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Immigrant rights leader Ravi Ragbir released from ICE detention

New York City immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir has been released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention and is returning home. Ragbir, executive director of faith-based immigrant rights group The New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, was detained on Jan. 11 at a routine check-...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 12:40pm

The Crown season 3: Everything we know so far

The Crown season 3 is already the subject of a lot of buzz. The upcoming season is going to not only replace some familiar faces with new ones for big characters but also feature a young Princess Diana — which has got to be a widely coveted role if there ever were one. Metro US will be...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 11:54am

Marijuana black market could be topic for Baker, Mass. US Attorney

Gov. Charlie Baker plans to meet with U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling next month and the governor thinks state and federal law enforcement priorities could converge on cracking down on the illicit marijuana market. At the state level, where marijuana has been legalized for medical and other uses,...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:47am

Trump State of the Union 2018: Time, TV schedule, live stream info

The Trump State of the Union address will take place on Tuesday, January 30. It will technically be President Trump’s first State of the Union address and many will be tuned in to see what the president has to say. Trump addressed a joint session of Congress in February, but this will be his...

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 9:41am

The Obamas' trainer talks post-White House workouts

The Obamas are known for their big voices and big biceps. (OK, maybe more people were lusting after Michelle Obama arms than Barack, but they're both fit.) It's true — audacious and athletic, they made their mark on the nation for two terms.  Cornell McClellan, longtime...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 5:35pm

President Trump admits to sending off tweets from bed

President Donald Trump has revealed that he sometimes will tweet from his bed. During a recent interview with Piers Morgan on ITV Trump admitted that he occasionally sends out his tweets while he’s lying in bed. The president met with Morgan for a television interview in Davos,...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 5:12pm

What’s really causing your muscle soreness?

Perhaps the new year has inspired you, like so, so many others, to increase your fitness. But as you up your hours at the gym or experiment with new workouts on ClassPass, you might find that your body can't keep up with your newfound enthusiasm. How can you tell if your sore, achy muscles are...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 5:07pm

What is the Nunes memo? When will it be released?

Republicans in the Senate — and a Twitter campaign that may have been spurred by Russian bots — are calling for the release of a four-page memo written by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) related to the Russia investigation. Democrats oppose the release. Only some members of the House have seen...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 4:48pm

Is fake news about to get way worse thanks to Google?

Google is testing an app dedicated to hyperlocal "citizen journalism," which some analysts say will only worsen the epidemic of fake news. The app, called Google Bulletin, is being tested in Oakland and Nashville, and allows anyone to publish news stories, photos and videos. Once...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:48pm

Schumer calls on CDC to send 'flu surveillance team' to New York

This flu season has been particularly frightful in New York, so much so that Sen. Chuck Schumer has called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send out a special “Domestic Flu Surveillance Team.” The state is facing a “historic” outbreak of influenza...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:43pm

NFL Rumors: N'SYNC reunion looks very possible at Super Bowl halftime show

Justin Timberlake is performing at halftime during the Super Bowl LII halftime show and as is often the case with the 12-minute showcase, not much is known about what the star singer and actor will do. Timberlake is slated to speak to the media Thursday ahead of Sunday's performance, but...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:35pm

Celeb Trump supporter wears anti-abortion dress to Grammys

Here's the truth: politics seeps into almost anything. So it’s no surprise that the Grammys, being the biggest award show in the music industry, drew out some massive political statements just as the Golden Globes did earlier this month.  While celebrities sported white roses...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 3:07pm

All the TV series premiering in February

Altered Carbon, Netflix (February 2) You start out thinking Altered Carbon is one thing — a Blade Runner 2049 knockoff, with its bleak future and great jackets and unsolvable crimes — but it’s not quite that. It absolutely has similarities with the 2017 film, and its bred...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 1:48pm

Everything you need to know to catch the upcoming Kitten Bowl

The team rivalries might be viscous, but there’s one thing everyone can enjoy on Super Bowl Sunday: the Kitten Bowl. Even dog lovers can’t deny the cuteness of the little fluffs. So before you dish out the snacks to your guests and the shade to your rival team, bring family and friends...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 1:44pm

Meryl Streep is trademarking her name

Meryl Streep would like to cash in on the luxury of being, well, herself. “The Post” actress has reportedly filed a trademark to protect her name, according to TMZ. As one does. The site says that the 68-year-old actress filed an application with the U.S. Trademark Office, asking for a...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 1:11pm

Kosovo farmer names one of his wolves Trump

GJAKOVA, Kosovo (Reuters) - When Hysni Rexha from Kosovo finally made his dream happen and took four wolves from the wild to feed and raise them he had no doubts over...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 1:10pm

Grammy Awards 2018: Winners, red carpet looks and show moments

The 2018 Grammy Awards took place last night in New York City. Musicians and singers gathered at Madison Square Garden to celebrate music’s biggest night. Late-night television host and funnyman James Corden returned to host the Grammys this year. Several celebrities carried or wore white...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:43pm

Chrissy Teigen revealed the sex of her baby on Instagram

Chrissy Teigen is having a boy! The 32-year-old confirmed via Instagram that she and husband John Legend are expecting a boy with a cute lil’ caption: “Mama and her baby boy.”   mama and her baby boy A post shared by chrissy teigen (@chrissyteigen) on...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:40pm

GOP Senate candidate says feminists have 'nasty, snake-filled heads'

Courtland Sykes, the "America First" Senate candidate for Missouri, posted his views on women’s rights to Facebook earlier this week — and his commentary cooked up controversy overnight.  Sykes hopes to replace Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill come this year...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:29pm

When does flu season end?

This year has been all bad news for anyone looking to avoid the sniffles. First we found out that the flu shot was, well, not so effective this year, then that the flu could spread just by breathing and then, inevitably, you picked up at least some unpleasant winter symptoms from your kids or...

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 12:21pm