- There's talk of Illinois becoming the first state ever to declare bankruptcy.
- Bill Dana, who brought his character Jose Jimenez (ho-SAY hee-MEN-ez) to the Ed Sullivan Show, died yesterday at the age of 92.
- There warnings that during the current heatwave in Los Angeles that air pollution could get even worse.
- Actor, Stephen Furst ("Animal House," "Babylon 5," "St. Elsewhere) has died at age 62.
- Otto Warmbier has died just days after he was released from captivity in North Korea. he was 22.
- Carrie Fisher had cocaine, methadone, heroin and ecstasy in her system when she died in December, according to an autopsy report released Monday.
- Michael Phelps is set to race a great white shark on the Discovery Channel.
- A 132-year-old lobster that has been kept in a tank at a restaurant for decades is being set free.
- A study says a few walnuts a day can act to suppress hunger.
- Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis said they made a last minute change in their son's name from "Walt" to "Demitri."
- Katy Perry has become the first person with a Twitter account to have 100 million followers.
- Blue Ivy became a big sister over the weekend as Beyonce and Jay-Z welcomed twins into their family.
- Jay-Z also announced that his new "4:44" album will come out July 30th.
- Kevin Durant said President Obama sent him a text to congratulate him on winning his first championship this week.
- Major league baseball has announced that they will allow players to wear nicknames on their jerseys for one weekend this season.
- Alex Rodriguez and J-Lo are hanging out in Nice, France, this week.
- Tim Hague, the former UFC fighter known as "The Thrashing Machine," died Sunday, two days after being critically injured when he was knocked out in a boxing match against former Edmonton Eskimos defensive end Adam Braidwood. He was 33.
- Tiger Woods' arraignment for DUI has been rescheduled for August 9th.
- Vladimir Putin has offered political asylum to James Comey.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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