In the latest of a series of recent allegations about the Academy Award-winning actor, actress Veronica Warren revealed Thursday that Tom Hanks was extremely kind to her on the set of the 2006 film The Da Vinci Code.
Frank Liberto, the inventor of baseball stadium nachos (consisting of tortilla chips, jalapenos, and nacho cheese) has died aged 84 in San Antonio, according to My San Antonio. While Liberto can't be credited with creating nachos altogether (that dish dates back to the 1940s), the ballpark concession version of the dish was his signature. He started rolling the dish out in 1976 -- the recipe's linchpin was the slightly liquid cheese sauce, which, when coupled with special dispensing equipment, allowed it to be dispensed quickly for a ballpark setting. ... The Ricos' history of baseball nachos gives credit to game announcer Howard Cosell, for giving multiple shout-outs to Liberto's creation in his commentary. read more
"A person who refuses to try something better is a person who will never make things good."
"I was outraged when I read, on Twitter of all places, that the president wanted to ban transgender people from serving in the military. You know, and he knows, transgender people have fought and died for this country from our very beginning. They are serving in uniform with distinction right now, and the suggestion that transgender Americans are unfit to serve is insulting and wrong." -- Hillary Clinton, speech to Human Rights Campaign annual gala
During his eight years in office, Obama avoided legal prosecution, and wasn't investigated by any special counsels, breaking a 36-year stretch that dated back to Watergate.
✔ Barack Obama is the only president since Nixon who didn't have to deal with an independent investigation.
✔ Former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, and Gerald Ford all faced investigations into their activities or the activities of their associates.
✔ The observation comes as President Donald Trump is under investigation, along with his closest associates, as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election.