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Emmy nominations to be announced this morning; ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Veep’ expected to make the shortlist

Emmy nominations to be announced this morning; ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Veep’ expected to make the shortlist

“Veep” – HBO/Justin M. Lubin(LOS ANGELES) — This morning, a handful of hopefuls in Hollywood will get one of the most anticipated wake-up calls of the year: that they’ve been nominated for an Emmy. Masked Singer judge and Dr. Ken star Ken Jeong and The Good Place’s D’Arcy Carden will announce the nominees Tuesday, July…

‘The Bachelorette’ recap: Hannah finally shows Luke the door

‘The Bachelorette’ recap: Hannah finally shows Luke the door

ABC/Ed Herrera(NEW YORK) — On Monday’s episode of The Bachelorette, Hannah and the men head to the Grecian island of Crete, where they’re ready to take their relationships to the next level in the Fantasy Suites. However, Luke’s fantasy turns into a nightmare when he’s shown the door. Hannah’s first date is with Peter. After a…

Music News

Tom Petty keyboardist Benmont Tench playing four solo shows in California this week

Tom Petty keyboardist Benmont Tench playing four solo shows in California this week

Daniel Knighton/Getty Images This past March, founding Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers keyboardist Benmont Tench played a handful of solo shows in the New York City area.  Now the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is set to perform a series of intimate concerts this week in Northern California. Tench has a run of four…

ELP/Asia drummer Carl Palmer says he’s “got a lot to offer” musicians who attend his Prog-Rock Camp

ELP/Asia drummer Carl Palmer says he’s “got a lot to offer” musicians who attend his Prog-Rock Camp

Credit: Mike InnsEmerson, Lake & Palmer and Asia drummer Carl Palmer is hosting his own instructional camp this fall for progressive rock musicians, and he excited about sharing his “54 years’ worth” of experience. The three-day event, Carl Palmer’s Prog-Rock Camp, takes place November 8-10 at Philadelphia’s 2300 Arena. It features workshops and classes from…

National News

California hiker found after going missing with dog ‘thankful’

California hiker found after going missing with dog ‘thankful’

Inyo County Sheriffs Office/Facebook(NEW YORK) — A missing hiker who was found alive Monday, days after she vanished in a remote area of California where she says she fled from a knife-wielding man, tells ABC News she’s “thankful” to be home and reunited with her loved ones. Sheryl Powell, 60, of Huntington Beach, California, and…

Barry remnants deliver more rain as heatwave takes shape from Midwest to Northeast

Barry remnants deliver more rain as heatwave takes shape from Midwest to Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Rigley, Louisiana, saw almost 2 feet of rain because of Barry, as flooding remains an issue from Arkansas to Tennessee. What’s left of Barry on Tuesday morning is tracking west of St. Louis, as flood alerts already have been issued in eight states from Texas to Illinois.Moisture from Barry is expected…

House explosion leaves one dead, 15 injured in Southern California

House explosion leaves one dead, 15 injured in Southern California

katifcam/iStock(MURRIETA, Calif.) — One person was killed and more than a dozen others were injured when a house exploded in Southern California on Monday afternoon.Crews from the Southern California Gas Company were sent to fix a natural gas line reportedly damaged by a contractor working on a home in Murrieta, California. Murrieta Fire and Rescue…

2-year-old girl missing from campsite in northern Michigan

2-year-old girl missing from campsite in northern Michigan

Michigan State Police(MONROE, Mich.) — An urgent search is underway in a wooded area in northern Michigan for a 2-year-old girl who went missing at the end of a family camping trip.The family of Gabriella Roselynn Vitale told the Oscoda County Sheriff’s Office and Michigan State Police that they had been camping for a few…

Health News

Sisters read live on Facebook so kids have a bedtime story to listen to

Sisters read live on Facebook so kids have a bedtime story to listen to

@ZariaxHailey/Instagram(NEW YORK) — Got books? These girls sure do.Sisters Zaria, 13, and Hailey Willard, 8, from Dover, Delaware, are sharing their love for books with kids across the globe by hosting a live bedtime story session every night on social media.The two share on their Facebook page, “We are already reading each night but we…

USWNT used innovative period tracking to help player performance at World Cup

USWNT used innovative period tracking to help player performance at World Cup

(NEW YORK) — Bruce Bennett/Getty ImagesThe U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) delivered a history-making performance at this year’s World Cup, and now we know more about a new training tool that helped the soccer stars dominate.USWNT coaches for the first time in the team’s World Cup history tracked players’ menstrual cycles and symptoms and instituted…

Ed Sheeran on his social anxiety: ‘I don’t like large groups of people’

Ed Sheeran on his social anxiety: ‘I don’t like large groups of people’

Mike Marsland/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Four-time Grammy-winning artist Ed Sheeran is opening up about his struggle with social anxiety.”I don’t like large groups of people, which is ironic given I play to thousands,” Sheeran said in an interview with Charlamagne Tha God for Sheeran’s YouTube channel.Sheeran also said that he believes his anxiety has come along…

Granger Smith’s wife reveals late son River’s organs saved two lives

Granger Smith’s wife reveals late son River’s organs saved two lives

Rick Kern/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Granger Smith and his wife Amber continue to give back to others in the wake of losing their 3-year-old son River to a drowning accident earlier this year.In an Instagram post Sunday, Amber Smith revealed the family donated River’s organs after his death, resulting in saving the lives of two…