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President Obama Told Ellen She's Done as Much for Gay Rights as He Has, So She Cried a Little

Obama made an appearance on <i>The Ellen Show</i> on February 12, and things got a a bit emotional. It started with Ellen telling the President that she …

'HAD TO ALL CAPS THIS': Kanye Blasts Negative Coverage of His Fashion Show, Praises Rihanna and Caitlyn Jenner

Kanye West has a few more things on his mind.<p>The rapper and fashion designer continued his latest series of Twitter opinions early Saturday, when he …

Fashion Shows

Werner Herzog would like you to sign off Facebook and read the Warren Commission

"Read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read, read," says Werner Herzog, wrapping up the post-film Q&A for his latest doc, <i>Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World</i>.<p>The celebrated documentarian's advice is directed at young filmmakers, who he feels are too often trained in …

Zayn Malik teases first solo single and Twitter can not handle it

ZAYN Malik is all set to make his return to the music charts this week.<p>Jumping on Twitter this Sunday morning, the former One Direction member teased …

Sign the Petition

Imagine being told by security that you aren't allowed to dance at your favorite music festival. I can name 200,000 people experiencing this very …

Journalism today: Will social media turn mainstream media irrelevant?

There is something intriguing happening at the “subaltern” level that is sensitising “India, that is Bharat” to issues that were never debated for …

Mark Ruffalo’s Wallet Became A Casualty Of Winter Storm Jonas But The Internet Saved The Day

Winter Storm Jonas continues to pound the east coast (in the most literal sense) while also inspiring Paul Ryan’s ongoing gym stream and shutting down airports, stranding motorists, and cutting off power for countless households. Dinosaurs and panda bears may enjoy the snowdrifts, but humans don’t …

Obama says he doesn't yearn for third term

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he wouldn't run for a third term even if he could. He says the presidency takes a toll on family life, …

United States

Matt Damon: fixing Oscars diversity problem has a 'long, long way to go'

Actor says Hollywood must do more but ‘systemic injustices around race and gender’ in the US are a lot bigger than this year’s all-white nominees<p>Matt Damon says the movie business has “a long, long, long way to go” when it comes to diversity.<p>Hollywood must do “much, much, much more” to reflect the …

Are Amber Heard and Johnny Depp Expecting Their First Baby Together?

Let the baby watch begin...<p>Could a baby be on the way for Amber Heard and Johnny Depp? The couple, who will be celebrating their one-year wedding anniversary in a few weeks, are rumored to be expecting their first child together. According to reports from In Touch Weekly (so yes, it's very much …

Hyderabad suicide: Outrage merely an indication of media bias and cynical opportunism, not large-scale social change

Rohith Vemula's suicide has proved again that subaltern voice in India shall always be held hostage at the altar of political opportunism and media's …

India

Indian Tycoon Gets Life for Murder After He Killed His Guard for Being 'Too Slow'

Indian tobacco and real estate mogul Mohammed Nisham was sentenced to life in prison for murder Thursday after he drove his Hummer into a security …

Travel Yoga: 14 Tips for Doing Yoga On-The-Go

Add a little flexibility to your travel routine.<p>Relaxation is paramount for a successful trip—even if said trip is jetting off to a busy city on …

Putin says Europe’s Jews should move to Russia

By Ishaan Tharoor<p>, Reporter<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Tuesday that Jews facing a rising tide of anti-Semitism and bigotry farther west should move to Russia, where he said they would be better accepted.<p>The Russian leader was in a meeting with members of the European Jewish Congress, …

Russia

Jamie Foxx Rescues Man from Burning Car

The actor got a chance to play real-life action hero.<p><b>Jamie Foxx</b> was a real-life action hero Monday night when he pulled a man from a burning car outside his home in Hidden Valley, California. The truck skidded off the road, rolled into a ditch, and caught on fire, trapping the driver inside. Foxx …

Too young for Tinder, LGBTQI youth find love through Tumblr

When Jessica N. first signed onto Tumblr, he had no idea who he was.<p>Sure, he knew some of the things he liked — Dr. Who, introversion — but at the …