General News

Pence in Florida: US won't stand by as Venezuela crumbles

Aug 24, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence addressed a sympathetic crowd of Venezuelans in South Florida as he assured them the U.S. will use its economic and diplomatic power to push for free elections.

Mexico human rights official says reporter wasn't target

Aug 23, 2017

The assailants who killed a crime reporter in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz appeared to be targeting two other people also slain in the attack, not the journalist

Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Aug 23, 2017

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can't use it

Travel

The Latest: Florida unsure who is responsible for monument

Aug 23, 2017

Florida officials can't agree on who's responsible for a 135-year-old Confederate monument in front of the state's Old Capitol

Tribal coalition joins blitz to save national monument areas

Aug 23, 2017

A tribal coalition has joined the blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas, sending letters to President Donald Trump saying that "making America great again" includes honoring tribal history

Judge: Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status

Aug 23, 2017

A judge has ruled that grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the Canadian border can be considered endangered even if they are not on the brink of extinction

Technology

Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Aug 23, 2017

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Donald Trump can't use it

Up from the ashes: Samsung unveils successor to Note 7 phone

Aug 23, 2017

Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking _ and lower battery capacity

Walmart joins forces with Google on voice-activated shopping

Aug 23, 2017

Walmart teams up with Google on voice shopping as a direct challenge to Amazon

News Media

Mexico human rights official says reporter wasn't target

Aug 23, 2017

The assailants who killed a crime reporter in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz appeared to be targeting two other people also slain in the attack, not the journalist

US chastises Cambodia for curtailing press freedom

Aug 23, 2017

The United States is strongly criticizing Cambodia for ordering an American democracy group to leave the country and pressuring dissenting news media

White House renews request for privacy for Trump's young son

Aug 23, 2017

The White House is asking the news media to give President Donald Trump's young son, Barron, his privacy.

Environment And Nature

Tribal coalition joins blitz to save national monument areas

Aug 23, 2017

A tribal coalition has joined the blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas, sending letters to President Donald Trump saying that "making America great again" includes honoring tribal history

Judge: Bears near US-Canada border merit endangered status

Aug 23, 2017

A judge has ruled that grizzly bears in Montana and Idaho near the Canadian border can be considered endangered even if they are not on the brink of extinction

Study: 50M at risk of arsenic poisoning in Pakistan

Aug 23, 2017

A new study suggests some 50 million Pakistanis could be at risk of drinking arsenic-tainted groundwater

Cultures

Moroccans shaken by links to extremist attacks in Europe

Aug 22, 2017

After yet another deadly attack in Europe involving Moroccans, residents of that country are raising questions about why its emigres are taking up extremism

Trump remarks could sidetrack Democrats from other issues

Aug 19, 2017

Responding to Trump's remarks about white supremacist violence could sidetrack Democrats from issues important to a wider range of voters in 2018 midterm elections

Dems risk culture war fight in Charlottesville response

Aug 19, 2017

President Donald Trump's widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left Democrats in a quandary: how to seize the moral high ground without getting sucked into a politically perilous culture-war debate

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