- Katie Holmes probes mom-daughter bond in directorial debut
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 03:17 PM
Katie Holmes is a single mom raising a daughter and that's the subject of her feature film directorial debut, "All We Had."
- Kiss and Tell? Madonna makes Michael Jackson revelation
Miami Herald, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 03:17 PM
Madonna says she once made out with Michael Jackson after giving him a glass of chardonnay. That was among the revelations that came during the pop icon's appearance on James …
- A lethal mistake leads to a harrowing ambush in Iraq's Mosul
Associated Press, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 02:52 PM
As Iraqi forces advanced toward the al-Salam hospital in Mosul earlier this week, encountering only light resistance from Islamic State fighters, commanders decided to seize the facility instead of sweeping the neighborhoods along the road leading to it.
- Weather affects oil pipeline spill cleanup in North Dakota
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 02:45 PM
North Dakota regulators say winter weather is affecting cleanup of a "significant" pipeline break that leaked crude oil into a tributary of the Little Missouri River. State environmental scientist Bill Suess (sees) says a landowner discovered the spill Monday near Belfield in western North Dakota.
- Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 02:42 PM
Protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline are getting conflicting messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation. The tribal chairman tells demonstrators that it's time to leave their camp and go home.
- Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 01:37 PM
By putting Eaton in center, the Nationals can move Trea Turner — runner-up for 2016 NL Rookie of the Year — back to his natural position, shortstop
- Not the first: Abe predecessor visited Pearl Harbor in 1951
Associated Press, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 06:04 AM
The news media widely reported this week that Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor when he goes later this month - but he won't be.
- Intelligence agency: Russia trying to destabilize Germany
Associated Press, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 06:01 AM
Germany's domestic intelligence agency says Russia is trying to destabilize German society and the state with propaganda campaigns and cyberattacks.
- Assad supporters see domino effect in Aleppo government win
Associated Press, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 01:17 AM
Aleppo shakes with explosions and gunfire day and night in both the government- and rebel-held sides of the divided Syrian city. But for supporters of President Bashar Assad, there is a growing sense of imminent victory.
- Ex-chief of IRA splinter group killed in Irish city of Cork
FOXNews, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 12:47 AM
Police say two gunmen have ambushed and killed a former top figure in the Real IRA splinter group in the southwest Irish city of Cork.
- Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after years-long case
Tampa Tribune, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 12:32 AM
- Asian stocks advance ahead of ECB decision
Minneapolis Star Tribune, Thursday - 12/08/2016 - 12:02 AM
- Commander backs standing for national anthem at Pearl Harbor
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 10:32 PM
"You can bet that the men and women we honor today — and those who died that fateful morning 75 years ago — never took a knee and never failed to stand whenever they heard our national anthem being played,"…
- Japan downgrades growth estimate for July-Sept to 1.3 pct
Kansas City Star, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 09:32 PM
Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than earlier estimated in the July to September quarter, expanding at an annual pace of 1.3 percent. The figure released Thursday downgraded a …
- Michigan recount over; Pennsylvania sets hearing
Associated Press, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 08:45 PM
Michigan's presidential recount was halted Wednesday after three days, assuring Republican Donald Trump's victory in the state, when a federal judge said he'll abide by a court ruling that found the Green Party candidate Jill Stein couldn't seek another look at the vote.
- Feds OK sale of University of Phoenix parent, if terms met
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 07:22 PM
The federal government says it will allow one of the nation's largest for-profit college companies to be sold if the new owners put up $385 million as insurance and agree not to increase enrollment, among other requirements. Apollo Education Group owns the University of Phoenix and agreed in February to be purchased by a consortium of investors for $1.1 billion.
- Congress cracks down on "bots" that snap up concert tickets
Associated Press, Wednesday - 12/07/2016 - 06:34 PM
Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts.