The Hamilton Movie Is a Mesmerizing, Exuberant Delight

The filmed version of the hit musical is both a delight to watch and a great piece of pop scholarship, informed by a sense of history and of curiosity
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Death of Robert Fuller, who was found hanging from tree, ruled a suicide by Sheriff's Department
Sheriff's investigators have concluded that Robert Fuller, whose body was found hanging from a tree in Palmdale last month, died by suicide, saying a thorough investigation found no signs of foul play and showed the 24-year-old had previously expressed suicidal behavior.
NFL players push back against proposed postgame coronavirus rules: ‘Silly’
Proposed NFL rules amid the coronavirus pandemic has left players shaking their heads instead of possibly shaking hands. The NFL Network reported several rule changes Thursday that could be on the way to the league for the 2020 season, including one in which teams will be forbidden from postgame interactions within 6 feet of each...
ISS astronaut captures mind-blowing video of Comet Neowise soaring past Earth
A huge comet fizzing past Earth has been captured in dramatic footage recorded from the International Space Station. Posted to social media on Tuesday, the timelapse video shows the icy object Neowise trailed by its dazzling white tail. Viewers may be forgiven for thinking the comet is heading towards Earth in the clip, but this...
Johnny Depp holes up in hotel suite while Amber Heard parties with pals during trial
The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star is known for his hard-partying lifestyle, but has been holing up in a $2,500 a night hotel suite.
Biden promises investment in clean energy, jobs of the future
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden detailed his economic plan, which promised investment in clean energy technology and the "jobs and industry of tomorrow."
Nashville out of MLS is Back after 9 players test positive
Nashville SC has withdrawn from Major League Soccer's MLS is Back tournament in Florida after nine players tested positive for the coronavirus, the league announced Thursday.
"Black Lives Matter" mural painted in front of Trump Tower in New York City
A "Black Lives Matter" mural was painted on the street in front of Trump Tower in New York City on Thursday. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rev. Al Sharpton helped paint the bold, yellow letters across Fifth Avenue.
Big 10 opts for conference-only schedule
The Big 10 will limit its schedule to conference-only games, the conference announced on Thursday. “We are facing uncertain and unprecedented times, and the health, safety and wellness of our student-athletes, coaches, game officials, and others associated with our sports programs and campuses remain our number one priority,” The Big 10 said in a statement....
Former Redskins star DeAngelo Hall calls himself a 'young and greedy knucklehead' for passing on Patriots' deal
Life can be full of regrets but for former Washington Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall, his is missing out on two Super Bowl rings.
Trump signs executive order to expand school choice for Hispanic students
President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order establishing the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative – a move the administration says will improve access Latinos have to educational and economic opportunities.
‘Watchmen’, ‘Unbelievable’ Lead 36th Annual TCA Awards Nominations
HBO leads with the most nominations per program, securing 16 in total.
Bill Nye breaks down the reason why we should all wear a face mask
Bill Nye the Science Guy took to TikTok to demonstrate why the general public should wear a mask.
British government picking up half of restaurants tabs to help boost economy
Brits dining out in restaurants will have the cost of half of their meals picked up by the Government in an attempt to get them out and spending. The innovative scheme is aimed at kick-starting economic growth and boosting the hospitality sector, which has been hit hard by the lockdown. The measure is part of...
Meet the 15-year-old star of Disney Channel’s ‘Upside-Down Magic’
Siena Agudong's showbiz résumé reads like someone's twice her age.
TikTok users worry new glitch is a sign of app being banned in US
It could be a bug — or it may be a warning sign.
Washington Warriors emerges as favorite to replace Redskins: reports
It looks as if there is a frontrunner on a new name for the NFL’s Washington franchise.
Country music legend Charlie Daniels honored at memorial service
Charlie Daniels, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, received military honors during a memorial service in Tennessee on Wednesday.
Boxer Abner Mares knocks out Huntington Beach home sale
On Huntington Beach's man-made Davenport Island, boxer Abner Mares has sold his custom contemporary home for $2 million.
Esper defends use of National Guard in helping with civil unrest after George Floyd death
Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley testified before lawmakers Thursday.
WHO boss forms coronavirus response panel with former Liberia, New Zealand leaders in charge
The head of the World Health Organization said Thursday that former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark will head a new panel tasked with giving “an honest assessment” of the global response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Nationals announce 2021 schedule, show off World Series rings
Washington is scheduled to open the 2021 season at home against the Mets on April 1.
Duo arrested after refusing to wear masks, coughing on Walmart employees
An Arizona couple was busted after refusing to wear face masks in Walmart and coughing on employees, authorities said. Frank Montoya, 38, and Victoria Parra Carranza, 23, deliberately coughed on the employees when they were asked to put on masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus Wednesday at the Yuma store, police said. Employees called...
'Please Scream Inside Your Heart,' Japanese Amusement Park Tells Thrill-Seekers
Several park-goers have complained that the request for those on roller coasters to remain silent is unrealistic. "If a scream comes out, it comes out," one visitor said.
American Airlines pilot says some passengers are getting creative with removing masks
There’s always someone looking for a loophole.
