News archive from 16 October 2015

Hero of French train attack released from hospital

Hero of French train attack released from hospital

SACRAMENTO — An American who helped stop an attempted terrorist attack in France and was stabbed multiple times last week outside a Sacramento nightclub was released Thursday from a California hospital. Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, 23, of...

 
Despite barriers, Asian carp still a threat to Great Lakes

Despite barriers, Asian carp still a threat to Great Lakes

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service again confirmed Thursday that small fish may be pulled along by barges going past electrical barriers, reigniting concerns that young Asian carp could be transported into the Great Lakes despite the...

 
Meet Jeb Bush's top White House fundraisers

Meet Jeb Bush's top White House fundraisers

WASHINGTON — Republican Jeb Bush drew on 341 fundraisers to collect at least $6 million for his White House bid, according to a list his campaign released Thursday afternoon. That's at least one quarter of the money he's raised to date. Bush's roster...

 

Alaska cross-country skiing star Kikkan Randall pregnant with first child

Anchorage cross-country skiing star Kikkan Randall announced Thursday that she is pregnant and won't compete in the upcoming racing season. Randall, 32, and husband Jeff Ellis are expecting their first child in April, according to Thursday’s release....

 
The Alaska connections on ECHL season-opening rosters

The Alaska connections on ECHL season-opening rosters

Given the number of players from Alaska, and given the high roster turnover in the ECHL, which includes the Alaska Aces, there are three dozen Alaska-connected players on ECHL season-opening rosters. And that's not even counting the Aces. Taking into...

 
Great white shark Mary Lee spotted near N.J.

Great white shark Mary Lee spotted near N.J.

The great white shark Mary Lee, who became well known to the public last spring when she appeared off the coast New Jersey, has returned. After spending most of June and July off the coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, the tagged 16-foot,...

 
Southern California storm causes flash flooding

Southern California storm causes flash flooding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Flash flooding in northern Los Angeles County has filled several roads with mud, stranding vehicles and blocking traffic on one of the state's main highways. Television footage showed several vehicles stuck in mud in the mountainous...

 
Missing Chincoteague pony found dead

Missing Chincoteague pony found dead

CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, Va. -- A Chincoteague pony whose disappearance in September sparked a police investigation has been found dead near where it was last seen. The Chincoteague Police Department announced Thursday the remains of the pony, Dreamer's...

 
DraftKings, FanDuel among daily fantasy sites ruled gambling by Nevada

DraftKings, FanDuel among daily fantasy sites ruled gambling by Nevada

Nevada on Thursday declared daily fantasy sports to be gambling, becoming the first state to take action against the industry since it came under scrutiny last week. The decision means daily fantasy sports games such as FanDuel, DraftKings and others...

Usa Today, 20:01 in Sport
 
Armour: Small acts of kindness blocked by NFL

Armour: Small acts of kindness blocked by NFL

The NFL is committed to breast cancer awareness and prevention, hoping its very large and public platform will help save women from the dreaded disease. So long as it’s on the league’s terms. The NFL showed its worst and crassest side this week,...

Usa Today, 20:13 in Sport
 
Got $730,000 saved for nursing care? With dementia, it could cost that much

Got $730,000 saved for nursing care? With dementia, it could cost that much

The cost of caring for aging family. People with dementia — especially those with Alzheimer's disease — often live for years after reaching the point where they need 24-hour care, leaving families in an emotional, financial and logistical quagmire....

 
7 things we learned about George Carlin from his exhibit

7 things we learned about George Carlin from his exhibit

One of comedian George Carlin's most-popular standup routines is called "A Place For My Stuff." It's about how everyone's house is just "a pile of stuff with a cover on it." Seven year's after Carlin's death, the controversial...

 
Lamar Odom's longtime friend: He needs 'the old people' around him

Lamar Odom's longtime friend: He needs 'the old people' around him

LAS VEGAS – Anthony Jackson sat on the sidewalk by a busy Sin City street on Thursday afternoon, shaking his head and remembering a time when Lamar Odom didn’t have Hollywood, tabloid attention, or his life hanging in the balance. “They won’t let me...

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Carey Mulligan: Hollywood wage gap is 'unfair'

Carey Mulligan: Hollywood wage gap is 'unfair'

This week, Jennifer Lawrence made headlines for her powerful essay about wage inequality in Hollywood, including the pressure to be "adorable" and "likable" even in salary negotiations. Since it was published as part of Lena...

 
Boy in dress, told to change, quits Florida school

Boy in dress, told to change, quits Florida school

TALLAHASSEE -- An eighth-grade boy identifying as "gender-neutral" withdrew from Fairview Middle School on Tuesday after administrators said wearing a dress was a violation of school policy and called the parents for a change of clothes....

 
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