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Posthumous Chuck Berry live album to be released in December

Posthumous Chuck Berry live album to be released in December

NEW YORK (AP) — Dualtone Records is marking the birthday of Chuck Berry by announcing the release of a live album from the late rock ’n roll legend.
Artist recruits 300 for nude photo near Dead Sea in Israel

Artist recruits 300 for nude photo near Dead Sea in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Some 300 male and female volunteers stripped naked and donned white body paint for an artistic installation meant to draw attention to the shrinking Dead Sea.
A good char balances veggie’s sweetness

A good char balances veggie’s sweetness

Burnt food is every cook’s nightmare, but you shouldn’t be afraid of a good char. It’s a fine line, but charring sweeter vegetables such as corn or sweet potatoes builds flavor by introducing a bit of bitterness that balances their natural sugars.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 24-30

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 24-30

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 24-30: Oct. 24: Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman is 85. Actor F. Murray Abraham is 82. Actor Kevin Kline is 74. Actor Doug Davidson (“The Young and the Restless”) is 67. Actor B.D. Wong is 61.

Liz Weston: How the toy shortage could affect your holidays

Many popular toys may sell out long before the holidays, thanks to ongoing pandemic-related disruptions. This could be a disaster — or a great opportunity to reshape how we celebrate.

12 pianists in final stage of prestigious Chopin competition

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Twelve pianists from around the world have been admitted to play in the final stage of the 18th edition of the prestigious Frederic Chopin piano competition, reputed for launching world careers for its finalists.
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died

Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on 'The Andy Griffith Show,' has died

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — Betty Lynn, the film and television actor who was best known for her role as Barney Fife's sweetheart Thelma Lou on “The Andy Griffith Show,” has died. She was 95.
Kourtney Kardashian, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker engaged

Kourtney Kardashian, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker engaged

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A day at the beach turned into a proposal for Kourtney Kardashian, who is now engaged to Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. Kardashian posted two photos on Instagram of the proposal with the caption “forever.
China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

China's economic growth weakens amid construction slowdown

BEIJING (AP) — China’s economic growth is sinking under pressure from a construction slowdown and power shortages, prompting warnings about a possible shock to its trading partners and global financial markets.

Ronnie Tutt, drummer for Elvis and other stars, dies at 83

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ronnie Tutt, a legendary drummer who spent years playing alongside Elvis Presley and teamed up with other superstars ranging from Johnny Cash to Stevie Nicks, has died. He was 83.