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The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood

In a new Netflix documentary, the incredible tale of music executive Clarence Avant is told by people he worked with, from Barack Obama to Snoop DoggSurrounded by dark wood, seated in a cushy chair, his fingers steepled and his gr...

The Black Godfather: the untold story of the man holding up Hollywood

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Brexit, 10,000 BC: The untold story of how Britain first left Europe Megafloods, broken backstops and retreating ice sheets combine in a geological epic: the dramatic story of Britain's protracted original exit from Europe...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Former campground worker charged after holding gun during confrontation with black couple A white former campground worker has been charged after she holding a gun while confronting an African American, according to media reports.        ...
03:51, 2019-06-05

Hollywood takes on iconic racing story in ‘Ford v Ferrari' Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Christian Bale star in the film based on the true story of American car designer Carroll Shelby and British-born driver Ken Miles, who teamed up to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Co....
00:34, 2019-06-04

White campground manager fired after holding gun in confrontation with black couple A Kampgrounds of America manager has been fired after a viral video of her holding a gun at an African American couple who did not have a reservation.        ...
23:34, 2019-05-29

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 20 years since its 1997 release, on the eve of a fr...
14:51, 2019-06-05

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Correction: Gun Pointed At Black Child-Protest story WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — In a story June 13 about planned protests outside a Utah police agency after an officer pointed his gun at a black child, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his mother is black. She is white. A corrected version of the story is below: Utah officer who pulled gun ...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Five story lines to watch in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Bethpage Black, playing to a par of 70 and stretching out north of 7,400 yards, will greet the players each day like a jab to the face.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Patsy May Be Fiction, But Its Story of a Black Woman Immigrant Is Searingly True Patsy, the stunning second novel by Nicole Dennis-Benn, chronicles the often hidden sacrifices that black immigrant women make in pursuit of the ever elusive American Dream. As in her first novel, the acclaimed Here Comes the Sun, Dennis-Benn crafts a narrative set between her native Jamaica and her...
09:00, 2019-05-22

Framing John DeLorean Is the Story of a Man Whose Life Was Too Colorful for a Black and White World The narratives around John Z. DeLorean usually go one of two ways. He’s either remembered as an iconoclastic hero of American motoring, a David who fought one Goliath after another until he lost everything in an unfair and overzealous prosecution by the U.S. government, or scorned as a charlatan and...
21:34, 2019-06-05

Godfather actor Carmine Caridi dies aged 85 The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in The Godfather: Part II, was kicked out of the Academy in 2004 for sharing screeners Carmine Caridi, known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85.The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in The Godfather: Part II and Albert Volpe in The God...
01:17, 2019-05-30

Useless Republican Group Killing Untold Forests Handing Out the Mueller Report Given the reaction to Robert Mueller’s press conference on Wednesday, it shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise that most members of Congress have not read the former special counsel’s report. That’s not for a lack of access, however; you can download the whole damn thing for free from the Department ...
00:34, 2019-05-31

'Men in Black: International' to 'Toy Story 4': Summer's scariest movie villains, ranked Sorcerer Jafar. Three-headed Ghidorah. Ringmaster Sergei. So much evil this summer. Where does your favorite movie villain rank? A definitive list.        ...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Carmine Caridi, 'Godfather' actor who was expelled from the Academy, dead at 85 The actor, who played two different characters in the "Godfather" movies, and was expelled from the film academy for leaking screeners, was 85.        ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus, or DeRay Mckesson’s On The Other Side of F...
03:17, 2019-06-07

Toy Story 4 review – new characters but the same old Story It may only be a repeat of earlier ideas and plotlines, but compare it to the fourth films in other franchises and Pixar’s latest is an amusing and charming gemHaving done so many things unimaginably better than so many other movie franchises, it’s fitting that the Toy Story series now gives us a cl...
19:17, 2019-06-13

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
21:34, 2019-05-25

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
23:17, 2019-05-25

An IPO could make these workers wealthy – or leave them holding nothing Not all start-ups grow up to be Facebook. For the lucky few that do, their employees might have access to a small fortune: stock options. Here's what you should know....
21:17, 2019-06-08

U.S.'s Pompeo holding one-on-one meeting with Mexican counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding a one-on-one meeting on Wednesday with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard following a larger meeting at the White House on trade and immigration, a State Department official said....
02:01, 2019-06-06

US diplomat Pompeo holding talks with Dutch government THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting the Netherlands for talks with his Dutch counterpart that are expected to touch on rising tensions between Washington and Tehran as well as the crisis in Venezuela and NATO funding. Pompeo’s brief stop in The Hague o...
12:00, 2019-06-03

One Day At A Time producers still holding out hope for the show's return “All I can say is that there’s hope—there’s not not hope.” That’s One Day At A Time executive producer Mike Royce, talking to a panel full of fans about the beloved (former?) Netflix series, and the chances of the Alvarez clan scoring some kind of last-minute salvation from the cancellation heap. Pe...
04:51, 2019-06-09

House Backs Off Holding Barr in Contempt in New Resolution House Democrats revealed a resolution up for a vote next week to take Attorney General William P. Barr and the former White House counsel Donald F. McGahn II to court....
01:34, 2019-06-07

Migrants complain of poor conditions at US holding centers The Trump administration is facing growing complaints from migrants about severe overcrowding, meager food and other hardships at border holding centers....
23:51, 2019-06-14

Riesling wine, holding out between pesticides and climate change Climate change, new pests and diseases are threatening Riesling wine. Warmer temperatures are forcing winemakers to increase the use of plant protection methods, namely pesticides....
17:17, 2019-05-27

Mueller’s inaction over Trump has let the US down. Why is he holding back? | Simon Tisdall The special counsel’s reluctance to indict the president has only deepened the mystery he was hired to solveRobert Mueller has a reputation as a straight-shooting, play-it-by-the-book sort of guy. That changed this week. The special counsel’s stated justifications for not accusing Donald Trump of ob...
19:34, 2019-05-30

Fresh Chargesheets Against Gautam Khaitan For Holding Undisclosed Assets The Income-Tax Department has filed four fresh chargesheets against lawyer Gautam Khaitan, an accused in the multi-crore VVIP chopper deal scam, on charges of tax evasion and possession of undisclosed......
12:17, 2019-06-11

Florida homeowner detains suspect by holding iPhone like a gun: report A Miami homeowner was able to get a suspected car burglar to lie down on the ground with his hands behind his back Monday evening by holding his recording iPhone on the man until police arrived, according to a report....
14:34, 2019-06-14

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers claimed the price would go up every day after four day...
21:17, 2019-05-22

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
19:00, 2019-05-23

French Open 2019: Tsonga left holding baby "Jo-Wilfried Tsonga easied into the French Open second round with a 7-6 6-1 4-6 6-3 win over Peter Gojowczyk before being asked to pose for a photo with a baby."...
19:34, 2019-05-27

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Richard Carapaz on verge of winning Giro after holding off Vincenzo Nibali • Ecuadorian holds 1min 54sec lead over Nibali with time trial left• Pello Bilbao wins 20th stage from Mikel Landa; Carapaz fourthRichard Carapaz was on the verge of winning the Giro d’Italia after he retained the overall leader’s pink jersey in Saturday’s penultimate stage in the Dolomites. The Ecu...
19:51, 2019-06-01

Kamala Harris: Trump holding 'America's infrastructure hostage' over Dem investigations California senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Kamala Harris accused President Trump of holding "America's infrastructure hostage" after scrapping his White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
14:51, 2019-05-23

Bagged lunch sparks inmate fight in courthouse holding cell INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A dispute over a banana and a cookie apparently sparked a fight between two inmates in a holding cell at a Pennsylvania courthouse. Authorities say 18-year-old Ryshawn Crawford and a 35-year-old man were at the Indiana County courthouse for unrelated matters on Friday when Crawfo...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Bajrang Dal Accused Of Holding "Arms-Training" Camp At Mumbai School The Bajrang Dal has denied claims that participants of a camp held at a school on Mumbai's Mira Road were trained in handling firearms late last month. The matter first came to light when a......
15:51, 2019-06-02

House to vote June 11 on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt of Congress The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on June 11 whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, according to a Democratic aide....
14:17, 2019-06-04

Former UN chief: A lack of political will is holding back climate goal achievements A lack of political will is holding the world back from achieving climate goals and actions, said Ban Ki-moon, the former United Nations secretary general....
15:34, 2019-06-06

CBOE and C2 Plan to List Options on Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) plan to list options on Alibaba Group Holding Limited (ticker symbol: BABA) beginning on Monday, September 29, 2014, contingent on BA...
05:01, 2019-05-22

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census The U.S. House Oversight Committee plans to vote next week on holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for stonewalling a probe into an alleged scheme to politicize the 2020 U.S. Census....
00:00, 2019-06-08

UPDATE 1-Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector - London mayor London's booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn't depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday....
14:51, 2019-06-10

Man who drove David Ortiz to the hospital describes holding his hand as they sped from the scene The man who drove former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to the hospital after he was shot in the Dominican Republic described holding his hand in the car as they sped away from the scene in his SUV....
13:17, 2019-06-12

UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum LONDON (AP) — UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum. The post UK leader Theresa May says she will give lawmakers a chance to vote on holding new Brexit referendum appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:34, 2019-05-21

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress. The resolution highlights that, if it passes, House Judiciary Commi...
23:34, 2019-06-06

Video shows Phoenix police holding family at gunpoint after 4-year-old allegedly shoplifts Phoenix Police Department Chief Jeri Williams said in a video released Friday afternoon that she began an internal investigation as soon as she was made aware of the video....
02:17, 2019-06-16

29th Horse Dies At Santa Anita One Day After Officials Tell Track To Stop Holding Races A three-year-old filly named Truffalino died Sunday after collapsing suddenly on the turf at Santa Anita. Truffalino, who didn’t suffer any visible limb injuries, is not to be confused with Formal Dude, who sustained a fractured pelvis near the finish line of another race at Santa Anita on Saturday ...
20:34, 2019-06-10

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Commissioner Roger Goodell: NFL remains in holding pattern on Robert Kraft, Tyreek Hill cases Commissioner says once again league waiting for legal proceedings to play out as it pertains to Patriots owner Robert Kraft and Chiefs star Tyreek Hill.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
04:17, 2019-06-15

Has Hollywood’s ‘de-ageing’ gone too far? Martin Scorsese thinks so Will Smith, Anthony Hopkins and Robert Downey Jr have all been digitally rejuvenated. Now Robert De Niro and Al Pacino are having their wrinkles zappedWith production overrunning on Martin Scorsese’s passion project The Irishman, the director admitted this month he had misgivings about the “youthifi...
09:51, 2019-05-29

Hollywood backlash over Georgia abortion law grows Big business stays silent over controversy – in contrast to entertainment giantsGeorgia is home to some of the world’s biggest businesses but those corporations are so far avoiding becoming involved in the growing controversy over the state’s new abortion law, in contrast to the growing number of en...
20:51, 2019-05-31

AI model exposes Hollywood’s bias against actresses While the technology world and the US political institution grapple with how to deal with incumbent gender discrimination, Hollywood’s seemingly gotten a pass on the matter. But a new study out of London indicates Tinsel Town may be just as bad as Silicon Valley and the US Senate. Researchers from Q...
09:34, 2019-06-07

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to ‘shut it down’ in Georgia LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat. Most studios that have commented have said they’re waiting to see if the so-called “heartbe...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood's Brandy, 2019's It Dog, has arrived Last year, Hollywood was forever changed by the emergence of two bona fide dog celebrities: Olivia, the West Highland Terrier that breathed kibble-stinking life into Widows, Game Night, and Insatiable, and Charlie from A Star Is Born, a pup that showed an extreme commitment to method acting by someh...
21:01, 2019-05-24

How Hollywood Is Celebrating Pride Month 2019 Pride month is here, which means it is time to celebrate! Stars are donning their finest rainbow attire in honor of Pride month and, of course, there are plenty of photos to mark the......
15:34, 2019-06-08

Hollywood’s leading men are freeing the nipple on the red carpet Who can forget Lil Kim’s now infamous purple bejeweled pasty breast-baring jumpsuit she wore to the 1999 MTV Video Music Award? Some might view it as the ultimate fashion faux pas — while others might see it as laying the initial groundwork of the latest menswear trend taking over the red carpet. Th...
14:32, 2019-05-21

