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Climate activist Greta Thunberg used her superpower of shaming adults on Senate Democrats

"I know you’re trying, but just not hard enough."

Walmart shootings prompt retailers to change their open-carry policies

Walmart, Kroger, CVS, and more are asking customers to leave their guns at home.

The Trump administration’s new slaughterhouse rules could be bad news for animals and consumers

The USDA wants to "modernize" inspections of slaughterhouses. Critics say they’re letting the industry rule itself.

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on why cable news is suddenly talking so much about climate change

MSNBC and CNN are pushing candidates on climate change where the Democratic Party is not.

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans want to break up companies like Amazon and Google

Turns out breaking up Big Tech is super popular.

GM workers are on strike to accomplish what Trump couldn’t

They want the automaker to keep good-paying jobs in the US.

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Greta Thunberg is leading kids and adults from 150 countries in a massive Friday climate strike

Ayanna Pressley just filed an impeachment resolution against Brett Kavanaugh in the House

Andrew Yang’s use of Asian stereotypes is reinforcing toxic tropes

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Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 26 at Afghan president campaign rally

Trump’s weird ideas on the US-Saudi relationship, sort of explained

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“It’s young people, it’s their future”: Inside the Sunrise Movement’s bid to save the world

A growing group of crusaders have made strides putting climate change on the national agenda. Most aren’t even 30.

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A new Brett Kavanaugh allegation puts the heat back on Susan Collins and Joe Manchin

The US blames Iran for the Saudi Arabia oil attacks, further escalating tensions

Susan Collins is in the political fight of her life, and Brett Kavanaugh is a huge factor

Mitch McConnell isn’t too concerned about a new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh

Defending Kavanaugh has become personal for conservatives, not ideological

SNL fires new hire Shane Gillis after recent homophobic and racist slurs surface

The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh ignited national controversy last year. Now it’s happening again.

Uber’s baffling claim that its drivers aren’t core to its business, explained

How Elizabeth Warren has stayed out of the Medicare-for-all fray

The new Kavanaugh allegation is important because of what it says about the FBI

Why “Seinfeld” is coming to Netflix

Elizabeth Warren just won an endorsement that’s making Bernie Sanders’s world really mad