News archive from 21 November 2012

NFL Preview - Houston (9-1) at Detroit (4-6) (ET)

While it is the Detroit Lions who are a fixture on Thanksgiving Day football, the Houston Texans are primed to steal the spotlight in their debut on the holiday tradition. The Texans look to win their fifth straight on the road for the first time in...

 
NFL rescinds one-game suspension for Ed Reed, hits Baltimore Ravens safety with $50,000 fine 

NFL rescinds one-game suspension for Ed Reed, hits Baltimore Ravens safety with $50,000 fine 

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed avoided a one-game suspension for late hits after an appeal. He instead will be fined $50,000. Reed was suspended for one game without pay on Monday by NFL vice president of football operations...

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Big disappointment in brain injury treatment study

CHICAGO - The hunt for brain injury treatments has suffered a big disappointment in a major study that found zero benefits from a supplement that the U.S. military had hoped would help wounded troops. The supplement is marketed as a memory booster...

 
Fiona Apple postpones tour to be with dying dog

Fiona Apple postpones tour to be with dying dog

LOS ANGELES -- Fiona Apple is postponing her South American tour to be with her dying dog, Janet. Apple says in a heartfelt, handwritten letter to fans posted on her website and Facebook page Tuesday that the nearly 14-year-old Pit bull is her best...

 

Palos Hills urges state to mandate labeling genetically engineered food

Palos Hills wants state legislation requiring food sellers to label genetically engineered food so consumers know what they're eating. The City Council recently voted for a resolution that urges Gov. Pat Quinn and the state legislature to make...

 

Danica Patrick announces divorce on Facebook

Danica Patrick is divorcing her husband of seven years, the NASCAR driver announced Tuesday morning on Facebook. Patrick, 30, met physical therapist Paul Hospenthal, 47, while he was treating her for a nonracing injury. They have been married since...

 

US Airways to start Charlotte-Heathrow service in March

US Airways has won permission to start service between Charlotte and London Heathrow Airport in March, the airline said Wednesday, a move likely to appeal to business travelers who would prefer to land at London's main airport. Currently, US Airways...

 

U.S. Coast Guard, NTSB involved in Costa Concordia investigation

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board have recently joined the investigation into the deadly shipwreck of the Costa Concordia in January. The investigation, which is separate from the criminal probe, is led by Italian...

 
Ronald McDonald House receives 100 gift boxes of cheer

Ronald McDonald House receives 100 gift boxes of cheer

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Children and families staying at Ronald McDonald House received 100 Cheeriodicals gift boxes Tuesday, Nov. 13. Alabama real estate company RealtySouth brought cheer to Ronald McDonald House with the "big green boxes of...

 

Search continues for 3 juvenile escapees from Mount Meigs

Three juveniles remain at large after escaping from the Mount Meigs youth facility on Saturday night — an escape that cost one staff member a finger.The juveniles, all 16, were able to escape following an altercation with three staff members,...

 

Euro flat vs dollar as EU leaders meet on Greece

NEW YORK -- The euro was unchanged against the dollar Tuesday as traders waited to see whether Greece will get its next payment of bailout funds. European Union finance ministers met in Brussels on Tuesday, but no decision was announced. "The...

 

Union head lobbies for pilots' contract with AA

DALLAS -- The head of the pilots' union is making an emotional pitch to approve a tentative contract with American Airlines, saying rejecting the deal would set pilots on "a path of self-destruction." Allied Pilots Association president...

 

Official Rolling Stones app hits iTunes

Classic rock fans have an opportunity for a little more satisfaction with the new Rolling Stones Official App that is available for download free from iTunes starting Tuesday and initially exclusively for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. "We...

 

'American Idol' alum Haley Reinhart reportedly splits with Interscope

Haley Reinhart, the bluesy ingenue who placed third on the 10th season of "American Idol," has parted ways with Interscope Records and 19 Recordings, a source close to the singer confirmed to Pop & Hiss on Tuesday. The 22-year-old's...

 

Bon Jovi announces U.S. dates for 2013 tour

With no new Bon Jovi studio album since 2009, fans of the age-defying arena-rock outfit have had to content themselves this year with "Aftermath of the Lowdown," guitarist Richie Sambora's strikingly confessional solo set. That won't be the...

 

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