August 27th, 2013
10:28 PM ET

Double Standard in Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke performance?

No regrets from Miley Cyrus.

Forty-eight-hours after the pop-star's racy performance at the VMA's - she tweeted this:

A provocative photo of her from what appears to be a boy's locker room.

The impromptu shoot was very much in line with the former Disney star's head-scratching performance from Sunday's video music awards.

That act garnered thousands of headlines, many calling it raunchy and racy - and those were the nice ones. Which leaves us asking, what about  her dance partner on the stage that night, Robin Thicke. The barbs aimed at him were pretty tame, including these:


So is there a double standard here?

OutFront: Stephanie Miller, Dean Obeidallah and Michael Medved.

Filed under: Entertainment • News
August 27th, 2013
10:05 PM ET

Christie calls reporter an "idiot", newspaper hits back

Is Chris Christie a bully?

The day after the New Jersey Governor called a reporter a "complete idiot" on a sports radio show, the New York Daily News fired backed.

Of course, this isn't the first time Christie has found himself in the middle of a feud. This year he's sparred with members of his own party including Senator Rand Paul and House Speaker John Boehner.

So why does Chris Christie always need to be in a fight?

Outfront: Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher and Republican strategist Kevin Madden.

Filed under: News • Politics
August 27th, 2013
09:57 PM ET

Measles outbreak linked to Texas megachurch

A Texas megachurch is tied to a major measles outbreak, and doctors warn it's spreading.

At least 21 people in two Texas counties have been infected. Many belong to the Eagle Mountain International Church in Newark, Texas.

A church spokesperson is denying anti-vaccination teachings. But here's what church founder Kenneth Copeland said in August 2010:

"As parents, we need to be a whole lot more serious about this, in being aware of what is good and what isn't, and you don't take the word of the guy that's giving the shot about what's good and what isn't," Copeland said.

OutFront: CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

Filed under: Health
August 27th, 2013
09:37 PM ET

California wildfire becomes the largest in Nevada Range history

The massive wildfire threatening Yosemite National Park continues to burn out of control.

It is now the largest wildfire in the history of the Nevada range. As many as 20 helicopters and air tankers are on hand, aiding the efforts of 3,800 firefighters.

The blaze is now only 20% contained.

Casey Wian is on the ground, as close as he can safely get to the flames with the latest.

Filed under: News • Wildfires
August 27th, 2013
09:27 PM ET

Senator Blumenthal: An attack on Syria is necessary "to send a message"

The Obama administration said Tuesday that it's sure the Bashir al-Assad regime used chemical weapons in Syria. It sounds like a strike could be on the horizon.

OutFront: Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT).

Filed under: News • Syria
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