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Fact-checking Trump’s Fake News Awards

The president has a list of stories he thinks the “fake news media” should have covered in 2017 — so we did.

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Chief of staff John Kelly called Trump’s immigration positions “uninformed.” Trump fired back.

Kelly said Trump's view on a physical border wall has "evolved" since the campaign. But Trump himself said his position has never changed.
Jan. 18, 2018

Trump’s highly anticipated “Fake News Awards” land with a thud

Those who clicked through either got a 404 error page, or a message saying, “The site is temporarily offline, we are working to bring it back up. Please try back later.”
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Jan. 17, 2018

The Trump administration lays out plans for an increased nuclear arsenal

The Trump administration's nuclear strategy includes a costly overhaul of the nuclear program.
Jan. 17, 2018

10 reasons to visit “shithole” countries

One president’s trash is another person’s dream destination.
Jan. 17, 2018

Democrats win historically GOP state Senate seat in Wisconsin, yet another sign of a coming wave

Evidence is mounting that the 2018 midterms could be a bloodbath for the GOP.

Jan. 17, 2018

There are no shortcuts to defeating Trump

The president’s critics and the media are looking to disqualify Trump instead of defeating him. That probably won’t work.
Jan. 16, 2018

Iowa senator spends Martin Luther King Jr. holiday defending racist president

"I don’t think he’s a racist," Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) said of Trump, the same day she tweeted praise for Martin Luther King Jr.
Jan. 16, 2018

DHS secretary twists herself into pretzel to avoid confirming Trump’s “shithole” remark

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen twisted herself into knots to try and avoid confirmation that Trump specifically used that language.
Jan. 16, 2018

Will 2018 be a Democratic wave? These five House races suggest yes.

One major sign that the 2018 midterm elections will be favorable to Democrats: Republican recruitment problems.
Jan. 16, 2018

North Korea calls Trump’s “nuclear button” tweet the “spasm of a lunatic”

North Korean state TV also called Trump a "loser" and a "psychopath."

Jan. 16, 2018

Trump’s “shithole countries” remark has increased the odds of a government shutdown

A deal may ultimately hinge on whether a consensus forms on which party would shoulder the blame from voters for a shutdown.
Jan. 15, 2018

Trump’s racist remarks became a rallying point at Martin Luther King Jr. Day events nationwide

Donald Trump and his alleged racist remarks about black immigrants were the "elephant in the room" at Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations across the country.
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Jan. 14, 2018

Rep. Mia Love, daughter of Haitian immigrants, demands apology from Trump for ‘shithole’ comments

The GOP representative called Trump's comments 'racist' and 'indefensible.'
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Jan. 13, 2018

This week in Trump-Russia news: Bannon lawyers up, gets ready to take the hot seat

Bannon called an infamous 2016 meeting between Trump officials and Russians "treasonous."
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Jan. 13, 2018

Tehran blasts Trump for threat to withdraw from Iran Deal if demands aren’t met

Trump announced Friday that he will continue to comply with the landmark nuclear agreement, but will reinstate sanctions if "flaws" in the deal aren't addressed.

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Jan. 13, 2018

Hawaii rep calls out Trump after nuclear false alarm: “He’s not taking this threat seriously”

Hawaiians received a frightening alert warning of an incoming missile. Thirty-eight minutes later, it was described as a "false alarm."
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Jan. 13, 2018

Maxine Waters will skip State of the Union address over Trump’s racist remarks

The California representative joins Democrats John Lewis and Earl Blumenauer in not attending the president's speech this month.
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Jan. 13, 2018

London mayor mocks Trump “stable genius” comment after right-wing protesters disrupt speech

Protesters disrupted the speech, saying they were there to make a "citizen's arrest" of Khan.
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Jan. 13, 2018

Chain migration: How conservatives created the transformative policy they’re now attacking

Trump and Republicans are attacking "chain migration" — a policy created by conservatives with racist intentions that's gone on to transform the country.
Jan. 12, 2018

After Trump’s racist outbursts, Republicans will distance themselves, but won’t ditch him

On the emptiness of Republicans' "disappointment" with Trump's racist "shithole countries" comments.

Jan. 12, 2018

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about “shitholes”

The Treasury Department wants to make it easier for banks to engage in redlining, the EPA may soon allow minors to handle dangerous chemicals and Medicaid can now have work requirements.
Jan. 12, 2018

Republicans are trying to clean up Trump’s “shithole” comments

Republican Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) said they "do not recall" Trump calling African nations shitholes — but they didn't deny Trump said the phrase, either.
Jan. 12, 2018

Trump successfully goads the world into debating whether Africa is a “shithole”

"[The] very serious function of racism ... is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you explaining, over and over again, your reason for being."
Jan. 12, 2018

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

War with North Korea seems unlikely, but the mistaken Hawaii missile alert is a reminder of the nonzero threat of a nuclear weapon detonation in the United States. Here is how to stay alive.
Jan. 12, 2018

“Vulgar, racist, nauseating”: Trump’s “shithole countries” remark draws international outrage

From Republican lawmakers to the U.N., Trump's "shithole" comments are being condemned as "racist" and "divisive."

Jan. 12, 2018

Trump cancels London trip, pins the blame on Obama in false tweet

Trump blamed his decision on Obama, saying Obama moved the U.S. Embassy in London to an "off location." But Obama had nothing to do with the move — Bush did.
Jan. 12, 2018

How immigrants from “shithole countries” contribute to the US

Immigrants have helped large American cities become economic powerhouses. And they commit less crime than U.S.-born citizens.
Jan. 11, 2018

Donald Trump: Haiti, African nations are “shithole countries”

“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said of Haiti and African countries, according to the 'Washington Post.'
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Jan. 11, 2018

Walmart closes Sam’s Club stores — hours after announcing employee raises due to Trump tax cut

Hours earlier, the company said that it will raise wages and expand employee benefits due to savings from Trump's tax bill.