Category Archives: CNN – US

Hollywood screenwriter Walter Bernstein dies at 101

Walter Bernstein, the Oscar and Emmy-nominated screenwriter, passed away at his home in Manhattan on Saturday at the age of 101, his widow, Gloria Loomis, told CNN. He died of pneumonia, Loomis said. Bernstein was best known for being blacklisted during Hollywood’s “Red Scare” of the 1950s. Caught up in the anti-communist movement punctuated by…MORE

Here’s what you need to know about the NFL Championship games

The NFL championship games this weekend will determine who goes to the Super Bowl, and there’s more at stake for some of the teams than a win. Whether one of your teams is playing on Sunday, both games have historic value, and will be exciting match-ups to watch. NFC Championship: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green…MORE

Seattle police chief announces tighter policy for prosecuting vandalism

People who destroy property in Seattle will be arrested under a tighter policy coordinated between the Seattle Police Department and Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, police said. The tighter policy will be enacted Saturday, Seattle Interim Police Chief Adrian Diaz announced ahead of a scheduled demonstration in Seattle’s Occidental Park. The new policy comes after…MORE

YouTube star Jojo Siwa opens up about her sexuality

YouTube star JoJo Siwa appeared to share her sexual orientation to her fans when she posted a photo of a shirt her cousin gave on her on Twitter that said, “Best. Gay. Cousin Ever.” Siwa, 17, posted the image on her account Friday and her fans quickly rallied behind her. “Personally, I have never ever…MORE

33 missing children found in anti-human trafficking operation in Southern California

Thirty-three missing children were recovered this month in an anti-human trafficking operation led by FBI’s Los Angeles field office, the bureau said in a statement Friday. Of the 33 children recovered during “Operation Lost Angels,” eight were being sexually exploited at the time of their recovery, the FBI said. The operation began on January 11.…MORE

Larry King interview famously ends with Marlon Brando’s on-the-mouth kiss

Larry King interview famously ends with Marlon Brando’s on-the-mouth kiss

Larry King over the years interviewed thousands — heads of state, movie stars, world class athletes, ordinary people — but one of his most memorable on-air conversations ended with Marlon Brando kissing him on the lips. The 87-year-old iconic broadcaster died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement posted Saturday on…MORE

Question of the Day

Jan 22

Q: About 1/3rd of people say they order this when they go out because they hardly ever eat it at home… A: Salad

Jan 21

Q: In Germany and Sweden, you will rarely find this on a luxury automobile… A: The model name on the outside

Jan 20

Q: One-third of people admit to eating this after it has been left out all night… A: Pizza