The cast and crew of the View snagged four Emmy nominations, outstanding informative talk show host, outstanding costume design, outstanding entertainment talk show host and outstanding informative talk show.
Celebrating the news on Thursday’s show, comedian Whoopi Goldberg asked her fellow co-hosts to react to the nominations.
“It’s an honor, I was happy,” Sunny Hostin said, turning to Meghan McCain. “Are you happy?” she asked McCain.
“Yeah, it’s cool!” McCain replied. “I mean, you know, I’m a Republican. We don’t win that many awards so I’m very excited to even be included in anything. So, it’s wonderful.”
“You won the whole Congress, damnit!” Joy Behar replied.
Watch the clip below:
He’ll ‘rot in prison’: At least one House Dem has bigger plans for Trump than impeachment
An increasing number of Democrats have come out in favor of beginning an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions in recent days. But Rep. Fre?derica Wilson of Florida bucked that trend on Monday by coming out specifically against impeachment, warning it would have negative consequences.
However, she made clear she wasn't opposed to impeachment because she's a fan of Trump or thinks his conduct isn't condemnable. In a tweet featuring an antagonizing and absurd meme, Wilson explained that she feared Trump would benefit from an impeachment push:
Jared Diamond believes America is ruining itself in 4 different ways
Diamond has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and the National Academy of Sciences. He has been awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship as well as the National Medal of Science. His bestselling book "Guns, Germs and Steel" won the Pulitzer Prize.
Trump supporters are furious that knitting website Ravelry took a stand on white supremacy
When you think of the knitting community, you might envision an elderly woman, sitting on a rocking chair in front of a fire with a pair of large knitting needles. In truth, the knitting and crocheting demographic has changed drastically in the twenty-first century, becoming younger, hipper, and increasingly tied to DIY culture.
Ravelry is a website where both millennials and knitting grannies (among other demographics) meet to talk about knitting, crocheting, weaving, and other craft and fabric arts. But if you plan to crochet a MAGA hat or knit a Trump sweater, think twice about posting it on Ravelry. The forum-style website, which is often described as "Facebook for knitters," recently issued a statement that they would ban open support of Donald Trump on their site. The widely-publicized move suggests that even communities that aren’t seen as specifically political — like knitters — are becoming politicized, sometimes in toxic ways, in an epoch of extreme political polarization in the United States.