Watch: Moon blots sun out of sky as total solar eclipse mesmerises US

Watch: Moon blots sun out of sky as total solar eclipse mesmerises US

Footage shows the totality beginning as the moon blocks the sun by passing directly in front of it, revealing the halo-like solar corona. After weeks of anticipation, the total solar eclipse made its way across the US on 21 August. The eclipse was seen in 14 states.The last solar eclipse seen in the country was in 1979, but there is likely to be another total eclipse crossing the US in 2024. Aug 22, 2017
Jerry Lewis dead: Legendary comedian and Hollywood star dies aged 91

Jerry Lewis dead: Legendary comedian and Hollywood star dies aged 91

Jerry Lewis, who was one of Hollywoods most renowned comedians noted for his work with Dean Martin, has died aged 91 at his home in Las Vegas on 20 August. He battled with a number of health issues over the years, including open-heart surgery in 1983, surgery for prostate cancer in 1992, prescription drug dependency treatment in 2003, a heart attack in 2006 and a long fight with pulmonary fibrosis.Lewis is survived by his second wife, SanDee Pitnick, with whom he has an adopted daughter. Aug 21, 2017