TREVOR NOAH RUNS THE NUMBERS ON THE STORMY DANIELS HUSH MONEY

Back in October, when a judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his legal fees,...

SETH MEYERS THINKS PRESIDENT TRUMP WILL HAVE A HARD TIME HIDING FROM THE FEDS

Seth Meyers took a closer look at the walls closing in on Donald Trump on Wednesday, poking at the gap between Trump's frequent assertions...

 
 
 

WHEN THE PRESIDENT SPEAKS

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NANCY PELOSI STRIKES DEAL ON LEADERSHIP TERM LIMITS IN RETURN FOR VOTES TO BECOME NEXT SPEAKER

Rep. Nancy Pelosi is set to be the next Speaker of the House after agreeing to serving a limit of two terms in the top spot, in return...

 
 
 

THE FBI PROBE THAT MAY HAVE COST ANDREW GILLUM HIS ELECTION NO LONGER APPEARS INTERESTED IN ANDREW GILLUM

The FBI investigation that shadowed Andrew Gillum throughout the 2018 Florida governor's race entered a new phase on Wednesday when...

SOCIAL MEDIA ISN'T SET UP FOR GRIEF. IT'S SET UP FOR PROFIT

At the end of November, Gillian Brockell, a video editor at the Washington Post, posted a short note to Twitter : “some sad personal...

 
 
 

TAYLOR SWIFT'S SECURITY USED FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY TO MONITOR CONCERT CROWDS FOR STALKERS. IS THAT ALLOWED?

Security at Taylor Swift's Rose Bowl show in May reportedly used facial recognition technology to monitor the crowd for the singer's...

JOE MANCHIN, WHO ONCE SHOT A CAP-AND-TRADE BILL, IS OFFICIALLY THE LEAD SENATE DEMOCRAT ON ENERGY

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer released a list of committee assignments on Tuesday that brought bad news for environmental activists:...

 
 
 

BRITAIN WILL STILL HAVE THERESA MAY TO KICK AROUND

Perennially listing but seemingly unsinkable British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence in her leadership...

BRINGING AMAZON TO THE TABLE

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GIANCARLO ESPOSITO, CARL WEATHERS, AND WERNER HERZOG JOIN THE CAST OF THE NEW STAR WARS SERIES

A drug dealer, a DEA agent, and a boxing champion. Disney's newest extension of the Star Wars franchise has quite the cast.

IT'S THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LAST FAILED EFFORT TO PASS A NATIONAL FAMILY LEAVE POLICY

Five years ago on Wednesday, the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013, or FAMILY Act , was first introduced in Congress....

 
 
 

NATIONAL ENQUIRER PARENT COMPANY ADMITS TO HELPING TRUMP COMMIT CRIMINAL VIOLATION OF CAMPAIGN-FINANCE LAW

Hours after Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was sentenced to three years in prison in part for violating campaign-finance laws...

REPORT: THIRD-HIGHEST RANKING VATICAN OFFICIAL CONVICTED ON SEX ABUSE CHARGES IN AUSTRALIA

Cardinal George Pell, the third-highest ranking member of the Vatican and the top Catholic official ever to go to trial over the church's...

 
 
 

FUTURE TENSE NEWSLETTER: PLEASE STOP HURLING ELECTRIC SCOOTERS INTO BODIES OF WATER

Greetings, Future Tensers,

IF A WALL FALLS

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TRUMP SAYS “THE PEOPLE WOULD REVOLT” IF HE WERE IMPEACHED

After a Friday memo from federal prosecutors appeared to implicate President Donald Trump in Michael Cohen's campaign finance crimes...

I'M STILL WAITING FOR THE FIRST BLACK SPIDER-MAN TO GET HIS OWN MOVIE

My son Quinn virtually dragged me to see Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. I went along because, as a father, it is my job to be interested...

 
 
 

THERESA MAY TO FACE NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE THAT COULD OUST HER AS PRIME MINISTER

UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces a vote Wednesday that could oust her from her leadership position, as members of her own Conservative...

THE LATE SHOW ENTERS THE MIND OF MIKE PENCE DURING THAT AWKWARD OVAL OFFICE SPAT

Donald Trump had a very public confrontation with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday over funding for the president's border...

 
 
 



Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte recalls select cans of corn distributed in 25 states

Del Monte Foods Inc. is recalling more than 64,000 cases of the product due to potential contamination, according to a recall notice. Read more ...

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Reports: 3 people missing in West Virginia coal mine found alive

Three people who were missing in an abandoned coal mine have been found, according to officials. Read more ...

Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkey

Several injured in high-speed train accident in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's state-run news agency says several people have been injured after a high-speed train crashed into an overpass in the capital Ankara. Anadolu Agency... Read more ...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty deeds,' is sentenced to 3 years in prison

Michael Cohen appeared in court on Wednesday to be sentenced by US District Judge William H. Pauley III for an array of crimes he committed while employed by President Donald... Read more ...

Raptors rout Warriors 113-93 without Kawhi to complete sweep

Raptors rout Warriors 113-93 without Kawhi to complete sweep

OAKLAND, Calif. - Kyle Lowry had 23 points and 12 assists to lead a balanced Toronto offense while leading scorer Kawhi Leonard sat out, Serge Ibaka added 20 points and the... Read more ...

Can Trump pardon Cohen or Manafort? Here's who he's given clemency to so far

Can Trump pardon Cohen or Manafort? Here's who he's given clemency to so far

President Donald Trump's longtime fixer and lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years in prison on December 12. Another Trump associate, his former campaign chairman... Read more ...

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres considers ending daytime talk show

Ellen DeGeneres renewed her deal in 2016, but had been "close to declining" the offer. Read more ...

Theresa May survives Conservative party vote of no confidence

Theresa May survives Conservative party vote of no confidence

Theresa May has survived a confidence vote in her leadership. She wins by 200 votes to 117. The vote was triggered after 48 MPs sent letters expressing no confidence in the... Read more ...

Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

Dinwiddie scores career-best 39, Nets top 76ers 127-124

PHILADELPHIA - Spencer Dinwiddie put on his best Stephen Curry impersonation. Read more ...

St. Paul Federal Jury Convicts 36 In Thai Sex Trafficking Ring

St. Paul Federal Jury Convicts 36 In Thai Sex Trafficking Ring

MINNEAPOLIS - A federal jury in St. Paul convicted 36 people for their roles in an international sex trafficking organization Wednesday. Prosecutors say the criminal enterprise... Read more ...