Caroll Spinney, the Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies at 85
Caroll Spinney, the Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, dies at 85

Through his two characters, Spinney gained huge fame that brought international tours, books, record albums, movie roles, and visits to the White House.

Post Kamala Harris' pull-out, Joe Biden says he would consider her for vice presidency if he bags Democratic nomination
Post Kamala Harris' pull-out, Joe Biden says he would consider her for vice presidency if he bags Democratic nomination

Biden said he had a talk with Harris and termed the California senator 'solid', who is capable of becoming whatever she wants to be.

St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?
St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?

The study compared over 180 cities across 41 metrics including assault per capita, natural disaster, unemployment rate and road quality

New abuse suits could see Church pay over $4 billion as 15 US states revise laws that address past child sexual abuse by clergy
New abuse suits could see Church pay over $4 billion as 15 US states revise laws that address past child sexual abuse by clergy

There has been a flurry of reports -- potentially over 5,000 -- as a result of the new laws and they could cost the Catholic Church a whopping $4 billion.

Study finds graphic active shooter drills instill fear in students instead of helping, but what are the other options? Experts weigh in
Study finds graphic active shooter drills instill fear in students instead of helping, but what are the other options? Experts weigh in

Concerns about the impact of active school shooter drills and exercises on the mental health of students have also been growing, especially since they often tend to be very realistic and graphic.

Colin Kaepernick snubbed by NFL again as injury-plagued Detroit Lions recruit two young quarterbacks instead
Colin Kaepernick snubbed by NFL again as injury-plagued Detroit Lions recruit two young quarterbacks instead

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has not played a single game in the NFL ever since he left the 49ers at the end of the 2016 session

Powerful storm moves inland after wreaking havoc on West Coast, set to disrupt Thanksgiving return travel
Powerful storm moves inland after wreaking havoc on West Coast, set to disrupt Thanksgiving return travel

Forecasters warned that intensifying snow and ice could thwart millions of people across the country hoping to get home after Thanksgiving.

Strong winds during Macy's Thanksgiving Parade may leave the iconic balloons grounded this year
Strong winds during Macy's Thanksgiving Parade may leave the iconic balloons grounded this year

If the gusts exceed 34 mph and the winds 23 mph, the city does not allow the giant balloons to be flown

Former 'American Idol' star Antonella Barba blames show for drug trafficking crimes as she faces a decade behind bars
Former 'American Idol' star Antonella Barba blames show for drug trafficking crimes as she faces a decade behind bars

She was indicted on 11 federal charges for allegedly possessing cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl and was accused of being one of several members of a drug conspiracy active on Hampton Roads from September 2017 through the fall of 2018

UP IN SMOKE! Joe Biden says he won't legalize marijuana if elected president as it's a 'gateway drug'
UP IN SMOKE! Joe Biden says he won't legalize marijuana if elected president as it's a 'gateway drug'

The former vice president told a town hall in Las Vegas on Saturday that as far as he is concerned, whether the US should legalize cannabis on a federal level is still up for debate.

Ex-NBC correspondent Dr Bruce Hensel arrested for asking friend's nine-year-old daughter for 'sexually suggestive' photos
Ex-NBC correspondent Dr Bruce Hensel arrested for asking friend's nine-year-old daughter for 'sexually suggestive' photos

Authorities began probing the 71-year-old Emmy winner after he exchanged 'inappropriate' messages and pictures with the little girl.

Houston Astros accused of cheating, stealing signs using electronic devices during 2017 season, MLB launches probe
Houston Astros accused of cheating, stealing signs using electronic devices during 2017 season, MLB launches probe

Pitcher Mike Fiers, who played for the Astros that season, along with three other unidentified people associated with the club, claimed the team used the system into the playoffs in a report published on Tuesday

Stormy Daniels joins rapper YG on stage to sing 'F**k Donald Trump', claims she 'just laid there when they had sex'
Stormy Daniels joins rapper YG on stage to sing 'F**k Donald Trump', claims she 'just laid there when they had sex'

The Stormy Daniels–Donald Trump scandal became one of the biggest issues to hit the White House last year.

