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Jason Jones Announces He Is Leaving 'The Daily Show'

(66) Comments | Posted February 24, 2015 | 4:36 PM

Jason Jones is signing off.

The longtime 'Daily Show' correspondent announced on Tuesday that he is leaving to star in a TBS comedy. He has been with the Comedy Central program since 2005.

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Brian Williams Cancels Appearance On 'Late Show With David Letterman'

(306) Comments | Posted February 8, 2015 | 5:37 PM

NBC's Brian Williams cancelled a planned Thursday night appearance on CBS's 'Late Show with David Letterman,' POLITICO's Mike Allen and CNN's Brian Stelter reported on Sunday.

The cancellation comes after Williams admitted this week that he was never aboard a helicopter that was struck...

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It's Super Bowl XLIX Time! Here's What You Need To Know.

(117) Comments | Posted February 1, 2015 | 5:59 PM

The day has finally come. It's officially Super Bowl time!

The New England Patriots face off against the Seattle Seahawks tonight at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. There's so much football to be had it's almost too much, but we're here to help you out.

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Patriots May Have Used Deflated Footballs In AFC Championship Win Over Colts: REPORTS

(932) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 10:52 AM

The New England Patriots are Super Bowl bound after crushing the Indianapolis Colts 45-7 in Sunday night's AFC Championship game, but a new report is calling into question the integrity of that victory.

Soon after the game, Bob Kravitz of WTHR Indianapolis tweeted that the NFL was investigating...

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'60 Minutes' Examines The Benefits Of Mindfulness

(42) Comments | Posted December 14, 2014 | 8:21 PM

Anderson Cooper dove headfirst into the world of mindfulness in a segment on Sunday night's "60 Minutes".

"This is just the next generation of exercise, we’ve got the physical, you know, exercise components down, and now it’s about working out how can we actually train our minds," Dr....

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Jamie Horowitz Fired From NBC Only 10 Weeks Into His Role Overseeing The 'Today' Show

(298) Comments | Posted November 17, 2014 | 10:06 PM

Well, that was quick.

Only 10 weeks into his role at NBC supervising the "Today" show, television executive Jamie Horowitz has been fired by the network.

NBC News president Deborah Turness broke the news to employees on Monday night.

She had announced Horowitz's hiring earlier this...

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Quarantined Nurse Kaci Hickox Calls Her Treatment 'Inhumane', Criticizes Chris Christie

(1379) Comments | Posted October 26, 2014 | 4:12 PM

Kaci Hickox, the nurse currently under quarantine at University Hospital in Newark, NJ, harshly criticized her treatment during a phone call with CNN on Sunday.

"It's really inhumane," she told anchor Candy Crowley.

Hickox is the first person quarantined under a strict new policy enacted by...

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New York Ebola Patient Craig Spencer Enters Next Phase Of Illness

(208) Comments | Posted October 25, 2014 | 9:25 PM

The New York City doctor who tested positive for Ebola has entered the next phase of his illness, according to the New York City Health And Hospitals Corporation.

A press release from NYC HHC indicated that Dr. Craig Spencer has begun to experience gastrointestinal symptoms. He is said to be...

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Verizon Wireless Service Goes Down In Parts Of New York City [UPDATED]

(7) Comments | Posted October 17, 2014 | 7:57 PM

Some Verizon customers in New York City were involuntarily taken off the grid on Friday night when the wireless giant experienced an outage in the Big Apple.

Multiple people tweeted about the service interruption:

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Shepard Smith: 'Do Not Listen To The Hysterical Voices' In The Media About Ebola

(1204) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 6:20 PM

Fox News' Shepard Smith railed against the media's Ebola hysteria on Wednesday.

"You should have no concerns about Ebola at all. None. I promise," stated Smith. He went on to tell viewers, "Do not listen to the hysterical voices on the radio and the television or read the fear-provoking words...

