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Lena Dunham commemorates 9-month anniversary of hysterectomy with nude photos and message about recovery

Lena Dunham commemorates 9-month anniversary of hysterectomy with nude photos and message about recovery

ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) — Lena Dunham is commemorating the nine-month anniversary of her hysterectomy with a series of nude photos on Instagram. The Girls creator posted three photos of her strategically censored naked body, along with a message about her recovery. She underwent the surgery last year after a lengthy struggle with endometriosis, a painful…

Melvin Jackson Jr. recalls the moment he learned he and his wife were Emmy nominated

Melvin Jackson Jr. recalls the moment he learned he and his wife were Emmy nominated

Diondre Jones for Jones’n Photography(NEW YORK) — September could be a life-changing month for Melvin Jackson Jr. and his wife, Kelly Jernette, who are both nominated for Emmys. Jackson Jr. is nominated in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for his web series This Eddie Murphy Role Is…

Music News

50th anniversary reissue of classic Kinks album “The Village Green Preservation Society” due in October

50th anniversary reissue of classic Kinks album “The Village Green Preservation Society” due in October

BMGThe Kinks will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by reissuing the critically acclaimed 1968 album on October 26 in multiple formats, including an expansive super-deluxe box set.On the concept album, frontman Ray Davies nostalgically reflected on the vanishing “old ways” of his British homeland. At the time…

YouTube reveals Madonna’s top hits in celebration of her milestone birthday

YouTube reveals Madonna’s top hits in celebration of her milestone birthday

Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images via ABCConsidering she helped make music videos the art form they are today, it’s no surprise that Madonna continues to be a popular artist on YouTube. In honor of her milestone 60th birthday on Thursday, YouTube has compiled a list of the Material Girl’s most popular clips. Globally, Madonna is still averaging…

Paul McCartney releases new single, “Fuh You”; unveils full track list of “Egypt Station”

Paul McCartney releases new single, “Fuh You”; unveils full track list of “Egypt Station”

Capitol Records/UMeAs expected, Paul McCartney premiered his suggestively titled new song “Fuh You” today. The tune, which will appear on McCartney’S upcoming album, Egypt Station, is available now as a digital single and via streaming services. The catchy, mid-tempo pop-rock tune features modern production flourishes courtesy of OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder. A lyrics video for…

National News

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

Police make multiple arrests after 76 people overdose on K-2 at Connecticut park

WTNH-TV(NEW HAVEN, N.H.) — Connecticut police have made multiple arrests in connection with 76 overdose cases at a New Haven park.First responders found numerous people who appeared to have overdosed on the New Haven Green on Wednesday, with 25 of those overdoses occurring within a three-hour span in the morning and some four to six…

Swimmer bitten by shark off coast of Cape Cod, officials say

Swimmer bitten by shark off coast of Cape Cod, officials say

iStock/Thinkstock(CAPE COD, Mass.) — A beach on the coast of Cape Cod has been closed after a swimmer was bitten by a shark, officials said.The coastal town of Truro announced that Longnook Beach has been closed to swimming due to the shark attack on Wednesday afternoon.The 61-year-old man appears to have been bitten in the…

Pregnant mom, 2 young daughters vanish in Colorado; FBI assistance sought

Pregnant mom, 2 young daughters vanish in Colorado; FBI assistance sought

Town of Frederick, CO(FREDERICK, Colo.) — A pregnant Colorado mother and her two young daughters have mysteriously vanished — and now the local police department has asked federal authorities and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation to join the case.Shanann Watts, 34, and her two daughters — Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4 — were reported missing…

Health News

More than half of drowsy-driving accidents caused by drivers younger than 25: Report

More than half of drowsy-driving accidents caused by drivers younger than 25: Report

ABC News(NEW YORK) — It happens far too often: Drivers struggle to keep their eyes open, putting themselves and other drivers at risk.Earlier this year, a driver launched nearly 30 feet through his windshield after slamming into a tollbooth in Florida.Officials later discovered drowsy driving was the cause.A report from the Governors Highway Safety Association…

4 ways to relax at your office on National Relaxation Day

4 ways to relax at your office on National Relaxation Day

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Wednesday is National Relaxation Day.If you are stuck at work and missing out on a spa day or reading at the beach, relax, literally.We’ve got you covered.”Good Morning America” turned to two experts for tips on how to relax while you’re at work.The good news is that relaxation doesn’t mean you have…

Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study

Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study

iStock/ThinkstockBY: DR. RICHA KALRA DR. RYAN GUINNESS(NEW YORK) — It only takes one sleepless night to ruin social interactions and make people feel lonely, a new study showed.In 1942 the average American used to sleep about 7.9 hours, according to the National Gallup survey, but now the average American’s busy schedule has decreased the average…

New ‘zombie’ gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer

New ‘zombie’ gene found in elephants could help humans fight cancer

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — They may not be the fastest or the smartest or even the scariest, but when it comes to beating cancer, elephants are the superheroes of the living world.It’s a phenomenon that has baffled scientists since the 1970s. After all, at their size, they should have a much higher rate of the disease.…