Texas mom accused of whipping 4-year-old to death: The child’s offense? He wet himself. In this tragic and completely senseless case, 27-year-old Vastie Coleman has been arrested, and her two other children — who describe routine beatings in court documents — have been taken into protective custody, Houston’s KHOU reports. An attorney representing them has questioned whether they should have been removed from the home a long time ago.
Keith Ellison on Michele Bachmann: She thinks Muslims are evil: Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) laughed off claims by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) that he has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, but he had his own comments about her mindset.
Alicia Keys’ new look: Over the years, she’s had just about every hairstyle except a short one. Check out the singer’s bob here.
Will Smith Goes to Philly to honor high-achieving kids: He and Jaden are set to return to Philadelphia this weekend, July 20-22, in celebration of the 9th Annual Charlie Mack’s Party 4 Peace Celebrity Weekend.