Erica Rhoden

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New mom Carrie Underwood hits her stride at CMA Music Festival, discovers 'really good place'

Carrie Underwood remembers when she first performed to thousands of country fans at the coveted Country Music Association's Music Festival in Nashville.<p>It was June 2005, which is exactly 10 years ago this month.<p>Fresh off an American Idol win, Underwood said her first big Nashville stage show was a …

Country Music

Machine Zone to dump Kate Upton for Mariah Carey in Game of War ads

Machine Zone has been printing money with its Game of War: Fire Age mobile strategy game. And it has been spending a lot of that money on ads with supermodel Kate Upton, decked out as the goddess Athena from the game.<p>But TMZ has reported that Machine Zone is preparing to dump Upton for pop singer …


The collective wisdom of the 2015 graduation speeches

<b>(Real Simple) —</b><p>Trust yourself<p>"I want you all to stay true to the most real, most sincere, most authentic parts of yourselves. I want you to ask those basic questions: Who do you want to be? What inspires you? How do you want to give back? And then I want you to take a deep breath and trust …

College & University

Demi Moore Is 'Filled with Love, Pride and Awe' for Daughter Rumer Willis

Though Demi Moore once admitted that her daughter Rumer Willis‘ choice to compete on <i>Dancing with the Stars</i> had her “insides screaming ‘No,’ ” Moore’s …

Jeff Zeleny

How to Make Your RAW Files Pop With Lightroom

Have you ever opened your RAW files to see that they lack contrast and saturation? This happens due to the fact that the camera doesn't apply any …

South Dakota

Welcome to the royal family: Catherine gives birth to a girl

<b>London (CNN) —</b> It's a princess!<p>That was the happy news on Saturday morning after the Duchess of Cambridge -- the British royal also known as Catherine -- gave birth to her second child.<p>The little girl came into the world at 8:34 a.m. (3:34 a.m. ET) Saturday at London's St. Mary's Hospital, …


'Bravest woman,' free speech activist Sabeen Mahmud killed in Pakistan

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> Her second floor cafe on a dusty industrial road was painted with dashes of psychedelic colors. And Sabeen Mahmud surrounded herself there with books, people, and discussions on technology, human rights and women's entrepreneurship.<p>Introducing others to Jimi Hendrix, …


Google pulls the Nexus 7 tablet from its online store (updated)

In case you were on the fence about grabbing one of Google's affordable Nexus tablets, you'd better jump off it pretty soon. The Nexus 7's been pulled from the Google Store, as spotted by <i>TalkAndroid</i>, and it almost assuredly isn't coming back -- especially since the Nexus 9 exists. That means if you …

Android News

Huawei P8: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

How To<p>Having issues with your phone's compass? Read this<p>5 reasons why you'll want Android P<p>MoviePass: How to disable location tracking<p>How to install Android P right now<p>Feel what it's like to use the Galaxy S9 before its launch<p>How to get the best deal on the Galaxy S9<p>How to preorder the Samsung …

Samsung Galaxy S9

Third suspect arrested in alleged Panama City gang rape

<b>Panama City Beach, Florida (CNN) —</b> A third person has been arrested in the case of an alleged spring break gang rape that was videotaped on a crowded stretch of Panama City Beach, the Bay County, Florida, Sheriff's Office said Wednesday.<p>Police arrested the suspect at 11 p.m. Tuesday.<p>"After …


'We Need to Limit Free': Major Labels Begin to Question Spotify Model

High-level sources at major labels say the industry is slowly coming around to Taylor Swift's mentality<p>Taylor Swift's criticism of Spotify last fall …

Study raises concerns over big, rapidly thinning Antarctic glacier

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have raised concerns about a large, rapidly thinning glacier in Antarctica, warning it could contribute significantly to rising sea levels.<p>They say they've discovered two openings that could channel warm seawater to the base of the huge Totten Glacier and bring the threat of …

Global Warming

A gripping glimpse into bin Laden's decline and fall

<b>(CNN) —</b> Newly released al Qaeda documents, including letters to and from Osama bin Laden in the year or so before his May 2011 death, show an organization that understood it had severe problems resulting from the CIA drone program that was killing many of the group's leaders in Pakistan's tribal …


Danseur: Portraits of Masculinity - Photographs and text by Amy Elkins | LensCulture

<i>Masculinity as a socially constructed identity is not a stable entity, but one made up of conflictual and contradictory aspects.</i><p>—Ramsay Burt, author of The Male Dancer<p>The images above are a selection from the project "Danseur," which seeks to explore and push aspects of male identity, gender …

Los Angeles

5 ways to eat healthier this year

<b>( —</b> Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is 1.1 …


TEEN TOP's Niel said to be making his solo debut next month

According to reporters, the comeback showcase didn't go so well for Suzy.On January 29, Suzy held a comeback showcase for her 2nd solo mini album …

Haru updates fans on her whereabouts!

iKON's Bobby opened up about his past controversies on MBC's 'Radio Star'.On February 21, Bobby, Highlight's Kikwang, San E, and Park Sung Kwang …