• Police investigating active shooter report at Howard University
Police investigating active shooter report at Howard University

Police are sweeping the campus, which includes searching all buildings. Washington, D.C., police are investigating reports of an active shooter at Howard University. Howard students told News4 they're anxious. 'Take precautions if in the area'. "We appreciate your patience", read another update , posted at 1:51 p.m.

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  • Halloween costume retailer removes Anne Frank costume
Halloween costume retailer removes Anne Frank costume

HalloweenCostumes.com pulled the controversial kids' costume, which was described as an " Anne Frank costume for girls", according to USA Today . Screenshots of the costume for sale at HalloweenCostumes.com posted to social media show a smiling girl wearing World War II-era clothing and a beret.

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  • Cher to join the cast of Mamma Mia 2
Cher to join the cast of Mamma Mia 2

While we wait for the legend to hit the Main Stem. let's take a look back at Cher's most fabulous Broadway-adjacent performances. The Mail can reveal she will appear in two song and dance sequences in the follow up to the 2008 Mamma Mia! It's not known what role she will play.

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  • Google Maps pulls cupcake calorie counter after backlash
Google Maps pulls cupcake calorie counter after backlash

This feature will no longer appear on the app and users will no longer be informed about the calories that they will lose by walking the distance. The US technology firm also converted the calorie count into the number of " mini cupcakes " those calories equate to.

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  • 'Hate Crime' Prosecutions Fall Despite Record Number of Reports
'Hate Crime' Prosecutions Fall Despite Record Number of Reports

Police said the number of hate crimes being recorded in the past year had in fact skyrocketed, rising 29 percent, partly in response to the aftermath of the Brexit debate and attacks by radical Islamists in Manchester and London Bridge. Hate crime targeting Muslims has seen a "significant spike" following another terrorist attack in June 2017 in ...

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  • Amazon Studios Chief Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Allegations
Amazon Studios Chief Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Since Price's suspension last week, it appeared to be a foregone conclusion that he would not return to Amazon . Chief content officer Albert Cheng was named his interim replacement. Masters previously wrote about the alleged harassment for another outlet, The Information , over the summer, before the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke.

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  • Trump Says Drug Czar Nominee Withdrew Name After Bombshell Report
Trump Says Drug Czar Nominee Withdrew Name After Bombshell Report

Schumer called the Washington Post-" 60 Minutes " report a "profoundly troubling revelation" as the country faces a prescription drug and opioid overdose epidemic. "We're going to review it", he said. The major drug distributors prevailed upon the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Justice Department to agree to the industry-friendly law, whic...

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  • 'Game Of Thrones' actor Roy Dotrice dies aged 94
'Game Of Thrones' actor Roy Dotrice dies aged 94

He performed as John Aubrey in Brief Lives . In the TV show, he played Hallyne. Fans of the HBO series would recognize Dotrice's voice, as he narrated the books A Song of Ice & Fire, on which the series is based on.He actually holds the Guinness World Record for the most characters voiced by a single actor in an audio book.

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  • Netflix may spend $8 billion on content in 2018
Netflix may spend $8 billion on content in 2018

SRS Capital Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Netflix by 3,361.9% during the 1st quarter. Netflix is already beginning to put out the bigger budget fare, such as " Bright ", a $90 million thriller starring Will Smith set for release on the streaming site on December 22.

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  • Ice cream shop reacts after child drowns in grease trap
Ice cream shop reacts after child drowns in grease trap

She was taken to East Alabama Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead. According to AL.com, Sadie Grace Andrews and her siblings were playing Saturday near the grease trap at an Auburn Bruster's. 'They are acquaintances of ours and have been regular customers. The Lathams said that a young employee of the shop had attempted to revi...

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  • Released from Taliban in prisoner exchange, Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion
Released from Taliban in prisoner exchange, Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion

US Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl is pictured in this undated handout photo provided by the US Army. "I understand leaving was against the law". The defense also was rebuffed in an effort to prove President Donald Trump had unfairly swayed the case with scathing criticism of Bergdahl, including suggestions of harsh punishment.

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  • Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander would have married
Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander would have married

Vikander, 29, and Fassbender, 40, were spotted on Sunday smiling at a beachside brunch and sporting bands on their ring fingers, according to the Daily Mail . "With a lot of these actresses coming out, there's this bravery that you don't see so much in male actors.She doesn't mind taking a character she's playing to an ugly place".

