Babe’s Meat and Counter among GMA’s best burgers
Good Morning America (GMA) on Friday, July 29, featured the top four competitors in the network show’s “Ultimate Burger Spot” after four rounds of GMA’s United States of Burgers contest across the country. Palmetto Bay’s own Babe’s Meat & Counter, a butcher shop and sandwich counter owned and operated by Jason and Melanie Schoendorfer, was among the top four. “It was wild,” said Jason Schoendorfer on the Monday following the show after he and his wife returned from New York. “We were fortunate enough to win in Miami on Wednesday.”The Schoendorfers began focusing on producing premium meat products and other delicacies back in 2013 at the Pinecrest Farmer’s Market, then opened Babe’s Meat & Counter in 2018. Babe’s Meat & Counter is located at 9216 SW 156 St. in Palmetto Bay.communitynewspapers.com
Gabby Petito's family files claim alleging police failed her
Gabby Petito's family on Monday notified Utah officials of plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize that she was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend. The fight happened weeks before authorities say the boyfriend killed her while the couple was on a cross-country van trip.news.yahoo.com
Director Ron Howard shares what keeps him hooked on Hollywood
Director Ron Howard joined "The CBS Mornings Podcast" to talk about his latest movie, "Thirteen Lives," which takes viewers through the real-life story of the soccer team that got trapped in a cave for days in Thailand back in 2018. In the interview with Vladimir Duthiers, Howard also shared what keeps him hooked on Hollywood.news.yahoo.com
The Rolls Royce of refrigerators
Can a kitchen appliance really be an object of desire? Well, this refrigerator just might be the answer to some people's dreams. National correspondent Rita Braver pays a visit to Sub-Zero, a Wisconsin home appliance company that leaves its competition out in the cold.news.yahoo.com
AOC among lawmakers arrested outside Supreme Court during abortion rights protest
A number of Democratic representatives — including members of "the Squad" and House leadership — were arrested outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday afternoon for protesting the recent decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Video from the demonstration show police leading Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., from the scene as well as Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., being processed by police nearby.news.yahoo.com
How to stay protected from the Omicron subvariant BA.5 of the coronavirus
BA.5, a new Omicron subvariant of the coronavirus, has become dominant, accounting for 65% of infections nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some experts have called it “the worst variant we have seen so far,” given its high transmissibility and its ability to evade immunity conferred by vaccination or prior infection. To help offer guidance on how to stay protected against BA.5, Yahoo News spoke to Dr. Monica Gandhi, an infectious disease doctor and professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.news.yahoo.com
Wife of U.S. naval officer sentenced in Japan for deadly crash pleads for government’s help
In an exclusive interview with “CBS Mornings,” the wife of a U.S. naval officer sentenced to three years in a Japanese prison for a deadly crash says she is angry with the punishment and is asking for American officials to help bring her husband home. Lt. Ridge Alkonis is accused of falling asleep at the wheel and crashing into and killing two pedestrians. The lieutenant's family says he lost consciousness due to altitude sickness.news.yahoo.com
Goodbye Sri Lanka, president flees amid turmoil
The president of Sri Lanka fled the country early Wednesday, days after protesters stormed his home and office and the official residence of his prime minister amid a three-month economic crisis that triggered severe shortages of food and fuel. (July 13) (AP video/Rishi Lekhi and Eranga Jayawardena)news.yahoo.com
Jan. 6 hearing: Meadows aide testifies Trump team knew weapons were present at rally before Capitol attack
Appearing before the Jan. 6 House select committee, Cassidy Hutchinson, a former aide to Donald Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows, testified that as supporters arrived for the “Save America” rally the morning of Jan. 6, 2021, the then-president was made aware that many were in possession of weapons. According to Hutchinson, she overheard Trump directing security personnel to remove the magnetometers used to screen for weapons at the entrance of the Ellipse in order to allow more supporters into the audience.news.yahoo.com
Biden: Fight over abortion rights 'is not over'
President Joe Biden called it "a sad day" for the country after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision legalizing abortion nationwide, but he vowed, "the fight is not over" and urged Americans to do their part. (June 24)news.yahoo.com
Jewish family repays the Greek family who saved them from the Nazis
A Jewish family helped another family open a new restaurant after their first one closed during the pandemic. It was their way of giving back after their longtime friends sheltered them in Greece during the Nazi invasion. Jan Crawford shares more.news.yahoo.com
Sexual assault lawsuit by former ABC ‘Good Morning America’ producer against NewsNation president Michael Corn dismissed
A sexual assault lawsuit brought by a former ABC "Good Morning America" producer against Michael Corn, now president of NewsNation, was dismissed Wednesday by a New York judge who ruled the statute of limitation on the allegations had run out.chicagotribune.com
Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies
Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in "Goodfellas" and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in "Field of Dreams," has died. He was 67. Liotta's most iconic role, as real life mobster Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas" came in 1990. (May 26)news.yahoo.com
Forbidden love: Taiwan's gay couples seek foreign marriage equality
Taiwan's LGBTQ community celebrated the third year of gay marriage being legal this week, but for Vincent Chuang, it was a bittersweet reminder that he still cannot wed his partner because he fell in love with a foreigner. Under current rules, Taiwanese nationals can only marry those from the roughly 30 countries and territories where same-sex marriage is also legal.news.yahoo.com
