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Sarah Silverman To Trump: Show Us Your Taxes, You Emotional Child

Sarah Silverman To Trump: Show Us Your Taxes, You Emotional Child

As tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated across the U.S. on Saturday to pressure President Donald Trump to finally release his tax returns, few presented the issue more pointedly than comedian Sarah Silverman. “Show us your fucking taxes, you emotional child,” she challenged in a speech in New York City. The actress was one of a multitude […]

Cut On Trump’s Fund Puts Millions of Lives At Risk

Cut On Trump’s Fund Puts Millions of Lives At Risk

Millions of Kenyan women and children dependent on health care funded by a UN agency face a bleak future. The United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) receives funding from the United States, but Donald Trump’s administration on Monday announced that it will stop such donations. The fund provides care on reproductive health, family planning, newborn health, […]

Nigerian Family Jailed 252 Months In US For Internet Dating Scam

Nigerian Family Jailed 252 Months In US For Internet Dating Scam

A United States District Judge, Paul W. Grimm has sentenced Gbenga Ogundele aka Benson Ogundele, age 58; of Laurel, Maryland to 234 months in prison, and sentenced his wife, Moji Popoola, aka Mojisola Oluwakemi Tin Popoola/Moji T. Popoola, age 42, also of Laurel, to 18 months in prison, each followed by three years of supervised […]

We Won Against The Muslim Ban

We Won Against The Muslim Ban

Overnight, two courts intervened to temporarily block Trump’s new Muslim ban, which was set to go into effect at midnight. This is a vindication for human rights and public outrage. It’s also an enormous relief to people across the country: For a family worried for the grandmother now “banned” from reuniting with them, for newly […]

U.S. tourism Sector Faces Squeeze Of Strong Dollar, Trump Travel Ban

U.S. tourism Sector Faces Squeeze Of Strong Dollar, Trump Travel Ban

The U.S. travel sector is bracing for a year in which a strong dollar and uncertainty over President Donald Trump’s travel ban could deter visitors, industry representatives said at the world’s biggest tourism trade fair in Berlin. Trump on Monday signed a revised executive order banning citizens from six Muslim-majority nations from traveling to the […]

Trump Approves Republican Tax Credit Proposal On ObamaCare

Trump Approves Republican Tax Credit Proposal On ObamaCare

U.S. President Donald Trump backed the use of tax credits to help people purchase health insurance in a speech to Congress on Tuesday, the first time he signaled support for a key component of House Republican proposals to replace Obamacare. Republicans, who control the White House and Congress, are united in their opposition to former […]

Finally, The United States Army Permits Female Soldiers To Wear Dreadlocks

Finally, The United States Army Permits Female Soldiers To Wear Dreadlocks

Black women serving in the United States Army are cheering revised regulations that permit hair locks, ending what critics said were years of scrutiny and confusing enforcement of rules about their appearance. The change surfaced last month in an Army directive that focused largely on grooming policy changes related to religious accommodations. Buried in the […]

‘The Work Begins!’: Trump To Be Sworn In As U.S. President

‘The Work Begins!’: Trump To Be Sworn In As U.S. President

Donald Trump will be sworn in on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, taking power over a divided country after a savage campaign and setting the country on a new, uncertain path at home and abroad. In a ceremony likely to draw 900,000 people, including protesters, Trump and his vice president, Mike […]

Trump’s Cabinet So Far Is More White and Male

Trump’s Cabinet So Far Is More White and Male

President-elect Donald J. Trump’s cabinet is shaping up to have a smaller percentage of women and nonwhites than the first cabinets of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George Bush. If Mr. Trump’s nominees are confirmed, women and nonwhites will hold five of 21 cabinet or cabinet-level positions. He has not yet named […]

The Daring Speech Of Meryl Steep At Golden Globes

The Daring Speech Of Meryl Steep At Golden Globes

Please sit down. Thank you. I love you all. You’ll have to forgive me. I’ve lost my voice in screaming and lamentation this weekend. And I have lost my mind sometime earlier this year, so I have to read. Thank you, Hollywood Foreign Press. Just to pick up on what Hugh Laurie said: You and […]

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