The latest Quinnipiac University national poll shows that President Donald Trump’s job approval ratings continue to fall. His most prominent associates in the administration, Stephen Bannon and Sean Spicer, are faring even worse. “President Donald Trump continues to struggle, even among his most loyal supporters. Many of them would be hard pressed to see even … Continued
In a landmark 8-3 decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled that Title VII of 1964’s Civil Rights Act prohibits workplace discrimination against LGBT employees. The decision, which sends the case back to Indiana’s federal district court, involved Indiana teacher Kimberly Hively, who claimed her employer denied her promotions and let her go … Continued
With the recent hiring of an anti-corruption prosecutor, Attorney General of New York Eric Schneiderman is using his role as top cop of Trump’s home state to step up the legal resistance to the Trump administration.
Blackwater founder Eric Prince held a secret two-day meeting in the Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean with a Russian official close to Vladimir Putin, the Washington Post reports. It was an apparent bid to establish a back channel of communication between the Kremlin and then-president-elect Donald Trump according to the Post. The meeting took … Continued
Two major sponsors of The O’Reilly Report have pulled their ads from the show. The move follows the news that Bill O’Reilly and Fox News have paid out millions of dollars to settle sexual harassment lawsuits against the host of the network’s most popular show. On Sunday, The New York Times published a lengthy and … Continued
Senate Democrats are making public their planned votes for opposing or supporting Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court. The Republicans hold 52 seats in the Senate, and they would need 60 votes to avoid a filibuster that could block the confirmation. As of Monday morning, three Democrats have said they will support Gorsuch … Continued
The Los Angeles Times slammed President Donald Trump on Sunday in a brutal 4-part editorial entitled “Our Dishonest President.” The editorial trended heavily across all major social media. “Nothing prepared us for the magnitude of this train wreck,” the editorial board wrote. “Like millions of other Americans, we clung to a slim hope that the new president … Continued
NASA’s discovery of ancient microbes trapped in crystals raises space safety concerns
Two fundraising campaigns have so far raised more than $250,000 to purchase and reveal the browsing histories of Republican lawmakers who backed S.J. Res. 34, a bill to repeal Obama-era privacy regulations for internet service providers. The Federal Communications Commission last year adopted the privacy rules, which required internet service providers to ask customers for their consent … Continued
World’s largest particle accelerator fails to pick up evidence of paranormal activity.