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Angle Ad Campaign's Most Racist: Maddow

Spot makes Latinos look menacing

(Newser) - Rachel Maddow has deemed an ad by Sharron Angle the most "overtly racist" spot of this down and dirty political season. Maddow blasted Angle on Meet the Press yesterday, criticizing the candidate for a television commercial that shows "a group of white college students being menaced by... More »

Wildfire Threatening Nevada Town

Western states hit hard by heat-stoked blazes

(Newser) - Hundreds of people are being driven from their homes in northern Nevada by a rapidly advancing, 8,000-acre wildfire, the AP reports. The blaze has reached the outskirts of the town of  Winnemucca. "It's right up to the south edge," says one official. The blaze is just one... More »

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