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 2019-09-17 05:50 

Slate Magazine

Issa Rae Sets Up Set It Off Remake...

The 1996 original starred Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise....

 2019-09-17 05:32 

Mother Jones

Who Is "My Kevin"?...

Oh man. What fresh hell is this? The recent media popularity of the name Kevin is gratifying, but I could do without this. On the bright side, it turns out that it refers to Kevin McCarthy, Trump's dutiful lackey in the House. Nothing to do with me at...

 2019-09-17 05:24 

Washington Post

Protest likely to greet Trump fundraising trip in California...

Trump is making a rare visit to the Democratic stronghold of California where a series of high-dollar fundraisers will likely be met with protest...

 2019-09-17 05:07 

MSNBC

Acting-DNI Joseph Maguire defies law to hold whistleblower report...

Rachel Maddow reports on the existence of a whistleblower in the intelligence community, brought to light by Rep. Adam Schiff. The whistleblower was deemed credible and urgent by the inspector general, and the House Intelligence committee, by law, should...

 2019-09-17 05:00 

NY Times

Israel Wants Palestine's Land, but Not Its People...

Mr. Netanyahu only confirmed an unspoken truth. And yet something has changed....

 2019-09-17 04:54 

Washington Post

House Judiciary Committee to hold first impeachment hearing...

As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation...

 2019-09-17 04:51 

Washington Post

A look at Corey Lewandowski's role in the Mueller report...

A look at some of what was said about Corey Lewandowski, former Trump aides in special counsel's report...

 2019-09-17 04:47 

Washington Post

Governors struggle under new rules in 2020 presidential race...

With governors struggling under new party rules, Montana's Steve Bullock is the last governor standing in the crowded Democratic presidential field...

 2019-09-17 04:36 

NBC

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Trump in New Mexico: 'Who do you love more — the country, or Hispanics?'...

President Donald Trump, looking to put New Mexico in play in 2020, sought to win over Hispanic voters at a rally here Monday....

 2019-09-17 04:24 

NY Times

Your Tuesday Briefing...

Oil, Trump taxes, Israel election: Here's what you need to know....

 2019-09-17 04:07 

MSNBC

Edward Snowden: I never wanted to destroy the NSA, I wanted to 'reform it'...

Ahead of the release of his new memoir, 'Permanent Record,' Edward Snowden explains that his intention when leaking NSA secrets in 2013 was only to fix an agency he believed was broken. He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive i...

 2019-09-17 04:05 

CNN

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Trump is trapped between two impulses on Iran...

President Donald Trump is stuck in a political box -- largely of his own making -- on Iran, a predicament that becomes more intractable with each alarming cycle of escalation....

 2019-09-17 04:00 

MSNBC

Edward Snowden: The government can hack your iPhone like a criminal to track you...

Ahead of the release of his new memoir, Edward Snowden discusses the iAhead of the release of his new memoir, Edward Snowden discusses the incredible lengths he goes to in order to guard against his own privacy and explains how your cell phone is tracking...

 2019-09-17 03:58 

The Daily Beast

Kamala Harris Slow Jams the News With Jimmy Fallon...

"When it comes to climate she's a real frontrunner," The Roots' lead MC crooned. "She's heatin' up like it's still Hot Girl Summer."...

 2019-09-17 03:44 

MSNBC

Edward Snowden: Trump's never really known a love that he hasn't had to pay for...

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden sounds off on the 'chaos' of the Trump era, criticizing the current president for his frequent 'aggressive and offensive comments.' He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive interview....

 2019-09-17 03:39 

MSNBC

Edward Snowden defends NSA leaks and explains what he would have done differently...

Edward Snowden explains why he leaked NSA documents in 2013, defends his actions, and discusses what has transpired since that time. He joins MSNBC's Brian Williams as part of an exclusive interview....

 2019-09-17 03:30 

Crooks and Liars

The Monarch Butterflies Are Migrating South...

It's Monarch season: Wisconsin and other Midwest states are right in the middle of the monarch migration trail or flyway. During spring and summer, the butterflies travel north toward Canada to repopulate. Now they are preparing to migrate south for t...

 2019-09-17 03:27 

MSNBC

Day 970: Trump says America is 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi oil site...

Trump once again says America is "locked and loaded" - and looking at Iran - after an attack on a huge Saudi oil facility. Plus his tax returns are subpoenaed and there are renewed calls to oust Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh....

