Politics: Photo captures the exact moment Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting

Former White House photographer Pete Souza captured the moment when then-President Barack Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting that killed 20 first graders. Former White House photographer Pete Souza captured the moment in 2012 when President Barack Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting. Souza recently described the moment to Business Insider, reflecting on the way Obama's energy appears to just "zap" out of his...

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Politics: The NYC bombing suspect wrote 'Trump you failed to protect your nation' on Facebook right before the attack, feds say

Federal prosecutors charged Akayed Ullah on Tuesday with terrorism offenses and using a weapon of mass destruction. Akayed Ullah was charged by federal prosecutors on Tuesday with terrorism offenses and using a weapon of mass destruction. Ullah allegedly strapped a low-tech improvised explosive device to his chest and detonated it in an underground passageway in Manhattan on Monday. On the morning of the attack, Ullah posted on...

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Politics: Trump suggests reporter be fired over inaccurate crowd size tweet he already apologized for

President Trump singled out a Washington Post reporter for repeated criticism on Saturday, suggesting he be fired over a tweet the reporter apologized for. President Donald Trump on Saturday suggested a Washington Post reporter be fired over a misleading tweet. Trump accused the reporter of publishing "FAKE NEWS" and demanded an apology. Reporter Dave Weigel apologized immediately and noted he had already deleted the tweet....

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Politics: Justice Department interns confronted Jeff Sessions over police brutality, gun control, and marijuana

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was grilled by a series of Justice Department interns over the summer about several contentious issues. Justice Department interns posed tough questions to Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an event over the summer, newly published video shows. Sessions told one intern that "other places in the country" have different views regarding excessive use-of-force from police officers. He told...

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Politics: Donald Trump Jr.'s attorney-client privilege claim probably won't work, legal experts say

Lawmakers and legal experts have been deriding Donald Trump Jr.'s claims of attorney-client privilege for a conversation that included the presence of a lawyer. Donald Trump Jr. cited attorney-client privilege as the reason he refused to answer lawmakers' questions about a meeting he had with his father, President Donald Trump. Trump Jr. said because a lawyer was present during the meeting, their conversation was protected....

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