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    Jimmy Kimmel: 'We May Have Stopped Cassidy-Graham'

    Comedian Jimmy Kimmel on his show Monday night joked that he seems to have stopped the Republican Party's latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "I think I need to come clean. Here's what happened: So my wife and I were worried about healthcare. We didn't like what the Republicans were doing," he said […]




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    Mike Rowe Blames All Sides For NFL Controversy

    TV host Mike Rowe weighed in on the controversy over NFL players protesting racial inequality by refusing to stand during the nation anthem, casting blame for the affair in every direction but also stressing that it is the people who have the power to ultimately decide what happens. Rowe, who generally avoids politics, made his views […]




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    NFL Sunday Ratings Fall After Trump's Call for Games Boycott

    Ratings were down on Fox, where Atlanta was taking on Detroit, and on NBC, where Washington battled Oakland. But over at CBS, people were tuning in for Houston and New England — regardless of President Donald Trump's call to boycott NFL games. Such is the murky picture that's emerged following Trump's string of weekend tweets lambasting […]




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    Steelers QB Roethlisberger: Anthem Protests Left Him Unable to Sleep

    Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was unable to sleep Sunday night after he and most of his teammates skipped the National Anthem before their game Sunday. Roethlisberger released a statement on his website that weighed in on the National Anthem controversy, which led to more than 200 players taking a knee at Sunday's games. "I […]




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    Spurs Coach Popovich: America 'an Embarrassment in the World'

    San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich lashed out at President Donald Trump over his White House disinvite of Golden State Warrriors star Stephen Curry, declaring America's become "an embarrassment in the world." At the Spurs' media day Monday, Popovich likened Trump's decision to a child's temper tantrum, MySanAntonio.com reported. "It's like a sixth grader is […]




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    Trump to Create $200M Grant Program for Computer Education

    President Donald Trump wants the nation's schools to emphasize computer science education to help students prepare for jobs of the future. Trump planned Monday to direct Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to create a $200 million grant program for K-12 schools to broaden access to computer science and coding classes. Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and […]




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    'Hamilton' Creator Pushes Trump for Quicker Aid to PR

    "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Monday warned President Donald Trump on Twitter "there will be a lot of American deaths on your watch" if disaster aid is not sent to Puerto Rico soon. Miranda, whose parents were born in Puerto Rico and who is an outspoken critic of the president, was responding to another tweet […]




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    LeBron James Slams Trump: People Run US, 'Not Him'

    People in the United States run the country, not President Donald Trump, according to basketball star LeBron James. "The people run this country. Not one individual—and damn sure not him," James said about Trump at a media day event for James' team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to The Hill. Sports can bring people together, and […]




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    NFL Ratings Mixed After Trump's Boycott Call

    President Donald Trump’s call for fans to boycott NFL games yielded mixed results Sunday, as CBS saw a slight boost in ratings while NBC’s audience dipped. The muddy picture of NFL viewership could be a sign that competitive match-ups rather than political controversy have a larger impact on whether people tune in. CBS’s games included […]




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    Report: Major Parts of US Left Behind in Economic Prosperity

    Reinforcing a major election theme that helped President Donald Trump capture the White House, a report released Monday shows that prosperity in the United States is concentrated in certain geographic areas, but economic stability outside of those areas is rapidly deteriorating. "Economic inequality in America translates into opportunity gaps for too many communities," said Steve Glickman, […]