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Oxfam: Economic inequality is ‘out of control’

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Global economic inequality "is out of control," Oxfam International said Monday while calling on the international community to adopt policies to break up its "flawed and sexist economic system." The non-profit organization said ...

Diddy, Faith Evans Plan Big Night at Biggie’s Hall of Fame Induction

Exclusive TMZ/Getty Diddy and Faith Evans played central roles in Notorious B.I.G.'s life and in the immediate success that followed ... so it's only fitting they'll be front and center when Biggie gets inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of ...

‘Jersey Shore’ Star Ronnie Unsure Why Ex Came Over to Allegedly Attack

Exclusive TMZ.com Ronnie Ortiz-Magro doesn't know why Jen Harley was allegedly snooping around his house before launching an attack with an eyeliner ... they're not dating and there was no invite. Sources close to Ronnie tell TMZ ... they are ...

3rd person dies from new SARS-like virus as it spreads throughout China

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Chinese health officials said Monday a third person has died from a mysterious new virus as it spreads throughout the country. Health officials in the central Chinese city of Wuhan said in a statement that a patient infected with ...

‘Pete’s Dragon’ Writer Says Sons Duped Him into Screwing Over His Wife

Exclusive TMZ/Walt Disney Pictures The guy who helped create the children's movie, "Pete's Dragon" claims he got screwed over by his own kids when they pulled the wool over his eyes to line their own pockets. Malcolm Marmorstein's now battling ...

Mary Carey Signs Celebrity Boxing Deal, Fighting in April

Exclusive TMZ/Getty Composite Mary Carey's still getting physical in her life after porn ... by getting in the ring and beating the pulp outta other celebs. The famed porn star officially signed a contract with Celebrity Boxing promoter Damon ...

Tell It To My Heart Singer Taylor Dayne ‘Memba Her?!

New York-native Taylor Dayne (real name Leslie Wunderman) used her powerful vocals and an epic hair crimper to shoot to stardom in the late 80s after her first single "Tell It To My Heart" became a worldwide hit ... followed up by "Prove Your ...

Famous birthdays for Jan. 20: Skeet Ulrich, Buzz Aldrin

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: -- French physicist Andre-Marie Ampere in 1775 -- Harold Gray, creator of the comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," in 1894 -- Comedian George Burns in 1896 -- ...

On This Day, Jan. 20: FDR inaugurated for fourth, final term

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- On this date in history: In 1265, Britain's House of Commons, which became a model for parliamentary bodies, met for the first time. In 1783, U.S. and British representatives signed a preliminary "Cessation of Hostilities," ...

Tony Shalhoub, Laura Dern win at the 2020 SAG awards

Caroline Aaron, Jane Lynch, Stephanie Hsu, Marin Hinkle, Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Matilda Szydagis, Joel Johnstone, Luke Kirby, Michael Zegen, Kevin Pollak and Tony Shalhoub appear backstage with the award for Outstanding Performance by an ...

Hawaii shooting: 2 officers killed, 3 people including suspect missing

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A man shot and killed two police officers responding to an emergency call Sunday in an upscale Honolulu neighborhood before setting his home on fire that spread to several others, authorities said. Honolulu Police Chief Susan ...

The Hype Is Now Wood For Sustainable Building

Wood is now seen as the material to replace steel and concrete, as it is said to reduce waste and create a more aesthetically-pleasing environment. The hype around replacing commonly-used building materials with wood is all thanks to structural ...

2 dead, 5 wounded in shooting at San Antonio club

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- An argument between customers at a Texas music venue erupted into a shooting Sunday, leaving at least two people dead and five others wounded, authorities said. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus told reporters that officers ...

Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston Have Loving Reunion at SAG Awards

Breaking News Getty Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are giving the people what they want ... finally!!! The famous exes not only came face-to-face Sunday night at the Screen Actors Guild awards -- but they had a warm and loving embrace in front ...

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido defies travel ban, arrives in Colombia

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido arrived in Colombia on Sunday for a counter-terrorism meeting in defiance of a travel ban imposed against him by the pro-government supreme court. Guaido announced his arrival in neighboring ...

In Photos: Moments from the 26th annual SAG Awards

Updated: Jan. 19, 2020 at 10:59 PM Stars of film and television arrive at the 26th annual SAG Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Sunday. Renée Zellweger won Best Actress for "Judy." Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI ...

Raheem Mostert leads 49ers over Packers in NFC title game

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The San Francisco 49ers used a record-setting performance from Raheem Mostert to beat the Green Bay Packers 37-20 on Sunday in the NFC Championship Game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers (15-3) reached their first ...

Watch: 49ers’ Tevin Coleman carted off with shoulder injury vs. Packers

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman was knocked out of Sunday's NFC Championship Game with a shoulder injury. Coleman exited in the second quarter of the NFC title game against the Green Bay Packers. The 49ers announced ...

The EU Wants A Standard Charger For All Smartphones

The European Union (EU) wants to have a single standard charging port for all smartphones. Whether it’s an iPhone,  Samsung, or any type or brand of smartphone, the EU wants the hassle of finding the right charger for your phone gone. This ...

Google Maps Lets You Rate And Review Major Bodies Of Water

The Volga river in Russia is the highest-rated river in Google Maps, with over six thousand reviews. The Volga scored 4.7, defeating other major rivers such as Don (Russia) and Sao Francisco (Brazil). Isn’t it funny that the application lets you ...

It’s Better To Not Fake Your Emotions At Work, Study Shows

Faking a smile or a cheery positive attitude backfires when used on coworkers, as University of Arizona researchers led by Allison Gabriel found out in their study. From studying groups of people from different industries, such as education and ...

Hungry Cats Might Find Dead Bodies Yummy

Feral cats were caught on camera feasting on human corpses at a  decomposition research facility in Colorado. The two cats were reportedly looking for specific corpses to feed on, suggesting that they might have a preference. A study has ...

Triple Tautonyms

A species name is usually made up of its genus followed by its species, like Homo sapiens. A tautonym is a species name in which the genus and species is the same, like Rattus rattus. To the casual reader, a tautonym implies that this is the ...

The World’s Largest Snickers Bar Weighs 2.4 Tons

For a week, the Promethean craftsmen at the Mars Wrigley factory in Waco, Texas labored to create the world's greatest Snickers bar. It measures 12 feet long and is the equivalent of 43,000 regular-sized Snickers bars, thus providing servings for ...

How Intimidating Is A Male Sparrow’s Voice To Other Male Sparrows?

It depends on the age. Similar to us humans, a sparrow’s voice changes as it reaches its sunset years. As elderly swamp sparrows no longer sound the same as when they were younger, they also do not strike the same fear in other males who hear them, ...