Chrissy Metz says she suffered years of physical and emotional abuse by her stepfather when she was growing up.
Selena Gomez has a message for the trolls who insist on having an opinion on her vacation pictures: give it up.
Remember when Macaulay Culkin was so intensely private that he was way off the radar? Those days appear to be long gone.
Jimmy Fallon used his "Tonight Show" platform to call on gun control advocates to participate in this Saturday's March for Our Lives demonstrations.
As police in Austin, Texas, desperately searched for the person who had left explosive packages all over the city, killing two people, they realized that the bombs had something in common: they were being made from common household ingredients. So investigators hit the area's stores, scanning receipts and looking for clues.
Things are just about wrapped up (allegedly) on a massive spending deal, according to several aides working on the process.
The Federal Reserve will almost certainly raise interest rates Wednesday at Jerome Powell's first meeting as chairman.
The fourth nor'easter in three weeks already is closing schools and canceling thousands of flights Wednesday as it may dump record springtime snow in the Northeast.
The fact that President Donald Trump either didn't read or ignored a warning in his briefing papers not to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on a phone call between the two men Tuesday is a sexy story. But, it is not the real story here.
President Donald Trump congratulated law enforcement Wednesday after authorities appeared to locate a man suspected of a series of deadly bombings in Austin, Texas.
A suspect in a wave of bombings that terrorized Austin killed himself with an explosion inside his car as authorities closed in, police in Texas said, ending a manhunt but leaving investigators scrambling to determine whether any bombs remain and if he acted alone.
Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul, will not be performing April 28 at Jazz Fest.
Caught skateboarding at Parkland school, gunman's brother held on $500,000 bond on trespassing charge
A Florida judge set bond Tuesday at $500,000 for Zachary Cruz, the younger brother of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz, for a misdemeanor trespassing charge, despite protestations from his defense attorney, who said his client was being punished for his brother's crime.
Frustration is brewing at top levels inside Facebook over what has become a pattern during the controversies that have bedeviled the company recently: The public silence of co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell forcefully defended Robert Mueller on Tuesday, saying the special counsel should be allowed to finish his investigation and that legislation was "not necessary" to protect him against the threat of being fired by President Donald Trump.
Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006," according to a polygraph test report from 2011.
Less than a year ago, here's how Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's potential political aspirations were being treated by the media.
It's the first day of spring, but the Northeast can't seem to shake off winter. The fourth nor'easter in three weeks will hit the region Wednesday, bringing heavy snow and winds. If the current forecast pans out, this Nor'easter will dump more snow on Washington, Philadelphia and New York City than the three earlier storms combined.
A package that exploded early Tuesday at a FedEx sorting center near San Antonio was not the only parcel there that investigators believe contained an explosive device, San Antonio Police Chief Bill McManus said.
Martina Navratilova is ticked. The nine-time Wimbledon singles champion and tennis commentator says the BBC pays her 10 times less than fellow commentator John McEnroe for doing Wimbledon broadcasts. And she's angry because she fears what's happening to her happens to women everywhere.
Is tennis doing enough to help mothers returning to the sport after giving birth? Serena Williams' return to tennis after becoming a mom has prompted a seedings debate, with new Miami Open tournament director James Blake saying the record 23-time grand slam winner had been "punished" for wanting to start a family.
The Weinstein Company, the studio co-founded by disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, has filed for bankruptcy and torn up legal contracts that kept sexual harassment victims from speaking out. The company said late Monday that it will release victims of, and witnesses to, Weinstein's alleged misconduct from any non-disclosure agreements.
The 2020 Democratic presidential primary doesn't officially tip off for another 22 months, but the game-planning is already well underway. We are now, with history as a guide, probably less than a year from the early favorites making their formal declarations.
A generation of students raised in the shadow of gun violence is sending a loud and united message to lawmakers: Enough is enough. A month after a gunman killed 17 people at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students across the country demanded lawmakers set up measures to prevent another mass shooting.
After much speculation, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced Monday that she is officially throwing her hat in the New York gubernatorial race. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," she tweeted Monday, along with a video.
The New York State attorney general will review the Manhattan district attorney's handling of a 2015 sexual abuse case involving disgraced media mogul Harvey Weinstein, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement Monday evening.
The filming for the second season of "Big Little Lies" has started, and some of the stars are stoking the excitement. Last year's HBO series was praised by fans and critics and earned awards for the show, cast members Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Alexander Skarsgård, and creator David E. Kelley.
At a glance "Krypton" looks like this year's version of "Gotham," inasmuch as each of these comic-book prequels has as big donut hole in its plot, structured around a marquee character (there, Batman; here, Superman) who doesn't appear as we've come to know him.
