The death toll in Northern California’s Camp fire rose once again on Thursday to 63 as rescue workers continue to search through the devastation left by the state’s deadliest blaze in history, authorities said. A further 631 people remained unaccounted for, a vast increase from just a day prior when officials said 130 people were […]

A man accused of shooting and killing two black people at a Kroger grocery store in Kentucky last month was charged with multiple hate crimes on Thursday. In a six-count indictment, a federal grand jury charged Gregory Alan Bush, a white man from Louisville, of gunning down Maurice Stallard, 69, and Vickie Lee Jones, 67, […]

Model and actress Kim Porter was found dead Thursday at her L.A. area home. She was 47. Law enforcement officials told TMZ, which first reported the news, that they received a call from Porter’s home in Toluca Lake around noon reporting a cardiac arrest.  Porter’s representative Cindy Berger confirmed the death to Variety and CNN. “Sadly, I […]

Sprinting legend Usain Bolt says he’s bringing “a little piece of Jamaica” to London by opening a restaurant in the city.    The retired eight-time Olympic gold medalist celebrated the opening this week of a London location of his restaurant, Tracks & Records — the first outside Jamaica.  “For me, it’s all about the good food, which […]

Michelle Obama summed up her assessment of President Donald Trump’s oft-debated inauguration crowd size this week with a few choice words and a nod.  The former first lady visited “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Thursday to promote her new memoir, Becoming. When DeGeneres asked her how many inauguration ceremonies she’d attended in her lifetime, Obama slyly […]

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio) is all but announcing her intention to run for House speaker against Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), testing the waters Thursday by slamming Pelosi and foregrounding issues of race. While she stopped short of officially throwing her hat in the ring, Fudge told HuffPost she’s been “overwhelmed” by the […]

Fox News host Tucker Carlson admitted Tuesday, in a rare moment of non-partisanship, that he actually agreed on something with Democratic Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Carlson said it was “hard to argue with” the progressive newcomer’s criticism of e-commerce giant Amazon, which has received $2 billion in tax incentives in exchange for locating its two new […]

DETROIT ― The heat going out in the van was the last straw. Pregnant and living in her vehicle with her four kids in the fall of 2013, Rebecca Fritz began a desperate, strategic search for a place to crash before winter hit.    Fritz, who had previously been living in a suburban domestic violence shelter, […]

President Donald Trump will — again — be skipping the Kennedy Center Honors this year, becoming the first president in the gala’s 41-year history to decline an invitation more than once. A spokeswoman for Melania Trump confirmed to USA Today on Tuesday that, because of scheduling conflicts, neither the first lady nor the president would […]

The YouTube comedy group Friend Dog Studios created an updated version of Jesus to share a new take on biblical quotes just for modern Republicans.  “I was hungry and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty, and you gave me something to drink,” the faux Jesus says. “And behold, now I’m all lazy and […]

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