Woman, 19, sets world record for solo global flight

KORTRIJK, Belgium (AP) — Belgian-British pilot Zara Rutherford, 19, set a world record as the youngest woman to fly solo around the world, touching her small airplane down in western Belgium on Thursday — 155 days after she departed. Rutherford will find herself in the Guinness World Records book after setting the mark that had … Read more

Glens Falls comic artist finds passion in the panels

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Accomplished Glens Falls artist and illustrator Anthony Richichi has quite a resume. As if being the lead illustrator at Saratoga Springs Publishing wasn’t enough, Richichi also creates his own comic book series, is part of a band, and has art in locations throughout the area. North Country Weekend Calendar: MLK weekend … Read more

New tree named after Leonardo DiCaprio

(NEXSTAR) – Leonardo DiCaprio has survived a sinking ship, fought a bear, and captured attention for his efforts to protect the environment. While his acting makes him infamous in entertainment, DiCaprio’s name will now forever be present in the science world, too. Scientists in the United Kingdom have named a new tree after the actor, … Read more

Trump’s social media app expected to launch in February

(NEXSTAR) — Truth Social, former President Donald Trump’s social media app, appears to be launching in February, according to a listing in Apple’s App Store. Truth Social, part of the Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), purports to combat censorship and the “self-righteous scolds and self-appointed arbiters” who the former president said decide what everyone … Read more

CGHS/SPCA double down to honor #BettyWhiteChallenge to animal shelters

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A new challenge has trended on social media in honor of beloved late actress Betty White and her love for animals. According to Bloomberg, White served as a board member of the Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association and trustee of the Morris Animal Foundation since the ’70s. TSA’s suggestions getting through checkpoints … Read more

PHOTOS: Betty White through the years

(NEXSTAR) – Betty White, the beloved actress and comedian, has passed away at the age of 99. From her roles in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “The Golden Girls” to “Hot in Cleveland” and “The Proposal,” White has captured the hearts of many around the world. Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dead at 99 … Read more

The 25 best TV series of 2021, according to critics

(Stacker/NEXSTAR) – Television made us laugh, cry, and offered us an escape during a time where it seemed we needed it more than ever. While the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic seemed to have passed, the world was still reeling; we worried about the Delta variant, the climate crisis, and the mental health epidemic. Things … Read more

‘Home Alone’ actor faces charges for allegedly trying to strangle girlfriend

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Devin Ratray, the actor who portrayed Buzz McCallister in the first two “Home Alone” movies, faces charges for allegedly attempting to strangle his girlfriend while they were in Oklahoma City earlier this month. Warrant issued for Alec Baldwin’s phone in ‘Rust’ investigation The Oklahoma County district attorney shared a probable cause … Read more

‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas book? 7 in 10 don’t know the holiday flick was a novel first

NEW YORK (StudyFinds.org) – While your friends and relatives argue whether “Die Hard” is a Christmas movie or not, a new study finds most would be shocked to know it was a Christmas book first! Seven in 10 Americans don’t know that “Die Hard” and “Mean Girls” are actually based on books. In a recent survey of … Read more

The top 15 deals under $100 on Amazon available now

BestReviews is reader-supported and may earn an affiliate commission. Details. The holiday shopping season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still find popular items at unbeatable prices. And if you’re like most shoppers, you are searching for ways to save money after spending on Christmas gifts. In fact, now is a … Read more