Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct trial: Day 2 updates

Mario Batali's sexual misconduct trial: Day 2 updates

BOSTON (AP) — Mario Batali was found not guilty of indecent assault and battery on Tuesday, following a swift trial in which the celebrity chef waived his right to have a jury decide his fate. The 61-year-old former Food Network personality quickly strode out of the courtroom with his lawyers without commenting on the case, … Read more

Accuser tested in Mario Batali sexual misconduct trial

Accuser tested in Mario Batali sexual misconduct trial

BOSTON (AP) — Mario Batali’s sexual misconduct trial opened Monday in a Boston court with his accuser recounting how she’d been “shocked, surprised and alarmed” as the celebrity chef aggressively kissed and groped her while taking selfies at a restaurant in 2017. The 32-year-old Boston-area software company worker said she felt confused and powerless to … Read more

RIP Kenneth Welsh, from Twin Peaks and Lodge 49

RIP Kenneth Welsh, from Twin Peaks and Lodge 49

Kenneth WelshPhoto: Jason Merritt (Getty Images) Kenneth Welsh has died. A prolific Canadian actor, Welsh is probably best known to American audiences for his performance as chess-obsessed supervillain Windom Earle in the second season of Twin Peaks. Appearing in more than 200 projects across a 50-plus year career, Welsh was a consistent mainstay of the … Read more

‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Mattea Roach’s winning streak ends by $1

'Jeopardy!'  Champ Mattea Roach's winning streak ends by $1

It was a dollar collapse. The fifth-best “Jeopardy!” contestant had her run come to an end after missing a Final Jeopardy question in a game that came down to literally the last dollar on Friday night. Mattea Roach — a 23-year-old Canadian tutor who won $560,983 over the course of the 23 games — held … Read more

Twitch Streamers Turn Depp V. Heard Trial Into Meme, React Fest

Twitch Streamers Turn Depp V. Heard Trial Into Meme, React Fest

A “tears” counter?screenshot: Pokimane / Kotaku If you’ve visited Twitch lately, you may have noticed that the most-popular “Just Chatting” category and the front page have been dominated by one thing: the defamation trial between actors Amber Heard and Johnny Depp. What started on April 11 as an in-court battle recounting a toxic relationship filled … Read more

Doctor Strange 2 Post Credits Explained: New Ally, Raimi Jokes

Doctor Strange 2 Post Credits Explained: New Ally, Raimi Jokes

Doctor Strange should probably not be doing what he’s about to do.Picture: marvel studios Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is filled with surprises. Seriously. Shock full of ’em. In fact, the film itself probably has more surprises in it than the ones waiting for you in the end credits. We’re going to dive … Read more

How did Kathleen Peterson really die?

How did Kathleen Peterson really die?

Spoilers for “The Staircase” documentary and HBO Max series follow. In the early hours of Dec. 9, 2001, novelist Michael Peterson made a panicked, tearful 911 call: He had found his wife Kathleen unconscious and bloody at the bottom of a staircase in their Durham, North Carolina, house. His explanation to cops, that she had … Read more

Why Is Bitcoin Falling? Prices Drop Amid Broader Market Tumble.

Why Is Bitcoin Falling? Prices Drop Amid Broader Market Tumble.

Bitcoin was trading around $37,000 Thursday. Rutmer Visser/Dreamstime Text size The price of Bitcoin, Ether, and other cryptocurrencies slumped on Thursday, reversing a recent rally as a deep selloff in the stock market spread to digital assets.. Bitcoin tumbled 6% over the past 24 hours to around $36,900, after ending 6% higher on Wednesday and … Read more

Depp trial: Psychologist tests actor assaulted Heard

Depp trial: Psychologist tests actor assaulted Heard

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Actor Amber Heard suffered post-traumatic stress disorder from violence she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband Johnny Depp, including multiple acts of sexual assault, a psychologist tested Tuesday. The sexual assaults included being forced to perform oral sex and having Depp penetrate her with a liquor bottle, the psychologist, … Read more

Naomi, Wynonna and Ashley Judd’s ‘alphabet’ of family tragedies

Naomi, Wynonna and Ashley Judd's 'alphabet' of family tragedies

Naomi Judd’s family spent Monday night singing hymns in her memory as they prepared to lay the country music legend to rest. But even as her loved ones are making plans to honor the singer, Williamson County Sheriff’s department in Tennessee is still investigating her death, a spokesperson confirmed to The Post. The Franklin County … Read more