Here are the ‘beautiful’ Confederate monuments Trump wants to stay put
A Confederate monument is toppled in Durham, N.C., others are vandalized as municipal leaders in cities across the U.S. said they would step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces.
08/17/2017 - 09:45 AM
Trump: Keep our 'beautiful' Confederate monuments
“The beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!” the president tweeted.
08/17/2017 - 09:44 AM
Striking Economist, Time covers criticize Trump's Charlottesville response
Magazine covers slam Trump for "unsteady" response to last weekend's violent clashes in Charlottesville.
08/17/2017 - 09:03 AM
'He's toxic!': Trump goes after 2 GOP senators for Charlottesville criticism
Trump attacked Sens. Jeff Flake, an outspoken critic, and Lindsey Graham, one of few Republicans to call out the president by name over Charlottesville.
08/17/2017 - 08:45 AM
'It's sacrilegious': The lucrative market in fake Native American art
Native American groups and Washington politicians work together to solve the old problem of counterfeit goods.
08/17/2017 - 05:00 AM
Former CIA chief: Trump's Charlottesville comments 'a national disgrace'
Former CIA director John Brennan blasted Trump over statements he made at a press conference concerning the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.
08/16/2017 - 07:50 PM
Trump disbands White House business councils as CEOs flee
As CEOs of major corporations began fleeing President Trump’s two business advisory councils yesterday to protest his remarks about the neo-Nazi violence in Virginia, Trump disbanded both groups.
08/16/2017 - 01:35 PM
At service for Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer, a call for 'righteous action'
“The truth is we’re all going to have our differences, we’re all going to be angry with each other,” Susan Bro said. “Let’s channel that anger not into hate, not into violence, not into fear, but let’s channel that anger into righteous action.”
08/16/2017 - 01:21 PM
As Trump hedges, U.S. military officers condemn Charlottesville rally with clarity
Senior officers in the U.S. Armed Forces have denounced the white nationalists who organized a violent rally last weekend in Charlottesville, Va.
08/16/2017 - 12:46 PM
Kasich rips Trump's Charlottesville response: 'It's not about winning an argument'
The Republican governor of Ohio Wednesday strongly criticized the president’s blaming of “both sides” in the Charlottesville violence.
08/16/2017 - 12:04 PM
After Charlottesville, both Bush presidents denounce ‘hatred in all forms’
Former President George H.W. Bush and former President George W. Bush, in a rare joint statement, declared Wednesday that Americans must reject “hatred in all its forms” in the aftermath of the white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville.
08/16/2017 - 11:49 AM
McConnell weighs in — 'There are no good neo-Nazis' — without mentioning Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups “should not be welcome anywhere in America.”
08/16/2017 - 11:42 AM
AFL-CIO leader bashes Trump’s ‘totally ineffective’ business council after leaving it
President Trump’s manufacturing council isn’t getting much work done, AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka said after leaving the council following Trump’s highly criticized response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va.
08/16/2017 - 11:09 AM
‘One side is racist’: Romney, other Republicans rebuke Trump’s Charlottesville hedging
Several prominent members of the GOP denounced Trump’s assertion that both white supremacists and counterprotesters bear the blame for violence in Virginia.
08/16/2017 - 09:55 AM
Charlottesville is a target for the alt-right. Its Jewish mayor is emerging as a national voice.
Michael Signer has emerged as a fierce critic of the president — and also as an important voice for the new South’s reckoning with its difficult history.
08/16/2017 - 08:02 AM
Roy Moore, Luther Strange advance to runoff in Alabama Senate election
Luther Strange, the GOP Senate candidate favored by Trump and McConnell, faces a tough battle from the controversial judge Roy Moore in Alabama's runoff.
08/15/2017 - 10:32 PM
Trump stands by remarks on Charlottesville: 'George Washington was a slave owner'
Trump had a heated debate with reporters over the violence that took place in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend and said there was "blame on both sides."
08/15/2017 - 05:18 PM
Trump says Steve Bannon is 'not a racist'
President Trump defended Steve Bannon, arguably his most potent hard-right nationalist aide, without ever outright dismissing calls for him to be fired.
08/15/2017 - 05:13 PM
Jacksonville reassesses Confederate monuments in Charlottesville's aftermath
After a violent clash over a Confederate statue in Virginia, political leaders like Anna Lopez Brosche are reassessing monuments elsewhere.
08/15/2017 - 02:15 PM
U.S. cuts grant for group that seeks to deradicalize neo-Nazis
The Trump administration retooled its grants to organizations battling extremism, cutting out a network founded by an ex-skinhead that seeks to reform white supremacists.
08/15/2017 - 01:06 PM
Trump appears to accidentally share Twitter dis
The Twitter user who called President Trump a fascist and frequently shares anti-Trump sentiment, joked Tuesday that the president “agrees with him.”
08/15/2017 - 08:12 AM
Charlottesville police chief defends officers' conduct during violence
Charlottesville police chief Al Thomas defended his department’s actions during the "Unite the Right" rally, but expressed remorse at how the "tragic weekend" unfolded.
08/14/2017 - 05:59 PM
Neo-Nazi website is booted by Google
Google booted a neo-Nazi website on the same day that it registered with the tech giant.
08/14/2017 - 04:24 PM
As neo-Nazis grow bolder, the 'antifa' has emerged to fight them
Deadly violence outside a rally in Virginia this past weekend has raised concerns about white supremacists, but also about their far-left opponents, the antifa.
08/14/2017 - 03:58 PM
College GOP groups condemn Charlottesville rally amid outcry over state leader’s attendance
Leaders of at least two universities and the national college Republicans organization are moving to denounce white supremacist views after a member of at least one campus GOP chapter appeared to attend at a violent rally in Charlottesville, Va., this past weekend.
08/14/2017 - 03:15 PM
What we know about the man charged in Charlottesville attack, James Alex Fields Jr.
The 20-year-old man accused of driving a car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally Saturday was denied bail in court Monday morning.
08/14/2017 - 01:08 PM
Trump declares ‘racism is evil’ and denounces neo-Nazis, KKK
After coming under fire for not naming the hate groups involved in violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend, President Trump delivered a statement from the White House on Monday explicitly condemning them.
08/14/2017 - 12:47 PM
How presidents should speak about racist violence: Lessons from history
Critics are rightly castigating President Trump for issuing a series of vague, opaque statements in the wake of white supremacist-fueled violence that rocked Charlottesville, Va., this weekend. As a candidate and now as president, Trump has established a pattern of refusing to repudiate in clear moral terms the white supremacists who backed his White House run, and their hate-fueled ideology.
08/14/2017 - 12:13 PM
Sessions says Trump hasn't apologized for publicly scolding him
The attorney general says the president can attack him or anyone else in his Cabinet if he’s not happy with them.
08/14/2017 - 10:12 AM
Trump slams Merck CEO for resigning from White House council after Charlottesville controversy
“America’s leaders must honor our fundamental values by clearly rejecting expressions of hatred, bigotry and group supremacy,” Frazier said in a statement.
08/14/2017 - 09:19 AM
Tiki denounces use of torches by white nationalists in Charlottesville
“We do not support their message or the use of our products in this way,” the company that makes the backyard bamboo torches said in a statement.
08/14/2017 - 08:42 AM
White House pushes back against criticism of Trump’s Charlottesville response
After the president’s initial remarks about Saturday’s violence were criticized as too vague, the White House issued a follow-up Sunday.
08/13/2017 - 03:46 PM
Charlottesville mayor largely blames Trump for white supremacist violence
After violence and death at a rally in Charlottesville on Saturday, the city’s mayor pointed the finger at the president and his campaign.
08/13/2017 - 01:50 PM
Mourning and acts of solidarity for the victims of the Charlottesville attack at a white nationalist rally
After a deadly clash at a protest on Saturday, people across the country came together to mourn and to condemn the violence in Virginia.
