A Mystery Solved in the College Admissions Scandal: The Family Who Paid $1.2 Million

A Mystery Solved in the College Admissions Scandal: The Family Who Paid $1.2 Million

Relatives of a young woman from China who enrolled at Yale paid the sum to a college consultant at the center of the scandal, her lawyer said.

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

A jeweler’s dark secret. Missing the old Penn Station. Genealogy heats up cold cases. Tom Ford, family man. Finland’s hobbyhorse girls. And more.

Two Super-Rich Families Ended Up on Opposite Sides of Easter Attacks

In an instant, five of their children were blown to pieces in the Sri Lanka bombings, one family slaughtered by the other.

Student asks Bernie Sanders about ‘failures of socialism’

During a CNN town hall, a student whose family fled Soviet Russia asked Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders about the “failures of socialism” around the world.

Linda Cardellini awkwardly describes getting cut from ‘Family Guy’ in front of Seth MacFarlane

When you’re an actor, not getting an audition must be tough. But surely getting the audition only to be casually replaced after you’ve already recorded the show must be a lot worse. Just ask Linda Cardellini. She appeared on The Late Late Show on Wednesday an…

Caterina Fake is known for her trend-spotting; here’s some of what she’s chasing now

Caterina Fake is known for her trend-spotting; here’s some of what she’s chasing now

Roughly a year ago, entrepreneurs Caterina Fake and Jyri Engeström decided to form a traditional venture outfit called Yes VC. Fast forward, and the duo has nearly closed on $50 million for their debut fund, including backing from Supercell founder Ilkka Paan…

Go-Jek brings in Misfit co-founder and ex-Facebook head to lead Vietnam business

Ambitious ride-hailing startup Go-Jek’s Southeast Asia expansion plan suffered a blow when it lost the leadership team behind its business in Vietnam, but now it has replaced them with the former head of Facebook in the country. Christy Trang Le, who led Face…

Darby O’Gill: Searching for ‘King of Leprechauns’ fan

An Irish family is trying to track down an 11-year-old who wrote to Irish actor Jimmy O’Dea in 1959.

Family shares video they say shows man left to die in prison

After Allen Capers was stabbed in his cell, correctional officers dragged him into the prison yard and left to bleed for hours without any help, according to a lawsuit against the South Carolina’s Department of Corrections.

Boy thrown off balcony at Mall of America is ‘alert and conscious’

The 5-year-old who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota earlier this month is ‘alert and conscious,’ his family said.

This livestream features a 'poly' bald eagle throuple raising a family

This livestream features a ‘poly’ bald eagle throuple raising a family

Some eagles are just too radical to be confined by heteronormative bird monogamy. Consider this “polyamorous” family of bald eagle trailblazers, featuring two male eagles, Valor I and Valor II, and one female eagle, Starr, located in Southern Illinois near th…

Ariel Winter says she lost weight because she changed antidepressants

Changing to a new antidepressant caused Ariel Winter to lose weight, the “Modern Family” actress said.

How to perfectly curate your Easter basket

Easter is on April 21 (April 28 for the Greeks), which means you’ve only got a handful of days left to make some important decisions for you and your family. Will you dress up with seasonal flair? Will you brave the brunch crowds out roving the streets of you…

Give your Western breakfast a Korean twist with gochujang-fried bacon

My fear upon buying a house in the suburbs was my dining-out ambitions would be reduced to chain family restaurants. To my relief, four miles to the west of my new home was one of Chicagoland’s most robust Korean restaurant scenes. On most weekends, if we’re …

You Should Wrestle With Your Kid

When my wife and I moved our family from the Bay Area to Seattle in 2015, we initially settled on an overpriced but otherwise unremarkable rental home. It wasn’t big enough for what we needed, delivery trucks roared down the street out front at all hours, and…

The Family Acid: California, a far-out photo album from a very unconventional family

The Family Acid: California, a far-out photo album from a very unconventional family

For more than 50 years, photographer Roger Steffens has explored the electric arteries of the counterculture, embracing mind-expanding experiences, deep social connection, and unadulterated fun at every turn. After serving in Vietnam at the end of the 1960s, …

Thor welcomes Deadpool to the Marvel family – CNET

Thor actor Chris Hemsworth sends Deadpool’s Ryan Reynolds a hilarious message on Instagram.

A 4-year-old accidentally shoots himself in the head. He’s the 5th family member to fall victim to guns

Na’vaun Jackson, 4, is fighting for his life after accidentally shooting himself in the head with a gun that was left unattended.

More relatives of Barho family, who lost 7 children in Halifax house fire, to arrive in Canada – Global News

More relatives of Barho family, who lost 7 children in Halifax house fire, to arrive in Canada Global News More Barho family members to arrive today, two months after tragic fire TheChronicleHerald.ca More help arriving for mother who lost 7 children in Halif…

More members of Barho family expected to arrive in Halifax this week – HalifaxToday.ca

More members of Barho family expected to arrive in Halifax this week HalifaxToday.ca More help arriving for mother who lost 7 children in Halifax house fire CTV News More relatives of Barho family, who lost 7 children in Halifax house fire, to arrive in Canad…

Here's an important interview with that kid who shaved his siblings' heads

Here’s an important interview with that kid who shaved his siblings’ heads

Children are often adorable, but they can also be little terrors. Here to perfectly illustrate that dichotomy is the Plucknette Family, who recently went viral on Instagram after little Teddy found an electric razor and decided to give his siblings a trim. In…

5-year-old boy thrown off Mall of America balcony showing ‘real signs of recovery’

The 5-year-old boy who was thrown off a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota is showing “real signs of recovery,” according to a post on behalf of the family.

Take Photos of Your Airbnb Before Leaving

More and more, it seems like booking a rental through Airbnb is a risky proposition. There was the story of the “superhost” crashing through the bedroom window in the middle of the night, or the less dramatic (but also alarming) stories of rentals found to co…

‘Call of Duty’ swatter to serve 20 years in prison

Tyler Barriss was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a US district court judge today for placing fake 911 calls, including a swatting incident in 2017 that resulted in the death of a man in Wichita, Kansas, according to the Associated Press. The fatal shootin…

Avicii foundation launched – World News – Castanet.net

Avicii foundation launched – World News Castanet.net Avicii’s Family Launches Mental Illness and Suicide-Prevention Foundation in His Memory Variety Avicii’s family is launching foundation in his memory CP24 Toronto’s Breaking News Family of late DJ Avicii to…

Facebook Rolls Out More Features for Dead People

Facebook Rolls Out More Features for Dead People

When you die, Facebook wants your profile to become a place for grieving friends and family to gather online.

How to Plate Takeout Like a Chef

You know that scene in Mrs. Doubtfire ? The one where the titular character orders takeout from a fancy restaurant and plates it so the family thinks that their new mysterious nanny is a great cook? Read more…

Tell Your Anesthesiologist If You Smoke Weed

It’s arguably fine to tell little white lies to your friends and family. Many of us routinely lie to ourselves. But there is one person on this earth with whom you must be 100% honest: your anesthesiologist. Read more…

Notre-Dame, Royal Family, Nissan: Your Wednesday Briefing

A view of the damaged roof of Notre-Dame on Tuesday, in the aftermath of the devastating fire.

Skype now lets you share your Android or iOS phone screen on video calls

Microsoft has started testing a screen sharing feature for Skype mobile. Available in testing for iOS and Android, the screen sharing feature lets mobile users share anything on their phone screens with friends, family, or coworkers