(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS's 60 Minutes program and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S presidential election, drawing sharp criticism for saying an excessive focus on Russia led investigators to miss signs that could have prevented a deadly school shooting in Florida.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.
WASHINGTON, Penn (Reuters) - Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year.
Ralph Orlowski / Reuters The indictment of 13 Russian citizens and three companies on Friday is "incontrovertible" evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said Saturday.The indictment, prepared by special counsel Robert Mueller, claimed that "operations to interfere with the US political system" began in 2014, with Russians […]
George Frey / Getty Images Mitt Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, is now a Senate candidate in Utah — and the announcement of his candidacy shows he’s sensitive about being labeled a carpetbagger.“Utah,” the Republican says at the beginning of a video he shared Friday morning on social media, “is admired not only for […]
Aaron P. Bernstein / Reuters The special counsel's office announced a federal indictment against the Russian-based Internet Research Agency (IRA), two other Russian entities, and 13 Russian individuals Friday, accusing them of "interfering with the US political and electoral processes, including the presidential election of 2016."The special counsel's office, which is investigating Russian interference in […]
AFP / Getty Images The former spokesperson for President Trump's legal team spoke with special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday, his lawyer confirmed to BuzzFeed News.Mark Corallo served as the spokesperson for Trump's outside legal team for a short period this past summer but left in July. In January, the New York Times reported that […]
Mark Wilson / Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Justice Department argued in court this week that officials don’t have to turn over certain information and documents about President Trump’s announced decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military — citing executive privilege.The judge hearing one of the lawsuits challenging the policy pushed back […]
Leah Millis / Reuters A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that President Donald Trump's third attempt at a travel ban is likely unconstitutional, writing that it "continues to exhibit a primarily religious anti-Muslim objective."The US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit upheld a lower court injunction that blocked the Trump administration from enforcing […]
Ohio Gov. John Kasich Aaron Josefczyk / Reuters John Kasich’s brand is built around the idea of “two paths” for the Republican Party: one for center-right pragmatists like him, the other for flamethrowers like Donald Trump.But as the Ohio governor considers a rematch with Trump in 2020, he is weighing two more-tactical paths. Does he […]
Letitia James speaks at a memorial gathering in Brooklyn for those killed in Orlando in 2016. Spencer Platt / Getty Images Letitia "Tish" James, the public advocate for the city of New York, has told people in recent days that she intends to run for New York City mayor in 2021, according to two sources […]
Pool / Getty Images The White House press corps has become used to briefing-room spin, cleanups after Trump tweets, and flat-out falsehoods about presidential fixations like crowd size.But for reporters covering the Trump administration, something feels different about the Rob Porter scandal. White House reporters say that the incident has transformed into the most infuriating […]
Dia Dipasupil / Getty Images The most recognizable protester to emerge from the movement against police violence in the middle part of this decade has landed a book deal with Viking, the publisher told BuzzFeed News.DeRay Mckesson, who came to national prominence after participating in weeks of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, of the shooting death […]
In an interview on this week's edition of 'Meet the Press,' Sen. James Lankford said senators expect the final report on Russia's election interference "in the coming days." CHUCK TODD, NBC: It's still an open question of whether more Americans helped or not. Is that correct, sir? SEN. JAMES LANKFORD: It is an open question. […]
On Sunday's edition of FOX News Channel's "MediaBuzz," Mollie Hemingway slammed Joy Behar for her comments this week mocking Vice President Mike Pence's religious beliefs as "mental illness." "It's one thing to talk to Jesus. It's another thing when Jesus talks to you," Behar said about Pence on 'The View' this week. "Christians believe that […]
In a segment on 'The View' this week, co-host Joy Behar took a shot a Vice President Mike Pence's Christian faith, saying that talking to Jesus is one thing, but hearing Jesus talk to you could be described as "mental illness." Behar made the comments in response to a clip of fired WH staffer and […]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in an interview with FOX News Channel's 'Sunday Morning Futures' hosted by Maria Bartiromo, discussed as much as he can about the Justice Department's investigation into the Hillary Clinton email case. "We're going to do our job in his department properly and correctly," he said. "We can't do that in the […]
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in an interview with FOX News Channel's 'Sunday Morning Futures' hosted by Maria Bartiromo, said that the Justice Department is "aggressively" investigating the leak of a phone call between former national security advisor Gen. Mike Flynn and the Russian Ambassador. Background: Washington Post: How Mike Flynn Was Undone By A Phone […]
Trump blames mental illness for Florida's latest mass shooting, ignoring gun control; the shooter had a history of violence toward women and alleged ties to a white supremacist group; South African business magnate Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as president.
Headlines for February 15, 2018; When Will This Stop? 17 Shot Dead in Florida School Massacre, the 18th School Shooting of Year; Republican Lawmakers Refuse to Adopt Gun Control Despite 200 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook; Kept Out: Banks Across U.S. Caught Systematically Rejecting People of Color for Home Loans
Reuters journalists are jailed after exposing a massacre of Rohingya; Rep. Pramila Jayapal responds to Trump's budget, abuse revelations in the White House and stalled progress on DACA; it's the 20th anniversary of V-Day.
Journalist Anne Barnard of the NY Times' Beirut bureau and Syrian-Canadian writer Yazan al-Saadi on the worsening war in Syria; Austin's City Council will vote on paid sick leave, a policy under attack by a Koch-backed lobbying group.
Congress votes to end a brief government shutdown without any protection for DREAMers; Unified Koreans march together at Olympics while Trump threatens war with N. Korea; Col. Lawrence Wilkerson on his fear the U.S. is heading to war with Iran.
As the U.S. intensifies its air war in Afghanistan, we speak to Steve Coll, author of “Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan.” Plus, we remember Black Lives Matter activist Muhiyidin d’Baha.
NY Taxi Workers Alliance's Bhairavi Desai on how Uber is pushing NYC taxi drivers to despair & suicide; Sherrilyn Ifill of the NAACP LDF on Baltimore's massive police scandal; and Bresha Meadows is freed after being jailed for killing her abusive father
New Yorker journalist Sarah Stillman on when deportation is a death sentence; longtime movement historian Dr. Harry Edwards on the MLK Dodge Ram advertisement; and professor Jeanne Theoharis on the uses and misuses of civil rights history.