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Daily Dose: 9/28/16

Would you follow this man all the way to Mars?

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

Serena Williams breaks her silence

In powerful Facebook post, Williams addresses police brutality

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

Daily Dose: 9/27/16

Lester Holt gets his close-up at the presidential debate

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

‘Please Forgive Me’ is not worth your time

unless you’re really into Drake’s action-hero, savior complex

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

FIFA disbands anti-racism task force

under the assertion that the group’s work is done

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

Daily Dose: 9/26/16

The big night is finally here

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

President Obama invites the stars to toast museum opening

Tennessee State University’s band performed on the South Lawn to kick off the event

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

Video released of Keith Lamont Scott shooting

The 43-year-old victim’s wife captured it on her cellphone

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.

Daily Dose: 9/23/16

Denzel Washington has a new movie out

11:59 AMTalked on TV on Tuesday, a bit with Lindsay Czarniak about Serena Williams’ powerful Facebook post in which she detailed a situation riding in the car with her nephew. Probably will again today, too.

Even Fox News was willing to admit that Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the debate. But we don’t know if poll numbers will indicate that the GOP presidential candidate suffered from his rambling, condescending performance at Hofstra University. Judging from the amount of people who showed up to a rally outside of Orlando, Florida, the next day — on a tarmac, no less — Florida Republicans apparently aren’t that concerned. FiveThirtyEight’s politics team chats about whether or not the polls may be missing certain factors.

Let’s be clear: Whether more people are getting shot by police is not the point. The fact is that more of these encounters are being recorded, which sheds light on an increasing number of encounters that otherwise people would be forced to trust the word of authorities on. In Washington, D.C., the Metropolitan Police Department just released a heartbreaking body-cam video of Terrence Sterling’s final moments. Now, in California, there’s more footage of a man shot and killed by officers after he pulled an item from his pocket and pointed it at police.

Elon Musk legitimately wants to send people to Mars. How this is even a thing still boggles my mind, but apparently people are up for it. Legit, there are relatively long lines of folks who would be willing to get on a spacecraft to a planet that they might not get to return from. The idea is that if something goes catastrophically wrong on Earth, we might have something that could be of interest to you on the red planet. I wonder how many black people have signed up. On Tuesday, SpaceX revealed the details of its plan. ABC News reports.

LeBron James is no spring chicken anymore. The man came into the league 13 years ago, and has played in the playoffs in all but three of those seasons, going to the NBA Finals nearly half of those times, never mind a couple of Olympic tournaments, as well. Point being, now that Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are out of the league, King James is likely looking at the final stretch of what’s been an incredible career in the league. It’s not over yet, but with training camp coming up, he’s certainly thinking about it. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports.

Free Food

Coffee Break: We’ve got some news on the movie front. First, the film adaptation of Fences, starring Denzel Washington and Viola Davis finally has a trailer, which is tremendous. Also, Jessica Williams has got things poppin’ now that she’s left The Daily Show. She’s got a new film in development, which we can’t wait for.

Snack Time: The music world is mourning the loss of Kashif, the singer and producer whose work with Whitney Houston is what he’s probably most famous for, though he also helped shape the sound of R&B for a generation. He was 56.

Dessert: Desus & Mero finally has a start date. This show is going to be completely off the chain.