Society

  • Alec Baldwin Teaches Daughter Carmen 'Trump Impression'
    Alec_baldwin_teaches_daughter_carmen_'trump_impression' 2017-05-22 18:10:08 UTC
    Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria Thomas posted on her Instagram page Saturday a video of the actor teaching their 3 and 1/2-year-old daughter Carmen his Donald Trump impression, the one he does in costume on SNL. "Carmen, what day does Daddy play Do...
  • Since Jan 22 U.S. arrested 41,318 undocumented immigrants
    U.s._arrested_41_318_immigrants_since_january_22__2017 2017-05-17 18:50:58 UTC
    By Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK — U.S. arrests of undocumented immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of U.S. far-right nationalist Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be tar...
  • NY Attorney General: Taking advantage of immigrants' fear is unconscionable
    Ny_attorney_general-_taking_advantage_of_immigrants'_fear_is_unconscionable 2017-05-11 04:33:33 UTC
    NEW YORK Three Plattsburgh, New York, taxi cab companies will pay financial penalties for taking advantage of illegal immigrants fleeing the United States for Canada through practices including price gouging, the New York Attorney General's offic...
  • America's Bad Health Care System Is Getting Worse
    America's_bad_health_care_system_is_getting_worse 2017-05-05 01:42:08 UTC
    WASHINGTON — GOP House majority approved a bill to repeal Obamacare, which enabled 20 million more Americans to get health insurance. Democrats say it would make insurance unaffordable for those who need it most and leave millions more uninsur...
  • NSA did not end bulk collection of phone data despite law change
    Nsa_did_not_end_bulk_collection_of_phone_data_despite_law_change 2017-05-03 01:08:07 UTC
    Washington — The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) collected more than 151 million records of Americans' phone calls last year, even after Congress limited its ability to collect bulk phone records, according to an annual report by the top U.S. ...
  • Protesters Voice Concern over Climate Change
    Protesters_voice_concern_over_climate_change 2017-04-29 15:44:40 UTC
    By Ian Simpson | WASHINGTON — For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out in Washington on Saturday to voice concern over climate change in a mass demonstration marking the 100th day of Donald Trump's p...
  • Barack Obama: “What’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”
    Barack_obama-_%e2%80%9cwhat%e2%80%99s_been_going_on_since_i%e2%80%99ve_been_gone_%e2%80%9d 2017-04-24 22:46:10 UTC
    CHICAGO — Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention on Monday of his successor, Donald Trump, but urged young people to get more involved in their communities at a time of stark political ...
  • Hollywood Actress Erin Moran Dies At 56
    Hollywood_actress_erin_moran_dies_at_56 2017-04-23 04:39:12 UTC
    Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was 56. Authorities in Indiana found her body Saturday afternoon after getting a 91...
  • March for Science: Global concern over Trump's climate policy
    March_for_science-_global_concern_over_trump's_climate_policy 2017-04-23 02:08:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO — People across the world expressed their support for science and facts at Earth Day events billed as a March of Science events *"celebration of science" ) on Saturday. The main march was in Washington D.C., but more than ...
  • Trump's Travel Ban Faces Its Second Challenge At US Appeals Court
    A_federal_judge_sets_hearing_on_trump's_sanctuary_city_defunding_order 2017-04-22 05:59:34 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the measure, while one Democrat...
  • Stephen Colbert: Bill O'Reilly was a self-righteous landfill of angry garbage
    Stephen_colbert-_bill_o'reilly_was_a_self-righteous_landfill_of_angry_garbage 2017-04-21 05:25:37 UTC
    Stephen Colbert opened his show on Wednesday night by addressing Fox News’ firing of Bill O’Reilly, the man who served as the inspiration for the “Stephen Colbert” conservative pundit character who spent almost a decade hosting The Colbert Report....
  • Bill O'Reilly Fired at Fox News
    Bill_o'reilly_fired_at_fox_news 2017-04-19 19:16:33 UTC
    NEW York — Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to Fox News - 21st Century FoX. Fox Inc has decided to part ways with star cable news host Bill O'Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday. “After a thorough...
  • NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Jail Cell
    Nfl_star_aaron_hernandez_found_dead_in_jail_cell 2017-04-19 16:37:53 UTC
    BOSTON — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, prison officials said, and his family called for an immediate investigation into the circu...