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Will Hollywood’s new youthifying tech keep old actors in work for ever? From Samuel L Jackson to Will Smith, established stars are de-ageing in films – a trick that might not always benefit the industryHow old is Samuel L Jackson? How old is Michael Douglas? How old is Arnold Schwarzenegger? Looking at their movies these days, it is impossible to tell. All three have re...
16:51, 2019-06-10

German far-right angry over ‘Hollywood’ letter ahead if vote BERLIN (AP) — An open letter signed by international film stars calling on residents of the German town of Goerlitz not to vote for a far-right mayoral candidate has drawn an angry response from his party. Leipziger Volkszeitung daily reported Friday that the letter was signed by actors, directors a...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Is One of Quentin Tarantino’s Most Affectionate Films. It’s Also One of His Best How you respond to Quentin Tarantino’s dazzling elegiac fairytale Once Upon a Time in Hollywood—playing in competition here at the Cannes Film Festival—may depend on how much you like old guys, people who see how the changing of the guard is leaving them behind, who are beginning t...
17:34, 2019-05-22

Doris Day: The tragic last days of a ‘manipulated’ Hollywood icon In the 1950s and ’60s, Doris Day was America’s box-office sweetheart. But she spent her final days being manipulated by those around her, sources who were close to the legend allege....
10:17, 2019-06-09

How will a Hollywood boycott affect the Georgia film industry? After a controversial anti-abortion bill, studios and major stars have threatened to abandon a $9.5bn industry but many are urging them to stayGeorgia is facing a major challenge: Hollywood studios are threatening a boycott after the passing of a law that would ban abortions after six weeks. The Liv...
15:17, 2019-06-04

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a figure in bejewelled orange horns, gold popped collar and fiery plumage. The Avengers have fought the...
09:34, 2019-05-24

Hollywood Reconsiders the Bad Female Boss, With a Generational Twist In projects like “Late Night,” “Little” and “Veep,” the archetype is being used to tell more explicitly feminist tales — and to question power itself....
11:17, 2019-06-12

How Allison Williams became Hollywood’s smartest scream queen She’s played a millennial underminer on “Girls,” a flat-out psycho in “Get Out” and a chilling cellist in a new horror movie. Right now, though, actress Allison Williams is dreaming about going romantically old school. “Something period. I love a period drama. I want to be on a horse in a corset. It...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Barrymore Film Center will honor little-known ‘original Hollywood’ Realty Check rarely crosses the Hudson River. But we make an exception for this week’s beam-signing ceremony for the Barrymore Film Center in Fort Lee, NJ — a 21,500 square-foot, 260-seat cinema, museum and movie archives building designed by architect Hugh Hardy. The “retro-futuristic” project, is ...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood cast has no idea what to do with this in-your-face cameraperson It sounds weird for people who don’t attend film festivals to hear that a film received a seven or eight-minute standing ovation, and that’s because it is. It’s really fucking weird. A standing ovation is a nice gesture, but one has no reason to go beyond, say, 30 seconds. People have places to be! ...
05:17, 2019-05-24

House committee to vote on holding Barr and Ross in contempt for failing to provide documents related to 2020 Census citizenship question Last week, new evidence emerged suggesting that the citizenship question was crafted specifically to give an electoral advantage to Republicans and white residents....
01:51, 2019-06-04

Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood review - Tarantino's dazzling LA redemption song With Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt playing a TV actor and stuntman who cross paths with the Manson cult, Tarantino has created outrageous, disorientating entertainmentQuentin Tarantino’s exploitation black-comedy thriller Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood finds a pulp-fictionally redemptive take on ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
21:17, 2019-05-23

Spike Lee calls for Hollywood to 'shut it down' in Georgia over 'heartbeat' bill Director Spike Lee is calling for Hollywood production companies to leave Georgia over a law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks, upon detection of a fetal heartbeat....
00:34, 2019-06-08

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
02:17, 2019-05-31

Augmented reality offers an exciting future for Hollywood blockbusters There is a space for bigger than life illusions that can update a process, cut costs, and provide a powerful user experience…without headsets or gogglesRead More...
22:51, 2019-06-08

Apple, Psalm, Poet, Oh My! Revisiting Hollywood's Most Unique Kid Names In need of a standout name for your newborn? Look no further than Hollywood. After all, celebrity parents have been known to give their kids some pretty standout names, as evidenced by......
01:17, 2019-05-31

Cannes warns movie buffs about ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ spoilers Once upon a time in Cannes . . . Quentin Tarantino’s hotly anticipated flick, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” premiered at the French film festival Tuesday to a six-minute standing ovation. In an unorthodox move, festival head Thierry Frémaux warned attendees not to spill spoilers about the film, w...
12:51, 2019-05-22

Naomi Scott's Aladdin Tour Wardrobe Is Emblematic Of Hollywood's New Era Scott's stylist gives Vogue the lowdown on her looks, which were inspired by “Arabian fairytales, Middle Eastern royalty and the cultural map linking these to Aladdin”...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Tarantino got snippy when asked why Margot Robbie doesn't get to say much in Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood It’s been an open question, ever since the film was first announced, how much Quentin Tarantino’s ninth picture, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood, was actually “about” Sharon Tate, and her death at the hands of the Manson family in 1969. Tarantino made it clear early on that Tate (played by Margot Robb...
04:34, 2019-05-23

Matthew McConaughey Reveals He's a Guy Fieri Fan at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony Alright, alright, alright! It is the moment that people have long been waiting for: Guy Fieri is getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The famed Diners, Drive-ins and Dives host......
09:17, 2019-05-23

How Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and More Stars Are Changing the Face of Sexuality in Hollywood Members of Hollywood are living their truth like never before. In recent years, the film and music industry has seen a boom in stars who are being open about their sexuality and it's......
13:34, 2019-06-05

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant Satan getup we will soon come to understand as aggr...
23:01, 2019-06-06

Taika Watiti paved his way to Hollywood with this Oscar-nominated short film You might know Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi for his imaginative comedic work in Thor: Ragnarok or the original film version of What We Do In the Shadows. What you might not have realized is that he actually made a short film in 2004 that was nominated for an Oscar, one much more subdued than what he...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Matthew McConaughey spoke at Guy Fieri's Hollywood Walk Of Fame ceremony A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the greatest honor a person in entertainment can receive that they also must pay $50,000 for. The chance to be immortalized among the many Batmen, Jack Sparrows, and brawling Spongebobs is one that simply cannot be passed up. So when, at long last, the time ca...
20:34, 2019-05-23

UPDATE 4-Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law The producer of the hit television series "The Walking Dead" and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in Georgia if a new state law restricting abortions takes effect....
06:01, 2019-05-31

Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood hits Cannes to red-carpet circus Los Angeles-set thriller starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt the festival’s hot ticket, with Tarantino imploring audience members not to reveal the plotTwenty five years to the day that Pulp Fiction debuted at the Cannes film festival, Quentin Tarantino returned to the French Riviera with for h...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Teens, superheroes lead charge in LGBTQ Hollywood movie characters Movies like "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Love, Simon" and "Deadpool 2" helped increase the numbers of gay and bisexual characters in Hollywood movies last year....
03:00, 2019-05-24

Ashton Kutcher takes the stand in ‘Hollywood Ripper’ murder trial Ashton Kutcher took the stand Wednesday in the “Hollywood Ripper” trial of a “serial sexual thrill killer” three women — including one who the actor had a date with — and described freaking out the next day, saying, ‘My fingerprints were on the door.” ...
20:34, 2019-05-29

Hollywood's boycott of Georgia over heartbeat bill could squeeze state's economy A boycott of Georgia spearheaded by actors and producers in the wake of the state’s new abortion restriction threatens to upend its position as the Hollywood of the South....
18:34, 2019-05-25

Quentin Tarantino says Once Upon A Time In Hollywood is "the closest thing I’ve done to Pulp Fiction” Lucky audiences in France have spent the day making us jealous with their takes on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which just saw its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Our own dispatch is coming soon, but, in the meantime, we’ll direct you to a fascinating new Esquire in...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood's new trailer introduces Brad Pitt to Charles Manson “It’s official, old buddy. I’m a has-been.” So says Leonardo DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton in the new trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, which sees its world premiere today at the Cannes Film Festival. Set to the kaleidoscopic strains of Neil Diamond’s “Brother Love’s Traveling ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, but she’s imploring leaders of industry, especially those in the filmmaking community, to stand with her and fight to change things, rather than boyco...
09:00, 2019-06-05

Hollywood celebrities react to Mueller statement, ramp up calls for Trump's impeachment Following Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first public statement on the Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in 2016, Hollywood celebrities have ramped up their calls for impeachment. ...
16:17, 2019-05-30

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving film industry, which stands to be impacted signific...
01:00, 2019-05-29

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing his 10th feature. It remains to be seen if American cinema’s reigning rock-star auteur will make good on this early retirement plan, but the rationale...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
09:34, 2019-06-13

Social justice, human rights feature prominently at this year's Oscars in Hollywood Gender equality, the marginalization of indigenous languages, migration, the refugee crisis, the lives of domestic workers, poverty… All these issues which are at the heart of the United Nations’ work, are also front and centre in some of the films celebrated this year at the Academy Awards....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
17:34, 2019-06-02

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:34, 2019-06-04

A Hollywood boycott over anti-abortion law would hurt the film industry and Georgia's economy A contentious anti-abortion bill proposed in Georgia is throwing Hollywood into turmoil as it mulls over how to respond. A potential boycott of Gerogia wouldn't just hurt the state, it would also hurt Hollywood....
17:34, 2019-06-02

'Isis Beatles' apologise for role in holding Western hostages to ransom as they await fate in Syrian prison A suspected member of the Isis terrorism cell nicknamed The Beatles has apologised after admitting a role in holding Western hostages to ransom in Syria....
12:34, 2019-06-10

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio Praise ''Icon'' Luke Perry for Work on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Believe it or not, even people like Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio get starstruck. This was exactly the case when they walked onto the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood set, and found......
03:51, 2019-05-22

'Shut it down': Spike Lee wants Hollywood to boycott Georgia over its abortion bill Director Spike Lee is calling for production companies to leave Georgia over a "heartbeat" law that would ban abortions as early as six weeks.        ...
16:01, 2019-06-07

Pit bull from 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' named top dog of Cannes Film Festival Quentin Tarantino accepted the Palm Dog – a riff on Cannes' top prize, the Palme d'Or – on behalf of the pit bull from "Once Upon a Time."        ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio on 'growing up' in Hollywood together The A-list duo discuss working together in Quentin Tarantino's latest project 'Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood' about the 1960's movie industry and the Manson Family murders. (May 23)        ...
12:17, 2019-05-23

Amy Poehler calls on Hollywood to champion female-created shows, movies: 'More, more, more' Speaking at the Women in Film Gala on Wednesday, Amy Poehler called on Hollywood to push for more female-created movies and shows.        ...
04:34, 2019-06-14

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' official trailer features Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio Brad Pitt and Leo DiCaprio star in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood," which dropped its official trailer Tuesday.        ...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Why the UFO story is far more interesting than you think The New York Times has made waves with a new report on sightings by U.S. Navy aviators of unidentified flying objects between 2014 and 2015. But the UFO issue, which follows a similar 2017 story, is far more interesting than the reporters let on....
23:51, 2019-05-28

All You Need to Know About Toy Story 4, Out Next Week in India Toy Story 4 release date in India, cast, review embargo, trailer, characters, tickets, and more - here's all you need to know about the latest Pixar movie....
10:00, 2019-06-14

Booksmart Is the Perfect Coming-of-Age Story for Right Now Only recently have filmmakers begun thinking seriously about coming-of-age stories told from a young woman’s point of view. Olivia Wilde’s clever, peppery Booksmart—in which Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever play two brainy teenage best friends, unpopular with their classmates, wh...
01:34, 2019-05-24

Tom Hanks Says From What He's Seen Toy Story 4 Could Top Original 3 Films When it comes to Pixar's Toy Story 4, Woody's catchphrase couldn't be more perfect: "Reach for the sky!" The person who believes in that motto for the upcoming movie......
04:34, 2019-06-12

The story of Grenfell United – podcast Natasha Elcock and Ed Daffarn escaped from Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Karim Mussilhy’s uncle died in the fire. Together with other survivors and bereaved people, they formed Grenfell United. They talk about their work over the past two years, while the Guardian’s social affairs correspondent, R...
09:00, 2019-06-14

How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story Last week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to what you might do with the app TikTok....
20:51, 2019-06-09

FAANG: Update on the "Story of the Year" A government sling-shot is taking aim at corporate technology giants. Plus, investors in the FAANG stocks are not sleeping too well at night. Take a look at this chart......
21:17, 2019-06-07

