Jimmy Ruffin, silky-voiced singer of the Motown classic “What Becomes of the Brokenhearted,” died Monday in Las Vegas. He was 78. The Mississippi-born Ruffin had a performing career that spanned 50 years, from the ’60s heyday of Motown Records to the digital music era. He was an older brother of David Ruffin, a lead singer […]
He was the man behind KITT the talking car, Magnum and Starbuck. Prolific television producer Glen A. Larson passed away on Friday at the age of 77 after a battle with cancer, his son James told CNN. Larson produced many popular and cult favorite shows in the late 1970s and 1980s, including “Magnum, P.I.,” “Knight […]
At long last, the ’60s TV series “Batman” is finally being released on DVD and Blu-ray. Fans of the Adam West and Burt Ward program have been waiting years for this moment, as a long-running rights dispute between 20th Century Fox and Time Warner (the latter is CNN’s parent company) made it seem like it […]
Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month-old came back to her room to find that her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods. He had been sleeping in a laundry basket with the pod when it happened. They rushed him to the hospital, but it was too late. He […]
ESA’s Philae landing craft due to land on comet on November 12, shedding light on whether water was brought to Earth by comets.
The new Star Wars movie is no longer known as just “Star Wars VII.” Walt Disney Pictures announced on its Twitter account today the J.J. Abrams-directed film will be called “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The company released the artwork seen above, noting principal photography had wrapped up, but no further details about the movie […]
How often are you overcome with the desire to devour a chocolate bar or cheeseburger? Even the most nutrition-conscious people have to learn how to cope with cravings, sometimes for not-so-nutritious foods. You might think that a longing for these unhealthy treats results from emotions, and that could be true — but not necessarily. “Cravings […]