Prince's Cultural Legacy Is Priceless, But How Much Was He Worth Financially?

April 21, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Neil Lupin/Redferns No price tag could ever match the value of what Prince was worth culturally to this world. The pop icon, who died Thursday at the age of 57, leaves behind an incredible musical legacy and a body of work spanning the course of over 40 years. Unlike many other artists, though, Prince didn’t …

Will Smith Mourns Prince's Death: ''I Just Spoke With Him Last Night''

April 21, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Getty Images One of the final conversations Prince had before his death was with Will Smith. The legendary pop star died at age 57 Thursday at his Paisley Park studio in Minnesota. Authorities found him unresponsive in an elevator and were unable to revive him. His death remains under investigation. “I am stunned and heartbroken,” Will, 47, said on Facebook. “I …

We Ranked the 10 Best and Worst Disney Channel Original Movies Ever

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

View Gallery 21 Disney Channel By now you’ve heard the news that Disney Channel is planning to air every single Disney Channel Original Movie ever in honor of their upcoming 100th DCOM, Adventures in Babysitting, and, like us, you’ve canceled whatever Memorial Day weekend plans you may have had to tune in to their marathon …

Queen Elizabeth II Poses With Prince George and Princess Charlotte for 90th Birthday Official Portraits

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

2016 Annie Leibovitz / PA Wire Every birthday girl needs to pose for photos on her special day. But, when you’re Queen Elizabeth II, those photos are taken by renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz.  The nearly 90-year-old monarch is celebrating ahead of her milestone birthday Thursday with vivid new portraits of herself paired with some of …

Exclusive! Caitlyn Jenner Named One of Time's 100 Most Influential People

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Time Magazine Caitlyn Jenner continues to be applauded for her bravery. E! News can exclusively reveal the I Am Cait star has been named a Time 100 honoree for 2016! The magazine’s annual list of the most influential people in the world recognizes leaders, athletes, musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, activists and other icons of the moment. …

Volkswagen may buy back 500,000 illegally polluting cars, report says

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Volkswagen TDI ‘clean diesel’ television ad screencap Enlarge Photo Volkswagen may buy back more than 500,000 illegally polluting cars in the U.S., Reuters reported Wednesday. The news agency’s report follows one from German newspaper Die Welt that the automaker may offer $5,000 to settle with owners of affected cars. A federal judge in San Francisco …

Lindsay Lohan is 'exploring' Islam, rep says

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Lindsay Lohan is embracing her religious reawakening as she studies Islam. “I’m a very spiritual person and I’m really open to learning,” the Catholic-born actresstold The Sun on her interest in Islam. Lohan, 29, who was spotted carrying a copy of the Koran while tending to her community service in New York last summer, also said there’s more …

Rihanna releases NSFW 'Needed Me' music video

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Don’t mess with Rihanna! In celebration of 4/20, a global counterculture holiday celebrating the appreciation of marijuana, the 28-year-old singer/cannabis lover released the official music video for her song, “Needed Me,” off “ANTI.” WATCH: Rihanna & Drake Get Touchy-Feely During Surprise ‘Work’ Performance In the NSFW video, Rihanna appears topless, baring all in a sheer …

Samantha Bee dishes what goes on behind the scenes at 'Full Frontal'

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Samantha Bee participates in AOL’s BUILD speaker series to discuss her new TBS series “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” at AOL Studios on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) NEW YORK –  “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” has been a huge hit for TBS and it’s quickly catapulted Bee to …

Rosie Perez talks diversity, stereotypes in Hollywood

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

NEW YORK –  Rosie Perez has not always found the roles she has wanted in Hollywood. The actress told the audience at the Tribeca Film Festival Daring Women Summit that she has often been offered stereotypical roles because she is Latina. “How many crackhead ho scripts are you going to send me?” she recalled thinking. …

Euro VW diesel fix, 2016 Ford Fusion Energi discounts, Dutch gas-car ban: Today's Car News

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Erasmus Bridge, Rotterdam, by Flickr user Martin de Lusenet (used under CC License) Enlarge Photo Today, a European fix for Volkswagen diesels runs into problems, the 2016 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid gets significant discounts in California, and The Netherlands considers banning sales of new internal-combustion cars in 2025. All this and more on Green …

Stars fall, go boom

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Kaley Cuoco When “The Big Bang Theory’s” favorite blonde Kaley Cuoco, 26, broke her leg, the hit CBS show desperately tried to come up with a storyline to incorporate it.  But they ended up avoiding the elephant in the room by only shooting her from the waist up. Kaley busted her left leg when she …

Netherlands joins Norway in plans to end new gas, diesel car sales by 2025

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Amsterdam, the Netherlands [Image: Flickr user _dChris] Enlarge Photo While many countries promote electric cars, only Norway has taken the step of putting into place a plan to phase out cars powered by gasoline or diesel fuel entirely. Now, however, a similar proposal is under consideration in another European country. The Dutch parliament recently passed …

U.K. electric-car sales finally take off after long lag

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

After years of low sales and tepid government support, U.K. plug-in electric car sales are taking off, five years after the first modern electric cars hit the road. Sales steadily increased during 2015, but really took off in the first quarter of this year. From January through March, a total of 10,496 electric cars and …

European fix for VW diesels complies with law, but real-world emissions still too high

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Follow John Updates to the millions of Volkswagen TDI diesel cars that turned out not to meet European emission regulations were supposed to be well underway by now. German authorities had signed off on the modifications—software updates and for one group of engines, a new plastic insert to alter incoming airflow—and VW began the updates …

Why New York matters

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Story highlights High stakes for Trump, Clinton in New York primary 95 delegates up for grabs for GOP; 247 delegates at stake for Democrats New York (CNN)For the first time in decades, New Yorkers are poised to play a crucial role in shaping the presidential nomination process. As Empire State voters head to the polls …

New York's primary: What to watch

April 20, 2016,  has blogged 8562 posts

Story highlights Tuesday’s primary features three candidates who have called New York home The Empire State has 95 delegates, but only 14 of them are awarded at the statewide level. Polls close in the New York primary at 9 p.m. ET. Watch CNN or visit cnn.com/go for special coverage of tonight’s election. 2016 Delegate Tracker …