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Mindy Cohn Of 'Facts Of Life' Details Harrowing Breast Cancer Fight

"I couldn't control any of this," the actress said.<p>Mindy Cohn opened up about her five-year battle with breast cancer to People in a story posted Wednesday.<p>Diagnosed in 2012, the former “Facts of Life” sitcom star said she kept her illness a secret for a long time. She had a double mastectomy and …

Cancer

Trump Freaks Out After FBI Confirms Comey Wrote Clinton Exoneration Letter

“He was the best thing that ever happened to her!”<p>President Donald Trump still can’t seem to move past last year’s FBI investigation into 2016 election opponent Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.<p>The FBI on Monday released copies of a statement former Director James Comey drafted in …

Hillary Clinton

Trump Claims Congresswoman Lied About His Call To Army Widow

The president was said to have told the woman her husband "must have known what he signed up for."<p>President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) of fabricating the claim that he told the widow of a soldier killed in combat that she “must’ve known what he signed up …

Donald Trump

Wednesday's Morning Email: Trump Reportedly Tells Pregnant Widow Of Fallen Soldier: He Knew What He Signed Up For

The hashtag #HeKnewWhatHeSignedUpFor began to trend on Twitter.<p>TOP STORIES<p><i>(And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.)</i><p><b>TRUMP REPORTEDLY TELLS PREGNANT WIDOW OF FALLEN SOLDIER: HE KNEW WHAT HE SIGNED UP FOR</b> Trump reportedly told the pregnant widow of a soldier killed in Niger that …

Harvey Weinstein

The Harvey Weinstein Scandal You Didn't Hear About

A case study in how Weinstein could wield power to get what he wanted.<p>It was a surreal encounter, even before Harvey Weinstein mentioned the allegations of rape.<p>Weinstein was meeting with two attorneys. One, he was trying to undermine: Thomas Ajamie, a Texas trial lawyer, was investigating a highly …

Corruption

Trevor Noah 'Reveals' Why Donald Trump's Love For Mitch McConnell Is Real

"Isn't that love?"<p>Trevor Noah isn’t buying the reported animosity between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).<p>On Tuesday, “The Daily Show” host lightheartedly dissected the duo’s Rose Garden news conference in which Trump stressed their relationship was “very …

Donald Trump

Target Is Releasing Adaptive Apparel For Kids With Disabilities

The features include zip-off sleeves and areas with access to the abdomen.<p>As part of its popular Cat & Jack Line, Target will soon launch adaptive apparel with features for kids with disabilities.<p>On Sunday, the company will begin selling the clothing items online, which include long-sleeve tees, …

Clothing

Skip Bayless's Tweet About Gordon Hayward's Injury Stirs Outrage

NBA players and Twitter call out the "heartless clown."<p>There’s always that one guy.<p>Many NBA fans and players sent well wishes to the Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward after he broke his ankle in gruesome fashion during Tuesday’s opening night game against the host Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>But Fox Sports …

Gordon Hayward

Airbnb Offers Free Stays For People In Wildfire-Ravaged California

Tens of thousands have been displaced.<p>More than 900 hosts on Airbnb have opened their homes at no cost to people in northern California fleeing the devastating wildfires or working in relief efforts.<p>“Our hosts asked us to create a way for them to be seen as a resource by those in need, and we …

Santa Rosa

Rose Leslie Made Kit Harington Wear The Most Embarrassing Costume To A Party

"The people bringing around canapés were looking at me, thinking, ‘You sad man!'"<p>Kit Harington <i>is</i> Jon Snow, even at costume parties.<p>The British actor revealed he attended a “bad taste” shindig dressed as his “Game of Thrones” character ― after his fiancée and former co-star Rose Leslie jokingly told …

Game of Thrones

In A Single Week, Plague Cases More Than Doubled In Madagascar

A far more infectious airborne strain is hitting cities hard.<p>The number of plague cases has more than doubled to a total of 805 in Madagascar in the past week, according to Madagascar’s Office of National Risk and Emergency Management.<p>At least 74 people have died of the curable disease <b></b>so far this …

Disease

BBC Anchor Delivers The Most Unenthusiastic Royal Baby Report Ever

Simon McCoy serves up the news with some classic British snark.<p>Some royal fanatics are eager for any bit of news out of Buckingham Palace. Then there’s Simon McCoy.<p>The BBC anchor delivered a delightfully unenthusiastic report on the latest royal baby “news” that Prince William and Duchess Kate were …

Babies

Mother Of Slain Teen To Trump: Defend All LGBTQ People, Not Just My Child

"It shouldn't have taken for a child to lose his life."<p>WASHINGTON ― Katrina Johnson, the mother of a gender-fluid teenager who was shot to death last year in Burlington, Iowa, appreciates that President Donald Trump’s Justice Department sent a federal hate crimes attorney to aid the prosecution of …

LGBTQ

Millennial Mormons Abandon Political Labels In The Age Of Trump

In interviews with HuffPost, Utah college students said they were increasingly turned off by both the Republican and Democratic parties.<p><i>With reporting by Eric Baker, Morgan Berry, Jenna Crowther, Savannah Hopkinson, Matt John, Tassji Krup, Ashley Lee, Saul Marquez, Carley Porter, Laura Spilsbury,</i> …

Republican Party

Newsweek Journalists Weigh Sex Discrimination Suit Against Magazine

Fingers are being pointed at Matt McAllester, the magazine’s recently departed global editor-in-chief.<p>Almost a half-century ago, on the same day Newsweek’s “Women in Revolt” cover hit newsstands, 46 of the magazine’s female employees held a press conference to announce a sex discrimination lawsuit …

