The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday — senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors, House prosecutors formally reciting the charges and Chief Justice John Roberts presiding. The trial, only the third such undertaking in American history, is unfolding... Read More.
Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Roc Nation signee, Mario “Yo Gotti” Mims, used their platforms to amplify the troubling findings at Mississippi prisons, where a surge of violence left five male prisoners dead within the past two weeks. The suit filed on Tuesday names Pelicia Hall, the head of the Mississippi State Department of Corrections (MDOC) and... Read More.
Demonstrators in dozens of cities around the U.S. gathered Saturday to protest the Trump administration’s killing of an Iranian general and decision to send thousands of additional soldiers to the Middle East. More than 70 planned protests were organized by CODEPINK and Act Now to Stop War and End Racism, a U.S.-based anti-war coalition,... Read More.
A Colorado woman accused of hiding 26 children behind a false wall at her daycare center was arrested for investigation of misdemeanor child abuse police said Thursday. Carla Faith, 58, was arrested Monday in Colorado Springs on suspicion of two counts of reckless child abuse without injury and a single count of trying to influence... Read More.
The House has voted to impeach Donald Trump. House Democrats are flirting with not sending the articles of impeachment over to the Senate, which they say isn’t preparing to hold a fair trial. Given this, some have set about arguing that this means Trump hasn’t been impeached. Trump’s lawyers are apparently looking at... Read More.
The Ron Rivera era has come to an abrupt end in Carolina. The Panthers fired their all-time winningest head coach with the team on a four-game losing streak and headed to its third non-playoff season in four years. “I believe this is the best decision for the long-term success of our team,” Panthers owner David... Read More.
House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring he “betrayed the nation” with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 election. The specific charges aimed at removing the 45th president of the U.S.:... Read More.
Senator Kamala Harris of California dropped out of the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday after months of low poll numbers and a series of missteps that crippled her campaign, a deflating campaign for a barrier-breaking candidate who was seeking to become the first black woman to win a major party’s presidential nomination.