Trump Justice Department seized communication records of New York Times reporter and other journalists, marking a continuation of Obama’s war on leaks.
Video obtained by the Intercept showed police breaking into Chelsea Manning’s home to conduct a “wellness” check. Fortunately, she was not home.
The ACLU and SPLC are suing North Carolina for revoking poor residents’ drivers licenses over their inability to pay fines and fees.
Chicago City Council members attacked the No Cop Academy coalition on May 25 before voting for a funding measure for a $95 million police training complex.
Update – 5/25 3 PM ET: Judge denied a motion for an injunction, which allows vote to proceed. The No Cop Academy Coalition filed a complaint in a circuit court in Cook County to prevent a City Council vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training academy.
The No Cop Academy coalition succeeded in postponing the vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training compound in Chicago.
President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in Venezuela, but the outcome did not matter to the United States and other countries that labeled them “illegitimate.”
Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola discuss the most recent massacre of dozens of protesters in Gaza by Israeli military forces. Khalek talks about the reaction to it and why it may have been different than what typically happens after Israeli violence. Gosztola and Khalek also talk about the milestone
Whistleblower Attorney Faces Lawsuit Alleging Defamation And Malicious Prosecution Over Sexual Assault Allegations
Prominent attorney for whistleblowers, Jesselyn Radack, faces a defamation and malicious prosecution lawsuit that alleges she filed and promoted false allegations of rape and sexual assault against Trevor Fitzgibbon. The lawsuit was filed on April 11 in a federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia. An amended complaint [PDF]
Six Senate Democrats helped President Donald Trump, Republicans, and the CIA confirm Gina Haspel as the next CIA director.