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Memorials honoring Kobe and Gianna Bryant are popping up all over the world

Memorials honoring Kobe and Gianna Bryant are popping up all over the world

A mural of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna smiling appeared in Los Angeles less than 24 hours after they died in a tragic helicopter crash. Nine people died Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, including the basketball icon, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter. Artist Jules Muck painted the mural of Kobe and…MORE

Kobe Bryant will be mourned for a whole week in Italy, the country where he grew up

Kobe Bryant will be mourned for a whole week in Italy, the country where he grew up

Italy, where Kobe Bryant grew up, will mourn the basketball player’s death for a full week. Every professional team in all levels of basketball will pay homage to Kobe with a moment of silence in every game for seven days, the Italian basketball federation said. Italian Basketball Federation’s president Giovanni Petrucci told CNN, “We are…MORE

The heroines STEM: Ten women in science you should know

The heroines STEM: Ten women in science you should know

Science is often considered a male-dominated field. In fact, according to United Nations data, less than 30% of scientific researchers worldwide are women. Studies have shown that women are discouraged from, or become less interested in, entering the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) beginning at a young age. And according to the…MORE

‘Forever one of us’: Kobe Bryant’s global roots

‘Forever one of us’: Kobe Bryant’s global roots

Kobe Bryant was one of those superstars who transcend their sport, and become known simply by a single name. At his peak, the graceful NBA legend with a competitive streak seemed to float down the court. He became a basketball, cultural and fashion icon, and was a frequent visitor to the White House, celebrating yet…MORE

What happens next if the Senate acquits Trump?

What happens next if the Senate acquits Trump?

Some time in the next few days, the Senate is likely to give Donald Trump what he most craves — an acquittal in his impeachment trial. A late breaking report that John Bolton has information that implicates the US President could see the former national security adviser called to testify. In the slim chance that…MORE

Ugandan climate activist cropped out of photo taken with her white peers

Ugandan climate activist cropped out of photo taken with her white peers

The Associated Press news agency (AP) has apologized after cropping a Ugandan climate activist from a photograph where she had posed with her white peers after a press conference in Davos, Switzerland. Climate activist Vanessa Nakate said she was invited to attend a youth climate science event. When news coverage of the event emerged, she…MORE

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Hot Country Knights Drop Debut Video, “Pick Her Up,” Starring ’90s Knockout [Watch]

Hot Country Knights Drop Debut Video, “Pick Her Up,” Starring ’90s Knockout [Watch]

The Hot Country Knights—a band fronted by an incognito Dierks Bentley—dropped a new video for their debut single, “Pick Her Up.” The Hot Country Knights are comprised of Dierks’ road band, performing ’90s-esque country tunes while donning aliases, mullet wigs and over-the-top attire from the era. In addition to featuring Travis Tritt, the Wes Edwards-directed…

Watch Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani’s Tender New Video for “Nobody But You”

Watch Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani’s Tender New Video for “Nobody But You”

Blake Shelton released a tender new video for his duet with Gwen Stefani, “Nobody But You.” Penned by Ross Copperman, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne and Tommy Lee James, “Nobody But You” is one of four new tracks on Blake’s recently released album, Fully Loaded: God’s Country. “I was at The Voice compound and Shane McAnally…

Ashley McBryde to Release Sophomore Album, “Never Will,” on April 3

Ashley McBryde to Release Sophomore Album, “Never Will,” on April 3

After breaking out in 2018 with her Grammy-nominated debut album, Girl Going Nowhere, Ashley McBryde announced she will drop her sophomore album, Never Will, on April 3. The 11-song offering, which was produced by Jay Joyce, features lead single “One Night Standards” and newly released track “Martha Divine.” Ashley co-penned nine of the 11 tracks.…