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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

(190) 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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Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen 'Considering' Bringing Game Back

(22) Comments | Posted March 11, 2014 | 6:07 PM

There may be hope for Flappy Bird fans yet!

Dong Nguyen, the Vietnamese creator of the insanely popular smartphone game, told Rolling Stone in a March 11th interview that he is "considering" bringing the game back after taking it down last month.

On February 8th, Nguyen sent the...

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HBO GO Crashes During 'True Detective' Season Finale, Internet Collectively Revolts

(237) Comments | Posted March 9, 2014 | 11:28 PM

Uh oh.

HBO GO, the cable network's online streaming service, crashed for some users on Sunday night during the highly-anticipated "True Detective" season finale.

HBO GO confirmed the issue on Twitter:

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Deadspin Ranked Some Cereals Incorrectly. Here Are The Correct Rankings.

(198) Comments | Posted February 27, 2014 | 4:19 PM

Deadspin's Tim Marchman released an incorrect list of "Cereals, Ranked" on Thursday.

Since this topic is of utmost importance, here is a correct ranking of cereals to rectify Marchman's grave error:

  1. Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  2. Cinnamon Life
  3. Honey Nut Cheerios
  4. Life
  5. Golden Grahams
  6. Frosted Mini-Wheats
  7. Fruity Pebbles
  8. Cocoa Pebbles
  9. ...
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Harold Ramis Memorial At 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse Honors Late Filmmaker (PHOTOS)

(15) Comments | Posted February 26, 2014 | 3:32 PM

The world lost a comedy legend on Monday when filmmaker Harold Ramis passed away at the age of 69. Ramis' genius was a key force behind the classic films "Ghostbusters", "Groundhog Day", "Caddyshack" and "National Lampoon's Vacation".

Following his death, fans paid tribute to the late writer/director/actor outside...

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11 Reasons Why A Government Shutdown Is Terrible For You

(4010) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 9:03 PM

The government is hours away from its first shutdown since 1996. Here's why it would be awful:

1. HUGE NUMBER OF FURLOUGHS: As many as 800,000 of the country's 2.1 million federal workers could be furloughed as the result of a shutdown.

2. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ON...

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