“Obama Quest – Looking For Love in All the Foreign Places”


THE DAILY SHOW

“LOOKING FOR LOVE”

“James Gandolfini dead at 51. Actor, best known for his groundbreaking role as the patriarch of “The Sopranos,” has died in Italy”


CBS NEWS

James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate mob boss in HBO’sThe Sopranos” helped create one of TV’s greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51.

In a statement, the cable channel, and Gandolfini’s managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders, said he died Wednesday while on holiday in Rome. No cause of death was given.

“Our hearts are shattered and we will miss him deeply. He and his family were part of our family for many years and we are all grieving,” said Armstrong and Sanders.

HBO called the actor a “special man, a great talent, but more importantly a gentle and loving person who treated everyone, no matter their title or position, with equal respect.” The channel expressed sympathy for his wife and children.

Gandolfini won three Emmys for his portrayal of the conflicted New Jersey mobster, a groundbreaking role in television that paved the way for the “anti-hero” in other dramas. “The Sopranos” aired from 1999 to 2007, ushering HBO into popularity and establishing it as a respected competitor among other TV networks.

David Chase, creator of the critically-acclaimed series, remembered Gandolfini as a “genius”

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“The 4 remaining Supreme Court cases to watch”


CBS NEWS

By Stephanie Condon

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The Supreme Court has a little more than a week left to hand down its remaining rulings from this term, including four broaching the contentious issues of race and marriage equality.

The court’s most hotly-debated and complicated rulings always come down at the end of its term, which comes to a close in late June. This year, the final rulings are almost sure to be two cases hitting on the issue of same-sex marriage. Two other cases that will be decided this month address affirmative action and the historic Voting Rights Act.

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CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN CAUCUS IS CLUELESS


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If Obama approves Keystone XL Pipeline, we could potentially end up with the U.S. being cut in two by a smelly,oily, toxic creek of tar sand that defies cleaning. Let’s take a pass!


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Mr. President, you can smell some risk

a mile away.

 Don’t give approval!

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TODAY IN HISTORY, JUNE 20


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Serena Williams blames the victim


Boston Condoms


FBI admits to using drones to watch Americans


CNN Newsroom

CNN’s Brooke Baldwin talks to former CIA Officer Mike Baker about the FBI admitting to the use of surveillance drones in the United States.

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The curious case of Lebron James’ missing headband


Go Spurs!

CNN Newsroom

CNN’s Rachel Nichols reveals her inside scoop on Lebron James’ missing headband during the Miami Heat’s game six victory and why it will return for game seven.

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