Number of Mississippi lawmakers testing positive for coronavirus jumps to 26

A growing number of Mississippi lawmakers are testing positive for the novel coronavirus, following a month of working together in close proximity at the State Capitol building without wearing face masks. As of Wednesday, at least 26 lawmakers — or one in seven Mississippi legislators — have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in the largest known outbreak […]

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College football parents take note of Ivy League suspending fall sports amid pandemic

It’s been almost six weeks since Chris and Mya Hinton waded into the growing pool of advocates for college football players. Driven to action by schools deciding to bring athletes back to campuses during the pandemic, the Hintons, who have sons currently playing at Michigan and Stanford, started College Football Parents 247. The group now […]

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Will Smith Reveals He Was Called The ‘N-Word’ & ‘Stopped Frequently’ By Racist Cops Growing Up

Growing up in West Philadelphia was a scary place for Will Smith, as he said that police officers called him racial slurs and that his heart ‘always started pounding’ when the cops were around. Fans know exactly where Will Smith came from thanks to the intro lyrics to his song “The Fresh Prince of Bel […]

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Cardi B’s Daughter Kulture Looks Adorable With Pigtails & A Pacifier Ahead Of 2nd Birthday  

Cardi B’s daughter is growing up so fast! The almost 2-year-old rocked top knot pigtails and a diamond bracelet while playing at home on July 7. Cardi shared a cute clip of Kulture and became emotional over her daughter’s upcoming birthday on July 10! Cardi B is about to be mom to a 2-year-old! Her daughter, Kulture […]

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Symone Sanders Bet on Biden, and Herself

WASHINGTON — Growing up in Omaha, Symone Sanders would sometimes assume the identity of an alter-ego character named “Donna Burns,” an imaginary TV personality who would repurpose hairbrushes or forks or pens (or whatever) to use as her microphone. “I wanted to have my own show one day,” Ms. Sanders, a senior adviser to former […]

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Congress Eyes More Spending as Virus Surges and Economy Struggles

WASHINGTON — There is a growing recognition across party lines that Congress will need to spend more money, soon, to continue to prop up the American economy during the coronavirus recession. But there is little consensus on what that next aid package will look like and how quickly it will arrive before the end of […]

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Urban-rural divide on display in Oklahoma’s primary election

Mauree Turner is a living example of the growing diversity of big cities. The 27-year-old gay, Black, Muslim woman knocked off a three-term, white male incumbent to win the Democratic nomination for a state legislative seat. People like her have won elections in liberal states on the east and west coasts, but until Tuesday, it […]

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Gigi Hadid Reveals How She’s Hiding Her Growing Baby Bump With ‘Optical Illusions’ 

Gigi Hadid revealed how she’s been concealing her growing baby bump during a recent Instagram Live session! This marks the first time Gigi has spoken out about her pregnancy since she revealed she’s expecting at the end of April! Gigi Hadid gave fans a small detail about her first pregnancy during an Instagram Live conversation in […]

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Striking shipbuilders are losing health coverage in pandemic

The stakes are growing in a strike against shipbuilder Bath Iron Works as company-provided health insurance is running out in the middle of a global pandemic By DAVID SHARP Associated Press June 30, 2020, 6:57 PM 3 min read 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PORTLAND, Maine — The stakes are […]

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India Debates Skin-Tone Bias as Beauty Companies Alter Ads

NEW DELHI — Throughout the years she was growing up in southern India, Christy Jennifer, a producer with a media house in the city of Chennai, was traumatized by episodes of prejudice. As she walked through school corridors, classmates pointed at her darker skin and teased her, she said. Even friends and family members told […]

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Top conservatives demand answers on reports Russia paid Taliban to kill US troops

One of the top Republican lawmakers in the House joined on Sunday a growing list of legislators calling on the Trump administration to explain what it knew about the reports that Russian intelligence agents offered to pay bounties to Afghan militants who killed U.S. troops in the country. House Republican Conference chair Liz Cheney of […]

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What to make of the NBA’s growing concern with season restart in Orlando | SportsCenter

Brian Windhorst joins SportsCenter to analyze the NBA’s growing concern of restarting the NBA season in Orlando, where coronavirus cases have been spiking. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV […]

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The NBA bubble might be the safest place in the U.S. – Kendrick Perkins | Hoop Streams

