CANNES, France -- The history of pop music is filled with far too many untimely demises. But for all the cultural lumping together of these tragedies, they're hardly as similar as we tend to believe.
In "Amy," a new ...Read more
NEW YORK (UPI) -- The official dictionary for perennial board game Scrabble announced 6,500 new words, including "lolz," Facetime, emoji and ridic.
The Collins Official Scrabble Words, the official ...Read more
SACRAMENTO (UPI) -- An 11-year-old California boy graduated community college with three associate degrees only one year after he graduated from high school.
Tanishq Abraham, 11, of Sacramento, made national headlines and...Read more
BATON ROUGE, La. (UPI) -- A motorist filming while taunting an alligator with his truck learned a valuable lesson when the reptile ripped into the front of the vehicle.
The "Gator vs. Truck" video, posted to YouTube by ...Read more
They say you shouldn't drink while pregnant, but I've developed a codependency with beer.
My mom was visiting last weekend, and during her trip, two things were brought to light. One: You are never too old...Read more
"BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL": Ridge is introduced to Maya's friend, Nick, who gives him valuable insight into what she endured throughout her transition. Brooke and Eric compare notes about how their past actions had a negative ...Read more
DEAR STACY: Please settle a trivial question. The actress who plays Ursula the Sea Witch on "Once Upon a Time" -- I believe she was on a show called "Summerland" years ago. Am I right? -- L.W., Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
The sun and Saturn tug at each other from across the sky, promising to bring moral dilemmas and other kinds of intellectual strife. Chances are, you know the right way; it just doesn't happen to also be the convenient ...Read more
Abe: Four in Hand (Ties of Steel) (Volume 1)MJ Fields
From USA Today Bestseller, MJ Fields, comes a sizzling new romance novel.
Twenty-six-year-old Abraham O’Donnell is the CFO of Steel Inc. After working tirelessly for over a year, he takes a week off to enjoy the sand, surf, and bikini-clad women of Ft. ...
A well-oiled machine of visuals, and yet a wobbling rattletrap of storytelling, the sci-fi fantasy "Tomorrowland" is an unwieldy clunker driven into the ditch at full speed. Injured in the accident were George Clooney as a...Read more
NEW ORLEANS (UPI) -- A New Orleans restaurant said an employee was fired after a customer discovered a racial slur and "100% dislike" written on her receipt.
Liryca Neville Branch, 33, discovered the slur and the "dislike...Read more
CANNES, France -- It's been three years since I talked to French director Jacques Audiard at the Festival de Cannes for his "Rust and Bone," six since I interviewed him about his exceptional, Grand Prize-winning "Un ...Read more
VALDEZ, Alaska (UPI) -- A group of tourists boating through Prince William Sound in Alaska captured video of a glacier partially collapsing and dropping chunks of ice into the water.
Jonathan Huensch captured the video ...Read more
PJ Paparelli, the artistic director of the American Theater Company, a highly respected and nationally accomplished director of new plays, the co-author of such potent works of documentary theater as "Columbinus" and "The ...Read more
"San Andreas" (PG-13): After a massive earthquake strikes the West Coast, California's only hope of survival is a search and rescue helicopter pilot played by -- who else? -- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
CHICAGO -- On the one hand, Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry says it wants its big new showcase for cutting-edge robotics to dispel fear about the soulless mechanized creatures rising up and taking the place of ...Read more
A little more than three months after the moon was in the seventh house and Jupiter aligned with Mars on Feb. 14, NBC is launching the new summer series "Aquarius." David Duchovny trades tracking aliens for chasing mass ...Read more
Well, the little girl gets it.
Kennedi Clements plays Maddy Bowen, the child trapped between the real world and the afterlife in the new version of "Poltergeist," and gives us wild-eyed terror we can hang onto and a blood...Read more
CANNES, France -- Movies about the Holocaust constitute a longstanding genre, with a wide range of filmmakers plumbing many angles and story lines in the 70 years since the atrocities came to an end.
So a first-time ...Read more
TOKYO -- When composer Toshi Ichiyanagi arrived at my hotel near Suntory Hall for tea, he apologized for bringing a bag of his recent CDs, since it would add weight to my luggage. He laughed when he said that in halting ...Read more
Ice Cube knows where he stands among younger fans: Many know him more from saccharine Hollywood movies like "Are We There Yet?" than from bitter and incendiary landmark rap albums such as "Straight Outta Compton" and "...Read more
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