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 2018-04-19 21:27 

The Daily Beast

Going to the Bottom of the World for New Zealand Single Malt Whisky...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast After Dave Broom 's visit to the world's most northerly distillery , we figured that it would make sense to have him see what was happening at the opposite end of the globe. So he headed to New Zealand to see ...

 2018-04-19 21:25 

The Daily Beast

Kanye West Is Back on Twitter. But What About His Trump and Cosby Support?...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast Any Kanye West fan on Twitter is used to his disappearing (and reappearing) act. After an 11-month-long absence, he's returned to the social media platform on Sunday, once again tweeting like he's...

 2018-04-19 21:24 

The Daily Beast

Welcome to Donald Trump's Gelatin Presidency...

Drew Angerer/Getty This week brought yet another humiliation of a Trump cabinet official at the hands of the president himself. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley suffered the latest indignity when she claimed more sanctions on Russia would be coming shortly, only...

 2018-04-19 21:22 

The Daily Beast

The Waco Raid at 25: Enough With the Fabulist Lies...

Susan Weems/AP It's a tale of government gone mad. A huge force of federal agents descends upon a peaceful commune of religious seekers in Texas, immediately opens fire on some 120 men, women and children inside, and uses military helicopters to straf...

 2018-04-19 21:22 

The Daily Beast

How Gambling Is Fueling Hockey's Hottest Team...

Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire via Getty With their series sweep over the LA Kings, the NHL's expansion-team extraordinaire Vegas Golden Knights took another step forward in their miracle season. As a result, demand for Vegas Golden Knights playoff ti...

 2018-04-19 21:18 

The Daily Beast

The Morgue That Handles Bodies No One Else Wants—Even the Boston Bomber...

Oscilloscope On Sunday, Boston mourned the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with a city-wide moment of silence. The 2013 terrorist attack killed three and injured hundreds; the resulting efforts to hunt down the suspects, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...

 2018-04-19 21:17 

The Daily Beast

This Vegetable Could Eliminate E-Waste...

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast Following a corn harvest, the husks, stalks and cobs left in the field form what's called "stover." But that stover is far from garbage. At the Idaho National Laboratory, Dr. David Reed, Dr. Yo...

 2018-04-19 21:16 

Talking Points Memo

Comey On McCabe: 'Sometimes Good People Do Things They Shouldn't Do'...

Former FBI Director James Comey weighed in Thursday afternoon on the criminal referral from the Justice Department's Inspector General to......

 2018-04-19 21:16 

BuzzFeed

The Justice Department's Inspector General Sent A Criminal Referral To Prosecutors About Andrew McCabe...

A criminal referral does not mean McCabe will be charged, but that the inspector general's office had reason to believe a crime may have been committed....

 2018-04-19 21:15 

Talking Points Memo

Giuliani Joins Trump Legal Team...

Former New York City mayor and close Trump confidant Rudy Giuliani has joined President Donald Trump's legal team, Giuliani told......

 2018-04-19 21:10 

Media Matters

Racist Russian propaganda is still going viral on conservative Facebook pages...

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters Conservative and pro-Trump Facebook pages, most affiliated with fake news websites, are recycling memes created by the Russian troll companies like the Internet Research Agency (IRA), which the social network has banned from it...

 2018-04-19 21:08 

The Daily Beast

Busy Philipps, the Internet's Best Friend, on 'I Feel Pretty,' Instagram Stories & More...

Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Busy Philipps knows how headlines work. She's been in the business for 20 years. Her best friend is Michelle Williams . She's had headlines pegged to her movies and TV shows, about nostalgic cast reunions (they don't get ...

 2018-04-19 21:08 

The Daily Beast

What Happened to the Plan to Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill?...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast When a Harriet Tubman scholar found out in 2016 that the abolitionist she studied for decades was going to be the new face of the $20 bill, she cried. "Here you have an African American woman, formerly enslaved wh...

 2018-04-19 21:04 

The Daily Beast

Inside the World's Only All-Trans Bodybuilding Contest...