08/13/2017 - 01:50 PM
Photographer captures moment car slammed into counterprotesters in Charlottesville. It was his last day on the job.
Photojournalist Ryan M. Kelly’s final assignment was covering a rally. It turned violent, and his images captured part of the story.
08/13/2017 - 12:13 PM
Republicans — and Democrats — call for Trump to denounce white supremacists after Charlottesville death
Officials from both parties said President Trump’s response to the Charlottesville violence did not go far enough in opposing white supremacists and right wing extremism.
08/12/2017 - 08:56 PM
Trump on Charlottesville violence: 'To me, it's very, very sad'
President Trump on Saturday strongly condemned the turbulence in Charlottesville, Va., where white nationalists clashed violently with counterprotesters, leaving at least one person dead.
08/12/2017 - 04:04 PM
Violent clashes erupt at ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville, Va.
One person was killed in Virginia on Saturday after white nationalists clashed with counter-demonstrators and a car plowed into a crowd near the scene of the earlier melee. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency.
08/12/2017 - 02:25 PM
Even on vacation, Trump sows confusion about his foreign policy
It’s been a week of walk backs from the White House after President Trump took questions from reporters at his golf club in New Jersey about sensitive foreign policy issues.
08/11/2017 - 06:27 PM
Is Donald Trump funny? Are you kidding?
The president’s spokespeople are frequently tasked with cleaning up outrageous statements, and recasting them as jokes is a clever way to shift the burden from Trump’s intention to the listener’s interpretation.
08/11/2017 - 05:18 PM
Trump warns N. Korea it would 'regret' threatening U.S.
President Trump on Friday warned that North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un would “regret it fast” if he made any threats against the United States.
08/11/2017 - 04:38 PM
White House renovations unfold while Trump stays at golf resort
Workers began a $3.4 million project to fix up the White House last week, according to the New York Times. They're expected to improve the air-conditioning system, which the General Services Administration has said is "well past its life cycle and will fail in the near future without intervention," as well as repaint and put in new cables.
08/11/2017 - 04:26 PM
Trump declares opioid epidemic a national emergency: What it means
President Donald Trump has informally declared a national emergency for the opioid epidemic.
08/11/2017 - 02:20 PM
Scaramucci offers Hader tips after 'SNL' skewering
Former “SNL” star Bill Hader appeared as Scaramucci on the “Weekend Update: Summer Edition” spinoff Thursday, and the Mooch thought he needed more hairspray.
08/11/2017 - 12:40 PM
Guam shrugs off North Korea threat – taking it in stride
With all the sabre-rattling of North Korea the people of this tiny U.S. Pacific territory seem to be taking things in their stride.
08/11/2017 - 12:37 PM
Trump declares U.S. 'locked and loaded' in new North Korea threat
"Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" tweeted President Trump in his latest swipe at North Korea. He also warned that Pyongyang should not “act unwisely.”
08/11/2017 - 08:19 AM
The lessons Trump's 'Red Team' needs to learn about passing tax reform
Next month, Republicans plan to move on to tax reform — and they swear that this time, everything will be different.
08/11/2017 - 05:00 AM
CNN fires pro-Trump pundit Jeffrey Lord for 'Sieg Heil!' tweet
“Nazi salutes are indefensible,” a CNN spokesperson said. “Jeffrey Lord is no longer with the network.”
08/10/2017 - 05:40 PM
Trump defends 'fire and fury' North Korea threat
Trump defended his threat to rain “fire and fury” on North Korea, as his team struggles to resolve the most serious crisis of his 200-day-old administration.
08/10/2017 - 04:53 PM
Climate scientists continue to sound the alarm: Global warming fueled record temperatures in 2016
The latest international climate report released by the American Meteorological Society confirms 2016 was the third consecutive year of record global heat.
08/10/2017 - 03:54 PM
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