The True Story Behind the Movie Rocketman Rocketman, a musical film about Elton John that arrives in theaters on Friday, looks a lot like a biopic: It traces John’s life from a shy child in London through his stratospheric rise and addiction-fueled lows. But its creative team has repeatedly rejected the label: “Everyone thinks ...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research group....
09:00, 2019-06-10

Mum and me: a story of immigration and integration | Podcast Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty, the son of two Indian immigrants, explains why he felt so frustrated with a recent report from Tony Blair’s thinktank. And Katharine Murphy looks ahead to Australia’s imminent electionGuardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty recently read a report from Tony Blai...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Updates From Godzilla vs. Kong, Toy Story 4, and More The Candyman remake wants to tackle toxic fandoms. Meet Christina Hendrick’s new Toy Story 4 villain. Plus, watch Tom Holland and Chris Hemsworth goof off about Far From Home and Men in Black: International, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead, and more. Spoilers get!Read more......
17:34, 2019-06-10

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the nuclear accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers around the world, this version will claim that a CIA spy was present for ...
14:34, 2019-06-07

‘When They See Us’ does justice to Central Park Five’s brutal story One of the most shameful miscarriages of justice in New York State is powerfully and heartbreakingly dramatized in Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us,” a four-part series that drops Friday on Netflix. No matter how well you think you remember the trial of the Central Park Five, the H...
13:17, 2019-06-01

America’s "best first job"? My story of sexual harassment at McDonald’s The company claims to have zero tolerance for sexual harassment, but it is not doing enough to protect workersThree years ago, when I was 16, I began working at a McDonald’s in my hometown of Tucson, Arizona. As the oldest of four children, I took the job to help my mother pay bills and support our ...
13:34, 2019-05-25

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
12:34, 2019-06-11

The filmmakers behind Toy Story 4 know how emotional you'll get watching the movie All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s decades-spanning franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. The beloved animation studio invited us to sit down with the filmmakers behind the film—director Josh Cooley, and pr...
21:51, 2019-06-13

The story behind Magnussen's radio rant and apology Kevin Magnussen apologised to Haas immediately after the Canadian Grand Prix for the radio messages that prompted team boss Guenther Steiner to step in and tell him to stop....
20:17, 2019-06-11

New Instagram feature turns your Story into a sing-along Remember when Instagram was known for its photo filters? Back in the day, when Instagram added a new filter to the app, it was a newsworthy story. In 2016, the site added its Stories feature (copied from Snapchat) and last year Instagram had more than one billion monthly active users. Facebook bough...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Correction: River-Fish Kill story CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — In a story June 13 about a waste water spill in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company responsible for the spill. The company is Tyson Foods, not Tyson Farms. A corrected version of the story is below: Tyson Foods spill spreads E. coli, kills ...
20:34, 2019-06-14

The remarkable comeback story of UFC fighter Jessica Eye Eye is a prohibitive underdog in her flyweight title bout against Valentina Shevchenko. But Eye has grappled with far worse -- an abusive father, a devastating car accident, a four-fight losing streak -- just to make it back to the ring....
19:34, 2019-06-05

Correction: Thad Cochran Funeral story Two U.S. senators from opposing parties praised their former colleague, Republican Thad Cochran of Mississippi, as one of their closest friends and as a gentleman who cared about the people of his state and worked across party lines....
21:34, 2019-06-05

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children’s song Yuyake Koyake chimes acros...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Ron Howard tells Pavarotti’s ‘bittersweet’ story in new doc Ron Howard isn’t a follower of opera, but perhaps that made him the best person to tell the story of Pavarotti in the new documentary that shares the icon’s name...
00:34, 2019-06-05

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio that it follows. Touching, raucously funny, adventurous and yes, even profound, Pixar's signature property once again touches them all....
20:51, 2019-06-13

Paul Wesley returning for Season 2 of 'Tell Me a Story' Paul Wesley has signed on to return for Season 2 of the fairy tale-themed, psychological thriller, "Tell Me a Story," CBS All Access announced Wednesday....
03:34, 2019-06-13

How to take over your town: the inside story of a local revolution They are passionate about their community, know what the issues are – and are sick to death of party politics. Meet the independent groups from Devon to London who are seizing controlA quiet revolution has begun in the Devon town of Buckfastleigh. Its compact high street, functional-looking industri...
20:17, 2019-06-12

Transgender love story shines in Cannes Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said "Port Authority", about a man grappling with his feelings for a transgender woman, chimed with her personal experience, helping her dive into the role....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Correction: damage at Noah’s Ark attraction story WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In a story May 24 about property damage at a Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky, The Associated Press reported erroneously that flooding caused the damage. The damage was caused by heavy rains over a period of two years. A corrected version of the story is below: In the...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Review: Heartwarming 'Booksmart' puts Olivia Wilde at the head of Hollywood's cool class Olivia Wilde makes her directorial debut with the raunchy and heartwarming coming-of-age comedy 'Booksmart,' one of 2019's best films so far.        ...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Tarantino's 'Hollywood' stars soak up Cannes praise Quentin Tarantino and his "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" stars Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Margot Robbie walk the red carpet after the movie's Cannes Film Festival premiere. (May 22)        ...
02:51, 2019-05-23

Larian Shares The Very-Serious Story Of How They Got The Baldur's Gate 3 Deal Baldur’s Gate 3 is real, and Larian Studios, the developer behind the excellent Divinity: Original Sin 2, are making it. But how did they score the biggest win in all of role-playing games, one of Dungeons & Dragons’ most-beloved stories? What did they do to sell D&D makers Wizards of the Co...
19:17, 2019-06-07

Ron Howard frames Pavarotti story through arias for new documentary Director Ron Howard did not know much about opera, but he understands drama when he sees it, and Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti's life was packed with it....
21:34, 2019-06-04

Walk the line: behind the story of Michael Gove's cocaine use Tory leadership hopeful revealed he had taken drug in mock-media interview for 2016 campaignIn the run-up to his 2016 campaign to be Tory leader, Michael Gove was being subjected to a mock media interview by his team, as they tried to anticipate what questions he could face from journalists. Related...
21:17, 2019-06-09

Tom Hanks and Tim Allen Reveal The Toy Story Scenes That Had Them ''Choked Up'' The Toy Story 4 cast is revealing their favorite parts about the famous franchise -- and, boy, is it sweet. E! News' Erin Lim had the opportunity to catch up with the impressive cast......
04:51, 2019-06-13

Why Mira Sorvino shared her date rape story now Actress Mira Sorvino revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. She explained the decision while promoting the upcoming action comedy "Stuber." (June 14)        ...
03:00, 2019-06-15

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history appeared first on Boxing News....
06:34, 2019-06-15

“5B” documentary tells story of pioneering AIDS caretakers LOS ANGELES (AP) — The impact of San Francisco General Hospital’s ward 5B — the first hospital division dedicated to treating people with AIDS — has far outlasted its existence. The ward, which opened in 1989, is the focus of a new documentary, “5B,” which has nurses, patients, and...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Here’s how Keanu Reeves got his part as Duke Caboom in ‘Toy Story 4’ At one point when Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley and the producers were in the middle of a blind audio test, going through recordings of Canadian actors reading lines for the next installment of the beloved franchise, they yelled out for the recordings to stop. “Wait, stop! Who is that?&rdqu...
06:34, 2019-06-15

Trump slams NYT story on Mexico pact as a ‘FRAUD’ and ‘hit job’ President Trump slammed The New York Times on Monday over an article on the administration’s immigration deal with Mexico that he called a “FRAUD” and a “hit job” -- while also warning that if Mexico's legislature does not approve the pact, he will move anew to impose tariffs....
15:51, 2019-06-10

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Story Creator Is Simple But Fun Assassin’s Creed Odyssey released a story creator this week, allowing players to cobble together their own questlines and share them with others. The website for constructing handmade stories is easy to use and fun to tinker with, even in the final results of that tinkering can be a little awkward....
09:17, 2019-06-12

Imagine Me & You gives a lesbian love story the classic rom-com treatment Does love at first sight exist? How do you balance commitment and loyalty with the pull of true love? What are the most appealing visual locations in London? Those questions have anchored hundreds of romantic comedies over the years, but they’re trotted out in a slightly new fashion in 2005’s Imagin...
13:00, 2019-06-07

A Truist Story About the Perils of Combining Company Names BB&T and SunTrust banks merged and needed a new name. They came up with Truist, prompting some head-scratching. ‘As long as it doesn’t mean human sacrifice in another language, it’s going to be OK.’...
07:00, 2019-06-14

Tesla Careens From Growth Story to Demand Slowdown Tesla spent years figuring out how to make enough Model 3 compact sedans to satisfy early customer demand. Now, the electric-vehicle maker is facing questions about how much consumer interest is still there....
22:51, 2019-06-03

Tesla Careens From Growth Story to Demand Worries Tesla spent years and billions of dollars figuring out how to make enough Model 3 compact sedans to satisfy early customer demand. Now, the electric-vehicle maker is facing questions about how much consumer interest is still there....
14:51, 2019-06-03

What Is a Spoiler? This Story About ‘Jeopardy!’ Phenom James Holzhauer On Monday, the show’s most dominant player in years can surpass the $2.5 million Ken Jennings won during his famous streak. Read on if you want to learn what happened....
18:17, 2019-06-03

In A Few Weeks, Minecraft: Story Mode Will Be Impossible To Download In the aftermath of development studio Telltale’s closure, games like Tales From The Borderlands and Batman: The Telltale Series were delisted from major stores like Steam and GOG. Now, that hissing green creeper has finally come for Minecraft: Story Mode. The story-based Minecraft spinoff is about ...
23:17, 2019-06-03

The Story Behind the Police Commissioner’s Handwritten Stonewall Apology The police had long refused to apologize for the violent 1969 raid that galvanized the modern gay rights movement. Commissioner James O’Neill described his change of heart....
03:00, 2019-06-11

Archbishop didn’t tell Vatican whole story on fallen bishop CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The bishop appointed by the Vatican to investigate the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church in West Virginia now has his own explaining to do. Archbishop William Lori oversaw a probe of alleged sexual and financial misconduct by Bishop Michael Bransfield, who has denie...
22:34, 2019-06-08

The inside story: Sandy and the Glass-Steagall repeal 1998: As the 1990s came to a close, Euromoney spent time in the US with Sandy Weill and Jamie Dimon, watching as LTCM imploded and the Glass-Steagall laws were repealed....
17:51, 2019-06-10

Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ is funny and moving — but it’s subpar Pixar Pixar is suffering from a nasty bout of sequelitis. Since 2016, the Disney-owned studio has served up almost exclusively followups — “Finding Dory,” “Cars 3” and The Incredibles 2” — save for the marvelous “Coco” in 2018. Now there’s “Toy Story 4,” and audiences are beginning to feel a lot like the ...
04:17, 2019-06-14

Trump misses the real NATO success story By almost every measure, the 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization has grown significantly stronger in the two years President Trump has been in office....
10:00, 2019-06-14

8 new trailers from this past week: Toy Story 4, Terminator, Spider-Man, and more John Wick 3 stole Avengers: Endgame’s crown at the box office last week, but it might not hold on to it for too long considering that Disney’s Aladdin remake hits theaters this weekend. And you can bet there are plenty of Aladdin fans out there who will want to see what Disney has done w...
05:51, 2019-05-26

National Geographic's Film On Polls To Tell "Story Of Democracy" National Geographic has shot the film over the last few months capturing the high-octane drama during campaigning period and crucial moments in parties' war rooms, and also shines a light on the role......
20:34, 2019-05-21

Anne Frank: the real story of the girl behind the diary Boisterous, popular, self-aware: a new collection of all Frank’s known writing brings her into sharp focus, says the Costa-winning biographerAlbert Gomes de Mesquita is one of the last people alive to have known Anne Frank in person. He appears briefly in her diary as a fellow student at the Jewish ...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Story hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rockies beat Orioles 8-6 DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a game-ending drive for his second two-run homer Friday night, helping the Colorado Rockies beat Baltimore 8-6 in the Orioles’ first visit to Coors Field since 2004. Nolan Arenado also went deep twice for the Rockies in the opener of a season-long, 10-game homest...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Niki Lauda, Formula One Legend: A Story Of Fire And Ice On fire in a burning cockpit: Formula One legend Niki Lauda, who died at the age of 70, will forever be known for his 1976 accident. But even the horrific crash could not shake the 1975 world......
19:17, 2019-05-21

