May 24, 2016

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Madonna honors Prince, Dion inspires at Billboard Awards

This year’s Billboard Music Awards promised to be heavy on emotion during its biggest performances by iconic artists such as Celine Dion and Madonna. And they certainly delivered on Sunday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with a political statement about transgender rights, a tender Prince tribute and Dion’s return after personal losses. Read More…

Racers offer their choices for greatest Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Hunter-Reay admits to being biased when asked about the greatest race in Indianapolis 500 history. He also makes it clear that picking his own victory in 2014 is based more on merit than ego. There was a red flag with seven laps to go. The lead changed just about every lap. Marco Read More…

Despite earlier reports plane was found, search continues in Mediterranean for missing EgyptAir flight

CAIRO — The search continued on Friday for missing EgyptAir flight 804, which disappeared from the radar while carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo. Authorities were scouring a wide area south of the Greek island of Crete to search for wreckage, over 24 hours after the Airbus 320 lost contact. France, Greece, Read More…

Veteran CBS newsman Morley Safer dead at 84

NEW YORK — Morley Safer, the veteran “60 Minutes” correspondent who was equally at home reporting on social injustices, the Orient Express and abstract art, and who exposed a military atrocity in Vietnam that played an early role in changing Americans’ view of the war, died Thursday, according to Kevin Tedesco, a CBS News publicist. No Read More…

Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees underscores importance of this year’s election

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees is a splashy reminder that the 2016 presidential election could determine the direction of the high court for years to come. The presumptive Republican nominee on Wednesday named 11 federal and state court judges as potential replacements for the late Justice Antonin Scalia, any of Read More…

Golfer Mickelson named in SEC insider trading suit

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission has sued professional golfer Phil Mickelson, saying he profited from an insider trading scheme conducted by a former corporate director and a professional gambler. The SEC also alleged in its civil suit filed Thursday that a gambler named William Walters received tips and business information about Dean Foods Read More…

Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian plane; no survivors found

CAIRO — An EgyptAir jetliner bound from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, and Egypt’s aviation minister said the disaster was more likely the result of a terrorist attack than a technical problem. There were no immediate signs of any survivors. EgytAir Flight 804, an Airbus A320 Read More…

Fossil found in Montana represents new species, scientists say

BILLINGS, Mont. — A novice fossil collector’s lucky find in a remote Montana badlands more than a decade ago has turned out to be a new kind of spectacularly-horned dinosaur, researchers announced Wednesday. The bones unearthed near Winifred, Montana represent a previously-unknown species of dinosaur that lived 76 million years ago. It’s scientific name is Read More…

NBA Playoffs: Warriors rebound, even Western Conference Finals with decisive win over Thunder

OAKLAND, Calif. — Once Stephen Curry finally gathered himself and got up following a scary first-quarter dive into the stands, fans inside Oracle Arena could take a breath, sit back and watch the MVP put on a spectacular shooting show. Puffy right elbow and all. “The elbow’s fine,” said Curry, who hit it first on Read More…

10 things to know, Wednesday, May 18

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. How voting went in latest primaries Bernie Sanders wins Oregon’s presidential primary and battles Hillary Clinton to a razor-thin margin in Kentucky, vowing to stay in the race until the end. 2. Thousands of underage migrants live Read More…