Solomon Islands lawmakers on Thursday chose former Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele as the new prime minister of the South Pacific island nation that has grown closer to China in recent years. The withdrawal of pro-Beijing former Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare from the contest to make way for Manele as theirContinue Reading

Former Nickelodeon producer and writer Dan Schneider sued the makers of “Quiet on Set: The Dark Side of Kids TV” on Wednesday, alleging the makers of the documentary series wrongly implied that he sexually abused the child actors he worked with. Schneider filed the defamation suit against Warner Bros. DiscoveryContinue Reading

The San Antonio Missions continued their six-game series against the Arkansas Travelers Wednesday night. After suffering the loss on Tuesday, the Missions bounced back with a 4-0 shutout victory on Wednesday. Adam Mazur secured his second win with six scoreless frames. Meanwhile, Jakob Marsee homered, and Brandon Valenzuela drove in twoContinue Reading

Tyler Pitlick picked up three points on Wednesday night as the Hartford Wolf Pack marched into the Amica Mutual Pavilion in Providence and took Game 1 of their best-of-five Atlantic Division Semifinals series. The Wolf Pack struck four times at five-on-five to take the game 4-3. Anton Blidh gave the WolfContinue Reading

It takes four wins to advance in the ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs. Wednesday night in North Florida, the Florida Everblades defeated the host Jacksonville Icemen 4-0 at the Vystar Veterans Memorial Arena to secured that fourth win, and completed an impressive comeback from a 3-1 series deficit to win theContinue Reading

The Durham Bulls hit four home runs in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader to secure a split against Gwinnett at Coolray Field. After dropping the opener 5-0, the Bulls (11-18) powered their way against Gwinnett (13-15) starter Ray Kerr.  Junior Caminero hit a two-run shot in the first, thenContinue Reading

The Beets Talk Enduring Friendship, Disappointment Over ‘Masked Singer’ Elimination: ‘I Want to Win Everything!’

SPOILER ALERT: The following story reveals the identities of the eliminated contestants on Wednesday night’s (May 1) The Masked Singer. Over the years, The Masked Singer has served up some fun and funky costumed duos, including Snow Owls (Clint Black and Lisa Hartman Black), Banana Split (Katharine McPhee and David Foster),Continue Reading

CBS has essentially confirmed when George Cooper will die in Young Sheldon. The Cooper patriarch’s death has been one of the most-anticipated plots in the prequel since it was firmly established in The Big Bang Theory. After Young Sheldon retconned George’s cheating scandal. effectively exonerating him from Sheldon’s serious allegations,Continue Reading

Wonder Womans teased costume for DCs blockbuster summer event, Absolute Power, delivers the knight-worthy armor she deserved in Tom Taylors medieval Elseworlds series, Dark Knights of Steel. This new attire propels Diana Prince beyond mere badassery, cementing her status as a true warrior princess while simultaneously being one of herContinue Reading

For a seemingly dour art game excoriating religion, Indika is pretty funny. With its publishing duties handled by 11 bit studios, the small team at the now-Kazakhstan-based studio Odd Meter have devised a discomfiting surrealist dirge of an adventure game, one which matches exquisite moments and inventive visuals with jaggedContinue Reading

A federal appeals court panel on Wednesday rejected a long-running lawsuit brought by young Oregon-based climate activists who argued that the U.S. government’s role in climate change violated their constitutional rights. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals previously ordered the case dismissed in 2020, saying that the job ofContinue Reading

A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a bid to release from jail a former FBI informant who is charged with fabricating a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving President Joe Biden’s family. Alexander Smirnov ‘s lawyers had urged the California-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a lower courtContinue Reading

Warning: Spoilers for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Return #3!Rita Repulsa and Lord Zedd continue to haunt the Power Rangers from beyond the grave in the form of their long-lost daughter. An argument can be made that Rita Repulsa remains the most iconic villain in the Power Rangers’ rogues’ gallery.Continue Reading

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration has released its annual reports detailing how many abortions were performed for residents in each of the state’s counties in 2023. Abortion has become a controversial topic in recent decades, with supporters saying it’s a matter of women’s bodily autonomy, and opponents arguingContinue Reading

Student journalists on the Columbia University campus knew what was coming long before police with riot shields arrived to begin arresting the pro-Palestinian protesters. They had watched the situation spiral as the protesters stood their ground, refusing to abandon Hamilton Hall and using a pulley system to bring supplies intoContinue Reading

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration has released its report detailing how many abortions were performed for residents in each of the state’s counties so far this year. Abortion has become a controversial topic in recent decades, with supporters saying it’s a matter of women’s bodily autonomy, and opponentsContinue Reading

Slightly Stoopid and Cloud 9 Adventures announce details for the 10th edition of Closer to the Sun, their fan-favorite winter concert vacation. The annual event returns to Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, an all-inclusive resort on the coast of Mexico, for four days and nights from Dec 11-15, 2024. CloserContinue Reading

Dermot Mulroney’s supporting role in Anyone But You serves as a reminder of how much Friends wasted his character’s potential in a later season of the beloved sitcom. Starring alongside Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell in Anyone But You, Mulroney plays Leo, the father of Sweeney’s character Bea and herContinue Reading

Bachelor Nations Tayshia Adams shared her thoughts on Gerry Turner & Theresa Nists divorce, issuing a warning to Bachelor fans who have been commenting mercilessly on their split. Tayshia, who originally appeared on The Bachelor season 23 with Colton Underwood, became a bigger part of Bachelor Nation when she tookContinue Reading

