Prosecutors hid evidence that favors anti-Trump protesters, judge rules

The federal prosecutor who has pursued hundreds of Trump inauguration protesters on unprecedented felony riot charges for over a year lied to the court about edits her team made to a key video filmed by right-wing operative James O’Keefe’s organization, a judge found Wednesday. The…

With a wonky swoop of a pen, Jeff Sessions kicks Trump deportation effort into high gear

Hundreds of thousands more undocumented people in the United States could soon find themselves trapped in the indefinite hell of a for-profit Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center after Attorney General Jeff Sessions sharply curtailed immigration judges’ authority to manage cases on Thursday. Sessions…

IDF Kills At Least 52 Palestinians, Wounds 2k In ‘Willful War Crimes’

Responding to reports that dozens of Palestinians have been killed and hundreds injured by the Israeli military during protests along the fence that separates Gaza and Israel today, Philip Luther, Research and Advocacy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International, said:…

Trump breaks key campaign promise on Medicare

On the campaign trail, candidate Trump promised to save hundreds of billions of dollars standing up to the pharmaceutical industry, and said he’d “negotiate like crazy” to bring down Medicare prescription drug prices. Allowing Medicare to negotiate directly with drug companies for better prices has…

Hundreds of students stage walkout against high school’s handling of sexual assault case

Hundreds of Boston-area high school students staged a walkout Monday to protest their school’s handling of an alleged sexual assault case against a former student in 2013, following a report by The Boston Globe last week that the victim filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against…