Cassidy Hubbarth, Amin Elhassan and Kendrick Perkins discuss growing skepticism around the NBA about the bubble in Orlando, Florida, with Perk suggesting that the "billion dollar bubble" might be the safest place in the United States. ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to […]

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Facebook scrambles to keep advertisers from jumping ship

Facebook is reportedly scrambling to stop the growing chorus of calls to boycott advertising on its platform. The social network — which in recent weeks has seen the likes of Patagonia, Verizon and Ben & Jerry’s commit to stop running ads on its site — has been meeting with advertisers and ad agencies to reassure […]

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Jarome Iginla Headlines 2020 Hockey Hall of Fame Class

Like most kids growing up in Edmonton, Jarome Iginla admired Oilers legends Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier. As a young black hockey player, he paid particular attention when he saw someone in the N.H.L. who looked like him in Grant Fuhr. Iginla idolized Fuhr, cherishing their pictures taken together over the years, and soon will […]

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Ciara, Nikki Bella & More Pregnant Stars Glowing In Bikinis — See Pics

So many pregnant stars have been showing off their growing baby bumps poolside! From Ciara to the Bella Twins and more, we’re taking a look at the celebs who are rocking bikinis while pregnant! Our favorite pregnant celebs are flaunting their bellies by rocking bikinis and we have loved seeing them show off their bodies […]

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NAACP chief calls Facebook ‘one of the biggest threats to democracy’

The head of the NAACP called Facebook a major threat to democracy amid a growing advertising boycott over the social-media giant’s approach to hate speech. “They are probably one of the biggest threats to democracy that we see,” Derrick Johnson, the civil-rights group’s president and CEO, said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “They have fanned […]

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Bow Wow Reveals His Future With ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ After Posting That He Was ‘Done’ With The Show

Bow Wow is setting the record straight about his future with ‘Growing Up Hip Hop.’ He told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY that he will ‘always be a part of’ the show no matter what. When Bow Wow posted that he was “done” with Growing Up Hip Hop on his Instagram Story in March 2020, fans thought that […]

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Ben & Jerry’s CEO says Facebook ad boycott doesn’t go far enough

The boss of Ben & Jerry’s says the ice cream slinger is considering joining a growing Facebook ads boycott, but thinks it doesn’t go far enough. Facebook’s failure to police hate speech and misinformation “is not fully right with our values, period,” Chief Executive Matthew McCarthy said, adding that the revenue generated by the social […]

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Seattle will move to dismantle protest zone, mayor says

Faced with growing pressure to crack down on an “occupied” protest zone following two weekend shootings, Seattle’s mayor said Monday that officials will move to wind down the blocks-long span of city streets taken over two weeks ago that President Donald Trump asserted is run by “anarchists.” Mayor Jenny Durkan said at a news conference […]

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Sophie Turner’s Baby Bump Pops On Ice Cream Date With Husband Joe Jonas — See Pics

Sophie Turner proudly put her growing bump on display while wearing a white T-shirt and tight gray shorts during an outing to get a sweet treat with her husband Joe Jonas on June 21. Sophie Turner, 24, beat the summer heat with delicious ice cream while showing off her adorable baby bump on Father’s Day, […]

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NBA concerns are growing with a spike in Florida coronavirus cases | Golic and Wingo

Trey Wingo, Mike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. discuss growing concerns throughout the NBA as coronavirus cases have spiked in Florida. #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN […]

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NBA concerns are growing with a spike in Florida coronavirus cases | Golic and Wingo

Trey Wingo, Mike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. discuss growing concerns throughout the NBA as coronavirus cases have spiked in Florida. #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN […]

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Two groups kick off push to increase voter participation by newly naturalized citizens

Newly naturalized American citizens are one of the most rapidly growing voters blocs – but they vote at a lower rate than native-born Americans. Two civic groups are trying to narrow the gap and this week launched a campaign to register newly naturalized citizens to vote. SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST TRUMP EFFORTS TO END OBAMA-ERA […]

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‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ Finale Preview: Egypt Admits She’s ‘Hurt’ Over Not Knowing Tee Tee’s Engagement Plans

Shawn Rogers pops the question to Tee Tee Francis in this EXCLUSIVE preview of the ‘Growing Up Hip Hop’ season 5 finale. Egypt Criss watches it go down and is surprised she didn’t know about this until now. Shawn Rogers shows up to the soundstage while Tee Tee Francis is working, and he has a […]

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