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Discovery's 'Shark Week' hopes to enchant and thrill viewers

Jul. 21, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think you're safe avoiding sharks by simply staying out of the water, think again. A few species of epaulette sharks have evolved to move their pectoral fins in the front and pelvic fins in the back to plod along outside the water at low tide. Just to be...

PBS joins food TV contests with 'The Great American Recipe'

Jun. 21, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — America has perfected the stressful TV cooking competition, pitting amateur or professional chefs against each other in such high-pressure, scream-filled shows as “Chopped,” “Cutthroat Kitchen” or “Top Chef.” PBS hopes to change that with an original...

Rising food star Eitan Bernath leans into world comfort food

May. 31, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As a kid, Eitan Bernath didn’t collect baseball cards, comic books or coins like his peers did. He collected kitchen tools. “My fondest memories from my life are always around food,” he says. Mind you, that life is still young. Bernath is just 20, but he’s...

Herschel Walker's ties to veterans program face scrutiny

May. 21, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Herschel Walker, the football legend and leading Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, often boasts of his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health. In interviews and campaign appearances, the former Dallas Cowboy and Heisman...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 22-28

May. 16, 2022 09:09 AM EDT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 22-28: May 22: Pianist Peter Nero is 88. Actor-director Richard Benjamin is 84. Actor Frank Converse is 84. Actor Barbara Parkins (“Peyton Place,” ″Valley of the Dolls”) is 80. Songwriter Bernie Taupin is 72. Actor Al Corley...

Jury: Food Network star guilty in foster child's death

May. 13, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The winner of a Food Network cooking show competition has been found guilty in the beating death last year of a 3-year-old foster child in her care. The jury deliberated for about an hour before delivering the unanimous verdict Thursday against Ariel...