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A $500 Billion Corporate Bailout? With Few Conditions? Katie Porter Wants Oversight Now.

WASHINGTON ― Whether or not they realized it, lawmakers just passed a $2 trillion stimulus bill that lets Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin give $500...

Trump Again Bashes Governors Of Washington And Michigan Over Coronavirus

President Donald Trump again bashed the Democratic governors of Washington and Michigan on Friday, saying they “should be appreciative” of the federal government and...

Detroit, An Emerging Coronavirus Hotspot, Is Uniquely Underprepared

DETROIT ― With about one-third of all of its residents and nearly half of its children living in poverty, Detroit ranks as the nation’s...

Hillary Clinton Criticizes Trump: ‘America First’ … In Coronavirus Cases

“He did promise ‘America First,’” the former Democratic presidential nominee tweeted with a link to a New York Times story about the global record.The...

States Quietly Pass Laws Criminalizing Fossil Fuel Protests Amid Coronavirus Chaos

At least three states passed laws putting new criminal penalties on protests against fossil fuel infrastructure in just the past two weeks amid the...

GOP Governors Resist Calls To Shutter Businesses As Coronavirus Spreads

President Donald Trump’s flailing, half-hearted and haphazard response to the novel coronavirus outbreak has put governors on the frontlines of the crisis, forcing them...

Dubious Coronavirus Experts Run Amok In Pro-Trump Media

At a time when doctors, nurses and health care professionals are working to exhaustion and risking their own safety to treat the COVID-19 outbreak,...

Four Die On Cruise Ship With Passengers Who Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Four passengers have died on a Holland America cruise ship carrying several people with confirmed COVID-19 cases and dozens with symptoms of illness.  The four...