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|In emotional interview, Gold Star parents say of Trump: 'It's not about a call or a letter'
The parents of a United States Army specialist killed in Syria in May said Thursday they hadn’t received any acknowledgment from President Trump, despite his claim to have called “virtually” all families of fallen U.S. soldiers.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 12:14 PM
|Gold Star Father Khizr Khan On Trump: 'He Has Embarrassed The Nation'
A Gold Star father whose son died while serving in Iraq and who became part of the contentious 2016 presidential campaign said President Donald Trump simply can’t comprehend what it means to make the “ultimate sacrifice” for his country.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 5:47 PM
|Alabama inmate defiant before his execution for killing cop
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — The convicted killer of a police officer used his final moments before being put to death to curse at the state of Alabama, raising his middle fingers in defiance at the start of a lethal injection his lawyers described as inhumanely painful.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 3:56 PM
|CIA Forced to Walk Back Director's Statement
Rachel Maddow shares video of CIA director Mike Pompeo stating falsely that the U.S. intelligence community's assessment is that Russia's meddling did not affect the outcome of the election. The CIA would later walk that statement back.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 2:54 PM
|18 Tweets From Parents That Prove Halloween Can Be The Worst
Halloween is typically a time for creative costumes, spooky decorations and, of course, sugar-fueled kids.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 1:47 PM
|End of Australia auto-making sector as Holden closes doors
The last car rolled off the production line of Australian automaker Holden on Friday, marking the demise of a national industry unable to stand up to global competition. The closure of the Elizabeth plant in South Australia is the end of an era for Holden, which first started in the state as a saddlery business in 1856 and made the nation's first mass-produced car in 1948. The brand has long been an Australian household name, with 1970s commercials singing that "football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars" were part of the nation's identity.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 4:55 AM
|A liberal is a conservative whose house just flooded
Some Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis.
POSTED OCTOBER 20, 2017 5:00 AM
|Orionid Meteor Shower 2017: What it is, when it's happening and where to watch it
In several days, stargazers will witness the peak of one of the year's best shooting star displays in the United States.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 2:36 PM
|Cub Scout Ousted From Den After Asking Politician Tough Questions
A cub scout in Colorado has been cast out of his den after he asked a state legislator pointed questions about racially charged comments she made about African-Americans in 2013 and a gun bill she co-sponsored.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 7:18 PM
|Amazing photographs of rare white animals
This collection of photographs shows an array of amazing and rare white animals.
POSTED OCTOBER 19, 2017 11:14 AM