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Last man to walk on moon dies at 82

By -NO AUTHOR- (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” has died. He was 82. Cernan died Monday following ongoing heath issues, his family said in a statement released […]

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‘Madam Secretary’ ties Christian militia to ISIS

By -NO AUTHOR- (NEWSBUSTERS) — In CBS’s Madam Secretary episode on Sunday titled “The Detour,” Elizabeth McCord’s (Tea Leoni) husband, Henry (Tim Daly), is brought into an FBI investigation of a Christian doomsday cult called the Covenant of John. Raided by authorities in their operation in Bolivia while he was there, Henry has knowledge of […]

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White House reporters ‘fight’ Trump on access

By -NO AUTHOR- (FOX NEWS) The incoming White House press secretary’s repeated suggestions that reporters covering a Trump administration may be moved out of the executive mansion left the White House Correspondents’ Association vowing Sunday to “fight” such a change. “We object strenuously to any move that would shield the president and his advisers from […]

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Poverty-racked Selma ‘still a city of slaves’

By -NO AUTHOR- (LIFEZETTE) When Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said that he didn’t view President-Elect Donald Trump as a “legitimate” president in an interview for NBC News’ “Meet the Press” that aired Sunday, he also refused to invite Trump to visit Selma, Alabama, with him. Lewis has often invited and escorted politicians from both sides […]

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Germany fires back on Trump’s border tax

By -NO AUTHOR- (CNBC) — Germany’s vice chancellor, responding to an interview with President-elect Donald Trump, has rejected threats by Trump to put tariffs of up to 35 percent on German automakers if they set up plants in Mexico instead of the U.S. and try to export cars to the U.S. from there. Sigmar Gabriel, […]

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CIA chief lectures Trump on tweeting

By -NO AUTHOR- (NBC NEWS) NEW YORK — The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, delivering a public lecture to the president-elect that further highlighted the bitter state of Trump’s relations with American intelligence agencies. John Brennan’s pointed message […]

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Deadly nightclub shooting in Mexico

By -NO AUTHOR- (NY DAILY NEWS) Gunfire erupted at a beach resort rave in Mexico early Monday, leaving four people dead and at least nine others wounded, police said. The shooting took place just after 2 a.m. as clubbers waited in line to attend the BPM Festival’s final night and more packed the dance party […]

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8 men as rich as half the world

By -NO AUTHOR- DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. Presenting its findings on […]

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Matt Lauer admits weeping over Biden award

By -NO AUTHOR- (LIFEZETTE) — NBC’s host of “The Today Show” Matt Lauer confessed Friday that he was so overcome with emotion that he “just burst out crying” when President Obama surprised Vice President Joe Biden by awarding him the Medal of Freedom Thursday. As Lauer recounted the event, he proclaimed there was “something special […]

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