Disney Despite styling herself as the Queen of Christmas, there’s one Christmas tradition that Mariah Carey was unfamiliar with — until People explained to her. Speaking about which holiday traditions she considers to be “slay or nay,” Mariah tells People she enjoys caroling, wearing matching pajamas and opening just one gift on Christmas Eve. She drew a blank, however, when asked about […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the loved ones of three Black people killed in a racially-motivated shooting in August at a Dollar General in Jacksonville, Florida, accusing the bargain discount chain store and the gunman’s parents of negligence. The lawsuit was filed in a Florida court, […]

Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage Ja Rule is taking his talents on tour.  The beloved New York rapper will hit the road with The Sunrise Tour starting in spring 2024.  Ja Rule will play stages around the world, including shows set for the U.K., Ireland and Scotland, with more dates to be announced.  It’s all in commemoration of the rapper’s 25 years in […]

Douglas Sacha/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — A suspect is dead after reports of an active shooter at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. University police said shots were reported at Beam Hall as well as the school’s student union. There “appears to be multiple victims,” according to […]

Joao Paulo Burini/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Tracking one of the deadliest living beings on Earth will be the key to saving thousands of lives each year, researchers at the University of South Florida say. The pesky bite of a mosquito has the potential to bring more than just itchiness and inflammation. More than 1 […]

L-R: Alda, Rogers, Swit – CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images On the evening of Monday, January 1, Fox is taking a look back at one of the most celebrated television series in history. M*A*S*H: The Comedy That Changed Television will feature all new interviews with cast members including Alan Alda (Hawkeye), Gary Burghoff (Radar), Jamie Farr […]

Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET In the wave of year-end music lists, YouTube has compiled a collection of 2023 songs deemed most popular by fans.  The top-10 list is based on YouTube’s Shorts trends.  Nabbing the #1 spot is rapper/singer Toosii and his “Favorite Song.” The video garnered 143 million views, and the single topped Billboard‘s Hot 100 and Hot R&B Songs charts. […]

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Democrats are touting a new mantra to anyone who will listen as the election cycle ramps up: 2024 is “the year of the states.” Amid growing handwringing over President Joe Biden’s reelection chances, a brutal Senate map and an anticipated knife fight for the House of Representatives, Democrats are elevating […]

Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — The Advanced Placement African American Studies course that sparked controversy among some conservative lawmakers has been revised and was released by the College Board on Wednesday. The updated curriculum is now set to launch in the 2024-25 school year. “This is the course I wish I had in high […]

Ricky Vigil M/Justin E Palmer/GC Images Sean “Diddy” Combs is facing a new sexual abuse lawsuit that names him, former Bad Boy Entertainment president Harve Pierre and an unnamed third defendant.   Now the fifth complaint filed against the hip-hop producer, the new suit identifies a woman by the name Jane Doe who says she was sex trafficked and gang raped when she was […]

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