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Trevor Noah totally jinxed his first live 'Daily Show' at the RNC

usatoday.com — Trevor Noah will be on hand at both conventions with his team of 'Daily Show' correspondents. (Photo: Brad Barket) Trevor Noah hosted his first live Daily Show late Thursday night, and, well, he may have jinxed himself. Noah and the show's satirical news team was in Cleveland all week to cover the four days of the Republican National Convention.

Which Trump child won Twitter?

usatoday.com — At the Republican National Convention this week, America got to know Donald Trump's offspring. So, did the country pick favorites? Well, social media did. (Though Trump's personal favorite is Ivanka.)

The O'Jays to Trump: Get off the 'Love Train'

usatoday.com — The O'Jays are unhappy that their song has been played at the GOP convention. Pictured: Band members Walter Williams, Eric Grant and Eddie Levert. (Photo: Nicholas Hunt, Getty Images) The O'Jays are not aboard the "Trump Train." The R&B group behind song Love Train is speaking out about the use of their song at the Republican National Convention this week.

Demi Lovato, Katy Perry, Lena Dunham are taking the Dem Convention stage

usatoday.com — Katy Perry, Demi Lovato and Lena Dunham have all tweeted about going to the Democratic National Convention. (Photo: USA TODAY, Getty Images) The stars are coming out for Hillary Clinton next week. Katy Perry, Demi Lovato and Lena Dunham are just a few of the celebrities heading to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention.

SNL stars say politics should be more like 'Tom & Jerry'

usatoday.com — In 1992, Rodney King asked, "Can't we all just get along?" Today, Weekend Update anchor Michael Che has a new question during a contentious Presidential election: "If Tom & Jerry (the cartoon cat and mouse) can be friends, why can't we?"

Kate McKinnon showed up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the RNC

usatoday.com — Well, that's not someone we expected to see at the Republican National Convention: Kate McKinnon, dressed as Ruth Bader Ginsburg, showed up in Cleveland. The Saturday Night Live cast member and Ghostbusters star made a surprise appearance on the special Weekend Update show that aired live early Thursday morning on MSNBC.

Leslie Jones' 'SNL' colleagues address ugly tweets

khou.com — CLEVELAND - If you're a Saturday Night Live cast member, chances are you're conditioned to read not-so-nice tweets about yourself. But then there's Leslie Jones, the SNL talent and Ghostbusters star whose negative messages got so ugly this week after the release of movie Ghostbusters, that Jones fans made the hashtag #LoveForLeslie a trend.

Why Millennials are going braless

courierpress.com — By Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY Buying a first bra has long been considered a rite of passage for young women. These days, however, it's the ditching of the undergarment (or wearing wire-free versions) that's empowering female Millennials.

Leslie Jones' 'SNL' colleagues address ugly tweets

usatoday.com — CLEVELAND - If you're a Saturday Night Live cast member, chances are you're conditioned to read not-so-nice tweets about yourself. But then there's Leslie Jones, the SNL talent and Ghostbusters star whose negative messages got so ugly this week after the release of movie Ghostbusters, that Jones fans made the hashtag #LoveForLeslie a trend.

Caitlyn Jenner: It was easy to come out Trans; hard to come out Republican

wtsp.com — "It was easy to come out as trans. It was hard to come out as Republican," said Caitlyn Jenner at a Republican National Convention outside of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Wednesday morning. She was mostly-joking, but had a point: Other than Donald Trump, himself, she was the most famous celebrity to touch down on Cleveland during the Republican National Convention.
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Jul 26, 2016

My podcast pick of the week: @FOUNDpodcst, which makes me curious about strangers' garbage... in a non-creepy way?  http://usat.ly/2aiOfSS 

Jul 25, 2016

RT @ddlovato: I don't feel confident today but it's cool cause I'm fucking awesome

Jul 25, 2016

.@SandyHooper is turning me into a VO star. Check out my work as "crack addict voice" & "Brazilian soccer player voice" in her videos!

Jul 24, 2016

After Jon Stewart called him out (and called him "Lumpy"), Sean Hannity has some words for "that idiot" Stewart  http://usat.ly/2ab996r 

Jul 22, 2016

.@Trevornoah said after the glitch: "it really froze on live tv. They're telling me to go to a break, but I can rule the world right now."

Jul 22, 2016

During a commercial break on @TheDailyShow live tonight, @Trevornoah said "I secretly hope something goes wrong." Then, a video froze.


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