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DNC warns of heightened disinformation activity ahead of debate

DNC warns of heightened disinformation activity ahead of debate

The Democratic National Committee warned presidential campaigns on Monday of “heightened disinformation and discourse manipulation activity” around the Democratic debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times. CNN has previously reported how Russian government-linked trolls were active online during debate nights in 2015 and 2016, but the DNC’s warning also included what it views…MORE

Boxer Charles Conwell pens poignant letter to rival left in coma after fight

Boxer Charles Conwell pens poignant letter to rival left in coma after fight

Boxer Charles Conwell has written a poignant letter to Patrick Day, who is in a critical condition following their super-welterweight bout on Saturday, saying that he ‘never meant this to happen to you.” Day experienced a traumatic brain injury as a result of a 10th-round knockout his promoter, Lou DiBella, confirmed. The 27-year-old boxer underwent…MORE

Elizabeth Warren wants 2020 rivals to name big donors with influential campaign positions

Elizabeth Warren wants 2020 rivals to name big donors with influential campaign positions

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her Democratic primary rivals to release the names of contributors and fundraisers with influential positions on their campaigns, while pledging to champion legislation that would effectively disqualify big-dollar donors from being appointed to cushy diplomatic posts. The requests were written into a series of mostly new proposed campaign finance…MORE

Liz Cheney tried to blame the Syria debacle on impeachment

Liz Cheney tried to blame the Syria debacle on impeachment

Well, this is a new one. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s disastrous decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) suggested that she had figured out what led Trump to this: Impeachment! Yes, impeachment. Here’s Cheney on “Fox & Friends” on Monday: “The impeachment proceedings…MORE

Chipotle will cover tuition for tech and business degrees

Chipotle will cover tuition for tech and business degrees

Chipotle will pay for its employees to get business or technology degrees at certain colleges, the company said Tuesday. The new program, which kicks off on November 15, is the restaurant chain’s latest effort to attract and retain talent in a highly competitive labor market. Employees who have been at the company for at least…MORE

Salma Hayek stripped down after reaching 12 million followers

Salma Hayek stripped down after reaching 12 million followers

Salma Hayek had a pointed response to hitting a milestone on Instagram. The actress/director posted a revealing photo of herself in celebration of having reached 12 million followers. Hayek is seen laying, apparently nude, with acupuncture needles in her back. The caption on the photo began “I’m very grateful to all of you for your…MORE

How to run for President

How to run for President

Yes, being President makes you the most powerful person in the world and puts you in the history books. But it’s also a multi-year commitment that forces you to essentially give up your personal life and any sense of privacy. Plus, it makes about half the country hate you. The Constitution only has three requirements…MORE

Why do Iowa and New Hampshire get to go first?

Why do Iowa and New Hampshire get to go first?

It’s completely unfair to the other 48 states, but Iowa and New Hampshire always get to pick first in the presidential primary process. It’s especially unfair since these two states are not representative of the United States. Like, at all. They both have small populations that are more than 90% white — whereas the US…MORE

Political primaries and caucuses, explained

Political primaries and caucuses, explained

If two political parties are going to continue to dominate US politics, it means only two people have any real chance in the presidential election every four years: the Republican and the Democrat. So while a lot of Americans express frustration with the system and say they’d like more options on Election Day, if a…MORE

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