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GOP Chair Reince Priebus confirms that, yes, the GOP has begun doing research for a possible race against Hillary. According to our mysterious sources, that effort began in, like, 1991.
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Former New York City Police chief William Bratton is coming back to take his old job again, replacing Ray Kelly as Commissioner under soon-to-be-Mayor Bill DeBlasio
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Last night's Daily Show set about covering a shocking, if rather dry, financial scandal—and taking the rest of the media to task for ignoring it.
32 Min Ago
Jonathan Chait on racism in the Obama era, Ross Douthat on the hopeless race conversation, Alex Roarty on Obamacare and white women, Kevin Glass on the "wonk gap," and Vauhini Vara on lower-middle-class families.
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A congressman from Virginia launched an internal campaign to block support for gay candidates. House leadership is running a program on how not to offend women. The GOP war between economic conservatives and social ones is just getting underway.
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36 Min Ago
Twitter's Board of Directors is no longer 100 percent men, after the company announced the appointment of former publishing CEO Marjorie Scardino to its ranks.
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There's a lot going in the first official trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Marc Webb's follow up to 2012's surprisingly great reboot of the not-long-dead superhero franchise.
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An American teacher working in Benghazi, Libya was shot and killed in the city, according to multiple media reports citing Libyan officials
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A police shooting incident near Times Square back in September, has led to a unique legal situation where an unarmed man who never laid a hand on anyone is charged with hurting innocent bystanders.
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Although the dangerous radioactive cargo has been recovered, authorities say the two thieves who stole a truck carrying cobalt-60 in Mexico on Monday "will, without a doubt, die," because they removed the material's protective casing.
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Cyber security firm Trustwave published a blog post on Tuesday saying it found that nearly 2 million online accounts have been hacked, compromising the privacy of Facebook, Yahoo, Google, Twitter and the payroll service ADP users in nearly 100 countries.
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Certain details of noted "humasexual" Morrissey's autobiography have apparently been edited out of or downplayed in the U.S. version.
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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is planning to bring more mortgage fraud cases against banks in 2014.
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Ten pilot whales have died and at least 41 others remain stranded in the Florida Everglades after appearing in the area's shallow waters earlier this week.
Dec 4, 2013 11:44PM ET
Scientists were able to isolate the oldest human DNA yet, they announced today, but the 400,000-year-old genome sequence actually prompted more questions than it answered.
Dec 4, 2013 10:25PM ET
Peak Ron Burgundy fatigue will have to be delayed: Will Ferrell's hour-long in-character SportsCenter hosting bid has been cancelled. Blame the sexual assault investigation of a college football player.
Dec 4, 2013 9:06PM ET
And I've been waiting for this moment for all my life.
Dec 4, 2013 5:57PM ET
Georgia's insurance commissioner doesn't appear to have a robust sense of the role of "insurance." Requiring insurers to cover pre-existing medical conditions, he says, is like getting into a car accident and then asking for auto coverage. It isn't.
Dec 4, 2013 5:10PM ET
The Sundance Film Festival, which announced its competition slate today, often features the best of indie film. It also features synopses of films so ridiculous in their indie-ness that they are easily parodied.
Dec 4, 2013 5:01PM ET
Newly released court documents allege the video showing Toronto mayor Rob Ford smoking crack and making racist and homophobic remarks was allegedly behind the murder of a Toronto gang member, one often seen in a picture with Ford.
Dec 4, 2013 4:58PM ET
Tomorrow at 6, Burgundy will host ESPN's Sportscenter for an entire hour. By 7, we predict, the nation will be officially burned out on Burgundy. For a short spurt of silliness, his schtick is great. For an hour-long live broadcast, though, we're less convinced.
Dec 4, 2013 3:59PM ET
The Washington Post's new report detailing the NSA's collection of location information on cell phones around the world is blunt. The NSA's ability to track location is "staggering," "able to render most efforts at communications security effectively futile."
Dec 4, 2013 3:49PM ET
The painting above garnered Norman Rockwell a plum $3,500 in 1951, when he sold it to The Saturday Evening Post. Today it sold at a New York auction for $46 million, the most that's ever been paid for a Rockwell.
Dec 4, 2013 3:43PM ET
In yet another Republican attempt to win the political #messaging war with social media and pop culture references, the women of the House GOP started #25DaysofObamacare, which turns classic Christmas movie quotes into reasons why Obamacare sucks.
Dec 4, 2013 3:40PM ET
George H.W. Bush's legacy and greatest contribution to the American people may be his socks. And years from now, when the human race is enslaved by an alien race and hope dims, someone will look back on December 3, 2013 — the day the 41st president of the United States of America wore socks with his face emblazoned on them.
Dec 4, 2013 3:32PM ET
After suggesting someone do something untoward to Sarah Palin, and weathering a storm of criticism since, MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network.
Dec 4, 2013 3:32PM ET
Looking at the potential Golden Globes nominees you might think that it's a hilarious year for film.
Dec 4, 2013 3:23PM ET
It's a hard-to-resist headline in the wake of a new survey from Harvard's Institute of Politics: Young people are "disillusioned" with President Obama and have "abandoned" him. Skepticism is in order.
Dec 4, 2013 3:19PM ET
Likely barred from physically entering the U.S., Rob Ford's outsized ambitions to cross borders needed another outlet, and so Toronto's crack mayor will take to the airwaves, in D.C. no less, to talk about sports.
Dec 4, 2013 3:17PM ET
The Secret Service arrested a man in Lafayette Park following suspicious activity near the White House, witnesses report.