Woman allegedly slugs Disney employee after cutting line

The angriest guest on earth? A Chicago woman threw a fit while waiting to get on the popular Disney ride “Tower of Terror” — allegedly punching a cast member in the face — after being told she didn’t have a FastPass, cops said. The 23-year-old was at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with a group of peopleRead moreRead more

Fans are flipping out over Tom Cruise’s jacket in new ‘Top Gun’ trailer

He may feel the need … to appease China. In the Paramount Pictures trailer for “Top Gun: Maverick,” the sequel to the 1986 blockbuster, Tom Cruise’s character is seen wearing his iconic bomber jacket — with two key changes. Two patches that had originally shown the Japanese and Taiwanese flags have been replaced with twoRead moreRead more

Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears

The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes, he didn’t hesitate. The police who keep watch over the town of 16,000 raffled off free cameras in a partnership with the camera manufacturer. So far, theRead moreRead more

Here’s why Roman Polanski thought Bruce Lee killed Sharon Tate

In 1969, Bruce Lee — made famous a few years before for the TV show “The Green Hornet” — was Hollywood’s martial-arts instructor of choice. Roman Polanski, Steve McQueen and celebrity hairdresser Jay Sebring were his students. Lee even tutored It-girl Sharon Tate for her movie “The Wrecking Crew.” But that summer, the actor, thenRead moreRead more

How to help out a cash-strapped veteran

Dear John: You seem to be in the business of helping people. I was wondering if you could help me. I’ve been feeling very desperate and depressed lately as my wife and I have been struggling to keep the rent paid, the lights on, and the kids fed. I work full time in a goodRead moreRead more

Feds seize nearly 800 children’s brushes with ‘dangerous’ lead levels

They may look cute, but these children’s folding hair brushes are actually chock-full o’ lead — with 25 times the amount allowed by United States law, according to federal officials. Nearly 800 of them were seized in Baltimore, Maryland, this week by Customs and Border Protection officers, who had sent them in for chemical testingRead moreRead more

Tainted alcohol killed 19 people in Costa Rica last month

At least 19 people in Costa Rica have died after drinking alcohol tainted with toxic levels of methanol, local officials said Sunday. The Costa Rica Ministry of Health said fourteen men and five women ranging in age from 32 to 72 died in June from what appeared to be methanol poisoning, local outlet the TicoRead moreRead more

Acting CBP chief open to congressional oversight for immigration policy

​WASHINGTON — The head of Customs and Border Protection said Sunday he’d welcome more congressional oversight of the zero tolerance border polices, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s calls for a 9/11 style commission. “Whatever ​C​ongress wants to do for additional oversight we welcome that,” Mark Morgan told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.” Ocasio-Cortez Saturday said theRead moreRead more

Mets’ late-inning heartbreak just won’t end

SAN FRANCISCO — Extra, extra, it’s nine innings or bust for the Mets. For the third time in four games, the Mets and Giants on Sunday played into extra innings. And like in the previous two instances, the Mets cracked, wasting a strong starting pitching performance. Mike Yastrzemski’s walk-off homer against Robert Gsellman in theRead moreRead more

Why debt forgiveness isn’t so easy

Dear John: With all this talk about writing off student debt, no one mentions the tax consequences of the forgiven debt. Will that be forgiven too? M.G. Dear M.G.: Good point. Let’s forgive all debt! Everybody, your debts are forgiven. Nobody owes taxes. Everybody now can go out and spend and increase your credit cardRead moreRead more