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Two Men Convicted in 2002 Killing of Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay

Two men were convicted of murder Tuesday in the death of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay, a brazen 2002 shooting in the rap legend’s studio. An anonymous Brooklyn federal jury found Karl Jordan Jr. and Ronald Washington guilty on charges of murder while engaged in a narcotics trafficking conspiracy and firearm-related murder for killing the […]

Trump Wins South Carolina, Beating Haley in Her Home State, Further Closing in on GOP Nomination

Donald Trump won South Carolina’s Republican primary on Saturday, beating former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley in her home state and further consolidating his path to a third straight GOP nomination. Trump has now swept every contest that counted for Republican delegates, with wins already in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The former president’s latest […]

Alexei Navalny, the Fiercest Foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Dies at 47

Alexei Navalny, the fiercest foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin who crusaded against official corruption and staged massive anti-Kremlin protests, died in prison Friday, Russia’s prison agency said. He was 47. The Federal Prison Service said in a statement that Navalny felt unwell after a walk Friday and lost consciousness. An ambulance arrived to try […]

Chiefs Say All Players, Coaches and Staffers Are Safe and Accounted for After Parade Shooting

The Kansas City Chiefs said all their players, coaches and staffers and their families were “safe and accounted for” after a deadly shooting Wednesday at the end of the Super Bowl championship parade. “We are truly saddened by the senseless act of violence that occurred outside of Union Station at the conclusion of today’s parade and […]

Kansas City Chiefs Parade Shooting: One Dead, 21 People Injured, Official Says

Kansas City fire chief Ross Grundyson confirmed one person has been declared dead following gunshots firing during the Super Bowl celebration parade on Wednesday. The chief noted 21 additional gunshot injuries, eight of which were considered immediately life-threatening. Rubin said all eight victims were transported to nearby hospitals within 10 minutes of their injuries. He […]

Kobe Bryant Immortalized With 19-Foot Bronze Statue Outside the Lakers’ Downtown Arena

The Los Angeles Lakers unveiled a statue of Kobe Bryant on Thursday, honoring their late superstar with a 19-foot bronze likeness outside their downtown arena. The 4,000-pound statue depicts Bryant in his white No. 8 jersey with his right index finger raised as he walked off the court following his 81-point performance against the Toronto […]

Henry Fambrough, Last Surviving Original Member of The Spinners, Dies at 85

Henry Fambrough, the last surviving original member of the iconic R&B group The Spinners, whose hits included “It’s a Shame,” “Could It Be I’m Falling in Love” and “The Rubberband Man,” has died. He was 85. Fambrough died peacefully of natural causes in his northern Virginia home on Wednesday, spokesperson Tanisha Jackson said in a […]

Wayne Kramer, Co-Founder of Revolutionary Rock Band the MC5, Dies at 75

Wayne Kramer, the co-founder of the protopunk Detroit band the MC5 that thrashed out such hardcore anthems as “Kick Out the Jams” and influenced everyone from the Clash to Rage Against the Machine, has died. He was 75. Kramer died Friday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to Jason Heath, a close friend […]

Taylor Swift Celebrates With Travis Kelce After the Kansas City Chiefs Win AFC Championship Game

Taylor Swift might be Super Bowl-bound. The pop star could be on hand in Las Vegas to cheer on boyfriend Travis Kelce in two weeks after he and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 in the AFC championship game Sunday. Swift watched the game from a suite and joined Kelce on the […]

Kansas City Chiefs Headed to Super Bowl Again, Will Face San Francisco 49ers

The Kansas City Chiefs are headed to the Super Bowl again. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce were at their magnificent best in the first half, and Kansas City’s defense delivered another masterpiece against Lamar Jackson and Baltimore, helping the Chiefs reach the Super Bowl for the fourth time in five years […]

Donald Trump Ordered to Pay Additional $83.3M to E. Jean Carroll in Defamation Case

A jury has awarded a huge $83.3 million in additional damages to advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, who says former President Donald Trump damaged her reputation by calling her a liar after she accused him of sexual assault. The verdict was delivered Friday by a seven-man, two-woman jury in a trial regularly attended by Trump, […]

Kyoto Animation Studio Arsonist Sentenced to Death

A Japanese court sentenced a man to death after finding him guilty of murder and other crimes Thursday for carrying out a shocking arson attack on an anime studio in Kyoto, Japan, that killed 36 people. The Kyoto District Court said it found the defendant, Shinji Aoba, mentally capable of facing punishment for the crimes […]