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Watch Beyoncé’s Coachella 2018 Weekend 2 Set: Destiny’s Child, JAY-Z, More

Last night, Beyoncé once again delivered a triumphant headlining set at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for weekend 2. She brought out JAY-Z, Destiny’s Child, and Solange, like last weekend, as well as J Balvin for “Mi Gente.” Watch it all go down below.<p>Beyoncé’s set last weekend featured …

Destiny's Child

‘One last time’: Barbara Bush had already faced a death more painful than her own

Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday, said she didn’t fear death. That may be because the 92-year-old former first lady faced it before, in the hardest way imaginable.<p>In 1953, soon after George H.W. Bush had moved his family to Midland, Tex., to get into the oil business, the couple’s 3-year-old daughter …

George W. Bush

10 Quotes from Barbara Bush That Will Inspire You

In the nearly 30 years since she first took her place among America's laudable First Ladies, Barbara Bush, who passed away today at the age of 92, …

Barbara Bush

How ‘A Quiet Place’ Roared at the Domestic Box Office

Dodging the familiar isn't as risky as people think: just look at the numbers.<p>Last weekend “A Quiet Place” (Paramount) accomplished a rare box office …

Film Industry

The Pentagon is close to awarding a $10 billion deal to Amazon despite Trump's tweets attacking the company

The Pentagon is close to awarding a cloud-services contract worth as much as $10 billion to Amazon, even as President Donald Trump attacks the e-commerce giant from the White House, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.<p>The Pentagon has not yet publicly announced a winner of the …

Donald Trump

Sinclair defends itself over uproar after local news anchors read anti-'false news' screed

Sinclair Broadcast Group is defending itself against criticism for a recent on-air promotional message many of its local news anchors were asked to read that warned viewers about "false news" on competing media outlets.<p>Dozens of stations belonging to the nation's largest broadcaster have aired …

Journalism

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

6 Foods Celebrities Swear By To Speed Up Their Metabolism In The Morning

Your morning routine plays a huge role in your weight loss results, so you want to make sure that you’re eating the right foods to help get your …

Chadwick Boseman Surprising Thankful Fans Of ‘Black Panther’ Is As Heartwarming As Can Be

It’s a simple concept and Jimmy Fallon has made this happen before with Michelle Obama, but there’s just something special about this “surprise” segment with Chadwick Boseman. It features fans of <i>Black Panther</i> stopping in to record a special thank you for the actor and those who made the movie, with …

Comics

Why Hip-Hop’s Chase For Viral Infamy Works For A Moment, But Backfires For A Lifetime

Tekashi 6ix9ine once told Adam22 of the No Jumper podcast that there would be nights where he was so hungry growing up in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn that the loudness of his stomach rumbling made his mother cry.<p>He recalls never having the means for name brand clothes, but becoming popular at …

Rap & Hip-Hop

14 Trader Joe’s Items That Will Basically Change Your Life

Trader Joe’s Vegetable Masala Burgers<p>“I am recently a vegetarian, and this is the best pre-made veggie burger I’ve found. It has Indian spices (kind …

Healthy Eating

5 Apps That Should Terrify Every Parent, According To Experts

The internet can be a cesspool of danger for some teenagers, says Sedgrid Lewis, an internet safety expert who blogs under the moniker Spy Parent. Some of the apps that teens favor can expose them to predators and encourage them to engage in unsafe behaviors.<p>According to the child safety website …

Chicago Is A City Divided By Barbecue

The South Side's smoked rib tips and hot links represent an indispensable regional barbeque style, but half the city doesn't know it exists.</b> …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

Alzheimer's Plaques Erased in Mice—What's Next?

The remarkable results suggest a route for future medications, but a great deal of work remains.<p>Now more than ever, Alzheimer's disease poses an enormous burden. The neurodegenerative disease afflicts more than five million Americans, robbing them of their memories and placing strain and heartache …

Why 'Black Panther' is Ryan Coogler’s most personal film to date

Being a black American sometimes comes with an identity crisis. After all, parts of African American culture are rooted in a land some of them will never know thanks to colonialism, imperialism and slavery. The result, hundreds of years later, is a generational distance.<p>"One of the things that …

With a sweep from Bruno Mars, the Grammys snub hip-hop — again

"I didn't think they gave the rightful respect to hip-hop." That was Jay-Z's position back in 2002 when someone asked him why he'd boycotted the Grammys since 1999.<p>Leap ahead 16 years to Sunday's 60th Grammy Awards in New York — where Jay-Z led the nominees with eight nods — and that respect was …

Donald Glover

American democracy is failing. The courts are finally starting to notice.

Democracy’s lost decade.<p>There is something profoundly wrong with the United States of America’s system of government.<p>For proof, briefly take stock of …

Government

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

TV

50 Years Later, It Feels Familiar: How America Fractured in 1968

It was a year when liberals reeled, a war dragged on and protests raged. Back then, the evening network news and the printed newspaper told the stories of the day. But what would it have been like to experience it all with modern news alerts?

Protest

Why Trump Can’t Understand Immigration From ‘Shithole Countries’

The president cannot seem to imagine Haitians, Salvadorans, or Africans as coequal citizens.<p>Speaking to lawmakers Thursday, President Trump angrily pushed back on their desire to restore protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries and said the U.S. should instead seek …

Immigration

"I don’t know that wearing black every single time will make a difference, but I know it’s absolutely necessary for us not to forget about this conversation and to not forget about other people who are affected by toxic patriarchy.” - @IssaRae #TIMESUP #GoldenGlobes https://t.co/0l3S64YWOi

Meet The Activists Who Actresses Brought With Them To The 2018 Golden Globes

Time's Up, the movement and fund started by Hollywood actresses to raise money to end sexism, racism, and sexual abuse in industries all over the …

Golden Globes

The Most Powerful Quotes About #TimesUp on the Golden Globes Red Carpet

Golden Globes

Two famous mothers, one black, the other white, denounce racism, but only one is taken seriously; the advantage of whiteness even in denouncing racism

Actress Taís Araújo with her son João Vicente – Actress Giovanna Ewbank with her daughter Titi<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>In today’s post, we revisit a</i> …

São Paulo

If You’re Going to Make One Diet Change in 2018, Make It This One

Committing to a complete diet overhaul in the new year can be overwhelming, exhausting, time consuming, and frankly unsustainable. So my advice to …

8 Surprising Foods That Will Boost Your Energy

Ditch that second cup of coffee and reach for one of these power foods instead<p>If you’re struggling to stay awake at your desk by the time the afternoon rolls around, it’s time to re-think your diet. To maintain your stamina throughout a busy workday, you’ll need smart foods for lots of energy.<p>Small …

Nutrition

Superfood Snacks for the Holidays!

<b>Scrumptious Kale Chips</b><p>You’ll need:<p>1 lb. of organic, fresh large leaf dark kale<p>2 Tsp. of organic olive oil or coconut oil (add more as needed)<p>1/8 C. …

New Skinnytaste Meal Planner (Updated + Revised) and a FREE 7 Day Meal Plan

I’m super excited to share the completely updated and revised Skinnytaste Meal Planner, Revised Edition a 52-week, daily meal planner to help you …

What to eat for a hangover - the best food and drink to ease the pain

The arid, cat-litter sensation in the mouth, the crushing headache, the guts doing the grim fandango - we're all familiar with the havoc a hangover …