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 2019-09-21 02:15 

CNN

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Trump's interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims...

President Donald Trump's stance on Ukraine has evolved over the past year from one of general uninterest to a more engaged approach as he has discussed allegations of wrongdoing involving former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, people familiar wi...

 2019-09-21 02:04 

Washington Post

Is America ready for gay president? Iowa casts first votes...

Pete Buttigieg, the first major openly gay candidate for president, is campaigning heavily in Iowa, a state that was among the first to sanction gay marriage...

 2019-09-21 02:01 

CNN

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Here's the guest list for Friday's state dinner with Australia...

President Donald Trump hosted Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a state dinner Friday night, with guests from both countries....

 2019-09-21 01:55 

NY Times

Behind the Whistle-Blower Case, a Long-Held Trump Grudge Toward Ukraine...

The president and his allies have been pressing Ukraine for months to investigate Joseph R. Biden Jr., complicating relations between the two countries....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

Daily Kos

Ben Carson mocks, slanders transgender people in internal agency meetings...

In non-treasonous Trump administration news, the general deplorableness continues. Cue Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and his ongoing anti-LGBTQ bigotry . Carson was visiting HUD offices in San Francisco this week, and managed to piss ...

 2019-09-21 01:28 

The Atlantic

We're Now in the Hot Zone for Impeachment...

New reports about President Trump's calls with the Ukrainian president could push Nancy Pelosi to recalculate the politics of an attempt to remove him from office....

 2019-09-21 01:16 

MSNBC

Historic Midwest floods expose fragile ecosystem...

Communities up and down the Mississippi River and along its tributaries were hit with massive rains and floods in 2019. As impact of the climate crisis has become reality, these communities need to prepare for the future. But it's not just areas that...

 2019-09-21 01:16 

Washington Post

Candace Owens clashes with fellow witness at congressional hearing on white supremacy...
 2019-09-21 01:01 

MSNBC

Glacier National Park's namesake disappearing due to climate change...

NBC News' Cal Perry travels to Glacier National Park, which is in many ways a climate change marker. "Every time we come, we hope they'll still be as much there the next time. But they're disappearing slowly."...

 2019-09-21 01:00 

The Daily Beast

If Whistleblower Is Right, Trump May Have Committed Extortion and Bribery...

The president supposedly dangled millions of dollars in military aid to Ukraine in exchange for Kiev investigating Joe Biden. That looks a lot like old-fashioned corruption....

 2019-09-21 01:00 

Daily Kos

Students from 156 countries lead historic #ClimateStrike protest to demand action from world leaders...

Millions of people, young and old, hit the streets across the world Friday in a youth-led protest designed to both demonstrate their frustrations with the climate crisis and invoke their political power on our world leaders. Outlets like CNN and the Los A...

 2019-09-21 00:59 

MSNBC

Work on climate change can lead to abundant future...

At 19 years old, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is a veteran among youth climate change activists. And he says now is the time for young people to get involved....

 2019-09-21 00:52 

Washington Post

Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son...

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine to investigate the son of Joe Biden...

 2019-09-21 00:52 

MSNBC

Students taking lead on protesting climate crisis...

Fourteen-year-old Alexandria Villaseor has watched her weekly climate strike outside the UN become a global phenomenon...

 2019-09-21 00:49 

Washington Post

Timeline: Tracking the whistleblower, Trump and Ukraine...

Timeline: Tracking the whistleblower, Trump and Ukraine...

 2019-09-21 00:46 

MSNBC

Zero Hours left to address climate crisis...

All the important issues of our day fall under the umbrella of the climate crisis. 17-year-old Jamie Margolin is suing her state of Washington for continuing fossil fuel expansion....

 2019-09-21 00:41 

MSNBC

Al Roker sees 'devastating' effects of climate change in Greenland...

In Greenland, the Today Show host witnesses climate change in real-time when he sees the island's glaciers—or what's left of them....

 2019-09-21 00:38 

MSNBC

Climate crisis affecting young people...

Haven Coleman spends most of her time educating other students and speaking at rallies about climate change. The 13-year-old from Denver says her generation is the first to be affected in the long run....

