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Newly released documents detail 2009 Al-Qaida terrorist plot

Recently released documents, obtained by the New York Times after a prolonged battle under the Freedom of Information Act, have revealed a number of details surrounding a failed attempt to blow up an airliner approaching Detroit on Christmas 2009. The documents detail how the perpetrator,

Beware the return of Milo

In the span of 96 hours, right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos became the ultimate embodiment of Icarus, flying too close to the sun — virtually skimming it, within this metaphor — before disintegrating before our very eyes. Within that four day timespan, Yiannopoulos had a chummy appearance on Bill

Scott Pruitt confirmed to head EPA

Scott Pruitt was confirmed as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, Feb. 17 in a Senate vote of 52-46. The decision to appoint the former Attorney General of Oklahoma has sparked controversy among government officials and environmental groups who note his history of