• Rio stunner: Phelps gets 100m butterfly silver
Rio stunner: Phelps gets 100m butterfly silver

The athlete is now officially the most decorated gold medalist of all time in individual events, beating a record set more than 2,000 years ago by Greek athlete Leonidas of Rhodes in 152 B.C., who won 12 individual gold medals in the ancient Olympics.

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  • First Canadian case of Zika-related anomalies in fetus
First Canadian case of Zika-related anomalies in fetus

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell said she will transfer $34 million from her agency to the National Institutes of Health and will transfer another $47 million to the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, the newspaper reported.

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  • Win book about terrible opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins
Win book about terrible opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins

She also injured her hand so she could no longer play the piano. In real life , it was attended by celebrities including Cole Porter, dancer and actress Marge Champion, composer Gian Carlo Menotti, actress Kitty Carlisle and opera star Lily Pons with her husband, conductor Andre Kostelanetz, who composed a song for Jenkins to sing that nigh...

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  • Ian Sommerhalder, Nikki Reed Calling the Casting Shots
Ian Sommerhalder, Nikki Reed Calling the Casting Shots

Meanwhile, Celeb Dirty Laundry is reporting that Ian Somerhalder and "The Vampire Diaries" Season 8 showrunner Julie Plec are now not in good terms after the cancelled return of Nina Dobrev to the popular vampire-themed series. She was great for The CW. Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder and " TVD " creator Julie Plec at Comic-Con 2016. But t...

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  • WWE SmackDown Aug. 9, 2016: Two NXT women victorious in debuts
WWE SmackDown Aug. 9, 2016: Two NXT women victorious in debuts

The music interrupts and out comes WWE Champion Dean Ambrose to a pop. Wyatt says it's him against the world, and is then interrupted by Dean Ambrose. Orton offers Del Rio a VIP experience but warns him that it's a bumpy ride with a helluva landing. The gist: Slater told Rhyno that if he wins tonight, he gets a SmackDown contract.

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  • Middletown native claims Olympic gold -- again -- in Rio
Middletown native claims Olympic gold -- again -- in Rio

The 26-year-old American came out with guns blazing and was clearly the aggressor the whole match but was only ahead by penalties with seconds to go, when she got Tcheumeo to submit on a hold for the match-ending ippon. Harrison is only the second American judoku ever to win two Olympic medals, following Jimmy Pedro (her coach) in 1996 and 2004. Ve...

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  • 'Extreme fire activity' expected in Nova Scotia as wildfire grows
'Extreme fire activity' expected in Nova Scotia as wildfire grows

The wildfire, in the Seven Mile Lake area, grew 100 hectares overnight Monday to roughly 240 hectares, but the more than 50 people on the front lines had been able to keep it from growing further, Rudderham said. Smoke from the fire was moving across the province, reaching the Halifax area. "If we get many more, it's going to cause great concern fo...

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  • Sheeran stole Gaye melody, lawsuit claims
Sheeran stole Gaye melody, lawsuit claims

It was also Ed's highest charting hit in North America, reached number one on the Official Singles Chart in the United Kingdom and became the first song to spend a full year in the UK's top 40. In regards to "Thinking Out Loud", the romantic tune became the biggest hit of Sheeran's career, scoring the No. 2 spot on the U.S. The 25-year-old is now...

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  • Fox Wants Roger Ailes to Pay for Gretchen Carlson Settlement Himself
Fox Wants Roger Ailes to Pay for Gretchen Carlson Settlement Himself

The latest, as usual, comes from reporter Gabriel Sherman , who literally wrote the book on Ailes , and this time it's personal. With Ailes out, expect more allegations to arise and the plot surrounding Fox News to thicken. Cane, sent Fox News' legal team a letter detailing a series of allegations. When Tantaros filed a complaint , Sh...

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  • GOP activists feel betrayed by Trump's Ryan endorsement
GOP activists feel betrayed by Trump's Ryan endorsement

Speaker Paul Ryan is expected to dominate in his primary election on Tuesday even without the endorsement of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump . "This is one of the coolest things I've ever done in my life". " Paul Ryan knows how to fundraise, and he knows how to smile at people in his district and knows what they want to hear, a...

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  • Jared Leto's Joker Inspired By Bowie
Jared Leto's Joker Inspired By Bowie

However, the characters (and the actors who portray them) are spot on, especially Will Smith's Deadshot , Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn, and Viola Davis' Amanda Waller . Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice also managed to overcome the bad notices to debut with $166m, only for poor word-of-mouth to catch up in its second weekend, pushing re...

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  • Watch 'Wonder Woman' and 'Justice League' trailers from Comic-Con
Watch 'Wonder Woman' and 'Justice League' trailers from Comic-Con

Trevor: "Well, that's neat". "We knew we wanted to tell a story that would inspire people: women, men, boys, and girls". She was brought up on a protected island to be trained and become a great fight. Starring Gal Gadot as Diana Prince and directed by Patty Jenkins, it's time for the world to witness a female superhero from a famous comi...

