Schumer, Pelosi Cancel Meeting With Trump After He Says He Doesn’t ‘See A Deal’

WASHINGTON ― Democratic leaders in Congress bailed on a meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday just hours before it was set to begin, saying it would only be a “show meeting that won’t result in an agreement” and that they would be better served negotiating with their Republican counterparts. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) … Read more

D.C. Archdiocese sues Washington Metro over rejected Christmas ad

The stuffed elephant in the room: Trophies, hunters and Donald TrumpDoubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of ClintonTrump makes the case for voting Roy Moore — againPhotos: Melania Trump unveils Christmas at the White House

'Ghost Ship' Found With Skeletal Remains Eyed As North Korean Vessel

A fishing boat carrying the skeletal remains of eight individuals was found on the northwestern coast of Japan late last week, leading to speculation that its crew may have originated from North Korea.The bodies were found inside of a 7-meter-long wooden boat first spotted drifting along Miyazawa beach on Friday, the Japan Times reported, citing … Read more

NBC News fires Matt Lauer after sexual misconduct review

Matt Lauer, a familiar face in morning news as the anchor of “Today” for two decades, was fired by World News after a detailed complaint about inappropriate sexual behavior that took place during the 2014 Sochi Olympics. The accusation also noted that the alleged behavior continued in the workplace after the games, World News confirmed. … Read more

British PM issues rare rebuke of Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim videos

The British government delivered a rare rebuke of President Donald Trump Wednesday for retweeting inflammatory anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant videos originally shared by a far-right U.K. political group. Trump shared the three videos posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the fringe group Britain First, which opposes what it calls the “Islamization” of Britain and has … Read more

North Korea’s latest missile went 10 times higher than space station

Kim Jong Un’s latest ballistic missile test flew 10 times higher than the International Space Station and twice as high as any satellite in low-earth orbit, according to South Korea’s military. Although analysts were scrambling Wednesday to learn what they could about the North Korean launch, Pyongyang said it had tested a new type of … Read more

Trump’s support for the GOP tax plan betrays his rural voters

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.You will be up to date with all our THINK updates, including special offersGet fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.President Donald J. Trump speaks during a meeting with congressional leadership at the White House on November 28, 2017 … Read more

Al Sharpton: Meek Mill is latest victim of America’s fetish for incarceration

Sign up for the THINK newsletterYou have been successfully added to our newsletter.You will be up to date with all our THINK updates, including special offersGet fresh opinions, sharp analyses and powerful essays delivered to your inbox.This fight is about more than just one man.Matt Rourke / APThis week, I made a visit to Chester … Read more

Trump rips ‘weak’ no-show Democratic leaders for standing him up

President Donald Trump blasted top congressional Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer as all talk, no action and “weak” on key issues like crime and immigration after the duo canceled a meeting with him on Tuesday. “They’ve been all talk and they’ve been no action, and now it’s even worse — now it’s not even … Read more