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August 21, 2017 11:28 PM Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg unlikely to play out contract

The Detroit Red Wings may only get a year or two more from captain Henrik Zetterberg. In an interview with Swedish media, Zetterberg said he “will probably not play” through the end of his contract, which runs until 20-21. Zetterberg, 36, cited a longing for his native Sweden as part of his reasoning. But he also acknowledges what everyone knew when he signed 15

August 21, 2017 8:27 PM When Is the Next Total Solar Eclipse Visible in the U.S.?

If you're one of the unlucky people who missed Monday's total solar eclipse, never fear: There will be another chance to get a glimpse of one in seven years. Speaking of luck, some locations that enjoyed prime spots in the path of total visibility for Monday's eclipse will be in the middle of the action the next time around. The next total solar eclipse 18

August 21, 2017 7:05 PM China’s Great Wall Motor Expresses Interest in Buying Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep

Fiat says it hasn’t been approached; interest follows several years of merger talk by CEO Marchionne Chinese auto maker Great Wall Motor Co. aims to acquire Jeep, the profitable U.S. sport-utility vehicle maker owned by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, a Great Wall representative said Monday. The spokeswoman couldn’t confirm whether Great Wall had submitted 18

August 21, 2017 3:00 PM Uptown Holiday Lighting postponed until 2019

The Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting event has been postponed until 2019. The annual event, which takes place in the Galleria-centric Uptown area the night before Thanksgiving, typically includes the lighting of 500,000 lights across 80 trees, a visit from Santa, live music by local bands and fireworks. But current construction on Post Oak Boulevard 15

August 21, 2017 2:22 PM In the Path of the Total Eclipse? Here’s Where and When to See It

On Monday, a total solar eclipse will be viewable in the United States, from coast to coast. A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun, casting a shadow that blocks the sun's light. The last total eclipse of the sun that could be seen across the United States occurred 38 years ago, on February 26, 1979. This exciting 14

August 21, 2017 10:54 AM Total solar eclipse transforms Illinois town into a celestial Super Bowl

CARBONDALE, Ill. — When it comes to total solar eclipses, "X" marks the spot for this college town, and excitement is building as people gear up for what's being heralded as the "Great American Solar Eclipse." For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the entire country — from Oregon to South Carolina — and cities along a 70-mile-wide 23

August 21, 2017 9:37 AM Jerry Lewis telethons raised billions for muscular dystrophy. Many cheered when he went off the air

As Jerry Lewis continuously rose and fell in the eye of public opinion throughout his career, one thing remained constant: every Labor Day weekend from 1966 to 2010, he and celebrity pals such as Sammy Davis Jr., Johnny Carson and Jack Benny would be on television for almost 24 hours, raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on his annual 23

August 21, 2017 9:00 AM The New York Times is hosting a week-long cruise for crossword puzzle enthusiasts

In honor of 75 years of the newspaper's famous crossword puzzles, Cunard Cruise Line and The New York Times will host a seven-night cruise, during which passengers will spend their time talking about, learning about, and completing crossword puzzles. The New York Times Crossword Crossing will set sail from New York City on Dec. 7. Over the course of a week, guests 25

August 21, 2017 8:02 AM Pakistani official: 7 policemen abducted by bandits freed

MULTAN, Pakistan – A Pakistani police official says seven policemen who were abducted by bandits in southern Punjab province the previous day, have been freed after their captors abandoned them and left them tied up in a forest. Senior officer Atiq Tahir says police were pursuing the bandits and after finding them, cordoned off the area on Monday. The gang was demanding 21

August 21, 2017 4:06 AM N. Korea resumes threats ahead of exercises

Nuclear tensions are high again between North Korea and the United States — days after a much-welcomed cooling-off period — with renewed sabre-rattling calling out President Trump by name as the U.S. and South Korea launch joint military maneuvers today. “The Trump group’s declaration of the reckless nuclear war exercises ... is a reckless behavior driving 29