Julie Bowen has come under fire for her comments about Barron Trump. Julie Bowen made Donald Trump’s inauguration more fun to watch, but not everyone appreciated her witty banter. The Modern Family star, who often details the funny antics of her own three sons, posted a few Instagram photos during the ceremony focusing on Barron Trump, the 10-year-old son of the new president and his wife, Melania.Yahoo Celebrity
Michelle Obama forcefully and passionately warned last year of the dangers of electing Donald Trump. And, for eight years in the White House, she was never shy about her dislike of politics or her resolve to never seek political office herself.People
As hundreds of thousands of women head to Washington, D.C. ahead of Saturday's Women's March, shows of solidarity are making the rounds on the internet. Twitter user @FlorBlake shared a clip from her Spirit Airlines flight to Baltimore, where a flight attendant on board offered a show of solidarity for passengers headed to the march. SEE ALSO: How to get involved with the Women's March on Washington if you're not in D.C. Love a nasty woman flight attendant Starting our wknd of amazing women because we can't give up! @SpiritAirlines #WomensMarchOnWashington pic.twitter.com/bWj89inKtJ - Flor Blake (@FlorBlake) January 20, 2017 "I just want to know, how many of you are going to the March on Washington?" the flight attendant asked to a show of hands and erupting cheers. "You guys are going to the Women's March, right? Let's get a round of applause for all the nasty women on board," she said. "Stay safe, stay hydrated, have a good time, watch out for your fellow sisters. Just remember, we don't take no 'ish' from no man." On Thursday, a Southwest Airlines crew made a similar show of support when it turned on pink cabin lights for a plane full of women headed to the march. March organizers expect about 200,000 people to attend the march, while local law enforcement plans for up to 400,000, according to the New York Times . DCist reports that there are 2,066 buses registered to bring marchers to D.C. for Saturday, while 435 buses had permits to park in the city for Friday. Mashable has reached out to Spirit Airlines for comment. BONUS: Michelle Obama tears up during final speech as First LadyMashable
WASHINGTON - The very first executive action by the new Trump administration wasn't a sweeping order on immigration, trade or health care - but rather to block an Obama administration that would have reduced the cost of mortgages for millions of home buyers. In the first hour of Trump's presidency, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development sent a letter to lenders, real estate brokers and closing agents suspending the 0.25 percentage point premium rate cut for Federal Housing Administration-backed loans. That cut would have saved home buyers about $29 a month on a $200,000 mortgage. But Republicans cast the move as hasty and said it threatened to undermine the stability of the system.USA Today
The U.S. Army awarded a contract valued at $580 million to Sig Sauer to purchase up to 500,000 new service pistols to replace the Beretta M9, which has been the Army's handgun of choice for 30 years.24/7 Wall St.
A Louisiana man shot himself Friday evening following an hours-long standoff at a New Orleans bridge as he was sought in connection with the double killings of a police officer and a woman earlier that day, police say. Sylvester Holt shot himself on the Crescent City Connection bridge, over the Mississippi River, according to Louisiana State Police trooper Melissa Matey. “After hours of negotiation with the Louisiana State Police crisis negotiation team, he refused to surrender and he shot himself in the chest,” says Matey.People
Filmmakers Brendan and Jessica Walsh both grew up in the Chicago area. She liked visiting Lake Michigan beaches. His family would travel to Michigan to camp on the Lake Michigan shore. Both knew there are plants and animals in the Great Lakes, invasive species that don't belong there, but public discussions in Illinois about Asian carp were the starting point for their deep dive into other species that have changed the lakes. The result is their documentary, "Making Waves: The Battle for the Great Lakes" which will be shown in two parts on MSU's WKAR-TV at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 6 p.m. Jan. 29. The project has been six years in the making. "We knew we always wanted to do a documentary about theDetroit Free Press
Nine years after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Ishirō Honda’s Godzilla depicted a monster awakened from the depths of the ocean to wreak havoc on Japanese cities. The most deadly of the real-life kaiju prowling the oceans today are the fourteen Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarines, which carry upwards of half of the United States’ nuclear arsenal onboard. Each of the 170-meter-long vessels can carry twenty-four Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) which can be fired from underwater to strike at targets more than seven thousand miles away depending on the load. As a Trident II reenters the atmosphere at speeds of up to Mach 24, it splits into up to eight independent reentry vehicles, each with a 100- or 475-kiloton nuclear warhead.The National Interest