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Taylor Swift makes politics personal with endorsement

Oct. 9, 2018 12:50 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift's first big jump into politics might have gained her some extra haters, but her endorsement in a competitive midterm U.S. Senate race isn't likely to result in a massive backlash against the country-singer-turned-pop-star, observers say. Republicans now have some bad...

Celebrity reaction to Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing

Sep. 27, 2018 6:19 PM EDT

Celebrity reaction to the Supreme Court confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh before the Senate Judiciary Committee: "These men are wholly uninterested and unmoved by this woman's words...Dr. Ford has to talk about the worst trauma of her life in front of them. This is the reality of being survivor of sexual...

Osaka: Serena says 'proud' of her on US Open trophy stand

Sep. 13, 2018 1:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka told television host Ellen DeGeneres that Serena Williams said she was "proud" of her during the trophy ceremony while boos filled the stadium. Osaka appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Wednesday. She says Williams also whispered to her "the crowd wasn't...

Olivia Munn thanks support from outside 'Predator' family

Sep. 13, 2018 1:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite knowing she could be facing a big backlash, actress Olivia Munn nonetheless blew the whistle on a fellow actor after she learned he was a registered sex offender. Her actions — and the reactions of her co-stars and director, Shane Black — as well as the feelings of...

Top women's college players practicing with Team USA

Sep. 5, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley told the U.S. national team players, many returning to college soon, to keep working and improving no matter who is on the court. Staley, the women's national team coach, held a three-day training camp as players began preparations for the FIBA World Cup in the Canary...

Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke shakes up Senate race with Cruz

Sep. 3, 2018 12:13 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If elections were decided by viral videos and fawning media profiles, Democrat Beto O'Rourke would win Texas' Senate race in a landslide. Video of the candidate defending NFL players' right to protest during the national anthem had been viewed by millions even before NBA star LeBron...

O'Rourke bets national attention lifts him in Texas race

Sep. 2, 2018 9:50 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — If elections were decided by viral videos and fawning media profiles, Democrat Beto O'Rourke would win Texas' Senate race in a landslide. Video of the candidate defending NFL players' right to protest during the national anthem had been viewed by millions even before NBA star LeBron...