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WNBA fashionistas showcase their styles at the draft with spotlight on women's hoops

WNBA fashionistas showcase their styles at the draft with spotlight on women's hoops

The WNBA wears Prada. The stars of the game wore top fashion labels Monday night that turned the draft into a mini-Oscars where style was front and center along with the picks. Caitlin Clark . Cameron Brink. Kamilla Cardoso. Angel Reese.
Paris Hilton backs California bill to bring more transparency to youth treatment facilities

Paris Hilton backs California bill to bring more transparency to youth treatment facilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Paris Hilton joined California state lawmakers Monday to push for legislation aimed at cracking down on the industry that cares for troubled teens by requiring more transparency from youth treatment facilities.
Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

SANTA FE, N.M.
Beyoncé is bringing her fans of color to country music. Will they be welcomed in?

Beyoncé is bringing her fans of color to country music. Will they be welcomed in?

NEW YORK (AP) — Dusty, worn boots. Horses lapping up water. Sweat dripping from the foreheads of every shade of Black skin as country classics blare through giant speakers.
Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma wins Boston Marathon in runaway. Kenya's Hellen Obiri repeats in women's race

Ethiopia's Sisay Lemma wins Boston Marathon in runaway. Kenya's Hellen Obiri repeats in women's race

BOSTON (AP) — Sisay Lemma scorched the first half of the Boston Marathon course on Monday, setting a record pace to build a lead of more than half of a mile. Then the weather heated up, and the 34-year-old Ethiopian slowed down.
In war saga 'The Sympathizer,' Vietnamese voices are no longer stuck in the background

In war saga 'The Sympathizer,' Vietnamese voices are no longer stuck in the background

Vietnamese journalist-turned-filmmaker Phanxinê remembers exactly when he decided to make movies in his native country rather than Hollywood. It was in 2008 but it could have been a satirical scene out of the Vietnam Era-novel “The Sympathizer.
Cardi B, Queen Latifah and The Roots to headline the BET Experience concerts in Los Angeles

Cardi B, Queen Latifah and The Roots to headline the BET Experience concerts in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cardi B , Queen Latifah and The Roots will headline concerts to celebrate the return of the BET Experience in Los Angeles just days before the 2024 BET Awards.
Only 26% of Americans say they get at least eight hours of sleep, new Gallup poll says

Only 26% of Americans say they get at least eight hours of sleep, new Gallup poll says

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're feeling — YAWN — sleepy or tired while you read this and wish you could get some more shut-eye, you're not alone. A majority of Americans say they would feel better if they could have more sleep, according to a new poll.
Sharp rise in OD deaths demands better policies for those in their 20s, 30s: study

Sharp rise in OD deaths demands better policies for those in their 20s, 30s: study

Opioid-related deaths doubled in Canada between 2019 and the end of 2021, with Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta experiencing a dramatic jump, mostly among men in their 20s and 30s, says a new study that calls for targeted harm-reduction policies.
Music Review: Jazz pianist Fred Hersch creates subdued, lovely colors on 'Silent, Listening'

Music Review: Jazz pianist Fred Hersch creates subdued, lovely colors on 'Silent, Listening'

Jazz pianist Fred Hersch fully embraces the freedom that comes with improvisation on his solo album “Silent, Listening,” spontaneously composing and performing tunes that are often without melody, meter or form.
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