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Chance The Rapper Launching Educational Award Event

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Speaking at the Harold Washington Cultural Center on Friday afternoon, Bennett said he has been back in Chicago for about a month since finishing his latest tour, and said two things have weighed on his mind. Principals were notified last month and were tasked with creating or expanding programs that are meaningful to students. "Funding for public schools is the single most important investment a community can make", he said. Read More »

Six injured after SUV ploughs into launderette

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Police said they don't suspect criminality in the crash, since the driver said that he hit the gas instead of the brake. "I didn't get hit by the vehicle, but all these folding tables just came crashing, flying", he said. "Her legs looked like they were twisted up", she said. "It's just a miracle that they're here", she said. Police have not charged anyone in the incident, which appears to have been an accident. Read More »

Hear Lin-Manuel Miranda's Boisterous 'Magic School Bus' Theme Song

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The result: feeble, inconsistent character drawings that distracted from the story. Everyone's favorite, Magic School Bus is back, this time with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on board. The new season of the series is scheduled to be released on the streaming service on Friday, Sept. 29. But worry not - the new Ms Frizzle shares her sister's zany ways and passion for science. Read More »

Gender-neutral kids' clothes: a peculiar obsession

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Not only has the company ditched "boy" and "girl" clothing, it has also abandoned separate sections in their shops, merging the children's section into one large, all-inclusive department called "Boys & Girls". As a result, John Lewis' move to offer gender neutral lines offers real potential to resonate with shoppers. Gap , for example, came under fire for referring to girls as "social butterflies" and boys as "little scholars" in an advert promoting its new clothing range. Read More »

Box Office Weekend: The Hitman's Bodyguard Again Dominates Box Office

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The $30 million buddy movie has yet to open overseas. Annabelle: Creation likewise benefited. On to No. 2, which is another holdover from last week. Steven Soderbergh's " Logan Lucky " rounded out the top five with $4.4 million. Sony's animated movie now stands at $80.3 million. For the first time in 25 years, there wasn't a single new major release in theaters over Labor Day weekend . Read More »

Missing van found: Six family members swept away in floodwaters

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Ric Saldivar, 53, has a big family - lots of brothers, spread over east Houston and beyond. The van was recovered from about three metres of muddy water in Green's Bayou in northeast Houston. The dentist who employs the children's family member, Esmeralda, who is a dental assistant, started a GoFundMe page to help benefit the grieving family. Read More »

Liam Payne and Cheryl Tweedy to move to LA?

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Dun-dun-dun!" He added: "Bear is the best creation I've ever made so I welcome the idea completely. "But, when, I don't really know", he continued. Get yourself into the Capital app now for even more Liam Payne greatness.you know you want too! And now, him and Cheryl are basically winning at relationship goals because she treated him to the best surprise for his birthday. Read More »

John Legend tried breaking up with Chrissy Teigen

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Their "breakup" only lasted an hour and a half, so we're not sure if we can even label it that. The singer, 38, told the newspaper that during a particularly hectic and stressful period in his life, he attempted to break up with the 31-year-old model, but thankfully for their marriage, she wasn't having any of it. Read More »

Chris Evans' Reunion with His Dog Is Too Cute for This World

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The caption reads "After 10 long weeks..." Evans adopted the pup a year ago while filming for his movie " Gifted " and has been away from Dodger for the last few months filming another new film. Dogs love us, even though we don't deserve their love. "And sure enough they were, so I was walking up and down the aisles and saw this one dude and he didn't belong there". Read More »

McGregor Set to Challenge Pay-Per-View Record

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Floyd Mayweather , right, celebrates with referee Robert Byrd after his TKO victory over Conor McGregor on Saturday, Aug 26, 2017, at T-Mobile Arena, in Las Vegas . After banking close to £80million following his recent fight with Floyd Mayweather , McGregor's future options are limitless. Indeed, the victor of Lee and Ferguson will naturally ascend to an undisputed title shot but the contextual element of Diaz could see him jump the queue. Read More »

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge expecting their third child

An Australian Monarchists spokesman said the league was delighted by the announcement and sent their "warm greetings and congratulations" to the royal couple. When asked on a royal tour in Singapore in 2012 about how many children he wanted, William said he was "thinking about having two". Closer Weekly previously reported that she was rushed to hospital several weeks ago for an unknown reason, and was released the following day. Read More »

Pope Francis: I saw psychoanalyst regularly years ago

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He said: 'Then one day when the psychoanalyst was dying, she called me. In excerpts of a book about the pontiff to be released on September 6, Francis divulges meetings with a Buenos Aires psychoanalyst while he was head of Argentina's Jesuit order during the grueling military dictatorship. Read More »

Pope Francis recalls seeing female Jewish psychoanalyst in 1970s

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Not to receive the sacraments, because she was Jewish, but for a spiritual dialogue. "She was a good person", Francis said. The interviews are recorded in a new book, Pope Francis: Politics and Society. The Pope (80) also speaks of his state of mind now. "I feel free", he said. "Nothing makes me afraid". Pope Francis said yesterday that a full message about the importance of environmental care, from both him and "our dear brother Bartholomew , Ecumenical Patriarch of ... Read More »

