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Rihanna has been named Harvard University's Humanitarian of the Year for her works of charity in her native Barbados, in the U.S. and globally.

Rihanna Harvard Humanitarian of the Year? Absolutely, here’s why

It’s no Grammy, but Rihanna is winning an Ivy League honor that none of her peers can brag about. Harvard University has named the popular Caribbean-born singer its 2017 Humanitarian of the Year for her charitable works. >> Read more trending news    In addition to selling 200 million albums ...

Tigers play with drone like giant cat toy

Siberian tigers in northeast China had a blast chasing a drone in their snowy habitat. Handlers used the drone to give the tigers, which CCTV described earlier this month as "chubby," some much-needed exercise. >> Read more trending stories To these tigers in northeast China, a drone is just a giant cat ...

FILE-The Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, file photo of missing teacher Tara Grinstead is prominently displayed on a billboard in Ocilla, Ga. Grinstead's disappearance on Oct. 22, 2005, was marked by a ceremony in Ocilla. Authorities in rural south Georgia say they plan to update the public, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, on their 11-year search for a missing teacher. A former beauty queen who taught at Irwin County High School, Grinstead was 30 years old when she vanished in October 2005 from her home. (AP Photo/Elliott Minor, File)

Georgia teacher missing for more than a decade victim of foul play, investigators believe

Authorities have made a major break in the case of a missing Georgia teacher who vanished more than 10 years ago, WSBTV reported. >> Read more trending stories Investigators have determined that the disappearance of Tara Grinstead involved foul play. The former beauty pageant queen was reported missing from her ...

A look back at the last 5 movies to win Best Picture at the Oscars

With the Academy Awards airing on Sunday night, Best Picture will be a compelling contest as"La La Land" competes with "Manchester by the Sea," "Hacksaw Ridge," "Fences" and "Hidden Figures." >> Read more trending stories   >> The Oscars 2017: What time, what channel, live streamed; who is the host? >> The Oscars ...

Rihanna has been named Harvard University's Humanitarian of the Year for her works of charity in her native Barbados, in the U.S. and globally.

Rihanna Harvard Humanitarian of the Year? Absolutely, here’s why

It’s no Grammy, but Rihanna is winning an Ivy League honor that none of her peers can brag about. Harvard University has named the popular Caribbean-born singer its 2017 Humanitarian of the Year for her charitable works. >> Read more trending news   In addition to selling 200 million albums ...

Protesters march towards the off-duty officer's home in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. A Los Angeles policeman is under investigation after a video appears to show him firing a single round during an off-duty tussle with a 13-year-old boy. No one was injured but two teenagers were arrested after the incident, which spurred dozens of people to protest against police Wednesday night in the streets of Anaheim, where the officer lives and the confrontation occurred.  (Joshua Sudock/The Orange County Register via AP)

Video shows off-duty officer firing gun during confrontation with teens

A widely shared video shows the tense moments before an off-duty Los Angeles police officer fired a gun on Tuesday afternoon during a confrontation with a group of teenagers in Anaheim, California. >> Read more trending stories Hundreds of people took to the streets near the officer's home in protest ...

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Baby in critical condition after being shaken by caretaker, police say

A woman is accused of shaking a baby to the point where the child needed to have emergency brain surgery. >> Read more trending stories   Orlando police said Ameenah Taggart, 25, was arrested Tuesday. Police said Taggart was taking care of a 1-year-old child on Monday when the baby had ...

FILE - In this May 26, 2010, file photo, James O'Keefe makes a statement after leaving the federal courthouse in New Orleans. O'Keefe has announced plans to release recordings on Feb. 23, 2017, that he said were made secretly inside CNN. (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)

James O'Keefe says he has tapes from inside CNN

Conservative activist James O'Keefe says he has more than 100 hours of audio recorded secretly from inside of the headquarters of CNN, which he plans to make public. O’Keefe, founder of the website Project Veritas, says he will release the recordings he says shows CNN misrepresenting polling data. The audio ...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: The Instagram app logo is displayed on an iPhone on August 3, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Instagram's new feature allows multi-photo uploads at once

Instagram users will no longer have to face the tough decision of finding the one perfect photo to upload to the social media platform. >> Read more trending stories   The popular photo sharing app just added galleries to its features, allowing users to share as many as 10 photos or videos ...