  • Facebook Video Murder Suspect Kills Himself In Pennsylvania
    Facebook_video_murder_suspect_kills_himself_in_pennsylvania 2017-04-18 19:04:12 UTC
    A murder suspect who police said posted a video on Facebook of the killing of a Cleveland man fatally shot himself after a "brief pursuit" by Pennsylvania State Police officers on Tuesday, police said. Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Rob...
  • Trump Targets H-1B Visas Which Are Used Largely By Tech Industry
    Trump_targets_h-1b_visas_which_are_used_largely_by_tech_industry 2017-04-18 05:04:49 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump targets H-1B visas which are used largely by tech industry and will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the U.S. to fill h...
  • Barbaric Slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th Century
    Barbaric_slaughter_of_native_americans_in_the_20th_century- 2017-04-18 03:18:51 UTC
    What happened to the Osage tribe is a dark, lost chapter in American history. The barbaric slaughter of Native Americans in the 20th century shows that part of the white population in the U.S. is unable to leave behind its violent and racist na...
  • Protesters To Trump: We Want To See Your Tax Returns
    Protesters_to_trump-_we_want_to_see_your_tax_returns 2017-04-16 05:20:35 UTC
    WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK — Tens of thousands of people marched through midtown Manhattan and dozens of U.S. cities on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public does not care about t...
  • A Federal Judge Sets Hearing On Trump's Sanctuary City Defunding Order
    A_federal_judge_sets_hearing_on_trump's_sanctuary_city_defunding_order 2017-04-14 16:48:57 UTC
    By Robin Respaut | SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge is set to hear arguments on Friday in a case brought by two large counties requesting the suspension of President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to withhold federal fun...
  • Trump signs law letting states to block family planning funds
    Trump_signs_law_letting_states_to_block_family_planning_funds 2017-04-13 21:06:08 UTC
    "Allowing states to withhold Title X funding from family planning clinics won’t make anyone safer or healthier – it will instead place essential services out of reach," said Diane Horvath-Cosper, a medical doctor and fellow at Physicians for Repro...
  • United Airlines Passenger To Sue The Company
    United_airlines_passenger_to_sue_the_company 2017-04-13 17:40:22 UTC
    <blockquote><h2>United Airlines Passenger To Sue The Company: </h2><h3>Dao's daughter, Crystal Dao Pepper, told the news conference that the family was "horrified, shocked and sickened" by what happened to her father.</h3> <strong>CHICAGO — <...
  • US Gunman Kills Teacher (Wife), One Of Her Students, Then Himself
    Two_killed_and_two_wounded_in_a_classroom_shooting_at_a_southern_california_elementary_school 2017-04-11 10:32:38 UTC
    By Olga Grigoryants | SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF. — A special education teacher and one of her students were fatally shot by her estranged husband when he opened fire with a high-caliber revolver before killing himself in her classroom at a San Ber...
  • No More Than 8 Hours Of Sleep Improves Breast Cancer Survival
    No_more_than_8_hours_of_sleep_improves_breast_cancer_survival 2017-04-09 19:23:30 UTC
    HEALTH — IMPROVE BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL — Women with breast cancer who sleep at least nine hours a night may be more likely to die from their tumors than patients who get just eight hours of rest, a recent study suggests. Compared to wome...
  • Legendary Comedian and Actor, Don Rickles Dies at Age 90
    Legendary_comedian_and_actor__don_rickles_dies_at_age_90 2017-04-06 18:51:37 UTC
    Legendary Comedian and Actor, Don Rickles who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the facetious nickname "Mr. Warmth," died on Thursday at his Los Angeles home from kidney failure, his publicist said. ...
  • Louis C.K.: Trump Is A ‘Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of Sh*t’
    Louis_c_k-_trump_is_a_gross_crook_dirty_rotten_lying_sack_of_shit 2017-04-05 08:47:51 UTC
    Appearing the The Late Show, comedian Louis C.K. went off on liars and President Donald Trump in particular, calling him a “Gross crook dirty rotten lying sack of shit.” As he sat with host Stephen Colbert, C.K. launched into a diatribe about l...
  • Fox News faces another sexual harassment lawsuit
    Fox_news_faces_another_sexual_harassment_lawsuit_ 2017-04-03 21:05:14 UTC
    By Daniel Wiessner A Democratic political consultant and Fox News contributor on Monday sued the network and its former chairman, Roger Ailes, accusing them of denying her a permanent hosting job after rebuffing Ailes' sexual advances. Julie R...