Taryn Manning remembers calling her mother to say she was being cast as the star of a new TV movie, a big step for the actress.
Her mother was not pleased. "Taryn," she said. "It's an awful story."
Indeed it is, in many ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love were goofing off at home when she asked him one of the most fundamental questions about his public perception.
"Why are you the good one and I'm the bad one?" she asked, ...Read more
MURRAY, Utah (UPI) -- The Humane Society of Utah said four abandoned newborn puppies are thriving thanks to being nursed by a mother cat.
Spokeswoman Deann Shepherd said a woman told rescuers the four Chihuahua puppies ...Read more
LYNNWOOD, Wash. (UPI) -- A Washington state Baskin Robbins worker didn't want to see a robber get away with the store's money, so she punched him repeatedly in the head.
Surveillance footage from the Baskin Robbins store ...Read more
CHANNELVIEW, Texas (UPI) -- A pregnant Texas Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen worker who was fired less than 36 hours after an armed robbery has been offered her job back with $2,000 back pay.
Marissa Holcomb, who is pregnant ...Read more
The newly refined version of a medication that showed early promise against the Ebola virus has proved highly effective in a small group of monkeys infected with the strain of Ebola responsible for the recent epidemic in ...Read more
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Terrifying aftershocks continued to plague Nepal on Sunday, sending people screaming into the driving rain and complicating efforts to rescue survivors after a massive earthquake killed more than 3,200 ...Read more
Former California state Republican chairman Tom Del Beccaro announced his candidacy for U.S. Senate on Sunday, ensuring a divided GOP field in next year's contest to succeed Democrat Barbara Boxer.
Del Beccaro, 53, is a ...Read more
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Under a yellow moon that hung like a wedge of lemon in the sky, Ole Andersen was camped at 3 a.m. Monday out front of Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport with a green notebook, writing a story ...Read more
Don Pellman, age 99, did the high jump in college, but gave it up for the next 58 years. Then after retirement he decided to get back into track and field. He went on to win four U.S. track records in his age group (high ...Read more
DEAR ABBY: My brother is older than I am and has been in and out of prison. He has stolen my things and pawned them.
I am married, and my husband and I are expecting our first child. We live in a time zone several hours ...Read more
Adapted from a recent online discussion.
I've always been confused about the difference between issuing an ultimatum and saying, like, "I can't live with [behavior] any longer, and if it doesn't change ...Read more
OCEAN COUNTY, N.J. (UPI) -- A New Jersey judge has ruled that a mother's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert is not "bad parenting."
The unidentified girl's father claimed that his ex-wife had ...Read more
The earthquake-triggered avalanches that killed and critically injured dozens of climbers on Mount Everest also destroyed the path between two camps on the side of the world's tallest mountain, leaving some mountaineers ...Read more
JERUSALEM -- In an escalation of tensions along the Israel-Syria border, an Israeli airstrike killed several suspected militants believed to be planting a bomb along the border, Israel's military said Sunday.
A statement ...Read more
Songwriter Sid Tepper, who co-wrote more than 40 songs specifically for Elvis Presley and hundreds of others performed by Frank Sinatra, the Beatles, Dean Martin, Eartha Kitt, Perry Como, Jeff Beck and many more, died ...Read more
KATHMANDU, Nepal -- Powerful aftershocks jolted Nepal's Kathmandu region Sunday, sending terrified residents fleeing one day after the impoverished mountain kingdom was hit by its worst earthquake in 80 years.
As rescue ...Read more
Corinthian Colleges Inc., the troubled Orange County, Calif. for-profit college operator, announced Sunday that it will end operations and close its remaining schools, affecting more than 16,000 students in California and ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said the violence late Saturday that followed hours of peaceful protests over Freddie Gray's death was caused by a "few people, mainly from out of town."
Cummings, a Maryland ...Read more
JERUSALEM -- Three Israeli soldiers were indicted for offenses allegedly committed during last summer's Gaza war, the army reported Sunday.
According to a statement from the Military Advocate General, two soldiers were ...Read more