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Craig T. Nelson gives “Incredibles 2” his thumbs up as Pixar thanks fans for record debut

Craig T. Nelson gives “Incredibles 2” his thumbs up as Pixar thanks fans for record debut

Disney(NEW YORK) — In a tweet featuring a drawing of the super-powered Parr family on a Post-It, Disney/Pixar thanked fans for showing up in droves to this weekend’s debut of Incredibles 2. The animated sequel, which hit theaters 14 years after the Oscar-winning original, raked in $180 million, the best debut ever for an animated…

Report: Heather Locklear hospitalized after family altercation, threatening to shoot herself

Report: Heather Locklear hospitalized after family altercation, threatening to shoot herself

Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — TMZ is reporting that former Melrose Place star Heather Locklear is currently undergoing a psychiatric evaluation in a Los Angeles hospital following a physical altercation with family members, and alleged threats she was going to harm herself. The gossip site reports the 56-year-old actress seemed agitated and threatened to…

“Serpico”, “Scarface” producer Martin Bregman, dead at 92

“Serpico”, “Scarface” producer Martin Bregman, dead at 92

Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Martin Bregman, producer of the Al Pacino films Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Scarface, Sea of Love and Carlito’s Way, died of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 92 on Saturday, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bregman, who discovered Pacino in an Off Broadway play, was the personal and…

“Bachelor” stars Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon are engaged

“Bachelor” stars Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon are engaged

ABC/Paul HebertPopular The Bachelor franchise couple Ashley Iaconetti and Jared Haibon are headed down the aisle.Haibon popped the question Sunday while the duo was filming Bachelor in Paradise, ABC News confirmed. The two made waves earlier this year when they announced they were finally dating. Their love story started three years ago, when the weepy…

Music News

Smokey Robinson to perform at Special Olympics 50th Anniversary concert in Chicago

Smokey Robinson to perform at Special Olympics 50th Anniversary concert in Chicago

ABC/Image Group LASmokey Robinson is among the artists who will headline a concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics that will take place July 21 in Chicago. The event is being presented by Grammy winner Chance the Rapper, a Windy City native, via his new production company, Social Function Productions. The rap star…

Kool & the Gang: Classic R&B groups are being ignored in favor of younger artists

Kool & the Gang: Classic R&B groups are being ignored in favor of younger artists

Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame After being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on Thursday in New York City, Kool & the Gang are not resting on their laurels, continuing to record and release new music. However, leader Robert “Kool” Bell says despite their decades of hits, classic R&B groups like…

National News

What we know about the immigrant children being detained separately from their parents

What we know about the immigrant children being detained separately from their parents

U.S. Customs and Border Protection(BROWNSVILLE, Texas) — The debate over separating immigrant children from their parents is raging at the southern border and across the country, as images from the centers housing the kids have shown them, in some cases, inside structures made of chain-link fencing.In other instances, buildings that used to house Walmart stores…

Wisconsin sisters arrested after stabbing each other, police say

Wisconsin sisters arrested after stabbing each other, police say

Google Maps(MADISON, Wis.) –Police arrested two sisters in Wisconsin on Sunday after they allegedly stabbed each other while fighting in front of five young children.Authorities arrived to their home in Madison, Wisconsin, about 80 miles west of Milwaukee, at around noon after one of the siblings called to report that she’d been injured, city officials…

Record flooding in the Midwest as East Coast continues to heat up

Record flooding in the Midwest as East Coast continues to heat up

ABC News (NEW YORK) — A stationary front produced torrential rainfall in the Great Lakes and Midwest over the weekend with up to 7 inches of rain falling Sunday in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.Flood and flash flood watches continue from Wisconsin to Montana Monday with more rainfall to come.The heaviest rainfall over the next few days…

Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker in Washington state

Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker in Washington state

KOMO(TUMWATER, Wash.) — A bystander in Washington fatally shot a carjacking suspect on Sunday after the carjacker allegedly shot a man who refused to give up control of his vehicle, according to police.Police said they received several calls on Sunday reporting a man who allegedly opened fire inside a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington, and attempted…

Health News

Four healthy grilling ideas for your next summer barbecue

Four healthy grilling ideas for your next summer barbecue

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Summer is all about backyard barbecues and that means lots of burgers and food on the grill.If you’re trying to be healthier this summer, there are simple swaps to lighten up the go-to grilling dishes, says nutrition expert Brooke Alpert.Alpert, author of “The Diet Detox,” shared a healthy summer BBQ menu with…

For obese people with a common joint disorder, weight loss can lead to pain reduction

For obese people with a common joint disorder, weight loss can lead to pain reduction

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW  YORK) — Weight loss may be a promising treatment for obese people with one of the most common joint disorders, according to a new study.For those who are overweight or obese with knee osteoarthritis, losing 20 percent of their body weight can result in a 25 percent reduction in pain, according to a study…

Saving Carter: Family of boy with rare disorder dubbed ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ launches campaign to save him

Saving Carter: Family of boy with rare disorder dubbed ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ launches campaign to save him

Becca Rillo Photography(NEW YORK) — The parents of a 6-year-old boy who suffers from a debilitating disorder likened to ‘childhood Alzheimer’s’ have started a campaign to save their son.”Carter is probably one of the most loving children you’ll ever meet,” Jennifer Sarker, Carter’s mom, told “Good Morning America.” “He’s very affectionate, he’s very playful. He…

Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

Daughter gives dad kidney for Father’s Day

WPBF-TV(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — This Father’s Day, a daughter is giving her dad a priceless gift — a second chance at life.Florida high school music teacher Ronald Corbin had been on a waiting list for a kidney transplant for three years when his daughter, Candice Corbin, contacted him with good news, according to ABC Palm…