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Social Hour!

The weekend's practically here, but before we all jet off to indulge in our candy cravings, we'd like to partake in a little "Social Hour" - SMP style. Let's take a look back on all the sweet things that caught your interest this week on Pinterest and Instagram, from cakes almost too amazing to cut,…

Asian real estate investor claims Manhattan law firm stole $1M apartment payment

A wealthy overseas investor claims she got screwed trying to buy a swanky New York apartment from her home in China.

97-year-old Holocaust survivor to perform at Lincoln Center

Music lovers will get a special performance at Lincoln Center Monday night from a Holocaust survivor.

U.S. siblings found shot dead in Mexico

Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement, the attorney general in northern Tamaulipas state said Thursday.

Ala. man robs 4 Subway stores because of 'Jared Diet'

An Alabama teenager allegedly told cops he robbed four Subway sandwich shops in less than a week because he was miffed the "Jared Diet" didn't work for him.

Mike Tyson reveals he was sexually abused as a child

Boxing champ Mike Tyson revealed that he was sexually assaulted by a stranger when he was a child.

New syndrome may predict dementia: study

Identifying people with early risk factors for dementia could help them ward off the crippling disease, researchers from Albert Einstein College of medicine and Montefiore Medical Center said.

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigns

Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon resigned Friday, setting the stage for new leadership at the top of one of the nation’s most prominent athletic departments.

Kim Kardashian’s ‘waist training’ not so safe: experts

Kim Kardashian is the latest celeb to flaunt a love for waist-training — wearing a corset to squelch out fat.

California Chrome and Shared Belief to tangle in Breeders' Cup Classic

They’ve been friends for 35 years and even lived in the same apartment complex with Art Sherman living on the top floor and Jerry Hollendorfer on the bottom.

Teresa Giudice’s daughter stars in risque music video

Teresa Giudice’s daughter Gia is making her own bid for stardom -- as a pop singer. The 13-year-old’s music video with her group 3KT debuted Friday, with Gia, Alexa Maetta and Cristianna Cardinale covering the Britney Spears hit “Circus.”

Ex-band FAMU band member convicted in hazing death

ORLANDO, Fla. — A jury has convicted a former Florida A&M University band member of manslaughter and felony hazing in the death of a drum major who prosecutors say was brutally beaten during a hazing ritual aboard a bus.

FBI urged to look into brutal hate crime against gay teen

The FBI is being urged to look into the horrific beating of a gay teenager in Texas because the local police department is being accused by a Black Panther activist of being negligent in their investigation of the case.

Carla Hall meets Kickstarter goal to open restaurant

Carla Hall had two conditions for opening her first restaurant: The menu had to be Nashville hot chicken and the money had to be crowdsourced.

Brooklyn Nets’ Brook Lopez out vs. Pistons Saturday

The optimism surrounding Brook Lopez’s return has been replaced by a pain in his brittle foot that will not only keep him out of Saturday’s game in Detroit, it has pushed back the recovery timeline to indefinite.

Maria Kang makes no excuses for being fit

Some might think it's been a tough year for Maria Kang, who faced backlash after a pic of her toned tummy and three kids with the tagline "What's your excuse?" went viral.

IRS warns of sophisticated tax scammers who call your phone

If you get a nasty call from someone purporting to be an employee of the IRS, hang up the phone.

Amal Clooney costumes take over Halloween

Amal Clooney costumes took television by storm this Halloween. Four different TV show hosts opted to be one of the luckiest women in the world, also known as George Clooney's new wife, for Friday's holiday festivities.

Rikers sued by inmates over solitary

Inmates held in solitary confinement at Rikers Island as punishment for violations during previous stints in jail are suing to stop the “owed time” practice.

French Montana on Khloe Kardashian: ‘She’s gonna be my baby forever’

Has French Montana reunited with Khloe Kardashian? The pair split reportedly last month after the reality star decided she needed break from their whirlwind romance, but during his appearance on “The Wendy Williams Show” Friday, Montana implied that the two might have reconciled.

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