PETALING JAYA: Asian stock markets rose yesterday on hopes that the worst of the global recession may be over as US bank earnings beat expectations and several leading economic indicators in China and the United States made gains.
John Madden, Hall of Fame coach of the Oakland Raiders and the only man to serve as lead color analyst of NFL telecasts on all four of the major broadcast networks, has decided to retire from broadcasting, NBC Sports said Thursday.
Beginning June 25, Alaska Airlines will add nonstop service between Bellingham, Wash., and Las Vegas. In a press release, Alaska Air says "the flights will operate each way on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
The tumultuous events of the 1960s are responsible for the undercurrents in American politics today, said longtime NBC journalist Tom Brokaw, who was in Austin to speak at the University of Texas' LBJ Library on Monday evening.