Whitney Houston http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27577/all en Whitney Houston's mother wonders if she could have saved singer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/whitney-houstons-mother-wonders-if-she-could-have-saved-singer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Whitney Houston's mother has told People magazine that she questions her skills as a parent and wonders if she could have saved her superstar daughter from the drug use that played a role in her death.</p> <p>"Was I a good mother?" Cissy Houston, 79, was quoted as telling the celebrity magazine in an advance excerpt released on Wednesday from the magazine's Friday edition.</p> <p>"I still wonder if I could have saved her somehow. But there's no book written on how to be a parent. You do the best you can."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/whitney-houstons-mother-wonders-if-she-could-have-saved-singer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cissy Houston Entertainment Human Interest Whitney Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738554 at http://www.globalpost.com One year later, Grammys recall scramble over Whitney Houston death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/one-year-later-grammys-recall-scramble-over-whitney-houston-dea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* TV special shows how 2012 Grammy Awards reshaped</p> <p>* Houston died Feb. 11, 2012, on eve of music's big night</p> <p>By Jill Serjeant</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Grammy host LL Cool J called it a "death in our family" and it was he who suggested starting the Grammy Awards show last year with a prayer for Whitney Houston.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/one-year-later-grammys-recall-scramble-over-whitney-houston-dea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aretha Franklin Entertainment Health Music Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 14:15:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750989 at http://www.globalpost.com Whitney Houston's FBI files show fan letters, possible extortion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/whitney-houstons-fbi-files-show-fan-letters-possible-extortion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, March 4 (Reuters) - The FBI on Monday released decades-old files on late pop singer Whitney Houston, detailing letters from obsessed fans and an alleged extortion attempt investigated by the bureau.</p> <p>The 128 pages from Houston's files posted online on the FBI's website showed one fan's attention-seeking letters but did not divulge any new insights into the troubled singer's personal life.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/whitney-houstons-fbi-files-show-fan-letters-possible-extortion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Double agents Federal Bureau of Investigation Health Spies Technology Whitney Houston Whitney Houston Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 01:31:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5773397 at http://www.globalpost.com