NBA best bets for Wednesday: Joel Embiid poses problems for the Magic

‘No one can win a nuclear war’: Superpowers release rare joint statement

China, Russia, Britain, the United States and France have agreed that a further spread of nuclear arms and a nuclear war should be avoided, according to a joint statement by the five nuclear states on the UN Security Council.

“We declare there could be no winners in a nuclear war, it should never be started,” the Russian-language version of the statement read.

An English-language version was released by the White House.

More to come.

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The 'Harry Potter' Reunion Got Called Out for Mixing Up Emma Roberts and Emma Watson's Photos

Fans found a massive editing mistake in HBO Max’s new special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts. By which I mean it included a throwback photo of Emma Roberts as a kid instead a throwback photo of Emma Watson. Who, as we know, played Hermione Granger.

Miley and Noah Cyrus Joined Forces on an Electrifying Performance of "Jolene"

It would have been practically illegal for Miley Cyrus to host a New Year’s Eve special without performing a cover or two. During her recent evening on NBC featuring headline machine Pete Davidson, the singer performed both new and old material, including a revisit of “Jolene,” originally sung by Dolly Parton, who is, quite casually, her godmother.

Andy Cohen Says He Regrets Slamming Ryan Seacrest During Iconic New Year's Eve Rant

I think we can all agree that the best part about New Year’s Eve was Andy Cohen’s drunk rant on CNN about former NYC mayor Bill de Blasio, during which he artfully mused “The only thing that Democrats and Republicans can agree on is what a horrible mayor he has been. So, sayonara sucker!”

Actually, lemme just:

Behind Bridal Bliss| Ayanna and Sully – Essence

When Ayanna and Sully first met at mutual friend’s birthday dinner, they didn’t know ahead of time that the birthday boy and Ayanna’s best friend were trying to set them up, sitting them next to each other. They didn’t care either, because despite such efforts, the two didn’t say more than a handful of words to each other during the night.

Behind Bridal Bliss| Riqua and Andre – Essence

When businesswoman Riqua Hailes first met barbershop owner Andre Turner in LA, it wasn’t the most romantic introduction. “We randomly met when I stopped in his business to use the restroom,” the Just Extensions and Just Cannabis LA CEO tells ESSENCE. What happened after he she caught his attention was, though. He got her information and found her on social media, DM’ing the beauty in the hopes of connecting on a deeper level. While she admits she didn’t pay him much attention initially, he had already made up in his mind that she was “the one” and handled every move after the fact accordingly.

In My Feed | New Star Couples On Our Radar In 2022 – Essence

When it came to love, in 2021, the year was dominated by couples like Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey, and Halle Berry and Van Hunt. But in the new year, who are the pairs sure to have all eyes on them? We rounded up a few of the lovers (and yet-to-be-confirmed pairs) who came together or at least went public at the end of last year and are sure to be the most talked about couples by the end of 2022 (hopefully for good reason, of course).

What's New And Black On Netflix In January – Essence

The streaming service is bringing classic comedy specials, crime flicks, and a shriek-worthy horror to its platform this month.

Star Gazing: Stars Step Out For Post-Holiday Fun – Essence

With Christmas decorations down and resolutions forming, stars hit the streets for down time with family and friends.

Aaliyah Jay Talks About Her New Fashion Line – Essence

The beauty influencer and “It Girl” sat with ESSENCE to talk about her rise to social media fame, her new Twisted Saints fashion line, and imposter syndrome.

PGA Tour golf best bets: Sentry Tournament of Champions

The PGA Tour heads to the Kapalua Plantation Course on the beautiful island of Maui for the opening tournament of the 2022 calendar year.

Justin Thomas has traditionally dominated this event, but does he have it in him again this year?

Which players are the favorites this time around, who offers good odds and what props are worthwhile?

Betting analysts Chris “The Bear” Fallica and Anita Marks as well as sports betting deputy editor David Bearman offer their best bets.

Odds courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook unless otherwise noted.

Aaliyah Jay Talks Twisted Saints Fashion Apparel Line And Social Media Fame – Essence

The beauty influencer and “It Girl” sat with ESSENCE to talk about her rise to social media fame, her new Twisted Saints fashion line, and imposter syndrome.

In My Feed | Tiffany Haddish Visits Eritrea – Essence

The trip celebrated family and her heritage, as the star enjoyed beloved customs and gorgeous views in her father’s homeland.

Kim Kardashian Reportedly Unfollows Miley Cyrus on Instagram Following NYE Special with Pete Davidson

Try not to read toooooo much into this, but Page Six is out here reporting that Kim Kardashian unfollowed Miley Cyrus on Instagram. Which the internet seems to think is pretty !!!!!! news considering said unfollowing went down just days after Miley’s New Year’s Eve special with Kim’s boyfriend Pete Davidson.

NBA best bets for Wednesday: Joel Embiid poses problems for the Magic

Wednesday offers a huge 11-game slate in the NBA, including an ESPN doubleheader with Golden State at Dallas followed by Utah at Denver.

ESPN betting analysts Anita Marks, André Snellings and Eric Moody offers their best bets.

Odds courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook.