The two men hoping to become the first Democrat in more than four decades to represent the Oklahoma City area in Congress were separated by just 40 votes after unofficial returns were counted in their primary runoff, raising the prospect of a recount.
Former state Sen. Al McAffrey held a narrow edge late Tuesday in unofficial returns over retired university professor Tom Guild for the Democratic nomination in central Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District, but his lead was less than one quarter of 1 percent.
Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theater, films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday. He was 94.
The Olympics in their final week were still golden for NBC. Once again, NBC's nightly prime-time averages took the week's top seven Nielsen slots. And NBC again left rival networks far behind in overall viewership.
Avalanche warning: You will soon by buried in ads about this new TV show "Pitch," an audacious drama about the first female pitcher in the major leagues. It debuts Sept. 22 on Fox, just in time for the playoffs, just in time for the network to bludgeon us with promos until we scream "uncle." Or in this case "aunt."
Cable news host Andrea Tantaros has filed a lawsuit against Fox News, its ousted leader Roger Ailes and its top executives, claiming she was removed from her on-air role in retaliation for making a sexual harassment complaint.
Aug. 28: Actor David Soul is 73. Actress Barbara Bach is 70. Singer Wayne Osmond of The Osmonds is 65. Actor Daniel Stern is 59. Actress Jennifer Coolidge is 55. Country singer Shania Twain is 51. Actor Billy Boyd ("Lord of the Rings") is 48. Actor-singer Jack Black of Tenacious D is 47. Actor Jason Priestley is 47. Singer-bassist Max Collins of Eve 6 is 38. Country singer Jake Owen is 35. Country singer Leann Rimes is 34. Singer Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine is 30. Actor Armie Hammer ("The Lone Ranger," "The Social Network") is 30. Actress Shalita Grant ("NCIS: New Orleans") is 28. Singer Cassadee Pope ("The Voice") is 27. Actress Katie Findlay ("How to Get Away With Murder") is 26. Actor Kyle Massey ("Cory in the House," "That's So Raven") is 25. Actress Quvenzhane Wallis ("Beasts of the Southern Wild") is 13. Reality TV personality Honey Boo Boo (Alana Thompson) ("Here Comes Honey Boo Boo") is 11.