Massive protests make Trump’s second visit to the U.K. somehow even more awkward than his first

Massive protests make Trump’s second visit to the U.K. somehow even more awkward than his first

Hundreds of thousands of protesters descended on central London Tuesday, during President Donald Trump’s second state visit to the United Kingdom. When asked about the protests and insults at a Tuesday press conference with Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump called...
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Trump warns Republicans not to block latest Mexico tariff

Trump warns Republicans not to block latest Mexico tariff

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Republicans lawmakers not to try and stop his new 5% tariff on Mexican imports, saying it would be foolish to try and intervene. “I don’t think they will do that,” he said, speaking to...
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UN commissioner says US abortion bans are ‘torture’ and ‘deprivation of a right to health’

UN commissioner says US abortion bans are ‘torture’ and ‘deprivation of a right to health’

Recent state-level anti-abortion policies, including Alabama’s and Georgia’s near-total bans, amount to torture, according to a top official at the United Nations. “We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist ha...
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With new plan, Biden establishes ambitious climate action as the 2020 standard

With new plan, Biden establishes ambitious climate action as the 2020 standard

Former Vice President Joe Biden revealed his long-awaited climate plan on Tuesday, one that aims to strike a balance between demands from environmental activists and a more centrist approach to climate action. Unveiled June 4, Biden’s plan calls for net...
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Not only women have abortions. Is pro-choice rhetoric catching up with that reality?

Not only women have abortions. Is pro-choice rhetoric catching up with that reality?

Not only women have abortions. But look at the lexicon of the abortion conversation, even among pro-choice groups, and it would be easy to think this were not so. For decades, the standard rallying cry for abortion access has been...
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Exclusive: Steve Bannon candidly talks about race and gender in deleted documentary scene

Exclusive: Steve Bannon candidly talks about race and gender in deleted documentary scene

“I just don’t buy it,” Steve Bannon said when director Alison Klayman asked him about structural racism in a deleted scene from The Brink, the new documentary about Bannon that comes out on digital Tuesday. “I think people of goodwill.....
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Exclusive: Steve Bannon admits that he doesn’t believe in racism in deleted documentary scene

Exclusive: Steve Bannon admits that he doesn’t believe in racism in deleted documentary scene

“I just don’t buy it,” Steve Bannon said when director Alison Klayman asked him about structural racism in a deleted scene from The Brink, the new documentary about Bannon that comes out on digital Tuesday. “I think people of goodwill.....
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58 House Republicans just voted against the bipartisan disaster relief bill

58 House Republicans just voted against the bipartisan disaster relief bill

The House of Representatives passed a $19 billion disaster relief bill on Monday night by a vote of 354-58, sending the measure to President Donald Trump’s desk, where he is expected to sign it. The bill provides funds to hurricane...
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Paying off debts to regain their votes will cost Florida’s disenfranchised more than $1 billion

Paying off debts to regain their votes will cost Florida’s disenfranchised more than $1 billion

Floridians with felony convictions will have to pay at least $1 billion in fines and fees before being allowed to exercise their newly restored right to vote under the terms of a new Republican-backed bill. Last November, Florida voters overwhelmingly...
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Trump pushes up to 20 years in prison for pipeline protesters

Trump pushes up to 20 years in prison for pipeline protesters

The Trump administration is seeking to dramatically escalate federal penalties for pipeline protesters. Under newly proposed changes, pipeline protesters could face up to 20 years in prison for disrupting the construction of oil and gas infrastructure. The mov...
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