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  • 75 million Americans affected by severe storm warnings

    75 million Americans affected by severe storm warnings

    (NEW YORK) —  Deadly storms that ripped through the Midwest Tuesday are expected to affect 75 million Americans from the South to Northeast. Tornado and severe thunderstorm watches are in effect from Mississippi to New Jersey as the line of storms continues to move eastward. Although the tornado threat is lower today than yesterday, isolated tornadoes as still possible, especially in the South. The greatest threat for tornadoes and large hail is in the Southeast, while damaging wind gusts are expected in the Mid-Atlantic. Residents in the affected areas can expect damaging winds of up to 70 mph. Power outages […]

  • The "Lipstick" sisterhood of Carrie Underwood and Runaway June: New trio sets a record

    The "Lipstick" sisterhood of Carrie Underwood and Runaway June: New trio sets a record

    Last week, Carrie Underwood tweeted her support for Runaway June, and this week, the all-girl trio is setting a record. It turns out the reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year is a big fan of the newcomers’ breakthrough hit, “Lipstick.” “If you’re gonna love somebody… yeah, you better love somebody who ruins your lipstick, not your mascara,” she tweeted, quoting the lyrics from the song. This week, Runaway June becomes the first all-female threesome in more than a decade to land a hit in the top-25 on the country chart. If they don’t look familiar just yet, you might’ve […]

  • National Cherry Blossoms predicted to bloom historically early

    National Cherry Blossoms predicted to bloom historically early

    (WASHINGTON) — The iconic pink blossoms lining Washington D.C.’s tidal basin are expected to make their appearance historically early this year. The Yoshino cherry trees are predicted to reach peak bloom — when 70 percent of the blossoms are open — between March 14 and 17. According to the National Parks Service, this could be the earliest date on record. Because of the early bloom period, the National Cherry Blossom Festival will kick off on March 15 this year, five days earlier than scheduled. The tidal basin cherry blossom trees were a gift from Japan to the U.S. and the […]

  • Toddler dies after being left in hot car in Florida, police say

    Toddler dies after being left in hot car in Florida, police say

    (BRANDON, Fla.) — A toddler died in Florida on Tuesday after being left inside a hot car for five hours, authorities said. The two-year-old boy, identified as Jacob Manchego, was found unresponsive in a locked SUV at a shopping plaza in Brandon. He was rushed to a local hospital where he later died, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities said Jacob’s half-sister, 21-year-old Fiorella Vanessa Silva-Tello, left the child in the vehicle. Silva-Tello arrived for work at Best Friends for Kidz, a Christian-based childcare and learning center located in the shopping plaza, on Tuesday at around 9:30 a.m. […]

  • TSA expects to screen 62 million travelers during Spring Break travel period

    TSA expects to screen 62 million travelers during Spring Break travel period

    (WASHINGTON) — The Transportation Security Administration expects record travel over Spring Break, with as many as 62 million passengers expected to be screened. The TSA says that the Spring Break travel period begins in late February and extends into April. TSA Acting Administrator Huban Gowadia said in a statement that “security remains our top priority, and we are taking every measure, both seen and unseen to protect the millions of air travelers.” The agency expects to offer additional automated screening lanes in the coming months, in an effort to “improve the screening process by automating many of the functions, allowing […]

  • This ain't your daddy's "Barstool": Jason Aldean offers a twist in new video

    This ain't your daddy's "Barstool": Jason Aldean offers a twist in new video

    Shot at the Nashville watering hole Tin Dog Tavern, Jason Aldean’s new video for “Any Ol’ Barstool” includes a lot of what you’d expect — plus a bar fight, a bar-jumping bartender and a little mystery at the end. “This is one of those classic country heartache songs where the guy is trying to convince his girl that he is fine, but in reality he’s not,” the ACM Entertainer of the Year says. “So, I wanted the video to relay that classic heartache scenario we’ve all been in, but with a little twist, which [director] Shaun [Silva] is always good […]

  • The trials of a hockey wife: Birthday parties and bruises with Carrie Underwood

    The trials of a hockey wife: Birthday parties and bruises with Carrie Underwood

    It’s gotta be hard to be a hockey wife. At the Grammys, Carrie Underwood gave warning that after a mega-hit tour and blockbuster album, she was planning to take a break and play with her son Isaiah and go to some hockey games to support her man, Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher. This week in Music City, she’s been keeping her word. But it sounds like it may not be quite as relaxing as she’d envisioned. “The announcer keeps saying, ‘Blocked by Fisher!!!’ she shared on Twitter. “All I can think is, ‘That’s gonna leave a mark!’” All was well in the end, though. “Ahhh… a […]