Category: US

Puerto Rico Is Facing One of the Worst Environmental Disasters in U.S. History

Nearly one month after Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico, experts and officials tasked with the island’s recovery efforts worry that the environmental impact of the storm could be unprecedented…

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Trump Is Resurrecting the Myth of the Welfare Queen

On Monday, Donald Trump said he would be looking “very, very strongly” at welfare reform, reasoning that “people are taking advantage of the system and then other people aren’t receiving…

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Efforts to pry loose Trump tax returns hit a wall

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation late Sunday that would have forced presidential candidates to make their tax returns public before appearing on the California ballot. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP California…

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The Old Man Who Calls Border Patrol on Immigrants, and the Teen Girl Who Asked Him Why

A couple of years ago I was sitting on my front porch with my family, when suddenly we saw several Jeeps painted in camouflage rumbling down the street. They were…

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Toddler accidentally drowns after falling in grease pit at ice cream shop

An Alabama toddler has died after falling inside an in-ground grease pit at an ice cream shop. Sadie Andrews, 3, died of accidental drowning, the Lee County Coroner…

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California Becomes the First State to Recognize Nonbinary People as a Third Gender

California has become the first state in the country to allow a third gender option on official state documents to recognize people who don’t identify as male or female.Read more...

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Fox News Guest Says Trump’s Long History of Alleged Sexual Assault Is ‘Child’s Play’

Despite decades of allegations of sexual assault, harassment, and, in several instances rape or attempted rape, against President Donald Trump, Fox & Friends guest Larry Elder said on Monday that…

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Monday’s Top Deals: SanDisk Gold Box, Portable Projector, Upgraded Robotic Vacuum, and More

We start off the week with a SanDisk Gold Box, discount on an upgraded Eufy robotic vacuum, and an exclusive deal on a portable projector.Read more...

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Maybe Woody Allen Should Shut the Hell Up About Harvey Weinstein

Over the weekend, Woody Allen, of all people, thought it was appropriate to share his thoughts about the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal with the BBC. Unsurprisingly, he was later…

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Why a Bizarre Ex-Hurricane Is Pounding Ireland

The extraordinary 2017 hurricane season continues apace this week, as Ireland braces against the remnants of hurricane—yes, hurricane—Ophelia, whose fierce winds reached the country’s southern coast Monday morning. Ophelia astounded…

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