Symone Sanders Bet on Biden, and Herself

WASHINGTON — Growing up in Omaha, Symone Sanders would sometimes assume the identity of an alter-ego character named “Donna Burns,” an imaginary TV personality who would repurpose hairbrushes or forks or pens (or whatever) to use as her microphone. “I wanted to have my own show one day,” Ms. Sanders, a senior adviser to former […]

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Sandra Oh Confesses To Being ‘Difficult’ On ‘Grey’s Anatomy’: I Went ‘Toe-To-Toe’ With Shonda Rhimes

Sandra Oh revealed that she sometimes battled with ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ writers about Cristina Yang’s storylines, even going ‘toe-to-toe’ with creator Shonda Rimes when necessary. As it turns out, Sandra Oh is just as much a perfectionist as Cristina Yang. Sandra, 48, confessed in  a Variety Actors on Actors interview with fellow Shondaland alum Kerry Washington […]

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New Zealand government uses ‘Porn Actors’ in ad campaign on cyber safety

If the subject of online safety can sometimes crime across as somewhat dull, New Zealand did its best to grab people’s attention by using “porn actors” as part of a new campaign. In the ad, a nude pair named Derek and Sue greet a hapless mother, telling her that her son has just been watching them on […]

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Nick Cannon talks ‘systemic’ issues on ‘America’s Got Talent,’ ‘Masked Singer’ secrets

The behind-the-scenes action on “The Masked Singer” sometimes looks more like an episode of “Get Smart” than a top-rated talent competition series. Producers of Fox’s unscripted primetime hit go to great lengths to keep the identities of the celebrity contestants secret during production, “Masked Singer” host and executive producer Nick Cannon said during at wide-ranging […]

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Rescuers relieved after legendary $2M treasure found

They’ve been pulled from steep canyons and rushing rivers, sometimes no longer breathing, after chasing a cryptic poem’s clues and promise of treasure deep into the Rocky Mountains. Now, many of those who’ve encountered imperiled or dead treasure seekers over the past decade have the same reaction to news that an unidentified person supposedly has […]

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Police show less force as peaceful protests push reform

Police around the U.S. took a less aggressive stance and even sometimes joined protesters demanding a reckoning with institutional racism, as leaders in the city at the center of the latest call for police reforms pushed Sunday to dismantle its department. Two weeks after George Floyd, a black unemployed bouncer, died in Minneapolis after a […]

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Chris Hayes Exposes Trump’s Incoherence by Simply Reading His Words Aloud

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes highlighted on his program Friday night what sometimes gets lost now that so many have grown accustomed to President Trump’s ramblings, and that is just how incoherent Trump actually is. Hayes began, “One thing we’ve learned is that you can never actually get the full flavor of how disjointed, incoherent and incapable […]

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Leah Kate Supports Listening To Your Heart Even Though It’s A ‘Bad Idea’ On New Dance Pop Song

Sometimes, a ‘bad idea’ can be a lot of ‘fun.’ Leah Kate gives in and seizes the moment on her new bop, which she says is all about giving yourself the chance to ‘learn and grow.’ Is there a good lesson behind every “bad” decision? Such a profound philosophical question is put against an irresistible […]

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Tyra Banks Breaks Silence On Her ‘Insensitive’ Moments From ‘ANTM’ After Fan Backlash

Tyra Banks is responding to claims that she was insensitive and sometimes cruel to contestants over the years on ‘ANTM.’ While she’s not apologizing, she agrees that there were some ‘off’ choices. After a series of clips from long-ago America’s Next Top Model cycles went viral, some viewers began to pile on host and lead […]

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‘Extraction’ review: Chris Hemsworth kicks ass in so-so action flick

Sometimes it’s refreshing when a movie is just an improper noun that delivers what it promises. That’s “Extraction,” an ultraviolent action film in which a free-agent soldier is tasked with rescuing an Indian drug lord’s teenage son from the clutches of a rival Bangladeshi drug lord. He needs to extract the boy, Ovi (Rudhraksh Jaiswal), […]

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Dan Scavino Promoted as Meadows Shuffles White House Communications Team

