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AMA supports use of sunscreen in schools
If youve got a school-age kid, youve seen the memos. Slather your kids with sunscreen before sending them to school and do not put any sun blocking products in your kids backpacks, they intone. That sunscreen ban has the American Medical Association irked. And yesterday the doctors group responded with a resolution supporting the exemption of sunscreens from rules that bar students from bringi...
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:33:15 GMT
James Gandolfini death draws Twitter reactions from stars, fans
Reaction was swift Wednesday to the news that actor James Gandolfini had passed away at the age of 51. Stars ranging from actress Susan Sarandon, to actor Rob Lowe, to "Jersey Shore" regular JWoww weighed in on Twitter about the legacy of "The Sopranos" star. Here's a sampling:
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:58 GMT
James Gandolfini, Tony Soprano shaped New Jersey state of mind nationwide
Governors don't release statements every time some local guy who made good passes on. But mere hours after the sudden death of James Gandolfini Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey had something to say about his state's native son."It's an awful shock," said Gov. Christie in a statement. "James Gandolfini was a fine actor, a Rutgers alum and a true Jersey guy. I was a huge fan of his and t...
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:58 GMT
Report: Taliban offers to swap American POW for five Gitmo detainees
A senior spokesman for the Afghan Taliban has said the group is ready to free the only known American prisoner of war from the conflict in Afghanistan in exchange for five senior operatives held at Guantanamo Bay, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Hailey, Idaho has been held captive since 2009 after going missing from his base in Afghanistan. His whereabou...
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:57 GMT
Tony Soprano character altered face of TV, paving way for antiheroes
When "The Sopranos" hit the small screen in 1999, there wasn't a leading character on television to compare to troubled patriarch Tony Soprano. Sure, the big screen had long since made room for complex antiheroes. Heck, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Clint Eastwood crafted careers by bringing those types to life. But TV is different.Viewers develop long-term relationships with the familiar faces on w...
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:56 GMT
'Sopranos' costar: Gandolfini was 'one of the greatest actors of our time'
James Gandolfini is gone, felled by a heart attack on Wednesday while in Rome. But his memory lingers on, and as two visitors to TODAY Thursday noted, he was more than just the gangster Tony Soprano from the hit HBO series "The Sopranos.""He was a soft-spoken guy, but a warm guy," said New York Times TV writer Bill Carter, who joined TODAY's Matt Lauer with "Sopranos" co-star Federico Castellucio....
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:55 GMT
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dead at 51; teenage son found actor, called for help
ROME, Italy - James Gandolfinis teenage son called for help after discovering his father collapsed in a bathroom, according to the manager of the Italian hotel where the The Sopranos star was staying. The Emmy-winning actor was later pronounced dead aged 51.Gandolfini, who rose to fame as mob boss Tony Soprano on the hit HBO show, was still alive when the ambulance arrived, according to Antonio...
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:15:53 GMT
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dies at 51
Actor James Gandolfini, who rose to fame as mob boss Tony Soprano on the hit HBO drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday of a possible heart attack while visiting Rome. He was 51.Antonio D'amore, director of the Italian capital's Hotel Boscolo, said the actor collapsed around 10 p.m. local time (4 p.m. ET).Gandolfini's son Michael was with him in the hotel room and called for help, according to D'amo...
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 10:30:33 GMT
Whatdid winning Voice coach Blake Shelton love the most on finale night? Meeting Cher
When music legend Cher debuted her new single, "Woman's World," Tuesday night on "The Voice," it was a big moment not only in the show's finale, but for coach Blake Shelton. It turns out her performance struck a personal chord with the country star.I lost my dad a year and a half ago, and my dad's favorite artist on Earth, bar none, no question, was Cher, Shelton told TODAY.com. My dad worship...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:56:05 GMT
Guinea pig fans go extreme: $22,000 outfit, 'pignics'
Dont let their small statures fool you: Dogs may be mans best friend, but guinea pigs have long courted their own devoted following, and the zeal of their supporters runs deep.Just over a week ago, Sean McCoy of Fairfax, Va., began auctioning off a suit of chain mail armor he had made on a whim for his guinea pig, Lucky, on Ebay. From the $5 starting bid, the price quickly shot into the quadrupl...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:12:09 GMT