/ Feb 23, 2017

Washington Post's new slogan: 'Democracy Dies in Darkness'

A month into Donald Trump’s presidency, The Washington Post has unveiled a new slogan: “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” It appeared for the first time across the top of the storied daily newspaper’s website on Friday, and will likely be added to the print version ...

Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people'

/ Feb 18, 2017

Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people'

Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the media Friday, describing the press as “the enemy of the American people!” in a tweet. Shortly after landing at his holiday home in Mar-a-Lago, Florida — where he is spending a third consecutive weekend — the ...

Steve Bannon, America's 'shadow president'

/ Feb 9, 2017

Steve Bannon, America's 'shadow president'

Donald Trump’s chief strategist is rarely heard in public but has emerged as an ever-present force at the president’s side, leaving America in little doubt that Steve Bannon is the new strongman in the West Wing. The 63-year-old former head of the right-wing Breitbart ...

White House aide cites Muslim 'massacre' that never happened

/ Feb 4, 2017

White House aide cites Muslim 'massacre' that never happened

A White House adviser’s comment about a massacre in Kentucky that never happened has sparked seemingly endless snickering online, with jabs like “Never remember” and “I survived the Bowling Green massacre.” Kellyanne Conway mentioned the fictional massacre in an MSNBC interview Thursday as the ...

Trump administration seeks to muzzle agencies on environment

/ Jan 25, 2017

Trump administration seeks to muzzle agencies on environment

U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has moved to curb the flow of information from government agencies involved in environmental issues, actions apparently designed to silence dissenting views. Employees at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Interior Department, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of ...