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Senators question moving ahead with Medicaid privatization

Senators question Branstad's plans to move ahead with privatizing Medicaid after judge calls for tossing out key contract.         

The Real Danish Girls: Meet the Trans Pioneers Before Laverne Cox & Caitlyn Jenner

Focus Features’ “The Danish Girl,” opening Nov. 27 in a limited run, stars Eddie Redmayne as Lili Elbe, a real-life pioneer in sex-reassignment surgeries that took place in 1930-31. Alicia Vikander plays Gerda Wegener, Elbe’s...

Police: Standoff with gunman at Colorado Planned Parenthood ongoing

Police say a standoff with a gunman inside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs is ongoing.

Several local nonprofits join #GivingTuesday

After many people likely shopped for themselves or their loved ones on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits are asking everyone to give to others in need on Tuesday.         

Rupert Murdoch Says Tribune Co., La Times About to be Sold

One of the best things about having billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Twitter is you never know what he is going to say, and in some cases it’s very interesting. We got another example of that Friday, when the News Corp...

Everything We Know So Far About the Shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood

On Friday in Colorado Springs, a gunman fired on both cops and civilians, taking hostages and injuring at least eight people before being taken into custody.

Peace symbol-wearing Muslim girl to Trump: I heard you wanted us to wear badges so I chose one for myself

A young Muslim woman is being commended for writing an open letter to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump blasting him for saying Muslim Americans should be tracked by the government and have special identification. Marwa...

Oprah Winfrey Treats 20 of Her Students from South Africa to The Color Purple on Broadway

"Well when Cynthia sings that song 'I'm Here' she's singing that to my girls," Winfrey said of her Leadership Academy students

Blake Shelton “Furious” With Gwen Stefani For Spending Thanksgiving With Gavin Rossdale?

Blake Shelton is not "furious" with Gwen Stefani for spending Thanksgiving with Gavin Rossdale, despite an entirely fabricated report. Gossip Cop can exclusively debunk the made-up claim. A source tells us it's...

Nashville Parthenon to be lit in original colors Sunday

On Sunday, Nashville's Parthenon will be lit in the original colors of Greece's Parthenon.         

Minnesota park lovers get new Black Friday experience

Instead of shopping for deals and weaving through Black Friday crowds, Ryan Dick and his Woodbury neighbor Nate Bolyard took their families to a state park.

UPDATE: Gunman in standoff with police in Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic

Police say a standoff with a gunman inside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs is ongoing.

Stores gamble, customers take a hike on busy shopping day

A local bike shop and a national outdoor gear chain proudly and defiantly closed their doors on one of the year's busiest shopping days, gambling that consumers have grown weary of Black Friday and would embrace a new...

Okla. homecoming crash victims won't be charged by hospital for ER treatment

The Oklahoma hospital that treated about 40 people after a woman driving a vehicle plowed into a crowd at a university homecoming parade last month will not bill the patients for their initial treatment, hospital officials said...

Gia Giudice and Her Sisters Celebrate First Thanksgiving Without Mom Teresa, Last with Dad Joe

The eldest Giudice child shared photos of the family from this year's Thanksgiving, their first without their mother