Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Entertainment
Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities.

The London School of Economics announced Monday that Jolie will be working with students studying for a master's degree in Women, Peace and Security.

Ginger Zee shines on 'Dancing with the Stars' despite injury

Ginger Zee's ailing back didn't seem to affect her much during the first half of the two-night season finale of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."

The "Good Morning America" meteorologist showed off plenty of flexibility during two performances Monday. The only evidence of pain came after the first dance when Zee was shown holding her back. The 35-year-old tells People magazine that she felt a bit of tightness in her back that "went away."

Beyonce fans evacuate stadium due to storm threat

The threat of severe weather temporarily forced Beyonce fans to evacuate an outdoor stadium in Minneapolis just before the concert was scheduled to start.

Law enforcement and staff at TCF Bank Stadium made the decision to evacuate the packed venue Monday night because lightning was spotted nearby. The crowd of about 35,000 was moved to the concourse and to nearby indoor arenas on the University of Minnesota campus. Within the hour the 'all clear' was given and fans moved back to their seats.

Police: Human trafficking charge for Baltimore City teacher

Authorities say a Baltimore special education teacher has been placed on administrative leave after being charged with human trafficking and prostitution.

Baltimore County police said Monday that 23-year-old Michael Brandon Osikomaiya was arrested last week.

Helen Hunt mistaken for Jodie Foster by barista

Helen Hunt says a confused barista mixed her up with fellow Oscar-winning actress Jodie Foster.

Hunt writes in a tweet that she asked a Starbucks barista if she wanted her name after giving her drink order. She writes the barista "winked and said. 'We Gotcha'," ending the tweet with a hashtag of Jodie Foster's name and a picture of a drink with the name, "Jody," penned on it.

Writings by Mother Teresa to be published in August

A collection of previously unreleased writings by Mother Teresa is coming out in August, weeks before the late Nobel Peace Prize winner is to be canonized.

Image, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it has set an Aug. 16 release date for "A Call to Mercy: Hearts to Love, Hands to Serve." The material in the book focuses on mercy and compassion and was compiled by the Rev. Brian Kolodiejchuk, who has led the case for Mother Teresa's sainthood.

Johnny Depp's daughter, Lily-Rose, face of new Chanel scent

Chanel has tapped Johnny Depp's 16-year-old daughter, Lily-Rose, to represent a new perfume.

Lily-Rose Depp announced the news on Instagram alongside a picture of her kissing a bottle of Chanel No. 5 L'Eau. Chanel also made an announcement with a picture of Depp on its official Instagram. The campaign comes on the heels of Depp's stint modeling eyewear for the French luxury line last year.

UK actor Ian McKellen: 'India needs to grow up' about gays

British actor Ian McKellen has criticized India's use of a British colonial law to crack down on homosexuals, saying in an interview with a Mumbai newspaper published Tuesday that "India needs to grow up."

The 76-year-old actor was in the west coast Indian city this week to promote the British Film Industry's "Shakespeare on Film" series coinciding with the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. He also dined with Bollywood stars, and was planning to open the regional LGBT-themed Kashish Film Festival on Wednesday.

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