‘Now I Am Become Death’: The Legacy of the First Nuclear Bomb Test

It was 1 a.m. on July 16, 1945, when J. Robert Oppenheimer met with an Army lieutenant general, Leslie Groves, in the parched landscape of Jornada del Muerto — Dead Man’s Journey — a remote desert in New Mexico. A group of engineers and physicists was about to detonate an atomic device packed with 13 […]

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Lakers discuss why they chose social justice messages for their jerseys, or not

When Anthony Davis considered the prospect of placing a social justice message on the back of his jersey, he felt conflicted. On one hand, the Lakers star wanted to support equality and speak out in favor of racial justice. On the other hand, the name Davis means something to him, and representing his family mattered. […]

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‘AGT’ Recap: Heidi Klum Finally Returns For The Final At-Home Auditions

The final ‘AGT’ season 15 auditions have arrived, but things take a turn when production shuts down. After seeing some incredible acts in person, the judges pick up the competition from home. The July 14 episode of AGT starts out normally, just without an audience. Simon Cowell, Sofia Vergara, and Howie Mandel get to witness […]

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Bear leaves Ontario home hungry after breaking in to find pizza

What to do when a bear attacks If you encounter a bear making aggressive moves, this is what to do to save your life according to the National Park Service. An Ontario black bear left a local home empty-pawed when it couldn’t find any leftover pizza. A video captured by the Candian home owners’ security […]

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Biden unveils $2 trillion plan to boost clean energy, rebuild infrastructure

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden charges that when President Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is “hoax.” And the former vice president and presumptive Democratic nominee stressed that when he thinks about climate change, “the word I think about is jobs — good-paying union jobs that’ll put Americans to work.” BIDEN […]

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Candice Swanepoel Looks Amazing In Her Daisy Dukes & 10 More Models Rocking The Trend

Candice Swanepoel looked amazing like many models before her when she went for a fashionable stroll while wearing a colorful top and denim shorts in New York City. Candice Swanepoel, 31, was spotted showing off a stylish outfit that included a pink, purple, and orange patterned button-down shirt that was tied at the bottom and […]

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Rep. Jayapal ducks question on political impact of CHOP zone in Seattle district

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., is co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, but when asked whether the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone in her Seattle district helped or harmed her progressive cause, she did not give a clear response. Jayapal explained why she thinks CHOP happened and spoke in broad strokes about the right to protest during a […]

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Three Marines, Now a Focus of Russian Bounties Investigation, Show the Costs of an Endless War

The American military convoy was almost back to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan when a vehicle, laden with explosives, careened into it and detonated. The powerful blast blew up a heavily armored troop carrier, engulfing it in flames. Marines poured out of the other vehicles in the convoy as they battled desperately to save the occupants […]

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Why ‘Psych’ star James Roday embraced his birth name, Rodriguez

James Rodriguez was a freshman at New York University when the then-aspiring actor first learned that his Mexican-American heritage was going to be a problem for Hollywood. He had just nailed an audition for a big feature film, but the casting director was put off by the fact that his Caucasian-like skin tone was out […]

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Ariel Winter Shows Off Her Natural Freckles In Gorgeous Makeup-Free Selfies

Ariel Winter went au natural when she showed off her clear, glowing skin & freckles in a slew of makeup-free selfies! With or without glam, Ariel Winter, 22, always manages to look absolutely gorgeous and the Modern Family actress showed off her natural beauty in some stunning selfies. Ariel took to Instagram on July 13 […]

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Biden uses quote notably uttered by Mao Zedong during big-money fundraiser: reports

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden raised eyebrows on Monday when he echoed rhetoric that was famously used by Chinese communist dictator Mao Zedong, according to reports. Biden held a digital fundraiser featuring former President Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett. According to The Atlantic’s Edward-Isaac Dovere, the former vice president “cited an old Chinese proverb” while discussing economic relief for women during […]

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Want More Diversity? Some Experts Say Reward C.E.O.s for It

When Charles E. Jones, the chief executive of a large Ohio-based utility, realized that his senior executives weren’t fully behind his push to hire and promote people of color and women, he decided to do something to get their attention. In 2018, Mr. Jones linked 10 percent of annual bonuses for himself and other top […]

