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Ellen DeGeneres plans to end her talk show in 2022

The show will have aired 19 seasons when it wraps

Originally Published: 12 MAY 21 10:51 ET Updated: 12 MAY 21 13:13 ET By Chloe Melas and Megan Thomas, CNN (CNN) -- Ellen DeGeneres tells The Hollywood Reporter that she plans to end her long-running daytime talk show in 2022.…

Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage

The pair is asking for space and privacy as they transition into this new life

Originally Published: 03 MAY 21 16:48 ET Updated: 03 MAY 21 18:22 ET By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years, the pair announced in a statement on their verified…

Olympia Dukakis, Oscar-winning 'Moonstruck' actress, dead at 89

'After many months of failing health she is finally at peace and with her Louis'

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 16:34 ET Updated: 01 MAY 21 17:03 ET By Andy Rose, CNN (CNN) -- Olympia Dukakis, an Oscar-winning actress for her role in "Moonstruck," died Saturday in New York City. She was 89 years old.…

Former New York Jets player dies in a fishing accident

The 77-year-old's cause of death has not been determined

Originally Published: 01 MAY 21 14:42 ET By Kay Jones, CNN (CNN) -- A former player for the New York Jets died in an accident during a fishing tournament in Texas on Thursday, according to tournament officials and the Texas…

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has died at age 90

Remembering Michael Collins

Originally Published: 28 APR 21 13:16 ET Updated: 28 APR 21 14:22 ET By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- Michael Collins, the NASA astronaut who was the command module pilot for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, has died…

Selena Quintanilla Perez would have celebrated 50 years today

Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by fans

VICTORIA, Texas - Selena Quintanilla-Perez, known as Selena, would have turned 50 years old on Friday, April 16, also known as "Selena Day." The Latina icon continues to be celebrated and remembered by her fans, especially on what would…

Dead at 52: 'Harry Potter' and 'Peaky Blinders' star Helen McCrory

Died "peacefully at home" after fighting cancer

Originally Published: 16 APR 21 12:35 ET Updated: 16 APR 21 13:23 ET By Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) -- Helen McCrory, the British actress best known for her roles in the 'Harry Potter' films and 'Peaky Blinders,' has died, her…

Colton Underwood, former 'Bachelor' star comes out: 'I'm gay'

'I'm the happiest and healthiest I've ever been in my life'

Originally Published: 14 APR 21 08:25 ET Updated: 14 APR 21 11:13 ET By Chloe Melas, CNN (CNN) -- Colton Underwood told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" that he is gay in an interview that aired Wednesday morning. "This…

Texas author Larry McMurtry has died at the age of 84

McMurtry won the Pulitzer Prize in 1986

DALLAS (AP) - Pulitzer Prize-winning Texas author Larry McMurtry has died at the age of 84. His family said in a statement that he died Thursday night of heart failure. McMurtry penned books and screenplays during a career that spanned…

Happy Valentine's Day

Hearts from your Newscenter25 team

CNN- It's February 14, 2021. Happy Valentine's Day. This day is celebrated by millions across the globe. Hundreds of years of tradition and customs have made it into what it is today. There are numerous theories on how the romantic…

Larry Flynt has died at the age of 78

Larry Flynt died of heart failure Wednesday

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Larry Flynt, who turned Hustler magazine into an adult entertainment empire while championing First Amendment rights, has died at age 78. His nephew, Jimmy Flynt Jr., told The Associated Press that Flynt died Wednesday of heart…

Attorney at a virtual hearing was unintentionally using a cat filter

Incredible professionalism as attorney shows up to virtual meeting with cat filter on

BREWSTER COUNTY, Texas- Zoom, Zoom, Zoom and those filters. A video shows the moment an attorney appearing at a virtual hearing this morning was unintentionally using a cat filter. The hearing was in the 394th Judicial District Court of Texas…

Thank you to Brian Alonzo, Trey Meynig and Howard Gordon

It's National Weatherperson's Day

VICTORIA, Texas- Today is National Weatherperson's Day. Brian Alonzo, Trey Meynig, and Howard Gordon let you know when to carry an umbrella and when to apply sunscreen. Today we honor those who are trained to forecast and report the everchanging…

Cicely Tyson, iconic and influential actress, dies at 96

NEW YORK - Cicely Tyson, the pioneering Black actor who gained an Oscar nomination for her role as the sharecropper’s wife in “Sounder,” a Tony Award in 2013 at age 88 and touched TV viewers’ hearts in “The Autobiography of…

Michael Strahan tests positive for Covid-19, 'GMA' hosts confirm

NFL Hall of Famer has Covid-19

Originally Published: 28 JAN 21 12:09 ET By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Michael Strahan left the news of his having Covid-19 to his colleagues at "Good Morning America." On Thursday, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos and Amy Robach addressed…

Larry King was one of pop culture's favorite newsmen

Remembering Larry King

Originally Published: 24 JAN 21 09:07 ET Updated: 25 JAN 21 12:50 ET By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business (CNN) -- Larry King's death on Saturday was a significant loss for the media world. The longtime CNN host was an industry…

David Lander, 'Squiggy' on 'Laverne & Shirley,' dies at 73

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Actor David L. Lander, best known for playing Squiggy on the popular ABC comedy “Laverne & Shirley,” has died after a decades-long long battle with multiple sclerosis. His wife says Lander died Friday at the age…

Matthew McConaughey on whether he plans to run for Texas governor

Alright, alright, alright

Originally Published: 19 NOV 20 09:15 ET Updated: 19 NOV 20 11:16 ET By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Does Matthew McConaughey have political aspirations? The actor appeared on "The Late Show With Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday night and…

Victoria Duck Safari: Adopt a duck, make a difference

Pebble Beach at Riverside Park is the place to be Saturday, November 7, 2020

VICTORIA, Texas - The Victoria Symphony is presenting Victoria Duck Safari at Pebble Beach at Riverside Park. The inaugural event is a way to support several Victoria County charitable organizations. Thousands of ducks will race to the finish line…

Rosie O'Donnell has 'compassion' for Ellen DeGeneres

On TV you cannot fake your essence

Originally Published: 27 AUG 20 11:37 ET By Lisa Respers France, CNN (CNN) -- Rosie O'Donnell knows about what life is like hosting a talk show. O'Donnell hosted her own from 1996 until she ended it in 2002. During her…