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The Overlooked Emotions of Sperm Donation

"My hope is that people think about how this is more than a transaction," says one family therapist.<p>Sperm donation offers a tidy solution to an aggravating problem: When a person or a couple wants a baby and needs a different ingredient than what they’ve currently got to make one, a man with viable …

Siblings

Late-night hosts Fallon, Colbert and Conan team up in response to Trump rally

LOS ANGELES — They were fierce rivals — until President Trump turned them into allies.<p>Three of late-night's most durable hosts took part in a rare collaboration after President Donald Trump hurled a few verbal zingers at the wee-hours crowd at a rally Monday night in South Carolina.<p>Stephen Colbert, …

Comedy

Joe Jackson, musical family patriarch, dead at 89

<b>(CNN) —</b> Joseph "Joe" Jackson, the patriarch who launched the musical Jackson family dynasty, died Wednesday at a Las Vegas hospital, a source close to the family tells CNN.<p>He was 89.<p>Jackson was the father of and at times manager to pop stars Michael and Janet Jackson, along with the sibling singing …

Janet Jackson

Supreme Court says states can remove voters who skip elections, ignore warnings

WASHINGTON – Failing to vote can lead to getting knocked off voter registration rolls, a deeply divided Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that probably will help Republicans and hurt Democrats.<p>The court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 that Ohio did not violate federal laws by purging …

Government

Inside Anthony Bourdain's Final Days Before His Death

| Sat., Jun. 9, 2018 4:06 PM<p><b>Anthony Bourdain</b> was in a "dark mood" in the days leading up to his suicide, his best friend and traveling companion told …

Anthony Bourdain dies at 61: Details emerge on acclaimed chef's passing

The world is reeling from the sudden departure of renowned chef Anthony Bourdain.<p>Further details are emerging on Bourdain's passing after initial reports that the cause of death was an apparent suicide, with CNN reporting that Bourdain's longtime friend and colleague Eric Ripert discovered his body.<p>…

The inside story of how ABC fired Roseanne Barr

How does the most popular new TV show in America get canceled in a matter of hours?<p>On Tuesday we found out. All it takes is a few derogatory tweets by a star, in this case Roseanne Barr, and a few conference calls by network executives.<p>Executives at ABC and its parent company, Disney, decided early …

Social Media

Kanye West explains what exactly he likes about Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Kanye West likes only half of what President Trump does.<p>The half he likes? "The ability to do what no one said you can do, to do the impossible," he told T.I. when asked, in a video about the rappers' recent collaboration.<p>In the video, published Monday, West discusses his …

Civil Rights

Kanye West reveals he became addicted to opioids after liposuction

Kanye West revealed he became addicted to opioids after having liposuction.<p>“Two days before I was in the hospital I was on opioids,” he said during a …

'SNL' star Aidy Bryant is married

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aidy Bryant is officially wed.<p>The "Saturday Night Live" star married comedy writer, Conner O'Malley, over the weekend at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Family, friends and several of her "SNL" co-stars were in attendance, including Michael Che and Kate McKinnon.<p>Bryant posted a …

Bow Ties

Michelle Wolf Eviscerated the Trump Administration at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

The comedian's routine elicited big laughs—and big gasps.<p>Trump-era White House Correspondents' dinners are somewhat subdued affairs—our thin-skinned president is off basking in the adoration of his base at a rally, and the stars who studded the event during the Obama years are nowhere to be found. …

France's Macron takes aim at Trump agenda in pointed speech to Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Emmanuel Macron may be known in the US for his close relationship to President Donald Trump, but in his address to Congress on Wednesday, the French President took aim at several key points of Trump's agenda.<p>Speaking before US lawmakers from both the Senate and the House, Macron …

Iran Nuclear Deal

Canada's Largest School District Stops New Trips to U.S. Over President Trump's Travel Ban

Canada’s largest school board is not happy with President Donald Trump’s travel bans.<p>The Toronto District School Board said Thursday it was stopping …

School Administration

Patrick Stewart and Hugh Jackman reveal what they'd tell their 'X-Men' characters

Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart having been playing their <i>X-Men</i> characters for 17 years. That much time creates an indelible relationship between …

Apple: Random iPhone battery shutdowns are way down

Good news for iPhone users fed up with infuriating battery-shutdown woes: There might just be a solution to your problem. Chances are, it's already …

Mobile Technology

Worried about your public Facebook data? You might want to try these tools

If you're a Facebook user, by now you probably know that every "like" and piece of information gets aggregated into a set of anonymized data, which …

2017 Super Bowl prop bets: 51 wacky things you can bet on for Patriots vs. Falcons

The Super Bowl offers a great opportunity to bet on different things<p>It wouldn't be a Super Bowl without some crazy prop bets. Here are the 51 …

Internet points out irony of Trump screening 'Finding Dory' during #MuslimBan

<i>Finding Dory</i> was snubbed when the Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday.<p>Now it's back in the news, this time because President Donald Trump is …

Best 'Black Friday' 2016 Deals: Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, Target And Walmart

Black Friday is nearly here and to celebrate, I have rounded up all the best deals from my guides to Amazon, Apple, Best Buy, Target And Walmart to present the best of the best. Let’s break them down:<p><i>Note: my thanks to</i> <i>BestBlackFriday.com</i> <i>which has worked with me to collate these deals and create</i> …

Top 10 Black Friday deals anywhere

The best Black Friday deals are here.<p>Savings expert Matt Granite and his team of volunteers hand-picked each of these products at their lowest-recorded prices. Every item is brand new and has been tested.<p>All stores, customer service and distributors have been vetted, and all websites are 100% safe …

The best Black Friday 2016 phone deals at Best Buy, Target, Walmart, and more

Smartphones don’t get the kind of eye-popping, fight-in-the-aisles quality deals that TVs do on Black Friday, but stores are still offering plenty of incentives to pick one up this weekend. For the most part, that means bundles on today’s top phones that don’t necessarily lower their price, but do …

From Suicide Squad to Batman v Superman, why are DC’s films so bad?

While rivals Marvel go from strength to strength with their superhero movies, DC’s are being slated by critics. Why? The answer is Zack Snyder<p>Why do DC keep on getting it so wrong with their movies? Having burned their two main tentpoles earlier this year with the unloved Batman V Superman, the …

Comic Books

Mark Ruffalo celebrates finishing his Thor: Ragnarok role on Instagram

Hopefully people enjoyed video of Mark Ruffalo goofing around the <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> set in Hulk gloves while it was happening, because those days are …

Comics

19 People Reveal the Shocking Things They Learned About Their SOs – After They Got Married

Can you ever <i>really</i> know a person?<p>Twenty-one people shared the craziest things they learned about their significant others after they’d already gotten …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Entertainment

Clinton Campaign Aims to Woo Sanders Voters, Millennials

PHILADELPHIA — As Hillary Clinton prepares to receive the Democratic presidential party nomination Tuesday, her campaign said it’s been ramping up efforts to win over millennial voters, including Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who tend to favor Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) over the former …

Sia explains crying in her dressing room before 'Good Morning America'

Australian singer Sia is a chart-topping, award-winning, global superstar. But despite all her success, the 40-year-old musician still doesn’t love …

Music

Want to see America before Trump takes power? These are the 50 greatest US experiences

Given the ever-so-slightly negative reaction to Donald Trump's election victory, not to mention concerns that some nationalities will face difficulty just getting into the country after January 20, it's safe to say that many will want to make the most of the US before the 45th president takes …