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FactCheck: Mulvaney's border arrests claims take statistics out of context

Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's claim about 17,000 arrests of criminals at the southern border proves to be misleading, in part because those numbers include all ports of entry. ... Read more»

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Tucsonan Bauserman ousted from Trump admin for 'birther,' anti-Muslim posts

A series of conspiracy posts, along with reported anti-Muslim and anti-LGBT comments, have cost a Tucson political activist her job in the Trump administration. Christine Bauserman resigned from the Interior Department on Wednesday, with officials saying her posts were "inappropriate and unacceptable."... Read more»

Factchecking McCain on Ebola in United States

Sen. John McCain claimed on a Sunday talk show that “we were told there would never be a case of Ebola in the United States.” Not exactly.... Read more»1

Comic: SB 1062

Cap'n Al says 'Be prepared'

State Sen. Al Melvin goes toe to toe (well, not THAT close) with CNN's Anderson Cooper in defense of SB 1062.... Read more»

Comic: Nobel besties

The peace laureates

During a visit to Southeast Asia, President Obama became the first American president to visit Myanmar, and took the opportunity to meet longtime opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi.... Read more»

CNN and Fox misreport health care ruling

Woops! CNN and Fox News this morning incorrectly reported that the U.S. Supreme Court had ruled President Barack Obama's health care mandate unconstitutional. (with video)... Read more»

Romney: 'I'm not concerned about the very poor'

Flub comes a day after Romney swept the Florida primary, and the sound bite in which he says, "I'm not concerned about the very poor," could haunt him in the general election if he becomes the GOP nominee.... Read more»2

Smart v. Stupid

Republican polls summary: It’s gettin’ ugly

The Republican nominating process is shining light in some dark places. It’s a little embarrassing.... Read more»1

Az Tea Party supporters connect to GOP debate in Fla.

As the presidential hopefuls took part in the CNN/Tea Party debate in Tampa, Fla., roughly 175 Arizona voters sat in front of CNN cameras as a satellite audience.... Read more»

Depardieu's oui-oui sends Anderson Cooper into laughing fit

The incident reduced CNN's Anderson Cooper to a giggling, teary mess, barely able to squeak out "Sorry, this has never happened to me" as he recounted "news" of Gerard Depardieu being thrown off an Air France flight for urinating in the middle of a packed cabin. ... Read more»1

Comic:

Wolf Blitzer reports on Osama bin Laden

Caught Wolf Blitzer the other night on TV reporting Osama bin Laden's death, and thought he would wet himself. The SEALs couldn't have done it without ya, Wolf.... Read more»

CNN blasts Fox News over 'human shields' report

The hubub was over a Monday Fox News report that claimed Muammar Gaddafi had stopped an attack by British warplanes on one of his compounds by using CNN and Reuters journalists as "human shields."... Read more»

Middle East: What you see is not what you get

The civil unrest that is sweeping through the Arab world has produced some of the most dramatic journalism since the 2003 invasion of Iraq. But there are disturbing parallels between the way the American media covered these two important stories. There's more than meets the eye.... Read more»

Comic:

It ain't easy being Anderson Cooper

CNN anchor and reporter Anderson Cooper and his crew were attacked last week in Cairo while covering anti-Mubarak demonstrations.... Read more»

Humor: 'The Tuscon Problem'

Academics call Tucson 'most misspelled major city' in America

A group of academics have published a study calling Tucson “easily the most misspelled major city in America." Neurolinguists, working with Google engineers, are working on a solution.... Read more»

Journalists stabbed, beaten, arrested in Egypt

Journalists covering protests in Egypt reported being beaten, arrested and harassed Thursday in what the White House described as a "concerted campaign to intimidate" foreign press.... Read more»

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