Listen to 'cry of the Earth'

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For six months she helped me a lot", Francis said. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, as he was known then, was at the time the head of the Jesuit order in his native Argentina. He singled out "rigid priests who are afraid to communicate. Whenever I run into a rigid person, especially if young, I tell myself that he's sick", he said. Read More »

Pope saw psychoanalyst to seek 'clarity' years ago

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After talking with the Holy Father about a 2019 visit to Panama for World Youth Day and asking for "a special blessing", Ramirez told the Pope he had one more request. In the interviews, Francis also blasted priests who are "are rigid and afraid to communicate", likely a reference to internal critics who disapprove of what they percieve as his liberal leadership of the Church, whose adherents number an estimated 2.2 billion. Read More »

Governor Abbott Statement On Rebuild Texas Fund

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People wishing to donate can do so on the Rebuild Texas Fund's website, or by texting "rebuildtx" to 91999. "I thank Michael and Susan Dell for their commitment to the State of Texas and to all those affected by Hurricane Harvey". The Chamber is tracking donation totals, DeCourcey said, but its too soon to predict whether the corporate relief efforts for Harvey will reach the Dollars 1 billion milestone recorded after Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy. Read More »

Michael Dell pledges $36M for Harvey relief in Houston

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In that vein, the fund will focus on marshaling resources and partners for longer-term restoration and rebuilding, in addition to supporting ongoing relief efforts. Appearing Friday, September 1 , on ABC's Good Morning America , Susan, who chairs the Dell foundation, said: "We basically want to bring the power of private contributions to the recovery efforts that are happening". Read More »

Square: TX billionaire Michael Dell to donate $36M to Harvey relief fund

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Corporate giants have contributed $113 million to disaster relief efforts as of Thursday, according to the US Chamber of Commerce, CNN reported. Dell started his namesake company in his dorm room at the University of Texas in the late 1980s, and his leadership of the company has made him a billionaire many times over. Read More »

Varun Dhawan Finally Introduces His 'October Girl.' Pic Here

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Now, the actor has finally revealed his October girl to be debutante Banita Sandhu and we can't help but wonder how this pairing came to be. He took to Twitter and posted a series of tweets in which he urged Varun for a fight and even called himself very unsafe. Read More »

Angelina Jolie Admits She Doesn't Enjoy Being Single

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It was a "come to Jesus meeting" that marked the beginning of a new phase in their relationship", said the biographer. Angelina's life and career since have been taxing, so Brangelina is back together after emotional therapy. "Sometimes I can forget that and we can all get pretty hard on each other". Even if you are going through chemo, you need to find the ability to love and laugh. Read More »

Lil Wayne in Hospital After Multiple Seizures

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The Grammy-winning rapper was subsequently taken to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in MI, where he reportedly had another seizure. Lil Wayne , who according to TMZ was found unconscious in his Chicago hotel room, was taken to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in MI. Read More »

Ayushmann Khurrana happy with "boy-next-door" roles

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While Ajay Devgn's Baadshaho is an action thriller, Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar's Shubh Mangal Saavdhan talks about the taboo of erectile dysfunction in India. One can see the difference between a superstar's movie and a good actor's film by their box office collections. It is turning out to be an interesting season for Ayushmann Khurranna since he has two of films releasing in a matter of a fortnight and practically doing similar business with same target audience base. Read More »

Windows 10 Pro For Workstations Rolling Out Later This Year

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The server grade file system as the name implies is meant to provide an extra level of data availability, fault-tolerance, and resilience. Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a solid update to look forward to if you're a professional with a workstation or manage servers for a living. Read More »

Madonna Reveals Move to Portugal, Reveals She's Working on New Projects

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She also added that her newest music is finally in works. See more on what Madonna has been up to in the video below. You never know what Madonna will do next, and that's why we love her. "I used to be a basket case but now I live in Lisbon!" she captioned the snap. This will be the next Chapter in My Book! "It's time to conquer the world from a different vantage point!" she wrote. Read More »

Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Edition for Workstations

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Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a solid update to look forward to if you're a professional with a workstation or manage servers for a living. Microsoft announced a new edition of Windows 10 Pro on Thursday with features created to work well with server-grade PC hardware. Read More »

Annual five-day hajj in Saudi Arabia comes to an end

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Abdull Warsame, a Somali-American who lives in Minnesota, is leading 420 people to hajj this year from the United States. It is the coming together of Muslims from every nation that makes Hajj so special. Speaking to Malaysian media, Asyraf said he had conveyed Malaysia's appreciation to King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud at the ruler's Aidil Adha reception for foreign dignitaries on Saturday, and at a meeting with Mecca Governor Prince Khalid al-Faisal Al-Saud on Friday. Read More »

Japan princess to lose her royal status after announcing engagement to commoner

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A series of related rituals, including a betrothal ceremony known as "Nosai no Gi", will be carried out before the couple's wedding , which is expected to take place in autumn next year at the earliest. Princess Mako of Akishino is the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito from his second son, Prince Akishino . The Emperor was quoted as saying, "It's good because the weather is fine today". Read More »