• Coroner: Adrian Robinson, former Broncos linebacker, died of suicide

    News services
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    UPDATE: Adrian Robinson, a former NFL linebacker from Temple University who played six games with the Broncos in 2013, died Saturday night in Philadelphia. He was 25. The Philadelphia medical examiner's office told The Denver Post on Monday that Robinson's death has been ruled...

  • Amy Winehouse director says we all share blame for her death

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    CANNES, France (AP) — Amy Winehouse was many things: artist, icon, victim of celebrity. For London-born director Asif Kapadia, she was basically the girl next door. Kapadia, who made award-winning documentary "Senna" about Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna, lived and worked in some of the...

  • Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has told bishops to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than "pilots" telling the faithful what to do. Francis' strong words were aimed at members of the Italian bishops' conference, who opened their annual meeting at the Vatican...

  • North Carolina teen kicked out of prom because he wore kilt

    ABC11
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. – A North Carolina teenager was kicked out of his school prom because he wore a kilt. WTVD reported that Johnston County 16-year-old David Leix was recently turned away at the door because the traditional Scottish attire was against dress code. Leix said the...

  • Taylor Swift makes history at Billboard Music Awards

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Swift had a historic night at the Billboard Music Awards: The pop star is the most decorated artist in the show's history with 20 wins, beating Garth Brooks' 19-win record. She won eight awards Sunday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, including...

  • Scared bear spends week in Louisiana neighborhood

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    MARKSVILLE, La. — A young black bear has been a backyard spectacle in a central Louisiana neighborhood where he has spent the past week up one tree or another as he searches for a new home. The bear is among three to five that have wandered into populated parts of Louisiana in the...

  • Bison gores teen tourist in Yellowstone Park

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — A 16-year-old girl has been gored by a bison in Yellowstone National Park while posing for a picture near the animal. The National Park Service says the unidentified girl's injuries were serious but not life-threatening. The agency described her as...

  • Report: Feds say Lance Armstrong continues to hide the truth

    USA Today
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    The federal government has fired another round of criticisms at Lance Armstrong, describing him as a calculating manipulator who hides the truth even when he confesses to doping or gets in a minor car accident. In new court documents filed Friday, the government said the former...

  • Les femmes (and les blockbusters) are all the talk at Cannes

    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    CANNES, France (AP) — This year's Cannes Film Festival is about halfway through, but one thing is already clear: This festival belongs to les femmes. From the word go, this year's Cannes has been dominated by women and debate about gender equality in the movie industry. Yearly topics...

  • Obama puts restrictions on military-style equipment for police

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, May 18, 2015

    WASHINGTON — Nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is prohibiting the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments and putting stricter controls on other weapons and gear distributed to...

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