Hospitals in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio are denying President Trump's claim this week that doctors left operating rooms to meet him during his trips to visit the survivors and first-responders of this month's deadly mass shootings. read more
An arm of the Justice Department regularly sent summaries and links to articles from an online white nationalist publication over the last year, a BuzzFeed News investigation has found. In addition, similar newsletters sent to the Labor Department, ICE, HUD, and the Department of Homeland Security included links and content from hyperpartisan and conspiracy-oriented publishers.
Michael Gerson: "Trump veered from topic to topic with utter confidence, alarming ignorance, minimal coherence and relentless duplicity." read more
The 1619 Project - the New York Times Magazine's ambitious special issue arguing for an expanded 400-year history of America centering the story of slavery and its repercussions - has apparently made many leading conservatives very angry. read more
The former first couple's Netflix documentary offers a quiet response to Trump's promises to reinvigorate the industrial heartland. American Factory, set smack in the middle of the industrial heartland, resets expectations about what it means to be a blue-collar middle-class worker in the United States. read more