Even as the Dakota Access pipeline winds down, oil protests led by Native Americans continue unfolding nationwide.
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The #mannequinchallenge goes political.
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Donald Trump is just continuing a long-held GOP tradition of pretending elections are rigged against them when they're not.
You don't negotiate with bigots.
It's part of a long-running pattern.
Here's the truth.
"You know in Israel, they profile. They've done an unbelievable job — as good as you can do."
"Blackness in the white imagination has nothing to do with black people." — Claudia Rankine
The suspect in Saturday's attack has no apparent connection to Syria or its refugee crisis.
"This was not an obscure reference that needs decoding."
"He understands and supports our priorities and our members believe he will make America safe again."
"[We] have an expectation that our players and coaches will stand and honor our flag while the national anthem is played."