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Lock of George Washington's hair found in a book

A lock of President George Washington’s hair was recently found in a book inside an envelope labeled “Washington’s hair.” The book was an old leather almanac, found clasped closed on a backroom shelf of the library at Union College near ...

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Beyoncé's Dad on why he wrote a book about racism

Mathew Knowles, father and ex-manager of singing stars Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, knows why they are outspoken on issues like racism. “If you grew up in a household where your parents weren’t afraid of doing it, you wouldn’t be afraid ...

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Oprah Winfrey cuts Russell Simmons from book after rape claims

Instead of the Oprah bump, Russell Simmons got the Oprah dump. The hip hop mogul has been dropped from Winfrey’s book “The Wisdom of Sundays,” a collection of conversations with celebrities including Ariana Huffington, Tony Robbins and Shonda Rhimes, after ...

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Trump admitted sending Spicer to argue crowd size was wrong: book

President Trump privately admitted he shouldn’t have sent former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to argue over the crowd size at his inauguration, according to a new book. The commander-in-chief reportedly fumed over reports and photos comparing his crowd ...

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James Franco alludes to pervy behavior with ‘young girls’ in book

James Franco hinted at his creepy behavior with “young girls” in a 2013 book that confessed “lots of actors like to screw the extras. It’s pretty easy.” The embattled actor facing accusations of sexual misconduct from five women has said ...

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Kellyanne Conway turns to pal Chris Cuomo over Trump book

There’s nothing fake about Kellyanne Conway’s affection for Chris Cuomo — or her displeasure with author Michael Wolff. Before going on Cuomo’s brand new CNN show “Prime Time,” on Wednesday night, Conway told a media insider there’s nowhere she’d rather ...

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Ashley Judd is in line for big book deal and huge speaking fees

While investigators try to figure out what to do with Harvey Weinstein, Ashley Judd is ready to book him. Judd was the toast of Tinseltown at Golden Globe pre- and post-parties on Sunday, where she confided to guests that she ...

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Stephen Bannon apologizes for comments in explosive book

Stephen Bannon says he’s sorry. The far right strategist began his atonement for calling actions taken by President Trump’s oldest son “treasonous” — an accusation that caused a rift with the commander-in-chief and his family, as well as those who ...

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NYU professor’s book traces decline of crime in cities since '70s

Only three years ago, America was safer than ever before, dating all the way back to 1776. That’s not just a feel-good, chest-thumping, flag-waving conclusion. Three years of research found the nation’s cities had rebounded from a violent rock bottom, ...

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Book explores lives of Jersey mobsters not named Tony Soprano

They were the gangs that could shoot straight. And they did, leaving a trail of bodies splayed across New Jersey and New York. In “Garden State Gangland: The Rise of the Mob in New Jersey,” author Scott Deitche details the ...

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