A Christian Comedian’s Alleged Sexual Misconduct Prompts a Reckoning in the Evangelical Press

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Arizona GOP Rep Tweets Joke About Hunter Biden Drug Addiction; His Siblings Endorse His Democratic Opponent
Paul Gosar posted a tweet that featured a photo of Joe Biden's son with what appeared to be a "crack pipe" in his mouth.
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13-year-old boy falls to his death from Midtown terrace
The boy, whose identity wasn’t immediately released, had been on the terrace at 400 West 43rd St. doing his homework, his family told cops.
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Cuomo wants his own experts to review COVID-19 vaccine before NY distribution
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants his own team of in-house experts to review a federally approved COVID-19 vaccine before distributing the drug to millions of New Yorkers, arguing Monday he doesn’t think the FDA and CDC’s recommendations are “safe.” “You’re going to say to the American people: now here’s a vaccine, it was new,...
TikTokkers Are Getting Banned for Sharing QAnon Conspiracies As Anti-Trump Users Get Videos Removed
TikTok has become a battleground in the lead-up to the US election, and has started clamping down on misinformation and unlabeled political ads.
This company thinks its dissolving plastic can help solve climate change
For companies around the world and across industries, sustainability has rapidly gone from a nice-to-have to a business imperative. Global brands including Amazon, McDonald's, Ikea and General Motors have announced ambitious plans to eliminate single-use plastics, reduce carbon emissions and otherwise shrink their environmental footprint in various ways.
‘Everybody dies!’: Maskless woman booted from plane coughs on passengers
Wild video shows a plane passenger going berserk after being booted off her Scotland-bound flight for refusing to wear a face mask — coughing on other passengers and yelling, “Everybody dies!” The footage — shot by another passenger on Sunday’s EasyJet flight from Belfast, Ireland, to Edinburgh — shows the woman losing her cool when...
'The Voice' returns tonight with a virtual audience and an audition to inspire your soul
"The Voice" returns tonight for its season 19 premiere with an episode that will be unlike any other.
Outrage around children’s book in Hungary fuels fears of rising homophobia
BUDAPEST – Boldizsar Nagy hoped that the tales in the children’s book “Wonderland Is For Everyone” would help youngsters to learn to accept minorities and fight social ostracism. Instead, it has caused a stir in Hungarian politics, with the far-right and the ruling nationalist government labeling it “homosexual propaganda” that should be banned from schools....
Decision on subpoena for Trump tax returns now in hands of Supreme Court
With just over two weeks until the presidential election, a decision on whether to further delay handing over President Donald Trump's financial records to New York prosecutors now rests with the Supreme Court after Trump's attorneys filed a reply brief Monday to argue for a stay of the "unprecedented" document request.
Florida's Mail-in Ballot Totals Have Nearly Surpassed Absentee Ballots Cast in 2016 With 2 Weeks Until Election
Florida joins the rest of the nation in breaking mail-in ballot records amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Think the Constitution protects your right to vote? That’s not really true.
And the decades-old precedents underlying a coming torrent of election-related litigation might not sit well with the court’s conservative majority.
Maine COVID-19 Superspreader Event Linked to Church With CDC Confirming at Least 17 Cases
The latest outbreak is the second that has been linked to a church in the state.
'Hocus Pocus' sisters reunite for charity fundraiser
They put a spell on you in "Hocus Pocus," and now the Sanderson sisters are back!
Student's Family Demands School Apology After He Was Asked to Remove Trump Flag From Wall During Remote Class
Anthony Ribeiro, 17, said that he was left feeling "negated" after two teachers from Toms River High School North in New Jersey told him to take down his Donald Trump flag during an online lesson.
Tropical Storm Epsilon lastest forecast
Tropical Storm Epsilon will slowly strengthen over the next several days as it nears Bermuda as a hurricane late this week. Epsilon is the earliest twenty-sixth named storm on record, beating the old record in 2005 by more than a month.
‘Dancing With the Stars’ judge Derek Hough talks engagement rumors, Tyra Banks hosting after Tom Bergeron
Following the announcement, rumors have been swirling that the 35-year-old is going to finally purpose after surviving quarantine together.
Judge blocks Trump plan to cut food stamps for 700,000 adults
Judge Beryl A. Howell said the Trump administration was "icily silent" on the impact of such cuts during the pandemic.
China reportedly increases military in preparation for invasion of Taiwan
China is ramping up its military presence along the mainland’s eastern coast as it prepares for a possible invasion of Taiwan, according to a report. The People’s Liberation Army has upgraded missile bases and deployed a new hypersonic missile -the country’s most advanced. “The DF-17 hypersonic missile will gradually replace the old DF-11s and DF-15s...
Camille Kostek celebrates Rob Gronkowski’s first Buccaneers touchdown
Sunday turned into a day of celebrations for Camille Kostek.
North Korean detainees reportedly treated as ‘less than animals’
North Koreans endure torture, sexual abuse, humiliation, coerced confessions and unpaid forced labor under the rogue regime’s pretrial detention system, which treats them as being worth “less than an animal,” according to a scathing new report. The New York City-based Human Rights Watch’s 88-page report, published Monday, is based on interviews with 22 detainees –...
Trump vs Biden Is Most Important Election to Voters in Decades: Poll
Each candidate has touted the importance of the election, with voters seemingly agreeing upon its magnitude.
Kristen Johnston: Stop confusing me with Kirstie Alley
"Omg you guys I’m not Kirstie Alley!!!!! Stop yelling at me!"
