Caitlin Cruz

The Friend Mentioned In The Letter About Kavanaugh Has Made Shocking Comments Online

On Sunday, Christine Blasey Ford decided to publicly attach her name to her accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, which Kavanaugh has denied. It set off a firestorm on social media, and brought attention to a friend of Kavanaugh…
By Caitlin Cruz

Trump Finally Responded To The Sexual Assault Allegation Against His SCOTUS Pick

Roughly a day after anonymous sources told reporters that the White House would continue to back Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, the president has thrown his support behind the Kavanaugh. On Monday, Donald Trump defended Brett…
By Caitlin Cruz

How Senators Responded To The Kavanaugh Misconduct Accusations Reveals A Deep Divide

On Sunday, the woman who anonymously accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct spoke out publicly for the first time. The SCOTUS nominee has vehemently denied the allegations. Soon after she revealed her identity, senators' response to Christine…
By Caitlin Cruz

The FEMA Administrator Made A Really Confusing Comment About Spousal Abuse

In an interview with NBC's Meet The Press on Sunday, FEMA Administrator Brock Long made a weird comment about spousal abuse while defending President Trump's Hurricane Maria tweet. The interview started off normal enough — at least for someone who…
By Caitlin Cruz

Here's Tropical Storm Florence's Slow Trajectory Across The Carolinas

After a week of waiting, the historic storm arrived Friday. The trajectory of Hurricane Florence has slowed to a crawl since making landfall in North Carolina on Friday. The National Hurricane Center said Florence, which was downgraded to a tropical…
By Caitlin Cruz

This Louisiana Mayor Banned All Of The City's Rec Centers From Buying Nike Products

This is certainly one way to respond to advertising. In a memo issued on Sept. 5, but only recently made public, the Kenner, Louisiana mayor banned the purchase of Nike products from the city's recreational facilities after the company unveiled its…
By Caitlin Cruz

Michelle Obama Has An Urgent Message For WOC On Voting In The Midterms — VIDEO

For the former first lady, it's pretty simple: Michelle Obama wants women of color to vote. In a powerful one-minute video premiered at the Black Girls Rock award ceremony on Sunday, Obama urged women of color to get to the polls for the 2018…
By Caitlin Cruz

The Man Who Investigated Monica Lewinsky In 1998 Regrets It Now — But Won't Apologize

During an interview to promote his new memoir about the Clinton investigation, former independent counsel Ken Starr said he won't apologize to Monica Lewinsky. In Contempt: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation, Starr writes about his time spent…
By Caitlin Cruz

Obama Welcomed Joe Biden Back To Instagram With A Throwback Bestie Selfie

Former President Barack Obama continued the internet's favorite bromance on Saturday with a sweet Instagram post. Obama welcomed Joe Biden back to Instagram with a throwback selfie of the pair — with the most Obama caption to match. "My brother and…
By Caitlin Cruz

This Tropical Storm Florence Tracker Shows Where It's Headed And How Strong It Will Be

Roughly halfway through the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, the Tropical Storm Florence trackers show a major hurricane is coming. Currently the storm is about 1,500 miles off the East Coast, but models predict the storm will become a hurricane as…
By Caitlin Cruz

Here's How Many Immigrant Kids Are Still Separated From Their Parents

It's been months since the courts ordered the Trump administration to reunite the families separated as a result of the zero-tolerance border policy. Yet, 416 immigrant children are still separated from their parents, according to court filings.…
By Caitlin Cruz

This Doctor's Remark On Women Physicians & The Gender Pay Gap Will Make Your Jaw Drop

In an eyebrow-raising feature in the Dallas Medical Journal, a Texas doctor said the gender pay gap is fair because female doctors supposedly don't work as hard as their male counterparts. Plano internist Gary Tigges suggested the pay gap will…
By Caitlin Cruz

This One Quote From George Bush's Eulogy For John McCain Captures His Powerful Legacy

On Saturday, former President George W. Bush eulogized Sen. John McCain, saying the senator's vision should be a guiding light for leaders. Bush used his eulogy to catalog the qualities that made McCain's life worth celebrating, but one quote…
By Caitlin Cruz

Obama's Eulogy To McCain Subtly Spelled Out All The Ways The Senator Resisted Trump

At the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, former President Barack Obama eulogized Sen. John McCain and his public service, while also subtly listing all the ways McCain resisted President Donald Trump. "So much of our politics... can seem…
By Caitlin Cruz

Hillary Clinton Attended John McCain's Funeral To Honor Her Friend

On Saturday morning, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrived at Sen. John McCain's funeral in Washington, D.C. The service was held at the Washington National Cathedral, and featured tributes from McCain's daughter Meghan as well as…
By Caitlin Cruz

This Photo Of Ivanka & A Homophobic Evangelical Pastor Has Twitter Calling Her Out

At a private White House event on Monday night, supposed LGBT supporter Ivanka Trump posed with an anti-LGBT evangelical pastor in a move that's being criticized by activists. Rev. Jim Garlow of Skyline Church in California posted a photo of himself…
By Caitlin Cruz

A Cop Who Killed An Unarmed Black Man Now Teaches Police How To Handle Being “Victimized”

More than a year after being acquitted of first-degree manslaughter, one former Tulsa, Oklahoma police officer Betty Shelby is teaching officers how to survive "The Ferguson Effect," or what she calls the after-effects of being accused of shooting…
By Caitlin Cruz

A New Report Details Horrific Abuse At A Catholic Orphanage In Vermont

There's yet another bombshell report detailing supposed misconduct at the hands of the Catholic Church. This time the report is about allegations of child abuse by nuns at a Vermont Catholic orphanage. In an investigation called "The Ghosts of the…
By Caitlin Cruz

I'm Not Crying, You're Crying At This Ad For Serena Williams' US Open Return

Don't forget to grab your tissues. There's a new Serena Williams ad from Nike for the U.S. Open, and it will bring you to tears and also remind you why she's the GOAT. Williams first match is Monday evening at Arthur Ashe Stadium, and the…
By Caitlin Cruz

Stormy Daniels Said She's Ready To Tell Congress Everything About That Hush Money

In an interview with the British tabloid The Daily Mirror, Stormy Daniels said she'd testify about Trump's hush money payment to her in front of Congress if called. Trump's personal lawyer at the time, Michael Cohen, paid Daniels $130,000 in October…
By Caitlin Cruz