CNN’s Don Lemon suggested that federal employees who are working without pay during the government shutdown are being treated like slaves. The “CNN Tonight” host made a brief appearance on colleague Chris Cuomo’s “Cuomo Prime Time” on Thursday to discuss rapper Cardi B’s viral venting about the current paralysis of government. “If you are being summoned […]

Nearly one month into a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding, his refusal to budge is prompting some strong language from the country’s frustrated legislators. In an appearance on MSNBC Thursday, Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) didn’t mince words. “We are ready to take up any legislation that we think the […]

Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons says he always knew he had a chance at NBA glory. What never entered his mind was that he’d be a staunch advocate for the LGBTQ community one day.  That changed in 2014, when Bullock’s transgender sister, Mia Henderson, was stabbed to death in Maryland. Since then, the athlete […]

Getty Image / Uproxx Studios As current events and political debate leak more and more into everyday discussion via social media and 24/7 news cycles, an intriguing occurrence has arisen. It seems that now, more than ever, the American public wants and demands that public figures declare their ethical, moral, and political beliefs. From pushing […]

“Young L.A. Girl Slain; Body Slashed in Two” ― L.A.’s Daily News On Jan. 15, 1947, the remains of Elizabeth Short were found in a vacant lot in Los Angeles. What made this discovery the stuff of tabloid sensation, however, was the Glasgow smile left on the aspiring actress’ face ― made with 3-inch slashes […]

Earlier this month, the partial government shutdown caused the Food and Drug Administration to postpone its inspection of various foods, leaving many Americans wondering if their safety is at risk. Here’s the lowdown at this current moment. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, which monitors the country’s meat and poultry slaughterhouses, has reported that 90 percent […]

San Francisco 49ers receiver Marquise Goodwin and his wife Morgan have suffered another devastating loss. The couple announced on their YouTube channel Wednesday that complications from preterm labor led to the deaths of twin boys Morgan was carrying. The tragedy unfolded in November, about a year after the couple lost a baby boy during pregnancy. […]

A self-described white supremacist, who harassed Vermont state lawmaker Ruqaiyah “Kiah” Morris with so many racist messages that she resigned her post last fall, showed up at a press conference on Monday where she was speaking about that harassment. His arrival immediately sparked objections from other attendees. “No, no, no, no,” one woman can be […]

Meghan Markle stopped by one of her new patronages, Mayhew, an international animal welfare charity, on Wednesday and got paid an interesting compliment.  “You’re a fat lady!” one of the women said, motioning to the Duchess of Sussex’s stomach. Others on Twitter heard “fat baby.”  “I’ll take it!” the former “Suits” star said, laughing along with […]

CNN legal analyst Areva Martin called out Fox News contributor David Webb for “white privilege” on Tuesday. Just one problem: Webb is black. The embarrassing exchange happened on Webb’s SiriusXM radio show in a conversation about race and job qualifications. . @SIRIUSXM Patriot Host @davidwebbshow mistakenly accused for his “White Privilege” by @CNN Analyst @ArevaMartin. […]

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