Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) used his father’s cancer diagnosis to stress his belief in an active American foreign policy agenda during the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday.
Several accomplished Hollywood conservatives like producers John Sullivan and Dinesh D’Souza discussed the presence of the right in the entertainment industry at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Beginning with a panel led by Sullivan, who is known for his film 2016: Obama’s America, the filmmakers and stars spotlighted recent and forthcoming films that synthesize conservative ideals and artful production — even though conservatism is often hidden in the movie industry.
POLITICO — CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has reached an agreement to resign from CBS News ahead of contract, bringing an end to months of hard-fought negotiations, sources familiar with her departure told POLITICO on Monday.
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Normally hospital staff is tickled pink when a wealthy benefactor agrees to donate money to build a new wing or pay for upgrades at the hospital. That wasn’t the case, however, at New York-Presbyterian Hospital this past weekend, as members of the New York State Nurses’ Association, the NAACP New York State Conference and SEIU Local 1199 marched to protest the construction of the new David H. Koch Center at the top-ranked hospital – all because the benefactor is one of the nation’s most notorious conservative political donors.
“Better Know a District” is more like a warning to one New York Democrat than it is a segment on the “Colbert Report.”
Fugitive National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden told attendees at the South by Southwest International Festival Monday that he has no regrets about leaking the NSA documents revealing the illegal wiretaps, and that he would do it again in a heartbeat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that wants to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
Meet today’s average Millennial: Single, not religious, politically independent, and rather progressive when it comes to most social issues.
NBC NEWS - Max Novick has known he’s wanted to be a filmmaker for years, ever since he saw “A Clockwork Orange” and “Fight Club.” Since then, he’s set about making this happen. His resume is four pages long, filled with dozens of jobs—production assistant, director of photography, script supervisor—on independent and student films in the New York area.
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BLOOMBERG NEWS - College leaders, fraternities and their critics called Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s ban on pledging a milestone in the history of efforts to end hazing, saying it could save lives and spur other Greek groups to follow suit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — Two Republican senators want to give Russian soccer the boot.
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Former Vice-President Dick Cheney is an unlikely fashion consultant for the hip-hop community, but he commented nevertheless on why it isn’t much into cowboy hats.
Girls star Lena Dunham hosted Saturday Night Live this week, predictably bringing her show’s sex, abortion and nudity to NBC.
CBS BOSTON — AMHERST – Dozen of University of Massachusetts-Amherst students were arrested after state, Amherst and UMass police were called in Saturday to deal with a massive off-campus party called the Blarney Blowout that got out of control.
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FOX NEWS — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates predicted Sunday that Russia will take control of the Crimea region of Ukraine during its political upheaval and suggested that section of the country is lost to Kiev and the Western world.
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Who doesn’t love Matthew McConaughey? He recently won the Oscar for his role in Dallas Buyers Club and also stars in the critically acclaimed HBO show, True Detective. And on Saturday Night Live this week, cast member Taran Killam paid tribute to the Hollywood star in a spot-on impression during Weekend Update.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) gets it. He knows that without young people there is no future for the Republican Party — and he’s not afraid to be their champion.
Sometimes it’s annoying when the GPS in your car interrupts you with its voice navigation. But on Saturday Night Live this week, Girls star Lena Dunham found out what happens when the GPS is a total jerk.
President Barack Obama hasn’t gotten anywhere in his recent negotiations with Russian President Vladimir Putin. So he was forced to bring in someone more qualified to negotiate with the former KGB officer — tough guy actor Liam Neeson.