(UPI) A Hawaiian family said they received an official certificate from Guinness World Records confirming their 5.6 pound avocado is the heaviest on record.
Mark, Juliane and Loihi Pokini of Kula, on the island of Maui, ...Read more
(UPI) A Florida wildlife sanctuary said a female lion was tranquilized after escaping her enclosure through a gate that had been left open by a volunteer.
The Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary in Marion County said the ...Read more
Most everyone who mattered in AMC's unsurpassed drama "Breaking Bad" had been killed off by the 2013 finale -- a closing episode that still stands as one of TV's best.
There is no discernible reason the series should be ...Read more
As much as we want to embrace the mystery, at this point in the Venus transit, it's more of an uncomfortable hug. If it were filmed in a drama, the camera would pan to a face over the shoulder that showed our pained look...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Richard Schiff was already happy being part of the ABC drama "The Good Doctor" where he is now in his third season playing Dr. Aaron Glassman. It's a role that not only gives him the opportunity to play ...Read more
The shock of seeing Joseph Losey's newly restored, long unavailable "Mr. Klein" is not so much surprise at how compelling it is but astonishment at how it seems more relevant today than at its original 1976 release.
Not long ago, Corin Tucker, who plays guitar in a roaring rock 'n' roll band called Sleater-Kinney, went with her bandmate Carrie Brownstein to a Los Angeles poetry, music, comedy and art performance known as Weirdo Night....Read more
Few movie stars have been so willing to suffer for our ostensible entertainment as Will Smith. I don't mean that entirely as a compliment, but I also say it with some real if qualified admiration. Smith can suffer ...Read more
Fiendishly researched and smartly constructed, "A German Youth" is a formidable piece of documentary detective work focusing on a small but significant historical moment that continues to matter.
Though its director, Jean...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Jane Fonda has never been content to raise hell only from the comfort of Los Angeles. The 81-year-old actress, activist and exercise phenom is moving to Washington for four months with a plan to get arrested....Read more
The enduring appeal of "The Addams Family" is quite impressive. With only four notes and a couple of snaps, plus a classic black dress, one can instantly evoke the classic American Gothic clan, who are creepy, kooky, ...Read more
The former NBC employee who says she was raped by fired "Today" co-anchor Matt Lauer had harsh words for his strongly worded denial of her accusation.
Brooke Nevils, who told investigative journalist Ronan Farrow that ...Read more
Those familiar with uneasy friends Falstaff and Prince Hal owe a debt to William Shakespeare, who put them in multiple plays and made them so enduring that creative spirits from Orson Welles and Laurence Olivier to ...Read more
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was hit with a new indictment Thursday -- the same day jury selection in his sexual misconduct case was set to begin in New York.
The charges in the indictment cover the existing groping complaint, ...Read more
(UPI) A Los Angeles hospitality firm is offering fans of 1990s-era pastel school supplies the chance to immerse themselves in nostalgia with a hotel suite inspired by designer Lisa Frank.
Hospitality firm Barsala's Lisa ...Read more
Chromatics, "Closer to Grey" (Italians Do It Better)
Chromatics have been teasing a new album called "Dear Tommy" for nearly seven years now. It's been quite the roller coaster. At one point after a near-death experience,...Read more
(UPI) A Maryland woman said the $14,919.80 jackpot she scored from the state lottery's Racetrax virtual horse racing game was her third major prize from the game.
The 59-year-old Windsor Mill woman told Maryland Lottery ...Read more
(UPI) An NBC News correspondent doing a live segment on MSNBC was interrupted when her 4-year-old son decided to join his mother on-camera.
Courtney Kube, 41, was delivering a segment about Turkish air strikes in northern...Read more
(UPI) Animal rescuers in Britain came to the assistance of a fox that was found at a storage facility with its head stuck in the middle of an old tire.
The RSPCA said Inspector Alan Barnes was dispatched to the storage ...Read more
(UPI) An England woman is asking members of the public to keep an eye out for her "part wild" Savannah cat, a hybrid of an African serval and a domestic cat.
Laura Page said the 4-foot-long cat is not a danger to the ...Read more
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