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Caitlyn Jenner’s Conservative Views Create Tension In ‘I Am Cait’ Teaser

Caitlyn Jenner’s conservative views create some tension among a group of her friends in a released clip from an upcoming episode of “I Am Cait,” Jenner’s docuseries on E!. While the group discusses homeless and unemployed transgender people, Jenner says, “Don’t, a … Read More

Video: Swedish Cops on Vacation in NY Show American Police How to Subdue Suspects Without Hurting Them

Four Swedish police officers vacationing in New York sprang into action to break up a brawl on a train – and did so without the brutality that has been seen all too often on grainy cell phone videos over the … Read More

Indiana Pizza Owner Brags About ‘No Gays’ Policy, Gets Destroyed on Yelp

An Indiana pizza restaurant is under fire after its owners bragged about their “no gays” policy on a news broadcast. Crystal and Kevin O’Connor appeared on ABC 57 to show their support for Governor Mike Pence’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration … Read More

California Gun Company Selling ‘Obama’s Blaster’ Gun Barrel

A California gun company has announced a new product named after the President. The ‘The Obama’s Blaster,’ by Ares Armor, is a gun barrel that, according to the description, is so named because “Yes we can build a firearm product.” … Read More

Health Providers Brace For More Cuts To Medicare In Puerto Rico

   MAYAGÜEZ, P.R. — The first visible sign that the health care system in Puerto Rico was seriously in trouble was when a steady stream of doctors — more than 3,000 in five years — began to leave the island … Read More

Man Who Looks a Lot Like Mitt Romney Stars in Colbert’s First Late Show Promo

Stephen Colbert’s first Late Show promo went online Sunday night and in the 30 second video the new host encounters a politician who does a “great” Mitt Romney. Watch video below, via CBS: [Photo via screengrab] — — >> Follow … Read More

Kurdish Militants Target Turkish Military In Suicide Attack

ISTANBUL, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The Turkish army said two of its soldiers were killed and 31 wounded in an attack overnight by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), as violence escalated following Ankara’s air bombardment of Kurdish militants in northern … Read More

Obama To Unveil Tough Emission Cuts As Part Of Climate Change Actions

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, White House officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has … Read More

Joe Biden Said No Before. Why Run Now?

WASHINGTON — Days after Joe Biden buried his son Beau in early June, the 72-year-old vice president was saying privately that he had concluded that he “didn’t have the heart” or the drive to run for president in 2016.  At … Read More

Bernie Sanders Throws #BlackLivesMatter a Bone in Urban League Speech

Ever since Hillary Clinton‘s second presidential run was a gleam in her eye, nearly everyone in the political and media world has been dreaming of someone to fight her for it. First it was Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who was … Read More

Salon Editorial Staffers Unionize, With Site’s Management Taking ‘High Road’

Staffers at Salon.com have successfully joined the Writers Guild of America, East, with management at the news site voluntarily recognizing their employees’ union. Lowell Peterson, the union’s executive director, said in a statement Saturday that the two sides have agreed … Read More

Iraq’s Kurds Ask PKK Rebels To Withdraw

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdish Worker’s Party to “withdraw” from Iraq’s Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group. A statement from the office of Kurdish … Read More

Oligarchy Of Super PAC Megadonors Have Conquered American Politics

WASHINGTON — A new oligarchic era of American politics came into full view on Friday, as super PACs disclosed fundraising details showing billionaires bankrolling the 2016 presidential race to an unprecedented degree.  The unlimited-money super PACs account for one-third of … Read More