The Bitter Life Of A Shattered Jockey: A Mostly True Story The 1973 Philadelphia Sports Writers Association Awards banquet wasn’t lacking for starpower. Flyers legend Bobby Clarke, who became only the ninth player in NHL history to score 100 points with his 104-point 1972-73 campaign, was one of the honorees. So too was Penn State running back and newly-min...
17:34, 2019-05-23

A Deeply Depressing Story About Kirsten Gillibrand's Sinking Ship New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is still running for president, but you’d be forgiven for forgetting that. A Politico story out Friday chronicles her failure to get a foothold in the double-digit field of 2020 Democratic candidates, despite once being hailed as a formidable contender. Now, she’s b...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
20:00, 2019-06-04

Correction: Helicopter Crash-Music Festival-The Latest story OZARK, Ark. (AP) — In a story June 3 about a helicopter crash that killed three people near a music festival in Arkansas, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the pilot killed. His name was Chuck Dixon, not Chuck Dickson. A corrected version of the story is below: The Latest: 3 kille...
01:34, 2019-06-05

Tom Hanks poses with fan's 'Toy Story' stomach tattoo: 'Howdy partner!' Even as the “Toy Story” franchise comes to a close with its fourth installment, one super fan showed Tom Hanks the movies will live on in his heart -- and on his stomach....
09:01, 2019-05-24

Grey's Anatomy Almost Had a Very Different Love Story Planned for Meredith in Season 14 Before MerLuca, Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) almost had another new man. Grey's Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff revealed to EW that there was originally a different plan for......
08:51, 2019-06-05

‘Toy Story 4’ is already breaking records ahead of its June 21st release Pixar fans just got a hint on Thursday morning that the next installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise will not only crush it at the box office as expected but that it will outpace last year’s massively successful Incredibles 2. According to the movie ticket site Fandango, Toy Story 4 now...
03:17, 2019-05-31

Tesla woes make it a 'restructuring story,' influential analyst says Tesla delivered 63,000 cars in the first three months of the year and told shareholders it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 in the second quarter....
06:00, 2019-05-24

Man falls for cash-for-sex scam and tries to cover it up with kidnapping story, police say A Singaporean man is being investigated by police after allegedly lodging a false kidnapping claim in an attempt to cover up his involvement in a cash-for-sex scam....
09:34, 2019-06-05

Larry Johnson’s Knicks miracle: The inside story, 20 years later Larry Johnson makes frequent visits up to the display case on the 200-level of the renovated Garden to reminisce. The glass-enclosed shrine includes photos, a copy of the boxscore and the shoes and “2’’ jersey he wore the wild night of June 5, 1999. It is glorified among the “21 Defining Moments” in...
14:34, 2019-06-05

Two Pixar veterans explain how the Toy Story series has evolved with technology All of Andy’s Bonnie’s toys are back for a new adventure with Toy Story 4, another installment in Pixar’s beloved franchise that follows the gang on an eye-opening road trip. Ahead of the film’s release next week, we sat down with two Pixar veterans—production designer Bob Pauley and supervising tec...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Mira Sorvino Shares Her Date Rape Survival Story Mira Sorvino is breaking her silence on something that has been "impossible" for her to share publicly. "I'm a survivor of date rape," the Oscar-winning actress said,......
02:17, 2019-06-13

Guns and lies in America: decoding an unlikely gun violence success story Why the Guardian US is launching a major project on the dramatic drop in gun homicides in the Bay AreaThis year-long project investigates what works to reduce the daily toll of gun violence in America, exploring how California’s Bay Area has defied expectations and seen a dramatic decline in gun hom...
07:17, 2019-06-04

Toy Story 4 Is a Heartwarming, Boundary-Pushing Addition to the Beloved Franchise Above all else, the one thing Toy Story 4 needed to do was make itself worthy of the title “Toy Story.” That’s a name with a grand tradition in animation. A name that promises excellence, not some by-the-numbers cash-grab. And while it’s certain to grab a lot of cash, the movie somehow lives up to t...
21:34, 2019-06-13

Toy Story 4 is the breeziest but also the strangest entry yet in Pixar's flagship franchise You wouldn’t be wrong to wonder if Pixar was pushing its luck, cracking the toy box open again. After all, the studio, one of the last in Hollywood to truly deserve the designation of “dream factory,” already achieved something like the ideal conclusion to its flagship saga. Even those, like this cr...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Colorado’s Trevor Story rocks O’s with walk-off blast in the ninth Orioles blow three-run lead and surrender two home runs apiece to Story and Nolan Arenado in 8-6 loss in Baltimore’s first visit to Coors Field since 2004....
07:17, 2019-05-25

MLB roundup: Story walk-off leads Rockies past Orioles Trevor Story hit two home runs, including a two-run, walk-off homer in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Friday night in Denver....
14:51, 2019-05-25

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
09:51, 2019-06-02

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss what this might mean for business and the markets....
01:17, 2019-06-14

GE is not 'telling the whole story' about its struggling power business, says JP Morgan's Tusa General Electric's power business is still struggling, but the company is sugar coating this in communications with investors, according to a top analyst at J.P. Morgan....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Your Favorite Toy Story Characters Assemble to Save the Day in New Sequel Trailer Once again, Woody, Buzz Lightyear and their famous friends are assembling to save the day. With the fourth installment of the Toy Story, well, story due to hit theaters next month, fans......
17:00, 2019-05-21

Trevor Story homers twice, Rockies rout Blue Jays 13-6 DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a pair of two-run homers as part of a career-high seven-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 13-6 on Friday for their sixth straight win. It was his 13th career multi-homer game. Story also had a three-run double, walked and scored fou...
06:17, 2019-06-01

The Sad Story Of Steve, The Pet Deathclaw Whose Life Was Cut Short By Fallout 76 Bugs Mikael Hertell really wanted a pet Deathclaw. He wanted one so bad he spent hours searching through Fallout 76’s broken wilds in search of one he could tame. He named it Steve. Steve was a good boy. Some might say a very good boy. That is, until Hertell went to sleep, woke up the next day and found ...
02:00, 2019-06-01

The Best Short Story of the 2019 U.S. Open? The No. 7 Hole at Pebble Beach It barely stretches past 100 yards. But it hugs the Pacific Ocean and at this week’s United States Open it will enchant every viewer and challenge every golfer....
03:51, 2019-06-13

An Infuriating Story About How Badly the Democrats Botched the Kavanaugh Fight A new book by The Intercept’s Ryan Grim provides damning new insight into Senate Democrats’ abject failure to meaningfully oppose Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, with Grim reporting that Chuck Schumer instructed his party to basically sit on its hands, lest the Republicans weapon...
21:17, 2019-06-05

Tearful Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me Amanda Knox on Saturday accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. (June 15)        ...
20:17, 2019-06-15

'Assassin's Creed Odyssey' adds a story creator mode As of today, you'll have more options to flex your creative muscles in Assassin's Creed Odyssey. Ubisoft is releasing a tool you can use to create your own stories by building and linking together a number of quests. You also have the option to share......
02:34, 2019-06-11

Get on one, comrade! The story of Russia’s post-Soviet rave scene For a brief period in the early 90s, anything seemed possible for the pioneers of a new youth culture. But as a new film reveals, things didn’t turn out quite as hopedIn 1991, the Soviet Union finally crumbled under the weight of its own contradictions. As the walls came tumbling down, it looked as ...
20:34, 2019-06-07

Russian reporters resign after co-workers fired over Putin story The entire political staff at one of Russia’s most prominent newspapers resigned Monday in protest against its billionaire publisher — who reportedly ordered the firing of two journalists after they wrote an article about President Putin’s close allies. The mass walkout included a ...
23:34, 2019-05-21

Kanye West's story about his late mother will bring you to tears In a preview of David Letterman’s interview with Kanye West, which begins streaming next Friday, May 31, the musician’s wife Kim Kardashian West, tweeted a clip of him sharing a touching memory of his mother, Donda, who died in 2007 after a surgical procedure....
22:00, 2019-05-25

Keanu Reeves steals the spotlight in the final ‘Toy Story 4’ trailer With Game of Thrones and the Infinity Saga of the Marvel Cinematic Universe both coming to an end within weeks of each other, it’s easy to forget that there are other highly-anticipated movies and shows still coming this summer. One of those movies is Toy Story 4, which reunites a majority of ...
22:34, 2019-05-21

The latest Toy Story 4 trailer gives us this year's greatest rescue mission In the last teaser for Toy Story 4 Pixar introduced us to Duke Caboom, the spirited Canadian stuntman voiced by Keanu Reeves. For its latest trailer, the playtime gang are on a recovery mission to rescue Bonnie’s beloved Forky (Tony Hale). The crafts project-turned-new buddy ends up lost (or, per th...
21:34, 2019-05-21

The Story Behind Cold War Steve’s TIME Cover on Brexit Britain For the cover of the June 17 international issue of TIME on what author Tina Brown calls “the nervous breakdown in Britain” we reached out to British collage artist Christopher Spencer, aka “Cold War Steve.” Spencer’s satirical artwork, published mainly on his @coldwar_...
15:51, 2019-06-06

'Persona 5 Royal' trailer offers a peek at the expanded story Now that Persona 5 Royal is on the way to the Americas and Europe, Atlus is ready to give those audiences a taste of what to expect. It's offering an English-language trailer that highlights the new places, story scenes, abilities and characters, in......
19:34, 2019-06-10

With his debut story collection, Raphael Bob-Waksberg is trying to mend your heart “This time is different; I promise you it’s different. Why would I lie to you? Why would I want to hurt you? This time there is no snake waiting. This time things are going to be wonderful.”...
21:34, 2019-06-10

Brightburn Is an Entertaining Superhero Horror Story Told in a Very Clunky Way The biggest compliment I can give Brightburn is that, when it ended, I would have sat through a sequel immediately. It’s a film that blends two popular genres to create a scenario and world that are fascinating and terrifying, and you instantly want to learn more about them. Unfortunately, all of th...
10:17, 2019-05-23

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own interests....
19:51, 2019-05-30

The WhatsApp spyware story tells us that nothing is secure | John Naughton The attack on the messaging app showed us spying is a thriving businessWhen Edward Snowden broke cover in the summer of 2013 and a team of Guardian journalists met up with him in his Hong Kong hotel, he insisted not only that they switch off their mobile phones but also that they put the devices int...
19:51, 2019-05-21

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back The Texas couple that accused Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case against his former deputy is denying his office’s claims that they fabricated quotes or demanded a $10 million payout...
02:51, 2019-06-06

The inside story: Going digital – Goldman, AI and the future of bank leadership 2018: Euromoney was involved in the succession planning at Goldman Sachs and proposed a bold experiment in digital banking recruitment (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
12:34, 2019-06-11

An American is attacked in the Dominican Republic. A resort says police question her story. Tammy Lawrence-Daley says an employee beat and strangled her. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana claims Dominican police say there are "weak spots and unanswered questions."...
01:17, 2019-06-07

The story behind 'Average Man vs Zoncolan' - Eurosport's visit to the Giro's steepest climb "Eurosport sent reporter Tom Bennett to take on the mighty Zoncolan - one of the steepest climbs in Europe. How would this distinctly average man fare against the brutal gradient of the Giro d\u0027Italia\u0027s toughest challenge?"...
17:00, 2019-06-01

Wendy’s new adoption fundraiser is rooted in the inspiring pro-life story of its founder Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, was an orphan immediately after his birth in 1932 in Atlantic City, N.J. Thomas never knew his birth parents and was adopted by a couple from Kalamazoo, Mich. His adoptive mother from Michigan died when he was just five years old....
00:17, 2019-06-08

Man in 'border wall suit' tells story of meeting Trump: 'He's not like any other politician' A man who wore a "border wall suit" to President Trump's Pennsylvania rally said getting to meet the president was like an "out-of-body experience" and he never expected it. ...
13:51, 2019-05-22

The Central Park Five story tells us how we should face down racism | Rashad Robinson Ave DuVernay’s compelling Netflix mini-series When They See Us is a reminder that we need to change how the system worksThe Central Park Five marked a political awakening for me. I was just getting to middle school, Jesse Jackson’s historic second run for president had taken place a year earlier, an...
14:34, 2019-06-03

From Morehouse College’s Bookstore to My Gate at the Airport in Under 40 Minutes: An Atlanta Story Let’s just give you all the punchline first: Dear people who live in Atlanta, I made it from Morehouse College’s campus bookstore to my actual gate at Hartsfield-Jackson in under 40 minutes, while gassing up my rental car and dropping it off to the facility in between. Also, I have receipts to prove...
22:34, 2019-06-07

