Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson attends the 74th Annual Peabody Awards at Cipriani Wall Street, May 31, 2015, in New York.
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This week, global concern about the Zika virus outbreak continued to grow; astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson dropped a diss track; and the ”elephant not in the room” made his mark on the Fox News Republican debate without actually showing up.

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Moderator Megyn Kelly opened the debate by noting the absence of Donald Trump, calling him “the elephant not in the room.”

“That’s a great idea,” Clinton replied when the suggestion was made. “I would certainly take that under advisement. I mean, he is brilliant and he can set forth an argument.”

Rick Santorum’s campaign trails behind the rest of the pack with only $3,000 spent on ads in Iowa.

The presidential hopeful made this statement following a meeting with President Obama in the Oval Office this week.

The candidate points out that “campaigning is a dread” and calls Iowans “stubborn and picky,” which might not lead to the success he was hoping to garner with the ad.

Justice Department officials supported the ban saying this practice should only be used for the “most violent and disruptive inmates.”

The former candidate called Cruz “probably the best listener” in the political world.

Tyson told B.o.B. he is “five centuries regressed” in his thinking, but said people could still enjoy his music.

The production, titled “Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon”, is based on an urban legend in which Michael Jackson, Marlon Brando and Elizabeth Taylor allegedly embarked on a cross-country road trip.

The World Health Organization has predicted the virus will eventually end up in virtually every Western Hemisphere country.

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