Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Rockets to No. 1 with $145 millionAnd just like that, Star-Lord and his band of super buddies are back on top of the box office. “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” blasted into domestic theaters this weekend to kick off the summer box office to the tune of $145 million at 4,347 locations. The latest from Disney and Marvel was expected to make $140 million, but possibly more by some analysts considering the studio’s track record and enthusiasm that the first go-around generated.’Alien’ director Ridley Scott ‘heads for wider universe’ in latest installmentRidley Scott, the English director of three of the sci-fi horror “Alien” films, says he is heading into a wider universe with the latest in the series: “Alien: Covenant.” The franchise has produced nearly 40 years of sequels and prequels, numerous books, toys and video games. The 2012 prequel “Prometheus” marked Scott’s return to the story, 33 years after the original.Country singer Loretta Lynn hospitalized after suffering strokeCountry music singer Loretta Lynn was hospitalized after a suffering a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., her official website said Friday. Lynn, 85, was admitted to a Nashville hospital on Thursday where she is “under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery,” a statement on LorettaLynn.com said.
Philadelphia marks the birthplace of American politics, but more importantly, Philly cheesesteaks. When North Carolina delegates and speakers traveled to the Democratic National Convention, I traveled to Anvil’s Cheesesteaks in Raleigh.Tucked away in a corner […]
NEW YORK — Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few. Merriam-Webster released the sixth edition of […]
BUIES CREEK, N.C. Campbell University’s first classes of the fall semester begins Wednesday, and 124 of its 1,156 new students, along with 18 current students, will be spearheading the school’s first ever engineering and […]