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Iowa Republicans vote out 'master of racism in Congress' Steve King amid protests for racial justice

Rep. Steve King, widely known as the most overtly racist member of Congress, was defeated Tuesday in the Republican primary battle for Iowa's 4th District.

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'A man who stood up for gay rights like a warrior': Larry Kramer dies at 84

Larry Kramer, the award-winning gay author whose heroic activism during the AIDS plague saved innumerable lives and forever changed the health care system, died Wednesday morning in New York. He was 84.

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Trump’s self-destructive diet: Psychiatrist explains how unhealthy food choices may affect president's mental health

President Donald Trump's well-documented eating habits are far from what a nutritionist would deem ideal. The most powerful man in the world often skips breakfast. When he does eat the most important meal of the day, he opts for bacon, McDonald's Egg McMuffins or "made in the USA" cereals high in sugar.

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Nancy Pelosi issues a warning to Trump: 'You will be held accountable'

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., warned President Donald Trump that he was "not above the law" and would "be held accountable" hours after the White House said it would not participate in Congress' impeachment inquiry.

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Fox News host Jeanine Pirro embraces racist 'replacement' theory shared by El Paso shooter

Fox News host Jeanine Pirro appeared to embrace the white supremacist "great replacement" conspiracy theory used by the El Paso, Texas, shooter, during a Wednesday appearance on "The Todd Starnes Show" on Fox Nation.

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In the Popeyes vs Chick-fil-A fried chicken war, a sandwich is never just a sandwich

The fried chicken chain known as Popeyes showcased sense of humor this month when it teamed up with a Los Angeles chain that once got busted for selling its reheated tenders to launch its newest menu item: a chicken sandwich.

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Fox News 'Judge' Goes on Unhinged Rant Against Christine Blasey Ford: 'That Was a Fraud!'

Jeanine Pirro, the Fox News judge whose admiration for Donald Trump knows no bounds, defended the president's attacks of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford by asserting that "every woman in America who has been a victim of sexual assault remembers more" than the accuser of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Megyn Kelly – Who Spent Years Stoking Racial Tension – Is the Wrong Person to Preach Civility

Megyn Kelly made an impassioned plea for Americans to be more courteous to one another, during the third hour of the "Today" show on Wednesday. It was the third morning in a row that the NBC News host had raised the topic of civility after a Virginia restaurant declined to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over the weekend because of the supporting role she plays in the "inhumane and unethical" Trump administration.

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Why Didn’t Media See Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Coming? Because She’s a Woman of Color and a Leftist

It quickly became the viral moment of Election Day. Capturing nearly 58 percent of the vote, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez solidly beat Rep. Joseph Crowley of New York, the fourth-highest ranking member of the House Democratic caucus who had not been challenged in a primary election in more than a decade.

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Megyn Kelly Exposed: NBC Host Goes to Great Lengths to Avoid Calling Trump a Liar

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Watch: Stephen Colbert Imagines How Those Late-Night Calls Between Donald Trump and Sean Hannity Play Out

President Donald Trump and Fox News' biggest star, Sean Hannity, frequently partake in pillow talk, according to an instantly-viral story published by New York magazine earlier this week – itself released just before bedtime on Sunday. The pair's not-so-secret bromance is reportedly maintained by virtue of late-night phone calls, which routinely hit the White House switchboard after Hannity's 9 p.m. ET broadcast wraps. Albeit the duo is said to be be known to chat "multiple" times a day.

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Guess Who Wants to Make Torture Great Again

Vice President Dick Cheney threw his full support behind Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's embattled nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, claiming the veteran spy would "be a great director" while also calling for a continuation of the torture programs she once oversaw.

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Roman Polanski Attacks the #MeToo Movement as 'Mass Hysteria'

Roman Polanski finally faced a bit of his own #MeToo reckoning last week, when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled the Oscar-winning director from its ranks alongside Bill Cosby, a Hollywood peer recently convicted of sexual assault. But Polanski, who fled the U.S. after pleading guilty to statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl in 1977, believes that the movement that's flipping the tables on men who have long abused their power in Hollywood is nothing more than "collective hysteria."

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