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Alicia Keys performs during her concert in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, on June 4, 2013. (Photo by Boris Roessler/EPA)

With Bobbi Bear, Alicia Keys and Padma Lakshmi help fight child sex abuse

05/12/16 12:37PM

When a child first reveals that they are sexually abused, how they are treated matters. In fact, it will dictate the rest of their lives. Jackie Branfield, who grew up in a very poor family in Zimbabwe, knows this truth better than most. “My father died, and I was ten years old, and one of his friends came to comfort my mother. And she didn’t... read more

Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (R), his wife Jane (2nd R) and musician Michael Stipe (3rd R) order hot dogs at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, New York, April 10, 2016. (Photo by Bryan Snyder/Reuters)

Which recipes are associated with the five 2016 candidates?

04/19/16 03:44PM

The remaining presidential candidates seem to have taken New York City’s nickname to heart. John Kasich ignited the great debate over how to properly eat pizza when he used a fork at Gino’s Pizzeria in Howard Beach, Queens. The internet similarly had a lot to say after Hillary Clinton sampled cheesecake at Junior’s in downtown Brooklyn. And... read more

Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant walks off the court after finishing his last NBA basketball game before retirement, against the Utah Jazz on April 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Take a shot at this news quiz

04/15/16 05:20PM

This week, members of the Trump family missed an important deadline, the Bernie Sanders campaign hosted a YUGE rally in New York's Washington Square Park, and Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant went out with "swish!" Did you keep up with the news this week? Test yourself with this quiz. read more