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Who was Halyna Hutchins? Tributes paid to director of photography killed by prop gun

The film industry has been left shocked and in mourning after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was killed on set when actor and producer Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm.
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'Annie Live!' Cast: All the Stars Appearing in the NBC Musical Special
The latest adaptation of the stage musical airs on Thursday, December 2 on NBC. "Annie Live" features a star-studded cast alongside some newcomers too.
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'I Fell From a Third Floor Window, Now I'm a Wheelchair Racing Champion'
I spent the first month after the fall in the ICU and seven months in hospital in total. it took me many months to accept my injury. I was convinced that there would be a cure, that it would be reversible.
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If you want your holiday package to arrive on time, here are the deadlines to know
To all those holiday present procrastinators out there (you know who you are): Be sure to ship that holiday gift sooner rather than later to get those presents to their destination before December 25.
Why a media executive left his career to help maligned donkeys and save them from slaughter
Ron King opened Oscar's Place sanctuary.
Amy Schneider has made ‘Jeopardy!’ history — and helped the show find calm after chaos
Schneider is the show's first transgender contestant to make the Tournament of Champions and is the latest in a string of big-money winners dominating the show's new season.
Biden's 'Build Back Better' is the very definition of cradle-to-grave, big-government dependency
By pushing America toward big-government socialism, this "Build Back Better" legislation poses a grave threat to the American Dream.
Debt collectors can now text, email and DM you on social media
Officials say the new rules are a necessary update to an outdated law, but consumer advocates worry that borrowers risk missing key information or falling prey to scammers.
New York Times mocked for claiming debunked Steele dossier a 'distraction' from the real Russia investigation
The New York Times faced backlash after framing the debunked Steele dossier as a “distraction” from the “actual Russia investigation.”
Five years after Colombia’s peace deal, the FARC is no longer on U.S. terrorist group lists
But Colombia’s peace is far from secure, our research shows.
Couple recreates wedding 77 years later after original wedding didn't have photos
Royce and Frankie King were married on Sept. 16, 1944, right before Royce went to fight in World War II.
Heisman Trophy Voters Face Conundrum as Few Games Remain and No Clear Frontrunner
A defensive end could win this year's coveted trophy, or perhaps someone who doesn't even play on championship weekend.
Beto O'Rourke's Path to Governor Runs Through Latino Voters, But They're No Sure Thing
Beto O'Rourke did well with Latinos in 2018, but it wasn't enough to win. Now he faces Governor Greg Abbott, who fared better with Hispanics in 2018 than Ted Cruz did against the Democrat.
How Washington Can Flip the Script on Iran | Opinion
As talks resume over reviving the 2015 global nuclear agreement with Iran, the United States needs to alter the dynamics of its relationship with Tehran.
20 Terms Everyone Should Know Before Buying a Car
To get the most of your car buying experience, here are 20 terms everyone should know before stepping foot on a dealership lot.
D.C. is on track to issue electronic versions of driver’s licenses
More than 20 states have considered, tested or launched digital versions of driver’s licenses in recent years.
Sabel Harris challenging Brianne Nadeau for D.C. Council seat
Harris, who was elected last year as an advisory neighborhood commissioner, is running against the two-time incumbent council member in Ward 1.
MLB Lockout: Players Association and Commissioner's Statements in Full
The MLBPA called the lockout a "dramatic measure," after commissioner Rob Manfred said he hoped it would "jumpstart the negotiations."
Help! My Husband’s Godmother Painted a Huge, Truly Disturbing Portrait of Us.
We absolutely do not want this thing in our house, but she keeps asking about it.
How a Centrist Is Completely Rethinking How to Get Independents to Vote for Democrats
“You need to win right-of-center districts to hold the House.”
The Pittsburgh Steelers Are in a Very Bad Place
Do they even have a plan to get out?
Donald Trump Taunts Stacey Abrams Over Georgia Run: 'I'll Beat Her Again'
If Abrams is successful in 2022, she will become the first Black governor of Georgia and the first Black woman to serve as a governor in the United States.
Video of Joe Biden Claiming He Never Thinks About Donald Trump Goes Viral
Joe Biden closed his latest speech with a dig at Donald Trump that has gone viral with over 200,000 views.
Grab goes public in biggest Wall Street debut by a Southeast Asian company
Grab, the Southeast Asian unicorn, is finally having its day on Wall Street. The Singaporean startup is listing on Nasdaq through a record-breaking SPAC deal.
It's December and it hasn't snowed in Denver yet. That's never been recorded
It's been 224 consecutive days since it snowed a measurable amount in Denver, and since snowfall records began in 1882, Denver has never entered December without measurable snow.
Donald Trump Boasts January 6 Rally Was 'Largest Crowd' He's Ever Spoken To
The former president told Nigel Farage in an interview that "nobody ever talks" about the size of the crowd that contained those who went on to storm Capitol.
Toddler's Bond Since Birth With Husky Melts Hearts Online
The adorable montage captured the friendship between 3-year-old Parker and his pet husky, prompting internet users to share their own childhood memories.
