Stories about Culture

Jun 03 2017

More Kathy Griffin shows cancelled as backlash over beheaded Trump video grows

Griffin became emotional and broke down in tears at multiple times during the press conference, which she said was her first ever, but also tossed in several jokes. She r...

Jun 03 2017

Oklahoma's Own Rohan Rajeev Places 2nd In Scripps National Spelling Bee

A sixth-grade student is officially the victor of the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee after correctly spelling the word " marocain ", which is defined as a crepe f...

Jun 03 2017

Kim Kardashian Bashes Caitlyn: 'She Started 3 Families & F***ed Everyone Over'

Kris Jenner then voices her own frustrations with the book, criticizing how she was portrayed in a "negative" light. Cait could've told me the story that she writes abou...

Jun 03 2017

British PM faces criticism over weak response to Trump's climate change decision

But Trump's biggest miscalculation in pulling out of the Paris deal is not recognizing the real nature of the zero-sum climate change game. Against what we stand for,...

Jun 03 2017

NBA Durant powers Warriors rout over Cavaliers in Finals opener

Andre Iguodala's 3-pointer to end the first quarter gave the Warriors a 35-30 lead and Golden State stretched it to 60-52 at half-time. Game 1 is Thursday at Oracle ...

Jun 03 2017

Julia Roberts's First TV Series Is Headed to HBO

That description kinda makes it sound like Today Will Be Different will be a comedy, but Variety clarifies that it's a drama (we're guessing it's somewhere in between...

Jun 03 2017

LeBron after Game 1 loss: 'Let's get focused on Game 2'

Oh, he hit from long range, too. In last year's NBA Finals, the Cavs outscored the Warriors by 78 points in the paint. Superstars Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry ...

Jun 03 2017

Heat center Hassan Whiteside buys dream home for mom

Reed stressed to the Sun Sentinel two weeks ago that his goal was to remain with the Heat going forward, after emerging last season as quality backup to starting center...

Jun 03 2017

Villain Revealed For The Flash Season Four

The CW has yet to confirm the news, and they might not do so for some time. It seems obvious, though, that the character will be the villain in season 4, especially consi...

Jun 03 2017

Al Franken Nixes Kathy Griffin Event After Trump Photo

Griffin says the photo and video shoot were motivated by Trump's comments in August 2015 about then-Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly . "Blood coming out of her wher...

Jun 03 2017

Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

On improving the US-Russia relations by holding dialogue with Trump, Putin said he is looking forward to having a constructive relationship with Washington . Petersbur...

Jun 03 2017

USA climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

Meanwhile, many Trump supporters and conservative commentators expressed amusement (or delight) at the intensity of the reaction against Trump's decision . Robinson ...

Jun 02 2017

More Kathy Griffin shows cancelled as backlash over Trump photo grows

In her initial apology, Griffin said, "I'm a comic". A Republican Party spokesman is attacking Kathy Griffin's press conference in which she said President Donald ...

Jun 02 2017

Tom Cruise reveals Top Gun sequel title

We don't know much more about Top Gun: Maverick at this time, but rest assured we'll keep you informed as further updates roll in. "We're gonna have the same tone t...

Jun 02 2017

GOP Governors at Odds Over Medicaid Expansion's Fate

That's compared to 16% who think the cost will be "better" and 36% who feel it will be "about the same". More people said the GOP bill would hurt their personal healt...

Jun 02 2017

Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

At the same time, the USA leader expressed readiness to renegotiate the deal under the terms that would be "fair to the United States ". In the final leg of his tour, Mo...

Jun 02 2017

At least 34 dead, 54 hurt in botched robbery at Philippines casino

Police said the attacker stole more than $2 million in casino chips before killing himself in a nearby hotel. Terrorist outfit Islamic State has claimed the Philippi...

Jun 02 2017

Maryland officials begin efforts to combat mosquitoes

Florida, which put up $61 million in responding to the emergency in 2016, reported 284 locally transmitted cases of the virus a year ago, with another 1,099 cases classif...

Jun 02 2017

Manchester Police Make Arrests, Criticize Leaks

Salman Abedi blew himself up in the Manchester Arena , killing 22 people and wounding scores of others, just moments after the ending of a pop music show featuring Ameri...

Jun 02 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger Tears Into Donald Trump Over Paris Climate Deal Withdrawal

Government officials in several major European capitals said the USA withdrawal from the 2015 agreement would further strain a Western alliance they worry is unraveling...