December 19, 2013 |
Aaron Rodgers looked fine on the practice field Thursday. It doesn't mean he is going to play. There was no definitive word on whether Rodgers would be medically cleared to return from his left collarbone injury in time for Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. It was just another day in the guessing game called "When Will the Franchise Quarterback Return" for the Packers. Coach Mike McCarthy indicated he would name his starter Friday. Rodgers also made several references to his playing status being an "organizational decision.
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December 16, 2013 |
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Gov. Jerry Brown blasted the notion of government-imposed standards for public schools, saying he opposed efforts from Washington and Sacramento to dictate education policy. Using "data on a national or state level I think misses the point - that learning is very individual, very personal," Brown said during an on-stage interview Monday with the Atlantic magazine's James Bennet at the Computer History Museum. "It comes back to the teacher and the principal.
December 10, 2013 |
Jameis Winston had just led Florida State to a 45-7 victory over Duke for the ACC title on Saturday, ensuring the Seminoles a spot in the BCS championship game next month. The star quarterback also was just two days removed from learning he would not be charged in a sexual assault investigation that had been looming over his head since last month. ESPN reporter Heather Cox has drawn some criticism - particularly from FSU fans and Winston's lawyer , Tim Jansen, who keeps tweeting about the incident - for focusing more on the latter topic during her postgame interview with Winston.
December 6, 2013 |
NEW YORK -- Few entertainment luminaries have had as keen an eye into Nelson Mandela's personality and worldview than Bono, The Edge and the rest of U2. Just a day before Mandela's passing, Bono and Edge were speaking to The Times about Madiba, whom they campaigned with on numerous social issues, particularly the global AIDS crisis. Band members felt strongly enough about the Nobel Peace Prize winner's legacy that they contributed a song to the soundtrack of Justin Chadwick's "Mandela" biopic, a closing-credit number titled "Ordinary Love.” On Wednesday, Bono, who also penned this essay for Time, said that he saw Mandela's greatness in his forgiveness of his white captors -- not just because it heeded his better angles but because it kept larger goals in mind.
December 2, 2013 |
Investigators probing the derailment of a New York passenger train hoped to interview the engineer Monday or Tuesday as they tried to determine if speed, equipment failure or another factor caused seven cars to hurtle off the tracks, killing four passengers who were riding into Manhattan. The victims included a family man headed into the city to help light the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree; a nurse going home after her overnight shift at a children's rehab center; a woman traveling into the city for a show with her sister, who survived; and a building superintendent going to work and described by his wife as "a wonderful husband, a wonderful daddy.
November 18, 2013 |
Jack Del Rio confirmed he was interviewed for the USC head coaching vacancy during the Denver Broncos' bye week earlier this month, but said that he's focused on the task at hand. The former All-American linebacker for the Trojans is interim head coach of the Broncos while John Fox recovers from heart surgery, and Sunday night his team knocked off the previously undefeated Kansas City Chiefs, 27-17. Del Rio confirmed that USC Athletic Director Pat Haden did indeed interview him, news first reported by Fox's Jay Glazer.
November 11, 2013 |
George Clooney, could we adore you any more? "The Monuments Men" actor-producer-director and "Gravity" star, 52, opens up about his celebrity in the December issue of Esquire and, a rarity in the celebrity-profiling sphere, opens his home - the same house that legendary actor Clark Gable lived in - to writer Tom Junod. Here are a few of our favorite quotes and insights from their interview : PHOTOS: George Clooney's life in pictures On family and comedy: "The first thing that I learned - and I understood it at a really young age - was that I could get a laugh.
November 9, 2013 |
Richie Incognito, the suspended Miami Dolphins guard, has given his first one-on-one interview with Fox's Jay Glazer, who tweeted that it will air on the "NFL Sunday" show. Incognito, a nine-year NFL veteran who sat down with Glazer on Saturday, is at the center of a league investigation into the Dolphins, and is accused of bullying second-year tackle Jonathan Martin by continually harassing and threatening him. Martin left the team last week and is reportedly seeking treatment for emotional distress.
November 4, 2013 |
Question: We applied for and received Global Entry status about two years ago. We lost our Global Entry cards on our recent trip to France. We reapplied for new cards, paid our $25 and are now being told we need another interview. Is this really the case? Can we use our passport, fingerprint, etc. upon re-entry without having the card in our possession? Susan Rosenson Los Angeles Answer: If you have Global Entry, you can speed through re-entry into this country, and you also (usually)