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  • And now President 'I learned about it on the news' Obama says he barely even watches the news

    According to the president himself, he doesn't need to watch the news to learn about what's going on in his administration. He apparently already knows what's happening.

  • TV consumers shouldn't be forced to pay for options they don't use

    Recently, for the first time in more than seven years, I had occasion to buy a new television.

  • CNN removes international correspondent who tweeted about 'scum' Israelis

    CNN international correspondent Diana Magnay has been removed from her post covering the conflict between Israel and Palestine after she referred to Israelis as "scum," the news network said Friday.

  • UK court orders 'Glee' name change in legal row

    LONDON (AP) — Glum news for "Glee" — Britain's High Court ruled Friday that the musical TV show must change its name because it breaches the trademark of a chain of comedy clubs. A judge told Twentieth Century Fox that it had to re-name the series in Britain, though the order won't take...

  • This is CNN: International correspondent tweets that 'scum' Israelis cheer shelling, threaten her harm

    As Israel mobilizes its ground forces and amps up the pressure on Hamas, several international news groups, including CNN, have reporters stationed near the Gaza area to cover events as they unfold.

  • Fox consolidating television studio, network

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox says Gary Newman and Dana Walden, the two executives who run the company's television studio, will also be in charge of the Fox broadcast network. The appointment announced Monday aligning 20th Century Fox Television with the network brings back a structure that Fox had...

  • Imagine if a Republican made this gun ad

    Estakio Beltran, a Democrat who's running for Congress in Washington state, released an ad this week featuring him gunning down the Republican Party mascot.

  • The importance of slow news

    Wars, plane crashes, mass murder -- it's easy to report news that happens suddenly. Reporters do a good job covering that. But we do a bad job telling you about what's really changing in the world, because we miss the stories that happen slowly.

  • NBC News' Chuck Todd: Obama administration looks like it's 'struggling to run the government'

    An MSNBC panel suggested Wednesday that the myriad of scandals surrounding the White House have finally overwhelmed top Obama officials, giving off the sense that the administration is "struggling to run the government."

  • Late-night US talk show 'Conan' debuts in China

    BEIJING (AP) — The American late-night talk show "Conan" has racked up more than 3 million hits since its debut on an online video site in China. The comedy show hosted by Conan O'Brien and featuring celebrity interviews is available on the website of Sohu Video, a unit of Chinese online...

  • When the president becomes fodder for late night comedians: U.S. World Cup chant edition

    When a president's approval rating is in the dumps, it's only natural that he becomes fodder for late-night comedians. And why not? He's low-hanging fruit.

  • Diplomats: 'House of Cards' can't film at UN

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats say Russia has refused to allow the U.S. television series "House of Cards" to film in the U.N. Security Council chamber. The show's producers approached the United Nations, and the 15 council members were asked whether they would allow the use of the chamber...

  • Poll: World Cup a liberal's game; just 30% of nation following it

    According to poll published hours before the U.S. plays Belgium on Tuesday, liberals and moderates are tuning in far more than conservatives.

  • From big to giant: Behemoth TVs start to take off

    NEW YORK (AP) — Supersized isn't just for french fries. Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think: 65-inches and up. People are snagging big screens — pushing sales of them up 50 percent in the past year while overall TV sales have...

  • 'Community' rebounds with new episodes on Yahoo

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yahoo says it's giving the sitcom "Community" a sixth season online. Yahoo and Sony Pictures Television announced Monday that the show's creator, Dan Harmon, will serve as an executive producer for 13 new episodes. The companies say cast members including Joel McHale,...

From the Weekly Standard

  • For GOP, a Good Crop of Senate Candidates

    Republicans have distinct advantages in Senate races this year, including President Obama’s low job ratings, the number of vulnerable Democrats, and an unhappy national mood. But there’s...

  • How to Play a Weak Hand in Iraq

    Iraqi prime minister Nuri al-Maliki knows what he wants: a third term in office for himself and U.S. military help in defeating ISIS (now the Islamic State). Political reconciliation between...

  • The Ethics of Food and Drink

    Should the law compel nursing homes to starve certain Alzheimer’s patients to death? This is not an alarmist fantasy, but a real question, soon to be forced by advocates of ever-wider...