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Rad return: Crystal Pepsi coming back to shelves for summer

AP Photo/Phil Coale PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo is bringing back the 1990s this summer with an eight-week release of Crystal Pepsi, one of the iconic beverages of that decade. The clear cola was originally rolled out nationally in 1993 with a high-profile campaign that...
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Suicide rates highest in farmers, lumberjacks, fishermen

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty NEW YORK (AP) — In a study of suicide rates by occupation, the workers that killed themselves most often were farmers, lumberjacks and fishermen. Researchers found the highest suicide rates in manual laborers who work in isolation and face unsteady...

With an eye to Tuscany, Debi Mazar plots culinary future

NEW YORK (AP) — Debi Mazar and her brood spend at least a month in Tuscany each year, but if the “Younger” actress had her way, the region would be a far more permanent fixture in her life. “If I didn’t have children in American schools, I would...
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Disney Animation's 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' set for March 2018

AP Photo/Jordan Strauss LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Wreck-It Ralph” is headed back to the arcade, and theaters, in a sequel planned for release on March 9, 2018. Co-directors Rich Moore and Phil Johnston announced the sequel to the 2012 animated film Thursday morning on...

Rob Wasserman, accomplished bass player, dead at 64

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Wasserman, a highly respected bass player and composer who performed and recorded with Lou Reed, Neil Young, Brian Wilson and many other musicians, has died. He was 64. Matt Busch, the manager for Wasserman’s close friend Bob Weir, says Wasserman...

Scarlett Johansson ranked Hollywood's top-grossing actress

Scarlett Johansson has taken the crown as Hollywood’s highest-grossing actress ever. A website called Box Office Mojo that tracks how much money movies make lists Johansson as the top-earning actress . It says her films have made more than $3.3 billion. Cameron Diaz is the...
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Google Calendar outage leaves users frustrated

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google says it expects to have Google Calendar up and running normally following widespread reports of an outage. Google said Thursday that users had been seeing “server error” messages when opening the...

APNewsBreak: To fight foreclosure, NYC buying mortgages

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is taking a novel approach to addressing enduring pockets of the home foreclosure crisis by buying long-unpaid mortgages, with plans to help owners stay in their homes if possible or use the properties as affordable housing if not, officials...

Government urges owners of old Hondas to get air bags fixed

DETROIT (AP) — The government is urging owners of older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has new data...
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HLN's Nancy Grace leaving her legal show

AP Photo/Matt Sayles NEW YORK (AP) — Tough-talking former prosecutor Nancy Grace is leaving her prime-time show on the HLN network in October. The CNN sister station said Grace told her staff Thursday that her show would be ending after 12 years. Grace, 56, said in a...