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Resurgent Biden earns Klobuchar, Buttigieg backing before Super Tuesday

Mar 03, 2020 - 10:26 AM

'It is no secret...that there is a massive effort trying to stop Bernie Sanders,' the frontrunner says about himself

BIDEN SUPPORTERS. Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden hold signs during a campaign event at Wofford University February 28, 2020 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images/AFP

Buttigieg dropping out of U.S. presidential race

Mar 02, 2020 - 8:16 AM

The first openly gay US presidential candidate from a major party ends his campaign

DROPPED OUT. Peter Buttigieg talks about Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence in front of potential voters. Photo by Derek Henkle/AFP

New Hampshire votes in consequential Democratic primary

Feb 11, 2020 - 5:57 PM

(UPDATED) New Hampshire always hosts the nation's first primary, 8 days after Iowa kicked off the nomination process, and it could narrow the Democratic field of 11 current candidates

'FIRST IN THE NATION.' Town moderator Tom Tillotson walks past the results board after midnight voting at the Hale House at the legendary Balsams Resort in the New Hampshire hamlet of Dixville Notch February 11, 2020, where midnight voting took place on the day of the state's first-in-the-nation primary. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP

Buttigieg wins delayed Iowa count, Sanders to contest result

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:05 AM

Buttigieg and Sanders are separated by a razor-thin margin

MAYOR PETE. File photo taken on September 26, 2016 of South Bend Indiana Mayor Peter Buttigieg. Photo by Derek Henkle/AFP

Top hopefuls Buttigieg, Sanders under fire in Democratic debate

Feb 08, 2020 - 2:48 PM

Buttigieg and Sanders finished atop the pack earlier this week in Iowa's chaotic caucuses, and both hope to renew the performance Tuesday in New Hampshire

(FILES) In this file photo (L-R) Democratic presidential hopefuls Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, Mayor of South Bend Pete Buttigieg, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participate in the fifth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Sanders claims victory as review ordered of Iowa results

Feb 07, 2020 - 8:48 AM

'From where I come from, the person who gets the most votes wins,' Sanders says

THE BERN. Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters as they wait for results to come in at his caucus night watch party on February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Kerem Yucel/AFP

Iowa woman wanted vote changed after learning Buttigieg is gay

Feb 05, 2020 - 8:54 AM

'Are you saying that he has a same-sex partner? Are you kidding?' the woman, wearing a 'Pete 2020' sticker, asks an organizer

PETE. Buttigieg speaks at a New Hampshire event. Photo from AFP

Buttigieg takes lead in Iowa caucuses, Sanders second

Feb 05, 2020 - 7:31 AM

Joe Biden is in fourth place, a disappointing showing for the former vice president who has claimed he is best positioned to defeat Donald Trump in November

PETE. In this file photo taken on September 26, 2016, South Bend Indiana Mayor Peter Buttigieg talks about Republican Vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence in front of potential voters at a Hillary Clinton debate watching party for the LGBT community in Chicago, Illinois. Photo by Derek Henkle/AFP

Iowa White House vote turns to fiasco as results delayed

Feb 04, 2020 - 10:11 PM

Republicans led by President Donald Trump gloat over the setback, and candidates who normally rely on the Midwestern state's caucuses for momentum as the primary season unfolds are denied that bounce

CAUCUS. Caucus volunteer works on paper work on February 3, 2020 in Carpenter, Iowa. File photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images/AFP

Sanders claims Iowa lead, ahead of Buttigieg

Feb 04, 2020 - 3:13 PM

Data released by the Sanders campaign, which says it represents results from nearly 40% of precincts in Iowa, shows Bernie Sanders garnering 28.62% of the vote, followed by moderate Pete Buttigieg at 25.71%.

