An evangelical leader’s suggestion to Trump: Wash Scaramucci’s potty mouth and fire him

White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci doesn’t mince words. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) President Trump’s relationship with Bob Vander Plaats was rocky when the Iowa evangelical and political activist decided to endorse Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) for president. Why doesn’t phony @bobvanderplaats tell his followers all the times he asked for … Continue reading

Video shows U.S. border officers telling Mexican teen to drink the liquid meth that killed him

[embedded content] Cruz Velazquez Acevedo began convulsing shortly after he drank the liquid methamphetamine he’d brought with him from Tijuana, Mexico. The 16-year-old had just crossed the U.S.-Mexico border to San Diego and was going through the San Ysidro Port of Entry. He was carrying two bottles of liquid that he … Continue reading

He was a priest central to the ‘Spotlight’ child sex abuse scandal. Now he’s a free man.

Former Catholic priest Paul Shanley, 86, arrives at an apartment in Ware, Mass., on Friday. Shanley was released from prison Friday morning after completing a 12-year sentence for the rape of a boy in the 1980s. (Suzanne Kreiter/Boston Globe via AP) Phil Saviano, an advocate for sexual assault victims, had a list of … Continue reading

Republicans’ failure to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare may cost them at the ballot box

By Mike DeBonis and Amber Phillips, The Republican Party’s seven-year quest to undo the Affordable Care Act culminated Friday in a humiliating failure to pass an unpopular bill, sparking questions about how steep the costs will be for its congressional majorities. While lawmakers have not completely abandoned the effort, they … Continue reading

Scientists reawaken memory in mice that had a condition resembling Alzheimer’s

By Alice Klein and New Scientist, Forgotten memories have been reawakened in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, suggesting that the condition may not destroy memories but instead impair our ability to recall them. It has long been assumed that Alzheimer’s disease completely erases memories. The condition involves clumps of proteins known … Continue reading