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Actor tries to rescue neighbor in Manhattan high-rise fire

FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2014 file photo, Actor/director Dylan Baker attends the premiere of "23Blast" in New York. Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan, on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Baker, who has a recurring TV role in "The Good Wife," said he had just returned home when an alarm went off and he saw smoke coming from his neighbor's apartment. Firefighters quickly put out the fire. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Dylan Baker tried to rescue an elderly neighbor before escaping a high-rise apartment fire in Manhattan.

Known for her duets, Ruby Amanfu steps into solo spotlight

In this Aug. 17, 2015 photo, singer Ruby Amanfu appears during an interview in Nashville, Tenn. Born in Ghana but raised in Music City, the soulful singer won critical acclaim for her acoustical duo with Sam Booker called Sam & Ruby. But now the longtime duet partner is reintroducing herself as a solo artist on her new album of mostly deep cut cover songs called “Standing Still,” out on Aug. 28, which features her interpretations of songs by Bob Dylan, Brandi Carlile and Kanye West. (AP Photo)NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ruby Amanfu knows how to share the stage, but during a recent dinner party in Nashville, Tennessee, she was the star of the stage and the kitchen as she prepared a meal featuring peanut butter soup and fried plantains, then stood in her bare feet in the living room and belted out a heartbreak song.

Self-published sensation is acquired by Penguin Random House

This undated photo provided by Penguin Random House shows the cover of Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin's "The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep." Billed as a groundbreaking story that "gives suggestions to the child's unconscious mind to sleep," Ehrlin's book features such soporific helpers as Uncle Yawn and Sleepy Snail and has inspired an international debate over its effectiveness. "The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep" was illustrated by Irina Maununen. (Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin/Penguin Random House via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A Swedish psychologist's self-published picture book about a sleep-deprived rabbit has been acquired by Penguin Random House after becoming a word-of-mouth sensation.

Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 for 2nd win over rivals in same day (Yahoo Sports)

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke is greeted in the dugout after leaving the baseball game against the San Francisco Giants during the eighth inning, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Nothing the San Francisco Giants did fazed Zack Greinke. It grew bigger as the game went on, causing Greinke to tweak his ankle and draw a visit from the trainer and the grounds crew. The Dodgers increased their division lead to 5 1/2 games after taking the series opener 5-4 in 14 innings in a game that ended at 12:39 a.m. PST Tuesday.

Michigan's Rudock, Morris know who will start at QB vs Utah (Yahoo Sports)

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh yells during the Coach Jim Harbaugh's Elite Summer Football Camp, Friday, June 5, 2015, at Prattville High School in Prattville, Ala. Harbaugh will have to improve the Wolverines by one game over last season to get them into postseason. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says the decision is made on who will be his starting quarterback for the season opener at Utah on Thursday. Jake Rudock and Shane Morris were listed as co-No. 1 quarterbacks on the depth chart released Monday. Harbaugh said on the Big Ten coaches teleconference Tuesday that Rudock and Morris know which one of them will take the first snap against the Utes.

Ex-Bills RB Fred Jackson meeting with the Seahawks (Yahoo Sports)

Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson (22) scores a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

After being released by the Buffalo Bills, running back Fred Jackson is looking for an opportunity to reunite with former teammate Marshawn Lynch in Seattle. Jackson traveled to Seattle to meet with the Seahawks on Tuesday, but coach Pete Carroll cautioned that no deal has been struck. Carroll said Jackson would be going through a physical.