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A New Harry Potter Game Will Let Us Live Out Our Hogwarts Dreams in 2018

• POPSUGAR<br>• Living<br>• Games<p>Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game Details<p>A New Harry Potter Game Will Let Us Live Out Our Hogwarts Dreams in 2018<p>Shares<p>On …

Harry Potter

Wookiee here: 'Star Wars' merchandise that will make you a (fashion) force to be reckoned with

The stylish tie-ins with "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" include a white-hot, limited-edition Rag & Bone collection, Christian Louboutin footwear charity …

Star Wars

A ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star was kicked out of a Lyft for kissing her boyfriend

Aja Kween was a standout on season 9 of "RuPaul's Drag Race." Promotional, RuPaul's Drag Race<p>Drag queen Aja Kween, who appeared on season 9 of</i> …

LGBTQ

Make Christmas brighter for young church shooting victim

A young survivor of the Sutherland Springs church shooting faces a long road to recovery.<p>Ryland Ward was shot five times inside First Baptist Church …

Magic Wands: Orlando Magic vs. LA Clippers — Dec. 13, 2017

ORLANDO, FL - DECEMBER 14: DeAndre Jordan #6 of the LA Clippers shakes hands with sidelined Nikola Vucevic #9 of the Orlando Magic after the game at …

Basketball

Sick teen gets her wish, spends a day at UCF as medical student

Hannah Culler of Ohio has an immune disorder that lands her in the hospital frequently, but this week she was able to come to Orlando and have her …

Medicine

Magic lose to Clippers 106-95 as Lou Williams scores 31 points

Depleted by injuries, the Orlando Magic knew they needed big games from Elfrid Payton, Jonathon Simmons and Nikola Vucevic to have a chance against …

Basketball

Orlando's Memorial for Pulse Victims Is a Labyrinth

The Orlando City Council on Monday voted unanimously on a change in design for the already-planned labyrinth-style walking path in Colonialtown …

LGBTQ

China holds state memorial ceremony for Nanjing Massacre victims

Photo taken on Dec. 13, 2017 shows the scene of state memorial ceremony for China's National Memorial Day for Nanjing Massacre Victims at the …

News (China)

8-Year-Old Boy Collects Over 1,000 Toys For Kids In Puerto Rico

"Can you donate one toy, from the bottom of my heart and the bottom of your heart?” Jayden Perez asks in a now viral video.<p>A little boy in New Jersey with a big heart is doing his part to make sure children in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico receive some holiday cheer.<p>Jayden Perez, 8, has collected …

Kids

Orlando City does not lose any players in MLS Expansion Draft

Orlando City avoided losing any players during the Major League Soccer expansion draft Tuesday.Los Angeles Football Club is the only side joining MLS …

Soccer

Federal scientists call the warming of the Arctic 'unprecedented over the last 1,500 years'

The Trump administration's mixed views on climate change notwithstanding, a group of federal scientists on Tuesday released a stark report on the …

Global Warming

Pit bull shot dead after attacking Florida deputy, pizza delivery man

MARY ESTHER — A dog was fatally shot after attacking a Florida sheriff's deputy and a pizza delivery man in a small Panhandle city.According to a …

Crime

Three men charged in shark dragging video that went viral

Three Florida men have been charged in connection with a viral video of a shark dragging, state wildlife officials announced Tuesday night.The …

Viral

Devin Hester retires: 'Hopefully next time I see y’all it’ll be in Canton'

Devin Hester’s ridiculous career finally reached its end zone Tuesday.The former Bears returner announced his retirement from football by publicizing …

Comedian Bill Burr plays Bob Carr Theater

When comedian Bill Burr plays Orlando this weekend, he will have reasons to celebrate.<p>His first child was born this year. “F Is for Family,” his …

Vince Gilligan

Orlando Jones High CB Kerby Joseph commits to Illinois

Kerby Joseph was going to wait to make his announcement about committing to Illinois this weekend during his official recruiting visit, but he …

College & University

Life in prison for man who killed Hollywood girl in 1999

A babysitter’s boyfriend has been sentenced to life in prison for the 1999 death of a 4-year-old girl from Hollywood who went missing while in Punta …

Crime

Hallelujah! Scott Frost is back where he belongs — coaching his UCF Knights in the Peach Bowl

Scott Frost was back where he belonged on Tuesday.<p>In the warmth of the Florida sunshine, with his beloved UCF players, finishing off one of the most …

College Football

Seminole commissioners challenge tax collector's mega real estate plan

Seminole County commissioners on Tuesday grilled Tax Collector Joel Greenberg about an unusual real-estate transaction that calls for selling off …

Real Estate

Flight from Orlando makes emergency landing because of coffee maker

A Southwest Airlines plane that took off from Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday after fumes from a coffee maker were reported …

Aviation

Early Look: Universal's Aventura Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort

Big additions continue to come to Universal Orlando Resort. Along with two new hotels opened since 2014, Universal Orlando is again expanding its …

Hotels

Ayala fires back, seeking information from Gov. Scott on death penalty cases taken from her office

Loading...<p><b>ORLANDO, Fla.</b> - One week after Gov. Rick Scott sent a letter to State Attorney Aramis Ayala demanding information about a missed death …

Death Penalty

JK Rowling to become Companion of Honour at Buckingham Palace today

JK Rowling is set to be made a Companion of Honour at Buckingham Palace today.<p>The Harry Potter author is celebrating 20 years since the boy wizard …

J K Rowling

WESH adds anchor from Central Florida

WESH-Channel 2 has hired a new weekend anchor, and she grew up in Orlando.<p>Sanika Dange, who attended Lake Highland Prep for middle and high school, …

Panama City

Disney's Animal Kingdom: 'Up' show in, 'Flights of Wonder' out

A show featuring characters from the Disney-Pixar film “Up” will be part of a new show debuting at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park next spring, …

Walt Disney Company

Woman, 62, shot while inside vehicle in Polk County

Polk County sheriff's investigators are hoping to catch a robbery suspect who shot a 62-year-old woman Sunday morning in the Winter Haven area.<p><b>Victim</b> …

Crime

FSU pulls scholarship on Stacy Kirby; UCF among schools now in mix

It’s been little more than a week since Stacy Kirby confirmed his all-in status as a future Florida State Seminole, but that has all changed for the …

College & University

Ionis gets $45M after Huntington's drug passes early test

Following the success of an early-stage trial of its drug for Huntington’s disease, Ionis Pharmaceuticals has earned a $45 million license fee from …

Medicine

Orlando commits to goal of zero pedestrian deaths by 2040

City commissioners set a goal Monday to completely eliminate pedestrian deaths by 2040 in Orlando, which is often cited as among the nation’s most …

Nonprofits