IOC to Meet China's Peng Shuai Before Olympics Amid Global Pressure
International demands for proof that the tennis star is safe, led by the Women's Tennis Association, led to another video call between the IOC and Peng Shuai on Wednesday.
New apartments with high-end amenities coming to Chevy Chase, Md.
TOWN SQUARE | Planned building amenities include a roof terrace, a lobby that connects the two buildings, co-working spaces, a clubroom, an entertainment kitchen, a pet spa and a wellness studio with an indoor weight and cardio center and an outdoor fitness patio.
Art collective claims 2021 Turner Prize with Irish pub installation
Known for using contemporary art and activism to explore social issues, Array Collective claimed the prestigious Turner Prize after transforming a gallery space into an Irish pub.
How South African scientists discovered Omicron and set off a global chain reaction
In the early days of November, laboratory technicians at Lancet Laboratories in Pretoria, South Africa, found unusual features in samples they were testing for the coronavirus.
Teen Accidentally Shoots Sister Dead With Gun He Made, Police Say
The 13-year-old from Douglas County, Georgia, was allegedly making and selling semi-machineguns. He is charged with killing his 14-year-old sister.
Rory McIlroy defends players' right to play in Saudi Arabia tournament
Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has defended players' rights to compete in the Saudi International next year.
Peng Shuai 'reconfirms' she is safe and well in second call with IOC
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a second call with Peng Shuai on Wednesday and said that the Chinese tennis star "reconfirmed" that she was safe and well given the "difficult situation" she is in, the sporting organization said Thursday.
Meghan Markle Scores Sensational and Final Victory Over MailOnline
Dia Dipasupil/Getty ImagesMeghan Markle scored a stunning—and final—victory in her long running legal action against the publishers of the Daily Mail, the Mail on Sunday and MailOnline today, after a judge dismissed an appeal by publishers Associated Newspapers Limited (ANL) against her.Meghan was suing ANL for invasion of privacy and violating her copyright after ANL published extensive sections of a “deeply personal” hand-written letter she sent to her estranged father Thomas Markle shortly after her wedding to Prince Harry.Earlier this year, a senior judge, who is highly experienced in media law, granted Meghan a so-called “summary judgment.”Read more at The Daily Beast.
Duanesburg NY stabbings leave at least 2 dead: reports
At least two people were dead Wednesday night after reports of stabbings in a home in Duanesburg, New York, about 25 miles northwest of Albany, the state capital.
Belarus KGB created fake accounts to criticize Poland during border crisis, says Facebook parent company
The accounts, since removed, posted about Polish border guards allegedly violating migrants’ rights, Meta said.
UK newspaper loses appeal in case against Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
A UK court has upheld a ruling in favor of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, as part of her litigation against a newspaper publisher which reproduced parts of a private letter she sent to her father Thomas Markle in August 2018.
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Biden will outline new steps to combat Covid through winter months
The White House is set to announce a slew of new actions Thursday aimed at fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and protecting Americans from the Delta and newly discovered Omicron variants.
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Biden to announce health insurers must cover 100% of cost of at-home COVID tests
President Biden is set to announce that health insurers must cover 100% of the cost of in-home COVID-19 tests as part of his winter plan to combat the pandemic.
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Omicron's emergence demands global vaccination, which requires U.S. leadership
What was feared in the absence of widespread COVID-19 vaccination is precisely what's happened. Omicron is a call to vaccinate the world.       
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Meghan Markle Wins Tabloid Privacy Case Even After Private Messages Exposed
Meghan Markle has finally won her privacy lawsuit over a letter to her father—ending a two year saga in which she was forced into an embarrassing apology.
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Record warmth from coast to coast
Unusual warmth for December covers almost all of the Lower 48 with some locations breaking daily, monthly, and even meteorological winter temperature records. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri tells us when December will return.
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As omicron fears grow, COVID-19 once again spoils Biden's plan to push his legislative agenda
Fears over the omicron variant are overshadowing Biden's plans for December, which includes passing a key social and climate spending package       
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With omicron already in California, here's what US labs are doing to track cases and stop its spread
Public health experts acknowledge the U.S. genomic sequencing efforts of coronavirus lagged behind other nations in the pandemic's early months.       
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The brightest comet of the year, Leonard, is approaching Earth. Here's how to see it.
A comet that hasn't been near Earth in over 70,000 years can be seen now all the way until Christmas. Here's how to see it before it's gone forever.       
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Pet names trends inspired by TV and pandemic
Rover trends expert Kate Jaffe explains how the pandemic influenced how people name their beloved cats and dogs: from "Dr Fauci" to "Siri" and "Zoom." (Dec. 2)      
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Trump intervenes in Ohio Senate primary — for himself
The former president was upset about ads in the race featuring anti-Trump comments a candidate made in 2016.
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'Gossip Girl' Episode 10 and 11 Recap: Cancellations and Cameos
Gossip Girl Part 2 has dropped the last 3 episodes in the series and as the series draws to a close, it's almost impossible to tell who will come out of the battle with GG unscathed.
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