News archive from 15 March 2013

Lakers' Kobe Bryant gets backing around league on Dahntay Jones play

INDIANAPOLIS - The debate raged around the NBA on Thursday as Kobe Bryant iced his severely sprained left ankle and mixed in some compression therapy to reduce swelling while he watched the movies "Django Unchained" and "Zero Dark...

 

Review: 'Upside Down' leaps with love, imagery

It's best not to overthink the sci-fi love story "Upside Down" and just enjoy its dazzling visuals, dream-like inventiveness and lush romanticism. Writer-director Juan Solanas' dystopian concoction is set in twinned worlds with opposite...

 

Detroit's emergency manager to tackle fiscal crisis March 25

Detroit - Gov. Rick Snyder made the unprecedented move Thursday to take control of the city's operations by selecting a Washington, D.C., bankruptcy attorney to become emergency manager for the state's largest city.Unconvinced by the appeal by city...

 
Manhattan Episcopal bishop gets surprise audience with Pope Francis in Rome hotel the morning after the pontiff's election

Manhattan Episcopal bishop gets surprise audience with Pope Francis in Rome hotel the morning after the...

ROME — He went to drop off his room key at reception — and ended up meeting Pope Francis. A Manhattan Episcopal bishop had an unexpected audience with the new pontiff while he was checking out of his pre-conclave digs Thursday. Debbie Egan-Chin/New...

 

Recap: Toronto vs. NY Yankees

Maicer Izturis tallied two hits, five RBI and three runs scored on Thursday, as the Toronto Blue Jays pounded the New York Yankees, 17-5, in spring training action. Melky Cabrera finished 3-for-3 with four RBI and two runs scored, while Mark DeRosa...

 

Review: Story rings false in 'Language of a Broken Heart'

In "Language of a Broken Heart," we are asked to believe that romance novelist Nick (played by the film's screenwriter, Juddy Talt) knows how to write with authority about love without any firsthand knowledge of its real-life workings. It's...

 

Pair of experienced quarterbacks a luxury for NU

The screen pass got batted down, and Kain Colter raised his arms in frustration. Here it was, the middle of a Northwestern spring practice, more than five months from the opener at California, and Colter cared enough to get annoyed about an incomplete...

 
Uptown Talk: The Mexican mariachi music tradition is alive and well at Harlem’s Mariachi Academy of New York  

Uptown Talk: The Mexican mariachi music tradition is alive and well at Harlem’s Mariachi Academy of New York  

Felipe Salinas wanted his American born son, Felipe Jr., to experience the culture and traditions of his father’s native Mexico. That’s why three times a week Salinas, a Sunset Park, Brooklyn resident and sales consultant with Diario de Mexico...

 
Injured NY Mets third baseman David Wright held out of Team USA's World Baseball Classic game vs. Dominican Republic

Injured NY Mets third baseman David Wright held out of Team USA's World Baseball Classic game vs. Dominican...

MIAMI – David Wright has been feeling pain in his left ribcage for the last week or so while playing in the World Baseball Classic and was scratched from Team USA’s lineup Thursday night. Wright said he was slated to leave Team USA and travel to Port...

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Halle Berry: I spray perfume between my thighs 

Halle Berry: I spray perfume between my thighs 

Halle Berry has all of the talk show hosts wrapped around her little finger. Just days after the Bond girl, 46, wowed Jay Leno with a sexy black mini-dress, Berry had Conan O'Brien staring with a low-cut black blouse with transparent lace sides....

 
Texts paint sordid picture of Hammond ex-pastor sex scandal

Texts paint sordid picture of Hammond ex-pastor sex scandal

A former pastor of a northwest Indiana megachurch who has admitted to having a sexual relationship with an underage parishioner exchanged hundreds of text messages with the girl and told her Jesus Christ sanctioned their relationship, prosecutors...

 
Redbox Instant launches movie streaming after testing

Redbox Instant launches movie streaming after testing

Redbox Instant, a movie-streaming site formed by Coinstar and Verizon, ended testing and began commercial service Thursday. Joining a small but growing group of companies that compete in the nascent streaming business, Redbox Instant is seeking to...

 

Class on parenting becomes a journey through loss, grief and hope

Roshawne Mackey walked into the Jordan Downs community center clutching a pink pamphlet from a funeral over the weekend, her face like stone. Her niece had been 11 - a diabetic who wasn't given her insulin shots. The dozen or so women in the parenting...

 
EO conference includes Shark Daymond John

EO conference includes Shark Daymond John

Shark Tank star Daymond John parlayed his passion for hip-hop and entrepreneurship to go from waiting tables to founding and growing FUBU, a $4 billion urban fashion empire. But as John told nearly 400 entrepreneurs in a Fontainebleau ballroom...

 

Welch something write home about

Jason Welch wants to pursue a master's degree in creative writing at Northwestern, but first he wants to put his name in the record books at his alma mater as an NCAA wrestling champion. After a thrilling come-from-behind conquest in the Big Ten...

 

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