Hey Look, Trump Is Still Making Millions While President

Hey Look, Trump Is Still Making Millions While President

WASHINGTON — President Trump earned over $400 million in 2018 while serving as President of the United States, according to a financial disclosure form revealed Thursday. The money poured in from a wide range of real estate and golf properties scattered around the world. Here are some of Trump’s sources of income in 2018: $76…
Donations to abortion funds are skyrocketing since Alabama and Georgia’s near-total abortion bans

Donations to abortion funds are skyrocketing since Alabama and Georgia’s near-total abortion bans

As she watched 25 white Republican men pass a bill to outlaw nearly all abortions in Alabama, Amanda Reyes couldn’t stop thinking about money. Or rather, the lack of it. After pouring months of hard work into a joint fundraiser, Reyes’ group, the Alabama-based Yellowhammer Fund, and the Mississippi Reproductive Freedom Fund, had raised less…
“I Would Rather Starve to Death”: Chelsea Manning Heads Back to Jail after Refusing to Testify Again

“I Would Rather Starve to Death”: Chelsea Manning Heads Back to Jail after Refusing...

Chelsea Manning is headed back to jail after being released just under a week ago. The U.S. whistleblower recently spent 62 days in jail for refusing to discuss her knowledge of and connection to WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange. Last week, Manning was released on a technicality after the grand jury’s term ended. Before…
“This is Far from Over”: Heather Heyer’s Mom Spends Sleepless Nights Researching White Supremacy

“This is Far from Over”: Heather Heyer’s Mom Spends Sleepless Nights Researching White Supremacy

Susan Bro doesn’t always walk with a cane, but the marble floors of Capitol Hill are unforgiving. The walk from her parking spot was long, and her fibromyalgia acts up when she’s stressed out. “Who wouldn’t be, the first time talking to Congress?” she said after appearing before a House Oversight subcommittee Wednesday to discuss…
Trump Won’t Join Pact to Combat Online Extremism

Trump Won’t Join Pact to Combat Online Extremism

The Trump administration once again seems reluctant to tackle the threat of far-right extremism. The administration on Wednesday opted out of an international pact to hold social media companies accountable for online extremism, citing concerns over “free speech.” In a statement, the White House said it supported the goals of the “Christchurch Call to Action”…
How Cops Use Search Warrants To Go After Journalists in California

How Cops Use Search Warrants To Go After Journalists in California

For all the media hatred across the country, it’s still exceedingly rare for cops to storm into a journalist’s home looking for information. But San Francisco police officers provided a dystopian exception to the rule last Friday when they barged through Bryan Carmody’s front door and confiscated his electronics in the hope of sniffing out…
Trump Just Pardoned a Guy Who Wrote a Glowing Book About Him

Trump Just Pardoned a Guy Who Wrote a Glowing Book About Him

President Trump pardoned a guy who wrote a flattering book about him Wednesday. He’s also the president’s former business partner on a Trump Tower project. Conrad Black, author of the book “Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other,” tweeted Wednesday that he received a call from his old friend to let him know that…
A Toddler from Guatemala is the Fourth Child to Die in U.S. Custody Since December​

A Toddler from Guatemala is the Fourth Child to Die in U.S. Custody Since...

A Guatemalan toddler — just 2 1/2 years old — died Tuesday evening after spending weeks in the hospital after the boy’s family was apprehended at the border in April. The boy, who has not been identified, is the fourth migrant minor to die after being apprehended at the border since December. It’s not clear…
Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama, but People Are Already Terrified: “We’ve Never Seen It This Bad”

Abortion Is Still Legal in Alabama, but People Are Already Terrified: “We’ve Never Seen...

Update 6:57 p.m.: Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, a Republican, signed the bill into law Wednesday evening. Hours after the Alabama Legislature passed a bill Tuesday night to ban nearly all abortions in the deep-red state, abortion rights organizations chartered a plane to fly over the state capital of Montgomery trailing a banner that declared “Abortion…
Alabama’s Governor Just Signed a Near-total Abortion Ban She Admits Is Probably Unenforceable

Alabama’s Governor Just Signed a Near-total Abortion Ban She Admits Is Probably Unenforceable

Less than a day after the Alabama state legislature passed a bill to ban almost all abortions in the state, Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed it into law. The bill, which won’t go into effect for six months, if ever, outlaws all abortions, unless they pose a “serious health risk” to the mother. The bill…

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