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'Downton Abbey' star heads on US tour with band

“Downton Abbey” won’t be the only place fans can see Elizabeth McGovern this winter: The show’s star is heading on a tour with her folk-rock band in December.

Georgia gov. taps unlikely partner in rap star Ludacris

A campaign event without political chatter seems about as likely as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris sharing a stage.

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Clooney, wife make newlywed appearance in Venice

Wedding bands glinted under the Venetian sun on the hands of George Clooney and his new bride, Amal Alamuddin, as the heartthrob actor and the human rights lawyer emerged Sunday from the luxury hotel where they were married a day earlier.

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Man who raised $55K for potato salad throws party

An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad threw a huge public party Saturday that promised "peace, love and potato salad."

‘Sleepy Hollow’ actors visiting Sleepy Hollow, NY

“Sleepy Hollow” is coming to Sleepy Hollow.

Kansas woman awarded $1 million from radio station

A federal jury has awarded $1 million to a suburban Kansas City woman falsely described by a radio station as a porn star.

Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

The government granted six movie and television production companies permission to use drones for filming, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced Thursday.

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Vintage vehicles readied for Old Car Show this weekend

Local man to put his restored Model A on display

Tom Webb worked on the assembly line for Chrysler for 30 years, retiring in 1998. After his retirement, he started looking for things to do to keep busy, and he found antique car restoration.

Turkey Festival gets ‘Back to Our Roots’ Saturday in Eldon

Eldon will celebrate its status as one of Missouri’s top turkey producers Saturday at its 29th annual Eldon Turkey Festival.

Classic cars, live music featured at Russellville event Saturday

A Classic Car Cruise will fill downtown Russellville from 2 p.m. to dark Saturday.

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Angiepalooza aims to celebrate life

Angiepalooza’s second annual street party is set for 6 p.m. Saturday in downtown Jefferson City.

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Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. His mission began more than two years ago as Ozzie noticed people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and social media posts instead of calling each other.

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Samsung Alpha big on design, short on tech

Apple filled a gaping hole in its product lineup with new iPhones boasting larger screens like Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smartphones. Now, Samsung is coming out with a smaller phone that looks and feels more like an iPhone.

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Mexico sees sign of hope for Monarch butterflies

Experts in Mexico said Tuesday there is a tentative sign of hope for the mass migration of monarch butterflies, whose numbers dropped to their lowest level ever last year.

Grizzly prompts road closure in Grand Teton Park

A grizzly bear with a penchant for chokecherries and a dislike of crowds has led to the indefinite closure of part of a popular road in Grand Teton National Park.


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