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The House Where Nina Simone Was Born Has Been Designated a National Treasure  The House Where Nina Simone Was Born Has Been Designated a National Treasure 

The house where iconic singer and activist Nina Simone was born in 1933, in North Carolina, was granted protection by the National Trust for Historic Preservation on Tuesday.

Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani Are Writing an Immigration Anthology Series for Apple  Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani Are Writing an Immigration Anthology Series for Apple 

Amid the anti-immigration horrors occurring daily at the border and across America, Apple has decided to order a eight-episode, half-hour anthology series called Little America. The series creators are Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, who also wrote The Big Sick.

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Shopped for Furniture, Tattoos  Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Shopped for Furniture, Tattoos 

Approximately one month after they started dating, reports are circulating that Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have begun the arduous (yet not, I suppose, with unlimited funds) task of purchasing furniture, probably for a shared domicile. Yet this is not strange, since a week ago the two became engaged. Feels very…

Predictably, Harvey Weinstein's Lawyer Has a Petty Opinion About the #MeToo Movement  Predictably, Harvey Weinstein's Lawyer Has a Petty Opinion About the #MeToo Movement 

You know who probably has some underwhelming, stingy, and plain dumb ideas about the #MeToo movement? (I mean, aside from that guy on Twitter, the one you went on a date with last week, the one who sits next to you at work, and the one muttering to himself in audible proximity to you?) If you guessed Harvey…

Argentina's Congress Has Taken a Major Step Toward Legalizing Abortion Argentina's Congress Has Taken a Major Step Toward Legalizing Abortion

Argentina’s Congress took its first, historic step toward legalizing abortion on Thursday, when the lower house of Congress approved, by a narrow margin, a bill that would permit women to obtain a legal abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Another Woman Has Been Granted a Restraining Order Against Chris Brown  Another Woman Has Been Granted a Restraining Order Against Chris Brown 

So much of news is just shitty patterns that persist, rendering them baffling predictable, so without further ado….

Former Penn State Frat Member Pleads Guilty in Hazing Death of Timothy Piazza  Former Penn State Frat Member Pleads Guilty in Hazing Death of Timothy Piazza 

On Wednesday, a former member of Penn State University’s Beta Theta Pi chapter, pled guilty to charges stemming from the death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza following a hazing ritual in February 2017.

Migrant Woman Says Federal Agents Took Away Her Infant Daughter at the Border While She Was Breastfeeding  Migrant Woman Says Federal Agents Took Away Her Infant Daughter at the Border While She Was Breastfeeding 

An upsetting, enraging, just galling immigration story was reported from McAllen, Texas on Wednesday.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Denies Report That She's Planning to Get the Hell Out of This White House  Sarah Huckabee Sanders Denies Report That She's Planning to Get the Hell Out of This White House 

Sources at the White House—a great place to work for ten days, a year tops—told CBS on Wednesday that press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (this lady) is planning to leave her position by the end of the year. The same report had it that principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah is also considering leaving his post.

We Now Have Sly Confirmation From Tiffany Haddish That Sanaa Lathan Is Indeed the Beyoncé Biter  We Now Have Sly Confirmation From Tiffany Haddish That Sanaa Lathan Is Indeed the Beyoncé Biter 

Tiffany Haddish has seemingly confirmed twas actress Sanaa Lathan who bit Beyoncé, as many had previously speculated.

Comedy Central Orders Reductress Talk Show Pilot Starring Abby Elliott  Comedy Central Orders Reductress Talk Show Pilot Starring Abby Elliott 

Comedy Central is reportedly teaming up with the creators of the website Reductress to create a new talk show called The Reductress Hour, which will tackle news about women’s issues in a satirical tone. Yes, I feel very “meta” writing this in the small hours of the morning!

Woman Faces Jail Time for Writing 'Stop Putting Kids in Cages' Outside GOP Congressman Ken Buck's Office Woman Faces Jail Time for Writing 'Stop Putting Kids in Cages' Outside GOP Congressman Ken Buck's Office

On Monday, local news channel Denver7 reported that a woman in Castle Rock, Colorado was charged with a misdemeanor after protesting outside Republican Congressman Ken Buck’s office, an act of dissent which included writing on the sidewalk in chalk.

Joy Behar Says She Was Hospitalized Over Avocado Accident  Joy Behar Says She Was Hospitalized Over Avocado Accident 

Truly, this is what it means to be young at heart.

Solange's Saint Heron Is Collaborating With IKEA on Something  Solange's Saint Heron Is Collaborating With IKEA on Something 

When I think of IKEA, I feel nothing. Yet the Swedish-founded, DIY-assembly furniture conglomerate is known for inspiring bad associations. It’s where couples break up. Where dreams go to die. Where they somehow screwed up meatballs. Where it suddenly dawns on you that minimalism is bullshit and you want to live, but…

Canadian Senate Votes to Legalize Recreational Weed  Canadian Senate Votes to Legalize Recreational Weed 

On Thursday, Canada got one giant step closer to legalizing recreational marijuana when its Senate voted in favor of the measure.

FX Is Obviously Giving Atlanta a Third Season  FX Is Obviously Giving Atlanta a Third Season 

Good, if very expected, news: FX has renewed Donald Glover’s Golden Globe and Emmy-winning series Atlanta for a third season! It’s one of the only TV shows I watch, and the only show whose soundtrack I am currently listening to.

Khloé Kardashian Showed up to See Boyfriend Tristan Thompson Lose  Khloé Kardashian Showed up to See Boyfriend Tristan Thompson Lose 

After a long public absence (understandable since she recently had a baby and weathered a cheating scandal), Khloé Kardashian stepped back into the spotlight to cheer on her man. The very one who allegedly cheated on her, and is also the father of her daughter, True.

Man Faces Deportation After Delivering Pizza to an Army Base in Brooklyn Man Faces Deportation After Delivering Pizza to an Army Base in Brooklyn

Protesters gathered outside the United States Army base in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn on Wednesday to express their outrage over the targeting of 35-year-old Pablo Villavicencio, an undocumented immigrant from Ecuador who faces deportation after delivering a pizza to the base last Friday.

Kate Spade's Husband Has Released a Statement About the Designer's Death  Kate Spade's Husband Has Released a Statement About the Designer's Death 

Kate Spade’s husband, Andy Spade, issued a statement on Wednesday following the death by apparent suicide of the 55-year-old designer in her New York City apartment on Tuesday.

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