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Tom Hanks, Jennifer Aniston and Ben Affleck among celebrities donating to 2020 Democrats

Tom Hanks, Jennifer Aniston and Ben Affleck among celebrities donating to 2020 Democrats

Hollywood has long been fertile fundraising ground for Democratic presidential candidates, and the second quarter of 2019 was no exception. Famous names were littered throughout 2020 Democrats‘ Federal Election Commission reports. Pete Buttigieg, the overall leader in second quarter fundraising among Democrats, was a favorite of celebrity donors. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow hosted a fundraiser for…MORE

Pompeo claims Iran is willing to talk missiles. Iran says that’s not true

Pompeo claims Iran is willing to talk missiles. Iran says that’s not true

President Donald Trump painted an optimistic view of the prospects for diplomacy with Iran on Tuesday after his top diplomat suggested Tehran was willing to discuss their ballistic missile program but it remains unclear how Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came to that conclusion. State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus couldn’t clarify what Pompeo’s comments were…MORE

Threats against members of Congress increasing, Capitol Police chief says

Threats against members of Congress increasing, Capitol Police chief says

Threats against members of Congress continue to climb, Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund said Tuesday, projecting the number of threats this year will “break last year’s record.” “We continue to see the threat assessment cases that we’re opening continue to grow, for FY 2018, we had approximately 4,894 cases. So far for this year, we…MORE

Alfie Allen and Sophie Turner are on the list of first-time Emmy nominees

Alfie Allen and Sophie Turner are on the list of first-time Emmy nominees

The 2019 Emmy nominations are in, and they came as firsts for many. “Game of Thrones” has set the record with 32 Emmy nominations, including nods to first-time nominees Alfie Allen, Sophie Turner and Gwendoline Christie. “To my friends: Kit, Peter, Gwen, Lena, Emilia, Nikolaj, Maisie, Carice, and especially Sophie whom I was in the…MORE

The house where Charles Manson’s followers killed two people is up for sale

The house where Charles Manson’s followers killed two people is up for sale

From looking at the listing for 3311 Waverly Drive in Los Angeles, a potential home buyer wouldn’t suspect anything bad had happened at the house. The description details a “classic 1920’s Los Feliz gated single story home” with “breathtaking” views. But just 50 years ago, the home was the scene of the grisly murders of…MORE

Planned Parenthood ousts president after less than a year on the job

Planned Parenthood ousts president after less than a year on the job

Planned Parenthood announced Tuesday afternoon that the group’s president is leaving her position after less than a year on the job, at a time when Republicans across the US are moving to restrict access to abortion. The leadership shakeup comes as the reproductive rights organization leads multiple court fights against various state laws restricting abortion,…MORE

Joe Biden releases plan aimed at helping rural America

Joe Biden releases plan aimed at helping rural America

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a plan Tuesday focusing on helping rural America through economic initiatives, investments in broadband infrastructure and expanding access to health care. “It shouldn’t matter whether you live in a skyscraper in Manhattan or you live here in Manning. Your children deserve the exact same opportunities every other child in…MORE