The current political climate is hostile to real accountability. Help us keep lawmakers and corporations in check -- support the independent journalism at Truthout today! Nearly every Friday since Trump took office, constituents of longtime Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) took time out of their busy lives to visit his Morristown, New Jersey office to encourage him to protect Obamacare, to vote no on a GOP tax plan, and most importantly, to hold a town hall meeting (which it seemed like he bent over backward to avoid). Members of this tireless group, NJ 11th for Change, a branch of... [Read More]
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A Kansas congressional hopeful said Monday that he's sticking by his campaign giveaway of an AR-15 rifle despite criticism in light of last Wednesday's mass school shooting in Florida. [Read More]
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Anthony Duclair said he has heard the slurs, seen the gestures. The Blackhawks' lone black player, and one of about 30 in the NHL, Duclair said he was disappointed but not surprised at the racial taunts four fans aimed at Capitals player Devante Smith-Pelly on Saturday night at the United Center.... [Read More]
Oklahoma City Thunder big man Steven Adams is really testing the theory that some occurrences are better late than never... [Read More]
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Peter Wang, a 15-year-old JROTC cadet, died in last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. According to his friends, he was shot repeatedly while holding a do... [Read More]
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Canada's Cassie Sharpe has won gold, dominating the women's ski halfpipe Tuesday morning in Pyeongchang. The Comox, B.C., native put up her best score of 95.80 in her second run. | News | PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games on CBC... [Read More]
Canadian freestyle skier Cassie Sharpe has won gold in the women's ski halfpipe competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. [Read More]
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They are being targeted because they don't want more of their classmates to die. [Read More]
A suburban man is accused of befriending an 11-year-old girl over the internet and then arranging to meet her. [Read More]
Porn actress Stormy Daniels will perform in Detroit as part of a nationwide tour following allegations that she and President Donald Trump had an affair in 2006. [Read More]
Marcia Morey, a former Durham district court judges, wants to arm judges with a tool to quickly and temporarily take guns away from people exhibiting threatening, erratic or dangerous behavior. [Read More]
President Trump endorsed Mitt Romney in the Senate race to replace retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) on Monday night. [Read More]
Flying can stink sometimes, and apparently a passenger passing gas prompted a fight that forced a flight to land. [Read More]
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Americans under the age of 35 became adults after mass shootings became more frequent, but they are not significantly more for gun control than Americans overall. [Read More]