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocketman’ is my platonic love story with Elton John Bernie Taupin is finally getting his close-up as Elton John’s longtime songwriting partner in the hit movie musical “Rocketman.” The 69-year-old lyricist, who is played by British actor Jamie Bell (“Fantastic Four”) in the film, knows that his fame has rocketed substantially because of all the new s...
16:00, 2019-06-07

Debut Short Story Collections Unearth the Dark Underbellies of Relationships Amanda Marbais’s “Claiming a Body,” Kali Fajardo-Anstine’s “Sabrina & Corina” and Xuan Juliana Wang’s “Home Remedies” mark these authors’ brave entrees into fiction....
00:00, 2019-05-29

Paul Pierce revealed the real story behind his NBA Finals wheelchair incident Eleven years ago, Paul Pierce was taken off on a wheelchair during the NBA Finals, only to return to the game and win. There's more to that story.        ...
16:34, 2019-06-06

Kyle Korver tries to inspire graduates with story about being traded for a copy machine NBA veteran Kyle Korver gave a commencement speech Saturday at his alma mater, Creighton, telling grads that the copier broke but he's still playing.        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Another season of 'Dogs' is coming to Netflix and you can now submit your pet's story for a chance to be featured Netflix Netflix is looking for pets to be featured in season two of "Dogs." You can share your dog's story on Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured on season two of the documentary series. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. The relationship between humans and dogs is a deep ...
02:51, 2019-06-14

This gripping memoir tells the story of a girl — and South Africa — coming of age Along with her personal stories of belonging, love and family, Msimang teaches readers about race and racism, how one’s political ideology shifts, and contemporary South African political history....
15:34, 2019-06-14

Endgame and Game Of Thrones were basically telling the same story, but only one nailed the ending Remember that one fateful weekend in April, where Endgame came out mere days before the Battle of Winterfell took place on Game of Thrones? Yeah, making it through that weekend required lots of wine or courage and at least a few frayed nerves. It seemed weird at the time that those monumental events...
01:51, 2019-06-11

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Watch Keanu Reeves voice his ‘Toy Story 4’ character in this hilarious clip The fourth installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise doesn’t hit theaters until next week, but early reactions are starting to trickle in from reviewers and journalists who’ve already seen the film, which will feature the familiar Toy Story gang along with a new toy named Forky. The...
14:34, 2019-06-12

ABC journalists call on news chief to explain why Adani story was pulled Staff urge management to defend public broadcaster amid allegations of editorial interference by mining giantABC journalists have condemned alleged editorial interference by Adani and called on the news director, Gaven Morris, to explain why a story on the mining giant was never run.Staff representa...
15:17, 2019-06-04

Christina Aguilera Says the Story Demi Lovato Shared With Her Keeps Her Going On Her ''Worst Days'' It just "keeps gettin' better" for Christina Aguilera. The 38-year-old superstar recently kicked off her highly-anticipated Las Vegas show, Christina Aguilera: The Xperience.......
06:01, 2019-06-04

‘Toy Story 4’: Positive early buzz for Keanu Reeves, Betty White “Toy Story” has never disappointed on delivering some of the best voice acting in the business, but the latest installment of Pixar’s most beloved franchise is a certifiable supernova of star power. And now that the first reactions to “Toy Story 4” are hitting social me...
21:17, 2019-06-12

Reporter behind NY Times Biden-Ukraine story becomes Ukrainian president's spokeswoman A freelance reporter who helped break a story for The New York Times on former Vice President Joe Biden's questionable ties to Ukraine is now joining the new Ukrainian president's administration. ...
05:34, 2019-06-04

Toy Story 4, Dark Phoenix & More Movies Are Coming This Month: Which June Film Are You Ready to See? Movies, movies, movies! June is all about the movies. This month really kicks off summer, which means it's time to focus on one of our favorite things about the season...summer......
23:51, 2019-06-03

Putin ally calls drugs case against Russian journalist 'very bad story': Ifax Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, on Tuesday called the case against Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist charged with drug offences, a "very bad story," the Interfax news agency reported....
11:51, 2019-06-11

A Survivor’s Story: Refusing to Be Defined by Victimhood, Aurora Perrineau Emerges Strong in When They See Us For those who know the name Aurora Perrineau, it’s typically in relation to the charges she filed against Girls writer and executive producer Murray Miller in late 2017, alleging he’d sexually assaulted her when she was 17, a minor. The allegations made national headlines when Lena Dunham and then-p...
20:51, 2019-05-23

Andy Woodward extract: 'Telling my story stopped a young guy ending his life' In an extract from his new book the former footballer discusses going public over the abuse he suffered and the impact that hadThere were conversations I needed to have. People I couldn’t just spring this on. The hardest conversations were the ones with Mum and Dad. This was their story, too, wasn’t...
21:34, 2019-06-04

The Story of Jayme Closs' Escape From the Man Who Kidnapped Her and Killed Her Parents Remains Incredible Jayme Closs' story sounds like a nightmare that, against all odds, concluded with the miraculous. Answering the prayers of her family and an entire city that was hoping she would come......
02:17, 2019-05-25

Licensed to fill out: from Stranger Things to Star Wars, the tie-in novels continuing the story After the credits roll, have you ever wanted to know what happened next? Authors explain how they win the blessing of Hollywood – and fansIf you’ve ever wondered what Han Solo did after the Battle of Endor, or whether Doctor Who would enjoy the Isle of Lewis, then you’re in luck. These days, fans of...
17:34, 2019-06-04

Andy Woodward: a 1970s murder and the shocking twist to my Barry Bennell story The footballer tells for the first time how a relative of Barry Bennell cast a grim shadow over his family, years before the paedophile coach began abusing him On the night before we were due to meet, Andy Woodward took himself away to spend some time alone. He wasn’t feeling great, was the truth. H...
22:17, 2019-06-03

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on the UN security council. Knightley tries to stop t...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office.        ...
07:34, 2019-05-29

Raptors' Jeremy Lin adds to Steph Curry lore with story from when they were teammates Lin and Curry played together for Golden State during the 2010-11 season, and Lin shared a story about the Warriors star.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-29

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The book has included many of the foundations of an excellent Tom King story: nine panel pages, repetition of both words and imagery, and characters strugg...
21:34, 2019-05-29

A Wii U Party Game For Kids Included A Story Mode About A Dead Father And His Ghost Hundreds of crappy party games were developed and published for the Wii and Wii U back in the day. They were usually cheap, not as good as Wii Sports and quickly forgotten. But one of those games, Game Party Champions, included something very strange. A personal story about a child dealing with the ...
22:17, 2019-06-15

For D.C. United’s Junior Moreno, tattoo of his late father ‘brings the whole story home’ An image of Carlos Horacio Moreno, a former soccer player and longtime coach who died May 13 at age 70, now graces the United midfielder's right forearm....
23:51, 2019-05-31

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood': First reactions call Quentin Tarantino's film 'brilliant' Critics are gushing over Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" after Cannes Film Festival premiere.        ...
12:17, 2019-05-22

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Story Creator Mode is live today, which allows players to create their ow Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s Story Creator Mode is live today, which allows players to create their own quests. This fall, Odyssey is getting a Discovery Tour, which will also arrive in a standalone version....
23:01, 2019-06-10

Jezebel Here’s a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restau Jezebel Here’s a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restaurant Days | Deadspin A Thorough And Informative 2019 NBA Finals Preview For Basketball Idiots | Splinter Say McCain, Say McCain | The Root Mike Tyson Reportedly Put the Paws on The Game’s Manager for ...
10:34, 2019-05-31

Toy Story 4 will feature Melephant Brooks, Chairol Burnett, Carl Reineroceros, and Bitey White The Toy Story movies have generally been good about the tricky balance between kid-friendly jokes and adult-friendly pop culture references, at least when compared to something like, say, any Dreamworks animated movie, but it’s hard to see the latest Toy Story 4 casting announcement as anything but ...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Pete Buttigieg 'rags to riches' story is false, brother-in-law tells Laura Ingraham Pastor Rhyan Glezman, brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg, said Thursday evening that the “rags to riches” narrative in a newspaper profile about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and his husband is a lie....
08:34, 2019-05-31

Here's a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restaurant Days Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s bartending career has been widely discussed by people who believe there is something inherently undignified about working in the service industry, a sector in which some 102 million Americans collect paychecks. That many of the indignities women face while s...
00:34, 2019-05-31

Toy Story 4 premiere: Toys are back in town as Tom Hanks joins co-stars on red carpet in Los Angeles Tom Hanks has joined his fellow Toy Story 4 co-stars on the red carpet for the world premiere of the latest edition of the well-loved children's film series....
11:51, 2019-06-12

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese review – passion on tour This freewheeling doc hitches a ride in Dylan’s ’75 tourbus, with Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez and a young Sharon Stone in tow‘Life isn’t about finding yourself or finding anything,” says Bob Dylan. “It’s about creating yourself.” At 78, the musician moves into a new phase of self-creation with this int...
08:51, 2019-06-11

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Apparently Made Up A Bizarre Story About Kobe Bryant And Heath Ledger I know we already wrote about ESPN’s delightfully detailed account of the Lakers’ deep-seated institutional rot, but this phony story GM Rob Pelinka invented about Kobe Bryant and Heath Ledger is too good not to call specific attention to....
23:00, 2019-05-28

A beloved trans woman was brutally murdered by her boyfriend. Her story reveals a nationwide problem The story behind New York murder victim Josie Berrios is one of domestic violence and life in the transgender community.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-13

Breaking Down the Truths and Myths of Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese Warning: This story contains spoilers for Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese looks a lot like a documentary. The film is ostensibly a 1975 tour diary, with grainy footage showing Dylan and his merry band of compat...
19:51, 2019-06-12

Beto O'Rourke says white Americans don't know the full story of slavery, continues to support reparations Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina and saying white Americans do not know the full story of slavery....
01:51, 2019-06-16

Los Angeles Lakers GM Rob Pelinka made up story about Kobe Bryant meeting Heath Ledger: report Los Angeles Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka, who once said he had a fondness for storytelling, reportedly went too far with one tale he told about Kobe Bryant and the late Heath Ledger....
20:00, 2019-05-28

Amanda Knox sobs during speech on return to Italy, accuses media of building false story Amanda Knox broke down in tears during a criminal justice festival in Italy on Saturday as she accused the media of depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence....
00:01, 2019-06-16

BTS, Black Mirror and Big Little Lies Katie, Stevie and Bethany talk about all the must-see TV hitting our screens including Miley Cyrus in Black Mirror, Meryl Streep in Big Little Lies and Ellen Page in Tales Of The City....
21:17, 2019-06-06

'Black Mirror' has nothing left to say The scariest thing in Black Mirror season five is Nine Inch Nails' song "Head Like a Hole" transformed into a teenybopper tune by Miley Cyrus. It's inherently unsettling, as if we're peering into an alternate universe where Trent Reznor's gloomy lyri......
17:51, 2019-06-11

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Black Mirror: the five best episodes so far Black Mirror is back. From an 80s lesbian romance to a murderous choose-your-own adventure, here are the essential dystopian stories you must watch before the new season drops next weekSeason 2, Episode 1 Continue reading......
21:17, 2019-05-31

Ones to watch: Black Pumas Sam Cooke meets Wu-Tang Clan in the Texas-based duo’s surprisingly fresh take on 70s soulBlack Pumas are the answer to the exciting question of what it would sound like if Sam Cooke or Neil Young joined the Wu-Tang Clan. The Texas-based duo of Adrian Quesada (sword-sharp production, guitar) and Eric...
15:51, 2019-06-08

The Definitive Ranking of Black Clothes Since the first human decided that it was a little chilly outside and put together a dope three-piece wooly mammoth fur outfit, black people have been at the forefront of fashion. Looking cool is a part of our expression and creativity so it is only natural that we have created our own culture of dr...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Here are three new Black Mirror trailers for your eyeballs Three new episodes of Black Mirror are hitting Netflix on June 5—yes, just three, but you will take what Charlie Brooker gives you and you will be satisfied (or complain about it on Twitter, as is your wont). Speaking of which, Netflix has released a trailer for each of the new episodes, and I’ve ch...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now The “Men in Black” franchise has a new recruit who isn’t a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the masculine-centered film title — for now...
19:34, 2019-06-12

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
07:34, 2019-06-15

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller—one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, who may be one of...
18:17, 2019-06-12

'Men in Black' can't catch lightning despite 'Thor' duo Receiving a power boost from the Marvel stable, "Men in Black: International" returns to the goofy universe where the wackiest tabloids contain the real news and aliens hide in plain sight. The movie conjures some of the goofy charms associated with the franchise, but sags in its midsection like "En...
18:17, 2019-06-12

