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Wait, what the heck is a ‘dotard,’ and is it a really bad insult?

You knew it was coming: After President Trump used the (not so original) nickname “Rocket Man” for Kim Jong Un and expressed willingness to “totally destroy” North Korea if needed, Kim Jong Un came back with his own retort, calling Trump a “dotard.” But what is...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:07pm

Logan, JFK rank low on airport satisfaction: Report

If you’ve traveled through Logan Airport in Boston or JFK in New York City lately and had a less-than-thrilling experience, you’re not alone. A new report from J.D. Power ranked the two large Northeast airports near the bottom of a list for overall passenger satisfaction. The 2017...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:57am

Cuomo heads to Puerto Rico to bring supplies, help after hurricane

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez, members of the National Guard and others headed to Puerto Rico Friday morning to bring supplies and assistance to the island recently devastated by Hurricane Maria. Standing in front of an airplane Friday, Cuomo said that this mission will be the...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 10:09am

How to help Hurricane Maria victims

This hurricane season has been particularly destructive, and Puerto Rico is the latest to get hit. Hurricane Maria, a category 5 storm, devastated the island on Wednesday after striking the Caribbean island nation of Dominica, where seven people were killed. “This is total devastation,...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 9:19am

What does DPRK stand for?

If you've ever been momentarily confused after tuning into CNN's coverage of a State Department briefing on DPRK, you're not alone. What does DPRK stand for? It's North Korea. DPRK stands for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the country's official name. Wait...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:55pm

Stronger packs a powerful punch, but missed a vital opportunity

‘Stronger’ Director: David Gordon Green Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson Rating: R 4.5 (Out Of 5) Globes Plot: Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal) is hell bent on reuniting with his ex-girlfriend Erin (Tatiana Maslany). Bauman attempts to win her back and prove...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:22pm

Battle Of The Sexes isn’t fierce enough to do feminist fights justice

‘Battle Of The Sexes’ Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris Stars: Emma Stone, Steve Carell Rating: PG-13 2.5 (Out of 5) Globes Plot: Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) is the world’s number 1 tennis player, but she’s also on a crusade for women’s equality after...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:11pm

Aaron Hernandez had 'severe' CTE, family sues NFL

Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots after a severe case of CTE was found in the former Patriots star’s brain. On April 19, Hernandez was found hanging in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, where the former tight end was serving a...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:58pm

This woman might successfully sue Trump thanks to Clinton impeachment case

A former star of "The Apprentice" whose Trump sexual harassment claims made waves when she gave a press conference earlier this year — she claims the president groped her — may get a legal boost from an unexpected source: Three lawyers behind President Clinton's...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:49pm

Let's cut the crap: Running makes you poop — here's why

A woman dubbed “The Mad Pooper” has been terrorizing a Colorado neighborhood for the past couple of months. Colorado Springs homeowner Cathy Budde says the woman has been defecating near her home at least once a week — and even popped a squat when Budde’s children were...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:25pm

Trump and Trump Jr personal legal bills for Russia investigation being paid by his campaign and the RNC

The Russia investigation is costing President Donald Trump hundreds of thousands in legal fees, but it’s his campaign fund and the Republican National Committee (RNC) that are footing the bill — a move legal experts called unprecedented and legally questionable. The RNC confirmed it...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:05pm

Staten Island areas with most opioid overdoses lack treatment options: Study

The opioid epidemic is devastating Staten Island, affecting those from all races, ages and socioeconomic backgrounds — but the borough is severely lacking in treatment centers, according to a new study. A report by Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 3:42pm

'Loving Vincent' is the most beautiful film of 2017

‘Loving Vincent’ Directors: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman Stars: Douglas Booth, Saoirse Ronan, Jerome Flynn, Chris O’Dowd Rating: PG-13 3.5 (Out Of 5) Globes Plot: Set in 1891, a year after the death of Vincent Van Gogh, Armand Roulin (Douglas Booth) looks to return a letter...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 3:37pm

9 Must-watch series premiering this fall

Every year, the television landscape becomes more dense — and this year is no different. This fall is jam packed with new series that play with nostalgia, the superhero genre and your funny bone. Here are a few of them to look forward to. LIVING IN THE PAST Nostalgia is in this year, big...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 3:31pm

This is what Hurricane Irma did to Trump's real estate in the Caribbean

President Donald Trump’s $17 million beachfront Caribbean mansion survived Hurricane Irma relatively unscathed, its red roofs standing in stark contrast to the toppled buildings littering the rest of St. Martin. St. Martin was 95 percent destroyed after Hurricane Irma tore through on Sept. 6...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 3:24pm

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 - 3:05pm

Where is Nambia? Trump praises nonexistent country — but which one did he really mean?

If you’re wondering where in the world Nambia is after Trump’s speech to African leaders at the United Nations, you’re not alone. President Trump praised the vaguely familiar-sounding — but entirely made up — country twice during his speech, focusing on the...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:54pm

Body language expert suggests Donald and Melania Trump's marriage might be doomed

A body language expert has analyzed the Trump handshake moment with Melania from the other day and according to her, Donald and Melania Trump's marriage could be in trouble. Last Friday, President Trump made an appearance at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. After Melania introduced him...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

Premier League: Everton vs. AFC Bournemouth [Predictions, Live Stream]

Everton takes on Bournemouth at Goodison Park in Liverpool on Saturday as the Premier League enters Matchday 6 of the 38-week season. How to watch Everton versus Bournemouth. Kickoff is slated for 10 a.m. ET on Sept. 23. Although the matchday is being broadcast by multiple providers for those...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:37pm

Why Jill Soloway won't spend 2 hours in makeup

Since its start three years ago, “Transparent” has always been an exploration of the boundaries we draw and the blurred lines that result — with gender, identity, the body and our relationships. In season four of the family drama, out Friday on Amazon, the whole Pfefferman...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 1:31pm