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Melania Trump to Address Cyberbullying Summit in Maryland

Melania Trump plans to address a cyberbullying summit in Maryland next week.   The White House says the first lady will deliver remarks "addressing the positive and negative effects of social media on youth." She'll also attend a panel discussion with representatives from various social media platforms participating in the Federal Partners in ...

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Trump Revokes Ex-CIA Director’s Security Clearance

The security clearance of a former Central Intelligence Agency director was revoked Wednesday by U.S. President Donald Trump, who said in a statement that John Brennan has been sowing “division and chaos” about his administration. The clearances of other former officials also are under review, including those of former U.S. National Intelligence ...

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Jury Starts Deliberating Paul Manafort Fraud Case

A jury started deliberations Thursday on whether U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is guilty of tax and bank fraud ...

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Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see her as a sellout for ...

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Manafort lawyers rest fraud case without calling witnesses

The ex-Trump campaign chairman will not testify in his defence at the tax and bank fraud trial. /
Clark Atlanta students lack housing with classes starting tomorrow

About 150 students at Clark Atlanta University are outraged after arriving on campus to find out they don’t have dorm rooms. —April Ryan ...

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Far From Dead: Tens of Thousands of IS Fighters Linger in Iraq, Syria    

The Islamic State terror group may be far more resilient, stronger and dangerous than U.S. officials have been willing to let on, boasting a fighting force in Iraq and Syria that comes close to what it fielded at its peak. After four years of ...

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Trump's Harley Boycott Call Roils Wisconsin Primary

President Donald Trump's call for a boycott of Harley-Davidson motorcycles forced Gov. Scott Walker and other Republicans to either criticize the president or stick with the Milwaukee-based company just ahead of Tuesday's primary where Trump allegiance has been a central focus. Trump on Sunday tweeted it was "great" that "many" Harley owners ...

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Calls for Action on Toxics White House Called 'PR Nightmare'

Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firefighting foam and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house alone at night, thinking about the water his family unknowingly drank for years that ...

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Trump Assails Ex-aide Omarosa Manigault Newman

U.S. President Donald Trump assailed a former adviser on Monday, calling Omarosa Manigault Newman "Wacky Omarosa," after she disclosed, for the ...

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Security Experts, Trump Allies Alarmed by Omarosa Recordings

Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman is drawing fire from President Donald Trump's allies and national security experts for secret ... /
#ShutItDownDC: Counter protesters vastly outnumber white supremacists at D.C. rally

On the one-year anniversary of the deadly racist rally in Charlottesville, Va., white supremacists descended on the nation’s capital to hold a “Unite The Right 2” rally, calling for “white civil rights.” Ummm…ok…. However, they ...

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Tense Confrontation Amid Peaceful Vigils in Charlottesville

The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with students angry over the heavy security presence there this weekend. “Why are you in riot gear? We don’t see no riot ... /
Georgia teen’s letter to God lands in hands of minister who answers her prayers

Teen from Macon, Georgia is making national headlines for writing a letter to God asking for help paying for college tuition and dorm supplies. The post Georgia teen’s letter to God lands in hands of minister who answers her prayers appeared first on theGrio.

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Trump Praises Mexico, Threatens Canada with Auto Tariffs

President Donald Trump says a trade deal with Mexico is “coming along nicely.” But he is threatening Canada with auto tariffs if the U.S. and Canada can’t forge a deal. Trump appeared to be referring to efforts to renegotiate the North American ...

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Trump Meets with Governors to Address Prison Reform, Recidivism   

President Donald Trump discussed prison reform with governors and state attorneys general at his New Jersey golf club Thursday, part of an effort to ...

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Russia Denounces US 'Novichok' Sanctions

Faced with a new round of U.S.-sanctions over alleged chemical weapons use, Russia denounced the move as an “illegal” gesture that defied attempts by ... /
CNN’s Don Lemon calls Donald Trump a racist and a bully

  After being referred to as “dumb” by the President, CNN’s Don Lemon fired back at Donald Trump, calling him a racist and a bully who uses hateful tactics to try to diminish black intellectuals, Newsweek reports.  READ MORE: Mother accused of killing her daughter says the victim ‘pure’ and now with her grandmother The dust-up between Trump ...

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Ivanka Trump: Celebrities Instagram plea over family separation

Famous faces are calling on Donald Trump's daughter to act on migrant family separation.

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US Senator Delivers Trump Letter to Putin

A U.S. senator says he has delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin calling for more talks and exchanges between the two countries. Kentucky Republican Rand Paul, a Trump supporter who has been in Moscow in recent days holding discussions with Russian lawmakers, said Wednesday, "I was honored to deliver ...

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Rashida Tlaib Set to Become 1st Muslim Woman in US Congress

Ahlam Jbara lives in Chicago, Illinois — six hours away from Detroit, Michigan — which means she can’t vote in the state’s primary election.   But ...

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US Concerned for Chinese Professor, Arrested During Live VOA Interview

The Trump administration says it is concerned about the whereabouts of retired Chinese university professor Sun Wenguang, who has not been heard from ...

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Manafort Lawyer: 'So Many Lies' Gates Can't Keep Up

In a blistering back-and forth, Paul Manafort’s lawyer suggested Tuesday that the star witness in the former Trump campaign chairman’s financial ...

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NYC Ponders Precedent With 1-Year Cap on New Ride-Hail Car Services

New York City's iconic but imperiled yellow cab industry may be getting help from lawmakers who want to pump the brakes on fast-expanding ... /
‘Sorry to Bother You’ director says foreign distributors won’t support Black films, claiming they don’t make money abroad

Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley is publicly calling out international distributors who wont push his film. The post ‘Sorry to Bother You’ director says foreign distributors won’t support Black films, claiming they don’t make money abroad appeared first on theGrio.

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Judge: Trump Can Keep Legal Reasons for Shrinking Monuments Secret

The U.S. government does not have to turn over documents to an environmental law firm about the legal arguments for President Donald Trump's decision to shrink national monuments, a judge ruled. U.S. District Judge David Nye said Monday that the records are protected presidential communications. Boise, Idaho-based firm Advocates for the West ... /
Attorney in Diante Yarber case calls for the D.A. to step down, recuse himself for obstruction of justice

New developments in the Diante Yarber case are calling for the prosecutor to be fired due to blatant obstruction of justice. The post Attorney in Diante Yarber case calls for the D.A. to step down, recuse himself for obstruction of justice appeared ...

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