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  • Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder has withdrawn his nomination as Labor Secretary one day before his confirmation hearing was set to begin.

  • Today is V-Day, a global day of action to end violence against women and girls. We speak to V-Day founder Eve Ensler and Congolese activist Christine Schuler Deschryver about the Trump administration, V-Day, conflict minerals, the City of Joy and more.

  • Rev. Dr. Barbara A. Reynolds, who worked with Coretta Scott King on her memoir, recalls why King opposed Jeff Sessions.

  • We look at an actual threat from a white extremist in Bowling Green, Ohio, and at the ongoing trial of a Christian minister for plotting to kill Muslims.

  • A federal appeals court has unanimously upheld a temporary suspension of President Trump’s executive order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.

  • Hundreds of New York City public school students walked out of class Tuesday to protest the policies of President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

  • In a highly unusual move, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was silenced during a Senate debate Tuesday over the confirmation of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general, after Warren read a 1986 letter written by Coretta Scott King, who was then opposing Sessions for a federal judgeship.

  • Watch Part 2 of our interview with Lewis Wallace, who was fired from the public radio show "Marketplace" after he published a blog post about journalistic neutrality.

  • Yemeni Americans closed their shops Thursday to protest President Trump’s ban on people from Yemen and six other majority-Muslim countries.

  • Protesters have gathered at airports in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Dallas and other cities as immigration authorities begin to block entry to all refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority nations.

  • Full speech by Angela Davis at the Women’s March on Washington.

  • Over the past year, Democracy Now! aired segments on two of this year’s Oscar nominees for Best Documentary: Ava Duvernay’s "13th" about the criminal justice system and Roger Ross Williams’s "Life, Animated" about how a family reached their autistic son through Disney movies.

  • President Donald Trump has signed two executive actions today to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.

  • In this web exclusive, investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill of The Intercept talks in depth about Trump’s team, from unofficial adviser Erik Prince to Defense Secretary James "Mad Dog" Mattis to education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos.

  • Shortly before the start of Saturday’s historic Women’s March on Washington, Amy Goodman caught up with one of the march co-chairs, Linda Sarsour, a Palestinian-American activist from Brooklyn. After the march, Sarsour became the target of a series of Islamophobic attacks online.

  • Over 100,000 people gathered in San Francisco for a massive women-led march against Donald Trump. Speakers and performers included folk legend Joan Baez and Malkia Cyil of the Center for Media Justice.

  • Investigative reporter Wayne Barrett has died at age 71 of complications of interstitial lung disease in Manhattan. News of his death broke as thousands protested in Central Park against the inauguration of Donald Trump, a man he began covering in the 1970s.

  • The Office of the Pardon Attorney has announced President Obama has denied clemency to imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier.

  • In New York City, over 100 people set up a protest encampment outside the headquarters of financial giant Goldman Sachs, which they are calling "Government Sachs."

  • President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of two high-profile political prisoners.

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