December 13, 2016 Archive December 2016

GOP's big overreach is coming: Another terrible new plan to “save” Social Security by destroying it

Democrats want Rep. Jason Chaffetz to investigate Donald Trump's conflicts of interest

Dylann Roof had a list of black churches to target when he was captured: officials

The brilliance of the Golden Globes: The awards really are beside the point

Sarah Palin hits CIA after Donald Trump bashes intelligence agency: "I can keep an eye" on Russia

Will Donald Trump have complete control of America's propaganda arm?

Look Again: The day's most compelling images from around the globe

176,000-gallon North Dakota pipeline leak wasn't detected by electronic equipment

Donald Trump's own team of rivals? Carly Fiorina, Rick Perry visit Trump Tower amid speculation they're top Cabinet picks

BULLSH**TER OF THE DAY: Kellyanne Conway, for smoothing over Donald Trump's swipes at intelligence agencies

Kellyanne Conway downplays Rex Tillerson's ties to Russia: "It’s not like he’s pounding down vodka with Vladimir Putin"

The "fake news" fakeout: Conservatives want to discredit the news that they don't agree with

Democrats' emails came under attack right before the election: report

Donald Trump's ethics powder keg: Experts say his conflicts could mean big trouble

WATCH: Barack Obama and Bill Murray practice putting — to promote Obamacare

Melania Trump has pledged to fight bullying as first lady — and LGBT youth need her to keep her promise

Colin Meloy of the Decemberists on the classic "Crane Wife": “Everything exists in wartime in our songs”

Ani DiFranco: We the people are in charge — and we can insist that the Electoral College voters save our democracy

WATCH: Vladimir Putin's old friend may be tapped as secretary of state

WATCH: Russia "did achieve something” — Americans, media talking about Russian hackers is proof enough

Leading climate change advocacy groups express "enormous concerns" about Rex Tillerson

Even George W. Bush's EPA head is worried about Scott Pruitt heading the agency

WATCH: Obama tells Trevor Noah that without intelligence briefings "you are flying blind"

Leaving carbon: Divestments from fossil fuels top $5.2 trillion

The big problem isn't that Russian hackers tried to influence our election — it's more that we let them

WATCH: “You’re going to see a very nuanced attempt” — Trump administration will work with Russia, but how?

Trade and security: The demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership could make the world more dangerous

Here’s how the Fed’s rate hike will affect your credit card interest payments

Alex Jones in wonderland: A shameless conspiracy theorist takes on a real conspiracy

WATCH: America's election hypocrisy — U.S. "has disrupted so many elections throughout the world”

Another Fox News loon joins the government — but K.T. McFarland could be the least qualified of all

Donald Trump vetted Mitt Romney in order to "torture" him, says Roger Stone

Donald Trump says lawsuit filed by two faithless electors in Colorado "threatens to undermine . . . the Electoral College"

Homeless and harassed: Why police are encouraged to search the black community for fines and arrests

"Pizzagate" gunman faces federal charge after firing assault weapon in D.C. restaurant

After Republicans' five-month stall, the House Benghazi Committee is no more

UN Human Rights Office reports "slaughter" in Aleppo: At least 82 civilians killed by pro-government forces

Donald Trump's pick to head State Department recommended by lobbyist to Exxon, Russia

"Rogue One" review: This dark, exhilarating blast is one of the best Star Wars films yet

Kanye West meets with Donald Trump as Inaugural Committee scrambles to book a relevant act

U.S. halts some Saudi arms sales over Yemen deaths concerns

Normalizing fascists: What history can tell us about leaders making the movement

Supreme Court rejects appeal from third death row inmate this month