Rachel Maddow's 'Blowout' exposes the corruption at the core of the fossil fuel industry
My late husband’s family is from Oklahoma: His father came from Illinois, and his mother from Texas. They met in the early days of the state’s history. And while Vida Mae and Justus brought my husband and their other children to California just before the start of World War II, other members of the family remained in Oklahoma. Uncle Cecil was one of them. As soon as Cecil was able, he began buy...
The Trailer: Harris and Buttigieg are making similar pitches in Iowa
In this edition: Two phenoms try to kickstart things in Iowa, Democrats debate gay (and religious) rights, and Louisiana tells us plenty about Democrats and rural voters.
Hunter Biden says he will resign from Chinese company board and won’t take foreign work if his father is president
Trump defends decision to pull U.S. forces as Turkey continues military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria
How two Soviet-born emigres made it into elite Trump circles — and the center of the impeachment storm
The Coverup is Unraveling Quickly
Most days I remain convinced that Trump will survive until Election Day, protected by a corrupt Republican Senate and a Democratic House unwilling to exercise its full authorities in an effort to avert a political backlash and constitutional crisis. But as the news of the hamhanded coverups and conspiracies around Trump continue to spill out,... Read more »
The Kurds’ Prisons and Detention Camps for ISIS Members, Explained
As the Turkish invasion leads to deteriorating security in northern Syria, the custody of about 11,000 captive ISIS fighters — and many thousands more detained ISIS women and children — is in doubt.
As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey
President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States still has over NATO-ally Turkey.
Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos live there. So why is Medina asking its residents to pay more in property taxes?
MEDINA – Within the gated estates that line this city’s leafy streets live the richest of the rich. People with names like Gates, Bezos and Nordstrom call the waterfront enclave home, helping burnish Medina’s image as the heart of Lake Washington’s “Gold Coast.” The city has 3,200 residents, a smattering of businesses and a citywide, […]
Old business records cause tension in Seattle City Council District 1 debate pitting Lisa Herbold, Phillip Tavel
Ambassador to testify his ‘no quid pro quo’ denial came from Trump
Gordon Sondland, Trump’s hand-picked ambassador to the European Union, is among administration officials being subpoenaed to appear on Capitol Hill.