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Archive for December 23rd, 2011

  • Melanie Amaro wins ‘The X Factor’

    December 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2011 file photo released by FOX, Josh Krajcik performs on the singing competition series, “The X Factor,” in Los Angeles, where contestants sang songs by Michael Jackson for a tribute to the late King of Pop. (AP Photo/FOX,...

  • Streb dancers kiss the air, crash to the ground

    December 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image courtesy of Stephanie Berger shows STREB Extreme Action performing “Kiss the Air!,” in New York. “Kiss the Air!” incorporates ziplines, ladders, trampolines, hoops, and bungee cords. (AP Photo/Stephanie Berger) NEW YORK (AP)...

  • Common gets through ‘low point’ to record 9th CD

    December 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 file photo, rapper, actor and author Common, poses for photos in New York. Most people are excited before recording a new album, but Common didn’t particularly feel that way. He says before making his ninth album,...

  • Colbert offering $500K to pay for SC GOP primary

    December 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- This Thursday, June 30, 2011 file photo shows comedian Stephen Colbert as he appears before the Federal Election Commission in Washington. Colbert says he will pay half a million dollars to help fund South Carolina’s first-in-the-South GOP...

  • No longer just white ear buds, headphones in vogue

    December 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- This Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 file photo shows U2 frontman Bono, left, as he presents a pair of headphones to host Jon Stewart during a taping of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in New York. When iPods hit the scene 10 years ago, the...

  • Odd holiday traditions for David Letterman

    December 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo released by CBS, host David Letterman, right, and comic Jay Thomas get ready to throw footballs at the Late Show Christmas tree during the annual Late Show Holiday Quarterback Challenge on the set of “Late Show with David Letterman,”...

  • Director Jolie goes to war with ‘Blood and Honey’

    December 23, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE- In this file image released by Film District, Zana Marjanovic, left, and Boris Ler are shown in a scene from “In the Land of Blood and Honey.” (AP Photo/Film District, Ken Regan, FILE) LOS ANGELES (AP) — As she developed her story about...

  • Calif. nurses strike over benefits, staffing

    December 23, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    Nurses chant slogans Thursday at Alta Bates Summer Medical Center, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 in Berkeley, Calif. Nurses in California staged a one-day walkout Thursday in the latest dispute with management over staffing levels, health care costs and sick leave....

  • Payroll tax deadlock ends as House caves

    December 23, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., left, and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., hold a news conference on the payroll tax cut on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on...

  • Michigan lawmakers to revisit autism coverage plan

    December 23, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo, Michigan Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, poses, at the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. After previous failures to move on the issue, Michigan lawmakers plan to make another attempt at passing...