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Mute Buttons and Masks: Inside the Final 2020 Debate

Mute Buttons and Masks: Inside the Final 2020 Debate

By Steve Peoples and Pablo Martinez Monsivais | Oct 22, 2020

The mute button is among a handful of changes implemented by the nonpartisan debate commission to help ensure a better sense of safety and order following the raucous opening debate 23 days ago.

Rudy Giuliani Calls 'Borat' Clip a 'Complete Fabrication,' Claiming He Did Nothing 'Inappropriate'

Rudy Giuliani Calls 'Borat' Clip a 'Complete Fabrication,' Claiming He Did Nothing 'Inappropriate'

Oct 22, 2020

In the new "Borat" satire, Rudy Giuliani is caught reaching down his pants in a hotel room with a 26-year old woman, but claims the implications of the scene are a complete 'fabrication.'

Biden's Big Health Agenda Won't Be Easy to Achieve

Biden's Big Health Agenda Won't Be Easy to Achieve

By Julie Rovner | Oct 22, 2020

If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just probably not in the way he or anyone else might have predicted.

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen Trolls Conservative Event... and Leaves Them Fuming

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen Trolls Conservative Event... and Leaves Them Fuming

Oct 22, 2020

Sacha Baron Cohen trolled a group of conservatives Saturday, leaving them fuming for being played.

In Illinois, State-Mandated LGBTQ History for Students Becomes a Reality

In Illinois, State-Mandated LGBTQ History for Students Becomes a Reality

By Dan Allen | Oct 22, 2020

LGBTQ History Month is having a much broader impact in Illinois this year, thanks to a new law that mandates the teaching of LGBTQ heritage in public schools across the state.

Viewers' Guide: After Chaotic Debate, Trump, Biden Try Again

Viewers' Guide: After Chaotic Debate, Trump, Biden Try Again

By Michelle L. Price | Oct 22, 2020

After meeting last month in perhaps the most chaotic debate in modern history, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, will take the stage Thursday to give it another go.

Desperate (for Trump) Housewives and Gays Plan Very Short March on Friday

Desperate (for Trump) Housewives and Gays Plan Very Short March on Friday

Oct 21, 2020

LA Log Cabin Republicans are urging gay Trump supporters and housewives to meet for a very short march in West Hollywood on Friday.

Giuliani Caught in Hotel Bedroom Scene in New 'Borat' Film

Giuliani Caught in Hotel Bedroom Scene in New 'Borat' Film

Oct 21, 2020

Rudy Giuliani is shown with his hand down his pants after flirting with an actress playing a young woman pretending to be a television journalist in a scene in Sacha Baron Cohen's latest mockumentary, a sequel to his hit "Borat" film.

Tiffany Trump's Pride Event Appearance Called a 'Train Wreck' (Amongst Other Things)

Tiffany Trump's Pride Event Appearance Called a 'Train Wreck' (Amongst Other Things)

Oct 21, 2020

Tiffany Trump's rambling comments at a Pride Rally in Florida this past weekend has elicited much social media comment with many questioning her sobriety.

Trump the Dancer? His Moves to 'YMCA' at Rallies are a Hit

Trump the Dancer? His Moves to 'YMCA' at Rallies are a Hit

By Jill Colvin | Oct 21, 2020

President Donald Trump, a man who is famously particular about his appearance, is fully embracing doing a dad dance to the Village People's "YMCA" as the finale to his rallies in the campaign's closing stretch.

After Twitter Drags Chris Pratt, Wife & Celebs Rush to His Defense

After Twitter Drags Chris Pratt, Wife & Celebs Rush to His Defense

Oct 21, 2020

Twitter declared Chris Pratt "the worst" Chris in Hollywood, sparking his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger and fellow celebs to rush to his defense.

Watch: Mike Pompeo Addresses Group Supportive of 'Conversion Therapy'

Watch: Mike Pompeo Addresses Group Supportive of 'Conversion Therapy'

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a speech to a group that promotes so-called "conversion therapy." Reports say his own staff were "appalled."

Worsening Opioid Crisis Overshadowed in Presidential Race

Worsening Opioid Crisis Overshadowed in Presidential Race

Oct 21, 2020

"I just think that Trump doesn't understand addiction," said Diane Urban, 53, a Republican from Delphos, Ohio, who voted for the president in 2016 and whose son died from an overdose in 2019.

'So Much Work to Do': How Biden is Planning for Transition

'So Much Work to Do': How Biden is Planning for Transition

By Alexandra Jaffe | Oct 21, 2020

If Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump next month, he'll quickly face a new challenge: standing up a new administration to lead a divided nation through a series of historic crises.

Trump Tends to His Electoral Map, Biden Prepping for Debate

Trump Tends to His Electoral Map, Biden Prepping for Debate

By Zeke Miller, Will Weissert and Jonathan Lemire | Oct 21, 2020

President Donald Trump is hopping from one must-win stop on the electoral map to the next in the leadup to a final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020 campaign.

Watch: (T)iffany (T)rump drops 'T' from Queer Acronym. Is it Time to Drop the 'T' from her Name?

Watch: (T)iffany (T)rump drops 'T' from Queer Acronym. Is it Time to Drop the 'T' from her Name?

Oct 20, 2020

President Trump's youngest daughter Tiffany Trump spoke at his Pride event in Florida this week and used the acronym LGBQIIA+ to describe the queer community, leaving the out the usual "T," which represents the trans community.

More Than 1,000 LGBTQ Candidates are Running for Office. Who Will Win?

More Than 1,000 LGBTQ Candidates are Running for Office. Who Will Win?

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 20, 2020

Today the LGBTQ Victory Fund, a national organization specifically dedicated to electing LGBTQ leaders to public office, released its inaugural report detailing both the progress and work that lies ahead for greater LGBTQ political representation.

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

By Brian Slodysko and Zeke Miller | Oct 20, 2020

President Donald Trump's sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.

South Australia Moves to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

South Australia Moves to Ban 'Gay Panic' Defense

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 19, 2020

South Australia has moved forward with a bill to revoke "gay panic" as a defense in court for perpetrators of anti-LGBTQ crimes.

Trump, Biden Go on Offense in States They're Trying to Flip

Trump, Biden Go on Offense in States They're Trying to Flip

By Brian Slodysko, Jill Colvin and Will Weissert | Oct 19, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden went on offense over the weekend as both campaigned in states they are trying to flip during the Nov. 3 election, just over two weeks away.

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