BERNIE SANDERS. Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters as they wait for results to come in at his caucus night watch party on February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Kerem Yucel/AFP

Democrats make final pitch in Iowa hours before first U.S. vote

Feb 03, 2020 - 11:53 AM

Iowans take their role as first-in-the-nation voters to heart, and their pick has a recent historical track record of becoming the Democratic nominee

BERNIE DOLL. A supporter holds a Bernie action figure outside a campaign event of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at Ingersoll Tap February 2, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

U.S. Democrats make final pitches ahead of Iowa showdown

Feb 02, 2020 - 1:54 PM

Monday's crunch vote has created an air of suspense, with no clear frontrunner

BERNIE RALLY. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets rally attendees after speaking at a campaign rally at the U.S. Bank Arena on February 1, 2020 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Over 3,000 people were in attendance at the event. Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images/AFP

Impeachment trial paused, top Democrats rush to Iowa for 11th hour campaigning

Feb 01, 2020 - 11:58 AM

As Donald Trump's impeachment trial is on hold until February 5, democratic candidates enjoy a final 72 hours of campaigning before the Iowa caucuses

MOBILIZING IN IOWA. In this file photo Democratic presidential hopefuls Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, Mayor of South Bend Pete Buttigieg, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participate a Democratic primary Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Pete Buttigieg under fire as Democratic rivals see 2020 threat

Dec 21, 2019 - 2:48 PM

Pete Buttigieg's steady rise in recent polls has brought him attacks by rivals who see him as an obstacle in their run for the 2020 United States presidential election

NEW TARGET. Mayor Pete Buttigieg is slammed by rivals in the most recent Democratic debates for the 2020 presidential election. File photo by Derek Henkle/AFP

Heated moments as Democrats clash in presidential debate

Dec 20, 2019 - 3:28 PM

The final prime-time debate of 2019 features just 7 of the 15 Democrats still in the contest 6 weeks before the first nomination ballots are cast in Iowa in February

SIXTH DEBATE. Democratic presidential hopefuls former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren participate in the sixth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season on December 19, 2019. Photo by Frederic Brown/AFP

U.S. athlete who inspired 'ice bucket challenge' dies at 34

Dec 10, 2019 - 7:16 AM

A one-time college athlete from the Boston area, Pete Frates' struggle with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is one of the inspirations behind the ice bucket challenge which took social media by storm in 2014

INSPIRATION. In this file photo taken on December 08, 2014 Pete Frates and Julie Frates attend the Sportsman Of The Year 2014 Ceremony in New York City.  Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images North America/AFP

Pete Doherty fined, released after Paris cocaine bust

Nov 10, 2019 - 10:20 AM

The British rocker' s lawyer, Arash Derambarsh says his client agreed to undergo full-time a medical treatment for his addiction to avoid a relapse

British singer-songwriter Pete Doherty performs on stage at the Bataclan on November 16, 2016, in Paris. - British musician Pete Doherty was playing on November 16, 2016 at the Bataclan music hall in the second concert since the venue re-opened a year after 90 people were killed there in the jihadist attacks on Paris in November 2015. (Photo by BERTRAND GUAY / AFP)

Pete Doherty arrested in Paris for cocaine possession

Nov 09, 2019 - 11:07 AM

The former Libertines frontman is caught carrying two packets of cocaine, a police source tells AFP

PETE DOHERTY. The musician, seen here performing in Carhaix-Plouguer in July 2016, is arrested and taken into custody in Paris on November 8. Photo by Fred Tanneau / AFP

Mets' Alonso sets NL rookie homer record in MLB

Aug 19, 2019 - 1:55 PM

Pete Alonso of the New York Mets fires his 40th home run of the season, breaking the record set by Cody Bellinger for the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017

CHASING HISTORY. Pete Alonso needs just two more homers to break the New York Mets' single-season record. Photo from Twitter/@Mets

UP Mindanao’s 1st summa cum laude: 'Mindanao is home for excellence'

Jun 25, 2019 - 9:48 AM

For 22-year-old Pete Maverick Nicole Estudillo, her achievement serves as a testament that students in Mindanao can also reach greater heights, given equal opportunities

'HONOR AND EXCELLENCE'. Pete Maverick Nicole Estudillo is the first summa cum laude of the University of the Philippines Mindanao

Democratic candidate trusts Americans ready for gay president

Feb 04, 2019 - 11:02 AM

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, launches his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in January, hoping to be the first openly homosexual president of the United States

