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 2018-07-20 15:16 

BuzzFeed

Taylor Swift Is Starring In The Movie Version Of "Cats" Because Why Not...
 2018-07-20 15:10 

Slate Magazine

Feline Fanatic Taylor Swift to Join Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen in Movie Version of Cats...

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats is one step closer to slinking into movie theaters: Tom Hooper, who has some experience directing a big-screen Broadway adaptation (for better or worse) with Les Misrables , will bring the show to the big screen in a star-st...

 2018-07-20 15:01 

Talking Points Memo

Father Of Two Parkland Survivors Shot And Killed In Own Convenience Store...

The father of two students who survived the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida in February......

 2018-07-20 15:00 

The Daily Beast

How Hollywood Liberal Mark Duplass Fell Under the Spell of Ben Shapiro and the 'Intellectual Dark Web'...

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast On Wednesday, professed Hollywood nice guy Mark Duplass found himself at the center of a social media pile on after tweeting an endorsement of Ben Shapiro , the former Breitbart editor and author of alarm...

 2018-07-20 15:00 

Daily Kos

Half of Americans think what happened in Helsinki was treason, but Republicans are okay with that...

Donald Trump is fond of saying that the reason the United States didn't take more drastic action against Russian interference in the 2016 election is because "They thought Hillary was going to win." What he usually leaves off is the word "...

 2018-07-20 14:57 

The New Republic

The Parkland generation is registering to vote in serious numbers in swing states....

Ever since February 14, when 17 students and staff members were killed by a gunman at Stoneman Douglas High School in Southern Florida, "registration rates for voters aged 18-29 have significantly increased in key battleground states," according t...

 2018-07-20 14:57 

CBS News

What Trump and Putin agreed to in Helsinki...

The White House announced Thursday that President Trump asked John Bolton to invite Vladimir Putin to Washington in fall...

 2018-07-20 14:55 

Talking Points Memo

Two MN City Council Members Charged After Chair-Swinging Meeting Brawl...

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Charges have been filed against two City Council members in Minnesota who were involved......

 2018-07-20 14:50 

The New Republic

The administration's position on mergers is all over the place....

Since it was proposed in May 2017, Sinclair Broadcast Group's $3.9 billion purchase of Tribune Media appeared to be a done deal. Donald Trump has gushingly praised the network, which is infamous for forcing (sometimes identically scripted) pro-Trump c...

 2018-07-20 14:50 

Talking Points Memo

Study: Voter Purges Spiked In States Previously Covered By Law Gutted By SCOTUS...

Among the changes in the voting rights landscape after a 2013 Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act was......

 2018-07-20 14:47 

Washington Post

Watch the screaming match between Whoopi Goldberg and Judge Jeanine...

Whoopi Goldberg had a heated argument with Fox News host and former judge, Jeanine Pirro, about...

 2018-07-20 14:46 

Talking Points Memo

Today's Agenda: July 20, 2018...

Good morning. Here's what our writers and editors are focusing on today. Stories We're Following The fallout continues after President......

 2018-07-20 14:44 

MSNBC

Trump changes his mind about the Fed and......

When Obama was president, Trump thought low interest rates created a "false economy." Wouldn't you know it, Trump's thinking has since evolved....

 2018-07-20 14:44 

Slate Magazine

The History of Amsterdam as Told by 700,000 Pieces of Garbage...

On Nov. 1, 1170, the North Sea came crashing through the dikes and dunes on the Dutch coast, washing away villages like sandcastles and permanently reshaping the region's geography. Once it had breached the country's low-lying interior, the All Sa...

 2018-07-20 14:43 

CBS News

Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care...

Some Democrats propose "Medicare for All," but others worry about it turning into a wedge issue that could hurt the party...

 2018-07-20 14:43 

MSNBC

Trump embarrassed our country, says senator...

Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., says the president embarrassed the United States and congressional members while in Helsinki. Sen. Warner also discusses Democratic messaging ahead of the midterms....

 2018-07-20 14:41 

Talking Points Memo

Matt Schlapp: It Was Coats' Own Fault He Didn't Know About Putin WH Invite...

Matt Schlapp, chairman of the American Conservative Union, said Friday on MSNBC that it's really Director of National Intelligence Dan......

 2018-07-20 14:38 

ThinkProgress

Keynote speech at FBI conference will talk about 'Radical Left-Wing Gangs'...

