Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims U.S. running concentration camps

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims U.S. running concentration camps

“The United States is running concentration camps on our southern border and that is exactly what they are,” Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Monday night in an emotional Instagram live video. “They are concentration camps,” she reiterated to her viewers, who flooded the feed with comments. Sitting in what appeared to be her apartment, the freshman congresswoman criticized the border facilities that currently house undocumented migrants who have crossed into the U.S. and are waiting to be…

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CDC confirms 1,044 measles cases so far this year

CDC confirms 1,044 measles cases so far this year

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More than $1 billion worth of cocaine seized at Philadelphia Port

More than $1 billion worth of cocaine seized at Philadelphia Port

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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan withdraws nomination amid domestic violence claims

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan withdraws nomination amid domestic violence claims

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Why Facebook is minting its own currency

Why Facebook is minting its own currency

Facebook’s entry into the digital currency space is seen as a huge vote of confidence in a technology that remains niche and poorly understood. Creating its own payment system will help the company—which makes 99% of its revenue from ads—develop different profit streams. Purchasing data could also add to Facebook’s ability to target users through ads or via other methods. The project is likely to face intense scrutiny from regulators and politicians, many of whom…

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Sled dogs slog through meltwater on Greenland ice sheet

Sled dogs slog through meltwater on Greenland ice sheet

Dogs walking on water? No, but a photo snapped by climate researchers on the melting Greenland ice sheet has highlighted the “very warm conditions” in the Arctic this summer — and it is a dramatic image. Scientists from the Denmark Meteorological Institute (DMI) have been monitoring the thickness of the Greenland ice sheet for years. Every year before the ice melts they slide out onto the sheet on dogsleds — usually traversing ice — to…

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Shanahan out as defense chief after reports of domestic incidents

Shanahan out as defense chief after reports of domestic incidents

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing from consideration to be permanent defense secretary after reports emerged about violent domestic incidents between members of his family several years ago. President Trump announced the move in a tweet Tuesday, saying Secretary of the Army Mark Esper would replace Shanahan as acting defense secretary. “Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, who has done a wonderful job, has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process so…

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How to get married without breaking the bank

How to get married without breaking the bank

Couples spent an average of nearly $34,000 on their weddings last year, according to planning website The Knot. And while 80% of couples say they set a budget, 45% report going over it. Connie Kim and her fiance decided to get married in Brooklyn, New York, and budgeted $50,000 for their big day. “The catering was like $8,000 or $10,000, the florist like $4,000,” Kim said. “Right now we don’t have joint anything, we just…

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Gillibrand urges Congress to limit funds for migrant children shelters

Gillibrand urges Congress to limit funds for migrant children shelters

Washington — Citing the “mistreatment” of migrant children in U.S. custody, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democratic presidential candidate, is urging her fellow lawmakers in Congress to limit funding allocated to certain shelters used by the government to house unaccompanied migrant minors.  In a letter to the top Republican and Democratic appropriators in the Senate, Gillibrand said Congress should restrict funding to facilities overseen by the Office Refugee Resettlement (ORR) — an agency within…

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Schumer calls on Congress to protect elections from foreign meddling

Schumer calls on Congress to protect elections from foreign meddling

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer condemned Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for not acting to secure election infrastructure.  “It is Congress’ solemn obligations to protect our democracy,” Schumer said at a news conference Tuesday, adding, “Any leader who doesn’t do that is abdicating their responsibility to our grand democracy.” He called the news conference to talk about action Democrtats planned to take after President Trump said last week that he would accept election dirt on opponents…

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