Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in suburban Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. Woods was alone in the vehicle and had to be extricated from it, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. No other cars were involved in the wreck that injured the golfer. An ambulance took Woods to a hospital in serious condition, authorities said.
Do you know which U.S. president was a Grammy winner, or which one skinny dipped in the Potomac River every morning? History classes may have taught us plenty of important things about all the different presidents we've had over the past two centuries, but there are actually a lot of interesting facts about our presidents that many might not know — including which president was a lifelong bachelor and which one gave a speech right after being shot. And if you're wondering which stories are actually just myths (like did William Howard Taft really get stuck in a White House bathtub?), these fun facts about each commander-in-chief will definitely clear up truth from legend. Whether you're celebrating Presidents Day or just looking for random trivia facts to stump your friends and family, read on to learn interesting tidbits you never knew about each president of the United States!
Presidents Day may seem like a chance to shop for some sales and enjoy a long weekend, but when the holiday first started, it had a much deeper meaning. The first incarnation of Presidents Day actually began with George Washington. After his death in 1799, citizens unofficially remembered him on his actual birthday, Feb. 22. According to History, that date became a federal holiday in 1879 for the District of Columbia, and in 1885, the holiday was expanded to the whole country.
In this Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Bruce Springsteen performs at Stand Up For Heroes in New York.
SOURCE: Greg Allen/Invision/AP File
HIGHLANDS, N.J. —
Bruce Springsteen is facing a drunken driving charge in New Jersey, prompting Jeep to put on pause the Super Bowl television commercial that features him. Springsteen was arrested Nov. 14 in a part of the Gateway National Recreation Area on the New Jersey coast, a spokesperson for the National Park Service confirmed Wednesday.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Celebrating its 36th anniversary, ArtiGras is back in 2021. The two-day event showcases a unique juried exhibition of more than 250 fine artists from all over the country. Interactive art exhibits, children's activities, live music and demonstrations will be available, as well. The event takes place February 13 - 14. Tickets start at $11. This year, ArtiGras has moved to its new location at the Gardens North County District Park in Palm Beach Gardens. For more information, click here. Above, you'll find the some of the top youth art images, which will be featured at ArtiGras. WPBF 25 is once again the proud exclusive television sponsor of ArtiGras
Go ahead and brush the "Dirt Off Your Shoulder," the 2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees are a "Tapestry" of "Simply The Best." If you haven't guessed yet, Jay-Z, Carole King and Tina Turner are among those up for induction this year.
Other nominees are Mary J. Blige, Kate Bush, Devo, Foo Fighters, The Go-Go's, Iron Maiden, Chaka Khan, Fela Kuti, LL Cool J, New York Dolls, Rage Against the Machine, Todd Rundgren and Dionne Warwick
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Most popular Valentine's Day candy by state map SOURCE: Zippia
With Valentine's Day just a few days away, people in love are putting the final pink-and-red touches on their plans for Feb. 14. They're preparing a romantic dinner menu, constructing a cheesy Valentine's Day craft, and, of course, stocking up on sweet treats. But, as with most things, Valentine's Day candy preferences vary from person-to-person, and even state-to-state. Job hunting website Zippia used Google Trends to determine the most popular Valentine's Day candy by state, and one sweet stood out above the rest: chocolate strawberries.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday more than 100 Walmart stores across 34 Florida counties will begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines on Friday. DeSantis made the announcement during a news conference at a Walmart in Jacksonville Tuesday. He said an initial supply of 25,000 doses will be going to Walmart.
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award acting winner in history, has died. He was 91. Plummer died Friday morning at his home in Connecticut with his wife, Elaine Taylor, by his side, said Lou Pitt, his longtime friend and manager
Fla. — A quickly conceived Facebook group dreamed up on a Parkland couple's couch now has over 18,000 members and has helped over 1,000 seniors book hard-to-get COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Katherine Quirk and her fiance Russell Schwartz of Parkland decided to help seniors after seeing how difficult it was for their parents and friends to navigate the online appointment system.