Marriage on the way for Amanda Knox

The twice-convicted murderer who fled Italy for her native Seattle is engaged to a musician. Will marriage keep her from being extradited to Italy? ROME — It might seem perilous to marry a woman who has been convicted of murder, but Colin Sutherland, a 27-year-old musician, is willing to take that risk. According to The […]

Movie/TV Gossip

‘The Slap’ Hit or not

When I say my TV prayers, I ask for domestic dramas and low-concept series about more or less ordinary people and regular experiences — no sheriffs, no vampires. In that sense, my prayers have been answered with The Slap. But the TV gods are cruel and pedantic, and The Slap is a reminder that when […]


Sergei Polunin, “Take Me to Church” by Hozier, Directed by David LaChapelle

My lover’s got humour She’s the giggle at a funeral Knows everybody’s disapproval I should’ve worshipped her sooner If the Heavens ever did speak She is the last true mouthpiece Every Sunday’s getting more bleak A fresh poison each week ‘We were born sick,’ you heard them say it My church offers no absolutes She […]


Obama sends a letter to Congress

President Barack Obama has sent a letter to Congress requesting a resolution that will grant him authority to use military force against ISIS. In an effort to placate opponents of military intervention in both parties, the administration has hedged the request by including language that restricts “enduring offensive ground forces” and limits any intervention to […]


Why did Uma Thurman transform her face?

What happened to Uma Thurman? The actress looked like a completely different person while walking a red carpet on Feb. 9 in NYC. Uma Thurman, 44, is nearly unrecognizable these days. For the first time in a few weeks, the actress was photographed at an event– but she has clearly undergone a transformation! Uma Thurman’s […]


Fighting for his life Anthony Mason

Former 13-year NBA veteran forward Anthony Mason is “literally fighting for his life” due to a serious heart ailment, a source close to Mason confirmed to Mason suffered a heart attack several days ago and has since had multiple surgeries at a New York hospital, the source said. “We’re just hoping for the best […]


Three American Muslims killed at Chapel Hill

Three members of a Muslim family were killed on Tuesday near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, allegedly by a militant atheist Three American Muslims have been shot dead near the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill in the US. The three were named by police as Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, […]


Tark the Shark dies at 84

Jerry Tarkanian, the towel-chomping college-basketball coach who made the University of Nevada-Las Vegas a juggernaut and the NCAA a courtroom foe, died on Wednesday. He was 84. The school announced Tarkanian’s death Wednesday afternoon. The cause of death wasn’t announced. Tarkanian last coached at his alma mater Fresno State, retiring in 2002, but he was […]


Technology helps deaf teen to hear with her brain

CLEVELAND — Maggie Gleason, 14, who was born deaf, heard sound for the first time in her life when hearing specialists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center turned on an innovative electronic device called an auditory brainstem implant (ABI). The implantable device provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf. […]