Oleksii Liskonih/iStock (WASHINGTON) — The United States on Thursday announced a sweeping series of sanctions against Russia over election interference, cyber hacking and other “harmful foreign activities,” it said, including reports of Russia offering “bounties” for Taliban attacks against U.S. troops, and Russia’s occupation and alleged human rights abuses inRead More →

Springfield Fire Department/Twitter (SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) — A Bulgarian national who was arrested Thursday faces hate crime offenses for setting several fires at a predominately Black church in Springfield, Massachusetts, last year. Dushko Vulchev, who is a naturalized U.S. citizen living in Maine, demonstrated a “hatred of Black people,” federal prosecutorsRead More →

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images (ADAMS, Mass.) — U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans was remembered in Adams, Massachusetts, on Thursday. While his family, including his 9-year-old son, Logan, and 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, their mother, Shannon Terranova, and Evans’ mother, Janice, attended the private funeral mass atRead More →

ABC News (BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn.) — The mother of Daunte Wright, the 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a Minnesota police officer at a traffic stop, said she “wants 100% accountability” in the wake of the officer’s arrest. “If that even happens, we’re still going to bury our son,” Wright’sRead More →

Thousands of Black Panther fans are asking Marvel President Kevin Feige to reconsider his decision to not recast Chadwick Boseman‘s role as King T’Challa in the upcoming Marvel sequel. A Change.org petition with close to 20,000 signatures outlines Thousands of Black Panther fans are asking Marvel President Kevin Feige toRead More →

ABC Just days after it was announced that Fleabag Emmy-winner Phoebe Waller-Bridge was tapped to co-star in the fifth Indiana Jones film, comes news another Star Wars veteran has just climbed aboard. The Hollywood Reporter notes that Mads Mikkelson, who played Death Star engineer Galen Erso in Rogue One, will be joining Harrison Ford and Waller-Bridge, who appeared in Solo: A StarRead More →

ABC/Rick Rowell It’s a double-shot that undoubtedly will get the gossip pages flapping. Brad Pitt will apparently follow his action film Bullet Train — which featured a cameo by Sandra Bullock — by reconnecting with the Speed star on another film.  The Hollywood Reporter notes the two Oscar winners will appear together in The Lost City of D, an action comedy inRead More →