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5 BIG 2020 stories of the week, ranked

5 BIG 2020 stories of the week, ranked

With 134 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I will outline the 5 BIG storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked — so the No. 1 story is the most important of the…MORE

Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, dies at 44

Carl Ruiz, celebrity chef, dies at 44

Celebrity chef Carl Ruiz, the owner of La Cubana restaurant who made frequent appearances on The Food Network, has died, the New York restaurant said. He was 44. “On behalf of the La Cubana family, with heavy hearts, we are deeply saddened to share the passing of our beloved Executive Chef Carl Ruiz,” La Cubana…MORE

‘Seinfeld’ moving from TBS to Viacom, not that there’s anything wrong with that

‘Seinfeld’ moving from TBS to Viacom, not that there’s anything wrong with that

Close talkers, anti-dentites and everyone with man hands unite: “Seinfeld” isn’t leaving just yet. After 19 years on TBS, the beloved sitcom starring Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander and Julia Louis-Dreyfus is heading to a new home. Media giant Viacom announced Saturday it has acquired the exclusive cable rights to “Seinfeld” in a deal…MORE

This WWII veteran wants 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday

This WWII veteran wants 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday

James South is about to hit a big milestone in his life and he’s hoping others can help him celebrate by mailing him a birthday card. South turns 100 on October 7 and his birthday wish is to receive 100 cards. It’s a wish his assisted living home is trying to make come true. Brookdale…MORE

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Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

Billy Porter makes history with Emmy win

“The category is love, y’all,” actor Billy Porter said while accepting his Emmy award for lead actor in a drama series. Porter, who was honored for his work in FX’s ground-breaking period drama “Pose,” made history Sunday night by becoming the first openly gay black man to win in this category, according to the Television…

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘GOT’ wins final Emmy battle

‘Game of Thrones’ has won its final Emmy battle. The HBO series picked up the best drama Emmy at Sunday’s ceremony, capping off its final season with a coveted achievement. (HBO, like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia.) “We loved every minute we spent with you,” executive producer D.B. Weiss said to the cast on stage.…

Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy

Phoebe Waller-Bridge earns surprise win for best actress in a comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won’t make Emmy history this year. The odds had been in the legendary actress’ favor to pick up the Emmy award for best comedy actress, but “Fleabag” star Phoebe Waller-Bridge ended up besting her in a surprise win. Waller-Bridge’s success in the acting category came just a few awards after she picked up…