MSNBC star ‘deeply sorry that we suggested interracial families are in any way funny or deserving of ridicule’
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Wednesday 01 January 2014
Segment on her TV show poked fun at Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson
Thursday 12 December 2013
The award recognises impact, not ethics. But in the Pope's case, we have a voice reminding us of tenderness, mercy and compassion
Friday 06 December 2013
'I deeply regret what was said, and will always appreciate our viewers'
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said Pope Francis has “taken her aback” with his liberal interpretation of Christianity and has expressed fears he may be being influenced by the mainstream media.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Oh no, what now?
Wednesday 29 May 2013
The political landscape in the United States is set to lose one of its most outspoken - and polarising - characters with the announcement by Tea Party heroine Michele Bachmann that she will not be seeking re-election to the House of Representatives in her Minnesota constituency in next year’s mid-term elections.
Sunday 05 May 2013
Right-wing columnist launches her own branded merchandise as she takes on the American market
Tuesday 12 February 2013
Isn't he the next Republican presidential candidate?
Sunday 27 January 2013
The Sunday papers were buzzing with news that Britain's alleged answer to Barack Obama is launching an audacious bid to topple David Cameron. But, er, who is he?
Monday 14 January 2013
Tina Fey and Poehler replaced Ricky Gervais as this year's hosts. But unlike Fey, her blond counterpart is relatively unknown this side of the pond
Monday 26 November 2012
As of this January, woman will occupy more seats than ever in the US Congress. Various theories abound as to why this is, most popularly, that controversial Republican comments on rape and abortion sparked a backlash, but Jennifer Lawless of American University has a better idea: media bias against women is on the decline.
Friday 12 October 2012
Debates between Vice Presidential candidates typically draw in half the audience of their presidential counterparts - but those who did settle down last night to Joe Biden vs. Paul Ryan were treated to a classic. And, this time, the Democrats didn't take a pasting. We round-up the morning's reaction.
Thursday 11 October 2012
Surely it's not the end of Sesame Street?
Friday 31 August 2012
The man who pays his way
Monday 20 August 2012
Interest in Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's vice-presidential running mate, is understandably at an all-time high. But it appears that Americans aren't particularly intrigued by his policies – instead, they want his abs. After "Paul Ryan budget", the top search term on Google for articles about the Republican candidate is "Paul Ryan shirtless". The 42-year-old used the P90X video workout – which apparently takes 90 days of exercise and good nutrition to turn you from a Mr Creosote to a preening Adonis – to craft his enviable physique. Its year-on-year sales have doubled in the past week.
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
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