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Keystone Pipeline closed through several states after 200,000-gallon leak in South Dakota

Part of the controversial Keystone Pipeline was shut down Thursday after more than 200,000 gallons of oil leaked in South Dakota, the state and the company that runs the pipeline said Thursday.<p>Brian Walsh, an environmental scientist for the Ground Water Quality Program of the state Department of …

Oil & Gas Industry

We’re sick of attending your expensive, self-serving birthday dinners

Adult birthday parties in any corner of the country can be pretty insufferable, but New Yorkers take them to a whole new level. Sure, a small …

Applications are now open for $867 apartments in a prime area of Williamsburg

Ah, Williamsburg—the Brooklyn neighborhood that has become the butt of hipster jokes in New York and beyond. It’s a delightful place that has evolved …

4 Republican Senators in Private Talks That Could Kill Current Tax Reform Bill

At least four Republican senators are talking privately about opposing the current version of the tax reform bill, which the House voted to pass …

Hope Hicks may hold the keys to Mueller's Russia puzzle

Prosecutors will interview the White House communications director in the coming weeks as they continue questioning those in the president's inner circle.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is preparing to interview the woman who’s seen it all: Hope Hicks.<p>She’s been part of Donald Trump’s inner …

Al Franken's absolutely awful apology

<b>(CNN) —</b> Shortly after Leeann Tweeden went public with allegations that Al Franken had groped her during a USO tour through the Middle East in 2006, the Minnesota Democrat released a statement.<p>"I certainly don't remember the rehearsal for the skit in the same way, but I send my sincerest apologies …

The FCC's Plan to End Net Neutrality Is Coming Next Week

The head of the Federal Communications Commission is set to unveil plans next week for a final vote to reverse a landmark 2015 net neutrality order …

US Senator Fat-Shames Trump With a Meme That Is Going Viral

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) alleges he fell victim to a “moment of weakness” when he made a Twitter post that was intended to body-shame President …

Al Franken: Even Worse Than You Think

Anyone who has followed the career of Al Franken should be unsurprised to learn that he was a jerk to Leeann Tweeden. Because if you go back to <i>Live</i> …

Oops! Department of Defense Retweets Account Calling on Trump to Resign

So, this happened today.<p>For a brief period of time today, the Department of Defense’s official Twitter account had a tweet showing up on its timeline …

Al Michaels says Trump’s comments on NFL protests ‘like throwing a match into a gas tank’

The NFL’s TV ratings have declined for a second straight season, a worrisome development for the league that some have blamed, at least in part, on players protesting during the national anthem. Veteran “Sunday Night Football” announcer Al Michaels agrees with that assessment, but he recently …

Capitol Hill consumed by sexual harassment issue

On a day when the House passed the biggest tax bill in decades, everyone was talking about Al Franken.<p>The national conversation about sexual harassment has hit the clubby halls of the Capitol with a vengeance.<p>Democrats faced their own internal reckoning on Thursday when Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) …

Sexual Harassment

Katy Tur Grills Gloria Allred Over Accuser’s Claim: ‘That Doesn’t Really Make Sense’

Yesterday, high-profile attorney <b>Gloria Allred</b> responded to <b>Roy Moore’s</b> legal team questioning the authenticity of her client <b>Beverly Nelson</b>‘s yearbook …

Sylvester Stallone responds to allegations he sexually assaulted and threatened a 16-year-old when he was 40

Sylvester Stallone is denying a report that claimed he had inappropriate sexual contact with a woman in 1986 in a Las Vegas hotel room when she was 16.<p>The "Rocky" actor has spoke out against the story, which was based on a decades-old police report obtained and published by The Daily Mail.<p>“This is …

Tomi Lahren, Dem Strategist Battle Over Bill Clinton Allegations: Hillary Is ‘Just as Responsible!’

On Thursday night, things got very heated between Fox News contributors <b>Tomi Lahren</b> and Democratic strategist <b>Jessica Tarlov</b> over the revived …

Stephen Colbert Addresses Al Franken’s Harassment Allegation: ‘C’MON!’

