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GOP shows some signs of movement on background checks bill

GOP shows some signs of movement on background checks bill

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters have on their radar, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. GOP’s intraparty gun debate The debate over gun safety has gone virtually nowhere in Congress since two mass shootings in August again galvanized public opinion on the issue. Republicans say they’re waiting for President…MORE

Liverpool extends 100% domestic record with victory against Chelsea

Liverpool extends 100% domestic record with victory against Chelsea

Liverpool extended its 100% domestic record this season with a tough 2-1 victory against Frank Lampard’s Chelsea. First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino were enough to clinch all three points in an entertaining match at Stamford Bridge, with N’Golo Kante scoring the host’s only goal of the game. It was the first time…MORE

An alligator was pulled from a pond behind a Michigan junior high school

An alligator was pulled from a pond behind a Michigan junior high school

The teams at Bedford Junior High School in Temperance, Michigan, call themselves the Broncos. They may need to change their name to the Gators after one was found living in a pond behind the school. Zoologists wrangled an American alligator from school property Friday after a teacher had spotted it the day before, according to…MORE

‘Downton Abbey’ takes box office crown over ‘Ad Astra’ and ‘Rambo’

‘Downton Abbey’ takes box office crown over ‘Ad Astra’ and ‘Rambo’

A group of British aristocrats beat out Brad Pitt as an astronaut and John Rambo at the box office this weekend. “Downton Abbey,” the film adaptation of the popular British period TV drama, won the weekend with an estimated $31 million opening in North America. “Downton Abbey,” which stars Hugh Bonneville and Maggie Smith, represents…MORE

Google Doodle honors Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Mount Everest

Google Doodle honors Junko Tabei, first woman to climb Mount Everest

Google on Sunday is honoring Junko Tabei with an animated doodle marking what would have been the Japanese mountain climber’s 80th birthday. Tabei was the first woman to summit Mt. Everest, the world’s highest peak, in 1975. Before her death in 2016, Tabei also became the first woman to conquer the “Seven Summits,” the highest…MORE

Antonio Brown says he won’t be playing in the NFL anymore

Antonio Brown says he won’t be playing in the NFL anymore

Star wide receiver Antonio Brown is saying on Twitter that he “will not be playing in the NFL anymore.” Brown’s statement, part of a series of tweets Sunday morning, comes just days after he was released by the New England Patriots, the third NFL team to give up on the volatile player in the last…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Friday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin keeps spilling the secrets.  He says that he was offered $1 million to stay with his ex-wife, Kate, for the sake of their show. Be very aware.  Pictures of Hulk Hogan wearing a neon green Speedo have been posted online. So Nick Carter might have a pretty good reason for his restraining order. …

Thursday’s Dirt

Jon Gosselin is making some pretty nasty accusations against ex-wife, Kate.  Jon says he’s speaking now because a decade long gag order has expired.  He says that Kate was a ‘militant’ mother who abused their children to keep up a good image on TV. Meghan Fox wants you to know that it’s hard being perfect. …