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  1. The Internet Explodes Over The New Yorker's Bombshell Scaramucci InterviewRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 | Switched

    Throughout the extensive interview, Scaramucci used a massive amount of obscenities while discussing White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. The conversation between the two happened after Lizza tweeted that he'd learned from an unnamed source that President Donald Trump would be dining with Scaramucci, former Fox News host Bill Shine and Fox host Sean Hannity.

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  2. Meghan McCain Pens Beautiful Note In Response To Father's Cancer DiagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Switched

    Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain , tweeted a message of heartbreak and hope on Wednesday, following the news of her father's brain cancer diagnosis. Meghan McCain, a co-host of Fox News' "Outnumbered," said that the entire McCain family was shocked to learn of the diagnosis and asked for prayers, but she also wrote candidly of her father's confidence and strengths.

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  3. Democratic Support For Single-Payer Health Care Is RisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | Switched

    More than half of Democrats believe that health insurance should be provided through a national, government-run insurance system, according to Fifty-two percent of Americans who identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party now favor a single-payer system, up from 33 percent in 2014 and 43 percent as recently as this January. Younger Democrats are especially enthusiastic: Two-thirds of Democrats and Democratic leaners under age 30 say they'd like to see a single-payer system.

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  4. Barely Anyone Thinks The U.S. Is Making Progress In Stopping Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | Switched

    Police put up tape to clear journalists from the outfield area of a baseball field where shots were fired during a congressional baseball practice, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , in Alexandria, Virginia, on June 14. America's most recent bout with high-profile gun violence has done little to shake people's attitudes about guns, which remain both complex and deeply polarized, according to two newly released surveys. Just 12 percent of the public thinks American society has gotten better at preventing gun violence since the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds.

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  5. NBC Connecticut Refuses To Air Megyn Kelly's Interview With Alex JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | Switched

    NBC Connecticut will not air Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, a spokeswoman for the station confirmed to HuffPost. The station's decision to skip broadcasting this week's episode of "Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly" follows intense public pressure from families of children killed in the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

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  6. NBC Has A Right To Book Alex Jones, But Does It Have A Good Enough Reason?Read the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Switched

    Infowars host Alex Jones declared victory Monday against the mainstream media and their "globalist" agenda, six days before his controversial interview with NBC is scheduled to air. , who Jones also referred to Monday as a "fembot Dr. Evil."

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  7. Sandy Hook Mom Slams Megyn Kelly For Alex Jones InterviewRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Switched

    In the past, Jones, a far-right radio personality, has called the massacre, in which 20 students and six school employees were murdered, " completely fake ." He also accused the parents of the young victims of being actors who pretended to mourn their children's deaths.

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  8. Here Are The Most Outrageously Offensive And False Things Alex Jones Has SaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | Switched

    Far-right radio show host and Infowars founder Alex Jones advocates a range of preposterous and deplorable conspiracy theories. He doesn't usually get airtime in the mainstream media.

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  9. Sandy Hook Denier Sentenced For Threatening Slain Child's FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Switched

    Lucy Richards, 57, who believes the shooting that killed 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut, was all a hoax, was sentenced on Wednesday in Fort Lauderdale after pleading guilty to transmitting threats in interstate commerce. Lucy Richards, 57, was sentenced to five months in prison for sending threatening messages to the father of a Sandy Hook shooting victim.

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  10. Alex Jones Tries To Defend Sean Spicer's Holocaust Comments, But Even He Gives UpRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Switched

    The controversial and obnoxiously bombastic talk show host has supported and promoted several bogus conspiracy theories , such as "Pizzagate," that the Sept. 11 attacks were an inside job , and that the 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, in which 26 people were killed, was a "false flag" staged by the government .

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  11. Trump Axes Rule Meant To Keep Guns From Those With Mental IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Switched

    Following the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre, in which 20 children and six teachers were killed , then-President Barack Obama had a simple legislation request: to make it harder for individuals with mental illnesses to access guns. A sign is posted on an electricity pole outside a house near Sandy Hook Elementary School, nearly two weeks after a gunman shot dead 20 students and six adults, in Newtown, Connecticut, on Dec. 27, 2012.

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  12. In The Documentary 'Midsummer In Newtown,' Sandy Hook Families Use Art To HealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Switched

    In the face of tragedy, there must come hope. The community of Newtown, Connecticut, realized as much in the wake of 2012's Sandy Hook Elementary shootings .

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  13. CBS Affiliate Reignites Debunked Pizzagate Conspiracy TheoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Switched

    A CBS affiliate in Atlanta is feeding the Internet conspiracy mill with a new "investigation" into the so-called Pizzagate story. Pizzagate was the false claim that the Comet Ping Pong pizza place in Washington D.C. was at the center of a pedophilia ring linked to the Hillary Clinton campaign.

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  14. Kid Bewilders Paul Ryan By Dabbing For Dad's Swearing-In PhotoRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Switched

    One young man just grabbed his 15 minutes of fame by "dabbing" during his father's mock congressional swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday. Cal Marshall was holding the Bible between his father, newly elected Rep. Roger Marshall , and House Speaker Paul Ryan .

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  15. Four Years After Sandy Hook, Barely Anyone Thinks We're Closer To Stopping Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Switched

    A woman touches a printout of messages from teenagers around the United States at a memorial for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on Dec.18, 2012. Four years after the Sandy Hook massacre, less than a tenth of Americans think that the U.S. has made any progress toward preventing gun violence, according to Nine percent of Americans say that society has gotten better at preventing gun violence, while 53 percent say it hasn't changed, and 26 percent that things have worsened - an even gloomier outlook than in December 2014 , when just 18 percent believed things had gotten worse.

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