(WASHINGTON) — Second gentleman Doug Emhoff departed Thursday for Poland and Germany on a six-day trip that is aimed at Holocaust education and remembrance as well as combating antisemitism worldwide, according to senior administration officials. Emhoff’s events will focus on honoring the victims of the Holocaust and see “the Second Gentleman educating the public on […]

kali9/Getty Images (SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — Two men have been arrested in the slaying of 11-year-old Brexialee Torres-Ortiz, who was shot dead while walking home after buying milk near her home, authorities announced Thursday. Two of the three suspects believed to be involved in the Jan. 16 shooting, an 18-year-old man and a 20-year-old man, were […]

HBO/Claudette Barius In a new teaser, HBO revealed its Emmy-magnet drama Succession is coming back March 26. In the preview for the forthcoming fourth season, the Roy siblings appear to be gunning for their dad, Logan, played by Brian Cox. “This is not getting about getting back at Dad,” Sarah Snook‘s Shiv Roy says to […]

Lloyd Bishop/NBC Billboard and Vibe have been slowly unveiling their choices for the best 50 rappers of all time. They recently revealed numbers 21 through 30, a combination of living and deceased emcees. Coming in at #30 is Lauryn Hill, who the outlets say “has influenced a host of hip-hop artists over the decades.” Pusha T secured the 29th position, followed in reverse […]

iStock (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Wednesday’s sports events: NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Orlando 126, Indiana 120 Philadelphia 137, Brooklyn 133 Atlanta 137, Oklahoma City 132 Milwaukee 107, Denver 99 Washington 108, Houston 103 Minnesota 111, New Orleans 102 Golden State 122, Memphis 120 Toronto 113, Sacramento 95 Portland 134, Utah 124 LA […]

Thinkstock/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Justice, FBI and international law enforcement partners mounted a major cyber crackdown against the notorious Russia-linked ransomware gang the Hive on Thursday, seizing its website and dismantling much of its digital infrastructure. “The Federal Bureau of Investigation seized this site as part of a coordinated law enforcement action […]

(NEW YORK) — Tyre Nichols, the Black man whose death this month at the hands of five Memphis, Tennessee, police officers has triggered national outrage, suffered from “extensive bleeding caused by a severe beating,” according to a preliminary independent autopsy commissioned by the family. “His observed injuries are consistent with what the family and attorneys […]

(NEW YORK) — It seemed like cryptocurrency was having a moment. At the start of 2022, the Super Bowl featured celebrities like Tom Brady, Larry David and Matt Damon in commercials for crypto companies. Logos for crypto companies like FTX could be seen plastered on multiple sports arenas and a new wave of crypto influencers […]

Courtesy of Audible Jazmine Sullivan and D’Angelo will share some deep and personal soliloquies for Audible’s Words + Music series. Announced Wednesday, the stars’ installments will debut in 2023 alongside one from Jeff Tweedy, the frontman of the Grammy-winning indie band Wilco. Set to premiere February 3, Jazmine’s installment, The Art of Confessing, is an intimate diary entry she conceived and wrote with Clover Hope that tells a “story […]

credit exdez/Getty Vevo is joining in on the celebration of hip-hop’s anniversary. The music video network is teaming up with artists across the genre for some specialized and original content. Artists including A$AP Rocky, Common, Cypress Hill, De La Soul, Lil Wayne, Ludacris, Naughty by Nature, Salt-N-Pepa and Public Enemy have been tapped for special editions of either Vevo Footnotes or Vevo ctrl.  The network will also celebrate with […]

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