PHOENIX — NBC talk show host Megyn Kelly’s comments about blackface on Halloween have reinvigorated a debate over costumes that cross racial lines and what’s appropriate at a time when diverse movie and TV characters like “Black Panther” have become hugely popular.
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BELLMAWR, N.J. — A quick eye by Goodwill workers in southern New Jersey turned up framed pages from an original 1774 Philadelphia newspaper with an iconic “Unite or Die” snake design on the masthead.
KAMPALA, Uganda — The suspicion of a third wife was planted in Irene Atenyo’s mind when her husband could not account for his most recent pay.
When she confronted him, he beat her “like an animal” and briefly kicked her out, she said. She winced as she recalled his confession days later of being involved with a student.
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.
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.