HarperCollins union begins strike, citing wages, diversity

NEW YORK – Some 250 copy editors, marketing assistants and other employees at HarperCollins Publishers went on strike Thursday, with the two sides differing over wages and benefits, diversity policy…

Billy Joel, Stevie Nicks coming to Columbus in 2023

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In less than a year, two Grammy Award-winning artists will take the stage at Ohio Stadium. Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks will perform on Aug. 5, 2023.…

Michelle Obama shares personal stories of coping in new book

WASHINGTON – Michelle Obama said she struggled with a “crushing sense of hopelessness” after the 2020 presidential election that was brought on by the death and isolation of the COVID-19…

Messhall Kitchen adds homegrown film festival to the menu

LOS FELIZ, Calif. — Making a Prohibition-era cocktail is an art. It takes prep work, lots of ingredients and some final touches before it’s presented to the consumer. In a…

Central Florida theme parks, attractions adjust schedules due to Hurricane Nicole

ORLANDO, Fla. – Central Florida’s theme parks and attractions are making adjustments ahead of Hurricane Nicole. The system is projected to pass over Central Florida this week. Impacts from Nicole…

Kings Island preparing for WinterFest

MASON, Ohio — With the end of Halloween Haunt, Kings Island is transitioning from scary to merry.  What You Need To Know WinterFest is an annual holiday tradition in Mason,…

💔25 of the most expensive divorces of all time

Ron Galella, Ltd./Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images Kenny Rogers and Marianne Gordon – Estimated amount: $60 million – Year married: 1977 – Year divorced: 1993 – Number of children:…

Disney posts Q4 results below Wall Street estimates

The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday posted lower-than-expected profit and revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter, sending its shares lower in after-hours trading. The company said it earned $162 million,…

Jeff Cook, co-founder of country band Alabama, dies at 73

NEW YORK – Guitarist Jeff Cook, who co-founded the country group Alabama and steered them up the charts with such hits as “Song of the South” and “Dixieland Delight,” has…

Local Rohingya population inspires Sesame Street Muppets

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee is home to one of the largest populations of Rohingya refugees in the United States. The total Rohingya community in Milwaukee is estimated at 2,300 to 4,000…