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5 reasons to check out NBC's fall schedule

NBC is going to be a very new network come fall. The peacock network was first out of the gate on Sunday with its new schedule, after canceling a number of series in recent days. After ratings failed to live ...

Georgia school director apologizes for 'black people' graduation remark

The director of a Georgia school apologized for calling out "all the black people" who left a graduation ceremony during the valedictorian's speech. Nancy Gordeuk, director of TNT Academy in Stone Mountain, was recorded making the controversial remark toward the ...

Ebola declared dead in Liberia

After losing more than 4,000 people to Ebola, Liberia has now been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be free of the disease. I wish I were there to hug the wonderful people I met when I visited ...

San Francisco axes baseball tradition by outlawing smokeless tobacco

Chewing tobacco has long been a tradition in baseball, but that tradition could be on its way out in one big-league city. San Francisco on Friday banned smokeless tobacco at all sports venues, including AT&T Park, home of the city's ...

School problems in children after concussions

If your school-age child suffers a concussion, how well will he or she do when returning to school and trying to learn? A new study in the journal Pediatrics says that depends on two major factors: how severe the concussion ...

How to make the ultimate burger

Grilling season is here, and that means burgers—the No. 1 grilled item in America—are on the menu at backyard cookouts and weeknight dinners across the country.

Breaking the cycle

Community Coalition (CoCo) will bring together artists and musicians to shine a spotlight on the foster-care-to prison pipeline and the people on the frontlines who work to disrupt it.

‘Stand By Me’ singer Ben E. King dies

Singer Ben E. King, whose classic hit “Stand By Me” became an enduring testament of love and devotion for generations of listeners, has died.

Hollywood by Choice

You might need seat belts if you’re planning to attend “Motown the Musical.” I guarantee you, you will not be able to contain yourself. And, if you’re a dignified theater goer, you will be forced to raise your hand in ...

“Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson”

Would you look at that. Actually, probably, you already have. You’re one of the most observant people you know, never missing a thing, always noticing. You make a great witness because you see everything. And in the new book “One ...

“One Night”

Would you look at that. Actually, probably, you already have. You’re one of the most observant people you know, never missing a thing, always noticing. You make a great witness because you see everything. And in the new book “One ...

"Reach"

Where do you go from here? You’ve been looking at your life and everything around you, and that’s the question you’ve been asking: what next? What will you do with the rest of your days? In the new book “Reach,” ...

"Star Wars Day": What to do on May 4 (and why)

It's not just a pun. "May the 4th be with you" is a full-fledged unofficial holiday, "Star Wars Day." Actually, as far as Lucasfilm and Disney are concerned, it's quite official. So why this day, and what is there to ...

Eric Jerome Dickey has been churning out sexy stories for 20 years

Long before “50 Shades of Grey” and Zane, there was Eric Jerome Dickey. The Southern California-based writer has been churning out steamy novels featuring African American characters for about 20 years. His books have appeared on the New York Times, ...

First look: Jared Leto is the Joker

You can call him... Joker. We've seen a few teases so far, but on Friday night, director David Ayer gave us the first full look at Jared Leto as the Joker. The Clown Prince of Crime will appear in 2016's ...