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Here's why the VP debate will be in Farmville, Virginia
 What do Hempstead, New York; St. Louis, Missouri; and Las Vegas, Nevada, all have in common with Farmville, Virginia?  Besides being home to universities, they don't have much in common. But each of the cities has been named the site of presidential and vice presidential debates. >> Read more trending stories   Never...

12:53 AM Tuesday, Oct. 04, 2016

What do Hempstead, New York; St. Louis, Missouri; and Las Vegas, Nevada, all have in common with Farmville, Virginia?  Besides being home to universities, they don't have much in common. But each of the cities has been named the site of presidential and vice presidential debates. >> Read more trending stories   Never...
It turns out Donald Trump did have audio issues at the debate
 "They also gave me a defective mic," Donald Trump told reporters after Monday night's debate. It turns out Trump might have been right. The Commission on Presidential Debates confirmed Friday that there were issues with Trump's audio in the debate hall. But it didn't offer any specifics — and didn't address a comment Trump...

11:03 AM Sunday, Oct. 02, 2016

"They also gave me a defective mic," Donald Trump told reporters after Monday night's debate. It turns out Trump might have been right. The Commission on Presidential Debates confirmed Friday that there were issues with Trump's audio in the debate hall. But it didn't offer any specifics — and didn't address a comment Trump...
Megyn Kelly rips Hillary Clinton in a tweet
 "Hillary Clinton went on record, called yours truly 'a superb journalist' when Trump was attacking me. Why won't she come on 'The Kelly File'?" Megyn Kelly asked Hillary Clinton campaign press secretary Brian Fallon after the debate Monday. The Fox News host really wants Clinton to come on her show. >> Read more...

3:06 AM Saturday, Oct. 01, 2016

"Hillary Clinton went on record, called yours truly 'a superb journalist' when Trump was attacking me. Why won't she come on 'The Kelly File'?" Megyn Kelly asked Hillary Clinton campaign press secretary Brian Fallon after the debate Monday. The Fox News host really wants Clinton to come on her show. >> Read more...
Controversy around CNN, former Trump campaign manager isn't over
 After months of criticism, CNN has put the issues around former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to bed — sort of. "Now, in previous appearances, we have told you that Corey was still receiving severance from the Trump campaign, but that is no longer the case, we are told," CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota said Thursday...

1:43 PM Friday, Sep. 30, 2016

After months of criticism, CNN has put the issues around former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to bed — sort of. "Now, in previous appearances, we have told you that Corey was still receiving severance from the Trump campaign, but that is no longer the case, we are told," CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota said Thursday...
Fox News host Brit Hume: Hillary Clinton didn't look 'attractive' at debate
 The internet was not happy with comments made by Fox News host Brit Hume after the first presidential debate on Monday. "She looked, I think, for the most part, she looked composed, smug sometimes, not necessarily attractive," he said. People immediately started tweeting about Hume's opinion Monday night. Some berated him for what...

1:22 PM Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016

The internet was not happy with comments made by Fox News host Brit Hume after the first presidential debate on Monday. "She looked, I think, for the most part, she looked composed, smug sometimes, not necessarily attractive," he said. People immediately started tweeting about Hume's opinion Monday night. Some berated him for what...
Will debate moderators fact-check? One network plans to do so live
 "I was totally against the war in Iraq," Donald Trump told Matt Lauer during NBC's Commander-in-Chief Forum. "I am the only candidate who ran in either primary who said, 'I will not raise taxes on the middle class,'" Hillary Clinton told supporters at a rally in July. Neither of those statements ...

12:11 AM Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2016

"I was totally against the war in Iraq," Donald Trump told Matt Lauer during NBC's Commander-in-Chief Forum. "I am the only candidate who ran in either primary who said, 'I will not raise taxes on the middle class,'" Hillary Clinton told supporters at a rally in July. Neither of those statements ...
'Transparent' star calls for more opportunities for transgender actors
 Amazon Studios' award-winning hit "Transparent" has shined a greater spotlight on transgender issues since it premiered in 2014. But it's also been criticized for contributing to a representation problem in Hollywood. While accepting his second consecutive Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, Jeffrey...

1:38 AM Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2016

Amazon Studios' award-winning hit "Transparent" has shined a greater spotlight on transgender issues since it premiered in 2014. But it's also been criticized for contributing to a representation problem in Hollywood. While accepting his second consecutive Emmy for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, Jeffrey...
Trump says Clinton's guards 'should disarm'
 "I think that her bodyguards should drop all weapons. They should disarm," Donald Trump told a crowd in Miami, referring to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's security detail. The Republican presidential nominee capped off a day of controversies Friday with another one. "Take their...

10:19 PM Saturday, Sep. 17, 2016

"I think that her bodyguards should drop all weapons. They should disarm," Donald Trump told a crowd in Miami, referring to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's security detail. The Republican presidential nominee capped off a day of controversies Friday with another one. "Take their...
Dolphins might have a 'highly developed spoken language'
 Apparently dolphins chat it up like you and me. For the first time, researchers claim to have recorded a pair of dolphins having a conversation. They said they found dolphins have "a highly developed spoken language, akin to the human language." And apparently, the animals even wait for the other to stop talking. The conversation...

7:42 PM Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2016

Apparently dolphins chat it up like you and me. For the first time, researchers claim to have recorded a pair of dolphins having a conversation. They said they found dolphins have "a highly developed spoken language, akin to the human language." And apparently, the animals even wait for the other to stop talking. The conversation...
After 41 seasons, 'SNL' welcomes its first Latina cast member

6:39 PM Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2016

Meet one of the newest cast members of "Saturday Night Live." "This Barbara Walters," Melissa Villasenor said during an impersonation. "Okay, so Kathy Griffin here, yeah. So here's the deal," Villaseñor said. No, it's not Miley Cyrus, Barbara Walters, Kathy Griffin or any of the subjects of her spot-on...