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CNN announces interviews with Democratic candidates on eve of Super Tuesday

CNN announces interviews with Democratic candidates on eve of Super Tuesday

CNN will conduct extended interviews with seven Democratic presidential candidates on the eve of the crucial Super Tuesday contests, when 14 states and one US territory will vote, the network announced Friday. On March 2, the current frontrunner Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will be interviewed at 8 p.m. ET., followed by former Vice President Joe…MORE

Ad spending barrels past $1 billion mark as Mike Bloomberg overwhelms airwaves

Ad spending barrels past $1 billion mark as Mike Bloomberg overwhelms airwaves

Advertising spending in the 2020 presidential race just barreled past the $1 billion mark, driven by Michael Bloomberg‘s relentless rounds of commercials promoting himself as the alternative to President Donald Trump. Bloomberg, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, accounts for more than half of all the spending, as he has plowed more than $501…MORE

Sofia Vergara joins ‘America’s Got Talent’ as a judge

Sofia Vergara joins ‘America’s Got Talent’ as a judge

Sofia Vergara is taking a seat at the judge’s table on “America’s Got Talent.” “AGT” announced the news on Instagram Thursday. “There’s a new judge joining the #AGT FAMILY! Introducing @simoncowell, @howiemandel, @heidiklum, AND @sofiavergara as the Season 15 Judging Panel, with @terrycrews as your host!” “I’m so happy to join my new family on…MORE

CVS and Walgreens warn there could be a shortage of hand sanitizer

CVS and Walgreens warn there could be a shortage of hand sanitizer

US drug stores, retailers and suppliers are racing to keep up with surging interest for cleaning products as fears over coronavirus intensify. Demand for products like hand sanitizers, face masks and cleaning wipes has spiked, according to CVS, Walgreens and others. CVS warned it may cause supply shortages. “This demand may cause temporary shortages at…MORE

Pompeo clashes with lawmakers over coronavirus and Iran in tense hearing

Pompeo clashes with lawmakers over coronavirus and Iran in tense hearing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared irritated almost immediately during Friday’s Iran hearing on Capitol Hill as Democrats used their very first question to grill the top US diplomat on the administration’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. That initial exchange set the tone as several Democrats seized the opportunity to make their frustrations known, drawing…MORE

Justin Timberlake weighs in on Girl Scout cookie debate

Justin Timberlake weighs in on Girl Scout cookie debate

Justin Timberlake has some big thoughts about Samoas versus Thin Mints. The “Can’t Stop The Feeling” singer got in on the debate about the two flavors of Girl Scout cookies on Thursday. Posting on his verified Instagram account, Timberlake put up a pair of videos talking about the two flavors. “FOOD FOR THOUGHT. Double tap…MORE

Rep. Jim Clyburn says Democrats are concerned about ‘down-ballot carnage’

Rep. Jim Clyburn says Democrats are concerned about ‘down-ballot carnage’

South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, the third highest-ranking Democrat in the House, said Friday that Democrats are concerned about picking a presidential nominee who “would cause down-ballot carnage” to Democrats running for as other offices, in an apparent reference to front-runner Sen. Bernie Sanders. Some House Democrats have already expressed significant unease at the prospect…MORE

Did Iran give Trump a foreign policy victory, after all?

Did Iran give Trump a foreign policy victory, after all?

All hell didn’t break loose, after all. Before the new coronavirus epidemic gripped the globe — about a million supercharged news cycles ago — we seemed to be on the brink of a major US-Iran war. But two months later, the feared backlash of the US killing of top Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani has…MORE