After a decade of brawling in boardrooms on USA Network, Gina Torres is getting back into the field on 9-1-1: Lone Star, and she’s loving every minute of it. “As fabulous as it was playing Jessica Pearson, I feel safer climbing rigs and getting shot at than I did walking around in 5.5-inch stilettos for […]
Antiques Roadshow guest snaps at expert amid valuation ‘Shouldn’t have brought them here!’
John was thrilled to go deeper into their history: “Well three of them were the most active. “The Martin brothers were a pottery hall in London in the Victorian era, the end of the 19th century, beginning of the 20th century. “And they were, have you ever seen a picture of them? “It’s amazing, they’ve […]
Timeless EP Answers Burning Q: Could Emma Have Brought Back [Spoiler]?
As the Timeless series finale neared its end and the Time Team scored its biggest win yet, captured nemesis Emma dangled one last tease before Lucy: the prospect of getting back the sister who vanished from the timeline at the close of the Season 1 premiere. “Wait — I can bring Amy back.” “She’s lying,” […]
Jailed Catalan official brought to hospital after 2 weeks of hunger strike
Jailed Catalan leader Jordi Turull has been transferred to an infirmary, after his health deteriorated 14 days into the hunger strike he and a colleague began, to demand a fair trial over their role in the independence referendum. The former spokesman for the regional Catalan government of Carles Puigdemont was relocated to the infirmary inside […]
Cruise secrets: Strangest cargo ever brought on board REVEALED – can you guess what it is?
Cruise ships carry a huge number of passengers and crew on board along with all their luggage and food. Thanks to modern technology, storage, especially of food items, is now much easier. But back in the 19th century, cruise companies had to be resourceful. In 1840 Cunard’s RMS Britannia set forth on its maiden transatlantic […]
The Voice Recap: Which of the Top 24 Really Brought the Live Playoffs to Life?
S— just got real on The Voice. In Monday’s jam-packed episode, all 24 members of Teams Blake Shelton, Jennifer Hudson, Kelly Clarkson and Adam Levine sang for a spot in the Top 12 — or, rather, the Top 13 since a contestant from The Comeback Stage (probably Lynnea Moorer) would also be winning a place […]
Star Wars 9: New OFFICIAL storyline reveals how Luke can be brought back to life
Disney may have decreed that almost everything before April 2014 was no longer canon but that also means everything released since can be considered relevant to the ongoing movies. One of the concerns most relevant to fan discontent over The Last Jedi was the abrupt dismissal of Luke Skywlalker after a particularly divisive appearance. All […]
October 2018 U.S. Auto Sales: Last Month Brought More Treats than Tricks for Most Automakers
More mainstream brands saw year-over-year rises in sales volume last month than those who endured a sojourn into the red. It will surprise exactly no one to learn those who did earn sales growth largely did so on the backs of trucks, SUVs, and crossovers. Nowhere was this more apparent than at Genesis, a brand […]
NSA employee who brought hacking tools home sentenced to 66 months in prison
The National Security Operations Center at NSA, photographed in 2012—the nerve center of the NSA’s “signals intelligence” monitoring. A former NSA coder has been sentenced to 66 months in prison for bringing home the code that drove much of the NSA’s signals intelligence operations. (credit: National Security Agency) Nghia Hoang Pho, a 68-year-old former National […]
Colombia’s development bank has brought in private-sector discipline
Some of Latin America’s worst roads are getting an upgrade