Raccoon hitches ride on Toronto train

Daniel Uria
YORKSHIRE, England, Dec. 8 (UPI) — A raccoon in Canada triggered a quarantine after slipping onto a train leaving Toronto.

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Mount Etna eruption captured in time-lapse footage

Ben Hooper
FRANCAVILLA DI SICILIA, Italy, Dec. 7 (UPI) — Sicily’s Mount Etna, Europe’s highest active volcano, shot fire and ash into the air in a dramatic eruption captured in time-lapse footage.
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Watch Ryan Gosling crack up during ‘Saturday Night Live’ sketch

Karen Butler
NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) — Ryan Gosling fought back laughs during a progressively humorous sketch on this weekend’s edition of “Saturday Night Live.”.

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Robert Loggia from ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Big’ is dead at 85

Karen Butler
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5 (UPI) — Actor Robert Loggia has died at his home in Los Angeles after five years with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 85.
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Scott Weiland, singer for Stone Temple Pilots, found dead

Shawn Price
BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Dec. 4 (UPI) — Scott Weiland, diva for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has  died. He was 48.

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Mike Tomlin takes blame for failed Steelers’ decisions

The Sports Xchange
PITTSBURGH — Coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers took ownership of a couple of questionable coaching choices in the loss to Seattle.
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