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President Barack Obama had one important message to deliver to Senate Democrats during their Wednesday retreat: if they were facing a tight reelection race this year, they wouldn't need to invite him back to their states.
Famed filmmaker Woody Allen has asked the New York Times for a chance to respond to an open letter written by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow and published by the newspaper, in which she resurrected allegations that Allen sexually assaulted her when she was a child.
An eerie trailer released Monday offers a peek at a documentary charting the tension between the residents of Leith, North Dakota and the white supremacists who moved in with the goal of starting an all-white enclave.