Bloomberg dismisses Trump’s ‘disingenuous’ promise to revive coal industry
Billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg said that President Donald Trump knows full well he will not be able to save the United States’ declining coal mining industry.
04/25/2017 - 12:22 PM
Tucker Carlson and Caitlyn Jenner debate Trump and transgender rights
The conservative Fox News host made his debut in the slot formerly occupied by Bill O'Reilly with a discussion about the president's approach to LGBT issues.
04/25/2017 - 11:40 AM
Ivanka Trump booed at W20 summit after calling father a ‘champion’ for women
The first daughter was scoffed at by the audience when she described President Trump’s “advocacy” for families.
04/25/2017 - 09:58 AM
Voices from overseas: People from around the world consider Trump's first 100 days
It was the most stunning political victory of the 21st century, one that brought shocked concern in many parts of the world and cheers in others. One uncontroversial certainty was that it would cause reverberations around the globe. Donald Trump campaigned on an “America First” platform, but has found himself as president drawn into thorny geopolitical complexities aplenty in the first 100 days of his administration.
04/25/2017 - 09:23 AM
Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’ collides with Congress
President Trump backed off his demand that Congress pay for a wall spanning the entire U.S.-Mexico border in a crucial spending bill that must pass by Friday night to keep the government funded.
04/25/2017 - 06:28 AM
The contrarians: They didn’t vote for Trump, but they would now
A look at some people who did not support Donald Trump on Nov. 8, but now, 100 days in, find that they do.
04/25/2017 - 05:00 AM
The Trump standard: The 45th president’s norm-busting first 100 days
President Trump has set new norms and broken old ones: tweetstorms, attacks on Obama, awkwardness with allies, mixing government and business, and more.
04/25/2017 - 05:00 AM
Trump foreign policy at 100 days: The downside of unpredictability
Not quite 100 tumultuous days into his term, President Trump’s foreign policy remains a work in progress — a frequently shifting, unpredictable approach to world affairs.
04/25/2017 - 05:00 AM
Kasich: Trump a ‘mixed bag’ at this point
Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Monday he thinks it’s too early to fully assess President Trump’s performance, even as the 100-day mark of his time in office approaches.
04/24/2017 - 06:05 PM
Physicist and ex-Rep. Rush Holt: The March for Science fight isn’t over
Rush Holt Jr., the CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, talks to Yahoo News about what science supporters can do now that the March for Science is over.
04/24/2017 - 02:23 PM
Obama makes first public remarks since leaving office
Leading a panel discussion at the University of Chicago, the former president said that he is hoping to inspire young leaders and “help them take a crack at changing the world.”
04/24/2017 - 01:26 PM
‘Better you than me’: Trump commends astronauts for converting urine into drinking water
In a video call with space station astronaut Peggy Whitson, President Trump congratulated her on her record-setting 535th day in space.
04/24/2017 - 11:31 AM
Pelosi, Schumer urge Trump to butt out of budget negotiations
Chuck Schumer says President Trump’s insistence on border wall funding is a “monkey wrench” that’s bungling a bipartisan spending agreement.
04/24/2017 - 10:49 AM
Trump fumes about supposedly ‘fake’ polls giving him a dismal approval rating
The president continues to rant about a pair of new surveys that show he is approaching his 100th day in office with the lowest approval rating of any president in more than 70 years.
04/24/2017 - 09:18 AM
Senate Russia probe flounders amid partisan bickering
The Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and whether any Trump associates were connected to it, has made little progress.
04/24/2017 - 09:03 AM
Trump: Mexico will pay for the border wall — ‘eventually’ and ‘in some form’
The president says he may not approve a government funding bill this week if it does not include funding for a “badly needed border wall” that he claims Mexico, “in some form,” will “eventually” pay for.
04/23/2017 - 03:43 PM
Polls: Trump approaches 100 days with lowest job approval rating in more than 70 years
The president has the lowest approval rating of any commander in chief at this point since at least 1945, a pair of new surveys published Sunday found.
04/23/2017 - 12:11 PM
‘Science not silence’: Thousands rally in New York to take aim at ‘alternative facts’
Protest signs and photos of Science March in New York, one of many Earth Day rallies around the world defending science in the era of President Trump.
04/22/2017 - 06:37 PM
French presidential contender Emmanuel Macron’s unique love story
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife have an unusual relationship, and the French seem to like it just fine.
