Pelosi Objects to CNN Anchor’s Claim That Trump Was Acquitted in Impeachment Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi interjected during an interview Saturday to make the case that President Trump was not acquitted from

A Small Change in Airplane Altitude Could Reduce Climate Impact of Contrails by 59%

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2.5 Million Pounds of Radioactive Waste Illegally Dumped in Oregon Landfill (DonkeyHotey) From Oregon Public Broadcasting:

Why Wasn’t Andrew McCabe Charged?

The proof that he willfully deceived investigators appears strong, but the Justice Department likely felt there were too many obstacles

Killer Conversations: The Hidden Danger of Cell Phones

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you play with your phone while driving?  If so, then you’re lucky to be alive.

Why corporate PACs have an advantage

(Xinhua/Liu Jie via Getty Images) To increase their Washington clout, powerful corporations and trade associations often use affiliated PACs to

Michael Avenatti Found Guilty on All Counts in Nike Extortion Trial

Attorney Michael Avenatti was found guilty on all counts in his Nike extortion trial on Friday and faces a sentence

Fake Coronavirus Claims Are Causing an ‘Infodemic’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sanders and AOC’s Fracking Ban Angers Centrists and Their Fossil Fuel Backers (Russ) The author writes,

Ranking House Armed Services Republican Claims Trump’s Use of Pentagon Funds for Border Wall is Unconstitutional

Marc Thornberry warned that while border security was important, the diversion of funds “undermines the principle of civilian control of

Graham, McConnell Back AG Barr Following Criticism of Trump Tweets

Senator Lindsey Graham on Thursday expressed “complete confidence” in Attorney General William Barr following an interview in which Barr complained

Former Justice Department Attorney Warns That Prosecutorial Abuses Go Beyond FISA Process

In a memo, Ankush Khardori, who recently left the DOJ, alleges the misuse of another obscure bureaucratic mechanism to skirt

The US Power Grid Needs Upgrades to Handle Climate Change: Report

Reading Time: 2 minutes UN Lists 112 Businesses Linked to Israeli Settlements (Chris) From the BBC: “The UN human rights

Biden dominates with Nevada donors ahead of caucus

(John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidates who received the greatest amount of  donations from Iowa and

Zero Tolerance: School District Calls Cops on Six-Year-Old with Down Syndrome over Finger-Gun Gesture

It’s important for schools to keep their students safe, but it’s also clear that these kinds of zero tolerance policies

Democrats prepare to spend big to take control of 2021 redistricting

A protest against gerrymandering in Washington, D.C. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images) Democrats and Republicans are raising

Who will pick up Andrew Yang’s donors?

(Scott Eisen/Getty Images) Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang suspended his presidential campaign this week after poor results in Iowa and New