Nine-time Grammy winner Joni Mitchell's emotional return to the stage.
Nine-time Grammy winner Joni Mitchell's emotional return to the stage.
A federal judge in Georgia has denied Sen. Lindsey Graham's effort to delay his testimony before the Fulton County grand jury in their investigation into former President Trump's effort to overturn the election in the state. Further delay thus poses a significant risk of overall hindrance to the grand jury's investigation, and the Court therefore finds that granting a stay would almost certainly result in material injury to the grand jury and its investigation.
In honor of the late Olivia Newton-John, AMC theaters is bringing back the iconic film this weekend on the big screen for breast cancer research. AMC Theaters CEO Adam Aron announced the news in a tweet earlier this week saying that many AMC Theaters will show the 1978 classic for $5 per ticket and the proceeds will go to breast cancer research. To honor the late Olivia Newton-John: many of our U.S. theatres this weekend will show her classic 1978 hit movie Grease, again on the big screen.
Michael Bublé is a proud dad of four. The Grammy-winning singer and wife Luisana Lopilato announced the arrival of their baby girl, Cielo. "From love comes life, light and her... our baby Cielo Yoli Rose Bublé," the couple announced in a joint statement Friday, sharing a photo of themselves holding the tiny baby's foot.
Eight students were injured in a school bus accident in South Carolina Friday afternoon, school officials said. The bus was carrying 24 students from a middle school and elementary school in the Chesterfield County School District when the accident occurred around 4 p.m. in the town of Jefferson, the district said. Eight students on the bus were transported to the hospital with injuries, the district said.
A member of a group of British Islamic State terrorists dubbed "the Beatles" by their hostages was sentenced Friday in U.S. federal court to 8 concurrent life terms for kidnapping and murdering freelance journalist James Foley, as well as participating in the detention and murders of three other Americans. The sentencing of El Shafee Elsheikh, 34, comes on the eighth anniversary of Foley's murder which was broadcast across the world in a chilling beheading video by ISIS. Elsheikh was also convicted and sentenced for the kidnapping and murder of journalist Steven Sotloff, human rights activist Kayla Mueller and aid worker Peter Kassig.
Kurt Cobain's daughter is opening up about her near-death experience. In an Instagram post Thursday, the Nirvana singer's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain, reflected on the experience as she marked her 30th birthday.
An emotional Vanessa Bryant took the stand Friday in her invasion of privacy trial over photos taken at the scene of the helicopter crash that killed her husband, basketball star Kobe Bryant, and their 13-year-old daughter. Bryant filed a lawsuit several months after the 2020 crash against Los Angeles County, alleging that first responders took graphic photos of human remains at the scene as "souvenirs" and shared them with others. Bryant, the final plaintiffs' witness, was overcome with emotion in the Los Angeles federal courtroom on Friday as she shared her fear and anxiety over the photos.
A 12-year-old Little League player sustained a fractured skull after falling from a bunk bed in the League's dormitories in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania. Easton Oliverson, a Santa Clara, Utah native, is conscious and starting to walk, the family said on an Instagram account set up in honor of his recovery journey. Easton plays for the Snow Canyon team in the Little League, part of the team's first squad to advance to the World Series championship in its 75-year history.
GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, once a rising star in the Republican Party and considered a potential speaker of the House, told ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl that she has no regrets about her political career, including her landslide primary election loss in Wyoming on Tuesday, saying she now is laser-focused on keeping Donald Trump out of the White House. During an exclusive and wide-ranging interview set to air Sunday on ABC's "This Week," Cheney, who serves as vice chair of the Jan. 6 Select Committee investigating the Capitol attack, told Karl she still hopes former Vice President Mike Pence testifies in the near future and that conversations with his legal team are ongoing.
Three people are dead after two small planes collided mid-air at a California airport on Thursday, authorities said. The crash occurred shortly before 3 p.m. local time at the Watsonville Municipal Airport in Watsonville, an agricultural area located about 50 miles south of San Jose, officials said. The two planes were attempting to land when they collided, the city of Watsonville said on social media.
Just ahead of Labor Day weekend, the federal government is doubling down on U.S. airlines, calling disruptions seen over the past few months "unacceptable" and demanding change. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg wrote to carriers on Thursday, calling on them to improve their customer service and warns airlines that new rules may be coming to better empower travelers who face flight disruptions within the airlines control. "Americans expect when they purchase an airline ticket they will arrive at their destination safely, reliably, and affordably," the secretary wrote.
The Northern Lights may be visible as far south as Pennsylvania and Iowa on Friday, Space Weather Prediction Center from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. The remarkable sky lights may come down farther south due to a geomagnetic storm that began on Wednesday, experts said. The storm is the result of a coronal mass ejection, or CME, which is a powerful burst of magnetized plasma from the sun’s corona, its outermost layer.
Europe’s scorching drought has revealed the hulks of dozens of German warships that became submerged during World War Two near Serbia's river port town of Prahovo. The ships, sunken on Danube River, were part of Nazi Germany's Black Sea fleet in 1944 as they retreated from advancing Soviet forces, officials said. The vessels still impact the river today, often hampering river traffic during low water levels, authorities said.
Speaking with Billboard, the group -- which includes members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé and Lisa -- took a deep dive into what their new single represents. The group also launched the #PinkVenomChallenge on YouTube, which is designed to start a global dance party by encouraging fans to show off their best moves to the new single via YouTube Shorts. Lisa, BLACKPINK's main dancer, opened up about the video's "powerful" choreography.
A Michigan judge ruled that county prosecutors cannot enforce a near-total abortion ban on the books since 1931, ruling in favor of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. Lawyers representing the governor had asked the court to grant a temporary restraining order after the judge held a two-day evidentiary hearing. Judge Jacob Cunningham granted Whitmer's request for a preliminary injunction, arguing not issuing this injunction would cause harm to the public.
Online home goods retailer Wayfair is laying off nearly 900 workers worldwide, which amounts to 5% of the company's workforce, the company said in a memo to employees on Friday. The cuts include about 400 jobs in Boston, where Wayfair is headquartered, the company said. Wayfair saw business surge during the pandemic, as people stuck at home eschewed brick-and-mortar shopping and increased spending on furniture, home renovations, and other domestic improvements.
Demi Lovato spent the last day of their 20s on Friday performing as part of the "Good Morning America" Summer Concert Series. When asked what it felt like to be celebrating their 30th birthday, Lovato told "GMA" the feeling was "incredible." "I'm grateful to be turning 30," the "Cool for the Summer" singer said.
A Florida woman was killed Thursday by lightning that also struck her child and a dog, authorities said. The Winter Springs Police Department said it received multiple reports of people possibly being struck by lightning near Trotwood Park at about 2:20 p.m. local time and deployed officers to the scene. Lightning appeared to have "hit a nearby tree, energizing the area and striking the victims," police said.
While most market research doesn't track Pilates separately from yoga, a report by Research Dive, the global Pilates and yoga studios market was expected to pull in revenue of $269.3 billion by 2028 compared to $127.7 billion in 2021 -- a compound annual growth rate of 10%. Classical vs. Contemporary Pilates: Classical Pilates is a style that stays true to the original Pilates method, called Contrology, created by Joseph Pilates.
Famed California restaurant Goose & Gander has apologized to South African musician Jonathan Kenneth Butler after an incident over the weekend in which a manager followed the singer-songwriter to his car to inquire about a tip. The singer-songwriter ate at Goose & Gander that same day and said that after the meal he was followed to his car by a manager who pressed him to see if Butler had "taken care" of the wait staff who served him.