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I Was Old Enough To Watch My Friends Die, So Don’t Say I’m Too Young To Talk About Guns

I’ve grown up in a time where I turn on the news every morning and I see mass shootings. I see horrible things happening and I think, much like other people, I've grown accustomed to it. My name is Lauren Hogg, and I’m 15 years old. People have alway…
By Lauren Hogg

Maxine Waters Says It's Time To Protest Trump Officials Whenever They Set Foot In Public

At a rally on Saturday, Rep. Maxine Waters urged Americans to confront Trump administration officials whenever they are out in public. Her impassioned call for on-the-ground protest comes just days after several Trump officials were publicly shamed f…
By Monica Busch

A Migrant Teen Ran Away From Casa Padre & Officials Aren't Sure What Happened Next

As the Trump administration houses a growing number of migrant children, it continues to run into oversight problems. On Sunday, after being held for dozens of days, a migrant teen ran away from Casa Padre in Texas, and was reported missing by Browns…
By Angela Chen

Elizabeth Warren Clapped Back At Trump For Calling Her "Pocahontas" Again

Saturday marked yet another heated exchanged between the president and one of his most vocal Massachusetts-based opponents. It didn't go unnoticed. After Trump called Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas," she responded to the racially charged slur by pointi…
By Monica Busch

These Photos Reveal How NYC Celebrated Pride With Lots Of Protest, Too

People flooded the street of New York City on Sunday dressed in their boldest and brightest rainbow attire to march in the city's annual Gay Pride parade. But despite the day's festive spirit, Pride is more than just a celebration of LGBTQ identities…
By Morgan Brinlee

The Internet Dubbed A Woman "Permit Patty" For Trying To Call The Cops On A Black Child

In a recording uploaded to Twitter on Saturday, a white woman in San Francisco can be seen apparently trying to call the police on an 8-year-old black girl selling bottled water. The internet quickly dubbed the woman, who was caught making the call o…
By Caitlin Cruz

There's One Big Thing Standing In The Way Of Trump's Latest Immigration Plan

One of the buzzwords surrounding the legality of the migrant family separations that the Trump administration announced last month is from a court case in the 1990s. Flores v. Reno, or the "Flores settlement," placed limits on how and how long the go…
By Joseph D. Lyons

A Wisconsin Judge Sentenced A "Serial Rapist" To 3 Years In Prison & People Are Outraged

After original charges of assaulting at least a dozen women, one Wisconsin man pleaded guilty to charges of sexually assaulting three women and stalking and choking two more. The judge decided that this merited a sentence of three years in prison. Ot…
By Lani Seelinger

A Former Trump Staffer Told A Black Panelist He's Out Of His "Cotton-Picking Mind"

In an appearance Sunday on Fox & Friends, a former deputy Trump campaign manager told a black Democratic strategist he was out of his "cotton-picking mind." David Bossie's comment to Joel Payne has drawn significant outrage with many people calling i…
By Morgan Brinlee

Democrats Are Selling T-Shirts Spoofing Melania Trump’s Infamous Jacket

You never know what effects your fashion choices on any given day could cause, but now First Lady Melania Trump is seeing first hand how much her clothes really matter. And sometimes, it's not just talk. Now, the DNC is selling "We Care" t-shirts spo…
By Lani Seelinger

Alec Baldwin Tweeted At Melania Trump With A Very Intriguing Proposal

The SNL president is tweeting the real life first lady with an invitation most would find hard to resist. On Saturday, Alec Baldwin invited Melania Trump via Twitter to "come over to the light" and even film an episode of Saturday Night Live with him…
By Joseph D. Lyons

The Trump Administration Is Now Considering Military Bases To House Migrant Kids

Days after widespread public condemnation spurred the president to sign an executive order ending the separation of migrant families at the border, the Trump administration has announced it's looking to establish new immigrant detention centers as it…
By Morgan Brinlee

Women Can Finally Drive In Saudia Arabia & Their Reactions Are Pure Joy

Do you remember the freedom you felt when you first got your driver's license? The endless possibility, the call of the open road? Well, thanks to a long-overdue change in the laws, Saudi Arabia's female population can finally experience that. And ju…
By Lani Seelinger

Here’s How Trump Plans To Reunite 2,053 Migrant Kids With Their Parents

The government's master plan to reunite the migrant children who were separated from their parents upon arrival to the United States was released Saturday night. What's not clear is how the plan will speed up the process, or transfer the onus onto th…
By Joseph D. Lyons

This Seth Rogen Story About His Awkward Encounter Will Paul Ryan Will Make You Cringe

Sometimes celebrities just aren't in the mood to snap a selfie with you. Other times, you just happen to be Paul Ryan. Seth Rogen said he refused a photo with Ryan on the grounds that the House speaker is, well, Ryan. The Canadian-born comedic actor …
By Morgan Brinlee

What Michelle Obama Said About Race & Her Time In The White House Will Make You Think

On Friday, former first lady Michelle Obama talked about race and the pressures she and former President Barack Obama faced as the first African-American couple to occupy the White House. Obama was speaking with Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden…
By Caitlin Cruz

The Restaurant That Kicked Sarah Sanders Out Is Getting Flooded By So Many Mixed Reviews

On Friday evening, Sarah Huckabee Sanders was allegedly asked to leave a restaurant in Virginia by its owner. By Saturday morning, it had become a national incident. And now, The Red Hen, the Virginia restaurant Sanders got booted from, is getting …
By Morgan Brinlee

Sarah Sanders Hit Back At The Restaurant Owner Who Kicked Her Out & She Didn't Mince Words

On Friday night, a Virginia restaurant owner refused to serve Sarah Huckabee Sanders because, according to the White House press secretary, she worked for President Trump. On Saturday, Sanders responded to the restaurant incident, saying its owner's …
By Caitlin Cruz

This Update On Migrant Families Separated At The Border Doesn't Exactly Clear Things Up

On Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that it unified "approximately 500 children" with their parents after they were separated at the border, according to CNN. It sounds like great news, right? Except the status of thousands …
By Caitlin Cruz

This Restaurant Reportedly Kicked Sarah Huckabee Sanders Out — Because Of Trump

It seems it's becoming harder and harder for members of the Trump administration to eat out. Less than a week after Trump's Homeland Security secretary was heckled by protesters at a Mexican eatery in Washington, D.C., White House Press Secretary Sar…
By Morgan Brinlee

Why Mike Huckabee's Tweet About Nancy Pelosi Has People Calling Him Out For "Racism"

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has never been what you might call a fan of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, so it's not altogether surprising that he's taken aim at her re-election campaign. Huckabee's most recent tweet about Pelosi, howev…
By Morgan Brinlee