Category Archives: CNN – Politics

How Google searches might be able to predict the 2020 Democratic race

We are what we search. Our reliance on the internet combined with Google’s dominance as our entry point into the web means that our search history reveals lots and lots about not just us but the country and, yes, its politics. (That’s not a new theory. It’s best explained by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz in his amazing…MORE

US carried out cyberattack on Iranian backed militia

The US military conducted a major cyberattack on Iranian proxy group with forces in Iraq, Syria and inside Iran in the days after Iran shot down a US drone last week, according to two US officials with knowledge of what happened. The cyberattack’s goal was to disable and degrade Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iranian sponsored Shia…MORE

100 children moved back to controversial Clint, Texas, border facility

Over 100 children have been moved back to a Clint, Texas, border station where independent monitors called conditions “unconscionable,” a Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday. The Clint facility and others have been heavily criticized after lawyers, doctors and advocates warned of what they called major health and hygiene problems. “The kids had colds…MORE

Trump says attack by Iran on anything American will be met with ‘obliteration’

President Donald Trump threatened Iran with “obliteration” on Tuesday, saying that an attack on “anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force.” “In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration. No more John Kerry & Obama!” the President tweeted. Earlier Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the White House is “suffering from mental disability”…MORE

Warren introduces new election security plan

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday released a new election security and voter fraud protection plan aimed to “secure our elections from all threats, foreign and domestic.” “Our elections should be as secure as Fort Knox,” the senator from Massachusetts wrote in a Medium post outlining the multi-pronged plan. “But instead, they’re less secure…MORE

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