The U.K. production company behind Netflix's "The Crown" has apologized to stars Claire Foy and Matt Smith for thrusting the pair into the middle of a pay equity debate after a producer revealed that Foy was paid less than Smith during the first two seasons of the show.
Now we know the explosions could strike anyone. The fourth Austin bombing in less than a month was detonated by a tripwire along a residential street, police said -- prompting fears that any pedestrian could become the next victim.
[Breaking news update, published at 11:46 a.m. ET] A package that exploded early Tuesday at a FedEx sorting center in Schertz, Texas, was not meant to target that facility or the city, Schertz's police chief said late Tuesday morning.
The very first story about Harvey Weinstein's wrongdoing described the non-disclosure agreements that silenced victims and witnesses. These legal agreements, known as NDAs, were exposed right along with Weinstein's behavior.
President Donald Trump on Monday continued his Twitter attack on special counsel Robert Mueller, calling the ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election a "witch hunt."
Trump's opioid plan to take three-pronged approach, including death penalty for high-volume traffickers
President Donald Trump will roll out new plans to tackle the country's opioid epidemic on Monday in New Hampshire, the White House said Sunday. The plan will include stiffer penalties for high-intensity drug traffickers, including the death penalty for some, Andrew Bremberg, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, told reporters Sunday.
A solid blue district in Illinois is facing an identity crisis as Democrats could purge one of their own with a political newcomer on Tuesday. Progressive liberal Marie Newman is challenging Rep. Dan Lipinski, a blue-dog, anti-abortion Democrat who has represented Illinois' 3rd District for more than a decade.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo will meet with outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department on Monday after the former was picked to be Tillerson's replacement.
Here's to all the years of screwing up our sleep. Daylight saving time turns 100 today, but we doubt anyone's going to throw a party. On this day in 1918, Congress passed the Standard Time Act that established time zones and daylight saving time.
A favorite shopping destination is closing its doors, and Toys "R" Us shoppers are wondering exactly how it will affect them. Here's what we know so far.
Lyft is experimenting with a new subscription model as it tries to find more ways to end car ownership. Rather than a traditional monthly car payment, some Lyft passengers can pay a monthly fee for access to its network of transportation services.
The worlds of makeup and artificial intelligence came together on Friday. L'Oreal, one of the world's biggest cosmetics companies, has purchased ModiFace, a Canadian firm that specializes in artificial intelligence and augmented reality technology.
Tinder's parent company Match Group is suing competitor Bumble, accusing the female-friendly dating app of patent infringement and stealing trade secrets.
Facebook's first black eye was from "fake news." The social network's secretive algorithm enabled hoaxes and lies to reach millions of people during the US presidential campaign in 2016. Analysts were taken aback by the scope of the problem. Facebook vowed to make changes.
Facebook has suspended former Cambridge Analytica contractor Christopher Wylie from using its platform. "Suspended by Facebook. For blowing the whistle. On something they have known privately for two years," Wylie tweeted on Sunday.
Bollywood star Irrfan Khan tweeted Friday that he has been diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumor. Such rare tumors are "abnormal growths that begin in specialized cells called neuroendocrine cells," according to the Mayo Clinic. They can occur anywhere in the body and be both cancerous and benign.
Milwaukee is seeing an unexpected spike in cases of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, according to health officials. There are high incidence rates in communities with larger vulnerable populations, including men who have sex with men, ethnic minorities, injection drug users and women, especially those who have been trafficked or who work in the sex trade, city Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia McManus said this week.
Every day for about five years, Israeli sisters Reut and Shoham Nistel ran home from school, made themselves sandwiches and plopped down on the couch to watch an Argentine telenovela with Hebrew subtitles.
Corey Thomas admitted to his pharmacist that he hated the blood pressure medications a previous doctor had prescribed for him. They came with "horrible" side effects, he said, and so he rarely took them.
Progress for gay characters in movies and TV continues in ways large and small. This week, that includes the arrival of "Love, Simon" -- a coming-out story, marking TV producer Greg Berlanti's directorial debut -- and "Instinct," an otherwise nondescript CBS crime procedural, starring Alan Cumming as a brilliant crime-solver who, in a first for that genre, just happens to be gay and married.
Melissa Joan Hart, who starred in the hit Nickelodeon series "Clarissa Explains It All " is reportedly starring in and executive producing a reboot of the popular 90s show. Hart will reprise her role as Clarissa Darling, a teenager who broke down the fourth wall to talk to viewers about adolescent issues like boys and family.
Authorities continue to chase hundreds of leads in an effort to find the person responsible for three package bombs that have rocked Austin, Texas, this month, killing two and injuring two others.