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|Obama makes a plea to Virginians and signals a way forward for Democrats
Former President Barack Obama makes an impassioned return to the campaign trail in New Jersey and Virginia.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 9:41 PM
|Joe Arpaio Is Still Guilty Despite Presidential Pardon, Judge Says
A judge rebuffed former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s request to expunge his criminal conviction for unlawfully detaining individuals based on suspicions of their legal status after President Donald Trump pardoned him in August.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 8:17 AM
|CIA Forced to Walk Back Director's Statement
Rachel Maddow shares video of CIA director Mike Pompeo stating falsely that the U.S. intelligence community's assessment is that Russia's meddling did not affect the outcome of the election. The CIA would later walk that statement back.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 2:54 PM
|3 White Extremists Charged With Attempted Homicide Following Richard Spencer Speech
Three white extremists were arrested and charged with attempted homicide after they got into an argument and fired on a group of people protesting white nationalist Richard Spencer’s speech in Gainesville, Florida, police said Friday.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:59 PM
|8-Year-Old’s Big Brother Details the Horrific Abuse He Suffered from Mom’s Boyfriend Before His Death
In court on Wednesday, a California teen described the relentless assaults inflicted on his 8-year-old brother for months until, at last, the little boy was dead
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 9:25 PM
|A liberal is a conservative whose house just flooded
Some Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 5:00 AM
|John Kelly Is Sad Women Are No Longer 'Sacred.' Women Are Not That Sad.
John Kelly believes women are “sacred” ― or at least they used to be.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 6:53 PM
|Orionid Meteor Shower 2017: What it is, when it's happening and where to watch it
In several days, stargazers will witness the peak of one of the year's best shooting star displays in the United States.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 2:36 PM
|Alabama inmate defiant before his execution for killing cop
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The convicted killer of a police officer used his final moments before being put to death to curse at the state of Alabama, raising his middle fingers in defiance at the start of a lethal injection his lawyers described as inhumanely painful.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 3:56 PM
|Fact or fiction? Doubts over China's 'rising nationalism'
The Shanghai site of the first Chinese Communist congress 96 years ago might be expected to draw admiring crowds as the party gathers in Beijing for its 19th such meeting. The twice-a-decade meeting in Beijing will further enshrine the leadership of President Xi Jinping, who has launched an unprecedented push for a stronger China since taking over in 2012, stirring worries over resurgent nationalism.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 11:33 PM