LONG BEACH, Calif. — Move over, it's Saturday night at Club Bounce and people are bouncing onto the dance floor in a big, big way.
These are big, big people, all dressed to the nines and many tipping the scales at 250, maybe 300 pounds.
That's because this expansive nightclub a couple blocks from the Pacific Ocean, with its flashing lights, friendly atmosphere and wall-rattling hip-hop sounds, caters specifically to fat… Continue
LONDON — So you think London, population 8 million, is crowded with the living?
There are many millions more under the soil of a city that has been inhabited for 2,000 years. And London is rapidly running out of places to put them.
Now the city's largest cemetery is trying to persuade Londoners to share a grave with a stranger.
"A lot of people say, 'I'm not putting my Dad in a secondhand grave,'" said Gary Burks,… Continue
Up-and-coming folk musician Taylor Mitchell, 19, died Wednesday from injuries she suffered during a coyote attack while hiking alone in a national park in eastern Canada.
Mitchell, a singer-songwriter, was touring the Eastern Coast to promote her new album when the horrible incident occurred, according to The Associated Press.
The young musician was hiking solo on a trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia on… Continue
Dominic Carter's angry brother-in-law accused the NY1 political anchor of being a cheat and a wife beater who abused his sister for 20 years and "should go to jail."
"Dominic needs to pay for some of the crimes he committed," a furious Larry Stevens said Thursday as Carter prepared to face a Rockland County judge and answer charges that he beat up his wife Marilyn last year.
"You can't just physically abuse people and think you're… Continue
A Queens mom admitted she smoked crack, did heroin and drank booze before she wrecked a minivan, killing two foster children, officials said.
From her bed at Jamaica Hospital, Sheila Bethea detailed a binge that started in the wee hours Monday, before she got behind the wheel to drive with five children - none wearing seat belts.
"[Bethea] stated ... she smoked crack cocaine around 1 or 2 a.m., that she did heroin around 9 a.m. and… Continue
Monday 26th October 2009: After fights broke out at the Melbourne leg of the Konvict Music Tour, Akon jumps into the crowd and goes all the way to the back of the arena and sits on security guard shoulders, people mobbing him left right and centre, dude is… Continue
LOS ANGELES – Michael Jackson may be headed to the top of the charts again — this time at the movie box office.
"Michael Jackson's This Is It" took in $2.2 million domestically from its first late-night screenings, setting it up for a big full opening day Wednesday and a strong shot at a No. 1 debut weekend.
Those evening screenings alone were enough to top the $1.7 million that Paramount's… Continue
Now, O'Donnell tells Stern she's not considering dating, though her love life before finding Carpenter was actually quite interesting.
One so-called phone fling included A-Lister Angelina Jolie.
"We talked on the phone two or three times, but that was that. There was a tentative plan to have dinner that never came through," O'Donnell said. "I was a little afraid of her. She's scary in a sexual kind of… Continue
In 12 years, Antoine Walker(notes) made more than $110 million playing professional basketball moderately well. Take away taxes, throw in some adidas endorsement money and a "NBA Live 99" cover, and he's left with, what, $60-to-65 million?
Whatever the details, it was a big chunk of change, which, amazingly, wasn't enough.
That's right, during the last several months, the once multi-millionaire athlete has been pursued by multiple… Continue
Kobe Bryant may have been last one to receive his championship ring Tuesday set with 14 brilliant round-shaped diamonds but he was one of the first to put it on in the dressing room.
The 31-year-old superstar collected his fourth National Basketball Association championship ring Tuesday in an pre-game ceremony as the Los Angeles Lakers opened their defence of their title with a 99-92 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
But just like his other three rings, Bryant… Continue