• Lindsey Vonn criticizes FIS after racing in fog in Bulgaria

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    BANKSO, Bulgaria (AP) — Lindsey Vonn criticized the International Ski Federation Monday for allowing skiers to race in foggy conditions in Bulgaria. The 30-year-old American, who missed nearly two seasons of competition after injuring her right knee in Austria in 2013, accused FIS of...

  • Los Angeles police kill man in struggle captured on video

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Mar 2, 2015

    LOS ANGELES — In a fatal encounter captured on video, three Los Angeles police officers shot and killed a man on the city's Skid Row during a struggle over one of the officers' guns, authorities said. The graphic video widely circulated on social media within a few hours of the...

  • Newspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola plans lawsuit against hospital

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    DALLAS — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease. Nina Pham told The Dallas...

  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Special Olympics Chicago President Casey Hogan said Sunday that Lady Gaga made the plunge with more than 4,500 other participants. Hogan says the...

  • Watch: 'Saturday Night Live' ISIS parody with '50 Shades of Grey' star sparks controversy

    The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    There were no “shades of gray” to a controversial “Saturday Night Live” sketch about a girl joining ISIS that sparked an online debate about whether the comedy show crossed a line. The skit, which opens with "50 Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson saying goodbye to her dad at what...

  • Fast and furious: Rousey looks to future after 14-second win

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey won a fight in 16 seconds last summer, falling a second short of the quickest victory in UFC history. At the time, the bantamweight champion figured the speed with which she pummeled Alexis Davis was a fluke. "It's something everybody on my team was...

  • Ultra-small U-M logo shows possible new drug delivery tool

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It may be one of the tiniest University of Michigan logos ever made, but it's more than just an effort to show "how small can you go." Researchers at the Ann Arbor school's College of Engineering have replicated a 3-micron-thick, two-layered block "M'' to test...

  • Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday, routing several-hundred feet of power and data lines for new crew capsules commissioned by NASA. It was the third spacewalk in just over...

  • Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Newly published emails suggest the man who became known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts before leaving Britain for Syria. In an email exchange with the Mail on Sunday five years ago, he talked of taking too many sleeping pills and sleeping forever as a way to get...

  • Cops: 2 shot at T.I., Young Jeezy party in N. Carolina club

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being shot Saturday at a Charlotte nightclub where rappers T.I., Young Jeezy and Yo Gotti were advertised to appear, a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police spokesman said. The Charlotte Observer...

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