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Understanding Weinstein’s Charges and Potential Punishment

Understanding Weinstein’s Charges and Potential Punishment

A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein, 67, and the punishment the once-revered Hollywood titan could face if convicted. A jury of seven men and five women started deliberating Tuesday in the closely watched #MeToo trial. To convict or acquit Weinstein on any charge, their verdict must be unanimous.WHAT […]

How ‘They’ Became Word of the Decade

How ‘They’ Became Word of the Decade

As a Ph.D. student in linguistics who identifies as a nonbinary, transgender man, Maxwell Schmid was thrilled when the Linguist Maxwell Schmid, who identifies as a non-binary, transgender man, welcomes the selection of “they” as the Word of the Decade. (Photo courtesy of Maxwell Schmid)The selections are a nod to […]

Kellye Nakahara Wallett of ‘M-A-S-H’ Dies at Age 72

Kellye Nakahara Wallett of ‘M-A-S-H’ Dies at Age 72

Kellye Nakahara Wallett, a film and television actress best known for playing Lt. Nurse Kellye Yamato on “M-A-S-H,” has died at age 72.Son William Wallett told The Associated Press that Wallett died Sunday after a brief battle with cancer. She was at her home in Pasadena, California, surrounded by family […]

‘True Grit’ Novelist Charles Portis Dies at Age 86

‘True Grit’ Novelist Charles Portis Dies at Age 86

Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as “Norwood” and “Gringos” and a bounty for Hollywood whose droll, bloody Western “True Grit” was a best-seller twice adapted into Oscar nominated films, died Monday at age 86.Portis, a former newspaper reporter who apparently learned […]

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Transgender Pronoun Dispute

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Transgender Pronoun Dispute

A judge dismissed a professor’s lawsuit against a small, public university in Ohio that rebuked him for not addressing a transgender student using the student’s preferred gender terms.      Nicholas Meriwether’s federal lawsuit alleged that Shawnee State University officials violated his rights by compelling him to speak in a […]

Popular Rwandan Gospel Musician Found Dead in Police Cell

Popular Rwandan Gospel Musician Found Dead in Police Cell

A popular Rwandan gospel musician who in 2015 was found guilty of conspiracy to murder or harm President Paul Kagame was found dead in a police cell Monday in the capital, Kigali, authorities said. Kizito Mihigo, 38, an ethnic Tutsi survivor of the 1994 genocide that killed more than 800,000 […]

Museum’s Rembrandt Knockoff Turns Out to Be the Real Thing

Museum’s Rembrandt Knockoff Turns Out to Be the Real Thing

Thanks  to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown artist in Rembrandt’s workshop has now been judged to have been a work of the Dutch master himself. For decades, the Allentown Art Museum displayed an oil-on-oak panel painting […]

How Ugandans Are Tackling American Football

How Ugandans Are Tackling American Football

More young people in the East African nation of Uganda are tackling the sport of American football after learning the game from American volunteers in the country.  As Halima Athumani reports from Kampala, some schools want to include the game into their sports curriculum but there is an urgent need for […]

Ugandans Tackle American Football

Ugandans Tackle American Football

More young people in the East African nation of Uganda are tackling the sport of American football after learning the game from American volunteers in the country.  Some schools want to include the game into their sports curriculum but there is an urgent need for coaches.Ugandan Steven Okeng was visiting […]

All-Star Weekend, as Expected, was About Honoring Kobe

All-Star Weekend, as Expected, was About Honoring Kobe

It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, and every year a recent retiree with ties to the game’s host […]