Every nation needs to look out for themselves and their own best interest -- that was a major point this morning from President Trump as he spoke before world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. This was the President's second appearance before the group. Among other things, Trump used the opportunity to voice his opposition to "the ideology of globalism" and to ask other nations to join the U.S. in isolating Iran because of aggressive behavior. According to the Associated Press, his remarks drew "blank stares, head shakes and even laughter from wary world leaders." On a much lighter note, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern brought her 3-month-old baby girl, Neve, to the general Assembly today. The infant made history by being in attendance as her mom addressed world leaders. And there's more.
He's a "sexually violent predator." That's how the judge in the case against Bill Cosby is describing the famous actor and comedian today. That Pennsylvania judge has ruled that Cosby, 81, must now go to counseling for life and officially register as a sex offender. That decision is the first step in Cosby's official sentencing today for drugging and molesting a woman back in 2004. Read on for the latest in Cosby's sentencing which is slated to be announced sometime this afternoon.
THIS IS IT
"This Is Us" is back tonight -- grab your tissues! Mandy Moore, the show's star, who says she never would have guessed that she'd become known for making people cry, appeared on "The Tonight Show" last night to promote the show's new season -- as if it needed any more buzz! Jimmy Fallon tested her knowledge of her roles both as Rebecca in "This Is Us" and as Jamie Sullivan in the film favorite "A Walk to Remember" with a funny quiz featuring dramatic readings by funnyman Fallon. Check it out here -- and, more importantly, tune in tonight!
Nighttime anxiety (and its BFF -- anxiety about the anxiety) can make falling asleep nearly impossible sometimes. Psychologists say it happens because, while we may be happy to crawl into bed, our brains become free from distractions and end up focusing on things that stress us out. They also offer a few tips to send those worries walking so you can drift off to dreamland.
While our kids might not be jealous that we grew up before the digital age, they might envy the fact that our parents didn't have instant online access to all of our grades. Below, one teacher's take on how these online grade books can never tell the whole story about a student's progress, and worse -- the whole thing is reinforcing helicopter parenting.
ONE HIT WONDERS
Today is their day. Those singers and songs you loved and then they just disappeared... never to be heard from again. In honor of National One-Hit Wonder Day, here's a look at the rankings of the best of the best with Los del Rio's "Macarena" topping the list followed by Soft Cell's "Tainted Love/Where Did Our Love Go." Dexys Midnight Runners & The Emerald Express's "Come on Eileen" -- which one of us remembers singing to a certain college roommate one too many times --- rounds out the top three. Check out the rest here.
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