May 18, 2017 Archive May 2017

Trump threatens to defy Congress to go after medical marijuana

“I think Putin pays” Trump: Secret recording reveals Kevin McCarthy’s 2016 joke to GOP colleagues

Obama called Trump "a bulls****er"

Saturday Night Live has a political satire problem: Our reality isn’t very funny

NRA's latest conspiracy theory: ISIS is duping liberals into supporting gun control

"Medicaid is the most efficient health care program we have" — and Republicans hope to destroy it

Cool your jets, liberals: The impeachment of Donald Trump is a great idea that is totally not happening

Segregated living linked to higher blood pressure among blacks

An unlikely resistance surges against Trump's clean water threats

For the first time, a majority of Americans polled want Trump impeached

The Trump campaign had 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians: report

Jimmy Kimmel's guide to fake news in the Donald Trump era: "Anything Wolf Blitzer says is fake news"

Kevin McCarthy's explosive "joke" points toward a darker questions: How long have leading Republicans known about Donald Trump's Russia problem?

Michael Flynn scuttled a planned military operation in a way that aligned with Turkish interests

Roger Ailes, former head of Fox News, dead at 77

Trump calls naming of special prosecutor "Single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!"

White House staffers are planning their exit strategies from a scandal-plagued administration: Report

A first look at Netflix's Margaret Atwood's "Handmaid's Tale" follow up

Sean Spicer's daily press briefings may be coming to an end: report

Sean Hannity's ode to Roger Ailes falls flat

Saudi Arabia to celebrate Donald Trump's visit with an extravaganza featuring a men-only concert by Toby Keith

Perfect! Dennis Quaid to play George W. Bush in "American Crime Story"

Donald Trump told Michael Flynn to "stay strong" amid growing scandal: report

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell's death ruled a sucide

Tulsa police officer found not guilty in shooting of Terence Crutcher

Mike Pence launches his own PAC as he finds himself in the middle of another Trump scandal

Chris Cornell's talents transcend the grunge genre he helped create

Roger Ailes will be remembered as a lecherous, misogynistic and terrible boss — and that's a good thing

Jason Chaffetz announces early retirement from Congress

In covering Roger Ailes death, the media conflates magnitude of impact and effect

What The New York Times gets wrong about Silicon Valley

Dutch king reveals he has secretly piloted commercial airline flights for 21 years

Betsy DeVos plans to slash public education funding, eliminate college loan forgiveness: report

Trump denies that he requested Comey end investigation into Flynn

Salon's final Chris Cornell interview: "Living in the moment, feeling out what’s possible"

For '90s indie fave Helium, a simple reissue became a second act

Master deceivers: When Roger Ailes met Richard Nixon

Young people are leaving the Republican Party in droves, new study finds

Don’t count on the precedent of Watergate to help depose Trump. We got lucky

The mall isn’t dead — it’s just changing

Inoculation theory: Using misinformation to fight misinformation