(UPI) A Virginia father and son turned a $5,000 top prize into $100,000 by purchasing 20 identical tickets for the same lottery drawing.
Robert Buckner of King George said he and his father bought 20 tickets for the Oct. ...Read more
(UPI) Animal rescuers in Massachusetts dealt with a delicate situation when a raccoon with a jar stuck on its head fled up a tree in panic.
The Animal Rescue League of Boston said an animal control officer in Woburn ...Read more
(UPI) Residents of an apartment building in Russia are complaining about a neighbor seen walking around a playground with an unusual pet -- a leopard.
Security camera footage from the building in Nizhny Novgorod shows the...Read more
(UPI) Police in Massachusetts warned of traffic delays after a collision caused about 1,000 books to spill out onto a major highway.
Massachusetts State Police said troopers responded to northbound Interstate 91 about 2:...Read more
(UPI) A wandering moose caused traffic headaches in Ontario when it wandered into a city and decided to take a swim in a lake.
North Bay Police said the wayward moose wandered into the city early Wednesday morning and ...Read more
(UPI) A wildlife camera in North Carolina captured video of a fierce late-night battle between two black bears in a wooded area.
The state's Candid Critters camera trap program captured video of the two bears entangled in...Read more
(UPI) Police in Maryland said a "Hamburglar" who crawled into a McDonald's drive-through window to burglarize the eatery was arrested after being caught on camera.
The Howard County Police Department posted a video to ...Read more
(UPI) Police in Florida released video of officers taking care of a "suspicious package" -- an alligator hanging out on a home's front stoop.
The Cape Coral Police Department posted a video to YouTube showing the unusual ...Read more
To the untrained eye, it may seem as though certain people and things are upsetting. However, you know better. The upset is caused by an interpretation of what's going on, not what's actually going on. An interpretation ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Judi Dench loves a good surprise. She's cooking one up on this late autumn morning, her last day in Los Angeles promoting her new movie, "Victoria & Abdul," before returning home to London.
Dench's daughter...Read more
Perhaps the most emotionally charged role of the 2015 blockbuster "Straight Outta Compton" is that of late N.W.A rapper Eazy-E, as played by Jason Mitchell. In a number of scenes, after Eazy-E finds out he had AIDS, ...Read more
In his four-decade-long career, Denzel Washington has played heroes and villains, ministers and miscreants and everything in between. "Roman J. Israel, Esq." is not like any of them, not even close.
To call the title ...Read more
When director Lee Unkrich wrapped the hugely successful "Toy Story 3" in 2010, he started looking for his next project at Pixar Animation Studios. The Chagrin Falls, Ohio, native had long been interested in the Mexican ...Read more
Films about the brotherhood of veterans have a built-in appeal. They are better still when they are smart here and there, sassy from time to time and contain some meaningful insights. That sums up "Last Flag Flying." It's ...Read more
In its power and its beauty, "The Breadwinner' reminds us that animation can be every bit as much of a medium for adults as it is for children.
Set in Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul in 2001, the waning days of ...Read more
"Wonder" is a sweet, heartfelt film that makes you feel good about the strong people who stand up to bullying, harassment and stupidity. It also features one of Julia Roberts' best performances, and serves as further ...Read more
Swedish filmmaker Ruben Ostlund might be making some of the most serious comedies in the world today, movies that combine outrageously funny satire with provocative big ideas. His latest, "The Square," forces audiences to ...Read more
There have been numerous TV, film and stage adaptations of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" over the years. None have combined as much charm, warmth and holiday spirit as Bharat Nalluri's "The Man Who Invented ...Read more
Movies that are largely about illness can be harrowing experienced. "Wonder" moves the genre to a better region. Based on R.J. Palacio's 2012 children's novel, it uses the drama for a study of the grueling, resourceful ...Read more
The awards season is in its infant stage, its contenders eating (cocktail party appetizers), sleeping (barely) and crying ("DO I REALLY HAVE TO GO TO THE HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS?!") as the races begin to take shape and ...Read more
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