After winning his second Super Bowl title on Sunday evening, star quarterback Peyton Manning said he planned to drink "a lot of Budweiser," adding that he was grateful and planned to thank "the man upstairs" following the big game against the Carolina Panthers.
"I want to go kiss my wife and my kids. I want to go hug my family," Manning told CBS' Tracy Wolfson while explaining his plans in his first post-game interview.
"I'm going to drink a lot of Budweiser tonight, Tracy, I promise you that," the Denver Broncos quarterback continued, adding, "I'm going to take care of those things first and definitely going to say a little prayer and thank the man upstairs for this great opportunity." more >>
The town of Nazareth in Israel, where Jesus Christ is said to have grown up, is preparing to host the Roman Catholic World Day of the Sick event Thursday, to honor the infirm and their caretakers.
Fides News Agency reported that the event will include a series of liturgical celebrations in different cities across Israel, in which sick people will be administered the sacrament of anointing of the sick.
There will also be a discussion concerning the care of the terminally ill and the ethical issues of the end of life, which will take place on Tuesday at the Notre Dame de Jerusalem Centre, and will be attended by international experts. more >>
Jeremy Lin is doing more than entertaining North Carolina basketball fans, the Charlotte Hornets point guard has inspired over 2,600 students to stop bullying.
"Can't wait to visit one of the @CharMeckSchools," Lin tweeted last week. "Thanks to the 2600+ students taking a stand against bullying."
The 28-year-old NBA player started a reading challenge in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District through his nonprofit organization The Jeremy Lin Foundation. Instead of just reading books, students will have an opportunity to earn points by taking quizzes and reading articles written by Lin and other celebrities and writers about bullying. more >>
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz said that support by his presidential rivals for drafting women into military service would be both "nuts" and "immoral."
"As I was sitting there listening to that conversation, my reaction was, 'Are you guys nuts?' We have had enough with political correctness, especially in the military," Cruz said at a campaign stop in New Hampshire, according to the Boston Globe, referring to Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush and Chris Christie agreeing that they would support Selective Service registration for women.
"Political correctness is dangerous, and the idea that we would draft our daughters to forcibly bring them into the military and put them in close combat, I think is wrong," he added, also arguing that it would be "immoral." more >>
The National Abortion Rights Action League took to Twitter Sunday night to express outrage after a Doritos commercial during Super Bowl 50 gave personality to an unborn baby who simply wanted some of his dad's cheesy tortilla chips.
The 30-second commercial features a pregnant mother getting ultrasound at nine months. As the OB/GYN explains that the baby is due "any day now," the father of the baby is over on the side of the room eating a bag of nacho cheese Doritos.
"Really? You are eating Doritos?" the mom asks the dad. more >>
After gospel music star Kirk Franklin was pictured in a studio with rap mogul Kanye West, the rapper is revealing what the entertainment industry veterans spoke about.
The 38-year-old "Yeezus" rapper said he and Franklin, 46, were discussing West's upcoming yet-to-be officially titled eighth studio album. West explained why he was referring to it as a gospel record.
"When I was sitting in the studio with Kirk, Kirk Franklin, and we're just going through it. I said this is a gospel album, with a whole lot of cursing on it, but it's still a gospel album," West said in an interview on Big Boy Radio. "The gospel according to Ye. It's not exactly what happened in the Bible, but it's this story idea of Mary Magdalene becoming Mary." more >>