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Man’s Story of Growing Up With a Father Like Apu Goes Viral Following The Simpsons Controversy

09:46 | Apr 11th, 2018

In the wake of The Simpsons' attempt to address the stereotyping controversy surrounding Apu, one man's story of growing up with a father similar to the character is going viral. After Sunday's episode of the animated comedy included a scene in wh...Show More
Author: There's a Hidden Link Between Mass Shootings and the Economic History of the Firearms Industry

07:20 | Apr 11th, 2018

Those in favor of firearms control in the United States today often point in exasperated envy at laws in countries like Australia and the United Kingdom. Why can’t the United States behave like these civilized countries?, they ask. The reality is ...Show More
President Trump Believes He Has the Power to Fire Robert Mueller, White House Says

07:24 | Apr 11th, 2018

(WASHINGTON) — The federal agents who raided the office of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, were looking for records about payments to a former Playboy playmate and to porn actress Stormy Daniels, who both claim to have had ...Show More
More States Are Pushing for 'Free-Range Parenting' Laws. Here's What That Means

05:52 | Apr 11th, 2018

(SALT LAKE CITY) — After Utah passed the country's first law legalizing so-called free-range parenting, groups in states from New York to Texas are pushing for similar steps to bolster the idea that supporters say is an antidote for anxiety-plagued p...Show More
President Trump Is 'Very Thankful' for Xi Jinping's Conciliatory Talk on Trade

01:53 | Apr 11th, 2018

President Donald Trump has welcomed remarks made by his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference that seemed intended to deescalate a brewing trade war. Trump said he was "very thankful" for his Chinese counterpa...Show More
HBO Says It Fixed Its Gender Pay Gap Because of Reese Witherspoon

03:58 | Apr 11th, 2018

An HBO executive said the company examined and corrected pay disparities at the network — thanks to Reese Witherspoon. The actor, who stars in and serves as an executive producer for HBO's Big Little Lies, played an instrumental role in HBO's pay ...Show More
Political Commentator: What Working at Fox News Taught Me About Arguing Politics

09:06 | Apr 11th, 2018

It may seem surprising for a liberal commentator like myself, but from 2010 to 2013, I worked in the most prominent den of American conservatism: Fox News. During my time at the network I came to realize how condescending I’d been in my views about n...Show More
Queen Elizabeth Got Cheeky With This Joke About Trump and Obama

01:08 | Apr 11th, 2018

It's not often that Queen Elizabeth is recorded in conversation, but when she is, she really knows how to put on a show. While giving Sir David Attenborough a tour of her private gardens at Buckingham Palace for a documentary highlighting her cons...Show More
1 in 3 Americans Don’t Know That a Gender Wage Gap Exists, Survey Says

05:25 | Apr 11th, 2018

What if you lost 20% of your income? Nearly 75% of adults in the United States say losing 20% of their salary would be a major problem or crisis. Twenty percent is a big deal. Yet right now, women as a whole are paid 20% less than men. Women of colo...Show More
Mark Zuckerberg Tells Congress He's Sorry

03:51 | Apr 11th, 2018

In his first appearance before Congress since he launched [f500link]Facebook[/f500link] from his Harvard dorm room 14 years ago, Mark Zuckerberg took responsibility on Tuesday afternoon for how his social network has been improperly used for politica...Show More
Tips on Visiting 26 National Parks, Straight From Park Employees

17:04 | Apr 10th, 2018

Each of the National Park Service’s 417 locations, from national parks and monuments, has unique sights and activities — that can be best appreciated with a few insider tips. To help travelers get the most of out their next visit to one of the s...Show More
The Poisoned Daughter of a Russian Ex-Spy Has Been Released From Hospital, British Media Says

02:06 | Apr 10th, 2018

(LONDON) — British media report that Yulia Skripal, one of two Russians poisoned by nerve agent, has been released from the hospital. BBC News said Tuesday the 33-year-old Skripal had been discharged from hospital and taken to a "secure" location ...Show More
Police Say a Tennessee Man Confessed on Facebook After a Brutal Double Murder

01:39 | Apr 10th, 2018

A Tennessee man is wanted in Mississippi for the murder of his mother and friend after posting an apparent confession on [f500link]Facebook[/f500link], police said. Casey James Lawhorn, 23, made a verbal confession during a phone call to police an...Show More
What Tony Robbins Got Wrong in His Controversial #MeToo Comment, According to Career Experts

06:05 | Apr 10th, 2018

In his now-viral comments, life coach Tony Robbins shared a problematic anecdote on how some men in positions of power are responding to the #MeToo movement with discriminatory hiring practices. "I was just with someone the other day — very famous...Show More
The Federal Deficit Will Hit $1 Trillion by 2020

05:01 | Apr 10th, 2018

The U.S. budget deficit will surpass $1 trillion by 2020, two years sooner than previously estimated, as tax cuts and spending increases signed by President Donald Trump do little to boost long-term economic growth, according to the Congressional Bud...Show More
The Creators of Westworld Actually Want to Give Away Spoilers for Season 2. Here's Why