Dan Scavino, the White House director of social media who sometimes operates President Trump’s Twitter feed, has been promoted to deputy chief of staff for communications, officials said on Tuesday. Mr. Scavino’s appointment was one of a handful announced by the White House as the new chief of staff, Mark Meadows, the fourth person to […]

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Virus misinformation flourishes in online protest groups

Hundreds, sometimes thousands, of posts fly in the new Facebook groups daily. The coronavirus numbers are fake, some of the social media videos claim. “Social distancing is the new way to control you, your family and your behavior,” another commenter warns. Others say the pandemic is an overblown hoax. The loose network of Facebook groups […]

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When Pet Owners Fall Ill With Coronavirus, What Happens Next?

MADRID — The coronavirus strikes. The patient — at home, sometimes alone — becomes desperately ill. The ambulance finally arrives to take the person away. Then, a second team, clad in hazmat gear, follows to rescue a household member abandoned in the chaos and suddenly in need of a new caregiver: the patient’s pet. The […]

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Are Face Masks the New Condoms?

Are face masks going to become like condoms — ubiquitous, sometimes fashionable, promoted with public service announcements? They should be, one virus researcher says, if early indications are correct in suggesting that Covid-19 is often spread by people who feel healthy and show no symptoms. David O’Connor, who studies viral disease at the University of […]

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Joe Manchin to endorse Joe Biden after saying he could potentially support Trump

Sen. Joe Manchin, the independent-minded West Virginia Democrat who sometimes irks his party by siding with Republicans, intends to back fellow Democat Joe Biden for president, according to a report. Manchin, 72, who has served in the Senate since 2010 after previously serving as West Virginia’s governor, was unequivocal about his plans Thursday in an […]

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‘Gossip Girl’ Stars Dressed Like Their Characters In Real Life: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, & More

Sometimes life imitates art, and in this case, Gossip Girl actors imitate their iconic characters while out in the real world! See pics of your favorite stars dressed like their on-screen counterparts. Hey Upper East Siders! When Gossip Girl premiered on the CW in September 2007, one element of the show immediately resonated with fans: […]

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Jerry Stackhouse’s Wizards stint soured him on Michael Jordan

Sometimes playing with your hero isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, even if that idol is Michael Jordan. Jerry Stackhouse, a fellow North Carolina Tar Heels product, teamed with His Airness in Washington during Jordan’s final NBA season in 2002-03, Jordan’s second season with the Wizards following a three-year absence after retiring from the […]

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Globetrotter legend Curly Neal made us want to be point guards

Sometimes you would have to wait out the cliff diving from Acapulco, or the Penn Relays, or a soap-box derby from some small town you never heard of, or a log-rolling event, maybe a little demolition derby. That was OK. That was the surcharge in those glorious days of “Wide World of Sports.” There were […]

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Melanie Iglesias Gets Honest With Her Broken Heart In New ‘Relatable’ Song ‘Whateva’ — Listen

Sometimes, it’s easy to put on a happy face after an ex does you wrong, but are you really happy? Such complex emotions are at the heart of Melanie Iglesias’ ‘Whateva,’ and she explains why this song is her most honest track ever. “Monday through Friday now /I’m floatin’ on that loud / your memory […]

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Fighting fear with beer: Virus spurs curbside beer sales

Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name. But with the new coronavirus popping up all over the country, a trip to your favorite tap room isn’t in the offing. So breweries are stepping up, offering curbside growlers to stave off the grumbling. Amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued […]

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Selena Gomez Admits She Has Moments She Feels She’ll Be ‘Alone Forever’: ‘I’ve Got A Lot To Figure Out’

Selena Gomez sometimes feels down about herself when it comes to love and relationships she revealed in a new interview, even believing at times that she’ll be ‘alone forever.’ Selena Gomez is strong, fabulous, and confident, but she has her moments of self-doubt like anyone else. The “Fetish” singer, 27, was talking song lyrics off […]

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Tracking Trump’s Claims on the Threat From Coronavirus

President Trump has made a series of rosy — and sometimes false — claims about the coronavirus, including the risks to Americans and how his administration is responding. Here is a timeline of some of his comments, placed in context and fact-checked. Jan. 24 China has had hundreds of cases and dozens of deaths. The […]

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