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Trump addresses joint session of Congress (Video + Transcript)

Trump addresses joint session of Congress (Video + Transcript)

President Trump on Tuesday (Feb. 28) delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress. The following is a transcript, as prepared by the Federal News Service. TRUMP: Thank you very much. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, the first lady of the United States … … and citizens of America, tonight,…

Budweiser’s immigrant story; or, in your face Donald Trump

Budweiser’s immigrant story; or, in your face Donald Trump

Budweiser’s new Super Bowl commercial tells the story of the German immigrant who co-founded Anheuser-Busch and the brand’s deep roots in St. Louis. The commercial, titled “Born the Hard Way,” was released Tuesday, and hits in the midst of a raging immigration debate.

Meryl Streep destroys Trump at Golden Globes; he retorts with Twitter rant & lie

Meryl Streep destroys Trump at Golden Globes; he retorts with Twitter rant & lie

Meryl Streep accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday. During her acceptance speech she took the time to warn of what lies ahead under a Trump presidency. She emphasized that moving forward “the principled press [must] hold power to account, to call them on the carpet for every outrage.”

Chomsky: With Trump election, we face threats to the survival of the human species

Chomsky: With Trump election, we face threats to the survival of the human species

On December 5, over 2,300 people packed into the historic Riverside Church in Manhattan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Democracy Now! Speakers included Noam Chomsky whose prediction for a future under Trump was dire.

A Donald Trump Christmas on SNL

A Donald Trump Christmas on SNL

President-elect Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) receives a surprise visit from Vladimir Putin (Beck Bennett) and Rex Tillerson (John Goodman).

Edward Snowden in Moscow on Trump, Putin and dwindling hopes of a presidential pardon

Edward Snowden in Moscow on Trump, Putin and dwindling hopes of a presidential pardon

An exclusive interview with Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who leaked information about U.S. surveillance activities, in Russia and conducted by Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric.

Tavis Smiley: Democrats ran elitist candidate in a populist election

Tavis Smiley: Democrats ran elitist candidate in a populist election

Fifty-three percent of white women voted for Donald Trump. Would those 53% have voted for a black man running for the presidency who had boasted of grabbing them by the pussy, or talked them down after eating tic-tacs?

What? Trump?!!

What? Trump?!!

Was it an enraged white America reacting to eight years of a black president? Is racism still that prevalent in this country? Americans want change in their politics and they are not getting it, and did not get it — even with Barack Obama.

‘The U.S. and Cuba must continue to find ways to engage’ (Video & Text)

‘The U.S. and Cuba must continue to find ways to engage’ (Video & Text)

Ambassador Samantha Power’s speech at the UN General Assembly where for the first time ever the U.S. abstained from voting against an annual UN resolution calling for an end to its economic embargo against Cuba.

Tambourine man, Bob Dylan, wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Tambourine man, Bob Dylan, wins Nobel Prize in Literature

In a succinct statement, the Swedish Academy said Bob Dylan deserved the Nobel Prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” He is the first American to win the Prize in literature since Toni Morrison in 1993.

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