Belgian cyclist dies after race crash

Michael Goolaerts was racing Paris-Roubaix for the first timeBelgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts has died aged 23 after a crash in Paris-Roubaix.The Veranda’s Willems-Crelan rider fell on the second set of cobbles in the one-day classic in northern France.He suffered cardiac arrest and was airlifted to hospital in Lille but died at 21:40 BST on Sunday.”It … Read more

‘SNL’ Skewers Trump’s Immigration Policies With ‘DACA’ Board Game (Video)

“SNL” created the worst board game ever, and it’s based on the U.S. immigration system. In the April 7 episode, hosted by Chadwick Boseman, “Saturday Night Live” debuted a parody commercial for “The Game of Life: DACA Edition.” In the game, some players randomly find themselves battling confusing bureaucracy to avoid getting deported. While other … Read more

‘You Were Never Really Here’ Rides Cannes Praise to Big Indie Box Office Start

Off the wave of strong reviews from critics, Amazon’s Cannes thriller “You Were Never Really Here” got off to a good start at the indie box office, releasing on three screens in New York and Los Angeles and making just under $130,000 for a per screen average of $43,304. “You Were Never Really Here” got heavy … Read more

‘A Quiet Place’ Rockets to $50 Million Opening at Box Office

Paramount “A Quiet Place” has crept up on an unsuspecting box office and delivered a very impressive $50 million opening from 3,508 screens. Holding a budget of $17 million, Paramount’s horror film saw its pre-weekend projections tick up last week as reviews gave the film a 97 percent Rotten Tomatoes score. But even the most … Read more

‘SNL’: Aidy Bryant Channels Cardi B’s Assertiveness to Try to Become Her Best Friend (Video)

Cardi B’s appearance as musical guest on “SNL” this week inspired Aidy Bryant to become more self-confident and empowered, much to the chagrin of the rest of the cast. The sketch started with Bryant remarking about how confident the rapper is, and how she just speaks her mind. The meek Bryant believes she could take … Read more

‘SNL’: A Man Finally Feels What Pregnancy is Like Thanks to Doctor Chadwick Boseman (Video)

The man who agreed to become pregnant thanks to a medical breakthrough on “SNL” was blindsided when he realized he was going to have to give birth more or less exactly the same way that women do. The sketch found Mikey Day as the pregnant man, thanks to a medical procedure created by doctors Connelly … Read more

Teen Gets Decades In Prison For ‘Murder’ Of Someone Killed By A Cop

A judge on Thursday sentenced an Alabama teenager to 65 years in prison for a series of crimes, including murder, even though a police officer was the one who actually killed the victim.Lakeith Smith, now 18, was convicted under the state’s accomplice liability law in March. Based on that law, a person can be convicted of murder … Read more

How is a subject of an investigation different from a target?

Joon Kim, former acting U.S. attorney for SDNY, explains the difference between a subject and a target of an investigation and whether Donald Trump’s lawyers will be informed if his status changes from one to the other.Watch Launched in 2008, “The Rachel Maddow Show” follows the machinations of policy making in America, from local political … Read more

Photos of the week: 3/30 – 4/6

A woman wounded three people at YouTube’s headquarters near San Francisco this week before taking her own life. Police said the shooter, Nasim Aghdam, was angry with the company because she believed it was suppressing her videos. Police had questioned Aghdam on the day of the attack after her father had warned them that she may go to the office, … Read more

Rep. Ted Lieu Urges Trump To Keep Pruitt As Symbol Of Administration's Corruption

While Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) has railed against Scott Pruitt, he quippedWhile Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) has railed against Scott Pruitt, he quipped Saturday in a tweet that President Donald Trump should keep the beleaguered head of the Environmental Protection Agency because he’s “such a great symbol” of the corruption and fraud in the president’s administration.He also asked … Read more