Month: April 2019

Ralph Northam cancels appearance over blackface protesters

BURKE, Va. — Virginia’s governor pulled out of an event where he would have faced protesters for wearing blackface in the 1980s. The Washington Post reported that Gov. Ralph Northam cited safety concerns for canceling his appearance at a Sunday f…

NRA sues longtime ad agency over requests for bill details

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – The National Rifle Association has sued its longtime advertising agency, accusing the company that has helped shape its Second Amendment advocacy of withholding crucial financial details in its billing documents. The lawsuit filed …

Unsealed docs reveal new details in case against Assange

A federal judge on Monday ordered the release of previously sealed documents filed in the case against Julian Assange, offering up new details about the U.S. government’s allegations against the WikiLeaks founder.T…

Alan Dershowitz: ‘Obstruction’ section of Mueller report what I’m going to read first

Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz said Monday that he plans to “skim over” the parts of the redacted Mueller report discussing President Trump’s relationship with Russia because he believes the part relating to whether Trump obstructed justice will be the more interesting section.

Pulitzer Prizes awarded to newspapers investigating Trump

Multiple newspapers on Monday were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their investigations into President Trump.Reporters at The New York Times won the Pulitzer for explanatory reporting for their investigation into Trump…

Pulitzers given to Aretha Franklin, author Richard Powers

NEW YORK (AP) – Aretha Franklin received an honorary Pulitzer Prize on Monday, as judges praised the Queen of Soul “for her indelible contribution to American music and culture.” Competitive Pulitzers were awarded to books about two other giants of Ame…