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  • Kim Kardashian considered staying home due to 'body dysmorphia'
Kim Kardashian considered staying home due to 'body dysmorphia'

It looks like the otherwise camera-friendly Kim Kardashian is not having the best time when it comes to the paparazzi . Clearly, her insecurities have delved in deeper as at one point she says, "Why do I subject myself to being seen?" "I'm literally going to s-t my f--ing trousers", Kardashian says on the show.

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  • Check Out The Official Trailer For Marvel's Black Panther Movie
Check Out The Official Trailer For Marvel's Black Panther Movie

Boseman also tweeted a new poster, for your laptop, smartphone, actual wall, and wherever you want to remind yourself how unbelievable this movie is going to be. It's been quite a while since we've heard anything from Marvel's upcoming Black Panther film. The new clip features action that pivots from urban cityscapes to the African kingdom of...

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  • #MeToo is revealing the ubiquity of sexual assault
#MeToo is revealing the ubiquity of sexual assault

The trend comes after several people have taken to Twitter to speak out against Harvey Weinstein's alleged history of sexual assault , including some of his alleged victims. In a statement on her website, Milano commented on the situation. McGowan has become an outspoken online critic of both Weinstein and Hollywood's culture of objectifica...

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  • Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51
Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

He was best known for his role on the popular BBC music quiz show Never Mind the Buzzcocks . "Very sad to hear about Sean Hughes", Manford wrote. He was reportedly rushed to hospital with liver cirrhosis on Sunday night. Dee said he was "very sad" to hear of the news of Hughes's death. "All of our thoughts are with his family and friends at ...

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  • Ireland rise to 26 in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
Ireland rise to 26 in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

What are Northern Ireland and the Republic's play-off records? Ireland have won three of eight play-off ties, with two of those wins coming at the last two attempts, against Estonia to go to Euro 2012 and Bosnia-Herzegovina to advance...

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  • Duchess Catherine dances with Paddington Bear at surprise charity appearance
Duchess Catherine dances with Paddington Bear at surprise charity appearance

Kate has spent a lot of time out of the spotlight since announcing her pregnancy, as she suffers from severe morning sickness. Kate's shoes, which are now sold out, looked gorgeous with her dress, which featured an embossed floral applique motif, dotted all over the design, and boasted a contrasting black-waist detail and a defined round-necked c...

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  • Barack and Michelle Obama's portraits commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery
Barack and Michelle Obama's portraits commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery

According to the Wall Street Journal , Wiley and Sherald are the first black artists commissioned to paint a presidential couple. Wiley's Obama portrait, as well as Michelle Obama's official portrait by Amy Sherald , will be unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery in early 2018.

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  • Pink's Comments About Sex, Marriage, And Motherhood Are Real AF
Pink's Comments About Sex, Marriage, And Motherhood Are Real AF

The 38-year-old pop star first started dating Carey Hart in 2001, and after breaking up briefly, she proposed to him in 2005 and their wedding was the next year. On grudges, specifically following her falling out with Linda Perry: "I just don't believe in grudges any more. And then five minutes later I'm like, 'You look really good in those jean...

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  • Fallon: Going after Trump 'just not what I do'
Fallon: Going after Trump 'just not what I do'

Jimmy Fallon is one of the few people in America able to ignore President Trump . The late-night talk show host spoke with Today's Willie Geist in a clip to promote his interview that will air on Sunday, October 15, and confided that he has no plans to speak out about politics, despite his falling ratings to fellow late-night hosts that do....

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  • Harvey Weinstein kicked out of motion picture academy
Harvey Weinstein kicked out of motion picture academy

She said she was left feeling "disgusted and embarrassed" after the attack. He has denied the accusations. The New York Police Department said this week it was investigating an allegation of sexual assault from 2004 against Weinstein. She tried to fight him off but he was too heavy, she said. She claims Weinstein raped her. Ms Anthony accused...

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  • James Corden's bad Weinstein joke
James Corden's bad Weinstein joke

Corden, host of The Late Late Show , was master of ceremonies at the gala for amfAR , the foundation for Aids research, in LA on Friday evening. Hanks is on the 54-member board of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences that expelled Weinstein following allegations of sexual harassment that stretch back over nearly three decades.

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  • Nick Jonas Congratulates Joe & Sophie Turner on Their Engagement!
Nick Jonas Congratulates Joe & Sophie Turner on Their Engagement!

Jonas also shared the image to his account with the caption, "She said yes". Since then, Sophie and Joe have adopted an adorable puppy together. "The things I tortured myself about before, I can forget about". Alongside the picture of the ring, he wrote on Twitter: "Ahh!" Since the news broke, Joe's brother Nick has rushed to social...

