MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough ranted against feminists Gloria Steinem and Madeline Albright for supporting Hillary Clinton after they “ignored” her husband’s “sexual exploitation” of Monica Lewinsky.
Former New York City Mayor Rudolph W.Giuliani blasted pop star Beyonce for using her “outrageous” halftime performance at the Super Bowl to attack police officers.
The new Chinese year is the one to go bananas over. On Feb. 8, the zodiac calendar enters the Year of the Monkey - the ninth of 12 animal signs. Plastic monkeys are adorning shopping centers and office buildings, and government departments have been giving out toy monkeys.
Kathleen Willey, a former White House volunteer who famously accused Bill Clinton of groping her in an Oval Office hallway in 1993, has joined an anti-Hillary Clinton PAC as its national spokeswoman.
NARAL Pro-Choice America, one of the nation’s top abortion rights groups, fired off a series of tweets slamming Sunday night’s Super Bowl 50 commercials as sexist, including a Doritos ad featuring an ultrasound that the group said “humanizes” fetuses.
Daryush Valizadeh, the writer whose website was promoting men’s only gatherings around the globe this weekend before withdrawing support amid security concerns, rejected being labeled a “pro rape” blogger on Saturday and blamed the media for making him the “most hated man in the world.”
With the 50th Super Bowl upon us, one federal agency has a reminder about how much America has changed since that very first game, staged in Los Angeles on Jan. 15, 1967. Behold, some startling numbers about the nation, all from official federal sources:
It is a big, bustling, hungry audience: media analysts anticipate that 189 million U.S. fans are expected to watch the fiftieth Super Bowl on Sunday, with another 100 million tuning in worldwide. Big game culture is in force: the National Retail Federation says Americans will spend $15.5 billion on team apparel, decorations and of course the traditional menu of pizza, nachos, beer, hoagies, chili and other goodies - like chicken wings. Americans will scarf down 1.3 million of them according to the National Chicken Council, a meticulous industry group which says this figure is up by 3 percent since last year. Not to be outdone, Dominos expects to sell 12 million pizzas.
The German Catholic church has called for a reduction in the number of refugees the country is taking in, saying Germans cannot handle the burden of taking in a huge influx of asylum seekers.
A 72-year-old U.S. Army veteran is fighting to be buried in the country he served after he was deported to Mexico in 2009 for a heroin conviction.