• Ex-Cowboy Spillman charged with sexual assault in Texas

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Former Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman has been arrested on a sexual assault charge in an alleged 2014 incident at a Dallas-area hotel. Tarrant County jail records show Spillman surrendered early Wednesday and was freed on $15,000 bond. Grapevine...

  • New sports uniforms level the playing field for Muslim girls

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Girls in stylish athletic wear walk the runway as the sounds of Taylor Swift and Katy Perry blare from speakers. The crowd claps and cheers as the young models strike poses with basketballs, lacrosse sticks and boxing gloves. Finally, the big reveal: the Lady...

  • Report: TV Land pulls 'Dukes of Hazzard' reruns

    ABC News
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    The debate over the Confederate flag continues to spread to the entertainment world. A week after Warner Bros. announced it would no longer sanction the manufacturing of "Dukes of Hazzard" merchandise featuring the flag, TV Land announced it's pulling reruns of the 1980s’ TV series...

  • Woman's parking citation tossed because of missing comma

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma. Andrea Cammelleri (kah-meh-LEHR'-ee) says she shouldn't have been issued a citation in 2014 based on the wording of the...

  • Kim Kardashian says sexy selfies can be empowering

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The big reveal from Kim Kardashian's guest turn for San Francisco's revered Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night? She was wearing maternity Spanx under her black designer dress to conceal cellulite, not her pregnant belly. The reality TV star and...

  • Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday. The 12-member group is...

  • Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese


    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over the scenic property in the Los Feliz neighborhood. The...

  • Girl Scouts refuse $100,000 anti-transgender donation


    SEATTLE (AP) — The Girl Scouts of Western Washington said it has returned a $100,000 donation because it came with the provision that the money couldn't be used to support transgender girls. The group said it sent back the money in late May after the donor had asked that the gift be...

  • Woman, 75, survived for days on pond water after Texas crash


    DALLAS (AP) — Wanda Mobley swerved to avoid something in the remote highway, and seconds later was trapped inside her wrecked car in a ravine in North Texas. The 75-year-old widow couldn't walk, yet pulled herself through the broken windshield and survived the next two days by soaking...

  • Archaeologists call on feds to protect Chaco Canyon area

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Tucked away among northwestern New Mexico's sandstone cliffs and buttes are the remnants of an ancient civilization whose monumental architecture and cultural influences have been a source of mystery for years. Scholars and curious visitors have spent more than a...

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