 2019-09-21 00:35 

MSNBC

12-year-old activist: science-based climate plan needed...

Levi Camden Draheim is worried his Florida hometown on the beach faces harm from extreme weather and sea level rise. So he's suing the government to do something about it....

 2019-09-21 00:34 

CNN

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Trump will hold session on religious persecution instead of attending UN climate summit...

When President Donald Trump visits the UN on Monday, many of his fellow world leaders will be participating in a summit meant to address climate change. Trump won't be there....

 2019-09-21 00:30 

Washington Post

Scrutiny over Trump's Ukraine scandal may also hurt Biden's campaign...

The story is inextricably linked to the Democratic front-runner's son, pushing one of the topics that Biden is least comfortable discussing into the spotlight....

 2019-09-21 00:30 

Washington Post

Biden decries reports about Trump, Ukraine's president...

Former Vice President Joe Biden is decrying reports that President Donald Trump urged the president of Ukraine to look into his son's business dealings there...

 2019-09-21 00:30 

Daily Kos

Mothers and children torn apart by inhumane family separation policy sue Trump admin...

A group of five mothers and children who were ripped apart under the inhumane "zero tolerance" policy have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration, seeking compensatory damages for the lifelong, "extraordinary trauma" inflicted on...

 2019-09-21 00:29 

CNN

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Trump's interest in Ukraine ramped up as Giuliani pressed on Biden claims...

President Donald Trump's stance on Ukraine has evolved over the past year from one of general uninterest to a more engaged approach as he has discussed allegations of wrongdoing involving former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, people familiar wi...

 2019-09-21 00:22 

MSNBC

Trump admin. sabotages California and automakers' efforts to reduce emissions...

NBC News' Jo Ling Kent reports on the Trump administration's attempts to actively sabotage efforts by the state of California and major automakers to raise emission standards above the national average....

 2019-09-21 00:14 

MSNBC

Trump slammed by his own staff for whistleblower complaint...

President Trump and the Department of Justice of are under fire for attempting to hide information from Congress regarding the whistleblower complaint. Trump's own Inspector General says he "respectfully disagrees" with the DNI's decision ...

 2019-09-21 00:12 

MSNBC

Trump admin. ignored own report on climate impact on Guatemalan migration...

The Trump administration has determined that climate change played a role in driving the record migration from Guatemala recently. Rather than acting on it, the administration decided to ignore its own internal report and even cut off aid to that Central...

 2019-09-21 00:00 

MSNBC

Greta Thunberg on climate change: Our house is on fire...

Millions of people around the world took to the streets today to demand action from world leaders on climate change ahead of next week's U.N. Summit. The strike was inspired by the work of 16 year old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who start...

 2019-09-21 00:00 

Daily Kos

Susan Collins attacks fellow women senators, sheds crocodile tears for Kavanaugh's suffering...

Sen. Susan Collins has gone out of her way to join the deplorable team for her 2020 reelection campaign. The woman wrote a goddamned op-ed in The Washington Post in 2016 about "Why I cannot support Trump" and said he "does not reflect historic...

 2019-09-21 00:00 

Vox

Vox Sentences: There's no planet B...

Youth strikes calling for action against the climate crisis are happening simultaneously around the world; an American pilot is detained in China....

 2019-09-20 23:58 

NY Times

Giuliani Revels in Another Cable Dust-up Defending Trump...

Mr. Giuliani's unconstrained television appearances have long raised concerns with the rest of Mr. Trump's legal team, as well as White House officials....

 2019-09-20 23:50 

Washington Post

How Trump and Giuliani pressured Ukraine to investigate the president's rivals...

New revelations about the president's efforts to influence Ukraine are fueling questions about whether Trump used his office to try to force a foreign country to take actions to damage his political opponents....

 2019-09-20 23:50 

NBC

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U.S. to deploy military forces to Saudi Arabia after drone attacks on oil sites...

The United States is beefing up its forces in the Middle East following drone attacks on key Saudi oil facilities....

 2019-09-20 23:44 

Talking Points Memo

We Discuss the Big News...

New breaking news episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast. Kate Riga and I talk to TPM's Josh Kovensky about what......

