DALLAS (AP) — Officials say a 1-year-old giraffe at the Dallas Zoo that was named after Cowboys tight end Jason Witten died during a medical exam.
Burleson-based nonprofit Blue Family Fund has been named Nonprofit of the Night and the WNBA Dallas Wings at the Wings’ June 30 game against the Minnesota Lynx.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F. Kennedy Airport in order to sell them for singing competitions.
GOODWATER, Ala. (AP) — A Texas longhorn in Alabama has set a mark recognized by the Guinness World Records for longest horns, with a span wider than the Statue of Liberty's face.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gloria Vanderbilt, the intrepid heiress, artist and romantic who began her extraordinary life as the "poor little rich girl" of the Great Depression, survived family tragedy and multiple marriages and reigned during the 1970s and '80s as a designer jeans pioneer, died Monday …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star said he's got a "little gettin' even to do."
While President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation lawfully took effect on Jan. 1, 1863, it took some time before the news made it to the farthest corners of the country. Union soldiers eventually landed at Galveston on June 19, 1865, bringing the news with them, and thus, Juneteent…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called franchise fatigue came to a head this weekend with t…
It's futile to ask "why more" in the movie business, but it's hard not to go in a little suspicious of a fourth "Toy Story." The trilogy was so perfect.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — NBCUniversal announced Friday it will build a state-of-the-art television and film studio in a warehouse district just north of downtown Albuquerque as it seeks to expand its footprint in one of the fastest growing film production hubs in the country.
A stage play offering insight to the significance of Juneteenth is donating a portion of its proceeds to support former FWISD alumna Opal Lee’s efforts to have the day observed as a national holiday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Jessica Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba Gooding Jr. turned himself in to police Thursday and was charged with forcible touching after a woman accused the actor of groping her at a New York City night spot.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mira Sorvino has revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A California real estate agent and self-proclaimed "super fan" says he's extended an offer to buy the Florida home of rock legend Tom Petty.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days.
In collaboration with Fort Worth-based Rahr & Sons Brewery, Dallas-based indie whiskey producer, Oak & Eden has announced the upcoming release of their third small batch creation, The Ale Series, a two-part product collaboration with Rahr to create Rahr Soaked Malted Oak and Rahr Soa…
Conspiracy-promoting website Infowars will pay $15,000 to resolve a copyright infringement lawsuit over its sales of a poster featuring the image of Pepe the Frog, a cartoon character that was hijacked by far-right extremists and racist internet trolls.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bill Wittliff, a prolific screenwriter who co-wrote the script for the 1989 miniseries "Lonesome Dove," has died at the age of 79.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a recent spring day inside Tim McGraw's sprawling Nashville mansion, the country superstar got a friendly ribbing from his friend and neighbor, Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographer Jon Meacham.
NEW YORK (AP) — "Hadestown," the brooding musical about the underworld, has reason to smile broadly: It's the best new musical Tony Award winner and nabbed eight trophies Sunday, including a rare win for a woman director of a musical.
NEW YORK (AP) — When the High Line park opened in New York City, then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg predicted the transformation of the abandoned, elevated freight line into an artsy public promenade would be "an extraordinary gift to our city's future."
If the sweet, animated 2016 film "The Secret Life of Pets" was mostly for kids, its new sequel might be for another segment of the audience altogether — whoever is buying the tickets. Amid the cute critter shenanigans, this one has plenty of lessons for the parents.
NEW YORK (AP) — TV talk show host James Corden steps back into the role of Tony Award host Sunday, not planning anything too political and not worried about any online snark.
About $5.5 million worth of Western art goes on sale this weekend in Oklahoma City at the Prix de West, now in its 47th year, and considered the premier western art show and sale in the nation.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gretchen Carlson, a former Miss America who helped eliminate the pageant's swimsuit competition, is stepping down as board chairwoman of the Miss America Organization.
When Levy Motorsports kicked off its Hawg Heaven line of bacon-based concession items at Texas Motor Speedway in 2013, they likely never realized it would still be going strong six years and 17 items later. Chef Lincoln Engstrom, though, is back for the DXC Technology 600 INDYCAR/NASCAR doub…
The Fort Worth Academy of Fine Arts (FWAFA) and Arlington Martin High School were the big winners in this year's Buckley Awards, hosted recently by Casa Manana. Each school came away with three awards at the annual event to honor high school theatre productions.
PARIS (AP) — An investigation into a woman's rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped because of lack of evidence, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to reiterate his complaints about CNN and suggest a boycott of its parent company, AT&T.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a month after Randy Travis suffered a near fatal stroke in 2013, doctors were not hopeful about his recovery. Complications were piling up, including a collapsed lung and infections, and the country star was in a near comatose state. His doctors told his the…