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Blackface Video Has Elite New York Private School in an Uproar

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 20:57
Students and parents are angered at administrators at Poly Prep Country Day School for the school’s reaction to a video of two students in blackface making racist gestures.

Republicans Push Trump Immigration Plan, Seeking to Corner Democrats on Shutdown

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 20:36
Republican leaders hope to pressure Democrats — who insist they won’t negotiate with President Trump on border security until the shutdown ends — not to block Mr. Trump’s proposal.

News Analysis: U.S. Policy on Russia? Trump and His Team Might Give Different Answers

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 20:13
President Trump says that he has done more to counter Russian aggression than other recent presidents. But, officials say, Mr. Trump has gone along with such actions reluctantly or under pressure.

Ex-Obama security chief: A lot to work with on wall deal

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 20:00
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says he agrees with some of the components laid out in President Trump's shutdown proposal.

10 UN peacekeepers killed in attack in Mali

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:54
Ten United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an attack on a UN camp in Mali on Sunday, according to a statement from the UN secretary-general.

Book by Former Staff Member Describes a White House ‘Out of Control’

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:46
Cliff Sims, a former communications staff member, portrays a West Wing full of back-stabbing and duplicity under President Trump in “Team of Vipers.”

The Shutdown Shows the Weakness of the Resistance

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:32
The grass-roots progressive activism of the past two years has been inspiring. But it’s still a shadow of what the country needs.

At El Chapo Trial, a Potential Star Witness: El Chapo

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:29
If Joaquín Guzmán Loera, the drug kingpin known as El Chapo, testifies, it would a remarkable moment in a trial already filled with stunning developments.

Viral Video Shows Boys in ‘Make America Great Again’ Hats Surround Native Elder

NY Times - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:25
Students from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky appeared to surround the elder, Nathan Phillips, outside the Lincoln Memorial. The high school has condemned the students’ actions.

BuzzFeed journalist: 'Our reporting is going to be borne out'

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:25
BuzzFeed says its sources are "standing behind" the bombshell report about the special counsel investigation.

Pompeo considering Kansas Senate bid

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:21
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering a run for a Kansas Senate seat seriously enough that he met Sunday with leading GOP consultant Ward Baker, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to CNN.

The Pences' stunning moral hypocrisy

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:13
Karen Pence, the wife of America's vice president, Mike Pence will be teaching art at a Christian school in Virginia that bans LGBTQ children and requires employees to declare their religious beliefs. Like a real-life setting for "The Handmaid's Tale," Immanuel Christian School insists applicants initial a pledge to "live a personal life of moral purity."

Once again, a racial slur was used in TV story about Martin Luther King Jr. This time it happened in St. Louis

CNN - Sun, 2019-01-20 19:05
For the second time in less than two weeks, a local television newsperson has used a racial slur while talking about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
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