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Tiffany Haddish Makes History On ‘Saturday Night Live’ As First Black Female Comic To Host

TIffany Haddish made history last night as the first African-American female comedian to host the long-running sketch show Saturday Night Live on Saturday.  The comedienne shined through the opening monologue and throughout the episode in her history-making hosting gig. This was the first time a black female stand-up comic has hosted the show in 43 seasons.  ...Read more

New York Doctor Accused in Six Opioid Deaths

A New York doctor who whose clinic prescribed more pain pills than any hospital in the state has been charged in the deaths of six people who overdosed on opioids. Dr. Eugene Gosy of Williamsville, near Buffalo, was indicted last year on federal narcotics and fraud charges by prosecutors who said he turned patients of his pain management clinic into drug addicts for profit. Now a grand jury handed up a superseding indictment, saying his alleged pill-pushing “caused the death of at least six individuals, and contributed to the deaths of others.” ...Read more

Apollo 12 Astronaut Richard Gordon Jr. Has Died

Apollo 12 astronaut Richard “Dick” F. Gordon Jr., one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but didn’t land there, has died at 88. Gordon flew on Gemini 11 in 1966, walking in space twice. In 1969, Gordon circled the moon in the Apollo 12 command module Yankee Clipper while crewmates Alan Bean and Charles Conrad landed and walked on the lunar surface. Gordon died Monday at his home in San Marcos, California, according to the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation. ...Read more

UCLA Basketball Coach Benches 3 Players Arrested For Shoplifting in China

UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hill were arrested Nov. 7 in Hangzhou, China, on suspicion of shoplifting, and were accused of stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store. The freshmen were arrested just days ahead of their scheduled season opener in Shanghai. Shoplifting in China can carry a prison sentence between three and 10 years in prison. ...Read more

Jeffrey Tambor Under Investigation By Amazon Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Amazon has opened up an investigation into Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor after sexual harassment allegations were made against him. No other details are available at this time, as the investigation is in its early stages. According to a statement Tambor, a “former disgruntled assistant” claims he “acted in an improper manner toward her.” Reports state that this assistant made those claims in a private Facebook post. ...Read more

Democrats Win Governor’s Races in Virginia And New Jersey

Democrats rode to victory in Tuesday’s hotly contested gubernatorial elections, as Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in Virginia and Phil Murphy beat Republican Kim Guadagno in New Jersey. The victories, in particular the win in Virginia, are a huge boost to the Democratic Party, which had lost four special congressional elections to Republicans since Donald Trump was elected president a year ago.   ...Read more