MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – From Hollywood to Maine, from the U.S. to Scotland, here’s a look at the four stories you need to know about for Thursday, July 16, 2015.
Former President George H.W. Bush is in the hospital.
He fell at his Maine home Wednesday and broke a bone in his neck. He is stable but will have to wear a neck brace.
Bush is the nation’s oldest living former President at 91 years old. He was elected in 1989 after serving two terms as Ronald Reagan’s Vice President.
There has been no word on when he’ll be released.
Credit Card Fees
You might want to check what’s in your wallet.
A new survey from CreditCards.com shows the average credit card has six fees. The most common is a late payment fee. A lesser common charge includes a paper statement fee, which can be $5!
The worst card for potential fees is First Premier Bank card with a potential of 12.
The best card for potential fees is Pen Fed Promise Visa card with zero.
The British Open is underway in Scotland.
Golfer Jordan Spieth, 21, could make history at this tournament.
Spieth has already won the Masters and the U.S. Open this year. Only Ben Hogan won both of those tournaments and the British Open in the same year, and that was back in 1953.
Spieth teed off at 3:33 a.m. Thursday.
Defending British Open champ Rory McIlroy is out after suffering a severe ankle injury playing soccer.
Emmy nominations are expected to be out a little after 10 a.m. Thursday, but it’s different this year.
The best series category had to be expanded from six nominees to seven.
There are also new rules on what networks can consider a series.
And half-hour shows are automatically considered comedies, while hour-long shows are instantly in the drama category.