Stephen Colbert Just Earned His Biggest Ratings Win Over Jimmy Fallon

Clearly, mocking Donald Trump still sells.Last week, Stephen Colbert hosted a series of Russia-themed “Late Show” episodes, drawing in nearly 2.9 million viewers, according The Hollywood Reporter. That number doesn’t include DVR-viewing.These episodes, airing from July 17 to July 21, earned
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Photo Of Trans Boy In Texas Shows Exactly Who Is Affected By ‘Bathroom Bills’

The mother of a transgender boy shown crying in a courthouse in a photo that went viral on Wednesday is speaking out about the the state’s proposed “bathroom bill.”She’s also opening up about the way the transphobic debate as a whole is affecting her child.Amber Briggle’s 9-year-old son M
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99 Percent Of Studied NFL Brains Diagnosed With CTE, Researchers Say

A new study out of Boston diagnosed a startlingly high percentage of deceased NFL players with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and the numbers don’t get much better when you move on down to college players.Researchers from VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) and Boston University School o
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GOP Congressman Ready To Duel Over Health Care Bill, But Not With Women

A Republican congressman did not throw away his shot when he called out his Senate counterparts for their lack of “courage” in the ongoing failure to pass health care legislation.In a local radio interview last Friday, Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) took particular issue with the GOP women
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Louisiana Woman Found Dead In Burned Home Was Shot, Autopsy Finds

Authorities in Louisiana are investigating the possible murder of a retired teacher who was initially thought to have died from a house fire. While investigators in St. Tammany Parish believed Nanette Krentel perished in a blaze that destroyed her Lacombe home earlier this month, the coroner’s of
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New York Times Doesn’t Get Its Apology From ‘Fox & Friends’ Over ISIS Segment

On Monday’s “Fox & Friends,” co-host Steve Doocy briefly addressed a weekend segment of the show that The New York Times had called “malicious and inaccurate,” but he didn’t issue the on-air apology sought by the newspaper.The Times’ unusual request for a public apology from Fox Ne
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Thousands Of Nuns Sign A Blistering Letter To Senate Republicans On Health Care

More than 7,000 Catholic sisters have signed a letter urging senators to “cast a life-affirming ‘no’ vote” on the Republican health care bill proposed in the Senate, calling it “the most harmful legislation to American families in our lifetime.”The letter ― published on Monday and de
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Why More Americans Are Getting Paid Sick Days

The number of Americans with access to paid sick days increased dramatically in the past two years, the direct result of new laws mandating the benefit passed mostly by Democratic-controlled state and local governments on the West Coast and in the Northeast.Sixty-eight percent of employees in the pr
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90 Percent Of U.S. Men Have This Problematic Health Condition

Abdominal adiposity ― or, as it’s sometimes called, sporting a beer belly ― has become a global pandemic, according to a paper published this week in the journal Frontiers in Public Health.In some developed countries ― including Iceland, New Zealand and the United States ― up to 90 percen
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Bridal Shop Under Fire (Again) For Turning Away A Lesbian Couple

A Pennsylvania bridal salon that caused a stir in 2014 after turning away a lesbian couple is, once again, feeling the heat over its owners’ opposition to same-sex marriage. Shannon Kennedy and Julie Ann Samanas visited W.W. Bridal Boutique in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, to look for wedding attire
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