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Kimberly M. Aquilina

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kimberly.aquilina@metro.us

We'll drink to that! Anheuser-Busch sends cans of water to Harvey victims

Anheuser-Busch is taking one down and passing it around, except instead of bottles of beer, the company is delivering more than 155,000 cans of emergency drinking water to help communities affected by Hurricane Harvey. The first of three truckloads of water was sent from Anheuser-Busch’s...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 10:22 PM

ExxonMobile tank damaged by Hurricane Harvey leaking dangerous pollutants

Two ExxonMobile refineries have been damaged by Hurricane Harvey, causing hazardous pollutants to leak and an “unbearable” chemical smell over parts of Houston. ExxonMobil acknowledged in filings on Tuesday that a floating roof covering a tank at the oil company’s Baytown oil...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 9:57 PM

Let's just face it as a nation -- POTUS is a size queen

President Donald Trump is a size queen. When it comes to the Trump crowd size, at least. Trump crowd size in Corpus Christi Not only was he stuck on the “alternate fact” that his inaugural crowd was bigger than No. 44 Barack Obama’s, he took the opportunity as he visited Corpus...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 8:54 PM

Caitlyn Jenner, Kanye, The Rock not the only celebs considering politicalcareer

Following the greatest reality show on earth, the 2016 presidential election, there aren’t many things that surprise us anymore. Real estate mogul and reality TV host Donald Trump became No. 45 after beating out a slew of seasoned politicians and other celebrities are having ideations of...

Tuesday, August 29, 2017, 6:45 PM

Meet the cast of American Horror Story: Cult

American Horror Story is known for using ultimately the same cast for various seasons, but there are new faces to add to the favorites as we get ready for AHS: Cult. Meet the cast of American Horror Story for Season 7. Returning cast of American Horror Story for Season 7 Fan favorites Sarah...

Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:32 PM

North Korea fires missile over Japan, sharply escalating tensions

North Korea fired a missile that flew over Japan and landed in waters off the northern region of Hokkaido early on Tuesday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, marking a sharp escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula. The test, which experts said appeared to have been a recently...

Monday, August 28, 2017, 9:12 PM

Ready for the next season of American Horror Story, kiddies?

American Horror Story, the show that has rewritten the rules of horror since the first season “Murder House,” spawned spin offs Scream Queens and American Crime Story and made the world bow down to Lady Gaga as the Countess on AHS: Hotel, is back. We’re excited for American...

Monday, August 28, 2017, 8:47 PM

Yas Gawd! RuPaul is bringing DragCon to NYC

Following three years of “massive success of the world’s largest drag culture convention” in Los Angeles, RuPaul’s DragCon is coming to New York City. When is DragCon? RuPaul, also known as RuPaul Andre Charles, and her myriad guests, including past contestants on RuPaul...

Monday, August 28, 2017, 6:00 PM

What was the Saturday Night Massacre and why do we care about it now?

The Saturday Night Massacre doesn’t refer to a killer President Donald Trump “Saturday Night Live” sketch or Steve Bannon impersonation (although some of those skits did slay). The Saturday Night Massacre refers to an infamous night in 1973 when then-President Richard Nixon...

Monday, August 28, 2017, 5:07 PM

White House staffer responsible for finding positive Trump news resigns

President Donald Trump’s administration is hemorrhaging people. This week, the White House staffer in charge of circulating positive news about the president resigned. Which, c’mon, there has been so much good coming out of POTUS’ golf resorts, er, the White House, these last few...

Friday, August 25, 2017, 3:35 PM

No tea no shade: Trump had to replace Obama's 'damaged' wallpaper

When we heard that President Trump wanted to renovate the White House, we were afraid it would turn into the Gold House a la Trump Tower, but the changes to the “real dump,” as Trump called it, are palatable. And geez, thank GAWD he replaced former President Barack Obama’s...

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 7:22 PM

GOP senator introduces bill to protect Robert Mueller from Trump; Trump is 'unhappy' and wants the bill dead

A Republican senator is giving special counsel Robert Mueller a fighting chance if President Donald Trump ends up firing him. Will he or won’t he? There has been speculation that Trump has considered firing Mueller, who is heading the investigation into whether or not Trump’s campaign...

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 6:05 PM

This is what you need to know about former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio willfully disobeyed the law when he was ordered to stop racially profiling drivers and holding them without charges, a court found. “America’s Toughest Sheriff” became a controversial figure for his crackdown on illegal immigration in...

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 4:49 PM

Fire Cider: What is it and does it really work?

If you’re a fan of taking a shot of apple cider vinegar before meals or at other times during the day, you might want to kick it up a notch (or four) with Fire Cider. Because regular shots of apple cider vinegar are for wusses. Kidding! But, seriously… This is not a cider that pairs...

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:34 AM

Frozen on Broadway announces debut date and tickets

You thought it was over. You no longer had to listen to cellphone videos of your coworker’s kid singing an off-key rendition of “Let It Go,” the beloved song from the Disney animated musical "Frozen," while your colleague squealed, “Isn’t she so cute? I love...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 7:40 PM

Pornhub turning Mayweather/McGregor money fight into a money shot for you

Two half-naked men exchanging (ahem) blows is nothing new for adult entertainment site Pornhub and the countdown to the Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor fight is ticking down to the final days. Why mention both in the same breath? If you love porn and you love boxing, you’ll be so glad...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017, 10:00 AM

'Wait 'til they get a load of me!' Joker gets his own origin film

Whether your favorite Joker is Jack Nicholson, Heath Ledger or hell, even Jared Leto, the Joker is undeniably the most iconic “Batman” villain and it looks as though he’s getting his own origin tale. “War Dogs” and “The Hangover” director Todd Phillips is...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 8:29 PM

This is the worst Tinder date EVER

Have you seen this dog? Maggie the 2-year-old Maltese was hanging out with her puppy-sitter in New Jersey when someone swiped her. Perhaps the photo we should be looking at is the suspect’s — he must have at least one on his Tinder profile. Police in Leonia, New Jersey, are looking...

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 6:52 PM

Netflix gets all WTF when views drop during the eclipse

The solar eclipse was awesome, right? Whether you saw the Bonnie Tyler version or just a partial, the event brought people peacefully outside together. Well, while you were not staring directly into the sun without proper eye protection like the leader of the free world, you forgot about someone....

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 5:55 PM

De Niro: 'Dumbbell' POTUS is 'flat-out racist' who's 'going to sink himself'

Remember when actor Robert De Niro wanted to punch Donald Trump in the face? Well, Bobby-D is still mad. In a new interview with Deadline, the “Taxi Driver” and “Godfather” star called Trump a “dumbbell” and “dangerous,” but added “if he was...

Monday, August 21, 2017, 8:02 PM