On Wednesday Chester Nez, one of the 29 original Navajo code talkers who worked for the US during WWII sending secret messages in their native language, died in his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nez was 93, and his death was confirmed by Judy Avila, who helped him write his memoirs, according to The Los Angeles Times . Nez was one of the first code talkers recruited for the job in 1942, while the US was seeing its codes broken over and over again by Japanese code breakers. According to AZCentral , he was in tenth grade when he was recruited by US Marines, who came to his boarding school in Arizona looking for native Navajo speakers. Navajo has a complex grammar, and at the time there were few, if any, written records of the language. CNN notes that Nez and his peers were forbidden to speak Navajo growing up—until, of course, they were needed to devise a code based on the language. The 29 Navajo men attended boot camp at Camp Pendelton in California and there devised a … [Read more...] about Chester Nez, last of the original Navajo code talkers, dies at 93
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Let’s face it. When your team isn’t in the Super Bowl, one thing you look forward to the most is the commercials. Sometimes they’re off the wall. Sometimes they invoke heavy emotions Either way, they’re always a talker.RELATED: Fayette County Unveils COVID-19 Vaccine Registry KDKA’s Heather Abraham and David Highfield took the time to chat with Shannon Baker from Gatesman Agency about the ads that were featured during Super Bowl LV.RELATED: New Castle Company Creates Super Bowl Pyrotechnics If you’d like a recap on all of the ads, you can watch them all and can vote on your favorite commercial from last night’s game here!MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Butler VA Holding Walk-In Vaccination Clinic For extensive coverage on all things Super Bowl LV on CBS, click here. … [Read more...] about Analyzing The Commercials From Super Bowl LV
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 8 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Kevin Garnett was one of the most intense NBA players to have played the game. Garnett was among the elite trash-talkers and could back it up with the performances he would put up night in and night out. In 21 seasons, Garnett was a 15-time All-Star, averaged 17.8 points and 10 rebounds, was an MVP and won one NBA championship. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Shaquille O’Neal has come under fire for criticizing the new crop of young stars, and Garnett recently added his voice to the debate in an interview with The New York Times saying players of 20 years ago wouldn’t be able to cut it in today’s game. And the difference is the style in play. "I don't think guys from 20 years ago could play in this game. Twenty years ago, guys used their … [Read more...] about Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett: Why NBA stars of 20 years ago couldn’t play in today’s game
Jodie Foster has been acting most of her life, beginning with a sunscreen commercial when she was three years old. In the latest installment of Rolling Stone‘s The First Time, Foster talked through some of her earliest acting experiences, like meeting her Taxi Driver co-star Robert De Niro. “He picked me up from my hotel — I was staying at the Essex House in New York City,” she recalled. “We were gonna go to a coffee shop because he wanted to do rehearsals. But Robert De Niro was super method-y then, and he was very in-character, he was very Travis Bickle, so he didn’t say anything. He just looked awkward.” She continued: “He took me to a diner, one of those deli-diners, and we were there for a really long time — it seemed like hours to me. And all we did was the lines. He couldn’t talk to me, or have any kind of a conversation. And then he came back, and he did this another three times, where he took me out. By the … [Read more...] about ‘The First Time’ With Jodie Foster
LOVE Island Australia has returned to the small screen to fill the void of the UK version this summer, which was cancelled following the coronavirus pandemic. With it comes the no-nonsense Aussie stunner Erin Barnett who is looking for love in the villa. Who is Love Island Australia's Erin Barnett? 25-year-old Erin is a full time Australian reality star hailing from Melbourne. Since hitting fame when Love Island Australia originally aired in 2018, Erin has appeared on the Aussie versions of on I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! and Beauty and The Geek. She is also an Instagram star and boasts 385K followers. You can follow her @erin.alysha . What was Erin Barnett doing before Love Island? Before finding fame, Erin was actually a nurse. She said she shocked everyone when she trained to be a nurse as she left school in Year 10. Erin said that no one believed that she would pass her nursing degree, but she did. What did Erin say about going into the Love Island … [Read more...] about Who is Love Island Australia star Erin Barnett?