So Long to Hot Mic, and Thanks for Listening
September 11th, 2017
A quick update on the future of Hot Mic, and details on where to find more great reporting and journalism.
Chemical Plant Near Houston May Explode & Russia Must Close Diplomatic Hubs In U.S.
September 1st, 2017
A chemical plant just outside Houston is in danger of exploding. The State Department has announced that it will force Russia to close three diplomatic locations in the United States.
• Here’s what’s going on …
Defense Secretary Clarifies Transgender Ban & Tomi Lahren Joins Fox News
August 31st, 2017
Defense Secretary James Mattis made it clear that transgender military members who are still serving won’t be affected by Trump’s ban...at least for now. Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren is joining Fox News as a …
North Korea Missile Launch & Trump’s DACA Decision
August 30th, 2017
North Korea launched a ballistic missile early Tuesday morning local time that flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific Ocean. With Trump’s decision on DACA looming, immigrant rights groups are making a last-ditch …
Trump Loses More Advisers & ACLU Sues Trump Over Transgender Ban
August 29th, 2017
At least 35 people have left their government jobs or advisory roles since President Trump’s response to Charlottesville. The ACLU is suing Trump …
Trump Pardons Arpaio & Another Right-Wing Rally Shut Down
August 28th, 2017
The first pardon of Trump’s presidency went to former sheriff Joe Arpaio. A far-right rally in San Francisco was shut down by thousands of anti-racist protesters.
• Trump pardons former sheriff Joe Arpaio
Hurricane Harvey & Cheaper Whole Foods
August 25th, 2017
Hurricane Harvey, the first major hurricane the U.S. has seen in 12 years, is expected to hit southeast Texas tonight. Amazon announced that some of …
Trump Will Probably Pardon Sheriff Arpaio & GoFundMe Campaign Tries To Ban Trump From Twitter
August 24th, 2017
President Donald Trump hinted at his rally in Phoenix that he’s going to pardon a former anti-immigration sheriff Joe Arpaio. A GoFundMe campaign is trying to raise enough money to ban Trump from Twitter.
• At …
Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy & New Poll Asks Americans About White Supremacist Views
August 23rd, 2017
President Trump laid out his military strategy for the war in Afghanistan. Nearly 10% of Americans say it’s “acceptable” to have neo-Nazi or white supremacist views.
• Trump won’t withdraw troops from …
Columbus Monument Vandalized & Edible Coffee Creamer Capsules
August 22nd, 2017
The oldest Christopher Columbus monument in the U.S. was vandalized by protesters. Scientists invented milk and creamer capsules that you can drop …