Julia Louis-Dreyfus has completed her second round of chemotherapy in her battle against breast cancer. The "Veep" star announced the milestone in an Instagram photo, where the hilarious actress is donned in a black hoodie, sunglasses and a fake mustache. Louis-Dreyfus, 56, has apparently drawn inspiration from music in her fight against breast cancer.
An 11-year-old Cub Scout was reportedly kicked out of the program allegedly for asking a Colorado state senator some tough questions during a meeting organized by the Boy Scouts of America. Ames Mayfield was booted last week following an Oct. 9 discussion hosted by his Cub Scout den in Broomfield, Colorado, with Republican Sen. Vicki Marble, his mother, Lori Mayfield, told ABC affiliate KMGH in Denver. Lori Mayfield recorded the tense exchanges between her fifth-grade son and Marble and later posted the videos on YouTube.
Senate Republicans passed a budget late Thursday night, setting the stage for the GOP's ultimate goal of tackling tax reform later this year. The measure is estimated to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next 10 years, and contains about $4 trillion in spending cuts. “We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to replace America’s failing tax codes,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on the Senate floor after the bill was approved.
Playboy is making history again by naming a transgender model a "Playboy Playmate" for the first time in the magazine's 64-year history. French model Ines Rau will get the honor of being the November/December centerfold.
O.J. Simpson has been seen enjoying life in the Las Vegas area since his release from a Nevada prison Oct. 1. New photos of the former football star and convict show Simpson engaging in ordinary activities, from getting a new driver's license photo taken at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Las Vegas to having selfies snapped with local fans at a bar. Simpson was seen in the video sitting at a bar wearing a white visor and light-blue polo shirt, drinking what appeared to be a bloody Mary and laughing with other patrons.
Lt. Gen. Paul E. Funk II congratulated the Syrian Democratic Forces on the liberation of Raqqa. The Syrian city was the capital of ISIS's self-declared caliphate in Iraq and Syria and was controlled by the terrorist group since 2013.
A U.S.-backed Syrian force declared victory over ISIS in the terror group's former de facto capital of Raqqa. “We proudly announce today from the heart of the city of Raqqa the victory of our forces in the major battle to defeat the ISIS terror organization, which we defeated in the capital of its alleged caliphate," the Syrian Democratic Forces said in a statement in Arabic on Friday. Raqqa, nestled on the northern bank of the Euphrates River in Syria, fell into the hands of ISIS militants in 2014 and became the heart of their self-declared Islamic caliphate.
Travis Wilson was simply signing up for housing when the homeless veteran heard a boom nearby and rushed to the aid of a bloodied victim in a serious car accident. Wilson, who told ABC affiliate WPLG he is a former Navy corpsman, was first on the scene at the accident in Pembroke Pines, Florida, in harrowing video provided to the station. "We get around the corner and I see what's going on and speed up, and then, I just turn it on and go sprinting to the vehicle," Wilson told WPLG.
Dozens of women have come forward with explosive allegations of sexual harassment, and in some cases, assault, by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.Oscar winners Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Mira Sorvino claimed that they were forced to rebuff Weinstein's unwanted advances. Others alleged sexual assault.The latest to speak out on Thursday was "12 Years a Slave" star Lupita Nyong'o. The Oscar winner wrote in The New York Times that Weinstein tried to give her a massage and propositioned her for sex.A spokesperson for Weinstein said in a statement, "Mr. ...
More than a dozen Charlotte-area students were forced to flee their school bus when the engine exploded and burst into flames on Thursday. Harrowing video shot minutes after the students escaped shows the entire front half of the bus completely engulfed in flames. All 16 students onboard and the driver of the bus managed to escape uninjured.
Former President Barack Obama made his much-anticipated first post-presidential appearance on the campaign trail Thursday, speaking at events for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia before elections there next month. Appearing at a rally in Richmond, Virginia with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam, Obama commented on the political climate in the country. “Folks don't feel good right now about what they see, they don't feel as if our public life reflects our best,” Obama said.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly painted an emotional narrative of the outreach made in the aftermath of a U.S. service member's death during Thursday's White House press briefing, a description that came on a week in which President Donald Trump found himself in the midst of a controversy over his alleged comments to the widow of a fallen soldier and claims about former presidents' attempts to reach out. Kelly, whose son, 1st Lt. Robert M. Kelly, was killed in action in 2010, described the process of alerting a fallen service member's family about their death and transporting their body back to the United States. Kelly's appearance and somber descriptions during the top of the White House press briefing were his idea and sought to add context as the conversation over the deaths of U.S. soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger have spiraled into political back-and-forth, senior White House officials told ABC News.
Director Quentin Tarantino has expressed remorse about continuing to work with film producer Harvey Weinstein over the years even though he was aware of allegations of misconduct made against him. In a new interview with The New York Times, Tarantino, who worked with Weinstein on nearly every major movie in his filmography, said that he had firsthand knowledge of some of the things the former studio head allegedly did to women, including his ex-girlfriend, Mira Sorvino. Sorvino claimed that Weinstein massaged her shoulders and chased her around a hotel room in an attempt to get physical with her -- a story Tarantino reiterated to the Times.
New Showtime documentary, full of interviews with celebrities who knew and loved him, covers the notoriously private singer's career before his untimely death.
The controversial radio host gives lectures in the name of free speech, but his comments on racism, LGBTQ issues and the so-called alt-right movement have made him a target for protestors.
Two arrests were made Thursday afternoon on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville, where self-described white nationalist Richard Spencer spoke at an event. Security measures were in place throughout Gainesville. The added precautions stem partly from Gov. Rick Scott’s decision on Wednesday to declare a state of emergency before the event.
U.S. Africa Command has launched a formal investigation into the circumstances surrounding an ambush in Niger that killed four U.S. soldiers and wounded two others. The investigation comes as the Pentagon said Thursday that the fourth soldier, Sgt. La David Johnson, was "separated" from his fellow soldiers but never left behind. "We don't leave anyone behind.... He was separated," chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said of Johnson, whose body wasn't recovered until more than 24 hours after the Oct. 4 firefight.
The flurry of activity surrounding the $25,000 check that President Donald Trump had promised the family of a fallen soldier is not the first time Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge's death has drawn unwanted attention. After his June death in Afghanistan, the controversial Westboro Baptist Church, which regularly protests military funerals, issued a statement calling for Baldridge's funeral to be the target of the group's protests.
An eighth child has been killed by an Ikea dresser that was recalled more than a year ago because of its propensity to tip over. Two-year-old Jozef Dudek of California was killed when a three-drawer Ikea dresser tipped over and crushed him during naptime. The family’s lawyer, Daniel J. Mann of Philadelphia, said the accident happened in May and no one else was in the room.