Representative Ilhan Omar has a way of attracting attention. Four months ago, the Democrat became the first Somali-American — and one of the first two Muslim women — to serve in the U.S. Congress. Her election was heralded by many as a sign of a more diverse generation of politicians coming to power on Capitol Hill. But …
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has shut down three local dentist practices and is warning patients to get tested for HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B, CBS Philadelphia reports. The Department of …
Lio Rush certainly hit a sore spot with Patriots fans on Monday night. Just one day after Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement, the professional wrestler took a not-so-subtle shot at the former Patriots tight end while, at the same time, talking some smack to Irishman Finn Bálor at the WWE’s Monday Night Raw event …
8 bumps on your skin that you should never try to pop Little patients at St. Louis hospital put pedal to the metal As men ditch suits, retailers struggle to adapt Brits pretend they’re sick of Brexit. But truth is they’re obsessed. Analysis: Here’s how Trump could easily get private land for his wall The petition, filed in the U.S. Court of …
Caracas (AFP) - The US and Russia clashed publicly over Venezuela on Monday, raising geopolitical stakes over the oil-producing nation after Moscow sent dozens of soldiers to Caracas amid what it alleged was a budding "coup." US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned his counterpart Sergei Lavrov over the phone …
The market for streaming TV services is about to get even more crowded today, as Apple is expected to announce its offering at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California on Monday. Based on the invitations, the streaming service will likely be the highlight of the event, but recent reports have suggested that Apple …
Grief-stricken friends of a "beautiful" teen found dead outside Belfast City Hospital have described her as a bubbly young woman who would "light up a whole room". Tara Wright has today been named locally as the "amazing and funny" 17-year-old who was tragically discovered shortly before 3am on Sunday next to a …
Angelique Kerber is now trying to play nice, but the tennis world isn’t letting her get off so easily. After she lost to Bianca Andreescu for the second time in a week early Sunday, Kerber called the 18-year-old Canadian “the biggest drama queen ever” during a cold handshake at the net. Andreescu had taken a medical timeout …
The Canadian Coast Guard’s hope that its first new fisheries science vessel will finally be delivered this summer could be dashed after the ship crashed on its first test run last week. Seaspan Shipyards is already …
I’m a 51-year-old woman and I have been in a relationship with a man for more than nine years, although we don’t live together. During this time, he has gone back to his ex-wife and fathered a child. Then another child he had fathered was introduced to him about three years ago. I accepted all of that, even thought it was …
As Uproxx‘s Vince Mancini argued last October, movies are becoming too long these days. Several blockbusters have come along to confirm this sentiment, which is shared by Brian Grubb, and chief among …
There’s a great “what if” documentary to be made about Warner Bros.’ 2017 Justice League movie someday. Until that day, we’ll have to settle for little dribbles of information here and there about what, exactly, went down behind-the-scenes. Today a big piece of that puzzle arrived, as director Zack Snyder himself spoke a bit …
I sincerely hope you had a chance to see Us over the weekend, because the memes are here, and I personally can't stop laughing. Jordan Peele's second foray into horror arrived on March 22, and social media has since exploded with hilarious observations about the Tethered, Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar-worthy performance, and …
New York federal prosecutors have charged the celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti with attempting to extort more than $20 million from Nike. Prosecutors from the Southern District of New York said in a charging document that Avenatti tried to get the money by "threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict …
AUSTIN — Texans caught with small amounts of marijuana would be subject to a fine instead of jail time under a bill that passed its first hurdle in the state Legislature on Monday. House Bill 63 passed by a vote of 5-2 and now heads to the Committee on Calendars, which schedules legislation for debate on the House floor. The …
Muslims make up just over 1 per cent of New Zealand's population and one might assume most are new to this country. But historical accounts document that Islam first arrived in New Zealand in 1769, with two Indian Muslims. Some official documents and scholarly work mention the years 1840 and 1874 as important …
Abby Dyer doesn’t have a problem using her maiden last name on television. The Missouri-based meteorologist with KY3, an NBC affiliate, recently spoke up after receiving criticism for not using her …
After frail Wendy Williams checked into a sober house, pictures surfaced of her husband Kevin Hunter and his alleged mistress Sharina Hudson on vacation. But the alleged extramarital relationship has been causing heartache for Wendy for more than ten years, we’re told. And a longtime friend of the TV chat show queen …
A man described by police as “mentally disabled” has been found safe with family after being missing for weeks, Gwinnett County police said. The man’s mother, Yvonne Longmire, had been arrested for allegedly using another man to pose as her son, Lee Earnest Longmire, in an attempt to gain control of a trust fund. …
After a tough few years for traditional retail stores, some major chains are turning toward social media influencers. Retailers like Nordstrom needed to find new ways to connect with shoppers. Holiday traffic was slow in 2018, but the company posted better-than-expected earnings last quarter thanks in part to …
In fact, it appeared that Naomi herself began to notice, because each time Kim or Kylie shared a photo of themselves in their latest ~look,~ Naomi hopped on Instagram to prove that she wore it first. Kim appeared …
Dani Dyer has hinted at her hidden sadness after confessing she and Jack Fincham have already moved out of their joint apartment less than three months after their brief split. The Love Island 2018 winners are currently on holiday together in Thailand after leaving behind their east London pad so Dani could move closer to her …
This year on her birthday, Carolyn Burman decided to do a solo hike in one of her favorite state parks in Connecticut. She has magical memories of that trek. She grew up hiking it — her mother even went into labor with her while walking the path. She looked forward to a peaceful, reflective experience in nature. Instead, …
The east and west elevations for the tower are largely void of windows, with vertical glazed strips in the solid facades emphasizing the building’s verticality, in contrast to the gate-like appearance of the open, glazed north and south facades. The buildings are linked between the ground floor and sixth floor, allowing the ensemble …
Jana Kramer and her husband Mike Caussin are speaking publicly about one of the most personal subjects in any relationship: sex. Right at the beginning of the episode, the former NFL player revealed that he "sought …
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We’re used to seeing PlayStation Plus membership codes go on sale once each year around the holidays. In 2019, however, the holidays are here early if you’re a PlayStation 4 owner. PlayStation Plus 12 Month Membership Digital Codes are currently down to just $44.99, which is within $5 of the lowest price ever. …
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Constance Wu isn't the sweet Rachel Chu from Crazy Rich Asians anymore.  The beauty is now playing a less classy lady opposite Jennifer Lopez and Cardi B in the new film Hustlers. On Monday the actress was seen …
Israel and Gaza have been on the brink of war for months — and it’s possible Sunday night’s actions will push them closer to that outcome. Rockets allegedly fired from Gaza hit a home in central Israel, north of Tel Aviv, injuring seven. It’s the second time in less than two weeks that the area has come under attack, a rarity …
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The number of cannabis-associated emergency department (ED) visits has risen sharply since marijuana was legalized in Colorado. New data show that although inhalable cannabis use accounts for most of these visits, edible cannabis is tied to a disproportionate number of visits, and patients present with different symptoms. …
Duke University has reached a $112.5 million settlement with the U.S. government after being accused of falsifying scientific research to claim millions in federal grants, the Department of Justice announced Monday. The North Carolina school was accused of knowingly submitting 30 grant applications containing falsified or …