ARIANA GRANDE IS SORRY, KANYE WEST IS OFF HIS MEDS, AND PETE DAVIDSON DELETED HIS INSTAGRAM. HERE'S WHY

Personal lives are messy, mental illness is a beast, and navigating either one is difficult enough for people who aren't in the social...

FAMILY OF 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO DIED IN BORDER PATROL CUSTODY DENIES SHE WENT DAYS WITHOUT FOOD, WATER

The family of Jakelin Caal Maquin, the seven-year-old Guatemalan girl who died while in the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, is speaking...

 
 
 

NEW CHIEF OF STAFF MULVANEY CALLED TRUMP A “TERRIBLE HUMAN BEING” DAYS BEFORE ELECTION

Mere hours after President Donald Trump named Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, acting chief of staff,...

TRUMP TWEETS MISLEADING CLAIM ABOUT FBI AGENTS' MISSING TEXTS TO DISCREDIT RUSSIA PROBE

President Donald Trump went on Twitter Saturday to put forward a story line that is clearly misleading, pushing an argument that makes...

 
 
 

THE TV CLUB, 2018

My beloved TV Club pals:

THE BEST GIFTS FOR SKINCARE OBSESSIVES, ACCORDING TO REDDITORS

Finding the perfect holiday gift can be maddening-is this the color they'd want? Is it something they already have? Is it so last year?-but...

 
 
 

JEFFREY WRIGHT GUARDED “HIPPY” BRETT KAVANAUGH IN HIGH SCHOOL, AND “HIPPY” BRIAN LEHRER CLAIMS YOU CAN BE A METS AND YANKEES FAN

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TRUMP, THE NRA, AND MORE ILLEGAL ACTIVITY

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DECISIONS, DECISIONS, DECISIONS

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TRUMP NAMES MICK MULVANEY AS CHIEF OF STAFF. ER, “ACTING” CHIEF OF STAFF

After a week of drama over the question of who would replace John Kelly as the White House chief of staff, Donald Trump has announced...

 
 
 

AT THE EVANGELICAL METOO SUMMIT, CHRISTIANS GRAPPLED WITH JUST HOW DEEP THE CHURCH'S SEXUAL MISCONDUCT PROBLEMS GO

Within weeks of the ignition of the MeToo movement last fall, activists with ties to evangelicalism began pointing out that abuse in...

AMERICA'S HOTTEST HOUSING DEBATE IS COMING TO OREGON

It took a minute, but America is finally warming up to a revolutionary construction paradigm that could shorten commutes, lower housing...

 
 
 

CONGRESSMAN SAYS A “WALLCOIN” COULD FUND TRUMP'S BORDER WALL

Ohio Rep. Warren Davidson has drafted a bill, called the “Buy a Brick, Build a Wall Act,” that he says would enable the government...

NOT MINE TO MOLD

When he was 4, I took my middle son, Edmund, to a feeding clinic for an evaluation. Edmund, now 9, was born with a rare genetic disorder...

 
 
 

A PENTHOUSE DIVIDED

On Wednesday, Nicole Cliffe-noted Twitter personality and Slate columnist -got the Penthouse treatment. The magazine's official account...

YOU SHOULD IGNORE THE “AMAZON'S CHOICE” LABEL WHILE HOLIDAY SHOPPING

It's that time of year when there's no shortage of magazines and Instagram influencers telling you what to buy. Another source of advice...

 
 
 

CYBILL SHEPHERD AND ELIZA DUSHKU REPORTS ILLUSTRATE EXTENT OF PROBLEMS AT CBS

Two new reports about alleged misconduct at CBS illustrate the extent of the network's problems, not all of which can be solved with...

THE BIRTHRIGHT QUESTION

If Birthright is a rite of passage for some Jewish-American young adults, for others, so is spending what feels like one's entire post-adolescence...

 
 
 

ARIZONA'S JON KYL, REPLACEMENT TO JOHN MCCAIN, TO RESIGN FROM SENATE

Sen. Jon Kyl, who was appointed to represent Arizona after Sen. John McCain died of cancer in August, will step down at the end of...

IT'S NOT YET CLEAR IF THE SEVEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO DIED IN BORDER PATROL CUSTODY WAS GIVEN FOOD AND WATER

Limited details are as yet available about the death of a seven-year-old Guatemalan girl who was dehydrated when she and her father...

 
 
 



UFC on FOX 31 bonuses: Al Iaquinta, three others take home $50,000

UFC on FOX 31 bonuses: Al Iaquinta, three others take home $50,000

Gallery Al Iaquinta def. Kevin Lee at UFC on FOX 31: Best photos view 12 images Al Iaquinta , Charles Oliveira , Jared Gordon , and Joaquim Silva each earned earned $50,000... Read more ...

Lakers' LeBron James, Lonzo Ball revel in triple-double feat

Lakers' LeBron James, Lonzo Ball revel in triple-double feat

LeBron James and Lonzo Ball reflected on their performances, which saw the Lakers duo post triple-doubles in the same game. Read more ...

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to leave Trump administration at end of the year

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to leave Trump administration at end of the year

President Donald Trump says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will depart his administration at the end of the year. Read more ...

Canelo Alvarez destroys Fielding in first fight of massive deal

Canelo Alvarez destroys Fielding in first fight of massive deal

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stood on the ropes in the corner of the ring with his glove raised Saturday night and soaked in the adulation of a sellout crowd at Madison Square Garden... Read more ...

Ryan Zinke Is Leaving The Interior Department, Trump Tweets

Ryan Zinke Is Leaving The Interior Department, Trump Tweets

The interior secretary is stepping down after a tumultuous two years, marked by mounting allegations of misconduct in office. (Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) Read more ...

Phil Kessel scores in OT, Penguins beat Kings 4-3

Phil Kessel scores in OT, Penguins beat Kings 4-3

Up next; Penguins host Anaheim on Monday night. Read more ...

Pistons end Boston's 8-game run, beat Celtics 113-104

Pistons end Boston's 8-game run, beat Celtics 113-104

DETROIT - Blake Griffin scored 27 points and Andre Drummond added 19 points and 20 rebounds to help the Detroit Pistons beat Boston 113-104 on Saturday night, snapping the... Read more ...

NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin...

NBA trade rumors: Suns send Trevor Ariza to Wizards for Kelly Oubre, Austin Rivers

The deal comes after ESPN reported Friday the Suns nixed a deal after confusion over which players were supposed to be included. Read more ...

Suns beat Wolves for first 2-game win streak of season

Suns beat Wolves for first 2-game win streak of season

PHOENIX - Devin Booker returned from a six-game absence to score 28 points and Phoenix beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-99 on Saturday night, giving the Suns a two-game... Read more ...

Bellator 213 results: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane thrills in Hawaiian homecoming...

Bellator 213 results: Ilima-Lei Macfarlane thrills in Hawaiian homecoming, taps out Valerie Letourneau

HONOLULU - Ilima-Lei Macfarlane kept her perfect career record and her Bellator belt with an impressive performance on home soil, submitting Valerie Letourneau . The women's... Read more ...