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Irene Cara, the iconic voice behind hit movie soundtrack songs, "Fame" and "Flashdance... What a Feeling," has died at age 63, her publicist posted on Twitter and on the late singer's website Saturday. "It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara," publicist Judith A. Moose posted online. Moore also confirmed Cara's death with ABC News station, KABC.
No FIFA World Cup would be complete without "psychic" animals predicting the winners, and Qatar 2022 has been no exception. From "clairvoyant" camels to "mystic" elephants and "cryptic" rats, a range of animals -- big and small -- have tried their paws, hooves and tentacles at predicting the score line. The eight-tentacled icon put TV pundits to shame with an incredible string of correct World Cup winner predictions from his glass tank at the Aquarium Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen, Germany.
The Jackson Family Rodeo Crew is an Upper Marlboro, Maryland, family of seven epitomizing the rodeo lifestyle and legacy of Black cowboys in the United States. Parents Corey and Robyn Jackson have dedicated themselves to supporting their five kids, four of whom compete, in living that lifestyle to the fullest. Corey Jackson told "Good Morning America" that from the time he was a young child in his hometown of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he had always wanted to be a cowboy.
A Utah man is facing charges after allegedly bringing a straight edge razor blade on a flight and holding it near a passenger's throat. The incident comes just weeks after a man brought two box cutters through security and onto a Frontier Airlines flight en route to Tampa. Merrill Darrell Fackrell, 41, allegedly boarded a JetBlue flight Monday at JFK Airport in New York en route to Salt Lake City.
A 28-year-old man who went overboard while on a Carnival cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard almost 20 hours after he was reported missing. The guest, according to a representative with Carnival Cruise Line, was at a bar with his sister on the Carnival Valor and left to use the bathroom at around 11 p.m. Wednesday night. The Coast Guard received the call at approximately 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
Three employees at a McDonald's in Atlanta, Georgia, helped deliver a baby girl after a pregnant mother went into labor there. Sha’querria Kaigler, Keisha Blue-Murray and Tunisia Woodward heard a piercing scream from the bathroom of the McDonald's branch on Wednesday, only to find a customer in active labor. A customer came out of the bathroom and told Woodward there was a customer in labor.
Black Friday is here and it's a great time to get a head start on any New Year's resolutions with some shiny new fitness items. Whether you are looking for new gym sneakers, a yoga mat for home workouts, group classes and everything in between, plenty of stores have knocked down prices, offering shoppers amazing opportunities to save. Retailers such as Athleta, Kohl's and more have Black Friday specials on thousands of products that you won't want to miss.
The 2022 midterm cycle is not even done yet, with Georgia's runoff next month leaving the U.S. Senate's margin in question, and speculation over the 2024 presidential race is swallowing up media coverage. Democrats face a daunting Senate map in 2024, though a surprisingly strong midterm cycle that saw them lose the House by a smaller-than-expected margin has them optimistic about flipping it back. Much of how the 2024 cycle plays out will be affected by the presidential race, including whether former President Donald Trump is the GOP nominee for a third time in a row and if President Joe Biden makes good on his intention to run for reelection.
Shoppers spent a record $5.29B this Thanksgiving, according to Adobe Analytics -- a figure up 2.9% year-over-year. Adobe Analytics’s report on record spending may be surprising to some, as the economy is at an inflation level not seen in the last 40 years, and ongoing fears of a recession. Big discounts on toys and electronics enticed shoppers, according to Adobe Analytics.
A 31-year-old woman was found dead at Zion National Park in Utah after her husband reported the couple experienced symptoms of hypothermia while camping in the park. The husband told authorities the couple were on a permitted 16-mile hike in the park's Narrows section on Tuesday when they became "dangerously cold" overnight, the national park said in a statement Thursday. The 33-year-old man went to look for help Wednesday morning, but search and rescue teams determined the woman was deceased after park visitors and first responders attempted to administer first aid, the statement said.
The suspect in a deadly shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado will continue to be held without bond, a judge ruled during their first court appearance on Wednesday. Five people were killed and 17 others wounded by gunfire in the mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs late Saturday night. The suspect, 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich, appeared in court virtually from jail for Wednesday's advisement hearing, slumped over in a wheelchair wearing a yellow sleeveless jumpsuit and in handcuffs with apparent bruises on their face.
There's plenty to celebrate in the Travolta household this week. Not only is Thanksgiving finally here, but Ben Travolta turned 12 on Wednesday -- and he of course got birthday tributes from his dad, John Travolta, and his sister, Ella Travolta. Ben's older sister Ella also chimed in with well wishes and shared a photo of her brother and his beloved pup.
President Joe Biden reiterated his call to pursue a ban on assault weapons following the latest mass shooting at a Walmart in Virginia and said it’s "sick" that the U.S. continues to sell semiautomatic weapons. Biden has been unable to cobble together the bipartisan support needed to get a bill to his desk.
Former Elle columnist E. Jean Carroll sued former President Donald Trump for the second time on Thursday, alleging defamation and battery under a new law in New York that allows adult sex assault victims to file claims that would otherwise be barred by the passage of time. Carroll previously sued Trump for defamation over statements he made in 2019 when he denied her claim that he raped her in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman in the 1990s.
NeNe Leakes gave fans an update on her son Brentt's health nearly two months after he suffered a stroke and congestive heart failure. The "Real Housewives of Atlanta" alum took to Instagram on Wednesday to show the progress Brentt, 23, has made in his recovery since the Sept. 26 health scare, showing him "walking and talking" around the hospital. Leakes shared one image of Brentt lying asleep in a hospital bed with lots of wires attached to him.
Residents in Southern California have more than heavy traffic to contend with this Thanksgiving. The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for parts of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties on Thursday that lasts until Friday morning, indicating critical fire weather conditions. Wind gusts could approach 70 mph in some parts of Southern California, forecasts show.
Daniella Karagach and Pasha Pashkov are expecting their first child together. The "Dancing With the Stars" pros, who married in July 2014, announced the news via a joint Instagram post shared Wednesday. "Baby Pashkov coming May '23," they wrote.
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden made a surprise call into the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, the second year in a row they phoned into the broadcast. The president teased his call later with military service members and gave thanks to first responders. Jill Biden said the family will have Thanksgiving dinner and probably take a walk on the beach today.
The hundreds of Paddington teddy bears left at royal residences following Queen Elizabeth II's death in September have found a new home. The teddy bears were hand-delivered Thursday by Camilla, the Queen Consort, to Barnardo's, a children's charity that will distribute the bears to kids in need across the United Kingdom. Camilla -- who was given the role of royal patron of Barnado's in 2016 by the queen -- arrived to Barnardo's Bow Nursery school in East London in a fleet of taxis, along with the bears.
Thanksgiving Day marks six months since 19 students and two of their teachers were killed in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The Garcia family, whose daughter, Ellie Garcia, was one of the victims, were among the volunteers. "It is very important for everybody to really cherish these moments of togetherness, the family, loved ones, friends," said Steven Garcia, Ellie's father, who volunteered at the event for the first time.