Travolta in Trouble
Actor John Travolta says there is no truth to the claims that he sexually assaulted at least two masseurs. In a statement released from his representative, Travolta calls one of the lawsuits "a complete fiction and fabrication." According to the "Pulp Fiction" actor, he was on the East Coast on the day of an alleged incident in California. Travolta hopes to have the cases thrown out and plans to sue for malicious prosecution.
Thomas Kinkaid Autopsy Results
Autopsy results released in the death of painter Thomas Kinkaid. According to reports, the artist dies from an accidental overdose of valium and alcohol. Kinkade's sentimental country scenes were enormously popular. Kinkade was found dead at his California home in April. He was 54 years old.
Ewing Gets an Interview
The Charlotte Bobcats looking for a new head coach and Patrick Ewing may be the man for the job. The Orlando Magic assistant coach has been informed he'll get the chance to interview for the position. No date has been set for the interview. Ewing said back in March that he's ready to have a team to call his own.
North Carolina voters went to the polls today. A controversial mandate is on the ballot that would ban same-sex marriages in the state. Amendment One would change North Carolina's constitution to say "marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state." The bill proposing the amendment says only a simple majority is needed for the amendment to pass.
Maurice Sendak Dies at Age 83
Popular children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak passes away after complications from a recent stroke. Sendak is best known for "Where The Wild Things Are," one of the best-selling children's books of all time. The book earned Sendak a prestigious Caldecott Medal for the Best Children's Book of 1964 and became a hit movie in 2009. Twenty two of Sendak's titles have been named New York Times best illustrated books of the year and his final book, inspired by his love for his brother, will be published in February of 2013. Sendak was 83 years old.