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
01:34, 2019-06-14

Sources: Vikes' COO Big Ten's 1st black commish Kevin Warren will replace longtime Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, who in March announced his plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the league....
12:51, 2019-06-04

Bruins' Cassidy: Officiating a 'black eye' for NHL Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after Thursday's Game 5 loss to St. Louis that the officiating throughout the playoff has been a "black eye" for the NHL. Cassidy was upset after an apparent tripping penalty that led to a Blues' goal wasn't called....
09:51, 2019-06-07

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
02:51, 2019-05-23

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish opinions in the paper, it is not uncommon to then receive requests to repeat them on the radio, or tel...
08:00, 2019-05-26

US’ first black priest, an ex-slave, may be on his way to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood....
12:51, 2019-06-13

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
16:01, 2019-05-21

Every episode of Black Mirror – ranked! When Charlie Brooker’s series gets it right, its mix of sci-fi and satire is like nothing else on our screens. Here’s its 23 episodes so far, from worst to bestAn hour of television so relentlessly dour that it leaves nothing for anyone to cling to. Andrea Riseborough plays a surly murderer forced t...
09:34, 2019-06-06

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Barry Sonnenfeld’s 1997 original, the series has been powered largely by the interplay between its charismatic leads. Men In Black:...
03:17, 2019-06-13

Black Mirror S5 is almost here and Netflix just dropped three new trailers Nicole Beharie and Anthony Mackie star in "Striking Vipers," one of three new episodes in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. The long-awaited fifth season of Black Mirror debuts next month, and Netflix just released three—count 'em—new one-minute trailers to st...
23:34, 2019-05-21

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their city irrevocably change over the years through gentr...
03:34, 2019-06-06

Mother says Utah officer pulled gun on her black son SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A mother wants an independent investigation after she says a Utah police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son’s head in what she is calling a racially motivated incident. Jerri Hrubes of Montana told reporters Friday that a white officer pulled his gun on her son,...
01:00, 2019-06-08

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
20:51, 2019-05-27

'There's still hope' – behind gentrification drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails discuss their buzzy, award-winning film that looks at a city they love as it falls further from their graspThe Last Black Man in San Francisco, the debut film from director Joe Talbot and star/partner/friend Jimmie Fails, is about a city in danger of disappe...
09:51, 2019-06-08

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
15:17, 2019-06-14

ShowBiz Minute: Black, Spears, Harington Prosecutors aim to reverse bail decision in Kodak Black case; Britney Spears' ex-manager restraining order extended; Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-"Thrones." (May 29)        ...
14:34, 2019-05-29

The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in Lumberton, N.C. shortly after midnight. She was 23....
22:34, 2019-06-07

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground trade in graduation tickets to top off the celebratio...
19:51, 2019-05-22

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, virtually illegible in others, it is the latest in...
14:38, 2019-05-21

'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 to premiere in July "Orange is the New Black" stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne sing the Regina Spektor song "You've Got Time" in a Season 7 promo....
03:17, 2019-05-23

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romanticized yet deeply complicated city, take a semi-dila...
21:34, 2019-06-06

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census....
20:51, 2019-05-28

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succession of white men of a certain age. But change i...
18:34, 2019-05-29

BJP To Observe Black Day In Bengal: Live Updates The Bengal BJP will observe statewide "Black Day" today after some of its party workers were allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes on......
09:00, 2019-06-10

Saving Weeksville: Why Black Historic Landmarks Need Us The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. preserves one of the first free black communities in America. Weeksville was formed in 1838 by African-American longshoreman James Weeks, 11 years after New York abolished slavery. It became a self-sustained community where black people were able to l...
03:17, 2019-06-07

Black Mirror's 'Striking Vipers' Summarized: And I ... Oop! You ever watch a trailer thinking it’ll go one way and then it goes a whole ‘nother way? There’s an entertaining beauty in that, and frankly, it’s my movie trailer style of choice—you know, instead of giving away the entire plot. Either way, trailers are meant to tease. The fun misdirection is an ad...
00:17, 2019-06-06

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating systems, including macOS, iOS and the brand new iPa...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Much Ado About Nothing review – all-black show is exuberant but muddled The Delacorte Theater, New YorkOrange is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks excels in an uneven production that transports Shakespeare’s comedy to Atlanta There’s a war going on, somehow, somewhere. Or maybe several wars. In Much Ado About Nothing, at Shakespeare in the Park, Don Pedro and his corps ha...
04:34, 2019-06-12

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
01:34, 2019-06-14

City to end ‘Saggy pants’ law that mostly affects black men SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The city of Shreveport, Louisiana, has moved to abolish a 2007 ordinance banning people from wearing pants below their waistline. The Shreveport Times reports the City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to abolish the law. Police data show it resulted in the arrests of a total of 699 b...
15:51, 2019-06-12

‘Men in Black: International’ is an unfunny buddy-cop flop There are more than a billion trillion stars in the observable universe. “Men In Black: International,” however, gets only one. A cautionary tale for the age of reboots, “International” takes over from a perfectly good comedy film series, and turns it into witless, generic space debris. It is the “I...
21:17, 2019-06-12

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of course, but it......
00:51, 2019-06-02

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
15:01, 2019-05-21

First ever picture of a black hole may be revealed this week The Event Horizon Telescope aims to capture an image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way – and its first results will be released on 10 April...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Sikorsky flies Black Hawk helicopter without a pilot Sikorsky for the first time operated a Black Hawk helicopter with full-authority, fly-by-wire flight controls in the Lockheed Martin company's quest to transform the aircraft into an optionally piloted vehicle....
09:00, 2019-06-08

'Black Mirror' spinoff will star Latinx influencers You don't have to wait until June 5th to get your next fix of Black Mirror -- although it might not be what you were expecting. Netflix has announced a trio of Little Black Mirror short films with thematic links to the technology-gone-wrong series.......
23:17, 2019-05-24

Police say black man killed in Memphis was sought in shooting A young black man slain by federal agents as they tried to arrest him in Memphis, touching off violent protests, was wanted in the shooting of a man in Mississippi earlier this month, law enforcement officials said on Thursday....
03:00, 2019-06-14

The best little black dress looks (and some long ones, too) from Rihanna, Beyoncé and more We've rounded up some of the best little black dresses (and some long dresses, too) from celebrities throughout the years.        ...
04:17, 2019-05-22

The Morning After: The black-and-white portable console of the future Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The new game system everyone is talking about can't do 4K, 8K or even 1K, but we're still excited about Panic's surprise Playdate portable console. On the other hand, it's time to say goodbye to Ouya and Consume......
14:34, 2019-05-23

President Trump Grants Pardon to Conrad Black The pardon was the latest example of the president using a unilateral power of his office to absolve a prominent figure whose case personally resonates with him....
15:51, 2019-05-21

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
22:34, 2019-06-04

The Black Mirror Fighting Game Episode Was Out Of Control Kotaku Editor Natalie Degraffinreid and I watched the second episode of the new season of Black Mirror, which is about two old friends that reconnect through a video game. If that sounds both tame and normal, we would both like to assure you that it is neither. It was so out of control that we had t...
05:51, 2019-06-07

Netflix just released three new trailers for ‘Black Mirror’ season 5 With season 5 of Black Mirror set to air on June 5, it’s only a matter of weeks before we see what type of enthralling, twisted, and disturbing scenarios show creator Charlie Brooker has in store for us. From what we can tell so far, season 5 won’t feature any animals, which is either a ...
22:34, 2019-05-21

CIOs Crack Open the 'Black Box' of Tech Productivity Chief information officers are using tools to get a bird’s-eye view of their organizations’ productivity in an effort to cut costs, generate revenue and improve efficiency....
17:34, 2019-06-04

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. Designing a machine-learning model for a certain t...
17:17, 2019-05-31

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

'Orphan Black' is returning as a ten-episode audiobook series A little under two years after its five-season run ended on BBC America, Orphan Black is returning with a bang, and probably loads more sound effects. Fiction publishing startup Serial Box is reviving the beloved sci-fi show this summer as a ten-epis......
01:00, 2019-06-14

Black ex-manager claims 1Oak is a hotbed for racism A black former general manager at 1Oak says the hotspot is a hotbed for racism, with a club promoter getting a slap on the wrist for calling him the N-word while he was eventually fired for complaining. Christopher Hibbert, 34, the first black GM at the celeb-packed Chelsea club, says he was working...
11:51, 2019-06-13

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African American couple to leave because they did not have a reservation....
07:34, 2019-05-29

Black Ops 4's 'Days of Summer' Event Is A Big Belly Flop Call of Duty’s most recent seasonal event, “Days of Summer,” hit Black Ops 4 on June 4 for PlayStation 4, but what was supposed to be fun in the sun turned out to be more like the Days Of Bummer....
21:51, 2019-06-07

Fighting Germans and Jim Crow: Role of black troops on D-Day BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Portrayals of the massive D-Day assault on Normandy often depict an all-white host of invaders, but in fact it also included many African Americans. Roughly 2,000 African American troops are believed to have hit the shores of Normandy in various capacities on June 6, 1944. Se...
09:51, 2019-06-04

Newspaper finds black drivers stopped, searched more often LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An analysis of traffic stop data by The Courier Journal has found African Americans in Louisville are disproportionately stopped and are three times more likely to be searched than white drivers. The paper analyzed 130,999 stops between 2016 and 2018. They found that African A...
02:34, 2019-06-09

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Jake Black, a Composer of the ‘Sopranos’ Theme, Dies at 59 Mr. Black was a founder of Alabama 3, whose 1997 song “Woke Up This Morning” provided the memorable soundtrack for the opening of a memorable HBO hit....
03:51, 2019-05-23

High Life’s sex and black holes sci-fi intrigues without satisfying High Life, a sci-fi tale of black holes, redemption and sex, intrigues while leaving big questions unanswered – like who does the disembodied hand belong to?...
04:17, 2019-05-23

Orange Is the New Black Final Season First Look Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye It's almost time to say goodbye to prison. E! News can reveal the final season of Orange Is the New Black will drop on Friday, July 26 on Netflix. The streaming giant made the announcement in......
18:17, 2019-05-22

Crystal Dunn: 'As a black woman I always felt I had to go above and beyond to be noticed' Four years after watching her USA team-mates hoist the World Cup from a sports bar, the dynamic 26-year-old left back is out to win one for herself while busting stereotypes about black footballersCrystal Dunn talks a lot about what she calls the above and beyond stuff. Whether it’s stepping in to p...
11:17, 2019-06-08

Watch trailers for each 'Black Mirror' episode in season five With season five of Black Mirror set to debut on June 5th, Netflix released trailers for each of the season's three episodes. They star Anthony Mackie and Miley Cyrus -- along with Topher Grace, Andrew Scott and Pom Klementieff. The show sticks to it......
22:17, 2019-05-21

Research Confirms That 'Black Don't Crack'—and the Secret Is in Our Bones Something strange has been happening lately; every time I’m out with my mother, without fail, someone asks in earnest if we are sisters....
19:17, 2019-06-12

Black Mirror is back for S5, but it might be running out of fresh ideas Enlarge / Anthony Mackie is a husband and father who finds himself caught up in a virtual reality game in "Striking Vipers," one of three new Black Mirror episodes. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Netflix debuted the much-anticipated fifth season of its sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror last week, an...
18:17, 2019-06-10

Black bear tried to climb into woman’s car in Rhode Island Don’t pick up hitchhikers. Even furry ones. A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent on getting in her car, officials said. The curious black bear was spotted near Camp Varnum, a Rhode Is...
02:51, 2019-05-30

At Black Colleges, the Baseball Teams Increasingly Aren’t As the number of African-American baseball players continues to decline, black players are often surprised to find themselves in the minority even at historically black colleges....
18:34, 2019-05-21

The Democratic Party Does a Lousy Job Protecting Black Women “Why are you wearing all black?” I asked my friend, noticing her wearing a long sleeve black shirt, black jeans and black sneakers in the 1,000-degree Arizona heat despite being in an air-conditioned convention hall....
18:51, 2019-06-05

There's a Mystery Car in the First New Episode of Black Mirror That Reveals Exactly Where It Was Shot There’s a new season of the technology-themed Twilight Zone-like Netflix show, Black Mirror, and the premiere episode, called Striking Vipers, has a passing cameo from a very interesting car that reveals where the episode was actually shot, despite attempts to obfuscate this fact. I’m not going to s...
21:51, 2019-06-11

Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously Physicists have confirmed predictions of Stephen Hawking’s namesake theory of black holes using a black hole they constructed in their lab, according to a new paper.Read more......
03:01, 2019-05-30

6 Fun Facts About Miley Cyrus' Episode of Black Mirror Say goodbye to Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus. There is now only Ashley O. Cyrus transformed into a new purple-haired pop star for an episode of the new season of Netflix's Black......
03:34, 2019-06-06

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child will keep working A Utah officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old boy during a pursuit of armed suspects will continue to work amid an independent review of the incident, police said Monday....
02:51, 2019-06-11

The Last Black Man In San Francisco's star and director on their hopes for the City By The Bay The Last Black Man in San Francisco, the Sundance hit from director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails, is a poignant tale of a young black man searching for belonging in a rapidly gentrifying San Francisco. We recently sat down with Talbot and Fails (who crafted the story together) to talk about the ...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Black Mirror steers into a skid, with mixed results Possibly the most famous joke ever told about Black Mirror comes from Daniel Mallory Ortberg: “what if phones but too much.” It’s part of a larger piece skewering the show, but that one phrase in particular caught on. It summed up so much of what people had come to dislike about the series—that at h...
20:34, 2019-06-05

New Black Widow Set Pictures Give Us Our First Glimpse of the Movie Another familiar face is confirmed to return for The Suicide Squad. Charlize Theron boards another comic book adaptation. James Cameron drops some hints about another returning character in Terminator: Dark Fate. David Harbour teases some heavy times ahead on Stranger Things. Plus, new Agents of SHI...
20:17, 2019-05-30

Black couple gets gun pulled on them by white campground manager A black couple had a gun pulled on them by a white manager after picnicking on campgrounds in Mississippi. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-30

There Is Yet Another Dodge Charger Special Edition and This One Is Black or White One of the things that makes Dodge so wholesomely Dodge is that it regularly and eloquently debuts new editions of its rapidly aging muscle cars, keeping the masses happy and spending money in spite of the fact that their flashy new car and its flashy new style has sometimes decades-old roots....
22:17, 2019-06-05

Astronomers reveal first-ever picture of a black hole – video Scientists working on the Event Horizon Telescope project have produced an image of the "unseeable", capturing the world's first picture of a black hole. It took nearly two years for 200 researchers and a network of eight radio telescopes spanning the globe to make the breakthrough, which was previo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Black holes and lasers could let us cheat at interstellar travel Firing a laser at a pair of black holes can produce more energy than you start with, letting you travel the galaxy without needing a large amount of fuel...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Spend a Night in the Glass House from Black Mirror Want to spend a night in the middle of a desert like a tech billionaire in need of a digital detox? If you haven’t binge-watched the new season of Black Mirror just yet, fair warning up top: this post contains spoilers....
23:34, 2019-06-10

Jim Nantz: Bethpage Black won't be so vicious for PGA Championship Jim Nantz said he doesn't expect conditions at Bethpage Black to be nearly as tough as we've seen in recent years.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Valedictorian says her mic was cut when she spoke the names of black victims of police The cut-off was cited as a "technical difficulty," alleges Rooha Haghar. Her principal is visible in the video making a gesture.        ...
20:34, 2019-06-06

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work....
02:17, 2019-06-14

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat a neutron star - the first collision seen between a mixed pair of these massive objects...
15:01, 2019-05-21

Black households try to close wealth gap by chasing higher returns Black investors are trying to close the wealth gap and feather their retirement nests should avoid taking on too much risk to speed their savings rate. Professional advice can help....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Queer fears: the problem with Black Mirror's 'no homo' episode There’s a frustratingly regressive tone to an episode about two men exploring their sexuality that feels embarrassed and coy about its subject matter. Major spoilers aheadNow in its fifth series, Black Mirror has firmly established itself as concerned with theories rather than feelings: as a growing...
21:17, 2019-06-10

Thanks, MIB: International, for giving us a chance to celebrate the Men In Black animated series In anticipation of this week’s premiere of Men In Black: International, YouTube’s Mr. Sunday Movies decided to revisit perhaps the least-remembered chapter of the decades-old franchise—Men In Black: The Animated Series. Despite this video being the latest installment of their continuing “Caravan Of ...
21:00, 2019-06-11

The dark side of technology is back in first Black Mirror S5 trailer An impressive ensemble cast will appear in three new episodes for Netflix series Black Mirror season 5. The first trailer for the highly anticipated fifth season of the Netflix sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror is finally here, and it looks to be as edgy, darkly satiric, and thought-provoking a...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
19:17, 2019-06-12

Study: Black women born in U.S. have more aggressive breast cancer Black women born in the United States have a higher rate of triple-negative breast cancer than black women who are U.S. citizens born in Eastern and Western Africa, and the Caribbean, a study says....
00:51, 2019-06-14

Bodies Of Air Force Men Killed In An-32 Crash Recovered; Black Box Found The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who died in an An-32 aircraft crash last week in Arunachal Pradesh have been recovered today, a day after IAF helicopters spotted the wreckage. The black......
18:51, 2019-06-13

Childhood friends muse on gentrification with the soulful ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Director Joe Talbot and actor Jimmie Fails first envisioned the bittersweet love letter to their hometown as teenagers. More than a decade later, the film is a Sundance Film Festival darling that counts Brad Pitt among its producers....
01:17, 2019-06-13

Jake Black, of Alabama 3 and ‘Sopranos’ theme fame, dies LONDON (AP) — Jake Black, co-writer of the song that opened “The Sopranos” and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died. The band announced Black’s death Tuesday on Facebook and says it is “heartbroken.” His age and the cause of death were not avail...
18:34, 2019-05-22

Review: Men in Black: International is a solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing skills threaten the safety of Earth's inhabitants...
00:51, 2019-06-15

Drop the pop: 10 summer alternative albums you need, from Springsteen to Black Keys Bruce Springsteen, The Black Keys and Tame Impala are a few of the artists making long-awaited comebacks this summer.        ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Selena Gomez Redefines the "Little Black Dress" at The Dead Don't Die Premiere Selena Gomez is taking on the Big Apple, and with major style! Attending the New York City premiere of her latest movie, The Dead Don't Die, the 26-year-old star is bringing the glitz......
03:51, 2019-06-11

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Russia urges arbitration panel to toss out Black Sea case THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia has urged an international arbitration panel to throw out a case filed by Ukraine linked to mineral and fishing rights in waters around the Crimean Peninsula. Preliminary hearings that started Monday in The Hague stem from Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea...
12:51, 2019-06-10

Bethpage Black turns into beast in windy final round at PGA "Bethpage Black turned into a beast on Sunday as a strong and gusty southerly wind whipped across the Long Island course, presenting Brooks Koepka with perhaps the biggest obstacle he needs to overcome in pursuit of victory at the PGA Championship."...
17:34, 2019-05-21

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependent mediocrityIt’s time once again for what must now be called the Meh in Black, making another intensely tiresome and pointless reappearance, now with Liam Neeson and Chris Hemsworth on excepti...
22:51, 2019-06-12

20-Year-Old Wanted Black Man, Father Of 2, Shot Dead By US Marshals The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple......
09:34, 2019-06-14

Bengal Face-Off Spirals, BJP Calls For Statewide "Black Day": 10 Points The BJP has called a "Black Day" in Bengal today after it was allegedly prevented by the police from holding the funeral of its workers, killed in political clashes, on a highway near Kolkata.......
09:00, 2019-06-10

Man shouted slurs at black beauty queen — but she got arrested: suit A beauty pageant winner is suing a Texas city and its former police chief for a wrongful arrest following a road rage incident during which she was called a “black bitch,” according to a federal civil rights lawsuit. Carmen Ponder, a 25-year-old Dallas woman who won the Miss Black Texas competition ...
21:51, 2019-05-23

Gillette Ad Features Black Trans Teen Shaving for the First Time With Pride season soon upon us, we’ll soon be inundated with rainbow apparel and items from brands falling over themselves to remind us all how inclusive and woke they all are....
12:00, 2019-05-26

Cop Detains Innocent Black Man, Answers 'Fuck You Is My Name' When Asked to Identify Himself Police officers are well aware of the tremendous power and authority they wield, yet historically they’ve abused it at the cost of black lives. Time after time, instance after instance, we’ve borne witness to innocent black men who are harassed, demeaned or slaughtered simply for existing, while th...
02:51, 2019-06-04

5 Black Men React to Netflix's When They See Us, Ava DuVernay's Series About the Central Park Five On May 31, Netflix released the Ava DuVernay-helmed miniseries, When They See Us, which delves into the case of the Central Park Five, the five black and brown boys who were convicted in 1990 in both the media and the courtroom for a crime they didn’t commit. In 2002, they were exonerated after the ...
02:51, 2019-06-04

1st Ever Black Student Body President Elected at Yale University Yale University was founded in 1701 and is the third-oldest institute of higher learning in the United States. It is one of the nine Colonial Colleges, founded prior to the United States becoming a sovereign nation following the American Revolution. In its 318-year history, the college has never had...
21:34, 2019-05-31

Astronomers discover massive ring of gas circling our black hole The center of the Milky Way galaxy is somewhere you wouldn’t want to be. We have it pretty easy here on Earth, orbiting our star and staying out of everyone’s way, but deep within the heart of our galaxy, a monster lurks. It’s a supermassive black hole known as Sagittarius A* (that...
03:00, 2019-06-07

Israeli TV show says Black Cube spied on Cabinet minister An Israeli investigative TV show is reporting that one of the country's richest men hired Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube to spy on a Cabinet minister....
02:17, 2019-06-07

Black Ops 4's Long-Promised Zombies 'Factions' Feature Is Still Missing Black Ops 4’s Zombies still doesn’t have all the content that Activision promised prior to its launch last year. In fact, the undead survival mode hasn’t really seen a proper content flow or substantial rewards. Seven months since Black Ops 4’s launch, and the Zombies community is still left specula...
08:17, 2019-05-25

The Milky Way's monster black hole has a cool gas halo — literally For the first time,  astronomers may have imaged the cool disk of gas surrounding the gigantic black hole at the heart of the Milky Way, a new study finds....
23:51, 2019-06-06

Rage, tech and Miley Cyrus: What the new Black Mirror will bring The trailer for the new season of Netflix's Black Mirror suggests the show will continue to capture our collective disquiet about technology – this time with a stellar new cast including Miley Cyrus and Andrew Scott...
07:34, 2019-05-25

7 Black-Ass Things I Will Teach My Kids to Make Them HBCU Ready My daughter is now 10 years old. This means in 8 years she’ll be off to Spelman College in Atlanta to become the best she can be at the best HBCU in the country. I remember announcing on this here website that her mother was pregnant. Oh how time flies. While my daughter can go wherever she wants—a...
04:51, 2019-05-25

Record number of black female West Point graduates The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. (May 24)        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Subway boss fired for saying black teen wasn’t wanted for job A manager at a Subway in Texas was fired for denying a black teen a summer job due to her race – reportedly saying in a text message to an employee that “those people” weren’t wanted behind the counter at the restaurant. Katelyn Simmons, of Spring, was hoping to earn some cash ahead of her......
22:51, 2019-06-04

Black Mirror Used to Be a Terrifying Vision of the Future. Season 5 Is Just Silly Black Mirror was built on chilling “what if” scenarios. In the first two seasons of the sci-fi anthology, which aired on Channel 4 in the UK, creator Charlie Brooker applied the question to a series of tech-dystopia nightmares: What if tiny devices implanted in everyone’s head reco...
07:34, 2019-06-05

In Black Mirror Season 5, Performances Make Up for Lack of Bite Miley Cyrus, Anthony Mackie, and Andrew Scott lead the three new episodes of Black Mirror season 5, now available on Netflix, with creator Charlie Brooker as the sole writer....
09:51, 2019-06-05

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Elizabeth Hurley to bring a bit of that old black magic to Marvel's Runaways Outside of Doctor Strange—and the occasional mystical ninja nonsense happening in the now-defunct Netflix shows—the MCU hasn’t dug terribly deep into the magical side of Marvel’s supernatural equation. (Okay, and yes, also the Darkhold in Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.; can we get to our point now, please?)...
03:34, 2019-06-06

Call of Duty Black Ops 5: 2020 Release date and next-gen consoles - everything we know NOW Activision may be shaking things up with next year's Call of Duty release - here's everything you need to know about a potential Black Ops 5 release....
12:17, 2019-05-26

