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Celebrate World Book Day and plan a vacation around one of these book-filled Airbnbs

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:20:21 -0400

Indulge your inner bookworm on your next vacation by staying at a library instead of just visiting one at these book-filled Airbnbs.


Book a novel vacation at one of these literary Airbnb homes

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:57:28 -0400

Celebrate World Book Day on Tuesday, April 23, by booking a literary getaway at one of these book-inspired Airbnb homes.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren's 'Game of Thrones' hot take: She's Daenerys and Trump is Cersei

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:53:52 -0400

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took time out from campaigning for the U.S. version of the Iron Throne to  review last week's season premiere for The Cut. Her take? "It’s about the women." (Also, the Iron Bank.)


Q&A: Melinda Gates on new book, lifting up impoverished women and marriage with Bill

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:00:03 -0400

Lifting up impoverished communities means first lifting up women, Melinda Gates says in her new book. She also shares stories from her marriage.


Coachella wraps its first 20 years with women stepping into limelight like never before

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:24:44 -0400

Looking back at all the artists who played Coachella, it seems like the women performers are most ready to advance to headline status


Stars who missed out on major roles

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:35:51 -0400

You win some, you lose some - and the same goes for the stars! We've rounded up a list of celebrities who have lost out on or turned down major roles.


Royal baby predictor: Guess birthday, gender and name of Harry and Meghan's first child

Fri, 8 Mar 2019 18:00:38 -0500

Take your best guess at the birthdate, gender and name of Harry and Meghan's first child with our royal baby predictor game.


Mom sues after spending 39 days in jail for paternity test refusal. Baby born prematurely

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:00:01 -0400

The Missouri woman said her incarceration caused her baby's premature birth and resulted in a later diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer.


White House Easter Egg Roll rolls on for 141st year, the third for Trumps

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:14:39 -0400

It's first lady Melania Trump's third White House Easter Egg Roll, a 141-year-old tradition that attracts thousands of kids.


Melania Trump hosts the 141st annual White House Easter Egg Roll

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:06:01 -0400

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump host their third White House Easter Egg Roll in the 141st year of the annual event for kids.


Alice Feeney's messy 'I Know Who You Are' wallows in ugly thrills

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:00:03 -0400

An actress named Aimee is under suspicion after her husband disappears in this ugly, often grotesque thriller from Alice Feeney.


Roseanne Barr goes on bizarre rant about homophobic slur; claims, 'I put the 'Q' in LGBTQ'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:38:21 -0400

The comedian marked Easter with a pair of bizarre, disjointed video rants about hate speech and Armageddon on her YouTube channel.


Jussie Smollett's brother: 'Empire' star is experiencing 'post trauma' and 'night terrors'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:14:39 -0400

JoJo Smollett has a simple question to ask: "What if Jussie is telling the truth?"


'RHONJ' Joe Giudice's daughter asks President Trump to stop father's deportation

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:04:00 -0400

The husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice is being deported. His daughter's social media appeal asks the president for help.


'Game of Thrones' recap: A masterful episode shows the calm before the (undead) storm

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:46:12 -0400

Spoiler alert! The second episode of "Thrones" Season 8 wasn't as bombastic or violent as many others, but it might just be one of the greatest of all time.


Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:53:46 -0400

Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper.


On This Day 22 April 1954

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 04:10:25 -0400

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Tim McGraw, Mike Vrabel prep for NFL Draft

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 06:07:26 -0400

Country music star Tim McGraw, Tennessee Titans Head Coach Mike Vrabel are gearing up for a busy sports week in Nashville, Tennessee. (April 22)


'13 Going on 30' turns 15: What it's like to rewatch the rom-com when you're 30

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:20:44 -0400

Rom-com '13 Going on 30' turns 15 on April 23. To mark the anniversary, I rewatched the Jennifer Garner film at age 30. Here's what I learned.


Jenna Bush is pregnant again

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:11:31 -0400

Jenna Bush Hager announced on the "Today" show that she's expecting a third child with husband Henry Hager.


Celebrities who have a twin

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:08:40 -0400

From the Olsen twins to Scarlett Johansson and her twin brother, these celebrities have a twin that you may or may not have known about.


`Thrones’ is ending, but will live on in merchandise

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:20:31 -0400

From wine to clothing to tours, HBO and retailers have cashed in through the years with `Game of Thrones’ merchandise. (April 22)


Most shocking, sexy celeb looks of 2019 so far: Kendall Jenner, Heidi Klum and more

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:12:37 -0400

We're only three months into 2019 and stars are already taking risks on the red carpet with sheer dresses, bold cutouts and barely-there dresses.


ShowBiz Minute: Hussle, Singleton, Box Office

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:24:12 -0400

Man arrested after being shot alongside Nipsey Hussle released; Director John Singleton remains hospitalized after suffering a stroke; more (April 22)


`Thrones’ is ending, but will live on in merchandise

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:50:45 -0400

From wine to clothing to tours, HBO and retailers have cashed in through the years with `Game of Thrones’ merchandise. (April 22)


Delicious recipes for every occasion

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:19:12 -0400

From meals to appetizers and drinks, find the perfect recipes.


