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Ebola Patient’s Partner Quarantined in Dallas Apartment

13 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

The partner of ebola patient Thomas Duncan has been quarantined in her apartment in Dallas, where Duncan reportedly started to develop symptoms.

Brian Williams Has a Very Good Reason for Not Drinking

25 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Brian Williams isn't a very plugged-in anchor (his verified Twitter account has never been used), but he did a Facebook Q&A Wednesday where he shared a very good reason for why he never drinks.

Seahawks QB Pens Article on Domestic Abuse for Jeter’s New Site

34 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

The Players' Tribune, an athlete-run publication that doubles as Derek Jeter's post-retirement gig, was announced yesterday and already published its introductory piece Thursday morning. It's by Senior Editor Russell Wilson (he also plays for the Seattle Seahawks, but writing pays the bucks), and it calls for players and fans alike to take action on domestic violence.

Dog Announces Run for Mayor of Oakland

37 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

A dog announced today his candidacy for the mayorship of Oakland, CA, in the hopes to end the city's growing inequality and excessive police force.

Kimmel Brags About ‘Most Dangerous’ Status: ‘Top of the Virus Heap’

48 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Jimmy Kimmel is apparently the most dangerous celebrity to search online, and last night Kimmel reacted to this news by basically bragging about it.

Jimmy Carter: I Could’ve Beaten Reagan if I Had Been ‘Manly’ and Bombed Iran

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Former President Jimmy Carter believes he could have easily defeated Ronald Reagan in the 1980 presidential election if only he had shown his "manly" side and more aggressively pursued the hostages held by Iranian militants at the t...

Whoopi Defends Controversial Obama Watermelon Cartoon: ‘I Use This Toothpaste’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

ABC’s The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg sees nothing wrong with the controversial Boston Herald cartoon depicting a White House intruder who asks President Barack Obama if he’s “tried the new watermelon-flavored toothpaste.”

‘Wide-Stance’ Sen. Larry Craig Ordered to Pay $242K for His Own Legal Defense

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Happy Throwback Thursday: a federal judge has ordered former Idaho senator Larry Craig, he of the suspiciously wide stance, to pay the U.S. Treasury $242,000 after he illegally used his campaign funds to pay for his legal defense in the wake of his arrest for soliciting sex in an airport bathroom.

Here Come the Rick Perry Image-Rehab Puff Pieces, Again

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

The reappearance of these pieces undercuts their logic. If we've already forgotten about Perry's game-changing performance in the immigration crisis, how exactly was the game changed?

George W. Bush: Jeb Wants to Be President

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

In an interview with Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade, former President George W. Bush addressed his brother Jeb's chances of running for president in 2016. And in a very rare journalistic occurrence, Kilmeade was not the one who brought up the question. It was the former president himself who brought it up.

Colbert on O’Reilly’s Iraqi Mercenary Proposal: ‘I’m the Only One Who Likes It!’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Stephen Colbert was very sad last night after learning that Bill O'Reilly -- "my mentor, my north star, my emergency contact at SoulCycle" -- had criticized him for mocking his proposal to send 25,000 mercenaries to fight ISIS.

RNC Chair Priebus: ‘We Do a Really Bad Job Bragging’ About Women in GOP

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Thursday said his party needs to tout its own track record in attracting women.

Charlie Sheen Allegedly Tried to Stab Dentist, Definitely Still #Winning

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

This is what happens when you pump Charlie Sheen full of laughing gas: according to a police report filed with the LAPD, the actor allegedly went nuts and pulled a knife on a dentist trying to treat him.

Wistful Piers Morgan Blames Anderson Cooper for Ratings Woes

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Piers Morgan says in a new interview that part of the reason he had such poor ratings before CNN canceled his daily show is because of his former colleague Anderson Cooper. “Could I have done with a better lead-in? Yes,” Morgan told Politico in an interview published Thursday. “Anderson is a great field reporter, but [...]

George W Bush: ‘Not Gonna Second Guess’ Obama on Iraq

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Fox & Friends cohost Brian Kilmeade asked former President George W Bush if wanted to go nyah-nyah-nyah-nyah-nyah on President Barack Obama over the decision to leave Iraq without a residual U.S. military force, which Bush recommended and which critics allege allowed ISIS to run wild. Bush declined.

RNC Chairman Unveils GOP Unity Plan Ahead of Midterms

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus on Thursday attempted to lay out a uniting vision for the GOP just a few weeks ahead of the November midterm elections.

Fmr. Secret Service Director Defends Pierson to Fox: ‘Professional Doing Her Job’

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Former Secret Service Director Ralph Basham defended Julia Peterson, who resigned Wednesday after a series of White House security lapses, calling her a professional who executed her tasks well in the short time she led the agency. The hosts of Fox & Friends plied Basham to condemn deep-rooted incompetence at the agency, something he didn't believe was correct.

WATCH: Video Shows Police Tasering 62-Year-Old Woman in the Back

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

In video released by the Tallahassee Police, police officer Terry Mahan is seen tasering a sixty-two year old woman as she attempted to walk away, an action for which he was suspended Wednesday.

DOJ Reportedly Won’t File Civil Rights Charges Against George Zimmerman

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Following a two-ear investigation, Department of Justice sources said Wednesday they had insufficient evidence to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted for the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin last summer. The DOJ was looking into potentially filing hate crime charges against Zimmerman, in which it would have to be shown [...]

Adam Sandler Signs 4-Movie Deal with Streaming Company That ‘Rhymes with Wet Chicks’

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Netflix made its second foray into the original motion picture business this week, announcing a four-picture deal with Caron Daly Adam Carolla Adam Sandler on Thursday.

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