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Here’s How Iris Gets Her Powers On 'The Flash'

Filed Under Entertainment & TV Shows<p>For those wondering how Iris becomes a speedster, here’s your answer. There’s also the added bonus of seeing her …

Comic Books

'Aquaman' Early Test Screening: Fans Reportedly 'Loved' Action-Packed, 'Emotional' Film

Then again ... there were similar positive early reactions to "Batman v Superman," Suicide Squad" and "Justice League."<p>DC fans still have high hopes for director James Wan's "Aquaman," which stars Jason Momoa and Amber Heard, and arrives in theaters December 21. That's a long way from February, and …

Comic Books

Trump: ‘Maybe They Have to Put a Rating System’ on Movies

After suggesting Hollywood is to blame for shootings, Trump offered up a system that already exists as a way to curb violent films. He then proposed …

Donald Trump

TVLine Items: Jessie Quick on Legends, Once Casts Haunted Hostess and More

<i>DC’s Legends of Tomorrow</i> is getting yet another speed upgrade.<p>Violett Beane, who recurs as Jesse Quick on The CW’s <i>The Flash</i>, will appear in an …

TV

Report: Kansas Republican supports age restrictions on purchasing semiautomatic rifles

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Pat Roberts is voicing support for restricting access to semiautomatic rifles for those under the age of 21.<p>"Certainly nobody under 21 should have an AR-15," the Kansas Republican said when speaking to reporters at the Kansas Statehouse, according to the The Wichita …

Guns

Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke Actually Go WAY Back, Long Before Black Panther

It's no secret that <b>Black Panther</b> is a brilliant, timely revelation. The latest Marvel film is already shattering records with its undeniably feminist edge, spectacular and diverse cast, and not-so-subtle Donald Trump dig. Perhaps the best part about the film is that it only gets more layered and …

Winston Duke

‘Black Panther’ May Pass ‘The Avengers’ to Become the Biggest-Ever Comic Book Movie

Marvel may soon be ruled by Wakanda. How could "Black Panther" top "The Avengers" in North America? We chart the path.<p>Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” …

Comics

Inside Trump’s Dirty Deals Abroad

What does the Trump Organization’s unorthodox business conduct reveal about the Administration’s political troubles with the special counsel Robert Mueller? Adam Davidson joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss how the Trump family’s financial ties to Russian oligarchs led to extraordinarily risky …

Donald Trump

Black Panther Director Ryan Coogler Fought To Keep This Deleted Scene In The Movie

At over two hours, there's plenty to love about <i>Black Panther</i>, the latest entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Unfortunately, not everything scripted and shot wound up in the version of the movie fans are seeing in theaters. <i>The following contains Black Panther spoilers.</i><p>While there are plenty of …

Marvel Universe

“Black Lightning,” Reviewed: An Ambivalent Superhero (and Super-Dad) for the Post-Obama Era

In the beginning, Superman came from Krypton to rescue the planet daily. At the movies, Marvel’s Black Panther rules a whole kingdom. On the CW, Supergirl undertakes interdimensional travel, Green Arrow grapples with the threat of a city-shattering bomb, the Flash blurs around battling swarms of …

Black Lightning

Ted Cruz used ‘The Simpsons’ to make a political point. The head of the show says he’s wrong.

<b>WHEN IT</b> comes to how Republican leaders view “The Simpsons,” a lot has apparently changed in a quarter-century.<p>In 1992, President George H.W. Bush took a dim view of the then-new Fox animated series, saying of his Republican ticket: “We are going to keep on trying to strengthen the American family, …

Republicans

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence. He also pushed hard for arming security guards and …

Guns

NRA-backed Sen. Pat Roberts: ‘Nobody under 21 should have an AR-15’

A Republican senator long supported by the National Rifle Association said Thursday that there should be an age limit on buying the AR-15, the assault rifle used in last week’s deadly Florida school shooting — putting him at odds with the gun rights organization.<p>Sen. Pat Roberts (Kan.) told …

Guns

At CPAC, Seb Gorka Is a Cult Hero Who Gets Mobbed by Fans

Seb, so hot right now. Seb.<p>NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland—To his detractors, former Donald Trump aide and current Fox News contributor Seb Gorka is a …

Donald Trump

The NRA Can Only Be Stopped at the Ballot Box

Florida's senate race in November will be a perfect test for Parkland's #NeverAgain movement<p>Have the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School …

