Daniele Watts, Django Actress Tells CNN Why She Didn't Give 'Condescending' LAPD Officer Her ID
Dole Mite wrote: Danièle Watts and boyfriend Brian James Lucas appeared on CNN's New Day Monday morning and recounted the incident with the LAPD in which Watts was detained after she refused to surrender identification. The incident occurred after the couple had been seen kissing in Studio City, and Watts and Lucas believed, according to posts on their respective Facebook walls, that the cops mistook them for a prostitute and john.
ESPN announced that longtime sports anchor Stuart Scott has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer. This year he was honored with the ESPYs Jimmy Valvano Perseverance Award. In his remarks he said, “When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer,” Scott told the audience. “You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and in the manner in which you live.”
Lawrence Phillips Found Dead in Prison Cell, Suspected Suicide
Lawrence Phillips was found dead in his prison cell Wednesday morning. The Kern Valley Prison says they are investigating it as a suspected suicide. ◂ 23ABC News brings you up to the minute breaking news alerts, weather, traffic as well as live streaming video for Bakersfield, Kern County and all over the world. (23 ABC News)
Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Donald Trump in the Iowa caucuses on Monday. The race between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders remained too close to call. Today, the campaigns turn their attention to New Hampshire. (Associated Press)
“I understand that a dream job is not about dreaming. It’s all job. All work. All reality. All blood. All sweat. No tears. I work a lot; very hard and I love it,” said Shonda Rhimes during her Feb. 2016 TED Talk, where she chronicled her 'year of yes.'
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the "Indomitable" Spirit of Muhammad Ali
Basketball hall of famer and six-time NBA champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was a longtime friend of Muhammad Ali's. In a tribute to Ali, he wrote on Facebook: "I may be 7'2" foot, but I never felt taller than when standing in his shadow." (CBS This Morning)
GOP Representative: Our Party Has Made A Huge Mistake | Morning Joe | MSNBC
Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Va., joins Morning Joe to discuss why he is backing Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson for president, why the Republican Party made a mistake in nominating Donald Trump and why many in Congress are uneasy about Trump as the nominee. (MSNBC)
Ellen Degeneres Accused of Racism Over Usain Bolt Pic
Ellen DeGeneres is receiving widespread backlash from several people on social media after she tweeted a photo of herself being piggybacked by Usain Bolt on the now-famous photo of himself smiling while leading his competition in the Olympic 100m semifinals. (Complex News)