Maddow connects the dots on how Trump adding Chad to his travel ban may have gotten soldiers killed in Niger

When President Donald Trump’s White House instituted the travel ban and randomly added the African country of Chad to the list, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow says it caused major problems in the region.

In 1946, a black newspaper led a campaign to get the NFL to hire Kenny Washington — and desegregated the league

While the technology of media-led campaigns for change may have improved, they are far from a modern phenomenon. Just look at Kenny Washington:

Cub Scouts kick out 11-year-old boy after he asked Colorado Republican ‘hard’ questions

An 11-year-old Cub Scout in Colorado has been kicked out of his den after he asked a local Republican lawmaker about controversial remarks she made about black people.

‘It was a full moon’: Onlooker bares it all to Trump’s motorcade in D.C.

A member of the White House press pool hilariously recounted President Donald Trump’s motorcade being “mooned” by an onlooker.

‘The world will burn’: Police find explosives and school maps during child porn sting at Florida man’s house

While serving a search warrant for possession of child pornography to a man in Pinellas County, Florida, police found explosives, weapons and maps of local schools.

Paul Ryan begs House Republicans not to resign as his allies drop like flies: report

With many of his biggest power players resigning, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) may be losing his grip on the lower Congressional chamber.

Robert Mueller has a new Russia investigation

A new Congressional probe of the 2010 sale of U.S. uranium to Russia led by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is examining if the FBI alerted senior Barack Obama administration officials about corruption among the transaction’s Russian players.

Protester slams Richard Spencer: ‘Given how ugly all of you guys are, why do you think white people are supreme?’

During a post-speech question and answer session, white nationalist speaker Richard Spencer took a question from an audience member that brought laughs to the fired-up crowd.

Accused rapist goes free — but BYU student still ‘violated the honor code’ by being raped

Last year, a student at Brigham Young University made news when she was accused of violating the school’s honor code by being raped. Today, the accused rapist is walking free.

‘The face of the Resistance’: Internet gobsmacked after George W. Bush delivers ‘remarkable’ anti-Trump screed

“Bullying and prejudice in our public life sets a national tone, provides permission for cruelty and bigotry, and compromises the moral education of children,” Bush said in the 16-minute speech.

Sen. Bob Corker slams GOP budget process: ‘Everything about this is a hoax’

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) called the GOP budget process a “hoax,” telling reporters if he chaired the Senate budget committee, he would disband it.

Racist, violent, unpunished: A white hate group’s campaign of menace

It was about 10 a.m. on Aug. 12 when the melee erupted just north of Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia. About two dozen white supremacists — many equipped with helmets and wooden shields — were battling with a handful of counter-protesters, most of them African American.