Andy Cohen is sharing his experience welcoming his daughter Lucy via compensated gestational surrogacy, which was illegal in the state of New York until 2021. The Watch What Happens Live host, 55, spoke candidly about the arrival of Lucy, who is now 1 year old, in a revealing new interview, and discussed his work toward legalizing the gestational surrogacy process so he could become a parent for the second time. The New York-based Cohen also has a 4-year-old son, Benjamin, who was born in California.
The couple behind Crumbs Bake Shop said they don't regret selling it even though it eventually failed. Crumbs got so big, it was acquired by a holdings company for $66 million and went public in June 2011. The couple bought the Crumbs brand back again seven years after it went bankrupt.
NEW YORK — It had been a quiet April afternoon until about a dozen teenagers began running up Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville, yelling and cursing. They were chasing a girl of about 14, and it was clear they wanted a fight. Five plainclothes police officers watched warily. Across Pitkin stood about a half-dozen men, civilians in jeans and purple-and-gray sweatshirts. “They got it,” an officer said. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times The teenagers slowed as they spotted the m
The U.S. Navy said Monday its sailors and the United Kingdom Royal Navy came to the aid of a ship in the crucial Strait of Hormuz after Iran's Revolutionary Guard “harassed” it. Three fast-attack Guard vessels with armed troops aboard approached the merchant ship at a close distance Sunday afternoon, the U.S. Navy said in a statement. It offered black-and-white images it said came from a U.S. Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon overhead, which showed three small ships close to the commercial ship.
Lauren Boebert on Wednesday failed to vote on a major bill that raised the federal debt ceiling. Rep. Lauren Boebert on Wednesday failed to vote on a bill that raised the federal debt ceiling, a move she has vocally and repeatedly opposed. A video from a CNN producer on Wednesday night shows the congresswoman frantically running up the steps of the Capitol trying to make it inside before the vote.
Welcome to the age of the buff billionaire Is it because they know a lot of people hate them? Are they worried that a revolution is coming? Are they preparing for an apocalyptic future where AI goes rogue and they have to fight robots with their bare hands?
Former President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton joins CNN's Jim Acosta to discuss whether or not he's decided to run for president, and if he will sign the RNC's pledge to back the party's ultimate nominee.
Because I did not have a real estate agent representing me during the sales process, I had to handle every aspect of the deal myself. Once I received an offer from the buyers, I knew they would do their due diligence. Like most offers to buy a house, theirs was conditioned on a satisfactory home inspection.
On Thursday, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department announced they had found Richards alive in The Woodlands, walking near an intersection surrounded by golf courses, shopping centers and sprawling residential developments. The Sheriff's Office said in a statement they would eventually interview Richards about the circumstances of his disappearance, but not for some time, leaving some details shrouded in mystery. Richard's wife, Callie Richards, reported her husband missing on May 26.
Russia said on Monday that its forces had thwarted a major Ukrainian offensive at five points along the front in the southern Ukrainian region of Donetsk and killed hundreds of pro-Kyiv troops. It was not immediately clear whether or not the reported attack represented the start of a Ukrainian counteroffensive which Kyiv has been promising for months to recapture territory taken by Russian forces after the invasion of February 2022. Russia's defence ministry said Ukraine had attacked with six mechanised and two tank battalions in southern Donetsk, where Moscow has long suspected Ukraine would seek to drive a wedge through Russian-controlled territory.
Japan's birth rate declined for a seventh consecutive year, reaching a record low in 2022. The country plans to spend more than $25 billion a year on childcare services in its effort to reverse the trend. Japan is already one of the oldest countries in the world, with an average median age of nearly 49.
Scientists observed a surge in brain activity in dying patients even after their hearts stopped. The activity consisted of gamma waves, which are associated with lucid dreams and hallucinations. Scientists say their observations may help explain bizarre reports of near-death experiences.
Influencer Jackie Miller James is in a coma following an aneurysm. The social media personality, who shares lifestyle content on her Instagram, was nine months pregnant when she “suffered an aneurysm rupture, leading to severe brain bleeding and injury," according to a GoFundMe page started by sisters Nathalie and Nicelle to cover James' recovery expenses. James, who was one week shy of her due date and delivered her child, a baby girl, during an emergency C-section while undergoing brain surgery, is now in a medically induced coma and has undergone five separate brain procedures, per the site.
