Parkland Shooting Survivor Calls On Fedex To Dump The NRA

David Hogg, a survivor of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting that left 17 dead, has become one of the leaders in the movement for stricter gun control laws after the tragedy. One of the ways he’s been fighting back is by using his now massive platform to urge companies with partnerships to the National Rifles Association (NRA) to cut ties. read more

Eagles Player Chris Long Donated All Of His 2017 Game Earnings, Won’t Attend Super Bowl Celebration At White House

Eagles team member Chris Long is continuing to prove he stands by his values by refusing to visit the White House, should President Trump invite the team to celebrate their Super Bowl victory. This comes after his decision to donate his entire 2017 game earnings to different organizations dedicated to providing equal education opportunities. read more

6 Idiots Arrested After The Patriots’ Super Bowl Loss Sparks Riot In Massachusetts

An angry crowd of roughly 2,000 people gathered at the University of Massachusetts Amherst last night after The New England Patriots lost 41-33 to The Eagles in this year’s Super Bowl.

The gathering first appeared to mostly consist of students yelling “Fuck The Eagles!” but eventually devolved into a violent scene, resulting in six people being arrested and 12 having to be taken to the hospital. read more

National Security Analyst Says Trump’s Latest North Korea Tweet Could Lead To War

Trump continued to play with the stability of the entire planet on Tuesday by once again lashing out at North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un on Twitter.

“North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un just stated that the ‘Nuclear Button is on his desk at all times,'” he wrote. “Will someone from his depleted and food starved regime please inform him that I too have a Nuclear Button, but it is a much bigger & more powerful one than his, and my Button works!” read more

Pakistan Summons U.S. Ambassador After Trump Has Outburst on Twitter

Trump kickstarted 2018 by lashing out on Twitter, this time at Pakistan.

“The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools,” he wrote. “They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!” read more

Ed Lee, First Asian American Mayor of San Francisco and Former Civil Rights Lawyer, Dies at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee passed away unexpectedly early Tuesday morning. According to the city’s former Mayor Willie Brown, the cause of death was cardiac arrest.

“It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that I confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away on Tuesday, December 12 at 1:11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital,” said San Francisco Board of Supervisors President London Breed, in a televised statement. “Family, friends and colleagues were at his side. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Anita, his two daughters, Brianna and Tania, and his family.” read more

Syrian President Assad, Whose Forces Have Killed Over 200,000 Civilians, Tells Putin “Thanks a Million”

President Putin paid a surprise visit to a Russian military base in Syria on Monday, where he delivered a speech praising his country’s troops and announcing that his government would soon begin withdrawing a “significant portion” of its soldiers. Though some disagree as to whether the seven-year civil war in Syria is really over, numerous officials, such as UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, and today, Putin, have declared that the conflict has ended and that Assad is the victor. read more