Trump’s final numbers are starting to explode
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Trump predicts victory in call with campaign staffers, suggests race has turned in last 3 weeks
President Trump on Monday predicted said he is “going to win” on Nov. 3, saying the campaign has “never been in a stronger position."
Biden mum on Hunter Biden emails, alleged knowledge of son's overseas business dealings
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has remained mum on questions about his knowledge of his son Hunter’s overseas business dealings, which were discussed in a series of emails purportedly found on a laptop belonging to his son.
Chiefs vs. Bills line, prediction: Patrick Mahomes will be too much
Giants Win! Nice job by Joe Judge getting his first win. Better job by Ron Rivera going for two and ensuring our cover. “Stitches, with your account at frighteningly low levels, you may want to change the name of your column to “American Horror Story.” Not a fan, Frank. But I have never missed an...
Consulting giant to shutter 4 offices as COVID-19 propels remote work
The multinational consulting giant Deloitte is proposing shuttering four office buildings in the U.K., but keeping all staff on work-from-home contracts.
Former Army Ranger in 'Black Hawk Down' mission describes what led to '18 hours of constant fighting'
Former Army ranger Larry Moores on Monday followed up on the newly released Fox Nation documentary “The Battle of Mogadishu: Battalion of Brothers” to give insight into the famous Black Hawk Down mission.
'Smoke coming from everywhere': Colorado fights largest wildfire in state history, a second forces thousands to evacuate
Colorado crews scrambled to gain ground against two blazes as this year's historic wildfire season imparted more heartbreak and hardships on the West.
Yes, you can: These 16 cocktails are actually worth popping open
Canned cocktails used to be mostly terrible. Now there are some actually worth drinking.
‘Lovecraft Country’ Season Finale Recap: Spellbound
Despite noble intentions, a game and accomplished cast, and the occasional flicker of compelling horror-fantasy storytelling, Lovecraft Country never lived up to its high concept.
Grim outlook for Black-owned businesses in need of federal aid
Only 40% of Black respondents say they could last more than six months.
Trump trashes Fauci and makes baseless coronavirus claims in campaign call
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Trump trashes Fauci and makes baseless coronavirus claims in campaign call
President Donald Trump claimed on a campaign call that people are tired of hearing about coronavirus, which has killed more than 215,000 Americans and trashed Dr. Anthony Fauci as a "disaster" who has been around for "500 years."
MSNBC's Joy Reid should be held accountable for past 'homophobic rhetoric': Brandon Straka
C-SPAN inadvertently renewed interest in the scandal surrounding MSNBC’s Joy Reid when it suspended political editor Steve Scully indefinitely last week after he admitted to lying about being hacked.
Tropical Storm Epsilon forms, as Atlantic nears record for busiest hurricane season
Only one hurricane season had more named storms: 2005, and we're running 5 weeks ahead of it.
Joe Biden Says, 'Let’s Finish Strong' After Calling a 'Lid' Until Debate
Joe Biden (D) kicked off the week by attempting to rally Democrats around a positive message of finishing the presidential race "strong" -- a call that comes after he called a "lid," remaining off the campaign trail until Thursday's presidential debate.
Student with disabilities fulfills dream of reaching highest peak in Greece
DRAMA, Greece – A Greek university student with disabilities has achieved her lifelong ambition of reaching the summit of Mount Olympus, Greece’s highest peak strapped to the back of a friend. Eleftheria Tosiou, who has been wheelchair-bound all her life, was carried to the summit on Oct. 5 mainly by Marios Giannakou, a long-distance endurance...
Buff display by shirtless Egyptian police graduates goes viral
These chests were made for arrests.
Why D.C. and Oregon Should Vote Yes on Psychedelics
A ballot initiative in Washington would decriminalize some psychedelics, while one in Oregon would create a system for psilocybin-assisted therapy.
Margaret Cho says the ‘90s were ‘damaging’ for female celebs
"I don’t know anyone that didn’t come out of that scarred."   '
1 in 4 US workers have considered quitting their job amid COVID-19: poll
If you’ve thought about quitting your job during the pandemic, you’re not alone — a quarter of Americans have felt the same way, a new poll shows. An overwhelming number of US workers, or 75 percent, say they have been stressed out over juggling their professional and home lives amid deadly COVID-19 — not to...
Dentists could raise fees, exit family practices as pandemic keeps patients away
Millions of Americans are delaying dental appointments due to concerns about the coronavirus, prompting increased fees and fewer family practices.
This snapshot shows just how old Tom Brady really is
Tom Brady is really playing through generations. After leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 38-10 victory over the Packers Sunday, the veteran quarterback was caught on camera having a conversation with Green Bay rookie Jon Runyan Jr. near midfield. This was no normal postgame chat between opponents, because Brady played alongside the Packers guard’s...
Patriots QB Cam Newton: Stephon Gilmore testing positive for COVID-19 after me was 'my worst nightmare'
Patriots quarterback Cam Newon said he was scared about possibly spreading COVID-19 after he tested positive two and a half weeks ago.
More people flying? TSA screens 1 million daily passengers for first time since pandemic began
The TSA crossed a long-awaited threshold Sunday, screening 1 million passengers at airport checkpoints for the first time since March 17.
What Prop. 22's defeat would mean for Uber and Lyft — and drivers
Gig companies have poured a historic amount of money into defeating a law to make workers employees. What happens if their effort fails?