A dozen Lebanese women, dressed as brides stained with fake blood and bandaging their eyes, knees and hands protest in front of a government building in Lebanon, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, against a rape law.
Associated Press Saigon staffer Huynh Cong “Nick” Ut works in the
darkroom of the new AP bureau in the Eden Building in Saigon, circa
1966. Ut was about 15 at the time.
South Vietnamese Marines rush to point where a descending U.S. Army
helicopter will pick them up, after a sweep east of the Cambodian town
of Prey Veng in June 1970
Thirteen-day-old Burton William Jenner couldn’t stay awake for this
family portrait following his first television appearance on the talk
show “America Alive,” but Olympic decathlon champion Bruce Jenner and
his wife, Chrystie, were the picture of proud parents at their Malibu,
Calif., home, on Sept. 19, 1978.
Comedian Chevy Chase gets a kiss on his ear from his co-star Benji at a press conference in Los Angeles, Sept. 6, 1979
Los Angeles police form a line to prevent a crowd from going into a building on April 30, 1992, in a day of fires and looting.
Six-year-old Raymond Robles, of Yucca Valley Calif., wears a gas mask
and carries a gun and a flag as he waits to greet Marines returning to
Twentynine Palms from the Persian Gulf, on March 11, 1991. Robles, whose
father is a retired Marine, says he wants to enlist when he grows up.
Nearly 1,000 people turned out to greet the 800 Marines who returned
home to Twentynine Palms.
A photo released during a news conference on March 27, 1997, by the San
Diego Sheriff’s department, showing the inside of the Rancho Sante Fe,
Calif., estate where 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult died in a mass
Antonio Lopez Chaj, a 43-year-old house painter, appears at a news
conference in Los Angeles on July 1, 2013. Lopez Chaj is brain-damaged
as a result of a beating in a bar that left him with half his skull
permanently crushed. He is unable to speak. His lawyers announced he had
been awarded a $58 million by a jury in Torrance Superior Court.
Steven Lerman, attorney for Rodney King, displays a photo of his client
during a press conference at his office in Beverly Hills, Calif., on
March 8, 1991.
10. Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Nick Ut is a guest at Suffolk
University in Boston where he lectured and gave a master class in the
Communication and Journalism Department, March 1, 2016.
(Photo: Kenneth Martin via ZUMA Wire)
At 84, Carol Burnett Ready for Return to TV Comedy Full-Time
LOS ANGELES — Carol Burnett typically spends her mornings doing crossword puzzles with her husband, but the comedy legend could return to a full-time work schedule if the pilot she recently shot for ABC becomes a regular series.
In Household Name, produced by Amy Poehler, Burnett plays an eccentric, aging movie star who arranged to continue living in her old mansion even though the home’s new owners, a young family, have already moved in.
Burnett says Poehler would play her daughter in future episodes.
“I’m looking forward to actually locking eyeballs with Amy because I know her and we’re friends,” Burnett said in a recent interview. “So I’m looking forward to the show in which, as I say, we’ll be able to lock eyeballs and get in the sandbox together.”
The actresses are appearing at a luncheon in Beverly Hills, California, on Wednesday to benefit the Children’s Institute. ABC is expected to announce its slate of new shows later this month.
Burnett also continues to appear onstage in live Q&A sessions around the country, and she’s developing a screenplay by her late daughter, Carrie Hamilton, into a movie with CBS Films.
An unidentified woman uses the end of a ribbon to dry her eyes as she mourns her husband, one of at least 41 people killed in the Kielce Pogrom, an outbreak of violence against the Jewish community centre gathering of refugees in the city of Kielce. It was Poland’s bloodiest postwar Pogrom. Associated Press Photo from New York - 1946.
The occupation and blockade of Wounded Knee began as a demonstration for Lakota rights organized by members of the AIM. For the Lakota people, the community has great significance. In 1890, Wounded Knee was the site of a major clash between the Lakota and the United States Army, an event many consider to be the end of the Indian Wars.
Body of former NFL player James Hardy found in Indiana river
FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Authorities say former NFL wide receiver James Hardy has been found dead in a river in northeast Indiana.
The Allen County Coroner’s Office says the 31-year-old’s body was identified Thursday, but that the cause and manner of death are still being investigated.
The coroner says the former Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Ravens player was reported missing a few weeks ago by relatives. His body was discovered Wednesday in the Maumee River in Fort Wayne.
The former Indiana University star was drafted in the second round of the 2008 NFL draft by the Bills. A series of injuries limited him to 16 games over two seasons in Buffalo. He also played for Baltimore before being released in 2011.
Police say an employee of Fort Wayne’s water filtration plant discovered his body.