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Keke Palmer says she wants fans to know: 'We're one and the same'

Keke Palmer says she wants fans to know: 'We're one and the same'

Entertainment
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Actress and singer Keke Palmer says she is candid with her fans because she wants them to understand she isn't perfect and hopes they find strength in her struggles."When social media came around, it felt like the opportunity to really let my fans not idolize me because that really bothered me. I felt like, with the career that I have, coming from where I came from, there is an opportunity for young people to really be not inspired by me, but inspired by my story and to really put themselves in that position to achieve all of their dreams. Being able to see: 'Yo, we're not so different. We're one and the same,'" the 24-year-old Illinois native told UPI in a recent phone interview."I really found solace in the communication on social media as being able to really allow them...
What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency

What to know about hepatitis A, as California outbreak triggers state of emergency

Health
As California finds itself in the grips of the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreak in more than two decades, health officials are taking emergency measures to curb the spread of the deadly disease. On Friday, California Governor Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency in light of the outbreak that has killed at least 18 people, hospitalized 386 and infected at least 578 in the state as of this past weekend, according to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). "This outbreak is different than any other we have seen in the United States in the past decade," said Dr. Matt Zahn, medical director of epidemiology at the Orange County Health Care Agency. "Previously, we have seen outbreaks that are food-borne, with a direct exposure to that food source. Ongoing person-to...
Meet the Kardashian you didn't know about! Kim's cousin to launch modelling career

Meet the Kardashian you didn't know about! Kim's cousin to launch modelling career

Entertainment
INSTAGRAM/ NATALIE ZETTELKARDASHIAN GENES: Natalie Zettel stuns in car selfieKylie Jenner's cousin is said to soon be hitting the runway.The brunette beauty is the daughter of Kris Jenner's younger sister Karen Houghton.Natalie, 18, is first cousins with Kourtney, Kim, Khloe and Rob Kardashian as well as their half-sisters, Caitlyn Jenner's daughters' Kendall and Kylie.❤️A post shared by @nataliezettel on Oct 6, 2017 at 8:20am PDTExtreme celebrity PDA  These celebrities really can't keep their hands off each other. BLITZ Love Island's Olivia Attwood and Chris Hughes in graphic make-out session Natalie ZettelCOUSIN LOVE: Natalie and Kylie Jenner take sweet selfieWhile Natalie has stayed out of the spotlight so far, it is reported that she may now be following
American entrepreneurship is flourishing, if you know where to look

American entrepreneurship is flourishing, if you know where to look

Finance
AT FIRST glance, it seems that America’s economy is losing its mojo. Many economists, most notably Robert Gordon of Northwestern University, have lamented that productivity growth seems to be anaemic when compared with earlier golden eras (see Free exchange). A gloomy chorus of business leaders has echoed what media outlets have by now turned into a mantra, that American entrepreneurship is in steady decline. Surely America’s overall competitiveness, then, is plummeting?The answer from one influential think-tank, the World Economic Forum (WEF), is no. In its latest update to its long-running annual ranking of global economic competitiveness, published on September 27th, America rose from third place to second, ranking below only Switzerland.This is partly because poor economic policies and
The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Health
1 of 25Photo: Jennifer Causey 1. Make Hard-Cooked Eggs a Cinch to Peel This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.Instead of boiling the traditional way, steam up to a dozen eggs in a steamer basket suspended over boiling water for 15 to 16 minutes; shells slip right off.Advertisement2 of 25Photo: Jennifer Causey 2. Make the Best Roasted Veggies Place the pan in the oven as it preheats; when the vegetables hit that hot surface, they get a delicious jump-start on browning.3 of 25Illustration: Olivier Kugler 3. Improvise a Brush When you can't find your pastry or basting brush—or don't have one—make a quick, disposable stand-in: