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By Tom Blumer | July 20, 2015 | 6:54 PM EDT

The company officially known as the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in five years. This time around, the storied "A&P" name may completely disappear.

Coverage at USA Today by Nathan Bomey notes that "About 93% (of its workers) are represented by one of 12 different unions, and many of them have bumping rights that the company has described as a big barrier to reducing costs." Coverage at two of the three major business wire services, the Associated Press and Reuters, failed to mention the word "union" at all.

By Randy Hall | July 20, 2015 | 6:52 PM EDT

Ever since Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton started her campaign to be elected president in the 2016 election, the former senator and secretary of state has been criticized for not being available to answer questions from members of the press.

In an apparent attempt to diminish that complaint, Clinton took part in an online discussion on Monday, when she responded to many participants on the Facebook social website, including reporters Laura Bassett of the Huffington Post, Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post and Dan Merica of the Cable News Network.

By Yuri Perez | July 20, 2015 | 6:30 PM EDT

Though their English-counterparts have provided full reports on the scandal involving Planned Parenthood’s alleged unborn organ trafficking, the top Spanish-language television networks have almost entirely ignored the undercover video, made by the pro-life organization Center for Medical Progress that recorded Planned Parenthood’s Dr. Deborah Nucatola explaining her organization’s involvement in trafficking the body parts of aborted babies.

By Katie Yoder | July 20, 2015 | 6:18 PM EDT

NBC News wants someone to die.

On Sunday night, NBC Nightly News highlighted the story of Christy O’Donnell, a 46-year-old with cancer, suing for the “right to die” in California. During her coverage, correspondent Hallie Jackson lobbied for O’Donnell who, with “a life fully lived,” now represents “a death worth fighting for.”

By Ken Shepherd | July 20, 2015 | 5:49 PM EDT

Leave it to the leftists at Salon.com to blame the victim.

Writer Scott Eric Kaufman today blasted conservative pundit Ben Shapiro for alerting police to a threat of violence from transgendered journal Zoey -- formerly Bob -- Tur. While Kaufman allowed that "Tur was clearly in the wrong to threaten Shapiro," Kaufman whined that Shapiro was "playing a coward's game here":

By Kristine Marsh | July 20, 2015 | 4:16 PM EDT

MTV wants white kids to feel bad about being white – and the media love it.

 
By Matthew Balan | July 20, 2015 | 4:14 PM EDT

On Monday's Rundown, MSNBC's Luke Russert repeatedly touted the supporters of the communist Cuban regime who rallied outside near the newly-opened Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C.: "I would say, from talking to people, those who are in favor of this outnumber those who are opposed to it...probably, at least, five to one – just from my anectodal conversations." Russert also hyped that "this is something that is President Obama's...signature foreign policy achievements in his second term, and at least in terms of people who are here, it's getting rave reviews."

By Katie Yoder | July 20, 2015 | 4:05 PM EDT

One abortionist has a special connection to God, according to Dr. Willie Parker.

Parker, a Mississippi abortionist and former medical director for Planned Parenthood, announced “Why I Stand With Dr. Deborah Nucatola” in a July 18 piece for Cosmo. In it, he attacked the “sting video” that showed the Planned Parenthood executive casually talking about trafficking aborted babies’ body parts. With his “Christian” perspective, Parker drew a “strong parallel” between Nucatola and “the trial week of Jesus” before His crucifixion.

By Connor Williams | July 20, 2015 | 3:39 PM EDT

Sunday on Reliable Sources, Brian Stelter brought Jay Carney and John King to the program to discuss CBS reporter Major Garrett’s controversial question to President Obama about Iran. Garrett asked the president whether he could be content with the Iran deal knowing that there were four hostages still in Iran.  

Carney hit Garrett, calling him “pompous” and deeming his question “offensive.” The long time White House press secretary for the Obama administration said “he understood why the president took offense.” noting it was a “poorly chosen word” on Garrett’s part.  

By Kyle Drennen | July 20, 2015 | 3:18 PM EDT

In a puff piece for Monday’s NBC Today, correspondent Sheinelle Jones proclaimed: “During a news conference, President Obama revealed that cell phones are banned from the family dinner table. And his comments are striking a chord with parents across the country...”

By Brad Wilmouth | July 20, 2015 | 3:02 PM EDT

Appearing on CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow on Sunday evening, liberal CNN contributor and Morehouse College Professor Marc Lamont Hill asserted that it was "stupid" for former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley to declare that "All lives matter" during a far left Netroots Nation event over the weekend.

Hill went on to compare the Maryland Democrat's comments to declaring that "all houses matter" when there is only one house on fire that needs immediate attention.

By Spencer Raley | July 20, 2015 | 1:51 PM EDT

A new AP-GfK Poll released Saturday indicates the gay marriage debate is far from over. The survey conducted from July 9-13 shows support for gay marriage in America has slipped to 42 percent, with 40 percent opposing, and 18 percent taking no position on the controversial issue. Along these lines, only 39 percent of those polled supported the recent Supreme Court ruling.

By Sarah Stites | July 20, 2015 | 1:06 PM EDT

“After much soul-searching” and “an ocean of red wine,” Michael Sonmore became a eunuch, er, feminist. 

The defining moment? When Sonmore realized that his wife’s desire for an open marriage was not a rejection of him, but the “embracing” of herself. “Monogamy meant I controlled her sexual expression."

By Tom Blumer | July 20, 2015 | 11:45 AM EDT

In Phoenix this weekend, "Black Lives Matter" disruptors crashed the "Netroots" convention, an event the Associated Press described as a gathering of "some of the party's most influential liberal activists."

On ABC's This Week yesterday Bill Kristol had the temerity to mention some of the details of the chaos. Show host Martha Raddatz changed the subject faster than you can say "deeply divided Democrats."

By Kyle Drennen | July 20, 2015 | 11:42 AM EDT

On Monday, hosts and reporters on the NBC, ABC, and CBS morning shows could hardly contain their excitement as they cheered an “historic new era” in relations between the United States and Cuba. On NBC’s Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted: “Overnight, for the first time in five decades, full diplomatic ties were officially restored. That paves the way for the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana.”