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The Foreman Forecast: Isn’t that special?

The best and worst things to happen to President Trump this week were the same: A special counsel was appointed to dip a spoon into that steaming, nasty bowl of borsch I’m calling "The Russian Affair." It’s the best because the president insists “there is no collusion...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 5:03am

Michael Flynn is refusing to comply with a Senate subpoena and he could get away with it

Lawyers for Michael Flynn said the ex-national security advisor would not honor a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee that seeks documents related to their investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the Washington Post Reported. Senators slapped Flynn with a...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 12:23pm

After Iowa woman calls out GOP congressman who doesn't want to pay for maternity care, Internet names her a 'hero'

Iowa Congressman Rod Blum probably thought he’d get voters riled up when he questioned why Obamacare mandates men pay for maternity care — and it did, just not in the way he intended. During a town hall meeting with constituents in Dubuque last Monday, Blum called out what he said were...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 6:09pm

The Foreman Forecast: Rallying the Republicans

When Democrats talk to Republicans here in D.C., they rarely use gentle tones. The bitter feud between the two major parties was made no better by the vicious 2016 election and the Democrats' electoral collapse. Accordingly, ever since Inauguration Day, Dems have flung relentless curses at...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:45pm

The Foreman Forecast: Blame It on the Bushes

Of all the hilarious moments to emerge from the Trump administration, my favorite is the briefing-in-the-bushes. Press Secretary Sean Spicer was being peppered with questions about the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey, and for some unfathomable reason, he scooted to a dark spot...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 5:03am

Trump's America: When Donald says, 'You're hired!'

“Who Wants to Be FBI Director?” On TV’s newest reality show, host Donald Trump has divided the contestants into two teams and has begun parading them in for interviews. Experienced law enforcement officials who could actually do the job: Interim FBI Director Andrew McCabe, ex-...

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 5:03am

North Korea says US in 'sighting range' for nuclear strike

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a newly developed mid-to-long range missile test on Sunday, supervised by leader Kim Jong Un and aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead." Kim accused the United States of "browbeating...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 8:14pm

Torch-wielding white nationalists chant Nazi phrases in KKK-like protest in Virginia

White supremacist protesters in Virginia brandished torches and chanted Nazi phrases Saturday in protest of a city’s plans to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The torch-wielding gathering in Charlottesville followed an earlier rally at another Charlottesville park billed as...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 4:38pm

The Foreman Forecast: Jaws V

One of the best lines from the classic movie "Jaws" comes as the sheriff is chumming for the killer shark, which has been snacking on island residents like Snickers bars. Heaving yet another bloody scoop of fish bits off of their trawler, he sees the monster come into view –...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 5:03am

Pope isn't happy the word 'mother' is used in name of MOAB bomb

Pope Francis said he was “ashamed” to hear the word “mother” used in association with the deadly bomb the U.S. military dropped on Afghanistan last month. "I was ashamed when I heard the name of a bomb: 'the mother of all bombs,'" he said to a gathering of...

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:40am

Trump fires back at Clinton in late-night tweet storm

Hillary Clinton tossed around blame for her loss in the 2016 presidential election on Tuesday — topping the list was a certain FBI director who twice launched public investigations into Clinton’s use of a private email server while working as secretary of state. President Donald Trump...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 12:04pm

Facebook may be using your anxiety to sell you stuff

Today, adolescents, Luddite adults and the cast of "Teen Wolf" have been warned, "Assume that anything you put on social media will become public." As it turns out, a bigger concern might be what happens when it stays private. Reports and internal documents have surfaced that...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 7:02pm

Trump appoints birth-control skeptic to oversee federal contraception program

With the budget compromise that shut out many items on conservatives' wish list, President Donald Trump failed at his very public promise to defund Planned Parenthood. Meanwhile, he has quietly appointed a vocal birth-control skeptic to oversee federal contraception programs. Teresa Manning,...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:56pm

Hillary Clinton blames FBI investigation, Russia for losing the presidency

Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday she was on the path to victory in the 2016 presidential election until late interference by Russian hackers and FBI Director James Comey scared off some potential supporters. In her most extensive public comments on the Nov. 8 election, Clinton told a New York...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:27am

Trump says government shutdown would get him the cash he needs to build hisborder wall

After Congress decided to move forward with a spending plan that doesn’t include cash for President Donald Trump’s border wall, the leader of the free world took his frustrations out the best way he knew how: on Twitter, of course. Trump said the country needs “a good ‘...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 8:59am

EPA removes climate change info from website

Just one day before 200,000 people descended on Washington to protest the Trump administration’s stance on climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency scrubbed most of the information on the topic from its website. Visitors to the climate change page on the EPA website are now...

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 5:24pm

United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane

United Airlines has reached an agreement with the passenger violently dragged off of an overbooked flight at Chicago's O'Hare Airport earlier this month. David Dao, a 69-year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from the plane by his...

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 4:03pm

You'd never guess Facebook knows this about you

Every DM you take, every Like you make, Facebook’s watching you. You know this already — the platform’s algorithms track your behavior and serve you up related content; that's how those "Suggested Pages" (often from advertisers) pop up in your feed. (Often inducing...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:40am

FCC chairman to propose reversing 'net neutrality' rules

The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday proposed overturning the landmark 2015 Obama-era net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain internet services over others. A plan to reverse the rules approved by the FCC under...

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 4:35pm

Photo snapped on New York City subway reminds America there's still hope forthe world

Jackie Summers, a 49-year-old Brooklyn resident and whiskey distiller, was just trying to be nice when he scooted over to make room for a couple on the F train after leaving a dim sum brunch in Chinatown on Easter morning. The couple, clothed in traditional Hassidic dress, in turn moved over to...

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 11:29pm