04/22/2017 - 03:39 PM
Trump stuns Twitter with patriotic, yet curious, video celebrating American freed from Egypt
President Donald Trump shared a video on his Twitter page that had production values that didn’t quite line up to the highest office in the land.
04/21/2017 - 05:16 PM
Bill Nye: Trump would win reelection if he embraced climate change action
Bill Nye the Science Guy said President Trump would likely be reelected if he were to take up arms against climate change.
04/21/2017 - 04:13 PM
Ronald Reagan’s son defends O’Reilly, asks if men should ‘sue for sexual arousal’
Michael Reagan speaks at a rally for Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle in 2010. Michael Reagan, son of late President Ronald Reagan, defended disgraced Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who was ousted this week after advertisers boycotted the show en masse amid a sexual harassment scandal. The firestorm started after the New York Times revealed that O’Reilly and the network had shelled out $13 million in settlements to various women who had accused him of sexual harassment.
04/21/2017 - 03:53 PM
Trump praises far-right French candidate Le Pen as vote looms
President Trump predicted on Friday that a deadly shooting on the famed Champs-Élysées avenue in Paris would have “a big effect” on French elections.
04/21/2017 - 02:30 PM
Clinton knocks Trump on LGBT rights
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the annual LGBT Center dinner on April 20, 2017, in New York City. The Center gave Clinton its Trailblazer Award. Clinton was receiving an award at a fundraiser for The Center, an LGBT community center in New York City, where she made the critical remarks.
04/21/2017 - 11:09 AM
Trump bemoans ‘ridiculous standard’ of judging presidents by first 100 days
President Trump is complaining about the “ridiculous standard” of judging an administration on its first 100 days.
04/21/2017 - 10:27 AM
Trump says Iran not living up to ‘spirit’ of nuclear deal
President Trump said Iran is not living up to “the spirit” of the nuclear deal. But the State Department recently said Iran is complying with it.
04/20/2017 - 05:06 PM
‘Judge sitting on an island’: Jeff Sessions dismisses Hawaii court’s travel ban ruling
The attorney general’s seeming disdain for the 50th state in a Tuesday interview earned him a reproof from Hawaii’s senators.
04/20/2017 - 03:40 PM
Government shutdown deadline looms as Republicans return to Washington
Republicans return to work after a two-week recess Monday with just five days to whip their fractious caucus in line and avoid a government shutdown.
04/20/2017 - 02:51 PM
O’Reilly scandal leaves women wondering: When will it stop?
Sexual harassment is already against the law, it’s against most corporate rules and it’s cost a good number of men their jobs. And yet, here we are again.
04/20/2017 - 12:32 PM
Iraqis struggle to survive after being freed from ISIS
Many Iraqis in the Mosul area have escaped ISIS but now struggle for food, shelter, and other basic elements of survival.
04/20/2017 - 12:29 PM
Former Clinton staffers share happy photos to push back against infighting claims
Former Clinton campaign workers are countering a new book’s depiction of discord with social media images of cohesion and fun.
04/20/2017 - 12:21 PM
Rep. Chaffetz floats the idea he may resign before term ends
Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz told multiple Salt Lake City media outlets Thursday that he might not finish out his term. “When I contemplate another 200 nights away from home, it is just too much,” Chaffetz told Fox 13 News Anchor Bob Evans. Chaffetz also texted KSL Radio host Doug Wright on Thursday morning that it was possible he would not finish his term.
04/20/2017 - 12:12 PM
Trump pummels NYT over tweet on Patriots visit to White House
Donald Trump was ready to blitz after the New York Times sent out a questionable tweet comparing the New England Patriots visit to the White House this year with the team’s trip in 2015 to see Barack Obama.
04/20/2017 - 10:41 AM
Sarah Palin, Ted Nugent, Kid Rock visit Trump at the White House
The White House was enlivened Wednesday evening by a visit from some special guests, both political and musical.
04/20/2017 - 10:22 AM
Campaign books that help shatter our politics
In the beginning there was Theodore White, the legendary observer of 20th century presidential campaigns, with his “Making of the President 1960.” Then there was Joe McGinniss’ brilliant account of the first iteration of modern campaign consulting, “The Selling of the President,” and Hunter S. Thompson’s dystopian companion piece, “Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72.” Many years later, Richard Ben Cramer wrote “What It Takes,” the “Ulysses” of campaign chronicles.
