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Muhammad Ali Daughters Promote New Film In U.K.

Muhammad Ali Daughters Promote New Film In U.K.

By Chris Tepedino November 27, 2014

Muhammad Ali’s daughters spent time in London promoting the U.K. release of “I Am Ali,” a documentary about the boxing legend’s career that The Guardian calls “a very watchable tribute.” The documentary mixes interviews with Ali’s family and inner circle …

George Takei Continues LGBT Advocacy In Seattle

George Takei, known most for his portrayal of Hikaru Sulu in Star Trek and his widely popular Facebook page, took part in the 40th annual Pride Parade in Seattle on Sunday, June 29, as the celebrity grand marshal. “Well 40 …

Cleveland Cavaliers Reach Agreement With Blatt

For the third time in three years, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a new head coach. His name is David Blatt. While you may not know his name, many in NBA circles do. Blatt has been successful in two decades of …

$1000-A-Pill Sovaldi A Breakthrough Or A Burden? $1000-A-Pill Sovaldi A Breakthrough Or A Burden?

It’s a pill that cures hepatitis C in 9 out of 10 patients, leading medical societies to recommend it as the first line of treatment against the illness. The catch of Sovaldi, a new pill for hepatitis C, is its …

Burt's Bees Co-Founder Ousted Over Affair

It was humble beginnings and a moment of chance for the company that would later call itself Burt’s Bees, when Maine artist Roxanne Quimby was thumbing a ride home in 1984 and Burt Shavitz, a local man well known for …

Peyton Manning Is Keeping Busy This Offseason

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been busy this off-season. In addition to paying respects to retiring stars like David Letterman and Derek Jeter, Manning has been touring college campuses in the South, specifically the University of Alabama and Oklahoma …

1957 Murder: Jack McCullough Appeals Murder Sentence

It was one of the oldest unsolved crimes in history to go to trial, and now there is an appeal. In 2012, Jack McCullough was sentenced to life in prison for the 1957 abduction and slaying of Maria Ridulph, a …

Rancho Cucamonga Fire Halted At 1,000 Acres

Firefighters in the foothills east of Los Angeles have halted the growth of the wildfire that had grown to over 1,000 acres and had begun to surround it, according to an article by The Associated Press. The powerful Santa Ana …

MH370 Report Shows Time Gap Before Search And Rescue

According to a preliminary report released concerning Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370), air traffic controllers did not realize the plane was missing until 17 minutes after it disappeared from civilian radar. The report, analyzed in an article by The Associated …

Boston Bruins Advance To Face Montreal Canadians

The Boston Bruins advanced to the second round of the National Hockey League (NHL) playoffs by defeating the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 in Game 5 of their first round series. Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask was selected as the number one …

The Big Lebowski Festival Draws Fans To Los Angeles

There are films, films with cult followings, and then The Big Lebowski. Released in 1998 and written by the Joel and Ethan Coen—hereby referred to as the Coen Brothers—the film features idiosyncratic characters, dream sequences, unconventional dialogue, and of course, …

Brandeis University Cancels Degree For Islam Critic

Following the furor from students and Muslim activists, Brandeis University has canceled plans to present women’s activist and Muslim critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali with an honorary degree at this May’s commencement ceremony for graduating students, a decision due to the …

Constitution Tattoo Mars Rolling Stone Cover

Stick-on tattoo? For Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s sake, let’s hope so. The “Veep” star is featured on the cover of next month’s Rolling Stone magazine with the title “First Lady of Comedy” under Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s name. The photograph depicts a nude Louis-Dreyfus …

Samoa Pink Eye Affects 2,400 Students And Teachers

At least 2,400 students and teachers have been affected in a pink eye outbreak in American Samoa, according to The Associated Press, resulting in school closures for the group of islands in the South Pacific. Pink eye, also known by …

ZunZuneo Case: Cuban-Twitter Designed To Stir Unrest

It comes as one of the stranger attempts for the U.S. government to attempt to stir unrest in Cuba—a social media platform, with a healthy dose of soccer and harmless news, to later be a political platform to stir unrest. …

Dave O’Hara Dies; Sports Reporter Was 86
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Longtime Boston sports writer Dave O’Hara has died at the age of 86. According to a report from the Associated Press, O’Hara died of cancer at his home in Winter Haven, Florida. O’Hara spent 50 years writing for the Associated …

The Associated Press Goes Bold With New Logo The Associated Press Goes Bold With New Logo

In what some would consider a bold move, the associated press has changed their logo of almost 30 years. The finished product is no doubt the result of intense labor by a team of highly-skilled graphic designers who have set …