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  • Gold-seated toilet among Frank Sinatra items up for auction
    iStock/ChoochartSansong(REPAUPO, N.J.) -- Frank Sinatra fans itching to redecorate may be in luck.On Sunday, multiple items, including a gold-seated toilet, will go up for auction from the legendary singer's Chairman Executive Suite at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.The toilet has an estimated selling price of $1,500 ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 25, 2020
  • Cultural traditions, food and festivities mark Lunar New Year
    iStock/kotoffei(BEIJING) -- Dragons, red envelopes, dumplings, firecrackers, lanterns and rats are all symbolic of festivities tied to Lunar New Year.As millions ring in the Lunar New Year in Southeast Asia, people will be celebrating by spending time together, sharing food and wishing each other good fortune.What is Lunar New Year?Also ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 25, 2020
  • Terry Crews insists ‘America’s Got Talent’ is “the most diverse place” he’s ever worked
    NBC/Trae Patton(NEW YORK) -- America's Got Talent host Terry Crews apparently had a very different experience on the set of NBC's variety series. Amid the network's investigation into Gabrielle Union's departure from the show following claims of a toxic culture, Crews tells NBC's Today that he begs to differ. “First ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020
  • After getting jacked for ‘Marvel’s The Eternals’, Kumail Nanjiani gets treated to junk food by Jimmy Kimmel
    ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Around the holidays, if you recall, actor Kumail Nanjiani found himself an unlikely viral star, when he posted a snap of his ripped body, which he whipped into shape for Marvel's The Eternals. He talked about the situation with Jimmy Kimmel Thursday night, explaining he loved ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020
  • Pentagon says 34 service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iran missile attack
    MivPiv/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon now says 34 American service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries (TBI) following the Jan. 8 Iranian missile attack on the Al Asad airbase in western Iraq.Half of the service members have returned to duty, while the remaining 17 service members have been flown ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020
  • Uber bringing fleet of self-driving cars to Washington, DC
    Andrei Stanescu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Uber is bringing a fleet of self-driving cars to the nation's capital to begin mapping out prospective routes -- aided by human drivers at first -- starting on Friday.The new self-driving cars that are expected to hit the roads in Washington, D.C., will have the initial goal ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020
  • Usain Bolt reveals girlfriend Kasi Bennett is pregnant
    Nick Caito / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Olympian Usain Bolt is officially adding to his family tree.The retired sprinter and his longtime girlfriend, Kasi Bennett, announced they're expecting their first child together.An excited Bolt shared the news in a new Instagram post on Thursday, showing a photo of a pregnant ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020
  • North Korea names new foreign minister in likely shift further away from US talks
    Gwengoat/iStock(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korea confirmed its named a former army colonel as its top diplomat in what analysts say is the latest sign of a shift away from talks with the U.S. over its nuclear weapons program.Ri Son Gwon has been heavily involved in negotiations between North and ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020
  • Move over, Kristin Bell: Brad Pitt might take your man to the Oscars
    Photo by Michael Tran/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- As we learned recently, Brad Pitt is on Tinder, but he already might have locked in a date for the Oscars: Dax Shepard. Once Upon a Time...In Hollywood nominee Pitt received the Maltin Modern Masters Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020
  • Second coronavirus case confirmed in US
    jarun011/iStock(CHICAGO) -- A second U.S. case of the new coronavirus has been confirmed in a patient in Chicago, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The patient, a woman in her 60s and a Chicago resident, had traveled to Wuhan, China, in December. She was admitted to the hospital ... read more
    ABC NewsJanuary 24, 2020