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September 25, 2017

Entire NFL team kneels before National Anthem
The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals may add a little dunh-dunh-dunh-dunnnhhh to this weekend's national anthem protests. ... More >>

Trump: Fire 'son of a b*tch' anthem protester
President Donald Trump criticized some in the National Football League at a rally for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange, saying team owners should fire players for taking a knee during the national anthem. ... More >>

Tom Brady calls Trump's comments 'divisive,' backs protests
New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady said he believes President Donald Trump's comments about NFL players are "divisive" and on Monday said he supports those NFL players who are protesting during the national anthem. ... More >>

Panelist: Trump's NFL remark shows privilege
Former DC Democratic Party Chairman A. Scott Bolden rejects President Donald Trump's suggestion that NFL owners should fire players for kneeling during the national anthem. ... More >>

Analysis: The NFL, Charlottesville, and Trump's pattern of racial division
The overwhelming defiance in the NFL on Sunday to President Donald Trump's attacks on protesting players encapsulates the high stakes for the GOP in his belligerent approach to race relations. ... More >>

The national anthem in sports (spoiler: it wasn't always this way)
In America, the game doesn't start until the national anthem plays. It's not a mandate, it's just a fact, as culturally ingrained as team colors and touchdown cheers. ... More >>

Federal response to Hurricane Maria slowly takes shape
The federal response to a ruinous storm in Puerto Rico began to take shape Monday as the scope of devastation on the US territory came into view. ... More >>

Target raises minimum wage to $11 an hour
Target is giving its workers a raise. ... More >>

Usher hailed as hero for stopping church gunman
Everyone's calling Robert Engle, an usher at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, a hero -- except for Robert Engle. ... More >>

Opinion: Single-payer health care a terrible option
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is failing. Without regard for consequences, the law expanded government insurance programs and imposed considerable federal authority over US health care via new mandates, regulations and taxes. Insurance premiums skyrocketed even as deductibles rose; consumer choices... More >>

Republicans are on the verge of another Obamacare loss
The Republican effort to repeal Obamacare is once again on life support. ... More >>

Supreme Court cancels travel ban oral arguments
In an unexpected announcement, the Supreme Court said it will not hear oral arguments on the travel ban as scheduled on October 10. ... More >>

McCain says prognosis is 'very, very serious'
Arizona Sen. John McCain spoke about his cancer prognosis and his will to continue working while he undergoes treatment. ... More >>

It's Pence vs. Bannon on last day of Alabama race
Sen. Luther Strange and Roy Moore are into the final hours of a hard-fought intra-party campaign that is testing President Donald Trump's influence with Republican voters and could set the stage for a series of GOP Senate primaries next year. ... More >>

Rally for couple ordered to leave the country
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22-month-old beats rare cancer
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ICE investigating immigrant teens
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Record for Largest Human Peace Sign stands
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Church usher hailed as 'hero'
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Florida Keys to reopen to tourists
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Beaches packed on first day of fall
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Gun violence now a 'Public Health Epidemic'
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Penguins accept White House invitation
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CDC launches 'Rx Awareness' campaign
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Aviation Day for girls welcomes hundreds of future pilots
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Cancer survivor to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro
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Dump truck runs over man in portable toilet
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Mom charged, kid tests positive for drugs
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Dallas removes more Confederate tributes
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