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Mayor Pete Decries Trump’s Decision to Withdraw Troops…

Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a forum on Friday, June 21, 2019, in Miami.Brynn Anderson Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg excoriated President Donald Trump…

What Did Hurricane Dorian Do to the Bahamas’…

ZUMA Press This story was originally published by the HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. As the people of the Bahamas struggle to recover from Hurricane Dorian, the strongest storm…

U.K. Says Immunity of U.S. Diplomat’s Wife ‘No…

LONDON — The diplomatic immunity of Anne Sacoolas, the American woman who is a suspect in a road crash that killed Harry Dunn, a British teenager, is “no longer relevant” in the case, Britain’s foreign…

Amid Show of Support, Trump Meets With Giuliani…

WASHINGTON — President Trump had lunch on Saturday with Rudolph W. Giuliani amid revelations that prosecutors were investigating Mr. Giuliani for possible lobbying violations, and speculation that his position as the president’s personal lawyer was…

Meet the Woman Behind Your Hair Extensions

Photo by Renato Abati from Pexels Priyanka, age 36, mother of two, head completely shaved, sits in her small metal home, waiting for a pot of water to boil over an open stovetop. One of…

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Kitten So Happy to Have Friends to Cuddle…

A kitten who was found wedged between two walls, is so happy to have friends to cuddle. Alley Cat Rescue Late September, Drew, an animal rescuer based in Los Angeles, was working on a TNR…

Democrats promise a new Virginia if they take…

Virginia goes to the polls in less than a month. With the 2020 cycle kicking off this November in state elections all over the country, the one in Virginia might be the harbinger for next…

Man calls police for wellness check on black…

The Star-Telegram summarizes the tragic moments before Jefferson was killed. Body camera video released by police on Saturday shows two police officers using flashlights to check the perimeter of the home, inspecting multiple doors that are…

Saturday open thread for night owls: Wealth tax…

Mike Konczal at The Nation writes—This One Weird Trick Makes Economies More Fair! Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have proposed wealth taxes, with Warren’s taxing 2 percent of wealth for those worth over $50 million and 3 percent…

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Celebrating the Afro-Indigenous Garifuna community

The history of resistance known as the Black Carib Wars may be one of the reasons we find the Kalinago/Garinagu people missing from our textbooks. I can’t remember a mention of maroons  here or in the Caribbean fighting…

Elizabeth Warren Is Calling Out Facebook…on Facebook

Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at a campaign rally in San Diego, California on October 3. David Barak/ZUMA Facebook allows politicians to lie in political ads on its platform. Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth…