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COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY : 13 days Trump Says He’ll Teach Military Expert ‘a Couple Things’ About Mosul. Donald Trump went on the offensive against military expert and former dean of the Army War College, Jeff McCausland, who said the GOP nominee’s comments this weekend about the battle to reclaim
Mel Brooks Pranks President Obama, Pretends to Pull His Pants Down
Well, this is a first! Mel Brooks just pranked President Barack Obama in his own home -- the White House. Brooks, 90, was awarded the 2015 National Medal of Arts today "for a lifetime of making the world laugh." In fact, he's one of few entertainers to have earned an Academy Award , an Emmy, a Tony
'Ben-Hur' Review: A Miscast Remake that 'Will Only Appeal to a Specific Audience'
Starring Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell and Morgan Freeman Rated PG-13 One-and-a-half out of five stars Let’s pretend for a few seconds that "Ben-Hur" isn’t a remake of one of the greatest movies ever made, the 1959 Charlton Heston epic of the same name. So, we have a terrific character actor, Jack
‘Ben-Hur’: Roma Downey, Mark Burnett Talk Lesson of ‘Forgiveness’ in Remake of Classic
“Ben-Hur,” the epic 1959 tale, is coming back to the big screen today, this time re-imagined for a new generation of moviegoers. Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey described the motivation for remaking the classic in an interview with “GMA” co-anchor Robin Roberts. “There is a ‘Ben-Hur’
Morgan Freeman Calls New 'Ben-Hur' a 'Reimagining' of the 1959 Classic
Morgan Freeman stars as Sheik Ilderim in the new "Ben-Hur" movie, a film he says should not be called a remake of the 1959 classic starring Charlton Heston . "We[‘re] not really doing a remake," Freeman said in an interview that aired today on " Good Morning America . "I think this is more of a
The Best Commercials of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Much like the Super Bowl , the Olympics brings a slew of interesting and exciting commercials. From those that bring a tear to your eye to the witty charm of ads that make you crack up laughing, there's something for everyone. The 2016 Rio Olympics are no different. Icons like Lindsey Vonn , Missy
Which famous fans follow the top 25 teams?
With Mark Schlabach's most recent Way-Too-Early Top 25 rankings as our guide, we have ranked everything from the weakest position groups to the most likely future presidential candidates. This week, football meets Hollywood. Who are the top celebrity fans for the top 25 teams? 1. Alabama Crimson
Hillary Clinton Changing Her Schedule Before Tight California Primary
Hillary Clinton has shifted her game plan to show more love to California before the state's June 7 primary. The Democratic front-runner changed her schedule for this week, canceling a Thursday event in New Jersey in order to be in California on the days leading up to next Tuesday’s election there.
The Note: California Dreamin’
NOTABLES --SANDERS SAYS ‘GAME ON’ TO DEBATE WITH TRUMP: With Hillary Clinton's big edge in the delegate math, rival Bernie Sanders is looking for a victory in California's June 7 primary. And although earlier this week, Clinton formally declined to debate Sanders ahead of the primary, another
How Reche Caldwell Googled his way from the Patriots to prison
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's May 23 WNBA Issue. Subscribe today! THE FIRST LESSON Reche Caldwell learned in prison is that no one escapes on a Tuesday. Here in Montgomery, Alabama, Tuesday is movie night, and anyone who went on the lam last week, for instance, would have missed Morgan