RUNNING. File photo of Sound Bend Indiana Mayor Peter Buttigieg. Photo by Derek Henkle/AFP

Ring goes, pig stays: A world post-Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson

Oct 17, 2018 - 8:52 AM

...and why people seem to care so much about this celebrity split

ENGAGEMENT OFF. Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande have called off their engagement. File photo from Peter Davidson's Instagram

Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson break off engagement – reports

Oct 15, 2018 - 10:26 AM

Citing sources close to the couple, U.S. media says it was a case of 'too much too soon'

'WRONG TIME?' The pop star and comedian have reportedly called off their engagement. File photo from Ariana Grande's Instagram account

Djokovic wins third U.S. Open, equals Sampras on 14 Grand Slams

Sep 10, 2018 - 8:17 AM

Novak Djokovic, playing in his 8th final in New York and already the champion in 2011 and 2015, is now just 3 Slams behind Rafael Nadal and six back from the record 20 held by Roger Federer

CHAMP. Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after winning his men's singles finals match against Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2018. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

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Jun 22, 2018 - 9:11 PM

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Pete Davidson on engagement to Ariana Grande: ‘I feel like I won a contest’

Jun 22, 2018 - 11:15 AM

The comedian confirms the news on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’

ENGAGED. Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande are getting married. Photo from

US envoy apologizes after being caught out for 'fake news' jibe

Dec 24, 2017 - 7:54 AM

'I made certain remarks in 2015 and regret the exchange during the Nieuwsuur interview. Please accept my apology,' says new US ambassador to the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra

FAKE NEWS? New US ambassador to the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra here pictured in 2009 during stint as Michigan representative. File photo by AFP

RAW Deal: Predicting Takeover: Chicago and Backlash 2017

May 20, 2017 - 5:56 PM

Despite a lack of a build up to the NXT main event and uncertainty about whether Jinder Mahal can hang in the title picture two shows with major implications take place

WWE CHAMPION BET. Randy Orton is most likely to win over Jinder Mahal after defeating Baron Corbin in this week'€™s main event on SmackDown. File photo by JP Yim/Getty Images North America/AFP

Ex-Obama cabinet member wins U.S. Democratic leader post

Feb 26, 2017 - 8:12 AM

With opposition Democrats preparing for crucial 2018 midterm elections and the nation s next presidential race on the distant 2020 horizon nothing less than the future of the party was seen as being at stake

In this file photo, Tom Perez, then the Labor Secretary, speaks at a press conference before New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs an executive order raising the living wage law on September 30, 2014 in New York City. Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

'Pete’s Dragon' Review: Full of heart and soul

Sep 08, 2016 - 8:09 PM

Pete s Dragon is very tender and disarmingly subtle a fable whose delights aren’t reliant on convenient tricks and gimmicks but on a palpable spirit of goodness writes Oggs Cruz

All photos courtesy of Disney

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Aug 30, 2016 - 12:43 PM

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FACT CHECK: Photo used by Duterte camp to hit critics taken in Brazil, not PH

Aug 29, 2016 - 6:35 PM

Critics accuse the President's supporters of misleading the public for posting a photo of a 9-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Brazil in 2014

FAKE PHOTO. The photo used by supporters, of President Rodrigo Duterte to hit critics is fake. The victims was 9-year old Evelin Nicole da Silva Sousa from Brazil. Screenshot

Ichiro surpasses Rose to become new combined US-Japan baseball hit king

Jun 16, 2016 - 4:26 PM

Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki draws praise in Japan for his feat but it s being treated with less significance in the US

Paete local board bets square off in Usluan 2016

May 03, 2016 - 2:38 PM

Good governance and peace and order are the core platforms of most of the 16 candidates vying for a seat at Paete s municipal council

PHVOTE LAGUNA. Candidates for the 8 seats of Paete's Municipal Council wait for the local debate to start. Photo by Mary Joy Gelit/ Rappler

Mashable raises $15M to expand video

Apr 01, 2016 - 2:55 PM

The new round is led by the Turner unit which includes cable channels TBS and TNT

Duterte dares Roxas: 'Show us you're cut...'

