FiveThirtyEight, a website that apparently still exists, has a deeply depressing story out Tuesday on White House Chief of Staff John Kelly by politics writer Perry Bacon Jr. The piece is essentially a mea culpa, where Bacon admits that he and much of the political media got Kelly all wrong, and that he is Actually…
The White House’s proposed budget deals a whopping blow to environmental programs of all kinds, but the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) would lose an invaluable asset: research into environmental health impacts.
Immigration agents in Southern California have arrested more 100 undocumented immigrants in an operation that began on Sunday—and it appears the sweep is far from over.
The Trump administration does not want to force cash poor families to eat pre-boxed meal rations after all. It just wants them to stop receiving food assistance altogether.
The EPA’s Superfund program has been spared from a dramatic funding cut under the White House’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget.
Omarosa Manigault Newman, one of the many grifters who have come and gone from the Trump White House, has taken her talents back to reality television.
Bright and early Friday morning—6 a.m. MST, to be exact—what was once the Bears Ears National Monument will be open to those who want to mine it. They can arrive at the now-unprotected land to, literally, stake some claims.
America’s treasures are up for sale and the only thing you need to get them is the president’s phone number.
Navajo Nation member Mario Atencio has seen the ways oil and gas can divide people. His cousins work for the industry out in New Mexico, and his grandmother lives in the unincorporated town of Counselor, not far from Chaco Canyon in the northwest corner of the state.
The Trump administration is considering a set of regulations that would offer new protections to health workers who refuse to provide care to transgender patients or women seeking abortion services, according to a report from Politico. This is what happens when anti-trans and anti-abortion ideologues are empowered at…
A federal judge ruled in December that the Department of Defense must allow transgender recruits to enlist in the military by Jan. 1, despite President Trump’s attempt to impose a ban on transgender troops. Nevertheless, at least one trans recruit has faced obstacles in attempting to enlist.
Sean Spicer, former White House press secretary and super-chill Emmys guest, admitted in a Thursday interview that he “screwed up” certain aspects of his role in the Trump administration.
Just about all U.S. waters will soon be open for drilling if the Trump administration has its way.
Congressional Republicans forced through a wildly unpopular tax plan that will act as policy steroids for extreme wealth inequality, a provision of that same bill will likely destabilize national healthcare markets and force millions of additional people to go without insurance, the president of the United States is …
I thought we were gonna make it a year without a Trump climate change tweet. But it wouldn’t be 2017 if our President didn’t fall back on his favorite terrible weather joke at the first sign of winter.
The Trump presidency has thus far been defined by an uncanny sort of double-consciousness. For all the surface-level visibility claimed by the president, who spent a full third of his first year in office padding from the golf course to the television set in Trump-owned properties, there exists a huge void when it…
The Trump administration tried and failed this week to prevent two undocumented teenagers from obtaining abortions while in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement. The cases of Jane Roe and Jane Poe came just two months month after that office had tried and failed to block another undocumented teen,…