Ousted NPR news chief, ex-Fox News execs team up on new site
Former NPR news boss Michael Oreskes, who was ousted from his position after allegations of sexual harassment, has been tapped to help create a new online news site. | Anja Niedringhaus/AP Photo Media The site's founder says it will remedy the media's trust problems, but two top hires left their previous jobs after allegations of…
LeBron James Says Lakers Landing Anthony Davis Would Be ‘Amazing’
Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James stated the obvious when picturing Anthony Davis suiting up in purple and gold. "That would be amazing," James told ESPN.com's Dave McMenamin on Tuesday. "That would be amazing, like, duh. That would be incredible." Even at 33, James continues to be one of the NBA's best…
Jon Meacham: Trump May Be Committing ‘Definition Of Treason’ Right Now
As investigations deepen into whether President Donald Trump was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election, renowned presidential biographer Jon Meacham is arguing the president might be committing treason right now. Meacham, during an appearance Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” likened Trump to former President Richard Nixon, telling host Joe Scarborough that Nixon’s claim he was “not…
Lakers Rumors: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Is Rockets’ ‘Top’ Trade Target
Kelvin Kuo/Associated Press The Houston Rockets continue to search for help on the wing after failing to land Trevor Ariza, and the search has apparently turned to Los Angeles Lakers guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, Caldwell-Pope is considered the team's "top target" on the trade block. Cleveland Cavaliers…
White House indicates it wants to avoid partial government shutdown
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the White House is now “flexible” on border wall funding. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo White House Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared that the government would stay open and that the White House would be ‘flexible’ on its border wall demands. By SARAH FERRIS, BURGESS EVERETT and ELIANA…