close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 5 Fox News Flash top headlines for Dec. 5 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com Kevin Durant responded to criticism from rapper Fat Joe over choosing to play for the Brooklyn Nets over the New York Knicks during the offseason over the summer. Fat Joe, a Bronx native whose real name is Joseph Cartagena, called out Durant and Kyrie Irving on Tuesday in an interview with Sports Illustrated saying both players “didn’t want that smoke.” KEVIN DURANT EXPLAINS WHY HE RESPONDS TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING TROLLS, ON SOCIAL MEDIA “A lot of players – and I’ll call them out Kyrie, Durant – they didn’t want that New York Knick pressure. They didn’t want that media attention. They didn’t want Sports Illustrated being right in the backyard. They didn’t want that so they said, ‘all right we want New York but let’s do the lesser of the drama. … [Read more...] about Kevin Durant responds to Fat Joe’s criticism over choosing Brooklyn Nets instead of New York Knicks
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Marika Brussel has gotten used to pushing the red shopping cart from her home near San Francisco General Hospital to the ODC dance studio in the Mission District and back again every day. After all, when you’re a choreographer producing a ballet about homelessness, a shopping cart is a must-have prop. It’s a mile each way, and Brussel said she’s pretty sure some passersby think she’s homeless. “I think so, because people don’t look at me,” she said. It’s an odd part of human nature, that avoidance of the homeless people who dot the city’s sidewalks. They’re obviously right there in the wide open, but many of us choose to take a nothing-to-see-here attitude and rush past. We may donate to a charity to help them or complain about them among friends, but actually interact with them? Not often. “Homeless people are kind of like ghosts,” Brussel said. “If you don’t want to interact, you pretend … [Read more...] about Dancer traces steps of homeless people in creation of new ballet
Born in Munich Germany in 1919, Stasi --as she is known to family and friends --came to the United States with her parents and two sisters, fleeing Germany as the Nazi's rose to power and stripped her father of his position as a physician heading the Internal Medicine Department at Freiburg University. Her mother was Catholic; her father Jewish. It was her mother who convinced her father they had to leave, intuitively sensing what was in store for Jews in Germany. After settling in Brookline, MA, Stasi attended The Windsor School, excelling in her studies despite the fact that she spoke very little English. She went on to attend Smith College and Yale Law School, one of only two women in her class. Stasi began her law career as a labor lawyer in private practice in New York City. She then moved to Washington, D.C. to work for the National Labor Relations Board where she met her future husband, Ben Dunau, also a labor lawyer. She ultimately worked the majority of her career at the … [Read more...] about Peabody Resident Anastasia Dunau Celebrates Her 100th Birthday!