Villanova’s 6th man breaks out in starring role vs Michigan

Donte DiVincenzo’s biggest contribution to Villanova’s 2016 national championship was made at practice, often playing the role of the opponents’ best player. The Michael Jordan of Delaware, as his teammates call him, has come a long way from a redshirt freshman season that was frustrating at times, but probably helped set the stage for a bigger role…

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Teigen talks Beyonce’s bite, ‘Roseanne’ and her social media

Chrissy Teigen says she’s nervous about John Legend’s performance in “Jesus Christ Superstar Live” on Sunday, but it’s not about what you might think. Legend leads a cast that includes Sara Bareilles and Alice Cooper in the NBC version of the rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. (“Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” airs at…

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How to make Good Friday great again

As Christians around the world mark Good Friday today, they do so in changing times. In an increasingly diverse Christian community, there’s noted and growing ambivalence toward this holy day that we so strangely call “good,” commemorating Jesus’s execution on the cross by the Roman authorities. Such concerns aren’t old. The noted 5th-century African bishop Saint Augustine of…

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As US gets tough with China, Wall Street gets weak-kneed

The prospect of a full-blown trade war between the world’s two biggest economies rattled investors Thursday, sending stocks to their biggest loss in six weeks. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 700 points, as President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on Chinese imports. The Chinese government vowed to defend itself. Investors worried that…

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March for Our Lives: Everything you need to know about the #NeverAgain event

    Students, teachers, parents and their allies will converge on the nation’s capital this weekend to rally for gun control and school safety measures in the wake of last month’s shooting in a Florida high school. .&lid=view[Slideshow]” target=”_blank”> SLIDESHOW: PHOTOS: National School Walkout Thousands of people from across the country are expected to participate…

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Man charged with felony theft of Frances McDormand’s Oscar

A 47-year-old man was charged Tuesday with stealing Frances McDormand’s Academy Award at an Oscars after-party. Los Angeles County prosecutors said that Terry Bryant was charged with one felony count of grand theft for stealing the statuette McDormand won for best actress for her performance in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” on Sunday night. Bryant…

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New York Democratic Rep. Louise Slaughter dies at 88

Rep. Louise Slaughter, who served more than 31 years in the House of Representatives, died Friday following a fall last week, her chief of staff announced in a news release. Slaughter died early Friday morning surrounded by family at George Washington University Hospital after sustaining an injury in her Washington, DC residence last week, according to longtime aide…

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