- Germany's Merkel says she doesn't see another Greek debt cut
Long Island Newsday, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 06:17 AM
Germany's Merkel underlines creditors' refusal to consider new debt forgiveness for Greece
- A Super Bowl weekend at a golf tournament without Tiger
San Diego Union-Tribune, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 04:32 AM
Three previous trips were enough for Tiger Woods to leave quite an impression at the Phoenix Open. The hole-in-one on the most raucous hole in golf. Fans moving a half-ton boulder. A kid tossing an orange onto the green when he was putting.
- Dueling narratives surround 'Suge' Knight in deadly run-in
San Diego Union-Tribune, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 04:02 AM
As Marion "Suge" Knight sat jailed on suspicion of murder, dueling narratives cast him as attacker and victim in the hip-hop music mogul's latest and most serious run-in with the law.
- Drive to repeal medical device tax no slam dunk in Congress
San Diego Union-Tribune, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 03:27 AM
Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress have never had a better chance of repealing the tax on medical devices.
- Beijing Winter Olympics bid highlights skiing, hockey growth
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 01:32 AM
Clad in neon-green from head to toe, Chinese snowboarder He Qiang is part of a growing cohort of middle-class enthusiasts in a country with little tradition of winter sports but that is now seeking to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
- Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 01:06 AM
Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood - or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria - have been cut out. Some anime and other entertainment programs are altering, canceling or postponing episodes violating those sensitivities - typical of the kind of self-restraint shown here to avoid controversy.
- Snoop Dogg keeping focus on youth football before Super Bowl
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 01:04 AM
Super Bowl weekend isn't just about the championship game for Snoop Dogg - it's also a reminder that the next generation of NFL greats need to develop.
- Is he dead? Philippines awaits answer of costly terror raid
Associated Press, Saturday - 01/31/2015 - 01:03 AM
The cellphone message of the Filipino police commandos to their base was triumphant: "Mike 1 bingo," a code meaning they have killed one of Southeast Asia's most-wanted terror suspects, Malaysian Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan.
- Hayward, Utah Jazz Upset Golden State Warriors 110-100
NY Times, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 11:36 PM
Gordon Hayward scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Utah Jazz upset the league's highest-scoring team, the Golden State Warriors, 110-100 on Friday night.
- Sundance closing-night film, 'Grandma' showcases Lily Tomlin
Associated Press, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 10:55 PM
Writer-director Paul Weitz knew what he was after when he was writing "Grandma," the official closing-night selection at the Sundance Film Festival.
- Laird leads as Tiger shoots 82 and misses the cut
NBC News, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 09:02 PM
Martin Laird had another 5-under 66 to take a two-shot lead in a Phoenix Open that will be without Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson on Super Bowl weekend.
- Phil Mickelson misses cut in Phoenix Open
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 08:46 PM
Phil Mickelson missed the cut Friday in the Phoenix Open, failing to advance for the sixth time in 26 appearances at TPC Scottsdale. The three-time champion had a 5-over 76 in his afternoon round in alternating rain, drizzle and mist.
- City will pay $3.9M in 2012 NY police shooting of Bronx teen
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 08:32 PM
New York City has agreed to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager who was shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.
- Motorcycle crash victim meets donors whose blood saved him
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 07:53 PM
Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters Friday, people he had never met but knew had saved his life.
- Uber says outside review shows customer data safe, private
Daily Oklahoman, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 07:27 PM
Uber says that if you catch a ride with one of its drivers, your personal and financial data are safe. The ride-hailing company on Friday released the results of what it described as a thorough outside examination of its privacy and personal data policies.
- Fitness email stirs controversy at Pennsylvania college
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 06:24 PM
A small suburban Philadelphia college apologized Friday after it stirred controversy with an email advertising a fitness program to overweight students.
- Josh Gad rooting for 'Frozen' co-star Menzel at Super Bowl
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Friday - 01/30/2015 - 05:36 PM
Comedian Josh Gad will be in the stands at Sunday's Super Bowl, cheering on his "Frozen" co-star Idina Menzel as she sings the national anthem.