NYT columnist misleads readers on where Nancy Pelosi stands on climate change

NYT columnist misleads readers on where Nancy Pelosi stands on climate change

Readers turning to the New York Times opinion pages this weekend may have left feeling confused about the urgency of climate change and where Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stands on the issue. The main thrust of the...
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House oversight committee finds Trump appointees work as nuclear shills for Saudi

House oversight committee finds Trump appointees work as nuclear shills for Saudi

A new report from the House Oversight and Reform Committee released on Tuesday shows that President Donald Trump’s appointees were working to sell nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia while also pushing to circumvent non-proliferation standards that woul...
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‘We have to lead with the life’: How teen journalists covered 1,200 young gun deaths since Parkland

‘We have to lead with the life’: How teen journalists covered 1,200 young gun deaths since Parkland

You can search by name on “Since Parkland,” a database of obituaries written by student journalists of all the young people killed by guns in the 365 days since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. With the exception...
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New data analysis shows government accepted 260 oil and gas drilling applications during shutdown

New data analysis shows government accepted 260 oil and gas drilling applications during shutdown

New data analysis shows that the government accepted 260 oil and gas drilling permit applications during the partial government shutdown last month, even as federal agencies suffered severe staffing shortages at all levels. Those findings shed more light on t...
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Here’s what you should know about the Austrian chancellor Trump is meeting

Here’s what you should know about the Austrian chancellor Trump is meeting

On Wednesday, the White House will host one of Europe’s rising political stars; the 32-year-old Chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz. Since becoming head of state after a knife-edge election in 2017, Kurz has endeared himself to conservatives around the...
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Catholic mom sues after Trump-backed foster care agency calls her the wrong kind of Christian

Catholic mom sues after Trump-backed foster care agency calls her the wrong kind of Christian

Last month, the Trump administration issued a waiver allowing a South Carolina foster care agency to discriminate in accordance with its Protestant religious beliefs. Now, a Catholic foster care parent is challenging the exemption after the agency discriminate...
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Chief Justice Roberts warns right-wing judges to slow their roll

Chief Justice Roberts warns right-wing judges to slow their roll

On Tuesday, Chief Justice John Roberts signaled, for the second time in less than two weeks, that he’s not going to let overeager conservative judges willfully ignore the Supreme Court’s precedents — even if Roberts himself disagrees with those p...
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The last congressional race of the 2018 election could finally be decided this week

The last congressional race of the 2018 election could finally be decided this week

The North Carolina state elections board is considering whether to call a new election or declare a winner in the state’s 9th District, where the general election last November was stained by allegations of fraud. In a hearing that began...
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Meet the Russian theologian who offered to organize millions of votes for Trump

Meet the Russian theologian who offered to organize millions of votes for Trump

In mid-2016, Mikhail Morgulis, a Soviet-born theologian now living in Florida, offered to organize millions of votes among America’s Russian-speaking community for then-candidate Donald Trump. In his efforts, Morgulis pitched the idea directly to Sergei ...
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As election season kicks off, Democrats look to an ever-widening field to heal their Trump trauma

As election season kicks off, Democrats look to an ever-widening field to heal their Trump trauma

CLEVELAND, OH — Everett Prewitt, a 76-year-old real estate consultant and novelist, pushed aside the remains of his oatmeal-and-coffee breakfast at a suburban diner, the better to clear some space on the table to freely express his thoughts at the daw...
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