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Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

Texas Official: Austin Looting 'Organized by an Antifa Web Page'

A top Texas law enforcement official said Tuesday that evidence shows the far-left extremist group Antifa was involved in the looting of an Austin store over the weekend in the wake of nationwide
If you're worried about the protests helping Trump, you can stop. People like him even less

If you're worried about the protests helping Trump, you can stop. People like him even less

It’s hard to trust white people after they gave scared-in-his-bunker president Donald Trump the White House in 2016 (just a little over a third of white people—37%—voted for Hillary Clinton). And it
Max Q: SpaceX launches astronauts to orbit

Max Q: SpaceX launches astronauts to orbit

This was a HUGE week in space: SpaceX flew its first-ever human spaceflight mission, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken hopping a ride on a Crew Dragon to the International Space
People Are Coming Together to Clean Up Their City Streets After Protests

People Are Coming Together to Clean Up Their City Streets After Protests

View on My Modern MetFollowing the tragic and unjust murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, crowds of people across America and beyond have been taking part in protests. For the most part, the
VIDEO: Newborn Girl Found Outside Fire Station in Texas

VIDEO: Newborn Girl Found Outside Fire Station in Texas

A baby girl was surrendered during the wee hours of the morning at a fire station in Crosby, Texas, on Monday.
George Floyd's Children Denounce Violent Protests Across America

George Floyd's Children Denounce Violent Protests Across America

Some of George Floyd's children denounced the violent protests that took place across the United States over the past weekend, encouraging peaceful protests in memory of their father instead.
Morning Digest: Indiana Republican launches xenophobic ad against Ukrainian-born primary foe

Morning Digest: Indiana Republican launches xenophobic ad against Ukrainian-born primary foe

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, Carolyn Fiddler, and Matt Booker, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel
ICYMI: Defunding Minneapolis police, honoring immigrant trans women, and more from Prism

ICYMI: Defunding Minneapolis police, honoring immigrant trans women, and more from Prism

As grief and rage boiled over into mass protests in cities across the country in response to the police murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, and the violent assault of Sha’Teina Grady El, Prism
Julián Castro launches People First Future, spotlighting people of color and progressive candidates

Julián Castro launches People First Future, spotlighting people of color and progressive candidates

Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, Julián Castro, has launched a new political action committee (PAC). People First Future
Backasswards: Some businesses are discriminating against people who ARE wearing masks

Backasswards: Some businesses are discriminating against people who ARE wearing masks

As states begin to reopen, most store and restaurant owners are putting the safety of their staff and customers first by requiring individuals to wear protective gear like masks. But not everyone
Sam Johnson, Congressman and Former P.O.W., Is Dead at 89

Sam Johnson, Congressman and Former P.O.W., Is Dead at 89

A much-decorated pilot held by the North Vietnamese for years, he would later criticize his fellow Republican Donald Trump for disparaging John McCain.
Sam Johnson, Congressman and Former P.O.W., Is Dead at 89

Sam Johnson, Congressman and Former P.O.W., Is Dead at 89

A much-decorated pilot held by the North Vietnamese for years, he would later criticize his fellow Republican Donald Trump for disparaging John McCain.
A Notorious Trailer Park Mogul Once Roasted by John Oliver Just Got Owned By His Tenants

A Notorious Trailer Park Mogul Once Roasted by John Oliver Just Got Owned By His Tenants

What if tenants got together and bought their property back? That’s what happened at this trailer park in Texas.
Watch: NYPD Whack Rioter with Car Door, Houston Police Horse Tramples Protester

Watch: NYPD Whack Rioter with Car Door, Houston Police Horse Tramples Protester

Protesters and rioters took tumbles during Friday evening's protests around the country, videos captured and posted online reveal.
People Begin Protesting Across the Country After George Floyd's Murder

People Begin Protesting Across the Country After George Floyd's Murder

Here's what happened during protests in major cities like New York City, Los Angeles, and more.
Watch: Dallas Police Chief Tells Rioters to Stop Attacking Police

Watch: Dallas Police Chief Tells Rioters to Stop Attacking Police

Dallas, Texas, Police Chief Reneé Hall told rioters to stop attacking police officers during protests occurring on Friday evening.
Woman gave birth to daughter after being raped in a Texas ICE detention center, lawsuit says

Woman gave birth to daughter after being raped in a Texas ICE detention center, lawsuit says

An immigrant woman who says she was raped at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Texas filed suit Wednesday against the private prison company that runs it. The June 2018
SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype explodes during test

SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype explodes during test

394ft rocket designed to carry humans and cargo to moon and MarsNo immediate indication of injuries after explosion in TexasA prototype of SpaceX’s upcoming heavy-lift rocket, Starship, exploded on
Watch--George Floyd Warns Youth Against Gang Culture: ‘One Day It's Gonna Be You and God’

Watch--George Floyd Warns Youth Against Gang Culture: ‘One Day It's Gonna Be You and God’

George Floyd, the man whose death at the hands of Minneapolis police has set off nationwide protests, is being remembered as a reformer of his Texas hometown who encouraged black youth to turn from

SpaceX’s Starship SN4 launch vehicle prototype explodes after static engine fire test

SpaceX had just conducted yet another static fire test of the Raptor engine in its Starship SN4 prototype launch vehicle on Friday when the test vehicle exploded on the test stand in Boca Chica,