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January 3, 2019 10:42 PM President Trump makes first briefing room appearance

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders earlier this afternoon announced there would be a surprise press briefing. She introduced President Trump, who talked about his border wall demand, and then both Sanders and Trump left the room, taking no questions from reporters. CNN's Brianna Keilar called the question-less appearance a "non-briefing 107

January 3, 2019 10:30 PM ‘Entourage’ alum Jerry Ferrara reveals he and his wife are expecting a son after losing baby last year

Jerry Ferrara revealed on Instagram on Thursday that he and his wife, Breanne Racano, is expecting a baby boy in May. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Starz Entertainment LLC) The 39-year-old former "Entourage" star took to Instagram on Thursday to announce that his wife, Breanne Racano, is expecting a baby boy in May. In an adorable pic on a basketball 116

January 3, 2019 7:47 PM 15 Democrats defect on speaker vote to oppose Pelosi

Pelosi, the 78-year-old congresswoman from California, made history when she was first elected House speaker in 2007 as the first woman to serve in the role. While she isn’t the first to regain the speaker’s job, the last time a lawmaker reclaimed the gavel was more than a half-century ago. Pelosi needed an “absolute majority” of votes cast from the House 213

January 3, 2019 5:22 AM China's Lunar Explorer Has Made Its Historic Touchdown on the Far Side of the Moon, State Media Says

(BEIJING) — China’s burgeoning space program achieved a first on Thursday: a landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. The United States, the then-Soviet Union and more recently China have all sent spacecraft to the near side of the moon, which faces Earth, but this is the first-ever landing on the other side. The China National Space Administration 111

January 2, 2019 10:31 PM Joe Maddon fills out coaching staff for Cubs

CHICAGO -- The Cubs hired former major league infielder Mark Loretta as their bench coach Wednesday, replacing Brandon Hyde, who was hired as the manager of the Baltimore Orioles last month. Loretta, 47, had spent the past nine years in the front office of the San Diego Padres. He'll be manager Joe Maddon's bench coach -- the Cubs' third in as many years 103

January 2, 2019 10:16 PM Ex-USC assistant Bland pleads guilty in corruption scandal

Former Southern California assistant coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to commit bribery, the latest development in the corruption scandal that rocked college basketball. Bland admitted he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer USC basketball players toward certain financial advisers and business managers 116

January 2, 2019 9:40 PM Heidi Klum apologized to Drake after ghosting him, says he was ‘basically a week too late’

“I said I’m sorry, because I know I made a huge wave after I was here, and he just made that face,” Klum told Ellen DeGeneres, in an episode airing Wednesday, of the emoji Drake, 32, replied with. While appearing on “Ellen” last fall, Klum said Drake was “basically a week too late” in terms of getting his shot with the former “Project Runway” host. “I never 104

January 2, 2019 7:37 PM Bengals to interview Jackson, Joseph

Endorsed by outgoing coach Marvin Lewis, fired Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson will interview with the Cincinnati Bengals to become head coach. Another former Cincinnati assistant, Vance Joseph, is a candidate for the open head coach gig. NFL Network reported Joseph heard from the Bengals, with whom he worked as a defensive assistant under Lewis 114

January 2, 2019 7:34 PM Brazil president says military provides bulwark against usurpers

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s new far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said that the country’s armed forces were an obstacle for any person or group who might wish to usurp power. Speaking at the swearing-in of his new Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva, the former army captain said his election victory was proof that Brazil’s people 89

January 1, 2019 7:00 PM Doping: WADA 'bitterly disappointed' at Russia's failure to meet deadline

(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday said that Russian authorities had failed to provide access to laboratory doping data by WADA’s year-end deadline and that as a result it will consider sanctions against the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA). RUSADA was stripped of its accreditation in 2015 after a WADA-commissioned report found evidence 132