Allegra Kirkland is a New York-based reporter for Talking Points Memo. She previously worked on The Nation’s web team and as the associate managing editor for AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @allegrakirkland.
Students at Wheaton College in Illinois are protesting the school’s decision to suspend a tenured Christian professor who launched a solidarity campaign with American Muslims, USA Today reported Thursday.
Russian president Vladimir Putin offered up glowing praise for "talented" Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump while speaking to reporters after his annual year-end news conference, NBC reported Thursday.
The mystery of who purchased Nevada's largest daily newspaper last week for $140 million may be solved, according to a Wednesday Fortune report. Multiple anonymous sources familiar with the Dec. 10 sale of the Las Vegas Review-Journal told the business website that conservative casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was behind the purchase.
Illinois’ Wheaton College placed a tenured Christian professor on administrative leave after she donned a hijab in solidarity with Muslim-Americans facing scrutiny after recent terrorist attacks in Paris and California, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday.
Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front party, said Thursday that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposal to prevent Muslims from visiting or immigrating to the U.S. was too extreme.