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 2018-06-23 19:30 

MSNBC

MSNBC's Jacob Soboroff: We're living in slow motion national disgrace...

The Trump administration has no clear solutions for reuniting migrant kids with parents after separating thousands of babies and other small children at the southern U.S. border from their families. MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell and more join Joy Reid...

 2018-06-23 19:29 

Washington Post

The Latest: Kobach defends seeking pardon denied by Colyer...

The Latest on the Republican primary race for Kansas governor (all times local):...

 2018-06-23 19:12 

The Atlantic

The Fate of Turkey's Democracy Lies With the Kurds...

Ahead of tomorrow's elections, Ankara is expected to tamper with the vote and make life difficult for members of the embattled minority group....

 2018-06-23 19:12 

Slate Magazine

Mexico Fans Stop Homophobic Chant, Excel at Good Chants...

Saturday's match against South Korea went about as well for Mexico as its fans could have hoped. The 21 victory all but guaranteed a trip to the World Cup's knock-out stages and bolstered El Tri 's chances of winning its tough group outright. ...

 2018-06-23 19:11 

ThinkProgress

Protests spread, outcry continues against Trump administration's harsh immigration crackdown...

The Trump administration has attempted to quell national outrage about the thousands of parents and children who have recently been forcibly separated at the southern border, but protesters across the country aren't letting up the pressure anytime soo...

 2018-06-23 19:07 

Slate Magazine

Vatican Court Convicts Former Washington Envoy to 5 Years on Child Pornography Charges...

A Vatican court convicted a former diplomat to five years in prison for possessing and distributing child pornography, marking the first conviction of its kind inside the Holy See . The trial only lasted two days as Monsignor Carlos Alberto Capella readil...

 2018-06-23 19:01 

MSNBC

Ivanka Trump called 'useful and toxic' regarding president's policies...

Donald Trump has claimed Melania and Ivanka Trump influenced his decision on the immigration crisis at the border and separating children from parents. Joy Reid and her panel discuss the Trump family dynamics at work in American politics....

 2018-06-23 18:53 

Washington Post

Who's giving big bucks to boost Ben Jealous? Rich California liberals and unions, mostly...

Former NAACP chief draws outside support that is unusual for a Maryland governor's race....

 2018-06-23 18:53 

NBC

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says she was told to leave Virginia restaurant...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Saturday she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for President Donald Trump....

 2018-06-23 18:51 

MSNBC

Masha Gessen: What we have is a fascist leader in Trump...

Donald Trump, Jeff Sessions, and Kirstjen Nielsen have used fascist tactics recently in framing and overseeing the immigration crisis, expert on authoritarian regimes Masha Gessen tells Joy Reid....

 2018-06-23 18:50 

MSNBC

Protestors attempt to block bus that is carrying migrant detainees...

Protestors in Mcallen, Texas attempt to block a bus that is carrying migrant children and family detainees. MSNBC's Gabe Gutierrez speaks with a protestor who says, "I am here because the kids need to be freed." Hundreds of children still wait...

 2018-06-23 18:49 

ThinkProgress

Mike Huckabee wants to make sure you remember that he's racist, too...

Saturday morning on Twitter, former Arkansas governor and current Fox News contributor Mike Huckabee sent out a tweet accusing a restaurant that refused to serve his daughter, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, because of her work with the Trump admi...

 2018-06-23 18:46 

The Atlantic

What the Happiest Places Have in Common...

Citizens' wellbeing is often the result of careful planning—not serendipity....

 2018-06-23 18:46 

ThinkProgress

Private companies are making millions from detaining immigrant kids taken from their parents...

Private companies are being paid millions of dollars in lucrative federal government contracts to provide housing and other services for undocumented immigrant children including the thousands of recently arrived youngsters separated from their relatives ...

 2018-06-23 18:35 

MSNBC

Confusion at border a migrant parents try to reunite with kids...

Immigrant children separated at the border from their migrant parents might not all be reunited with their families. Rep. Frederica Wilson, Joy Reid, and her panel discuss the potential for permanent damage to babies and young kids through trauma....

 2018-06-23 18:30 

Daily Kos

Dash cam footage shows Ohio cop's blatant abuses of power against daughter's boyfriend and friends...

Everyone knows that overprotective dad trope. Dads guarding their daughters from predatory boys and men have long been fodder for films , country songs , and uncomfortable conversations everywhere. It's one of those creepy things society knows is wron...

 2018-06-23 18:28 

Talking Points Memo

DOJ Gives Congress New Classified Documents On Russia Probe...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation......

 2018-06-23 18:20 

The Daily Beast

The Rise of Racist Porn...

