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 2018-07-19 16:45 

CBS News

It would be "foolish" to think Russia isn't still targeting U.S., DHS secretary says...
 2018-07-19 16:42 

Talking Points Memo

Nielsen: 'I Haven't Seen Evidence' That Russians Hacked Election To Help Trump (VIDEO)...

In a remarkable break with U.S. intelligence agencies, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Thursday that there was no evidence that......

 2018-07-19 16:32 

BuzzFeed

People Are Speaking Up Against This So-Called "Trend" Of Donating Vacation Days To New Moms...
 2018-07-19 16:32 

BuzzFeed

An Immigrant Legal Aid Group Just Rejected A $250,000 Donation From Salesforce...
 2018-07-19 16:32 

Washington Post

Michelle Obama joins nationwide voter registration effort...

Michelle Obama is lending her star power to a new nationwide effort to register voters for the November midterm elections....

 2018-07-19 16:20 

The New Republic

Trump's military parade will be "tremendously expensive," by Trump's standard....

At a press conference following the historic U.S.-North Korea summit on June 12, President Donald Trump told reporters that he planned to end military exercises with South Korea. "We've done exercises for a long time, working with South Korea,"...

 2018-07-19 16:19 

Washington Post

Nielsen: 'I haven't seen any evidence' that election infrastructure interference favored Trump...

Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen said on July 19 that Russia did interfere in the 2016 election, but that,...

 2018-07-19 16:18 

The Daily Beast

Jimmy Kimmel Rips Sarah Huckabee Sanders For Her 'B.S.' Trump-Russia Spin...

ABC Jimmy Kimmel began his show on Wednesday night by sharing a few more corrections from the White House . "They asked me to help get a few messages out," he explained. "First of all, the president meant to say that Papa John was treated unfa...

 2018-07-19 16:13 

CBS News

Chris Christie to "set record straight" in book on time as a Trump surrogate...

Chris Christie isn't holding back in...

 2018-07-19 16:00 

MSNBC

Thursday's Campaign Round-Up, 7.19.18...

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country....

 2018-07-19 15:57 

ThinkProgress

At age 25, kids in the longest-running study of same-sex parenting are doing just fine...

The National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS) has been following a contingent of lesbian families since they first started to plan to have kids in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Those children are now about 25 years old, and the researchers have...

 2018-07-19 15:57 

The Atlantic

The Frightening Link Between Beef Jerky and Bipolar Mania...

In humans and rats, eating cured meats might induce manic episodes....

 2018-07-19 15:57 

The Atlantic

Which Trump Official Should Americans Believe?...

The White House and U.S. State Department had very different answers to Russia's request to interview 11 Americans....

 2018-07-19 15:56 

Crooks and Liars

Really, Today Show? Sean Spicer Pimps His Book On NBC...

I don't care what deal NBC has with Regnery Press that they have to host Sean Spicer so he can pimp his new book, "I'm Under Trump's Non-Disclosure Agreement So This Book Says Literally Nothing Give Me Money KThxBye." Sean Spicer obvio...

 2018-07-19 15:55 

Daily Kos

Bombshell report: Donald Trump was shown definitive proof Putin ordered cyber attacks on the U.S....

All the way back on January 6, 2017, two weeks before Donald Trump even put his tiny hand on Lincoln's Bible to take the Oath of Office, U.S. Intelligence services had a serious sit-down with the president-elect to show him highly classified intel tha...

 2018-07-19 15:52 

Washington Post

Some Democrats opposing nominee to protest IRS donor policy...

Several Senate Democrats say they'll vote against President Donald Trump's choice to head the IRS to protest a new agency policy allowing some groups to hide their donors' identities. Critics say the policy will let more dark money — inc...

 2018-07-19 15:51 

Media Matters

A study about so-called abortion reversal just got pulled because of ethical concerns...

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters On July 17, BuzzFeed News reported that a published study about the practice of so-called abortion reversal had been pulled from a scientific journal due to ethical concerns, further proving that one of right-wing and anti-abor...

 2018-07-19 15:49 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Admin Accused Of Violating Multiple Court Orders On Immigration...

Federal courts across the country have ruled repeatedly against the Trump administration's immigration policies, placing injunctions on the government to......

 2018-07-19 15:48 

Talking Points Memo

McConnell Directs Committees To Consider 'Additional Measures' For Russia...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Thursday that he'd asked the chairmen of the Senate Banking and Foreign Relations......

 2018-07-19 15:47 

BuzzFeed

The Most Interesting Part Of "Fortnite" Is What Happens After You Lose...
 2018-07-19 15:47 

BuzzFeed

Oh! Trump Says He's Going To Have A Second Meeting With Putin...
 2018-07-19 15:47 

BuzzFeed

Your Uber Is Now A Traveling Convenience Store...
 2018-07-19 15:47 

BuzzFeed

The Government Lost Control At A Former Nuclear Weapons Plant. Now 42 Workers Are Paying The Price....
 2018-07-19 15:47 

The Atlantic

Americans Have Some Pretty Vanilla Sexual Fantasies...

A new book on the science of sexual desire finds Americans are surprisingly romantic and loyal to their partners when they fantasize about sex....

 2018-07-19 15:46 

The Atlantic

Who Is Sacha Baron Cohen Satirizing?...

In his new Showtime series Who Is America?, the British comedian shows the best and worst of his comedy....

 2018-07-19 15:40 

Talking Points Memo

Diplomat Who Putin Wants To Question: 'Chilling' That Trump Hasn't Rejected It...

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul has found himself on a list of Americans that Russian President Vladimir Putin......

 2018-07-19 15:35 

Washington Post

Democrats call for renewed funding for election security grants to states...

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) decried on July 19 the GOP-backed vote on a spending bill that excludes new money for election security grants to states....

