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Paul Ryan pushes for thousands of Irish visas


Ryan pushes for thousands of Irish visas before leaving office

Sanctioned countries hiring lobbyists tied to Trump


Targets of U.S. Sanctions Hire Lobbyists With Trump Ties to Seek Relief

U.S. border troops fire teargas at refugees


Migrant caravan: US fires tear gas at Mexico border

Sears proposes $19M exec bonuses in bankruptcy filing


Bankrupt Sears wants to give executives $19 million in bonuses

Trump administration actively interferes with science


Trump's Interference With Science Is Unprecedented

Kris Kobach funded by white supremacists


Trump ally Kris Kobach accepted donations from white nationalists

Georgia: Fake Oprah Winfrey robocalls by antisemitic group


Racist "magical Negro" robo-call from "Oprah" targets Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor's race.

Republicans pose as communists, donate to Democrats


Republican pair apparently pose as communists to make Democratic donation.

Should you evacuate during Hurricane Florence?


How To Convince Your Family To Evacuate During Hurricane Florence

Administration threations International Criminal Court


Bolton threatens sanctions against International Criminal Court

Trump inauguration crowd photos were doctored


Trump inauguration crowd photos were edited after he intervened

Trump suggests making it illegal to protest


Trump suggests that protesting should be illegal

Trump official's letter to the NY Times about administration


I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration

Stripping citizens of passports not new - but greatly expanded


Trump's stripping of passports from some Texas Latinos, explained

Trump's law-enforcement targets are organized crime experts


Trump's Top Targets in the Russia Probe Are Experts in Organized Crime

Trump spreads myth of South African land seizures


The Dangerous Myths of South African Land Seizures

Supreme Court won't hear attempt to ban same-sex couple foster care


Supreme Court won't get involved in foster-care dispute over gay couples

Trump says there will be violence if Democrats take control of Congress


Trump stands by warning of 'violence' if Dems win midterms

Understanding Trump advisor shows genesis of policies


Inside Stephen Miller's hostile takeover of immigration policy

Top companies with workers relying on food stamps


Data from states shows thousands of Amazon employees are on food stamps

Interms for top Republicans almost exclusively white


Exclusive: here's the photo of a very white summer intern class the White House didn't release

Devin Nunes goes to London to question Trump evidence


Devin Nunes's Curious Trip to London

Judge overturns some of Trump's civil service exec orders


In victory for unions, judge overturns key parts of Trump executive orders

FBI surveillance devices may interfere with 911 calls


FBI surveillance devices may interfere with 911 calls, U.S. senator says

Analyzing the "Trump Economy"


The truth about the Trump economy

Education Secretary DeVos wants money to arm teachers


Betsy DeVos Eyes Federal Education Grants to Put Guns in Schools

Trump and security can be sued for assault on protesters


Trump and security team must face claims of assault on Mexican protesters, judge says

Why is the Taliban resurging in Afghanistan


5 key lessons from the Taliban's deadly resurgence in Afghanistan

Flushing contact lenses impacts environment


Why Are So Many Americans Flushing Their Contacts Down the Toilet?

Republicans employ tactics to frighten voters


The GOP's 2018 message: Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Louisiana police strangle man asking to see warrant against him


Video: Louisiana Cops Strangle Black Man to Death for Asking to See Arrest Warrant

Using more resources than the planet can regenerate


Humans have depleted the Earth's natural resources with five months still to go in 2018

Cohen's recordings of Trump and the history of secret microphones


Michael Cohen's Trump recordings and the secret history of secret microphones

How Canada gets better results than the U.S.


Why Canada Is Able to Do Things Better

U.N. poverty estimates far exceed Trump administration's


The U.N. says 18.5 million Americans are in 'extreme poverty.' Trump's team says just 250,000 are.

Trump campaign working with ex-Cambridge Analytica workers


Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers

Administration looks to change name of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau


Mick Mulvaney changed the CFPB's sign to BCFP

EPA allowing new uses for banned asbestos


Is the EPA Allowing for the Approval of New Asbestos-Containing Products?

Texas teacher removed after photo of her same-sex spouse


Texas Teacher Showed a Photo of Her Wife, and Was Barred From the Classroom

Reports of military sexual assault at highest level reported


Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Rise by 10 Percent, Pentagon Finds

Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank data


Trump-Russia probe: Mueller 'demands Deutsche Bank data'

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