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Archive for November 27th, 2011

  • Stockard Channing shrugs off pain to hit the stage

    November 27, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this June 7, 2009, file photo, actress Stockard Channing arrives at the 63rd Annual Tony Awards in New York. Channing, the Tony Award-winning star of Broadway’s play “Other Desert Cities,” has had to leave the production after undergoing...

  • Philly museum brings ‘Birds of America’ to public

    November 27, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Nov. 21, 2011 photo, Robert Peck, senior fellow of the Academy of Natural Sciences, and curator of Art and Artifacts, turns a page in a bound folio of John James Aududon’s “The Birds of America,” published from 1827–1838, at the...

  • ‘A Simple Life’ big winner at Taiwan film festival

    November 27, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Taiwanese director Wei Te-sheng, third from left, and Taiwanese actors of the movie “Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale” Bokeh Kosang, first left, and Lin Ching-tai, forth left, pose with other actors at the 48th Golden Horse Awards, Saturday, Nov. 26,...

  • SKorean police: US trade deal rally turns violent

    November 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Opposition party’s lawmakers, bottom, shout slogans during a rally to denounce the passing of a bill on ratification of a South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011. South Korea’s parliament ratified a...

  • How much crazier can Black Friday get?

    November 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Black Friday shoppers take a rest at Westfield Galleria at Roseville in Sacramento, Calif., on Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Hector Amezcua) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT NEW YORK (AP) — Pepper-sprayed customers, smash-and-grab...

  • Public visitation, private memorial set for Meijer

    November 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – Frederik Meijer stands next to the giant head of “Leonardo’s Horse” sculpture during assembly at the Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Mich., in this Sept. 17, 1999 file photo. The 79-year-old Meijer got involved with the...

  • Black Friday sales up 7 pct; retailers look ahead

    November 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Manuel Ortiz, 70, yawns while waiting for his wife to finish shopping at a Kohl’s department store in La Habra, Calif., Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Thousands of shoppers lined up at Macy’s, Best Buy and other stores nationwide to buy everything from...

  • Trump no more, Golden Nugget polishes own brand

    November 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    This Sept. 13, 2011, file photo, shows the hotel tower of the Golden Nugget Atlantic City in Atlantic City, N.J., as workers on a scaffold clean up the building’s exterior. The new owners of the former Trump Marina Hotel Casino are renovating and...

  • Obama pops into bookstore, backs small businesses

    November 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama greets Susan Lee from Washington, right, and her grandson Alexander Mussehl, 5, center, during a visit to Kramerbooks to shop with his daughters Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

  • For vets returning to US, green energy jobs await

    November 27, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 6, 2011 photo, Tipping Point Renewable Energy employee Ben Noland works on a solar panel installation at Flannagan’s bar in Dublin, Ohio. The solar power company is hiring military veterans like Noland for its crews at a time when...