Frank McCourt agreed to sell the Los Angeles Dodgers to a group led by Magic Johnson for a record two billion dollars Tuesday night. The purchase will cost nearly $860 million more than the price McCourt to buy the Dodgers from News Corp in 2004. The deal is pending approval from a US bankruptcy judge.
Kevin Barnes was an awkward teenager. He was a loner. But music changed his life. Not just any music, of course. The Rolling Stones' Under My Thumb, to be preise. While his music continues to evolve, the influence of the Stones is apparent.
The city of Drummondville in Quebec, Canada, is the answer to our Geo Quiz. This weekend the city is holding a festival dedicated to poutine. That's french fries topped with brown gravy and cheese curd.
Families of the Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Munich Games continue to press for an official moment of silence at Friday's opening ceremony in London. Olympic officials say the ceremony is not the appropriate forum, despite growing support for it.
Quebec's budget is swimming in red ink and the government has proposed hikes in college tuition to help fix that. But the students are upset and took to the streets. That led to a bungled government response that ultimately widened the protests to be a broader rebuke of government over-reach and budget cuts.
The Arab Spring has engendered a new wave of artistic expression in Tunisia. eL Seed is a French-Tunisian graffiti artist who has been commissioned to paint on walls. He talks to anchor Marco Werman about how graffiti art has evolved in Tunisia.
On Friday, in London, a Zionist organization in London organized an unofficial moment of silence to remember the Israelis killed in the 1972 Munich Olympic Games kidnappings. But the International Olympic Committee continues to reject calls for a formal memorial during the opening ceremonies.