The Venezuelan opposition led by Juan Guaidó in the coming days will likely make its third attempt to get inside its legislative building in downtown Caracas
First there was MAGA; now there's MIGA. That stands for "Make Iran Great Again," which was President Trump's message to Iranian leadership Friday during a tense tweet-off between himself and Ayatollah Ali Khameini. This week, for the first time since 2012, Khameini delivered a Friday sermon, and he didn't hold...
Highlights of Today in History: Soviet Union breaks WWII Leningrad siege; Robert F. Scott reaches South Pole; Boston Strangler suspect Albert de Salvo convicted. (Jan. 18)
Manny Pacquiao’s manager called out Conor McGregor, saying he knows where to find a proper fight. McGregor will return to UFC 246 for the first time since his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. According to Business Insider, the champ will fight Donald Cerrone for his first match. McGregor talked about his future during media events, saying he’s “in talks” about fighting Pacquiao. A reporter said such a fight could generate $250 million and serve as Pacquiao’s retirement party.
The previously confidential computer records of a deceased Republican strategist reveal he was concerned that Democrats were developing better data that could give them an advantage in the next round of redistricting
Aaron Hernandez's Fianceé Releases Statement After Netflix Docuseries Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez took to Instagram following the release of 'Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez.' Shayanna Jenkins- Hernandez, via Instagram She announced that she'll be taking a break from social media in the wake of the three-part series. 'Killer Inside' shared intimate details about the late football player who committed suicide while serving a life sentence for first-degree murder.
Severe thunderstorms are drenching some regions of Australia suffering from wildfires. According to CNN, the powerful storms are pelting the area with heavy rain and large hail. The storms could bring some much-needed relief to the firefighters battling some of the blazes. Local forecasters, however, say it's too soon to tell if the rain will fall where it's needed most. So far there hasn't been enough precipitation to make much of a dent or put out any of the fires. Meteorologists also warn that lightning from the storms have sparked new blazes.
Canada will offer compensation to families of those killed when Iran shot down a Ukranian airliner to help with travel and funeral expenses, the National Post reports. The government will offer the families $25,000 per victim — about $19,000 US — and will continue to pressure the Iranian government to...
Barack Obama Posts Cute Birthday Message for Wife Michelle The former first lady turned 56 years old this year. In his post, the former U.S. president shared a collage of pics with his spouse. Barack Obama, via Instagram The birthday message comes a few months after the couple's 27th wedding anniversary. For the occasion, both Barack and Michelle shared posts on their Instagram accounts. Michelle Obama, via Instagram Barack Obama, via Instagram
A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states
Southern California teachers plan to file a lawsuit after a commercial airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area, including several schools. (Jan. 17)
The 20th Century Fox nameplate has been a Hollywood brand since the studio was created by a merger in 1935. No more. The Walt Disney Company is dropping "Fox" from the properties it added last year, Variety reports. That includes Fox Searchlight Pictures, which already is becoming Searchlight Pictures. The...
One of the original Wiggles, Greg Page, is recovering in a Sydney hospital after collapsing during a show to raise money for groups fighting the Australian wildfires. The cause was cardiac arrest, the BBC reports. The children's band's Twitter account said Page, the band's original lead singer, had a procedure...
President Donald Trump invited the Louisiana State University football team to the White House According to Business Insider, Trump complained to the national championships about being impeached. The president then expressed disbelief over quarterback Joe Burrow crying when he won the 2019 Heisman Trophy. Burrow spoke at the White House award ceremony and mentioned the poverty his community in Ohio faces. He said: "I'm up here for all those kids in Athens and in Athens County that go home to not a lot of food on the table.” Trump told Burrow he’s “inspirational” and makes the country “very proud.”
Snickers Breaks Record for World’s Largest Chocolate Nut Bar On Jan 16, Snickers, which is owned by Mars, Incorporated, created the world’s largest chocolate nut bar. Weighing over two tons, the giant bar took 15 people to create and is the equivalent of 41,000 single-sized bars. It contains more than 1,200 pounds of caramel, peanuts and nougat, as well as nearly 3,500 pounds of chocolate. According to a statement by Josh Olken, Brand Director at Snickers, this bar is only a small version of the brand’s plans for Super Bowl LIV. Josh Olken, via statement The Snickers must now be consumed in order to be officially recognized by Guinness World Record as the largest chocolate nut bar.
(CNN) Gold medal-winning gymnast Aly Raisman will not compete in this year's Olympics in Tokyo. The two-time Olympian made the announcement on social media Tuesday. "It's true, I'm not going to be competing in Tokyo," she said. In the post, she reminisced about watching the 1996 Olympics in her living room at age 8. Raisman also appeared to allude to her sexual abuse by USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar and wondered what she would tell her younger self about the abuse.
Passengers arriving at three US airports from a city in China will be screened for a new type of coronavirus starting Friday. The CDC is dispatching about 100 people to help staff the quarantine stations at New York's JFK and the Los Angeles and San Francisco international airports, the Hill...
Rep. Ayanna Pressley Reveals Struggle With Alopecia The Democrat from Massachusetts shared the news in a video from 'The Root.' She is one of nearly seven million in the United States with the skin disease. The freshman representative also showed off her bald head as a result of the condition. Ayanna Pressley, via 'The Root' The Senegalese twists she started wearing years ago became part of her political identity. Ayanna Pressley, via 'The Root' The 45-year-old goes on to say that her hair loss worsened towards the end of last year. By December it was all gone, but Pressley isn't hiding from her appearance anymore. Ayanna Pressley, via 'The Root'