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Since the night of the Benghazi terrorist attacks in 2012 until the formation of a House select committee to investigate the attacks this year, the liberal watchdog Media Matters for America has kept a close eye on Fox News Channel's coverage.
Bill Maher made a hefty donation to bolster President Obama's re-election bid in 2012, but the liberal comedian says he's open to going the other way the next time around. And there's one Republican in particular who intrigues him.
Breitbart News Network, the company founded by the late right-wing agitator Andrew Breitbart, said this week that it is getting audited by the Internal Revenue Service and believes the ordeal is totally political.
In his first public comments since the release of video footage reportedly showing him knocking his wife unconscious inside a hotel elevator, Ray Rice said Tuesday that he and his family are in "good spirits."
The Atlanta Hawks front office meeting that prompted an internal investigation, which ultimately unearthed a racially charged email sent by team owner Bruce Levenson, focused on a player's African roots.