Police in Dougherty County, Georgia, arrested Emma Walton, 90, on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (Dougherty County Sheriff's Office)

90-year-old woman accused of shooting 87-year-old husband in back

An elderly couple’s argument led to the 90-year-old wife shooting her 87-year-old husband in the back, according to a report. >> Read more trending stories Emma Walton allegedly shot her husband Saturday at a home in Albany, Georgia, WALB reported.  The couple had gotten into an argument, which escalated and ...

File photo of a heart shape (Flickr/Angela)

Former couple captures breakup in photo shoot

Though many Facebook timelines and Twitter feeds are filled with announcements of engagements, weddings, pregnancies and the like, one former couple decided to shake things up, showing either a flair for the dramatic or a good sense of humor.  >> Read more trending stories   Harrison Bach and his ex-girlfriend, ...

Woman, 72, tells police she sold heroin to supplement Social Security checks

A 72-year-old woman accused of selling heroin in Pennsylvania said she did it to supplement her Social Security checks, police said. >> Read more trending stories Cheryl Bartus, of Donora, was caught selling 10 stamp bags of heroin to a confidential informant, police said. Monongahela police Chief Brian Tempest said an ...

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 10: Jameis Winston #3 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers warms up before the game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on October 10, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Jameis Winston says boys should be strong, girls silent and gentle during school appearance

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston said something Wednesday during an elementary school appearance that he wishes he could take back, like an errant pass. Winston was speaking to third- through fifth-graders at Melrose Elementary, according to the Tampa Bay Times. At one point, when the kids appeared to be losing interest, ...

Glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

9 healthy-sounding foods that have more sugar than a Krispy Kreme doughnut

American Heart Association experts recommend men shouldn’t eat more than 36 grams of added sugar a day and women should limit their sugar consumption to 25 grams. >> Read more trending stories   So a single Krispy Kreme doughnut, which has 10 grams of sugar, takes up a good bulk of ...

Water flows into the iconic Glory Hole spillway at Monticello Dam Monday, Feb. 20 in Lake Berryessa, Calif. for the first time in more than a decade as heavy storms pound the state. 

See rare rain drain spectacle on California lake from heavy downpours

Heavy rains have inundated parts of California, flooding neighborhoods and roads and causing hundreds of evacuations. The state’s waterways are running at capacity in some areas, with lakes and rivers overflowing their banks from the intense rainfall. >> Read more trending news  All the rain is also behind a rare ...

FOX News Correspondents Alan Colmes and Sean Hannity attend the Fox News Channel 10th Anniversary celebration on October 4, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Longtime radio, TV commentator Alan Colmes dies at 66

Longtime radio and television host Alan Colmes has died, family members confirmed in a statement Thursday. He was 66. >> Read more trending stories Colmes is survived by his wife, Jocelyn Elise Crowley. "Alan Colmes passed away this morning after a brief illness," the statement said. "He was a great guy, brilliant, ...

WATCH: April the giraffe to give birth soon at Animal Adventure Park in New York

UPDATE, 9:42 a.m. EST: A live stream video was made active again on YouTube before the birth of April the giraffe's calf. UPDATE, 8:02 a.m. EST: Officials from Animal Adventure Park took to Facebook Live to address YouTube's removal of the April the giraffe live stream. >> Watch here Posted by ...

Florida man charged with punching boy he accused of egging home

A Florida man is facing charges that he pushed and punched a 15-year-old after accusing the boy of egging his home, according to an arrest report. >> Read more trending stories Scott Mersereau, 51, posted a $3,000 bond on Sunday and was released from the Palm Beach County Jail. Mersereau, of ...

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez speaks during a National Press Club luncheon October 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Democrats gather in Atlanta to set course for party's future

Hundreds of top Democrats newly energized by Donald Trump's presidency will gather in Atlanta Thursday to elect a new leader, a vote that will set the course for the party's future and the stage for the 2018 midterm elections. >> Read more trending stories The fight over the Democratic National Committee ...

Singer Katy Perry poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2017 in London, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Photos: Stars shine on the 2017 Brit Awards red carpet

Katy Perry, Rita Ora and other stars stunned on the red carpet at the Brit Awards.

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