Portman group will bring NWSL to Los Angeles in 2022

Actress Natalie Portman and venture capitalist Kara Nortman lead a group that will bring an expansion National Women’s Soccer League team to the Los Angeles area in 2022. The team, tentatively named Angel City, will bring the league to 11 teams. Louisville FC will join the nine current NWSL clubs next season. Portman and Nortman […]

Svechnikov’s hat trick leads Hurricanes past Rangers 4-1

TORONTO (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov kept on the attack, both in skating with a physical edge and continuing to fire pucks at the net. Now he has a franchise first and the Carolina Hurricanes are a win away from a sweep. The 20-year-old scored three times for the first postseason hat trick in franchise history […]

WATCH: Top doctors, mental health experts answer your questions on ‘Coronavirus House Calls’ | May 30-31

Does your child have a question about COVID-19 or our “new normal?” Next week’s “Coronavirus House Calls” is just for kids! Email the question, your child’s first name, and your city to our real-life superheroes at coronaquestions@nexstar.tv or message us video on the CBS 42 Facebook page! Watch “Coronavirus House Calls: Just for Kids” on Saturday, June […]

Iginla headlines 2020 Hall class as 4th Black player elected

Like most kids growing up in Edmonton, Jarome Iginla admired Oilers legends Wayne Gretzky and Mark Messier. As a young Black hockey player, he paid particular attention when he saw someone in the NHL who looked like him in Grant Fuhr. Iginla idolized Fuhr, cherishing their pictures taken together over the years, and soon will […]

Weinstein gets 23 years in sentence hailed by accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison after breaking his courtroom silence with a rambling plea for mercy in which he professed to be “totally confused” by the #MeToo movement that spelled the Hollywood producer’s downfall. His accusers — those who testified against him and many others who […]

Bloomberg struggles to respond to politics of #MeToo era

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg’s name last appeared on a ballot a decade before #MeToo transformed cultural mores surrounding sexual harassment and the treatment of women. As he campaigns for the presidency, the 78-year-old billionaire is struggling to adjust. The former New York City mayor was caught flat-footed during much of Wednesday night’s debate when […]

Again? Oscar noms slammed for persistent lack of diversity

Actress Issa Rae was ready with her quip, as if she had predicted the Oscar nominations that were announced Monday. “Congratulations to those men,” she said dryly, as the best director nominees — yes, five men — were announced. Rae’s expertly thrown shade echoed through social media as observers took stock of what was, yet […]

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has brushed off criticism and mockery from the U.S. Treasury chief, saying Friday his comments have “of course no effect” on her and fellow campaigners. The 17-year-old Swedish star’s comments marked a final coda to the four-day World Economic Forum summit in Davos, where a major […]

Time’s up for ‘totes:’ New batch of banned words is out

DETROIT (AP) — Sorry, Latin teachers: Quid pro quo has got to go. The centuries-old Latin phrase, which means an exchange of favors, leads a Michigan university’s 45th annual “List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness.” Quid pro quo got new life during the impeachment of President Donald […]

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