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Why Barack Obama is Our Most Viral President

Barack Obama's post Charlottesville tweet just broke the record for number of likes. How did Obama crack the social media code?
Aug 17, 2017 |

Nigeria suicide bombers kill 28, wound 82

Three women suicide bombers blew themselves up at the entrance to a camp for displaced people in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding 82, local sources said. The attack -- the latest in a string of assaults in the troubled region -- took place in the town of Mandarari, 25 kilometres (15 miles) from Maiduguri, the capital of...
Aug 17, 2017 |

Could Trump's Comments Lead To a GOP Presidential Primary?

Trump's media availability drew intense criticism from the right. Former GOP Rep. David Jolly says today may be the start of a primary movement to replace Trump. He joins O'Donnell and Jarvis DeBerry to discuss Trump's long pattern of bigoted behavior.
Aug 17, 2017 |

North Carolina woman confronts man flying Nazi flag at his home

A North Carolina woman who confronted a man flying a Nazi flag outside his home says she felt the need to stand up to his show of hate in the wake of violence that erupted during a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Man beaten at protest says police were indifferent to attack

McLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man says police failed to come to his aid as he was beaten by white supremacists during Saturday's violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to three deaths.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Why there's been a big drop in women coaches under Title IX

As a synchronized swimmer in college, Kathy Delaney-Smith did not seem destined to become Harvard’s star women’s basketball coach. When she interviewed for a swim coach position in Boston’s southwestern suburbs back in the early 1970s, the superintendent asked if she could also coach their basketball team.
Aug 17, 2017 |

Finding Somaliland's ancient cave art is hard. Protecting it could be harder.

Hidden in the Somali desert, beneath stunning, ancient rock cave paintings, the thin trail of a snake traces a winding line across the dust. Somaliland’s most prized archaeological treasures – which locals fearfully called “the place of the devils” for centuries – could not be more remote. Exposed to the elements, the colors have changed since...
Aug 17, 2017 |

After brinkmanship, a diplomatic opening with North Korea

For more than two decades, North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them long distances has prompted recurring international crises. Sudden bursts of heightened tension, primarily between the North and the United States, were interspersed with diplomacy that never definitively halted the gathering storm. After a week...
Aug 17, 2017 |

Meet the Raging Grannies, Portland's not-so-secret warriors for civility

One of the most beloved social activist groups in this Pacific Northwest city, they are the Raging Grannies. “Grannying is the least understood and most powerful weapon we have,” says Granny Rose de Shaw.
Aug 17, 2017 |

White Supremacist In Charlottesville Wearing 82nd Airborne Hat Gets Called Out... By 82nd Airborne

The 82nd Airborne Division fought several campaigns against Nazi Germany during World War II.
Aug 16, 2017 |

Trump appears to accidentally share Twitter dis

The Twitter user who called President Trump a fascist and frequently shares anti-Trump sentiment, joked Tuesday that the president “agrees with him.”
Aug 16, 2017 |

Trump: ‘Both Sides’ Are to Blame for Charlottesville Violence

The president doubled-down on his original remarks about the weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, saying Tuesday that "there are two sides to a story.”
Aug 16, 2017 |

College GOP groups condemn Charlottesville rally amid outcry over state leader’s attendance

Leaders of at least two universities and the national college Republicans organization are moving to denounce white supremacist views after a member of at least one campus GOP chapter appeared to attend at a violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend.
Aug 16, 2017 |

Philippine police kill 32 in 'shock and awe' drug raids

Philippine police killed 32 people in "shock and awe" raids aimed at scaring drug traffickers, authorities said Wednesday, after President Rodrigo Duterte admitted to setbacks in his controversial crime war. In one of the deadliest operations of the war, police reported killing 32 people in a series of raids Monday on suspected drug traffickers...
Aug 16, 2017 |

Iran says its drones near U.S. vessels are safe, following rules

Iran's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) rejected U.S. criticism that it flew a drone unsafely near a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf and it defended its right to carry out air patrol missions in the area. On Monday the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said that an Iranian drone had come within 1,000 feet (300 meters) of a...
Aug 16, 2017 |

As neo-Nazis grow bolder, the 'antifa' has emerged to fight them

Deadly violence outside a rally in Virginia this past weekend has raised concerns about white supremacists, but also about their far-left opponents, the antifa.
Aug 16, 2017 |

Upcoming Total Eclipse Will Hit All of the U.S.

Next week's total eclipse, when the moon completely covers the sun, will be at least partially visible everywhere in the United States, but only last two minutes and 38 seconds.
Aug 16, 2017 |

'It's a miracle for me to be here': freed Canadian pastor speaks of ordeal in North Korean prison

Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim, who returned to Canada from North Korea on 9 August, holds his granddaughter as he leaves the Light Presbyterian Church in Mississauga. Days after being released from a North Korean prison, a Canadian pastor who spent more than two years in custody has spoken about his ordeal, detailing the hard labour he was forced to carry...
Aug 16, 2017 |

Sanctions haven’t stopped North Korea yet. But could latest ones help?

As it considers how to stop North Korea’s nuclear program, the Trump administration confronts an uncomfortable truth: The more sanctions the West has piled on the regime, the more progress it has made in missile technology. Instead of blunting its nuclear ambitions, more than a decade’s worth of sanctions have pushed North Korea into the arms of...
Aug 16, 2017 |

Moral leadership in the wake of Charlottesville

President Trump finally denounced white supremacism on Monday, uttering a detailed if belated message that both Democrats and Republicans said was urgently needed from America’s leader, given the violent weekend protests in Charlottesville, Va. “Well done Mr. President,” tweeted one of his sharpest critics, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) of South...
Aug 16, 2017 |

Meet the Raging Grannies, Portland's not-so-secret warriors for civility

One of the most beloved social activist groups in this Pacific Northwest city, they are the Raging Grannies. “Grannying is the least understood and most powerful weapon we have,” says Granny Rose... Read More

After brinkmanship, a diplomatic opening with North Korea

For more than two decades, North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and the missiles to deliver them long distances has prompted recurring international crises. Sudden bursts of heightened... Read More

Finding Somaliland's ancient cave art is hard. Protecting it could be harder.

Hidden in the Somali desert, beneath stunning, ancient rock cave paintings, the thin trail of a snake traces a winding line across the dust. Somaliland’s most prized archaeological treasures –... Read More