Feb 13, 2016 - 9:00 PM

A dismissive Mar Roxas says in reply Wala akong panahon para sa mga walang kwentang bagay na yan

WATCH: What would 'Inside Out' be like without Riley's emotions?

Jan 03, 2016 - 9:38 PM

Vimeo user Jordan Hanzon cuts out the inside parts from Pixar s Inside Out and gives us Inside Out: Outside Edition

JUST THE OUTSIDE. Vimeo user Jordan Hanzon gives us 'Inside Out: Outside Edition,' a version of the movie without Riley's personified emotions. Screengrab from Vimeo/ Jordan Hanzon

Man with cerebral palsy, cancer earns Jiu-Jitsu blue belt

Oct 13, 2015 - 12:04 PM

Ian Matuszak who is battling cerebral palsy and stage three esophageal cancer earned a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Ian Matuszak has not allowed his illnesses to hold him back in Jiu-Jitsu. Photo from Brian Freeman's Instagram

#PugadBaboy: Outside in

Aug 26, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Outside in punchline 3

Aug 26, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Outside in punchline 2

Aug 26, 2015 - 5:00 AM

‘Inside Out’ review: A triumph of emotions

Aug 21, 2015 - 3:44 PM

Inside Out isn t a trailblazer but it more than meets expectations writes movie critic Oggs Cruz

'Inside Out': 7 Pixar Easter eggs to look out for

Aug 21, 2015 - 11:19 AM

A cameo from the characters of Up The Good Dinosaur Ratatouille and more Plus 10 things you might not know about Inside Out

JOY. Concept Art featuring JOY by Albert Lozano (Character Art Director). In this iteration, Joy is still wearing the initial outfit peg – a playful type of romper. It was later changed to a dress. Photo courtesy of Disney Pixar

WATCH: How to draw Anger from 'Inside Out'

Aug 18, 2015 - 1:27 PM

It s surprisingly easy and starts with a simple square Ronnie del Carmen co director of Inside Out shows you how

Photo courtesy of Disney-Pixar

WATCH: 'Pixnoy' Ronnie del Carmen shares advice for Pinoy creatives

Aug 07, 2015 - 3:58 PM

Co director of Inside Out Ronnie del Carmen talks about acting on your dreams and getting feedback

DO SOMETHING. Ronnie del Carmen, co-director of 'Inside Out,' gives aspiring filmmakers advice on how to break into the industry. Photo by Mark Cristino   Mark Cristino

WATCH: 'Inside Out' directors Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen on mind-blowing Pixar fan theory

Aug 07, 2015 - 3:19 PM

Could all the characters actually be related via one awesome Pixar universe? The Inside Out filmmakers weigh in

SPOTTING NEMO. In 'Monsters Inc,' viewers can spot Nemo among Boo's toys. It's one of many Pixar easter eggs in their many films. Screengrab from Youtube/Disney

Steffen wins fourth Ironman 70.3 PH women's title; Aussies dominate men's event

Aug 02, 2015 - 12:27 PM

Tim Reed crosses the finish line just two seconds ahead of fellow Australian Tim Van Berkel in the men s event as Switzerland s Caroline Steffen continues her domination of the women s race

WILL TO WIN. Switzerland's Caroline Steffen won her fourth straight Ironman 70.3 Cebu title. Photo by Nathan Soriano/Rappler

Celebrities, champs expected to return for Ironman 70.3 in Cebu

Jul 27, 2015 - 2:42 PM

Philippine celebrities Piolo Pascual Matteo Guidicelli Victor Basa Paul Jake Castillo are among those who enlisted in the race

Local shippers wary over Foreign Ships Co-Loading Act

Jul 27, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Local shipping players concerned over increased competition from foreign shipping the readiness of ports and potential smuggling

WATCH: Banned Pete Rose receives standing ovation at All-Star game

Jul 15, 2015 - 4:13 PM

As talks to reinstate the banned all time hits leader heat up baseball fans show their support for Charlie Hustle at the 2015 All Star game

Pete Rose, though banned from the Hall of Fame for betting on baseball during his time as a manager and allegedly as a player as well, is still appreciated by many. Photo by ELSA/Getty Imagees/AFP