A broad assault on corruption in China is being led by Wang Qishan, a member of China's Politburo Standing Committee and President Xi Jinping's right-hand man.
In the wake of a high-profile harassment case, Twitter says family members can ask for photos of dying or dead relatives to be taken down.
A CDC report says birth rates among teenagers have been declining for decades, reaching a new low in 2013. We look at several popular explanations.
Sounds like things are heating up between Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Martin. Barely one week after E! News exclusively revealed that the Oscar winner and the Coldplay frontman have been seeing each other since late June, a source tells us that the two recently enjoyed a romantic afternoon at the Wolffer Estate Vineyard in New York, where the pair presumably celebrated Lawrence's birthday together just a few days before the actress rang in the big 2-4.
Kourtney Kardashian has some interesting pregnancy cravings! Keeping Up With the Kardashians star opens up about her family's clean eating habits and admits she allows herself some cheat foods to help her satisfy her cravings. "I try to eat pretty healthy, but I think it's fun and important to listen to your cravings," Kourt dished. But I guess that's just part of going to Grandma's house." As for how Kourtney's staying fit during her third pregnancy, she reveals, "I did yoga during my last pregnancy.
The rapper known as Gucci Mane was sentenced on Wednesday by a federal court judge in Georgia to three years and three months in prison on firearms charges. “Davis has a long history of violence and of illegally possessing and using guns,” Sally Yates, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, said of Mane, whose real name is Radric Davis. According to prosecutors, Atlanta police in September 2013 found Mane pacing a street, waving a loaded handgun and making threats.
A California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped repeatedly striking a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway could face serious charges, the agency said Wednesday after forwarding its investigation to the district attorney. The CHP said officer Daniel Andrew, who was put on a desk assignment after the incident, was removed from duty and put on paid administrative leave.
The 2014 holiday season is getting off to a bloody start thanks to SAMCRO. FX's gritty biker drama is set to air its series finale on Tuesday, Dec. 9. able to buy a behind-the-scenes companion guide, Sons of Anarchy: The Official Collector's Edition . But before we get to the end, we have to start with the beginning of the end as the seventh and final season's premiere is just around the corner in September.
President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including slain journalist James Foley, but did not find the hostages, senior Obama administration officials said Wednesday. The officials said the rescue mission was authorized after intelligence agencies believed they had identified the location inside Syria where the hostages were being held.
Clashes between irregular forces of a renegade general and Islamists erupted in Libya's eastern Benghazi city on Wednesday, killing at least five people, medical and military sources said. Loud explosions and a war plane circling the port city could be heard in the evening in the Lithi district, where forces of renegade general Khalifa Haftar and Islamist brigades such as the Ansar al-Sharia were fighting.
One of the best known benefits of sunlight is its ability to boost the body's vitamin D supply, but what happens when you can't get outside in the sun? George Washington University's Dr. Michael Irwig explains how sunlight, or lack of it, can affect a person's health.
Not what Uncle Sam had in mind
Federal officials say most of a reddish-brown sheen from thousands of gallons of fuel oil spilled into the Ohio River from a power plant has dissipated as cleanup estimated at hundreds of thousands of dollars a day continues. Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday about 1,000 gallons of oil and contaminated water from the Duke Energy plant spill near Cincinnati has been recovered. The EPA says it expects cleanup to cost about $250,000 a day based on Duke's estimates.
Kevin Hart's ex-wife Torrei has her own life, her own money, her own career and she's OVER Kevin Hart, so she says. TMZ photogs got the "Atlanta Exes" star at LAX Wednesday as she pimped her new line of mixers. Torrei insisted she was not bent out of shape when Kevin and his freshly-minted fiance came face-to-face at her at Magic City strip club in ATL Monday, where Kev dropped $40K.
Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race. Stewart's decision was announced Wednesday and Jeff Burton will once again replace him in the No. 14 Chevrolet. Burton also drove Stewart's car at Michigan last weekend. Stewart has been in seclusion since the Aug. 8 incident at an upstate New York dirt track that remains under investigation. Stewart-Haas Racing is allowing Stewart to take the time he needs away from the track, and the team statement indicated the three-time NASCAR champion is taking it week-by-week. Stewart will not have to decide on another race until the Aug. 31 event at Atlanta.