THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
Prolific playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner Neil Simon has died at age 91. He died early Sunday morning in New York of complications stemming from pneumonia.
"The Happytime Murders," which cost about $40 million to make, marks a career-low debut for Melissa McCarthy for a movie in which she has top billing. It opened with $10 million.
"Real Housewives" star Danielle Staub is getting divorced just three months into her marriage.
The Cactus Bowl has been rebranded the Cheez-it Bowl.
The last time a pope visited Ireland in 1979, homosexuality was a crime. Now Pope Francis is visiting and the Irish prime minister is gay.
Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons is responsible for bringing about an end to the series. Entertainment Weekly reports that the decision to end the series after the 12th season was made because Parsons was "ready to say goodbye." CBS could not entreat Dr. Sheldon Cooper to stay for two more years, even though he stood to make more than $50 million if he did.
The Food and Drug Administration has greenlighted the use of the psychedelic ingredient in "magic" mushrooms for a drug trial to treat depression.
Alaska Airlines has cut off pre-takeoff cocktails for first class passengers.
There's an historic cemetery for sale in Tampa, if you're in the market.
So, if you'd like to drive the new Bugatti Divo, it'll cost you $5.8 million.
For those keeping score, this is Ben Affleck's third visit to rehab.
After tweeting about taking the company public, Elon Musk says he'll keep Tesla private for now.
Prince's family is suing the doctor who prescribed him his pain pills, which they say made him dependent which then, they say, killed him.
Robin Leach, host of the TV series, "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous," died following a stroke in Cabo San Lucas. He was 76.
Procter and Gamble is said to be trying to trademark "lol," "omg" and other popular Millennial acronym phrases.
Paris Hilton says she is going to plan three different weddings with her fiancee Chris Zylka.
President Donald Trump is backing a call requiring ESPN to show the National Anthem during Monday Night Football.
In Los Angeles, a fatal traffic jam that stopped traffic for hours inspired a local food truck to get on the freeway and open for business while they cleared the accident scene.
As electricity across the country fails, more and more Venezuelans are buying spoiled meat.
Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, who died last week, was one of the co-writers of their hit, "Sweet Home Alabama."
If you want to be among the first to have one of Sony's new robot dogs, Aibo, when it comes out next month, it'll cost you: $2900!
"Happytime Murders" may have locked in the Worst Movie of 2018 award. Anyone see it who liked it?
A new study claims that our highest self-esteem comes at the age of 60.
Hailey Baldwin is now showing off the engagement ring she received from Justin Bieber. Somewhere between 6 and 10 karats.
Sears begins closing 46 more stores this week. 33 Sears and 13 K-Marts.
Kroger has announced they're going to be phasing out plastic bags at all of their stores.