The largest annual gathering of FBI agents — FBI National Academy Associates — will meet this weekend in Quebec City. A year-and-half ago it was the site of a deadly mass shooting, when six Muslim worshipers were killed at a local mosque by Al...

 2018-07-20 14:38 

Media Matters

CNN's Santorum compares Trump inviting Putin to the White House with Obama normalizing relations with Cuba...

ALISYN CAMEROTA (CO-HOST): Are you reassured by the invitation to Vladimir Putin to the White House? RICK SANTORUM (CNN SENIOR POLITICAL COMMENTATOR): Again, that doesn't really bother me too much -- CAMEROTA: And why not? Why doesn't it bother yo...

 2018-07-20 14:33 

The Atlantic

Humans Have Unleashed a Landscape of Fear...

By killing the biggest animals, we've allowed smaller and more vulnerable species to remodel the terrain....

 2018-07-20 14:31 

BuzzFeed

Roseanne Posted A Batshit Video About Valerie Jarrett: "I Thought The Bitch Was White"...
 2018-07-20 14:31 

BuzzFeed

This Arab Celebrity Is Being Called Out For Saying Domestic Workers Shouldn't Get A Day Off...
 2018-07-20 14:27 

Talking Points Memo

'People Are Just Depressed': Trump-Putin Presser Crushes WH Morale...

White House staffers who initially planned to leave their jobs after the midterm elections are considering getting out sooner because......

 2018-07-20 14:26 

Talking Points Memo

Trump Admin: More Than A Third Of Migrant Children 'Ineligible' For Reunification...

With the deadline for reuniting thousands of separated immigrant families less than a week away, the the Trump administration revealed......

 2018-07-20 14:26 

MSNBC

#GoodNewsRUHLES: Marine Corps vet reunited with her service dog...

A Marine Corps veteran had her car stolen with her dog, Wrigley, inside. When the car was discovered, her pup was nowhere to be found. Thanks to police and a scent to trace, the two were reunited in a beautiful moment captured on video. #GoodNewsRUHLES...

 2018-07-20 14:23 

MSNBC

President Trump criticizes fed chair and threatens more tariffs...

President Trump is breaking tradition and criticizing his own fed chair and is threatening to put tariffs on $500 billion more of Chinese products. Stephanie Ruhle is joined by former Chairman of Economic Advisors Jason Furman and CNBC Contributor Dan...

 2018-07-20 14:20 

Daily Kos

RAICES rejects $250,000 Salesforce donation over company's border agency ties...

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, under pressure from hundreds of employees and outside forces to end the tech company's association with Customs and Border Protection (CBP), attempted to assuage outrage by cutting a $250,000 check to RAICES, a leading org...

 2018-07-20 14:18 

MSNBC

President Trump shocks Intelligence Director with Putin invitation...

As President Trump announced he would like to host Russia's Vladimir Putin, in Washington, DC, the Director of National Intelligence was being interviewed and had no idea. Stephanie Ruhle breaks down what this second meeting with Putin could mean for ...

 2018-07-20 14:16 

CBS News

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rally Democrats in Kansas...

The two are betting they can stoke liberals in places where the left rarely competes...

 2018-07-20 14:15 

MSNBC

Presidents Trump and Putin: Part Two...

Discussions are now underway for Russian president Vladimir Putin to visit Washington, DC in the fall. Stephanie Ruhle breaks down this big invitation and how National Director of Intelligence, Dan Coats, had no idea this was happening....

 2018-07-20 14:11 

Talking Points Memo

Markets Slide As Trump Prepares To Hit All Chinese Imports With Tariffs...

President Donald Trump has indicated that he's willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs and again criticized......

 2018-07-20 14:08 

Talking Points Memo

More Keystone Cops Than Cloak And Dagger?...

Confused about the ridiculously open and apparent Russian infiltration scheme allegedly targeting the NRA and conservative Republicans? We sort it......

 2018-07-20 14:05 

Slate Magazine

The Allure of Small Towns for Big City Freelancers...

Joel Levinson knew he was good at making movies. To make a living, Levison created video content and entered online marketing contests . He wrote and performed his own music, initially doing all the camerawork and directing himself, and later creating tea...

 2018-07-20 14:04 

MSNBC

Pruitt's EPA staff worried about chemical......

