• Joan Didion December 23, 2021 12:56 pm

    Joan Didion, Revered Author and Essayist, Dies at 87

    Joan Didion, the revered author and essayist whose provocative social commentary and detached, methodical literary voice that made her a uniquely clear-eyed critic of a uniquely turbulent time, has died. She was 87.

  • Donald Trump November 19, 2019 6:50 am

    House Dems Set to Choose Leader of Powerful Oversight Panel

    As impeachment hearings resume on Capitol Hill, House Democrats are preparing to choose who will lead the powerful Oversight and Reform Committee — a key role in the ongoing impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Three veteran lawmakers, including Rep. Carolyn Maloney of New York, the acting chairwoman, are seeking to replace the late Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, who...

  • judge November 8, 2019 6:38 pm

    Friends, Family Support Twitter Employee Charged in Spy Case

    Family and friends of a former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia call him a dedicated husband and father who has overcome recent mental health struggles, according to letters of support filed to federal court. Ahmad Abouammo, a U.S. citizen and a media partnership manager for Twitter’s Middle East region, is charged with acting as an agent of...

  • Donald Trump October 17, 2019 12:32 pm

    Congress Reacts to Death of Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Congress Reacts to Death of Rep. Elijah Cummings DEAC: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Steny Hoyer, D-Md., comment on the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings.

  • New York October 14, 2019 7:09 pm

    Harold Bloom, Author of ‘Anxiety of Influence,' Dies at 89

    Harold Bloom, the eminent critic and Yale professor whose seminal “The Anxiety of Influence” and melancholy regard for literature’s old masters made him a popular author and standard-bearer of Western civilization amid modern trends, died Monday at age 89. Bloom’s wife, Jeanne, said that he had been failing health, although he continued to write books and was teaching as recently...

  • NBC October 4, 2019 1:11 pm

    Pioneering Actress Diahann Carroll Dies of Cancer at 84

    Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as “Julia,” has died. She was 84.

  • Chicago September 25, 2019 11:18 am

    Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland: The Triumph and the Tragedy

    Renée Zellweger is already being discussed as frontrunner to take home the best actress Academy Award when the Oscar statuettes are handed out come February. The buzz is due to her take on Judy Garland in the biopic “Judy,” in which she embodies the beloved, if tragic star of movies such as “Wizard of Oz” and “A Star Is...

  • Donald Trump September 24, 2019 11:37 am

    Trump Mocks Greta Thunberg After Teen Activist Said Leaders ‘Are Failing Us' With Inaction on Climate Change

    Teenage activist Greta Thunberg gave an impassioned speech at the United Nations Monday urging world leaders to do more to combat climate change and repeatedly asked, “How dare you?” President Donald Trump responded to coverage of her address with a mocking tweet. Thunberg said: “We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and yet all you can talk about...

  • California September 23, 2019 2:16 pm

    ‘Change Is Coming Whether You Like it or Not': Greta Thunberg

    Climate change activist Greta Thunberg, 16, spoke at the United Nations Climate Change Action Summit on Monday.

  • Attorney General September 18, 2019 3:42 pm

    Israeli Vote Leaves Netanyahu's Political Future in Doubt

    After a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future is suddenly in doubt. With near-final results from Israel’s election on Tuesday, he has been left well short of the parliamentary majority he had sought — not only to continue in power but also to fend off a...

  • Donald Trump September 11, 2019 6:51 am

    Inside Bolton's Exit: Mongolia, a Mustache, a Tweet

    It was a marriage that was never going to last: Trump and Bolton rarely saw eye to eye on global hotspots. The national security adviser held far more hawkish views than the “America first” president on matters like Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan. “John Bolton is absolutely a hawk,” Trump told NBC in June. “If it was up to him,...

  • Donald Trump September 10, 2019 1:24 pm

    Trump Fires National Security Adviser John Bolton

    President Donald Trump has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, according to a tweet.

  • Donald Trump September 6, 2019 1:03 pm

    Analysis: Storm Spat Underscores Mr. Never Wrong's Mindset

    President Donald Trump doesn’t make mistakes. At least according to him. Trump’s relentless justifications of his erroneous warnings that Hurricane Dorian was threatening Alabama on Sunday, which created days of ridicule and skepticism, are just the latest example of the president’s lifelong reluctance to admit an error, no matter how innocuous.

  • Canada August 25, 2019 6:24 pm

    ‘Angel Has Fallen' Tops Box Office With $21.3 Million Debut

    “Angel Has Fallen” easily topped the box office with a $21.3 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, as the action sequel became the latest mid-budget release to find modest success in the often quiet late summer. The Lionsgate film beat expectations going into the weekend, opening similarly to the previous 2016 installment “London Has Fallen.” The film series stars...

  • Donald Trump August 19, 2019 11:18 am

    Amash Dumped Trump, and Now Mich. District May Dump Amash

    Eirran Betka-Pope was on her lunch break when she spotted hundreds of Donald Trump supporters protesting outside the office of Rep. Justin Amash, the first Republican on Capitol Hill to say Congress should begin impeachment proceedings against the president. The protesters, who stood on the sidewalk with “Squash Amash” signs, saw his comments as the ultimate betrayal of a president...

  • Donald Trump July 18, 2019 6:34 am

    Trump Leans on Issue of Race in Bid for a 2nd Term in 2020

    President Donald Trump has placed racial animus at the center of his reelection campaign, and even some of his critics believe it could deliver him a second term. Every successful modern presidential campaign has been built on the notion of addition, winning over voters beyond core supporters. But Trump has chosen division on the belief that the polarized country he...

  • Donald Trump July 18, 2019 1:02 pm

    Crowd at Trump Rally Chants ‘Send Her Back'

    After President Donald Trump singled out U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar at a Wednesday rally, the crowd chanted “send her back!” It echoed the “lock her up” chant aimed at Hillary Clinton that was heard at Trump rallies in 2016.

  • Donald Trump June 14, 2019 9:51 am

    Flynn's New Lawyer Is a Mueller Critic, Praised by Trump

    Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has earned the praise of President Donald Trump and repeatedly denigrated the Russia investigation. Trump took notice of Flynn’s new legal representation, calling Sidney Powell a “GREAT LAWYER” and wishing luck to them both on Twitter. Powell responded, “Thank you Mr. President!!” and “I’m...

  • Donald Trump June 5, 2019 4:12 pm

    Senators Launch Bipartisan Bid to Block Saudi Arms Sales

    Directly challenging President Donald Trump’s use of executive power, Democrats and Republicans in the Senate are banding together to introduce more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration’s sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. The maneuver amounts to a remarkable display of bipartisan pushback to Trump’s foreign policy and threatens to tangle the Senate in a series...

  • Queen May 21, 2019 12:29 pm

    'Disrespectful': Sophie Turner Slams ‘GoT' Redo Petition

    In a New York Times interview Turner addressed the disgruntled fans’ demands and called the petitions “disrespectful” to the writers and the crew.

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