Madonna to direct, co-write biopic about her life

Madonna is dipping her toe back into the world of film.The singer will direct and co-write a movie about her own life for Universal. Oscar-winning "Juno" scribe Diablo Cody will write alongside the pop icon."I want to convey the incredible journey that life has taken me on as an artist, a musician, a dancer – a human being, trying to make her way in this world," Madonna said in a statement...

Progressives blast DNC for giving AOC just 60 seconds at convention but more time to Kasich, Bloomberg

Progressives blasted the Democratic National Committee for allotting only 60 seconds at next week's convention to "Squad" member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., while giving larger platforms to former Republican Gov. John Kasich and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.Ocasio-Cortez has become an icon among the left since being sworn into Congress in 2018, but she is set to give a...

Brit Hume says White House press corps seem to be covering Trump, not virus, at COVID-19 briefings

Fox News political analyst Brit Hume said Tuesday that the White House press corps appears to be trying to make the presidential coronavirus briefings more about the president and less about the coronavirus.Hume told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that he senses a drastic shift in the conduct of the reporters compared to the years he spent as the White House correspondent for ABC News decades ago.He...

NYPD sees 49 percent spike in officers filing for retirement amid George Floyd unrest

A wave of NYPD officers has filed for retirement in the weeks following George Floyd's death on May 25, refocusing attention on police morale amid widespread protests and calls to defund law enforcement.The NYPD told Fox News on Saturday that 272 officers have filed for retirement between Floyd's death and June 23. That represents a 49 percent increase over the same period in...

Liz Peek: George Floyd rioting – Biden doesn’t get it. It’s the safety, stupid

President Trump has promised to quell the violent attack on our country, and said: “Where there is no safety, there is no future.” He is correct.Never before in our country’s history have our elected officials – officials who have taken an oath to uphold our laws and pledged to keep us safe – stood aside and let rioters destroy our communities. It is unconscionable, it is reckless...

Fauci, other health officials to testify before Senate panel via videoconference amid coronavirus concerns

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Dr. Anthony Fauci and other public health officials will testify this week before a key Senate committee via videoconference due to the threats posed by the novel coronavirus, Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Sunday.Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases , and...

Princess Sofia of Sweden volunteers at hospital amid coronavirus outbreak

Princess Sofia of Sweden started volunteering this week at a Stockholm hospital where she serves as the honorary chair amid the coronavirus pandemic.The princess, 35, is among 80 people a week who have completed the three-day emergency online training course from Sophiahemmet University created to help the hospital, which has been overwhelmed during the outbreak, according to People...

Liberty University students ‘want to be here’ despite coronavirus pandemic, Falwell says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox.  Sign up here.Liberty University this week is preparing to welcome students back to campus as other schools across the country are telling them to stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.“I think we have a responsibility to our students — who paid to be here, who want to be here, who love it here — to give...

Coronavirus kills 2nd man in Washington state, officials say

A second coronavirus death has been confirmed in Washington state, officials said Sunday.The Seattle & King County officials said four additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among people living in King County, including one new death, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 10.The confirmed second death is a man in his seventies who had underlying health conditions. He...

New Hampshire officials promise to ‘get it right’ with voter tabulations ahead of state primary

Officials in New Hampshire attempted to quell voters' fears ahead of the state primary on Tuesday, with Republican Gov. Chris Sununu promising to "get it right" with voter tabulations, as results from the Iowa caucuses remain incomplete three days later.Sununu told reporters at a news conference Thursday that "given the news and uncertainty" in Iowa, officials are seeking to assure voters that...