Travis Pastrana nailed all three of Evel Knievel’s jumps in Las Vegas this past weekend. The freestyle motocross legend leaped over 52 cars, 16 buses and the Caesars Palace fountain in three back-to-back stunts over three hours in an event organized by History to honor Knievel.
Cardi B dropped out of her tour with Bruno Mars to spend more time with her baby girl and give her body time to recover after giving birth. “I think I underestimated this whole mommy thing,” she wrote on social media. The rapper welcomed baby Kulture on July 10 with husband Offset.
On the heels of ‘The Shape of Water,’ which won Best Picture and Best Director Oscars, Guillermo del Toro has signed an overall deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures. The deal ensures funding and distribution for all of the live-action feature films he writes, produces or directs.
Winnie Mandela has died at the age of 81. The longtime wife of South African President Nelson Mandela, she was also known for her political involvement and efforts to combat apartheid, as well as controversial actions that led to convictions for kidnapping and fraud.
Chrissy Metz has released a new memoir, ‘This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today.’ The book offers an intimate, inspirational look at the actress’s struggles, including an abusive stepfather, who “shoved me, slapped me, punched my arm and yanked my wrist,” and divorce.
Jimmy Carter said President Trump made “one of the worst mistakes” of his term in hiring John Bolton as national security adviser, adding Bolton is “a warlike figure” with catastrophic policies. The former president is among few U.S. leaders who has met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea
HBO has released a documentary on writer and filmmaker Arthur Miller. Narrated by his daughter Rebecca, ‘Arthur Miller: Writer,’ covers his full life chronologically, from struggles with the House Un-American Activities Committee to his five-year marriage to Marilyn Monroe.
Theresa May is heading two key meetings with her cabinet ministers to discuss the future of the UK and EU relations following Brexit, including Northern Ireland, immigration and trade. The EU will suspend "certain benefits” to the single market after the UK’s planned exit in March 2019.
Vladimir Putin gifted President Donald Trump an Adidas soccer ball to celebrate the World Cup, held in Russia, which had markings indicating it had a chip that allows fans to access mobile content and could theoretically be programmed to initiate an attack on nearby phones.
The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel as the new director of the C.I.A, making her the first female director in history. In March 2018, Haspel was tapped by President Trump as the deputy director, and on Thursday, the Senate voted 54-45 in her favor to head the agency.
Hope Hicks was spotted boarding Air Force One at a New Jersey airport. The former White House communications director was a long-serving advisor to President Trump during the presidential campaign and in the White House before resigning this past February.