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February, 2017

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The Oscars had people looking up a few words Sunday night before the big mixup at the end of the Academy Awards ceremony.

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The website comment platform Disqus is being criticized over its rollout of comment ads and the options it’s planning to give website owners.

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer barred reporters from certain media outlets from participating in a scheduled press briefing Friday, WaPo reported.

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Fox News Commentator Alan Colmes, who had a great quote about fighting fire in political debates, died this week at age 66. How should …

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It appears Pope Francis has had enough from Christian hypocrites and he had some harsh words, specifically for Catholics who say one thing and do another.

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NBC announced it has renewed its last-surviving soap, ‘Days of Our Lives,’ for a 52nd season despite speculation it was headed for cancellation.

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President Donald Trump has implied that any news that’s negative about him or his administration should be considered ‘fake news.’

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There are words in our language that have multiple meanings, leading to a great deal of frustration at times. ‘Dander’ is a perfect example.

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Every time I’m asked whether I’d prefer comments or social shares for my blog, I’m tempted to answer one way, but then I answer the opposite.

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When it comes to comedy movies, my taste seems to be different from most everyone else’s, so you might be surprised by my list. …

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I’ve never been officially diagnosed with OCD, but I think I have just enough of a case that it flares up at unexpected times.

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Over the years, I’ve heard Christians talk about being on the receiving end of cruel remarks meant to ‘snap’ them back in line.

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