(NEW YORK) -- Seventy-five people have died and 59 have been injured in Pakistan over the last 24 hours due to severe weather, further devastating a country that's experiencing historic rain and flooding, according to the country's National Disaster Management Authority. About one-third of Pakistan... Read More.
Here's wishing a supernaturally happy birthday to Carlos Santana, who turns 75 today. The legendary guitarist helped create a groundbreaking fusion of rock, blues, pop, Latin music and jazz with his namesake band Santana. Santana came to global prominence after an incendiary performance at... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he pardoned three people who have “demonstrated a commitment to rehabilitation,” including 86-year-old Abraham W. Bolden Sr., who was the first Black Secret Service agent to serve on a presidential detail. The president also commuted the sentences... Read More.
Happy birthday, Iggy Pop! The music legend was born James Newell Osterberg Jr. on April 21, 1947 -- 75 years ago today. In fronting the seminal proto-punk band The Stooges, Pop became known as the Godfather of Punk. Pop formed The Stooges in the late '60s in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Seventy-five years ago, Jackie Robinson debuted as a first baseman with the Brooklyn Dodgers while donning jersey No. 42. Stepping out of the dark dugout into the stadium’s bright lights, the 28-year-old rookie played in front of a crowd toppling more... Read More.
According to published reports, Ivan Reitman, who directed comedy classics like Animal House, Stripes, and Ghostbusters, died Saturday at 75. Born in 1946 in what is now Slovakia, to Jewish parents who survived the Nazi occupation, Reitman's family fled to Canada when he was four years old. Raised... Read More.
Ian McDonald, a multi-instrumentalist and founding member of King Crimson and Foreigner, has died at the age of 75. The rocker "passed away peacefully on February 9, 2022 in his home in New York City, surrounded by his family," according to a press release. A... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The prices Americans pay for a basket of goods and services continued to climb rapidly last month, according to new government data. The consumer price index -- a key measure of inflation -- surged 7.5% over the last 12 months, the Labor Department... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Some 75 million Americans in 33 states, from the Dakotas to Georgia to Maine, are under alert Saturday through Monday for a massive winter storm and chilling temperatures. At least 11 winter weather alerts and advisories are in effect, including a wind... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 649,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.