Hurricane Fiona slams Dominican Republic after knocking out power in Puerto Rico and causing “catastrophic” damage

Hurricane Fiona roared over the Dominican Republic on Monday after knocking out power across all of Puerto Rico, causing damage the governor said was “catastrophic.” Many people were left without water service. Authorities reported one death from the hurricane — a man swept away by a flooded river in the inland town of Comerio. Authorities … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin reaches Windsor chapel ahead of burial

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin arrived at Windsor Castle, her final resting place, on Monday after a day of matchless pageantry that drew world leaders to her funeral and hundreds of thousands of people to the streets to say farewell to a revered monarch. Well-wishers lined the route she took from London, throwing flowers, cheering and clapping … Read more

The Woman King and Viola Davis Are #1 at the Box Office

Not only that, but the $50 million-budgeted film will be profitable. Take that, naysayers. “The Woman King” (Sony) saved theaters this weekend, selling 40 percent of all tickets as it grossed $19 million. That’s at the high end of expectations for the mid-budget ($50 million) production directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood that stars Viola Davis as … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II mourned by Britain and the world at funeral

By DANICA KIRKA, MIKE CORDER and SAMYA KULLAB September 19, 2022 GMT https://apnews.com/article/queen-elizabeth-ii-funeral-bfe59d9c8f31d339f2cec2f8479cc3ce LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom and the world bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II on Monday with a state funeral that drew presidents and kings, princes and prime ministers — and crowds in the streets of London and at Windsor Castle … Read more

Strangers who captured the hearts of a nation with ‘romance’ in Queen queue BOTH have long term partners

Two strangers who sparked rumors of a Love Actually-style romance after meeting in the Queue to see the Queen reveal they are both in long term relationships – but insist they will be ‘friends for life’. Zoe George, 33, and Jack Ciuro, 23, provided the British public with the heart-warming idea that a budding romance … Read more

Kyiv alleges ‘terrorism’ after rocket hits near second nuclear power plant

KYIV, Ukraine — Pro-Russian officials in the two self-declared separatist “republics” in eastern Ukraine pleaded Monday for urgent votes calling on Moscow to immediately annex the territories, a sign of apparent panic that the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine is failing. The appeals from authorities in the Luhansk and Donetsk people’s republics came as Ukrainian forces … Read more

Trina McGee, who played Angela on ‘Boy Meets World,’ says she was asked to ‘turn down’ her ‘Black meter’

Another “Boy Meets World” mystery was solved during a recent episode of the rewatch podcast, “Pod Meets World.” Trina McGee, who portrayed Angela Moore during the final three seasons of the sitcom, revealed why she wasn’t part of the series finale. “This is some ground we have not covered. I was told, in kind of … Read more

5 things to know for Sept. 19: The Queen, Hurricane Fiona, Covid, Ukraine, Truck recall

Here’s what else you need to know Get Up to Speed ​​and On with Your Day. (You can get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Queen Elizabeth II Britain is bidding farewell to Queen Elizabeth II today with a grand funeral steeped in tradition to … Read more

NBC’s Quantum Leap Reboot Is Faithful to the Sci-Fi Classic

Addison (Caitlin Bassett) and Ben (Raymond Lee) brace for impact.Photo: Ron Batzdorf/NBC It’s been nearly 30 years since Scott Bakula‘s Dr. Sam Beckett disappeared into time (and from the airwaves), but Quantum Leap—a popular show during its five-season run—has since maintained a cult following. It’s no surprise NBC has dipped back into the time-travel well … Read more