Edward Branscomb

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Trump and Kim Signed a 4-Point Peace Pledge at Their Summit. Here's What It Says

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un signed a document Tuesday asserting that the U.S. president would provide unspecified “security guarantees” to Kim in …

North Korea

The Final Season of Telltale’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Arrives in August – Variety

The final season of Telltale’s “The Walking Dead” will premiere on Aug. 14. Scott Butterworth, creative communications specialist at Telltale Games, …

The Walking Dead

Supreme Court's same-sex wedding cake decision -- a significant victory for freedom

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of cake artist Jack Phillips, saying the Colorado Civil Rights Commission unjustly punished him when it ordered Jack to create a custom wedding cake celebrating a same-sex wedding. As the court said, “[t]he neutral and respectful consideration to …

Civil Rights

Former 49ers great Dwight Clark dies at 61 after battling ALS

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Dwight Clark, the receiver who made one of the most memorable plays in NFL history and jump-started the San Francisco 49ers …

NFL

A Royal Wedding for the Ages: Pictures

Teenage cellist thrust to global fame at royal wedding

WINDSOR, England (Reuters) - Young British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason was thrust into the global limelight on Saturday, heard by millions as he played at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.<p>Asked by Meghan herself to perform, the 19-year-old from Nottingham is already well-known in …

The Latest: Australia says Pompeo prioritizes naming envoy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination to serve as secretary of state (all times local):<p>10:40 p.m.<p>Australia's foreign …

‘The Walking Dead’s Lauren Cohan To Return For Season 9 Arc – Update

<b>UPDATED:</b> <i>The Walking Dead</i> star Lauren Cohan, whose future on the hit zombie apocalypse drama series has been in question, will be back for Season 9, …

WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino Dies at Age 82

Hall of Fame wrestler Bruno Sammartino died at the age of 82, WWE announced Wednesday.<p>Sammartino is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time and owns the longest reign as WWE champion in history (2,803 days), which he set from 1963 through 1971.<p>Before Hulk Hogan, …

Vince McMahon

Stephen Hawking (1942–2018)

Collection<p>Collection home<br>• Remembering Stephen Hawking<br>• Research<br>• Books<br>• Multimedia<p>Arguably, no other scientist in our current era has touched the public …

Sessions fires former FBI Deputy Director McCabe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that he had fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, a regular target of …

How Your Returns Are Used Against You at Best Buy, Other Retailers

Every time shoppers return purchases to Best Buy Co., they are tracked by a company that has the power to override the store’s touted policy and refuse to refund their money.<p>That is because the electronics giant is one of several chains that have hired a service called Retail Equation to score …

eCommerce

Trump axes Tillerson, names CIA's Pompeo chief US Diplomat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday — via Twitter — and picked CIA Director …

Billy Graham: Friends, family and the famous pay respects

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham's family and friends are again opening up his boyhood home in North Carolina for people to pause at his …

Winners and losers from the 2018 Olympics: NBC, Lindsey Vonn, Swiffers and more

It seems like just two weeks ago that Yuna Kim lit the Olympic cauldron to get the 2018 Winter Games started. But now it’s over. So much to recap, so little space.<p><b>Winner: Elizabeth Swaney</b><p>Sure, she doesn’t do any tricks on the halfpipe and, sure, her Hungarian roots are thin at best and, sure, many …

Red Gerard

CURSED: U.S. Olympic Athletes Who Dissed Trump Go Down In Flames

For some unknown reason, American athletes representing the United States in the Olympic games in South Korea have gone out of their way to …

Game of Thrones Creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss to Write and Produce a New Series of Star Wars Films

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going from Winterfell to a galaxy far, far away.It was announced today that Benioff and Weiss, creators of the …

Foles' late TD pass leads Eagles to 1st Super Bowl title

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles threw the go-ahead 5-yard touchdown pass to Zach Ertz with 2:21 to go and the Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super …

GAME CHANGER: FISA Memo To END Mueller’s Russia Investigation Into Trump, Sources Say

Republican lawmakers ignited a firestorm late on Thursday after they received a classified memo that documented extensive Foreign Intelligence …

Legendary sports broadcaster Keith Jackson dies at 89

Keith Jackson, one of the most distinctive voices in college football for half a century, died Friday night. He was 89.<p>ESPN, the sister Disney company to ABC where Jackson spent much of his career, said the family had confirmed Jackson’s death.<p>Jackson called the biggest events in college football …

Marvel's 'Black Widow' Movie Looks More Likely After Landing Writer

Forget the Avengers for now: Black Widow might finally be getting her own movie, and there's no assembling required.<p>Marvel is reportedly taking steps toward making the standalone project starring Scarlett Johansson happen. Jac Schaeffer has been hired to write the script, Variety reports. Although …

QB Jacob Eason Bids Farewell to Georgia, Washington Likely Destination

Quarterback Jacob Eason said goodbye to Georgia in a tweet on Friday, and his likely transfer destination is Washington barring a "last-minute change …

Alabama Rallies to Beat Georgia in Thriller: Pictures

Stoke City FC

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' becomes top-grossing film of the year

On the last day of the calendar year, <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> surpassed <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> as the top grossing film in North America in 2017. It also topped the charts for the weekend for the third time, but just barely — Dwayne Johnson's <i>Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle</i> is close on its …

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ At $1.067B WW Through Monday; ‘Jumanji’ Does Rockin’ New Year’s Biz – International Box Office

<b>UPDATE, WRITETHRU with actuals</b>: Disney/Lucasfilm’s <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> made the jump across the coveted $1B mark worldwide this holiday weekend, …

'Star Wars' Is Saved As 'The Last Jedi' Catches Up To 'Jurassic World'

Well, that was close. After a few days where <i>The Last Jedi</i> was trailing the day-to-day cumes of <i>The Force Awakens</i> (duh), <i>Jurassic World</i> (from day eight to day 12) and even <i>The Avengers</i> (on day ten), <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is back in second place among the fastest-grossing movies of all time. The Walt …

Movies

Here's Why You Shouldn't Believe All This 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Doom And Gloom

A lot of breathless, eye-grabbing headlines are out there proclaiming the death of Star Wars at the hands of the evil Rian Johnson. After all, <i>The Last Jedi</i> upset a certain corner of fandom, so any way to reel in the anger and outrage of that very vocal, very online-all-the-time crowd is a safe bet. …

Movies

NFL Cancels Sunday Night Football This Week On NBC

<b>UPDATES</b> <b>with replacement programming:</b> If you were planning on watching <i>Sunday Night Football</i> this week on NBC as you readied to ring in the New Year, …

Heather North, voice of Daphne on 'Scooby-Doo,' dies at 71

Heather North, an actress best known for voicing Daphne Blake on the "Scooby-Doo" cartoon series, has died in California. She was 71.<p>Family friend Jodie Mann told the Hollywood Reporter that North died Nov. 30 at her home in Studio City, near Hollywood, after a long illness.<p>North was first heard as …

Billie Lourd DOES Have a Bigger Role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

In 2015, Carrie Fisher's daughter, Billie Lourd, was poised to share in her mother's glorious Star Wars legacy. In fact, <b>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b> is Lourd's first-ever credited role. In the intergalactic universe, she plays Lieutenant Connix, a member of the Resistance who fields orders from …