Celia Darrough
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O.J. Simpson Says Former Guard Jeff Felix Is A "Fraud"

In a hot mic moment during his parole hearing, O.J. Simpson was recorded talking about a man he called a "complete fraud," a sentiment his attorney, Malcolm LaVergne reiterated in a press conference. ...
By Celia Darrough

The First Lady Of Japan Avoided Trump & Became An Instant Hero

At a dinner after the G20 summit in Germany, Donald Trump was seated next to Akie Abe, the first lady of Japan. And while others chatted among themselves throughout the event, Abe reportedly never sai...
By Celia Darrough

John McCain's Brain Cancer Might Be Hard To Treat

After undergoing a surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye, a tissue pathology found a certain kind of tumor in John McCain's brain that might prove hard to treat. The kind of tumor McC...
By Celia Darrough

John McCain Has Been Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

After undergoing surgery for a blood clot above his eye, Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer. According to a statement from the Arizona senator's office, the blood clot was associated wit...
By Celia Darrough

Donald Trump Jr. & Paul Manafort Will Testify Before The Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee announced Wednesday that Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort will testify in a public hearing next week. The two will be grilled about their meeting with Russian lawyer N...
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Russian Lawyer Says The Trump Jr. Email Frenzy Is A Plot To "Overthrow" Trump

The Russian lawyer involved in the meeting with Donald Trump Jr. spoke out Tuesday, denying reports that she was a "Russian government attorney" who had "incriminating" evidence on Hillary Clinton. In...
By Celia Darrough

Donald Trump Jr.'s Coordination With Russia May Have Been Illegal

A New York Times report claimed Monday that Donald Trump Jr. had coordinated with the Russian government to receive incriminating information on Hillary Clinton. The next day, it was confirmed that th...
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Donald Trump Defends His Son’s Russia Emails

After his son tweeted out emails confirming that he thought he would be receiving incriminating information on Hillary Clinton from the Russian government, Donald Trump cheered his son's "transparency...
By Celia Darrough

The SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Hasn't Stopped States From Restricting Your Rights

On June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court struck down Texas's abortion laws requiring providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and clinics to have the same facility standards as ambulator...
By Celia Darrough

What Winning A Supreme Court Case Really Feels Like

One year after the Supreme Court handed Whole Woman's Health a decisive victory in declaring that Texas' abortion restrictions created an undue burden on women, lead plaintiff Amy Hagstrom Miller refu...
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Read Otto Warmbier’s Parents’ Emotional Statement On Their Son's Death

Six days after being released from North Korean custody, Otto Warmbier died, his family confirmed in a statement released by the Ohio hospital where he was being treated. Otto Warmbier's parents' stat...
By Celia Darrough

Special Counsel Looking Into Whether Trump Obstructed Justice — REPORT

It's not just about Russian hacking anymore. According to a report from The Washington Post, special counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his investigation to look into whether President Trump might ha...
By Celia Darrough

John Kerry Signed The Paris Deal With His Granddaughter & It's Heartbreaking

The day before Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord, former Secretary of State John Kerry urged the president to think about the country's grandchildren in deciding th...
By Celia Darrough

Police Are Responding To "Incident" At Ariana Grande Concert

British police responded to an "incident" Monday evening as reports circulated about possible explosions at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, United Kingdom. Billboard reported that Grande's rep...
By Celia Darrough

Here's What That Mysterious Orb Really Was

A photo of Trump touching a mysterious glowing orb while abroad in Saudi Arabia made the rounds online Sunday afternoon. From jokes about those electricity balls that make your hair stand up straight ...
By Celia Darrough

Trump Calls Impeachment Rumors "Totally Ridiculous"

In his first press conference after Robert Mueller was named as special counsel for the Russia investigation, Trump denied the allegations that have been lodged against him and called the speculation ...
By Celia Darrough

Trump's Team Thinks It's Time To Lawyer Up

President Trump's inner circle is getting worried. According to sources who spoke to The New York Times, Trump's aides, advisers, and other associates are recommending that the president lawyer up, an...
By Celia Darrough

Here's The Proof Robert Mueller Won't Be Swayed By Trump

In response to calls for a special prosecutor for the FBI's Russia investigation, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named a former FBI director as special counsel. Robert Mueller has a long recor...
By Celia Darrough

James Comey Might Testify On Trump & The Investigation

In the midst of allegations that President Trump asked James Comey to end the FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's potential connections to Russia, one senator invit...
By Celia Darrough

After Comey Memo, Bernie Sanders Demands Action

After reports that President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to shut down an investigation into former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn's alleged ties to Russia, Bernie Sa...
By Celia Darrough