Courtesy Atlanta Film Festival It's rare to see transgender stories told by transgender people—and rarer still to see thoughtful portrayals of transgender men in the media, because creators seem to more interested in stories about the abdication...

 2018-04-19 21:04 

Washington Post

Giuliani says he is joining Trump's legal team to 'negotiate an end' to Mueller probe...

The former New York mayor joins a team that has struggled to attract new talent....

 2018-04-19 21:04 

The Daily Beast

The Gordon Gekko of Newspapers: A Vulture Capitalist Kneecapping Journalists...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast On the Thursday morning of April 6, 2017—the day last year's Pulitzer Prizes were revealed— East Bay Times investigative reporter Thomas Peele was so nervous that "I felt like I was go...

 2018-04-19 21:04 

The Daily Beast

Democrats Are Raising Gobs of Cash. It May Not Be Enough....

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast A paradigm shift in political fundraising is playing out across the 2018 midterms landscape. In a large number of congressional races throughout the country, Democratic candidates are raising gobs of cash ...

 2018-04-19 21:03 

The Daily Beast

Unmasked: The Mystery Hacker Who Stole Data on 168 Million People...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast The FBI has quietly solved a rash of bulk database thefts that affected 168 million users of some of the internet's most popular websites, The Daily Beast has learned. The culprit in the breaches is a...

 2018-04-19 21:01 

Washington Post

The Latest: McCabe lawyer says criminal referral unjustified...

The Latest on fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe (all times local):...

 2018-04-19 21:01 

CNN

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James Comey on why 'it's possible' Trump was compromised by Russians: He's 'constantly bringing it up'...

Former FBI Director James Comey explained Thursday why he thinks...

 2018-04-19 20:55 

The Atlantic

Your Lyft Ride Is Now Carbon-Neutral. Your Uber Isn't....

The ride-hailing upstart is investing millions to help reduce global warming....

 2018-04-19 20:48 

CNN

[ Politics ]

White House source: Trump has 'weathered Comey' but Cohen is 'consuming him'...

Trump has told multiple people this week at Mar-a-lago and late last week in the West Wing that he believes Comey's book has had little impact on him....

 2018-04-19 20:48 

CNN

[ Politics ]

EPA IG to begin second review of Pruitt security detail...

The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general says it will open a second probe into Administrator Scott Pruitt's security detail....

 2018-04-19 20:43 

Washington Post

Lawyer says he's confident Andrew McCabe won't be charged unless Trump administration applies "inappropriate pressure"...

Lawyer says he's confident Andrew McCabe won't be charged unless Trump administration applies "inappropriate pressure"...

 2018-04-19 20:39 

CNN

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Trump, Sessions lose another sanctuary cities case...

An appellate court struck another blow to the Trump administration's efforts to pressure sanctuary cities...

 2018-04-19 20:36 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Rosenstein told Trump he's not a target in Cohen investigation...

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump at a recent meeting that he's not a target in the investigation of his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, a source familiar with the matter told CNN....

 2018-04-19 20:31 

BuzzFeed

Women Say A Popular Rodan + Fields Product Left Them With Swollen Crusty Eyes And Cysts...

A group of customers is suing the multi-level marketing company, saying it knows its eye serum can cause serious side effects and markets it as safe anyway....

 2018-04-19 20:31 

BuzzFeed

We Asked Some Of Elon Musk's Biggest Fans Why They Donated To Buy A Billionaire A Couch...
 2018-04-19 20:30 

Talking Points Memo

Lance Armstrong Settles $100 Million Whistleblower Lawsuit With Fed Gov't...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit......

 2018-04-19 20:25 

Washington Post

'No. Did he do that?' Republicans chafe at Trump's trade policies but are reluctant to confront him...

Republicans are concerned that their electoral prospects are being damaged by Trump's trade policies in the agricultural regions of the country they are depending on to vote for the GOP....

 2018-04-19 20:23 

Pamela Geller

Terror-tied CAIR trying to spring inmate on religious grounds...

The Hamas-linked Council on American Islamic Relations is only worsening a "he said, she said" situation between Siwatu-Salama Ra and the Michigan Department of Corrections....

