OMFG! Justice Anthony M. Kennedy Announces Retirement
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Justice Anthony M. Kennedy announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the Supreme Court, a move that gives President Trump the chance to replace the court’s pivotal justice and dramatically shift the court to the right, setting up a bitter partisan showdown on Kennedy’s successor.
Given Trump's judicial appointments - already appointing judges at a record rate! - and now his second (!) Supreme Court appointment, and possibly a third to come, he could go down as one of the most influential/consequential presidents in modern U.S. history. That is scary as hell.
Trump sets date for playdate with Putin. President Donald Trump and his Russian handler Vladimir Putin will meet July 16 in Helsinki, Finland, less than a week after what figures to be a tense meeting between the U.S. president and NATO allies.
Dozens of activist organizations, including the American Civil Liberties Union, MoveOn and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, came together to organize the protests, which included more than 600 events on what was a sweltering hot Saturday in much of the country.
Australian comic Hannah Gadsby reshapes standard stand-up by pairing punchlines with personal revelations on gender, sexuality and childhood turmoil. Hannah Gadsby: Nanette is captivating and a must-see.