It’s gonna be all right, Taylor Swift tells NYU graduates at commencement

Reuters 05/19/2022

NEW YORK  – Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift received an honorary doctorate from New York University on Wednesday and told graduates that everything would be all right, echoing the sentiments of her hit single “Shake It Off.” The 32-year-old…

World’s oceans at most acidic level in 26,000 years, climate report warns

Reuters 05/19/2022

The world’s oceans grew to their warmest and most acidic levels on record last year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, as United Nations officials warned that war in Ukraine threatened global…

Country music star Naomi Judd died of self-inflicted gunshot wound, Ashley Judd reveals

Reuters 05/15/2022

Naomi Judd, matriarch of the country music duo the Judds, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound a day before being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, her family said on Thursday. Judd, 76, suffered from…

NBA: Bucks erase late deficit, stun Celtics for 3-2 edge

Reuters 05/12/2022

Bobby Portis turned a missed Giannis Antetokounmpo free throw into a go-ahead hoop, Jrue Holiday made two critical defensive plays in the final 8.1 seconds and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks rallied past the Boston Celtics 110-107 on…

NBA: Ja Morant-less Grizzlies demolish Warriors to stay alive

Reuters 05/12/2022

Desmond Bane, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Tyus Jones each scored 21 points and sank four 3-pointers as the host Memphis Grizzlies steamrolled the Golden State Warriors 134-95 in Wednesday night’s Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals.…

Lionel Messi tops Forbes’ highest-paid athletes list

Reuters 05/12/2022

Lionel Messi was the world’s highest-paid athlete over the last year, according to the annual Forbes https://www.forbes.com list released on Wednesday that had the Paris Saint-Germain forward ahead of the NBA’s LeBron James and Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi earned…

Sobbing Amber Heard testifies that Johnny Depp sexually assaulted her

Reuters 05/06/2022

LOS ANGELES  – “Aquaman” actor Amber Heard broke down in tears on the witness stand on Thursday, May 5, 2022, as she said ex-husband Johnny Depp sexually assaulted her with a liquor bottle and threatened to kill…

NBA: Heat put away 76ers again, lead series 2-0

Reuters 05/05/2022

Bam Adebayo scored 23 points and Jimmy Butler added 22 Wednesday night as the top-seeded Miami Heat dumped the fourth-seeded Philadelphia 76ers 119-103 in Miami for a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal. Off the…

Tearful Amber Heard testifies ex-husband Johnny Depp turned violent

Reuters 05/05/2022

“Aquaman” actor Amber Heard choked back tears on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, as she testified that ex-husband Johnny Depp physically abused her, starting with slaps after she laughed at one of his tattoos and escalating to a…

NBA: Rested Celtics brace for physical Bucks in Game 1

Reuters 05/01/2022

The Milwaukee Bucks are the defending NBA champions but the Boston Celtics are healthier, more rested and have homecourt advantage heading into Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series on Sunday. This series appears to be…

Twitter CEO tells employees company is in the dark over future under Musk

Reuters 04/26/2022

Twitter Chief Executive Parag Agrawal told employees on Monday that the future of the social media firm is uncertain after the deal to be taken private under billionaire Elon Musk closes. He was speaking to a town…

NBA: Nets’ Kyrie Irving fined $50K for gesture, swearing at fans

Reuters 04/20/2022

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $50,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for making obscene gestures while on the court and directing profane language toward the stands. Irving showed his displeasure during the Nets’ 115-114 road…

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