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Bernie Sanders To Do SNL, With Larry David As Host

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Bernie Sanders will be doing Saturday Night Live this weekend, and his doppleganger will be there too: Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont plans to travel to New York this weekend to appear on “Saturday Night Live,” interrupting his campaign in New Hampshire for some national television exposure, according to a senior campaign official. Larry David, […]

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This Donald Trump looking site seems worth the effort. I play the cornet, but this is close enough.

Pennsylvania Judge Refuses To Dismiss Charges Against Bill Cosby Due To Immunity Agreement

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A Pennsylvania Judge has refused to dismiss sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby based on an alleged 2005 Immunity Agreement.

Doctors: N.F.L. Great Ken Stabler Suffered From C.T.E. Due To Concussions

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Another late football great has been diagnosed with a brain disease directly connected to the game they played.

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Workers clean a giant statue of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha at a temple in Chachoengsao province, east of Bangkok, Thailand, January 30, 2016. The statue sits at a height of 49 meters and measures 19 meters in width.  REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A Pakistani Kushti wrestler prepares the grpund in the ring while others practice during a training session, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. Kushti, an Indo-Pakistani form of wrestling, is several thousand years old and is a national sport in Pakistan. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

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Paul Kantner, Co-Founder Of Jefferson Airplane, Dies At 74

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Another icon of popular music has passed away.

Abe Vigoda, Godfather And Barney Miller Star, Dies At 94

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“Tom, can you get me off the hook? For old times’ sake?”

“Can’t do it, Sally.”

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A Pakistani Kushti wrestler prepares the grpund in the ring while others practice during a training session, in Lahore, Pakistan, Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016. Kushti, an Indo-Pakistani form of wrestling, is several thousand years old and is a national sport in Pakistan. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)

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Palin’s Trump Endorsement Brings Tina Fey Back To SNL

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We all knew this was going to happen once Sarah Palin joined Donald Trump in Iowa last week: “Sha’s two Corinthians short of a Bible.” Good one.

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A Yemeni man uses a camel to transport oxygen cylinders on a mountainous road to the war-torn city of Taiz, Yemen, 01 January 2016. Ongoing nine-month conflict in Yemen has pushed the war-torn country to the brink of humanitarian disaster.  (Str/EPA)

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Gillian Anderson Offered Half David Duchovny’s Pay for ‘X-Files’ Reunion

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Is this really ‘infuriating’ news?

Glenn Frey, Eagles Founder, Dead at 67

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Glenn Frey, bandleader of the Eagles, has died.

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A Yemeni man uses a camel to transport oxygen cylinders on a mountainous road to the war-torn city of Taiz, Yemen, 01 January 2016. Ongoing nine-month conflict in Yemen has pushed the war-torn country to the brink of humanitarian disaster.  (Str/EPA)

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, greets people in the audience as she arrives at a town hall campaign event, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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A Legal Bombshell Could Wreck The Criminal Case Against Bill Cosby

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An agreement purportedly made ten years ago by a former prosecutor could mean the end of the criminal charges against Bill Cosby.

Rams Returning to Los Angeles; Chargers May Join Them

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St. Louis will lose its second NFL team in 28 years as the Rams go home to LA.

David Bowie Dies At 69

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David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69 after a long battle with cancer.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, right, greets people in the audience as she arrives at a town hall campaign event, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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A man dressed as a polar bear walks into the ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year's Day swim on January 1, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Coney Island Polar Bear Club claims to be the oldest winter bathing organization in the U.S. and attracts hundreds to the beach for the annual swim in the Atlantic Ocean. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

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A man dressed as a polar bear walks into the ocean during the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year's Day swim on January 1, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Coney Island Polar Bear Club claims to be the oldest winter bathing organization in the U.S. and attracts hundreds to the beach for the annual swim in the Atlantic Ocean. (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

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One Season, Two Directions

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Alabama has won more games at the Cowboys’ home field this year than the Cowboys.

Bill Cosby Charged With Sexual Assault In Pennsylvania

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After nearly two years of decades old stories leaking out, entertainment legend Bill Cosby has been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2005.

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Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas!

Nonexistent Culture Wars And The Nonexistent ‘War On Christmas’

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The people who believe there is a ‘War On Christmas” tend to be the same ones who hold to the largely false idea that their religious beliefs are under assault due to a “culture war.”

