Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall In Florida (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Sept. 28, 2022 (11:55 am CST) Florida residents are bracing for impact as Hurricane Ian prepares to make landfall. The storm's eyewall is moving onshore now, according to CNN. Hurricane Ian is now a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph -- just two miles shy of a Category 5. Hurricane-force … Continue reading Hurricane Ian Makes Landfall In Florida (UPDATED)

Fight Breaks Out On Field In Bucs’ Wild Win Over Saints

By Terrance Turner Sept. 18, 2022 Defense dominated and fists were flying today inside the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans, where the New Orleans Saints played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Both defenses were aggressive and unrelenting, with each limiting the other team to just a field goal in the first three quarters. Tampa Bay quarterback … Continue reading Fight Breaks Out On Field In Bucs’ Wild Win Over Saints

Sheryl Lee Ralph Triumphs At Emmys; Quinta Brunson Wins For Writing

By Terrance Turner Sept. 12, 2022 Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph won the Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at tonight's Primetime Emmy Awards. (Ralph plays Barbara Howard, a kindergarten teacher, on ABC's Abbott Elementary.) She becomes the first Black actress to win in this category since Jackee Harry in 1987 (for 227.) … Continue reading Sheryl Lee Ralph Triumphs At Emmys; Quinta Brunson Wins For Writing

“RHOP” Returns With Dramatic New Trailer

By Terrance Turner Sept. 6, 2022 Pictured are Mia Thornton, Gizelle Bryant, Candiace Bassett, Karen Huger, Ashley Darby, Robyn Dixon, and Wendy Osefo. Photo from Bravo (via Twitter). "The Real Housewives of Potomac" has debuted an explosive new trailer for the upcoming season (set to premiere in October). According to People magazine, the hit Bravo … Continue reading “RHOP” Returns With Dramatic New Trailer

Biden Announces Student Loan Forgiveness

By Terrance Turner Aug. 24, 2022 WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 24: U.S. President Joe Biden, joined by Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, speaks on student loan debt in the Roosevelt Room of the White House August 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. President Biden announced steps to forgive $10,000 in student loan debt for borrowers who make … Continue reading Biden Announces Student Loan Forgiveness

FBI Searches Trump’s Florida Home, Finds “Top Secret” Documents (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Mar-A-Lago. Photo from the New York Times. Aug. 8, 2022 (updated Aug. 11, Aug. 31) The Federal Bureau of Investigation has executed a search warrant at Mar-A-Lago, the Florida home of former president Donald J. Trump. The warrant reportedly has to do with the removal of certain documents from the White House … Continue reading FBI Searches Trump’s Florida Home, Finds “Top Secret” Documents (UPDATED)

Jay Ellis Marries Nina Senicar In Italy

By Terrance Turner July 18, 2022 Actor Jay Ellis married actor and model Nina Senicar last weekend in a picturesque ceremony in Tuscany, Italy. The two held their nuptials at Villa Mangiacane, a 15th century property built by the family of famed Italian author and diplomat Niccolo Machiavelli. All photos courtesy of Vogue. Vogue revealed … Continue reading Jay Ellis Marries Nina Senicar In Italy

Cassidy Hutchinson Gives Explosive Testimony At Surprise Jan. 6 Hearing

By Terrance Turner June 28, 2022 Yesterday, word broke that the January 6th committee was calling a surprise hearing for Wednesday at noon. The news took many political observers by surprise, as the committee had earlier indicated that they would take some time off as the July 4th holiday neared. But the committee called this … Continue reading Cassidy Hutchinson Gives Explosive Testimony At Surprise Jan. 6 Hearing

January 6th Committee Hearings Begin

By Terrance Turner June 9, 2022 Tonight, the House committee investigating the January 6th insurrection held their first day of hearings in prime time. Coverage of the hearings is being broadcast on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, Fox 26, and CNN. The proceedings began around 7 pm CST, with opening statements by Reps. Bennie Thompson and … Continue reading January 6th Committee Hearings Begin

Aaron Donald Signs Huge New Deal

Football: Portrait of Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald spraying champagne during photo shoot at home. Calabasas, CA 2/26/2022 CREDIT: Kohjiro Kinno (Photo by Kohjiro Kinno/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images) (Set Number: X163976 TK1) By Terrance Turner June 6, 2022 Defensive tackle Aaron Donald is back! Donald has agreed to a new deal with … Continue reading Aaron Donald Signs Huge New Deal

