Detroit Free Press staff Published 1:06 p.m. UTC Sep 1, 2018 A weeklong celebration of the life of the Queen of Soul ends today as Detroit and the world say a final goodbye to Aretha Franklin. 8:50 p.m.: Aretha Franklin's hearse has arrived at Woodlawn Cemetery. 8:48 p.m.: Terrell Brazier, a 32-year-old job coach from Detroit, watched the procession with his wife and their son. Brazier said he was amazed to watch the crowd swell before the Pink Cadillacs rolled by. He but most vividly remembers her from her performance in “Blues Brothers.” He grew up listening to her music, but that was the first time he’d seen her act. “That’s never left my mind,” he said. “It’s never left me.” 8:40 p.m.: The crowd lining the 7 Mile surged minutes after officers from the Detroit Police Department made their way down the road. Wendy Kyles, 63, a legal secretary from Detroit had her arms wrapped around her … [Read more...] about Aretha Franklin funeral: Watch how Detroit said goodbye to our Queen
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Stephen Battaglio Los Angeles Times Updated 1:40 p.m. UTC Aug 23, 2018 Call it the anti-Trump bump. Fox News has enjoyed a surge in cable ratings as the destination of choice for President Trump’s supporters. But the conservative-leaning network – typically the top-rated channel – scored a rare third-place finish in prime-time ratings Tuesday in the advertiser-coveted 25-to-54 age group, behind CNN and MSNBC, according to Nielsen data. The ratings dip came on a day many pundits described as the worst of Trump’s presidency, a one-two punch of his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, being convicted of bank fraud and tax evasion, and his former lawyer Michael Cohen saying in court that Trump ordered hush money deals to pay off two women he had allegedly had sex with. Cohen pleaded guilty to campaign-finance, bank and tax violations. MSNBC, the channel on which criticism of the president is most harsh, won prime-time Tuesday night with 709,000 viewers in … [Read more...] about Fox News falls behind rivals on tough day for Trump
NEW YORK — The bad news: You don’t have a ticket to Windsor Castle to watch the wedding on Saturday of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The good news: There are plenty of options for watching it live from the comfort of your couch. Plus, it’s really, really early for a lot of people. NBC All four hours of “Today” are devoted to the wedding, beginning at 4:30 a.m. EDT with Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb reporting live from “an exclusive vantage point overlooking Windsor Castle.” Megyn Kelly, Al Roker and Kathie Lee Gifford, as well as various correspondents, will also be on hand. FOX News Live coverage starts at 6 a.m. EDT co-anchored by Shepard Smith and Sandra Smith from outside St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. Ainsley Earhardt will also take part, co-hosting “FOX & Friends Weekend” live beginning at 5 a.m. EDT and then joining coverage of the main event at 6 a.m. EDT. 1 of 16 Full Screen Autoplay Close … [Read more...] about How to watch the royal wedding — if you haven’t got a ticket
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Fix Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Aaron Blake by Aaron Blake Email the author April 28 at 11:26 AM Email the author President Trump mocked a physically disabled reporter during the 2016 campaign, and plenty of people think he just derided people with disabilities again. I miss the days when the Team USA White House visit didn't include a part where the President made fun of our Paralympic team... pic.twitter.com/4QJ5B7kQ58— Gus Kenworthy (@guskenworthy) April 28, 2018 At a … [Read more...] about Trump said it was ‘tough to watch too much’ of the Paralympics. Was it derogatory?
NBC Sports has dropped all pretense of slowly introducing Dale Earnhardt Jr. to his new broadcasting job. The channel announced on Tuesday that the recently retired NASCAR Cup Series star will make his NBC debut as a contributor during Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4 and the Olympic Winter Games that start on Feb. 8.Earnhardt was voted NASCAR Most Popular Driver 15 consecutive seasons, inspiring NBC to hire him for his personality and mainstream appeal. For the Super Bowl, Earnhardt will be used in an adventurer capacity, spending his screen time in downtown Minneapolis during pregame segments."I’m excited to get to work with my new NBC family. Beginning with two huge events like the Super Bowl and Olympics, right out of the gate, should be quite the introduction," Earnhardt said in a statement. "I’m looking forward to raising the profile of NASCAR and all that we’re going to be doing during the 2018 season."In February, Earnhardt will travel to PyeongChang to … [Read more...] about Dale Earnhardt Jr. to make NBC Sports TV debut at Super Bowl and Olympics