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Trump quiets his critics by floating immigration deal, but infuriates his base

Well, he didn’t look like a guy who was utterly incapable of doing his job. In fact, the president of the United States looked like he was grappling with a difficult issue with leaders of both parties—and with the cameras rolling. Trump’s negotiating session was so unusual that even liberal pundits heaped praise on him […]

No oil drilling off Florida coast, Trump administration says

The White House will not allow companies to drill for oil off the coast of Florida, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday after a brief meeting with the state’s governor.  The change of course comes five days after Zinke announced the offshore drilling plan and highlights the political importance of Florida, where President Donald Trump narrowly […]

The Cast of ‘This Is Us’ Reveal What Happens Next After the Pearson Family’s Intense Therapy Session

This Is Us rang in 2018 with quite the emotional episode—but would you expect anything less? (Read our recap here for a full breakdown.) For the actors, it was just as intense IRL. “I remember thinking, ‘Wow, these are really authentic moments,’” Justin Hartley tells us. “They’re talking about really hard things to people they […]

Spitzer reportedly accused of threatening to knife man’s crotch

March 12, 2008: former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is seen announcing his resignation.  (AP) Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer allegedly threatened to stab a restaurant’s patron’s crotch for admiring his longtime archenemy– Home Depot founder Kenneth Langone, The New York Post reported. Jamie Antolini, who was dining with potential business partners, told the […]

‘The Bachelor’ Contestant Annaliese Puccini Says She’s Actually Here to Make Friends

Annaliese Puccini calls herself “a jack of all trades,” but clearly that doesn’t apply to demolition derbies, bumper cars, or racing. Still, even though tonight’s Bachelor episode poked fun at the 32-year-old’s childhood bumper car trauma, who could blame her? Whiplash is no joke. Seriously, what were the producers thinking when they decided to plan […]

De Blasio to travel ‘all around’ America, denies it’s a dry run for WH campaign

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday he’ll be taking new trips across the country in support of the left, sending out new signals of White House hopes while denying it’s a dry run for a presidential bid. Since coming to City Hall in Jan. 2014, de Blasio has traveled outside the U.S. […]

Nicole Kidman’s Golden Globes Speech Was All About the ‘Power of Women’

On Sunday, Nicole Kidman won a Golden Globes for Best Actress in a Limited Series for her performance in Big Little Lies, and fittingly, her acceptance speech was all about the power of women. While fighting back tears, the actress dedicated the award to her youngest two daughters, Sunny and Faith, before championing the actresses […]

Maryland Democrat confessed to taking cash, prosecutors say

A Maryland state senator has confessed to taking cash payments in exchange for conducting official business, federal prosecutors said last week. State Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks, a Democrat, is scheduled to stand trial in the spring on charges of bribery and obstruction of justice. Oaks has pleaded not guilty. Oaks’ confession was revealed in a […]