It's Thanksgiving again. And yet again, families will gather around the dinner table to talk turkey, football ... and politics. I hope that as we do, we try to keep things in perspective.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 9:48 pm
The US Air Force conducted its first so-called "elephant walk" drill using F-35 fighter jets Monday, launching dozens of aircraft in a condensed period as part of what the service called a "combat power exercise" at Hill Air Force Base in Utah.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 9:47 pm
Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith posed with Confederate artifacts in photos from 2014 that emerged Tuesday, the latest in a series of controversial moments for the freshman Republican senator who is facing a run-off. CNN's Martin Savidge reports.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 9:00 pm
When Donald Trump was running for president against Hillary Clinton, the biggest scandal from the Clinton campaign was about her emails -- specifically, that Clinton had used a personal email server to send and receive emails (including some containing classified information) during her time in the State Department, rather than official government email.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 8:47 pm
President Donald Trump told the top White House lawyer in April that he wanted to order federal prosecutions of Hillary Clinton and James Comey, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 8:46 pm
In an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) says that he views Trump's reported requests to former White House counsel Don McGahn to ask the Justice Department to prosecute Hillary Clinton as "an abuse of power" and "exactly what got Richard Nixon into trouble." The requests were first reported by the New York Times.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 8:33 pm
A Detroit judge has dropped nearly all the charges against a Michigan doctor accused of performing female genital mutilation on at least nine underage girls, according to court documents.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 8:08 pm
The calls came fast, all with the same question: Is it true you are funded by George Soros? I was dismayed. I run a national racial justice organization, and a story had just broken that named us in a controversy. The New York Times reported that Facebook had sought to deflect blame for its role in empowering far right hate speech by, in fact, employing a right-wing media company to spread a soft, sanitized version of that same hate speech. And instead of holding Facebook accountable for that, these reporters just wanted me to confirm whether Soros was a funder.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 7:59 pm
"Creed II" represents the square root of "Rocky IV," with all the tantalizing side plots that entails. Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone again provide a potent one-two combo, in a movie filled with nostalgic callbacks that make the most of the franchise's durable formula.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 5:44 pm
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he's done answering questions from special counsel Robert Mueller related to the investigation of possible collusion between Trump associates and Russians, and he expects his legal team to submit them soon.
Posted on: 20 November 2018 | 4:41 pm