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“21 Jump Street” debuted 30 years ago


Getty Images/Archive Photos(LOS ANGELES) — 21 Jump Street, the Fox TV show that catapulted a then little-known Johnny Depp to teen idol status, made its debut 30 years ago on Wednesday. The series, about a bunch of young-looking undercover cops

Behind the use of barrel bombs in Syria


iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A remark by White House press secretary Sean Spicer Monday had some wondering whether the use of barrel bombs against civilians in Syria would be a new red line for the Trump administration. But the

David Letterman's mother, Dorothy Mengering, dies at 95


Getty Images/Jamie McCarthy(INDIANA) — Former Late Show host David Letterman’s mother, Dorothy Mengering, who was a recurring guest on his show, has died, his rep confirmed to Entertainment Weekly on Tuesday. She was 95. Mengering, known as simply “Dave’s mom” on the show, often

Cat crashes Marlins game in Miami


iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — A cat briefly interrupted a Miami Marlins-Atlanta Braves baseball game Tuesday after it ran onto the field in Miami. The start of the sixth inning was delayed while the cat roamed the outfield, dodging players