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  • Kim Kardashian CAUGHT On Camera Dissing Taylor Swift
Kim Kardashian CAUGHT On Camera Dissing Taylor Swift

Kim Kardashian must have been a bit lost for words when she was interviewed by a small child who asked why she was famous. She later shared a pic with Caitlyn all glammed up after Kim styled her in a white caped dress for the ESPY Awards.

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  • Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is taken ill on stage
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry is taken ill on stage

I don't think he knows how to", he said. "Not young anymore, y'know?" I know that nobody is talking to me. As the mystery about what caused Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry to collapse during a Hollywood Vampires show last weekend continues, his musical brother, Steven Tyler, has expressed frustration that even he doesn't know what is going on.

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  • 'Ghostbusters' review: Female-led reboot not too fresh or amusing
'Ghostbusters' review: Female-led reboot not too fresh or amusing

It's not clear if its his son or not. He said that their character was originally for Melissa , but since she had already played a role like that in the past, they decided that Leslie was the best actor to portray it. "I don't think people would have responded the same way if the cast was all Asian or all African-Americans". "I was going to ...

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  • HBO Reveals Jon Snow 's Parents With An Info Graphic
HBO Reveals Jon Snow 's Parents With An Info Graphic

The infographic doesn't confirm if Lyanna and Rhaegar's relationship was consensual, as many fans think, but it does state that Jon is Rhaegar's son. But it seems " Game of Thrones " isn't going the incestuous route again for now. In that moment, she makes Ned promise to protect Jon from Robert - she knew that Robert would kill Jon...

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  • 'Nashville' saved, picked up for Season 5 by CMT after fan outcry
'Nashville' saved, picked up for Season 5 by CMT after fan outcry

Fans everywhere were devastated after the show was cancelled by ABC after 4 seasons , but we can all dry our tears! There was also no word Friday on how numerous show's regular cast members will return. "Not only will hundreds of film production workers be keeping their jobs, we will also be keeping the greatest advertising tool for Music City t...

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  • Gawker files for bankruptcy, to sell itself to Ziff Davis
Gawker files for bankruptcy, to sell itself to Ziff Davis

Many didn't see why the company would publish such a story about someone, and Gawker founder Nick Denton made a decision to have the story removed. The asset purchase agreement to Ziff Davis , the owner of PC Magazine , marks the start of the bankruptcy auction process. Thiel said that he is able to defend himself against these kinds ...

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  • Cavs Thump Warriors In Game 3, Still Down 2-1
Cavs Thump Warriors In Game 3, Still Down 2-1

The Cavaliers, embarrassed by a 33-point loss in Game Two, cruised the rest of the way and led by as many as 31 with a minute to play to change the narrative of a series that many had started to think would be over in four games. "We win together and we lose together. I'll be much better and much more sound". At the end of the first quarter of Ga...

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  • Are Arya and the Waif the Same Person on Game of Thrones?
Are Arya and the Waif the Same Person on Game of Thrones?

Read some fan tweets below... Another user noticed that the music that plays as Arya walks into the bridge where she is stabbed is Valar Morghulis, the theme of the Faceless Men that plays in many scenes featuring Jaqen. But the theory about Arya and the Waif being the same person is just obscure enough to be a real possibility. Apparently...

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  • Fears for Top Gear as ratings crash to new low
Fears for Top Gear as ratings crash to new low

Its data - how many people watch, how long viewers tune in for, how many episodes they watch and where they go next - is far more accurate than anything regular television overnight figures can produce. The audience grew throughout the episode, peaking at 3.3 million, but failed to match the ratings of Antiques Roadshow and Soccer Aid. "This week...

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  • The 8 Most Awkward Moments of The Bachelorette Episode 2
The 8 Most Awkward Moments of The Bachelorette Episode 2

JoJo understandably wants more, since this is her show and he's supposed to be playing along. One-on-One Date: So commercial banker Derek and JoJo had a mystery date where they got to choose their adventure and the best they could come up with was sipping wine in view of the Golden Gate Bridge? At one point during the game he breaks the f...

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  • New Captain America book suggests he's a member of Hydra
New Captain America book suggests he's a member of Hydra

Historically in Marvel comics, Captain America and Hydra are sworn enemies, but a new comic released Wednesday has Cap joining the organization. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , comic writers Nick Spender and Tom Brevoort are making sure that readers know that while the change may seem insane, this is the real Steve Rogers.

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  • Amber Heard accuses estranged husband Johnny Depp of domestic violence
Amber Heard accuses estranged husband Johnny Depp of domestic violence

Amber claims that she has video of one of the beatings and has already revealed a photo of the bruises on her face and has filed for a temporary restraining order against her husband. Amber had been dating Van Ree for four years before Depp wooed her with said horse (he was involved with The Lone Ranger at the time). The film was released...

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  • Khloe Kardashian files to divorce Lamar Odom - again
Khloe Kardashian files to divorce Lamar Odom - again

Now she has filed for divorce again , citing irreconcilable differences, just like last time. The insider says Kardashian will continue to support Odom financially, but that there is nothing romantic between them. Last month, Kardashian shared her feelings on Instagram about how you can't change someone's heart. However, both she and Lamar m...

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