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Archive for May 11th, 2012

  • ‘American Idol’ now down to the last 3 finalists

    May 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this May 9, 2012 photo released by Fox, contestant Hollie Cavanagh performs on the singing competition series “American Idol,” in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Fox, Michael Becker) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollie Cavanagh couldn’t make...

  • ’30 Rock’ returning for final 13-episode season

    May 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this 2011 image released by NBC, Alec Baldwin portrays Jack Donaghy, left, and Tina Fey portrays Liz Lemon in the NBC comedy series, “30 Rock.” NBC says “30 Rock” will be returning next season for a final, abbreviated run. (AP Photo/NBC,...

  • Jury ends day with no verdict in Hudson killings

    May 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Supporters of Jennifer Hudson arrive at Cook County Criminal Court, Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Chicago as closing arguments begin in the murder trial of William Balfour. Balfour, is charged in the 2008 murder of Oscar and Grammy winning performer Jennifer...

  • AP source: Britney Spears in as ‘X Factor’ judge

    May 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, singer Britney Spears arrives at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis honoring Richard Branson in Beverly Hills, Calif. A source says she is joining Simon Cowell’s singing...

  • Investors pay $850,000 for Batman No. 1 comic

    May 11, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this undated photo provided Thursday May 10, 2012 by Heritage Auctions, A No. 1 copy of the Batman comic book is shown. A collector has sold a Batman No. 1 comic to an investment partnership for $850,000. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions, which arranged the...

  • Indian wheat rots in the open after bumper harvest

    May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Tuesday, May 1, 2012, Indian farmers and migrant laborers harvest wheat crop on the outskirts of Amritsar, India. Four bumper harvests over the past five years have swelled food grain production across the country. The government has been...

  • BLM Director Bob Abbey to retire

    May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated handout photo provided by the Interior Department shows Bob Abbey. Abbey, a longtime Interior Department official who has headed the Bureau of Land Management for the past three years, is retiring. Abbey, 60, has directed the land management...

  • JPMorgan Chase acknowledges $2B trading loss

    May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 27, 2009 file photo, James Dimon, chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase & Co., speaks in New York. JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States, on Thursday, May 10, 2012 said that it lost $2 billion in the past six weeks...

  • Brown submits ballot petitions for tax increases

    May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Anne Gust Brown, the wife of Gov. Jerry Brown, right, demonstrates the new trick their dog, Sutter, has learned before they turned in signature petitions for the governors tax-hike initiative at the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters in Sacramento, Calif.,...

  • Mass. police: NC man tried to open jet cabin door

    May 11, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    A member of the flight crew on U.S., Airways commuter jet, tail number N434AW, completes a walk-around of the aircraft at Logan International Airport in Boston, Thursday, May 10, 2012. A man has been arrested in Boston after allegedly trying to enter the...