Summer Zervos says Trump's phone records show he called her the day he allegedly sexually assaulted her
Summer Zervos says Trump's phone records show he called her the day he allegedly sexually assaulted her

'The Apprentice' contestant claims that Trump rang her to invite her to dinner, and she agreed to go thinking she would get some career advice.

Arnold Schwarzenegger goes cycling with his 'hero' Greta Thunberg around Santa Monica after lending her his electric car earlier
Arnold Schwarzenegger goes cycling with his 'hero' Greta Thunberg around Santa Monica after lending her his electric car earlier

The 'Terminator' said in May this year that he was 'starstruck' when he met the teen activist for the first time. The Swedish sensation opened the summit of R20 Regions of Climate Change which was founded by the actor in 2011

Greta Thunberg left stranded as climate summit moves to Spain from Chile, asks for help to cross the Atlantic
Greta Thunberg left stranded as climate summit moves to Spain from Chile, asks for help to cross the Atlantic

The teenage climate change activist took to Twitter saying she has traveled halfway round the world 'the wrong way', seeking help to get to Spain.

Long Beach mass shooting: 3 killed, 9 injured in shooting at Halloween party in Southern California home
Long Beach mass shooting: 3 killed, 9 injured in shooting at Halloween party in Southern California home

Some witnesses say there might have been a Halloween party going on at the house

California declares emergency as 200,000 people ordered to flee homes as historic winds continue to fuel wildfires
California declares emergency as 200,000 people ordered to flee homes as historic winds continue to fuel wildfires

Millions were without electricity after the largest utility cut power in some areas as a precaution to prevent other fires.

National Teen Driver Safety Week: Actor and singer Kevin Quinn chips in for 'Not Safe for Wheels' campaign with a sing-along
National Teen Driver Safety Week: Actor and singer Kevin Quinn chips in for 'Not Safe for Wheels' campaign with a sing-along

DoSomething .org and Chevrolet have come together to make youngsters safer in vehicles and on roads. The young people can take an online three-question quiz to keep their friends safe on streets.

'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row
'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row

The four-time NBA champion made the comments during TNT's pre-game show on opening night of the season.

Hunter Biden married new wife just six days after meeting her, says plans to be in 'honeymoon phase for a very long time'
Hunter Biden married new wife just six days after meeting her, says plans to be in 'honeymoon phase for a very long time'

In May this year, Biden secretly married Melissa Cohen, 33, in Los Angeles after meeting her via a mutual friend who wrote her number on his hand.

General James Mattis hilariously calls himself the 'Meryl Streep of generals' after Donald Trump claims he's 'overrated'
General James Mattis hilariously calls himself the 'Meryl Streep of generals' after Donald Trump claims he's 'overrated'

The former defense secretary, who had quit last year over policy differences with the president on Syria, was called the "world's most overrated general" by Trump recently. Mattis, however, did not lose his composure while reacting

Lakers fan raises whopping $43k for printing 'Stand with Hong Kong' t-shirts to be distributed free at season opener
Lakers fan raises whopping $43k for printing 'Stand with Hong Kong' t-shirts to be distributed free at season opener

Disappointed with the league's response to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters, Lakers fan Sun Lared has come up with his own unique way to protest at the first game of the season

LeBron James says Daryl Morey wasn't 'educated on the situation' over Hong Kong tweet, slammed by fans and activists
LeBron James says Daryl Morey wasn't 'educated on the situation' over Hong Kong tweet, slammed by fans and activists

The basketball star's criticism of Houston Rocket's manager didn't go down well will Hong Kong protesters and human rights activists

Trump in a spot as Hunter Biden set to appear in first TV interview since impeachment launch
Trump in a spot as Hunter Biden set to appear in first TV interview since impeachment launch

Trump, at a recent rally, had mocked Hunter and the channel saying he will be asked only 'softball' questions.

