Feed aggregator

GOP shrugs at Trump's involvement in Cohen payments

CNN - 2 hours 3 min ago
President Donald Trump on Friday was implicated by prosecutors in two crimes committed by his former attorney Michael Cohen.

Accused Russian spy cooperates with feds as part of plea deal

CNN - 2 hours 4 min ago
Accused Russian spy Maria Butina appears to have reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors.

Trump says Cohen's guilty plea is like the Obama campaign's civil fine. There's no comparison, experts say.

CNN - 2 hours 7 min ago
President Donald Trump on Monday sought to downplay the campaign-finance crimes of his former attorney Michael Cohen by returning to a theme he's sounded before: Comparing Cohen's actions to a civil violation of federal election law by President Barack Obama's first campaign.

Former prosecutor: This is unusual

CNN - 2 hours 14 min ago
Maria Butina, an accused Russian spy who nuzzled up to the National Rifle Association before the 2016 election, has begun cooperating with federal prosecutors after agreeing to a plea deal in recent days, according to a source familiar with the matter.

What’s Next, Mrs. May?

NY Times - 2 hours 17 min ago
The only thing clear about Brexit is that there will be more confusion.

Jailed Huawei CFO's bail decision pushed to Tuesday as tensions persist

CNN - 2 hours 24 min ago
The chief financial officer of Chinese tech company Huawei will have to wait another day to learn if she'll be let go on bail.

‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

Washington Post - 2 hours 24 min ago
The position has proved to be a particularly thankless task in this White House, and the two people to hold the job have been left with their reputations diminished.

Trump Is Unwilling to Tackle Climate Change. China Must Step Up.

NY Times - 2 hours 27 min ago
China can do more. The planet depends on it.

Newly Released Documents Detail Sandy Hook Shooter’s Troubled State of Mind

NY Times - 2 hours 29 min ago
The gunman’s writings, school work and psychiatric records were among the documents detailed in stories published by The Hartford Courant.

Analysis: Even James Comey is numb to Trump's taunts

CNN - 2 hours 34 min ago
President Donald Trump fired James Comey as the head of the FBI. He has described Comey as a liar and a leaker. He has said he did the country a favor by firing Comey.

Album Review: XXXTentacion Left Splinters Amid the Wreckage on ‘Skins’

NY Times - 2 hours 36 min ago
The singer and rapper was known for blending genres and channeling disaffection. His first posthumous album is a threadbare version of the work that made him famous.

GOP senator on allegations: I don't care

CNN - 2 hours 42 min ago
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) shrugs off news that federal prosecutors implicate President Trump in two crimes committed by his former attorney Michael Cohen.

Ocasio-Cortez understands the promise of a 'Green New Deal'

CNN - 2 hours 59 min ago
Right-wing media outlets seem to be waging a coordinated campaign to portray US Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a dimwit radical. Their efforts will backfire. She is in fact championing the smartest, most practical idea in US politics to address two urgent problems: climate change and poverty.

Nancy Pelosi is discussing term limits for party leaders with her Democratic critics

CNN - 3 hours 2 min ago
As House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi seeks to win support from a small group of detractors in her bid for speaker, she's been discussing the idea of term limits for party leaders in the House -- a compromise that could placate critics eager to see a new generation of leadership.

Asia and Australia Edition: Brexit, Huawei, India: Your Tuesday Briefing

NY Times - 3 hours 4 min ago
Let us help you start your day.

A Conflicted War: MS-13, Trump and America’s Stake in El Salvador’s Security

NY Times - 3 hours 4 min ago
U.S. investment is guiding the fight to contain the violence in El Salvador, even as President Trump hurls insults and threatens to walk away.

Maria Butina, Russian Accused of Trying to Influence Conservatives, Will Plead Guilty

NY Times - 3 hours 8 min ago
The plea deal closes a case that drew headlines with accusations that Maria Butina used sex as spycraft as she tried to influence prominent Republicans.

Pelosi, Schumer to meet with Trump, offer $1.3 billion for border as shutdown looms

Washington Post - 3 hours 8 min ago
The president and some Republicans are insisting on $5 billion for the border wall ahead of a Dec. 21 deadline.
Syndicate content