LOS ANGELES -- One of the biggest mid-season finales among all the network programs was the ABC drama "Designated Survivor," where a deadly car crash took the life of First Lady Alex Kirkman (Natascha McElhone). When the ...Read more
"Annihilation" is an eerie, ominous and challenging film that is also great. With a stellar cast, state-of-the-art visual effects and excellent direction, it burrows its way into your brain like a parasite and eats it from...Read more
Marvel Films has finally put a "Black Widow" movie on its schedule, tentatively for 2020. Some would argue 20th Century Fox has beaten them to it.
Fox's movie is "Red Sparrow," which premieres March 2 and features Jeremy ...Read more
On Oscar nominations morning, Yance Ford sat on his couch with his partner, Amanda, watching the telecast. One hundred seventy documentary features had qualified for consideration, and Ford's "Strong Island" had already ...Read more
Veena Sud, who developed AMC's "The Killing," has a new series, "Seven Seconds," 10 episodes to binge on Netflix starting Friday. That is easy to do, graced as it is with well-wrought characters, wonderful performances, a ...Read more
Activist and filmmaker Matthew Cooke directs an anti-prison film under the rubric of a prison and justice system guidebook in the arresting documentary "Survivor's Guide to Prison." Actor, producer and former inmate Danny ...Read more
"My voice is all gone," said Letitia Wright. "I sound like a hoarse-y man."
While the sentiment was a bit of an exaggeration, Wright was beginning to go hoarse after a week of nonstop press for Marvel's highly anticipated...Read more
"Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America" by Bonnie Siegler; Artisan (240 pages, $17.95)
"People used the weapons they had at their disposal," writes Bonnie Siegler in her book "Signs of Resistance: A ...Read more
Medical Billing Horror StoriesSharon Hollander
Anecdotes and real case studies ripped from the headlines about what doctors did which got them into trouble. The case studies are true stories of medical professionals that got into trouble with the FBI, Medicare or the Office of Inspector General. A must read for healthcare professionals ...
"In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte" by David Bacon; University of California Press (450 pages, $34.95 paper)
"I don't claim to be an unbiased observer," writes activist and photographer David Bacon, who ...Read more
(UPI) An elephant at a "rejuvenation camp" in India was filmed showing off an unusual skill -- playing the harmonica.
The video, filmed at a Coimbatore-area rejuvenation camp for elephants that live at temples in the ...Read more
(UPI) A visitor to the Minnesota Golf Show won a $100,000 prize by sinking a difficult putt from 120 feet away from the hole.
A video recorded Sunday during the show at the Minneapolis Convention Center shows pilot Paul ...Read more
(UPI) A British snowboarder broke a Guinness speed record by reaching an average top speed of 92.99 mph while being towed by a Maserati Levante.
Jamie Barrow posted video to Twitter showing him breaking his own Guinness ...Read more
(UPI) A reptile handler in Australia shared video of an unusual rescue involving a snake with its head stuck inside a beer can.
A video posted to Facebook by Stewy the Snake Catcher shows the man and his partner working ...Read more
(UPI) A Delaware man who won a $50,000 Powerball prize in time for his birthday said he actually used his birthday numbers to win the jackpot.
The Bear resident, who requested anonymity, told Delaware Lottery officials ...Read more
(UPI) An Italian man captured video of a dog's lucky escape when a pack of wolves appeared and attempted to make it into a meal.
Paolo Forconi posted a video to Facebook showing the scene he witnessed in Aubruzzo, Italy, ...Read more
(UPI) Animal rescuers in Wales said a dog stranded on a 50-foot-high ledge at a quarry during an earthquake was rescued unharmed.
RSPCA Cymru said Basil, a small collie mix, became stranded on a ledge at Rosehill Quarry, ...Read more
(UPI) The body responsible for approving emojis released a new set of proposed images -- including a corrected version of a much-maligned lobster emoji.
The Unicode Consortium released proposed images for 157 new emojis ...Read more
(UPI) A San Francisco woman who lost her wedding and engagement rings while traveling said the precious lost items were hand-delivered to her by a United pilot.
Brit Morin tweeted that she lost her wedding ring and her ...Read more
(UPI) Police in Mississippi shared video of officers capturing a 4-foot alligator that was found running loose in a residential neighborhood.
The Moss Point Police Department said officers responded to a neighborhood in ...Read more
(UPI) A Rhode Island bride missed cocktail hour after she became stuck in an elevator on the way to her wedding reception.
Melissa Rodger said she and two wedding planners were taking the elevator to cocktail hour at her ...Read more
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