Month: December 2019

Officials at Des Moines University are seeking continued state funding for a class that’s helping doctors-in-training feel more comfortable caring for patients with a mental illness. Dr. Lisa Streyffeler, a professor at the osteopathic school, says in the spring of 2018, DMU became the first medical school in the country to offer the course. “We […]

Iowa business owners need to add one more thing to their list of New Year’s resolutions. An expert suggests businesses of all sizes plan ahead for a digital data disaster should hackers ever break into your computer and access your customers’ files. Consumer advocate Lara Sutherlin says if you store any client data electronically, it’s […]

Iowa Democrats are urging caucus-goers to update their party registration today. Those who register by the close of business on December 31, 2019 are guaranteed to be on the list of eligible registered voters on Caucus Night. “That’s going to speed things up quite a bit at the sign-in line,” says John Deeth is a […]

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — If you’re on Bumble, and really dig Sharon Stone, guess what?  She’s back on the dating site. Apparently the Basic Instinct actress had been bounced, because let’s face it: Who’d ever have believed Sharon Stone would be on Bumble? “I went on the @bumble dating sight and they closed my account. ????,” the 61-year-old […]

Universal(LOS ANGELES) — Not all felines land on their feet — specifically the cats of CATS, which Variety reports will hit the books with a huge red splat: a $100 million loss. The industry trade says the movie cost nearly $200 million to make and market, but earned just $38 million globally in its first two […]

Photo by Ida Mae Astute/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — It pays to be besties with Oprah Winfrey. The media maven threw a special birthday bash for her BFF Gayle King over the weekend. Oprah planned an intimate dinner party, complete with all of Gayle’s favorites. “When turning 65 feels like 40 something!” […]

Netflix/Scott Yamano(LOS ANGELES) — What were your favorite Netflix features in 2019?  With the year nearly over, Netflix has crunched the numbers to see what its global audience watched over the last 12 months. The Adam Sandler/Jennifer Aniston comedy Murder Mystery took the top slot on the streaming service’s “Feature Film” list, while the Ryan […]

Jim Dyson/Redferns via Getty Images(LONDON) — Neil Innes, best-known to most in the U.S. as a frequent collaborator with Monty Python’s Flying Circus and co-founder of The Beatles parody band The Rutles, has died at age 75, the BBC reports. According to the BBC, a family spokesperson said Innes died unexpectedly on Sunday night while traveling […]

“The Irishman” – Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — Former President Barack Obama has revealed his list for favorite movies and TV shows on 2019. His list of top movies this year includes everything from the Michael B. Jordan drama Just Mercy to the Aretha Franklin documentary Amazing Grace, to Martin Scorsese’s Netflix drama The Irishman. Also among […]

Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic/Getty(LOS ANGELES) — With the decade ending in a few days, Kylie Jenner is determined to cap things off on a high note. The beauty mogul kissed the 2010s goodbye on Sunday with a sexy black and white lingerie photo shoot. “just didn’t feel right going into 2020 without one last thirst trap,” she playfully captioned.  The […]

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