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast Blacks on Blondes . Blacked . Black Bitches . Porn titles often leave little to the imagination catering, rather crassly, to stereotypes and market demand. The "interracial"; genre in adult entertainment has be...

 2018-06-23 18:01 

Slate Magazine

Jogger Accidentally Crosses U.S. Border From Canada and Is Detained for Two Weeks...

A fun jog through a picturesque landscape turned into a nightmare for 19-year-old Cedella Roman when she was suddenly apprehended by U.S. Border Patrol agents. The French citizen , who was visiting her mother in Canada, was jogging south of White Rock, Br...

 2018-06-23 18:00 

ThinkProgress

Jameis Winston facing suspension for alleged sexual assault. Who could have seen that coming?...

Jameis Winston will be suspended for the first three games of the 2018 season for violating the league's personal conduct policy, according to a report on Thursday by Adam Schefter of ESPN. His violation? Well, in March 2016, Winston allegedly grabbed...

 2018-06-23 18:00 

Daily Kos

View from the Left: Take good care out there, dear readers, our country needs you...

The American system of government essentially worked this week. It wasn't graceful and it happened under horrific circumstances, but citizen activists informed, reporters reported, voters got word and applied mass pressure, lawmakers used their platfo...

 2018-06-23 17:55 

Talking Points Memo

Report: Trump Told Advisers 'My People Love' The Family Separation Policy...

The day before he signed an executive order regarding his administration's migrant family separation policy, President Donald Trump told advisers......

 2018-06-23 17:44 

Mother Jones

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Booted From Restaurant Because "I Work for POTUS."...

On Saturday morning, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted that she had been thrown out of a restaurant Friday night because "I work for @POTUS." Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA to leave because ...

 2018-06-23 17:30 

Daily Kos

Trump backtracks on Trump over North Korean nukes...

During a week when the squatter in the White House and his minions utterly botched the child migrant crisis that he himself did so much to create, when he blew up any chance of an immigration bill clearing Congress, when his tariff moves generated talk of...

 2018-06-23 17:22 

Slate Magazine

Mike Huckabee Sends Bigoted Tweet Calling Gang Members Pelosi's "Campaign Committee"...

Long gone are the days when former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee ran for president on a nice-guy platform . Now he's become a partisan attack dog who, as he demonstrated on Saturday, has no problems with appealing to racism and bigotry to blast the oppo...

 2018-06-23 17:15 

The Daily Beast

Beyonc Is Our Michael Jackson: All Hail the Queen of Pop...

Photo by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast It feels so good to be proven right. Wait, I'm getting ahead of myself. Let me start at the beginning. The year was 2009. Michael Jackson had died days earlier and the BET Awards became a tribute to him, with Jamie...

 2018-06-23 17:14 

Washington Post

Immigration key issue in rough GOP race for Kansas governor...

Illegal immigration is a key issue for Kansas Republicans as their primary contest for governor grows increasingly contentious....

 2018-06-23 17:11 

Mother Jones

Probable Cause Is Not Really a Huge Barrier For Police...

You know what really gets me about the recent Supreme Court case over police access to cell phone location records? It's not as if anyone was trying to take away their ability to get them. All anyone wanted was for police to get a warrant showing prob...

 2018-06-23 17:00 

Daily Kos

Trump official in charge of stolen children best known for blocking detained teens' abortion access...

Remember the Trump administration official who made it his business to try to personally block immigrant women from getting abortions ? That guy, Scott Lloyd, is in charge of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is responsible for the children who th...

 2018-06-23 16:56 

Crooks and Liars

Trump Whips Up Hate Against Immigrants With His 'Angel Families'...

Several of us here at C&L have been warning since the beginning that Trump's goal was ethnic cleansing. We didn't mean it ironically; we meant it literally. This is why we try to hard to rouse readers to action beyond writing snark in the comments...

 2018-06-23 16:42 

Mother Jones

Is the BMW 750i a Threat to National Security?...

So Donald Trump is now publicly threatening to slap a 20 percent tariff on European cars in retaliation for Europe's retaliation over Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum. I'm not going to bother writing yet again about how dumb this is. I ju...

 2018-06-23 16:38 

Crooks and Liars

Mike Huckabee Proves The Apple Falleth Not Far From The Tree...

Well, isn't this sweet? Former Governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee attacked Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with this full-on racist tweet today. Nancy Pelosi introduces her campaign committee for the take back of the House. pic.twitter.com/yKDhkVubck &m...

 2018-06-23 16:34 

Mother Jones

What the Heck Is Wrong With Mike Huckabee?...

