McDonald’s CEO pushed out after relationship with employee

Business 11/03/19, 21:10

McDonald's chief executive officer has been pushed out of the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee, the corporation said Sunday. The fast food giant said former president and CEO Steve Easterbrook demonstrated poor judgment, and that McDonald's forbids managers from having romantic relationships ...

Papadopoulos seeks California seat left vacant by Rep. Hill

U.S. 10/29/19, 20:32

George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign aide, filed paperwork Tuesday to run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Democrat Katie Hill. Papadopoulos didn't immediately comment, but on Sunday he tweeted, "I love my state too much to see it run down by candidates like Hill. All talk, no action, ...

Michelle Branch, Black Keys’ Patrick Carney tie the knot

Entertainment 04/21/19, 11:05

Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys are married.The Grammy-winning musicians tied the knot Saturday at the Marigny Opera House in New Orleans in front of close friends and family, a representative for Carney told The Associated Press on Sunday.Among those attending the wedding were the couple's 7-month-old ...

Update: Mormon scholar: LGBTQ policy repeal marks reset

U.S. 04/04/19, 12:01

The Latest on Mormons repealing rules banning baptisms for children of gay parents (all times local):10:55 a.m.A religious scholar says the decision by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to repeal rules banning baptisms for children of gay parents and making gay marriage a sin eligible for expulsion ...

Hinckley says he’s happy ‘as a clam’ but lacks close friends

U.S. 03/05/19, 20:01

The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan told mental health professionals last year that he's "happy as a clam" living with his mother and older brother in Virginia.John Hinckley Jr. anonymously sells books online as well as items at an antique mall. He plays guitar and cares for ...

Audio-only book features writer’s memories of Philip Roth

Entertainment 02/05/19, 08:34

An upcoming audio-only book will feature an author's memories of his complicated friendship with the late Philip Roth.James Atlas' "Remembering Roth" comes out March 1, the audio publisher and distributor Audible announced Tuesday. Atlas, whose books have ranged from the memoir "My Life in the Middle Ages" to an acclaimed ...

Robert Swan moves from interim to permanent CEO at Intel

Tech 01/31/19, 10:45

Intel is changing Robert Swan's status as interim CEO, to permanent.Swan, 58, has led the chipmaker since June, when CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned that he had carried on a consensual relationship with an employee. The relationship violated Intel's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers.Swan had ...

Forest Whitaker files for divorce from Keisha Nash-Whitaker

Entertainment 12/27/18, 20:39

Forest Whitaker has filed for divorce from his wife of 22 years, Keisha Nash-Whitaker.The 57-year-old "Black Panther" actor cites irreconcilable differences in the divorce filing Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The brief document says the exact value of the couple's assets and debts are unclear and will be ...

Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth reportedly got married

Entertainment 12/26/18, 21:18

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth appear to have tied the knot amid reports the couple got married in a secret wedding ceremony. Cyrus posted three black-and-white photos of her and Hemsworth on the singer's Instagram and Twitter accounts on Wednesday. She captioned her photos writing "10 years later ..." and "12.23.18," ...

Media Guide: James series on ESPN+ looks at his friendships

Football 12/07/18, 19:14

LeBron James' first season with the Los Angeles Lakers has generated plenty of hoopla but not as much scrutiny as his signing with Miami in 2010 and move back to Cleveland in 2014. That's why it might be the perfect time for a series looking at the relationship between James ...

George and Barbara Bush, a ‘storybook’ 73-year marriage

U.S. 12/02/18, 09:23

They met at a Christmas dance. She was 16. He was 17.Three years later they were married. The couple stayed together for 73 years, becoming the longest-married couple in presidential history."George Bush knows how I feel," Barbara Bush had said. "He is the hero ... He is my hero."George H.W. ...

Trump, Pelosi spark a new power relationship in Washington

Politics 11/29/18, 18:04

They haven't spoken in days, not since President Donald Trump called to congratulate Nancy Pelosi on Democrats' election night win. But they don't really need to. Trump and Pelosi go way back, from the time she first showed up at Trump Tower fundraising for the Democrats long before he would become ...

Star Trek’s interracial kiss 50 years ago heralded change

Entertainment 11/28/18, 13:18

It was the kiss heard around the galaxy.Fifty years ago — and only one year after the U.S. Supreme Court declared interracial marriage was legal — two of science fiction's most enduring characters, Captain James T. Kirk and Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, kissed each other on "Star Trek."It wasn't romantic. Sadistic, ...

Rosie O’Donnell is engaged, no wedding date set

Entertainment 10/23/18, 07:19

Rosie O'Donnell is getting married. The 56-year-old confirmed to People magazine on Monday her engagement to 33-year-old Elizabeth Rooney. O'Donnell says their wedding date is "a long time in the future." They've had a long-distance relationship because O'Donnell lives in New York and Rooney lives in Boston. O'Donnell says the Army veteran is ...

Ex-girlfriend of Bills’ McCoy alleges physical abuse

Football 10/03/18, 15:36

LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend says in a new court filing that the Buffalo Bills running back physically abused her during their nearly two-year relationship.Delicia Cordon on Tuesday filed an amended lawsuit against McCoy alleging physical abuse. She also directly accuses him of arranging a July 10 home invasion at a home ...

Japan city snubs San Francisco over ‘comfort women’ statue

California 10/03/18, 14:22

The mayor of Osaka, Japan, says he's ending a six-decade "sister city" relationship with San Francisco to protest a statue honoring women forced to have sex with Japanese soldiers during World War II.The San Francisco Examiner reports that Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura this week sent a letter to San Francisco ...

In ‘Free Solo,’ a steeper challenge for Honnold than El Cap

Entertainment 09/25/18, 15:55

A new documentary not only chronicles rock climber Alex Honnold's famed, free solo ascent of Yosemite's El Capitan, a 3,000-foot wall of sheer granite, it also depicts an arguably stepper challenge for the 33-year-old Honnold: moving out of his van and maintaining a long-term relationship.Honnold's ascent of El Cap without ...

Soon-Yi Previn defends husband Woody Allen, attacks mother

Entertainment 09/17/18, 07:31

NEW YORK (AP) — Soon-Yi Previn, the wife of Woody Allen and the estranged adopted daughter of Mia Farrow, defended her husband against what she contends is unfair treatment in the #MeToo era and attacked her adoptive mother in her first public comments about the relationships in decades.

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