Guns

Wayne LePierre's speech: a reminder of the paranoia that gave us Trump

Wayne LaPierre followed the NRA’s customary post-mass shooting moves in his CPAC speech – and at times sounded like Trump’s twin<p>How will gun control be discussed at a conference of conservatives this week? Follow developments in an experimental format for mobile<p>The National Rifle Association (NRA) …

Guns

The NRA’s new talking point — that the media ‘loves mass shootings’ — smacks of desperation

I hesitate to even write this piece, because I'm convinced it'll give an interest group (in this case, the NRA) what it was aiming for. I recognize that this will be misconstrued as so much pearl-clutching by the media. I will also say at the top that there are legitimate questions about how the …

Guns

Two top White House advisers may leave over tensions with Trump: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Longstanding friction between U.S. President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has grown to a point that either or both might quit soon, four senior administration officials said.<p>Both H.R. McMaster and John Kelly are …

Donald Trump

Sheriff: armed officer at Florida school “never went in” even as he heard gunfire

A new detail in the Florida shooting exposes a big hole in the “good guy with a gun” theory.<p>It seems like a scenario where a massacre should have been stopped: An armed officer was on the scene. He could hear gunfire. Yet he didn’t go after the gunman — letting the shooting carry on for minutes …

Guns

Jimmy Kimmel leads attack on Florida conspiracies: 'People like Trump Jr perpetuate this stuff'

Late-night comics, including Stephen Colbert, Kimmel and Trevor Noah, discussed the shooting survivors and the absurd claims they are paid actors<p>Late-night hosts on Wednesday discussed the survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, and the false claims from the far right that they are paid …

Comedy

UPDATED Cancellation Jitters: Which Shows Are Still in Danger?

In just two months, our 11 Shows in Danger gallery has experienced numerous fluctuations — and some of the shifts have been seismic. Two of the …

TV

Johnny Cash's Son Reveals Dad's Favorite Restaurant

If you're looking to explore Nashville like a Cash family member, have we got the eats for you. John Carter Cash, son of Johnny and June Cash, shared …

Country Lifestyle

We rank all 18 Marvel Cinematic Universe films

Whether you’re a “true believer,” a casual moviegoer or a pallbearer grieving the death of cinema at Marvel super-producer Kevin Feige’s hands, it’s …

Marvel Universe

Mueller files new charges against Manafort and Gates

<b>(CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed new charges against former Donald Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates.<p>In the 37-page indictment, prosecutors describe a "scheme" in which the two longtime business partners allegedly laundered $30 million, failed to pay taxes for …

Donald Trump

Armed sheriff’s deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed school resource officer assigned to protect students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a defensive position outside the school and did not enter the building while the shooter was killing students and teachers inside with an AR-15 assault-style rifle, …

Fort Lauderdale

Why You Shouldn’t Be a Russiagate Skeptic

What Blake Hounshell misses about the Mueller investigation.<p>It is time to stop being a Russiagate skeptic. We just know too much.<p>Earlier this week, the editor of this magazine, Blake Hounshell, laid out the case for skepticism, centering on President Donald Trump’s incompetence and the apparent …

Donald Trump

GOP congresswoman, without evidence, says mass shooters 'end up being Democrats'

Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.), offering no evidence, told a New York radio host that many mass shooters are Democrats and that the media are overlooking the story.<p>Tenney, a gun rights advocate, made the comments during a discussion Wednesday with WGDJ host Fred Dicker about the Parkland, Florida, …

Nikolas Cruz

Trump praises NRA leaders as 'great American patriots'

President Donald Trump called the leaders of the National Rifle Association "Great People and Great American Patriots" on Thursday as the gun lobbyist faces a wave of backlash after last week's deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.<p>The president, who vowed to "come through" for the NRA at its …

Donald Trump

Trump’s quiet campaign to bring back preexisting conditions

The administration is waging a quiet regulatory war against Obamacare.<p>The Trump administration is quietly dismantling the Affordable Care Act, taking a series of regulatory steps that will make it easier for insurance companies to sell plans that exclude patients with preexisting conditions or …

Health Care

This photo of Trump’s notes captures his empathy deficit better than anything

President Donald Trump held a worthwhile listening session Wednesday featuring a range of views on how to combat gun violence in schools. And while Trump's at-times-meandering comments about arming teachers will certainly raise eyebrows, for the most part he did listen.<p>Thanks in part, it seems, to …

Donald Trump