The sister of a Flight 370 passenger says she is skeptical that the crusty wing part found on an island in the western Indian Ocean is from the Malaysia Airlines plane. Dai Shuqin told The Associated Press: "It has been more than one year, and now they claim to have found debris of MH370 on an island? Dai's sister Dai Shuling and five members of her family were on the plane.
During an early version of the Founding Fathers musical "Hamilton," Leslie Odom Jr. was in the seats with the audience, blown away. The guy playing Aaron Burr was making him a little envious, too. Lin-Manuel Miranda's buzzed-about biography about the nation's first treasury secretary opens on Broadway next week, showing America's revolutionary men and women as red-blooded, fully dimensional figures.
After more than 16 years and nearly 2,600 telecasts, Jon Stewart can feel proud of his scads of Emmys and his pair of Peabody Awards, his cultural gravitas (he hung with the Prez, both on and off the air!), even his reprobate status at Fox News. Who could blame him for wanting to depart "The Daily Show" on this high note? When he took over "The Daily Show" in January 1999, Stewart's simple mission was to host a program that would lampoon "real" newscasts and newsmakers they enabled.
The National Football League players union filed the petition in the midwestern state on Wednesday on behalf of Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback and four-time Super Bowl champion. The union wanted the case to be heard in Minnesota, where U.S. District Judge David Doty has a history of ruling in favor of players in labor cases against the NFL.
(The Sports Xchange) - Troy Tulowitzki was greeted by a standing ovation when he stepped to the plate for the first time as a Toronto Blue Jay in the first inning on Wednesday. After striking out in his first at-bat, the team's new shortstop gave the Rogers Centre crowd plenty to cheer about with a homer, two doubles and three RBIs in the Blue Jays' 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies, who are 9-2 since the All-Star break, had their five-game winning streak ended.
On Friday, in a convention center in downtown Kuala Lumpur, the IOC membership will cast their vote to decide the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics. In normal times, the election of an Olympic host city is a hotly-contested event with the candidates hosting lavish receptions and turning on the charm offensive to win the right to stage one of the biggest festivals in world sport. Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, ensuring that Asia will host three Olympics in a row after Pyeongchang, South Korea was awarded the 2018 Winter Games and Tokyo the 2022 Summer Games.
After playing in front of packed stadiums at the Women's World Cup this summer, Canadian international Desiree Scott can tick off another item on her bucket list. On Saturday, the 27-year-old Winnipeg midfielder known as The Destroyer is set to play for her club side, Notts County Ladies, against Chelsea in the Women's FA Cup final at Wembley. "It's very exciting," said Scott.
For years, Bill Berloni has taught his dogs to play make believe. The trainer teaches rescue dogs to beg, bark and bow or sit, stand and shake for movies, TV and the Broadway stage. Berloni's stable of stars — all found from shelters — have appeared in Broadway shows, touring companies, special events, the New York City Ballet, movies, television and commercials.