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Scholastic to Publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

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Scholastic to Publish Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Scholastic, a publisher and distributor of children’s books, announced Wednesday that it will publish a script book based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II, a new play by Jack Thorne. The Special Rehearsal Edition of the script book [...]

Academy to Honor Oscar Nominees for 2016

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Academy to Honor Oscar Nominees for 2016

More than 150 Oscar nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 8, when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon. Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlotte Rampling, Eddie Redmayne and [...]

Playboy Unveils a New No-Nudity Magazine

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Playboy Unveils a New No-Nudity Magazine

Playboy magazine will unveil the new issue at the company’s annual party during Super Bowl weekend in San Francisco. The March 2016 issue (on newsstands Friday, February 12) first created headlines last fall when the company announced it would no longer feature explicit nudity in the pages of its magazine. Over the past six months, [...]

Have You Ever Been Coerced into Having Sex?

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Have You Ever Been Coerced into Having Sex?

An online adult products destination Adamandeve.com has revealed the findings from its Great American Sex Survey. The company asked over 1,000 adults if they’ve ever been forced, coerced or guilted into having sex with a partner. According to the company, the lines of consent appear blurred. While the majority of adults who responded (77%) said [...]

Score More: How Victoria’s Secret Angels Play Football

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Score More: How Victoria’s Secret Angels Play Football

Just in time for the big game and Valentine’s Day, Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Elsa Hosk, Jasmine Tookes and Taylor Hill return to the field for an epic game of football in the new “Score More” video. [ Victoria’s Secret Releases the Swim 2016 Catalogue ] In this online exclusive “The Angels” [...]

100 Students Chosen for Disney Dreamers Academy

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100 Students Chosen for Disney Dreamers Academy

Approximately 100 high school students from across America will soon pack their bags for a fun-filled and educational trip to Walt Disney World Resort as part of this year’s Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence, March 3-6, 2016. The teens, along with a parent or guardian, will take off on an all-expense-paid trip [...]

Are Iowa Caucus Results Disaster for Hillary Clinton?

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Are Iowa Caucus Results Disaster for Hillary Clinton?

The Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman Reince Priebus released a statement Monday on the Iowa caucus results. “Tonight was nothing short of an unmitigated disaster for Hillary Clinton and the Democrat Party. The Democrat establishment wanted a coronation for Clinton but is now facing the very real prospect that a self-proclaimed socialist could be their [...]

All That You Want to Know About Zika Virus

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All That You Want to Know About Zika Virus

In May 2015, Brazil reported its first case of Zika virus disease. Since then, according to WHO, the disease has spread within Brazil and to 22 other countries and territories in the region. Key facts Zika virus disease is caused by a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes. People with Zika virus disease usually have a [...]

Republicans React to Delay in Hillary Clinton’s Email Releases

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Republicans React to Delay in Hillary Clinton’s Email Releases

As the controversy related to Hillary Clinton’s emails is getting hotter by the day, the Republican National Committee (RNC) has responded to the State Department’s attempt to delay Clinton email releases. “It’s clear that the State Department’s delay is all about ensuring any further damaging developments in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal are revealed only after [...]

Australia, U.S. Discuss Defense Cooperation

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Australia, U.S. Discuss Defense Cooperation

The U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter welcomed Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Pentagon for a discussion on defense cooperation between the United States and Australia. In a statement provided by Peter Cook, Pentagon press secretary, Carter and Turnbull discussed recent developments in Iraq and Syria, and the need to continue close collaboration on [...]

US Urged to Close Guantánamo Detention Centre

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US Urged to Close Guantánamo Detention Centre

Human rights experts from the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) have called on the United States Government to promptly close the Guantánamo Bay detention facility and end impunity for abuses in the so-called ‘global war on terror’ such as ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ and extraordinary rendition. “The United States [...]

Who Got What at Oscars Nominations

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Who Got What at Oscars Nominations

Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee announced the 88th Academy Awards nominations Thursday (January 14). Del Toro and Lee announced the nominees in 11 categories at 5:30 a.m. PT, followed by Boone Isaacs and Krasinski for the remaining 13 categories at 5:38 a.m. PT. Academy members from each [...]

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