What, exactly, is wrong with Mike Huckabee? That's what a lot of observers are asking after the former Arkansas governor and Christian minister tweeted out a photo this morning of what appears to be a group of Latino gang members, and joked that House...

 2018-06-23 16:33 

ThinkProgress

Virginia restaurant refused to serve Sarah Huckabee Sanders because she works for Trump...

The owner of a restaurant in Lexington, Virginia reportedly refused to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday night out of "moral conviction," telling Sanders she wasn't welcome in the establishment because she work...

 2018-06-23 16:30 

The Daily Beast

Seth Rogen Reveals the Time He Dissed Paul Ryan in Front of His Kids...

Scott Kowalchyk/CBS Earlier this month, Mitt Romney hosted his annual summit in Park City, Utah, for "top Republicans, wealthy donors and powerful business leaders." And Seth Rogen . Yes, the director/star of The Interview and executive producer o...

 2018-06-23 16:20 

Crooks and Liars

Masha Gessen Hits Hard: Fascist Leader? Yes. Fascist Country? TBD....

Journalist Masha Gessen joined Joy Reid this morning to help us figure out what stage of fascism the United States has achieved. There's a sentence I still cannot believe I had to write in seriousness. On the scale from Democracy to Fascism: Fascist R...

 2018-06-23 16:09 

MSNBC

Speaker at Navy pride event canceled for anti-Trump tweets...

Activist Melanie Nathan and her attorney Lisa Bloom join MSNBC's Joy Reid to speak about the Navy rescinding her invitation to speak at a Navy pride event....

 2018-06-23 16:00 

Washington Post

Trump's Bad Week: A policy rollback, a political setback and a still-defiant president...

Outcries over separated children forced a reversal of policy but no change in the president's rhetoric on the overall immigration battle...

 2018-06-23 16:00 

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Science Round-up: AI IDs animals, why cancer causes weight loss, fat cells that aren't...

A few weeks ago, I downloaded an application, one of the over two million in the App Store that supports my phone. But this particular download wasn't yet another camera filter, or another effort in my attempt to find the perfect hiking companion. It ...

 2018-06-23 15:48 

Slate Magazine

Belgium Is Attacking, and Attacking, the "Golden Generation" Curse...

Every World Cup is somebody's last chance....

 2018-06-23 15:46 

Slate Magazine

Online Reviewers Descend on Restaurant That Refused to Serve Sarah Huckabee Sanders...

It seems that it is getting more and more difficult for members of the Trump administration to get a decent meal in restaurants around Washington. On Friday night, it was apparently the turn of Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who was apparently kicked out of a Vi...

 2018-06-23 15:43 

CBS News

Sarah Sanders says restaurant owner in Virginia told her to leave...
 2018-06-23 15:43 

ThinkProgress

Mueller to move forward with sentencing George Papadopoulos...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is seeking a September sentencing for former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, according to a Politico report. In a court filing obtained by Politico, Mueller asked U.S. District Court Judge Randy Moss to set Papad...

 2018-06-23 15:40 

Washington Post

Oklahoma medical pot question hinges on conservative support...

Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue....

 2018-06-23 15:38 

Washington Post

Sanders says she was asked to leave Virginia restaurant...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders acknowledges in a tweet that she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant Friday night....

 2018-06-23 15:37 

The New Republic

Driving Toward Change...

It took a prince to end Saudi Arabia's ban on female drivers. Monarch-led feminism hasn't worked in the past. But this time might be different....

 2018-06-23 15:30 

Talking Points Memo

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: VA Restaurant Kicked Me Out 'Because I Work For POTUS'...

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday that she was told to leave a Lexington, Virginia restaurant the......

 2018-06-23 15:18 

The Daily Beast

Bill Maher Gets Embarrassed By NRATV Host on 'Real Time'...

HBO On Friday night, Real Time host Bill Maher showed his ass. The comedian welcomed Colion Noir, self-proclaimed "gun nut" and host of NRATV's web series NOIR , onto his HBO program. But instead of challenging the disingenuous gun lobbyist, M...

 2018-06-23 15:06 

Crooks and Liars

When Paul Ryan Asked Seth Rogen For A Selfie Together......

Probably asking Seth Rogen, a Canadian and a pot activist, to take a selfie with you was not the wisest move for soon-to-be ex-Speaker Paul Ryan. But his teenage boys are big fans of Seth Rogen, so he gave it a shot. It didn't go well for Paul Ryan. S...

 2018-06-23 15:04 

NBC

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Katie Arrington, congressional hopeful who defeated Mark Sanford, seriously injured in car crash...

South Carolina lawmaker Katie Arrington, who defeated U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford,in a Republican primary last month, was seriously injured in a car accident Friday....

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