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  • Wyclef Jean Detained After Cops Mistook Him for Robbery Suspect

    Rapper Wyclef Jean is calling for an investigation into what he calls racial profiling after sheriff’s deputies in Los Angeles handcuffed him, mistaking him for a robbery suspect. Jean said he was returning from a recording studio when he was pulled over early Tuesday. He said he was not told why he was being cuffed and that he told police they had the wrong person. “They proceeded to ignore me and I was treated like a criminal until other police […]

  • Woman Dies After Drinking Poisonous Herbal Tea

    A woman died after consuming poisonous herbal tea purchased in San Francisco’s Chinatown, public health officials there announced Monday. They’re urging people to throw away tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company. The woman, who was in her 50s, became “critically ill” in February after drinking tea made from leaves she purchased at the the trading company, according to a news release from the San Francisco Department of Public Health. Shortly after drinking the tea, she experienced “weakness and […]

  • Hospitalizations from Gunshot Wounds Cost $700 Million a Year, Study Says

    Dr. Thomas Weiser will never forget the look in the eyes of the first gunshot victim he ever treated. The patient was a teenage boy with a wound to the chest. “He was a gang member, and there were social circumstances that certainly played a role in his ending up in the emergency room,” said Weiser, who at the time was a medical student at the University of New Mexico. He now is a trauma surgeon at Stanford University Medical […]

  • Meryl Streep is the Internet’s Newest Favorite Meme

    Meryl Streep, venerable actress, multiple award winner, super hero to liberals — and star of a meme. A photo of Streep cheering from the audience at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards is being paired with song lyrics and jokes, and the internet can’t get enough. Here’s how it works: Take a song lyric like Kanye West saying, “If you ain’t no punk, holla we want prenup” from his song “Golddigger,” and use Streep’s photo to display the next line, […]

  • Manhunt Underway After Teacher Disappears With Student

    Despite hundreds of tips, authorities still don’t know the whereabouts of a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager and her former high school teacher, who is charged in her abduction. Tad Cummins, 50, who taught forensics at a high school in Culleoka, Tennessee, and Elizabeth Thomas, a freshman, have not been seen for more than a week, leading police to believe that he may be hiding her or that they have fled far from the state, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations. […]

  • Samsung’s New AI Assistant Will Take On Siri and Alexa

    A new voice is about to hit the tech scene. Samsung is preparing to launch a digital assistant called “Bixby,” the latest product to result from the tech industry’s obsession with artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. Bixby will be featured on the new Galaxy S8, Samsung’s head of research and development Injong Rhee said in a blog post. The S8 launches in New York next week. Samsung is banking on the S8 to help it recover from last […]

  • Adele Proves Being Beyoncé is Anything But a Breeze

    There’s a lot of things to love about Adele — not the least of which is her willingness to do on stage what most people would only do in the privacy of their bedroom: their best windswept impersonation of Beyoncé. The Beyhive’s most famous member had her Australian concertgoers buzzing over the weekend after she paid tribute to her idol in a brief but delightful moment captured on social media. Adele impersonating Beyoncé at her concert tonight 😂 — […]

  • Woody Harrelson Says He’s Giving Up Pot

    Woody Harrelson’s stoner reputation is about to end. The actor has stopped smoking weed. Harrelson revealed his new found abstinence in an interview with Vulture, saying his hard-partying persona is now a misconception. “I am a party animal,” Harrelson said. “But on the other hand, I haven’t … I’m now extremely moderate and … I actually stopped smoking pot almost a year ago.” Why quit? “Just 30 solid years of just partying too f****ing hard,” Harrelson said. Not that quitting […]

  • ‘Missing Richard Simmons’ Podcast Comes to a Quiet End

    Richard Simmons does not want a “last bow.” The long-time health advocate and fitness instructor simply wants to enjoy his time out of the spotlight and the podcast, “Missing Richard Simmons” did not help that, according to his manager Michael Catalano. “I can’t say that Richard feels better as a result of the podcast. Perhaps you do. I think you’ve really created more worry and speculation,” Catalano told the podcast’s host, Dan Taberski in the final episode of the series. […]