Archive for November 19th, 2009

Williams leads Dolphins over Panthers 24-17

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — He may be 32, but Ricky Williams is far from done.



Heidi Klum wows crowd at Victoria’s Secret show

NEW YORK (AP) — Heidi Klum and her post-baby body led the parade at the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show, which returned to New York with some fresh faces after four years on the road. The lingerie retailer inducted five more women into its “Angel” ranks – a designation reserved for top models – in front of a packed house Thursday night at the Lexington Avenue Armory. They are Emanuela de Paula, Chanel Iman, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Lindsay Ellingson and Candice Swanepoel



AP IMPACT: Gripes about swine flu vaccine abound

ATLANTA (AP) — When the nation’s swine flu vaccination program began in early October, health officials predicted it was going to be “messy.” They were right. The program has been plagued with problems and information gaps: -Health officials have been terrible at predicting when and how much vaccine would be available.



Third-string QB Weeden leads No. 12 Cowboys to win

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Third-string quarterback Brandon Weeden threw for 168 yards and two touchdowns in the second half, leading No.



Bullock in New Orleans for ‘Blind Side’ showing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wearing a floor-length pastel striped evening gown, Sandra Bullock walked the red carpet in New Orleans Thursday for a special premiere of her latest film, “The Blind Side.” Besides promoting the sports drama, which opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, the event also served as a fundraiser for a New Orleans high school flooded by Hurricane Katrina. Since the 2005 storm, Bullock has donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Warren Easton High School, one of the city’s oldest public schools, which took on 10 feet of water when the levee protection system broke during Katrina. The donations have been used for renovations, scholarships, new band uniforms and a new health clinic



Latin American art fair in the Big Apple

NEW YORK (AP) — The only art fair in the United States featuring works exclusively from Latin American artists is under way in New York and drawing artists, collectors and museum representatives from around the world to the PINTA art fair. “We’re reaching an international market from this cultural capital,” said Alejandro Zaia, vice president of PINTA. The event, first launched in 2007, has nearly doubled in size this year and is presenting works from 60 galleries scattered around 13 countries, including the U.S, in the four-day event at Metropolitan Pavillion.