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President Barack Obama  still has more than two months left in office, but the tributes are already pouring in. The program, “ Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration ” on BET Tuesday night, prompted thousands of people to tweet their gratitude and caused # ThankYouObama to trend.

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Regina Spektor has a knack for turning simple chord progressions into ethereal expressions of joy, longing and sadness – sometimes all three in the same breadth. Her intonation alternates between whimsy and passion. This was all on display at her recent Town Hall show when she took the stage with a string quartet plus bass and drums.

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Four adorable ducklings got police protection after being spotted trying to cross a busy street in Parker, Colorado. Sgt

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I’d like to think that someday MTV’s Faking It will be acknowledged as one of those rare shows that really did stand above much of the TV pack in spite of never drawing a big audience.

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Ladies and gentlemen, here’s your next presenter, Steve Harvey! Oops, sorry folks. We’ve made a mistake

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Claire Danes  is known to the public as Carrie Mathison on “Homeland,” but in the early 2000s, she was better known as a “homewrecker.” The actress sat down with shock jock Howard Stern on Oct. 5 to talk about the experience.  Danes started dating ex-boyfriend Billy Crudup in 2003, after he left his pregnant girlfriend of eight years , Mary-Louise Parker, for her. The two met while filming “Stage Beauty” together.  “I was just in love with him,” said Danes.

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No one wants to work on Labor Day, so when I sat down with Andrew Garfield at a Manhattan coffee shop, I wasn’t expecting much. I was wrong.

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Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The woman who survived the fatal on-air shooting of two Virginia journalists last month  played dead  in order to stay alive.  Vicki Gardner was being interviewed  by WDBJ reporter Alison Parker when Vester Flanagan opened fire, killing Parker and cameraman Adam Ward.  Gardner was shot in the back during the attack, but survived.  On Tuesday, Gardner described those harrowing moments in an interview  with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren, her first since the attack.

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After his daughter, WDBJ-TV reporter Alison Parker, and her colleague Adam Ward were  shot dead on live television  last month, Andy Parker vowed to do “ whatever it takes ” to end gun violence .

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WASHINGTON — The father of slain TV journalist Alison Parker said that NRA supporters and lawmakers who voted against passing stricter gun laws have “messed with the wrong family.” Andy Parker, speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday, vowed to continue the push for stronger gun legislation and more in-depth background checks for those wanting to purchase weapons. Parker’s daughter was one of two journalists working for TV station WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, who were killed earlier this week  by a disgruntled ex-employee of the station

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Would stricter gun laws have saved the lives of Alison Parker and Adam Ward?

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We don’t get to choose who our ancestors were.

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Great Conversations: Demian Bichir

13Jul

I sat down with actor Demian Bichir during the final months of 2008, when he was appearing in “The Waters of Babylon” at the Geffen Playhouse. Since then, Bichir has become a recognizable face north of the U.S.-Mexico border following his lauded turn in 2011’s indie hit “A Better Life,” for which he was tapped with a Best Actor Oscar nomination. DEMIAN BICHIR DRINKS FROM THE WATERS OF BABYLON , FIGHTS A REVOLUTION WITH CHE AND TAKES A WALK IN THE WEEDS A native of Mexico City, actor Demian Bichir is currently batting a triple with two high-profile supporting roles on the big and small screen, as well as the male lead (co-starring with Shannon Cochran) in Robert Schenkkan’s play By the Waters of Babylon , which is currently onstage at The Geffen Playhouse.

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Defiance, Confederate Flags, and What to Do Now

24Jun

June 2015 and we reel from the domestic terror attack in South Carolina that took nine lives, perpetrated by a young white male who raged against African Americans and posed for pictures wearing Apartheid-era South African and Rhodesian flag patches. In the immediate aftermath, public outrage focused on South Carolina’s insistence on flying the Confederate flag on capitol grounds

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The debates around open vs. closed office spaces are continuing to heat up and I still think these debates are absolutely pointless

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Sarah Jessica Parker celebrated her birthday at Tuesday’s New York Rangers game and sat behind Tom Hanks and his son Chet (aka rapper Chet Haze ). They seemed to be having fun.

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The best evening out that you probably haven’t heard about is going on every Wednesday night at Minton’s, an old-fashioned supper club with equal emphasis on both words. Upon entering through a narrow door on 118th street, you become enveloped in an atmosphere that’s elegant yet inviting. JC Hopkins Biggish Band fills the long narrow room with brassy bebop, evoking the spirits of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Charles Mingus who all played at the club’s original incarnation.

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A former member of a now-defunct University of Oklahoma fraternity apologized on Tuesday, two days after a video leaked showing him singing a song with deeply racist undertones. “I am deeply sorry for what I did Saturday night. It was wrong and reckless,” said Parker Rice in a statement published by the Dallas Morning News

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Sean Parker, the co-founder of the online music service Napster and the first president of Facebook, has pledged nearly a quarter of a million dollars toward a campaign to develop a cure for allergies. Parker, 35, has been hospitalized repeatedly because of allergies to foods including peanuts, tree nuts and shellfish. These experiences led to his interest in new treatments, the chairman of San Francisco-based Brigade Media said during a conference call with reporters Monday

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Thought the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was over? Nope. Weeks after she was nominated by Sarah Jessica Parker , Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing and designer Giuseppe Zanotti, Kim Kardashian finally proved she was game on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Tuesday , Sept.

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LONDON, THE GLOBE–Scholars aren’t certain when William Shakespeare wrote Titus Andronicus , although they favor 1593.

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How A Shocking Revelation In My Marriage Changed Everything

17May

“This Is Divorce At…” is a HuffPost Divorce series delving into divorce at every stage of life.

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