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Bryan Cranston as a quadriplegic? Hollywood could do better

In the newly released movie "The Upside," Bryan Cranston plays a quadriplegic billionaire who befriends an ex-con-turned-caretaker. Cranston, an able-bodied actor, has been sharply criticized for accepting the role of a disabled character. However, Cranston has defended himself -- calling it a "business decision."


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 18:22

Ocasio-Cortez to train fellow members of Congress on Twitter 

Freshman Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who frequently captures national attention with her social media posts, will be giving her Democratic colleagues in the House of Representatives a little lesson: how to use Twitter in a more effective way.


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 19:05

Clarissa Ward: Americans were targeted

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military. CNN's Clarissa Ward reports inside Syria.



Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 17:45

'Fyre' torches 'influencer' culture

"Fyre" -- Netflix's version of a pair of dueling documentaries -- is positively bonkers, a feature-length look at the planned Fyre music festival that went spectacularly awry. But beyond the first-person accounts, it's a larger examination of the ability to sell consumers an image, and an "influencer" culture built around turning eager social-media users into marketing ambassadors.



Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 17:38


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