The Complicated Origin of the Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory

by Adam Peck - On Tuesday, Fox News retracted a story making the case that Seth Rich, a former DNC staffer who was shot and ...

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (C) holds a gold bar while visiting the Central Depository of the Bank of Russia next to Georgy Luntovsky (L), first deputy chief of the Central Bank of Russia, on January 24, 2011 in Moscow. AFP PHOTO/ALEXSEY DRUGINYN/RIA NOVOSTI (Photo credit should read Alexsey Druginyn/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Intelligence Committee Widens Basis of Investigation into Trump–Russia Connection

by Mark Sumner -   Following the Friday night revelations that Jared Kushner had additional, previously-unrevealed communications with the Russian ambassador, and that Kushner had worked ...

Duterte Declares Martial Law After Mindanao Attack (VIDEOS)

Emergency declaration follows heavy clashes between security forces and fighters in Mindanao's Marawi city. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on ...

Nobel Prize Winning Economist on Trump's Budget: 'You could say it’s a collection of lies put together'

by Walter Einenkel - Nobel Prize winning economist and former World Bank Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz, who has studied market inequalities more intensely than Donald ...

The Suspicious Circumstances of Kushner’s Secret Meeting With a Kremlin-connected Banker

by Aaron Rupar - Kushner is under investigation as part of the probe of the Trump campaign and Russia. On Thursday, the Washington Post reported that “[i]nvestigators ...

Why Jeff Sessions Is the Best Argument for Reducing Prosecutorial Power

by Taylor Pendergrass, Senior Staff Attorney , NYCLU - Rumors of the demise of the War on Drugs have been greatly exaggerated, but ...

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The Worst Sexual Abuse Scandal in British Soccer History is Up to 560 Victims

by Lindsay Gibbs - The allegations are focused on 252 suspects. One of the worst child sexual abuse scandals in sports history just keeps growing in ...

Psychiatry has Spoken: President Donald Trump is Mentally Ill

by asudvarg - by: Abbe L. Sudvarg, M.D. Francis Baumli, Ph.D. For many conscientious citizens of the United States, the election of Donald Trump as President has ...

The Complicated Origin of the Seth Rich Conspiracy Theory

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin (C) holds a gold bar while visiting the Central Depository of the Bank of Russia next to Georgy Luntovsky (L), first deputy chief of the Central Bank of Russia, on January 24, 2011 in Moscow. AFP PHOTO/ALEXSEY DRUGINYN/RIA NOVOSTI (Photo credit should read Alexsey Druginyn/AFP/Getty Images)

Senate Intelligence Committee Widens Basis of Investigation into Trump–Russia Connection

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Duterte Declares Martial Law After Mindanao Attack (VIDEOS)

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Nobel Prize Winning Economist on Trump's Budget: 'You could say

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The Suspicious Circumstances of Kushner’s Secret Meeting With a Kremlin-connected

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Why Jeff Sessions Is the Best Argument for Reducing Prosecutorial

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Psychiatry has Spoken: President Donald Trump is Mentally Ill

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This Day in History

On This Day, May 29, 1953 – Hillary and Tenzing Reach Everest Summit

At 11:30 a.m. on May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal, become the first explorers to reach the summit of Mount Everest, which at 29,035 feet above sea level is the highest point on earth. The two, part of a British expedition, made their final assault on the summit after spending a fitful night at 27,900 feet. News of their achievement broke around the world on June 2, the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation, and Britons hailed it as a good omen for their country’s future. Mount Everest sits on...

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Gregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69

Gregg Allman, the singer, musician and songwriter who played an essential role in the invention of Southern rock, has died at the age of 69. Allman’s rep confirmed to Rolling Stone that the artist died Saturday afternoon.

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Review: The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ Anniversary Editions Reveal Wonders

Now, thanks to Giles Martin, we can hear the Beatles’ apogee as it was always meant to be heard. That won’t save the world, but it can still beguile us, and that remains a generous miracle.

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