Sister of Prince says he left no will

  Wednesday April 27, 2016 – Prince left no will, according to documents filed Tuesday by his sister, Tyka Nelson, in probate court for Carver County, Minn., where the beloved pop icon died suddenly last week at his Paisley Park compound. “The Decedent died intestate,” Nelson said in her petition for the appointment of a special administrator to deal with Prince’s estate, which has ...

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Bernie Sanders floats Elizabeth Warren as possible VP

  Wednesday April 27, 2016 – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders alluded to possible vice presidential picks Tuesday, even floating liberal darling Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren as a potential running mate. Sanders, asked on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” if he would be open to naming a female vice presidential candidate, said it would be “speculating” to wade into such discussion. But he ...

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Steve Kerr Named 2016 NBA Coach of the Year

Wednesday April 27, 2016 – After helping lead his team to a regular-season record 73 wins, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has been named NBA Coach of the Year. Kerr received 64 of a possible 130 first place votes. Portland’s Terry Stotts came in second and San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich finished third. You can find complete voting results here. Kerr, 50 and in his ...

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Study shows childhood obesity on the rise

Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study. Ten percent of teens now have severe obesity, lead researcher Asheley Skinner of the Duke Clinical Research Institute told Reuters Health by phone. The public health campaigns and White ...

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Trump looks for East Coast sweep in a test of reorganized team

  Tuesday April 26, 2016 – GOP front runner Donald Trump is poised to extend his lead in the Republican presidential race in a string of East Coast primaries on Tuesday, but a complicated contest in Pennsylvania, the day’s biggest prize, will test his recently reorganized campaign. The state features the sort of complex rules that Trump has repeatedly slammed for ...

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Animal Rights Activists Take Aim at Zoos, Circuses and Maybe Even Your Pet

Tuesday April 26, 2016 – Fresh off a victory over SeaWorld and its controversial orca program, animal rights groups are zeroing in on zoos, aquariums and circuses — and one prominent expert warns your dog and cat could be next. A well-funded coalition of nonprofits finally broke SeaWorld, when the theme park chain announced in March it would phase out its ...

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Ripa’s return to ‘Live!’ is all smiles following Strahan strife

Tuesday April 26, 2016 – It was all smiles for Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, who reunited Tuesday on Live! with Kelly and Michael, a week after being blindsided by news that her co-anchor Michael Strahan will leave in August for a full-time co-anchor gig on ABC’s Good Morning America. They walked onstage holding hands to rapturous applause, after which Ripa took the ...

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