Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Play 'Guards at the Taj' gets its Moayed and Metwally

Rajiv Joseph's new play "Guards at the Taj" has found its guards — the Tony Award-nominated actors Omar Metwally and Arian Moayed.

The Atlantic Theater Company said Tuesday that the stars of "Sixteen Wounded" and "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo" will headline the play set in 1648 India. Steppenwolf Theatre Company member Amy Morton will direct.

Ovechkin's 2 goals lift Capitals past Blue Jackets, 5-3

A great start, a clutch penalty kill at the end, and Alex Ovechkin in between spelled success for the Washington Capitals.

Ovechkin added to his NHL-leading total with two goals Tuesday night, leading the charge in a 5-3 victory that extended the Columbus Blue Jackets' losing streak to seven in a row.

Schneider, Devils hand Predators 4th straight loss

The New Jersey Devils remain hopeful of making a charge to the playoffs. Thank Cory Schneider for that faith.

Schneider made 33 saves and the Devils beat NHL-leading Nashville 3-1 on Tuesday night, sending the Predators to their season-worst fourth straight loss.

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending March 2, 2015:

Top Movies

Man charged in deadly stabbing of Nicki Minaj crew member

A Philadelphia man already facing an attempted murder charge in the stabbings of two members of Nicki Minaj's tour has been charged with murder.

Homicide Capt. James Clark says 31-year-old Pierce Boykin was charged Tuesday with murder in the stabbing death of 29-year-old Devon Pickett. The double stabbing outside a bar last month left Pickett dead and a second member of Minaj's tour severely wounded. Minaj says the crew members had arrived in Philadelphia to rehearse for a tour.

Walters Art Museum raises $30 million for endowment

The Walters Art Museum has raised $30 million in its Sharing the Gift fundraising campaign.

Walters board of trustees president Ellen N. Bernard said in a news release Tuesday that the campaign was launched in 2008 and raised money for endowment and operations.

Canada's TSN issues apology for offensive tweet

Canadian sports network TSN has issued a public apology to Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf, his wife actress Elisha Cuthbert, and forward Joffrey Lupul after it aired an inflammatory fan tweet about Cuthbert and Lupul.

The apology was read by host James Duthie on "Sportscentre" on Tuesday night and posted prominently on the network's website after Phaneuf, Cuthbert and Lupul sent a letter threatening legal action.

Officials: Grateful Dead fans can't camp during concerts

Officials in Chicago say Grateful Dead fans won't be allowed to camp out during three 50th anniversary concerts over the summer.

Fans had asked for overnight permits for parking lots around Soldier Field over the Fourth of July weekend.

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