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  • energy Nov 11, 2019

    Disgraced Comedian Louis CK Is Going on a World Tour — What Does This Mean for Cancel Culture?

    It’s been two years since comedian Louis CK admitted in the New York Times that the allegations of lewd behavior made about him by several women were true. He said in the statement that he planned to “step back and take a long time to listen,” but the Times reported on Nov. 2 that the comedian is embarking on a...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2019

    Hillary Clinton Defends Meghan Markle Over Her Treatment by the Media

    Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has found a fan in both Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton. In an interview with the Sunday Times, the former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate shared her thoughts on the Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, and the criticism she has received in the press in the U.K. When asked...

  • lawyer Oct 3, 2019

    Harvey Weinstein Loses Bid to Move Trial From New York City

    Harvey Weinstein has lost a longshot bid to move his sexual assault trial out of New York City, as a state court rejected Thursday the movie mogul’s concerns that he wouldn’t get a fair trial in the world’s media capital. A five-judge panel of the state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division issued the decision after reviewing written submissions from Weinstein’s lawyers...

  • Associated Press Aug 20, 2019

    Black Student ‘Shamed' When School Officials Colored His Hair

    A student’s parents are suing Texas school administrators for coloring in a hair design on the black student’s head. The student, 13, went to Berry Miller Junior High in April with the letter “M” shaved on his head. Three administrators told the student his haircut violated the school’s dress code policy. They told him he could call his mother, receive...

  • actor May 8, 2019

    George Clooney Hopes Media ‘Kinder' to Meghan Markle

    George Clooney says the media should “be a little kinder” to Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after she gave birth to a baby boy.

  • California Apr 4, 2019

    Yabba Dabba Don't: California Town Rejects Flintstones House

    Towering dinosaurs stand among fanciful mushrooms in the sloping backyard. A life-sized Fred Flintstone welcomes visitors near the front door. And by the driveway on the lawn is a giant “Yabba Dabba Do” sign in orange, purple and red.

  • Donald Trump Mar 25, 2019

    Is It Terrorism? Post NZ Attack, Muslims See Double Standard

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been hailed on social media by Muslims around the world for her response to two mosque shootings by a white nationalist who killed 50 worshippers. She wore a headscarf at the funerals in line with Islamic custom and swiftly reformed gun laws. An image of the prime minister embracing a grieving woman was...

  • United States Feb 22, 2019

    El Chapo's Sons Indicted on Drug Conspiracy Charges

    Two sons of notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have been indicted on drug conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said Thursday. Joaquin Guzman Lopez, 34, and Ovidio Guzman Lopez, 28, are charged in a single-count indictment that was unsealed last week in Washington. Prosecutors allege the two brothers conspired to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana into the U.S. from...

  • Donald Trump Jan 18, 2019

    Reproductive Healthcare Access Limited for Many Undocumented Women

    Days after an immigration judge denied Layidua Salazar’s petition to remain in the United States in 2015 because she was not living with her spouse, she learned at an annual visit to Planned Parenthood that she was pregnant. The possibility that she would not be allowed to remain in the country made her realize “within five minutes” that she couldn’t...

  • JUDGE Dec 27, 2018

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon Bomber Dzkhokhar Tsarnaev Want Death Sentence Tossed

    Attorneys for Boston Marathon bomber Dzkhokhar Tsarnaev say his death sentence should be tossed because the judge’s refusal to move the case out of the city where the bombs exploded made it impossible for him to get a fair trial. Tsarnaev’s legal team said in a 500-page brief filed Thursday in the 1st U.S. District Court of Appeals that there...

  • attorney Dec 1, 2018

    Deported Oakland Nurse a Step Closer to Reuniting With Her 4 Kids

    An Oakland nurse who was deported to Mexico last year is one step closer to being reunited with her four children in the Bay Area in time for the holidays.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Nov 8, 2018

    ‘Late Night': Sarah Jessica Parker Has One Big Post-Midterms Question

    Sarah Jessica Parker talks about the media coverage of the midterm elections, the big question she has in the aftermath of the midterms and the legacy of “Sex and the City.”

  • NBC Oct 31, 2018

    Linehan Says Pagano Campaign Doctored Photo for Mailer

    The incumbent candidate seeking re-election for state representative in the 103rd district said a photo showing her with Gov. Dannel Malloy was manipulated by her opponent’s campaign.

  • Donald Trump Oct 23, 2018

    The Growing Migrant Caravan on Way to US Border, Explained

    The caravan of Central American migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border has bloomed to more than 7,000 people. The caravan is largely made up of young men and women with children fleeing Central America’s violence, poverty and corruption. Most are from Honduras, but hundreds have also joined from El Salvador and Guatemala. Over the years, Mexican advocacy groups...

  • Donald Trump Aug 23, 2018

    With White House Stung by Cohen Accusation, Trump Fires Back

    President Donald Trump accused his former lawyer Michael Cohen of lying under pressure of prosecution Wednesday as his White House grappled with allegations that the president had orchestrated a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of two women who claimed he had affairs with them. Confronting mounting legal and political threats, Trump took to Twitter to accuse Cohen of making...

  • Donald Trump Aug 22, 2018

    Back-To-Back Legal Blows in Trump Circle Jolt Presidency

    President Donald Trump confronted one of the most perilous moments of his presidency Tuesday after two onetime members of his inner circle simultaneously were labeled “guilty” of criminal charges. Although Trump largely ignored the jarring back-to-back blows at a campaign rally in West Virginia, questions mounted about his possible legal exposure and political future. In a split screen for the...

  • NBC News Aug 8, 2018

    Brad Pitt Fires Back at Angelina Jolie in New Court Filing

    Brad Pitt said in court documents Wednesday that he has given estranged wife Angelina Jolie Pitt more than $1 million and lent her another $8 million since their separation two years ago, countering her assertion from a day earlier saying he has paid “no meaningful child support.”

  • Donald Trump Jul 29, 2018

    Times Publisher Tells Trump Anti-Media Rhetoric Is ‘Divisive,' ‘Dangerous'

    The publisher of The New York Times said Sunday he “implored” President Donald Trump at a private White House meeting this month to reconsider his broad attacks on journalists, calling the president’s anti-press rhetoric “not just divisive but increasingly dangerous.” In a statement, A.G. Sulzberger said he decided to comment publicly after Trump revealed their off-the-record meeting to his more...

  • attorney Jul 29, 2018

    Harvey Weinstein's Insurers Balk at Paying His Legal Bills

    Harvey Weinstein is locked in a messy battle with insurance companies over his steadily mounting legal bills. The insurance giant Chubb and other carriers that wrote liability policies for Weinstein and his film company are arguing in court that they shouldn’t have to pay for his defense against allegations of rape and sexual harassment. The policies, they have written in...

  • Department of Justice Jun 20, 2018

    Fact Check: Q&A on Border Detention of Children

    The controversy surrounding family separations at the U.S. Southern border has prompted outrage, opinions and finger-pointing. It has also raised a number of questions, including from our readers. “Are there really children being separated from their parents at the border and being kept in cages?” one reader asked. We answer that and other questions here.

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