Bernie Sanders Still Has Fans In Politics

It was a nice try, but the faithless electors who voted for Bernie Sanders were ultimately unsuccessful. While talk of faithless electors was rampant leading up to the Electoral College vote on Monday...
By Celia Darrough

Dylann Roof Guilty In Charleston Church Shooting

A jury declared on Thursday that Dylann Roof is guilty on more than 30 counts related to the Charleston, South Carolina, church shooting that took place in June 2015. Roof, who had admitted to the kil...
By Celia Darrough

Rick Perry (Ironically) Will Be Energy Secretary

A politician has been tapped to head a federal agency he once wanted shut down. Yes, Rick Perry will reportedly be the secretary of energy, CBS reported Monday night. You'll remember that Perry has an...
By Celia Darrough

Read Standing Rock's Response To The DAPL Decision

On Sunday, the Army announced that it would deny an easement required for the Dakota Access Pipeline to be built under Lake Oahe on the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe reservation. The decision — which effe...
By Celia Darrough

Bernie Sanders Is Thrilled About DAPL's Rerouting

After it was announced that construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline would be halted and alternative routes would be explored, Bernie Sanders' response to Standing Rock's victory was a proud message...
By Celia Darrough

The Reported Commerce Sec. Is Another Billionaire

According to several media outlets, billionaire Wilbur Ross will be Donald Trump's commerce secretary. A Trump transition team official reportedly told NBC News that Ross, the founder and head of WL R...
By Celia Darrough

Obama Brought His Nephews To The Turkey Pardoning

On the day before Thanksgiving, President Obama pardoned two turkeys with two boys in tow. But, just exactly who were those cute kids standing by his side? In case you didn't know, Obama has nephews, ...
By Celia Darrough

Gwen Ifill Has Died At 61

On Monday afternoon, PBS confirmed that their longtime Washington Week anchor and NewsHour host Gwen Ifill had died at 61. With her death, the nation has lost a brilliant journalist, a talented debate...
By Celia Darrough

Hillary Clinton Is Doing Just Fine

Two days after the election, much of the nation has been pretty bummed about its outcome. But one woman ran into Hillary Clinton walking her dog in her New York hometown, and it looks like she's makin...
By Celia Darrough

The Hatch Act Could Spell Trouble For James Comey

When FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to a congressional committee informing its members that new emails related to Hillary Clinton had been found, many in the United States were outraged. Even ...
By Celia Darrough

Billy Bush Officially Fired From NBC — REPORT

After a brief suspension from NBC after the video of him laughing along with Donald Trump as he bragged about being able to do anything to women was released, Today host Billy Bush was fired, accordin...
By Celia Darrough

Billy Bush Made Twitter Do A Lot Of Things

Although Donald Trump was the one who said he can do anything to women, including "grab them by the pussy," Billy Bush has taken a lot of flak for being an active participant in the video, which mainl...
By Celia Darrough

Donald Trump Has Affluenza

Do you remember the affluenza teen? In 2013, Ethan Couch was sentenced to 10 years of probation instead of receiving any prison time for driving drunk and causing a crash that killed four people and s...
By Celia Darrough

Trump Told A Child He'd Be Dating Her In 10 Years

In an Entertainment Tonight video from 1992, the 2016 Republican presidential nominee had a brief conversation with a 10-year-old girl that will turn your stomach. Donald Trump told the young girl he'...
By Celia Darrough

Trump Accused Of Touching 2 Women Without Consent

As fallout continues after the release of the Access Hollywood tape that shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump talking about kissing women without waiting to ask for permission and grabbi...
By Celia Darrough

Donald Trump Just Held A Surprise Conference

Before the second presidential debate — and after disparaging comments about women and sexual assault were leaked — Donald Trump and women who have accused Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct held an im...
By Celia Darrough

Obama Tears Apart Donald Trump's Comments

After a video was released that put on display the sexism and offensiveness we've come to expect from Donald Trump, President Obama denounced his comments in a statement full of all the fury you're fe...
By Celia Darrough

These Women Are Going To Repeal The Hyde Amendment

Three years after a landmark decision, the backlash to the Roe v. Wade decision was still in full force. As the anti-abortion movement gained steam, it was Sept. 30, 1976, when the United States' Hous...
By Celia Darrough

Hillary Clinton Has Pneumonia, Her Doctor Says

After an apparent overheating spell while attending a 9/11 memorial service in New York City on Sunday, a statement was released from Hillary Clinton's doctor that said she has pneumonia. Concerns ove...
By Celia Darrough

The Heat In New York Isn't The Biggest Concern

On the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, headlines about the health of the Democratic presidential nominee rose to the top of the charts quicker than you could say "Never forget." While the me...
By Celia Darrough