Highlights of this day in history: A Cold War crisis over Cuba leads to brink of nuclear war; Shah of Iran allowed into U.S. for treatment; 'Pretty Boy' Floyd killed; Last victim slain in D.C. sniper shootings; Cellist Pablo Casals dies. (Oct. 22)
Sen. Angus King and thousands of others in his state are pushing to get the lobster added to the catalogue of emoji symbols chosen by the nonprofit corporation called the Unicode Consortium.
The top below-the-line unions have issued strong statements condemning sexual harassment, joining the creative guilds in the latest response to the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal. The Hollywood Teamsters union and the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees published the statements on their web sites two weeks after the Oct. 5 disclosure in a New […]
Here are the top stories for Saturday, Oct. 21st: U.S. soldier killed in Niger laid to rest; Trump says okay to releasing documents on JFK assassination. Dozens of Egyptian police killed in shootout with militants; BASE jumpers leap from WV bridge.
The Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures” has been shown at U.S. embassies around the world as dozens of countries have requested showings to inspire their girls to become scientists and engineers.
Longtime bassist for Marilyn Manson Twiggy Ramirez (born Jeordie White) has been accused of rape by Jessicka Addams, lead singer in the band Jack Off Jill. Addams detailed the alleged assault in a lengthy Facebook post, writing that she and Ramirez entered into a relationship in the ’90s — when she was 18 — that […]
Dozens lined sidewalks in Hollywood, Fla., to salute the hearse carrying the remains of Sgt. La David Johnson, whose death during an ISIS ambush in Niger is the focus of a feud between President Trump and Rep. Frederica Wilson.
President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign aides related to the investigations into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the proposal being considered would reduce the amount a worker could contribute tax-free to just $2,400 a year.
Disney-ABC Television Group president Ben Sherwood on Saturday commended the victims of alleged sexual harassment at the hands of Harvey Weinstein and other entertainment-industry power players who have shared their stories in recent weeks. “The women who have come forward so far have shown great bravery and should be supported,” Sherwood said Saturday at USC’s […]
Rep. Tim Murphy, R-PA., officially left office today after resigning earlier this month. The congressman became embattled in scandal after he asked his mistress to terminate a pregnancy despite pushing public anti-abortion views.