Pennsylvania GOP Senate primary too close to call
People in five states cast their votes yesterday, including in the highly-charged Senate race in Pennsylvania. The Republican contest there is still too close to call. TV celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz holds a slight lead over businessman David McCormick. CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa joined Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers to discuss this and other closely watched primaries.news.yahoo.com
Eye Opener: Fugitive captured, corrections officer dead after 11-day manhunt
Alabama corrections official Vicky White, who was on the run with escaped capital murder suspect Casey White, shot and killed herself as authorities caught up with the pair after more than a weeklong manhunt. Also, Russia launches missiles at a shopping mall. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener.news.yahoo.com
Michelle Obama’s Brother Sues Private School, Claims It Expelled His 5th and 3rd Grade Sons In Response to His Complaints About Ethnic Stereotyping In Assignments
Michelle Obama’s brother is suing the private school their children attended on the grounds of racial bias. In a recent early morning news interview, the […]news.yahoo.com
Family sues L.A. Angels for son's brain damage from stadium throw
A 6-year-old boy suffered a fractured skull and brain damage when he was accidentally hit by a baseball thrown by a Los Angeles Angels player who was warming up before a 2019 game, according to a lawsuit announced Thursday that blames the injury on the team’s negligence.news.yahoo.com
Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan alongside U.S. Soccer Federation president announce lawsuit settlement
U.S. soccer stars Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan join U.S. Soccer Federation President Cindy Parlow Cone to announce a $24 million settlement, including a new equal pay resolution. Rapinoe, Morgan and Cone talk to “CBS Mornings” about how they reached an agreement and the details on the settlement.news.yahoo.com
The Dish: The evolution of Columbia Restaurant, Florida's oldest eatery and a melting pot of cuisines
Columbia Restaurant is Florida’s oldest, and for regulars, it's a national treasure. The eatery is a blend of Cuban, Spanish, Sicilian – even a bit of German – that’s been going strong for more than 100 years. Through wars, pandemics and economic upheavals, the same family has expanded and evolved the restaurant in five generations of leadership. Jeff Glor explores the restaurant’s American story and global roots.news.yahoo.com
Congressman Mark Green weighs in on Russia-Ukraine tensions following trip to Kyiv
In a show of support, members of Congress recently visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, as tensions escalate with Russia. Republican Congressman Mark Green of Tennessee, who was part of that congressional delegation, joined CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers and Anne-Marie Green to discuss the situation.news.yahoo.com
Report into Partygate highlights serious failures of government, calls for Boris Johnson to resign
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized Monday after an inquiry found that Downing Street parties while Britain was in lockdown represented a “serious failure” to observe the standards expected of government or to heed the sacrifices made by millions of people during the pandemic. Imtiaz Tyab speaks with Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen, who is critical of Johnson.news.yahoo.com
AP sources: Michael Strahan tests positive for COVID-19
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 file photo, Former New York Giant Michael Strahan poses for a picture at the opening of "NFL Experience" in Times Square, New York. Pro Football Hall of Famer and Good Morning America host Michael Strahan has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-quarantining, according to people familiar with the situation. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)Pro Football Hall of Famer and “Good Morning America” host Michael Strahan has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-quarantining, according to people familiar with the situation. Strahan, who also provides analysis on the “Fox NFL Sunday” pregame show, appeared remotely during last Sunday’s NFC championship game. The 49-year-old Strahan has been absent from the ABC morning show all week and it remains uncertain when he will be on again.
Will coronavirus vaccines have long-term side effects? An expert weighs in.
We asked Dr. Aileen Marty that question on Local 10′s “This Week in South Florida” on Sunday, noting that the development and testing periods for vaccines generally take far longer than the sped-up process for the coronavirus shots. Marty, an infectious diseases expert at Florida International University, explained that the two-month observation period of people who took the COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials is a time period in which side effects would normally present themselves for a vaccination. The study is a two-month study of the numbers of people who had received two doses and had gone beyond their seven days post-vaccination, and that’s where the comparison was. “Whereas that could be something that we would worry about, the reality is that when we see side-effects from vaccines, we generally see anything significant within the first two months. Watch the full “This Week in South Florida” segment with Dr. Marty below:
Some New York news shows back, but many hosts work remotely
Monday represented a key phase in New York City's reopening, with many offices bringing employees back for the first time. Despite the CBS and Fox moves, most news employees continue to work remotely, and the television programs that originate here have a patchwork of approaches that have quickly become familiar. A majority of the show hosts on MSNBC including Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist of Morning Joe work remotely. Other morning shows have varied approaches. Hoda Kotb of NBC's Today show has worked out of that show's Rockefeller Center studio, but most of her colleagues are at home.