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'The Five' Host Greg Gutfeld On Fossil Fuel: 'It Used To Be A Dinosaur. Now It's Fuel. How Is That Not Renewable?'

(475) Comments | Posted September 23, 2014 | 8:11 PM

Greg Gutfeld, one of the five legendary hosts of Fox News' "The Five", thinks the dangers of climate change are way overhyped.

On Tuesday night, he shared this brilliant gem to illustrate his expertise on the subject of climate science: "Isn't fossil fuels the ultimate renewable energy? It's renewed once....

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Apple Officially Announces iPhone 6

(191) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 2:14 PM

The iPhone 6 is here!

Apple unveiled the latest version of its flagship smartphone on Tuesday, officially branding the device the iPhone 6.

The phone features a new Retina HD Display, and comes with a 4.7'' screen.

As expected, the phone also comes in a larger version called the iPhone...

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PlayStation Network Brought Down By DDoS Attack

(117) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 7:38 PM

Gamers woke up to an unpleasant surprise on Sunday morning when hackers brought down Sony's PlayStation Network by way of a distributed denial-of-service (DDos) attack.

Sony tweeted that the problem was being addressed:

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GOP Congressman: All 500,000 DREAMers, '8 Million' Undocumented Immigrants Should Be Deported

(1418) Comments | Posted August 2, 2014 | 12:12 PM

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) appeared Friday night on MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes" to discuss immigration and the current U.S.-Mexico border crisis.

Hayes tweeted a summary of Brooks' startling comments after the interview aired:

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Samuel L. Jackson Recites Famous 'Pulp Fiction' Speech On The Graham Norton Show

(39) Comments | Posted June 15, 2014 | 7:41 PM

"Pulp Fiction" recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, and two decades later the cinematic classic is just as iconic as ever.

Samuel L. Jackson, who played Jules Winnfield in the Quentin Tarantino film, stopped by BBC One's "The Graham...

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Chromeo's 'White Women': The Funky Synchronicity Of Music's Past And Present

(68) Comments | Posted May 14, 2014 | 4:11 PM

This is Chromeo's time.

The musical team of David Macklovitch and Patrick Gemayel, aka Dave 1 and P-Thugg, released their newest album, "White Women," on May 12. It is instantly catchy, irresistibly funky and undeniably danceable. It incorporates a hefty portion of the past, but it couldn't possibly sound more...

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Donald Sterling Tells Anderson Cooper: 'I Made A Terrible Mistake. I'm Here To Apologize'

(1435) Comments | Posted May 11, 2014 | 9:06 PM

"I'm a good member who made a mistake and I'm apologizing and I'm asking for forgiveness," stated Donald Sterling in an interview with Anderson Cooper.

Cooper managed to land a sit-down with the billionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. The interview will air Monday on CNN.

Sterling,...

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Larry Wilmore Will Take Over For Stephen Colbert On Comedy Central: REPORT

(8) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 9:48 PM

It looks like Comedy Central has found a successor to Stephen Colbert.

The New York Times reports that Larry Wilmore, billed as "Senior Black Correspondent" on "The Daily Show", will take over for Colbert when "The Colbert Report" host heads to CBS. Colbert will succeed David...

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US Airways Explains How It Tweeted That Infamous Nude Photo

(113) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 7:49 PM

Unless you're living in a cave and are completely off the grid, you may have noticed that US Airways sent out a tweet on Monday that included a graphic image of a woman sexually pleasuring herself with a toy airplane.

A screenshot of the uncensored and decidedly NSFW...

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Nile Rodgers Has A Lot Of Cool Stories And Wisdom To Share

(2) Comments | Posted April 13, 2014 | 2:32 PM

I'm a Nile Rodgers fan. And due to the fact that I am employed by The Huffington Post, I'm able to gain access to events that I wouldn't have access to otherwise. Normally, these facts would have nothing to do with each other. But thanks to a convergence of universal...

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