 2019-09-17 03:17 

Washington Post

In New Mexico rally, Trump makes a direct appeal to Hispanic voters...

Trump's claims of Latino support belie polling data, which show overwhelming majorities of Hispanic Americans disapproving of his presidency....

 2019-09-17 03:10 

Splinter

80,000-Plus Kaiser Permanente Workers Are Going on Strike...

More than 80,000 unionized Kaiser Permanente employees plan to strike in October, marking the biggest labor action in the country in over two decades....

 2019-09-17 03:05 

Washington Post

In leaderless Hong Kong movement, Joshua Wong just 1 voice...

In Hong Kong's purposefully leaderless pro-democracy movement, Joshua Wong is just another protester...

 2019-09-17 03:04 

The Daily Beast

Trump Tells Rally Crowd They're All 'Better Looking' Than They Were Three Years Ago...

"You're wealthier—and even with the #MeToo movement, I can't say this but I'll say it anyway—you';re all better looking, including the men. Including the men....

 2019-09-17 03:03 

MSNBC

Nearly 50,000 UAW members strike at GM factories...

United Auto Workers members are walking out of GM factories across the country for the first time since 2007. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) tells Lawrence she stands behind the autoworkers and reacts to the destructive attack on Saudi oil facilities....

 2019-09-17 03:01 

Crooks and Liars

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Jimmy Lee Williams...

As a Georgia born farmer, Jimmy Lee Williams days consisted of growing soybeans, peanuts, and watermelons. His weekend evenings though were all about the area's juke joints. In sessions dating from 1977 and '82, Musicologist George Mitchell record...

 2019-09-17 03:00 

Daily Kos

Volunteer pilot rescues 40 Hurricane Dorian survivors from devastated Bahamas village...

Campaign Action Hurricane Dorian swept into the Bahamas two weeks ago as a Category 5 storm and wreaked havoc on the Abaco Islands and Grand Bahama Island. The full extent of the damage is still unknown; 50 are reported dead, 2,500 are reported missing , ...

 2019-09-17 02:55 

MSNBC

NY Times reporters on Kavanaugh reporting and controversial Editor's Note...

New York Times reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly discuss the reporting in their new book, "The Education of Brett Kavanaugh: An Investigation" about the allegations of sexual misconduct that came out during the confirmation hearing of now-Su...

 2019-09-17 02:53 

MSNBC

Harris: Trump military conflict with Iran 'completely avoidable'...

Senator Kamala Harris talks with Rachel Maddow about why she thinks Donald Trump is more concerned with his own personal insecurity than U.S. national security, and why the U.S. should not be risking tragic loss of life in a completely avoidable military...

 2019-09-17 02:51 

MSNBC

Harris makes case against Trump's long political rap sheet...

Senator Kamala Harris talks with Rachel Maddow about how her 2020 president campaign is progressing and her focus on defeating Donald Trump and re-uniting the American electorate....

 2019-09-17 02:30 

Daily Kos

Muslim-American mayor was wrongfully detained at JFK for hours, asked if he knew any terrorists...

The Muslim-American mayor of Prospect Park, New Jersey, was harassed and wrongfully detained by Customs and Border Protection after flying into John F. Kennedy International Airport last month, saying that agents asked him if he knew any terrorists during...

 2019-09-17 02:25 

MSNBC

Harris: Trump White House choreographed 'sham' Kavanaugh hearing...

Senator Kamala Harris talks with Rachel Maddow about how the White House meddling in the investigation of accusations against Brett Kavanaugh has created a crisis of confidence in the Supreme Court, and why she is calling for the impeachment of Kavanaugh....

 2019-09-17 02:21 

Crooks and Liars

Sean Spicer's Rehab Campaign Takes A Twirl For The Worse On DWTS...

Sean Spicer has gone from fascist enabler as Trump's very first lying press secretary to fawned-over man-pundit on the Outnumbered White Supremacist Couch. His latest stop on the image rehab tour jet came tonight on Dancing With The Stars, wherein he ...

 2019-09-17 02:20 

The Daily Beast

Sean Spicer Has Most Embarrassing 'Dancing With the Stars' Debut Ever, Period...

"It's like you were being attacked by a swarm of wasps," one judge said after Spicer attempted a salsa dance....

 2019-09-17 02:10 

Washington Post

Trump rallies backers in New Mexico in bid to turn state red...

President Donald Trump is rallying his supporters in New Mexico as he talked up his chances to turn the state red as he seeks to expand his grip on the Electoral College in next year's presidential election...