Recent events suggest that Ukraine is fighting a deniable shadow war on Russian territory. It's true: and in fact this war began almost as soon as Russia invaded Ukraine. Reporting in Russia is subject to state control, but it's difficult to keep people from noticing events such as large fires and explosions.
Having experienced a meteoric buzz in almost every form of media (especially TikTok) over the last year, semaglutide injections (better known under brand names like Ozempic and Wegovy) are becoming more common than ever before. The prescription drug — which in part, mimics a hormone in the body that helps suppress appetite and may encourage significant weight loss — has also earned a reputation for a myriad of side effects, everything from gastrointestinal distress to the dramatic impact it may have on your appearance. Part of that phenomenon was examined earlier this year when drug users complained of "Ozempic face," where weight loss had prompted saggy, drawn facial skin due to weight loss just weeks into using semaglutide.
Video of a children's choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol, only to be unceremoniously cut off by police, spread across social media on Friday. Capitol Police say singers from Rushingbrook Children's Choir from Greenville, South Carolina, were stopped May 26 because of a miscommunication. Musical performances in the hallowed seat of Congress require permission, and police said officers had been unaware that the choir had approval from the House speaker.
Even if it's a used car, [the challenge is] not the inflated price of the car anymore because car prices are starting to come down,” Orman says. It's the interest rate they're going to have to pay — even on a less expensive car — which makes it totally unaffordable. She adds: “The sad part about all this is that people don't see what's about to hit them” — alluding to the fact that people are spending and borrowing money at rates they cannot afford.
Two Italian professional soccer players may face charges for their roles in allegedly raping an American woman after a night out in Milan. Mattia Lucarelli and Federico Apolloni, both 23, will face a preliminary hearing later this month over their alleged participation in a March 2022 rape of a 22-year-old American woman, according to a report from The Sun, which cited Italian media. The alleged incident took place at an apartment in Milan, where authorities said the American woman, who has not been identified, was deceived into going after being offered a ride from a group that included the soccer players.
Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu told Asia's top security summit on Sunday that conflict with the United States would be an "unbearable disaster" but that his country sought dialogue over confrontation. Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Li said the world was big enough for China and the U.S. to grow together - remarks made days after he refused to meet his U.S. counterpart for direct talks. "China and the U.S. have different systems and are different in many other ways," he said in a speech that marked his first significant international address since he was named China's Minister of National Defence in March.
Trump says he told Fox News host Sean Hannity not to joke about Joe Biden's cognitive ability. Trump also expressed concern for a fall Biden had in a rare moment of goodwill. Former President Donald Trump said he had told Fox News host Sean Hannity not to joke about President Joe Biden's cognitive ability.
A Texas school superintendent sent lewd photos to an undercover officer posing online as a 15-year-old girl he planned to meet with, authorities said. Michael Keith Stevens, 47, superintendent of the Itasca Independent School District, was arrested Thursday and accused of online solicitation of a minor, according to court records. Itasca Independent School District is about 55 miles south of Dallas.
A gunbattle along Israel's southern border with Egypt left three Israeli soldiers and an Egyptian officer dead Saturday, officials said. Israel said the Egyptian border guard crossed into Israel and killed the three soldiers before he was fatally shot by troops. Egypt said he had been chasing drug smugglers when he entered Israel.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes started serving her 11-year sentence on May 30. John Carreyrou's "Bad Blood" said Holmes ordered communal dinners, helping keep staff working late. Being monitored constantly is something Elizabeth Holmes will have to get used to after finally beginning her 11-year sentence on May 30.
The future teemed with possibility when Kurt Hughes graduated from high school in Royal City some 50 years ago. The moon shot era was on and soon, in July 1969, Buzz Aldrin would pilot the Apollo 11 lunar module “Eagle” to the surface, and Neil Armstrong would make his memorable observation, “That's one small step for man ...,” as he stepped toward the surface. Back in Eastern Washington, Hughes was headed to the University of Washington and eventually the University of Hawaiii to study architecture.
If you're buying a Tesla Model 3 in the US, you can now get the maximum possible tax credit of $7,500 no matter what make you're getting. Tesla has updated its website to show that the rear-wheel drive Model 3, along with its long range and performance counterparts, now qualify for the full federal tax credit for EVs. You'll also get to the enjoy the same amount of savings if you're buying the all-wheel, long-range or performance Model Y. The US government issued a revised set of guidelines for which electric vehicles qualify for the federal $7,500 EV tax credit in March to comply with the Inflation Reduction Act rules the president signed last year.