Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has made a number of statements backing Pope Francis' views on the dangers of global wealth and income inequality, ahead of his scheduled visit to the Vatican this week.
"The pope is right in saying all of us must address the grotesque income and wealth inequality we are seeing throughout the world," Sanders' campaign Facebook page wrote on Sunday.
"Pope Francis is right. It is a tragedy that so many men, women and children in this world are suffering. They are suffering because of social, environmental and economic injustice, and I look forward to addressing these issues when I visit Vatican City next week," another statement from Sanders read. more >>
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order banning non-essential state travel to Mississippi over the state's recently signed law offering legal protection to individuals and businesses opposed to gay marriage.
The executive order came in response of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signing House Bill 1523 into law on Tuesday morning.
The premiere of "The Real Housewives of New York City" on Wednesday hinted that trouble is on the way for newbie Julianne Wainstein as Bethenny Frankel once again started digging around her life.
Apparently, Frankel isn't pleased with Wainstein's looks, telling Dorinda Medley that she thinks the newcomer is too thin. "She looks like a really thin girl—like, she looks like there is an issue. I wrote a book called Naturally Thin. This is not naturally thin," she said, according to U.S. Weekly.
Frankel isn't the one who will stop at nothing and she went on to tell a listening Medley that Wainstein's thin frame is the kind that makes other people "uncomfortable." She then explained that the reason why she knows is because her own mother had an eating disorder. "I had a mother who had an eating disorder, and I've been around it, and I understand it," she remarked. more >>
Candace Cameron Bure has been on full celebration mode for her 40th birthday, and in a live taping of "The View" was consumed with tears as her favorite band, for King & Country, brought her daughter on stage for a surprise concert.
Two-time Grammy Award winners for King & Country debuted their new song, "Priceless," from their forthcoming movie of the same name, live on the popular talk show Wednesday morning. The performance was in honor Bure, but also marked the first time the group performed the song on national television.
Midway through the song as the Australian duo sang about the value of women, Bure's 17-year-old daughter, Natasha, joined the band on stage to sing the second half of "Priceless." more >>
The cast and crew of "Doctor Strange" dropped by New York for filming and fans unexpectedly were given some time to snap selfies with the amazing Benedict Cumberbatch who visited a local comic book store still in his Sorcerer Supreme costume.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Cumberbatch took some time off while shooting sequences so he can visit a comic book shop. As every fan already knows, the character he plays in the upcoming movie was first introduced through Marvel's line of comics.
The store's manager was able to take a photo with the "Sherlock" star and fans were able to talk to the amazing actor. According to The Telegraph, footage from the shop's CCTV show Cumberbatch talking to fans and giving them time to take photos with him. more >>
A small college in New York City has announced that it will remove all gender identification signage from bathrooms across its campus in a move designed to get rid of "gendered spaces."
Cooper Union, an arts and engineering college in Manhattan that has an enrollment of less than 1,000, has decided to rid its school of signs denoting men's and women's bathrooms and instead place signs reading "restroom with urinals and stalls" and "restroom with only stalls."
The school's acting President Bill Mea announced in a March 18 email sent to the campus community that he has decided to not only remove gender identification from "any spaces" on campus but also open up all single-occupancy bathrooms for everyone to use. more >>