LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Friends" is getting old. Its fans have never been younger.
As the sitcom about six twentysomethings marks its 25th anniversary on Sunday, it has spawned a devoted...
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — An alleged dispute has split the "Black Ships" festival into two in Rhode Island this year.
The Newport Daily News reports the city of Newport has hosted the Black Ships Festival with the Japan-America Society for over three decades. The festival celebrates Newport's Japanese sister city, Shimoda, along with Commodore Matthew Perry's 1853 visit to Japan.
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Coast Guard is suspending its search for a kayaker reported overdue from a trip on the Providence River.
Matthew Perry left in a 10-foot kayak around noon Friday near Conimicut Point in Warwick and was expected to be on the water for an hour. When he didn't return as planned, his wife called 911.
BOWIE, Md. (AP) — Authorities are seeking answers after a father and son on a bird-spotting walk found four beavers shot dead with a bow and arrow.
The Capital reports that Bowie residents Matthew and Chris Perry were participating in an Audubon Society bird count on New Year's Day when they came across the slain rodents on a frozen pond.
JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Two brothers were swept over the falls at a Georgia park, leaving one boy dead.
News outlets reports that 12-year-old Christian Burdette drowned Tuesday morning at High Falls State Park after the about 20-feet (6.1-meter) fall. Monroe County Emergency Management Director Matthew Perry says responding crews saw 17-year-old James Burdette in a shallow area on a rock.
FORSYTH, Ga. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy died and his 17-year-old brother had to be rescued after an accident at a Georgia waterfall.
Monroe County Emergency Management Director Matthew Perry says the 911 call came in about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday that the two boys had been swept over the falls and plummeted about 20 feet.
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WINSLOW, Maine (AP) — The original owner of a dog that Maine Gov. Paul LePage has tried to save from a death sentence is unhappy over comments the governor made about the case during a radio appearance.
The Republican governor issued a pardon for Dakota, a 4-year-old husky, but a judge ignored the pardon, and the Maine Supreme Judicial Court is expected to eventually hear the case.
Dakota was deemed dangerous after separate attacks on two dogs, killing one.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katie Holmes came to "The Kennedys — After Camelot" as a veteran, having played first lady Jacqueline Kennedy in Reelz's 2011 miniseries about the political family shadowed by tragedy. For Matthew Perry, the role of Edward Kennedy was a chance to stretch his acting muscles.
Both say "After Camelot" was as satisfying as they hoped. The four-hour drama, based on J. Randy Taraborrelli's book, debuts 9-11 p.m. EDT Sunday on Reelz and concludes Sunday, April 9.
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has gotten in on the April Fools' Day spirit with a lighthearted tweet aimed at former "Friends" star — and classmate — Matthew Perry.
Justin Trudeau and the actor, who played Chandler Bing on the sitcom, both attended Rockcliffe Park Public School in Ottawa.
In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel's late night talk show last month, Perry recounted his memory of beating Trudeau up when they were students.
Katie Holmes compares her ‘Dawson’s Creek’ character to her daughter
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Between a dialect coach who told him to exaggerate the accent and recent experience in a London play that required him to loudly project his voice onstage, Matthew Perry was a little over-the-top when he began filming his role as Sen. Edward Kennedy in a new television miniseries.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Howard is among those set to guest star in a tribute to late TV sitcom king Garry Marshall in an episode of "The Odd Couple" next week.
Marshall died in July at 81. He developed the original "Odd Couple" TV series from the 1970s and acted in the current CBS version in an April episode, playing the father of Matthew Perry's character.
NORTH BEND, Ore. (AP) — Spending three days on a research ship was a dream come true for North Bend High School senior Matthew Perry.
He stayed on the Research Vessel (RV) Oceanus with Oregon State University after submitting an essay that earned him one of five student spots. He helped place buoys in the ocean, looked for marine mammals and sea birds and recorded them onto data sheets.