Betsy DeVos nomination for Education secretary clears Senate committee vote

CLOSE Skip in Skip x Embed x Share After a very heated debate, a Senate panel voted to approve President Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, Betsy DeVos. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 17, …
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Trump picks young Colorado conservative Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump selected 10th Circuit Judge Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday evening as his nominee to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant for nearly a full year by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last February.

Trump, who promised along the campaign trail to select a judge “in the mold of Scali …
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Edmonia Lewis: Google Doodle salutes pioneering sculptor to kick off Black History Month

Google’s salute to Edmonia Lewis, by Sophie Diao. (courtesy of GOOGLE 2017)

TO KICK OFF its celebration of Black History Month, Google turns today to a 19th century artist who burned so bright that her twin gifts of blazing talent and steely determination could not be denied even in the face of h …
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SAG Awards: Ashton Kutcher Slams Donald Trump With Welcome To Viewers Stuck In Airports

Tonight’s SAG Awards wasted zero time before the Donald Trump trashing began.

“Good evening, fellow SAG-AFTRA members and everyone at home – and everyone in airports that belong in my America!” Ashton Kutcher began at the top of the ceremony, to wild applause from the crowd in the room. “You are a …
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Jeff Sessions grilled Sally Yates on constitutional duty during 2015 hearing

Story highlights Yates confirms her adherence to the Constitution, not the President

Yates: “Attorney General or the Deputy Attorney General has an obligation to follow the law”

(CNN) Well, this is awkward.

Video of Sally Yates ‘ Deputy Attorney General confirmation hearing in 2015 shows Sen. Jef …
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The Very Personal Reason Ashton Kutcher’s ‘Blood Is Boiling’ Over Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban

We hope you enjoyed your vacation, Barack Obama, because we could reallyyyy use a sane-minded leader right about now.

On Monday, the former (ugh) President released a statement praising citizens for the nationwide protests in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.

In his first publi …
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