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'Girls Trip' First Look: Watch Queen Latifah Get Up to Crazy Antics in the Big Easy

Buckle up: Four friends are not messing around when the hit the Big Easy in "Girls Trip."<p>Universal Pictures has unveiled an announcement video, and the first look shows off stars Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Hall as they rediscover their wild sides on a trip to New …

Universal Pictures

Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes That'll Feed You For Days

We all know that some very decadent recipes can be made in the slow cooker. Between the hot chocolate and nachos, it's easy to forget about dinner altogether and go for the comfort foods that slow cookers do best. But guys, the slow cooker is good at putting together a wholesome meal too -- it does …

Best of Late Night TV: Steven Yeun's Nude Steam and Charles Barkley's Golf Game

<i>If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.</i><p>Kicking things off (more like putting things off) is Jimmy Fallon, …

Comedy

How to wear leggings the grownup way

I never really thought that a pair of leggings could be controversial. But last week, Oregon-based blogger Veronica Partridge declared that she would no longer wear them in public and the accompanying video clip went viral. Form-fitting pants, she claimed, were causing men (other than her husband …

Clothing

Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

NEW YORK (AP) — Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says.<p>In a dramatic shift from previous forecasts, the …

Amelia Earhart plane fragment identified

A fragment of Amelia Earhart's lost aircraft has been identified to a high degree of certainty for the first time ever since her plane vanished over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937, in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator.<p>New research strongly suggests that a piece of aluminum …

The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cast Took The Ice Bucket Challenge And No One Died (Yet)

Season five of <i>Game of Thrones</i> began filming this month, but the cast is still spread out all over the world — some are sadly eating ice cream, others are getting their driver’s license (and are now on their way to Braavos). When everyone returns to set, though, and has to read their What I Did …

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal …

New law allows California students to taste wine

College students under the age of 21 will be allowed to drink alcohol in class, as long as they're enrolled in a beer brewing or winemaking program …

Jerry Brown

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

Cooking

The Female’s Guide To Atlanta’s Best Breweries

<b>The Scene in a Nutshell:</b><p>Breweries are all the rage in Atlanta these days. I couldn’t tell you why all of a sudden people have jumped on this …

Math Nerd Or Bookworm? Many Of The Same Genes Shape Both Abilities

Many of us tend to align ourselves with either numbers or words. We're either math brains or we're reading brains.<p>In college, my fellow English majors joked about how none of us could long-divide to save our lives, while our friends in engineering groaned about the fact that Lit 101 was a …

Emmy Nominations 2014: The Complete List

"Game of Thrones" and "Fargo" score the most mentions, while newcomers high on the list are Netflix comedy "Orange Is the New Black" and HBO drama …

2014 Emmy Nominations List

The nominations for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced early this morning by the bored-looking duo of Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly. It’s a …

Here’s Your Complete List Of 2014 Emmy Awards Nominees

Did Emmy voters pay attention to our suggested and forever-spurned nominees? No, no, they did not. But there are still enough worthy people (EXCEPT TATIANA) and shows in the categories below that I’m glad I sent the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences the box of NON-poisoned cookies (I …

With Gene Disorders, The Mother's Age Matters, Not The Egg's

We women are all too aware that as we get older the risk of having a baby with genetic disorders goes up. All of a woman's eggs are primed up and ready to go before we are born. But the ones we ovulate later are more prone to genetic errors than the earlier ones.<p>As a friend of mine surmised, "We …

J.K. Rowling Posts New Harry Potter Short Story

Harry Potter is attending the Quidditch World Cup with his family, as well as Ron and Hermione. He is in his 30s, with "a couple of threads of silver" in his hair and a mysterious cut on his cheek.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Even as muggles are obsessed with …

15 Deliciously Spicy Dishes From Around The World

Turn the heat up. Inspired by The World's Best Spicy Food.<p>For more recipes from all over the globe and to learn about the history and culture behind each dish, see Lonely Planet's <i>The World's Best Spicy Food</i>, available now from<p>here