CREDIT: Alice Ollstein MCDONOUGH, GEORGIA—David Perdue, the Republican candidate for Georgia’s open Senate seat in one of the tightest races in the nation, told a crowd of supporters this weekend that Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid is in cahoots with President Obama to allow him to govern through executive orders.
Madison Wahlgren, 15, right, and Alyssa Strand, 16, left, both students at Marysville Pilchuck High School, hold candles as they stand outside following a memorial vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash.
The Banquet serves free breakfast and dinner in Sioux Falls to anyone who lines up. CREDIT: Kira Lerner SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA—In downtown Sioux Falls, The Banquet provides community members free warm meals six days a week.
CREDIT: AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez Nordstrom told ThinkProgress that it will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year, resisting the trend for retailers to kick off Black Friday shopping deals on the holiday itself and thus make workers come in.
CREDIT: Tim Rymel “The religious right continues to tout, ‘We have thousands of ex-gay people,’ and they don’t exist.
CREDIT: Shutterstock A new study from the Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC United) found that race discrimination pervades the restaurant industry nationwide.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Welcome to TP Ideas‘ weekly roundup of the best conservative writing! Every Friday, we take a look at three pieces by right-leaning writers that constructively articulate core elements of their worldview.
CREDIT: Shutterstock A gunman reportedly opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Seattle on Friday, before killing himself with his own gun.
Mayor Bill de Blasio (right) speaks at a press conference on Ebola after an infected doctor rode the subway system in October 2014.
CREDIT: AP Photo/Gerry Broome Health officials in Ohio have taken the first step toward closing the last abortion clinic in Cincinnati, a move that threatens to make the Ohio city the largest metropolitan area in the country without a single abortion provider.
Joaquim is an intern at ThinkProgress. The Cantareira System, responsible for half the water supply of South America’s largest city, is now at 3.2 percent capacity.
CREDIT: AP NPR has gutted its staff dedicated to covering environmental and climate issues. Given the nation’s and world’s renewed focus on the threat posed by unrestricted carbon pollution, this baffling move is already receiving widespread criticism from scientists and media watchers.
CREDIT: Shutterstock When it comes to affordability and patient access, the United States ranks last among industrialized nations, according to a survey conducted by the Commonwealth Fund.
SEIU’s Scott Washburn, an immigration advocate, holds the melted shoe of a border migrant crosser who made the trek through the treacherous Arizona desert heat.
A jar holding waste water from hydraulic fracturing is held up to the light at a recycling site in Midland, Texas, Sept.
CREDIT: AP Rep. Peter King, a New York Republican said that the U.S. security agencies should try to thwart attacks like the one that took place in the Canadian Parliament this week by increasing surveillance on Muslims – and not giving in to “political correctness.” “We have to find out what’s happening on the ground in these Muslim communities — what the NYPD used to do, but those morons at the New York Times Editorial Board and the American Civil Liberties Union went after them,” King said in an interview with NewsMaxTV’s America’s Forum.
CREDIT: Alliance Defending Freedom The city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho has determined that the for-profit Hitching Post Wedding Chapel can decline to provide wedding services to a same-sex couple without violating the municipal nondiscrimination policy.
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre CREDIT: AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta “Secondary metal” theft, where someone sneaks onto a property that is under construction and steals copper wiring or other valuable metal, is a very real problem that increases the cost of housing and other real estate development.
Mother of Thomas Eric Duncan, who died from Ebola after helping a sick woman get to the hospital, is comforted during a memorial service for her son.
CREDIT: AP – Charles Sykes, Invision CitizenFour, filmmaker Laura Poitras’ latest documentary, opens with her dark silhouette reading the first anonymous emails from who would turn out to be former U.S.