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'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

'Big Bang Theory' exits TV airwaves with emotional episode

LOS ANGELES — "The Big Bang Theory" is over. CBS aired the sitcom's last two episodes "The Change Constant" then "The Stockholm Syndrome" in an hour-long finale Thursday evening.
I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

I.M. Pei, architect who designed Louvre Pyramid, dies at 102

NEW YORK — I.M. Pei (PAY), the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.
Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes

Elton John and 'Rocketman' touch down in Cannes

CANNES, France — Elton John and his biopic "Rocketman" landed Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival, where the 72-year-old pop star came dressed in a tuxedo with "Rocket Man" emblazoned on the back and regaled attendees with an after-party performance
Eurovision Song Contest decides this year's final lineup

Eurovision Song Contest decides this year's final lineup

TEL AVIV, Israel — The Eurovision Song Contest has decided the final 10 contestants who will battle to be crowned Europe's best pop act, following the event's second semifinal Thursday.
Trump administration pulls $1B from California rail project

Trump administration pulls $1B from California rail project

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Trump administration cancelled nearly $1 billion Thursday in federal money for California's high-speed rail project, further throwing into question the future of the ambitious plan to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Police: Aid call for man on bus escalated to shooting

Police: Aid call for man on bus escalated to shooting

APPLETON, Wis. — A call to assist a man thought to be having a medical emergency on a bus escalated into a shooting that ended with the man and an Appleton firefighter dead and two others hurt, authorities said Thursday.

My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served accidently

LONDON — A British restaurant has given some customers an unexpected treat, accidently serving them a 4,500-pound ($5,760) bottle of red wine.

Small plane crashes near Dubai's busy airport, killing 4

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world's busiest airport for international travel for nearly an hour.
Haechan meets Haechan: K-pop star honoured with zoo namesake

Haechan meets Haechan: K-pop star honoured with zoo namesake

LOS ANGELES — Fans of the K-pop group NCT 127 donated money in January to name a baby pudu at the Los Angeles Zoo after one of its members, Haechan (HECH'-ehn).
Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

JERUSALEM — Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has cancelled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation.