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Kobe Bryant headlines Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and the fourth all-time leading scorer in league history, has been posthumously elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. The announcement was made Saturday on ESPN. The 18-time NBA All-Star played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning…MORE

Jake Gyllenhaal crushed Tom Holland’s handstand challenge and the internet is loving it

Jake Gyllenhaal crushed Tom Holland’s handstand challenge and the internet is loving it

Jake Gyllenhaal gave his fans a special treat while taking part in Tom Holland’s handstand challenge. Holland nominated Gyllenhaal to try holding the upside-down stance while putting on a T-shirt. Gyllenhaal did it — while making it look too easy. “Wait. @tomholland2013 What’s the challenge??? Shirtless heavy breathing??” Gyllenhaal teased his “Spider-Man: Far From Home”…MORE

Lean on him with these Bill Withers classics

Lean on him with these Bill Withers classics

Bill Withers hit it big a little later than your average pop star. Withers was well into his 30s in 1971 when he debuted with the spare blues ballad “Ain’t No Sunshine.” It was initially released as a B-side, and Withers credited radio DJs with flipping over his first single to give him a surprise…MORE

Some cities see jumps in domestic violence during the pandemic

Some cities see jumps in domestic violence during the pandemic

As more and more Americans are forced to stay home during the escalating coronavirus pandemic, the crisis has created a pressure-cooker situation for domestic violence victims, exacerbating stressors and isolation that can make for a deadly mix. Several cities are already reporting jumps in domestic violence cases or calls to local hotlines. Some shelters around…MORE

Why these experts don’t think we’ll see a coronavirus baby boom

Why these experts don’t think we’ll see a coronavirus baby boom

It’s a topic of speculation every time a disaster hits. Will we see a “baby boom” nine months later, since so many couples are cooped up inside with nowhere to go? Sure, this kind of trend has been reported before. But demographers think it’s unlikely to occur this time around. In fact, they say the…MORE

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ADOPT KELLY McCOY!

ADOPT KELLY McCOY!

Our own Kelly McCoy is up for adoption to help benefit the Humane Educational Society!

4:20 Flashback: 747

4:20 Flashback: 747

This bands personal Boeing 747 was badly damaged after colliding with a tow truck while grounded at Santiago, Chile, 2016.