Son of Texas sheriff who slammed immigrants as 'drunks who will run over your children' arrested for public intoxication
Son of Texas sheriff who slammed immigrants as 'drunks who will run over your children' arrested for public intoxication

Sergei Waybourn has previous arrests for trespassing and theft. He was also charged with assault last year.

AOC chokes up as she says her 'dreams of motherhood now taste bittersweet' as climate change makes her fear for her children's future
AOC chokes up as she says her 'dreams of motherhood now taste bittersweet' as climate change makes her fear for her children's future

The freshman congresswoman was reportedly giving her keynote address at the C40 World Mayors Summit, which approved a global version of her 'Green New Deal' recently.

'Hero' firefighter saves woman by performing CPR for 30 minutes after she suffered a cardiac arrest mid-flight
'Hero' firefighter saves woman by performing CPR for 30 minutes after she suffered a cardiac arrest mid-flight

A firefighter on a flight to Los Angeles performed lifesaving techniques for 30 minutes to revive a woman who had suffered sudden cardiac arrest and had no pulse.

California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023
California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023

The fur ban doesn't apply to used products or those used for religious or tribal purposes. And it excludes the sale of leather, dog and cat fur, cowhides, deer, sheep and goat skin and anything preserved through taxidermy.

Joe Biden pretends to come out as gay during LGBTQ event, says Obama kissed him for supporting same-sex marriage in 2012
Joe Biden pretends to come out as gay during LGBTQ event, says Obama kissed him for supporting same-sex marriage in 2012

The former vice president had joined other Democratic candidates in fielding questions on LGBTQ issues during the town hall in Los Angeles on Thursday

Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list
Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list

While South Burlington in Vermont with population less than 20,000 was found to be the best city for disabled persons, Providence in Rhode Island was ranked the last among 182 cities that were covered by the survey. None of the 10 most populous cities got a place in the top 10.

Critics slam 'socialist' Ocasio-Cortez for $300 hair makeover, Richard Manning calls her 'America's Eva Peron'
Critics slam 'socialist' Ocasio-Cortez for $300 hair makeover, Richard Manning calls her 'America's Eva Peron'

The Congresswoman from New York, who will turn 30 on October 13, reportedly spent $300 for a hair makeover in a Washington salon. "All that for a video to decry income inequality?" ask critics.

Pornhub awards 2019: How adult entertainment giants are taking porn mainstream
Pornhub awards 2019: How adult entertainment giants are taking porn mainstream

With names like Kanye West, Bad Bunny, Bella Thorne, and Rico Nasty, its pretty obvious that Pornhub is making a move at going totally mainstream - but is it successful?

Kylie Jenner confirms split with Travis Scott, denies '2am date with Tyga' at his recording studio
Kylie Jenner confirms split with Travis Scott, denies '2am date with Tyga' at his recording studio

The 22-year-old also told her followers that she and Scott are currently focusing on their daughter Stormi.

RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry
RNC launches 'Stop the Madness' campaign to 'cause chaos' within the Democratic Party over Trump impeachment inquiry

The committee wants supporters to sign petitions, donate, and get involved in demonstrations as the Republican party 'fights back on this impeachment craziness'

California defies NCAA, will allow college athletes to earn from endorsement deals, hire agents to represent them
California defies NCAA, will allow college athletes to earn from endorsement deals, hire agents to represent them

The NCAA called the move unnecessary saying the athletes are already compensated in the form of academic scholarships and cost-of-attendance payments

LA subway singer in viral video is a classical musician who became homeless after her $10,000 violin was stolen
LA subway singer in viral video is a classical musician who became homeless after her $10,000 violin was stolen

It was revealed that 52-year-old Emily Zamourka's life turned upside down as a result of mounting medical bills that she couldn't afford after her very expensive violin, her source of income, was stolen

Taylor Swift calls Kanye West 'two-faced,' says she can no longer pretend to be on good terms with rapper
Taylor Swift calls Kanye West 'two-faced,' says she can no longer pretend to be on good terms with rapper

Swift in her interview also discussed her self-doubt, her fraught relationship with Katy Perry, and her relationship with Joe Alwyn.

