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Ninth inmate dies at Mississippi’s Parchman prison since the start of the year

Ninth inmate dies at Mississippi’s Parchman prison since the start of the year

A ninth inmate has died at Mississippi State Penitentiary, also known as Parchman, the county coroner said on Sunday. The prisoner Joshua Norman, “was found hanging in his cell during a security check at 11:12 am.,” Heather Burton, Sunflower County Coroner said in a statement. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said no foul play is…MORE

Gold heading to $2,000? Prices surge on global fear

Gold heading to $2,000? Prices surge on global fear

Gold was one of the few investments heading higher Monday as worries about the coronavirus outbreak led to a steep market slide. Gold is now up more than 20% in the past year, and trading near $1,600 an ounce, its highest level since 2013. Other precious metals, such as silver and platinum, have rallied too.…MORE

Planters dials back on Mr. Peanut’s death following Kobe Bryant news

Planters dials back on Mr. Peanut’s death following Kobe Bryant news

Kraft Heinz is pausing promotion for its Super Bowl ad that shows the death of longtime Planters mascot Mr. Peanut following the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others. Planters’ last week released a commercial in which the 104-year old mascot falls to his death after the company’s Nutmobile veers off a cliff.…MORE

Selena Gomez talks about moving past emotional abuse

Selena Gomez talks about moving past emotional abuse

Selena Gomez is talking about her her on-again, off-again relationship with ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber, saying she experienced emotional abuse during the time they were together. In an interview with NPR, the singer discussed her ups and downs with Bieber, and their final goodbye in March 2018. “I’ve found the strength in it,” she said. “It’s…MORE

‘Doctor Who’ casts the first black doctor in its history

‘Doctor Who’ casts the first black doctor in its history

“Doctor Who” just made history with its first ever black Doctor, who was revealed during Sunday night’s episode “Fugitive of the Judoon.” Jo Martin, playing the first black incarnation of the Doctor, was shockingly revealed to the 13th Doctor, portrayed by Jodie Whittaker. Whittaker was the first female incarnation of the character. In the episode,…MORE

Lizzo won three Grammys, but her mind was on Kobe Bryant tragedy

Lizzo won three Grammys, but her mind was on Kobe Bryant tragedy

Lizzo went into Grammys night as the most nominated artist of the evening with eight. And while she didn’t sweep the awards like some had hoped, she won three and showed that her thoughts were of Kobe Bryant and those killed with him Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The 31-year-old singer was…MORE