North Korean Prisons Are Worse Than Nazi Concentration Camps, Says Holocaust Survivor
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un?s mistreatment of political prisoners is at least as egregious as that carried out in World War II concentration camps, according to a former international judge who survived Auschwitz.
McMaster rips Russian 'campaigns of subversion'
Doug Jones Built No-Holds-Barred Campaign
Rachel Maddow points out that in addition to other factors like African-American turnout and women voters, the Doug Jones campaign itself was well run and a testament to burgeoning Democratic political power in the South.
Photographer, Now Facing Felonies, Had Asked News Site For Inauguration Work
WASHINGTON ? A photographer currently facing trial on several felony charges after being arrested during a protest of Donald Trump?s inauguration had reached out to a Texas news outlet before Jan. 20 about photographing the protests, yet another indication he was working as a journalist that day.
Biggest LA fire spreading more slowly as survivors pick up the pieces
Crews battling wildfires ravaging southern California for a week have managed to slow the spread of the worst of the blazes, officials said Tuesday, as residents were taking stock of the catastrophic damage. Evacuation orders were in place for threatened areas in the Santa Barbara region about 160 kilometers (100 miles) northwest of Los Angeles. In the past day or so, the blaze figure has grown by around a thousand hectares.
2 people killed after being stuck inside a burning school bus
Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, Israeli Ultra-Orthodox Leader, Dies at 104
Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, the spiritual leader of Israel?s non-Hassidic ultra-Orthodox Jews of European descent and one of the country?s most influential and powerful rabbis, died on Tuesday. He was 104.
Alabama Voters To Decide Whether Accused Child Molester Becomes Their Senator
For many in the state, the special election has become a way to project a message to the rest of the nation on what Alabama is. Supporters of Democrat Doug Jones want to shed the stereotype of Alabama as a stagnant backwater. Jones is best known for his work as a U.S. attorney in the 1990s, prosecuting Ku Klux Klan members for blowing up a black church in 1963.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65: mayor's office
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, a champion for the technology sector and former civil rights attorney who sued the city on behalf of tenants and would go on to lead as its first Chinese American mayor, died early on Tuesday, officials said. Lee, 65, died of a heart attack, the San Francisco Examiner said. "He was a true champion for the people," U.S. House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, whose district includes San Francisco, said on Twitter.
Mario Batali Advocated Doing 'The Right Thing' Weeks Before Being Accused Of Misconduct