Trump's $15m fundraising blitz in California sees hundreds take part in demonstrations against his 'toxic message'
Trump's $15m fundraising blitz in California sees hundreds take part in demonstrations against his 'toxic message'

Trump, on Tuesday, executed a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to garner $15 million.

Colin Kaepernick approaching NFL teams in need of a quarterback but controversial reputation making owners wary
Colin Kaepernick approaching NFL teams in need of a quarterback but controversial reputation making owners wary

Quite a few NFL teams are shopping for quarterbacks in the wake of injuries to their existing players

PornHub nominates Instagram stars Tana Mongeau and Belle Delphine for awards although both haven't made any porn
PornHub nominates Instagram stars Tana Mongeau and Belle Delphine for awards although both haven't made any porn

Fans were stunned to find YouTuber, musician, and TV show star Tana Mongeau in the list of nominees for the PornHub Awards in the Top Celebrity category despite not having produced any pornographic content.

'The Squad' Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley 'stands with Chrissy Teigen' in Trump Twitter standoff
'The Squad' Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley 'stands with Chrissy Teigen' in Trump Twitter standoff

Tiegen called him "p***y ass bitch" after Trump slammed and her husband John Legend for failing to acknowledge his role in criminal justice reforms

Trump family will become a dynasty that will last for decades and create a 'new' Republican Party, says campaign chief
Trump family will become a dynasty that will last for decades and create a 'new' Republican Party, says campaign chief

Brad Parscale told the convention crowd in Indian Wells on Saturday that the Trump family is full of 'amazing people with amazing capabilities'

Fan who spent $550k on 20 surgeries to look like Kim Kardashian left with 'fish lips' after botched filler op
Fan who spent $550k on 20 surgeries to look like Kim Kardashian left with 'fish lips' after botched filler op

Jennifer Pamplona, 27, says her story should serve as an example to every girl who wants "big lips" and that it is not beautiful at all.

NFL 2019: The 10 hottest players you don't want to miss this season including Jimmy Garoppolo, Adrian Peterson and Cam Newton
NFL 2019: The 10 hottest players you don't want to miss this season including Jimmy Garoppolo, Adrian Peterson and Cam Newton

Apart from being exceptional athletes, these men are ridiculously attractive too! Here's our pick of the top 10 hottest NFL players to look out for this season

Crew member Allie Kurtz left job in the movie industry to fulfill dream before death in California scuba boat fire
Crew member Allie Kurtz left job in the movie industry to fulfill dream before death in California scuba boat fire

Friends from South America to Europe are mourning the 26-year-old, whose family said they will miss her lively, adventurous spirit but know she died doing what she loved most

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi goes nude for photoshoot, pulls off perfect mid-air splits while completely naked
UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi goes nude for photoshoot, pulls off perfect mid-air splits while completely naked

The 22-year-old earned a perfect 10 while competing in the 2019 Collegiate Challenge in January for her team—University of California, Los Angeles

High school students, marine biologist among 34 presumed dead in fiery sinking of scuba boat off California coast
High school students, marine biologist among 34 presumed dead in fiery sinking of scuba boat off California coast

The only survivors were believed to be the captain and four crew members who were awake on the upper decks

25 dead in California boat fire as passengers on recreational scuba diving trip slept below deck
25 dead in California boat fire as passengers on recreational scuba diving trip slept below deck

The missing and dead were among 39 passengers and crew who had departed Santa Barbara's Channel Islands Harbor on Saturday aboard the boat Conception for a Labor Day weekend scuba diving trip

34 feared dead after boat catches fire off California's Santa Cruz Island, five people rescued so far: Officials
34 feared dead after boat catches fire off California's Santa Cruz Island, five people rescued so far: Officials

Coast Guard Los Angeles responded to reports of a fully engulfed boat fire off Santa Cruz Island around 5 am

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