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How Fox News fuels Trump’s fixation with AOC and Ilhan Omar

How Fox News fuels Trump’s fixation with AOC and Ilhan Omar

Judging by his tweets, President Donald Trump’s views about freshman congresswomen like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have been shaped partly by the severely critical things he has heard on Fox News. So we looked more closely and came away with two big findings. First, Ocasio-Cortez and her “Squad” mate Ilhan Omar have been talked about a lot…MORE

‘This is our last stand.’ Protesters on Mauna Kea dig in their heels

‘This is our last stand.’ Protesters on Mauna Kea dig in their heels

It’s been nearly a week since construction of a massive telescope atop Hawaii’s Mauna Kea was scheduled to begin. But throngs of protesters — or protectors, as they prefer to be called — have joined together to block construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. Kaho’okahi Kanuha, a leader of the group, told CNN on Sunday…MORE

Vice President Pence’s daughter Charlotte announces engagement

Vice President Pence’s daughter Charlotte announces engagement

Charlotte Pence, Vice President Mike Pence’s daughter, on Saturday announced her engagement to boyfriend Henry Bond on Instagram with a pair of photos showing the beach-front proposal. “I said ‘yes,’ and then I said ‘thanks’ a lot,” Pence wrote, “because I didn’t know what else to say.” “I love you. Let’s do this,” she added.…MORE

First on CNN: Respected foreign policy veteran joining Biden campaign

First on CNN: Respected foreign policy veteran joining Biden campaign

Nicholas Burns, a respected, long-time Foreign Service officer who has served in both Republican and Democratic administrations, has joined former Vice President Joe Biden’s foreign policy team as a formal adviser, CNN has learned. The former ambassador was hired by longtime Biden foreign policy aide Anthony Blinken. Burns — who is the executive director of…MORE

Bear bites employee at Pennsylvania resort

Bear bites employee at Pennsylvania resort

A bear bit an employee at the wildlife habitat of a Pennsylvania resort, the resort said. During a guided safari tour on Saturday, a Himalayan bear at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pennsylvania, reached through a wire fence, pulled the employee toward it and bit the employee’s arm, the resort said in a statement.…MORE

It’s Mueller time! The 5 top 2020 storylines to watch this week

It’s Mueller time! The 5 top 2020 storylines to watch this week

With 197 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I will deliver outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is the most important of…MORE