January 2, 2019 5:58 PM 'Collusion' among terms on university's 'Banished Word List'
'Collusion' was among the words on a university's annual 'Banished Word List.' (AP Photo/Richard Drew) In a move that might please President Trump, a Michigan university is saying no collusion. Lake Superior State University posted its 44th annual “Banished Word List” on Monday and included "collusion" along with words such as the “OTUS family of acronyms 106
December 30, 2018 8:19 PM Jets coach: Dustin Byfuglien 'out a while' with lower-body injury
WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice said defenseman Dustin Byfuglien will be "out for a while" after leaving Saturday's game with a lower-body injury in the third period. Maurice, speaking to reporters on Sunday, said Byfuglien will not need surgery but likely will not play until after the All-Star break at the end of January 86
December 30, 2018 3:29 PM Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of 'when, not if': Israel's prime minister
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of “when, not if” he moves his country’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The far-right Bolsonaro, who takes office on Tuesday and is hosting Netanyahu and the leaders of other counties for his inauguration 114
December 29, 2018 3:07 AM Texas school bus driver gifts holiday presents to kids on his bus: report
A Texas bus driver likely helped spread a bit of cheer this holiday season when he reportedly bought dozens of presents for kids on his route. (Richardson Independent School District) A Texas bus driver likely helped spread a bit of cheer this holiday season when he reportedly bought dozens of presents for kids on his route. The kind gesture was carried 117
December 28, 2018 1:42 PM Natalie Portman says she was sexualized as a child star and felt 'unsafe'
Actress Natalie Portman opened up to People Magazine, revealing she was sexualized as a child star and how it made her feel unsafe. Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman opened up about what it was like to be a child star and how society treats its young celebrities. Portman, 37, who stars in the new film "Vox Lux" as Celeste, a pop star who survived 149
December 28, 2018 1:10 PM What's at stake in NFL Week 17: Score predictions, playoff scenarios, more
FPI win projection: BUF, 67.3 percent. Though Josh Allen is looking to become the first player in Bills history to lead the team in both passing and rushing yards in a season, it hasn't been reflected in his Total QBR or the Bills' offensive efficiency. Allen ranks 28th among qualified QBs in Total QBR, and the Bills rank second worst in offensive efficiency 82
December 27, 2018 3:35 PM Debbie Reynolds had a premonition of Carrie Fisher’s death, claims pal
Todd Fisher tells all in 'My Girls: A Lifetime with Carrie and Debbie,' a new memoir about growing up with sister Carrie Fisher and mother Debbie Reynolds. Debbie Reynolds’ longtime friend Sue Cameron claimed that the movie star felt her daughter, “Star Wars” icon Carrie Fisher, would not make it home for Christmas. Fisher suffered a massive heart attack 501
December 26, 2018 11:46 PM Trumaine Johnson sidelined for practice due to 'in-house matter'
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- New York Jets cornerback Trumaine Johnson, the high-priced free agent whose disappointing season hit bottom last week with a costly penalty in an overtime loss, was benched for practice Wednesday due to an apparent disciplinary matter. Coach Todd Bowles refused to give details, calling it "an in-house matter that we're dealing with." He declined 92
December 26, 2018 4:55 PM Opioid abuse up in people who need heart surgery, increasing risk of complications
(Reuters Health) - The proportion of U.S. heart surgery patients with opioid use disorders has surged in recent years, and a new study suggests addicts are much more likely to develop major surgery complications. Prolonged opioid use is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and strokes as well as endocarditis 110
December 25, 2018 1:44 AM Cristiano Ronaldo to be rested vs. Atalanta, Massimiliano Allegri confirms
Cristiano Ronaldo will not be in the starting line-up when Juventus face Atalanta on Wednesday (9 a.m. ET, ESPN+), his coach Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed. The game will mark the first time Ronaldo has not begun a Serie A game since he joined Juventus in the summer. The 33-year-old has been an ever-present after swapping Real Madrid for Italy and is second 83