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Trump Lies: President-Elect Denies Mocking Disabled Reporter After Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe Speech

Trump Lies: President-Elect Denies Mocking Disabled Reporter After Meryl Streep’s Golden Globe Speech

After an emotional Golden Globe Awards speech in which Meryl Streep took Donald Trump to task for mocking a disabled reporter, the US..

January 9, 2017 with 0 Comments
Oakland Artist Antonio Ramos Shot Dead while Painting Anti-Violence Mural

Oakland Artist Antonio Ramos Shot Dead while Painting Anti-Violence Mural

A California muralist was shot and killed on Tuesday morning while painting an anti-violence community art piece in Oakland. KQED reports..

September 30, 2015 with 0 Comments
FBI Admits to Spying on Burning Man Festival

FBI Admits to Spying on Burning Man Festival

Newly-released documents reveal the Federal Bureau of Investigation spied on Burning Man, the weeklong art and music festival in the..

September 4, 2015 with 0 Comments
‘Blood Lions’ Exposes South Africa’s Canned Hunting Industry

‘Blood Lions’ Exposes South Africa’s Canned Hunting Industry

A new documentary sheds light on the highly controversial but perfectly legal practice of commercially breeding lions for ‘canned..

July 22, 2015 with 0 Comments
Evolve Festival in Jeopardy Over Free Drug Testing

Evolve Festival in Jeopardy Over Free Drug Testing

A popular Canadian music festival may not take place this weekend after losing its liability insurance over a decision to offer attendees..

July 8, 2015 with 0 Comments
In Sworn Deposition, Bill Cosby Admitted Getting Drugs to Give Women for Sex

In Sworn Deposition, Bill Cosby Admitted Getting Drugs to Give Women for Sex

American comedy icon Bill Cosby admitted under oath a decade ago that he obtained sedatives to give to young women he wanted to have sex..

July 6, 2015 with 0 Comments
San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Approve Circus Animal Ban

San Francisco Supervisors Unanimously Approve Circus Animal Ban

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! But not if you live in or visit San Francisco, where lawmakers voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban wild..

April 15, 2015 with 0 Comments
Social Justice Advocacy Takes Center Stage at 2015 Oscars; Some Jokes Fall Flat

Social Justice Advocacy Takes Center Stage at 2015 Oscars; Some Jokes Fall Flat

Oscar winners, nominees and presenters used the global platform of the 2015 Academy Awards to speak out in support of various social..

February 23, 2015 with 0 Comments
Jon Stewart Leaving ‘The Daily Show’

Jon Stewart Leaving ‘The Daily Show’

The host of the most popular late-night comedy news program in history told a live studio audience Tuesday night that he is stepping down..

February 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
Harper Lee to Publish New Novel, “Go Set a Watchman”

Harper Lee to Publish New Novel, “Go Set a Watchman”

More than half a century after publishing her first and only novel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper..

February 4, 2015 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • ICE Agents Forcibly Remove Asylum-Seeker Awaiting Brain Tumor Surgery from Texas Hospital
  • Oklahoma Advances Bill Requiring Male Permission for Abortions
  • White House: Trump’s Failure to Mention Jews, Anti-Semitism, on Holocaust Remembrance Day Was Intentional
  • Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Punishing Abortion as Murder; Says It Will Teach Women ‘Personal Responsibility’
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage: John Lewis Should ‘Thank White Republicans’ for Ending Slavery
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