Boy Scouts to Begin Admitting Girls, From Cub Scout Up to Eagle Scout
The Boy Scouts of America will soon open up its programs, allowing girls to join Cub Scout units and also to become Eagle Scouts, the organization's highest rank.
Monday’s Solar Eclipse: 3 Things You Should Know
The total solar eclipse set to take place this Monday, August 21, is a rare, almost magical treat for anyone interested by what's up there in the sky and how it works. NASA has been preparing for the celestial event, and we wanted to share a few key pieces to help you better enjoy and understand what's about to happen.
Wrestling Icon Ric Flair in Medically Induced Coma, Preparing for Surgery
Ric Flair, a star of the professional wrestling world for decades, entered the hospital over the weekend facing "tough medical issues" that appear to have gotten even more serious. A World Wrestling Entertainment source told TMZ that Flair is now in a medically induced coma and will undergo a surgical procedure...
Sharon Stone Shared Her ‘Basic Instinct’ Audition Tape (And No, It’s Not THAT Scene)
Yesterday, for no apparent reason (other than #WaybackWednesday), Sharon Stone decided to share her original audition reel for the 1992 erotic-thriller classic Basic Instinct.
Parents Say R. Kelly Is Confining Their Young Daughters in an Abusive Sex ‘Cult’ [UPDATED]
More explosive allegations about the controversial R&B star's sexual life.
NPR Tweets Declaration of Independence, Trump Supporters Call It ‘Propaganda’
For some strange reason, folks on Twitter thought Thomas Jefferson's words about rejecting tyranny was referring to Donald Trump rather than King George III.
The Best Chris Cornell Songs Featured in Movies and TV
Chris Cornell, whose shocking death at age 52 has jolted the music world, may have been known best as the lead singer of Soundgarden, but his music also appeared prominently on numerous film soundtracks, and he even made the occasional onscreen cameo. Cornell’s signature high-pitched wail, either fronting his full band or as a solo artist, helped color movies across all genres, from action (The Avengers) to thriller (Pacific Heights), comedy (Wayne’s World) to drama (The Basketball Diaries), and even Tarantino (True Romance). To honor the late musician, we’ve rounded up the five best Cornell songs featured in movies.
Donald Trump Wins Election, Defeats Hillary Clinton [UPDATED 2:45 a.m. ET]
It's finally over, and it might be the biggest upset in American political history.
2016 American League Preview — Profiles, Promises and Predictions for Every Team
Profiles, previews and predictions about what to expect in the American League in 2016.
Peyton Manning to Announce Retirement
Peyton Manning, the two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback, is expected to announce his retirement on Monday in Denver.
Failed Dunk Attempt Turns Into Spectacularly Successful Dunk
It's not how they teach you do it in Dunk School, but it did go in. Eventually. And hey, as long as the ball drops through the hoop, its exact pathway before is irrelevant, right?
Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Win New Hampshire Primaries
In a major statement against the current political establishment, businessman Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont have won the first primaries of the 2016 election season.
Democratic Race Too Close to Call in Iowa — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders Tied (UPDATED)
The Democratic contest in Iowa was one of the closest ever.
Ted Cruz Wins Iowa Republican Caucuses, Defeating Donald Trump and Marco Rubio
Texas Senator Ted Cruz claims the first victory in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination campaign, holding off rivals Donald Trump and Marco Rubio.
Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
On Wednesday evening, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced its newest members: Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza. Griffey set a record by being named on 99.3 percent of all ballots, surpassing the mark set by Tom Seaver in 1992.
President Obama Announces New Measures to Reduce Gun Violence in Emotional Speech
At the White House on Tuesday, President Obama introduced 10 new provisions aimed at reducing the gun violence he says is plaguing the entire country, as evidenced by the spate of mass shootings that have occurred over the last several years.