Emmy Nominations 2011: ‘Mildred Pierce,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘Modern Family’ Earn Top Honors
As expected, 'Mad Men' and 'Modern Family' were among the top series nominated for the 2011 Primetime Emmys, announced early Thursday morning. 'Mad Men' picked up an impressive 19 nominations, the most of any drama series, including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Leading Actor (Jon Hamm), Outstanding Leading Actress (Elisabeth Moss) and Outstanding Supporting Actress (Christina Hendricks).
Home Run Derby Fan Saved from a Fall by Quick Hands [VIDEO]
A baseball fan attempting to snag a fly ball narrowly averted disaster on the same day a memorial service was held for Shannon Stone, the man who died at Rangers Ballpark after falling from an upper tier while trying to catch a ball thrown into the stands last Thursday...
This Day in History for July 13 – Hollywood Sign Dedication and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1863 – In New York City, opponents of the draft begin three days of rioting which will be later regarded as the worst in US history (More info) 1923 – The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Los Angeles; it originally reads Hollywoodland but the four last letters are dropped after a 1949 renovati
Newborn Baby in Texas Weighs a Staggering 16 Pounds [VIDEO]
In a story that's making mothers everywhere say "ow," a Texas woman has given birth to a 16-pound baby that's already two-feet tall -- the height of an average one-year-old. JaMichael Brown, nicknamed "The Moose" by hospital staff, was delivered by C-section (whew!) last Friday to Janet Johnson and her fiancé, Michael Brown. The tot now holds the title for the biggest infant ev
California Politician Proposes South California as 51st State
We've been doing the 50-state thing since Hawaii got the nod in 1959. But if one California politician gets his way, we're going to have to add another star to the flag. Jeff Stone, who sits on Riverside County Board of Supervisors, is proposing that his and 12 other counties in the southern half of California break away from the Golden State and form their own state called South California. Re
Red Wine May Have Similar Health Benefits As Exercise
If you've been knocking yourself out at the gym lately, you may not want to read this. A new study suggests that knocking back a glass of red wine could have similar health benefits to that of working out, in terms of maintaining muscle mass and bone strength.
Glenn Beck Relocates to Texas
Texas is a pretty big place -- but is it big enough for Glenn Beck? The Lone Star State is about to find out. Conservative pundit Beck, whose New York-based television show for Fox News was recently canceled -- or he voluntarily left, depending on whom you ask -- sold his $3.6 million Connecticut home and is renting a $20,000-a-month two-acre spread in Dallas. “I can’t wait,” Beck told listeners d
Fan Who Gave Back Ball from Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit Could Face Between $5,000 and $13,000 in Taxes
When Christian Lopez caught the home run that was Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit last week, he gave the historic ball to the Yankee's shortstop without asking for any money, even though it may have fetched over $100,000 on the open market. The taxman isn't being so generous with Lopez.