Another Nancy Pelosi gavel (George Nikitin / Associated Press)

Nancy Pelosi Promises to Be Short-Lived Speaker of the House

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) suggested to the Los Angeles Times Friday that while she intends to be Speaker of the House if Democrats win the midterm elections, she might considering limiting her time in office.

Michael Avenatti (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press)

Michael Avenatti Bars Media from His Own Testimony in Bankruptcy Court

Michael Avenatti told CNN: “I’m all for freedom of the press and open access. But everything has its limits. My personal financial dealings and that of an old law firm are of no relevance and, you know, were not going to be leveraged by other people who are trying to get famous and take advantage of the situation.”

Alden Ehrenreich plays Han Solo in Disney’s Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Box Office: ‘Solo’ Is Officially a Disaster as Media Cover Up Why

With no serious competition opening at the box office, Solo has officially collapsed with a catastrophic -68 percent drop in its second weekend. After grossing a measly (we are talking about a Star Wars movie here) $82 million in its debut weekend, Solo bottomed out in week two with just $28 million.

US director James Toback arrives for the British Premiere of his latest film Tyson in London's Leicester Square part of the London Film Festival on October 17, 2008. AFP PHOTO / Max Nash (Photo credit should read MAX NASH/AFP/Getty Images)

Three Dozen Women Accuse Director James Toback of Sexual Harassment

More than 30 women have come forward to accuse Hollywood writer-director James Toback of sexual harassment and abuse, weeks after a New York Times exposé containing details of decades of similar allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein set off shockwaves throughout the entertainment industry and forced examinations of its treatment of women.

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L.A. Times Tweets, then Deletes, Fake Earthquake Report

The Los Angeles Times tweeted a warning Wednesday evening that a massive 6.8-magnitude earthquake had struck the region at Isla Vista, California. A short time late, it retracted and deleted the tweet, explaining that an automated program, or “bot,” had tweeted out the details of an earthquake that had indeed struck Isla Vista — in 1925.