How is Pope Francis’ progressive nature affecting decisions American Catholics are making?
Independent journalist Tony Webster talks about the fight for public records in Minnesota after the City Council in Duluth recently tried to raise costs.
Politicians have used the "Friday News Dump" to bury bad press for years. But as CNN's Tom LoBianco explains, we have entered a new era: the "Perpetual News Dump."
The White House had reporters scrambling Friday night when it made 180 staff financial disclosures available on the web. Derek Kravitz is a research editor at ProPublica, one of the newsrooms that came together to tackle the news dump.
The Associated Press broke a big story on a Department of Homeland Security report on Friday. Turns out not even DHS supports the travel ban. AP reporter Alicia A. Caldwell has the story.
A county judge in Washington Struck down a challenge to the constitutionality of the state's Charter school law. Education Scholar Jamie Utt provides some background and speculates on the timing of the release.
President Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees came late Friday night but that didn't keep it out of the news cycle. Cato Institute Immigration Policy analyst Alex Nowrasteh describes the potential motivations for this stunning announcement and subsequent policy implications.
President Trump isn't wasting any time in his first days in office. While he made some high profile cabinet picks official on day one, the department of Housing and Urban Development made a quiet announcement that will affect many Americans with HFA loans. Sarah Edelman discusses what the action will mean for new home buyers.
The Director of National Intelligence released a report on Russia's attempts to influence the presidential election on Friday. The Intercept's Micah Lee discusses the legitimacy of blaming the Russians and talks about what isn't in the report - evidence.
The multinational corporation settled a major lawsuit but didn't let investors know about it until Christmas Eve - eve. Jeremy Owens discusses one of the best-timed Friday night news dumps of 2016.
Cheaper flights may be on the way but they come with a cost. Melanie Zanona explains how a Friday night announcement from the Department Of Transportation could shake up the airline industry.
Never before has an incoming president had so much legal baggage. On Friday President-Elect Trump settled three lawsuits involving fraud allegations against Trump University. Attorney Daniel Massoglia breaks down the art of this weekend's deal.
Yet another major media outlet is looking to reduce staff. On Friday, the Wall Street Journal sent out a memo offering buyouts to employees.
The FBI released its report on the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email practices - guess when?! That's right - Friday afternoon. We talked with freelance national security journalist Ken Klippenstein about what the former Secretary of State was able to recall and what she forgot - and what her interview with the Feds reveals about our access to government data.
Correction: Corey Lewandowski was fired from the Trump campaign--he did not resign.
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