NPR: Russia Exploited American Trust In Local News During Influence Campaign

  • Jim Owen
  • Jul 12, 2018 12:55PM

According to NPR, evidence suggests that the Russian-based Internet Research Agency impersonated local news sources on social media to influence U.S. political opinions.

U.S. Representatives Oppose UN Resolution Promoting Breastfeeding

  • Jim Owen
  • Jul 10, 2018 10:26AM

U.S. representatives not only declined to support the resolution, they threatened smaller countries with tariffs and military aid cuts that did. 

Trump To Receive Less Than Warm Welcome In U.K. Next Week

  • Jim Owen
  • Jul 7, 2018 10:43AM

Protests, citywide bans, and a 20-foot-high helium blimp portraying Trump as an infant are among the things that will greet the president on his upcoming U.K. visit. 

Report: Connection Between Trump And Kennedy Could Explain Retirement Timing

  • Jim Owen
  • Jul 5, 2018 2:59PM

Despite many rumors, much remains unclear about what, if anything, would be in this arrangement for the outgoing Anthony Kennedy.

Federal Judge Orders End To Indefinite Detention Of Asylum-Seekers

  • Jim Owen
  • Jul 3, 2018 4:47PM

A federal judge on Tuesday rejected President Trump's policy of locking up asylum-seekers while they wait for their immigration hearings.

Trump's Foreign Travel A 'Gold Mine' For Command Group

  • Jim Owen
  • Jul 1, 2018 10:21AM

According to Politico, security contractor Steve Atkiss could have furthered his own interests while planning Trump's summits with foreign leaders.

With Kennedy's Retirement, Trump Will Likely Move Court Further To The Right

  • Jim Owen
  • Jun 29, 2018 10:42AM

The president, who appointed the conservative Neil Gorsuch soon after entering the White House, could make the court even more resistant to progressive ideals.

Supreme Court: Texas Redistricting Not Unfair To Latinos

  • Jim Owen
  • Jun 27, 2018 11:31AM

In a 5-4 vote, the justices ruled that the state's Republican lawmakers did not break gerrymandering rules when they redrew the boundaries of state house and congressional districts in 2011.

Trump Signs Executive Order Ending Family Separation Border Policy

  • Jim Owen
  • Jun 21, 2018 3:12PM

President Trump, who has been widely criticized for his “zero tolerance” border policy that separated migrant children from their parents, has signed an executive order changing the policy.

Trump Falsely Cites Immigrant Crime Wave in Germany

  • Jim Owen
  • Jun 19, 2018 4:05PM

Trump refused to retract the statement even after European officials pointed out that in 2017 Germany's crime rate dropped to its lowest point in a quarter-century.

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