Pruitt's aides were concerned about his exposure to a potentially toxic chemical, even while Pruitt suppressed evidence about our exposure to the chemical....

 2018-07-20 13:59 

Talking Points Memo

Special Master Rejects One-Third Of Michael Cohen's Latest Privilege Claims...

A court-appointed special master has shut down many of the latest requests by former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to keep......

 2018-07-20 13:59 

The New Republic

Google's Chump Change...

The fine the EU slapped on the company earlier this week may have set a record, but it will have to do more to get Silicon Valley's attention....

 2018-07-20 13:53 

CBS News

Mitch McConnell withdraws Trump judicial pick minutes before vote...

It became apparent that Ryan Bounds, nominated to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals would not have enough support to pass...

 2018-07-20 13:52 

The Daily Beast

'You Are Either With Trump or You Are Against Him,' Says Bannon, as Putin Mayhem Tests President's Grip on GOP...

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Once again, Donald Trump has crossed what had seemed an inviolable political line, and once again his former top strategist Steve Bannon says the party can either follow the new path he's blazin...

 2018-07-20 13:49 

Talking Points Memo

Rosenstein Defends Charging Russian Agents Involved In Cyber-attacks...

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The top law enforcement official overseeing the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is......

 2018-07-20 13:48 

Crooks and Liars

Morning Joe Holds A Wake For Their Imaginary Republican Party...

I have no patience with Joe Scarborough moaning about the death of his beloved, "principled" Republican party. The GOP stopped being principled back in the times of Ronald Reagan, Lee Atwater, and Newt Gingrich. They became the party of posturing,...

 2018-07-20 13:46 

BuzzFeed

Centrist Democrats Want A Presidential Candidate To Take On Bernie. They Just Don't Know Who It Is....
 2018-07-20 13:44 

NBC

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Democratic socialism hits the heartland: Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in deep-red Kansas...

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who rose to fame following her surprise win in last month's New York congressional primary, see an opportunity to influence Democratic voters in Kansas ahead of the state's Aug. 7 primary....

 2018-07-20 13:41 

Slate Magazine

No, My Life Is Not Just Like The Kids Are All Right...

When you watch old favorites years later, sometimes you realize how much you used to overlook. In Pre-Woke Watching, viewers revisit their personal classics and evaluate how they look now....

 2018-07-20 13:40 

Daily Kos

Whether you have a miscarriage or an abortion, they'd force you to have a burial...

Less than a month after Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement announcement and Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, Roe v. Wade's already a hot topic in courtrooms dealing with abortion-adjacent cases. In the legal battle ov...

 2018-07-20 13:34 

Washington Post

Trump doubles down on criticism of Federal Reserve, alleges currency manipulation by China and E.U....

For a second day in a row, the president breaks with norms by weighing in on Fed decision to raise interest rates....

 2018-07-20 13:32 

The Daily Beast

Poll: Half of Americans Think Trump Acted 'Treasonous' in Helsinki...

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast President Donald Trump has repeatedly defended his extraordinary performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki, dismissing the "many haters" who wanted to s...

 2018-07-20 13:32 

The Atlantic

The French Don't Understand American Identity Politics...

Trevor Noah and a French diplomat had a very public spat over race....

 2018-07-20 13:30 

Slate Magazine

"There Is Motion at Your Front Door"...

Last May, my wife and baby and I moved from Austin to Dallas, into an actual house in an actual neighborhood on the east side of the city. We had a few weeks to set up before my wife was going to leave for about three months for job training. Aside from m...

 2018-07-20 13:28 

Media Matters

"Over the border and into the booth": Fox & Friends misleadingly fearmongers about noncitizens voting in federal elections...

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): Chris, the way it works is if you are over 18-years-old and you have a child in the schools, under 19, and you're in the country illegally, you'll be able to vote in these local elections in San Francisco. What do you think ...

 2018-07-20 13:28 

Media Matters

Fox & Friends hosts anti-Muslim guest to misleadingly fearmonger about Canada losing track of refugees...

STEVE DOOCY (CO-HOST): As the world grapples with the refugee crisis and the threats from terrorists pledging to infiltrate their ranks, a new op-ed claims that Canada may have lost track of 50,000 Syrian refugees in Canada. Top Canadian officials, saying...

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