Arts & Entertainment


'Bionic ear' lets deaf boy hear his family for the first time

In many ways, Caiden Moran is an average five-year-old boy. Running around his front yard, climbing trees and playing with his brother, the only difference you might notice is the small device on the side of his head. "Caiden was ...

Destiny: Step into Your Purpose

Around work, you’ve gotten a reputation as the go-to person for certain things. Everybody has a talent; yours happens to be on the job. People know you’re good, they utilize your ability, and you don’t mind. It’s not a big ...

Straight Outta Compton premiers with a bang

The Los Angeles premiere of “Straight Outta Compton,” took place Tuesday night at LA Live’s Microsoft Theater, and organizers pulled out all the bells and whistles. From skywriting “Compton” overhead to rolling out the black (rather than red) carpet to ...

'Straight Outta Compton' stars on police: 'Things haven't changed'

For the stars of "Straight Outta Compton" not much has changed in terms of the tension between police and African Americans since the days of the influential rap group N.W.A.

Why women in tech came to a 'Halt'

Quick, name a couple of famous female coders in the vein of Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. Nobody comes to mind, eh? Nowadays, two of the best-known women in computer science might just be characters on a TV show. On ...

“Mama’s Boy”

You think about it all the time. The child making headlines in the news could be yours. He could be the kid wrapped up in trouble he never meant to have, the one whose name is known for the wrong ...

The 'Fantastic Four' cast's cringeworthy interview: Five awkward movie junkets

It's almost become a weekly occurence. Celebrities sit down with reporters from across the world to promote their movie. And then there's that one interview that goes south very quickly. In recent years, there have been a slew of these ...

Italian police seize money from Snoop Dogg at airport

Snoop Dogg left Italy $205,000 lighter on Saturday after police seized money from him at an airport in Calabria.

Inner City Romance

Alternative publications purport to offer a fresh take on subjects covered by the mainstream media, and often tackle taboo, off-limit issues avoided by the establishment.

“Something Must Be Done about Prince Edward County”

The color pencils are sharp, lined up like fence posts in their unscuffed box. So are the crayons, the pens all wear caps, and notebook covers are free of doodling.

Wrestler Hulk Hogan apologizes for racist remarks

Legendary wrestler Hulk Hogan issued an apology Friday after the National Enquirer released a transcript of statements he made that included racial slurs.

Bobbi Kristina Brown died Sunday at the age of 22

When superstar singer Whitney Houston died on the eve of the Grammys in 2012, fans expressed concern over the welfare of her then-18-year-old daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

Facebook loses appeal over access to user data

You think your Facebook profile is private? Think again. In a decision that raises crucial issues in the digital age, a New York state appeals court ruled this week that Facebook cannot protect users against search warrants obtained by law ...

New York's hippest hotel may be a parked van

A New York hotel starting at $22 per night? In a city where a chain hotel room can cost hundreds of dollars per night, that sounds like an old-fashioned New York scam. That's because the $22 buys you a night ...

Bison attacks woman who was trying to take selfie with it in Yellowstone Park

Visitors to Yellowstone Park seem to be having trouble taking in the message that it's not a good idea to get too close to the wild bison that roam the wilderness. The latest person to find out the hard way ...