Jussie Smollett’s lawyers say all charges against the actor have been dropped

CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped. Smollett attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said in a statement that Smollett’s record “has been wiped clean.” Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts related to making a false report that […]

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Fox News viewership explains political differences even among Republicans, study concludes

Chris Cuomo of CNN recently slammed CNN rival Fox News as “state TV” and “pawns of the president.” Disagree? A poll released on Thursday might — but probably won’t — change your mind. “There is an alternate reality in American politics, and it plays an outsized role in the way many experience and form opinions on the most important issues […]

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Trump: Social media sites discriminate against conservatives

President Donald Trump directed his ire Tuesday at the nation's major social media companies, claiming they're biased against Republicans and attacking them with the same gusto he uses for much of the rest of the media world. Continue Reading Below Trump's focus on social media began with a morning tweet and continued into a press conference with Brazilian President Jair […]

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Fox News doesn’t list Jeanine Pirro’s show on schedule after anti-Muslim comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro’s show didn’t air a week after her comments questioning U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar over her wearing a Muslim head covering. No explanation was given. Pirro’s show, “Justice With Judge Jeanine,” was replaced Saturday night by other programming. The Fox News schedule for the upcoming weekend doesn’t include the show. Fox […]

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Trump blasts media ‘working overtime’ to blame him for New Zealand massacre: ‘So Ridiculous’

White House says enough is enough after Trump’s rhetoric is blamed for New Zealand massacre Trump administration officials are pushing back at claims that President Trump’s rhetoric was behind the deadly mosque attack in New Zealand; Kevin Corke reports from the White House. President Trump accused the media on Monday of straining to find ways to blame him for last […]

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Actress Lori Loughlin surrenders to authorities after being indicted in college admissions scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Fallout from a sweeping college admissions scandal swiftly spread Wednesday, with actress Lori Loughlin surrendering ahead of a Los Angeles court hearing and a Silicon Valley hedge fund replacing its leader. Loughlin and fellow actress Felicity Huffman headline the list of some 50 people charged in documents unveiled in Boston that describe a scheme to cheat the […]

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FBI indicts Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin in college admissions bribery case

BOSTON (AP) — Hollywood actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin were charged along with at least 40 other people Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents bribed college coaches and insiders at testing centers to help get their children into some of the most elite schools in the country, prosecutors said. “These parents are a catalog of wealth and […]

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