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|Trump mocks Greta Thunberg's Time Person of the Year honor: 'So ridiculous'
President Trump on Thursday mocked Greta Thunberg after the Swedish teenage climate activist was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, edging out finalists including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Hong Kong protesters — and him.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 8:06 AM
|AOC explains why she won't go on Fox News: 'Unmitigated racism'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., lashed out at Fox News hours after host Tucker Carlson and a guest had criticized her climate policy proposals, while suggesting her district is “dirty” due to its immigrant population.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2019 3:38 PM
|Grandfather charged in girl's cruise ship death speaks out
Salvatore "Sam" Anello said he blamed Royal Caribbean for the death of his granddaughter in an exclusive interview with CBS News.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2019 10:00 PM
|Washington state seeks to ban sale of 'assault weapons,' high capacity magazines
If successful, Washington would become the seventh U.S. state to ban assault weapons, which it defines as semi-automatic rifles with at least one military feature, and the ninth to limit the capacity of ammunition magazines. "We should be making it harder for those who want to inflict mass violence and destruction upon innocent people," Governor Jay Inslee said in announcing the gun-control push.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 7:46 PM
|New Zealand military team recovers 6 more bodies after White Island volcano eruption, pushing death toll to 14
The volcano's continued venting previously delayed plans by authorities to recover the bodies. Scientists believe another eruption is possible.
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2019 1:06 AM
|Oink oink, cha-ching: $3 million found in barrels of pork
Barrels of raw pork shoulder were riding fat in a tractor trailer pulled over by North Carolina deputies. Approximately $3 million in cash was recovered from the barrels Saturday, the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post Tuesday. The driver of the tractor trailer was accused of failing to maintain his lane and impeding the flow of traffic on Interstate 85.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2019 8:28 AM
|Yes, China's New Submarine-Launched Nuclear Missiles Could Destroy America
But that's why we have M.A.D.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 10:00 AM
|The campaign to stop Brexit is over and Britain is heading for another decade of Conservative dominance
If borne out in the results, the official exit poll suggests the UK is heading for Brexit and at least ten more years of Conservative government
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2019 6:25 PM
|The Real Locations That Inspired 13 Famous Paintings
For over a year, Vincent van Gogh lived in the French city of Arles. Unfortunately, it was also in Arles where the post-Impressionist artist suffered his most famous mental breakdown, one that culminated in the severing of his left ear. Perhaps more than any subject, Paul Cézanne was drawn to Mont Sainte-Victoire.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2019 6:09 PM
|Are Dems bungling their impeachment strategy?
Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment against President Trump shortly before partnering with him to reach a trade deal. Are they undermining their own strategy by working against and with the president at the same time?
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2019 2:48 PM