Federal Appeals Court Ruling Raises Doubts About Rulings Against Redskins Trademarks

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A ruling in an unrelated case raises serious doubts about the law used to revoke the Washington Redskins trademarks because they are allegedly ‘disparaging.’

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A Spoiler Free Review Of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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You’ll be happy, Star Wars fans. And, don’t worry, no spoilers here.

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People dressed as Santa Claus pose on their stand-up paddles as they cross Lake Aegerisee near Oberaegeri, Switzerland December 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A Record Breaking Opening Weekend For Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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Perhaps not surprisingly, the newest film in the Star Wars saga is breaking all kinds of records.

Republican House Member Introduces Resolution To Fight The ‘War On Christmas’

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A Colorado Republican Congressman has introduced a resolution meant to involve our nation’s representatives in the non-existent ‘War On Christmas.’

Pete Rose’s Lifetime Ban Will Remain In Effect, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rules

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The Commissioner of Major League Baseball has ruled that the lifetime ban issued against Pete Rose for betting on baseball will remain in effect.

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People dressed as Santa Claus pose on their stand-up paddles as they cross Lake Aegerisee near Oberaegeri, Switzerland December 5, 2015.  REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Vermin Supreme (L) reacts after filing his declaration of candidacy to appear on the New Hampshire primary election ballot in Concord, New Hampshire, November 20, 2015. To appear on the primary ballot candidates must sign a declaration affirming that they meet the Constitutional requirements to run for President and pay a $1,000 filing fee. REUTERS/Brian Snyder      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Sinatra At 100: An Appreciation

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Remembering a legend on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

The Radicalization of Luke Skywalker

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A pseudonymous government relations professional examines “The Radicalization of Luke Skywalker: A Jedi’s Path to Jihad.”

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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Vermin Supreme (L) reacts after filing his declaration of candidacy to appear on the New Hampshire primary election ballot in Concord, New Hampshire, November 20, 2015. To appear on the primary ballot candidates must sign a declaration affirming that they meet the Constitutional requirements to run for President and pay a $1,000 filing fee. REUTERS/Brian Snyder      TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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Activists run as they clash with policemen during a protest ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. More than 140 world leaders are gathering around Paris for high-stakes climate talks that start Monday, and activists are holding marches and protests around the world to urge them to reach a strong agreement to slow global warming. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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An activist  in pink clothes and a mask clashes with riot police during a demonstration organized to protest against the Federal Congress held by far-right NPD on Nov. 21, 2015 in Weinheim, Germany. (Simon Hofmann/Getty Images)

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Activists run as they clash with policemen during a protest ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, in Paris, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. More than 140 world leaders are gathering around Paris for high-stakes climate talks that start Monday, and activists are holding marches and protests around the world to urge them to reach a strong agreement to slow global warming. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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Frank Gifford, C.T.E., And The N.F.L.’s Continuing Concussion Problem

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The news that the late football legend Frank Gifford suffered from the same chronic brain disease that has been diagnosed in many N.F.L. players in recent years, and the upcoming release of a new film on the issue, seems certain to increase pressure to protect players at all levels of football.

Happy Thanksgiving From Outside The Beltway!

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s The Best Thanksgiving Sitcom Episode Ever

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As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.

John Oliver On Getting Rid Of The Penny

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On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver hit on an issue that I’ve talked about before, getting rid of the penny: Why is the penny still a thing? As John Oliver pointed out on his HBO show “Last Week Tonight” on Sunday, it costs 1.7 cents to make each penny, so they lose money the moment they’re […]

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An activist  in pink clothes and a mask clashes with riot police during a demonstration organized to protest against the Federal Congress held by far-right NPD on Nov. 21, 2015 in Weinheim, Germany. (Simon Hofmann/Getty Images)

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Soccer Match Canceled In Germany Over Discovery Of “Serious Plans” For Explosions

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A soccer match in Hanover, Germany between the national teams from Germany and The Netherlands was canceled at virtually the last minute this evening local time due to what seems to be a serious security concern: Germany’s exhibition soccer match against the Netherlands was canceled less than two hours before kickoff on Tuesday, becoming the […]

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