News & Articles from 2017

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20 Jan Obama's approval rating soars as he exits the White House
20 Jan More than 1,600 factory workers are being fired after Trump said he'd save their jobs — here's what they have to say
19 Jan U.S. scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row
19 Jan Updated: Trump Sexual Assault Accuser Going Ahead With Lawsuit
18 Jan Millennials are the least religious generation
18 Jan Chuck Schumer Renews Call On Ethics Office To Look Into Tom Price's Stock Purchases
17 Jan New York Lawmakers Among Dozens Who Vow To Boycott Trump Inauguration
17 Jan CIA boss John Brennan says Donald Trump 'doesn't understand Russia' in scathing attack on President-elect
16 Jan Democrats Lead Nationwide Day Of Rallies In Defense Of Obamacare
16 Jan Up to 76% of World's Population is Now Overfat, Say Researchers
15 Jan Israeli spies: Trump 'golden showers' dossier only one of many troubling reports being investigated
15 Jan Penthouse may have proof of Trump's 'golden shower' tryst at Moscow hotel
14 Jan 'This is a death sentence for me': Patients react in horror to GOP's late-night Obamacare repeal
14 Jan Donald Trump's alleged ties with Russia overshadow confirmation hearings
13 Jan Trump dossier: intelligence sources vouch for credibility of report's author
13 Jan Nationwide Protests Call Attention to Climate Change as Trump Cabinet Hearings Begin
12 Jan Donald Trump Won't Divest From His Business Interests, Opening Door To Years Of Ethics Conflicts
12 Jan Conservative media can't stop denying there was no global warming 'pause'
11 Jan FBI chief given dossier by John McCain alleging secret Trump-Russia contacts
11 Jan Howard Dean rallies the Internet with plan to 'destroy' Breitbart — and it's already working
11 Jan Schumer brilliantly exposes GOP hypocrisy by sending McConnell his own 2009 confirmation letter
10 Jan Trump names son-in-law Jared Kushner as senior adviser, testing nepotism law
10 Jan Meryl Streep called out Donald Trump at the Golden Globes. He responded by calling her 'over-rated'
09 Jan Warren: No confirmation hearings for Trump appointees until they're vetted for conflicts of interest
09 Jan Young black men again faced highest rate of US police killings in 2016
08 Jan Intelligence Report Concludes That Vladimir Putin Intervened In U.S. Election To Help Donald Trump Win
08 Jan The federal ethics office is overwhelmed by Trump's rich nominees: NYT
07 Jan Former CIA Director Won't Advise Donald Trump Anymore
07 Jan Gun Violence Is One Of The Least Researched Major Killers In The U.S., Study Finds
07 Jan Sick Minnesota boy died 'after parents prayed instead of calling ambulance'
06 Jan Study: racism and sexism predict support for Trump much more than economic dissatisfaction
06 Jan Bombshell report claims at least 50 Trump electors are illegitimate — and should not have voted
05 Jan World Energy Hits a Turning Point: Solar That's Cheaper Than Wind
05 Jan Anti-abortion activist arrested for making terrorist bomb threat against St. Louis Planned Parenthood
04 Jan GOP Backtracks After Elizabeth Warren Shames Them—and Trump—for Secretive Attempt to Scrap Ethics Panel
04 Jan Pelosi Slams GOP 'Cowardice' on Obamacare Repeal With No Replacement
04 Jan Catholic priest accused of organising orgies in rectory and pimping out 15 women
03 Jan Christian fundamentalist schools put kids 'at risk' with exorcisms and marriage grooming: inspectors
03 Jan Donald Trump makes top Republican fear environmental future
02 Jan Revealed: Nixon intentionally sabotaged a 1968 deal that could have ended the Vietnam War earlier
02 Jan GOP Lawmaker Wants to Make Campus Rape Rules More Lenient
01 Jan Russian hackers penetrated Vermont electric utility
01 Jan Trump praises Putin over US sanctions – a move that puts him at odds with GOP