Al Franken Is Accused Of Groping By Two More Women

Two more women came forward Wednesday with allegations of sexual misconduct against junior senator from Minnesota Al Franken at political events years ago. The women spoke to the Huffington Post on conditions of anonymity, citing fears of being harassed online and getting affected at work. The allegations by the women have taken the sexual misconduct […]

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Former ethics director files complaint against Kellyanne Conway, claims she violated Hatch Act

kellyanne-conway A former director of the U.S Office of Government Ethics is claiming that counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway may have violated the Hatch Act with her recent comments about Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones. Walter Shaub, who served as ethics director under former President Barack Obama, said that Conway may have violated […]

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Argentina says missing submarine was hit by explosion but doesn’t know crew’s fate

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Argentine navy confirmed Thursday that its missing submarine experienced an explosion Nov. 15 in the south Atlantic Ocean but had no information on the fate of the 44 crew members. “There was an anomalous event (which was) unusual, short, violent and non-nuclear, consistent with an explosion,” Argentine navy spokesman Capt. […]

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Trump Leaked Secret Israeli Mission In Syria To Russia

The intelligence that President Donald Trump leaked to top Russian officials in an Oval Office meeting in May concerned a highly sensitive Israeli special forces mission, it has been revealed. The operation, which took place in February 2017, involved commandos infiltrating an area under the control of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), to place […]

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Jimmy Fallon and Maroon 5 pretended to be subway musicians and blew the commuters of NYC away

The Tonight Show/YouTube Here’s something you don’t see every day: people smiling in a New York City subway station! The smiles were induced by an oddly familiar-looking band of street musicians who treated the commuters of NYC to an awesome jam session; they performed a rousing rendition of Elvis’ “Love Me Tender” and an incredibly […]

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Mom Shamed For Breastfeeding Hits Back At Haters In Powerful Post

A woman who claimed she was shamed for breastfeeding her son at Disneyland has clapped back at her haters in a cheerful picture. The woman, identified as Brittni Medina, was with her 10-month-old son and husband at Disneyland, Anaheim, California, when the incident took place. According to Medina, her baby needed to be fed and […]

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Notorious gang ‘behead man’ near Washington

An ultra-violent Latino street gang that President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out beheaded a man and cut out his heart before burying him in a park near the US capital, reports said Wednesday. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was stabbed more than 100 times in Wheaton, Maryland just outside Washington […]

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New Cold War? Iran Sends Warships to Gulf of Mexico

Iranian warships are set to leave the waters of the Persian Gulf to sail across the world and tour another gulf—the one that lies between the U.S. and Mexico. At a time when Iran is looking to expand and modernize its military in the face of what is seen as a growing U.S. threat, its […]

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President Trump makes his fieriest tweet yet in his showdown with LaVar Ball

Trump (1) The saga between President Trump and LaVar Ball took another turn when the president responded to a tweet early Thanksgiving morning. Opinion writer Greg Sargent published a story in The Washington Post where he argued that Trump’s popular tweetstorms against celebrities since becoming president have had something in common: Let’s be clear about […]

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Texas woman charged with sending of explosives to governor, Obama

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott escaped injury from a mailed improvised explosive because he didn’t open the package the way it was designed, according to records filed in federal court. Julia Poff, 46, allegedly mailed the package because she was upset her ex-husband had not paid her child support. Abbott oversaw child support when he was […]

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Caribbean gets $2 billion to rebuild, but US gave only $4.3 million of that

The international community has pledged over $2 billion, almost half in loans and debt relief, to help rebuild the Caribbean islands decimated by this year’s string of hurricanes. The pledges came from some familiar donors and some surprising new ones. They included The Netherlands’ $700 million pledge, the European Union’s $352 million, quake-recovering Mexico’s $27 […]

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The way we tell the story of Hollywood sexual assault and harassment matters

By Sarah L. Cook, Professor & Associate Dean, Georgia State University. Hollywood women who have spoken out against sexual harassment Reporter Paula Froelich claims she once observed Harvey Weinstein assault a woman at a book party. Her editor responded with, “Maybe it’s not really a story.” As it turns out, Weinstein and others are becoming […]

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Native Americans Use Thanksgiving for Self Care

While for most Americans, Thanksgiving Day is for feasting, football and giving thanks, for Native Americans, it is a reminder of dead ancestors, racial slurs still being worn on football jerseys and families around the nation feasting on food from colonized agricultural land. Native Americans say the day is not a holiday but rather a […]

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Dreamers tried to disrupt the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as people cheered

DemocracySpring/Twitter The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade got a taste of politics on Thursday as a group of people broke through barriers and sat in the middle of the parade route. The protesters wore shirts that showed they were protesting in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The “Dreamers” — named after […]

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