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Doc Rivers says Ray Allen isn't an option for Clippers roster spot

5 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Cross veteran sharpshooter Ray Allen off the list of candidates to take the Clippers’ final roster spot.

The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Snags Emmy Win

Editor-in-Chief of The Root Henry Louis “Skip” Gates Jr.’s documentary series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross took home the Emmy for Outstanding Historical Program – Long Form at the 35 th annual News and Documentary Awards Tuesday night at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City.

US Navy MQ-4C Triton set for 2017 Service Entry

The U.S. Navy’s newest and largest drone took another step last week towards its first operational deployment in 2017 after it completed a cross country flight to Patuxent River, Maryland, where engineers will complete more tests on the MQ-4C Triton.Navy pilots flew the Triton at altitudes of 50,000 feet from Palmdale, California, along the U.S. Show More Summary

'Take Me to the River' crosses Memphis musical boundaries

In the Memphis music documentary "Take Me to the River," which arrives Friday in Chicago, generations sometimes uneasily merge in the gray area between soul and rap, the past and the future. The tension is played out in tight smiles and raised eyebrows. Veteran soul singers sometimes ooze...

Ripple’s payment protocol comes to the U.S.

Payment network Ripple Labs just snagged its second and third bank partnership in its quest to create frictionless global payments. CBW Bank, out of Kansas, and Cross River Bank in New Jersey, both say they will use Ripple to make global money transfers and payments. In May Ripple announced its first bank partnership with Fidor Bank in Germany. […]

some rivers i've known

Crossing the River at Lome Togo, West Africa February 2012 I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. Show More Summary

Five reasons I will skip Wallenda's walk

If all goes according to plan — still a big if at this early stage in the preparations — daredevil Nik Wallenda will cross the Chicago River on a high wire for an international television audience on the evening of Nov. 2. If all goes...Show More Summary

What is about North Korea that's so attractive to Americans?

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several U.S. soldiers dashed around land mines.

American man caught trying to swim to North Korea

There's a fine line between crazy and adventurous, and this guy is on it. The Korea Herald reports that a U.S. citizen was caught trying to cross the Han River between South and North Korea at around 11:55 pm Tuesday. The American, apparently in his early 30s, was taken into custody by South Korean Marines in Gimpo, Gyeonggi Province. Show More Summary

Villagers create novel device to help students cross river and go to school

2 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Villagers in Beigousi, a mountainous village in Shaanxi province, created a homemade cable-car to help more than 60 children cross a river and get to school after heavy rain washed away a temporary bridge last week, NetEase reports. [ more › ]

4 Stops on the Niagara Freedom Trail

Niagara Bound Tours is a tourism company dedicated to teaching travelers about the experiences of freedom seekers who crossed the Niagara River during enslavement.

Lush Green Lilypad Bridge Spins Open to Accomodate Boat Traffic

Located on a canal in front of Bayer's San Paulo headquarters, the bridge allows for more efficient crossing of the Pinheiros River by extending the walking and bike path used by Bayer employees. The two pivoting islands connecting the 90-meter bridge use

Bronx River Parkway Crash Leaves 2 Dead, 1 Injured

A Mini Cooper traveling south on the Bronx River Parkway, south of the Cross Bronx Expressway, crashed, killing two people and critically injuring another. Speed may have been a factor. [ more › ]

Jennifer Garner Wasn't Happy With Ben Affleck After His Ice Bucket Challenge

Ben Affleck ruined Jennifer Garner's phone as he threw her in the pool - Us Weekly Melissa Rivers "did everything as Joan would have wanted" - People You probably don't want to cross Taylor Swift - HuffPost Celebrity Did this celebrity...Show More Summary

Ryan Seacrest on Joan Rivers: "She'd Be Doing Her Shtick, Even in the Hallway"

The media personality recalls often crossing paths at E! with the comedy legend read more

That Time Joan Rivers Did the Cover of Cosmoparody

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

For The Observer, Lisa DePaulo has compiled a life-affirming hit parade of memories from journalists, journalism students and others who crossed paths along the years with Joan Rivers. Among those sharing anecdotes is our very own Lunch...Show More Summary

Joan Rivers’s Palestinian finale

As just about everyone who comes to our site knows, the late Joan Rivers, whose obituaries hail her as a comic genius who crossed lines others had respected, ramped up her notoriety in the last weeks of her life by two airport rants saying Palestinians in Gaza deserve to be killed. Sadly, these racist smears

Kylie Jenner Pays Tribute to Joan Rivers on Instagram

When Joan Rivers passed away yesterday at the age of 81, dozens of celebrities who had crossed paths with the comedy legend over the course of her career expressed their grief on social media. It seemed that everyone in Hollywood tweeted...Show More Summary

These two videos, 45 years apart, perfectly capture Joan Rivers' enduring, trailblazing career

Few comediennes could make you cringe-laugh like Joan Rivers. There was no line Rivers wouldn't cross. No one — not the president, celebrities, her family, or herself — was safe from her gut-punching wit. She was a trailblazer in the industry and one of the hardest working women in showbiz. Show More Summary

Joan Rivers, Fashion's Funniest Voice, Has Passed Away

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : FabSugar

It's a sad day when one of the funniest voices in fashion has been silenced. Joan Rivers passed away today after days of keeping our fingers crossed, per daughter Melissa's request. The comedian made a career out of not backing down and refusing to tow the line. Show More Summary

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