Richard Starkey, better known as Ringo Starr, has become the second member of The Beatles to be knighted, after Sir Paul McCartney. Ringo, who was honored for “services to music,” said, “It means recognition for the things we've done. I was really pleased to accept this."
Conor McGregor was arrested and charged with assault and criminal mischief after crashing a pre-fight press event and leaving fighter Michael Chiesa hospitalized. The blowup happened after the UFC stripped the fighter of his lightweight belt to allow a new champ to be crowned.
CEO Elon Musk announced that Tesla will lay off 9 percent of the company’s workforce to boost profitability while promising to deliver 5,000 Model 3 cars a week by the end of June. Tesla hasn’t made an annual profit in 15 years and posted its largest quarterly loss this year.
Edie Falco ('The Sopranos,' 'Nurse Jackie') is receiving rave reviews for her role in the just-released romantic drama ‘Outside In’. Falco plays a middle-aged high school teacher trapped in her job and marriage helping a former student and ex-con transition back into society.
Activist for girls’ education and the world’s youngest Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the first time since being attacked by Taliban militants in 2012. Now 20, she is attending Oxford and is visiting her home country to meet with its prime minister.
Following claims that Ecuador spent $5m to protect Julian Assange, the country removed extra security at its London embassy. The WikiLeaks founder has been at the embassy since 2012 after being granted asylum and believes he will be extradited by the U.S. if he leaves.
Prince Charles plans to declare Camilla Parker Bowles, his second wife with whom he had a long affair while married to Princess Diana, Queen of England upon his ascension to the throne, a source told The Daily Beast. The palace says Bowles will be “Princess Consort.”
In a Fox TV special, O.J. Simpson gave a “hypothetical” account of how he and his friend Charlie murdered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. “I took the knife from Charlie...after that, I don’t remember...I’m standing there and there’s all kinda stuff around. Blood and stuff.”
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said that she isn't running for president in 2020 and refused to take a DNA test to confirm her Native American heritage claim, saying “I never used it for anything.” President Trump has repeatedly referred to Warren as “Pocahontas.”