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John Wall plans to return to college, fulfill promise to father

Wizards All-Star John Wall plans to go back to school this summer and pursue his bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky. Wall, 27, revealed that he intends to fulfill a promise he made to his father, who died when ...

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Father who opened home to Fla. gunman grapples with mass shooting

The father who took in the Florida school shooter after his mother died says he’s struggling to cope with the mass killing. “We are going through a lot,” James Snead said outside his home Friday. “We are hurting right now.” ...

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Otto Warmbier's father to join Pence at Winter Olympics as guest

The father of Otto Warmbier, the University of Virginia student who died after slipping into a coma while imprisoned in North Korea, will attend the Winter Olympics as a guest of Vice President Pence, according to a report Sunday. Pence ...

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Amy Winehouse’s father says he is visited by late singer’s ghost

The late Amy Winehouse’s father said he is visited by his daughter’s spirit. Mitch Winehouse told The Sun that he had always hoped he would see his daughter again after her death in 2011 — and he does, “not physically, ...

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Matt Damon’s father Kent dies at 74 after long cancer battle

Matt Damon’s father, Kent, died on Dec. 14 after a long battle with cancer, the actor’s publicist confirmed to the Daily News on Saturday. He was 74. Kent Damon had been suffering from multiple myeloma — a rare blood cancer ...

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‘Father Figures’ review: a tone-deaf borderline hostage situation

“Father Figures” is a movie, yes. But it would be more accurate to describe the listless, low-energy and profoundly unentertaining experience as a nearly two-hour borderline hostage situation. The protagonists are fraternal twins Peter (Ed Helms) and Kyle (Owen Wilson). ...

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Father expecting second child killed fighting California wildfire

A firefighter who helped beat back a blaze threatening a large swath of Southern California has died months before his second child is due to be born. Cory Iverson, a 32-year-old fire engineer based in San Diego, was working on ...

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Texas church shooter's father breaks silence: 'We are grieving'

The father of Texas church shooter Devin Kelley broke his silence on Wednesday to say his family was in mourning. Michael Kelley, who lives just 35 miles away from Sutherland Springs, where his son killed 25 people and an unborn ...

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Police fatally shoot father who held teacher hostage

Police fatally shot a man who barricaded himself in a classroom at a California elementary school, where he held a 70-year-old teacher hostage for seven hours on Tuesday. Luvelle Kennon, 27, died at the hospital after he was shot by ...

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Hideki Irabu’s journey to meet father was vital part of sad story

Hideki Irabu, the underwhelming Yankees hurler who George Steinbrenner once called a “Fat Pus-y Toad,” took his own life in 2011. A vital piece of his sad story was the depressing journey of finding his father, according to a new ...

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