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Sam Shepard: Actors, artists pay homage to 'hero' and late playwright
Sam Shepard died last week at the age of 73, a representative for the family confirmed to ABC News on Monday. When news of the Oscar nominee and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's death broke, fellow actors and artists took to social media to pay their respects to whom many called a hero in the
Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox speak out on Trump's transgender military ban
Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox are objecting to President Trump's new policy that bans members of the trans community from serving in the military. Trump tweeted this morning that transgender people would not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military "in any capacity" -- a decision he said he made
Trump administration, politicians and celebrities react to Sean Spicer’s resignation
Sean Spicer resigned as White House press secretary today, and members of the Trump administration, lawmakers, celebrities and Spicer himself quickly took to Twitter to comment on the move. Spicer called it "an honor and a privilege" to serve the president and said he would stay on through August.
Will Ferrell returns as Bush for Samantha Bee's 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner'
The White House Correspondents' Dinner wasn't the only see-and-be-seen soiree in the nation's capital Saturday night. Samantha Bee , host of TBS's "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," hosted a correspondents' dinner counter-event earlier in the day: The appropriately-titled "Not the White House
Lawmakers react to Trump's joint address to Congress
President Donald Trump 's first address to a joint session of Congress received mixed reactions from lawmakers on Tuesday night. Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan called the president's speech a "home run" in a statement. "That was a home run. President Trump delivered a bold, optimistic
Celebrities, other public figures react to President Trump's joint address to Congress
Public figures from the worlds of entertainment, politics and media took to Twitter Tuesday night to share their thoughts about President Donald Trump 's first-ever joint address to Congress, which the White House had previously billed as the president's "biggest speech yet." Considering Hollywood
Kellyanne Conway on 'couchgate:' 'I obviously meant no disrespect'
Kellyanne Conway has broken her silence on Tuesday's social media-fueled scandal, "couchgate." The twittersphere lit up after a series of photos were released of President Donald Trump 's adviser perched on her knees on an Oval Office couch with her feet behind her and her shoes on. Some photos
10 celebs react to Trump's decision to skip star-studded White House Correspondents' Dinner
Following President Donald Trump 's announcement Saturday that he plans to skip April's star-studded White House Correspondents' Dinner , many celebrities took to Twitter to celebrate his decision. I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish
Rosie O'Donnell Will Not Play Steve Bannon on 'SNL,' Her Rep Says
"Saturday Night Live" fans who were gearing up to see Rosie O'Donnell play White House chief strategist Steve Bannon are going to be sorely disappointed. According to O'Donnell's publicist, the actress is not going to play Bannon this weekend. On Thursday, O'Donnell replaced her Twitter avatar with
Trump's Comparing US to Putin's Russia Draws Bipartisan Backlash
President Donald Trump 's comment equating Russia under Vladimir Putin to the United States has drawn sharp reactions across the political spectrum, most of them negative. Trump told Fox News in an interview set to air prior to the Super Bowl on Sunday that he respects Putin. "I do respect him,"