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SNL’s Weekend Update: Trump Should ‘Consider Resigning’ Over Sexual-Assault Allegations

Co-hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che delivered sharp riffs on Roy Moore’s defeat and Democratic senators calling on President Trump to resign.<p>Though</i> …

Colin Jost

SNL’s Omarosa Storms Trump’s White House: ‘Take Me Back!’

The ‘Saturday Night Live’ cold open featured Leslie Jones as Omarosa, Scarlett Johansson reprising her role as Ivanka, and much more.<p><i>Saturday Night</i> …

Donald Trump

The Alien Feeling Of Watching ‘The Twilight Zone’ On Stage

‘The Twilight Zone’ has been reimagined as a play, which just premiered in London. It feels a lot messier than the pristinely scary and alarming TV …

TV

Inside the Liquor Cabinet of ‘Odd Mom Out’ Star Jill Kargman

The author and actress talks wine and life on New York’s Upper East Side.<p>“I didn’t really start drinking until I had children,” claims Jill Kargman. …

Drew Barrymore

The Mad King and the Secret History of Hanukkah

The story behind the holiday of Hanukkah is full of palace intrigue and rebellion.<p>This week Jews the world over have been celebrating Hanukkah, the …

Ancient History

How African Students Became Pawns In Russia’s Election Trolling Scheme

In 2016 Russian agents approached Nigerian students in Moscow hoping they’d help convince American blacks Hillary Clinton was a “racist bitch.” …

Russia

Inside The Wild Parties of Art Basel Miami Beach

The glamorous big-hitters attending Art Basel Miami Beach surveyed canvases and installations by day, then partied hard alongside Duran Duran and at …

Wyclef Jean

After the Los Angeles Wildfires, the Rich Will Rebuild Even Bigger

Infernos transformed Bel-Air and Malibu from bohemian communities into wealthy enclaves. Now they’re about to become even more rarefied.<p>By Oliver …

Real Estate

Errol Morris on Harvey Weinstein: ‘I Would Always See Him Going Upstairs with Hookers’

The patron saint of true crime speaks about his new Netflix docufilm ‘Wormwood,’ his “bizarre” interview with Donald Trump, and why he refuses to see …

Iggy Pop

The 97 Men (And One Woman) Taken Down By The #MeToo Movement

The #MeToo hashtag, adopted by women to share their stories of sexual abuse, harassment and abuse, continues to make waves. The question is whether …

Feminism

Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ at 25: A Misogynistic Hip-Hop Masterpiece and Relic of the Past

“We need to be moving away from the attitudes on ‘The Chronic,’ not pining for them to return,” writes Stereo Williams.<p>It’s been 25 years since Dr. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why Is It So Hard For The TV News To Say ‘Gay’?

CNN's Jake Tapper grilling Roy Moore’s spokesman on whether Moore believed homosexuality should be illegal shouldn't have been the impressive …

LGBTQ

The French Built a Fake Paris To Fool German Bombers In World War One

In WWI, French authorities decided to build a replica Paris outside the city itself to fool German bombers into dropping their destructive loads …

War

Mobster Madonnas: The Rise of Women In Sicily’s Mafia

A recent spate of arrests of female mafiosas shows a changing power dynamic among Italy’s organized-crime syndicates.<p>ROME—It took more than 200 armed …

Crime

The Beatles’ Rare Christmas Records Are Finally Revealed

Just in time for holiday season, Apple has gifted us with ‘The Christmas Records’—a vinyl box set comprised of very rare fan-club recordings by the …

Mick Jagger

Brooklyn's Own Christmas Spectacular: Dyker Heights Holiday Lights

Thousands flock to the south Brooklyn neighborhood each December to take in the lavish decorations (and the good tidings!) provided by the residents …

Christmas

Report: CDC Lists ‘Fetus,’ ‘Transgender’ As Forbidden Words

Policy analysts working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were told on Thursday about a list of forbidden words being imposed by …

Prenatal Development

Canadian Billionaire and Wife Found Dead in Toronto Home

The billionaire founder of pharmaceutical giant Apotex and his wife were reportedly found dead in their Toronto home on Friday, and police are …

Crime

The Republicans Are What We Thought They Were

First, they pass tax cuts and run up the deficit. Then, they use the deficit to “prove” spending is out of control, and start slashing entitlement …

Republicans

Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Investigated For Workplace Misconduct

The Carolina Panthers announced on Friday that the team is investigating its owner and founder Jerry Richardson for workplace misconduct. Richardson …

Carolina Panthers

Rep. Ruben Kihuen Won’t Seek Re-Election Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-NV) announced on Saturday that he will not seek re-election to the House of Representatives next year. Kihuen, a freshman …

Feminism

Eminem Comes for Trump on ‘Revival’ and Whiffs Big Time

On his ninth studio album, the Detroit rapper tries his hand at politics…with mediocre results.<p>Eminem’s ninth studio album <i>Revival</i>has been one of the …

Eminem

Stephen Colbert Goes Off on Trump Over Russia’s Election Interference

The ‘Late Show’ host has had enough of President Trump’s tip-toeing around the issue.<p>On Thursday, <i>The Washington Post</i> published a bombshell report …

Donald Trump

Southern California Wildfire Grows, Prompts New Evacuations

Authorities in Southern California have carried out a new round of evacuations as high winds push the raging Thomas Fire closer to homes in Santa …

California

Trump to Obamacare Shoppers: Sorry, Store’s Closed

A White House levels yet another blow to a health care law it abhors.<p>Despite larger-than-anticipated interest from consumers and past precedent for …

Health Care

Report: Pentagon Acknowledges Secret UFO Program

For the first time, the Pentagon has acknowledged the existence of a recent, secretive program to investigate reports of UFO sightings, <i>The New York</i> …

UFOs

Celebrity Chef Mario Batali: Sorry for My ‘Mistakes,’ Here’s a Cinnamon Roll Recipe

In the wake of his firing from ABC over sexual misconduct allegations, celebrity chef Mario Batali has offered an apology capped off with a cinnamon …

Mario Batali

When the Knicks Took Pages From Weinstein’s Playbook

Knicks owner and former Weinstein Co. board member James Dolan lost his team’s $11M sexual harassment suit in 2007, but hasn’t stopped shaming the …

NBA

'Pinocchio' on Stage: The Best Puppet Show Since ‘War Horse’

Can a Disney classic keep pace with a golden era of children’s theatrical masterpieces?<p>LONDON—Seventy-seven years after Pinocchio was first projected …

Walt Disney Company

Inside The Royal Family's Very Meghan Christmas

Meghan Markle’s invite to Christmas 2017 at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate is a very public seal of royal approval.<p>There was a general sense of …

Royal Family