Former Vice President Joe Biden tops Democratic contenders for the 2020 election among 32 percent of Democrats, according to a June poll by Harvard CAPS/Harris. Clinton came in second with 18 percent and Sen. Bernie Sanders third with 16 percent.
Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in Philadelphia in 2004. Judge Steven T. O’Neill called Cosby a “sexually violent predator” and declared, "It is time for justice. Mr. Cosby, this has all circled back to you. The time has come."
Tina Fey hosted the ‘SNL’ season 43 finale over the weekend, reprising her infamous role as Alaska governor and presidential contender Sarah Palin. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda offered a behind-the-scenes look at Fey's new Tony-nominated Broadway musical, ‘Mean Girls.’
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has been fined $600,000 for saying "losing is our best option" on a podcast this week. The Mavericks are currently one-half game away from the worst record in the NBA -- also putting them within one game from the top pick in the next draft lottery.
Kobe Bryant won an Oscar for the 2017 animated short “Dear Basketball,” but he won’t be admitted to the Academy. The Governors of the Academy voted to rescind the basketball player’s invitation, likely due to their code of conduct and his history of sex assault allegations.
After a meeting with Russian members of parliament in Moscow, Rand Paul invited Russian lawmakers to Washington. The Kentucky senator, who supported President Donald Trump’s trip to Russia in July, intended his visit to further diplomatic outreach to President Vladimir Putin.
The newly-released documentary on Mister Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” shows the TV personality’s tough side. The ordained Presbyterian minister and puppeteer set out to create a different kind of show for kids, taking on tough concepts like bullying, fear, divorce and death.
Showtime has ordered a 1990s-era, Boston-set drama “City on a Hill” as a 12-episode series directed by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. Assistant DA Decourcy Ward (Aldis Hodge) allies with FBI veteran Jackie Rhor (Kevin Bacon) to take on a family of armored car robbers.