HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — “One special seed” and months of care by an Oregon commercial pilot produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a global weigh-in Monday in Northern California, the fourth time his gargantuan plants were awarded top honours.
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AUBURN, Maine — A vintage commercial airplane is set to undertake a long, slow journey from Maine to New York where it will be turned into a cocktail lounge.
SHREVEPORT, La. — A Louisiana library says a book borrowed 84 years ago has been returned by the son of the woman who checked it out as an 11-year-old girl.
A librarian’s note on the Shreve Memorial Library’s Facebook page says the son found the “Spoon River Anthology” while cleaning house.
LOS ANGELES—Amazon's “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honours while HBO's "Game of Thrones” recaptured the best drama series award last night at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically-diverse field of nominees ever.
LOS ANGELES — List of winners at the annual Primetime Emmy Awards, announced Monday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Drama Series: “Game of Thrones”
Comedy Series: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Actor, Drama Series: Matthew Rhys, “The Americans”
Actress, Drama Series: Claire Foy, “The Crown”
KENNER, La. — The mayor of a New Orleans suburb banned the city’s parks and recreation department from purchasing Nike products, days after the athletic apparel maker released a controversial ad supporting former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
INCHEON, Korea, Republic Of — Move over pot stickers, here comes another Asian dumpling.
South Korea’s largest food company is making a multimillion-dollar bet on “mandu,” developing its own machines to automate the normally labour-intensive production of the Korean dumpling and building factories around the world.
NEW YORK—The #MeToo movement fighting sexual misconduct already had claimed one of Hollywood's top movie moguls in Harvey Weinstein.
Now it has done the same for Leslie Moonves—one of the television industry's most powerful executives.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Hundreds of California farmers rallied at the Capitol on Monday to protest state water officials’ proposal to increase water flows in a major California river, a move state and federal politicians called an overreach of power that would mean less water for farms in the Central Valley.
BRISTOL, Conn. — A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue ‚Äî a Connecticut liquor store.
The mid-sized creature lumbered across a parking lot in Bristol Monday afternoon, getting close enough to the entrance of Crazy Bruce’s Liquors to trigger a sensor that automatically opened an outer door.