04/20/2017 - 05:00 AM
5 takeaways from Jon Ossoff’s showing in the Georgia special election
To no one’s real surprise, President Trump and Jon Ossoff came to different conclusions regarding the final results of Tuesday’s special election in Georgia. On balance, however, Ossoff may have more to brag about than the president. 1. Jon Ossoff was never likely to win the Sixth District primary outright.
04/19/2017 - 09:54 PM
Bill O’Reilly: ‘Completely unfounded claims’ caused my Fox News departure
Bill O’Reilly said the claims that resulted in his departure from Fox News “unfounded” and wished the network the best in a statement released Wednesday afternoon.
04/19/2017 - 05:14 PM
Hillary Clinton campaign biographer: Here’s where she went wrong
The co-author of a new book detailing her loss in the 2016 presidential election says the Democratic candidate and her top aides could see the “tsunami” of populism building in places like Britain, but refused to prepare for its arrival in the United States.
04/19/2017 - 04:54 PM
Fox dropped O’Reilly, but activists want more from the network
Fox News’s decision to drop Bill O’Reilly from the network’s popular primetime slate was seen only as a first step by groups that have been pushing for his ouster.
The company announced Wednesday afternoon that "after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O'Reilly have agreed that Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel."
04/19/2017 - 04:05 PM
Victims of neo-Nazi trolling in Whitefish, Mont., strike back in court
The Southern Poverty Law Center has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Tanya Gersh, a Jewish mother resident of Whitefish, Mont., who was the main target of an anti-Semitic “troll storm” launched by neo-Nazi blogger Andrew Anglin.
04/19/2017 - 04:03 PM
Mike Huckabee knows people hate his Twitter jokes
Mike Huckabee’s 140-character comedy show frequently pops up in Twitter feeds of journalists and political operatives, inspiring professional critiques and even a Jimmy Kimmel skit, along with countless pleas to give his thumbs a rest.
04/19/2017 - 01:25 PM
Rob Gronkowski's world tour continues as he crashes Sean Spicer's White House media briefing
From WrestleMania to “stealing” Tom Brady’s jersey at Fenway Park to the White House press briefing, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is showing up everywhere this offseason.
04/19/2017 - 12:52 PM
GOP candidate Handel welcomes Trump support as Georgia special election heads toward runoff
Trump called former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel on Wednesday morning, congratulating her on making it to the runoff with Democrat Jon Ossoff.
04/19/2017 - 11:03 AM
‘I am all in’: Lindsey Graham boards Trump train after lengthy feud
Sen. Graham was once one of Donald Trump’s harshest Republican critics. Now he has the president he’s “been dreaming of for eight years.”
04/19/2017 - 10:03 AM
Ossoff to face Handel in Georgia runoff
Democrat Jon Ossoff jumped to an early lead in the suburban Atlanta 6th Congressional District special election Tuesday, a contest that has drawn national attention as an early test of Democratic efforts to challenge President Trump.
04/18/2017 - 08:34 PM
GOP Sen. Ernst says Trump should spend less time at Mar-a-Lago
Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, said she has “concerns” about the frequency of President Trump’s trips to his Mar-a-Lago residence and particularly about his use of the Palm Beach, Fla., venue to host foreign leaders.
04/18/2017 - 04:47 PM
Obama attends funeral of ‘great friend’ Dan Rooney
Nearly three months after leaving office, former President Barack Obama made his first public appearance Tuesday at the funeral of Dan Rooney, the Pittsburgh Steelers chairman and longtime Obama ally. The 44th president did not make any remarks at the ceremony, held at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. After Rooney died Thursday, Obama released a statement lauding the “championship-caliber good man.” Rooney served as the U.S. ambassador to Ireland during the Obama years.
04/18/2017 - 01:22 PM
Hillary Clinton reportedly said ‘that was my last race’ after losing election
According to a new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” the Democratic nominee said her stunning loss to Donald Trump was her “last race.”
04/18/2017 - 11:21 AM
Trump: I won’t say whether we sabotaged North Korea missile test
In an interview with “Fox & Friends,” the president would not comment on Pyongyang’s failed weekend launch of ballistic missile. Trump also appeared to conflate supreme leader Kim Jong Un with Un’s late father, Kim Jong Il.
04/18/2017 - 09:33 AM
Democrat Jon Ossoff leads in Georgia House race — a ripple, or the start of a wave?
Polls suggest that Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff is within range of getting 50 percent of the vote against a large field of Republicans, winning the seat outright and avoiding a runoff.
04/18/2017 - 05:00 AM
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