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Fox's Shepard Smith Just Tore NBC Apart for Inviting Donald Trump to Host SNL

On Tuesday morning, NBC announced that Donald Trump would be the host of Saturday Night Live on November 7. Shortly afterward, Trump confirmed the announcement on his Twitter account and expressed his excitement. It was just announced that I will be hosting Saturday Night Live on Nov. Show More Summary

Breaking: Planned Parenthood Stops Taking Money for Fetal Tissue Donation

A handful of Planned Parenthood clinics across the country allow patients to donate their fetal tissue following an abortion, a practice that is legal in the United States and has contributed to medical research breakthroughs like the polio vaccine. Show More Summary

Smoking Will Kill 1 in 3 Chinese Men

Smoking will kill one in three young men in China unless rates of tobacco use drop dramatically, according to a new study in the medical journal The Lancet. The study, led by Oxford University epidemiologist Zhengming Chen, is full of eye-opening stats: In 2010 alone, smoking accounted for 1 million Chinese deaths, primarily of men. Show More Summary

House Tea Partiers to the World: Burn, Baby, Burn.

Chaos, chaos, and chaos. Rep. Kevin McCarthy's withdrawal from the speaker's race has caused disarray—that is, greater disarray—within the House GOP conference. Hours after McCarthy's announcement, there was no word of what comes next. Show More Summary

The Pharma Jerk We All Hated Last Month Still Hasn’t Dropped the Price of That Drug

Two weeks ago, Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli promised to drop the price of Daraprim, a parasite-fighting drug, after raising it from $13.50 a tablet to $750 a tablet. But so far the price tag hasn't budged. Shkreli, a former...Show More Summary

Ben Carson Links Gun Control to Hitler's Rise

As he defends a string of controversial comments he made in the wake of last week's mass shooting in Oregon, Ben Carson just keeps one-upping himself. Appearing on CNN on Thursday afternoon, Carson was questioned by Wolf Blitzer on a claim in his recent book, A More Perfect Union, in which he connects the rise of Hitler to gun control. Show More Summary

Bobby Jindal Lashes Out at Father of Oregon Shooter: "He's the Problem Here"

If, after last week's shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, you held the gunman responsible, Bobby Jindal thinks you've missed the mark. On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Jindal published a self-described "sermon" on his campaign website, addressing what he believes are the root causes of mass shootings. Show More Summary

Dear Nevada, #&$% You. Sincerely, San Francisco

The Shockingly Effective, Surprisingly Cheap Way to End Homelessness For years, the Las Vegas Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital, Nevada's primary state mental facility, gave discharged patients a bus ticket out of town. Poor and mentally...Show More Summary

Ben Carson on Oregon Shooting: "I Would Not Just Stand There and Let Him Shoot Me"

Ben Carson says he would have led an effort to stop the shooter who killed 13 people last week in Roseburg, Oregon, had Carson been there during the attack. During an interview of Fox & Friends Tuesday, host Brian Kilmeade asked theShow More Summary

Ben Carson Supports Arming Kindergarten Teachers to Combat Gun Violence

Ben Carson has some thoughts on gun control. Less than a week after the massacre at an Oregon community college that left 10 dead, including the shooter, the Republican presidential candidate dismissed renewed calls for gun-safety, and...Show More Summary

The Latest Hobby Lobby Ruling Is Actually Good News

A year after its controversial Supreme Court victory, Hobby Lobby found itself on the other side of a court decision—this time for denying a transgender employee access to the women's restroom. Since she transitioned more than five years...Show More Summary

Bobby Jindal Sums Up His Struggling Campaign in One Chart

Things are looking up for Bobby Jindal, according to Bobby Jindal. The Louisiana governor tweeted this afternoon about his campaign performance: "Momentum is building in Iowa." The tweet was accompanied by a chart showing Jindal's support among Iowa voters increasing exponentially. Momentum is building in Iowa. Show More Summary

Women in Texas May Have to Wait an Extra 20 Days for an Abortion

New research from the University of Texas—Austin has found that women seeking abortions in cities such as Dallas, Forth Worth, and Austin face staggering wait times of up to 20 days before they can get the procedure. The data, whichShow More Summary

Meet the Senate Candidate Who Sacrificed a Goat and Drank Its Blood

Augustus Sol Invictus wears many hats: lawyer, former chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida, U.S. Senate candidate—and ritual goat sacrificer. In 2013, Invictus walked from central Florida to the Mojave Desert and spent a week fasting and praying. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Unveils Plan to Tackle Gun Violence Using Executive Action

On Monday, Hillary Clinton plans to unveil a series of proposals aimed at reducing gun violence that includes the possible use of executive action to close the "gun show loophole," which currently allows gun sales to proceed even ifShow More Summary

The CIA Is Still Refusing to Release Its Files on This Alleged War Criminal

In November 1981, early in what would become a 12-year civil war, Lt. Colonel Sigifredo Ochoa Pérez led an estimated 1,200 Salvadoran troops into a rural region near the Honduran border. As part of an eight-day campaign to eliminateShow More Summary

Ben Carson Just Showed the Other GOP Candidates How to Talk About Clean Energy

When asked at a Friday campaign stop in Iowa if he'd support 50 percent clean energy in the United States by 2030, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson replied, "I want more than 50 percent." The 50 percent by 2030 mark comes from the advocacy group NextGen Climate, which has launched a campaign pushing candidates on the issue. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush on Oregon Mass Murder: "Stuff Happens"

While speaking to reporters during a campaign stop in Greenville, South Carolina, on Friday, Jeb Bush reportedly weighed in on the latest school shooting to take place in the United States, this time in Oregon just a day before: In Greenville,...Show More Summary

Senator Blumenthal to Introduce Gun Legislation After Oregon Shooting

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) announced a plan to introduce new gun legislation in the wake of Thursday's school shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon that left 10 dead and seven others injured. My thoughts are with the victims of the #UCCShooting. Show More Summary

Oregon Sheriff Handling School Massacre Shared a Sandy Hook Conspiracy Video

The month after the December 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, Sheriff John Hanlin of Douglas County, Oregon, posted a video called "The Sandy Hook Shooting - Fully Exposed" to his personal Facebook page. The video makes a number of conspiratorial...Show More Summary

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