News archive from 7 October 2015

Activists protest Baptists' seminar on gay therapy

Activists protest Baptists' seminar on gay therapy

Certified Biblical Counselor Exec. Director Heath Lambert discusses the goals of the annual Association of Biblical Counselors Conference in relation to Monday's protest by the Fairness Campaign. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — About 40 people gathered in front of...

 
Byron Scott says he can't see Kobe Bryant playing for any team but Lakers

Byron Scott says he can't see Kobe Bryant playing for any team but Lakers

HONOLULU – In between the two-a-days, coaches meetings and other basketball-centric activities that Byron Scott has been focused on during this 10-day Hawaiian training camp, the Lakers coach (who has made it clear that he’s not much for luaus, hula...

Usa Today, 19:23 in Sport
 
Fox series to examine police shooting, race

Fox series to examine police shooting, race

Fox plans to take on the freighted topic of race-related police shootings by developing an event series that looks at "the dangerous aftermath" of a white Tennessee teen's shooting by an African-American officer. Sanaa Lathan (The Perfect...

 
Harvick victory celebration raises eyebrows among rivals

Harvick victory celebration raises eyebrows among rivals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — First, Kevin Harvick embarrassed the field with a dominating victory at Dover. Then his victory celebration made some of his competitors wonder if the reigning Sprint Cup champion had something to hide. Many believe Harvick...

Usa Today, 19:48 in Sport
 
Armour: Long-overdue, changes coming to daily fantasy sports industry

Armour: Long-overdue, changes coming to daily fantasy sports industry

The daily fantasy sports industry has two choices right now: Take steps to regulate itself in strict and transparent fashion, or start writing goodbye notes. It’s that simple. Unless the powers that be recognize they’re no longer working out of...

Usa Today, 19:48 in Sport
 
DuPont CEO's sudden exit sparks breakup debate

DuPont CEO's sudden exit sparks breakup debate

DES MOINES — The abrupt departure of the top executive at chemical and seed giant DuPont has reignited the debate over whether the conglomerate should be broken apart, a move that could throw into question the future of one of Iowa's largest...

 
Lead levels in Mich. city have moms avoiding tap water

Lead levels in Mich. city have moms avoiding tap water

Dan Wyant, director for the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Nick Lyon, director for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, discuss action plan for Flint drinking water. FLINT, Mich. — Outside a taco shop on Fifth...

 

Market Fresh: Last weekend is here for South, Center markets this year

It’s always hard to say goodbye. And this week, market-goers have to bid adieu to a pair of popular farmers’ markets -- the South Anchorage Farmers Market and the Anchorage Farmers Market. Sarah Bean of Arctic Organics is keeping a positive attitude...

 
Clinton vows tighter but ‘sensible’ gun rules

Clinton vows tighter but ‘sensible’ gun rules

DAVENPORT, Iowa — Most Americans, including most gun owners, would support reasonable limits on guns to help stop massacres like the one last week in Oregon, Hillary Clinton said Tuesday. “I’m tired of people in public life saying, ‘Our thoughts and...

 
Olympic golf course ready for the sport's return in Rio Olympics

Olympic golf course ready for the sport's return in Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Ten months from now, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and the world’s best golfers could be battling on another links-style course. But this time Olympic medals will be up for grabs at a unique setting that is a compelling...

Usa Today, 21:28 in Sport
 
Steve Rannazzisi confesses to Howard Stern

Steve Rannazzisi confesses to Howard Stern

It was a lie that caused disbelief, cost him fans and ruined an endorsement deal. Mid-September, comedian and The League star Steve Rannazzisi confessed that his old tale of working inside one of the World Trade Center twin towers during the September...

 
Pirates' Gerrit Cole undaunted by Cubs challenge

Pirates' Gerrit Cole undaunted by Cubs challenge

PITTSBURGH -- Go ahead, keep talking about Jake Arrieta and his historic second half. Keep dreaming about the Chicago Cubs’ magical season and their quest to break that 107-year curse. It might surprise the folks watching back home or everyone who...

Usa Today, 21:56 in Sport
 
Fifth Third pays $85M to settle mortgage fraud

Fifth Third pays $85M to settle mortgage fraud

CINCINNATI — Fifth Third admitted on Tuesday it improperly certified more than 1,400 mortgage loans it knew were defective as eligible for Federal Housing Administration insurance, costing taxpayers millions. Now, the Cincinnati-based regional...

 
Clive Owen stars in seductive 'Old Times'

Clive Owen stars in seductive 'Old Times'

NEW YORK -- "You talk of me as if I were dead," says Kate, one of the three characters in Old Times, nearly halfway into Harold Pinter's play, now being revived on Broadway. She is speaking to her husband, Deeley, and to their visitor, Anna,...

 
Craigslist ruse ends with two shot in Mich.

Craigslist ruse ends with two shot in Mich.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Two people were shot Tuesday night in Urbandale after they attempted to rob a father and son looking for a car to buy, police said. “This was a Craigslist deal gone bad,” said Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker. “They were...

 
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