Oklahoma school shuts down to protect transgender student from violent threats

A group of parents planned a silently rally outside an Oklahoma school Tuesday morning on a behalf of a transgender 12-year-old who has been subjected to threats of violence. The school is closed through Wednesday in response to those threats. The student, identified simply as “Maddie”…

QAnon isn’t new. It’s a rehash of some of America’s favorite conspiracy theories.

A shadowy group of powerful figures are secretly in control of the United States. They’re abducting children and subjecting them to lurid, Satanic abuse. Our only hope lies with a single brave source, one with first-hand experience of the horrifying conspiracy, to expose the plot….

Watch Heather Nauert try to defend Saudi foreign policy

A small group of reporters had what can only be characterized as an incredulous set of questions for State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert during Tuesday afternoon’s briefing: Why wasn’t the United States siding with Canada over Saudi Arabia over the arrested human rights activists? What…

Biden Foundation launches family acceptance campaign for LGBTQ youth

The Biden Foundation, a nonprofit human rights group for which Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill are honorary co-chairs, launched a new campaign this week to improve the lives of LGBTQ youth. Called “As You Are,” the campaign, launched Tuesday, will combine storytelling…

LeBron James’ revolutionary new school could do for public education what he did for basketball

LeBron James upset a small group of people on Monday night when he told CNN’s Don Lemon that he would never sit across from Donald Trump, blaming him for using sports as a tool to divide Americans. And right now, James doesn’t owe anyone —…

Eric Holder Wants To Run For President

Former Attorney General Eric Holder told a group of Cincinnati Democrats that he’s interested in running for president, CNN reported Sunday. The network reported that City Councilman Wendell Young asked Holder on Friday if he has “any interest in being president.” “Am I interested [in]…

Far-right rally attendees may be allowed to carry guns at Portland protest

A rally this Saturday, planned by the far-right group Patriot Prayer, has been moved to a new location which would allow attendees to carry handguns. Joey Gibson and his Patriot Prayer group have held repeated rallies in Portland, Oregon over the last year, often clashing…

Karl Rove-linked dark money group smears Democrat, praises Republican who cast same vote

A pro-GOP dark money group tied to Karl Rove posted a new attack ad on Tuesday, accusing Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) of voting against “billions of dollars in funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs” and breaking her promise to treat veterans appropriately. To back-up…