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Obama apologizes to Calif. AG for comment on looks

President Barack Obama has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for causing a stir when he called her "the best-looking attorney general" at a Democratic fundraiser they attended together this week....


Did Costas overstep his bounds with gun comments?

Clearly, Bob Costas stirred up a hornet's nest Sunday with a halftime commentary about Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher, who killed his girlfriend (and the mother of his child) before killing himself.


Mourdock: God at work when rape leads to pregnancy

Richard Mourdock

Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said Tuesday when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, "that's something God intended." Mourdock, who's been locked in one of the most watched Senate races, was asked during the final minutes of a debate with Democratic challenger Representative Joe Donnelly whether abortion should be allowed in cases of rape or incest.


Murdoch: Sorry about 'scumbag' tweet

When Rupert Murdoch fired off a tweet Saturday about some "scumbag celebrities" he didn't mean "any particular people," the Newscorp boss later tweeted.


Finally, A Billionaire Defends The Billions That She Earned

Clearly tired of being dissed, vilified and attacked for her wealth, the outspoken Ms. Rinehart wrote an article full of unapologetic statements of economic truth. A choice sample: “There is no monopoly on becoming a millionaire. If you’re jealous of those with more money, don’t just sit there and complain. Do something to make more money yourself—spend less time drinking, or smoking and socializing and more time working.”

Senh: Of course, Forbes would defend her controversial statement.


Yahoo's David Chalian fired for saying Romney 'happy to have party with black people drowning'

Yahoo! News fired Washington bureau chief David Chalian after he was caught saying Mitt Romney and his wife are “happy to have a party with black people drowning.” POLITICO reported Chalian was caught making the remarks inadvertently on mic during an ABC News/Yahoo! News webcast. Chalian said, "They're not concerned at all. They're happy to have a party with black people drowning."


'Legitimate rape' reaction goes global

In just a few days, a politician largely unknown outside the U.S. has earned the dubious reputation on the world stage as the "rape-gaffe congressman."


Politico reporter suspended over Romney racial quip

Top Politico reporter Joe Williams was suspended after suggesting on MSNBC Thursday that Mitt Romney only feels "relaxed" in the company of other white people.


White House in damage control over Obama Supreme Court remarks

Barack Obama

The White House was forced on the defensive on Wednesday as it sought to explain controversial remarks President Barack Obama made earlier in the week about the Supreme Court's review of his signature healthcare reform law. "What he did was make an unremarkable observation about 80 years of Supreme Court history," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters during a White House briefing dominated by the topic.

Obama expressed confidence on Monday that the Court would not take an "unprecedented, extraordinary step" by ov


ESPN, Hank Williams Jr. part permanently over controversial comments

ESPN, Hank Williams Jr. part permanently over controversial comments

ESPN and Hank Williams Jr. are splitting up for good. Both have announced that, after two decades, Williams will no longer be singing the “Monday Night Football” theme song after controversial remarks he made earlier this week about President Barack Obama and Adolf Hitler.


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