Activists with the animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere attempted to derail a Bernie Sanders speech last night in Oakland, wasting precious minutes of everyone’s time before being hauled away.
From 2007 to the end of 2015, the New York Daily News reports, the New York Catholic Conference, led by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, paid top Albany lobbyists more than $2.1 million to help block legislation, including the Child Victims Act, that would make it easier for victims of child sex abuse to seek justice.
For the vast majority of working Americans, wages have been almost flat for the past 35 years. How can regular working people get more money? Organize. And strike.
Hopefully Mayor Bill de Blasio had a restful Memorial Day Weekend, because this is going to be a long week.
Before a backdrop of palm fronds, the director of the Cincinnati Zoo, Thayne Maynard, told the press on Monday, that the zoo made the right call in shooting 17-year-old gorilla Harambe on Saturday, after a four-year-old boy accidentally fell into his enclosure.
Once again, Ben Carson has gone overboard with his analogies.
Sometimes it takes a really long time to find the words to describe the act of tipping off the international community to the entrenched government and corporate surveillance structures that have massively encroached upon its rights.
After nearly seven weeks of striking, 40,000 Verizon employees will go back to work on Wednesday after inking a deal with their backpedalling corporate overlords.
Just days after Donald Trump went on a 10-minute rant calling federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel “negative,” a “hater” and a “Mexican, which is great,” the judge overseeing the class-action lawsuit against Trump University unsealed hundreds of internal documents related to the case, Reuters reports.
One suspect and one civilian were killed in Houston on Sunday when at least one gunman began shooting at cars in an apparently random and unprovoked attack, CNN reports. Three bystanders, two police officers and one possible suspect were also wounded, though none of them seriously.
The Libertarian Party’s circus of a convention ended with a surreal final act on Sunday when a candidate for party chairman demonstrated his commitment to Enlightenment ideals by taking out the goods and shaking ‘em around on stage.
Today Donald Trump indulged in a special Memorial-Day-weekend flavor of bigotry, because there’s no holiday from this man’s rhetorical hell.
People are always getting worked up and anxious over whether new technology will make them obsolete. This is precisely what an eagle does not worry about. Not just because of their avian consciousness, but, also, the role they might one day play in fighting drones.
A good way to quit smoking: start associating cigarettes with pension funds.
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