(TEXAS) -- Larry McMurtry, who wrote the Pulitzer-winning Western novel Lonesome Dove and adapted Anne Proulx's groundbreaking same-sex cowboy romance Brokeback Mountain for the big screen, has died. The Hollywood Reporter notes the prolific author was 84. Lonesome Dove became a miniseries that earned 18 Emmy nominations and... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO AND JEFFERY COOK, ABC NEWS (DENVER) — Utah officials have issued a rare extreme avalanche danger warning for the Salt Lake region following significant snowfall. On Wednesday morning, the Utah Avalanche Center advised people to avoid all avalanche terrain in the... Read More.
BY: MARK OSBORNE AND MATTHEW FUHRMAN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A skier has died after being found upside down in several feet of snow at Mammoth Mountain ski resort in California. The man was found by guests of the resort buried head first... Read More.
As Hanukkah continued over the weekend, so did Dave Grohl and Greg Kurstin's Hanukkah Sessions song series. After celebrating the first night of the Jewish holiday last Thursday with a spirited cover of Beastie Boys' "Sabotage," the Foo Fighters frontman and the producer... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(LIPAN, Texas) -- Officials in Texas are now unsure about whether a mountain lion is responsible for the death of a 28-year-old man.Deputies from the Hood County Sheriff's Office began searching for Lipan resident... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A 28-year-old Texas man has died after he was attacked by a mountain lion, according to authorities.Deputies from the Hood County Sheriff's Office began searching for Lipan resident Christopher Allen Whiteley... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The hiker rescued after going missing during a mountain hike praised the team of doctors who revived him after his heart stopped for nearly 45 minutes.Michael Knapinski, 45, told ABC New's... Read More.
Scotty McCreery delivers a plaintive performance of the Vince Gill classic "Go Rest High on That Mountain" in honor of his late friend. Scotty turned to social media to share the news of his friend Yameer Greene's passing through the power of song. Poised with an acoustic guitar,... Read More.
By JADE LAWSON and BRIANA STEWART, ABC News(STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.) -- Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial often called “the granddaddy of all Confederate monuments ” and a former Ku Klux Klan meeting place is once again at the center of an... Read More.
(ORLANDO) -- Splash Mountain is getting a timely makeover.The iconic water ride at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort will be re-themed to reflect the story of The Princess and the Frog, the company announced Thursday. The updated ride... Read More.
By GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News(LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.) -- The iconic attraction that's a longtime favorite of Disney fans everywhere is getting a makeover.Splash Mountain at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resort will be re-themed to... Read More.