Leaked footage shows Taliban celebrating after beheading Afghan soldier

Disturbing footage has emerged of Taliban members executing an Afghan soldier before celebrating as they hold up his severed head by his hair. The 36-second video shows six fighters surrounding the soldier, five armed with rifles while one man, thought to be the leader, brandishes two bloody knives. A seventh person recorded the film, which was obtained by the Washington […]

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Women’s soccer star responds to Trump’s trash talk with list of 14 medals team has won since 1991

Megan Rapinoe: US women’s captain sends powerful message to Trump over LGBT+ rights After former president Donald Trump lashed out at the US women’s soccer team for not winning gold at the Olympics (they won bronze), one soccer star let the team’s many victories do the talking. “This is really something,” two-time Olympic gold-winner Abby Wambach wrote on Twitter. She […]

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White House Easter Egg Roll is canceled for a second year due to pandemic

The White House Easter Egg Roll, the annual spring event organized by the first lady’s office, has been canceled for the second year in a row due to the coronavirus pandemic. The news was announced Friday by Michael LaRosa, a spokesman for first lady Jill Biden, who urged Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and promised the administration of President Joe […]

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Retired NYPD Cop Allegedly Beat D.C. Officer with Flagpole During Capitol Riot

A retired New York City cop is accused of attacking a Washington, D.C., police officer with a flagpole during the Jan. 6 riot at the United States Capitol, PEOPLE confirms. According to a criminal complaint obtained by PEOPLE, Thomas Webster, a former U.S. Marine, was allegedly captured on police body camera footage carrying a large metal flagpole with a U.S. […]

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Ja Rule Invites Donald Trump to Join Iconn After Twitter Ban With One Condition

‘It’s freedom for everybody,’ Ja says of his new app which is designed as a celebrity booking app, though the rapper still sets some rules for the former president. AceShowbiz -While many big social media sites including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube have banned Donald Trump following the Capitol Hill riot earlier this month, Ja Rule welcomes the former president to […]

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The ‘All But’ Coup

There is a stark divide between the way the public is talking about what happened at the U.S. Capitol last week and the way many media outlets are. Much of the public discourse, including on social media and in pop culture, isn’t confused about the attack on Congress: It’s seen as part of President Donald Trump’s haphazard but very real […]

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How Teachers Across the U.S. Explained the 'Traumatic' Capitol Riots to Their Young Students

On Wednesday, violent pro-Donald Trump rioters descended on the U.S. Capitol building while lawmakers were working to count the Electoral College votes certifying President-elect Joe Biden's win over Trump. At least 5, including a Capitol Police officer, were killed and many were injured.  The next day, teachers across the country grappled with how to explain the deadly event — during […]

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President Trump Calls for ‘Orderly’ Transition After Capitol Riot

President Donald Trump called for an “orderly” transition of power to a new administration on Thursday, one day after his supporters attacked the Capitol building, ransacked offices and clashed with police. Trump released a two-minute video on Twitter, offering his first concession of the election he lost more than two months ago. “Now Congress has certified the results,” he said. […]

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Stephen Colbert Did Not Hold Back in His 14-Minute Monologue About the Capitol Insurrection

“There have been some dark subjects that we talk about on the show occasionally, but I’ve rarely been as upset as I am tonight,” said Stephen Colbert at the start of his first episode since the insurrection at the US Capitol on Jan. 6. In a passionate 14-minute monologue, the Late Show host denounced President Donald Trump, Republican lawmakers, and […]

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