertainment...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

MSNBC

Stories of the Week... +

Hugh Hewitt is joined by a panel of journalists, James Hohmann, Seung Min Kim, Courtney Kube and Annier Linksey to discuss the news that happened this week in the Trump administration....

 2017-10-21 12:00 

Crooks and Liars

Why Democrats Don't Need Wall Street... +

My old colleague Doug Schoen from the Clinton White House days has an op-ed out in the New York Times that is remarkable for its audacity. In "Why Democrats Need Wall Street," he argued that Democrats have not been winning many elections lately be...

 2017-10-21 12:00 

The Daily Beast

Barack Obama's Lesson In The Lost Art of The Love Letter... +

Barack Obama's love letters to an ex, revealed this week, are nothing for him to be embarrassed about, but rather testament to a time we proudly committed our feelings to paper....

 2017-10-21 11:49 

Washington Post

2 former presidents break with tradition to denounce Trump... +

Former presidents are shedding a traditional reluctance to criticize their successors, unleashing pointed attacks on the Trump White House and the commander in chief but without mentioning him by name....

 2017-10-21 11:47 

Washington Post

Charges, insults fly after Trump aide assails congresswoman... +

The White House is defending chief of staff John Kelly after he mischaracterized the remarks of a Democratic congresswoman and called her an empty barrel making noise. A Trump spokeswoman said it was inappropriate to question Kelly in light of his stature...

 2017-10-21 11:38 

Washington Post

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage... +

First the U.S. government temporarily banned laptops in the cabins of some airplanes. Now it is looking to ban them from checked luggage on international flights, citing the risk of potentially catastrophic fires....

 2017-10-21 11:31 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Trump and Kelly dig themselves deeper into a hole... +

It’s clear General Kelly got it wrong. That’s not in dispute. But doubling down on the inaccuracy is an awful look for the WH, and apologizing for their screw-ups (including getting the role of Rep. Wilson wrong) is beyond their ability, apparently. WaPo...

 2017-10-21 11:00 

The Atlantic

George Michael, Through George Michael's Eyes... +

The late singers autobiographical documentary conveys a man in charge of his own narrativeand reticent to reveal all....

 2017-10-21 11:00 

NBC

[ Politics ]

GOP Faces Familiar Insurgent Threat as Midterms Loom... +

The Republican Party is again facing an insurgency, this time led by former White House strategist Steve Bannon....

 2017-10-21 10:25 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Five former US presidents unite for hurricane relief concert... +

It'll be a rare joint appearance of five members of an exclusive club. The former US presidents will attend a concert Saturday to raise funds for hurricane relief efforts. ...

 2017-10-21 10:15 

The Atlantic

America’s Sexual-Assault Epidemic... +

The Harvey Weinstein scandal rocking Hollywood has now spread throughout the American business world, with a growing list of firings and suspensions among high-profile men....

 2017-10-21 10:00 

The Atlantic

The History of Russian Involvement in America's Race Wars... +

From propaganda posters to Facebook ads, 80-plus years of Russian meddling....

 2017-10-21 10:00 

The Atlantic

Will DACA Parents Be Forced to Leave Their U.S.-Citizen Children Behind?... +

The program offered beneficiaries a sense of security, but with work permits set to expire in the coming months, many of them are having to consider what comes next for their families....

 2017-10-21 10:00 

The Atlantic

Wouldn't It Be Nice to Have a Woman's Shoe Emoji That Isn't a Red Stiletto? ... +

Florie Hutchinson thought so. So she set to work creating a new one....

 2017-10-21 09:35 

BuzzFeed

Jo Johnson's University Free Speech Plan Is "Ill-Thought-Through And Unenforceable", Says The NUS... +

Dan Kitwood / Getty Images A government minister's plan to enforce "free speech" rules in universities is "completely ill-thought-through", "unenforceable", and has been issued with "no guidance whatsoever on how it will wo...

 2017-10-21 06:45 

The Daily Beast

‘The Snowman’ Is the Most Unintentionally Hilarious Movie of the Year... +

Michael Fassbender as a detective named “Harry Hole.” A serial killer who puts snowman heads on their victims. How the hell did this get made?...

 2017-10-21 06:00 

The Atlantic

Shinzo Abe Keeps Winning... +

Despite his unpopularity, Japans nationalistic prime minister will likely get a big boost in Sundays snap elections....

 2017-10-21 05:58 

MSNBC

Greater need but less help for Puerto Rico... +

Rachel Maddow compares the amount of help the Houston area received after Hurricane Harvey and the progress made in recovering from that storm to the comparatively meager response Puerto Rico and the corresponding slow progress there....

 2017-10-21 05:39 

MSNBC

Trump U.S. attorney screenings unheard-of... +

Barbara McQuade, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about the rarity of presidents meeting with candidates for U.S. attorney positions and why Donald Trump doing so is of particular concern....

 2017-10-21 05:19 

MSNBC

Trump US attorney interviews raise eyebrows... +

Rachel Maddow reports on Donald Trump meeting with candidates for U.S. attorney positions in the districts that would have jurisdiction over Trump's affairs, which isn't illegal but is unusually enough to draw concerned attention....

 2017-10-21 05:10 

The Daily Beast

Bill Maher: Trump’s Call to a Gold Star Widow Is Worse Than Harvey Weinstein Sexually Assaulting Women... +

A terribly faulty comparison....

 2017-10-21 05:05 

Washington Post

Make China Great Again! Xi leads China into muscular new era... +

In this summers Wolf Warrior II, Chinese action star Wu Jing portrays a tough super-patriot who rescues both fellow countrymen and oppressed Africans with help from the Peoples Liberation Army....

 2017-10-21 05:02 

MSNBC

Trump flouting norms risks venal turn in US... +

Sarah Chayes, author of "Thieves of State," talks with Rachel Maddow about why Donald Trump's business with corrupt foreign governments risks spreading corruption to the United States....

 2017-10-21 04:45 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Steve Bannon delivers blistering attack on former President George W. Bush... +

Trump's former chief strategist questioned the former President's intelligence during a speech at the California GOP Convention Friday night....

 2017-10-21 04:24 

MSNBC

Search for answers on Niger deaths grows... +

Rachel Maddow looks at circumstances and U.S. interests in and around Niger and the increasing demand for answers about the how four American soldiers were killed there....

 2017-10-21 04:12 

MSNBC

John Kelly lied in attack on Rep. Wilson... +

Rachel Maddow reports the latest developments in the mess Donald Trump has made politicizing military next-of-kin notifications with the fact that Trump chief of staff John Kelly's attack on Rep. Frederica Wilson in his defense of Trump was completely...

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