Joan Walsh Announces Move to CNN, 1 Day After MSNBC Pink-Slipped Her

MSNBC Political analyst Joan Walsh, who was given a pink-slip Friday night from MSNBC, already has a new gig — on CNN. Saturday night Walsh tweeted the good news. “I am overwhelmed by the support I’ve received today from all of you. And I’m thrilled to tell you I’ll be heading to @CNN in the … Read more

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’: Why America Needs More George Baileys in Trump Era

I have no doubt that, among the millions who shed a tear every December for the plight of poor Tiny Tim in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” some of them are billionaire hedge-fund managers whose mortgage default swaps left countless people without a roof over their heads. There’s an amazing disconnect between loving a story … Read more

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’: Cary Grant Almost Played George and 15 Other Surprising Facts (Photos)

TheWrap takes a look at some fun trivia about “It’s a Wonderful Life,” courtesy of its lead reviewer Alonso Duralde, as well as IMDb and Old Hollywood biographer Robert Matzen’s new book, “Mission: Jimmy Stewart and the Fight for Europe.”   You can also go to IMDb for more trivia, goofs and quotes from “It’s a Wonderful … Read more

Bob Givens, Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd Animator, Dies at 99

Warner Bros. Bob Givens, a veteran animator who helped design such classic characters as Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, has died at age 99. Givens died December 14 in Burbank, California, of acute respiratory failure, his daughter Mariana Givens told the Associated Press. Over a six-decade career, he also illustrated Tom and Jerry, Daffy Duck, … Read more

15 Great Christmas Movies You Can Stream on Netflix Right Now (Photos)

The only reason people love this time of year is because it’s now appropriate to binge watch a whole bunch of Christmas movies. So instead of wasting your time browsing for the best holiday movies, TheWrap’s got you covered with 18 of our favorites.  Buena Vista Pictures “While You Were Sleeping” One of Sandra Bullock’s … Read more

Former U.S. Attorneys Warn Trump About 'Severe Repercussions' Of Firing Robert Mueller

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of more than 20 former federal prosecutors has urged President Donald Trump to stand by his recent statements and allow special counsel Robert Mueller to conduct his investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election without interference.WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of more than 20 former federal prosecutors has urged President Donald Trump to stand by … Read more

Trump tweets 'thank you' to head of group accused of illegal political activity, racial bias

The ones that got away: Jonesboro’s survivors — and the shooters — recall a moment of horrorNow I Get It: How the repeal of net neutrality will affect youKaine warns U.S. mission shift in Syria, Iraq might be illegalPhotos: Deadly Amtrak train derailment in Washington state

Russian presidential vote: Navalny ‘nominated to run’ against Putin

Russian presidential vote: Navalny ‘nominated to run’ against Putin Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Navalny told his supporters Vladimir Putin was a “bad president” Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny says he has gathered enough nominations to challenge Vladimir Putin in March’s presidential election.His supporters met in 20 cities across the country to secure the … Read more

60 photos that tell the story of 2017

A cyclist on a damaged road in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, days after Hurricane Maria tore up the island on Sept. 20 as a Category 4 storm with winds of up to 154 mph. The storm left nearly all 3.4 million people on the island without power and most without water. The island’s governor ordered … Read more

How Andy Cohen Blew His Shot at Dating Anderson Cooper

Andy Cohen and Anderson Cooper could have been a happy couple if not for the “Watch What Happens Live” host’s one tiny faux pas. During a joint appearance on the “Tonight Show” Friday, Cooper told host Jimmy Fallon that the pair had been set up on a blind date but that Cohen blew it by … Read more