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Former FBI Director James Comey pauses as he speaks during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

James Comey declares anti-Trump 'awakening' underway

The man whom Hillary Clinton blames for "President Trump" happening said Tuesday there was an anti-Trump "awakening" afoot and spent the day campaigning for Democrats. Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in a New York Times op-ed column that "I feel the giant stirring. The awakening is slow, but it is underway." Published November 6, 2018

This June 23, 2011, file booking photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Service shows James "Whitey" Bulger. Bulger died in federal custody after being sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Officials with the Federal Bureau of Prisons say he died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018. (U.S. Marshals Service via AP, File)

Mafia hit man suspected in Whitey Bulger killing 'hated rats'

The Mafia hit man suspected of leading the fatal prison attack on notorious Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger was described as someone who didn't like informants -- in part because informants put him behind bars. Published October 30, 2018

Rapper Kanye West listens to a question from a reporter during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House with President Donald Trump, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Kanye West breaks with 'Blexit': 'I've been used to spread messages I don't believe in'

So the "Blexit" push was a bridge too far for Kanye West. In a series of tweets Tuesday afternoon, the rap star who proudly wore a MAGA cap and stole the show from President Trump at the White House said he wanted nothing to do with the campaign to convince blacks to exit the Democratic Party and was disassociating himself from politics. Published October 30, 2018

'Big Bang Theory' inserts anti-Trump message into credits

One of the biggest shows on network TV inserted a message into the credits of its most-recent episode that called for divine intervention in the midterm elections and for "Old Testament wrath" against President Trump's supporters. Published October 29, 2018

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014 file photo, security guards walk past the entrance to CNN headquarters in Atlanta. The international news channel on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 announced it will halt broadcasting in Russia due to recent changes in media legislation. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

CNN panelist Julia Ioffe: Trump 'has radicalized so many more people than ISIS ever did'

A CNN panelist said Monday that President Trump is worse than the Islamic State, though she promptly took the words back when people began responding on social media. Julia Ioffe, who also is a correspondent for GQ and writes for The Washington Post, said in a CNN segment, to the disbelief of another guest and to GOP officials on social media, that "this president has radicalized so many more people than ISIS ever did." Published October 29, 2018

Jim Carrey attends the LA Premiere of "Kidding "at ArcLight Hollywood on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Jim Carrey blames Trump, supporters for mail bombs

Former comedian Jim Carrey blamed Wednesday's spate of suspicious-package mailings against prominent liberals squarely on President Trump, both in his art and his words. Published October 24, 2018

A customer, who did not want to be identified, displays the $200.00 worth of Mega Millions tickets he bought at Downtown Plaza convenience store in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Mega Millions reveals winning numbers for record $1.6 billion jackpot

After more than four months with no winner, Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing has grown to $1.6 billion -- the biggest lottery prize in world history. Officials drew numbers Tuesday for an estimated $1.6 billion jackpot in a contest that has not been won since July 24 and has become the kind of big-money "event" where occasional lottery players start crowding convenience stores for tickets. Published October 23, 2018