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Jenifer Lewis is literally 'The Mother of Black Hollywood'

I’ve had my day in the sun and now I am the sun. This little light of mine, I’m going to let it shine. - JENIFER LEWIS

Foo Fighters: 'Carpool Karaoke' with James Corden was uncomfortable

James Corden and the Foo Fighters took over a Guitar Center on “Carpool Karaoke” last month and put their all into belting out “Best Of You” and “All …

Jessica Williams joins Fantastic Beasts sequel cast

Jessica Williams is joining the wizarding world. Pottermore has announced that the <i>Daily Show</i> alum has been cast in the upcoming <i>Fantastic Beasts and</i> …

In the Abortion Debate, Skewing the Science on Fetal Pain

In our weekly roundup: The latest 20-week abortion ban, the diversity of gun violence, and other science news.<p>The House of Representatives passed …

Trump Guts Requirement That Employer Health Plans Pay For Birth Control

<b>Updated 4:52 pm</b><p>The Trump administration is rolling back the Obama-era requirement that employer-provided health insurance policies coverbirth control methods at no cost to women.<p>According to senior officials with the Department of Health and Human Services, the goal of the new rule is to allow any …

See it! 2017’s Harvest Moon

Photos and videos from the EarthSky community of 2017’s Harvest Moon. Thanks to all who submitted photos, or posted them to EarthSky Facebook!<p>Mike …

Is There Any Reason Not to Get a Flu Shot?

<b>Q. Is there any reason someone should not get a flu shot?</b><p><b>A.</b> Health officials urge all Americans 6 months and older to get an annual flu shot — <i>except</i> for those who have ever had a severe or life-threatening allergic reaction to an influenza vaccine or vaccine component. Individuals who have had …

Lili Reinhart Is Over People 'Shipping' Her and Her 'Riverdale' Costars

At this point the buzz around Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse's rumored off-screen relationship is just as big as <i>Riverdale</i>'s season two premiere. People can't seem to discuss the show without bringing up these two, whose characters (Jughead and Betty) are an on-screen item. Sprouse vaguely addressed …

Lili Reinhart

Sheryl Crow Fire Politicians!!! If Gun Laws Don't Change

<b>Sheryl Crow</b> is taking a bold stance in the country music world -- saying it's time performers and fans reconsider their outlook on guns, especially …

Amal Clooney Makes a Rare Red-Carpet Appearance

Few things can get Amal Clooney onto a red carpet. Versace is apparently one of them.<p><b>Amal Clooney</b> enjoyed a much-deserved break on Thursday night, attending the William Vintage & Farfetch Unveiling of the Gianni Versace Archive in Los Angeles. Clooney embraced the vintage theme of the night, …

Britney Spears to Continue Las Vegas Residency After Shooting: ‘We’ll Get Through This Together’

While many shows have been cancelled or postponed in the wake of the horrific mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Sunday …

Britney Spears

‘Scandal’ And Escapism: Why It’s Hard to Watch This Fictional White House In Today’s Unreal World

It's easy to want someone like Olivia Pope to save us all. But it's getting harder to believe she can.<p><i>[Editor’s Note: The following contains mild</i> …

The White House

Productivity down again as firms hire workers instead of investing in machines

Productivity fell through the first half of 2017 in the latest blow to hopes that wages will rise and prosperity take off, as workers’ are producing less output for each hour worked than they were a decade ago.<p>Rising productivity is a key factor in improving living standards over the long-run, so …

Celebrity-packed telethon raises funds for hurricane victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Jay Leno's 90-year-old uncle is still trapped in the seventh floor of a Florida apartment building.<p>He has enough food and his phone works, but there's no electricity and the temperatures continue to hover in the high 80s and 90s.<p>"You know how hot it gets," Leno told CNN backstage at the …

Uncontacted Tribe in The Amazon Reportedly Massacred by Illegal Gold Miners

Isolated from the worst of humanity, until now.<p>Prosecutors in Brazil are investigating reports that illegal gold miners allegedly massacred up to 10 …

Magazine Publisher Ordered To Pay Rebel Wilson $4.5 Million In Damages After Defamation Loss

The extent of the defamation was "unprecedented" in Australia, the judge said.<p>In the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning justice John Dixon ordered Bauer Media to pay Wilson $4.5 million.<p>Wilson, who wasn't in court, has vowed to donate the damages to charity.<p>She could have had "lead roles" in …

Goodbye Pup Tent; Hello Wi-Fi

If you’re planning to spend the last weeks of summer sleeping under the stars, you won’t be alone. A new wave of campers is taking to the great outdoors, though you might not find them in A-frame tents. They’re in tree houses and Airstreams, king beds and plush robes, prompting campgrounds to …

Glamping

Which 12 Cities Will Get the Most Traffic During the Eclipse?

Business Insider had a <b>fascinating article this weekend about projected traffic jams for Eclipse 2017</b>. Michael Zeiler created “driveshed” maps to show …

The Shoes Every Man Needs For Autumn

The Savile Row titan Sir Hardy Amies once wrote in his book, ABC of Men’s Fashion: “It is totally impossible to be well dressed in cheap shoes.” And …

This is why you shouldn't wear the same pair of shoes every day

Another excuse to increase your footwear collection<p>We're all guilty of having a pair of go-to heels, trainers and flats that we can rely on to get us through the day blister free. However, according to one footwear expert we should avoid wearing the same pair of shoes or heels day in, day …

From KKK hoods to Nazi salutes, some magazines are betting on bold, artistic Trump covers

<b>Françoise Mouly</b> <b>wasn’t</b> planning to run yet another Trump cover. Even after the president’s initial statements about Charlottesville, the art director at the New Yorker was set to take a brief editorial break from lightning-rod politics and instead publish a soothing, summery illustration this week. …

Donald Trump

Solar eclipse 2017: What pet owners need to know before the sun is totally blocked by the moon

The whole of North America will today be plunged into darkness as the sun is eclipsed by the moon.<p>It’s a rare sight to see and many people are …

Physicists create antimatter

<b>Physicists working in Europe have passed through nature's looking glass and have created atoms made of antimatter, or antiatoms, opening up the possibility of experiments in a realm once reserved for science fiction writers.</b><p>Such experiments, theorists say, could test some of the basic tenets of …

Photographer melts sensor shooting the sun without a filter in eclipse warning video

If you’re fortunate enough to be in North America during today’s eclipse we hope you’re planning to shoot the eclipse with an appropriate filter. If …

Fear not, there will be more solar eclipses in your lifetime

It’s been 38 years since a total solar eclipse was last seen in the continental United States and 99 years since a total eclipse was visible coast to coast. But Americans who miss out on the big event later today (Aug. 21) won’t have to wait that long for the next one: The next total solar eclipse …

Solar Eclipse

Solar eclipse gives NASA a rare opportunity to study Mercury

While you're stuck on Earth during today's solar eclipse, NASA jets will be performing a tricky science experiment on the Sun and its closest companion, Mercury. A pair of them will take off this morning from Houston's Johnson Space Center and follow the path of of the eclipse, allowing them to see …

Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland splits from boyfriend of two years

<p>Sarah Hyland and her boyfriend, Dominic Sherwood, have split after a two-year relationship. The pair met on the set of <i>Vampire Academy</i> <b>back in 2014,</b> …

Sarah Hyland