The Democratic presidential hopeful has been on an impressive fundraising streak. His campaign has raised more than $51 million since January.
In a Washington Post op-ed, Mason, who activists say is a victim of blatant voter suppression, vowed to “educate the next generation” of voters about their rights.
Police in Southaven, Mississippi, killed Ismael Lopez, an undocumented man, in 2017 after going to the wrong address.
"This was a heinous crime," bin Salman told "60 Minutes" in a new interview. "But I take full responsibility as a leader in Saudi Arabia."
North Dakota newspaper The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead ran what is certainly one of the shortest obituaries ever published. Legler’s daughter, Janet Stoll, says that her father had long insisted on a short and sweet death notice. Become a founding member of HuffPost Plus today.
A Fox affiliate came under fire this week for censoring cubist images of breasts on a record-breaking Pablo Picasso painting. Fox 5 News, New York City's local Fox affiliate, ran a segment Monday night on the $179 million auction of Picasso’s ”Les Femmes d'Alger" (Version O), now the most expensive painting in the world. "We decided to blur the nude portions so that we could show it to you on air," anchor Dari Alexander said, per Mediaite.
Nellie Bly was one heck of a human. May 5 is Bly’s 151st birthday and Google is celebrating her inspiring, adventure-filled life with a doodle and a song. Bly was born Elizabeth Jane Cochrane in 1864.
It was over 1,000 degrees in parts of Arizona Tuesday. At least, that’s according to a glitchy Accuweather map that a Phoenix weatherman was confronted with while delivering a local -- and live -- weather report on camera. “Wow, 750 degrees in Gila Bend right now, and 1270 in Ahwatukee,” McCloskey said, poker-faced, as he analyzed the malfunctioning map.
As stars like George Clooney, Helen Mirren and Diane Kruger showed their support for Charlie Hebdo at the Golden Globes on Sunday, “The Simpsons” offered a tribute of its own to the French magazine with a somber animation. Appearing at the end of Sunday night’s episode of “The Simpsons,” which aired on Fox, the silent animation showed Maggie Simpson bearing a flag emblazoned with the words “Je Suis Charlie” -- the slogan and hashtag that’s gone viral following last week's terror attack on the magazine’s office.
Footage captured this weekend shows the terrifying moment a local TV reporter in Charleston, West Virginia, was shot at while conducting an interview about a shooting that had happened the night before. WCHS-TV reporter Sean Delancey had been speaking to a woman on Saturday about the shooting when several shots were fired in his direction. "I go to hit record on the camera, and I say, 'Can you tell me your full name and spell it,' and pow-pow-pow," Delancey was quoted in the station's story about his experience.
As this news anchor in Louisiana recently learned, sometimes it can be impossible to fight a bout of giggles. During a live news segment on Thursday morning, Anne Cutler, a news anchor at WGNO-TV in New Orleans, was overwhelmed by an uncontrollable fit of laughter after a slip of the tongue resulted in her saying exactly the opposite of what she’d meant to. Cutler quickly caught her mistake, but by then, the laughter had already taken hold.
After securing a $500 million investment earlier this year which Vice Media said would help increase its content and widen its reach, the company has announced big plans to expand its news channel, Vice News, internationally. In a news release Friday, the New York-based company said it will be launching “local-language” editions of Vice News in seven new countries -- Germany, Brazil, Mexico, France, Italy, Spain and Australia. Each of the new editions of Vice News will feature "in-depth video and editorial content, including international reporting, recurring franchises, short-form and feature-length documentaries, Vine and Instagram, and live-streaming" from major events, the company said in the release.
According to Reuters, BBC’s English-language website was blocked by Chinese Communist Party censors Wednesday, and as of Thursday morning, remains inaccessible. “The BBC strongly condemns any attempts to restrict free access to news and information and we are protesting to the Chinese authorities,” said Peter Horrocks, the director of the BBC World Service Group, in a statement.
Turner Broadcasting says it will be reducing its workforce by 10 percent in the coming weeks -- a move that will see an estimated 1,475 people losing their jobs. CNN reports that the workforce reduction will be achieved "through a mix of buyouts, layoffs and other measures" and is part a larger restructuring effort known as "Turner 2020" -- an initiative launched earlier this year that seeks to refocus resources in growth areas, such as digital media. The cable news network says that about 300 of its employees will lose their jobs as a result of the impending cuts.