 2018-07-19 15:34 

Talking Points Memo

New York State Opens Tax Probe Into Trump Foundation...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether......

 2018-07-19 15:30 

NBC

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Trump's pick to run consumer watchdog agency faces Senate grilling...

Kraninger's nomination was contentious from the start, as she has no experience in banking or financial services....

 2018-07-19 15:29 

NBC

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Carbon tax vote puts moderate Republicans in tough spot...

House Republicans voted overwhelmingly for a measure putting them on the record against a carbon tax, thrusting the issue of climate change into the midterms....

 2018-07-19 15:24 

Slate Magazine

Give the Curb Your Enthusiasm...

In 1972, Berkeley, California, installed its first official curb cut. This little ramp descending from the curb into the street was the fruit of hard work by disability advocates. It was not, in fact, the nation's first curb cut— that was in Kal...

 2018-07-19 15:22 

Talking Points Memo

Spicer Laughs About Lies He Told During White House Tenure (VIDEO)...

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer laughed it up on NBC's "Today" Thursday morning after host Savannah Guthrie rattled......

 2018-07-19 15:21 

Daily Kos

Report details 800+ complaints of hateful abuse in immigration detention since Trump's inauguration...

Racist attacks have surged following Donald Trump's placement into the White House. In California, recent data from the state's attorney general's office showed that hate crimes involving "anti-Latino bias" surged 52 percent. But these...

 2018-07-19 15:20 

MSNBC

Report: Trump was told of Putin's role in......

As far back as early January 2017, U.S. intelligence officials told Trump about Putin's direct role in the attack on the American elections....

 2018-07-19 15:19 

Washington Post

Pelosi: 'Putin appears to be President Trump's puppeteer'...

At a July 19 news conference, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) implored President Trump to apologize for his...

 2018-07-19 15:19 

The Daily Beast

Trevor Noah Applauds Obama for 'Subtweeting' Trump in South Africa...

Comedy Central/screengrab This week, Former President Barack Obama spoke in honor of Nelson Mandela in Trevor Noah's home country of South Africa, and The Daily Show host could not have been more pleased with what he heard. "Obama, in South Africa...

 2018-07-19 15:17 

ThinkProgress

Interior's Zinke faces 11th federal investigation as new probe launches...

More than 10 federal investigations have now been opened into Secretary of the Interior Department Ryan Zinke's financial and ethical decisions during his tenure with the Trump administration. The agency's internal watchdog announced an eleventh i...

 2018-07-19 15:11 

The Daily Beast

Samantha Bee Blasts Media for Acting 'Shocked' by Trump-Putin Presser...

TBS/screengrab "Like many of you, I am shocked — absolutely shocked — by President Trump's press conference with Vladimir Putin this week," Samantha Bee said near the top of her show on Wednesday night. She was being sarcastic. Aft...

 2018-07-19 15:09 

Washington Post

Republicans block bid to extend election security grants...

The Republican-controlled House is moving forward with a spending bill that eliminates new funding for election security grants to states, amid protests by Democrats who say Republicans are not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in U.S. elections....

 2018-07-19 15:03 

Washington Post

Republicans block subpoena for Helsinki summit translator...

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have blocked a move to subpoena the interpreter from the Helsinki summit to testify about the private talks between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2018-07-19 15:00 

The Atlantic

How Viruses Cooperate to Defeat CRISPR...

Some weaken their hosts' immune systems by sacrificing themselves in kamikaze fashion, paving the way for successful infections later....

 2018-07-19 14:57 

BuzzFeed

I Turned On All The Parental Controls On My Phone And Found Bliss...
 2018-07-19 14:57 

BuzzFeed

Chance The Rapper Bought The Chicagoist Website And He's Going To Relaunch It...
 2018-07-19 14:52 

Slate Magazine

Chance the Rapper Escalates Beef With Chicago-Based Media by Buying His Own Local News Site...

Chance the Rapper is breaking into the local media game, and his market of choice is—you guessed it—Chicago. After some will-he-or-won't-he teasing earlier this week, the artist surprise-dropped four new singles at midnight, including "...

 2018-07-19 14:51 

The New Republic

Can Facebook Bear the Weight of Conservative Media?...

Yes, the social media network is huge. But by spreading news from conservative sites, Facebook runs the risk of being dragged down with them....

 2018-07-19 14:47 

The New Republic

Trump misses the point about the European Union's record fine against Google....

On Wednesday, the European Union brought a $5 billion (4.3 billion) fine against Google for its abuse of its Android mobile operating system. The fine was the result of an investigation into anticompetitive practices that began eight years ago and that le...

 2018-07-19 14:46 

Daily Kos

Dear Senate GOP, do something about Trump's secret promises to Putin: Subpoena the interpreter...

Campaign Action The U.S. military and national security officials are scrambling to figure out what Russian asset Donald Trump agreed to do for Vladimir Putin in that two hour and 10 minute private meeting they had on Monday. The Russian ambassador says &...

 2018-07-19 14:41 

MSNBC

The problem with Trump's proof of being......

Last year, Trump expelled 60 Russian diplomats, which he now says is proof of his toughness. But the closer one looks, the less that story helps him....

 2018-07-19 14:39 

ThinkProgress

'The man whose arse you've just been kissing did this': Dad of MH17 victims rips Trump over Russia...

An Australian father who lost three children in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 has ripped into Donald Trump for his failure to hold Vladimir Putin accountable for Russia's involvement in the attack. The Boeing 777 was traveling from Ams...

 2018-07-19 14:37 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Endorses 'Politically Incorrect Conservative' Kemp In Georgia Gov Race...

President Trump on Wednesday lent his support to a Republican Georgia gubernatorial candidate who has cast himself in Trump's image:......

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