News archive from 24 October 2014

Shailene Woodley's 'White Bird' fails to soar

Shailene Woodley's 'White Bird' fails to soar

White Bird in a Blizzard is blank, pale and flat when it needs to be probing and suspenseful. A hybrid that spans an erotic coming-of-age story, missing person mystery and melancholy saga of grief, it seems more caught up in a static aesthetic than...

 
Open-air art display in D.C. meant to show plight of Syria's refugees

Open-air art display in D.C. meant to show plight of Syria's refugees

WASHINGTON The bombs look like root-beer barrels, falling from the sky toward unsuspecting stick figures. A tent labeled “UN” is ablaze, with orange scribbles for flames. There are remembered houses and tiny handprints, as well...

 

Jurors in kidnap trial see medical evidence, hear recording

A surgeon who treated a victim in a 2012 kidnapping, robbery and shooting told jurors Thursday that the woman could have died from her wound, had the bullet penetrated her skull. That testimony came on the third day of the trial of an Anniston man...

 

Wake Forest, Appalachian State agree to renew football rivalry

WINSTON-SALEM Wake Forest and Appalachian State have quite a history in football. To date, all of it has been made in Winston-Salem. The setting will finally change in 2017 when the Deacons make their first visit to Appalachian State. The Mountaineers...

 

Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII

LONDON Hans Kohout had a plan, according to secret documents released Friday. At the height of World War II, the naturalized British citizen wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air...

 
Man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola

Man's Halloween decor inspired by Ebola

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas — A Dallas-area man has taken inspiration from the fear of Ebola for the Halloween decorations at his town house. James Faulk stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard in University Park, with yellow...

AZCentral, 19:18 in Showbiz
 

MiKayla Bass, former Coppell volleyball star afflicted with rare bone disease, hopes to raise $50,000 to...

For Mikayla Bass, Oct. 17 was one of her good days as she battles a rare disease that has no known cure and has robbed her of much more than a college volleyball career. The former two-sport state champion from Coppell High School could get out of...

Dallas News, 19:21 in Sport
 

Islamic State advances on Mosul Dam but turned back by French, U.S. airstrikes

IRBIL, Iraq An Islamic State offensive in northern Iraq that began Monday with a series of car bombings on Kurdish military positions has been thwarted thus far by U.S.-led airstrikes outside the critical Mosul Dam area, though the militants were...

 

Drug manufacturers, U.N. officials meet in Geneva on ways to speed Ebola vaccine

GENEVA Chief executives from leading vaccine manufacturing companies, along with top officials from key governments, including the United States, China and Russia, met Thursday with the chief of the World Health Organization in an effort to spur the...

 

MiKayla Bass, former Coppell volleyball star afflicted with rare bone disease, hopes to raise $50,000 to...

For Mikayla Bass, Oct. 17 was one of her good days as she battles a rare disease that has no known cure and has robbed her of much more than a college volleyball career. The former two-sport state champion from Coppell High School could get out of...

Dallas News, 19:24 in Sport
 
Newest nanny for shelter kittens is a dog

Newest nanny for shelter kittens is a dog

Inside the new kitten nursery at the Arizona Humane Society in Phoenix, a gentle giant of a visitor is stirring up some commotion among the kittens. Boots is a 12-year-old dog and a Hurricane Katrina survivor. As of a few weeks ago, he is the newest...

 

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Goody's 500 schedule, TV times

This week's race Goody's 500 What: 500 laps (263 miles) Where: Martinsville Speedway, a .526-mile flat, concrete oval in Martinsville, Va. When: 1:30 p.m. Sunday TV: ESPN Radio: Motor Racing Network Last year's winner: Jeff Gordon Also this week:...

 
Calhoun County Commission Sheriff requests commission plan to replace jail

Calhoun County Commission Sheriff requests commission plan to replace jail

Sheriff Larry Amerson asked county leaders Thursday to starting planning to replace his jail, saying it's overcrowded, old and too costly to maintain. Amerson made his request at the beginning of the Calhoun County Commission's Thursday meeting....

 
Study: Domestic violence costs N.C. $308 million

Study: Domestic violence costs N.C. $308 million

Domestic violence costs North Carolina more than $300 million every year because of factors like healthcare and criminal-justice expenses, according to a study commissioned by two domestic violence advocacy organizations. Leaders of the...

 
'Alaskan Bush People' indictments? So what? Reality TV fakers know no bounds

'Alaskan Bush People' indictments? So what? Reality TV fakers know no bounds

Once there was fact, and then there was fiction, and finally along came something called reality TV to marry the two into some new, bastardized product one might just call bizzarotainment. As first defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, this was...

 

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