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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - March 30, 2018




Is It Time to Delete Facebook?


By Marshall Auerback, AlterNet


The overly social network comes to terms with unhappy users. READ MORE»


Big Week for the Russia Probe: Promises of Pardons and a Suspected Russian Spy


By Heather Digby Parton, Salon


Was John Dowd dangling pardons before Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn? And how important is Konstantin Kilimnik?
 READ MORE»


Do Trump's Voters Even Care If the President Is a Criminal?


By Jacob Sugarman, AlterNet


A political theorist explores the psychology of the #MAGA faithful. READ MORE»


Kids Diagnosed with Autism Are Less Likely to Have Had All Necessary Vaccinations


By Kali Holloway, AlterNet


The damage from the anti-vaccine campaign is seemingly never-ending.  READ MORE»


It Looks Like the Supreme Court Isn't Going to Intervene in Gerrymandering Cases This Election Year


By Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet


They're befuddled. Justice Breyer even suggested all sides weigh in again, and another hearing be held. READ MORE»


Trump Said U.S. Will Withdraw from Syria 'Very Soon'—No One Has a Clue What He's Talking About


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


The president previously said that the enemy should never know our plans. READ MORE»


Why Are Major Newspapers and Magazines Hiring So Many Right-Wing Cranks?


By Jacob Bacharach, AlterNet


The Atlantic's recent addition of Kevin Williamson speaks to a larger crisis in legacy media. READ MORE»


Trump Has Been Yelling Out of Oval Office for Hope Hicks, Only to Find She Isn't There


AlterNet


The communications director has officially exited the administration. READ MORE»


Trump's EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Caught Living in Prime D.C. Condo Owned by Top Energy Lobbyist's Wife: Report


By Travis Gettys, Raw Story


The corruption never ends. READ MORE»


Warnings of Koch Brothers' Influence After Shulkin Says VA Privatization Advocates Forced Him Out


By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams


"VA is govt-run healthcare that works, and for free market fundamentalists this simply must not be allowed to exist." READ MORE»


Is Trump Trying to Go to War?


By Rebecca Gordon, TomDispatch


With John Bolton in one ear and Mike Pompeo in the other, it's frighteningly possible. READ MORE»


Energy Independence Requires Steel Independence


By Leo Gerard, AlterNet


New tariffs and a deal with South Korea will help bring jobs back. READ MORE»


Mainstream Media Just Missed That Jeff Sessions Is Blatantly Violating His Recusal


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


The attorney general promised to stay out of any department matter related to the campaign. READ MORE»


The White House Has Very Cozy Relationships with Anti-LGBTQ Hate Groups


By Brennan Suen, Media Matters


The trans military ban is yet another example. READ MORE»


Here's What Trump Reportedly Won't Let His Aides Say About Russia


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


A new report suggests the president still hopes he can craft a good relationship with the foreign rival. READ MORE»


Family to Bury Slain Sacramento Man Stephon Clark, as Protests Continue Demanding Justice


By Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!


Stephon Clark was killed by police.  READ MORE»


Melania Trump Is Reportedly Miserable, Wishes She Could Take Barron and Escape President


AlterNet


The first lady is being humiliated by embarrassing stories of the president's affairs. READ MORE»


Hillary Clinton Slams Critics Who Tell Her to Shut Up—'They Never Said That to Any Man' Who Lost


By Cody Fenwick, AlterNet


The former presidential candidate pointed out that men in her position don't face the same criticism. READ MORE»


Former Bush Ethics Lawyer Says People Are 'Going to the Slammer' Over Russia Collusion


By Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story


He didn't mince words and said collusion is a foregone conclusion. READ MORE»


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