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Erick Erickson soils himself: Conservative host now too scared to see “Star Wars” in theaters

<b>(AP/Tony Gutierrez/Lucasfilm)</b><p>“There are no metal detectors in American theaters,” complains strident gun control opponent Erick Erickson<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>November 17, 2015 4:28pm (UTC)<p>Proving yet again that when conservatives speak of "a good guy with a gun," they invariably mean "a <i>white</i> guy with a …

Gun Control

First Queer Superhero Lead? Ryan Reynolds Opens Up About “Deadpool’s” Fluid Sexuality

Ryan Reynolds‘ upcoming anti-hero <i>X-Men</i> spinoff film <i>Deadpool</i> has been a long time in the making. But with a release date only three months out, …

10 Biggest Editing Mistakes in Popular Movies

Michigan farmers discover woolly mammoth skeleton

<b>Two farmers in rural Michigan have uncovered a woolly mammoth skeleton in a soybean field.</b><p>It is one of the most complete sets ever found in the state.<p>The animal was an adult male in its 40s, and researchers excavated its skull, tusks, vertebrae and other bones, says the Detroit Free Press.<p>The …

The Fall 2015 Anime Preview Guide

Welcome to Anime News Network's Fall 2015 Preview Guide! Here's how it goes: our team of critics write up their impressions instantly and they get …

Manga

Chicago family gunned down, wounding baby, killing mom, grandmother

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> The top cop of Chicago expressed blunt outrage Tuesday after a shooting wounded an infant and killed the child's mother and grandmother, as they returned home from a family outing Monday night.<p>"Here we go again," Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy told reporters. "I'm …

Schools boss faces probe for allegedly barging into home on residency check

A Massachusetts school superintendent is facing an investigation by police after he allegedly forced his way into a home Tuesday morning to search for proof a student enrolled in his district lived there.<p>Police in Mashpee told the Cape Cod Times they intend to probe claims that Brian Hyde, …

U.S. concerned about Russian jets in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States is concerned about Russia's recent deployment of fighter jets to Syria despite new conversations between the two countries to de-escalate the conflict in Syria.<p>"Clearly, the presence of aircraft with air-to-air combat capacity as well as ... surface-to-air missiles raises …

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump finally took some punches, Carly Fiorina grabbed control, Jeb Bush woke up and Marco Rubio and Chris Christie elbowed their way into the fray on a crowded stage. Everyone else just tried to crash the party.<p>The CNN Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on …

Government