Ted Koppel to Sean Hannity: You?re bad for America
Ted Koppel says Fox News host Sean Hannity is bad for America. On ?CBS Sunday Morning,? the veteran newsman told Hannity that the audience he attracts is unable to distinguish between the divisive political rhetoric that marked the 2016 presidential campaign and the truth. ?You have attracted people who are determined that ideology is more important than facts,? Koppel told Hannity.
Health Care Defeat Proves Washington Is Broken
Slain Oklahoma officer was new recruit, aspiring canine cop
Civilian deaths, Old City fight force Mosul battle rethink
By Patrick Markey MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Perched in bombed-out apartments overlooking west Mosul, Iraqi police snipers have in the last few days advanced to within a few hundred meters of the mosque where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al?Baghdadi declared his caliphate nearly three years ago. Through holes knocked in walls, troops have a clear view of the al Nuri mosque's crooked, brown minaret and Islamic State's black flag on its white tip -- a hugely symbolic target in the battle to recapture Mosul now in its sixth month. Al Nuri maybe tantalizing close, but risky close-quarters fighting in the narrow alleys of Mosul's Old City near the mosque and reports of huge casualties after an air strike are forcing Iraqi and coalition commanders to change tactics.
Infowars apologizes for spreading 'Pizzagate' theory. What does that mean for fake news?
Infowars owner and long-time conspiracy theorist Alex Jones admitted that his site falsely reported and commented on the debunked ?Pizzagate? controversy, a theory that alleged that Comet Ping Pong, a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant, had played a role in a child-sex-trafficking ring that also involved Hillary Clinton. Apologizing to the restaurant?s owner, James Alefantis, Mr. Jones issued a statement Friday. ?I want our viewers and listeners to know that we regret any negative impact our commentaries may have had on Mr. Alefantis, Comet Ping Pong, or its employees,? he said.
This Week Fast Forward 03.26.2017
Protests nationwide bring thousands to Russia's streets
Russia?s opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with scores of protest rallies spanning the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is President Vladimir Putin?s most prominent critic.
Woman Once Victimized by Teacher Weighs In on Missing Student Case: 'She Has Been Taken Advantage Of'
Russians Take Part In Nationwide Protests Against Putin, Medvedev
Biden regrets not being president, but stands behind decision not to run