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Twitter Is Letting Trump Jr. Have It For Comparing The Border Wall To Zoo Enclosures

By Chelsea Stewart
Well, it's safe to say Donald Trump Jr. hasn't turned over a new leaf in 2019. He delivered yet another controversial comment on Wednesday, Jan. 9, when he shared an Instagram post that compared his father's proposed border wall with zoo enclosures.…

These 4 Millennials Who Changed Their Political Party Explain Why It Matters To Them

By Shelby Black
With the November midterm elections quickly coming to their finale, people all over the nation are speaking out about how much impact this election cycle could have on the country. Although political party affiliation may not impact the voting…

Lindsay Lohan Was Apparently Attacked After Accusing A Family Of Child Trafficking & I Can't

By Chelsea Stewart
Just when you thought Lindsay Lohan had reached her peak of bizarre moments, she pulls a fast one on you and shakes up the world with yet another wild antic. This time, Lindsay Lohan made child trafficking allegations against a random family while…

The Trump Admin Reportedly Might Get Rid Of The Office For Refugees, & Just, Ugh

By Daniella Bondar
While the discussion over the United States' involvement in the world refugee crisis has become more heated, reports say that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo might get rid of the office for refugees. If the public thought that President Donald…

This Is What Trump & Putin Apparently Discussed In Their Helsinki Meeting

By Hannah Golden
On Monday, July 16, President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the capital of Finland, capping off a weeklong European tour that included stops in Belgium and the U.K. At their summit in Helsinki, Trump and Putin discussed…

Amal & George Clooney Are Donating A Lot Of Money To Migrant Kids & I'm Inspired

By Shelby Black
The recent separation of immigrant children from their families at the border is truly heartbreaking, but the good news is that it's inspiring people to step up and try to help. Well, Amal and George Clooney's donation to migrant kids is just one…

Donald Trump Recognized Martin Luther King Jr. Day & Eyebrows Everywhere Raised

By Alexandra Svokos
On Friday, Jan. 12, Donald Trump followed presidential tradition by recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But Trump's Martin Luther King Jr. Day proclamation rang juuuuust a bit hollow given the news cycle that surrounded it. Honestly? The timing…

This Is Who's Affected By The Supreme Court Partially Reinstating Trump's Travel Ban

By John Haltiwanger
On Thursday, June 26, the Supreme Court agreed to allow parts of President Donald Trump's controversial revised travel ban to go into effect. It will make a decision on whether or not the travel ban is lawful in October. In the meantime, the ban…

5 Ways You Can Support Refugees Every Day, In Honor Of UN World Refugee Day

By Alexandra Svokos
The United Nations recognizes June 20 as World Refugee Day, but you can support refugees in your everyday life — in ways both big and small. Although media coverage of it may have slowed, there is still very much a refugee crisis going on around the…

The Funniest Tweets About The Birth Of Amal And George Clooney's Twins

By Kelli Boyle
LISTEN UP, PEOPLE: George and Amal Clooney have officially become parents!! Yes, Amal, a human rights lawyer, gave birth to a boy and a girl on Tuesday, June 6, and people are loving their names. Ella and Alexander Clooney have been reported happy…

This Is Why President Donald Trump's Tweets Actually Do Matter

By John Haltiwanger
President Donald Trump's tweets seem to be a constant topic of conversation these days. In this past week alone, the president generated headlines (and laughter) with his infamous "covfefe" tweet and caused an uproar when he attacked London Mayor…

Is Ivanka Trump Going To The White House Correspondents' Dinner?

By Kylie McConville
Though she's made a number of headlines in the weeks leading up to her father's first official White House Correspondents' Dinner as president (and one he infamously will not be attending), President Donald Trump supporters and critics alike are…

Ivanka Trump Goes Against Dad On Accepting Syrian Refugees In New Interview

By John Haltiwanger
President Donald Trump has consistently demonized refugees, especially those from Syria. He's referred to Syrian refugees as "a great Trojan horse," painting them as potential terrorists in spite of the fact no refugees have carried out major fatal…

Eric Trump May Have Just Spilled The Beans On Dad's Real Motive For Syria Strike

By John Haltiwanger
If there was a competition for sons disappointing their fathers, Eric Trump would probably be in the lead right now. On Monday, he told The Daily Telegraph what many already suspected about President Donald Trump's recent military strike against the…

Trump's Silence About The San Bernardino Shooting Is Very, Very Problematic

By Hope Schreiber
On April 10, 2017, two adults and an 8-year-old student were killed in a murder-suicide shooting in a special-needs classroom at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California. A second student was wounded and is in stable…