 2019-09-20 23:41 

MSNBC

Most GOP lawmakers silent on Trump's abuses of power...

Since his election, President Trump has tested his power. He's stonewalled Congress's lawful subpoena powers in response to multiple investigations. He directed his Treasury Department to deny a lawful request by the House Ways and Means Committee...

 2019-09-20 23:33 

Slate Magazine

Someone Should Do Something...

It's getting to be time to consider talking about making a plan to do something about Donald Trump at some point in the future if necessary....

 2019-09-20 23:31 

CNN

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President Trump's international complications...

Those hoping for progress in Congress on gun control proposals this week saw no forward movement at all, as Republicans continued to hold out for a sign from President Donald Trump on what he wanted to see....

 2019-09-20 23:30 

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!...

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE... Late Night Snark: Last Gasp of Summer Edition "It's almost autumn, and you know what that means: the air is getting crisper, I'm preparing to eat a dump truck full of apple cider doughnuts, and Brett Kavanaugh&...

 2019-09-20 23:20 

Vox

We asked 8 young people why they joined the global climate strike...
 2019-09-20 23:15 

MSNBC

Biden calls for release of transcripts on Trump's call with Ukraine president...

In a statement, Former Vice President Biden said that, at a minimum, the President should release a transcript of the call and order that the whistleblower's complaint be released to Congress....

 2019-09-20 23:14 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Joe Biden slams Trump's comments on his Ukraine dealings...

Joe Biden pushed back on President Donald Trump's unproven claims that Biden and his son Hunter Biden had acted inappropriately in their dealings with the Ukrainian government during Biden's time as vice president....

 2019-09-20 23:09 

Washington Post

Ukraine, if you're listening ... How Trump tries to quell controversies by saying the quiet part out loud...

The president wears shamelessness as a badge of protection, under the implicit theory that any alleged offenses can't be that serious if he commits them in full public view....

 2019-09-20 23:08 

MSNBC

WSJ: Trump urged Ukraine to investigate Biden's son with Giuliani 8 times...

The Wall Street Journal reports that, in a phone call, President Trump "repeatedly pressured the president of Ukraine, urging Zelensky about eight times to work with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer, on a probe, according to people familiar with the...

 2019-09-20 23:04 

MSNBC

Trump 'will do anything' to win because his 'freedom' might 'be on the line'...

Trump aide Rudy Giuliani is making headlines after admitting he asked Ukraine to 'go after Biden,' a statement at the center of the "urgent" whistleblower complaint. Former FBI agent Josh Campbell argues Trump "has to win" to prese...

 2019-09-20 23:02 

MSNBC

Chelsea Handler on why she changed her mind about women crying at work...

Comedian Chelsea Handler and MSNBC's Hallie Jackson join Ari Melber on Fallback Friday, an irreverent segment on the news show "The Beat with Ari Melber." Handler explains why she is now more supportive of women crying at work and talks about ...

 2019-09-20 23:02 

The Daily Beast

Amazon's Climate Pledges Didn't Stop Employees From Taking to the Streets...

Amazon, Google, and Microsoft workers organized to protest their companies' role in expediting climate change. Demonstrators say Amazon's climate pledge wasn't enough....

 2019-09-20 23:02 

CNN

[ Politics ]

13 Marines charged in case related to human smuggling operations...

Thirteen Marines have been formally charged with involvement in human smuggling operations, the US Marine Corps announced Friday....

 2019-09-20 23:00 

Daily Kos

Ukraine has bigger concerns than anything cooked up by Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump...

Three days in, the amount of information available on the whistleblower report filed to the acting director of national intelligence remains painfully thin. Unlike, apparently everyone at the White House , neither Congress nor the public has been given an...

 2019-09-20 23:00 

Slate Magazine

Hustlers ' "Naked Guy" on Being the Go-To Guy for Nude Stunts...

Plus: what it was like to see the movie with his mom....

 2019-09-20 22:47 

Washington Post

President Donald Trump approves deployment of US forces to Saudi Arabia, UAE after attack on oil facilities...

President Donald Trump approves deployment of US forces to Saudi Arabia, UAE after attack on oil facilities...

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