National News

February 2, 2014

10 things to know for Monday

1. WHAT TOOK THE LIFE OF A GREAT AMERICAN ACTOR

Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman, who struggled with heroin and was found with a needle in his arm, apparently died of a drug overdose.

2. A RECORD-SETTING SUPER BOWL, FROM THE FIRST SNAP

The quickest score in game history comes 12 seconds in; Seattle grabs two points when the ball got away from Peyton Manning.

3. A NIGHT WHEN EVEN THE SILLY ADS CAN PROVOKE     

Scarlett Johansson’s Sodastream Super Bowl spot became a politically charged case of fizzy water.

4. THE OTHER BIG MATCHUP: OBAMA VS. O’REILLY

The president traded barbs with his Fox interviewer in a live exchange covering the health care rollout, Benghazi and the IRS.

5. AP FINDS NO DROP IN US SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

Despite increased security since Sandy Hook, there have been at least 11 shootings this academic year.

6. NO BLOODSHED, BUT TROUBLE NOT OVER AFTER THAI ELECTIONS  

An effort to nullify the vote is likely to be a flash point in the bitter political crisis.

7. UKRAINE’S PRESIDENT HEADING BACK TO WORK

Viktor Yanukovych’s office announces his return as protesters seeking his ouster hold one of their largest rallies in recent weeks.

8.   US ABORTION RATE REPORTED TO BE LOWEST SINCE 1973

The Guttmacher Institute, which supports legal access, says there were about 1.06 million in 2011 — down from about 1.2 million in ‘08.

9.  TOP REPUBLICANS WANT CHRSITIE TO KEEP NATIONAL POST

They say he should remain Republican Governors Association chairman even after a former ally claims he knew more than he has said about that infamous traffic jam.

10. WOODY ALLEN DENIES DYLAN FARROW’S ACCUSATION

“Untrue and disgraceful,” his publicist says of his adoptive daughter’s open letter claiming he sexually assaulted her at age 7.

 

1
Text Only
National News
  • 10

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
     

    July 27, 2014

  • In other news

    June 29, 2014

  • 10 things to know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

    June 29, 2014

  • 10 things to know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

    June 22, 2014

  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

    May 28, 2014

  • TV show seeks teen rebels for reality show

    A television producer is seeking teenagers as young as 13 who like to make their own rules and “party like a rock star” to participate in a reality television series about their lives.

    May 28, 2014

  • Sterling responds to NBA, June 3 hearing still on

    Donald Sterling and the NBA are headed toward a hearing that will determine if he remains owner of the Los Angeles Clippers.

    May 28, 2014

  • Lawmakers, mourners weigh in on California rampage

    Thousands mourned the deaths of their classmates at a California university, lawmakers proposed ways to prevent the next round of deaths, and the rampant presence of guns were at the forefront of both discussions as a rampage that left seven dead reverberated across the state.

    May 28, 2014

  • Nebraska woman wolfs down 2 4 1/2-pound steaks

    A Nebraska woman celebrated breaking a Texas steakhouse’s speed record for eating a 4 1/2-pound slab of beef by polishing off another one.

    May 28, 2014

  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

    May 28, 2014