Journalism

'Repulsive Oaf' Trump Ripped For What He Said To Slain Soldier's Widow

The president's attempt to comfort a grieving widow gets panned.<p>President Donald Trump was slammed on social media overnight for his comments to the grieving widow of a fallen U.S. serviceman.<p>“He knew what he signed up for ... but when it happens, it hurts anyway,” Trump told Myeshia Johnson, …

Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump Claims She Had A 'Punk Phase,' But Folks Online Aren't Buying It

"Ripped a fishnet stocking while getting out of the limo."<p>Ivanka Trump claims she went through a punk phase in the 1990s, but folks online don’t believe it.<p>President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser made the comment in her mother Ivana Trump’s new book, “Raising Trump.” Ivanka also said she was …

Donald Trump

Trump Declares War On Halloween With Another Weird Christmas Rant

The president veers off on a Yuletide tangent... again.<p>When will Americans get to say “trick or treat” again?<p>With still two weeks left before Halloween and more than five weeks until Thanksgiving, Donald Trump abandoned both holidays and skipped ahead to Christmas. During a speech on taxes on …

Christmas

Mandalay Bay Security Guard To Appear On ‘Ellen’ After Ducking Other Interviews

Jesus Campos had disappeared before scheduled interview appearances.<p>The security guard at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas who was among the first to encounter mass killer Stephen Paddock during his deadly Oct. 1 shooting spree has apparently broken his silence.<p>Jesus Campos is scheduled to …

Crime

Trump Told Army Widow Her Husband Knew 'What He Signed Up For,' Congresswoman Says

"I said this man has no feelings for anyone. This is a young woman with child who is grieved to her soul," Rep. Frederica Wilson says.<p>A Florida congresswoman described President Donald Trump’s phone call to the widow of a soldier killed during an ambush in Niger as “insensitive” after the president …

Donald Trump

A Wolf In Hollywood

The real heroes of this story are the women who came forward.<p>If Hollywood were to produce an updated version of the children’s fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood,” producer, Harvey Weinstein would be cast in the role of the wolf. In this story, however, unlike most Hollywood wolf tales the wolf …

Feminism

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Gordon Hayward Suffers Horrifying Ankle Injury During Celtics Opener

Players and fans winced and looked away.<p>Gordon Hayward of the Boston Celtics suffered a horrific injury on Tuesday night as his team played its first game of the season against the Cleveland Cavaliers.<p>The team said the All-Star forward suffered a fractured left ankle during the incident, which took …

Basketball

Judge Orders Trump Administration To Turn Over DACA Emails

Several lawsuits accuse the White House of trampling federal law when it announced it would cancel the program.<p>The Trump administration must turn over all emails and memos used to make its decision to phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the 2012 program created to protect undocumented …

Immigration

Undocumented Minors Who Suffered Rape May Be Denied Abortions In Government Custody

The Trump administration won't allow a teen girl in its custody to get an abortion, and won't say if it's using the same tactics to pressure and block rape victims from terminating their pregnancies.<p>WASHINGTON ― Many undocumented immigrant girls seeking safety in the United States are raped during …

Rights & Freedoms

Roy Price, Amazon Studios Head, Quits Amid Sexual Harassment Claim

A female producer says the reports about Harvey Weinstein motivated her to speak out about Price.<p>Roy Price resigned as head of Amazon Studios on Tuesday, just days after a producer for one of the company’s hit shows went on the record to say he’d harassed her.<p>An Amazon Studios spokeswoman confirmed …

Amazon Studios

3-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Ice Cream Parlor's Grease Trap

"It’s really quiet around here without her today. She was the life of the party.”<p>A 3-year-old girl is dead after falling into an Alabama ice cream parlor’s grease trap and drowning in the sludge.<p>Sadie Grace Andrews was playing with her siblings outside Bruster’s Real Ice Cream in Auburn on Saturday …

Crime

A Guide To Open Enrollment That Won't Make Your Head Spin

A little homework now can save you money on employer-based coverage.<p>Open enrollment for employer-based health insurance starts Nov. 1 amid a swirl of changes and possible changes to the Affordable Care Act. If your head is spinning, you aren’t alone. We spoke to several experts, hoping to boil down …

Medicare

DOJ Admits It Isn't Legal To Keep Prosecuting Washington State Medical Marijuana Users

The so-called Kettle Falls Five were first charged in 2012.<p>The Department of Justice has agreed with defense lawyers that five Washington state residents ― including members of the same family ― who said they grew and used marijuana for medical reasons had compiled with state law and that the U.S. …

Cannabis

You Believe Too Many Tax Myths And Republicans Are Taking Advantage Of It

Unless you’re a multimillionaire, the “death tax” isn’t going to hit you.<p>WASHINGTON ― Most Americans think they are paying more federal taxes now than ever. That the tax code is riddled with loopholes that the rich use to avoid paying anything. That the government will take a big chunk of what …

Equality

Screenwriter Says Hollywood ‘F**king Knew’ About Producer's Sexual Misconduct

"We knew about the man’s hunger; his fervor; his appetite," Scott Rosenberg wrote in a now-deleted Facebook post.<p>Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg is calling Hollywood’s bluff.<p>The writer of “Beautiful Girls” and “What to Do in Denver When You’re Dead,” who worked with Harvey Weinstein during Miramax’s …

Hollywood