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Black Americans really, really don’t like Donald Trump

Black Americans really, really don’t like Donald Trump

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign announced that it was opening 15 field offices in cities with large African-American populations, part of the incumbent’s broader attempt to court black voters this November. Also on Wednesday, the Public Religion Research Institute released a massive summary of its 2019 polling data that contained a clear message…MORE

The Church of Scientology released hundreds of balloons at the opening of a California church. Local officials want to make sure it never happens again

The Church of Scientology released hundreds of balloons at the opening of a California church. Local officials want to make sure it never happens again

Officials in California say the Church of Scientology is apologizing after releasing hundreds of balloons during a grand opening of a new church. Saturday’s release of the helium balloons angered Ventura city officials, who fear they will damage the environment in and around their community some 68 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Remnants of the…MORE

Louisiana governor calls for judge who admitted to using the n-word to resign

Louisiana governor calls for judge who admitted to using the n-word to resign

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is calling for a district judge to resign after she admitted to using the n-word in text messages, saying she has “compromised her ability to preside as a judge.” District Judge Jessie LeBlanc, who is white, is facing increasing pressure to step down after she admitted to using “n***er” at…MORE

White House weighing appointing coronavirus czar, despite denials

White House weighing appointing coronavirus czar, despite denials

White House officials have privately weighed appointing a czar to oversee the administration’s response to the growing novel coronavirus outbreak, despite public denials by members of the administration, sources inside the administration and advisers close to the White House say. President Donald Trump has also privately expressed frustration with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex…MORE

Dunkin’s latest release is quite simply a bag of bacon

Dunkin’s latest release is quite simply a bag of bacon

While other fast food chains are rushing to launch meatless and plant-based options, Dunkin’ went in the opposite direction and released the ultimate snack for meat lovers. Starting today, Snackin’ Bacon will be available at Dunkin’ restaurants nationwide. What’s that, you wonder? It’s just like it sounds: Eight half-strips of bacon wrapped up in a…MORE

Louisiana Republican Ralph Abraham announces retirement from Congress

Louisiana Republican Ralph Abraham announces retirement from Congress

Rep. Ralph Abraham, a Louisiana Republican, announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year. Abraham’s departure makes him one of more than two dozen House Republicans retiring or seeking another office this Congress. In his statement, Abraham said he made the decision to only serve three terms when he was first elected six…MORE