WASHINGTON -- A year ago, Tracey Jones, a Baltimore teacher leading a field trip to the National Museum of African Art, might have lingered at the large quilt showing images of Bill Cosby, holding him up to her mostly ...Read more
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles alleges an In-N-Out Burger customer discovered his drink had been spiked with meth after the beverage made him sick.
Fred Maldonado filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los ...Read more
As an actor and producer, the "Mission: Impossible" series has been good to Tom Cruise, and he continues to return the favor.
"Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation" is the fifth film in a series that has taken in more than...Read more
"I Am Chris Farley" does not -- and obviously cannot -- shy away from the comic actor's death at age 33 of an overdose of cocaine and morphine.
It mentions his 17 stints in rehab, including an epic relapse after a preview...Read more
CANBERRA, Australia (UPI) -- Australian bat rescuers shared a video of an orphaned baby flying fox being cuddled in the hands of a rescuer while sucking on a pacifier.
The Batzilla the Bat rescue community posted a video ...Read more
HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe is applying for the extradition of a U.S. dentist who illegally killed a famous lion in the southern African nation, officials said Friday.
The killing of Cecil, a wild lion in Zimbabwe ...Read more
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (UPI) -- A Florida fisherman angling from his paddleboard reeled in a 400-pound goliath grouper that pulled him into the water during the struggle.
Capt. Ben Chancey, host of the YouTube fishing show Chew...Read more
MUMBAI, India -- The Indian government said Friday that four of its citizens had been abducted in Libya from an area reportedly controlled by the Islamic State extremist group.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said...Read more
A Song ApartJeffrey H. Baer
A SONG APART revolves around Shannon Kistler, a teenaged pop singer, and Kevin Derow, her 19-year-old biggest fan. They met and fall in love unexpectedly while wishing society would accept them as they are. Then they realize they don’t need anyone else’s approval ...
WASHINGTON -- Despite promises that it won't come to this, Congress and the White House are charging toward another government shutdown.
The next fiscal crisis could come as soon as Oct. 1 unless a new government spending...Read more
Sticking to a regular exercise schedule isn't easy. After all, there are plenty of potential hindrances -- time, boredom, injuries, self-confidence. But these issues don't need to stand in your way.
Darcy Reber, nurse ...Read more
DETROIT -- Many companies outsource work to India, but a major Indian company is outsourcing key automotive engineering work to Detroit even though it does not sell vehicles in the U.S.
In an interesting twist, when ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The quest for the Holy Grail never ends.
A decade ago when "Spamalot" became a Broadway sensation, a scene about the marriage of two male characters was capped off with a sharp jab at societal intolerance. ...Read more
HYDERABAD, India -- The cavernous store is painstakingly familiar, from the diminutive blue-vested woman greeting shoppers to the pictures of the company's founder outside the administrative offices.
Wal-Mart has kept ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- A wonder drug came on the market two years ago that cures hepatitis C, a potentially deadly liver disease afflicting millions of Americans, killing 15,000 a year.
The problem is, many patients could not ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- As a baby, Kim Nyalka's now 7-year-old daughter would twist her fingers through her mother's hair as she fell asleep, and playing with her mother's hair is still a treasured habit.
So when Nyalka found out ...Read more
The hottest segment in the U.S. auto market is getting hotter with the addition of new subcompact SUV offerings from Honda and Mazda.
New for 2016 are Honda's HR-V and Mazda's CX-3. Both are small utility vehicles with ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Ari Taymor's 3-year-old restaurant Alma basks in the kind of acclaim most young chefs can barely begin to fathom.
Within a year of opening, when Taymor and business partner Ashleigh Parsons were just 26 ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump could do to the 2016 general election exactly what Ross Perot did a generation ago -- with a Clinton pulling away from a Bush and a wealthy business mogul drawing a surprisingly large share of ...Read more
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- A portly bulldog's big dreams of sitting in a folding chair made him a viral star when his struggles were caught on camera.
The video, shared on YouTube by user Random Bananas, shows the chubby canine ...Read more
MAYBEE, Mich. (UPI) -- A Michigan doggie daycare that bills itself as "cage free" is going viral with a video of a pooch pool party in a bone-shaped pool.
The Lucky Puppy doggie daycare in Maybee shared a video on YouTube...Read more