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CNN fires commentator Jeffrey Lord over Nazi salute tweet
CNN fires conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord after he tweeted a Nazi salute at a critic; Lord says he was mocking the critic and respects the network
The Latest: Lord says he respects CNN, disagrees with firing
Conservative commentator Jeffrey Lord says he respects CNN and its journalists, but disagrees with the network's decision to fire him over a tweet in which he used a Nazi slogan
Kellyanne Conway Talks 'Rigged Election', FBI Investigation Into Clinton Emails, and Clinton's Ad for Women
Latest polls show a very tight race between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The New Young Faces of the Anti-Abortion Movement
Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins use new tactics such as social media and "sidewalk counseling" to grow their base.
Young and Pro-Life: Anti-Abortion Crusaders Find New Tactics to Promote Their Message
Standing in front of the Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., two determined, energetic young women led thousands of people in a lobbying campaign to end abortion. Those women are Lila Rose and Kristan Hawkins, the seemingly unlikely faces at the forefront of this country’s most
Supremes Consider Contraception Challenge
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES ANALYSIS — ABC’s JEFF ZELENY: It’s the biggest legal challenge to the health care law in two years, with the Supreme Court hearing arguments today on birth control provisions in the Affordable Care Act. A central question before the justices...
Rolling The Dice On Diplomacy
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES KERRY TO MEET WITH RUSSIA FOREIGN MINISTER ON CRISIS: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are scheduled to meet in Paris today to discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry met earlier today with British...
CNN Cancels Hillary Clinton Film After Director Rebuffed
CNN has canceled its Hillary Clinton film after director Charles Ferguson backed out of the project today, citing the difficulties he had finding sources and interview subjects for the production: “Nobody, and I mean nobody was interested in helping me make this film.” “Charles Ferguson...
What Immigration Has to Do With Black Economic Struggles
A half century later, the vision of equality laid out by Martin Luther King, Jr., in his “I Have a Dream” speech is far from realized. A report released last wee k by the Pew Research Center illustrates just how dramatic an economic divide still exists between Americans of different races, and how
Latinos Consume More News in English
The numbers illustrate the massive media consuming power Latinos have in this country.