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Warlords of Ivory: How Africa’s illegal ivory trade funds terrorism

Warlords of Ivory: How Africa's illegal ivory trade funds terrorism

The critically acclaimed documentary series Explorer returns to National Geographic Channel on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 8pm ET/PT. Each monthly episode of the series will go deep into a story ripped from the pages of the current issue of National Geographic magazine. In the premiere episode, Warlords of Ivory, special investigative correspondent Bryan Christy, a veteran of wildlife trafficking wars, traces the path of destruction left in the wake of Africa’s illegal ivory trade — a path rife with misery, crime and terrorism that spreads like a dark stain across the map of the world. Christy and his team had an … Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina 10 years later: TV programming

Hurricane Katrina 10 years later: TV programming

Early in the morning on Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in the Gulf Coast of the United States. The devastation that resulted in the region, especially in New Orleans, coupled with questions about the preparedness for and handling of the event, has led Katrina to stand out in the minds of many Americans as an epic tragedy on a variety of scales. This year, 10 years after Katrina struck, some programs will be airing over the next few days (a few other specials have already aired) to remember the storm, its victims, and how the Gulf Coast is fairing a … Continue reading

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Robin Roberts returns to Gulf Coast to examine region 10 years after Katrina

Robin Roberts returns to Gulf Coast to examine region 10 years after Katrina

ABC anchor and Mississippi Gulf Coast native Robin Roberts will return to the region to explore Hurricane Katrina’s legacy 10 years after the devastating disaster, in a new special called Katrina: 10 Years After the Storm, airing Aug. 23 on ABC. Roberts will examine the remarkable recovery, see where it has fallen short, and celebrate the indomitable spirit that runs through New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. Roberts’ coverage of Hurricane Katrina began during the darkest hours of the storm, when there were uncertainties for many, including Roberts’ own family, who were impacted by the hurricane in Pass Christian, Mississippi. Now, viewers … Continue reading

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Candidate lineup announced for Fox News presidential debate

Candidate lineup announced for Fox News presidential debate

The lineup for the Aug. 6 Fox News presidential debate among the Republican candidates has been set. The 10 qualifying candidates were, according to Fox News, determined based on an average of the five most recent national polls, and will gather on the primetime, 9pm ET stage. The seven candidates who did not make the Top 10 will be invited to a separate 5pm ET debate on Aug. 6. FNC says the five polls included in the average that determined the lineup were conducted by Bloomberg, CBS News, Fox News, Monmouth University and Quinnipiac University. The Top 10 candidates who … Continue reading

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Done with the “Daily” grind. Here’s when to watch Jon Stewart’s last Daily Show

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What will we do without Jonnie Stew? The Daily Show Daily Show Full Episodes,  More Daily Show Videos,  Comedy Central Full Episodes   Sure, I thought the same of Stephen Colbert and The Colbert Report back in December, but my mourning was tempered with the understanding that I’m getting Stephen back next month in Letterman’s place. Jon … well, I don’t know. And that stings. Yes, The Daily Show will go on. But not The Daily Show With Jon Stewart. Because I’m a print journalist who still believes hard in the medium, I get my daily news from a handful … Continue reading

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Nat Geo’s The 2000s: A New Reality — Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl stylist Wayne Scot Lukas tells us what really down

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The 2000s: A New Reality premieres Sunday, July 12, and Monday, July 13, at 9/8CT on National Geographic Channel. Never let it be said that stylist to the stars Wayne Scot Lukas doesn’t have a sense of humor. Having worked with everyone from Tina Turner to Meryl Streep, the New Jersey native was riding a career high when he teamed up with pop superstar Janet Jackson to clothe her for the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show. One that Jackson intended to uplift a country stunned and wearied by the Iraq war. Instead, in less than one second, in a flash of a moment … Continue reading

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Preview: National Geographic Channel presents The 2000s: A New Reality

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The 2000s: A New Reality premieres July 12-13 at 9/8CT on National Geographic Channel. On the heels of its popular miniseries’ The 80s: The Decade That Made Us and The 90s: The Last Great Decade — which wove pop culture, politics and national and world events into a fascinating tapestry of how the decade impacted us individually and as a whole — National Geographic Channel takes another ten-year step into the past with The 2000s: A New Reality. The two-night event, which airs Sunday and Monday nights examines the decade that brought us a new era of terror on home and foreign soil, … Continue reading

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Dog the Bounty Hunter on the New York prison escape: “Everybody I know has called me and said, ‘Dog, when we leaving?’”

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Come July 18, fans of CMT’s bounty-hunting hit Dog and Beth: On the Hunt will get to see Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman and his fugitive-chasing crew back out the trail of some of the nation’s most elusive bad guys (and girls). In the meantime, “The Dog” has been making the rounds as a sought-after commentator on the hunt for Richard Matt and David Sweat who escaped from the maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6 and are still on the lam. Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> We talked candidly with Chapman about the situation — and about … Continue reading

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Robin Roberts interviews Ariel Castro kidnapping victims Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus on Tuesday

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He may have stolen a decade of their lives but he couldn’t break their spirit. In their first-ever broadcast interview, Cleveland kidnapping victims Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus will sit down with ABC News anchor Robin Roberts on a special Tuesday night edition of ABC’s 20/20 to talk about their 10-year ordeal locked inside the Cleveland home of depraved former school bus driver Ariel Castro. Castro had already held his third victim, single mother Michelle Knight (with whom Berry and DeJesus now have little contact) for more than a year when he captured the two then-teens, eventually fathering a daughter with Berry. Castro doted … Continue reading

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“Clinton Cash” author to appear on FOX News Hillary Clinton special

"Clinton Cash" author to appear on FOX News Hillary Clinton special

Peter Schweizer’s upcoming book Clinton Cash trended on Twitter earlier this week, creating a buzz because, according to Schweizer, the book lays out, in his words, “a pattern of financial transactions involving the Clintons that occurred contemporaneous with favorable U.S. policy decisions benefiting those providing the funds.” Schweizer will appear in an exclusive interview during an hourlong FOX News special called FOX News Reporting: The Tangled Clinton Web, premiering April 24 at 10pm ET on FNC. More from FOX News Channel on The Tangled Clinton Web: “Anchored by FNC’s Bret Baier, the program will examine the political careers of former President of the United States … Continue reading

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