Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, Trump's Pick For Secretary of State, Got a Special Friendship Medal From Putin

Donald Trump is expected to pick Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, and nobody is more publicly, gleefully excited than the Russian government. In a factoid that would sound like a joke any other year but is in fact literally true, Vladimir Putin gave Tillerson a medal in 2013 for being his friend.…

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced to 15 Months In Prison in Hush-Money Sexual Abuse Case 

In a sentencing hearing Wednesday morning, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert acknowledged having sexually abused several boys while he was their wrestling coach in the 1970s. The judge described him as “a serial child molester,” then sentenced him to two years of supervised release. Later in the hearing, he added 15…