Escaped monkey caught on camera in Missouri

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 12 (UPI) -- A Missouri woman said she was shocked when an animal ran past her truck and even more surprised when the creature stopped and she was able to identify it as a large monkey. April Holesapple said she was in her back yard, near Alton in Oregon County, on [...]

2020-06-13T23:38:15+00:00June 13th, 2020|

‘COVID-free’ Italian village offering houses for $1

By Ben Hooper  (0) June 12 (UPI) -- An Italian village that bills itself as "COVID-free" is attempting to attract new residents by selling homes for $1 -- but the new owners must promise to renovate the houses. Cinquefrondi, in the southern region of Calabria, bills itself as a "COVID-free village," as there haven't been any [...]

2020-06-13T23:31:16+00:00June 13th, 2020|

‘Below Deck Med’ star Hannah Ferrier pregnant with first child

By Annie Martin June 9 (UPI) -- Below Deck Mediterranean star Hannah Ferrier is going to be a mom. The 33-year-old television personality is expecting her first child with her boyfriend, Josh. Ferrier shared the news Monday on Instagram. "You are already my favourite adventure," she wrote. Vanderpump Rules star Scheana Shay and Below Deck star Courtney Skippon were among those to [...]

2020-06-10T02:27:16+00:00June 10th, 2020|

Brewery offers $20,000 to hike the Appalachian Trail, drink beer

By Ben Hooper  (5) June 1 (UPI) -- A Virginia brewery announced it is seeking a "Chief Hiking Officer" who would be paid $20,000 to spend five to seven months hiking the Appalachian Trail and drinking beer. The Devil's Backbone Brewing Co., based in Lexington, said it is accepting applications from people who "love hiking and beer" [...]

2020-06-10T02:20:58+00:00June 10th, 2020|

Amy Grant undergoes open heart surgery for……

By Annie Martin  (0) June 4 (UPI) -- Amy Grant is recovering after undergoing open heart surgery. Grant's rep gave an update Wednesday after the 59-year-old Christian music singer had surgery to correct partial anomalous pulmonary venous return (PAPVR), a rare heart condition she's had since birth. "Thank you for so many prayers today. Amy is out of [...]

2020-06-05T01:53:25+00:00June 5th, 2020|

Lady Gaga releases new album ‘Chromatica’

By Wade Sheridan  (0) Lady Gaga has released her latest album, "Chromatica" File Photo by Steve Ferdman/UPI | License Photo May 29 (UPI) -- Lady Gaga released her sixth studio album Friday, titled Chromatica. The album is available on music streaming services such as Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Deezer and Pandora. Chromatica includes 16 tracks, including singles "Stupid Love" and [...]

2020-05-30T14:14:24+00:00May 30th, 2020|

Soldier’s letter home from Vietnam delivered 52 years later

By Ben Hooper  (0) May 29 (UPI) -- An Indiana woman said she was surprised when a letter her brother sent while serving in the Vietnam War finally made its way to her after 52 years. Janice Tucker said an envelope postmarked May 10, 2020, arrived at her home in North Vernon last week and she [...]

2020-05-30T14:07:57+00:00May 30th, 2020|

Las Vegas casinos get green light to reopen next week

By Don Jacobson  (0) Las Vegas Boulevard is seen empty on March 26 after state and city officials closed businesses on "the Strip" due to the coronavirus outbreak. File Photo by James Atoa/UPI | License Photo May 27 (UPI) -- Las Vegas casinos began preparing Wednesday to reopen after Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak gave them the go-ahead [...]

2020-05-27T23:23:33+00:00May 27th, 2020|

Grizzly bear with white fur caught on camera in Canada

By Ben Hooper  (0) May 22 (UPI) -- A traveler on a highway through the Rocky Mountains in Canada captured video of an unusual local resident -- a white grizzly bear. Cara Clarkson said she and her family were traveling the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park when they spotted the white bear and its darker-colored sibling. [...]

2020-05-26T00:22:44+00:00May 26th, 2020|

Country singer Dwight Yoakam marries…..

Dwight Yoakam (R) and Emily Joyce married at an intimate wedding in March prior to stay at home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic. File Photo by John Sommers II/UPI | License Photo May 5 (UPI) -- Country music singer Dwight Yoakam is a married man. The 63-year-old singer and actor married his longtime love, Emily Joyce, at an [...]

2020-05-07T01:14:47+00:00May 7th, 2020|