VIA: People The holidays may bring a final showdown in the marriage of Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren, a source close to the golfer’s wife tells PEOPLE, saying, “She plans to leave Tiger.” Another source says, “She’s made up her mind. There’s nothing to think about: he’s never going to change,” PEOPLE reports in its […]

VIA: USA Today TV evangelist Oral Roberts has died at age 91, a day after he fell at his California home and was hospitalized. Roberts founded Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., in 1963 and served as its president until 1993. “Oral Roberts was the greatest man of God I’ve ever known,” said his son, […]

VIA: Spelman College officials have asked alumnae for donations to help students struggling to pay their fall semester tuition bills. When the e-mail was sent last week, about 700 students — about one in three of the college’s nearly 2,150 students — couldn’t pay their balances. Donations started coming in and by Monday the […]

VIA: Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux was smoking marijuana as he and a friend were driving north on I-85 Thursday night, an arrest report from the Gwinnett County Police Department said. According to the document, released to the AJC on Tuesday, Babineaux picked up his friend, Aaron Robinson, at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and took […]

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VIA: Los Angeles Times The critical darling “Precious,” the hit of the Sundance Film Festival, received three nominations at the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards, including best film, best actress in a drama for Gabourey Sidibe and supporting actress for Mo’Nique. However, the film was snubbed in the best director and screenplay categories. George Clooney […]

VIA: Chris Brown’s irate state of mind, as displayed over the weekend in a series of angry tweets, came to an end Monday afternoon (December 14) when the embattled R&B artist abruptly canceled his Twitter account and abandoned tens of thousands of followers. “I WANNA THANK MY FANS FOR ALL THE SUPPORT,” Brown posted […]

VIA: Huffington Post Lynne Torgerson, an independent challenger to Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim elected to Congress, has strong feelings about Islam, and they seem to be entirely negative. Though she admits on her website that “we cannot discriminate against anyone because of race, nationality, religion, sex, etc.,” Torgerson, a Christian, also believes that, […]

Quick and Easy Jambalaya Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: • 1 package Spanish Rice • about 3-4 chicken breast- • 1/2 pound of sausage • 1 can of tomatoes – • crushed red pepper (optional) Preparation: Cook the chicken breast and sausage till done: Cook rice- in large skillet; add the […]

VIA: One of Atlanta’s most popular former high school basketball stars is taking his “game” from the basketball court to the courthouse. Dwight Howard, a center for the Orlando Magic and graduate of Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy, has filed two lawsuits in Orange County, Fla. against Royce Lyndsay Reed, the mother of his son, […]

VIA: Otis Redding was proud to be a country boy. “You know what, Otis? You’re country,” lashes Carla Thomas in her 1967 duet with Redding, “Tramp.” “That’s all right,” Redding quickly responds. “You’re straight from the Georgia woods.” “That’s good,” Redding says. He meant it. He was born in Dawson, in southwest Georgia, and […]