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Trump taking credit for already scheduled release of JFK files amid turbulent week

Trump has participated in conspiracy theories related to the 35th president's death.

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There may be a reason Trump keeps saying “Democrat” instead of “Democratic” in his attacks on party

Trump seems to be purposefully using an old political slur for Democrats.
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4h ago

Attack on US soldiers in Niger: Here’s why the troops were there in the first place

The U.S. has been helping to fight terrorism in the African nation since 2013.
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A brief history of Trump’s not-so charitable giving

A Trump-owned golf club claimed to donate $5 million to various causes, but a report suggests otherwise.
Oct. 20, 2017

While you weren’t looking: 5 things from this week that didn’t involve Trump’s condolence calls

The Trump administration is trying to stop an undocumented teen from getting an abortion and Betsy DeVos gets sued by civil rights groups.
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Oct. 20, 2017

As Trump prepares to declare a state of emergency on opioids, cities hold their breath

For the hardest-hit American cities, experts say there’s no time to waste on addressing addiction.

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Oct. 20, 2017

Global pollution is responsible for 9 million premature deaths annually, report finds

That’s three times as many deaths as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined.
Oct. 20, 2017

As more experts call Trump’s mental health into question, is it time to rethink the Goldwater Rule?

Some professionals think it's entirely appropriate to evaluate the mental state of the president. Others think that's a step too far.
Oct. 20, 2017

Uninsured rate rises to highest level since 2014, amid Trump’s assault on Obamacare

The uninsured rate has climbed 1.4% since the end of 2016.
Oct. 20, 2017

Bush’s attack of Trumpism shows how much Republicans have changed in 8 years

“We’ve seen our discourse degraded by casual cruelty ... argument turns too easily into animosity,” Bush said.
Oct. 20, 2017

Trump falsely blames rise in crime in U.K. on “radical Islamic terror”

British members of Parliament said Trump is talking "nonsense."

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Oct. 20, 2017

Donald Trump’s surface-level patriotism is becoming more obvious with each new controversy

The president has been effusive in his proclamations of love for the military, but his actions speak even louder than his words.
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Oct. 20, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Bush slams Trump, one celebrity chef’s huge milestone and Antifa vs. Richard Spencer

It's Friday. Here are three things you need to know.
Oct. 19, 2017

John Kelly defends Trump, rips congresswoman over phone call to family of grieving soldier

Kelly called Rep. Frederica Wilson "selfish," but confirmed Trump lied about his account of a phone call with the family of Sgt. La David T. Johnson.
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Oct. 19, 2017

Antifa activists plan to shut down Richard Spencer’s speech at UF. The ADL says that helps Spencer.

"We’re going to cause as much disruption to Richard Spencer as possible."
Oct. 19, 2017

George W. Bush jabs at Trump’s America: “Bigotry or white-supremacy in any form” is un-American

“Bigotry seems emboldened,” Bush said while speaking about the decline in faith in America’s public institutions. “Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication.”

Oct. 19, 2017

Trump judicial nominee admitted he discriminates against LGBTQ people

“Guess what? I attend a conservative Baptist church. We discriminate, alright. On the basis of sexual orientation, we discriminate,” Jeff Mateer, one of Trump's judicial nominees, said in 2015.
Oct. 19, 2017

Is the death of 4 US soldiers in Niger becoming “Trump’s Benghazi”?

“This is his Benghazi, and that is the reason why it took him so long to acknowledge it had happened.”
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Oct. 19, 2017

Mic Wakeup: #FakeMelania, fake news and a real green card ban

It's Thursday. Here are three things you need to know.
Oct. 18, 2017

New poll shows 76% of Republican voters think the media invents stories about Trump

Eighty-five percent of voters who “strongly approve” of Trump’s job performance believe the media fabricates stories about him.
Oct. 18, 2017

Trump’s words to Sgt. La David Johnson’s widow echo a history of slights to black soldiers

Sgt. La David Johnson followed a long line of blacks who serve for a nation that hasn’t always treated them equally or justly.

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Oct. 18, 2017

Here’s how Trump’s morning Twitter barrage lined up with ‘Fox & Friends’ coverage of the same issues

Trump's Wednesday tweets on everything from Hillary Clinton to the NFL were lifted straight from the Fox News program.
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Oct. 18, 2017

Trump again hits Sessions in early morning Twitter rant against Comey

"Where is Justice Dept.?" Trump asks.
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Oct. 18, 2017

Trump to wife of fallen soldier: He knew “what he signed up for”

According to Florida Rep. Frederica Wilson, Trump told Sgt. La David T. Johnson’s pregnant widow, Myeshia, that her husband knew "what he signed up for."
Oct. 18, 2017

In the past 2 weeks, Donald Trump’s approach to immigration has shifted even further right

The president is ramping up arrests of immigrants, wants to deport more immigrant children and plans to shut down the government if there is no funding for his wall.
Oct. 17, 2017

Exclusive: Army Reserve bans green card holders from enlisting, a move that may break federal law

“EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY DO NOT ‘SHIP’ OR ‘ENLIST’ ANY FOREIGN NATIONAL’S [sic] (ALL I-551 CARD HOLDERS) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE,” reads an email sent on Monday to Army recruiters.

Oct. 17, 2017

A federal judge once again cites Trump’s tweets in blocking Trump’s latest travel ban

In his decision to block the executive order, a federal judge in Hawaii said the travel ban "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor."
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Oct. 17, 2017

Senators reach bipartisan deal on insurance subsidies, but Trump says Obamacare remains “dead”

Trump announced he will stop paying the critical subsidies on Thursday, which he said rendered the ACA "dead."
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Oct. 17, 2017

After Trump threatens NBC News, FCC chair says commission supports First Amendment

Trump had suggested a "challenge" to NBC News' broadcasting license for the network's reporting.
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Oct. 17, 2017

Kaepernick to reportedly focus on Trump in collusion case against NFL. Will it work?

A sports law expert tells us this could be a difficult strategy to pull off.