Black Voters Challenge House Members: Why Is Trump Still in Office? While House Democratic leaders agonize, black voters want President Trump impeached, and their ardor on the subject is driving their representatives....
01:51, 2019-05-31

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil rights activists, academics, actors and writers are calling on Andrew Cuomo to release Jalil Muntaqim, a former Black Panther who has been in prison for ...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Meek Mill Says He Was Denied Entry to a Vegas Hotel Because He's Black On Saturday, Meek Mill accused a Las Vegas hotel of racism after its staff denied him entry and threatened to have him arrested for trespassing....
05:00, 2019-05-28

Black Shark 2 gaming phone enters India starting at Rs 39,999 Xiaomi backed Black Shark has finally launched its second generation gaming phone, the Black Shark 2 in India on Monday. The phone packs in powerful hardware that will easily satiate a gamer's hunger. There is a dearth of dedicated gaming phones in India, especially if you consider the massive ...
07:34, 2019-05-28

New Research Says That Identifying as a ‘Strong Black Woman’ Can Lead to Depression In the last few years at least, there has been some pushback against the prevailing notion of the “strong black woman” as a good thing, as black women themselves have recognized that vulnerability and yes, selfishness, is an important part of a healthy mental make up. Like so many things that have g...
18:34, 2019-05-28

Prosecutors aim to reverse bail decision in Kodak Black case MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black is due back in federal court after his arrest at a Miami hip-hop festival around which several violent incidents occurred. Federal prosecutors are appealing a judge’s decision to release the 21-year-old on $550,000 bond. The rapper was arrested at the Rolling Lo...
10:17, 2019-05-29

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks. But she endorsed the caucus in a tweet when it w...
00:51, 2019-06-08

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and ordering them to leave — all because they didn’t have a reservation. “RACISM IS ALIVE AND WELL!” wrote Jessica Richardson, of Macon...
06:34, 2019-05-29

Xiaomi's Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone Arrives in India Xiaomi Black Shark 2 price in India starts at Rs. 39,999 for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage model, going up to Rs. 49,999 for the top-of-the-line model with 12GB RAM + 256GB storage....
13:34, 2019-05-27

Bruins rip referees after latest ‘black eye’ call decides Game 5 In a Stanley Cup Playoffs filled with officiating miscues, what’s one more on the NHL’s biggest stage? The St. Louis Blues took a 3-2 series lead over the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup final, but Thursday’s 2-1 Game 5 win was marred by late controversy. With the Blues up 1-0 in ...
17:34, 2019-06-07

Oui, Cannes: Film Director Mati Diop Becomes First Black Woman Ever to Win On Saturday French-Senegalese director Mati Diop became the first black female director to win an award in the Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history. She also was the first black woman to ever have a film accepted for competition at the festival....
22:00, 2019-05-27

'Toy Story 4': How Keanu Reeves convinced filmmakers to give Duke Caboom more depth "Toy Story 4" director Josh Cooley says that Keanu Reeves "really did force us to dig deeper" into the character Duke Caboom, and the work paid off.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Emily Doe writing memoir to 'reclaim the story' of sexual assault by Brock Turner Emily Doe, who was sexually assaulted by ex-Stanford University student Brock Turner, is writing a memoir on her assault, the trial and her recovery.        ...
14:51, 2019-06-06

'Toy Story 4' exclusive: Check out the four comedy legends joining Woody, Buzz and the gang 'Toy Story 4' brings back Woody and the gang but also introduces Betty White, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Carol Burnett as a quartet of baby toys.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-03

Keanu Reeves nails his role in 'Toy Story 4' Keanu Reeves voices new toy Duke Caboom in "Toy Story 4." The character is a Canadian Evel Knievel-style stunt motorcyclist.        ...
17:51, 2019-06-12

Black Mirror season five review – sweet, sadistic and hugely impressive Charlie Brooker’s dystopian series returns more confident than ever, offering up an ambitious tale of sexual and gender fluidity and a barnstorming performance from Miley CyrusThe Bandersnatch boy is back. After the innovative-if-not-wholly-unprecedented interactive standalone episode under the Blac...
15:34, 2019-06-05

Bethpage Black no match for leader Brooks Koepka with course-record 63 at PGA Championship Not even big, bad Bethpage Black could get at Brooks Koepka, who ruled with a course-record 63 in the first round of the PGA Championship.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Opinion: As he carts around Bethpage Black, John Daly shows how tired his act has become In latest PGA Championship showing most notable for his riding a cart, John Daly remains proof that growing old and growing up are mutually exclusive.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

Augustine Tolton, Ex-Slave and First Black Priest in U.S., Takes Step to Sainthood The Catholic Church said it was reviewing a miracle said to be attributed to Father Tolton, whom Pope Francis put on the path to sainthood Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-06-14

In cool, wet conditions, Bethpage Black will play tough, long for PGA Championship It looks like the first PGA Championship that Bethpage Black will host is going to be played on a soft, long course. Which players does that favor?        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

A Utah officer pulled his gun on a 10-year-old black boy. He'll keep working, chief says. Police in Woods Cross, Utah, said the officer will keep working during an review involving an incident involving the 10-year-old son of Jerri Hrubes.        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happens When They See Us, the Federal Bureau of Investig...
01:51, 2019-06-12

Federal lawsuit: Arkansas voting system dilutes black rights LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges the voting system for some Arkansas judges violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of the vote. Lawyers for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund filed the lawsuit Monday. It says that because the state’s seven Supreme Court jud...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Mary Winston Becomes the Next Lone Black Woman to Lead a Fortune 500 Company Mary Winston has earned every right to be celebrated as Bed, Bath & Beyond’s new interim CEO; but we’ve also got to talk about a few things in the process....
22:00, 2019-05-26

In its 5th season premiere, Black Mirror presents a new kind of fighting game For the first ten minutes of “Striking Vipers,’ I assumed I knew where this was headed. It all seemed so obvious, didn’t it? Part of the fun of watching a new episode of Black Mirror (or any twisty anthology series) is trying to guess the premise before it arrives. Sometimes it’s clear from the sta...
20:34, 2019-06-05

Could Beyoncé Be an Alien? Men in Black: International Star Tessa Thompson Thinks So The beloved Men in Black franchise is back on the big screen. While many MiB aficionados have been anxiously awaiting the return of this extraterrestrial blockbuster series, the new lead, Tessa Thompson, is quietly killing the game....
22:51, 2019-06-14

Groundbreaking World War II unit of black women honored decades after their service A documentary by a Wisconsin filmmaker shines a spotlight on a little-known groundbreaking all-female African American World War II postal unit.        ...
01:51, 2019-05-27

Four Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
22:34, 2019-06-15

Blumhouse announces Black Christmas remake directed by Sophia Takal To its credit, Blumhouse seems to have taken criticisms of its previously all-male directorial lineup to heart: The company’s Hulu anthology series Into The Dark has featured three episodes helmed by female directors—two of whom were on our list of women we thought would fit in well at Blumhouse—sin...
21:51, 2019-06-13

Black Voters in Mississippi File Lawsuit to Challenge Racist Election Law A group of black voters represented by a foundation affiliated with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s National Democratic Redistricting Committee is challenging Mississippi’s Jim-Crow era laws written to place black candidates for statewide office at a disadvantage....
00:34, 2019-06-03

'Our leftover ideas? We sell them to Samsung': Black Mirror creators reveal all Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones answer Guardian readers’ questions about Doctor Who, James Bond – and what gives them nightmares‘Happy? I have my moments’ – read the interviewBarbara, Beckenham Continue reading......
18:34, 2019-06-03

#PicnickingWhileBlack: Pistol-Packing White Woman Pulls Gun on Black Couple A black couple who planned to spend their Memorial Day enjoying the beauty of nature found themselves at the wrong end of a gun barrel when a pistol-wielding white woman confronted them at a Mississippi campground....
01:51, 2019-05-30

We the North: A black flag, a Raptor’s claw, and the branding of Canadian basketball While Sid Lee was contracted to redesign the brand for one team, Canada's only NBA team, they realize now that what they'd been tasked with was branding Canadian basketball....
14:17, 2019-06-02

Man Arrested in Killing of Black Trans Woman in Dallas, Muhlaysia Booker Dallas Police have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for killing three women in Dallas, including Muhlaysia Booker, a black trans woman whose death drew national attention last month....
16:34, 2019-06-13

Greedy Developers Try to Bully 94-Year-Old Black Woman Out of Her Property in Nashville We are seeing it more and more in cities across the country: Greedy developers infringing on the lives of black and brown people who have lived in neighborhoods for decades, attempting to push them out in order to raise housing costs and make a profit....
15:17, 2019-05-31

Black Mirror, Jessica Jones, Leila, and More on Netflix in June 2019 Black Mirror season 5, Indian dystopian original Leila, Jessica Jones season 3, Jennifer Aniston-Adam Sandler in Murder Mystery, Indian film Jaoon Kahan Bata Ae Dil, Jon Favreau's The Chef Show, and......
17:17, 2019-05-31

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says hate crime charges have been filed against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year. A news release from the department says 21-year-old Holden Matthews faces three counts of “i...
21:51, 2019-06-12

Democratic 2020 candidates court South Carolina's black voters Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state....
13:34, 2019-06-15

‘Black Mirror’ review: Series finds provocative overlap of tech, sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of the Netflix sci-fi series “Black Mirror.” In the first — and most successful — of three episodes, “Striking Vipers,” Danny (Anthony Mackie) and Karl (Yahya Abdul Mateen II) are reunited at Danny’s birthday party. T...
03:17, 2019-06-08

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Haas explains "creative" black flag for drivers in Monaco practice Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says asking the FIA to black flag his drivers in first Monaco Grand Prix practice was a "creative" reaction to an IT issue...
20:34, 2019-05-23

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impea...
22:00, 2019-06-10

Black Mirror Continues the Trend of Making Teenage Girls the Punchline Black Mirror dives into teen stardom with “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too,” an overall OK episode that I’d feel stronger about if it didn’t pair its futuristic tech with an outdated vision of teenage girls.Read more......
11:17, 2019-06-07

What’s coming to Netflix in June: ‘Black Mirror’ and the final 'Jessica Jones' Netflix packed May with new movies like Wine Country, the animated series Tuca and Bertie, a Ted Bundy biopic and more. Now, it's bringing just as much new content and star power to June. In just the first half of the month, Netflix will release seas......
23:17, 2019-05-22

Black Mirror reminds us that sometimes unhappy people sing happy songs If “Smithereens” shows how a substantial running time can improve a slight story, “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too” shows how it can completely fail an overstuffed one. What starts off as an episode about an awkward teenage girl using a pop idol to find confidence turns into a story about a pop idol str...
03:34, 2019-06-06

As a black teenager, I loved Morrissey. But heaven knows I’m miserable now | Joshua Surtees I used to defend Morrissey against accusations of racism. Now I feel betrayed by his support for bigots like Tommy RobinsonDear Morrissey, I’m writing this to say, in a gentle way, thank you but no. As beautiful as your words once were, your vocal support for bigots such as Tommy Robinson and the Fo...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Tarana Burke Says Ava DuVernay Was ‘The Only One’ of Many Prominent Black Women Who Would Go on Record Against R. Kelly As I write this, there is still a debate waging in one of our comments sections over whether filmmaker Ava DuVernay is obligated to embrace the term “auntie” or not (for the record, we think everyone should embrace whatever term they want). But as #MeToo creator Tarana Burke revealed on Tuesday nigh...
03:17, 2019-06-07

Rich White Man Gets Away With Shoving Black NBA Basketball Player Because He Has a Lot of Money [Updated] Kyle Lowry was on fire Wednesday when he helped his Toronto Raptors dismantle a hobbled Golden State Warriors team in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, 123-109....
03:17, 2019-06-07

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
18:51, 2019-05-23

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The class of cadets preparing to toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy’s graduation ceremony Saturday includes a record number of black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019, but the increased numbe...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Fuji Is Bringing Back Black-and-White Film Because the Kids Demanded It Young people take the blame for a lot of the world’s problems. Ignoring the fact that wages have been stagnant for the last 40 years, we’re often blamed for killing the economy because we’re not buying as many houses or diamonds, having less babies, and waiting longer to move out of our parent’s hom...
10:17, 2019-06-11

Inside the black (cherry) market of vintage Kool-Aid packet collectors When you’re in the mood for Kool-Aid, you can walk into a grocery store and chose from about 20 different flavor packets all priced at about a quarter a piece. However, if you’re in the market for some quintessentially classic, high-grade, “Oh Yeah!”-era Kool-Aid, you’ll have to enter the fruit-flav...
21:51, 2019-06-07