The Only Tweet You Need To Understand How Hypocritical Trump's Syria Strike Was

By John Haltiwanger
President Donald Trump's decision to launch a military strike against an airbase held by the Syrian government oozes hypocrisy. The strike was a response to a recent chemical attack against civilians in Syria. Out of context, you might argue…

15 Tweets From The Smartest People Explaining WTF Is Happening In Syria

By John Haltiwanger
If you're confused as to what exactly is happening in Syria, that's completely understandable. This ongoing war is incredibly complicated, and it involves multiple actors. Trying to make sense of it all can be daunting, which is a large reason why…

'Humans Of New York' Inspiring Woman To Adopt Is Proof Trolls Will Never Win

By John Haltiwanger
"Humans of New York," the photoblog that tells the powerful personal stories of random individuals on the streets of New York City, has touched millions of people. What started as a trend on Facebook focusing on everyday New Yorkers evolved into a…

Jude Law And Other Celebs Tell Emotional Story Of Syrian Refugee In Powerful Vid

By John Haltiwanger
The war in Syria, which began in 2011, has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and displaced millions of people, including many children. The numbers surrounding this conflict can be daunting, and it's difficult to grasp what life is now like for…

Everyone's Using Same Trump Tweet To Call Out Hypocrisy Of New Travel Ban

By John Haltiwanger
President Trump signed a new travel ban on Monday morning, which offers a few changes from the controversial executive order he issued in late January that was subsequently blocked by federal judges. The travel ban will not go into effect until…

Trump Defends Banning Refugees With Brag About 'Very, Very Large' Election Win

By Alexandra Svokos
President Donald Trump faced questions about his rejection of Syrian refugees while standing next to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trump banned Syrian refugees with an executive order last month. Trudeau feels differently and has had open…

Syrian President Ignores Devastating Torture Pics With Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Argument

By Alexandra Svokos
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is insisting evidence of mass killings of prisoners in the embattled country is nothing more than "fake news." Around 13,000 prisoners were killed at a Syrian prison in Saydnaya, according to a new report from…

German Paper's Brutal Statement On 'America First' Slogan Is Scarily Accurate

By John Haltiwanger
On Friday, the prominent German magazine Der Spiegel made a brutally accurate statement about President Donald Trump's travel ban and what "America First" truly means. Its cover features an image of Trump holding the decapitated head of the Statue…

People Are Upset At What Trump's Doing While On Vacation 2 Weeks Into Term

By John Haltiwanger
President Donald Trump is heading to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida this weekend, and he'll be attending a charity ball for the American Red Cross. Due to the fact the American Red Cross is meant to help people in need, and Trump recently issued a…

Tom Brady's Friendship With Trump Is Giving Patriots Fans Identity Crises

By Alexandra Svokos
The New England Patriots are playing the Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl on February 5, but a lot of people are seeing it as a game against Donald Trump. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who was famously suspended for cheating to win, has a strange…

Donald Trump's Pick For 1st White House Movie Night Almost Makes Him Seem Sweet

By Kaylin Pound
Donald Trump had a pretty busy weekend. After dealing with the backlash from his immigration ban, Donald Trump gathered with his family and friends in the White House on Sunday afternoon for his first movie screening as president. However, Donald…

10 Powerful Images From The JFK Airport Protest Against Trump's 'Muslim Ban'

By John Haltiwanger
On Saturday, protestors swarmed Terminal 4 at JFK International Airport in response to President Donald Trump's broad executive order that impacts refugees and citizens of a number of predominately Muslim countries. It was a cold day in New York,…

Trump's Latest Action Would Punish American Cities For Helping Immigrants

By Alexandra Svokos
Donald Trump took action against sanctuary cities on January 25 in the latest of his stream of presidential orders, which also included an order to start building a wall on the Mexican border. A so-called sanctuary city is a location where…

10 Ways To Make A Difference This Christmas With More Than Just Money

By Colleen George
With the hustle and bustle of holiday festivities and last-minute Christmas shopping, it's easy to forget the holidays are a time for giving back. Christmas is a time of gratitude. It's a time for thanking others for the joy they bring into our…

Everything Donald Trump Doesn't Have Time For Because He's Busy Meeting Kanye

By Alexandra Svokos
President-elect Donald Trump met with Kanye West at Trump Tower on Tuesday morning. Crazy, right? Wow, we have so much to discuss about this. What does it all mean? Will Kanye perform at the inauguration? Will Trump appoint him to a Cabinet…