Bill Maher Mocks Devin Nunes in ’25 Things You Didn’t Know About Me’ List

Bill Maher wondered on Friday night’s “Real Time” who, exactly, is Rep. Devin Nunes… and he was equipped to answer his own question. Although most people know Nunes as the Chair of the House Intelligence Committee that made waves earlier this month when he released a “memo” that alleged “surveillance abuses by law enforcement against … Read more

Richard Pryor’s Daughter Says Her Father Didn’t Sleep With Marlon Brando

Doug Benc/Getty Images Richard Pryor’s daughter, Rain Pryor, has made a statement saying that her late father did not have a sexual relationship with Marlon Brando. “Why this sudden need to drag Daddy through the Hollywood mud? I find it tasteless and infuriating,” Pryor wrote in a Facebook post on Thursday. “At least get the … Read more

Reg E. Cathey, ‘Wire’ and ‘House of Cards’ Actor, Dies at 59

Jason Kempin/Getty Images Emmy-winning actor Reg E. Cathey, best known for his work on “The Wire” and “House of Cards,” has died. He was 59. “The Wire” creator David Simon first reported Cathey’s death on Friday. “Reg Cathey, 1958-2018. Not only a fine, masterful actor — but simply one of the most delightful human beings … Read more

17 Classic Pizza Scenes in Movies, From ‘Do the Right Thing’ to ‘Deadpool’ (Videos)

You’ll be hard pressed to find a franchise that has found such longevity in such a ridiculous concept as “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” The series is loaded with bizarre quirks, with one of the most famous being the turtles’ undying love for pizza. It’s one of the most well-known examples of this foodstuff in modern … Read more

California Assemblywoman at Center of #MeToo on Unpaid Leave During Sexual Misconduct Probe

California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia has “done the right thing” by immediately stepping down while under investigation for sexual misconduct, the Los Angeles County Democratic Party said on Friday afternoon. Garcia is “voluntarily taking an immediate unpaid leave,” according to a statement from Party Chair Mark Gonzalez, issued one day after multiple men accused Garcia of … Read more

White House admits 'we all could have done better' on Porter departure

WASHINGTON — During the White House briefing on Thursday, deputy press secretary Raj Shah addressed criticism of the Trump administration’s handling of multiple domestic abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter.“I think it’s fair to say that … we all could have done better over the few hours or last few days in dealing … Read more

Syria war: Israeli fighter jet crashes under Syria fire, military says

Middle East Middle East Israeli fighter jet crashes under Syria fire, military says Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Winter Olympics 2018: North Korea invites South president to Pyongyang

Asia Asia Winter Olympics 2018: North and South Korea hold landmark meeting Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this … Read more

What the spending deal means for the economy

WASHINGTON — Congress voted early Friday to pump a lot of federal dollars into the economy just a few weeks after they voted to take a lot less in federal taxes out of the economy. The resulting changes, according to outside estimates, are likely to mean trillion-dollar deficits well into the future. The impact on … Read more

Trump won’t declassify Democratic memo on Russia probe

WASHINGTON — Citing national security concerns, the White House on Friday formally notified the House intelligence committee that President Donald Trump is “unable” to declassify a memo drafted by Democrats that counters GOP allegations about abuse of government surveillance powers in the FBI’s Russia probe. White House counsel Don McGahn said in a letter to … Read more