• U.S.
    USA TODAY

    Wrong-way crash on Interstate 95 in Georgia kills 6 people, including Virginia parents and their 3 children

    Six people, including three children, were killed early Sunday in a head-on crash on Interstate 95, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

  • Celebrity
    Fox Business

    Kirk Douglas gives most of $61M fortune to charity, leaving nothing for son Michael

    Kirk Douglas, who passed away earlier this month at age 103, chose charity over his son Michael when deciding how to divide up his $61 million fortune.

  • U.S.
    KCRA - Sacramento Videos

    Don't take selfies in almond orchards, Solano County officials say

    The Solano County Sheriff's Office is asking visitors to respect farmers' property when taking almond orchard blossom selfies. Property owners have seen an uptick in people stopping on the side of the road in the Dixon and Vacaville areas. In some cases, visitors have ventured into fields in pursuit of the perfect photo. Some selfie-seekers have even been bold enough to drive into the orchards and have a picnic, the sheriff's office says. Get the full story in the video above.

  • U.S.
    The Wrap

    Mike Hughes Dies in Rocket Crash While Filming Science Channel Series ‘Homemade Astronauts’

    Daredevil “Mad” Mike Hughes died on Saturday after crashing his rocket while filming the new series “Homemade Astronauts” for Science Channel. He was 64.“Our thoughts and prayers go out to Mike Hughes’ family and friends during this difficult time,” a Science Channel spokesperson said in a statement. “It was always his dream to do this launch, and Science Channel was there to chronicle his journey.”Hughes and teammate Waldo Stakes were “working on a manned rocket to space, designing a ‘Rock-oon’ — part rocket, part balloon — that they hope to use to get Mike to the Karman line, the border between Earth’s atmosphere and outer space at about 62 miles high,” according to Science Channel’s series description. “To raise money and awareness for that pricey venture, they plan to first launch Mike 5,000 feet high in a steam-powered rocket.”This was that attempt.Also Read: Lindsey Renee Lagestee, Singer With Country Band Dixie Crush, Dies at 25“Homemade Astronauts” is also following two other self-financed teams, led by fellow amateur rocketmen Ky Michaelson and Cameron Smith. Michaelson is the first civilian to build and launch an unmanned rocket into space. Smith planned to take a hot air balloon up to 60,000 feet to test out his new spacesuit.“Homemade Astronauts” was first announced in July 2019 for a 2020 premiere.“As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, ‘Homemade Astronauts’ looks at a group of ambitious individuals who are carrying on in the American tradition of finding their own way and making their dreams come true with old-fashioned grit and self-determination,” Marc Etkind, general manager of Science Channel, said at the time.Etkind has since left the company.Also Read: Sy Sperling, Hair Club for Men Founder and Star of Ubiquitous TV Ads, Dies at 78“Homemade Astronauts” is being produced by World of Wonder. Executive producers for World of Wonder are Jeremy Simmons, Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Tom Campbell.Executive producer for Science Channel is Caroline Perez. Lindsey Foster Blumberg is supervising producer for Science.Science Channel is owned by Discovery, Inc.Read original story Mike Hughes Dies in Rocket Crash While Filming Science Channel Series ‘Homemade Astronauts’ At TheWrap

  • U.S.
    Deadline

    CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper Loses It, Curses In Anger During Rod Blagojevich Interview

    CNN anchor Anderson Cooper lost his cool during a Friday night interview with newly released former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. In a contentious interview, Cooper finally boiled over after hearing Blagojevich's defense of his gubernatorial record and his criminal case. Blagojevich was convicted of trying to sell or trade the Illinois Senate seat that Barack […]

  • U.S.
    NBC News

    Girl, 11, gave birth to baby allegedly fathered by brother

    The 17-year-old boy told police he had sex with his sister about 100 times but did not know she was pregnant, according to charging documents.