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Ben Carson Calls Poverty a ‘State of Mind,’ Igniting a Backlash

NYT > Politics - 1 hour 23 min ago
Mr. Carson, who oversees the Department of Housing and Urban Development, said during a radio interview that he thought some people were poor because of their outlook on life.

Father of 'Serial Street Shooter' suspect has ties to Mexican pop music and 'Breaking Bad'

USA Today - 2 hours 45 min ago

Father of suspect in 'Serial Street Shooter' case in Phoenix has ties to Mexican pop music and 'Breaking Bad.'


Greg Gianforte, Montana G.O.P. Candidate, Is Charged in Attack on Reporter

NYT > Politics - 3 hours 25 min ago
The incident, after questions about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, brought police officers to the event and sent the reporter to the hospital for X-rays.

WATCH: GOP candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly body slams reporter

ABC News: Politics - 4 hours 19 min ago
A reporter for the Guardian claims he was assaulted by the Republican in Montana.

Montana Republican allegedly assaults reporter

ABC News: Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 23:18
Reporter claims candidate Greg Gianforte body slammed him

Catholics see Trump-Pope meeting as harbinger of common ground

USA Today - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 23:04

Wednesday's meeting between Donald Trump and Pope Francis sent mixed messages, according to Catholic leaders and parishioners across the country.


Sessions Was Advised Not to Disclose Russia Meetings on Security Forms

NYT > Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:32
Advisers and the F.B.I. told Jeff Sessions “not to list meetings with foreign dignitaries and their staff connected with his Senate activities,” a Justice spokesman said.

G.O.P. Candidate in Montana House Race Is Accused of Attacking Reporter

NYT > Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 21:57
The incident, after questions about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, brought police officers to the event and sent the reporter to the hospital for X-rays.

U.S.-Russia Hotline Is Buzzing Even After Strike on Syria

NYT > Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 21:07
The two countries’ militaries have actually increased communications since the American missile strike on an airfield in Syria, Russia’s ally.

Betsy DeVos Refuses to Rule Out Giving Funds to Schools That Discriminate

NYT > Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 21:04
The education secretary defended plans to divert money to a school choice agenda, including funds for vouchers to private school, which she said states should regulate.

WATCH: Pope Francis urges Trump to fight climate change

ABC News: Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:40
Meeting today for the first time, Trump may have been moved by the pope's climate message.

WATCH: New intelligence information on the Russia investigation

ABC News: Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:36
Russian officials allegedly had discussions on how to influence Donald Trump during his campaign.

Public Health: C.B.O. Has Clear Message About Losers in House Health Bill

NYT > Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 20:13
The Congressional Budget Office’s assessment of the House’s health bill predicts dysfunctional markets for about one-sixth of the population.

Sally Yates Tells Harvard Students Why She Defied Trump

NYT > Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:54
The acting attorney who was fired by President Trump told a graduating law class that she could not honestly defend his restrictions on Muslim travelers.

Sessions did not disclose meetings with Russian ambassador

ABC News: Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:34
The meetings led to his recusal from inquiries involving last year's election.

This castle inspired Disney — and you can climb its tower

USA Today - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:24

Disney may arguably have had one of the most magical minds of all time, but even he based his creations off the real world.


Manchester United's Europa League win brings smile to city

USA Today - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:31

Manchester needed something to celebrate after this week's suicide bombing.


Fact Check: Manchester Bombing Rumors and Hoaxes

NYT > Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:03
Since the attack at an Ariana Grande concert, social media users have been spreading false information about missing children and the investigation.

Classified Senate briefing expands to include Russian cyber firm under FBI scrutiny

ABC News: Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:03
U.S. officials worry that hackers would exploit certain anti-virus software.

Melania Trump visits children's hospital in Rome

ABC News: Politics - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:54
The first lady snapped selfies and signed bandages.


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