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    December 25, 2011 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • More accurate view of Washington crossing debuts

    December 25, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS TITLE OF ARTWORK – This undated photo of a painting provided by artist Mort Kuntsler, shows “Washington’s Crossing: McKonkey’s Ferry, Dec. 26, 1776.” On Monday, Dec. 26, 2011, the New York Historical Society will unveil the more...

  • Unborn son’s struggle inspires Christian singer

    December 25, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Sept. 14, 2011 photo, Matt Hammitt reads a book to his 1-year-old son, Bowen, at their home in Perrysburg, Ohio. Hammitt, lead singer for the Christian rock band Sanctus Real, has released an album inspired by his son who was born with a rare heart...

  • Review: Alagna as a cartwheeling ‘Faust’ at Met

    December 25, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo provided by the Metropolitan Opera, Roberto Alagna is the title character in a Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 performance of Gounod’s “Faust,” at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. (AP Photo/Metropolitan Opera, Ken Howard) NEW YORK...

  • Dutch-born entertainer Heesters dies at age 108

    December 25, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2007 file picture Dutch-born actor and singer Johannes Heesters performs a song on his 104th birthday in Berlin. The agent for Dutch-born entertainer Johannes Heesters says the artist died on Christmas’ Eve. He was 108....

  • Trump drops Republican Party registration in NY

    December 25, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo taken April 25, 2011, Donald Trump is interviewed in New York. A spokesman for Trump said, Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, the businessman and television host changed his voter registration in New York state from Republican to...

  • NKorean heir’s uncle plays key role

    December 25, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    A North Korean mourner receives hot drinks at a tent set up for people braving the cold to gather and pay their respects around a portrait if the late leader Kim Jong Il, at the April 25 People’s Army House of Culture in Pyongyang, North Korea on...

  • Last-minute buyers top off strong shopping season

    December 25, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    A last-minute shopper leaves the Toys R Us flagship store in New York’s Times Square, Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. As the clock counts down to Christmas Day, retailers have begun a big push to snare procrastinating shoppers searching frantically for...

  • In 2012 race, both sides seek middle-class voters

    December 25, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama salutes as he steps off of Air Force One at Hickam Air Force Base in Friday, Dec. 23, 2011, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Fighting to win over unhappy American voters, President Barack Obama and his...

  • Gov. Snyder focuses on bottom line during 1st year

    December 25, 2011 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY, DEC. 25- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder answers questions during an interview Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, in Lansing, Mich. Snyder may have added a bit of political polish during his first year in office, but the former businessman at heart remains...