ABC names Matt James as its first black 'Bachelor'
This image released by ABC shows Matt James, who will be the next bachelor on the 25th season of the romance reality series "The Bachelor." (Craig Sjodin/ABC via AP)NEW YORK ABC has named Matt James, its first black Bachelor to lead the network's long-running dating competition show. The casting was announced Friday on Good Morning America.James, a 28-year-old from North Carolina, was originally chosen to compete for Clare Crawley's affection on The Bachelorette, but filming was scrapped in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Good Morning America says James founded an organization in New York City that finds creative ways to engage children from underserved areas. The show has been under pressure for years to be more diverse and cast a black "Bachelor."
Nominations announced for 92nd Academy Awards
The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced Monday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”“The Joker” came out with the most nominations at 11, with “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “The Irishman” following close behind with a whopping 10 nominations each. The Oscars will be held on Feb. 9. It will be without a host for the second year in a row. Here is a full list of the nominations:Best Picture· "Ford v. Ferrari"· "The Irishman"· "Jojo Rabbit"· "Joker"· "Little Women"· "Marriage Story"· "1917"· "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"· "Parasite"Actress in a Leading Role· Cynthia Erivo, "Harriet"· Saoirse Ronan, "Little Women"· Charlize Theron, "Bombshell"· Scarlett Johansson, "Marriage Story"· Renee Zellweger, "Judy"Actor in a Leading Role· Antonio Banderas, "Pain and Glory"· Leonardo DiCaprio, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"· Adam Driver, "Marriage Story"· Joaquin Phoenix, "Joker"· Jonathan Pryce, "The Two Popes"Best Director· Martin Scorsese, "The Irishman"· Todd Phillips, "Joker"· Sam Mendes, "1917"· Quentin Tarantino, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"· Bong Joon-ho, "Parasite"Actor in a Supporting Role· Tom Hanks, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"· Al Pacino, "The Irishman"· Joe Pesci, "The Irishman"· Anthony Hopkins, "The Two Popes"· Brad Pitt, "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Actress in a Supporting Role· Kathy Bates, "Richard Jewell"· Laura Dern, "Marriage Story"· Scarlett Johansson, "Jojo Rabbit"· Florence Pugh, "Little Women"· Margot Robbie, "Bombshell"Costume Design· "The Irishman"· "Jojo Rabbit"· "Joker"· "Little Women"· "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Film Editing· "Ford V. Ferrari"· "The Irishman"· JoJo Rabbit· "Joker"· "Parasite"Original Score· "Joker"· "Little Women"· "Marriage Story"· "1917"· "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"Animated Short Film· "Daughter"· "Hair Love"· "Kitbull"· "Memorable"· "Sister"Live Action Short Film· "Brotherhood"· "Nefta Football Club"· "The Neighbor’s Window"· "Saria"· "A Sister"Sound Mixing· "Ad Astra"· "Ford v Ferrari"· "Joker"· "1917"· "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Sound Editing· "Ford v Ferrari"· "Joker"· "1917"· "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"· "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’Original Song· "I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away" - "Toy Story 4"· "I’m Gonna Love Me Again" – "Rocketman"· "I’m Standing With You" – "Breakthrough"· "Into The Unknown" – "Frozen 2"· "Stand Up" – "Harriet"International Feature Film· "Corpus Christi"· "Honeyland"· "Les Miserables"· "Pain and Glory"· "Parasite"Documentary Short· "In the Absence"· "Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone If You’re a Girl"· "Life Overtakes Me"· "St. Louis Superman"· "Walk Run Cha-Cha"Documentary Feature· "American Factory"· "The Cave"· "The Edge of Democracy"· "For Sama"· "Honeyland"Production Design· "The Irishman"· "Jojo Rabbit"· "1917"· "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Cinematography· "The Irishman"· "Joker"· "The Lighthouse"· "1917"· "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"Visual Effects· "Avengers: Endgame"· "The Irishman"· "The Lion King"· "1917"· "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"Animated Feature Film· "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World""· "I Lost My Body"· "Klaus"· "Missing Link"· "Toy Story 4"Makeup and Hairstyling· "Bombshell"· "Joker"· "Judy"· "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil"· "1917"Adapted Screenplay· Taika Waititi, "Jojo Rabbit"· Steve Zaillian, "The Irishman"· Anthony McCarten, "The Two Popes"· Greta Gerwig, "Little Women"· Todd Phillips and Scott Silver, "Joker"Original Screenplay· "Knives Out"· "Marriage Story"· "1917"· "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood"· “Parasite”
BTS says decision to hold concert in Saudi Arabia wasn't easy
In July, BTS attracted criticism after they announced an Oct. 11 show in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. In Saudi Arabia, same-sex sexual activity is illegal, public spaces are mostly segregated by gender and women's rights remain restricted. Why is Saudi Arabia inviting international pop stars? This year, Mariah Carey held her own concert in Saudi Arabia, despite backlash from women's rights activists. Last week, Saudi Arabia announced a new scheme that allows 49 different countries to get a visa on arrival.
