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April 7, 2017 1:25 PM Syria airstrikes: Celebrities, pundits reacts to US bombing of airfield

President Donald Trump announced Thursday the United States blasted a Syrian air base with a barrage of cruise missiles in fiery retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians. "It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons," Trump 56

April 6, 2017 9:47 PM Don Rickles, with his zingers and one-liners, showed the folly of fearing differences

It seems wrong somehow to come to praise Don Rickles, who died Thursday at age 90, even as we are about to bury him. The fitting thing would be to cover him in in cutting one-liners — something about his baldness, his bigness, his failed sitcoms — before finally admitting that it's all in fun, that we come in love, to honor his life and regret his absence 53

April 5, 2017 11:27 PM Ohio quadruplet brothers accepted at Ivy League universities

HAMILTON, Ohio – Quadruplet brothers in Ohio have all been accepted at some of the nation's top universities, including each of them to both Yale and Harvard. The Wade brothers of the northern Cincinnati suburb of Liberty Township say they have been notified in recent days of acceptances from a number of notable schools. Lakota East High School principal 50

April 5, 2017 9:52 PM Not in Defense of Bill O’Reilly

But against calls for advertiser boycotts. Whenever a mob forms—even a righteous mob whose cause seems just—I get the willies. This week, a mob has arisen to punish Bill O’Reilly for his alleged sexual harassing ways by sapping his Fox News Channel show, “The O’Reilly Factor,” of its sponsors. So far, at least 47 advertisers, including Mercedes-Benz 50

April 4, 2017 10:55 PM Fox thrives despite scandals involving O’Reilly and Ailes

NEW YORK — The founder of Fox News Channel was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal last summer. The network’s No. 1 star, Bill O’Reilly, has been accused of crude and vindictive behavior toward women. Lawsuits depict a toxic environment at the company’s New York headquarters. And yet, by the most important yardstick for television executives, Fox is thriving 73

April 3, 2017 1:21 AM Fox braces for fallout from Bill O'Reilly scandal

NYT reports O'Reilly accused of verbal abuse NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - If Bill O'Reilly weren't the biggest star at Fox News, would he still have a job at Fox News? Many media industry observers, reading about the harassment allegations that have cost O'Reilly and Fox millions of dollars, are saying he would not. Murdoch and his sons are standing near O'Reilly 65

April 1, 2017 2:26 PM JUICE: Clinton, Conway share 1st-class Acela ride

Good Saturday morning. After a couple of not-so-nice days, the Capital Weather Gang is predicting a breezy day, perfect for the Blossom Kite Festival. And, Sunday is supposed to be beautiful. http://wapo.st/2olIKJZ Happy April Fool’s Day -- nothing in this newsletter is a joke, though. Sorry. GOOD SATURDAY MORNING FROM 1600 PENNSYLVANIA -- @realDonaldTrump 56

April 1, 2017 9:59 AM Trump takes risk with Freedom Caucus attack

After the far-right Freedom Caucus blocked his ObamaCare repeal bill, President Trump took to Twitter and threatened to back primary challengers to oust them in 2018. But Trump’s usual bullying tactics don’t appear to have fazed the roughly three dozen members of the Freedom group. And the Freedom Caucus is getting air cover from outside conservative 63

March 29, 2017 2:29 PM Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination is on track to change the Senate — and further divide the country

Sens. Roger E. Wicker (R-Miss.) and Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.) are not usually partisan firebrands, particularly on presidential appointments. Back in 2013, Wicker helped temporarily defuse a showdown over Republican filibusters of President Barack Obama’s nominees to the judiciary and agencies. More than a decade ago, Carper voted to confirm President 80

March 25, 2017 3:06 PM Zack Snyder unites his supergroup in new 'Justice League' trailer

DC’s big-ticket supergroup unites in the Justice League trailer that debuted Saturday, though director Zack Snyder has been working on forming this heroic team for much longer. “The thing that’s awesome about these icons is that a lot of them we haven’t seen in the movies before on the big screen,” Snyder says of the newer superheroes in Justice League 52