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Weinstein uses quotes from female celebrities in his defense

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein wants a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words and actions of Oscar-winning actresses in his defense.

The perils of live microphones tripping up NBC's Olympics

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NEW YORK (AP) — Every two years, a miracle of technology unfolds: televising and streaming an Olympics with miles of cable, hundreds of camera…

For 1st time, NBC's Pyeongchang Olympic coverage beats Sochi

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NEW YORK (AP) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics:

'Fortune Teller' anchors Caravaggio installation in Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The celebrated painting "The Fortune Teller" by Caravaggio is going on display in Mexico City in what curators describe as …

Universal launches plans for third 'Jurassic World' film

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NEW YORK (AP) — Four months before "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" hits theaters, Universal Pictures has announced plans Wednesday for a thir…

Next flight to Wakanda? Airports having some fun on Twitter

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Now boarding the next flight to ... Wakanda?

Dua Lipa, Stormzy win as Brit Awards join 'Time's Up' call

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LONDON (AP) — Hometown London stars Dua Lipa and Stormzy were both double winners Wednesday at the U.K. music industry's Brit Awards, where ma…

Milan Fashion Week opens with #metoo moment of reflection

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MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week got underway Wednesday with a moment's pause to put focus on women who have come forward as victims of sexual …

Mavs owner Mark Cuban fined $600,000 for tanking comments

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DALLAS (AP) — The NBA fined outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban $600,000 on Wednesday for comments about tanking during a podcast with…

Talk-show host sues PBS for breach of contract after firing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Talk-show host Tavis Smiley is suing his former employer, the Public Broadcasting Service, for breach of contract after he w…

Nielsen's top programs for Feb. 12-18

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 12-18. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

The Latest: Brits pays tribute to Manchester bomb victims

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brit Awards (all times local):

TRIVIA CONTEST AT GEORGE MEMORIAL LIBRARY

TRIVIA CONTEST AT GEORGE MEMORIAL LIBRARY

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library will host a “Trivia Contest @ the Library” on Wednesday, March 7, from 6-8 p.m., in the Me…

LEARN HOW TO MAKE NINJA STARS & HEART BOXES AT LIBRARY’S JAPANESE ORIGAMI CLASS

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ George Memorial Library will present a demonstration of Japanese origami on Wednesday, March 7, from 5:30-7 p.m., …

Snowboarders White, Kim boost NBC to weekly ratings win

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The aerial wizardry of snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim lifted the Winter Olympics and NBC to a weekly ratings victory.

Geraldo Rivera talks weapons age-limits with Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Television personality Geraldo Rivera says he has discussed the idea of raising the minimum age to purchase assault-type wea…

Talk show host Williams taking time off for health reasons

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NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime talk show host Wendy Williams says she's taking three weeks off on doctor's orders.

Madrid art fair yanks photo exhibit amid political spat

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MADRID (AP) — Madrid's International Contemporary Art Fair on Wednesday yanked a photo exhibition called "Political Prisoners in Contemporary …

Chef Jose Andres writing book on Hurricane Maria relief work

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NEW YORK (AP) — Award-winning chef Jose Andres is working on a book about his efforts to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaden Smith's environmental consciousness was born when he was out surfing at about age 10. He saw plastic water bottles bo…

Herald Opinion

Russian trolls know their target well

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How clever are these Russians! We now learn that they placed at least 3,000 ads on Facebook to confuse and divide the American people, that they connived at a “photo” of Hillary Clinton in a p…

Reflections from the Vatican

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There was a woman this morning who came up to me while I was about to caffeinate at the McDonald’s here on Borgo Pio.

Let Teachers Protect their Students

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In our thousands of public schools there have been eleven mass shootings since 2000: elementary (3), high schools (3) and colleges (5). These follow with year and number of deaths: 2005 Red La…