02:00 | Apr 10th, 2018

It's challenging to avoid spoilers in the age of the internet, but the creators of HBO's Westworld have a unique way to combat spoiler culture ahead of the show's second season. In a Reddit AMA on Monday, creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy laid ...Show More
China’s Xi Jinping Offers Trade Concessions, but They May Not Be Enough to Satisfy Trump

07:28 | Apr 10th, 2018

It was a conciliatory gesture, though far from surrender. Chinese President Xi Jinping moved Tuesday to dampen the roiling trade dispute with the U.S. by pledging to “significantly lower” tariffs on imported American cars and further open his nation’...Show More
People Are Wearing Red for Equal Pay Day. Here's Why

02:01 | Apr 10th, 2018

There's a reason why your coworkers are wearing red on Tuesday — and it has to do with Equal Pay Day. Employees advocating for an end to the gender wage gap are wearing red in honor of Equal Pay Day on Tuesday, April 10. For supporters, red symbol...Show More
Laura Ingraham Returns to Fox News, Accusing Liberals of Bullying Conservatives ‘Into Silence’

01:42 | Apr 10th, 2018

Laura Ingraham returned to Fox News Monday night, hosting her first episode of The Ingraham Angle since a feud with 17-year-old Parkland shooting survivor and gun control activist David Hogg cost her show some of its most prominent advisers.
Michael Cohen Is in Trouble. We Just Don’t Know Exactly Why Yet

05:43 | Apr 10th, 2018

An FBI raid on the homes and workplaces of Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen does not bode well for him, but it's not clear yet exactly how much trouble he's in. Cohen has been in headlines for weeks because of his role paying porn st...Show More
Why Tuesday Could Define Trump's Presidency

06:03 | Apr 10th, 2018

Historians judge presidents by how they react in times of crisis, and during an unseasonably cold April in Washington, Trump is facing two major ones: how to respond to a brutal chemical strike in Syria and what to do about investigations reaching hi...Show More
Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood Mac Part Ways Ahead of a Planned Fall Tour

03:00 | Apr 10th, 2018

Lindsey Buckingham is going his own way once again. The guitarist and lead vocalist of Fleetwood Mac will not be performing with the rock band on their upcoming fall tour, a publicist for the group confirmed to EW. Buckingham will be replaced on t...Show More
How the Facebook Hearings Could Backfire on Congress

06:01 | Apr 10th, 2018

For all the risk facing [f500link]Facebook[/f500link] when public hearings start on Tuesday, top aides on Capitol Hill worry that lawmakers could drive themselves into serious peril if they take detours into fringe theories or shaky political grievan...Show More
The Office of President Trump's Lawyer Michael Cohen Was Raided by the FBI

04:06 | Apr 9th, 2018

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This Last-Minute Tax Move Could Save You Thousands. Here's How to Do It

05:52 | Apr 9th, 2018

Tax Day is only a week away, but you still have a chance to make one big tax-saving move—a tactic that could save many couples up to $2,750 on their 2017 taxes. You don't even have to itemize to get the benefit. All you need to do is make an IRA c...Show More
Russia and Syria Say Israel Was Behind the Missile Attack on an Air Base in Homs

07:36 | Apr 9th, 2018

(BEIRUT) — Russia and the Syrian military blamed Israel for a pre-dawn missile attack Monday on an air base in central Syria, saying Israeli fighter jets launched the missiles from Lebanon's air space. A war-monitoring group said the airstrikes kille...Show More
Populist Prime Minister Viktor Orban Wins Third Consecutive Term in Hungary

05:47 | Apr 9th, 2018

(BUDAPEST, Hungary) — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said his "decisive" re-election victory and the super majority in parliament his right-wing populist party appeared to have won Sunday were "an opportunity to defend Hungary." Critics sai...Show More
Starting Monday, Facebook Will Tell Users if Their Data Was Shared With Cambridge Analytica

02:37 | Apr 9th, 2018

(NEW YORK) — Get ready to find out if your [f500link]Facebook[/f500link] data has been swept up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Starting Monday, the 87 million users who might have had their data shared with Cambridge Analytica will get a deta...Show More
Body Found Near Site of Cliff Crash That Killed Hart Family

02:52 | Apr 8th, 2018

(MENDOCINO, Calif.) — A body was recovered Saturday in the vicinity where an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff last month, killing a family of eight in what authorities suspect may have been an intentional crash.The Mendocino County Sheriff...Show More
German Van Driver Who Killed 2 Was Well-Known to Police

04:40 | Apr 8th, 2018

(MUENSTER, Germany) — The 48-year-old German man who drove a van into a crowd in the western city of Muenster was well-known to police and had a history of run-ins with the law, German prosecutors said Sunday, adding that they believe he acted alone....Show More