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Steve Israel: GOP Base Is Unfortunately “Animated by Racism”

Steve Israel: GOP Base Is Unfortunately “Animated by Racism”

By Galen Velonis April 15, 2014

Steve Israel, Democratic congressman of New York and chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told CNN’s “State of the Union” that “to a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism. And that’s unfortunate.” …

CNN Producers Arrested Trying to Get into WTC Site CNN Producers Arrested Trying to Get into WTC Site

Two CNN producers have failed at something a set of BASE jumpers and a 16-year-old parkour enthusiast succeeded in doing: getting past security and scaling the World Trade Center. Reuters reports that 35-year-old Yon Pomrenze and 26-year-old Conner Fieldman Boals …

Elephants Escape Circus In Missouri Elephants Escape Circus In Missouri

Three elephants escaped their enclosure and went on a stroll this past Saturday—through the employee parking lot of the St. Louis Moolah Shrine Circus. Eyewitnesses told CNN that the elephants had become spooked by noises from the circus goers and …

The World Wide Web Turns 25 This Week The World Wide Web Turns 25 This Week

In 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee turned on the World Wide Web. Since then, it has become one of the most pervasive technologies ever created. In fact, one could argue that it’s the most important invention in human history. To celebrate …

Ted Turner Hospitalized in Buenos Aires Ted Turner Hospitalized in Buenos Aires

Robert Edward Turner III, more commonly known as philanthropist and cable TV network CNN founder Ted Turner, has been hospitalized in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The 75-year-old media tycoon owns property in the Patagonia region of Argentina. On Friday morning, Turner …

Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position? Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position?

In a Twitter rant last month, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounded-off against current Secretary of State John Kerry for comments he made in a speech to students in Jakarta, Indonesia, going as far as to ask John …

Flipboard Acquires Zite From CNN Flipboard Acquires Zite From CNN

Flipboard has acquired news reader Zite from CNN, and the two have partnered to put more content from CNN personalities on the Flipboard app. “As a news-loving entrepreneur, I’ve long admired the work of both of these companies: Zite has …

Ted Nugent: Obama is a “Liar” and “Bad Man” Ted Nugent: Obama is a “Liar” and “Bad Man”

After conservative rocker Ted Nugent called President Obama a “subhuman mongrel” and “liar,” he promised not to call him any more names. “I won’t call him names anymore. I’m going to get right down to the nitty-gritty and identify the …

Garrick Utley: NBC News Correspondent Dies at 74 Garrick Utley: NBC News Correspondent Dies at 74

One of the most legendary broadcast news correspondents has passed away from prostate cancer. Garrick Utley was 74-years-old when he died in his New York home Thursday night.  He’s been battling the illness for two years. In a very extensive …

Anderson Cooper Speaks at UT Arlington Anderson Cooper Speaks at UT Arlington

During a recent appearance at UT Arlington’s Maverick Speaker Series, Anderson Cooper shared emotional life stories as well as some funny anecdotes about women that still been ask him out on dates. While the CNN news anchor announced that he …

Carol Costello Takes Atlanta’s Mayor to Task [VIDEO] Carol Costello Takes Atlanta’s Mayor to Task [VIDEO]
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By now, most people have probably heard about the city of Atlanta coming to a halt after it snowed earlier this week, and believe it or not, the snow accumulation was only two inches, but it still caused plenty of …

Anderson Cooper Has a Dummy and a Stalker Anderson Cooper Has a Dummy and a Stalker

Anderson Cooper is a dummy. No, really, he is. The CNN personality even admits it himself. Of course, he’s talking about the Anderson Cooper ventriloquist dummy his staff found for sale on eBay. The host addressed the hand-crafted item Thursday …

CNN's Twitter Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army CNN's Twitter Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Late Thursday night, CNN had a bunch of social media accounts hacked. The group responsible, the Syrian Electronic Army, announced their intent to “retaliate against CNN’s viciously lying reporting aimed at prolonging the suffering in Syria.” According to CNN, “the …

Dawn Zimmer Accuses Gov. Chris Christie of Bullying Dawn Zimmer Accuses Gov. Chris Christie of Bullying

It seems that problems won’t be going away for Gov. Chris Christie any time soon, as the Mayor of Hoboken, Dawn Zimmer, has accused him of withholding relief funds for Superstorm Sandy for spiteful reasons. In an interview with CNN …

Dennis Rodman Enters Rehab for Alcohol Dennis Rodman Enters Rehab for Alcohol

After the bizarre drunken display that ex-basketball star Dennis Rodman put on during an interview with CNN, he decided to head to rehab for alcohol abuse. TMZ was the first to report the story. Rodman’s agent, Darren Prince, said this …

Harvey Weinstein Says He’s Done Making Violent Films Harvey Weinstein Says He’s Done Making Violent Films
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Earlier this week we reported that Harvey Weinstein is planning to make a movie that he says will take on the NRA head-on. But he’s going a step further, he says, and plans to stop making movies with a lot …

Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market

Last week the New York Post’s Page Six broke the exclusive news that chef, author, television personality and overall food connoisseur Anthony Bourdain plans to open a large-scale food market in New York City. Known for his vast knowledge of …