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Adam Rose/ABC(LOS ANGELES) — ABC has greenlit a spinoff series of the now-canceled “Roseanne” — without the show’s embattled star. On Thursday, the network announced that much of the cast of “Roseanne,” including John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson and Michael Fishman, are set to reprise their iconic roles in the new show, […]

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — In a case that could likely mean consumers paying more nationwide, the Supreme Court on Thursday opened the door for states to collect sales taxes on purchases from online retailers even if that company doesn’t have a physical presence in that state. The court overturned a longstanding rule that states can collect sales […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Instagram, which just hit 1 billion users, announced a new video format is coming to the platform, and its creators are calling it the “most exciting feature to date.” Vertical videos up to 60 minutes long will now appear in a new tab in Instagram and in a stand-alone video app, IGTV, […]

iStock/Thinkstock(PINE BLUFF, Ark.) — An Arkansas man was taken into custody on Tuesday after he attempted to pay for a meal with a stolen credit card that ended up belonging to his waitress, authorities said. Police said Shamon West, 21, stole the woman’s purse, along with her credit cards and driver’s license, on Sunday when […]

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Before President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday to reverse the administration’s family separation policy, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) attacked several airlines that said they would not knowingly work with the federal government in cases of transporting children separated from their parents at the border. DHS Press Secretary Tyler […]

Joe Marcus/Twitter(NEW YORK) — A group of passengers aboard a Southwest Airlines flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Dallas, Texas, is suing the airline over an emergency landing that followed a fatal engine explosion. Southwest flight 1380 landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 17 after an engine exploded about 20 minutes into the flight at […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — AMC Theatres introduced a new subscription-based program on Wednesday aimed at giving MoviePass some competition. AMC Stubs A-List, which rolls out June 26, will allow members to see three movies each week for a monthly fee of $19.95. Each subscription comes with a three-month commitment, and permits users to make advance reservations […]

David Howells/Corbis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Kate Spade New York will donate $1 million to suicide prevention groups after its founder’s death by suicide earlier this month. “Kate Spade was a true fashion icon who brought joy to the lives of women around the world, and inspired women to live life to the fullest. We are […]

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A report published by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has found that nearly 311,000 coastal homes — worth $117.5 billion — are at risk of chronic flooding due to sea level rise over the next 30 years. The advocacy group said rising sea levels are a result of climate change as […]

IStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — A computer glitch that grounded 2,500 American Airlines flights and left passengers stranded for days at a major U.S. airport has now been “stabilized” but it could still take days to sort out the mess, according to the airline. Between 200 and 1,000 passengers have been sleeping at the Charlotte Douglas International […]


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