Plane with more than 100 passengers on board crashes in Havana, Cuba

According to Cuban media sources, a Boeing 737 carrying 104 passengers and 9 crew members crashed Friday afternoon in Havana, Cuba, as the flight was departing Jose Marti airport, bound for the Cuban city of Holguin. The plane was operated by Cubana de Aviacion, Cuba’s…

School Caught Throwing Out Poor Students Lunches

Students at in the Stanley-Boyd school district in Wisconsin say that school staff members have taken to throwing their lunches in the garbage because they don’t have enough money on their school lunch accounts. Local news station WQOW reports that the Stanley-Boyd school district recently…

House Republicans buried this new email from Flynn in their report on Russian election interference

On Friday, the Republican members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence released a 253-page report on their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. The purpose of the report, which the Democrats on the committee said was issued prematurely, was to announce…

Trump offers wild new explanation for why his son met with a Russian agent

On June 9, 2016, Donald Trump Jr. and other top members of the Trump campaign met with a number of Russians, including lawyer Natalia V. Veselnitskaya. The meeting was set up after Trump Jr. was contacted by Rob Goldstone, an agent who represents a Russian pop…

Arizona’s two black lawmakers reprimanded for speaking out against colleague’s use of racial slur

Democratic Reps. Reginald Bolding and Geraldine Peten are the only black members of the Arizona state legislature. The two were reprimanded for speaking out against an op-ed written by a Republican colleague, a column that included a racial slur and derided black activists. The op-ed, written…

111 lawmakers backed Trump’s refugee ban — and also supported bombing Syria

111 members of Congress expressed support for President Donald Trump’s decision to launch airstrikes in Syria last week — and also expressed support for the president’s ban on Syrian refugees and immigrants. Dozens of other lawmakers made no clear statement on the president’s decision to…

Major teachers union cuts ties with Wells Fargo over its relationship with the NRA

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), with 1.7 million members, has officially cut ties with banking giant Wells Fargo for the company’s ongoing relationship with the National Rifle Association (NRA). According to USA Today, the move came after Wells Fargo declined to heed the union’s…

Trump Pastor: God Wants Humans To Destroy The Environment

Ralph Drollinger, the man who leads weekly Bible study meetings for members of Congress and Trump’s Cabinet—including embattled Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt—distributed on Monday a Bible study warning that America is in the process of shifting from Christianity to the “false religion of…