Structures across the U.S. -- including city halls, bridges, and skyscrapers -- are bathed in rainbow lighting this weekend in honor of LGBT Pride.June is internationally recognized as Pride Month, and many cities -- including New York City -- are hosting Pride marches on Sunday.From New York City's Empire State Building to Minnesota's Lowry Bridge to San Francisco City all, cities of all sizes are gushing with Pride. And overseas, U.S. embassies and consulates are also paying tribute to LGBT Pride. ...
President Donald Trump is taking issue with his predecessor's recent comments criticizing the newly-unveiled Senate Republican healthcare draft bill. Former President Barack Obama wrote in a Facebook post Thursday, "Simply put, if there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family -– this bill will do you harm.
Sarah Jessica Parker is helping to launch a new book club that you can join. The "Sex and the City" star is partnering with the American Library Association to launch Book Club Central, a new online platform for reading recommendations, and the actress-turned-curator already has her first book pick. As the new honorary chair of Book Club Central, Parker has selected "No One Is Coming to Save Us" by first-time novelist Stephanie Powell Watts.
An Alabama man remains in serious condition at a Florida hospital after he was robbed at gunpoint and shot early Friday while vacationing with his family in Turks and Caicos, police said. The injured tourist, identified as Keven Newman of Alabama, was transported to a local hospital, but had to be medically evacuated to the United States for further treatment. Newman, who lives in Smiths Station in eastern Alabama, was on vacation in Turks and Caicos with his wife and son when he was shot.
Al Capone's diamond-studded, platinum pocket watch went for $84,375 during an auction Saturday featuring other artifacts that belonged to some of America's most notorious gangsters. Capone's watch as well as a musical composition he handwrote behind bars in Alcatraz were among the items up for bid in the "Gangsters, Outlaws and Lawmen" auction by RR Auction, an auction house headquartered in Boston. The auction was held Saturday afternoon at the Royal Sonesta hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A suspect has been indicted for murder in the death of a 27-year-old woman who was killed last summer while jogging in broad daylight in Massachusetts. Angelo Colon-Ortiz, 31, of Worcester, Massachusetts, was indicted Friday by a Worcester County grand jury in the murder of Vanessa Marcotte, according to Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. Colon-Ortiz, who will be arraigned in Worcester Superior Court at a later date, is being held by authorities on $10 million bail, Early said.
"I am getting older, but people think I am younger because I hang out with Kanye… so I see younger girls. "When I told them how old I was you would've thought I told them I had a terminal disease," Foxx quipped. "It'll be a progression of the people down to my real dawgs," Foxx said.
Instead, he was filming scenes for "A Star Is Born," the film he's directing and co-starring in with Lady Gaga. In the film, Cooper, 42, portrays country music singer Jackson Maine, who's on the tail end of his career when he meets Gaga's Ally. Kristofferson starred alongside Barbra Streisand in the 1976 version of the film, which has been remade a total of four times.
Donald Trump's daughter-in-law and senior adviser Lara Trump says Johnny Depp's comments about assassinating her father-in-law are "really sad" and "incredibly disappointing" -- but Eric Trump's wife says she's not surprised by such "out of control" behavior from the other end of the political spectrum. At England's Glastonbury Festival on Tuesday, Depp said to the crowd, "Can we bring Trump in?
The environmental comrades in arms -- both of whom have been critical of President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Accord -- shot a brief video selfie together on Friday at the Elysee Palace in Paris, after meeting to discuss all things green. "I'm here with President Macron, we're talking about environmental issues and a green future," Schwarzenegger says in the video, before passing the phone to Macron.
"The Handmaid's Tale" is set in a dystopian future, where fertile women are forced into sexual servitude and identifiable by their distinct wardrobe. "This organization believes being gay is a sin and that it's possible to convert people from being gay to straight -- it's ridiculous," robe-and-bonnet-wearing protester Nancy Stilwagen told KRDO of Focus on the Family.
Woof!Lawmakers, branches of the armed forces and federal departments populated their Twitter timelines Friday with pooch pics in honor of "Take Your Dog to Work Day," also referred to as "Bring Your Dog to Work Day."The day was created in 1999 by Pet Sitters International, a North Carolina-based educational association for professional pet sitters, to encourage business owners to allow dogs in the workplace.Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) tweeted, "Enjoyed having these patriotic pups in the office today. Now it's back to #Illinois Happy Friday, #IL16! #BringYourDogToWorkDay. ...
Grammy winner spoke about fellow rapper Christopher Wallace's death and his documentary, "Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story."
You’ve been throwing around the phrases Windy City, Sin City and Big Easy for years. Read on to find out the interesting backstories behind 10 major U.S. city nicknames. (And just in case you’re wondering, no, the Windy City was not named for its frigid breezes).
Despite his tweet in the aftermath of James Comey's dismissal in May, President Donald Trump did not make and does not have tapes of his conversations with the former FBI director, he tweeted Thursday. "With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea whether there are 'tapes' or recordings of my conversations with James Comey, but I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings," wrote Trump in a pair of tweets.
Senate Republican leaders unveiled what they called a "discussion draft" of their long-awaited health care bill, a part of the party's ongoing efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Five Republican senators have already come out in opposition to the Senate bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, jeopardizing its passage. Critics on both sides of the aisle said the bill, which was drafted behind closed doors by a small group of Senate leaders and committee staffers, has been shrouded in secrecy.
A massive fire at a residential high-rise building in London last week that killed dozens was caused by a faulty refrigerator, police said Friday. Detective superintendent Fiona McCormack of London's Metropolitan Police Service said at news conference Friday that the deadly blaze started in a HotPoint fridge-freezer, model no. FF175P, that was not previously subject to a product recall. The manufacturer will conduct further testing on the appliance, McCormack said.