Tom Brady’s TB12 Method is in schools. Experts have doubts.

In some Tampa Bay-area schools, students use foam rollers and vibrating spheres to massage their muscles as they work toward goals for strength and flexibility. It’s all part of a new physical education curriculum from quarterback Tom Bradywhose vision for healthy living is fueling a fitness empire. The arrangement with schools in Pinellas County, Florida, … Read more

Officials: Navy bribery case fugitive tried to get to Russia

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Since escaping two weeks agoofficials say the fugitive Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” — who orchestrated one of the US Navy’s largest bribery scandals — zipped between countries to find a place where he could become virtually untouchable for American authorities. It almost worked. After cutting off an ankle monitor … Read more

Puerto Ricans desperate for water after Fiona’s rampage

CAGUAS, Puerto Rico (AP) – More than half a million people in Puerto Rico remained without water service three days after Hurricane Fiona slammed into the US territory, and many spent hours in lines Wednesday to fill jugs from water trucks while others scooped water from mountain runoff. Sweat rolled down the faces of people … Read more

Texts: Mississippi ex-governor knew of Favre welfare money

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Newly revealed text messages show how deeply involved a Mississippi governor was in directing more than $1 million in welfare money to Brett Favre to help pay for one of the retired NFL quarterback’s pet projects. Instead of the money going to help low-income families in one of the nation’s poorest … Read more

Jury gets R. Kelly’s child pornography and trial-fixing case

CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors began deliberating Tuesday at R. Kelly’s federal trial in Chicago, sorting through a month of evidence and arguments on charges accusing the singer of producing child pornography, enticing minors for sex and rigging his 2008 child porn trial. Standing at a podium a few feet in front of jurors, Kelly attorney … Read more

Jean-Luc Godard, iconic French New Wave director, dies at 91

GENEVA (AP) – Jean-Luc Godard, the iconic “enfant terrible” of the French New Wave who revolutionized popular cinema in 1960 with his first feature, “Breathless,” and stood for years among the film world’s most influential directors, died Tuesday. . He was 91. Godard died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at his home in the … Read more