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Pete Davidson hugs pal Machine Gun Kelly after “Saturday Night Live”

Pete Davidson hugs pal Machine Gun Kelly after “Saturday Night Live”

Rosalind O’Connor/NBC(NEW YORK) — After Pete Davidson posted a disturbing note on Instagram Saturday saying he didn’t “want to be on this earth anymore,” his friend, rapper and actor Machine Gun Kelly, tweeted that he was getting on a plane headed to New York City to support Davidson.  Well, he made good on his word.…

After disturbing Instagram post, Pete Davidson is present at “SNL” and is “fine”

After disturbing Instagram post, Pete Davidson is present at “SNL” and is “fine”

Rosalind O’Connor/NBC(NEW YORK) — Following an Instagram post that suggested he wanted to harm himself, Pete Davidson is reportedly present and accounted for at Saturday Night Live, reports the New York Times. In the now-deleted post, Davidson wrote, “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore. I’m doing my best to stay here…

Shameik Moore talks ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ role

Shameik Moore talks ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ role

Credit: Sony Pictures Animation. © 2018 CTMG, Inc.(NEW YORK) — Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse hits theaters today, and with it, Shameik Moore makes history by voicing Miles Morales, the first ever bi-racial Spider-Man in the new animated feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. “This kid could be white, black, Asian, Hispanic. He just happens to be…

Music News

Stephen Stills to receive honorary doctorate from University of Florida

Stephen Stills to receive honorary doctorate from University of Florida

Credit: Eleanor StillsFolk-rock legend Stephen Stills will visit his former hometown of Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday where he will be presented with an honorary doctorate of music from the University of Florida during the school’s fall commencement. Stills, who lived in Gainesville during the 1950s and early ’60s and briefly was enrolled in the U.…

National News

Crane operator fired for taking insensitive photos on properties destroyed by the Camp Fire

Crane operator fired for taking insensitive photos on properties destroyed by the Camp Fire

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Workers who were hired to clear the remnants of properties incinerated by the Camp Fire in California have been fired after they posted for photos appearing to make light of the inferno that wiped out nearly an entire community and killed 85 people.Screenshots posted to the Butte County Fires, Accidents,…

Authorities complete search on property of missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth’s fiance

Authorities complete search on property of missing Colorado mom Kelsey Berreth’s fiance

ABCNews.com(WOODLAND PARK, Colo.) — Authorities completed digging on the Colorado property owned by Kelsey Berreth’s fiance Sunday, the second day police searched for evidence of the missing mom at the home.The Woodland Park Police Department did not say whether anything was found on Patrick Frazee’s property but confirmed that Berreth, who was last seen on…

Loved ones of missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl hold onto hope she will be found

Loved ones of missing 13-year-old Wisconsin girl hold onto hope she will be found

WQOW(NEW YORK) —  Loved ones and friends of 13-year-old Jayme Closs released balloons at a weekend vigil and reaffirmed their pledge to find her alive, marking two months since police believe she was abducted from her Wisconsin home where they found her parents shot to death.”Jayme, grandpa wants you to know that we will never…

California decides not to move forward with texting tax after FCC ruling

California decides not to move forward with texting tax after FCC ruling

ViewApart/iStock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — Feel free to send as many “LOLs,” “WTFs” and “u up?” messages as you want, Californians.A planned vote on a texting surcharge, a tax for texts, will not go forward in January as planned, the California Public Utilities Commission announced late Friday. The reason: not because it was a bad idea, but…

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Frequent sex associated with greater enjoyment of life for men, but not women: Study

Frequent sex associated with greater enjoyment of life for men, but not women: Study

tetmc/iStockBY: Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez (NEW YORK) — Frequent sexual activity leads to greater enjoyment of life for men — but not for women, a new study has found.For women, frequent kissing, petting, fondling, and feeling emotionally close to their partner was associated with higher enjoyment of life.In a study of almost 7,000 people ages 50-89…

Scientists are getting ahead of Rift Valley fever after learning from the Zika epidemic

Scientists are getting ahead of Rift Valley fever after learning from the Zika epidemic

nechaev-kon/iStock(NEW YORK) —  The Zika virus epidemic of 2015 resulted in thousands of Brazilian babies being born with severe brain defects after the virus was transmitted to pregnant mothers from mosquitoes. It became a public health emergency around the world because scientists weren’t prepared; they didn’t understand the virus, its transmission or how to treat…

More schools are starting classes later to let students sleep: Why good sleep is important

More schools are starting classes later to let students sleep: Why good sleep is important

maroke/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Seattle school district joined dozens of school districts around the country in the fall of 2016 by delaying the start of school. Under the new rules, instead of beginning at 7:50 a.m., class began at 8:45 a.m.This gave researchers at the University of Washington an opportunity to determine just how much…

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce connected to a single water reservoir, CDC says

E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce connected to a single water reservoir, CDC says

undefined undefined/iStock(ATLANTA) — The E.coli outbreak in romaine lettuce has been linked to a single water reservoir on a farm in California.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration identified sediment from a farm as being the source for the November outbreak.The CDC reported that the farm in question is…