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Cast of ‘Younger’ stars in new PSA to protect women against violence

Cast of ‘Younger’ stars in new PSA to protect women against violence

Photo courtesy of TV Land(NEW YORK) — The cast of Younger is taking a stand to protect women against violence. The show’s stars — Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor, Nico Tortorella, Peter Hermann, Molly Bernard and Charles Michael Davis – have teamed up with The United State of Women for a new…

Stars mark #BourdainDay, Anthony Bourdain’s 63rd birthday, with emotional tributes

Stars mark #BourdainDay, Anthony Bourdain’s 63rd birthday, with emotional tributes

Mike Pont/WireImage(HOLLYWOOD) — Anthony Bourdain would have been 63 today. To mark the celebrity chef’s birthday, fellow chefs Eric Ripert and Jose Andres launched “Bourdain Day,” in which they encouraged others to celebrate Bourdain, and announced a scholarship in his honor from his alma mater, The Culinary Institute of America. The Anthony Bourdain Legacy Scholarship…

Go behind the scenes with ‘Bond 25’ in Jamaica

Go behind the scenes with ‘Bond 25’ in Jamaica

MGM(JAMAICA) — Despite recent on-set mishaps, Bond 25 appears to be moving along just fine. The production released a one-minute behind-the-scenes video Tuesday showing Daniel Craig and company on location in Jamaica. In addition to quick shots of Craig’s James Bond and the Caribbean nightlife, we see glimpses of Jeffrey Wright as Bond’s old pal…

Music News

New Order announces four-show Miami residency

New Order announces four-show Miami residency

Credit: Warren JacksonNew Order has announced the first U.S. residency in the band’s nearly 40-year history. The four-show stand will take place at the Fillmore in Miami Beach, Florida, on January 14, 15, 17 and 18, 2020. You’ll be able to buy tickets to shows individually, or you can purchase a four-day pass. Tickets go…

Elton John’s still standing in two video performances filmed 36 years apart

Elton John’s still standing in two video performances filmed 36 years apart

ABC/Randy HolmesElton John fans can now watch two videos offering high-quality footage of the pop-rock legend performing the same song in Cannes, France…but were filmed 36 years apart. First, the video for Elton’s classic 1983 hit “I’m Still Standing” has been digitally restored and is now available in 4K ultra HD, with the footage re-scanned…

Boz Scaggs postpones series of shows in June and July due to “health reasons”

Boz Scaggs postpones series of shows in June and July due to “health reasons”

Credit: Chris PhelpsBoz Scaggs has postponed a run of U.S. tour dates he had lined up for the early summer because of “health reasons.” According to a message posted on Scaggs’ official Facebook page, “Boz has been advised by his doctors that he cannot tour at this time. With some rest, he is expected to…

National News

Wisconsin fire at multi-family building kills 6, including 4 children: Coroner

Wisconsin fire at multi-family building kills 6, including 4 children: Coroner

MattGush/iStock(AINSWORTH, Wisc.) — A fire at a multi-family building in Wisconsin has killed six people, including four children, according to officials.The children’s ages ranged between 10 months and 7 years old, Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadick told ABC News. The adults who died were male and female, Shadick said.The fire began at the building in…

Authorities seize 20 tons of cannabis in massive California bust

Authorities seize 20 tons of cannabis in massive California bust

Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Office(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) — Around 350,000 plants and 20 tons of processed cannabis have been seized by a sheriff in California.The bust was so massive, it took authorities four days to complete, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, which directed the Cannabis Compliance Team to conduct the seizure earlier…

Health News

Oklahoma judge OKs settlement with generic opioid maker

Oklahoma judge OKs settlement with generic opioid maker

iStock/Moussa81(NEW YORK) — An Oklahoma judge signed off on the state’s settlement with a generic drugmaker on Monday, closing one chapter of ongoing litigation against drugmakers charged for their role in the opioid crisis. Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman approved Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals’ $85 million deal with the state on Monday, which included provisions…

Electrocuted man loses pulse for 20 minutes before ‘miraculous’ resuscitation

Electrocuted man loses pulse for 20 minutes before ‘miraculous’ resuscitation

Adam Calaitzis/iStock(FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.) — A Michigan man survived with an incredible story to tell after being electrocuted and losing his pulse for 20 minutes before being revived by doctors.Michael Pruitt, 20, of Taylor, Mich., was electrocuted when a metal ladder he was carrying on a job site in Livonia, Mich., touched a live electrical…

UK study confirms sitting too much can be deadly

UK study confirms sitting too much can be deadly

xavierarnau/iStock(NEW YORK) — While the health benefits of exercise have been known for centuries, a new study out of the U.K. highlights just how deadly being lazy can be. In the study, which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, scientists at Queen’s University in Belfast and Ulster University linked a sedentary…

4-year-old cancer survivor who was flower girl at donor’s wedding meets second donor

4-year-old cancer survivor who was flower girl at donor’s wedding meets second donor

Mark Broadway Photography(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — In 2018, a toddler captured hearts around the globe after she walked down the aisle at the wedding of one of the people who saved her life.Now, 4-year-old Skye Savren-McCormick just met her second bone marrow donor — one year after serving as the flower girl for Hayden Hatfield Ryals,…