TONIGHT: Every day it seems like we find out about another high profile sexual harasser, and today is no exception. #LSSC pic.twitter.com/sA42AfCVQ2— …

Gorsuch takes victory lap at Federalist dinner

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch mocked the conservative Federalist Society’s critics along with his own detractors during a speech to the group’s annual conference in Washington on Thursday.<p>Speaking in a cavernous hall just blocks from the high court, Gorsuch poked fun at those who’ve painted …

DHS official resigns after report on racist radio commentary

A reverend who headed the Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships at the Department of Homeland Security left his position Thursday after reporting by CNN that he routinely made racist comments about black, Muslim, and Jewish people during his time as a radio host.<p>DHS confirmed Rev. …

Homeland Security

Jared Kushner failed to disclose emails sent to Trump team about WikiLeaks and Russia

Jared Kushner shared emails within Donald Trump’s team about WikiLeaks and a “backdoor overture” from Russia during the 2016 election campaign and failed to turn them over to investigators, it emerged on Thursday.<p>Senators said that a disclosure of files to their committee by Kushner, Trump’s …

Donald Trump

What you won't find in the final JFK assassination records

Numerous government documents with potential bearing on President John F. Kennedy’s murder have gone missing or were destroyed.<p>Don’t expect an end to the conspiracy theories about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy — even after the vast network of JFK-obsessed researchers pore over the …

Steve Garvey blames 'millennial baseball' for Dodgers' Game 2 loss

<i>“Still we’ve only had one run scored that was manufactured. It’s millennial. This is millennial baseball right now. You get up, you take a big swing,</i> …

Fox News Revenues Nosedive Despite Trump's Constant Viewing

MSNBC is up 2 percent and CNN is down just 1 percent.<p>Fox News is having trouble keeping its advertisers happy.<p>Ad revenues plunged 17 percent in September over the same month last year, according to the most recent financial data for the operation.<p>Statistics from the Standard Media Index, which …

7 new findings from the latest JFK files

President Donald Trump on Thursday didn't release all of the files about the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy — but he did make public more than 2,800 pages of documents.<p>The ones Trump did release, which partially fulfills a decades-old law calling for the release of the files from …

Robert F. Kennedy

Delayed release of JFK records causes backlash

The delayed release of hundreds of records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy caused a backlash among scholars and researchers Thursday night, while President Donald Trump insisted that "I had no choice" but to keep the documents back.<p>In a memo late Thursday, Trump cited …

JFK file release: Mob hits on Castro, a threat on Oswald

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The CIA mulled mafia hits on Cuban President Fidel Castro. Someone called the FBI threatening to kill Lee Harvey Oswald a day before Oswald's murder. And the US examined sabotaging airplane parts heading to Cuba.<p>These assertions are some of many unearthed in newly revealed …

George H.W. Bush Apologizes After Actress Heather Lind Claimed He ‘Sexually Assaulted’ Her

Former U.S. president George H.W. Bush has apologized after actress Heather Lind claimed that he “sexually assaulted” her when they took a photograph …

George H.W. Bush ‘sexually assaulted me’ — holy cow

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Holy cow. Just when you thought the whole sexual assault hullabaloo couldn’t get any larger — here comes a former president.<p>The …

Gary Neville ‘stunned’ by Jose Mourinho outburst after Manchester United’s defeat to Huddersfield Town

Gary Neville admits he was ‘stunned’ by Jose Mourinho’s outburst at his Manchester United players following the defeat to Huddersfield …

Soccer

McConnell: Bannon a specialist 'at nominating people who lose'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday that Steve Bannon, along with others who are not backing GOP incumbents, are "specialists at nominating people who lose."<p>During an interview on "Fox News Sunday," McConnell responded to a clip, played by guest host Dana Perino, in which Bannon …

Fox News’ Howard Kurtz On O’Reilly Settlement Report: ’Significant Setback for Fox’

Fox News’ <b>Howard Kurtz</b> devoted a segment on <i>MediaBuzz</i> this morning to covering the big news about a $32 million <b>Bill O’Reilly</b> sexual harassment …