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Donald Trump’s Hometown Papers Denounce His Roy Moore Support
November 22nd, 2017, 01:04 AM
A day after President Donald Trump defended Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama accused of sexually abusing teenage girls, the president’s hometown papers agree: Trump is backing a “perv.” One of those rare days when arch-rivals came up with the same headline… pic.twitter.com/HxLjoSrmbi — Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) November 22, 2017 The nearly identical […]
A Day Before Thanksgiving, Trump Slams Father of UCLA Basketball Player as “Ungrateful”
November 22nd, 2017, 01:04 AM
One day before families across the country gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, President Donald Trump is blasting one man as an “ungrateful fool” because of his refusal to lavish words of appreciation on the president. Trump on Wednesday intensified his ongoing attacks against LaVar Ball, the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players arrested […]
The Pixies Have Mellowed Out, But They’re Still Selling Out Shows
November 22nd, 2017, 01:04 AM
Joey Santiago, lead guitarist of the Pixies, is in LA and—predictably—stuck in traffic. But rather than rage about it, he says it puts him in an ethereal mood. “Traffic moves a little bit and a car honks,” he tells me over the phone. “It’s a nanosecond, calm down.” The Pixies are on the fifth leg of their […]
I Went to a Potluck That Embraced Awkward Political Conversations
November 22nd, 2017, 01:04 AM
It’s that time of year when we gather with family and friends to share a meal and catch up, swap stories, and perhaps, if your family is like mine, steer clear of talking about Donald Trump over our turkey dinner.    But while some of us want to avoid politics at mealtimes, others across the […]
The Mayor of San Juan Isn’t Finished With Donald Trump: “Power Does Not Make You a Good Person”
November 22nd, 2017, 01:04 AM
Ten days after Hurricane María ripped through Puerto Rico—lashing the island with 155-mile-per-hour winds and pounding rain that knocked out the entire power grid and destroyed nearly half a million homes—President Donald Trump went after the mayor of the island’s capitol city.  “The Mayor of San Juan, who was very complimentary only a few days ago, […]
Native American Dishes You Can Cook This Week
November 22nd, 2017, 01:04 AM
Lakota Chef Sean Sherman, known as “The Sioux Chef,” is on a mission to revive the pre-Reservation cuisine of Indian tribes—food that’s largely gone missing from the American diet. Now Sherman is out with a new cookbook, The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen, featuring sumptuous recipes for North Woods ingredients: think griddled wild rice cakes, wild […]
The Turkey Industry Is Very Thankful for Donald Trump
November 21st, 2017, 01:04 AM
In keeping with a longstanding pre-Thanksgiving presidential tradition, President Trump on Tuesday spared the lives of two turkeys—Wishbone and Drumstick. “I have been very active in overturning a number of executive actions by my predecessor,” he said. “However, I have been informed by the White House Counsel’s Office that Tater and Tot’s [Obama-era] pardons cannot […]
Trump Breaks Silence on Roy Moore: “He Totally Denies It”
November 21st, 2017, 01:04 AM
President Donald Trump on Tuesday spoke publicly about scandal-plagued Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday for the first time since reports of sexual abuse by Moore broke nearly two weeks ago, suggesting that he backs Moore despite the plethora of allegations against him. “I can tell you one thing for sure: We don’t need a liberal […]
Forget Charlie Rose. One of These Women Should Replace Him.
November 21st, 2017, 01:04 AM
On Tuesday, Charlie Rose was fired from both CBS and PBS in the wake of a Washington Post story just a day earlier that outlined multiple sexual assault allegations. The report detailed the accounts of eight women who accused the veteran journalist and interviewer of making unwanted sexual advances—either when they worked with him or when they were prospective […]
This New Ad Running in Alabama Hits Roy Moore Where it Hurts Most
November 21st, 2017, 01:04 AM
Doug Jones hasn’t had any problems raising money—the Alabama Democrat, who is vying to replace interim Sen. Luther Strange in next month’s special election, has outspent Republican Roy Moore 11-to-1 on the airwaves in the campaign’s home-stretch. But Jones does have a problem with Alabama. Although Moore has been accused of molesting a 14-year-old girl in […]