On This Day, September 21, 1985...Dire Straits hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Money for Nothing,” the band’s first and only chart topper. It spent three weeks in the top spot.The song, written from the point of view of two working-class men, featured background vocals... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The search for loved ones on Maui following the devastating wildfires has grown increasingly dire as the community grieves those lost in the blazes.Between 1,000 and 1,100 individuals remain unaccounted for following the Maui wildfire disaster, as of Aug. 22. It's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The search is intensifying for a submersible carrying five people that vanished while heading to tour the Titanic wreckage site off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.The 21-foot deep-sea vessel, operated by OceanGate Expeditions, lost contact about an hour and 45 minutes... Read More.
Dire Straits fans are going to have a chance to enjoy their music live this fall.DSL Dire Straits Legacy has announced a new tour that will kick off in September. DSL is made up of original Dire Straits band member Alan Clark; former Dire Straits musicians Danny Cummings, Mel Collins, Phil... Read More.
The new Ben Affleck/Matt Damon movie, Air, hits theaters Friday, April 5, and it comes with a soundtrack packed with classic '80s tunes. The album features songs from Bruce Springsteen, Dire Straits, The Clash, REO Speedwagon, Squeeze, The Alan Parsons Project, Cyndi Lauper, Big Country and more.The film, which is directed by Affleck and also stars Viola Davis and Jason Bateman, tells... Read More.
(ALEPPO, Syria) -- The death toll of the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria continues to rise with freezing temperatures, rain and snow making the hunt for survivors harder and these conditions also diminishing any chances of survival.Over 7,000 people have been confirmed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fleeing Hurricane Ian, Kallie Collins, her fiance and four of her children flew out of Tampa Bay on Tuesday hours before the airport halted flights. However, her fifth child, a 14-year-old boy, wasn't on the plane with them.Months earlier, the family... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- When the water stopped running at her restaurant in Jackson, Mississippi, on Monday afternoon, Tanya Burns was preparing for a private event set to begin about one hour later. Suddenly, her dishwasher didn't work and her toilets couldn't flush."How do you... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Once he saw how much water had risen in the creek by his home in eastern Kentucky, "I knew we were in trouble," Larry Adams said.His fears were warranted -- the region suffered historic flooding late last month that left dozens... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden will receive his second booster shot following his scheduled remarks Wednesday about the state of the country's COVID response, according to the White House.Biden is expected in his speech to promote the launch of COVID.gov, a new website the... Read More.