• Tension rises between Adrian Peterson's agent, Vikings at NFL combine

    By Jason La Canfora, CBS Sports
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    The decaying relationship between Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson and the organization took a dramatic turn during the combine last week in downtown Indianapolis: Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, had to be separated from a member of Minnesota's front office during a heated verbal...

  • Mom: Suspect in Facebook abduction case offered to baby-sit

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The mother of a Maine teenager who police say was lured to her death with a fake Facebook page has testified that the suspect offered to baby-sit her other children after the girl's disappearance. Kristine Wiley says Kyle Dube (DOO'-bee) was a friend of her...

  • Oscars explains why Joan Rivers wasn't in tribute

    USA TODAY
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    The late Joan Rivers didn't have to be at Sunday's Oscars ceremony to make her presence felt. Many fans were upset that Rivers, the caustic queen of so many red carpets, was not pictured during the annual In Memoriam TV segment that honors those connected to the film industry who...

  • Correction: Bobbi Kristina Brown story

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — In a Feb. 22 story about Bobbi Kristina Brown, The Associated Press reported erroneously where Brown has been hospitalized. Police said Brown was first taken to North Fulton Hospital in Roswell, Georgia, after she was found unresponsive Jan. 31. She is now being treated...

  • Families of 3 missing UK girls urge 'Please come home!'

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Turkish police searched Monday for three missing British schoolgirls believed to be headed to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group as their frightened families issued urgent pleas begging the girls to return home. The girls, said to be "straight-A students"...

  • Suede, fringes, ponchos: Burberry goes bohemian in London

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Fashion is notoriously fickle but there's two things sure to be everywhere this fall: Suede and fringing — lots of it. Reinforcing fashion's fling with all things retro, luxury British brand Burberry Prorsum showed off a collection Monday that was rich in patchworks of...

  • 82-year-old man kills son during fight, then commits suicide

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    MATAMORAS, Pa. (AP) — Police say an 82-year-old man fatally shot his son in the head during a fight before committing suicide at their Pennsylvania home. Police tell the Scranton Times-Tribune (http://bit.ly/18fUbaq ) that Joseph Matrongolo fired multiple shots at his son during an...

  • Oscars speeches filled with political activism, pet issues

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    Much of the chatter going into the Oscars was about the lack of diversity in the Academy's choices, specifically the dearth of nominations for "Selma." But while there were plenty of references to racial justice during the ceremony — drawing tears from the movie's David Oyelowo at...

  • Oscars spread around awards to 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood,' 'Ida'

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    LOS ANGELES — In an Academy Awards largely populated by smaller, independent films, Hollywood spread its awards around at a stormy Oscars heavy on song-and-dance, occasionally lacking in clothes and punctuated by passionate stands for equality. Six of the eight best-picture nominees...

  • 4-year-old Alaska boy shot when mom's gun falls from holster

    Updated: Mon, Feb 23, 2015

    WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A 4-year-old Alaska boy was shot in the leg Saturday when his mother's handgun fell out of its holster and fired. Alaska State Troopers say they took a call on the incident near Wasilla just before 11:30 a.m. Medics were treating the boy when they arrived....

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