 2019-09-17 02:08 

CNN

[ Politics ]

House intel chair says he confronted acting spy chief about whistleblower complaint...

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said Monday that he had confronted acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire in a phone call about a whistleblower complaint that was never alerted to the committee despite the intelligence community i...

 2019-09-17 02:00 

Daily Kos

Joe Biden is a dinosaur...

Oh my god. Listen to this story (as long as you can manage to stick with it). x This is BIZARRE! Here's Joe Biden telling the story of his face-off with a gang of razor-wielding ne'er-do-wells led by a guy named 'Corn Pop.' pic.twitter.com...

 2019-09-17 02:00 

Splinter

Here Is Your First Thrilling Look at Sean Spicer on Dancing With the Stars...

Sean Spicer, a man who once professionally lied to the American public about the size of Donald Trump's inauguration crowd, among other things, is now a contestant on Dancing With the Stars, because the punishment for attempting to rationalize a Musli...

 2019-09-17 01:56 

Washington Post

Warren, before huge NYC crowd, touts herself as an heir to female pioneers...

The senator invoked activism that followed the deadly 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist fire to argue that outrage can spark positive change....

 2019-09-17 01:50 

MSNBC

The latest on the emoluments lawsuit against Trump...

Joy Reid and Zephyr Teachout discuss the latest movements in the emoluments-clause case against Trump....

 2019-09-17 01:30 

Daily Kos

In separate incidents, 3 children were shot in their homes in 1 Texas county—on the same day...

In the span of a couple of hours, three children were shot in three separate incidents on Sunday in Tarrant County, Texas. One of the children, an 8-year-old girl, is expected to make a full recovery. A 4-year-old boy died after he was shot by a "juve...

 2019-09-17 01:22 

CNN

[ Politics ]

READ: White House sends letters saying former campaign manager and aides won't testify in front of House panel...

The White House sent letters to the House Judiciary Committee on Monday regarding the testimony of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former aides Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter, who were all subpoenaed to appear on Tuesday....

 2019-09-17 01:17 

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump arrives in New Mexico for rally...

Trump has arrived in New Mexico and is on his way to a rally in a suburb of Albuquerque...

 2019-09-17 01:15 

Mother Jones

Private Equity Is Working Hard to Keep Surprise Medical Bills High...

One of the most outrageous aspects of American health care is surprise out-of-network billing. Most people, if they go to a hospital that's "in-network,"; quite reasonably assume that this means "the hospital's doctors are in-network.&#...

 2019-09-17 01:09 

MSNBC

Nearly 50,000 auto workers strike against GM...

Filmmaker Michael Moore joins Chris Hayes to talk about the political impact of the biggest nationwide strike in 12 years....

 2019-09-17 01:00 

The Daily Beast

Famed MIT Computer Scientist Who Defended Epstein Resigns...

Richard Stallman had also advocated for the legalization of child pornography and pedophilia on his personal blog for 15+ years....

 2019-09-17 01:00 

Daily Kos

Striking auto workers draw solidarity from unions and support from top Democrats...

Striking workers at General Motors are drawing solidarity from other unions and from Democratic politicians. One of the key acts of solidarity is that the Teamsters have said that they will honor UAW picket lines, which means that they won't be delive...

 2019-09-17 00:50 

CNN

[ Politics ]

President Trump rallies in New Mexico...

President Trump is holding a rally in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Follow here for the latest....

 2019-09-17 00:40 

Washington Post

Inaction on Kavanaugh allegations reignites political rancor...

Sen. Christopher A. Coons, who urged "follow up" four days before Brett M. Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, questions "constrained"; FBI probe....

 2019-09-17 00:38 

Slate Magazine

The New Kavanaugh Reporting Shows How Far Trump's Control Goes...

The FBI, the DOJ, SCOTUS—Trump controls it all....

 2019-09-17 00:36 

Washington Post

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao faces investigation over 'troubling' ethics allegations...

The Committee's letter to Chao cites media reports that the Secretary leveraged her position to help Foremost Group -- a New York-based shipping company that carries goods between the U.S. and China and that is owned by her father and sisters -- to ga...

 2019-09-17 00:34 

MSNBC

Hayes: Trump is ready to dispatch the U.S. armed forces at the direction of a foreign prince...

"Today we are at a point where the President is threatening war, threatening to put American lives, blood, and treasure on the line for the guy who hacked Jamal Khashoggi to death—for a regime that spends lots of money at his hotels."...

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