Feed Posts

South Bend police officer who fatally shot black man resigns

South Bend police officer who fatally shot black man resigns

An Indiana police sergeant who shot and killed a black man suspected of breaking into cars has resigned from the South Bend Police Department, Chief Scott Ruszkowski told CNN on Monday. The shooting roiled the Indiana community, drawing attention to years of racial tension between the South Bend Police Department and the city’s African American…MORE

Les Wexner, head of Victoria’s Secret, distances himself from Jeffrey Epstein

Les Wexner, head of Victoria’s Secret, distances himself from Jeffrey Epstein

Les Wexner, CEO and founder of Victoria’s Secret parent company, L Brands, has been caught up in the Jeffrey Epstein scandal. Speaking publicly about his connection for the first time since Epstein’s arrest, Wexner said Monday he severed ties with Epstein 12 years ago. Epstein, a longtime associate of Wexner’s, is accused of running a…MORE

US aid cuts to UN agency will hurt vulnerable women and children, critics say

US aid cuts to UN agency will hurt vulnerable women and children, critics say

The Trump administration will withhold funds from the United Nations agency focused on reproductive and maternal health care for a third consecutive year, though critics and lawmakers say the decision will hurt vulnerable women and children, undermine US interests and is not based on evidence. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo authorized the move to cut…MORE

Republicans give Trump a rare rebuke over racist comments

Republicans give Trump a rare rebuke over racist comments

For many Republicans in Congress, President Donald Trump’s call for some Democratic congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” was worthy of a rare rebuke. As she entered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office in the Capitol on Monday evening, GOP Sen. Joni Ernst…MORE

George Will’s startling assessment of Donald Trump

George Will’s startling assessment of Donald Trump

In an interview with The New York Times Book Review podcast, longtime conservative commentator George Will offered a stirring and stark assessment of what Donald Trump’s presidency will mean for our politics and our culture. Here’s the key bit: “I believe that what this president has done to our culture, to our civic discourse ……MORE

Bernie Sanders to propose $20 billion bailout fund for struggling hospitals

Bernie Sanders to propose $20 billion bailout fund for struggling hospitals

Sen. Bernie Sanders, while wading in to a local fight over a Philadelphia hospital, proposed Monday a plan to create a federal fund to help local governments purchase for-profit hospitals struggling with debt and in danger of closing. The announcement came during a speech at a rally to save Hahnemann University Hospital. Hahnemann is currently…MORE