Al Jazeera has retracted a controversial article published earlier this week which had suggested that the ISIS videos showing the beheadings of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff were fake.
A local Fox station may have made an unfortunate slip in its coverage of Maya Angelou's death. On Wednesday afternoon, Twitter account @SlowSlowNews posted a screenshot which appears to show Fox 26 -- a channel that serves the Houston area -- telling viewers that the literary icon was canceling an upcoming appearance.
Jon Hamm is considered one of the sexiest men alive, but when the smoldering "Mad Men" actor was 25, it seems he was just another shaggy-haired dude who wasn't so lucky in love. This week, Lighthearted Entertainment unearthed an exceedingly entertaining -- and terribly awkward -- video of Hamm's 1996 appearance on "The Big Date," a game show where bachelors or bachelorettes choose a hopeful suitor to go out with. Hamm's "Mad Men" character, Don Draper, might have had no trouble getting the girl, but his 20-something self was twice unlucky, ending the game as the only guy of three who didn't get picked by a woman.
This week, Bitly launched an interactive, real-time map that shows how different states are biased toward certain media outlets. Illinois, for instance, seems to like the Chicago Tribune more than any other state, NPR is apparently beloved by Californians and Fox News appears to be big in Georgia and Alabama. In a blog post about the interactive maps, Bitly explained why it decided to look at disproportionate traffic rather than raw traffic to compare how successful certain media outlets are in different parts of the United States.
Daniela Ruah and her fiancé, David Olsen, are expecting their first child, according to People. I'm so thrilled about having a baby boy and starting a new chapter as a parent with David,” the "NCIS: Los Angeles" star told the magazine. It's amazing how in love I am with this little person I've only seen on a black and white screen.
As Mumbai protestors continue their cries for justice in the aftermath of the brutal Thursday gang rape of a young photo journalist, the 22-year-old rape survivor has sent a message of courage and hope to her supporters from her hospital bed. "Rape is not the end of life," the young woman told the Press Trust of India, adding that she hopes to return to work as soon as she can. Mumbai police say the young woman was repeatedly raped by five men Thursday night in a deserted textile mill.
Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU has apologized for its bogus -- and racially offensive -- coverage of the July 6 Asiana plane crash. Reading from a teleprompter Friday, KTVU news anchor Tori Campbell told viewers that the names of the pilots on Asiana Flight 214 were "Sum Ting Wong," "Wi Tu Lo," "Ho Lee Fuk" and "Bang Ding Ow." Campbell, who noted that the names had been confirmed by the National Transportation Safety Board, then continued with the broadcast, seemingly unaware of the ludicrousness of what she had just read. KTVU has since apologized for its racist gaffe, saying that it had made "several mistakes" that had led to announcement of the phony names.
Screen legend Helen Mirren has some stern advice for Amanda Bynes and Lindsay Lohan. Bynes and Lohan have been making headlines in recent months for all the wrong reasons. Lohan, on the other hand, was sentenced to 90 days of "locked-down" rehab earlier this year for reckless driving in June 2012.
Appearing in a revealing maroon monokini and a curly brunette wig, Amanda Seyfried is channeling famed porn actress Linda Lovelace in the newly released teaser for the upcoming biopic about the "Deep Throat" star. Other than donning a monokini reminiscent of the outfit worn by Lovelace on the 1972 porno's original movie poster, Seyfried is also pictured in a polka dot dress and other outfits reflecting the style of the time.
Susan Boyle has opened up about her personal life, admitting in a new interview that she wants to start dating. Last November, she told the Daily Mirror that she would "like that special someone in my life." However, when asked if she'd be willing to try Internet dating, she scoffed at the idea: "Internet dating? In 2011, Boyle, who said at the time that she was in her twenties when she last had a boyfriend, admitted to the Daily Mail that she's cautious about giving her heart away to just any man.
To celebrate the death of the Defense of Marriage Act, the New Yorker featured an illustration of Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie snuggling on a sofa on the cover of its upcoming issue. "It's amazing to witness how attitudes on gay rights have evolved in my lifetime," cover artist Jack Hunter told the magazine's Culture Desk. The response to the New Yorker cover hasn't been all positive, however.