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Kimberly M. Aquilina

Web Reporter

kimberly.aquilina@metro.us

What Russia investigation? Trump uses national tragedies to shirk deadline, writer says

President Donald Trump has been busy. Two weeks after the hurricane that devastated the U.S. territory Puerto Rico, POTUS finally visited and passed out supplies like paper towels. There was a mass shooting in Las Vegas —another violent tragedy that happens all too often in our country. One...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6:33 PM

I'm a Superhero Dating School graduate... now, where's my cape?

Gal Godot might make superheroing look easy, but she probably didn’t go through Superhero Dating School like I did. Yeah, that’s right. I’m a dating school graduate. When given the opportunity to try a week-long condensed version of celebrity matchmaker and dating strategist...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 5:26 PM

Mark Cuban majorly hints he is 'considering' 2020 run for office

Mark Cuban 2020 might be more of a reality and less of a Michelle Obama 2020 or Oprah Winfrey 2020. The star of the reality show Shark Tank is seriously hinting at a 2020 run for the Oval Office, saying he wouldn’t be “anything like Donald Trump.” “Go get the job done!...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 6:36 PM

25 photos of the Obamas on their 25th wedding anniversary

Barack and Michelle Obama (née Robinson) tied the knot on Oct. 3, 1992 and a lot has happened in the quarter century since the Obamas got hitched.   Another year older, but the same phenomenal guy I married nearly 25 years ago. Happy birthday, @BarackObama -- we love you so...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 4:42 PM

Here’s how much money you’ll save in Philly by getting a roommate

Looking to rent an apartment in Philadelphia? Living alone is fantastic, but instead of cramming into a studio apartment with your fat cat or living on ramen noodles and Easy Mac to get by, there is a way to get the space you want with a price you can afford: by living with a roommate. Rent an...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 5:00 AM

The majority of mass shootings are committed by white men, according to data

The attack in Las Vegas is the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history with nearly 60 dead and more than 500 injured. And the shooter is a white man. Since 1982, 54 percent of mass shootings (in which three or more fatalities were reported) were committed by white men, according to data from...

Monday, October 2, 2017, 7:52 PM

Black-ish returns for season 4; Grown-ish preps for debut

Black-ish returns to ABC on Tuesday for season 4 while spin-off Grown-ish prepares for a 2018 debut.    Keeping up with the Johnsons never looked so good! 🔥🔥🔥 @AnthonyAnderson and @TraceeEllisRoss grace the new cover of @EbonyMagazine! #blackish A post shared by...

Monday, October 2, 2017, 6:11 PM

Tom Petty clings to life; Daughter lashes out at 'tabloid dog sh-t' Rolling Stone

Update Oct. 2, 8:30 p.m.: Rock iconoclast Tom Petty continues to hold on after multiple media outlets reported falsely that he died on Monday. Instagram account dadlivesmatteronelove is reportedly run by Petty's daughter Adria Petty and she had some strong words for the media, specifically...

Monday, October 2, 2017, 5:14 PM

Eh, not that you care, but this is when Curb your Enthusiasm airs

Happy “Holy crap, it’s Curb is back” day! Larry David, co-creator of Seinfeld, returns after a Curb Your Enthusiasm hiatus for season 9 of the HBO hit. The Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 release date has arrived. What time is Curb Your Enthusiasm on? The tongue-in-cheek peek into...

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:24 PM

Will and Grace: The best stars are the guest stars!

On May 18, 2006, Will and Grace aired its final episode. Now, 11 years later, fans have Will Truman (Eric McCormack), Grace Adler (Debra Messing), Jack McFarland (Sean Hayes) and Karen Walker (Megan Mullally) back in their lives. Eleven years later, fans were wondering if the same spark Will and...

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 9:23 PM

Hey Mr. President! Neil deGrasse Tyson is taking you to school

Neil deGrasse Tyson wants to teach President Donald Trump a thing or two… about climate change and other scientific facts. Julia Pimentel from Complex interviewed the StarTalk host and asked what he’d say to Trump if he were a guest on the show. DeGrasse Tyson responded: “I...

Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:07 PM

Will and Grace reunion: When it airs and what the cast had to say about it

At long last! Will, Grace, Jack and Karen are back for not just one reunion season, but two, the first of which debuts Thursday night on NBC. "Thank God these four held up," show producer Max Mutchnick quipped. Eric McCormack joked that if only one of them didn't age well, it...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 7:46 PM

No, your dog is not big-boned; New Animal Planet show helps fat pets beat thebulge

Fat cats and fat dogs, meet your weight loss daddy. Animal Planet premieres My Big Fat Pet Makeover on Saturday with host dog trainer Travis Brorsen helping the pudgy pets and their parents live healthier lives. In the freshman season of the show, Brorsen spends four months with the flabby pet...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 5:45 PM

Librarian rejects books donated by FLOTUS; Calls Dr. Seuss played out, racist

A librarian in Massachusetts thanked first lady Melania Trump for the Dr. Seuss books the White House donated to her school, but declined the gift calling the author “cliché, a tired and worn ambassador.” The White House chose one school from each state to receive 10 Dr. Seuss books as...

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 4:45 PM

American Horror Story's Evan Peters wants you to forget Trump

Evan Peters, one of the main faces of the American Horror Story franchise, wants you to know American Horror Story: Cult is not all about President Trump and that there are more important issues than the NFL right now. We spoke to the 30-year-old on Monday ahead of tonight’s new episode of...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 6:00 PM

Triple nipple clubbers: These celebs have a little extra under their shirts

Harry Styles, Mark Wahlberg, Tilda Swinton… all celebrities. All members of the triple nipple club. Celebrity bodies are often seemingly-impossibly perfect, so isn’t it nice to know celebs are human too with all the body funk that comes with it? And like some humans, these celebrities...

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 12:00 PM

Pregnant Kylie Jenner is ‘the happiest she’s ever been,' sources say

I’ll spare you the long wind up and go right for the pitch: Kylie Jenner is pregnant, according to multiple sources. So, yay?   Although it is hard to muster enough I-personally-actually-care, fans of the Keeping Up With The Kardashian star (and fans of hating on Life of Kylie, which is...

Friday, September 22, 2017, 8:04 PM

This is what you should know about Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur is often described as the most important holiday in the Jewish calendar. What is Yom Kippur? Yom Kippur means “day of atonement.” Many Jews who don’t observe other holidays will often participate, according to Judaism 101, and “afflict the soul.” Yom...

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 3:05 PM

Hillary Clinton is not going to like these poll results, but Trump might

More Hillary Clinton voters regret casting their ballot for the “What Happened” author than those who voted for President Trump, according to a new national Politico/Morning Consult survey. "Among Clinton voters, 13 percent say they would either vote for a different candidate or...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 7:46 PM

I have 'latitude... as a daughter' but it's not my role to 'moderate' my father: Ivanka Trump

The Dr. Oz Ivanka Trump interview is slated to air on Thursday, but clips are already online. President Trump’s eldest daughter and senior advisor talked about her postpartum depression on Dr. Mehmet Oz’s medical show, as well as Hillary Clinton and why it’s not her job to “...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 7:07 PM