This Feb. 5, 2012 file photo shows Nicki Minaj, left, and M.I.A. performing during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)NEW YORK (AP) — M.I.A. said she’s been subjected to a year and a half of legal harassment by the NFL since she extended a middle finger while performing alongside Madonna at the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show in 2012.
Daily Archive: September 23, 2013
In a Sept. 19 photo, Rodney Stewart of the Detroit Dog Rescue comforts a stray dog in east Detroit. Thousands of strays are believed to live among the more than 30,000 vacant houses and abandoned buildings that dot Detroit’s 139 square miles, said Tom McPhee, a filmmaker and executive director of the Ann Arbor-based World Animal Awareness Society. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) by Corey WilliamsAssociated Press Writer DETROIT (AP) — It doesn’t matter to Jessie Clarke how many stray or loose dogs are roaming the ruins of Detroit. After the 65-year-old was attacked by two pit bulls outside of her east side home in April, even one or two is too many.
In this Sept. 20, 2013, photo, President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks to workers at the Ford Kansas City Stamping Plant in Liberty, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) by Julie PaceAssociated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama arrives at the United Nations on Monday with diplomatic openings, the result of help from unexpected partners, on three fronts: Iran, Syria, and elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
(CNN Photo Courtesy Hip Hop Public Health) by Stephanie Smith NEW YORK (CNN) — The classroom walls tremble as a room full of 8-year-olds bob heads, shrug shoulders and wriggle around in sync with the thud of the bass. An emcee runs up to the front of the room and yells “hip,” to which the children respond, “hop.” And with that, the “party” has begun.
Laurel Johnson receives a flu shot during the Flu + You clinic sponsored by the National Council on Aging and Sanofi Pasteur at the Jewish…
by John Bare (CNN) — When 60,000 tinkerers arrive at the New York Hall of Science this weekend for World Maker Faire New York, kids will see original action figures designed on a 3-D printer, homemade race cars, robots and a sewing machine turned into a music box. Teachers will see a chance to reimagine U.S. science education.
This Sept. 17, 2013 photo shows American musician Linda Ronstadt poses in New York to promote the release of her memoir “Simple Dreams.” (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP) by John CarucciAssociated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) — These days, it’s hard for Linda Ronstadt to get around without her forearm crutches. The debilitating effects of Parkinson’s disease require her to relax for a few minutes before starting an interview. But once she’s ready, the 67-year-old has full command of her voice, even though she’s no longer able to sing.
GODFREY BLOOM LONDON (AP) — A British member of the European Parliament has been disowned by his right-wing party after referring to a room of party delegates as “sluts.”
Troy Polamalu (43) sits on the bench during an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) PITTSBURGH (AP) — The NFL’s most famous head of hair is getting a trim to help raise awareness for the plight of military veterans.