‘Laverne & Shirley’ actor Cindy Williams dies at 75

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cindy Williams, who was among the most recognizable stars in America in the 1970s and 80s for her role as Shirley opposite Penny Marshall’s Laverne on the beloved sitcom “Laverne & Shirley,” has died, her family said Monday. Williams died in Los Angeles at age 75 on Wednesday after a brief … Read more

Adam Rich, former ‘Eight Is Enough’ child star, dies at 54

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adam Rich, the child actor with a pageboy mop-top who charmed TV audiences as “America’s little brother” on “Eight is Enough,” has died. He was 54. Rich died Saturday at his home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles, said Lt. Aimee Earl of the Los Angeles County Medical-Examiner Coroner’s office. … Read more

Mistrial declared in actor Danny Masterson’s rape trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked at the trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Mastersonwho was charged with three monkfish. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Charlaine F. Olmedo had ordered the jurors to take Thanksgiving week off and keep deliberating after they told … Read more

John Aniston, star of ‘Days of Our Lives,’ dead at 89

NEW YORK (AP) — John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Veteran’s Day. John Aniston served in the US Navy. … Read more

50 dead, dozens feared missing as storm lashes Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Flash floods and landslides set off by torrential rains left at least 50 people dead, including in a hard-hit southern Philippine province, where as many as 60 villagers are feared missing and buried in a huge mudslide laden with rocks, trees and debris, officials said Saturday. At least 42 people were … Read more

UN health agency chief declares monkeypox a global emergency

LONDON (AP) — The expanding monkeypox outbreak in more than 70 countries is an “extraordinary” situation that qualifies as a global emergency, the World Health Organization chief said Saturday, a declaration that could spur further investment in treating the once-rare disease and worsen the scramble for scarce vaccines. A global emergency is WHO’s highest level … Read more

Bob Saget, beloved TV dad of ‘Full House,’ dead at 65

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Bob Saget, the actor and comedian best known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House” and as the host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos” comedian, died while in a stand-up. excursion. He was 65 years old. Orange County, Florida, deputies were called Sunday by … Read more

New York City ushers in 2022 with ball drop in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City welcomed the new year, bidding farewell to 2021, as confetti and cheers swept through Times Square as New Year’s Eve tradition returned to a city besieged by a global pandemic. The new year marched all over the world, time zone by time zone, and thousands of New Years … Read more

Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99

LOS ÁNGELES (AP) – Betty White, cuyo encanto atrevido y atrevido la convirtió en un pilar de la televisión durante más de 60 años, ya sea como presentadora de televisión loca por los hombres en “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” o como la loca compañera de piso en “The Golden Girls”, ha muerto. Ella tenía … Read more

Omicron’s New Year’s cocktail: Sorrow, fear, hope for 2022

PARIS (AP) – Grief for the dead and dying, fear of further infections and hopes of ending the coronavirus pandemic were once again the bittersweet cocktail the world said goodbye to. 2021 and ushered in 2022. New Years Eve, which used to be celebrated globally in a wild and free spirit, felt instead like a … Read more