File photo of American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with black helmet). Etienne de Malglaive via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- ISIS appears to have cruelly executed American journalist Steven Sotloff just one week after his mother pleaded with the group's leader to "be merciful" and spare her son.
Shirley Sotloff's heartbreaking bid for her son's life was ignored and a video was released Tuesday indicating he was the second American journalist to be beheaded by the Islamic militant group, ostensibly in retribution for U.S. planes bombing ISIS fighters in Iraq.
Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Former tennis pro John McEnroe, a former Wimbledon champion, is seen being tortured and waterboarded in a powerful debut video from a California rock band.
The group, Future User, says the video, called "Clockwork," is about "police militarization." It was posted online Monday and also includes a clip of Eric Garner, who died after a police officer allegedly put him in a chokehold, shots of Trayvon Martin and his accused killer George Zimmerman, and several scenes of police brutality.
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The hackers who leaked explicit photos of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton will likely face jail time, if previous cases are any indication.
The FBI said it is actively investigating the case, after dozens of private, risqué photos of stars appeared online late Sunday, and the U.S. Justice Department has a history of taking a hard stance against hackers who target celebrities –- though prison sentences have varied.
In December 2012, Christopher Chaney was sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to hacking into the personal email...
Image Courtesy Blue Chair/SonyKennyChesney has won CMA Entertainer of the Year four times in the past decade, but he won't be upset if his name isn't called when the CMA nominations are announced Wednesday morning. He spent this year mostly out of the spotlight working on his upcoming album, The Big Revival, featuring his latest hit, "American Kids."
Kenny says with a laugh, "If I was really worried about awards show season, I wouldn't have taken a year off, you know what I mean? It was more important...
Image Courtesy CMAGarth Brooks' new single, "People Loving People," will be released to country radio on Wednesday. The song is written by busbee, Lee Thomas Miller and Chris Wallin. It's the lead single from Garth's upcoming studio album, coming out later this year.
There's a good chance Garth will perform the new single when he kicks off his run of shows in Chicago Thursday night.
Image Courtesy Lyle Waisman/ Soldier FieldLukeBryan played the last of his four 2014 stadium shows Sunday night at Chicago's Soldier Field, and in the process set a record as the best-selling country concert ever held at the venue.
More than 225,000 fans in all caught one of the stadium dates on Luke's That's My Kind of Night tour.
Luke also played back-to-back sold-out shows in Indianapolis over the weekend. He moves on to New York City for a show at Madison Square Garden on September 12 and another show at the...