Larry Busacca/MTV1617/Getty Images for MTVKanye West is responding to Saturday Night Live taking a swipe at his presidential campaign over the weekend. During the “Your Vote Chicago” morning show sketch, Issa Rae used the “Heartless” rapper as the punchline for a joke. The rapper’s name comes up twice during the bit. Once when the Insecure star’s character says that she’s voting for “everybody black” […]

Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times via Getty ImagesBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom stood by a singed mountainside, blaming climate change for fueling the fires overtaking his state. The consequences climate scientists have long been warning about are coming to fruition in the increased intensity of natural disasters around the […]

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagicKid Cudi currently stars in HBO’s new series We Are Who We Are. He plays Richard Poythress, a military dad and supporter of President Donald Trump.  And that aspect of the role wasn’t exactly a good fit for Kid. “I read the scripts and at first I was taken aback because I have my beliefs,” Cudi told Esquire. “I’m not a […]

ABC NewsBY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — The weather pattern is beginning to turn more conducive for fire development across parts of the Western U.S. once again. High pressure building over the region will cause temperatures to rise and dry gusty winds to develop over parts of the region, especially California. There are fire […]

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News A major weather pattern change is in sight for the next few days in much of the U.S., including the return of dangerous fire weather conditions in parts of the West as well as a heat wave in the Southwest. Already Saturday morning, there are wind advisories, fire weather […]

Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity FairIf there is one thing Kanye West is certain of these days, it’s that artists should own their music — even his frenemy Taylor Swift.  The “Heartless” rapper has recently gone on several Twitter rants in which he criticized the music industry and the way that contracts are done with artists. More specifically, […]

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milehightraveler/iStockBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Heavy smoke from the dozens of wildfires blazing up and down the West Coast has traveled as far east as Europe — nearly 5,000 miles — satellite images show. Images released by the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service show the smoke moving from the western U.S. […]

ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty ImageBy HALEY YAMADA and MICHAEL MENDEHLSON (LOS ANGELES) — Families are mourning the loss of loved ones after at least 27 people have been killed in the wake of more than 70 devastating wildfires raging out of control on the west coast. Josiah Williams, a 16-year-old from Berry Creek, California, died […]

David Ryder/Getty ImagesBy JULIA JACOBO, ABC NEWS (SAN FRANCISCO) — After a devastating week of wildfires in the western U.S., meteorologists say Monday could bring even worse conditions. California fire officials are emphasizing the historic nature of the wildfires currently raging through the state as the death toll and total number of scorched acres continue […]

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