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Julie Chen Leaves The Talk

Julie Chen Leaves The Talk

Julie Chen is leaving CBS’ The Talk. The 48-year-old network personality, who is married to ousted CBS network chairman Leslie Moonves, will address the decision through a videotaped message to viewers on today's episode of the daytime talk show. Moonves was forced to resign after multiple women told The New Yorker that he sexually harassed or assaulted them. Chen will remain on Big Brother for now. She very publicly stood up for her husband by signing off from last Thursday's Big Brother by saying "I'm Julie Chen Moonves." In the past, she had not used his last name. More here.

Tulsi Gabbard Wants Congressional Approval Before Trump Takes U.S. to War

Tulsi Gabbard Wants Congressional Approval Before Trump Takes U.S. to War

Kamala Harris Adds Deputy General Counsel

Kamala Harris Adds Deputy General Counsel