Raúl Castro, who stepped down as head of Cuba’s government last April, has proposed a series of constitutional reforms that include term limits for the office of president and the recognition of same-sex marriages, among other proposals.
The suspect who barricaded himself in a Trader Joe’s store in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, on Saturday after shooting his grandmother and waging a gun battle with police is in custody and has been identified, several news outlets have reported.
Maria Butina, the 29-year old arrested last weekend and charged with acting as an unregistered Russian agent in the U.S., has been photographed with a considerable number of members of the Republican Party and the National Rifle Association. But a new report by Reuters shows that her efforts to influence U.S. policy…
It’s not surprising to watch as the Trump clan tries to spin the release of hundreds of pages of Justice Department documents related to the surveillance warrant on Carter Page as something that vindicates the president and members of his former campaign.
Southern Baptist megachurch pastor and Donald Trump “adviser” Robert Jeffress— the guy who delivered a prayer at the recent opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem—took to his second-favorite pulpit—Fox News—to explain how evangelicals could justify their continued support of a serially lying and adulterous…
“Crying Nazi” Christopher Cantwell, 37, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of assault and battery for using pepper spray on counterprotesters during the “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, last year.
Donald Trump’s game is getting weaker by the minute.
By far the toughest part for the child victims of the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy is being unable to see their parents and not really knowing if—or when—they ever will.
Just hours after the U.S. Justice Department announced indictments against members of Russia’s military intelligence agency for waging cyberwarfare against U.S. elections in 2016, Donald Trump, instead of condemning Russia’s actions, attacked our strongest allies again, calling the European Union a “foe” of the United…
Update, Sunday, 5:10 p.m.: The Chicago Police Department released body cam footage on Sunday afternoon of the shooting of 37-year-old Harith Augustus. Warning: the video is graphic.
Only with someone like Donald Trump as president would journalists have to come up with scientific indicators to measure and describe the extent of the president’s dishonesty and untrustworthiness.
The people who handle Donald Trump, who according to NBC has spent 127 days at one of his golf clubs while president, have gone to great lengths to shield him from protesters and members of the U.S. news media while he skirts responsibilities and plays golf as the country he works for descends further into chaos.
Once described as Donald Trump’s “dapper raconteur,” Roger Stone, the guy who wound up the nation’s racists and right-wing conspiracy theorists under the mantra of “Lock Her Up!” now faces the very real possibility that he could be the next one to land behind bars in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.
Donald Trump put a climate change denier as the head of the EPA. He pulled us out of the Paris Agreement on climate. He attacked our allies and supported our adversaries. And now the Trump administration—in the name of every American—has threatened Ecuador and other smaller countries over a World Health Organization…
The owner of Black Swan Books in Richmond, VA, called police on Saturday on a woman who confronted former White House strategist and Trump Muslim ban architect Steve Bannon while inside the store.
Mitch McConnell got an earful from angry protesters shouting “Where are the babies?” Saturday as the Senate majority leader left a Louisville, KY restaurant.
A couple of grandparents from Brooklyn who traveled to Fort Drum in upstate New York to visit their son-in-law on the country’s Independence Day—before he is shipped to Afghanistan for a third tour of duty—were arrested by immigration authorities and thrown into detention, a report says.
Thanks to concerned neighbors who worried about the young migrant children being taken into a vacant office building in Phoenix, and then called police (and journalists), we now know that the Trump administration’s targeting of children in its immigration crackdown is worse than imagined.
A government lawyer may need more time to dog-sit over the weekend, but the Trump administration won’t be getting a blanket extension on the deadlines a judge set for the reunification of migrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.