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Mariah Carey drops mixed-ish theme, “In the Mix”

Mariah Carey drops mixed-ish theme, “In the Mix”

L-R: Mariah Carey, ‘mixed-ish’ creator Kenya Barris, producer and star Tracee Ellis Ross; ABC/Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) — The highly anticipated theme song to the new black-ish spinoff series, mixed-ish, is finally here.  The song “In The Mix” was written, produced, and performed by Mariah Carey.  It also features vocals from her eight-year-old twins, Moroccan and Monroe, who chant “yay…

Jon Favreau wants a new ‘Star Wars Holiday Special’

Jon Favreau wants a new ‘Star Wars Holiday Special’

Disney+(LOS ANGELES) — Backstage at last weekend’s Saturn Awards, The Mandalorian executive producer Jon Favreau told Entertainment Tonight he wants to make a new Star Wars Holiday Special for Disney+. The original, an unintentionally infamous musical science-fiction television film set in the Star Wars galaxy, aired in 1978 and followed Chewbacca and Han Solo to the…

The next ‘The Bachelor’ star is — Peter Weber

The next ‘The Bachelor’ star is — Peter Weber

ABC/Ed Herrara(LOS ANGELES) — Peter Weber, the the 28-year-old airline pilot from Hannah Brown’s just-ended season of The Bachelorette, will be the next star of The Bachelor for the show’s 24th season. Host Chris Harrison made the announcement during Tuesday’s Bachelor in Paradise season finale. “It’s still hitting me right now, and I feel so grateful…

Selena Gomez producing Netflix docu-series on immigration

Selena Gomez producing Netflix docu-series on immigration

ABC Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) — Selena Gomez has lined up another producing credit at Netflix. After producing 13 Reasons Why for the streaming service, the singer has announced she will be executive producing the new Netflix documentary series Living Undocumented. The project tackles the complex U.S. immigration system and follows eight undocumented families as…

Music News

The Doors’ Robby Krieger issues unreleased 1979 album by short-lived side project Red Shift

The Doors’ Robby Krieger issues unreleased 1979 album by short-lived side project Red Shift

Courtesy of Robby KriegerThe Doors’ Robby Krieger has released a new archival album featuring previously unreleased tracks recorded in 1979 by his short-lived group Red Shift. The seven-song collection, titled Red Shift, is available now as a digital download and via streaming services. In addition, a unique video has been created for each tune that…

Rock supergroup The Empty Hearts releasing second album in 2020; new single coming soon

Rock supergroup The Empty Hearts releasing second album in 2020; new single coming soon

Savoy Records/Concord Music GroupThe Empty Hearts, the supergroup that includes founding members of Blondie, The Cars and The Romantics, are preparing to release some new music. The band posted a message on its social media sites earlier this month, announcing that the ‘first single from our forthcoming second LP is only a few weeks from…

The Magpie Salute’s upcoming album, ‘High Water II,’ available for pre-order now

The Magpie Salute’s upcoming album, ‘High Water II,’ available for pre-order now

Eagle Rock EntertainmentBlack Crowes spinoff group The Magpie Salute’s upcoming sophomore studio album, High Water II, due out October 18, can be pre-ordered now. The record is available on CD, as a vinyl two-LP set and digitally. Special bundles packaging the CD and vinyl discs with merch like a Magpie Salute beer koozie, turntable mat,…

Paul Simon to receive Great Americans Medal from D.C.’s National Museum of American History

Paul Simon to receive Great Americans Medal from D.C.’s National Museum of American History

Photo by Frank Ockenfels IIIPaul Simon will be presented with the prestigious Great Americans Medal by The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, September 18. The legendary singer/songwriter will receive the honor at the museum as part of the Great Americans Award Program event, which will also feature a conversation…

National News

Flash flooding strikes Texas, while Hurricane Humberto moves away from US

Flash flooding strikes Texas, while Hurricane Humberto moves away from US

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Imelda made landfall Tuesday in Freeport, Texas, as a minimal tropical storm with winds of 40 mph.No longer a tropical storm as of Wednesday, the system is just a heavy rainmaker — call it remnants of Imelda.The highest rainfall total so far was in Turkey Creek, Texas, just southeast of Houston,…

Officer seen striking 17-year-old student on video charged with battery

Officer seen striking 17-year-old student on video charged with battery

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Dept.(INDIANAPOLIS) — An Indiana police officer who can be seen striking a 17-year-old student in the face on video has been charged in the incident and accused of lying about what went down, officials said.Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Robert Lawson was charged Monday with battery after allegedly hitting the teenager “without…

Sheriff plotted to kill deputy over recording of ‘racially insensitive’ comments: DA

Sheriff plotted to kill deputy over recording of ‘racially insensitive’ comments: DA

Granville County(DURHAM, N.C.) — Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was indicted Monday after allegedly discussing killing a former deputy who he believed possessed an audio recording of him using “racially insensitive language.”A grand jury indicted Wilkins on two felony counts of obstruction of justice for advising and failing to arrest a man with whom he…

Colorado school training kindergartners to high schoolers to respond to an active shooter

Colorado school training kindergartners to high schoolers to respond to an active shooter

ABC News(DENVER) — Amelia Guana is 5 years old.She believes in superheroes, but she also wonders about “a bad guy coming” to her school. “That’s why we have lock out,” said the girl, wearing an orange flower headband.In a classroom filled with smiling and giggling children, art work on the walls and brightly colored chairs,…

Health News

Seven ways to take care of your skin this fall

Seven ways to take care of your skin this fall

simarik/iStock(NEW YORK) — You change your wardrobe each season — so why not change your skin care routine, as well? ABC News’ Good Morning America spoke with skin care experts about how the change from summer to cooler months can affect your skin. “I often tell my patients that when you begin layering your clothing…

Woman took five simple steps to lose 100 pounds in one year

Woman took five simple steps to lose 100 pounds in one year

vadimguzhva/iStock(NEW YORK) — One day in 2017, Martha Elizondo found herself in the scale aisle at a local Walmart.”I had a number in my mind that I thought I was,” she told ABC News’ Good Morning America. The number she actually saw — 250 pounds — sent her onto the floor in tears.Elizondo, who had…

The connection between violent video games, racial bias and school shootings

The connection between violent video games, racial bias and school shootings

mtreasure/iStock(NEW YORK) — When a school shooting hits the news, are we more likely to blame violent video games if the shooter is white?Politicians, the media and even scholars often do.President Donald Trump previously stated, “I’m hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people’s thoughts,”…

Bakers beware: General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour over E. coli fears

Bakers beware: General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour over E. coli fears

A&J Fotos/iStock(NEW YORK) — Bakers beware.General Mills issued a voluntary recall of Gold Medal unbleached all-purpose flour this week over fears that it may be contaminated with E. coli.The food and beverage giant said the recall applies to 5-pound bags with a “better if used by” date of Sept. 6, 2020.There were no reports of…