Beyonc's father, Mathew Knowles, reveals his fight with breast cancer
LOS ANGELES - The father of musical superstars Beyonc and Solange is revealing his breast cancer diagnosis. While breast cancer mostly affects women, thousands of men are diagnosed annually. About 245,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women and 2,200 in men each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It said 41,000 women and 460 men die from breast cancer in the US annually. October is breast cancer awareness month.
'GMA' host apologizes for mocking Prince George ballet interest
KensingtonPalace/Matt Porteous/Twitter via CNN(CNN) - Lara Spencer formerly apologized Monday on "Good Morning America" for her recent comment mocking Prince George's interest in ballet. Controversy arose last week after "GMA" aired a segment that mentioned that the future king of England's favorite activities include ballet lessons. "We'll see how long that lasts," Spencer deadpanned about the 6-year-old's interest before chuckling. Viewer response was swift, with even dance legend Debbie Allen offering a video rebuttal on social media that was posted with the hashtag #boysdancetoo. Wall had earlier shared on social media that Spencer wanted to make amends for her comment.
Lara Spencer apologizes for criticizing Prince George's ballet lessons
NEW YORK (CNN) - "Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer has apologized after she was accused of making a sexist and stereotypical comment about one of Prince George's favorite pastimes. The controversy arose on Friday after the ABC morning news show aired a segment that mentioned that the future king of England's favorite activities include ballet lessons. Spencer later posted a mea culpa on her Instagram page. "My sincere apologies for an insensitive comment I made in pop news yesterday," she wrote in conjunction with a picture of an open field and outdoor skyline. "From ballet to anything one wants to explore in life, I say GO FOR IT.
Staffers unhappy with Spicer being on 'Dancing with the Stars'
CNN image(CNN) - Tom Bergeron isn't the only person who's unhappy about the casting of Sean Spicer on "Dancing With the Stars." Some staffers at ABC News are "up in arms," as one source put it, over the decision by ABC's entertainment division. The network is casting the former White House press secretary, best known for his obfuscation on behalf of President Trump, for what's supposed to be a delightful dance-off. But for "GMA" to lean into it -- by setting up a faux White House podium for his intro on Wednesday -- is problematic. Responding to Bergeron's statement, Spicer told CNN Business, "I think Tom has been a great host.
BTS is taking an extended break from performing
(CNN) - Mic drop, indeed -- the beloved Korean boy band BTS is taking a break. The world's favorite K-Pop septet announced its members are going on an extended hiatus from performing following a concert in Seoul on Sunday. Big Hit said the much-needed break provides a chance for the members of BTS -- that's RM, Jungkook, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin and V -- to "rest and recharge." "BTS will return refreshed and recharged to return all the love you have and continue to show them." diehard superfans) took the news surprisingly well, saying that although they'll miss the Bangtan Boys, they're happy they get a hard-earned break.
Bella Thorne says she's actually pansexual, not bisexual
Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Harper's BAZAAR(CNN) - Bella Thorne revealed via Twitter years ago that she was bisexual, but now the former Disney star has further defined her sexuality. In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote her new book, "Life of a Wannabe Mogul: Mental Disarray," Thorne talked about no longer identifying as bisexual. "I'm actually a pansexual, and I didn't know that," Thorne said. "Doesn't have to be a girl, or a guy, or ... you know, a he, a she, a this, or that," Thorne said. The dictionary defines the term as "not limited in sexual choice with regard to biological sex, gender, or gender identity."
Michael Strahan sacks 'Live' for full-time role on 'Good Morning America'
Michael Strahan, who has been moonlighting on ABC's "Good Morning America" while co-hosting "Live with Kelly and Michael," will leave the popular daytime talk show for which he was hired to replace Regis Philbin in 2012. The former New York Giants star will leave the show in September to join an expanded role on the increasingly popular ABC News morning show. "I look forward to continuing to work with the incredible team at 'GMA,'" Strahan said. "My time with 'Live with Kelly and Michael' has been transformative, and my departure will be bittersweet," Strahan said. "Live" will begin its search for a new co-host in time for the start of the new season this fall.