ASIAN DRIVING

Asians Scrutinized After Another Airliner Disaster

SURABAYA, Indonesia — As helicopters began searching land Tuesday for possible wreckage from AirAsia Flight 8501, a small controversial group of aviation experts have intensified their calls for restricting Asian pilots.  For the third time in a year, a Malaysian airline was lost.  This one contained 162 people aboard when it vanished in stormy weather over the Java Sea.  [More]

MODERN SANTA

Kris Kringle Opens Up About Being Santa In The Age Of Diversity

The man known as “Santa Clause” was born Kris Kringle near the hardscrabble town of Sandfjorden in the upper reaches of Norway. Kringle sat down with Peter Hartwig at a toasty café near his hometown to discuss his Christmas effort in 2014 and beyond.  [More]

RELATIONSHIPS

What To Do When Your Lady Must Lose Weight

The LBT's own Dr. Katzenberg speaks to a young man dealing with a girlfriend that could lose a few pounds.  As any man should know, a woman's body image is a very delicate subject.  Dr. Katzenberg provides a number of strategies depending on the scenario.  [More]

NATIONAL DIGEST

NBA Star Chris Paul To Leave Basketball To Chase Bowling Passion 

It has been over 20 years since Michael Jordan shocked the basketball world by retiring so he could play professional baseball.  Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul’s announcement Friday that he will retire from basketball to focus on his own second sport – bowling – has Clippers fans in a tailspin.  [More]

Sen. Lindsey Graham Embroiled In "Gay Sex Plantation" Scandal 

Political shockwaves have hit the state of South Carolina and the US capital as a sex scandal threatens the career of U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham. According to a lawsuit, dozens of individuals of African-descent were hired by Sen Graham and others to act as make believe sex slaves on a “gay sex plantation.”   [More]

Elevator Knockout Blow Ends Rice's NFL Career But Starts New Boxing Career 

Beleaguered Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice may indeed have nine lives because while the elevator video cost him a job it might have earned him a new one.  Don King Productions announced that Rice signed a five-bout contract worth over $2 million.  [More]

Military Beats Sexual Assault Report Goals Through Cash Incentives

By BUTCH WITT

WASHINGTON – The number of reported sexual assaults across the military shot up by more than 50 percent this year, an increase that defense officials say reflects their success in encouraging female service members to report sexual assault.[More]