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  • Politicians, Activists Rally Crowd at Women's March in Washington

    Politicians, Activists Rally Crowd at Women's March in Washington

    (WASHINGTON) —   Activists and politicians are participating in the Women’s March on Washington this morning, the biggest of hundreds of marches taking place today. The rally featured speeches from women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, actress Ashley Judd and director Michael Moore among others. A group of largely women senators and other politicians took the stage together at one point, including Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill, and newly elected Senators Kamala Harris and Tammy Duckworth, who addressed the group as did Rep. Maxine Waters. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Sen. Cory Booker were also on stage. With […]

  • Celebrities Show Support for Women's Marches Around the World

    Celebrities Show Support for Women's Marches Around the World

    (WASHINGTON) —  Celebrities are joining the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators at Women’s Marches around the globe. For those who couldn’t physically attend, many have shared their sentiments of solidarity on social media. The Women’s March on Washington, along with sister marches on six different continents, are focused on promoting equal rights for women and minorities. The demonstrations, organized in part to protest the agenda of President Donald Trump, are being held just one day after he was sworn into office. From Katy Perry to Padma Lakshmi, here are the celebs contributing to the cause: On way 2D.C. March🌼There r […]

  • Meet Mothers, Daughters and Grandmothers Marching Together in Washington, DC

    Meet Mothers, Daughters and Grandmothers Marching Together in Washington, DC

    (WASHINGTON) —  Among the hundreds of thousands of women expected to descend upon the nation’s capital Saturday morning for the Women’s March on Washington are public figures hailing from the worlds of entertainment, politics and activism. But one category of participants will be families taking to the streets together: Multiple generations of women walking hand-in-hand for a common goal. And that goal, according to the march’s statement of its mission and principles, is to “send a bold message” that women’s rights are human rights and more broadly to unify movements working for a variety of causes, including reproductive rights, environmental […]

  • Multiple Deaths as Tornado Hits Mississippi

    Multiple Deaths as Tornado Hits Mississippi

    (NEW YORK) —  At least one large tornado touched down in Mississippi early Saturday morning, leaving at least three dead and a trail of destroyed homes, collapsed buildings, downed power lines, and residents trapped in their homes, authorities said. The city of Hattiesburg tweeted that four people are confirmed to have died while Forrest County Emergency Management told ABC News that three deaths are confirmed so far. “At 3:45 a.m. CST, a confirmed tornado was located over West Hattiesburg, moving northeast at 50 mph,” read a National Weather Service warning of severe weather issued at 3:46 a.m. “To repeat, a […]

  • Trump Vows to End 'American Carnage' After Being Sworn in as 45th President

    Trump Vows to End 'American Carnage' After Being Sworn in as 45th President

    (WASHINGTON) — Hewing closely to the fiery rhetoric that defined his campaign, Donald Trump during his inaugural address painted a bleak picture of life for some in the United States, promising to end what he called the “American carnage,” turn the Washington establishment on its head, give voice to the “forgotten” and work tirelessly to put “America first.” During the campaign, Trump frequently told rally-goers about what he described as the horrors of the inner cities, the tragedy of the education system and the extent to which the United States was being taken advantage of around the globe, offering his […]

  • At Least 217 Arrested, Limo Torched Amid Trump Inauguration Day Protests in Washington

    At Least 217 Arrested, Limo Torched Amid Trump Inauguration Day Protests in Washington

    (WASHINGTON) — Violence flared on some streets of Washington, D.C., on Friday amid Donald Trump’s inauguration — with people smashing car and store windows, clashing with police and even torching a limo, leading to more than 200 arrests. The capital’s interim police chief, Peter Newsham, said in a Periscope video posted on Twitter earlier Friday that the problems were caused by one group, “and it’s a very, very small percentage of the number of folks that came here to peacefully assemble in our city.” Police said they responded using pepper spray and other control devices. At least 217 people have […]

  • Sam Hunt Storms the "Billboard" Charts with His Non-Single, "Drinkin' Too Much"

    Sam Hunt Storms the "Billboard" Charts with His Non-Single, "Drinkin' Too Much"

    Sam Hunt’s new song, “Drinkin’ Too Much,” may not officially be a single, but it’s making its mark on the Billboard charts anyway. In fact, it’s the Georgia native’s highest debut ever on the Hot Country Songs tally, making its initial appearance at #16. Written about how the success of Sam’s breakthrough Montevallo album affected his fiancée Hannah Lee Fowler, “Drinkin’ Too Much” is making an even more impressive showing when it comes to digital sales. It moved 26,000 downloads in its first week, landing at #3 on the Country Digital Song Sales ranking — all without any official radio promotion. Sam’s next single release […]