Berkeley Students Speak Out About Free Speech
New York Times, 23 September at 02:40
The University of California, Berkeley, has been at the center of the debate over free speech taking place on campuses across the country in recent months. The faculty is divided about how to interpret the First Amendment. Many students, too, feel
Trump escalates a war of words with North Korea, calling leader Kim a 'madman'
Washington Post, 23 September at 02:37
President Trump escalated a war of words with North Korea on Friday, calling Kim Jong Un a “madman” who would be “tested like never before,” the latest in a potentially dangerous exchange of threats that included the North Korean leader calling Trump ...
States finally find out: Did Russian hackers target them?
Politico, 23 September at 02:37
The Department of Homeland Security on Friday notified the 21 states it says Russian government hackers tried to breach during the 2016 election, ending a monthslong standoff with critics who wanted the agency to open up about its findings. As of late ...
Dem: Russians know Trump is 'going to continue giving them cover'
The Hill, 23 September at 02:33
Rep. Gallego: I think Russians will continue to meddle especially “when they see the President's going to continue to give them cover” pic.twitter.com/zQei9uzwZW. — The Situation Room (@CNNSitRoom) September 22, 2017. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) ...
Russia: Trump and Kim are like 'children in a kindergarten'
BBC News, 23 September at 01:41
Russia's foreign minister has likened the war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to a kindergarten fight between children. The North Korean leader earlier labelled Mr Trump "mentally deranged" and a "dotard" after Mr Trump threatened to ...
Why McCain screwed the GOP on Obamacare repeal — again
Politico, 23 September at 01:36
Not even 24 hours after John McCain dramatically tanked a Republican effort to repeal Obamacare in late July, his best friend, Lindsey Graham, started working feverishly in private to try again. Graham — who's never shown much interest in health care
Ben Carson breaks with Trump, endorses Roy Moore in Alabama Senate nomination race
Washington Post, 23 September at 00:43
MORRISTOWN, N.J. — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson issued a statement on Friday supporting Roy Moore's candidacy for the Republican Senate nomination in Alabama, breaking with President Trump's endorsement of the ...
DHS tells 21 states they were Russia hacking targets before 2016 election
The Hill, 23 September at 00:34
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) notified 21 states Friday that Russia attempted to hack their election systems before the 2016 election. In the majority of the states, the Department of Homeland Security only saw preparations for hacking
Clashing polls muddy Alabama Senate race
Politico, 23 September at 00:29
Public polls give Roy Moore a comfortable lead in the Alabama Senate GOP runoff. But private polls commissioned by allies of Sen. Luther Strange show Tuesday's election is much closer — within the margin of error. The disparity between the two sets of ...
Cassidy-Graham plan undercuts GOP's promise to protect health coverage for preexisting conditions
Washington Post, 23 September at 00:11
At a town hall meeting in the summer in Baton Rouge, confronted by voters furious that he might vote to rewrite the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) made this vow: “I will judge the final product as to how well it addresses the issue of
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