Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook Inc., listens as Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, not pictured, speaks during a town hall meeting at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California, U.S., on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015. Prime Minister Modi plans on connecting 600,000 villages across India using fiber optic cable as part of his "dream" to expand the world's largest democracy's economy to $20 trillion. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Mark Zuckerberg begins war on fake news with Facebook’s new censorship policy

Facebook is going to start fact-checking, labeling, and burying fake news and hoaxes in its News Feed, the company said Thursday. The decision comes after Facebook received heated criticism for its role in spreading a deluge of political misinformation during…
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Republicans move to cut social security benefits

  • December 15, 2016
The GOP unveils a 'permanent save' for Social Security — with massive benefit cuts Amid all the hand-wringing over Republican plans to eviscerate Medicare and Medicaid and repeal the Affordable Care Act, it shouldn’t be overlooked that the GOP has the knives out for Social Security too. The latest reminder…
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Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaks during a rally at Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. President Barack Obama's top business ambassador dismissed Trump's call for a wall along the Mexico border, saying the U.S. is focused instead on expanding business with one of its biggest trade partners. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Growing calls for electoral college to challenge Donald Trump’s presidency for violating emolument clause of constitution and for being demagogue sponsored by foreign governments

  • December 12, 2016
Trump promises to bring to the presidency precisely the 'tumult and disorder' that Hamilton warned against Since Nov. 9, Donald Trump has been described as our “President-elect.” But many would be shocked to learn that this term is actually legally meaningless. The Constitution sets out a specific hurdle for Trump…
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Electoral College could challenge Trump presidency

  • December 11, 2016
A Change.org petition, now signed by more than 4.3 million people, encourages members of the Electoral College to cast their votes for Hillary Clinton when the college meets on Dec. 19. The petition argues that Donald Trump is “unfit to serve” and that “Secretary Clinton WON THE POPULAR VOTE and…
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Trump rejects reports of Russian hacks during election

  • December 11, 2016
CIA officials told senators it is now “quite clear” that electing Donald Trump was Russia’s goal. In an interview on Fox News Sunday on Dec. 11, President-elect Trump denied the CIA's assessment.  President-elect Donald Trump said he does not believe the CIA’s conclusion that Russia intervened in the election to…
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Donald Trump wants to end food stamps program

  • December 9, 2016
In a recent interview, president-elect Donald Trump was asked about his thoughts on welfare In a recent interview, president-elect Donald Trump was asked about his thoughts on outgoing President Barrack Obama's signature legislation Obamacare. When he was prodded about the controversial subject of healthcare, Trump veered slightly off topic while giving his answer.…
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Donald Trump will do reality tv show while in office

  • December 8, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump is staying on as an executive producer President-elect Donald Trump is staying on as an executive producer of NBC’s “The New Celebrity Apprentice” despite his impending responsibilities as leader of the free world, Variety reported on Thursday. The popular program, which propelled the businessman to national prominence…
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