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Jimmy Carter raises head to attack Trump
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Jimmy Carter raises head to attack Trump

ATLANTA (AP) -- Former President Jimmy Carter offered a damning indictment of U.S. foreign policy and domestic affairs Tuesday, saying money in politics makes the nation more like an "oligarchy than a democracy" and casting President Donald Trump as a disappoi...
St. Louis launches investigation into ‘domestic terrorist’ meme from police officer
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St. Louis launches investigation into ‘domestic terrorist’ meme from police officer

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department on Monday confirmed it has launched an internal investigation into a report that one of its officers posted a meme on Facebook calling Black Lives Matter protesters "domestic terrorists." Monday marked the fourth...
Charles Payne, Fox Business star, slapped with ‘rape’ allegation
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Charles Payne, Fox Business star, slapped with ‘rape’ allegation

Oh come on now — these allegations against Fox News are getting way too fast and furious for fan comfort. On the heels of widely reported sexual harassment allegations at the cable network, now comes this: "Ex-Fox News contributor says she was raped by host...
Sessions urges Jerry Brown not to sign ‘sanctuary’ law in California
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Sessions urges Jerry Brown not to sign ‘sanctuary’ law in California

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday singled out California Governor Jerry Brown and urged him not to sign into law a bill that would further restrict local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities. The legislation was approved ...
Paul Manafort wiretapped — and suddenly, Donald Trump’s not so crazy
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Paul Manafort wiretapped — and suddenly, Donald Trump’s not so crazy

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, was being wiretapped by feds — not just once, but twice — as part of an FBI investigation into his dealings in Ukraine and Russia. The secret surveillance took place at a time when Manafort was i...
Michigan Civil Rights Commission declines to reinterpret civil rights law to include LGBT
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Michigan Civil Rights Commission declines to reinterpret civil rights law to include LGBT

LANSING -- After more than two hours of impassioned testimony from more than 50 people, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission on Monday declined a request to reinterpret the Elliott Larsen Civil Rights Act to include protections for the LGBT community. "We w...
Oh My! ‘Racist’ Cotton Discovered at Hobby Lobby
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Oh My! ‘Racist’ Cotton Discovered at Hobby Lobby

The cotton is flying on social media after a black businesswoman in Texas took offense at seeing fake bolls of the textile plant used as vase decorations at a Hobby Lobby store. "This decor is WRONG on SO many levels," Daniell Rider of Killeen posted on Fac...
Dallas school district may rename schools honoring Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson
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Dallas school district may rename schools honoring Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson

Ben Franklin's face graces U.S. currency and was a Founding-era abolitionist, but some officials in Texas may soon remove his name from one middle school over a "connection to Confederacy." Dallas Independent School District is conducting an investigation i...
Donald Trump blasts ‘Rocket Man’ at United Nations; speaks of UN costs
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Donald Trump blasts ‘Rocket Man’ at United Nations; speaks of UN costs

President Trump brought his disruptor-in-chief style to the United Nations in a blunt speech yesterday, warning that the U.S. may have "no choice but to totally destroy North Korea," slamming Iran as an "economically depleted rogue state whose chief exports ar...
Three Democrat congressmen arrested at Trump Tower
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Three Democrat congressmen arrested at Trump Tower

(UPI) -- Three Democratic congressmen were arrested outside of Trump Tower in New York City Tuesday night while protesting for immigrants' rights. Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), Luis V. Gutierrez (D-Ill.) and Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.), were arrested on ...