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  • Shaq on Kobe Bryant: ‘There’s no words to express the pain I’m going through’

    Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, died Sunday morning in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was also killed, a source with knowledge of the situation tells CNN. Kobe’s former teammate Shaquille O’Neal shared his thoughts on Bryant’s passing: “There’s no words to express the pain I’m going through now with this tragic and sad moment of loosing my niece Gigi & my friend, my brother, my partner in winning championships, my dude and […]

  • Kobe Bryant left his mark on Hollywood, too

    LOS ANGELES (CNN) – The court is where he became a legend, but Kobe Bryant — who at the age of 41 was one of five people killed in a helicopter crash Sunday on a hillside in Calabasas, California — also left his mark on Hollywood. In 2011, Kobe Bryant became the first professional athlete who was not an actor to have his hand and footprints enshrined at Hollywood’s historic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Crowds and attendees cheered during the ceremony for the beloved […]

  • Alicia Keys and Boys II Men open Grammys with powerful musical tribute to Kobe Bryant

    Grammys host Alicia Keys — with some help from Boys II Men — kicked off Sunday’s ceremony at the Staples Center with a musical tribute to Kobe Bryant. “We’re all feeling crazy sadness right now,” Keys said. “Earlier today, Los Angeles, America and the whole wide world lost a hero. We’re literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built.” Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on […]

  • Police scold TMZ for reporting Kobe Bryant’s death before families could be notified

    At 2:24 p.m. ET, TMZ posted the story that stunned the world on Sunday: Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, at the age of 41, had died in a California helicopter crash. The tectonic news, which the celebrity-gossip website was first to report, swept the nation as other news organizations quickly confirmed the story. It also upset police who suggested the speed in which TMZ had reported the news — a little more than an hour after police said they received reports […]

  • 34 U.S. service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike

    Thirty-four U.S. service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries following the Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq earlier this month, Pentagon spokesman Jonathon Hoffman said Friday. Earlier this week President Donald Trump said he does not consider potential brain injuries to be as serious as physical combat wounds, downplaying the severity of the injuries suffered in Iraq. During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump was asked to explain the discrepancy between his previous comments […]

  • Budweiser combats ‘typical American’ stereotypes in Super Bowl spot

    DALLAS, Texas (NEXSTAR) — Budweiser released its Super Bowl ad Thursday going right for the “feels” and challenging you to look beyond labels. The beer company takes on the “typical American” stereotype by showcasing “the extraordinary people that represent the best of America.” The spot includes the World Series champion Nationals, World Cup-winning United States women’s national soccer team, Ken Nwadike of the Free Hugs Project and other inspirational people. “Typical Americans. Always celebrating with their typical American beer.”

  • Buffalo Wild Wings to give away free food if Super Bowl goes into OT

    DALLAS, Texas (CNN) — Buffalo Wild Wings is making a side bet with football fans ahead of the biggest game of the year. The chicken wings restaurant chain is betting this year’s Super Bowl LIV pitting the Kansas City Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers will not go into overtime. If it does, it says it will give free wings to everyone in the U.S. and Canada. According to B-Dubs, Las Vegas sports betters believe there’s a 10-percent chance the […]

  • Officials believe they’ve found the ‘Pillowcase Rapist,’ think he was building a ‘dungeon’ beneath his home

    Authorities believe a Florida man arrested last weekend is the so-called Pillowcase Rapist and is responsible for a string of notorious South Florida assaults that took place in the 1980s, the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Robert Eugene Koehler was arrested in Palm Bay, Florida, after new DNA analysis allegedly tied him to a rape in Miami in December 1983, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court documents show. But that DNA also matched samples from a number of cases between 1981 […]

  • Man diagnosed with Wuhan coronavirus near Seattle is being treated largely by a robot

    The first person diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States is being treated by a few medical workers and a robot. The robot, equipped with a stethoscope, is helping doctors take the man’s vitals and communicate with him through a large screen, said Dr. George Diaz, chief of the infectious disease division at the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington. The man, who is in his 30s, was diagnosed with the virus on Monday. He initially went […]

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