With President Donald Trump calling for players to lose their jobs if they sat or knelt during the playing of the anthem, some players chose to take the field while some took a stance off the field.
This week's major tech headlines include reviews of the new iPhone 8, 8 Plus and Apple TV 4K. Nest also introduced a new line of home protection products called Nest Secure and there's even more rumblings that Sprint and T-Mobile may actually pull off a long-rumored merger.
The see-through look is here to stay, thanks to fashion queens Kim Kardashian and Selena Gomez. Find out what other trends are taking over in this week's edition of Hollyscoop Trending Topics!
Protesters gathered at UC Berkeley’s Sproul Plaza in Berkeley, California, ahead of a free speech forum planned by Milo Yiannopoulos on Sunday, September 24. Yiannopoulos could be seen praying amid the protesters.Yiannopoulos was scheduled to hold an event Saturday, and when it was cancelled, it was announced speakers would be hosting their own unofficial event, sponsored by the Berkeley Patriot, a conservative student group.“We are dissapointed [sic] that the University administration forced a cancellation of Free Speech Week through bureaucratic measures and threats — We will continue to fight for what we believe in. We will not give up. If you would like to hear Milo and take a stand for Free Speech, now is the time,” the Berkeley Patriot wrote in a Facebook post.Protesters gathered early on campus ahead of the event, and Berkeley police donned riot gear in anticipation. Credit: Twitter/Elise Ulwelling via Storyful, The Daily Californian
Pumpkin toadlets generally get attention for being among the tiniest frogs on the planet, but now the itsy-bitsy orange creatures have a new claim to fame.
A venture capital firm is experimenting with what advocates call “universal basic income”, saying that because of growing automation, every citizen should get a basic paycheck. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv) has more.
Some big name NBA players, including LeBron James and Chris Paul, responded to President Donald Trump's tweets that rescinded Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House.
Ansel Elgort sent out a tweet that he probably regrets right now. The actor sent out a show of support for hip-hop artist XXXTentacion, and fans went nuts, due to the rapper's history of alleged domestic abuse. Does Elgort's tweet excuse XXTentacion's past actions?
A large group of Patriots players, including cornerback's Malcolm Butler and Stephon Gilmore, knelt during the national anthem prior to Sunday's game against the Texans. Tom Brady was seen locking arms with teammate Phillip Dorsett.
President Trump has attacked the media for criticizing his wife Melania’s decision to wear high heels on their way to survey areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.