Michael K. Williams, a.k.a., Omar Little from The Wire, a.k.a., Chalky White from Boardwalk Empire is promoting a new series of children’s books, including The Littlest Bag of Heroin in Town, Klan Man, Klan Man, Where Are You?, Stumbly...Show More Summary
Several years before William Shakespeare wrote his first play, England was rocked by a bloody political scandal. Queen Elizabeth, the virgin monarch who had been on the throne for nearly three decades, was in a battle of wills with her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots. Show More Summary
Staff at the now-defunct British tabloid News of the World hacked the phone of Prince William’s now-wife Kate Middleton, prosecutors said for the first time Thursday. Prosecutors said messages on the Duchess of Cambridge’s phone were found at the home of the newspaper’s royal editor and an affiliated private investigator in 2006, Reuters reports. Show More Summary
Inspired by the wonderful Haters Guide to The Williams Sonoma Catalog, which you have no doubt enjoyed via its countless Facebook postings, here is a similar look at the world of garden-related mail order. Sadly, a) I am not even one millionth as funny, and b) the gardening world lacks the rich diversity of overpriced [...]
An influx of private donations has allowed a blind man and his heroic guide dog to stay together, in spite of the black lab’s impending retirement. After Cecil Williams, 61, fainted on a New York City subway platform in December, his 11-year-old guide dog Orlando jumped on the tracks to try to save him from an oncoming train. Show More Summary
Yet another historian of early America who died this fall was William Pencak, who spent most of his career at Penn State. He wrote on a great many topics, including Pennsylvania’s Revolution and Jews and Gentiles in Early America, 1654-1800, but also the American Legion and Icelandic sagas. Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) The late Wisconsin Senator William Proxmire issued a monthly Golden Fleece Award to public officials who bestowed taxpayers’ funds on risible projects. Senator Proxmire issued the award for more than a decade until he retired from the Senate in 1989. Show More Summary
(We don't usually review children's books for Cannonball Read - unless it's a Junior Cannoballer doing the reviewing - but we had to show you this lovely book. If you're purchasing online (is there still time????), please don't forget to...
A Fort Bragg sergeant major, William Anthony Morrone Jr. was convicted of fraudulent enlistment and making false statements in regards to his theft of his brother’s identity in order to enlist, according to the Fayetteville Observer. Morrone had a discharge when he was younger that hindered his re-entry to the Army, so he used his […]
(NEWARK, N.J.) — Nine people are in the hospital after a crash with a taxi sent a New Jersey Transit bus into a building in Newark. NJ Transit spokesman William Smith says it happened at about 12:45 a.m. Thursday. Smith says the bus was headed for Newark’s Penn Station when it was struck by the cab. Show More Summary
Forget being Man's Best Friend. One canine in New York City proved that last Wednesday that he's also Man's Most Amazing Savior. While waiting on a Harlem subway platform, a blind 61-year old named Cecil Williams passed out and fellShow More Summary
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, William Mitchell Law School First to Offer ABA-Approved Online Degrees: A Minnesota law school will become the first in the country to allow students to earn their degrees largely from home, with the blessing of the ABA. On Wednesday, William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul plans...
When the news broke that Cecil Williams would not be able to keep his dog Orlando, funds were launched and donations poured in so Williams could keep his life saving pet. Williams, who is blind, fell onto the subway tracks earlier this...Show More Summary
Handel's Belshazzar is one of his strongest dramatic oratorios, setting what was possibly one of the best English oratorio librettos by Charles Jennens. Now William Christie and Les Arts Florissants have chosen the work to launch their new record label. Show More Summary
By William Wellner: Dynavax (DVAX) will require a lot of patience. The stock will require about as much patience as has ever been asked of you as an investor. The first big catalyst - a decision from Europe - likely won't come untilShow More Summary
IMG was acquired on Wednesday by Silver Lake Partners and William Morris Endeavor for about $2.4 billion.
To appreciate the value of a community college education, consider the transformation of Shanell Williams. By the time she was a teenager, Williams was constantly getting into trouble on the streets of San Francisco’s Fillmore District. Show More Summary
Prince William and Kate Middleton have their royal routine down. They pose with children at charities, give a royal wave at red carpet galas, and, without fail, always seem to be having a good time. But sometimes photographers catch something particularly special between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Show More Summary
Former NBC Sports college hoop blogger Troy Machir — now with The Sporting News — and I exchanged Twitter one-liners last month regarding Ohio State center Amir Williams. Troy was discussing players who've seemingly been in college a long time. As little as he's produced, some aren't aware he ever got to college. Show More Summary
Newly divorced Porsha Stewart, err, Williams (we’ll just call her Stewart since we’re used to calling her that) has given us plenty of drama with all the nonsense surrounding her marriage and divorce from Kordell. However, rumor has it that Porsha may be too boring for Real Housewives of Atlanta, and may be getting axed [...]