Facebook 'fake news' checker embroiled in scandal

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Among Facebook's appointed arbiters of "fake news" is Snopes.com, which has been criticized by conservatives for a left-leaning bias and admits it has no standard procedure for fact-checking. more…

More states consider working around Electoral College

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Frustrated after seeing another candidate secure the presidency without winning the national popular vote, mostly Democratic lawmakers in several capitols want their states to join a more…

Trump warns U.N.: 'Things will be different' soon

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) President-elect Donald Trump slammed the Obama administration for its decision not to veto a U.N. resolution critical of Israel's settlements, promising that it would be "different" more…

Obama enrages Israel on way out the door

by Garth Kant -- [jwplayer vRSv8WHj] (Video: Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz tells CNN: "Obama was wrong, Trump was right.") WASHINGTON – Israeli officials are furious with President Obama for allowing the U.N. more…

Post-'nuclear holocaust' electoral map goes viral

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Hill) FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver on Friday mocked President-elect Donald Trump’s call for expanded nuclear capabilities by predicting what all-out nuclear war could do to the electoral map. more…

Giuliani downplays James Comey replacement talk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Times) Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on Friday downplayed rumors that he could eventually replace FBI Director James B. Comey, saying his plan is to more…