Police shot and killed a Wisconsin student outside a middle school after receiving a report of someone with a weapon, the state’s attorney general said in the first law enforcement briefing on an incident that sent children fleeing amid gunfire. Authorities in Mount Horeb had previously said an active shooterContinue Reading

The town of Eatonville has made it onto the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2024 list of America’s most endangered historic places. Settled by newly-freed slaves and incorporated in 1887, Eatonville is the oldest Black-incorporated municipality in the U.S. It was founded by Joseph Clark, who purchased the land fromContinue Reading

Calvin Harris Teases Beachy New Song & Fans Are Convinced Miley Cyrus Sings On It

It looks like Calvin Harris is getting ready to drop a potential song of the summer — and if fans are correct, it might feature Miley Cyrus. The DJ shared a 50-second video on social media Wednesday (May 1) featuring a snippet of an unreleased beach-themed track with lead vocalsContinue Reading

Record Store Day 2024’s Top Sellers: Noah Kahan, Olivia Rodrigo, Paramore, Pearl Jam & More

Vinyl releases from Noah Kahan, Olivia Rodrigo, Paramore, Pearl Jam and more were among the top-sellers from Record Store Day (RSD) 2024 in the United States, according to data tracking firm Luminate. The annual independent record store celebration was held on April 20 this year and boasted a bevy ofContinue Reading

Former American Idol contestant Mandisa’s father, John Hundley, has opened up about how he thinks she died. The 47-year-old Mandisa Lynn Hundley, known mononymously as Mandisa, was found dead in her Franklin, Tennessee home on April 18, 2024. The Franklin Police Department announced they had opened an investigation into MandisasContinue Reading

Loren Brovarnik and Alexei Brovarnik have been prominent figures in the 90 Day Fianc franchise, and their appearance in 90 Day Fianc: Happily Ever After? season 8 proves that they’re relatable. Loren, 35, hails from New York City but was raised in Parkland, Florida, while Alexei, also 35, immigrated toContinue Reading

Massachusetts Air National Guard member Jack Teixeira, who pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges for leaking highly classified military documents about the war in Ukraine and other national security secrets, will face a military justice proceeding later this month, officials said Wednesday. Teixeira, of North Dighton, Massachusetts, faces two chargesContinue Reading

Consumer groups are pushing Congress to uphold automatic refunds for airline passengers whose flights are canceled or delayed for several hours. Just last week, the Transportation Department announced a rule requiring airlines to pay quick and automatic refunds. President Joe Biden touted the rule, posting on X this week, “It’sContinue Reading

Before police officers poured into Columbia University on Tuesday night, arresting more than 100 people as they cleared an occupied school building and tent encampment, New York City Mayor Eric Adams received a piece of intelligence he said shifted his thinking about the campus demonstrations over the war in Gaza.Continue Reading

Today, GRAMMY-nominated, Platinum-certified singer-songwriter, Cassadee Pope has announced the release of her upcoming album, Hereditary, out July 12. The album marks The Voice winner’s first full length following her shift from country back to her pop punk roots. The announcement pairs with the release of her latest single and music video for “Three of Us.” Pre-Save Hereditary here to access exclusive BTS clip fromContinue Reading

Kylie Jenner’s Vodka Soda Brand Has Arrived: Here’s Where to Buy Sprinter Online

All products and services featured are independently chosen by editors. However, Billboard may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Kylie Jenner wants you to crack open some refreshing (spiked) soda this summer with the debutContinue Reading

Duane Eddy has died at age 86. The Grammy-winning guitarist was known for his influential style as well as hits such as “Rebel-‘Rouser” and “Peter Gunn.” Eddy died Tuesday (April 30) of cancer in Franklin, Tenn., according to his wife, Deed Abbate. He is survived by his four children andContinue Reading

Darin & Brooke Aldridge Top Bluegrass Albums Chart With ‘Talk of the Town’

Bluegrass duo Darin & Brooke Aldridge have earned their first Billboard chart No. 1 with their new album Talk of the Town (released via Billy Blue Records), which debuted at the pinnacle of Billboard’s Bluegrass Albums chart for the week dated May 4. The duo has previously notched five topContinue Reading

Conner Smith earned his first top 20 single when his swampy speedster, “Creek Will Rise,” worked its way to No. 12 on Country Airplay. Its torrid pace and pickup truck motif likely made more than a few listeners think of Garth Brooks’ “Ain’t Goin’ Down (Til the Sun Comes Up).” But theContinue Reading

It’s Wednesday, May 1st, and Drake possibly responded to Kendrick Lamar’s diss track “euphoria.” Drake joined Nicki Minaj during the Toronto stop of her tour, and although he didn’t respond to the diss track on the stage, he may have made a reference to it on his Instagram Story withContinue Reading

Mickey vs. Winnie is the latest movie to transform iconic public domain children’s characters into bloodthirsty horror villains. The most notable entry in the unusual subgenre is 2023’s Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey, which turned A. A. Milne’s iconic characters from the Hundred Acre Wood into feral slasher villains. The movieContinue Reading

Former President Donald Trump will speak at the Libertarian National Convention in Washington, D.C. later this month as he tries to woo voters beyond the Republican base and avoid losing support to independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. “Libertarians are some of the most independent and thoughtful thinkers in ourContinue Reading