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Kanye West makes amends with Taylor Swift only to start a new beef with Beck

Hell froze over during last night’s Grammy Awards: Kanye West and Taylor Swift made amends.<p>Kanye famously interrupted Taylor at the 2009 MTV VMAs …

2015 Grammy Awards Performances: Beyoncé, Pharrell, Ariana Grande, Common, John Legend & More

The 57th annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday night live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. After posing for the photographers …

Grammy night triggers Twitter giggles and growls

Who is Beck? That was one of the most-asked questions of the night on Twitter after the 44-year-old's win for album of the year. Here's a quick primer: Beck (last name Hansen — no relation to the "MMMBop" musical brothers) is an alternative singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the 1990s. He's also …

Beyoncé Reveals Political Message Behind "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" Grammys Performance

Beyoncé has shared a behind-the-scenes video that shows the singer rehearsing last night's performance of the gospel standard "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" at the Grammys. The clip features Beyoncé talking about the genesis of the performance and why she chose the all-male choir.<p>"I wanted to find …

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Listen to Kendrick Lamar's "The Blacker the Berry"

If you're still not excited for Kendrick's next album, you don't have a pulse.<p><i>UPDATE (March 6, 2015): Kendrick Lamar announced the release date of his new album, which appears to be untitled. It's available on March 23, 2015. Pre-order it here.</i><p>Aw hell yeah, new Kendrick, and it's a certified …

Rap & Hip-Hop

'Straight Outta Compton' trailer: Music as a weapon in NWA origin tale

The first trailer has arrived for "Straight Outta Compton,"<p>F. Gary Gray's biopic about the seminal music group N.W.A., and it positions the movie as a gangsta rap origin story with a timely political edge.<p>Set for release Aug. 14, the film finds a young Dr. Dre (Corey Hawkins), Ice Cube (O'Shea …

Everything You Need to Know About Anastasia Steele's Outfits In Fifty Shades of Grey

When you think of <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> (slated to hit a theater near you on Feb. 13), the last thing you would think of is clothes. Or more …

Movies

Apple’s iOS 9 to have ‘huge’ stability and optimization focus after years of feature additions

Following the success of OS X Snow Leopard for Macs in 2009, one of iOS 9’s standout ‘features’ will be a directed focus on stabilizing and optimizing the operating system. While stability is normally an expected component in Apple software rather than a marquee feature, the rapid pace of iOS …

Plus-Size Model Tess Holliday Talks About Haters and Negative Reactions

For part of last week, it felt like no one could stop talking about Tess Holliday, the 5'5", size-22 model who was being called the first woman of her size and height to be signed to a major modeling agency (Milk, out of the U.K.). There were cheers and there was backlash, with people complaining …

Beyoncé Gets Emotional About the End of the Mrs. Carter Tour

Beyoncé may be bossy and confident and "wake up like this," but she's also impressively humble, as she proved last night. At the Lisbon, Portugal stop on her Mrs. Carter tour—her final one of the year-long affair—she burst into tears of gratitude while thanking her fans. It was super-touching. …

Robin Thicke Named Sexist of the Year

Photo: Getty<p>Robin Thicke was just named Sexist of the Year by the End Violence Against Women Coalition, which contains over 60 women's rights groups. The coalition's Sarah Green said of the victor: "Our heartfelt congratulations to a worthy winner, Robin Thicke, for his concerted sexist efforts," …

Ashley Graham, Plus-Size Model, Is Poised For Breakout With New Agency Signing

Stores like Lane Bryant have always had plus-size models. But it's the slow but persistent move of plus-size models into the mainstream that's finally giving them visibility.<p>Ashley Graham is latest model making the jump: The plus-size stunner, star of many a Lane Bryant campaign (including the …

These Stylish Iranian Women Won't Let A Dress Code Hold Them Back

Iran isn't exactly known to the Western world as a hotbed of inspiring trends in fashion. Under Islamic law, women must dress modestly in loose-fitting clothing that doesn't draw attention to their figures, with a hijab at least partially covering their hair. Dark colors are encouraged so as not to …

BBC Breaking News on Twitter: "Large crowd gathers outside Nelson Mandela's home singing liberation songs from apartheid era http://t.co/zWKvVHvhLS http://t.co/IhIWVpgGTH"

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Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president, dies aged 95

South Africa's first black president died peacefully in company of his family at home in Johannesburg, Jacob Zuma announces • All the latest reaction to Nelson Mandela's death<p>Nelson Mandela, the towering figure of Africa's struggle for freedom and a hero to millions around the world, has died at …

Obama Expected To Travel To South Africa For Nelson Mandela Funeral

President Barack Obama will likely travel to South Africa to mourn the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, a White House official told ABC News on Thursday.<p><i>More from the Associated Press:</i><p>Counting himself among the millions influenced by Nelson Mandela, President Barack Obama …

Nelson Mandela in Pictures

Only Old White People Think Immigrants Threaten 'American Values'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Most Americans do not view immigrants as a threat either to America's economy or its culture, but …

Has Being a Young Adult Always Been a Financial Nightmare?

Young people have never had it easy, but they have certainly had it better.<p>Young adulthood has always been financially perilous. But is it more perilous today than in the past? That question has come my way a fair number of times, ever since I shared a bit of new research showing that roughly a …

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Hornetgeddon! Authorities swat deadly swarm of giant bugs

ANKANG, SHAANXI PROVINCE, China – A winged menace has killed 42 people and injured at least 1,600 since July, striking fear across this heavily industrialized area of central China.<p>Now local officials in Shaanxi province are declaring an uneasy stalemate with the virulent population of Asian …

Jimmy Fallon, Sesame Street & The Roots Sing "Sesame Street" Theme (w/ Classroom Instruments)

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Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds …

22 Quotes From Kanye’s BBC Interview To Make You Think About Race, Culture, And Creativity

Here's why we should actually be talking about the interview. CC: Jimmy Kimmel, the world.<p>I'm gonna take music and I'm gonna to try to make it three-dimensional, like in Star Wars, and the hologram'll pop up out of R2-D2. I'ma try to make something that jumps up, and affects you, in a good or bad …

Designers seek wider access as UN exhibits world fashion

Fashion house Madam Wokie heads for event amid growing interest in African prints from designers around the world<p>Its inspirations include Sierra Leone's immaculate beaches, Japanese kimonos and Jane Austen quotes, but the most memorable thing about the west African fashion label Madam Wokie is its …

Today's Fashion Lesson: Why A Vicuna Jacket Costs $21,000, Plus What IS A Vicuna?

Photo: Via Wall Street Journal/Jamie Chung<p>If you thought cashmere was the height of sophistication, then it's time we acquainted you with the world …

Why 15% Of American Adults Don't Use The Internet

Photo: Courtesy of Pew<p>Believe it or not, about one in seven American adults still don't use the Internet. According to a recent survey, 15% of those …