'It's a Wonderful Life' sequel in the works

'It's a Wonderful Life' sequel in the works

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A sequel to the 1946 Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life" is being developed and will feature original co-star Karolyn Grimes, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Scouts get 60 Christmas trees after theft

KINGSTON, N.Y., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A New York Christmas-tree seller arranged to replace 60 trees stolen from a Boy Scouts council that was selling the trees as a fundraiser, the council said.

Chlorophyll helps prevent cancer, but ...

CORVALLIS, Ore., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Chlorophyll in green vegetables may protect against cancer when tested against modest carcinogen exposure, U.S. researchers say.

Survey: Bosses akin to holiday characters

CHICAGO, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Chicago-based Web site CareerBuilder said its survey of workers found 19 percent compared their bosses to George Bailey from "It's a Wonderful Life."

Colorado couple buy 'Wonderful Life' car

JOHNSTOWN, Colo., Dec. 25 (UPI) -- The car George Bailey drove in "It's a Wonderful Life" has pulled into Colorado.

Trout key to university's cancer studies

CORVALLIS, Ore., July 21 (UPI) -- Trout are better models for cancer research than mice or rats, a leading researcher at Oregon State University said.

Improved cancer risk test developed

CORVALLIS, Ore., June 23 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists have completed the largest animal toxicology study ever conducted, challenging some concepts concerning cancer-causing compound levels.

Key 'Wonderful Life' scene was salvaged

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A key scene in the classic Christmas film "It's a Wonderful Life" nearly didn't make the final cut after star Jimmy Stewart refused to shoot another take. Author Stephen Cox wrote in Saturday's Los Angeles Times that the powerful barroom scene in which St

Marine to change name for cash

JACKSONVILLE, N.C., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- When 2007 rolls around, U.S. Marine Sgt. Cody Baker may have a different moniker on his nameplate, thanks to his cyberspace bidding site.

AFI chooses most inspirational U.S. films

HOLLYWOOD, June 15 (UPI) -- A list of the 100 "most inspirational" American films chosen from 300 that were nominated included tried-and-true staples from movie history, E!Online said. The American Film Institute's list was assembled for and broadcast on a three-hour CBS special.

Cat to get first-of-its-kind prosthetics

RALEIGH, N.C., March 22 (UPI) -- A new surgical procedure at North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine will give a cat born without hind legs the chance to walk.