NXIVM founder Keith Raniere convicted of all charges in sex cult case

ABC News(NEW YORK) — NXIVM’s founder Keith Raniere was convicted on Wednesday on all seven counts against him, for creating what prosecutors described as a sex cult in which female members were branded with his initials and kept in line through blackmail.Raniere, 58, was convicted after a six-week trial of charges including racketeering, racketeering conspiracy,…read more »

Minnesota dad drowns, ‘gave his life’ while saving his 3-year-old son who fell in lake

MattGush/iStock(FRAZEE, Minn.) — A Minnesota dad drowned while saving his 3-year-old son who fell in a lake, according to authorities.Christopher Schultz, 31, was at Detroit Lakes in Minnesota Saturday night when his 3-year-old fell from a bridge into the water, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office.Schultz jumped into the water and “began to struggle…read more »

TR, Dan+Shay, Kelsea, Kane, Kacey and more are this year’s Teen Choices

FoxThomas Rhett, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, and Kacey Musgraves are all up for two trophies each at the Teen Choice awards this summer. All five are up for both Choice Country Artist and Choice Country Song, with Brett Young also making an appearance in the Artist category. Maren Morris also nabs a nod for Song for “Girl,” while Kacey’s up…read more »

Report: It’s “Game On” over Carrie Underwood’s “Sunday Night Football” theme

ABC/Mark Levine Singer/songwriter Heidi Merrill is suing Carrie Underwood over her 2018 Sunday Night Football theme, according to TMZ. Merrill claims she pitched her song “Game On” to Carrie’s frequent producer, Mark Bright, in August of 2017, but was told Carrie passed on the song. Carrie’s new NFL theme premiered in the fall of 2018, and also happened to be called “Game On.” The track was written…read more »

“Ole Dog” Blake Shelton gets a smooch from a seal on his birthday

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCBlake Shelton spent his birthday on Tuesday in the Windy City, touring Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, as his girlfriend Gwen Stefani revealed in an Instagram post. “Happy b day to my favorite human!!! Can’t believe your [sic] mine,” she posted, adding the hashtag #GreatestGuyIKnow. Gwen also included a collection of photos of the Oklahoma native,…read more »