Family, lifelong friends and even a US President ensure Aretha Franklin’s funeral is fit for a queen

Detroit (CNN)Family, friends and the many admirers of Aretha Franklin packed Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple on Friday to celebrate the life, legacy and music of the “Queen of Soul.” Presidents pay homage to the ‘Queen of Soul’ Sharpton read a letter from former President Barack Obama, who honored Franklin’s legacy…

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5 things to know about ‘The Hate U Give’, the adaptation of the bestselling novel about police brutality

The Hate U Givebrings Angie Thomas' bestselling novel to life.Image: Warner Bros. Less than two years after Angie Thomas’ novel The Hate U Give took the book publishing world by storm, it’s made the leap to the big screen. Directed by George Tillman Jr., the movie, like the book, centers…

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NewsGuard Wants to Fight Fake News With Humans, Not Algorithms

Say you're scrolling through Facebook, see an article that seems a little hinky, and flag it. If Facebook's algorithm has decided you're trustworthy, the report then might go to the social network's third-party fact checkers. If they mark the story as false, Facebook will make sure fewer people see it…

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Coleen Nolan cancels all work commitments

Skip Twitter post by @NolanColeen An announcement from Coleen. (Tour Team x) pic.twitter.com/wi50RdMuws — Coleen Nolan (@NolanColeen) September 6, 2018 Image copyright Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Janet Street-Porter attempted to mediate between Coleen Nolan (left) and Kim Woodburn Woodburn had been invited on to Loose Women to reconcile with Nolan…

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Artist Shows What Women Have To Go Through Almost Everyday And How To Deal With It In 20+ Illustrations

Carol Rossetti is a 30-year-old artist from Brazil who has been drawing illustrations about strong women and their struggles for over four years. “I started working with illustration a couple of years after college. I created a page on Facebook to post a drawing every day, as a way for…

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Arkansas toddlers survive alone without food or water for days after car wreck kills mother

#BREAKING: Ouachita County deputies say mother of boy found wandering road died in a car accident. Deputies say another child was found in the car but wasn’t injured. #ARNews pic.twitter.com/YnxSYbJ1eq — Mitchell McCoy (@MitchellMcCoy) August 20, 2018 Holliman was discovered deceased and ejected from the vehicle, but her 1-year-old son…

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