Republican facing public corruption charges for keeping dead bodies in government pickup truck

A Republican elected as county coroner in Idaho is facing public corruption charges for grotesque scandal involving dozens of dead bodies.

Trump’s legal defense is being paid for by a handful of shadowy, super-wealthy GOP donors

President Donald Trump’s legal defense fund is being paid by a handful of wealthy donors including a billionaire investor, a property developing in need of U.S. visas and a Ukrainian-born billionaire with connections to Russian oligarchs.

McCain blasts fellow Republican Grassley for ‘clearly’ trying to distract from Trump-Russian probe

Grassley on Wednesday wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray, demanding to know “If the FBI did provide a defensive briefing or similar warning to the [Trump] campaign” about Russian efforts to interfere in the election.

WATCH: Florida woman and stepmom beat woman unconscious in ‘pure rage’ attack

“They kept screaming at me, telling me they wanted to f*cking kill me. I just wanted the light to change. I never thought they would get out of their car and run toward me and pull me out of my vehicle.”

Russian hackers tried to breach Washington state’s voting systems before the 2016 election: report

Russian hackers tried—and failed—to infiltrate Washington State’s election systems during the 2016 presidential election.

Right-wing ‘Free Speech Week’ at Berkeley now collapsing into a sad ‘sh*tshow’

A four-day parade of right-wing speakers, events and appearances by “alt-right” icons like Steven Bannon and longtime far-right provocateurs including Ann Coulter has collapsed into a disorganized mess.

Woman with Down syndrome files complaint after cops call her a ‘disfigured half-person’ during stop

A woman with Down syndrome has filed a complaint against two Toronto police officers after they mocked her for being “disfigured” and a “half-person” during a traffic stop last year.

McCain deals potential death blow to GOP health bill

U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday that he would vote against a new Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare if it is brought onto the Senate floor next week, in a new setback for the proposal.

‘No joy in Trumpworld’: White House staffers looking to jump ship — and mass exodus coming

White House staffers are sending out resumes and preparing to flee the chaos of the Trump administration.

‘Can Trump read?’ Hilarious ‘investigation’ mocks the president’s struggle with the written word

“I believe Donald Trump can’t read,” said The Root’s Michael Harriot on Friday, citing the president’s mangling of the name of Namibia during a speech to African leaders at the United Nations this week.

‘Heil Hitler’: Vermont school teacher fired for teaching fascist salute to 3rd-graders

A Fairfax, Vermont substitute teacher has been fired after years of service after explained how to salute like a Nazi to third-graders on their way to the cafeteria.

New York firefighter threatens to throw Muslims off roof — then resigns as district chair

Gerald “Jerry” O’Mara was suspended after replying to a Newsday article with derogatory comments about the Long Island Muslim Society, which at the time was trying to build a second floor for its mosque.