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Trump Pays $110,000 Fine to New York’s Attorney General

AP Photo/Joe Maiorana, File Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.Former President Donald Trump’s long contempt of court saga is over, for now, with attorneys for New York State Attorney General Letitia James, who is conducting a civil fraud investigation into Trump’s…

Climate Denial Group Is Masquerading as a Charity, Critics Say

Charles Koch in 2019. Donors Trust, a fund backed by the Kochs, has given more than $600,000 in recent years to the Global Warming Policy Foundation’s US arm.David Zalubowski/AP This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The Global Warming Policy Foundation, a climate skeptic think tank, has been…

Meet the Southern Doctor Fighting to Help Trans Kids

Anatoliy Cherkasov/SOPA Images/Associated Press Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.On May 8, Alabama became the first state in the country to ban the use of puberty blockers and gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender people under the age of 19. The law…