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Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis Dies at 91

American Comic legend Jerry Lewis, who teamed up with the late Dean Martin before starring in his own movies, has died at age 91 at his home in Las Vegas. During the peak of their popularity, Martin and Lewis ruled nightclubs, radio and then the box office with their breezy yet physical comedy act, reigning as the top draw at theaters from 1950-56. After their breakup Lewis remained the No. 1 movie draw through the mid-1960s on the strength of such classics as The Bellboy (1960) and The Nutty Professor…

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‘Bathroom bill’ dies again in Texas as session abruptly ends

AP Photo/Eric Gay AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people died again late Tuesday along with many of Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s summer demands as an already bruising legislative session was derailed by Republican backbiting that could preview an even nastier 2018 primary season. It is the second time that North Carolina-style bathroom restrictions have failed to pass in Texas, and Abbott gave no indication he would order weary lawmakers to stay in Austin and try again – which would … Read the referenced┬ástory here: ‘Bathroom…

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