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97-year-old World War II veteran takes a knee to show support for NFL players

A photo of a 97-year old World War II veteran from Springfield, Missouri taking a knee in solidarity with NFL players has gone viral. On Sunday, Brennan Gilmore posted a photo of his 97-year-old grandfather, John Middlemas kneeling while wearing his World War II veteran’s cap.  “...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:11pm

Interim Title IX guidelines leave sexual assault advocates concerned

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently rescinded Obama administration guidelines detailing how colleges should respond to campus sexual assaults, leaving advocates concerned about what’s next. The move was not a total surprise, said Stephanie DeCandia, director of programs at the Boston...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 4:13pm

Boston's 2017 preliminary election: What you need to know

You’ve probably seen Boston Mayor Marty Walsh or challenger City Councilor Tito Jackson stumping on city streets lately, and that’s because Boston’s preliminary municipal election is Sept. 26. Preliminary elections have been losing voters’ attention, experts say. Secretary...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 4:00pm

Heidi Klum apparently had a boyfriend, but they're broken up now

Heidi Klum — a very successful lady who is very into Halloween — had a boyfriend. But you don’t really need to get to know him or anything, because now they’re done. Just in case you were like, “Wait, does Heidi Klum have a boyfriend or nah?” The 44-year-old...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:31pm

MBTA, Keolis to educate public on train safety during Rail Safety Week

Every three hours in the United States, a person or vehicle is struck by a train, according to nonprofit Operation Lifesaver. In an attempt to change that statistic, the MBTA, Keolis Commuter Services and Transit Police have teamed up with Operation Lifesaver to launch Rail Safety Week. The...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:09pm

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed continue their desperate bid for relevancy

Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed are two C-list actors who are married and have a baby. The pair are both mostly famous for playing blood thirsty (for attention) vampires, in “Vampire Diaries” and those dang “Twilight” movies, respectively. Oh also, I was being nice when I...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:44pm

Comedian Jimmy Tingle to run for Mass lieutenant governor

Comedian Jimmy Tingle has a new American dream, and it’s no joke: He’s running for Massachusetts lieutenant governor. The comedian and actor, who has appeared in “Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream,” “Boondock Saints” and more, recently wrote on his Facebook...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:29pm

Let 'The Opposition' commence

Jordan Klepper’s desk has a prop vintage microphone, reminiscent of the McCarthy era, and stacks of earmarked printouts that hint at “crazed conspiracy theorist.” The background of the set for his new late night show, The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, which airs September 25,...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:39am

What if Kylie Jenner is Kim Kardashian's surrogate?

On Friday, news broke that Kylie Jenner — a 20-year-old who has as realistic an appearance as her wax figure — was expecting. Not delivery. Not Digiorno. But an actual baby. It was disturbing, to say the least. But hear me out, here: What if this is just a big semi-incestual ploy and...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:17am

Apple's face recognition could pose privacy concerns, experts say

Apple news always makes waves, but the recently announced Face ID feature struck a particular chord with experts concerned about privacy implications. One fear voiced again and again was the possibility that police could gain access someone’s phone without their direct permission, simply by...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:48am

With new building comes an innovative approach to education at Wentworth

A new building on a college campus is more than student's tuition dollars at work — it brings with it new opportunities, innovations and even a new approach to education that helps students carve out a path to success in a world that runs differently than it did decades ago. To Wentworth...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:45am

When does 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' season 14 start?

Yes, we know. Yes, we feel your pain. Yes, we will keep your secret. We know you’re wondering (okay, “a friend is curious”) as to when the seemingly never-ending Keeping Up with Kardashians season 14 debuts. But before Kim, Kourtney, Khloe and the whole clan reconvene for Keeping...

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:39pm

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 - 12:02pm

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 - 8:04pm

Premier League: Arsenal vs. West Bromwich Albion [How to Watch]

Arsenal is meeting West Bromwich Albion at Emirates Stadium in London on Monday as the Premier League continues Matchday 6 of the 38-week season. How to watch Arsenal take on West Brom. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. ET on Sept. 25. The matchday is being broadcast by multiple providers for those...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 6:39pm

How to watch Newcastle United take on Brighton & Hove Albion in Premier League Matchday 6

Newcastle United is meeting Brighton and Hove Albion at Amex Stadium in Falmer on Sunday as the Premier League continues Matchday 6 of the 38-week season. How to watch Newcastle take on Brighton and Hove Albion. Kickoff is slated for 11 a.m. ET on Sept. 24. The matchday is being broadcast by...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 6:11pm

Premier League: Leicester City F.C. vs. Liverpool F.C. [How to watch, Prediction]

Liverpool F.C. is meeting Leicester City on their turf at King Power Stadium on Saturday as the Premier League continues Matchday 6 of the 38-week season. How to watch Liverpool take on Leicester City. Kickoff is slated for 12:30 p.m. ET on Sept. 23. The matchday is being broadcast by multiple...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 5:38pm

How long has Donald Trump been married?

How long has Donald Trump been married? You might be wondering since the first few months of his presidency have been packed with uncomfortable exchanges with first lady Melania. Donald Trump married model Melania Knauss on January 22, 2005. The two had been married 12 years by the time Trump...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 5:29pm

5 ways experts say President Trump is hurting the economy

President Trump has taken to boasting about how the economy is on a tear since he took office, although that is untrue: The number of jobs added to the U.S. economy in the first six months of 2017 is actually lower than the number of jobs added in the last six months of President Obama's term...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:58pm

Gwyneth Paltrow says this $30 spray will help keep 'vampires' away

Now she’s just trolling us. The latest product added to Gwyneth Paltrow’s GOOP empire is Psychic Vampire Repellent made by Paper Crane Apothecary. It’s exactly what it sounds like: A spray designed to keep vampires at bay — but not the blood-sucking kind. "Is there a...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:51pm