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These Trump voters back him on Charlottesville

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 19:04
Supporters in Kentucky react to President Trump's comments on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. CNN's Brynn Gingras reports.

Bizarre dinosaur mystery solved

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 19:01
Cambridge University scientists believe they have solved the puzzle of where the so-called 'Frankenstein' dinosaur, the Chilesaurus, fits in the dinosaur family tree.

Fact check on Trump's statement

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 19:01
CNN's Jake Tapper looks at President Trump's stated reason for his 48-hour delay in condemning white supremacists. Read more at FactCheck.org

Rep. Keith Ellison: Trump 'has some level of sympathy' for white supremacists

Washington Post - Wed, 2017-08-16 19:00
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told The Washington Post on Aug. 15 that President Trump “has some level of sympathy” for white supremacists in the wake of his remarks about events in Charlottesville.

Sessions: Chicago's sanctuary city policies are 'lawlessness'

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:56
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized the city of Chicago Wednesday for its "lawless" sanctuary city policies.

A Fox News Host Attacks Trump, and Some Viewers Bristle

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:53
Eboni K. Williams, a Fox host, strongly criticized the president’s remarks. She said the network expressed no concern.

Asia and Australia Edition: Charlottesville, Guam, Alibaba: Your Thursday Briefing

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:38
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

What Executives Rebuking Trump’s Response to Charlottesville Are Saying

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:33
A growing chorus of executives on the President Trump’s business advisory councils have distanced themselves from the president. Here’s what they had to say.

Heather Heyer, Charlottesville Victim, Cannot Be Silenced, Mother Says

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:33
At a memorial service, Ms. Heyer was remembered for a quality described as her most frustrating, and most admired — a passion for fighting injustice.

In Alabama, Senate Republicans have tied themselves to Trump. At what cost?

Washington Post - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:30
Republicans are horrified by Trump’s moral equivalence on white supremacy. But he remains popular in Alabama, and they will rely on him to promote their colleague, Sen. Luther Strange.

F.B.I. Agents Supported Comey, Surveys Show, Weakening Trump’s Claim of Turmoil

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:24
The president had said he fired the F.B.I. director in part because agents had lost confidence in him, but agents gave him high marks for leadership.

In China, an Action Hero Beats Box Office Records (and Arrogant Westerners)

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:15
In “Wolf Warrior 2,” China’s top-grossing movie yet, a red-tinged Rambo named Leng Feng takes on a swaggering American soldier of fortune.

Baltimore Mayor Had Statues Removed in ‘Best Interest of My City’

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:14
Mayor Catherine Pugh said that given the political climate, it was important to move “quickly and quietly” to take down the offensive monuments.

Hope Hicks takes on expanded communications role at White House

Washington Post - Wed, 2017-08-16 18:00
Hope Hicks, a trusted confidante and adviser to President Trump, will serve as interim White House communications director.

House Dems push to censure Trump over 'both sides' comments

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 17:56
Three House Democrats drafted a resolution to formally censure President Donald Trump for saying Tuesday that "both sides" shared responsibility for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that resulted in the death of Heather Heyer, a young woman protesting hate groups, as well as injuring more than a dozen people.

NFL star won't stand for national anthem

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 17:50
Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks tells CNN's Jake Tapper he chose to sit during the National Anthem after the terror in Virginia.

Wow, does Trump have an awful opinion of his own voters

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 17:39
Criticized by conservatives and liberals, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle and virtually everyone in between, President Donald Trump is finding few defenders of his own renewed defense of white nationalist protesters who turned violent on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia.

De Blasio Would Sooner Tax the Rich Than Befriend Them

NY Times - Wed, 2017-08-16 17:39
Mayor de Blasio ran on a platform of ending income inequality, and had no natural kinship to Wall Street. Four years later, little has changed.

Blacks and whites see racism in US very, very differently

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 17:38
How you see race in the United States can depend a lot on your own background.

28-year-old Trump loyalist named interim WH communications director

CNN - Wed, 2017-08-16 17:37
Senior communications adviser Hope Hicks will likely take on the role of White House communications director, according to two sources inside the White House and one outside.
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