White nationalists and Twitter bots fueled the war against Al Franken — and the Democrats fell for it

A group of fake news sites, white nationalists and far-right fake Twitter accounts were reportedly behind the campaign against Sen. Al Franken.

Trump loses his mind after ‘biased and slanted’ Oprah Winfrey ’60 Minutes’ interview with Michigan voters

U.S. President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes program and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.

Conservatives are destroying education by whittling it down to job training — and they’re doing it on purpose

When California home health aide Maya Luna signed up for community college several years ago, she was after one thing: a better paying job. But taking classes in subjects like history, anthropology and art ignited a love of learning she didn’t know she had, and transformed her into a community activist. A clear success, right? Not if your goal is to mold the next generation of compliant employees.

‘A wave is coming’: Republicans brace for heavy losses in November as Democrats gain momentum

Republican lawmakers, candidates, strategists and funders are sounding the alarm that November’s elections could be disastrous for the party and that only key structural advantages could shield the party from losing both houses of Congress.

US and Chinese officials got into physical scuffle over ‘nuclear football’ in November: report

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, a U.S. military aide, members of the Secret Service and Chinese officials got into a physical scuffle over the so-called “nuclear football” in November.

‘We’re forgetting the meaning of America’: Robert Reich issues plea for US to relocate ‘common good’

When Trump and his followers refer to “America,” what do they mean?

‘This is about begging for our lives’: Parkland students reveal plan to destroy politicians in bed with NRA

Survivors from the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida said on Sunday that they expect students around the country to stand up against and “shame any politicians taking money from NRA and using us for collateral.”

Students across US stage protests and plan Washington march to demand gun control

Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.

Rush Limbaugh attacks Parkland students for marching and ‘bashing’ NRA: ‘This is totally political’

Radio host Rush Limbaugh attacked a group of students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida for organizing marches after 17 were killed in a mass shooting at their school.

The terrifying danger of Trump’s deteriorating mental health

Is the Mueller investigation pushing him toward the nuclear button?

Missouri third-graders sell AR-15 raffle tickets after Florida students are gunned down with similar weapon

Patterson told the paper that he initially considered raffling a different item after the mass shooting, but he changed his mind after receiving criticism from what he called a “hate group” on Facebook.

Rick Gates will testify against former boss Paul Manafort and enter guilty plea: report

A former top aide to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign will plead guilty to fraud-related charges within days nd has made it clear to prosecutors that he would testify against Paul Manafort, the lawyer-lobbyist who once managed the campaign.