News archive from 20 March 2014, page 15

Yellen's tightrope walk in first Q&A as Fed chair

Yellen's tightrope walk in first Q&A as Fed chair

WASHINGTON -- At her first news conference as Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen had a message for the financial world: The U.S. economy may need several more years to fully heal from the Great Recession. With investors around the world hanging on...

 
Will Estes joins Tom Selleck on 'Blue Bloods' for second season of CBS police drama

Will Estes joins Tom Selleck on 'Blue Bloods' for second season of CBS police drama

Like a lot of kids, Will Estes grew up watching Tom Selleck on "Magnum, P.I." Unlike most of those kids, he grew up to become Tom Selleck's son, at least in the CBS drama "Blue Bloods," whose second season premieres Friday night at...

 
Young's car concept album is a 'Road' to nowhere

Young's car concept album is a 'Road' to nowhere

There's just one thing worse than a concept album, and that's a topical concept album. Unfortunately, Neil Young stumbled across both those tripwires on his latest CD, "Fork in the Road." It's a 10-track disk of car songs, with every cut...

 

Legal storm clouds Anna Nicole book

Friday's first anniversary of Anna Nicole Smith's death is being marred by accusations and counteraccusations over a new book about her life. Both Larry Birkhead and Howard K. Stern are threatening to sue Pol' Atteu and Patrik Simpson, the authors of...

 

Blues smothered by Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- The St. Louis Blues will soon clinch a playoff spot, but those who got revved up for Wednesday's rivalry renewal with the Chicago Blackhawks would agree that it might be beneficial the postseason is still a few weeks away. With a chance to...

 
Heidi Montag addicted to plastic surgery: 'The Hills' star admits to having 10 procedures in one day

Heidi Montag addicted to plastic surgery: 'The Hills' star admits to having 10 procedures in one day

As if she didn't already look like Barbie, Heidi Montag now admits she's "obsessed" with going plastic. The 23-year-old reality TV star, who had a rhinoplasty and breast augmentation in 2007, confessed to going under the knife a second time...

 
NCAA Tournament: ACC life not agreeing with Syracuse's Jim Boeheim just yet

NCAA Tournament: ACC life not agreeing with Syracuse's Jim Boeheim just yet

BUFFALO — Syracuse’s soon to be 70-year-old Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim had a senior moment Wednesday when he was asked about his first NCAA Tournament appearance as a coach back in 1976. Boeheim had just been elevated from assistant coach when Roy...

Daily News, 00:16 in Sport
 
Giants slap franchise tag on Brandon Jacobs, still negotiating long-term deal

Giants slap franchise tag on Brandon Jacobs, still negotiating long-term deal

The Giants locked Brandon Jacobs up for at least the 2009 season by slapping the dreaded "franchise player" tag on him Friday afternoon. That decision - only the second time the Giants have ever used the "franchise" tag and the...

Daily News, 00:17 in Sport
 
Air Force stuns Michigan for historic NCAA Tournament win

Air Force stuns Michigan for historic NCAA Tournament win

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - When they're finished in Ann Arbor, the top players on the University of Michigan hockey team will start their journeys to places like Arrowhead Pond, Scotiabank Place, the Prudential Center, and possibly, in the case of Wolverines...

Daily News, 00:17 in Sport
 
Tim Tebow, Gators rip Georgia as Urban Meyer doesn't call off dogs

Tim Tebow, Gators rip Georgia as Urban Meyer doesn't call off dogs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It took a year, but Florida's Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tim Tebow finally put on his dancing shoes. Tebow, who had to live with the mental replay of Georgia stomping in the end zone during its win in last year's game...

Daily News, 00:18 in Sport
 
Islanders blanked by Canadiens

Islanders blanked by Canadiens

MONTREAL - Jaroslav Halak picked up where he left off at home a year ago. Halak stopped 30 shots for his first shutout of the season, and Roman Hamrlik, Alex Kovalev and Guillaume Latendresse scored for the Montreal Canadiens in a 3-0 win over the...

Daily News, 00:18 in Sport
 

Bee whiz! L.I. speller ends up in top five

WASHINGTON - With a photograph of his grandfather in his pocket for luck, 13-year-old Prateek Kohlit of Long Island cruised into the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Championships last night. The eighth-grader from Westbury nearly did not...

 

Beckham back, assists England

TALLINN, Estonia - David Beckham revived England's chances of advancing to next year's European Championship, then said he's ready to commute from California for next June's tournament. In his first competitive match for England since last summer's...

Daily News, 00:18 in Sport
 
Man grieves at service of wife, daughter who were killed in East Harlem gas explosion

Man grieves at service of wife, daughter who were killed in East Harlem gas explosion

It was a sight no husband and father should have to bear — his wife’s casket alongside his daughter’s. “It’s hard,” Cecilio Hernandez said Wednesday, as his wife and daughter — victims in last week’s gas explosion in East Harlem — were remembered at a...

 
News anchor Dominic Carter taken off air by NY1 after being accused of beating his wife

News anchor Dominic Carter taken off air by NY1 after being accused of beating his wife

TV newsman Dominic Carter was yanked off the air Thursday after he was accused of beating his wife while calling her a "dumb, stupid, project bitch." NY1's high-profile political anchor was placed on an "indefinite leave of...

 

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