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Only 35 Percent Of Americans Still Think Bill O'Reilly Is Trustworthy

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | February 27, 2015 | Media
The allegations building against Bill O'Reilly are apparently taking a harsh toll on his trustworthiness and favorability among Americans. Only 35 percent of Americans still find the Fox News host trustworthy, while 21 percent find him "very untrustworthy" and 16 percent find him "somewhat untrustworthy," according to a...

Mother Of Slain Journalist James Foley Says She Forgives 'Jihadi John'

AP | Catherine Taibi | February 27, 2015 | Media
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The parents of an American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State group say they are surprised a college-educated, London-raised man is the masked militant known as "Jihadi John" from the video of their son's slaying but also realize stopping him won't end the bloodshed. "The point...

Donald Trump Still Not Convinced Obama's Birth Certificate Is Real

Christina Wilkie | February 27, 2015 | Politics
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Real estate developer and reality TV host Donald Trump told a group of conservatives Friday that he questions whether President Barack Obama's birth certificate is real, resurrecting an old conspiracy theory that many Americans viewed as the low point of the 2008 presidential election. Near...

Bella Thorne Opens Up About That Controversial Zendaya Hair Comment

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | February 27, 2015 | Teen
“Fashion Police” host Giuliana Rancic recently apologized to Zendaya Coleman for offensive comments she made about her hair on the Oscars red carpet. Since then, Zendaya has publicly accepted Rancic’s apology on Instagram. Now, her best friend Bella Thorne is speaking out....

HBO Is Determined To Tackle Its Diversity Problem

Sasha Bronner | February 27, 2015 | Entertainment
On the heels of the whitest Oscars since 1998, Patricia Arquette's semi-accidental rebel call for "gay people and people of color" to fight for women's rights, and a generally rising tide of consciousness about how minorities are treated in Hollywood, HBO announced that it will launch...

Here's Every Claim Made Against Bill O'Reilly So Far

Jackson Connor | February 27, 2015 | Media
The list of accusations leveled at Bill O'Reilly grows by the day. What began as a probe into the veracity of the Fox News host's war reporting experience has now snowballed into a slew of alleged lies, exaggerations and inaccuracies. If you're having trouble keeping all these shifting stories...

George Hamilton Shares The Story Behind Elizabeth Taylor's Topless Tanning Photos (VIDEO)

Lisa Capretto | February 27, 2015 | OWN
Over the course of his decades-long career in Hollywood, perpetually tan leading man George Hamilton has been linked to a number of glamorous women. Of all his former flames, however, only one could achieve a bronze tone that could rival his own: Elizabeth Taylor. "Elizabeth Taylor and I...

Sharbat Gula, National Geographic 'Afghan Girl,' Issued Pakistan ID Card Illegally: Reports

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | February 27, 2015 | Canada Impact
The green-eyed "Afghan Girl" who once appeared on an iconic National Geographic cover has been caught up in an investigation into allegedly false documents that allowed her to live in Pakistan. Documents show that 46-year-old Sharbat Gula, going under the name "Sharbat Bibi," obtained a Computerised National Identity...

Laura Ingraham Takes Aim At Jeb Bush And His Wife At CPAC

Amanda Terkel | February 27, 2015 | Politics
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Radio host Laura Ingraham came out swinging against Jeb Bush Friday morning at a conference for conservative activists, taking a personal swipe against his wife's spending habits. "Jeb could really explode the gender gap. ... Women could really turn out in droves for Jeb Bush,"...

Six Former Colleagues Say Bill O'Reilly Also Lied About Being 'Attacked By Protesters' During LA Riots

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | February 27, 2015 | Media
Several former colleagues now claim that Bill O'Reilly also lied about his experience covering the Los Angeles riots in 1992. O'Reilly has on occasion referenced an incident when he and his crew had to take cover during his time as a host for "Inside Edition." "They were throwing...

USA Today: Fox Should Distance Self From 'Truth-Challenged' O'Reilly

USA Today | Gabriel Arana | February 27, 2015 | Media
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly pitches himself to viewers as a brave truth-teller, outraged by the partisan spin that has taken over the national debate. Judging by his ratings, that message sells. On Monday, OReilly's show had more viewers between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. than all of CNN's shows...

Washington Post To Rethink Drug Testing Job Seekers After D.C. Legalizes Weed

Dave Jamieson | February 27, 2015 | Media
If you've ever been offered a job at The Washington Post, you know there's one undignified step in the hiring process that just about everyone goes through, no matter how many Pulitzer Prizes they've won: You have to pee in a cup. The newspaper's long-standing policy of screening job seekers...

What's Really Wrong With Bill O'Reilly's El Salvador Reporting

Roque Planas | February 27, 2015 | Latino Voices
Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly has pointed to his brief stint in Latin America in 1982 as a correspondent for CBS News as proof of his experience covering “active war zones.” Those claims have come under fire this month after reports in The Nation, Mother Jones and elsewhere...

After Years Of Taking Questions, Obama Turns The Tables On One Teen

AP/The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | February 27, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making the switch from interviewee to interviewer. The president questioned a Maryland high school senior in the My Brother's Keeper program. The interview for the StoryCorps oral history project was airing Friday on National Public Radio's "Morning Edition." Noah McQueen discussed going from...

'The Jinx' Is 'Serial' For Television, And You're Missing Out If You're Not Watching

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | February 27, 2015 | Entertainment
An heir to his family's billion-dollar New York real-estate fortune, Robert Durst almost witnessed his mother's suicide as a child, emerged as the prime suspect in his wife's disappearance years later, became estranged from his family after his brother secured the chief position in their business, was accused...

Everything You Need To Know About #TheDress

Andy Campbell | February 27, 2015 | Style
Unless you were in a bunker on Thursday, you've heard the only story more viral than the llamas on the lam. A photo of a dress -- now trending on every social media site as #TheDress -- left the world divided. Is it white and gold? Blue and...

American Blogger Avijit Roy Killed In Bangladesh; Wife Also Injured In Cleaver Attack

Jade Walker | February 27, 2015 | Media
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he and...

'The O'Reilly Factor' Ratings Soar Amidst Controversy Over Host's War-Reporting

Kelly Chen | February 26, 2015 | Media
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "The O'Reilly Factor" has long been the most popular program in cable news, and the controversy surrounding host Bill O'Reilly's war-reporting experiences has only helped elevate the show's ratings. Wednesday night's "Factor" delivered easily the program's largest audience of 2015 in the key news demo of...

Bill O'Reilly's LA Riots 'Bombardment' Stories Disputed By Former Colleagues

Benjamin Hart | February 26, 2015 | Media
Former colleagues of Bill O’Reilly, the Fox News host whose tales of past reporting exploits are facing renewed scrutiny, have disputed his account of surviving a bombardment of bricks and rocks while covering the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.

Lee Daniels On Mo'Nique Being 'Blackballed' In Hollywood: 'You Gotta Play Ball' (VIDEO)

Brennan Williams | February 26, 2015 | Black Voices
Mo’Nique caused quite a stir recently after publicly claiming that director Lee Daniels said she had been "blackballed" in Hollywood since winning her 2010 Oscar for her role in “Precious.” Her claims have since prompted legendary...
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