White House Confirms It's Ending Cost-sharing Subsidies That Help Millions of People Afford Health Care 

A few hours after Donald Trump signed an executive order laying the groundwork for depleted health care plans down the road, the White House confirmed reports on Thursday that the Trump administration will be ending federal subsidies for health insurers that help millions of low-income Americans afford health care by…

Lies About Black America Are 'Central' to Gun Ownership: a Reporter on What We Get Wrong About Gun Violence

After Stephen Paddock opened fire at a concert in Las Vegas, killing more than 50 people, politicians fell into a frustratingly predictable pattern of inaction: outraged Democrats called for federal gun control while Republicans offered little more than thoughts and prayers, and a week later, there’s no sign of…

Republican Senator Bob Corker Says Trump Could Initiate World War III

Republican Senator Bob Corker had some choice words for Donald Trump today following one of the president’s typical weekend tirades, accusing him of turning the White House into an “adult day care center” and later expressing concern that Trump will “set the nation on the path to World War III.” I guess that last one…

A Brief History of Harvey Weinstein's Relationship With the Democratic Party 

On Thursday, a bombshell story in the New York Times reported on decades’ worth of sexual harassment allegations against the powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. “Women have been talking about Harvey amongst ourselves for a long time,” actress Ashley Judd told the paper, “and it’s simply beyond time to have…