Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at age 79. The brainy, feisty and flamboyant judge was found dead in his room at a resort in West Texas on Saturday morning …..
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How did Black History Month get started? Mostly thanks to Carter G. Woodson. Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915. Until …..
American civil rights icon Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama. She made her mark in history in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955, when she refused to …..
EARLY SPRING! #groundhogday2016 pic.twitter.com/ZS7PIA0iLA — Punxsutawney Phil (@GroundhogClub) February 2, 2016 An early spring is on the way, Punxsutawney Phil tweeted this morning. He didn’t see his shadow, which naturally means …..
WIFE MOTHER TEACHER PIONEER WOMAN So reads the gravestone of Christa McAuliffe, the New Hampshire teacher who was killed in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger 30 …..
Actor Abe Vigoda is dead. Yes, really. The character actor with the hangdog face and the amazing eyebrows died this morning: Vigoda’s daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs, told The Associated Press that Vigoda died …..
Michael Bloomberg may run for president as an independent, they say. Or maybe not! Either way, here’s a very nice photo of the former New York mayor and world’s 14th-richest man …..
Our Aishwarya Rai biography has been updated with new facts and photos. For one thing, it’s the Aishwarya Rai Bachchan biography now. She married fellow Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan in 2007. We …..
One of the curiosities of being an Oscar-winning movie star is that you may be asked to promote certain odd products. Like, say, $215-a-jar skin cream. That’s what Cate Blanchett …..
Actor Alan Rickman and musician David Bowie have both died already this year, both at the young age of 69. Surprising and sad! The modest coincidence of their age got us wondering what other …..
Michelle Obama turns 52 years old today, and the White House has been circulating this photo on social media. It’s a great shot. Michelle Obama was born on January 17, …..
Alan Rickman had a moustache in the movie Truly Madly Deeply… and it turned out to be a great film anyway! Because Alan Rickman’s talent transcends moustaches. In the film …..
Alan Rickman has died at age 69, and it’s shocking news after the death of David Bowie just three days ago. Both great British stars died of cancer. It’s hard …..
Here’s the complete transcript of President Barack Obama‘s remarks on gun safety reform at the White House on January 5th. This is the part that stuck out most forcefully to me: …..
Is it Queen Lili’uokalani? Or maybe Babe Ruth? No, it’s a bad portrait of Mary Todd Lincoln, brought to you courtesy of the Museum of Bad Art in Somerville, Massachusetts. The Museum …..
Jeb Bush has a secret six-point plan to save his presidential campaign, according to the New York Times. With respect to the news-gathering abilities of the Times, they grabbed the wrong …..
As we were prowling the White House Flickr photo feed recently, this photo of the White House situation room caught our eye. It’s from December 5 of 2015; President Barack Obama is …..
Bill Cosby had to be propped up on both arms by lawyers yesterday as he hobbled into court for his arraignment and mug shot. He carried a cane and stumbled over the …..
Aretha Franklin proves she’s still the Queen of Soul, singing “You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman” for Carole King at the Kennedy Center Honors last night. If Carole King’s reactions …..
Until today, our Bill Cosby biography included the phrase “Bill Cosby has never been charged with a crime.” That all changed with the news that Bill Cosby has been charged …..