Category: News & Politics

“There Is No Successful Strategy…That Involves Casting Them Out”: Inside the Struggle Between Nancy Pelosi and the Squad

On Monday, Donald Trump handed Nancy Pelosi an opportunity to reclaim the narrative, and, swiftly, she took it. “This morning,” she wrote in a letter to her caucus, “the president doubled down on his attacks on our four colleagues”—Congresswomen Alexandria...

/ July 17, 2019

“We Should Not Take the Bait”: AOC and the Squad Denounce Trump’s “Hateful Rhetoric” as a “Distraction”

Representatives Ayanna Presley, Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Rashida Tlaib forcefully shot down President Donald Trump's racist remarks telling the women of color to “go back” to their countries in a press conference Monday. The four U.S. citizens—who, excepting the...

/ July 16, 2019

Trump Is Reportedly Ready to Oust Dan Coats

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats may be on his way out of the White House—for real this time. Rumors of Coats' potential departure were renewed once again Friday, as multiple outlets reported that President Donald Trump is “eager” to...

/ July 12, 2019

Acosta Resigns as Labor Secretary Over Coddling Jeffrey Epstein

Former US Attorney Alex Acosta has resigned in disgrace from his post as Labor secretary amid a tidal wave of scrutiny over his handling of the Jeffrey Epstein child sexual abuse case in 2008. Acosta has faced significant criticism for...

/ July 12, 2019

Trump’s “Social Media Summit” Is a Far-Right Troll Convention

President Donald Trump is holding an official event to air his grievances about social media—and the far right is invited to the party. A number of far-right internet personalities have reportedly been invited to the White House for a “Social...

/ July 8, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein Arrested on Sex-Trafficking Charges

Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in New Jersey on Saturday night, charged by federal prosecutors with one count of sex trafficking and one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking. The 66-year-old billionaire financier—who avoided federal criminal charges on similar counts...

/ July 7, 2019

Strong Public Schools 2020 Presidential Forum

Leading 2020 candidates are at the first-ever #StrongPublicSchools presidential forum in Houston, TX, hosted by the National Education Association. Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Julián Castro and Beto O’Rourke are among the candidates answering questions from America’s educators about...

/ July 5, 2019

New Mr. Checkpoint App Is Like Yelp for Police | NowThis

This app is like 'Yelp for police' — and it could drastically change the criminal justice system. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In tech news, NowThis News sat down with Mr. Checkpoint to talk about his new app that he...

/ July 5, 2019

How One Woman Is Changing the Workplace Culture at Ford | NowThis

One of the highest-ranked women at Ford, Deborah Manzano manages the production of America's best-selling truck — and now she's using her position to help change the company's workplace culture. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe After nearly 25 years at...

/ July 5, 2019

Proof Trump’s Tax Cut Is a Failure | Opinions | NowThis

A new report from Congress' own research arm confirms that the Trump Republican tax cut was a bust. Robert Reich explains. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In US news, the Republican and President Trump tax cut has been declared a...

/ July 5, 2019

Bill Nye the Science Guy on Aliens, the Universe, and Trump

Is there intelligent life elsewhere in the universe? What about in the White House? Bill Nye the Science Guy joins Nick Bilton to answer all the questions that keep you up at night, including why we’re here, the odds that...

/ July 5, 2019

How Trump Is Endangering American Farmers | NowThis

‘We have to pay the bills. We can’t just keep going.’ — Here’s how Trump’s trade war with China is endangering American farmers. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In US news and Trump administration news, President Trump's trade war with...

/ July 4, 2019

Why This Man Ate Expired Food for a Year | NowThis

This grocery store chain owner ate expired food for a year to prove that expiration dates are meaningless. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Can you eat expired food? According to Mom's Organic Market owner Scott Nash the answer to that...

/ July 4, 2019

Trump in North Korea, Harris vs. Biden, and More Top Political News | NowThis

From President Trump meeting Kim Jong-Un in North Korea, to Kamala Harris and Joe Biden going toe-to-toe, this are the week's most intense political news stories. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe From Harris vs Biden to Trump in North Korea,...

/ July 4, 2019

The White House Is Worried No One Will Show Up to Trump’s “Show of a Lifetime”

President Donald Trump is about to force Washington D.C. to bend its July Fourth celebration to his will, complete with extra fireworks, military tanks that threaten the Lincoln Memorial's structural integrity, and a presidential speech whose “nonpolitical” tone is all...

/ July 4, 2019

New Photos Reveal Overcrowding In Migrant Detention Centers | NowThis

From showerless facilities to standing room-only cells, these are the shocking conditions inside U.S.-run migrant detention centers. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In US news and immigration news, newly released photos reveal conditions at US detention centers under the Trump...

/ July 3, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Details ‘Abuse’ Inside Migrant Detention Facilities | NowThis

‘These women were being told by CBP officers to drink out of the toilet.’ — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of Congress railed against the inhumane conditions they saw at 2 migrant detention centers. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In...

/ July 3, 2019

Elizabeth Warren Delivers Passionate Sermon at Rainbow PUSH Event | NowThis

2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren gave this speech at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition convention. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe Elizabeth Warren, one of the many 2020 presidential candidates Democrats are putting forward, recently spoke at this Rainbow PUSH Coalition event....

/ July 3, 2019

Why Americans with Diabetes Are Heading to Canada | NowThis

The cost of insulin in America has increased by an astounding 1,200% in some cases — so people living with diabetes are crossing the border into Canada to get their lifesaving meds for less. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In...

/ July 3, 2019

Ayanna Pressley Rails Against Protesters Outside Detention Center | NowThis

‘We need a system that works, that is humane, and that is compassionate, and that keeps families together’ — Rep. Ayanna Pressley delivered this powerful speech after visiting migrant detention facilities. » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe In US news, Rep....

/ July 3, 2019