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Pearl Jam (singer Eddie Vedder and drummer Matt Cameron) playing in 2013 at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
A Pearl Jam poster depicting a dead President Trump draws controversy in Montana Senate race
7 hours 29 min ago
Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a daily briefing, at the White House in Washington, Aug. 14, 2018. President Donald Trump on Tuesday added his former aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, to the growing list of African-Americans he has publicly denigrated on Twitter, calling her “that dog” and a “crazed, crying lowlife.” (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House economists apologize after Huckabee Sanders' false statement about black employment under Trump
11 hours 56 min ago
FILE -- Omarosa Manigault Newman and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 6, 2017. Manigault Newman secretly taped John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, as he fired her in December in the Situation Room, a breach of security protocols, but one that revealed him suggesting that she could face damage to her reputation if she did not leave quietly. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
White House press secretary can't guarantee public won't hear Trump use n-word on audio recording
13 hours 22 min ago
FILE — Alex Jones, whose conspiracy theory-laden website InfoWars is viewed by millions, in Austin, Texas, Feb. 17, 2017. Five years after the Sandy Hook mass shooting, which Jones alleged was a hoax, families of the victims still endure daily abuse and threats from Jones’ listeners; now Jones faces three separate lawsuits seeking damages for defamation. (Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Twitter temporarily restricts InfoWars' Alex Jones account
14 hours 33 min ago
August 14, 2018
Nebraska's state flag. Image from Wikipedia. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Nebraska.svg
Nebraska becomes the first state to use fentanyl in an execution
August 14, 2018 - 3:18pm
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Florida candidate admits faking her college diploma
August 14, 2018 - 1:19pm
President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., August 13, 2018. Trump appeared to acknowledge Monday something his aides have declined to confirm for months: that his White House had aides sign nondisclosure agreements. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump campaign files arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman
August 14, 2018 - 11:43am
Stephen Miller, President Donald Trump's senior policy advisor, arrives for a news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 12, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post
'Immigration hypocrite': Stephen Miller's uncle lambastes him in scathing op-ed
August 14, 2018 - 11:35am
Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich walks into an Elks Club to speak to voters in Salem, New Hampshire on Wednesday, August 19, 2015. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Trump attacks Kasich over Ohio race - and Kasich welcomes the attention
August 14, 2018 - 8:18am
August 13, 2018
Omarosa Manigault Newman and Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, during an event in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 6, 2017. Manigault Newman secretly taped John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, as he fired her in December in the Situation Room, a breach of security protocols, but one that revealed him suggesting that she could face damage to her reputation if she did not leave quietly. (Al Drago/Copyright 2018The New York Times)
'Everyone signed one': Trump aggressive in use of nondisclosure agreements, even in government
August 13, 2018 - 9:38pm
Peter Strzok during a joint House Judiciary, Oversight and Government Reform Committees hearing in Washington on July 12, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
FBI agent Peter Strzok fired over anti-Trump texts
August 13, 2018 - 3:01pm
Scandinavian flags fly at the Port of Prince Rupert in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, on Aug. 23, 2016.  Bloomberg photo by Ben Nelms.
Trump's trade tirade can't slow this booming Canadian port
August 13, 2018 - 2:10pm
Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Trump to sign defense bill named after Sen. John McCain
August 13, 2018 - 2:07pm
Omarosa Manigault at Trump Tower in New York on Dec. 13, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by John Taggart.
Omarosa Manigault Newman claims 'false imprisonment' during her firing, accuses Trump of lying
August 13, 2018 - 12:42pm
Native American farm fund to start disbursing millions in civil rights case
August 13, 2018 - 11:36am