The representation gap: Women and people of color are underrepresented in every state legislature

White residents are still overrepresented in every state legislature — even in states whose populations are majority people of color.


Mic Daily: What’s next after the ‘New York Times’ report on Trump’s shady finances?

Mic Daily is a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Mike Pence, Kellyanne Conway deny they’ve discussed invoking the 25th Amendment against Trump

Questions about removing the president from office have intensified in the wake of the anonymous 'New York Times' piece.

Today in Trump’s America: An anonymous op-ed by a senior official is rocking the Trump White House

The op-ed had numerous explosive passages, from declaring Trump to be “amoral” and “anti-democratic” to saying there was chatter of “invoking the 25th Amendment.”

Why it’s sometimes better to book two one-way airplane tickets instead of one round-trip flight

From Miami to Tokyo, here are the top 10 domestic and international destinations to which you can save on airfare by buying two one-way tickets.

Trump rails against ‘New York Times’ and compares Mueller to Joseph McCarthy in Sunday tweetstorm

The president used a 'Times' story about his White House counsel to once again speak out against the "fake news" media and Mueller probe.

Trump again calls media “opposition party” as newspapers across country decry attacks on press

Hundreds of publications across the country have published editorials condemning Trump's attacks on the media.

Hype Daily: Lindsay Lohan backtracks, more new music from Nicki Minaj and more

Plus 'The Meg' wins at the box office.

Trump predicts ‘New York Times’ and ‘Washington Post’ will be “out of business in 7 years”

Trump calls out the media for quoting anonymous sources "that, in my opinion, don't exist."

Giuliani says Trump can “probably” pardon himself — but won’t

Giuliani says that Trump won't try to influence the Mueller investigation — but he has the presidential power to do so.

New docuseries ‘The Fourth Estate’ puts ‘New York Times’ challenges covering Trump front and center

Filmmaker Liz Garbus said liberals criticize the 'Times' for not understanding the 2016 electorate and for its coverage of Trump supporters. "You can’t really have it both ways," she said.


Trump demands investigation into FBI, Obama administration over use of informant

Following a 'New York Times' report suggesting the Trump campaign colluded with other nations besides Russia, Trump lashed out at the costly investigation in a Sunday Twitter rant.

How lawmakers are emphasizing data protection amid Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis

U.S. and European lawmakers are responding to calls for more data protection — and a new European regulation's effects could be felt across the pond.

Unreliable sources: A look at the week’s worst media moments that didn’t involve Stormy Daniels

Here’s a look at some of the more cringe-worthy takes and media mistakes from this week.

Quinn Norton controversy is the latest misstep for the maligned ‘New York Times’ editorial page

The 'Times' quickly backtracked on Norton’s hire after Twitter users dug up Norton’s past tweets in which she used slurs and expressed a friendship with a prominent neo-Nazi.

The media is officially in the #MeToo movement for the long haul

The Hollywood Reporter has a dedicated team focused on chasing down sexual misconduct tips. At BuzzFeed News, an editor estimates that there are more than 30 sexual misconduct stories in the works.

Can you trust gift guides and product reviews online? What consumers must know about affiliate links

Best gifts lists, book reviews — you probably rely on countless guides online to inform your decisions about what to buy. But do you know when your source is actually earning a commission?

Tax bill passes final vote: What does it mean for you? Your 9 biggest questions answered

Tax calculator seeming handy right now? Don't stress: Here's what's in the tax reform bill passed by House and Senate, when President Donald Trump could sign it and how your taxes could change.

Salma Hayek pens ‘New York Times’ op-ed describing repeated harassment from Harvey Weinstein

“In his eyes, I was not an artist. I wasn’t even a person. I was a thing: not a nobody, but a body.”

Report: Trump says Bernie Sanders would run in 2020, even if he’s “in a wheelchair”

Trump made "a scrunched-up body of a man in a wheelchair" while discussing Sanders' potential 2020 bid, according to the New York Times.

Here’s everything you should know about the Pentagon Papers before going to see ‘The Post’

The 1971 leak of documents on Vietnam sparked a controversy that still feels relevant today.

Report: Jeffrey Tambor hasn’t yet quit ‘Transparent’ after all

Tambor initially made it sound like he was leaving 'Transparent.' Now it's not so clear.

Why are media outlets so fascinated by how normal Nazis are?

The 'New York Times' was fascinated over the weekend by the tension between being a white supremacist and a normal human being. This tension does not exist.

Student loans due? 5 smart moves to pay off private and federal education debt easily — and cheaply

Student loan repayment is confusing. Here's what to know about the interest deduction, debt forgiveness and how to pay back your loans if your grace period is up.

Louis CK releases statement on abuse allegations: “These stories are true”

"The power I had over these women is that they admired me. And I wielded that power irresponsibly."

Watch Lindsay Lohan defend Harvey Weinstein in now-deleted Instagram video

In a video posted to her Instagram that has since been deleted, Lohan can be heard defending the disgraced Hollywood producer.


‘New York Times’ to Trump: No, we didn’t set up Corker by recording explosive interview

Corker requested that the paper record his Sunday interview, Jonathan Martin of the 'Times' said Tuesday.

Trump administration is set to weaken Obamacare’s birth control mandate

The Trump administration believes the birth control mandate could lead to “risky sexual behavior.”

‘Daily Caller’ pulls video mocking ‘New York Times’ reporter after being blasted as anti-Semitic

A 'Daily Caller' reporter said the video was intended as a joke but was "accidentally uploaded too soon."

Reports: Steve Bannon to be removed from White House adviser position

The report claims that Bannon may have submitted his letter of resignation over a week ago.