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Penn State suspends fraternity after a 17-year-old died in an off-campus house

Penn State suspends fraternity after a 17-year-old died in an off-campus house

Penn State University announced on Tuesday the interim suspension of a fraternity after a 17-year-old died last weekend at an off-campus house. State College Police responded to a medical emergency Saturday evening at about 9:30 p.m. at an off-campus residence where a 17-year-old male was unconscious and was experiencing shallow breathing, police said in a…MORE

Reality TV star ‘bullied’ on ‘hostile’ set wins landmark compensation payout

Reality TV star ‘bullied’ on ‘hostile’ set wins landmark compensation payout

A former reality TV contestant who was portrayed in a negative light while filming Australian renovation show, House Rules, has won a landmark compensation case against Channel Seven. In a ruling that could have ramifications for reality franchises across the globe, New South Wales Workers Compensation Commission ruled that Nicole Prince was legally an employee…MORE

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins $1 million award for championing human rights

Ruth Bader Ginsburg wins $1 million award for championing human rights

The unflappable Ruth Bader Ginsburg has long championed human rights. Now, the 86-year-old’s decades of service have earned a nonprofit of her choosing $1 million. The Supreme Court associate justice won the Berggruen Prize for Philosophy & Culture for her contributions to social justice and general equality, the prize jury announced Wednesday. Known in some…MORE

FDA recommends boxed warning for breast implants

FDA recommends boxed warning for breast implants

The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday released draft guidance recommending a “boxed warning” on labeling materials for breast implants. Boxed warnings, which alert health care providers and consumers to serious risks associated with a drug or device, are the strongest form of warning required by the FDA for labeling. An example of the…MORE

Kelly Clarkson’s new talk show is a hit. Here’s why that’s a big deal

Kelly Clarkson’s new talk show is a hit. Here’s why that’s a big deal

Kelly Clarkson kicks off each episode of her new daytime show with something she calls “Kellyoke,” a cover of a recent or classic pop song. Kellyoke covers include “Juice” by Lizzo, “Think” by Aretha Franklin, One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful,” among others. When the performance is over, the singing switches to talking, with Clarkson…MORE

Lion Air crash investigation faults Boeing 737 Max design and oversight

Lion Air crash investigation faults Boeing 737 Max design and oversight

The families of victims in last year’s Lion Air crash have been told by Indonesian investigators that poor regulatory oversight and the design of Boeing’s 737 Max contributed to the fatal disaster. Investigators on Wednesday provided victims’ relatives with a summary of their final report on the crash, which killed 189 people. Details from the…MORE

Cardi B has joined ‘Fast & Furious 9’

Cardi B has joined ‘Fast & Furious 9’

Cardi B has already conquered the music charts and now she has set her sights on Hollywood. The rapper turned actress was on the set of “Fast & Furious 9,” according to a video the film’s star Vin Diesel posted on his official Instagram account. Diesel captioned the video “Last day in the UK! Pa…MORE

Maren Morris and husband Ryan Hurd expecting their first child

Maren Morris and husband Ryan Hurd expecting their first child

Maren Morris is going to be a mom. The singer and her husband Ryan Hurd have announced they are expecting their first child together, and even reveal the sex of their little one. “The irony is just too rich that after a year of living in the ‘GIRL’ headspace, the universe would give us a…MORE