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Snake on a mailbox halts mail delivery until it's relocated

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Postal Service Creed covers rain, snow, heat and gloom of night, but it says nothing about snakes on a mailbox.
High rollers: Eldorado buys Caesars in deal valued at $17B

High rollers: Eldorado buys Caesars in deal valued at $17B

A casino juggernaut was formed Monday when Eldorado Resorts announced it is buying Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion.
Woodstock 50 may be back on at new venue

Woodstock 50 may be back on at new venue

VERNON, N.Y. — A smaller Woodstock 50 festival could possibly be held at an upstate New York harness track and casino.

Canadian man dies after falling from California cliff

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Authorities say a 34-year-old Canadian man died after falling from a 30-foot (9-meter) cliff in Southern California.
Legal feud still simmers in 'Melrose Place' fatal crash case

Legal feud still simmers in 'Melrose Place' fatal crash case

NEWARK, N.J. — A bitter legal feud is showing no signs of abating in the case of a former "Melrose Place" actress who's already served prison time for a fatal drunken driving crash nine years ago but could wind up back behind bars.
Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say

Screenwriters can play key role in gender parity, actors say

LOS ANGELES — Academy Award-winning actor Geena Davis says achieving gender parity on screen is simple, and it could happen overnight. "Just go through (the script) and cross out a bunch of male first names and put female first names.

Nik Wallenda says he 'freaked' when pole slipped

NEW YORK — Nik Wallenda says he "freaked" out when his balancing pole slipped during a high-wire walk with his sister above New York's Times Square.
'Toy Story 4' opens big but below expectations with $118M

'Toy Story 4' opens big but below expectations with $118M

NEW YORK — "Toy Story 4" brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film's below-expectations debut didn't quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie
Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma

Wife of reality TV bounty hunter in medically induced coma

HONOLULU — The wife of reality TV bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman is in a medically induced coma, a report said. Beth Chapman is in the intensive care unit of Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday.