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October 24, 2018 12:03 AM Union Pacific to cut 475 jobs in first wave of planned reductions

(Reuters) - Railroad operator Union Pacific Corp (UNP.N) said on Tuesday it would cut 475 jobs in the fourth quarter and signaled more workforce reductions to come as it seeks to boost profitability by the end of 2020. Union Pacific, which connects 23 states in the western two-thirds of the United States, in April warned it was unlikely to achieve its profitability 129

September 10, 2018 1:44 AM John Legend Becomes an EGOT as He Wins Emmy for Jesus Christ Superstar

EGOT refers to a star who has won awards at the Emmys, the Grammys, the Oscars and the Tonys. Legend, who played Jesus in NBC’s live production, is also nominated for outstanding actor in a limited series or movie, which will be announced during the primetime awards next week. The 29-year-old has a whopping 10 Grammy Awards to his name and took home an Oscar 78

September 3, 2018 3:44 PM Lindsay Lohan Mocked by Busy Philipps Over Drunk Mykonos Video

Lindsay Lohan's drunk video has inspired an untold number of "fans" ... almost Gangnam Style!!! Busy Philipps and pal Kelly Oxford re-created the dance Lindsay just made famous at her club in Mykonos. She was filming her MTV reality show, "Lohan Beach Club, Friday night when she busted a move, possibly with the help of a libation. The dance is picking 72

July 29, 2018 11:30 PM Rep. John Lewis released from hospital with 'clean bill of health'

John Lewis has represented Georgia's Fifth Congressional District for more than 30 years. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts) Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., was released from an Atlanta hospital Sunday, one day after he was hospitalized for "routine observation." "All tests have been completed and doctors have given him a clean bill of health," Lewis spokeswoman Brenda 120

July 14, 2018 3:59 PM North Carolina woman charged after tying puppy to truck, driving until it died: police

Gloria Mitchell was allegedly intoxicated at the time of the incident. (Johnson County Sheriff's Office) A North Carolina woman has been charged with animal cruelty after she allegedly tied a puppy to a pickup truck and dragged it until it died. The woman, 45-year-old Gloria Mitchell, was reported to be intoxicated at the time of the incident, which 91

January 31, 2018 3:59 PM UH to screen film about U.S. invasion of Grenada

'The House on Coco Road' is based on the life of its director, Damani Baker The University of Houston will be hosting a free screening of "The House on Coco Road," the film based on the life of director Damani Baker, on Tuesday as part of its Black History Month programming. Baker and his family moved from California to Grenada in the early '80s only to find themselves 63

December 28, 2017 8:32 PM What's on screen in 2018

'Black Panther,' Freddie Mercury, and a bunch of X-Men are on tap. "Black Panther" (February): Director Ryan Coogler ("Creed," "Fruitvale Station") steps up to the superhero big leagues with his vision of Marvel's African-American contender. "Annihilation" (February): Alex Garland's last film, "Ex Machina," is one of the best science-fiction films of the decade 79

November 13, 2017 11:42 PM Barbie makes doll of hijab-wearing Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

Ibtihaj Muhammad holds a Barbie doll in her likeness at the 2017 Glamour Women of the Year Awards at Kings Theatre on Nov. 13. The maker of Barbie says it will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year's Olympics while wearing a hijab. Mattel Inc. says the doll will be available online next fall. The doll is part of the Barbie 67

October 31, 2017 1:25 PM Smithsonian Announced Its 2017 Ingenuity Award Winners

From a groundbreaking director and screenwriter to a 12-year-old who is changing what children read, this year's recipients of Smithsonian Magazine's annual American Ingenuity Awards boast a wide-ranging set of accomplishments. Smithsonian Magazine last week announced its winners for the annual awards, which honor innovators in a variety of fields, including 203

October 28, 2017 11:02 PM Tropical Storm Selma Hits El Salvador; Philippe Eyes Florida

San Salvador, El Salvador (AP) -- Tropical Storm Selma made landfall on El Salvador's coast Saturday with heavy rains and dangerous ocean swells, while Tropical Storm Philippe formed in the Caribbean and was expected to dump heavy rains across South Florida and the Keys after soaking Cuba. The National Hurricane Center said late Saturday that Selma had largely 49