New Movies: ‘Man of Steel,’ ‘This Is the End’
It's another big weekend at the cineplex, with the return of one of the most famous superheroes of all time, plus an end-of-the-world story about a bunch of stoners played by actors playing themselves. Should be fun whichever path you take.
New Movies: ‘The Internship,’ ‘The Purge’
The summer movie season keeps chugging right along. (Yes, we realize it isn't technically summer yet, but as far as movies are concerned, it is.) This weekend we get a dose of comedy and a dash of the spooks, so take your pick, moviegoers.
Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly to 7.6%
Job growth in May beat economists' expectations, coming in at 175,000 new positions added, which aligns closely with the yearly average. The unemployment rate rose ever so slightly, from 7.5 percent to 7.6 percent, a result of more people entering the work force, according to the Labor Departme…
6 Dead, 14 Injured in Philadelphia Building Collapse; Search Operations Halted
Late Wednesday night, a 61-year-old woman was found alive amid the rubble of a collapsed building in Philadelphia and taken to a nearby hospital where she remains in critical condition. The search for other survivors has been halted as of Thursday morning.
84-Year-Old Winner of $590 Million Powerball Lottery Finally Claims Prize
The winner of the largest Powerball prize ever, $590 million, is Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, of Zephyrhills, Florida. Lottery officials made the announcement in a news conference Wednesday afternoon.
Brutal Weather Tears Through Midwest Again, Killing ‘Storm Chasers’ Trio, 10 More
A series of tornadoes hit Oklahoma Friday night, killing at least 13 people and leaving many more missing, without homes or stranded. Other storms and flooding also hit Arkansas and Missouri, and remnants of that severe weather moved east all the way to New England, where 19,000 are still without po…
New Movies: ‘After Earth,’ ‘Now You See Me’
After the Memorial Day weekend trio of 'Fast & Furious 6,' 'The Hangover Part III' and 'Epic' led to the sixth-biggest box office weekend of all time, this weekend's pair of new releases have a pretty tough act to follow when it comes to creating excitement…
New Movies: ‘The Hangover Part III,’ ‘Fast and Furious 6,’ ‘Epic’
Wow. This is a monster weekend at the box office. While Memorial Day weekend is usually a good one for theaters, it's rare to see three heavyweights like these all hitting cinemas at the same time.
Man Discovers $100K Comic Book Hidden in Wall of His House, In-Laws Nearly Ruin It
David Gonzalez was taking down a wall in a fixer-upper house he had bought in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, when he made a most interesting discovery: tucked in among some old newspapers as insulation was a copy of Action Comics No. 1, the first appearance of a character named Superman.
Death Toll in Oklahoma Lowered to 24; Search for Survivors Continues
Officials in Oklahoma have lowered the number of deaths suffered to 24 in the massive tornado that swept through the town of Moore Monday night. Originally, the figure had been as high as 51, probably a result of double-counting.