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Tory Lanez Arrested After House Party Fight Leaves Megan Thee Stallion Hospitalized

Tory Lanez was arrested when police found a gun in his car after an alleged argument outside a Hollywood Hills home, and Megan Thee Stallion was listed as a ‘victim’ for being wounded during the incident. Tory Lanez, 27, was arrested on a gun charge during a house party in the Hollywood Hills on July […]

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Sparks to open 22-game season against the star-packed Phoenix Mercury on July 25

When the WNBA released the schedule for its pandemic-shortened season Monday, the list dutifully designated home teams for each matchup. But home may not mean much more than a jersey color this season because everyone is calling the WNBA bubble at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., home, where players “eat, breathe, sleep basketball,” Sparks guard […]

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Chief Justice Roberts Cements Himself as the Supreme Court’s New Swing Vote

When Justice Anthony Kennedy retired in June 2018, the Supreme Court lost its swing justice, the justice in the court’s “middle” who controlled the outcome in its most contested cases. This year, Chief Justice John Roberts cemented his position as the new heir apparent to this title. But like Kennedy before him, this shift has […]

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New Orleans fire chief: Bodies out from collapsed hotel soon

The two remaining bodies inside a New Orleans hotel that was under construction when it partially collapsed last October might be removed by the end of this week or the beginning of next By The Associated Press July 13, 2020, 9:09 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — […]

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NFL suggests helmet face shields to protect players against coronavirus

With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is closer to one answer when it comes to player safety amid the coronavirus outbreak: face shields for the players’ helmets. The NFL and the players’ union agreed to several protocols in a 42-page document last week, including […]

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Former USC quarterback JT Daniels is granted immediate eligibility at Georgia

When JT Daniels began mulling a transfer from USC, it was widely believed if the quarterback left he would require immediate eligibility wherever he would go. The NCAA ultimately tabled its discussion on a one-time transfer exception, leaving the Trojans optimistic their former five-star quarterback might return for one more season. But in May, Daniels […]

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‘Lucifer’ Season 5 Trailer: Lucifer’s Twin Wreaks Havoc & Makes A ‘Mess’ Of His Brother’s Life

Lucifer is back — sort of. When the dashing devil returns to Los Angeles in the first trailer for part 1 of season 5, he’s acting a little different. Turns out, this man is Lucifer’s twin! Michael loves chaos! All hell is breaking loose in Lucifer season 5. Honestly, we wouldn’t have it any other […]

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Kim Kardashian: How She Really Feels About Kanye’s POTUS Run & Her Possibly Being First Lady

Kanye West dropped jaws when he announced his plans to run for president. His wife Kim Kardashian has his back no matter what even though the situation has left her ‘stressed’. Talk about creating fireworks. Kanye West, 43, nearly broke social media on the 4th of July after he revealed his POTUS plans. His decision […]

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Angelina Jolie & Lookalike Son Knox Head Out Shopping 1 Day Before He & Twin Vivienne’s 12th Birthday

Angelina Jolie was a gorgeous sight to see in a long blue dress and fashionable sandals when she stepped out to get art supplies with her youngest son Knox, just one day before he turned 12. Angelina Jolie, 45, looked radiant and confident when she went on pre-birthday outing in Los Angeles, CA with her […]

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As India Struggles With Coronavirus, Bollywood’s Biggest Star Tests Positive

NEW DELHI — When India’s biggest star, Amitabh Bachchan, announced Saturday night that he had contracted the coronavirus, the country was shattered. Mr. Bachchan, known as Big B, is not simply an enormously successful actor. He is one of India’s most revered figures. His face and rich, avuncular voice, dripping with gravitas, are everywhere, deployed […]

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Fox News Achieves Peak Gaslighting by Claiming Trump Never Called Mexicans Rapists

When Donald Trump announced that he was running for president in June of 2015, he made it extremely clear what he thought about immigration and, in particular, Mexican immigrants. But if you tuned into Fox News on Friday, you would have witnessed a gaslighting for the ages. Most of the panel on the Fox News […]

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