Dax Shepard hasn't had alcohol or cocaine in 16 years. But on his podcast Armchair Expert , the 45-year-old actor has confessed to a recent relapse with something else: opioids. The good news: He's back on a clean streak. Friday's episode is titled, "Day 7," to mark his seventh straight day...
President Donald Trump looked to chip away at rival Joe Biden's support with African-American voters Friday, telling a crowd in Atlanta "Biden doesn't know Black Americans like I do," and insisting Democrats will take their vote for granted. (Sept. 25)
In the 'anarchist jurisdiction' known as Seattle, a police officer was captured on video rolling his bicycle over the head of a protester who was laying in the street. According to CNN, the Seattle Police Department said in a statement Thursday that the unidentified officer is now on administrative leave. Video taken of the incident shows an officer, who is on foot, roll his bicycle over the protester's head and neck area. The video and subsequent outrage come as tensions between protesters against systemic racism and police officers continue to rise across the country. The Seattle PD says the actions of the officer are being investigated independently by the King County Sheriff's Office at the department's request.
Tory Lanez Denies , Megan Thee Stallion’s Shooting Allegations , on Surprise Album. After keeping a low profile since the July incident, the rapper dropped a surprise album, ‘Daystar,’ that addresses the shooting. Lanez teased the album by tweeting to fans prior to the drop. To my fans … I’m sorry for my silence …. but respectfully .. I got time today …… 9 PM PST, Tory Lanez, via Twitter. Lanez opens the album with “Money Over Fallouts” and asks, “How the f--- you get shot in your foot, don’t hit no bones or tendons?”. Throughout the 17-track album, he denies the allegations, discusses his reputation and addresses “friends turning into enemies," including JoJo. Lanez mentions how the two were with Kylie Jenner that night but doesn’t provide details around how Megan Thee Stallion got her foot injuries later. Although he denies Meg’s story about the shooting, he does apologize for other behavior. There’s traumas in my past that make me talk loud and lash at you / Sorry for the times my attitude mixed with the status too, Tory Lanez, on “Care for You”. Lanez also notes in the album that he hopes they can speak again someday. The rapper is due in court on October 13
Former Rep. Ron Paul was admitted to a hospital Friday after apparently having a medical problem during a livestream appearance. The 85-year-old began to slur his words while speaking about federal stimulus funding on his YouTube channel, Business Insider reports. Paul later posted a tweet showing him giving a thumbs-up...
Louis DeJoy Says It’s ‘Not Possible’ to Reinstall Removed Mail Sorting Machines . Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has revealed that the U.S. Postal Service will not be able to return hundreds of high-speed mail sorting machines to service. He was ordered to return the machines by U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian last week. . According to DeJoy, it is "not possible" to return the estimated 700 machines, as they have already been stripped for parts. [Dismantled machines] are generally dissembled for their usable parts, with such parts being removed to maintain or enhance other machines... , Louis DeJoy, via HuffPost. It is therefore not possible to return such machines to service, Louis DeJoy, via HuffPost. Witnesses claim to have seen many of the machines tossed into dumpsters as scrap. . DeJoy ordered the removal of the machines a few weeks ago along with hundreds of letter-collection boxes. . His actions were condemned as “voter disenfranchisement” by Judge Bastian. [DeJoy’s actions are a] politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service… , U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian, via HuffPost. [It’s an] intentional effort by the current Administration to disrupt and undermine the legitimacy of upcoming ... elections, U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian, via HuffPost
Lawmakers say the U.S. government needs to ban the import of products made with child or forced labor after an Associated Press investigation found widespread exploitation in the palm oil industry
A memorial service was held Friday for a California firefighter who was killed while battling a blaze in the mountains east of Los Angeles. Charles Morton, 39, was a squad boss for the Big Bear Interagency Hotshots. (Sept. 25)
"I'm being killed financially," Sen. Lindsey Graham said in a Fox interview Thursday about fundraising for his reelection campaign. "This money is because they hate my guts." Graham made a plea for donations, prompting Democratic opponent Jaime Harrison to tweet , "Anybody else get the sense that (Graham) just realized he's...
Stocks had a strong day on Friday, but it wasn't enough to stop a four-week skid. The Dow rose 359 points, or 1.3%, to 27,173; the S&P rose 51 points, or 1.6%, to 3,298; and the Nasda8 rose 241 points, or 2.2%, to 10,913....
Queen Latifah is joining with friends including Whoopi Goldberg and Laura Dern on Saturday to spotlight the pandemic's disproportionate impact on Black people and other communities of color. (Sept. 25) The recording artist, actress and producer will host a live-stream benefit Saturday for the American Lung Association's COVID-19 Action Initiative
For years, California has been besieged by ever more massive and dangerous wildfires. And according to Business Insider, the fallout from those fires is having an impact on what prospective homebuyers are looking for. Namely, they're looking for homes that come with sophisticated and powerful air filtration systems. Luxury apartment buildings are also picking up on the trend, and are adjusting their offerings accordingly. So much for infinity pools, gourmet kitchens, panic rooms, and in-home yoga studios!
Happy Birthday, Serena Williams!. Serena Jameka Williams turns 39 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the tennis superstar. 1. She has been playing tennis since she was just 3 years old. 2. Aside from tennis, her favorite sport to watch is gymnastics. 3. The "Serena Slam" tennis term is used when someone wins all four Grand Slams in a row. 4. Williams has served over 120 mph. 5. She has won 23 Grand Slams. Happy Birthday, Serena Williams!
Actress Billie Lourd is now a mother. Lourd managed to keep her pregnancy completely secret. Lourd made the surprise announcement on her Instagram last night. She revealed she recently welcomed a son with her fiancé Austen Rydell. Lourd is the 28-year-old daughter of the late Carrie Fisher. Lourd and Rydell named the baby Kingston Fisher Lourd Rydell.
Sorry, Ms. Aniston. Sir David Attenborough has just taken your Instagram record . The 94-year-old naturalist debuted on Instagram Thursday and reached 1 million followers in a little more than four hours, according to Guinness World Records . That broke Aniston's mark of 5 hours, 16 minutes, reports Mashable . As of Friday...
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam , Tests Positive for COVID-19. Both VA Gov. Ralph Northam and VA First Lady Pamela Northam have tested positive for the virus. A staff member at the Virginia Governor's Mansion tested positive on Wednesday, which prompted the governor and first lady to be tested. Governor Northam is currently not experiencing symptoms. The first lady is said to be experiencing "mild symptoms." Both will isolate for 10 days. As I've been reminding Virginians throughout this crisis, COVID-19 is very real and very contagious, VA Governor Ralph Northam, via CNN. The safety and health of our staff and close contacts is of utmost importance to Pam and me, .., VA Governor Ralph Northam, via CNN. ... and we are working closely with the Department of Health to ensure that everyone is well taken care of, VA Governor Ralph Northam, via CNN. Northam's announcement comes two days after the announcement that both Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and the Missouri first lady have tested positive for COVID-19 as well
A former college entrance exam administrator has pleaded guilty to taking bribes to help wealthy parents rig their kids’ test scores as part of the college admissions bribery scheme
The Grammy Award for cutest collaboration of the year goes to Carrie Underwood and her five-year-old son Isaiah, who backs up his mom on "Little Drummer Boy." It's part of the country superstar's new Christmas album "My Gift." (Sept. 25)