(WASHINGTON) — Days after the Biden administration reimbursed two Florida school districts whose board members lost their salaries for mandating masks for students, the state’s top education official is trying to strip the districts of the money. In a series of memoranda, Florida Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran recommended Monday that the Florida Board of […]

(NEW YORK) — Facebook’s safety head was questioned by lawmakers on Thursday over what the company knew about the potential for Instagram to be harmful to young users’ mental health. The Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security convened the hearing in the wake of a Wall Street Journal investigation citing Facebook’s […]

Triller It appears that hip hop heavyweights Big Daddy Kane and KRS-One will battle in the next Verzuz. Their silhouettes appear in a Verzuz Instagram post that reads, “WANNA PLAY? We got a new VERZUZ on the way Sunday, October 17th, brought to you by the killer new series, #Chucky. Who do y’all think it is!? Drop your guesses […]

West2EastEmpire With three children between them, Ciara and her Super Bowl-winning husband, Russell Wilson, are sharing their experience as parents in a new book. The couple will publish a children’s picture book titled WHY NOT YOU?, on March 1, 2022. “We know how important it is to share the gift of reading with kids at an early age,” Ciara and […]

(Guntersville, Ala.) — As a former Division I college football player for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide, Justin Moon faced many challenges on the field. But more than a decade later, the 36-year-old step dad may have met his toughest opponent yet, when coronavirus left him fighting for his life earlier this summer just […]

Scott Dudelson/WireImage After being roasted on social media for a tweet showing sympathy for R. Kelly, Chuck D is making it clear he does not support the convicted singer. “I’m not the R. Kelly fan here,” the Public Enemy leader tweeted. “75 million sold somewhere & I ain’t got 1 of his songs. And his actions were criminal my apologies if […]

(NEW YORK) — The United States has been facing a COVID-19 surge as the more contagious delta variant continues to spread. More than 690,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.7 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns […]

Kevin Mazur / Getty Images for Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Vol. 3 Presented by Amazon Prime Video Erykah Badu appeared during Rihanna‘s Savage X Fenty Vol. 3 fashion event last week, and the “Love of My Life” singer expressed her gratitude with a unique NSFW gift. The 50-year-old artist launched her Badu World Market online store last year, including incense based on […]

tttuna/iStock (SAN DIEGO) — A woman and her 2-year-old son died Saturday afternoon after falling from the stands at Petco Park before the Padres game, investigators said. The 40-year-old woman and her toddler were at a dining and concession area on the concourse level of the San Diego, California, stadium when, for an unknown reason, […]

(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUE Baltimore 2, Philadelphia 0 AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City 7, Cleveland 2 — Game 13 Detroit 4, Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 4, Cleveland 2 — Game 14 NY Yankees 4, Texas 3 Tampa Bay 6, Toronto 4 Seattle 4, Oakland 2 Houston […]

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