• Call Her Hot Mama June! Honey Boo Boo and Pumpkin Talk About Their Mom’s Journey from 460 Lbs. to a Size 4

    Mama June Shannon may just need to change her name to Hot Mama June. After undergoing weight loss surgery, the matriarch of the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo family will reveal her new body on the reality TV screen in WE tv’s new docu-dramedy Mama June: From Not to Hot. But first, her daughters Alana (known better to fans as “Honey Boo Boo”) and Lauryn (AKA “Pumpkin”) stopped by Entertainment Tonight to explain how their mother went from 460 lbs. to a size 4. “She had gastric sleeve back in May of 2015, and then she slowly started losing weight, and the reason she got the gastric sleeve was because she hit a plateau - she couldn’t lose any weight,” Pumpkin explained of her mom’s surgery to make her stomach smaller.

  • California's punishing rain creates rare spectacle

    First the rain, now the drain. California’s punishing rain this month has flooded neighborhoods and triggered evacuations. It has also pushed Lake Berryessa in Napa County way beyond capacity, pouring water into its bathtub-like drain. It’s the first time that’s happened in 11 years, reports CBS News correspondent Mireya Villarreal. “Back in October, we were essentially half-full,” said Roland Sanford, general manager of the Solano County Water Agency. “This is the first time that the lake has been so low, and filled-up and spilled in one year.” What looks calm at the top of the “Morning Glory Spillway” looks like a raging torrent at the bottom. The spillway is located 200 feet from the Monticello

  • CNN Leaks: Conservative Activist James O’Keefe Publishes Alleged Newsroom Footage

    Conservative activist James O’Keefe on Thursday released the first part of cache of audio recordings he claims come from CNN headquarters and believes exposes what he calls “media malfeasance” by the cable news network. “I want to start exposing the media and their flaws,” O’Keefe tweeted in a timely echo of President Donald Trump’s verbal attacks on major news organizations, CNN in particular.

  • Cheating hubby needs to reset attitude toward ‘affair baby’

    Dear Carolyn Adapted from a recent online discussion. DEAR CAROLYN: I’m ashamed to admit I made the classic mistake of having a brief, midlife-crisis affair. I love my wife and family and quickly realized I couldn’t risk it all for a fling. Before I could end it, though, the woman I was seeing got pregnant and the result has been nothing but pain. My wife and I have stayed together and are in counseling, but the woman is keeping the baby. I know I have to agree to partial custody and my affair will have to become public. Soon everyone - my older children, friends, neighbors - will know I cheated on my wonderful wife. When I think of the pain and humiliation it will cause my family, especially

  • Teen charged with lying about being raped by college football players

    Two college football players who were suspended from their team last year and saw their scholarships revoked after rape accusations have been cleared by police after authorities say their accuser recanted her story. Nikki Yovino, 18, of South Setauket, NY, has been charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence in connection to an incident at a Sacred Heart University football party in October, the Connecticut Post reports. When pressed about inconsistencies in her original statement, Yovino admitted that she made up the rape allegations against the two football players in hopes of gaining sympathy from another man - a prospective boyfriend, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. Police said Yovino told them on Oct. 15 at a hospital where they responded for a sexual assault complaint that she attended a Sacred Heart football club party the night before at a house on Lakeside Drive in Bridgeport.

  • Novak Djokovic caught being told off by his wife after Jelena forgets to end Facebook Live video

    Novak Djokovic was given a stern telling-off by his wife Jelena after failing to thank her for filming his practice session on Facebook Live. The former world number one was preparing for his upcoming involvement in the BNP Paribas Open whilst his wife, Jelena, filmed his practice session at court side. "No, I like to take the camera, it’s nice," Djokovic says as he takes the phone from Jelena.

  • How Jesse Jackson Jr. collects $138,400 a year from the federal government

    Records from former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s divorce case show how he has been able to collect hefty benefit checks from the federal government after serving time in prison for looting hundreds of thousands of dollars from his campaign fund. Most of that - about $100,000 - is workers' compensation and tax-free, according to Chicago attorney Barry Schatz, who is representing Jackson in his divorce proceeding. The rest of Jackson's benefits are Social Security Disability Insurance payments, some of which may be taxable, Schatz said. The payments flow to Jackson because he has bipolar disorder and depression - the issues that led to an extended leave from Congress in 2012 - and those conditions have been exacerbated by a "very difficult, contentious divorce" from former Chicago Ald.