BTS At The White House

By Terrance Turner May 31, 2022 At today's White House press briefing, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre had a surprise. "Today, on the final day of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, I'm excited to welcome some special guests to the briefing room today: pop phenom BTS," said Jean-Pierre. "While many of you … Continue reading BTS At The White House

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Demands Reform After Uvalde Shooting

By Terrance Turner May 24, 2022 At around 11:33 this morning, 19 children and at least two adults were killed in a shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. 18-year-old Salvatore Ramos shot his own grandmother before crashing his car and then entering Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, a town about 85 miles west … Continue reading Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Demands Reform After Uvalde Shooting

President Biden Addresses Nation After At Least 20 Killed In School Shooting In Uvalde, TX

By Terrance Turner May 24, 2022 An officer walks outside of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. - An 18-year-old gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, according to the state's governor, in the nation's deadliest school shooting in years. (Photo by allison … Continue reading President Biden Addresses Nation After At Least 20 Killed In School Shooting In Uvalde, TX

Dysfunctional Relationships On Display On “RHOA”

By Terrance Turner May 22, 2022 (updated June 5) Tonight, the cast members of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" traveled to New York City to support Housewives star Kandi Burruss in her Broadway producer bid. But dysfunctional relationships between the housewives and their husbands threatened to derail the trip -- not least because of some … Continue reading Dysfunctional Relationships On Display On “RHOA”

Jesse Williams Scores Tony Nod For “Take Me Out”

Jesse Williams in "Take Me Out". Photo from SR Talent. By Terrance Turner May 9, 2022 (updated May 26, June 12) This story contains mature themes and strong language. Viewer discretion is advised. Actor Jesse Williams has scored a Tony nomination -- and a whole lot of online admirers -- for his performance in "Take … Continue reading Jesse Williams Scores Tony Nod For “Take Me Out”

Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner May 2, 2022 (updated June 24, 2022) From the Onion. The Supreme Court has overturned the landmark 1973 case of Roe v. Wade. In a 6-3 ruling, the Court upheld a 2018 abortion ban passed by Republicans in the Mississippi Legislature and ruled that the United States Constitution does not confer the … Continue reading Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade (UPDATED)

Rachel Maddow Reveals Recording of Kevin McCarthy Planning To Tell Trump: “Resign”

By Terrance Turner April 21, 2022 A new book reveals that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy was planning to ask then-president Donald Trump to resign after the deadly Capitol riot on January 6. Audio of McCarthy's remarks was revealed tonight on "The Rachel Maddow Show". Tonight, Maddow announced that MSNBC has obtained a copy of … Continue reading Rachel Maddow Reveals Recording of Kevin McCarthy Planning To Tell Trump: “Resign”

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn In As Supreme Court Justice (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner April 7, 2022 (first filed March 22, 2022; updated June 29) History has been made. Ketanji Brown Jackson has become the first Black woman ever to be sworn in as a justice on the Supreme Court. "Welcome to the Supreme Court. We're here today to administer the oath of office to Judge … Continue reading Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn In As Supreme Court Justice (UPDATED)

Rams Win Super Bowl LVI (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Feb. 13, 2022 Today, the Los Angeles Rams took the field in their home stadium to play against the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI. Inside L.A.'s SoFi Stadium, the Rams sought to defeat a surging Bengals team that had somehow managed to overcome an 18-point deficit and beat the Kansas City … Continue reading Rams Win Super Bowl LVI (UPDATED)

Lack Of Tackling, Picks Aplenty At Pro Bowl

Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews caught two touchdowns in Sunday's Pro Bowl. Photo from the Baltimore Sun. By Terrance Turner Feb. 6, 2022 Today the NFL season officially concluded (for most players) with the Pro Bowl. The game features all of the league's best players: top performers from the AFC and NFC battled it … Continue reading Lack Of Tackling, Picks Aplenty At Pro Bowl

“Insecure” Ends With A Jam-Packed Finale

By Terrance Turner Dec. 26, 2021 This recap contains spoilers. Tonight was the final episode of Issa Rae's groundbreaking HBO series "Insecure". In a chaotic, jam-packed finale that stuffed two hours of content into 40 minutes, (almost) everyone somehow ends up on the path they wanted. Issa Rae's remarkable screenplay centered around birthdays -- each … Continue reading “Insecure” Ends With A Jam-Packed Finale

Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

By Terrance Turner September 1, 2021 (updated Oct. 6) After the Supreme Court failed to act, a restrictive Texas abortion law has gone into effect. The law forbids abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, before expectant mothers are even aware of the pregnancy. It makes no exceptions for rape or incest. (Supposedly, six weeks is … Continue reading Texas Abortion Ban Goes Into Effect, Sparking Lawsuits

Ed Asner Dies at 91

By Terrance Turner Aug. 29, 2021 Legendary television and film actor Ed Asner has died. He was 91. His publicist confirmed the news to Variety, writing that he died on Sunday surrounded by family. (Asner is survived by four children: Matthew, Liza, Kate, and Chris.) Asner's family added confirmation on the actor's Twitter account. "We are … Continue reading Ed Asner Dies at 91

Issa Wedding! Issa Rae Marries Louis Diame in France

Photos by Lauren Fair Photography. By Terrance Turner July 26, 2021 Issa Rae is married. The actress, writer, and producer married businessman Louis Diame over the weekend in the French Riviera. The intimate ceremony took place in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, a commune in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in Southeastern France. Rae shared stunning photos of the nuptials, … Continue reading Issa Wedding! Issa Rae Marries Louis Diame in France

Freed Britney

. By Terrance Turner June 23, 2021 (updated Sept. 29, Nov. 12) BREAKING NEWS: Britney Spears' conservatorship is over. “The court finds and determines that the conservatorship of the person and the Estate of Britney Jean Spears is no longer required,” Judge Brenda Penny ruled on Friday afternoon. "The conservatorship is hereby terminated." Spears was … Continue reading Freed Britney

Derek Chauvin Convicted For Murder Of George Floyd, Will Serve 22.5 Years In Prison

By Terrance Turner March 26, 2021 (Updated April 20; updated June 25) BREAKING NEWS (June 25, 2021): Derek Chauvin has been sentenced to 22.5 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd. On April 20, the jury found Derek Michael Chauvin guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degre manslaughter for the murder of … Continue reading Derek Chauvin Convicted For Murder Of George Floyd, Will Serve 22.5 Years In Prison

Beyonce Makes Grammy History with “Black Parade”

By Terrance Turner March 14, 2021 BREAKING NEWS: Beyonce is now the most decorated singer in Grammy history. Just minutes ago, Beyonce won the Grammy for Best R&B Performance for her song "Black Parade", which she co-wrote. With this win, she now has 28 Grammy Awards -- more than any other music artist, male or … Continue reading Beyonce Makes Grammy History with “Black Parade”

Cicely Tyson: In Memoriam

By Terrance Turner Jan. 28, 2021 Legendary actress Cicely Tyson has died. She was 96. Tyson's family announced the passing. “With a heavy heart, the family of Miss Cicely Tyson announces her peaceful transition this afternoon. At this time, please allow the family their privacy,” they said, in a statement issued through Tyson's manager, Larry … Continue reading Cicely Tyson: In Memoriam

In Revealing Documentary, Superstar Influencer Answers: “Who Is Country Cowboyy?”

Photo from Instagram. Drafted March 2020 (updated March 26, 2022) By Terrance Turner He's one of the biggest social media influencers in Houston. He generates thousands of views among more than 76,000 followers on Instagram. He hosts large-scale events at packed clubs. He lives in a luxury penthouse in Midtown Houston. But who is "Country … Continue reading In Revealing Documentary, Superstar Influencer Answers: “Who Is Country Cowboyy?”

A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Photo courtesy of HBOWatch. By Terrance Turner June 1, 2020 This recap contains spoilers. On "Lowkey Happy", last night's episode of Insecure, Lawrence (Jay Ellis) meets up with his ex Issa (Issa Rae) for drinks. He waits for her to show up, anxiously popping a breath mint. Issa arrives and quickly takes a nasty fall … Continue reading A Meditation on Happiness, And A Passionate Reunion, on “Insecure”

Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion Make Grammy History with “Savage” Remix (UPDATED)

Photo courtesy of the Washington Post. By Terrance Turner April 30, 2020 (Updated Nov. 24) BREAKING NEWS: (March 14, 2021): Tonight, Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce won the Grammy for Best Rap Song for their work on the remix of Megan's song "Savage". They are the first female duo ever to win in this category. … Continue reading Beyonce and Megan Thee Stallion Make Grammy History with “Savage” Remix (UPDATED)

Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

By Terrance Turner March 9, 2020 (updated Nov. 15) Despite three turnovers and a wildly controversial fourth quarter, the Houston Roughnecks survived Game 5 on Saturday afternoon to remain undefeated. The Roughnecks beat the Seattle Dragons 32-23 at TDECU Stadium yesterday. They remain the only unbeaten team in the XFL. After a near-scoreless first quarter, … Continue reading Roughnecks Remain Unbeaten After Wild Finish

Why Facebook and I Are Done (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Sept. 27, 2019 (updated Oct. 4, 2021, Aug. 9, 2022) Facebook turned over a teenager's private chat messages in response to a search warrant from authorities, Forbes reports. Seventeen-year-old Celeste Burgess, who is being tried as an adult along with her mother Jessica Burgess, is awaiting trial in Madison County District Court … Continue reading Why Facebook and I Are Done (UPDATED)

As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars

By Terrance Turner July 17, 2019 Last night, ABC aired its prime-time special on "The Lion King", the live-action retelling of the classic 1994 animated film. The special featured intriguing details about the making of the original film and its adaptation to the stage. ABC also included interviews with the voices behind the current version: … Continue reading As “Lion King” Premieres, Beyonce’s “Spirit” Soars

Rihanna Headlining Super Bowl Halftime Show

By Terrance Turner Sept. 25, 2022 NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 07: Robyn Rihanna Fenty and Linda Fargo celebrate the launch of FENTY at Bergdorf Goodman at Bergdorf Goodman on February 07, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Bergdorf Goodman) Rihanna is headlining the Super Bowl halftime show next … Continue reading Rihanna Headlining Super Bowl Halftime Show

Texas Tech Edges Texas In Overtime

By Terrance Turner Sept. 24, 2022 LUBBOCK, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 24: Trey Wolff #36 and Jackson Knotts #30 of the Texas Tech Red Raiders react following a a field goal kick from Wolff in the fourth quarter against the Texas Longhorns at Jones AT&T Stadium on September 24, 2022 in Lubbock, Texas. (Photo by Josh … Continue reading Texas Tech Edges Texas In Overtime

Michigan Holds Off Maryland To Remain Undefeated

By Terrance Turner Sept. 24, 2022 ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN - SEPTEMBER 24: Blake Corum #2 of the Michigan Wolverines scores a fourth quarter touchdown in front of Deonte Banks #3 of the Maryland Terrapins at Michigan Stadium on September 24, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Michigan won the game 34-27. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) … Continue reading Michigan Holds Off Maryland To Remain Undefeated

Kanye West Finally Admits: “Sway Had The Answer”

By Terrance Turner Sept. 22, 2022 In a revealing new interview, rapper Kanye West (now known as Ye) opens up about his battles with corporate partners Adidas and Gap. On ABC's "Good Morning America", Ye directly addressed the fallout from Gap and Adidas, with whom he'd partnered on his Yeezy footwear line. In 2013, Kanye … Continue reading Kanye West Finally Admits: “Sway Had The Answer”

Celtics Coach Ime Udoka Suspended After Workplace Affair (UPDATED)

By Terrance Turner Sept. 22, 2022 Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka has been suspended for the entire 2022-23 NBA season over a workplace relationship. Udoka had an intimate, consensual relationship with a female member of the team’s staff, sources told The Athletic on Wednesday. The conduct is considered a violation of the team's guidelines; Udoka now faces a … Continue reading Celtics Coach Ime Udoka Suspended After Workplace Affair (UPDATED)

New York AG Sues Donald Trump For Fraud

By Terrance Turner Sept. 21, 2022 New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a civil lawsuit against Donald Trump, three of his children, and the Trump Organization today, alleging "staggering" fraud. (Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, and Donald Trump, Jr. are named as defendants in the suit, along with the Organization and its former CFO Allen … Continue reading New York AG Sues Donald Trump For Fraud

Georgia Bulldogs Bulldoze Gamecocks In South Carolina

By Terrance Turner Sept. 17, 2022 COLUMBIA, SC - SEPTEMBER 17: Georgia Bulldogs tight end Brock Bowers (19) follows his blocks on a reverse play during a football game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the South Carolina Gamecocks on September 17, 2022, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, SC. (Photo by Charles Brock/Icon Sportswire via Getty … Continue reading Georgia Bulldogs Bulldoze Gamecocks In South Carolina