How Arnold Schwarzenegger inspired son Patrick to stop smoking weed: 'Just high on life'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:32:21 -0400

Patrick Schwarzenegger is opening up about how his famous dad Arnold helped him get high on life instead of indulging in drugs.


Megan Mullally is ready to talk about that years-old skit with Trump

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:47:50 -0400

Megan Mullally is thinking back to when she and Donald Trump performed the "Green Acres" theme song at the 2005 Emmy Awards.


Ken Jennings 'gobsmacked' by 'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer: 'It's absolutely insane'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:49:15 -0400

"This is something I would have thought was just impossible..." "Jeopardy!" icon Ken Jennings said of champ James Holzhauer.


Halle Berry, 52, shares sexy bubble bath picture in honor of Self-Care Sunday

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:23:06 -0400

Less than a week after breaking the internet with a braless picture, Halle Berry returned to social media with a steamy shot in the bubble bath.


'Game of Thrones': Former CIA deputy director David Cohen cameos in Winterfell soup line

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:59:37 -0400

That was David S. Cohen, the former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency getting a hot meal from Davos Seaworth on "Game of Thrones."


First lady Melania Trump: Style Diary

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:55:56 -0400


Jenna Bush Hager announces third child, a boy, on 'Today:' 'I'm very pregnant'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 14:02:45 -0400

The baby news comes just weeks after Jenna Bush Hager took over for Kathie Lee Gifford on "Today." Hoda Kotb just revealed baby news of her own, too.


Cinema-loving celebs

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:00:42 -0400

It's fun to watch movies at home but stars including Jim Carrey, Henry Golding and Olivia Wilde say nothing beats the theater experience. (April 22)


Why you shouldn't try 'Beyoncé's Beychella' diet

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:05:02 -0400

To get in shape for her Coachella performance, Beyoncé went on a no bread, no carbs, no sugar, no dairy, no meat, no fish and no alcohol diet.


Prosecutors seeking death penalty against rapper YNW Melly in double murder case

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:49:32 -0400

In a hint to a possible motive, prosecutors also intend to prove the killings were committed for monetary gain.


Day in celebrities

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:19:49 -0400


Jennifer Lopez tearfully reveals beloved Versace tailor died making her Met Gala dress

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 19:02:36 -0400

Jennifer Lopez will pay tribute to Versace's longtime tailor Luigi Massi by wearing one of his last creations to the 2019 Met Gala.


Duchess Meghan: Style Diary

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 13:19:25 -0400


Save Our Shows 2019: Vote now to help keep your favorite show on the air

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 14:27:08 -0400

Vote to save your favorite show as the networks prepare to unveil their 2019-2020 lineup.


Duchess Kate: Style Diary

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:27:21 -0400


'Avengers: Endgame': Everything you need to know going into Marvel's epic final battle

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:45:01 -0400

While plot details are still sketchy, here's what you need to know going into Marvel's 'Avengers: Endgame,' from body counts to concluding story arcs.


Celebs and dogs: The most adorable photos

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 08:50:25 -0400


Maisie Williams could show 'as much or as little' as she wanted in shocking 'Game of Thrones' sex scene

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:45:35 -0400

Spoiler alert! Maisie Williams, who has portrayed Arya on "Game of Thrones" since she was a young girl, opened up about appearing in her first sex scene in Season 8, Episode 2 of the series.


'Avengers: Endgame': What we know so far about Marvel's next blockbuster

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:36:19 -0400

In the aftermath of "Infinity War," it's time to catch up with the Marvel superheroes – and one major cosmic baddie – before "Avengers: Endgame."


Chad Michael Murray reveals he made out with Jamie Lee Curtis on set of 'Freaky Friday'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 13:36:13 -0400

Chad Michael Murray made some big revelations about kissing Jamie Lee Curtis.


'Today' show's Dylan Dreyer opens up about miscarriage and secondary infertility struggle

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:27:53 -0400

The 'Today' show meteorologist and her husband decided to talk about their struggle to have a second baby in an effort to get rid of the stigma attached to secondary infertility.


See royal baby Prince Louis of Cambridge on his first birthday

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:31:41 -0400

As the world waits for the next royal baby to be born, Prince Louis of Cambridge turns 1 year old and Will and Kate release rare new pictures of him.


Prince's memoir 'The Beautiful Ones' is coming

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 11:02:18 -0400

Just weeks before his death Prince announced he was working on a memoir. He may be gone, but his book is still coming out.


Jessica Simpson introduces newborn Birdie Mae in adorable family photo

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:49:53 -0400

Jessica Simpson posted a picture of her family in their Easter best. The adorable photo shows Simpson cradling 4-week-old Birdie Mae.


Kristen Stewart plays infamous literary figure in 'J.T. LeRoy'

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 18:42:21 -0400

Kristen Stewart stars as a young woman who spends year playing the fashionable public persona of her author sister-in-law in "J.T. LeRoy."