(Reuters) - The pace slowed in the third week of enrollment for 2018 Obamacare individual insurance as nearly 800,000 people signed up through the federal government website HealthCare.gov, down about 75,000 people from the previous week, a U.S. government agency reported on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday labeled the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and said it would consider targeted sanctions against those responsible.
KATY, Texas (Reuters) - As Democrats try to win control of the U.S. Congress in next year's midterm elections, their hopes of picking up a Senate seat in Republican-dominated Texas rest with a telegenic ex-punk rocker who wants to impeach President Donald Trump and legalize marijuana.
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday reignited a feud with the father of one of the three UCLA basketball players who were detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting, calling him an "ungrateful fool" in a series of early-morning tweets.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tax overhaul pushed by President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans is prompting a slew of attack ads by Democrats and progressive groups that say the legislation would lavish benefits on corporations and the rich, while harming the middle class.
Key Republicans in Ohio want to know what a former congressman knew about a sexual misconduct accusation against a former state lawmaker — and when he knew it.A report Friday by the Washington Post details allegations against Wes Goodman, who resigned from the Ohio House this week. A young man, who was 18 at the […]
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds Scott Olson / Getty Images AUSTIN — Two conservative governors are the new faces of a nonprofit organization’s push for criminal justice reform — traditionally a low-priority issue for national Republicans.Iowa’s Kim Reynolds and Kentucky’s Matt Bevin headlined a Justice Action Network event Thursday scheduled to coincide with the Republican Governors […]
The federal courthouse in Brooklyn where the FIFA trial is talking place on November 13, 2017 in New York. Don Emmert / AFP / Getty Images NEW YORK — A key witness in the FIFA trial testified Tuesday that major media companies — including Fox Sports — bribed officials for soccer broadcasting rights.Alejandro Burzaco, a […]
Instagram: @tamikadmallory The Women’s March organizers say a recent issue of Glamour that features the organizers on the cover isn’t being widely displayed on newsstands.The Women’s March organizers said in a statement to BuzzFeed News that an inability to locate the magazine on stands was not a disappointment, but an opportunity to broaden the issue’s […]
Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore Wes Frazer / Getty Images One after another, prominent Republicans are bailing on Roy Moore.They’re calling for the Alabama Senate candidate, who’s accused of behaving inappropriately years ago with teenage girls, to withdraw from the race or be barred from serving if he wins.And, reportedly the Republican National Committee is […]
Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter acting general counsel Sean Edgett, and Google law enforcement and information security director Richard Salgado testifying last month on Capitol Hill. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet (the parent company of Google) are in talks to provide information to the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee […]
Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore. Scott Olson / Getty Images A new poll shows the Senate race in Alabama is now too close to call, following an accusation that Republican nominee Roy Moore pursued a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl in 1979.Moore and Democrat Doug Jones are tied at 46% in […]
Trump on election night last year with then-RNC chairman Reince Priebus. Joe Raedle / Getty Images DES MOINES, Iowa — A cross-examination about how unpopular the president is probably wasn’t what Ronna Romney McDaniel had in mind when she decided to spend the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s election in Iowa.But there the Republican National […]
Justin Fairfax Julia Rendleman / Reuters With a tight race in Virginia, some hope a narrowly targeted effort to turn out voters on black college and university campuses could get Democrats over the edge on Tuesday night.NextGen, a group funded by liberal billionaire Tom Steyer that is now working to target young voters, launched organizing […]
Cliff Owen / AP Weeks of brutal campaigning in Virginia ended Tuesday night when voters elected Democrat Ralph Northam as the state’s next governor, offering a rebuke to President Trump and his repeated attempts to drum up support for the Republican rival.Northam, Virginia’s lieutenant governor, was leading Republican Ed Gillespie Tuesday night 54% to 45% […]
On Tuesday's broadcast of CNN Tonight, network contributor and former Senator Rick Santorum said he believes if Roy Moore is elected there is "a very high chance" he would face expulsion from the Senate. CHRIS CUOMO, CNN: If he wins, do you think that McConnell makes a move on him or do you think it's […]
President Donald Trump commented on Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday afternoon. He said the accused child molester "denies it." "He totally denies it, he says it didn't happen -- and you have to believe him also," the president said. "We don't need a liberal person in there -- a Democrat," he said referring […]
Florida Democratic Rep. Ted Deutch told CNN Tuesday afternoon that he is "disappointed" in the Trump administration's decision to end "Temporary Protective Status" for more than 58,000 Haitian refugees who came to America following an earthquake in 2010. "Sadly, the president's position has been consistently anti-immigrant, anti-refugee, and in this case --this is a humanitarian […]
FNC's Sean Hannity hosts investigative reporter Sara Carter, John Solomon of The Hill, and Victoria Toensing, an attorney representing an FBI informant who allegedly possesses documents on the sale of Canadian mining company 'Uranium One' to Russia interests in 2010. Transcript, via FOX News: HANNITY: Breaking news tonight, the Hills John Solomon, investigative reporter Sara […]
Sexual harassment law expert Jennifer Drobac on women reporting sexual abuse by powerful men; writer Rebecca Solnit says harassment stunts equality in the workplace; FCC chair Ajit Pai plans to end net neutrality; nearly 60,000 Haitians face deportation.
A New York Times investigation reveals U.S. airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq have killed far more civilians than officials admit. We speak with the survivor of an airstrike and the reporters, Azmat Khan & Anand Gopal, who co-authored "The Uncounted."
Amid political crisis in Zimbabwe, longtime leader Robert Mugabe is refusing to resign; we speak with Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe about the anti-Trump revolt at the U.N. Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany.
On the final day of COP23, we discuss the final negotiations; we speak with a key architect of the Paris Agreement; and as the Keystone pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil, we get response from Tom Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network.
We get an update on Zimbabwe, where the military has carried out an apparent coup; a look at the banks and fossil fuel companies pushing their agenda at COP23; and we speak with Dina Ionesco about migration, environment and climate change.
In a Democracy Now! exclusive, a former flight attendant tells us former President George H.W. Bush grabbed her while she was working in first class, refusing to let go of her for so long that he ended up delaying takeoff.