NEW YORK | Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

NEW YORK — Nick Cannon isn’t just defending his friend and fellow comedian Kevin Hart over the Oscars hosting controversy. He’s also going after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences itself. Cannon was one of many cheering the decision to appoint Hart as host of the Feb. 24 telecast but then with dismay … Continue reading NEW YORK | Nick Cannon sees irony in the way Oscars handled Kevin Hart

NEW YORK | Some old favorites – very old – reappear on television

NEW YORK— Some of last week’s most popular television programs are much older than most of the people who watched them. ABC’s showing of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was the most-watched of a handful of holiday specials that aired in prime-time last week, reaching 5.3 million viewers, the Nielsen company said. It’s a tradition in … Continue reading NEW YORK | Some old favorites – very old – reappear on television

DETROIT | Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

DETROIT  — Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students on Tuesday afternoon, walking into the Motown Museum as the young men of color took part in a roundtable discussion on education. The former first lady was greeted with smiles, looks of astonishment and applause after entering the second floor of the building where … Continue reading DETROIT | Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

Podcast: sports worth watching on TV; the Copa Libertadores

PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg debate what sports to watch and how to count real fans, then tell the cautionary tale of a game that became too popular and partisan for its own good. That game — the Copa Libertadores, arguably South America’s prestigious soccer championship — had to flee Argentina … Continue reading Podcast: sports worth watching on TV; the Copa Libertadores

KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Royals, Hamilton finalize to $5.25M contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives. The Royals hope that spacious Kauffman Stadium will allow Hamilton to better use his speed than the bandbox of Great American Ball Park in … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Royals, Hamilton finalize to $5.25M contract

FDA News: FDA warns API manufacturer involved in valsartan recall, provides information for patients taking these medications

SILVER SPRING, MD – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released a warning letter issued to Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (ZHP), in Linhai, Taizhou Zhejiang China, the manufacturer of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) found in valsartan that is the subject of an ongoing FDA investigation into probable cancer-causing impurities in certain commonly … Continue reading FDA News: FDA warns API manufacturer involved in valsartan recall, provides information for patients taking these medications

LAS VEGAS | AP source: McCutchen, Phillies agree to $50M, 3-year deal

LAS VEGAS — All-Star outfielder Andrew McCutchen and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $50 million, three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement, which includes a club option for 2022, is subject to a successful … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | AP source: McCutchen, Phillies agree to $50M, 3-year deal

Missouri News: Columbia Police investigating shots fired in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Dec. 11

COLUMBIA, MO – Columbia Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Dec. 11 at approximately 10:20 a.m.  During the investigation, officers found five shell casings.  There were no injuries reported.  Investigators found minor damage to two of the surrounding apartment buildings. The suspect vehicle is described … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia Police investigating shots fired in the 2900 block of Leeway Drive on Dec. 11