Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall of...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Google launches game-streaming platform

Google launches game-streaming platform

NEW YORK — Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game bu...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country hit-making duo Brooks & Dunn are riding a resurgence of interest in ’90s-era country music with a new album...

March 18th, 2019 |  



YouTube star Lilly Singh to host NBC late-night show

YouTube star Lilly Singh to host NBC late-night show

LOS ANGELES — NBC is shaking up late-night TV, giving Carson Daly’s slot to a woman of color who’s a star on YouTube.The network sai...

March 15th, 2019 |  


$878M South Carolina lottery winner sharing with charities

$878M South Carolina lottery winner sharing with charities

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina woman who won $878 million in the biggest jackpot payout to one winner in U.S. history wants to share her wi...

March 14th, 2019 |  


Trump blasts #FakeMelania theories

Trump blasts #FakeMelania theories

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is not amused by the #FakeMelania conspiracy theories circulating on social media. He spun off a new theory ...

March 13th, 2019 |  


Chicago Symphony musicians trade piccolos for picketing

Chicago Symphony musicians trade piccolos for picketing

CHICAGO — Striking musicians at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra are grabbing picket signs instead of piccolos after a lack of progress in contrac...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Emoji rulers approve skin-tone options for couples of color

Emoji rulers approve skin-tone options for couples of color

NEW YORK — In 1664, Maryland passed the first British colonial law banning marriage between whites and slaves. An 1883 U.S. Supreme Court ruling...

March 8th, 2019 |  


‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek vows to beat pancreatic cancer

‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek vows to beat pancreatic cancer

LOS ANGELES — “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek said he has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer but intends to fight the disea...

March 7th, 2019 |  


Kelsea Ballerini surprised with Grand Ole Opry invitation

Kelsea Ballerini surprised with Grand Ole Opry invitation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country singer Kelsea Ballerini got a musical surprise of a lifetime in the middle of a duet with Little Big Town when the vo...

March 6th, 2019 |