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CFB Hall of Fame dinner part nostalgia, part business
NEW YORK -- If you had been at the annual College Football Hall of Fame celebration last week at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, you might have seen Willie Taggart check in as the South Florida coach and, after being awakened at 1 a.m. to sign the deal, check out as the Oregon coach. The dinner honors
Not Clowning Around: How Clowns Went From Funny to Scary
A creepy clown craze has taken America by storm in recent months, but it’s not the first time a wave of clown incidents has plagued the nation. In the 1980s, a cluster of phantom clown sightings, mostly reported by children, scared people in the suburbs around Boston, and ever since, similar
Lady Gaga, Jimmy Eat World, Leonard Cohen And More Music Reviews
This week Lady Gaga makes a striking, revamped return, Jimmy Eat World offers up one of the best albums of their career, Leonard Cohen gets dark, the Pretenders return with Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys handling production, David Bowie ’s musical “Lazarus” gets a cast recording which includes his
Obama Awards Medal of Honor to Vietnam Vet Who Saved Dozens of Lives
At a ceremony nearly five decades in the making, President Obama presented the Medal of Honor to retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles for his rescue of dozens of fellow soldiers during the Vietnam War . aAt a ceremony nearly five decades in the making, President Obama presented the Medal of Honor
Oscar Winner Susan Sarandon on 'The Meddler' and the Incredible Roles That Defined Her Career
After five Academy Award nominations and a big win for "Dead Man Walking," Susan Sarandon is still dominating the big screen. Sarandon is now starring in a new comedy, "The Meddler," playing the role of a New Jersey widow who follows her daughter to Los Angeles -- and that’s when things get a
George Lucas Talks About His 'Divorce' From 'Star Wars'
We are just days away from the release of " Star Wars : The Force Awakens," more than a decade since the last film. And at the helm of "The Force Awakens" is J.J. Abrams , not George Lucas , who thought up the franchise almost four decades ago. Lucas calls his letting go of the franchise a
Book Excerpt: Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing Reagan'
Excerpted from Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency. Copyright © 2015 by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. Reprinted by permission of Henry Holt and Co. All Rights Reserved. Chapter 7: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum July 15, 1960 8:00 p.m. The man with three years to live is
Donald Trump Pushes Forward in Iowa Despite Republican Party Concern
Donald Trump planned to attend two events in Iowa Saturday, continuing his campaign push in the state despite drawing concern from the Republican party over his recent comments about Mexican immigrants. The real estate mogul appeared at a reception at the John Wayne Birthplace and Museum ahead of
Pink Responds to Comments About Her Weight
Pink may have added a few pounds in between tours, but the singer isn't worried and says her fans shouldn't be either. The 35-year-old singer-songwriter responded to fans comments about her weight after she appeared in a black dress with a plunging neckline on the red carpet for the John Wayne 30th
Spring Break: Cheap Trips and Travel Tips
Attention, procrastinators: Thinking about a trip for spring break? Want to find something remotely resembling a deal? Buy your tickets now. Otherwise, another wasted vacation, binge-watching on the couch. Look, I'm a procrastinator, too. But I've learned some painful lessons so you don't have to.