Cloris Leachman, Emmy- and Oscar- winning actor, dies at 94
Leachman played the nosy neighbor on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and won an Academy Award for her role in “The Last Picture Show.” Academy Award winner Cloris Leachman, one of the most decorated actors in television history, best known for playing nosy neighbor Phyllis on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Wednesday. She was […]
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Who Is Alev Aydin? 5 Things to Know About Pregnant Halsey’s New Boyfriend
Love connection! Alev Aydin made headlines after his girlfriend, Halsey, revealed she is pregnant with the couple’s first child. Us Weekly confirmed the news on Wednesday, January 27, after the “Be Kind” singer, 26, announced she is expecting by sharing photos of her growing baby bump on Instagram. “Surprise! ,” she captioned the snaps, which […]
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Lloyd Austin Confirmed As Defense Secretary, Becomes 1st Black Pentagon Chief
Updated 2:45 p.m. ET Lloyd Austin, a retired four-star Army general, has been confirmed by the Senate, making him the first Black defense secretary in U.S. history. The Senate approved President Biden’s nomination for Pentagon chief in a near-unanimous 93-2 vote Friday. It’s an honor and a privilege to serve as our country’s 28th Secretary […]
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Longtime MLB home run king Hank Aaron dies at 86
Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron, the Hall of Fame slugger whose 755 career home runs long stood as baseball’s golden mark, has died. He was 86. “Our family is heartbroken to hear the news of Hank Aaron’s passing,” Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said in a statement on behalf of the Aaron family. “Hank Aaron was an […]
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Philadelphia Eagles hiring Nick Sirianni as head coach
PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles are hiring Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni as their next head coach, executive vice president Howie Roseman told ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio on Thursday. Sirianni, 39, had an extensive interview for the head-coaching job that started Tuesday and reportedly spilled over to the next day. There was a sense in league […]
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GameStop, Walmart restock PS5 and Xbox: How to buy one now
The highly coveted next-gen gaming consoles are available at GameStop and Walmart right now, but they won’t be for long. The Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 gaming consoles, some of the most coveted gifts during last year’s holiday season, are back on shelves right now at GameStop and Walmart. GameStop announced on Twitter last […]
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Jennifer Lopez gives moving rendition of ‘This Land Is Your Land’ at inauguration
Lopez has become the go-to performer at events the entire nation is watching. Jennifer Lopez became a part of history Wednesday when she performed at the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Dressed all in white and accompanied by members of the president’s United States Marine Band, J.Lo sang “This Land Is Your Land” and “America […]
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Bill Clinton appears to fall asleep during Joe Biden’s inauguration speech
Former President Bill Clinton appeared to be nodding off during Wednesday’s inauguration ceremony for President Joe Biden. Brief video clips posted online show Clinton, 74, with his eyes shut when a TV camera cut to him during Biden’s inaugural address outside the US Capitol. “Bill Clinton is absolutely asleep,” a male voice said in a […]
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Biden selects transgender doctor Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary
President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he will nominate Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania’s top health official, as his assistant secretary of health. Levine, a pediatrician, would become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. “Dr. Rachel Levine will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get people […]
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Biden’s daughter Ashley on not having traditional hand-off at White House on Inauguration Day: ‘I think we’re all OK with it’
President-elect Joe Biden’s daughter, Ashley Biden, did her first network television interview with another member of the small club of presidential children, Jenna Bush Hager of NBC. In an interview that aired Tuesday, Ashley Biden said her mother, incoming first lady Jill Biden, has not heard from first lady Melania Trump about any kind of […]
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