ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty ImagesOne man’s plastic prop is another man’s treasure and the proof lies in the fact that Notorious B.I.G.‘s plastic crown just sold for nearly $600,000. On Tuesday, Sotheby’s hosted its first-ever auction dedicated to hip-hop items. Up for grabs was the plastic crown that Biggie wore for the iconic King of New […]

Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty ImagesJimmy Fallon landed himself in hot water after a 20-year-old clip of him impersonating Chris Rockresurfaced online.  While critics have slammed the video for being an offensive example of blackface, the person Fallon was pretending to be has come to the night show host’s defense in a new interview. Speaking with the New York Times, Rock opened up […]

ABC NewsBy MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Sally is now a tropical depression and is expected to become a remnant low as it moves from Alabama into Georgia and the Carolinas. As Sally remnants move east Thursday afternoon and evening, there is a threat for flooding rain from Atlanta to Charlotte and Raleigh, […]

Melinda Sue GordonJohn David Washington says he felt like a student in a master class when working with director Christopher Nolan on his latest project Tenet. In fact, Washington says he learned some invaluable lessons from both Nolan and his Oscar-winning BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee during his time working with them. “They say never meet your heroes, but they’re exceptions […]

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 940,000 people worldwide. Over 29.8 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering […]

Freeform/Eric McCandlessSocial media is going crazy over rising R&B singer and actress Ryan Destiny, who plays the leading lady in Justin Bieber’s new music video for “Holy.” On Wednesday, Bieber shared a teaser clip, which features him waking up and rolling over to Destiny in bed, who greeted him with a sweet smile. The clip received over two million views […]

iStock/smolaw11BY: SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News (CHICAGO) — From converting on-campus labs to designating quarantine dorms, many schools touted extensive safety strategies leading up to students’ return to college campuses. Now that class is back in session, colleges and universities across the country have been forced to reckon with rising COVID-19 case numbers. The University of […]

kali9/iStockBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News (SUFFOLK, Va.) — Police are hunting for a gunman following a shooting incident in Virginia when a police car was hit three times with gunfire. The incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. in Suffolk, Virginia, when a marked police car was driving through the area and was hit three times […]

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Breonna Taylor’s image has appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine and in giant murals around the county — but Tamika Palmer says she still wears a T-shirt bearing her daughter’s likeness to make sure no one forgets her name and how she died […]

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