One After Another, Athletes Face Larry Nassar and Recount Sexual Abuse

For other young athletes just striking out, there seemed little they could do but give in, buckling under the pressure of knowing so many stars had seemingly benefited from him. And so a young gymnast named Chelsea Zerfas, now 15, spoke of anguished probing, under the guise of treatment, face down o …
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Chicago West: Why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s baby name is actually pretty great

The reality star revealed her newborn’s name on social media on Jan. 19. (Reuters)

Leave it to Kanye and Kim Kardashian West to put their own spin on the Friday afternoon news dump.

The couple took to Kim’s app (duh) to officially announce the name of their third child, who was born via surrogate …
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Release the Memo: What’s the Conspiracy Behind the Right-Wing Meme?

On a day like Friday, with a shutdown looming and DACA in the balance and Chuck Schumer huddling with President Trump in the White House, you might logically expect right-wing Twitter to be blowing up – but not, necessarily, with the seemingly unaccountable hashtag that’s dominated the platform sinc …
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Review: In ‘Forever My Girl,’ a Romance Resumes After a Long Break

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This rather astonishing movie begins with a lovely young bride-to-be, Josie (Jessica Rothe), abandoned before even getting to the altar by her high-school sweetheart, Liam (Alex Roe), who’s absconded in pursuit of music business fame. Eight years later, Liam is a stadium-filling country music …
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Tom Petty Died From Accidental Drug Overdose Involving Opioids, Coroner Says

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Tom Petty, the chart-topping singer and songwriter, died in October from an accidental drug overdose as a result of mixing medications that included opioids, the medical examiner-coroner for the county of Los Angeles announced on Friday, ending the mystery surrounding his sudden death last ye …
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The 10 most powerful lines from Aly Raisman at Larry Nassar’s sentencing

(CNN) Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman said last week that she didn’t know whether she would take the stand to deliver a victim impact statement at the sentencing of her abuser, former team doctor Larry Nassar, who has pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexually assaulting and abusing young girls under …
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Instagram video of pot party sends rapper Kodak Black back to jail on gun, child neglect charges, police say

Instagram video of an alleged pot party at Kodak Black’s Pembroke Pines home — when a guest held a handgun while an infant was present — led to the performer’s return to jail Thursday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.

Black, 20, whose real name is Dieuson Octave, did not take the baby away from …
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