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A major whistleblower complaint at the US’s top spy agency involves a Trump phone call with a ‘promise’ to a foreign leader

The whistleblower was deeply troubled by a phone call President Donald Trump had with a foreign leader, and a "promise" Trump made during the call.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong poses during an interview at the Reuters New York office in New York City, U.S., September 14, 2019.

Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy activist is urging US lawmakers to stop exporting tear gas made in Pennsylvania to Hong Kong police

Images of the tear gas canisters have circulated on social media with labels revealing the weapons were manufactured in Homer City, Pennsylvania.

Congress is investigating Apple’s control of the market for iPhone repairs

Congress is investigating whether Apple's restrictions on third-party repairs constitutes a violation of antitrust law

Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google all skipped signing a letter from 145 CEOs urging the Senate to take action on gun control

Gap, Twitter, Uber, and Levi Strauss joined over 100 major US companies in a letter to the Senate urging gun control legislation.
Alt-right members preparing to enter Emancipation Park holding Nazi, Confederate, and Gadsden "Don't Tread on Me" flags.

The Trump administration is downplaying the growing threat of white-supremacist terrorism. It is time for Congress to act.

The US has a problem with white-supremacist violence. The Trump administration is ignoring the issue, but Congress cannot.

Washington may have limited tools available in the event of a recession

A key recession warning flashed in the US last month, renewing concerns about the limitations Washington could face in the event of a downturn.

Deutsche Bank just said it has tax returns tied to a Trump probe. Here’s what we know about Trump’s ties to Deutsche Bank.

Trump broke years of custom in refusing to reveal his tax returns as a presidential candidate. His relationship to Deutsche Bank goes back decades.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama.

Trump has implemented much of his conservative agenda through executive power — and it could be easily undone if a Democrat wins in 2020

President Trump's extensive use of executive power leaves his conservative agenda vulnerable if a Democrat wins the 2020 presidential race.
Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook understood how dangerous the Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica could be much earlier than it previously said. Here’s everythin...

Ever since it was revealed in 2018, Facebook has been facing the repercussions of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.
Protesters hold signs calling for more gun controls at a rally three days after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., February 17, 2018.

Trump bowing to the NRA and refusing to support background checks could be a death blow to the GOP winning back suburban women

In a poll conducted after the El Paso and Dayton shootings, 71% of suburban voters and 64% of Republican women backed banning assault-style weapons.