News archive from 26 May 2015

VA building a virtual hospital

On Heroes' Beach, the water is always calm. The sun is about to set. And there are large bonfires, gently crackling. The bonfires each have a sign perched in front of them: diabetes, asthma, PTSD. A veteran can pick one and sit around with a group of...

 
Wolff: The only Hillary alternative

Wolff: The only Hillary alternative

There is only one person who can win the Democratic nomination for president if Hillary Clinton craters. And it isn't Elizabeth Warren — most certainly not Elizabeth Warren. But let's skip ahead. Out of the gate, the Clinton campaign seems solid. The...

 

Orlando City hopes to maintain momentum after earning point in San Jose

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - As Orlando City defender Brek Shea headed to the locker room in the 51st minute on Sunday evening, the Lions stood at a crossroads. Just once this season had the Lions been able to string together two consecutive positive results...

 
Report: Suspect in D.C. killings took cab from N.Y. to D.C.

Report: Suspect in D.C. killings took cab from N.Y. to D.C.

WASHINGTON — The man accused of killing members of a Washington, D.C., family and taking $40,000 may have used some of that money to take a taxi ride from New York back to the nation's capital, according to the New York Daily News. Metropolitan Police...

 
Daughters say B.B. King poisoned; lawyer says claims 'ridiculous'

Daughters say B.B. King poisoned; lawyer says claims 'ridiculous'

Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's estate is calling the claims ridiculous. Three doctors determined that...

 
VA building a virtual hospital

VA building a virtual hospital

On Heroes' Beach, the water is always calm. The sun is about to set. And there are large bonfires, gently crackling. The bonfires each have a sign perched in front of them: diabetes, asthma, PTSD. A veteran can pick one and sit around with a group of...

 
Melbourne soldier dies in Afghanistan

Melbourne soldier dies in Afghanistan

A Melbourne man in the Army died in Afghanistan on Sunday, the Department of Defense said Monday. Copyright © 2015, Orlando Sentinel

 
Reports: Cleveland reaches settlement over excessive force claims

Reports: Cleveland reaches settlement over excessive force claims

Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, according to published reports. The settlement was confirmed by an official who was not...

 
Yoenis Cespedes questions A's: 'Don't they want to win a championship?'

Yoenis Cespedes questions A's: 'Don't they want to win a championship?'

OAKLAND – Upon arriving at the O.co Coliseum on Monday morning, Detroit Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes made a point of visiting the Oakland Athletics clubhouse to say hello to manager Bob Melvin and his former teammates. Whichever he could find....

Usa Today, 19:55 in Sport
 
Duggar father-in-law 'rooting' for Josh

Duggar father-in-law 'rooting' for Josh

Josh Duggar has a new public supporter. Michael Seewald – the father of sister Jessa Duggar's husband Ben Seewald, 20, defended Josh on Monday in a blog post titled "Grace Greater Than Our Sin." He said he forgave Josh for his actions years...

 
Yoenis Cespedes questions A's: 'Don't they want to win a championship?'

Yoenis Cespedes questions A's: 'Don't they want to win a championship?'

OAKLAND – Upon arriving at the O.co Coliseum on Monday morning, Detroit Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes made a point of visiting the Oakland Athletics clubhouse to say hello to manager Bob Melvin and his former teammates. Whichever he could find....

Usa Today, 20:14 in Sport
 
Miss. Sen. Cochran marries longtime aide

Miss. Sen. Cochran marries longtime aide

JACKSON, Miss. — U.S. Senator Thad Cochran married his longtime aide Kay Webber in a private family ceremony in Gulfport, Miss., on Saturday, according to a one-sentence statement released by his office Monday. Cochran's relationship with Webber...

 
LeBron goes from playmaker to peacemaker

LeBron goes from playmaker to peacemaker

LeBron James is being likened to Superman. A better comparison would be Spider-Man. Superman can get triple-doubles at will in the NBA playoffs. Spider-Man could probably score 37 points against the Hawks, too. But it's the words he lives by that...

 
Postal Service honors Vietnam Medal of Honor recipients

Postal Service honors Vietnam Medal of Honor recipients

WASHINGTON — During the annual Memorial Day Observation on Monday at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the U.S. Postal Service added one more honor: commemorating Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War by issuing a set of limited-edition Forever...

 
Matthew Dellavedova dirty? It's not that simple

Matthew Dellavedova dirty? It's not that simple

USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt breaks down the Cavaliers' thrilling overtime victory against the Atlanta Hawks in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. CLEVELAND – There are 200 – could be 300, 400, even more – basketball players with more talent...

Usa Today, 20:41 in Sport
 

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