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Judge Declares Mistrial In Sen. Bob Menendez Corruption Case
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) is being charged in a federal bribery case involving a wealthy donor.
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Franken Apologizes After Being Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Says He Welcomes Ethics Investigation
“I don’t know what was in my head when I took that picture, and it doesn’t matter,” Franken said. “There’s no excuse. I look at it now and I feel completely disgusted with myself.”
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Senators Weigh In On Al Franken Allegations, Democrats Agree With McConnell’s Call For Ethics Probe
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Comedian Hari Kondabolu wants ‘Simpsons’ fans to consider ‘The Problem With Apu’
In his new documentary, the Indian-American comic and filmmaker explores the troubling dynamics at play with a 'Simpsons' regular.
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Apple Podcasts App Giving You The “Episode Unavailable” Error? Here’s The Fix And Best Alternatives
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It’s Now Possible To Eat Every Thanksgiving Flavor In Snack Form
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A ‘Drag Race’-inspired Look, Seen As Mocking People With Vitiligo, Has A Beauty Blogger Apologizing
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Tax Reform: This Is The One Big Problem With The Republican Tax “Postcard” Plan
Tax plan confusion? While House Republicans promise their "postcard" will make filing easier, it could easily make it harder. Here's why.
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Watch Trixie And Katya Explain Why Marc Jacobs Is The “Social Media Fairy Godmother” Of Drag
From Gaga to Laverne to Miley and Nicki, 'Drag Race' has some pretty famous fans — but none stan harder than Marc Jacobs.
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Al Franken Accused Of Sexual Harassment And Assault
Los Angeles radio personality Leeann Tweeden said Franken kissed and groped her without her consent in 2006.
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White House: Trump Finds Moore Allegations “Troubling” But Says It’s Up To Alabama Voters
“The president believes that these allegations are very troubling and should be taken seriously, and he thinks that the people of Alabama should make the decision on who their next senator should be."
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Rapper Eve Offers An Unexpected Criticism Of Nicki Minaj’s ‘Paper’ Cover
"For me personally, as I started coming up in the business, I started realizing that young girls were looking up to me..."
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Leeann Tweeden On Al Franken Assault Allegations: “I Made Sure I Was Never Alone With Him Again.”
Franken accuser recalls Minnesota Democrat's "fish lips" and groping in Thursday press conference.
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Scientists Are Testing An Elixir Of Life Based On The Genetic Mutations Of Amish People
A certain percentage of the Old Order Amish living in rural Indiana have a genetic mutation that “appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging.”
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Twitter Removed Its “Verified” Check From Some White Nationalists — But Is That Enough?
Richard Spencer, Laura Loomer and others just lost their blue check marks — but is that a meaningful step towards vanquishing hate speech on Twitter?
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The Intense, Deadly Struggle To Escape North Korea Is Getting Even Worse
"There is no question that the routes through China for North Korean refugees have become much more perilous."
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What Happens If Al Franken Has To Resign?
A bipartisan chorus of lawmakers are calling for an ethics review into the popular Minnesota Democrat.
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With Roy Moore Resisting Calls To Step Aside, What Are The GOP’s Options In Alabama?
McConnell and the Republicans hope for a write-in candidate to challenge Moore, who they say they'll expel from the Senate if he wins.
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House Republicans Pass Tax Reform Bill And Cross Fingers The Senate Acts
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Black Friday 2017: Top Deals At Amazon, Walmart, Target, Best Buy & More, Plus Coupons & Store Hours
Your ultimate guide to the very best Black Friday discounts — at Kohl's, Amazon, Walmart, Target, Best Buy and others — plus coupons, 2017 store hours and info on freebies (hello, free coffee)!
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Feeling Career Stress? How To Change Jobs Or Recover From A Layoff — And Find Your Perfect Gig
Career advice is great, but how do you apply it to your own life? This is how to make a big job change — and end up happier, richer and more successful.
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Apple’s Animojis And Portrait Selfies Could Work On Cheaper Devices — Why Are They Only On IPhone X?
The iPhone X has many features that you won’t find on your now-obsolete, year-old iPhone. Face detection, selfies with a blurred background and talking animal emojis are features Apple only offers on the iPhone X. According to one reviewer, though, i
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Teachers, Bystanders Saved Lives During California Shooting With Quick Response At Elementary School
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This One Surprising Factor Can Predict Whether Or Not You Will Get A Promotion At Work
The best career advice in 2017? Be mindful of your manager's view of stress, according to a new study.
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Meet Marge, The 81-year-old Turkey Expert That Helps Thousands Cook Thanksgiving Dinner
Marge was late to our call. She was stuck on the phone with a customer who plans to cook his Thanksgiving turkey in a smoker this year, debating the proper temperature for smoking it. Together, the inquirer and the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line expert
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‘The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ Already Deserves Every Award Possible
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Ben Affleck’s Uncomfortable Sexual Misconduct Joke Brought This ‘Justice League’ Interview To A Halt
At a recent interview promoting the upcoming comic book blockbuster movie Justice League, the star-studded cast — including Gal Godot, Ezra Miller and Ray Fisher — all seemed to agree that they wanted another woman in the cast to fight alongside Godo
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Trump’s War Of Words With Kim Jong Un Has Culminated In A “Death Sentence” Over A Mean Tweet
He called their leader short and fat on social media. Now they’re calling for his death. On Saturday night, towards the end of his trip through Asia, United States President Donald Trump took the geopolitical feud between his nation and North Korea t
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Beauty Tips, Bobsledding Trips And Black Girl Magic: A Q&A With Olympians Aja Evans And Kehri Jones
Evans and Jones are two black women who’ll be representing the USA Women’s Bobsled Team at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang.
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Top Republicans Are Cutting Ties With Roy Moore, But GOP Senate Candidates Remain Silent
Even as Republican senators have rebuked Moore, key GOP Senate candidates have stayed silent about allegations against Roy Moore.
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