Some Instagram users will soon see the number of “likes” disappear from their posts as the social media platform tests hiding the tallies to foster a “less pressurized environment.” Instagram head Adam Mosseri announced the experiment on Tuesday at the annual F8 developer conference held by the app’s parent company, Facebook. “We want people to […]
With the news cycle nowadays, it’s easy to miss the images that fly under the radar. We’ve got you covered. Here, we’re highlighting exceptional photos from around the world for the week of April 26–May 3, 2019. Check them out below. ABOVE: Sumo wrestlers hold crying babies during the Nakizumo or Naki Sumo Baby Crying […]
Cheslie Kryst contributed to pageant history when she was crowned Miss USA on Thursday: For the first time, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America are all black women. Kryst, who represented North Carolina in the pageant, is a lawyer who practices civil litigation and does pro bono work to help get reduced sentences for […]
The deadly gas had filled a Michigan couple’s home, but no alarm was sounding. Millions of Americans in public housing may be at similar risk.
Analysis: Republicans say the president should focus more on the economy as he campaigns for a second term.
The Democratic presidential hopeful wants to use a voucher system to clean up politics — but it’s got strings attached.
It is not known why Ayman al-Drees was arrested last month. But the Bowling Green State University graduate is married to a prominent feminist.
Stephen Moore, who is President Donald Trump’s pick for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, offered up a very awkward defense of a racist joke he once told about the family of former President Barack Obama. Moore stumbled during an interview with Margaret Hoover on PBS’ “Firing Line” as he attempted to explain the […]
For nearly a quarter of a century, the American Pie Council has held the National Pie Championships to determine the cream of the crop in pie baking. Bakers are separated into amateur, professional and commercial categories for a weekend of baking and judging in Orlando, Florida. This year, the tops in the amateur field was […]
Babbel said it was “deeply sorry” after one of its ads was broadcast this week during an episode of Tucker Carlson’s controversial Fox News show. In a statement shared on Twitter Tuesday, the online language learning platform acknowledged placing an ad “with Fox.” But it “did not know it would air” during the primetime “Tucker Carlson […]
“This is the worst day in the history of UNC Charlotte,” its chancellor said.
New Jersey’s now-defunct Action Park was so well-known for its injuries and deaths that it was often dubbed “traction park” and “class action park” during its 1978-1996 operation. And despite being closed for more than 20 years, it remains an object of enough fascination that videos routinely pop up trying to explain just how insane […]
The new single and its sorbet-hued video is just a tease for Swift’s next big thing, which will probably be nothing like this song.
Analysis: The former vice president is off to a stronger-than-expected start and that may spell trouble for his Democratic rivals.
Screen icon Julia Roberts used her Instagram page to rally for inclusivity, sharing an image of herself at a gender-neutral bathroom and calling for support for LGBTQ kids in schools. The Oscar-winning actress also urged fans to check out her Instagram story, which featured a message about her support for GLSEN, a national education organization that […]
Seth Meyers shared nanny cam footage on Tuesday of the painful moment he thought his young son had broken his nose. The host of NBC’s “Late Night” broadcast the video, which showed 1-year-old Axel throwing a cell phone at Meyers’ face as they sat together on a couch. “I think he broke my nose,” said Meyers […]
CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin didn’t mince words on Tuesday over the revelation that special counsel Robert Mueller was unhappy about how Attorney General William Barr summarized his report. According to The Washington Post, Mueller wrote to Barr to complain that the four-page memo sent to Congress in Mach “did not fully capture the context, nature […]
Mohamed Noor took the stand in his own defense last week, telling jurors he believed Justine Damond was armed and was within point-blank range of his partner, Matthew Harrity.
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia recorded his 3,000th career strikeout on Tuesday night as Arizona Diamondbacks catcher John Ryan Murphy swung through a change-up to end the second inning. Sabathia becomes just the 17th member ― and only the third lefty ― in the exclusive 3,000K club, which will help build his case for […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge threw out former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s misdemeanor child-endangerment conviction on Tuesday, less than a day before he was due to turn himself in to begin serving a jail sentence. The decision by U.S. Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick in Scranton, Pennsylvania, gave state prosecutors three months to […]
The special counsel expressed frustration over the lack of context and substance of the letter that Barr made public.
Angela Davis has been outspoken in her support for Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn), calling the congresswoman a “courageous, bold black woman.” The civil rights icon and scholar told “Democracy Now!” on Tuesday that Omar, one of the Muslim women elected to Congress in November, has become the target of President Donald Trump’s vitriol because she is […]
New published research shows a 28.9 percent increase in suicides among American kids aged 10 to 17 — a 19 year high.
“Today, the armed forces are clearly on the side of the people, they are on the side of the constitution,” Venezuela’s opposition leader said.
The state is asking for clients of VIP Spa in Albuquerque to come in for testing.
A public service announcement in which a young girl teaches active shooter drills to adults has gone viral. March For Our Lives, the anti-gun violence movement, released the video captioned #GenerationLockdown on Monday. “If there was an active shooter, you would all be dead,” the youngster named Kayleigh told employees at a California office. Kayleigh […]
And a couple of his most persistent Twitter critics have joined forces to mock him about it. “Star Wars” icon Mark Hamill shared a tweet from conservative attorney George Conway ― husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway ― taunting Trump for the “amazing accomplishment”: Congrats, #DerangedDonald!! An amazing accomplishment!! No one but you could […]
Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano isn’t backing down from his damning assessment of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report despite attacks from President Donald Trump. Last week, Napolitano said the report exposed a pattern of obstruction by the president that was “unlawful, defenseless and condemnable.” Trump responded on Twitter by calling Napolitano “dumb” and […]
Deutsche Bank has continued to lend money to the president when other banks have refused. Trump wrote a check to Michael Cohen on his Capital One account.
Trump ordered changes to ensure that all asylum applications are adjudicated within 180 days, except for those representing exceptional circumstances.