Celia Darrough
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The Last Time A MOAB Was Detonated Was Very Different

The U.S. military dropped a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb in Afghanistan on Thursday that reportedly targeted a ISIS complex in the region. Commonly known as a MOAB — and nicknamed the "mot...
By Celia Darrough

United Responds To Video Of Man Being Dragged Off Flight

A video of a man being dragged off an United Airlines plane due to overbooking made its rounds online Monday morning, and the ensuing outcry over his treatment was hard to miss. The passenger, reporte...
By Celia Darrough

Shooting Reported At San Bernardino Elementary School

http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/02/us/san-bernardino-shooting/According to the county fire department, a shooting at a San Bernardino elementary school on Monday morning reportedly left multiple gunshot vi...
By Celia Darrough

The Woman Smiling At A Far-Right Protester Is Going Viral

While observing a protest in Birmingham, Saffiyah Khan felt she needed to step in. A group of men from the far-right group English Defence League (EDL) reportedly surrounded a woman wearing a hijab wh...
By Celia Darrough

Trump Will Bomb Syria For Children, But Not Accept Them As Refugees

In explaining his decision to order an airstrike against Syria, President Trump mentioned that previous attempts to change Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's behavior had all failed, and, as a result,...
By Celia Darrough

Women Still Aren't Safe From Losing Their Health Care

After a few weeks of controversial ups and downs, the House finally held a vote on the American Health Care Act, the bill meant to repeal and replace Obamacare. With the Congressional Budget Office in...
By Celia Darrough

Trump's Revised Travel Ban Has Been Halted

On Wednesday afternoon, a federal judge in Hawaii granted a temporary restraining order that effectively blocks President Trump's new travel ban nationwide, marking the second time that Trump has trie...
By Celia Darrough

Which Badass Woman In History Are You?

By Celia Darrough & Mary Blount

How To Read Trump's Tax Returns For Yourself

You'll notice something interesting about the president's tax returns that Rachel Maddow released Tuesday night. On the second page, there was a little stamp that read "Client Copy." But you'll want t...
By Celia Darrough

Read The New Travel Ban Executive Order In Full

"After continuous delays, President Trump signed a new executive order on immigration Monday afternoon. Despite concerns from the last time over whether the order was based on discrimination against M...
By Celia Darrough

Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Investigation

At a press conference held on Thursday afternoon, Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from the 2016 election investigation due to his involvement in Trump's campaign beginning in February ...
By Celia Darrough

This Syrian Refugee's Oscars Appearance Is Vital

Gracing the red carpet on Sunday night at the Oscars was Hala Kamil, a Syrian refugee whose story is detailed in the documentary short Watani: My Homeland. Her story of her journey to the Oscars is as...
By Celia Darrough

Police Arrest Standing Rock Protesters

A little after 4 p.m. on Wednesday, police began arresting Standing Rock protesters who were still on the land after the deadline to leave had passed, the Associated Press has reported. The deadline h...
By Celia Darrough

The New Planets Were Discovered Just In Time

If you've been thinking about fleeing to Canada recently because of a, ah, certain someone, you might be pleased to hear this news. Scientists have discovered seven new planets the size of Earth that ...
By Celia Darrough

Here's What Trump Thought Happened In Sweden

In what quickly became a widely mocked moment, Donald Trump referenced on Saturday an incident in Sweden the night before that, well, never happened. What Donald Trump said about Sweden sparked ridicu...
By Celia Darrough

Hooters Is Opening A Restaurant With Male Servers

Hooters is trying something new. This February, the company will open a restaurant called "Hoots," but there will be one huge difference between it and its fellow restaurants — there will be male serv...
By Celia Darrough

Neil Gorsuch's Mother Had A Controversial Career

The man who Donald Trump has nominated for the ninth Supreme Court justice position has a famous mother. Neil Gorsuch's mom, Anne Gorsuch Burford, once headed up the Environmental Protection Agency un...
By Celia Darrough

Trump Replaced The ICE Director, Too

Sally Yates wasn't the only person Donald Trump replaced Monday night. Daniel Ragsdale, the Immigration & Customs Enforcement director was replaced by Thomas Homan. However, while Trump clearly stated...
By Celia Darrough

This Could Be Trump's Saturday Night Massacre

Donald Trump's removal of acting Attorney General Sally Yates reminded many people of a similar situation that happened decades before. In 1973, the Saturday Night Massacre was part of President Nixon...
By Celia Darrough

Trump Just Fired The Acting Attorney General

Only shortly after the acting attorney general wrote a letter announcing that she would not defend the executive order banning refugees and immigrants, Donald Trump fired Sally Yates from the Justice ...
By Celia Darrough