News archive from 3 February 2016

Halle Berry talks diversity, says Hollywood 'not truthful'

Halle Berry talks diversity, says Hollywood 'not truthful'

Oscar-winner Halle Berry has addressed the Hollywood diversity debate for the first time, saying the film industry has produced films that "aren't truthful" about people of color in America. Speaking Tuesday to an audience in Rancho Palos...

 
This one-year-old snowboarder can really shred

This one-year-old snowboarder can really shred

 Meet Sloan Henderson.She’s a baby. She’s one. And she really shreds on a snowboard: Sloan’s parents, Zach and Katie Henderson of North Salt Lake, Utah, wanted to take her to the slopes as soon as she could walk, CNN reports.That was a few weeks...

 
Players need thick skin to survive crowds at TPC Scottsdale

Players need thick skin to survive crowds at TPC Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The practice facilities at TPC Scottsdale were overflowing Tuesday with players dialing in the specifications of their clubs and honing their swings and putting strokes ahead of Thursday’s start of the Waste Management Phoenix...

Usa Today, 19:21 in Sport
 
Explosion forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia

Explosion forces plane to make emergency landing in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said. The pilot said he thinks it was a...

 
Auction features Madoff jewelry and watches

Auction features Madoff jewelry and watches

For those who might like gifts with a whiff of illicit finance, federal authorities have just the thing: costly items that once belonged to Ponzi scheme architect Bernard Madoff and his wife, Ruth. Six items — a diamond tennis bracelet, gold money...

 
Brennan: What will be Peyton Manning's legacy after Super Bowl 50?

Brennan: What will be Peyton Manning's legacy after Super Bowl 50?

Peyton Manning said he has a lot of respect for Cam Newton, but that Sunday's Super Bowl is about two good teams, not two quarterbacks. (Feb. 2) SAN FRANCISCO – Legacies are funny things. You work your whole 18-year career to establish one, then watch...

Usa Today, 19:30 in Sport
 
Peyton Manning found comeback aide in Jordan Taylor

Peyton Manning found comeback aide in Jordan Taylor

Broncos players offer their thoughts on Manning's career and their desire to help the legendary quarterback win a second Super Bowl at media night. SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Sorry, Demaryius. Move over Emmanuel. Peyton Manning might have a new favorite...

Usa Today, 19:30 in Sport
 
'Wild Things' dives into world of female wrestling

'Wild Things' dives into world of female wrestling

Dominic Monaghan ('Lost,' 'The Lord of the Rings') finds himself in an all-female wrestling match on his Travel Channel series. As Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan relocates from BBC America to Travel Channel for its third season, it looks like the...

 
Shoplift suspect accused of swiping cop car left idling

Shoplift suspect accused of swiping cop car left idling

SPRINGETTSBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A suspect accused of taking some electronics from a Walmart here turned petty theft charges into a couple of felonies when he ran from police and hopped into a cop car, authorities said. Walmart managers called police...

 
Judge: Lauren Spierer search warrants to remain sealed

Judge: Lauren Spierer search warrants to remain sealed

INDIANAPOLIS — Anything investigators may have discovered during searches last week connected to the 2011 disappearance of Indiana University student Lauren Spierer will remain hidden from the public unless criminal charges are filed. A Monroe County...

 

Wednesday's forecast: Rain for East Coast

A wet Wednesday is on tap for much of the East Coast while another storm hits the Northwest. East Coast: Rain and thunderstorms are forecast for the entire East Coast from New England to Florida on Wednesday. Flooding is possible in the Mid-Atlantic...

 
Walker-Kimbrough scores 41, No. 5 Maryland women beat Purdue

Walker-Kimbrough scores 41, No. 5 Maryland women beat Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored a career-high 41 points to lead No. 5 Maryland to an 87-67 victory over Purdue on Tuesday night. Kristen Confroy and Brionna Jones each scored 13 points, and Malina Howard added 12 to hlep...

Usa Today, 20:13 in Sport
 
Cadaver dealer released on bond in body-parts case

Cadaver dealer released on bond in body-parts case

DETROIT — For decades, Grosse Pointe Park businessman Arthur Rathburn lived a comfortable life as an esteemed anatomy expert: He received patents for cadaver station designs, published a reputable journal on embalming, lectured nationally and...

 
Arts Scene: Comedy, elevator music at the museum and tropical vibes at the Cook

Arts Scene: Comedy, elevator music at the museum and tropical vibes at the Cook

ComedyHot and cold running humor The Hilarious Anonymous comedy show proved so popular in its first two incarnations that it's moved to a new and much bigger location at Heart of the City in the middle of the Sunshine Plaza. There is “much more...

 

Walker tries to defuse fish board controversy with new appointments, but Bristol Bay cries foul

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker announced three new appointments to the state fish board Tuesday, including one that could be divisive for Bristol Bay and Kenai Peninsula commercial fishermen. Two of the appointments are to seats that have traditionally —...

 

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