The Sudden Firing That Sparked the Impeachment of a President

For months, the president had been pondering how to do it. One of the most powerful government officials in Washington, a holdover appointed by his predecessor, was driving him crazy, impeding his agenda at every turn with his recalcitrant independence. And so, finally, the president, without consulting anyone beyond a close circle of aides, decided […]

The Sudden Firing That Sparked the Impeachment of a President

For months, the president had been pondering how to do it. One of the most powerful government officials in Washington, a holdover appointed by his predecessor, was driving him crazy, impeding his agenda at every turn with his recalcitrant independence. And so, finally, the president, without consulting anyone beyond a close circle of aides, decided […]

Palin, Rice mull challenging Alaska & Maine senators whose Kavanaugh votes sparked outrage

America may see an interesting female showdown as a spin-off of the Brett Kavanaugh saga. Susan Rice and Sarah Palin hinted they may run against Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, who voted in a way they deem unacceptable. The soap opera begins with Susan Collins (R-ME), who was initially sitting on the fence when […]

Graphic video of Thurman Blevins shooting that sparked mass protests is released by police

Body camera footage has been made public, which shows the chasing of and the shots that killed Thurman Blevins, an African American whose death in June led to mass protests in Minneapolis. The video shows two officers, Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly, driving in a car as they were responding to a 911 call about […]

The Baby Show in Midget Hall That Sparked a Riot

Mrs. McFlathery was angry. She had arrived early at the exhibition hall to give herself plenty of time to display her prized possession to best advantage. When an organizer tried to set her up in a dark, out-of-the-way corner, she wouldn’t have it. “When some of yer slab-sided, cross-eyed, slim-waisted, knock-kneed little brats comes in, […]

Rosa Parks’ arrest over six decades ago sparked the Montgomery bus boycott

It has been 62 years since Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama. The act sparked a boycott of public transit and made Parks a symbol of the civil rights movement. “I didn’t get on the bus with the intention of being arrested,” Rosa Parks often said […]

Google CEO says he cut his family vacation short because of an anti-diversity scandal sparked by an employee’s manifesto

Kimberly White/Getty Images Following the release of a controversial manifesto written by a Google employee, CEO Sundar Pichai said that the “very difficult few days” had forced him to end his family vacation. “I have been on work related travel in Africa and Europe the past couple of weeks and had just started my family vacation here this […]

Hotpoint FF175BP: Do YOU have the same fridge freezer that sparked Grenfell Tower blaze?

Seventy-nine people are feared dead after the blaze at Grenfell Tower destroyed 151 homes in the Kensington tower block, and the government has now ordered immediate testing of the Hotpoint fridge freezer which was involved.  According to the company one Hotpoint appliance is sold every 19 seconds in Britain – and on average two of […]