UC Berkeley, Johns Hopkins Plot Against ICE Guidelines for Foreign Students
Students and faculty at both UC Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University are working on plans that will counter recently published ICE guidelines that require foreign students to return to their home country if they are enrolled in online courses this fall.
Prep for the new school year with these one-day Apple deals at Woot!
Apple has a suite of products perfect for students (or anyone looking to buy new tech) that are all being sold at steep discounts at Woot! for one day only.
Air Force F-22s may 'fight' other F-22s in mock combat training
The U.A. Air Force may use its older F-22s as “enemy” fighters in mock-combat exercises as a way to fully prepare F-22 pilots for major air warfare against the most advanced opponents in the world. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Zeldin Calls on Leaders to Build Up Support for Police -- Defunding Rhetoric 'Eroding' Law Enforcement
Thursday on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom," Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) addressed New York Attorney General Letitia James saying New Yorkers no longer trust members of the New York Police Department to do their jobs fairly.
Judge refuses to dismiss Flynn case, petitions full appellate court for review
Judge Emmett Sullivan is appealing for a review of a 3-judge panel's decision urging a dismissal of the case against former national security advisor Michael Flynn.
Are we missing anything from a virtual Apple iPhone announcement event?
Analysts think Apple will return to physical in-person events again post pandemic, but for now, virtual will get them just as much attention
Exclusive — Mike Pence: Nancy Pelosi’s Reaction to Statue Destruction a ‘Surrender to the Mob’
Vice President Mike Pence told Breitbart News exclusively in Pennsylvania that U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments earlier on Thursday dismissing vandals who destroyed a Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore on July 4 were “unconscionable."
Partisanship has made it difficult to suppress COVID-19, Fauci says: FiveThirtyEight
Dr. Anthony Fauci was interviewed on this week's episode of PODCAST-19.
Suspect in East New York double murder arrested in West Virginia
Cops caught the suspect in an East New York double homicide, barricaded in a house down in West Virginia, police sources said. A wig-wearing Charles Hernandez, 47, allegedly used an AR-15-style rifle to gun down a man and woman on Van Siclen Avenue near Livonia Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, according to police. Hernandez, in...
Supreme Court has mixed ruling on Trump tax cases
The Supreme Court issued a mixed verdict Thursday on demands for President Donald Trump's financial records that will keep his tax returns, banking, and other documents out of the public eye for the time being. (July 9)
The Political Genius of John Roberts
The chief justice stood up to Trump, placated Democrats, and scored points for judicial supremacy.
The Supreme Court just saved our nuns’ religious freedom and work for the poor
For more than 150 years, we Little Sisters of the Poor have served the elderly poor across the nation, starting with our first US house in Brooklyn. This is our calling as a Roman Catholic order. So we’re grateful to God — and to the US Supreme Court — for this week’s decision saving us...
Nunes blasts Dems for dropping 'narrative bombs' in media, says they 'have poisoned the American people'
Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told "Outnumbered Overtime" Thursday that he “is getting sick” of congressional Democrats pushing “narrative bombs” in cooperation with the mainstream media.
Las Vegas police move to limit neck-restraint tactics
The Las Vegas police department updated its use of force tactics to limit the use of a neck restraint to instances where an officer's life is threatened, the department announced Wednesday.
The math of masks: a $1 trillion boost for ailing US economy
Economists say national mask mandate would help U.S. avoid a 5% drop in GDP from COVID-19 spread. That's about $3,000 per American.
Brooklyn man battles coronavirus-related pneumonia, kidney damage
After Samuel Haltovsky, 63 of Brooklyn, NY., surfaced from a two-week hospital stay battling COVID-19-related pneumonia, his kidneys were in a dire state.
Roger Stone says he’s ‘praying’ Trump will keep him out of prison
Roger Stone said he was “praying” that President Trump would offer him clemency just days before the commander in chief’s longtime adviser was due to report to the slammer. Stone told Fox News he not had any formal contact with the White House on a presidential pardon or commutation of his 40-month sentence, which is...
Kayleigh McEnany suggests CNN hypocritical over hydroxychloroquine
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany pointed out CNN’s hypocrisy over hydroxychloroquine during Thursday’s briefing, noting that the president has held the same position all along, but the media focused on a now-debunked study.
Income taxes are due — here's what to do if you can't pay them
If you don't have money to pay your taxes, don't panic — there are three ways to handle the situation without getting on the bad side of the IRS.
White House says Supreme Court 'justices did not rule against' Trump holding tax records
The White House looks for the silver lining after the Supreme Court ruled President Trump can't keep his financial records away from a prosecutor.
I tried a smart coffee maker—and it transformed my mornings
This Alexa-enabled gadget makes waking up a delight
Berry Fool Recipe
Chadwick Boyd revamps a childhood favorite to create his very own delight, Berry Fool.
Black mom sues Baltimore restaurant for being denied service over dress code
A black woman who was refused service at a Baltimore restaurant due to her 9-year-old son’s outfit is now suing for at least $150,000 in damages, alleging they were denied solely due to their race. A clip posted to Twitter last month shows Marcia Grant, of Baltimore, being told by a white manager at Ouzo...
Retailer SHEIN slammed for selling swastika necklace
SHEIN has yet to acknowledge the offensive $2.50 necklace.