News archive from 31 August 2015

Mainstream music embraces LGBT perspective

Mainstream music embraces LGBT perspective

From Bette Midler and Madonna all the way through Lady Gaga's Born This Way, performers courting gay audiences and incorporating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender themes into their songs is a pop music tradition. But increasingly, it's more than...

 
Wolff: Maybe Murdoch should sue

Wolff: Maybe Murdoch should sue

From the early days of the commercial Internet, Rupert Murdoch has expressed his frustration and anger over the disingenuousness that has allowed, under the guise of freedom and innovation, a widespread appropriation of otherwise protected content....

 
Jason Day overpowers the field, earns win at The Barclays

Jason Day overpowers the field, earns win at The Barclays

EDISON, N.J. -- On Wednesday Jason Day couldn't play golf because of a bad back. On Sunday following his latest commanding performance inside the gallery ropes, Day left The Barclays hauling the championship hardware. Behind his stunning power, crisp...

Usa Today, 19:13 in Sport
 
Authorities: Twins drowned in suburban Phoenix

Authorities: Twins drowned in suburban Phoenix

Police near Phoenix questioned the mother of two young children found dead in a bathtub in a drowning on Sunday, local media reported. The two-year-old twin boys were discovered submerged in a family bathtub in Avondale, Ariz., Fire Deputy Chief Ron...

 
UCF student health services grow to meet need

UCF student health services grow to meet need

Providing health services for the second-largest university in the nation, which is spread over 1,400 acres and brimming with more than 60,000 students, is no simple task. "I think the perspective is that they're all healthy kids," said Dr....

 
UCF student health services grow to meet need

UCF student health services grow to meet need

Providing health services for the second-largest university in the nation, which is spread over 1,400 acres and brimming with more than 60,000 students, is no simple task. "I think the perspective is that they're all healthy kids," said Dr....

 
UCF student health services grow to meet need

UCF student health services grow to meet need

Providing health services for the second-largest university in the nation, which is spread over 1,400 acres and brimming with more than 60,000 students, is no simple task. "I think the perspective is that they're all healthy kids," said Dr....

 

Stars hit the VMA red carpet!

FullscreenWe think you're gonna want to see Tay's whole look. Because it's MAJOR. Jason Merritt, Getty ImagesFullscreenBow down, because Demi Lovato looks hawt. Kevin Mazur, WireImageFullscreenT-Swift's #Squad was in full force. Lily Aldridge and...

 
Tokyo wins Little League World Series title, beating Lewisberry, Pa. 18-11

Tokyo wins Little League World Series title, beating Lewisberry, Pa. 18-11

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Tokyo won the Little League World Series on Sunday, pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight-run first-inning deficit to beat Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, 18-11. The Kitasuna Little League team, also the winner in 2001...

Usa Today, 19:50 in Sport
 
Male kindergarten teachers defy gender assumptions

Male kindergarten teachers defy gender assumptions

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- I neutered God in my family's dinner prayer. It's the same prayer I recited growing up as a Lutheran, but now that I'm raising two girls, I switched out the "father in heaven we thank thee" to "we thank thee." I...

 
Everything must go: Flea World in Sanford closes after 33 years

Everything must go: Flea World in Sanford closes after 33 years

On Sunday, there were bargains could to be had: sound systems, bras, batteries, plastic toys that appeared to date from the Johnson administration, press-on nails, a bow and arrow, and the raunchiest T-shirts this side of the Jersey shore. The next...

 

UCF,FIU football game offers stage for South Florida athletes

As rivalry games go, the in-state matchup behind UCF and FIU might rank somewhere behind the "Civil Conflict" these days. The Knights destroyed the Panthers during their last meeting, a 38-0 shutout in 2013. FIU is working to rebuild on and...

 

Day wins in a blowout at Barclays

The toughest challenge Jason Day faced Sunday at The Barclays was convincing his peers that golf really isn't this easy. He's just making it look that way. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, the 27-year-old Australian powered and...

 
MTV Video Music Awards: Winners and nominees

MTV Video Music Awards: Winners and nominees

A list of nominees and winners at MTV's 2013 Video Music Awards (winners in all caps/bold): Video of the year Beyoncé, 7/11 Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar, Bad Blood Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk Kendrick...

 
Burning Man welcomes the masses

Burning Man welcomes the masses

BURNING MAN 2015Dusty Burning Man is under way | 00:37Thousands of participants are pouring into the Nevada desert for the weeklong festival, arriving in car, by plane and every other way possible. 1 of 4BURNING MAN 2015Burning Man is incredibly dusty...

 

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