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When you think of hot stuff, you don’t necessarily think of "The Golden Girls." But the girls are spicing things up with a new four-pack set of hot sauces sold on a site called Always Fits. Buzz60's Nathan Rousseau Smith has more.
The 71st British Academy Awards held in London on Sunday, an evening which saw the campaign for women's rights in the entertainment industry take center stage.
The Russian "troll factories" that produced fake political ads during the 2016 election exist, and the people behind them have very real goals. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.
On State of the Union, our panel of Bakari Sellers, Jennifer Granholm, Amanda Carpenter and Andre Bauer discuss gun control in the wake of the Parkland, FL shooting.
The Los Angeles Times reports that former Donald Trump aide Rick Gates has agreed to plead guilty in the Mueller probe and testify against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. CNN's Sara Murray has more.
Twenty-three passengers were removed from a Carnival Cruise ship in Eden, Australia, after a series of brawls took place, according to Carnival Cruises and New South Wales Police.
Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 16,400 feet into the atmosphere. Emergency officials say nobody was killed or hurt. (Feb. 19)
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper hit back at President Trump connecting the Russia probe to the FBI's failure to follow up on information about the the Parkland, Florida, school shooter, saying that congressional focus should be on guns and not the FBI.
The Pyeongchang Winter Games are spread across South Korea's Gangwon Province. Few had heard of the rural former coal mining region until its hard-fought bid to be an Olympic host. (Feb. 19)
On State of the Union, Rep. Adam Schiff discusses the indictments against 13 Russian nationals and 3 Russian companies for meddling in the 2016 election.