close Video George Chakiris opens up about working with Marilyn Monroe Fox411: 'West Side Story' star George Chakiris opens up about working with blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe, winning his first Oscar and following his other passion - designing jewelry. EXCLUSIVE: Reunited and it feels so good. "West Side Story" costars George Chakiris , Rita Moreno and Russ Tamblyn are getting together virtually on the opening night of the 2021 Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Film Festival on Thursday, where they will discuss the making of the 1961 film. The iconic musical , which also starred Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer , is also celebrating its 60th anniversary. Moreno, 89, is set to star in a remake of the screen classic directed by Steven Spielberg , which will also feature Ansel Elgort as Tony and newcomer Rachel Zegler as Maria. Chakiris, 86, and Moreno won Oscars for best supporting actor and actress in the film. … [Read more...] about ‘West Side Story’ star George Chakiris addresses rumors Elvis Presley wanted to appear in the musical
HARMONY, Pa. (KDKA) — People who live along the Connoquenessing Creek in Harmony have long experienced significant flooding in their homes. “It’s getting old and I’m getting old,” said Tod DiMinno. “It’s been flooding in my basement for 20 years, almost every year.” READ MORE: Pittsburgh Is The 18th Safest City For Bicyclists, Report Says His home has suffered untold flood water damage, which has cracked his foundation, drenched his basement and destroyed belongings. “It fills this whole bowl up with water until it eventually dumps into my house. I try to make it nice down there. It floods, ends up back out here. Put it back in, it floods,” said DiMinno. But on Wednesday, the Butler County Board of Commissioners approved findings from a two-year study that could break the seemingly never-ending cycle for this resident and others in 10 county neighborhoods. Adams, Cranberry, Evans City, Forward, Harmony, Jackson, Lancaster, Penn, Seven Fields and Zelienople all … [Read more...] about Butler County Leaders Announce Plan To Address Flooding Concerns In Communities
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Addison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnell The Memo: The GOP's war is already over — Trump won Biden: GOP in the midst of a 'mini-revolution' Ernst defends Cheney, calls for GOP unity MORE (R-Ky.) sidestepped weighing in on a days-long drama involving Rep. Liz Cheney Elizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney Conservative Club for Growth PAC comes out against Stefanik to replace Cheney The unflappable Liz Cheney: Why Trump Republicans have struggled to crush her Kinzinger hits GOP on 'operation #coverupJan6' over Cheney ouster plot MORE 's (R-Wyo.) comments on former President Trump Donald Trump Caitlyn Jenner on Hannity touts Trump: 'He was a disruptor' Ivanka Trump doubles down on vaccine push with post celebrating second shot Conservative Club for Growth PAC comes out against Stefanik to replace Cheney MORE , that may result in her ouster as the No. 3 House Republican. Asked if he was going to … [Read more...] about McConnell sidesteps Cheney-Trump drama
The Biden administration will support a proposal to waive international patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines, according to a top administration official. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai Katherine Tai Overnight Health Care: Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers | Moderna reports positive early results for booster shots against COVID-19 variants | Federal judge vacates CDC's eviction moratorium Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers Overnight Health Care: Biden sets goal of at least one shot to 70 percent of adults by July 4 | White House to shift how it distributes unallocated vaccines to states MORE said in a statement Wednesday that the "extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for extraordinary measures." The U.S. will begin participating in World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations over the exact language of the waiver, which supporters say would make the details of vaccine production widely available and allow … [Read more...] about Biden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers
What he does in the shadows. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty Images Less voluble, less gaffe-prone, more focused: In many ways, President Biden has been a very different political figure than the Joe Biden America has been familiar with for decades. I spoke with national correspondent Gabriel Debenedetti about Biden’s so-far successful communications strategy, and whether it can last. Ben : Our colleague Jonathan Chait wrote this of Joe Biden recently: “Biden’s advantage is that he’s not just nice; he’s also tedious. He is relentlessly enacting an ambitious domestic agenda … while arousing hardly any controversy. There’s nothing in Biden’s vanilla-ice-cream bromides for his critics to hook on to. Republicans can’t stop Biden because he is boring them to death.” This is true. It’s also true that, right now, many Republicans don’t even seem interested in going after Biden, or his policies. Instead, they’re focused on shoehorning whatever grievances they have … [Read more...] about Can Biden’s Low-Key Strategy Work Forever?