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Death Toll Rises After Tornados Hit Nashville; Music Community Reels

Death Toll Rises After Tornados Hit Nashville; Music Community Reels

As much of the city slept, a devastating tornado touched down early Tuesday in Nashville, wreaking havoc in the communities of East Nashville and Germantown as well as areas outside the city. At least
Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth and Other Silence Breakers Praise Weinstein Guilty Verdict, Look Ahead to Los Angeles Trial

Rosanna Arquette, Jessica Barth and Other Silence Breakers Praise Weinstein Guilty Verdict, Look Ahead to Los Angeles Trial

On Tuesday morning, 11 of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers, members of the activist group Silence Breakers, held a press conference at Los Angeles’ City Hall to laud his conviction. As they took turns at
Sacha Baron Cohen Roasts Mark Zuckerberg for Spreading ‘Nazi Propaganda’ at Golden Globes

Sacha Baron Cohen Roasts Mark Zuckerberg for Spreading ‘Nazi Propaganda’ at Golden Globes

While introducing “Jojo Rabbit” at the Golden Globes, Sacha Baron Cohen made fun of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg, comparing him to the Nazi parody film. “The hero of this next movie is a naive
Saudi Arabia Sentences Five People to Death for Murder of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia Sentences Five People to Death for Murder of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced five people to death and three more to prison for the assassination last year of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Dissident journalist Khashoggi was
K-Pop Stars Jung Joon-young, Choi Jong-hoon Sentenced to Prison for Rape

K-Pop Stars Jung Joon-young, Choi Jong-hoon Sentenced to Prison for Rape

Korean pop stars Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon were handed prison terms Friday for raping women on two separate occasions in 2016. Both cases emerged from the so-called Burning Sun scandal that
Suspect Killed, Several People Injured in Terrorist Attack on London Bridge

Suspect Killed, Several People Injured in Terrorist Attack on London Bridge

Several people were injured, some seriously, in a knife attack in London and their suspected assailant was killed by police in an incident Friday that Scotland Yard said was a terrorist assault.
Shooting at California’s Saugus High School Leaves Multiple People Injured

Shooting at California’s Saugus High School Leaves Multiple People Injured

Multiple people were injured after a shooter opened fire on Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, about 40 miles north of Los Angeles. Officials reported that at least four people
Dreamy Photographs Of Young Women Taken By David Hamilton From The 1970s

Dreamy Photographs Of Young Women Taken By David Hamilton From The 1970s

David Hamilton (1933–2016) was a British photographer, who grew up in London. His schooling was interrupted by World War II....
Amazon’s Twitch Responds to German Synagogue Shooter Live-Stream on the Platform: ‘We Are Shocked and Saddened’

Amazon’s Twitch Responds to German Synagogue Shooter Live-Stream on the Platform: ‘We Are Shocked and Saddened’

An armed man live-streamed at least part of an attack near a German synagogue on Twitch, the game-focused video platform owned by Amazon, during which two people were shot and killed. The assault
The Roxy, Amoeba Records, Neko Case Pay Tribute to Late Muffs Singer Kim Shattuck

The Roxy, Amoeba Records, Neko Case Pay Tribute to Late Muffs Singer Kim Shattuck

Los Angeles music venue the Roxy paid tribute to Kim Shattuck, devoting the club’s high visibility Sunset Strip marquee to the Muffs singer and songwriter. A prominent figure in the alt-rock scene of
‘Voice’ Singer Files Sex Abuse Suit Against Disney and Nashville Producer

‘Voice’ Singer Files Sex Abuse Suit Against Disney and Nashville Producer

Jordan Pruitt, a contestant on the third season of “The Voice,” has filed a lawsuit accusing her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her beginning when she was 14 years old. Pruitt also
Neal Casal, Guitarist Extraordinaire and Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 50

Neal Casal, Guitarist Extraordinaire and Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 50

Prolific sideman Neal Casal died in the early hours of Monday, August 26, it was reported this morning on his Twitter and Instagram pages. He was 50. It’s with great sadness that we tell you Neal
Stephen Malkmus, J Mascis, Red Sox Organist Mourn Silver Jews’ David Berman

Stephen Malkmus, J Mascis, Red Sox Organist Mourn Silver Jews’ David Berman

News of the sudden death of David Berman, of beloved indie rock band The Silver Jews and, more recently, Purple Mountains, hit the music community hard. Berman started making music while living in
‘The Rookie’ Star Afton Williamson Claims Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Assault Led to Series Exit

‘The Rookie’ Star Afton Williamson Claims Discrimination, Sexual Harassment and Assault Led to Series Exit

Afton Williamson said that she exited the ABC series “The Rookie” due to repeated instances of racial discrimination as well as sexual assault and harassment. In an Instagram post early Sunday
Revenge May Have Been Motive for Kyoto Animation Arson Attack

Revenge May Have Been Motive for Kyoto Animation Arson Attack

Revenge for allegedly stolen ideas is emerging as a possible motive for the devastating arson attack on Kyoto Animation in Japan, which killed 33 people. Investigative sources quoted by Japan’s Jiji
More Than 20 Feared Dead in Arson Attack on Japan’s Kyoto Animation

More Than 20 Feared Dead in Arson Attack on Japan’s Kyoto Animation

UPDATED: More than 20 people are feared to have died Thursday in an arson attack on the Kyoto Animation company in Japan, shocking a nation in which extreme violence is very rare. Emergency services
Kevin Spacey Questioned by Scotland Yard Over Sexual Assault Allegations (EXCLUSIVE)

Kevin Spacey Questioned by Scotland Yard Over Sexual Assault Allegations (EXCLUSIVE)

Actor Kevin Spacey has been questioned in the U.S. by officers from Scotland Yard about the sexual assault allegations he faces in the U.K., Variety has learned. The Oscar-winning star voluntarily
Gaming YouTuber Desmond ‘Etika’ Amofah Found Dead, NYPD Says

Gaming YouTuber Desmond ‘Etika’ Amofah Found Dead, NYPD Says

Desmond Amofah, a YouTube gaming vlogger known online as “Etika,” was found dead by New York police on Tuesday after he was reported missing last week. He was 29. Amofah posted YouTube videos and
YouTube Says It’s Reviewing Harassment Policies, After It Condoned Sustained Attacks on Gay Latino Journalist

YouTube Says It’s Reviewing Harassment Policies, After It Condoned Sustained Attacks on Gay Latino Journalist

YouTube, under fire for initially taking no action against a right-wing vlogger who has chronically bullied a gay Hispanic video journalist, said it will take “a hard look at our harassment policies
Suspect in Hollywood Producer’s 1985 Murder Arrested in North Carolina

Suspect in Hollywood Producer’s 1985 Murder Arrested in North Carolina

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the 1985 murder of Hollywood TV director and producer Barry Crane, who was found strangled and bludgeoned to death and wrapped in bedding on the floor if