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UConn Huskies pay tribute to the late Gigi Bryant during an emotional matchup against the US Women’s National Team

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, Sunday. Gigi, dubbed “Mambacita,” shared her father’s love for the game and intended to one day follow in his footsteps by playing professional basketball in the WNBA. According to the Black Mamba himself, Gigi was “hellbent” […]

‘A true black swan’ — stocks and oil slump as Wuhan coronavirus hammers markets

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Alicia Keys gave an emotional speech about Kobe Bryant’s death to start the Grammys

2020 Grammy Awards host Alicia Keys acknowledged the shocking death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna “Gigi” Bryant at the start of the show. “We’re literally standing here, heartbroken, in the house that Kobe Bryant built,” Keys said. She brought out Boyz II Men to performed their a capella song “It’s So Hard to […]

YouTube star NikkieTutorials shocked millions of fans by coming out as trans. Responses show how attitudes towards LGBTQ people have and haven’t changed.

YouTuber and makeup guru Nikkie de Jager, known as NikkiTutorials, came out as transgender in a video that racked up 32 million views in one week.  Within hours of posting the video, de Jager received thousands of positive comments from fans and words of support from Gigi Hadid, Ariana Grande, Jeffree Star, and James Charles, […]

Iowa’s biggest newspaper just endorsed Elizabeth Warren ahead of the state’s February 3 caucuses

The Des Moines Register, Iowa’s largest and most influential newspaper, unveiled its endorsement of Sen. Elizabeth Warren ahead of the state’s caucus on February 3. „She is a thinker, a policy wonk and a hard worker,“ the paper’s editorial board wrote. „At this moment, when the very fabric of American life is at stake, Elizabeth […]

Disney’s ‘Bambi’ is being remade into a ‘live-action’ movie

Disney is developing a lifelike version of “Bambi,” the beloved animated movie from 1942. The film will not include real animals, but will be made in the same style as Disney’s remakes of “The Jungle Book” and “The Lion King.” Other forthcoming Disney remakes include live-action versions of “Mulan” and “The Little Mermaid.” Visit Insider’s […]

‘Give America a fair trial. She’s worth it’: House Democrats wrap their opening arguments in Trump’s historic impeachment trial

House impeachment managers made their final opening arguments for President Donald Trump’s removal from office on Friday. Trump was impeached last month for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. On Wednesday, the impeachment managers, who act as prosecutors in Trump’s Senate trials, gave a broad overview of the charges against him and the timeline […]

BUILDING WEALTH: How to tell if you’re a ‘Henry,’ based on your salary, savings, and lifestyle

If you’re a millennial earning six figures but still feeling broke, you might be a “Henry” — short for “high earner, not rich yet.”  The acronym was invented by Shawn Tully in a 2003 Fortune magazine article and popularized by Melkorka Licea for The New York Post, who wrote that the term has come to characterize a […]

The outbreaks of both the Wuhan coronavirus and SARS started in Chinese wet markets. Photos show what the markets look like.

The coronavirus spreading in China and the SARS outbreak of 2003 have two things in common: Both are from the coronavirus family, and both started in wet markets. At such markets, outdoor stalls are squeezed together to form narrow lanes, where locals and visitors shop for cuts of meat and ripe produce. A stall selling […]

This startup is recycling old denim to make new jeans for under $100 and you’d never know the difference

Frank And Oak has always been eco conscious about its clothing, but the apparel startup is furthering its sustainability efforts with a denim collection that recycles old jeans. The Frank And Oak Circular Denim Collection takes old jeans, breaks them down, and mixes the fibers with new materials to create a new fabric. The process […]