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  • Kellyanne Conway is terrifying as Kellywise the Clown on 'SNL'
Kellyanne Conway is terrifying as Kellywise the Clown on 'SNL'

I'll give you a quote. Saturday Night Live's Kate McKinnon brought her interpretation of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to a whole new setting - the sewer. Just when you thought the President's administration couldn't get any scarier. . That's when Kenan Thompson, playing a police officer, intervenes.

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  • Bob Weinstein: 'Harvey has no remorse whatsoever'
Bob Weinstein: 'Harvey has no remorse whatsoever'

Jeff Blackburn, Amazon's VP of business development, noted in a company-wide memo that "Amazon does not tolerate harassment or abuse of our employees or our business partners". Women are often condemned when they speak out and their personal reputations tarnished by association. "Behaviour like this is appalling and unacceptable".

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  • Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Upgraded to
Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research

Anmuth raised his Netflix price target on Friday to $225 from $210. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. Contour Asset Management Llc acquired 135,000 shares as Netflix Inc (Call) ( NFLX)'s stock rose 10.41%.

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  • Uber launches appeal against London's decision to cancel licence
Uber launches appeal against London's decision to cancel licence

Uber could continue to be hailed across London for another year after officially filing its appeal against Transport for London's decision to revoke its London license. Talks in the capital earlier this month between the company's new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi and transport commissioner Mike Brown were described by both sides as "constructi...

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  • Celebrate Friday the 13th with a New 'Stranger Things' Trailer
Celebrate Friday the 13th with a New 'Stranger Things' Trailer

With trailers and interviews giving little away, the fandom instead turns to crafting their own theories on just what's going to happen when we return to Hawkins. It appears that the monsters of the Upside Down are growing and invading the real world, and Will's drawings showcase the horrors he's seen. The nostalgic Netflix series Stranger Thi...

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  • #WomenBoycottTwitter: There's Now A Big Protest To Rose McGowan's Suspension
#WomenBoycottTwitter: There's Now A Big Protest To Rose McGowan's Suspension

Advertising consultant Cindy Gallop , founder of the United States division of advertising firm Bartie Bogle Hegarty , is leading calls for a day long Twitter boycott led by women until midnight tonight in a show of solidarity with actress Rose McGowan - who was handed a 12-hour suspension for tweeting a private phone number.

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  • Matt Damon Interrupts Chris Hemsworth's Interview with Jimmy Kimmel
Matt Damon Interrupts Chris Hemsworth's Interview with Jimmy Kimmel

Over the weekend, The Wrap founder Sharon Waxman wrote that she investigated rumors of Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct for a New York Times story in 2004 but saw her story "gutted" due to heavy pressure from Weinstein, including phone calls from Matt Damon and Russell Crowe vouching for him and others in the company.

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  • American Hostage And Family Freed After 5 Years Of Taliban Captivity
American Hostage And Family Freed After 5 Years Of Taliban Captivity

They said, 'You know, I have to tell you, a year ago they would've never done that.' It was a great sign of respect. He says the release suggests other "countries are starting to respect the United States of America once again". On Thursday, the Army's media wing confirmed the rescue and recovery of five foreign nationals in an intelligence-based o...

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  • Mark Ruffalo teases Hulk is focus of new MCU films
Mark Ruffalo teases Hulk is focus of new MCU films

That being said, I still think Thor should be wielding something hammer-like. Universal has owned the distribution rights to the gamma powered wrecking machine since 2003 movie "Hulk" starring Eric Bana and the last Hulk solo movie was 2008's First Wave film " The Incredible Hulk ", which starred Edward Norton in the lead role.

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  • Linkin Park releases 'Carpool Karaoke' episode with Chester Bennington
Linkin Park releases 'Carpool Karaoke' episode with Chester Bennington

Also Thursday, DJ Zedd announced he will join Linkin Park on drums for a concert at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on October 27 honoring Bennington who committed suicide in July. The episode ends with by pointing people towards Linkin Park's recently-established One More Light Fund at musicforrelief.org, which is now raising money...

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  • Andy Cohen to replace Kathy Griffin on CNN on New Year's Eve
Andy Cohen to replace Kathy Griffin on CNN on New Year's Eve

After CNN relieved Griffin from her duties, Cooper said he was "appalled" by the photo. New Year's Eve will be a little bit gayer this year as Andy Cohen will join Anderson Cooper in co-hosting CNN's New Year's Eve celebration.

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