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Long odds for insanity defense in theater shooting trial - OakRidger
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes joined the parents of his victims in line on a gray and drizzly Monday morning before entering the courthouse where lawyers prepared to declare why he should be executed or spend ...
Girl Meets World Season 2: Get a First Look at the Return of Feeny and Eric! - OakRidger
The upcoming season will pick up with the start of a new school year for Riley (Rowan Blanchard) and Maya (Sabrina Carpenter), and the duo will deal with a new teacher, a big secret, and the return of familiar faces. In the promo below, Feeny (William ...
Ride & Drive: 2015 Ford F-150 FX4 - OakRidger
Last week, I had the opportunity to evaluate the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 Platinum, the top trim level in the F-150 lineup. I was impressed with the full-size pickup that could haul a building, yet had all the amenities and comfort of a luxury sedan.
5 Things to Do This Weekend (April 24-27, 2015) - OakRidger
1 — There’s no lacking of things to do this weekend. First, the 8th annual Earth Day Festival is 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday inside the Oak Ridge Civic Center. There are activities for adults and children. 2 — There will be lots of things going on ...
Days of Our Lives, Young and the Restless Win Big at the Daytime Emmy Awards - OakRidger
Days of Our Lives and The Young and the Restless were the big winners at Sunday night's Daytime Emmy Awards, tying for Outstanding Drama Series. Hosted by Tyra Banks, the ceremony also recognized Betty White, who was given the Lifetime Achievement Award ...
Loretta Laroche: Time to end the search for Prince Charming - OakRidger
We live in a society that uses the word “love” to describe anything and everything. We love candy, and wine; we love our pets, our yard, our children, our mates, and who knows what else. We’re inundated with movies, books, and music that speak of ...
Thousands expected at Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray - OakRidger
BALTIMORE — Thousands were expected Monday at a funeral for a man who died after suffering serious spinal injuries while in the custody of Baltimore police. Services were planned for 11 a.m. EDT for Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man who died April ...
Here’s an issue on which Republicans are in a pickle going into the 2016 elections - OakRidger
There was a time not long ago when Republicans could not imagine that the issue of same-sex marriage would ever cause their party big political problems. After all, most Americans — even lots of Democrats — were opposed to gay marriage just 10 or 15 ...
Obama unleashes his inner rage through his 'anger translator' Luther - OakRidger
President Barack Obama got angry during the White House Correspondents' Dinner. How angry? His anger translator Luther stepped on stage and expressed his deep rooted feelings. Comedy Central show "Key & Peele" character Luther, the President's "anger ...
Movie review: ‘Lambert and Stamp’ doc tells who was behind The Who - OakRidger
No one has yet made a movie about Brian Epstein, the entrepreneur-manager who shaped the Beatles into the biggest pop act the world will ever see. But someone’s now made a documentary about Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp. Never heard of them? Well, they ...
Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages - OakRidger
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shelter, fuel, food, medicine, power, news, workers — Nepal's earthquake-hit capital was short on everything Monday as its people searched for lost loved ones, sorted through rubble for their belongings and struggled to provide for ...
Did Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Get Married? - OakRidger
Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed have tied the knot, E! reports. Photos have surfaced that show Reed in a beautiful, long-sleeved lace gown holding a bouquet and Somerhalder in an all-white tuxedo. On Sunday, Somerhalder tweeted, "most beautiful morning ever..."
Home Help: Upgrade your entryway with simple DIY projects - OakRidger
You only get one chance to make a first impression and that first statement for your home begins with your front door. Fortunately, there are a few simple projects to help welcome your family and friends into your home with style. Start fresh with a new ...
Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing - OakRidger
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. — Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that capsized several sailboats competing in a regatta near Mobile Bay. One body was discovered after Saturday ...
Death toll in Nepal quake rises to more than 3,200 - OakRidger
KATHMANDU, Nepal — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake rose to 3,218 on Monday, two days after the massive quake ripped across this Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets. Aid groups received the first word ...