In answer to the question, Joan Gamble, of Rutland, appropriately confronted at the opening of the Danielle Klebes show, “Aimless Pilgrimage,” at 77 Gallery on Grove Street in Rutland, asks, “Why not?” only with more elaboration. Klebes’ recent series of paintings can be seen at the gallery …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.S.-based nonprofit group has called for South Korea to take stronger steps to fight a tuberculosis crisis in North Korea it says has worsened under strengthened U.S.-led sanctions over its nuclear weapons and missile program.
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by the British artist David Hockney has fetched $90.3 million in New York, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction.
SYDNEY (AP) — Rebel Wilson has lost her bid to keep most of the record payout that was awarded to her in a defamation case against an Australian magazine.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving.
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — A northern Arkansas man who allegedly made threatening phone calls to CNN anchor Don Lemon has pleaded not guilty.
Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder in a small experiment sponsored by the Department of Defense.
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple has signed a multiyear film production deal with A24, the acclaimed New York-based studio behind "Moonlight" and "Lady Bird."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is giving $300,000 to help the victims of California's deadly wildfires.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A nurse's decision to donate a kidney to a patient triggered a series of events that led to three people getting new organs at two Kansas City-area hospitals.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!" during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czarist Russia. The patron's pro-Nazi and pro-Trump outburst during a Wednesday night production o…
Amy Schumer says she's been hospitalized for severe, second-trimester nausea and apologized to fans in Dallas for canceling a stand-up show.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — J Balvin has everything to gain at this year's Latin Grammy Awards .
LAS VEGAS (AP) — J Balvin has everything to gain at this year's Latin Grammy Awards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California's recommended new restrictions on a widely used pesticide blamed for harming the brains of babies.(all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Big problem or a fraction of the world's plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic straws are a recent target of environmental activists.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House's decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local):
Breathing masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an increase in serious health problems may be almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become more commonplace.
A publicist said country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died.
MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2018--The BURGER KING® brand is hijacking the biggest shopping week of the year, by making other brands buy you a WHOPPER ® sandwich. How is this possible? Introducing WHOPPER-SHOPPER.com, a new website from the BK® brand that only features online banner ads f…
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2018--Bare Snacks ®, creator of delicious Snacks Gone Simple®, today announced the launch of new Strawberry Banana Chips. Combining two favorite fruits into one crave-ably crunchy snack, bare Strawberry Banana Chips join the brand’s line of oil-free ba…
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who gunned down John Lennon in 1980 says he feels "more and more shame" every year for his crime.
NEW YORK (AP) — A top U.S. health official is pledging to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules regarding the sale of most flavored versions of e-cigarettes.
SYDNEY (AP) — Medical staff say that conjoined twins from Bhutan who were separated at an Australian hospital last week have been healing well, showing their cheeky side, and have become impossible to keep apart.
OAKFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Cows that can withstand hotter temperatures. Cows born without pesky horns. Pigs that never reach puberty.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is trying to fend off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's White House "hard pass."
Musical happenings in and around the capital city.
When I was growing up, Star Search was the big talent competition show on TV. American Idol and shows like it are just as fun to watch, because no matter who wins, the surprise of seeing someone new, full of talent, is exciting.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sigrid Nunez's "The Friend" has won the National Book Award for fiction.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Idris Elba's daughter has been chosen as the Golden Globe Ambassador to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony.
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — The Latest on the presentation of the Country Music Association Awards being presented Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee (all times local):
LONDON (AP) — A book about the causes and consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster has won Britain's leading nonfiction literary award.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says long-term exposure to a compound currently used in nonstick coatings appears to be dangerous even in minute amounts.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican rock band Mana will be honored as the Latin Recording Academy's 2018 Person of the Year in a star-studded concert Wednesday, the eve of the Latin Grammy Awards ceremony.
GENEVA (AP) — A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's is calling a record price for a pearl at auction.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Food safety officials are stressing the importance of proper handling and cooking practices amid a nationwide outbreak of drug-resistant Salmonella found in raw turkey, with Thanksgiving approaching.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katherine MacGregor, who played petty, gossiping mother Harriet Oleson on TV's "Little House on the Prairie," has died, a representative said Wednesday. She was 93.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man whose wife collapsed outside a locked hospital emergency room door and later died has received a face-to-face apology from the chief executive of the hospital's parent company.
DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2018--Pairwise today announced it has selected Durham, N.C., as its headquarters and will lease space on the Golden Belt Campus in the heart of downtown. The move represents a commitment to growth in a region ripe with innovation and engagement in the a…
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration contends it has "broad discretion" to regulate press access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass."
Carrie Underwood will be working triple-duty at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards as co-host, performer and nominee.
Thanksgiving is just around the bend, and if you are hosting you might already be thinking about how you might plan things better this year, how to make it all a bit less stressful.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials say an Oscar-nominated American cinematographer has been charged in Poland after he allegedly attacked paramedics and police.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York.
SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2018--ReposiTrak, Inc., the industry leader in compliance, food safety and risk management for the retail supply chain, announces Alltech, a global leader in animal and crop nutrition, is deploying the ReposiTrak Compliance & Risk Management Solut…
TREMEZZINA, Italy (AP) — Bollywood stars Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are getting married at a villa on Italy's Lake Como with screen credits of its own.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles is turning 70 with a family birthday party, and a firm commitment to his environmentalist views.