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VIDEO: Helen Mirren Believes Having Donald Trump or Ted Cruz as President Is a 'Very Frightening Idea'

Originally posted 02/05/2016 12:20AM

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Iran Captive Bob Levinson's Son Calls Him 'Left Behind on the Battlefield' as Source Says 'We Don't Have a Clue and the Iranians Aren't Talking'

Iran Captive Bob Levinson's Son Calls Him 'Left Behind on the Battlefield' as Source Says 'We Don't Have a Clue and the Iranians Aren't Talking'

Originally posted 01/21/2016 09:25AM

Four families are celebrating the return of their loved ones this week, while another, the family of hostage Bob Levinson, continues to wait after more than eight years.

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UpdatePosted 11/26/2015 06:15PM

Donald Trump Criticized for Mocking Reporter with Disability, Claims He 'Merely Mimicked'

Originally posted 11/26/2015 11:15AM

Donald Trump is under fire for making fun of a reporter who has arthrogryposis, a chronic condition that limits movement.

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Two-Time Survivor Contestant Laura Morett Announces Run for Oregon House of Representatives

Two-Time Survivor Contestant Laura Morett Announces Run for Oregon House of Representatives

Originally posted 11/11/2015 01:45PM

There are a lot of similarities between Survivor and politics. The scheming. The backstabbing. The alliances.

So it's only natural that some contestants have entered the cutthroat world of politics after their seasons were over. Rupert Boneham was the 2012 Libertarian candidate for Indiana governor. In 2001, Mike Skupin considered a run for U.S. Senate. Jolanda Jones, the first contestant voted off of Survivor: Palau was a Houston city councilwoman.

Now another contestant is throwing her hat into the ring: Laura Morett, who competed in Survivor: Samoa and Survivor: Blood vs. Water, has announced that she is running for a seat in the Oregon House of Representatives.

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UpdatePosted 10/04/2015 02:20PM

Growing Up Trump: Donald Trump's Four Adult Children Open Up About Life with Their Controversial Dad

Originally posted 10/01/2015 11:05AM

In their first family interview, Donald Trump and his wife Melania open up about raising their son Barron and their hopes for the White House. Subscribe now for instant access to this PEOPLE exclusive!

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Rob Lowe 2020? The Grinder Star Dishes Which Career He Would Have Pursued Beyond Acting If He'd 'Had the Guts'

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Rob Lowe 2020? The Grinder Star Dishes Which Career He Would Have Pursued Beyond Acting If He'd 'Had the Guts'

Originally posted 09/29/2015 12:45PM

Rob Lowe returns to TV in all of his heartthrob glory on Tuesday night as the actor stars alongside Fred Savage in Fox's new comedy The Grinder.

"The show is about a beloved television icon coming to terms with the end of his eight-year hit legal drama ending and realizing that what he really wants is a normal, authentic family life," Lowe tells PEOPLE about his character on the show.

"He decides he's going to join the family business which is practicing law, without actually knowing anything about the actual law."

The premise wasn't a stretch for the former political drama star, who admits to feeling similarly inspired to make a career switch after working on The West Wing.

"I have to be honest, if I had the guts to do it, I would love to after having played Sam Seaborn on The West Wing for so long to take a sabbatical and be in the trenches and have a presidential campaign."

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2016 Presidential Elections

Donald Trump Promises Zero Income Tax for Americans Making Less Than $25K ($50K for Families)

Originally posted 09/28/2015 12:45PM

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump unveiled his new tax plan on Monday at the Trump Tower in New York, promising to "shift the burden" to wealthy earners and reduce rates for lower and middle-income families.

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