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Blue Ivy shows off her vocal skills in Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’

The Beyoncé magic is definitely in Blue Ivy Carter’s DNA. Beyoncé’s daughter showcases her vocal skills in the Netflix documentary “Homecoming,” highlighting the 37-year-old mom’s Coachella performance from last year. During last year’s Beychella, Beyoncé sang the classic hymn “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” so Blue Ivy was inspired to sing her own version for…MORE

18-year-old college freshman dies six days after suspected hazing incident

An 18-year-old University at Buffalo student died Wednesday after falling victim to a suspected hazing incident last week, his school’s president said in a statement. “I am deeply saddened to share with you that UB freshman Sebastian Serafin-Bazan passed away today,” University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi said. “Our hearts go out to Sebastian’s…MORE

Trump’s stonewalling strategy a challenge for House Democrats

Three months after Democrats took control of the House — and with it new powers to investigate and even subpoena all manner of information about President Donald Trump — a strategy of stonewalling has become the norm as Trump’s lawyers work to protect the material he has long kept secret. This week alone, Trump’s private…MORE

JPMorgan names CFO Marianne Lake to lead consumer lending business

Last week, JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon and other bank CEOs were asked at a hearing on Capitol Hill whether women and minorities would likely succeed them. Dimon demurred. On Wednesday, JPMorgan announced that CFO Marianne Lake is leaving her post to take the reins of the bank’s consumer lending business. She will oversee JPMorgan’s card services,…MORE

Cory Booker unveils plan for new and expanded Voting Rights Act

Sen. Cory Booker is calling for a new and expanded Voting Rights Act, which would not only restore provisions of the original act, but also tackle gerrymandering and make Election Day a national holiday, among other changes. Booker’s campaign rolled out the proposal Wednesday during a campaign visit to Georgia, where Democrats have accused Republicans…MORE

After US terrorism designation, Instagram begins banning some Iranian generals

Instagram and its parent company, Facebook, began removing pages and accounts run by people associated with the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps this week after the US government officially designated the IRGC a terrorist organization on Monday, Instagram confirmed to CNN. Iran’s semi-official Mehr News Agency reported earlier this week that Instagram accounts belonging to some…MORE

Tottenham end Man City’s quadruple hopes after mesmerizing clash

Manchester City and Tottenham played out one of the most enthralling Champions League matches in recent memory, exchanging four goals in the opening 11 minutes to set the tone for a pulsating encounter. When Raheem Sterling got the game’s fifth — and City’s third — after 21 minutes, it was the fastest five goals had…MORE