UK acquires apartments for tenants displaced by tower fire

A charity single produced by Simon Cowell is being released to help victims of the devastating fire that killed at least 79 people in west London . Melanie Dawes, permanent secretary at the Department for Communities and Local Government, has said: "It is important to stress that ACM [aluminium composite material] cladding is not of itself unsafe, but it is important that the right type is used".

Missing, Presumed Dead Following London Tower Inferno

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just past year. West London film producer Nisha Parti, who has been helping victims, said the cash is being given to those checking into hotels in the wake of Wednesday's horrific blaze.

LeBron James goes down after collision with Tristan Thompson

LeBron James goes down after collision with Tristan Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are one win from a sweep, from revenge, from history. It would have been understandable if James had been dour given that his hopes to win a fourth title and second straight with Cleveland evaporated in the closing minutes of Game 3.

Mattel's New Ken Doll Has Cornrows, Geek Glasses, Even Abs

Mattel's New Ken Doll Has Cornrows, Geek Glasses, Even Abs

People had a hilarious reaction to the new Kens , particularly the one sporting a man bun. That's right, you can meet this plastic stereotype at Brooklyn Roasting Company at 25 Jay Street in DUMBO on Wednesday, as the coffee house "has teamed up with Barbie to give away free Man Bun Ken dolls to customers rocking a man bun".

Black bears behind 2 fatal Alaska maulings

A 16-year-old boy who was fatally mauled by a black bear during a weekend mountain race in Alaska reportedly called his brother while he was being chased by the animal, a race official said Monday. "The longer you stand there, even if it's running toward you, the greater chance the bear will stop short or go around", he said. Retired state bear biologist John Hechtel tracked Alaska's fatal bear maulings between 1980 and 2014 and counted only three fatal maulings by black bears.

Ken gets makeover: Cornrows, beefy bod and new skin tones

Texas-based company Bronzed Barbie filed an application for the mark in November a year ago to cover worldwide class 44 (airbrush skin tanning services for humans for cosmetic purposes). While Barbie is a character within herself, she is known for her relationship with Ken-who, until now, has been created as a blonde-haired, blue-eyed, tan, muscular doll.