(MARENGO, Iowa) — Multiple people were injured in an explosion at a plant in Iowa on Thursday, hospital officials said, as crews continue to battle a massive blaze in the incident. No fatalities were reported following the explosion at the facility in Marengo, located about 25 miles southwest of Cedar Rapids, Iowa State Trooper Bob […]

Paramount Pictures As if being the highest grossing movie of the year — and Tom Cruise‘s career — wasn’t enough, Top Gun: Maverick is aces with the National Board of Review. The New York City-based collection of film professionals, academics and movie enthusiasts this year have named Maverick its Best Film. Founded in 1909, the […]

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Martial artist and action movie icon Jackie Chan has confirmed it: Rush Hour 4 is a go. According to Variety, Chan confirmed to fans at the Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday that he is discussing the project “right now” with interested parties — and would […]

(NEW YORK) — Teacher vacancies in schools around the country persist after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the latest data from the National Center for Education Statistics. However, schools with large numbers of minority students and in high-poverty areas are suffering the worst staff shortages. About 40% of public schools with over […]

Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Mighty Dream Forum Pharrell Williams is on a mission to save the polar bears. The entrepreneur and his Icecream design label have teamed up with MINI USA for an exclusive merch collection that will help raise money for the white bears. Set to launch December 15 on NTWRK, the collection will feature a variety […]

Jasmin Merdan/Getty Images (ATLANTA) — A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows how infectious mpox can be and how important vaccination was in reducing the outbreak over the summer. Last month, the World Health Organization renamed “monkeypox” as “mpox” over concerns of stigmatization of the disease. The study, published Thursday, […]

(WASHINGTON) — Republicans are celebrating a major political win as they head into the new Congress with a House majority — forcing Democrats to concede on ending the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate in order to get the must-pass national defense bill across the finish line. The move would be a major concession for Democrats and […]

(QUANTICO, Va.) — An 11-year-old cancer patient was sworn in as an honorary police officer for 53 different police departments at a ceremony held Monday at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Devarjaye “DJ” Daniel’s journey to becoming an honorary police officer started several years ago, according to his father Theodis Daniel. Daniel told “Good […]

Warner Bros. Discovery In a lengthy Twitter thread Thursday, James Gunn responded to a widely covered Hollywood Reporter story about his and partner Peter Safran‘s reported “blueprint” for getting Warner Bros. Discovery’s DC Comics-based universe back on track. The trade put forth that a third Wonder Woman film from director Patty Jenkins had been scrapped. […]

Courtesy of WE TV New season, more drama. That’s what fans can expect when Growing Up Hip Hop makes its return next month. WE TV released a teaser ahead of the show’s seventh season, with newcomers Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Naughty by Nature‘s Treach and Kurupt of the Dogg Pound. Here’s a rundown of what’s to come. Egypt is joining her mother, Pepa, on tour, but she’s faced with juggling the opportunity […]

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