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Watch now: Jordan Peele narrates famous ‘Twilight Zone’ intro in teaser-trailer for series reboot

Watch now: Jordan Peele narrates famous ‘Twilight Zone’ intro in teaser-trailer for series reboot

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — What more proof do we need?  CBS has confirmed Jordan Peele will officially serve as host of their forthcoming Twilight Zone reboot, by releasing a teaser-trailer featuring Peele narrating the series’ classic opening. The teaser features the Oscar-winning Get Out writer and director echoing the introductory monologue spoken by the late…

‘RHOA’ star Porsha Williams reveals she is pregnant with first child

‘RHOA’ star Porsha Williams reveals she is pregnant with first child

Photo by: Alex Martinez/Bravo(LOS ANGELES) — Congrats are officially in order to Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Williams. In an interview with People magazine, Williams revealed she is expecting her first child with boyfriend Dennis McKinley. “When I found out I was pregnant, I was excited [but] I had mixed feelings. The other feeling that…

Music News

Billy Joel welcomes Bryan Adams, pays tribute to Aretha at latest Madison Square Garden concert

Billy Joel welcomes Bryan Adams, pays tribute to Aretha at latest Madison Square Garden concert

Myrna M. Suarez/Getty ImagesBilly Joel played the latest installment of his ongoing monthly residency at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Thursday night, and the concert featured a guest appearance by a famous Canadian rocker, as well as a special tribute to the Queen of Soul. DigitalJournal.com reports that during show’s encore segment, Billy welcomed…

We Are Family: Sister Sledge planning biopic

We Are Family: Sister Sledge planning biopic

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesThe sisters who made “We Are Family” a classic will tell their story in a biopic. Sister Sledge announced that they are planning a feature film about their lives and career.  Titled Life Song, it’s based on the memoir of Kim Sledge. “I’m ecstatic to have been given the privilege to share…

Netflix announces Quincy Jones documentary directed by daughter Rashida Jones

Netflix announces Quincy Jones documentary directed by daughter Rashida Jones

Courtesy of NetflixActress Rashida Jones is giving fans a closer look into the life of her father, iconic composer and record producer Quincy Jones. Netflix has announced Quincy, a new documentary that will offer an intimate profile at the music legend’s life and career, and showcase how he “transcended racial and cultural boundaries.” The film will be directed…

National News

Four killed, including shooter, at Maryland Rite Aid facility

Four killed, including shooter, at Maryland Rite Aid facility

iStock/Thinkstock(ABERDEEN, Md.) — Three people were killed and another three were injured after a woman opened fire at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland on Thursday morning.The 26-year-old female suspect, identified by police as Snochia Moseley, was a temporary employee at the Aberdeen location. She died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the…

Woman who went on date with doctor accused of rape: ‘He had no concept of no’

Woman who went on date with doctor accused of rape: ‘He had no concept of no’

iStock/Thinkstock(NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.) — Lauren Hayden said she sensed something was wrong when she went on a date with prominent doctor Grant Robicheaux last year.”I was in the pool with him, or jacuzzi, and he started trying to rip my top off,” she told Good Morning America.”When I said ‘no’ it was like he wasn’t…

Multiple victims in Aberdeen shooting, suspect in custody: Sheriff

Multiple victims in Aberdeen shooting, suspect in custody: Sheriff

iStock/Thinkstock(ABERDEEN, Maryland) — Multiple people were killed this morning in northeast Maryland, authorities said Thursday.Police responded to a call shortly after 9 a.m., Harford County Sheriff Jeff Gahler said at a news conference.Gahler cautioned that the investigation was still preliminary but said “multiple” people had been killed and “multiple” people were injured.The shooting occurred at…

Health News

Federal task force issues new recommendations for doctors helping patients battle obesity

Federal task force issues new recommendations for doctors helping patients battle obesity

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released updated recommendations on Tuesday for how primary care doctors can help patients battle obesity.After reviewing recent studies on the topic, USPSTF concluded in a statement, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, that behavior-based weight loss interventions — techniques like goal-setting and counseling…

11-year-old who met Drake speaks out after heart transplant surgery: ‘I felt more alive’

11-year-old who met Drake speaks out after heart transplant surgery: ‘I felt more alive’

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago(CHICAGO) — The 11-year-old girl in desperate need of a new heart who was surprised by Drake last month in a heartwarming viral video spoke out after her successful heart transplant surgery, saying: “I felt more alive.””It’s so much better than my other heart,” Sofia Sanchez, 11,…

Dancers with disabilities slay in jaw-dropping video

Dancers with disabilities slay in jaw-dropping video

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital (GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — They call it “rehability”: the intersection of rehabilitation and ability. We call it “slaying.”No matter what you call it, prepared to get inspired by a video created by Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They paired former patients and campers with Mary Free…

Yogurt: A good source of vitamins, minerals…and sugar

Yogurt: A good source of vitamins, minerals…and sugar

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — New research published in the British Medical Journal today reminds us that it might be time to scrutinize our yogurt labels more closely.Yogurt is a good source of protein, calcium, and vitamins like B2 and B12. It also can contain live lactic-acid producing bacteria that falls under the category of “probiotic,” lauded…