Tomb Raider publisher Square Enix to sell iconic video game franchise

Tomb Raider publisher Square Enix to sell iconic video game franchise

Tomb Raider is one of the most well-known video game franchises of all time. Christian Petersen | Getty Images The iconic Tomb Raider video game franchise is being sold by its Japanese publisher Square Enix as part of a $300 million deal. Square Enix said Monday it will offload three of its game development studios … Read more

The Judds, Ray Charles join the Country Music Hall of Fame

The Judds, Ray Charles join the Country Music Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ray Charles and The Judds joined the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday in a ceremony filled with tears, music and laughter, just a day after Naomi Judd died unexpectedly. The loss of Naomi Judd altered the normally celebratory ceremony, but the music played on, as the genre’s singers and … Read more

Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76

Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd, the Kentucky-born singer of the Grammy-winning duo The Judds and mother of Wynonna and Ashley Judd, has died. She was 76. The daughters announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press. “Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the … Read more

Family of victim in ‘Rust’ shooting demands Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office removes graphic video of her dying after being fatally injured, attorney letter says

Family of victim in 'Rust' shooting demands Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office removes graphic video of her dying after being fatally injured, attorney letter says

Hutchins, the film’s cinematographer, was killed and director Joel Souza was injured when a gun being handled by actor Alec Baldwin went off while they were rehearsing a scene at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico in October. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office released several files Monday from its ongoing investigation into the … Read more

Alec Baldwin’s initial interview after deadly shooting on set released by investigators

Alec Baldwin's initial interview after deadly shooting on set released by investigators

Baldwin was handling a gun while rehearsing a scene at the Bonanza Creek Ranch in New Mexico in October when a shot fired, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and injuring director Joel Souza. In the first moments of his interview, Baldwin asks a deputy if he is being charged with anything, to which the deputy responds … Read more

Melissa Lucio’s execution delayed by Texas appeals court

Melissa Lucio's execution delayed by Texas appeals court

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas appeals court on Monday delayed the execution of Melissa Lucio amid growing doubts about whether she fatally beat her 2-year-old daughter in a case that has garnered the support of lawmakers, celebrities and even some jurors who sentenced her to death. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals granted a request … Read more

Beanie Feldstein falls flat on Broadway

Beanie Feldstein falls flat on Broadway

Theater review Two hours and 50 minutes with one intermission. At the August Wilson Theatre, 245 W. 52nd St. The audience members at “Funny Girl” are not the luckiest people in the world. They’ve waited a long, long time for the first-ever Broadway revival of the 1964 musical, which opened Sunday night at the August … Read more

Twitter Re-Examines Elon Musk’s Bid, May Be More Receptive to a Deal

Twitter Re-Examines Elon Musk's Bid, May Be More Receptive to a Deal

twitter Inc. TWTR 3.93% is re-examining Elon Musk’s $43 billion takeover offer after the billionaire lined up financing for the bid, in a sign the social-media company could be more receptive to a deal. Twitter had been expected to rebuff the offer, which Mr. Musk made earlier this month without saying how he would pay … Read more

Johnny Depp to return to the stand in his defamation case against Amber Heard

Johnny Depp to return to the stand in his defamation case against Amber Heard

Depp is suing Heard, his ex-wife, for $50 million over a 2018 op-ed she wrote for The Washington Post in which she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.” Though Depp was not named in the article, he claims it cost him lucrative roles. The former couple settled their divorce in August 2016, … Read more

How Netflix’s password-sharing crackdown is likely to work

How Netflix's password-sharing crackdown is likely to work

Netflix signage next to the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, US, on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Netflix surprised the world this week, saying it plans to finally address the rampant practice of password sharing. More than 100 million households are using a shared password, Netflix said Tuesday, including … Read more