Celia Darrough
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Doug Jones Beats Accused Sexual Predator Roy Moore For U.S. Senate Seat

Tuesday evening, voters in Alabama elected Democrat Doug Jones to the United States Senate, a feat that hadn't taken place in the state since 1992. Jones beat out the Republican candidate, Roy Moore, who had been accused of sexual assault, harassment…
By Celia Darrough

Trump Calls Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” In A Room Full Of Native American Veterans

While honoring a group of Native Americans at an event Monday afternoon, President Trump called Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas," a quip that was reportedly met with pure silence by everyone in the room. Trump was speaking in the Oval Office to commemor…
By Celia Darrough

Dictionary.com's Word Of The Year Is A Major Jab At Ivanka Trump

Each year, Dictionary.com chooses a "word of the year," a word — backed up by search data — that simply defines the past year. On Monday, the digital dictionary announced that it has chosen "complicit" as Dictionary.com's 2017 word of the year. Look …
By Celia Darrough

Rep. John Conyers Will "Step Aside" As He Is Investigated For Sexual Harassment

Amid allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct, Judiciary Commitee Ranking Member Rep. John Conyers will step down, he said in a statement Sunday afternoon. He made clear that he denies the allegations, but he believes that his presence on the …
By Celia Darrough

Here’s What CBS News’ President Had To Say About Firing Charlie Rose

After The Washington Post broke the news that eight women had accused a well-known television host of sexual harassment and misconduct, CBS News fired Charlie Rose from the company, where he co-hosted CBS This Morning. Rose had initially been suspend…
By Celia Darrough

A Woman Has Come Forward To Say Republican Roy Moore Sexually Assaulted Her At 14

The man running to replace Jeff Sessions' empty seat in the Senate has been accused of sexually assaulting a child. In a Washington Post article published Thursday, a woman alleged that Roy Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 14. Three other wo…
By Celia Darrough

Trump’s Pick To Lead The U.S. Central Bank Is — You Guessed It — Super Rich

President Donald Trump announced Thursday afternoon that he has tapped a current Federal Reserve board member to lead the United States' central banking system. And, well, it's safe to say the new chair knows money. Jerome Powell's net worth might ma…
By Celia Darrough

Hillary Clinton Reminds New York City That Its "Resilience Is Stronger" Than Terror

On Tuesday evening, former 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton responded to the New York City attack that killed eight people and left about a dozen wounded. Clinton, who was the first female senator from New York and served in that role for …
By Celia Darrough

Updates To The NYC Attack Reveal More Details Behind The Devastating Violence

The nation reeled in the face of another violent attack that claimed the lives of several people Tuesday afternoon. As New York City geared up for Halloween night, a man drove a vehicle down a popular — and crowded — bike path for several city blocks…
By Celia Darrough

A Court Just Stopped Trump’s Transgender Military Ban From Being Enforced — For Now

Amid the news of the indictment of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort came one more setback for President Trump. A court has stopped Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the military. In a document outlining the reasoning …
By Celia Darrough

Donald Trump Jr. Just Attacked Hillary Clinton On Her Birthday

Oct. 26 marked the 70th birthday of Hillary Clinton, and while hundreds of Americans showered her with well wishes, the son of the current president of the United States took a different approach. Instead of saying the usual "Happy Birthday," Donald …
By Celia Darrough

27 Scathing Words Jeff Flake Used To Describe The Trump Presidency

On Oct. 24, one senator announced that he would not seek re-election in 2018, and it's all because of President Trump. Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake gave a speech about Trump on the Senate floor, and he did not hold back about what he truly thin…
By Celia Darrough

Sally Yates Is Back & She’s Still Standing Up To Donald Trump

There are only seven tweets on the former deputy attorney general's Twitter account. For two months, she's been silent, having last spoken up when President Trump pardoned controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio. But on Oct. 24, Sally Yates returned to crit…
By Celia Darrough

This Woman Says People Sharing #MeToo Stories Are Waging A “War On Men”

After four senators released their own #MeToo stories of sexual harassment and assault, a guest on NBC's Meet the Press said that while she believes sexual harassment is certainly something some women suffer from, she doesn't think that the stories a…
By Celia Darrough

The Internet's Melania Trump Conspiracy Theory Is Actually Super Messed Up

After #PizzaGate and all the nonsense that comes out of Alex Jones' mouth, you'd think America would be a little more careful when it comes to pushing unwarranted rumors online. But, alas, Twitter lit up with the conspiracy theory that Melania Trump …
By Celia Darrough

Uh, Ivanka Trump’s Real Name Isn’t Really Ivanka?

Hold up, wait a minute. Ivanka Trump's real name is not actually Ivanka. According to the first daughter herself, the name she's turned into a brand is actually just a nickname. This has apparently been public knowledge for years, but somehow it slip…
By Celia Darrough

Ariana Grande Responds To Las Vegas Shooting With A Demand To “Call This What It Is”

After more than 50 people were killed and more than 500 were injured during a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas, one pop star had had enough. In a response to the Las Vegas shooting, Ariana Grande tweeted that "people need to cal…
By Celia Darrough

Reports Of Shots Fired Have Put The USC Campus On Lockdown

On Monday afternoon, Los Angeles police responded to reports of shots fired at the University of Southern California, though the university said the reports remain unconfirmed. UPDATE: Later Monday, the university wrote on Twitter that there was no t…
By Celia Darrough

ISIS Has Reportedly Claimed Responsibility For The Las Vegas Shooting, But Officials Aren’t Convinced

Amid the news coverage of the mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed dozens and injured hundreds, one tidbit that was reported has been met with intense scrutiny. The Associated Press reported that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the Las Vegas sh…
By Celia Darrough

How To Watch Trump’s Speech On The Las Vegas Shooting

The morning after dozens of people and more than 400 people were injured at a country music festival in Las Vegas, the president gave a speech addressing the tragedy that's being called the worst mass shooting in United States history. If you want to…
By Celia Darrough