iStock/Thinkstock(FERGUSON, Mo.) -- A mobile video surveillance company has donated body cameras to the Ferguson Police Department, the Missouri police department that has been roiled by protests after an unarmed teenager was shot and killed by a police officer.
Witnesses claimed the teenager, Michael Brown, was surrendering and putting up his hands when he was shot at least six times. Defenders of the police officer, Darren Wilson, claim the officer suffered a serious facial injury in his confrontation with Brown and that the teenager was moving toward Wilson when he fired.
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For the first time in 60 years, visitors to Ellis Island will be able to reenter its south-side hospital this October.
A massive complex comprised of 30 buildings, including staff residences and a mortuary, the hospital screened immigrants for infectious diseases before it was shuttered in 1954. But thanks to the diligence of nonprofit group Save Ellis Island in partnership with the National Parks Service, new tours will now be offered to groups of 10 visitors at a time.
Previously, the buildings in the public health complex were considered too dilapidated and...
Sarah Barlow/Big Machine RecordsGet ready to see a lot of Taylor Swift on your TV this season. The singer has joined The Voice as a mentor for all four teams, US Weekly reports.
Taylor will be working with the show in the same way that Coldplay's Chris Martin did last season: she'll advise the contestants on the teams of veteran coaches Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, as well as new coaches Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams.
As previously reported, each team will also have its own advisor: Stevie Wonder will work with Adam, while Alicia...
Warner Music NashvilleTaylor Swift is apparently a fan of BlakeShelton's Pizza Hut commercials.
"I saw Taylor Swift this week," Blake tells Rolling Stone Country. "She said, 'You're so funny in those Pizza Hut commercials!' And I said, 'Yeah, Taylor. That was my goal all along as a kid: to make it to this level in country music so I could sell the most amount of pizzas possible… reach the biggest audience of pizzas that I possibly can," he jokes.
Big Machine Label GroupRascal Flatts, Brad Paisley, LeAnn Rimes, Sara Evans and Nashville's Charles Esten all take center stage on this weekend's MDA Show of StrengthTelethon. Rascal Flatts' performance of "I Wish" and Sara's "A Little Bit Stronger" were both taped on the Grand Ole Opry stage. The traditional Labor Day weekend special raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. You can catch this year's two-hour version this Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on ABC.