Hillary E. Crawford
Associate News Editor @Bustle, forever in love with R.W. Emerson, either debating politics or hoarding succulents

Who These Transgender Activists Are Honoring On Trans Day Of Remembrance

On the heels of a "rainbow wave" that carried a record number of LGBTQ candidates into office this month, Tuesday — which is Transgender Day of Remembrance — is a sobering reminder that violence against transgender people in America is a reality…
By Hillary E. Crawford

Trump's Tweet About John McCain's Death Is Just A Couple Of Lines Long

Moments after the senator's office announced his death on Saturday, Aug. 25, Trump tweeted a statement about John McCain, sending his family his "deepest sympathies" and "respect." The tweet was relatively short, simply saying, "My deepest…
By Hillary E. Crawford

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Reportedly Leaving The White House Sooner Than You Thought

There's never a dull moment in President Donald Trump's administration, and now, CBS reports that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving her position, according to insiders "close to the administration." Minutes after the…
By Hillary E. Crawford

No, The Triple Crown Doesn't Involve An Actual Crown. But Here's What It Does Include.

June 9 wasn't just any old Saturday in the world of horse racing. That day, Justify became the 13th horse ever to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness States, and Belmont Stakes all within the same year. Naturally, since the trio of victories is known…
By Hillary E. Crawford

The Prize For Winning The Triple Crown Makes Coming In First That Much Sweeter

On Saturday at the Belmont Stakes race, Justify and jockey Mike Smith wowed audiences as they snagged their third huge prize in a row, officially winning what's referred to as the Triple Crown title. As with most ultra competitive races, winning…
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Why Kim K Doesn't Think Trump "Used" Her Over The Alice Marie Johnson Meeting

On Thursday evening, CNN aired a Kim Kardashian video describing when she received Trump's call about officially commuting Alice Marie Johnson's sentence and it sounds like a moment she'll never forget. During an interview with Van Jones, Kardashian…
By Hillary E. Crawford

The Attorney General Who Once Championed #MeToo Resigned After Women Accused Him Of Abuse

On Monday evening, abuse allegations surfaced against the man who once sued Harvey Weinstein and advocated for the #MeToo movement. And just hours after The New Yorker published the allegations, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned…
By Hillary E. Crawford

Video Of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupting Will Chill You To The Bone

After literally hundreds of earthquakes rattled the islands over the course of just a few days, watching the video of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupting feels surreal. If you don't live in Hawaii, full-on volcanic eruptions seem otherworldly. They…
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This Video Of Sean Hannity & Rudy Giuliani Talking About Stormy Daniels Will Floor You

On Wednesday evening, the former mayor of New York City joined Fox News and probably didn't quite mean to throw the president under the bus. But the video of Rudy Giuliani telling Sean Hannity about Stormy Daniels' $130,000 payment from Michael…
By Hillary E. Crawford

Rudy Giuliani Just Revealed An Unexpected Piece Of Info About Trump & Stormy Daniels

At first, it may sound like the former mayor of New York City just spilled the beans on President Donald Trump and his alleged hush agreement with an adult film star. But when Rudy Giuliani revealed Trump reimbursed Michael Cohen for the Stormy…
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Kanye West Actually Suggested Slavery Was A "Choice" & Twitter's Beyond Baffled

After going on a Twitter spree praising Trump the week prior, Kanye West called slavery a "choice" during an interview with TMZ on Tuesday. "When you hear about slavery for 400 years ... For 400 years? That sounds like a choice," he told TMZ. As you…
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Hillary Clinton Made A Big Change To Her Twitter Bio & It’s Thanks To A Fellow Feminist

It might only be made up of a handful of words, but as anyone with an active Twitter account knows, putting together a bio for the social media platform isn't easy. There's an unspoken pressure to make every single word count. On Tuesday, outlets…
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The WHCA Said Michelle Wolf's Jokes Failed To Represent The "Spirit" Of Its Mission

The day after its annual dinner for both politicians and the press, the White House Correspondents' Association addressed Michelle Wolf's jokes in a statement posted on Twitter. While Margaret Talev, the association's current president, didn't…
By Hillary E. Crawford

The Tree That Trump & Macron Planted Together Just Mysteriously Disappeared

Last Monday during the French president and first lady's visit in D.C., the White House's South Lawn got a new living addition. But now, people are noticing that the tree Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron planted is suddenly not in the same place…
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Trump's Birthday Gift To Melania Left Stephen Colbert Officially Shook — Here's Why

Thursday, April 26 was Melania Trump's special day, but one late-night TV host thinks her husband missed the mark. That evening during the opening segment of his show, Stephen Colbert slammed Donald Trump's birthday gift to the first lady and threw…
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Donald & Melania Trump Remember Barbara Bush In A Heartfelt Statement

On Tuesday evening, following the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush, Trump and Melania remembered her legacy in both a tweet and official White House statement. Earlier in the week, outlets reported Barbara was in failing health and had opted…
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Trump Has Officially Ordered "Precision" Strikes Against Syria

On Friday night, President Donald Trump revealed he's ordered military strikes against Syria. His decision comes after a chemical attack struck the city of Douma and killed innocent civilians, The Guardian reported. According to CNN, the president…
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Stormy Daniels Says Someone Downright Threatened Her To Stay Quiet About Trump

On Sunday, Stephanie Clifford's 60 Minutes interview by no means fell short of expectations. It was jam-packed with details about her alleged affair with Donald Trump, along with an explanation of why she's speaking out about an alleged affair she…
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Read Stormy Daniels' Tell-All Account Of Her Alleged Affair With Trump

For anyone keeping tabs on news about the affair Donald Trump allegedly had with an adult film star in 2006, Sunday evening was heavily anticipated. That's because the transcript of Stormy Daniels' 60 Minutes interview about Trump discloses…
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This Austin Bombings Update Could Give Police One Of The Biggest Leads Yet

When a package exploded in Anthony Stephan House's home in Austin, Texas on March 2, authorities believed it was an isolated incidence. Then, the city experienced three additional explosions, leading police to conclude a "serial bomber" has been…
By Hillary E. Crawford