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Lizzo is primed to end cancel culture

"Cancel culture" has jumped the shark.Deeming that people, usually celebrities, are canceled -- in other words, no longer worthy of society's investment in them -- has been a growing practice by online mobs as a means to attack someone for…

Omar appears to criticize Obama in latest swipe at Dem establishment

A new interview with Rep. Ilhan Omar in which she appears to criticize former President Barack Obama as insufficiently progressive is the latest example of the freshman congresswoman's penchant for taking on the Democratic Party establishment, though she later disputed the report's characterization of her remarks.

Obama backs Gillum, Ocasio-Cortez in endorsement wave

Former President Barack Obama backed a slate of leading progressive Democrats in a second round of national endorsements released on Monday, a little more than five weeks ahead of the midterm elections.

Trump claims Obama nearly launched war with North Korea

During a free-wheeling solo press conference that lasted more than an hour Wednesday, President Donald Trump again claimed that former President Barack Obama was close to starting a catastrophic conflict with North Korea, telling reporters that if he "wasn't elected, there would have been a war" as his predecessor was close to "pressing the trigger."

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.

Pompeo declares US won't recognize Crimea as part of Russia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statement Wednesday saying the US "rejects Russia's attempted annexation of Crimea and pledges to maintain this policy until Ukraine's territorial integrity is restored."