 2018-04-19 20:21 

Washington Post

Justice Department agrees to send Comey memos to Congress...

The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey....

 2018-04-19 20:20 

CNN

[ Politics ]

This Republican senator has no idea what a 'gotcha' question actually is...

On CNN's...

 2018-04-19 20:18 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump's NASA nominee is confirmed after Senate drama...

It was another dramatic hour -- and history was made -- in the Senate on Thursday....

 2018-04-19 20:13 

ThinkProgress

West Virginia senator wants Trump to invoke Korean War statute to help coal industry donors...

During President Barack Obama's presidency, the coal industry and its boosters in Congress often invoked the term "war on coal" to criticize the administration's energy and environmental policies. Even though Donald Trump now occupies the ...

 2018-04-19 20:11 

Talking Points Memo

Podcast "Extra" on Michael Cohen...

We've learned so much new information about Michael Cohen just in the last 36 hours about the Russia mob,......

 2018-04-19 20:07 

Talking Points Memo

Anti-Abortion Rhetoric Ramps Up As Red States Push To Criminalize Procedure...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as a rush of officials in Republican-dominant states......

 2018-04-19 20:03 

Washington Post

Attorney general hopeful hires man convicted in fraud case...

Campaign finance paperwork shows that the Democratic nominee for Illinois attorney general has hired a former employee of imprisoned ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich who pleaded guilty in a fraud case....

 2018-04-19 20:00 

Daily Kos

Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife refuge draws closer...

America's last great wilderness, is one step closer to being the site of America's newest oil field. The Trump administration is moving toward oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, fulfilling a longtime Republican p...

 2018-04-19 19:57 

Washington Post

AP FACT CHECK: Trump skews reasons behind his 2016 win...

President Donald Trump isn't getting the facts straight when it comes to how he won the 2016 election....

 2018-04-19 19:50 

Washington Post

Dem lawmakers want to know legal basis for Syria strikes...

Two Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to provide records spelling out the legal basis for missile strikes in Syria last week and in April 2017....

 2018-04-19 19:45 

BuzzFeed

Paul Manafort Would Like Access To His Money Back...

During arguments Thursday on Paul Manafort's motion to dismiss the DC indictment, one of his lawyers noted that Manafort's assets have been tied up since he was charged....

 2018-04-19 19:45 

BuzzFeed

The Justice Department Just Lost A Major Sanctuary City Case...

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling, thereby preventing the Trump administration's from denying grant funds to sanctuary cities nationwide....

 2018-04-19 19:45 

BuzzFeed

An Air National Guard Officer Was Fired For Wearing A Dinosaur Hand Puppet While Taking A Military Oath...

Two other National Guard officers were also disciplined after a video showing Sgt. Robin Brown taking an oath with a hand puppet went viral last week....

 2018-04-19 19:45 

BuzzFeed

Experience The Space Race With The Technology Of Today...

Watch the last time the world was this crazy — on your phone....

 2018-04-19 19:45 

BuzzFeed

Replay Martin Luther King Jr.'s Assassination — If He Had An iPhone...

Watch the last time the world was this crazy — on your phone....

 2018-04-19 19:45 

BuzzFeed

Eartha Kitt Vs. First Lady In The White House...

Watch the last time the world was this crazy — on your phone....

 2018-04-19 19:45 

Crooks and Liars

Midday Open Thread - Baby Girl In The Senate!...

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) brings her newborn daughter, Maile, to work. "It feels great. It's about time": US Sen. Tammy Duckworth just made history by bringing her newborn baby onto the Senate floor during a vote https://t.co/8sLxsuVpD2 p...

 2018-04-19 19:41 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Duckworth makes history with baby's debut on Senate floor...

One day after the Senate voted to allow babies onto the chamber's floor, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., made history by bringing her newborn with her to vote....

 2018-04-19 19:41 

Washington Post

Angela Alsobrooks joins chorus of candidates calling on Baker to fire embattled schools chief...

Her rival Donna F. Edwards suggested Alsobrooks timing was politically motivated....

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