Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson reportedly end engagement

Davidson, 24, and Grande, 25, began dating in May, before quickly becoming engaged the following month.

Meghan and Prince Harry are expecting, says Kensington Palace

In this file photo dated Oct. 3, 2018, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Britain's Prince Harry, make an official visit to the Joff Youth Centre in Peacehaven, Britain. (Chris Jackson/pool via AP)

The couple are expecting their first child in the spring of 2019.

Princess Eugenie weds her beau at Windsor Castle

Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank after their wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018.  (Steve Parsons, Pool via AP)

Princess Eugenie married tequila executive Jack Brooksbank in a star-studded royal wedding at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle Friday

Holy Ghost, John Sandford

Holy Ghost John Sandford It's been interesting to watch thriller master Sandford evolve his two superstar series — first the franchise Lucas Davenport books and then, hard as it is to believe, the 11 novels in the Virgil Flowers series. While Davenport adheres to the...

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The homeless boy who got his very own castle

Every time Thomas Waller glanced out at the New York Stock Exchange from the windows of his Wall Street law office, he must have been reminded just how lucky he was.

Burrs, brambles and other annoying plants

Some plants develop pronged seeds in late summer and fall that stick to humans and other animals.

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New Kids On The Block — July 3 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 19; $59-$99

Old Dominion — Feb. 8 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 19; $39.50-$69.50

Laurie Berkner Solo Holiday Show — Dec. 15 at Garde; tickets on sale now; $25-$75

Bill Clinton & Hillary Rodham Clinton — April 26 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today; $75-$750

Kristin Chenoweth — Oct. 20 at Jorgensen Center, Storrs; tickets on sale now; $35-$55 seats left

The Avett Brothers — Oct. 23 at Jorgensen Center, Storrs; tickets on sale now; $55 seats left