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Archive for June 28th, 2012

  • In 2 days, Louis C.K. sells $4.5M in tickets

    June 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 28, 2012 file photo, comedian Louis C.K. from the FX comedy “Louie” appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York. After selling a comedy special directly to fans and upending the comedy business, Louis C.K. is...

  • R. Kelly autobiography vivid despite guarded tone

    June 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This June 13, 2008 file photo shows R&B singer R. Kelly arriving at 3the Cook County Criminal Court Building in Chicago. A spokesman for R. Kelly says the R&B singer is suffering complications from throat surgery and will miss promotional...

  • Review: 'People Like Us,' a drama in action style

    June 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Disney/Dreamworks II shows Chris Pine, left, and Michelle Pfeiffer in a scene from “People Like Us.” (AP Photo/Disney-DreamWorks II, Zade Rosenthal) NEW YORK (AP) — “People Like Us” is that increasingly...

  • Ready for his adieu: A beloved dancer reflects

    June 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image released by the American Ballet Theatre shows Alina Cojocaru, left, and Spanish dancer Angel Corella in “Giselle,” in New York. After 17 years with ABT, Corella bids farewell this week to his many U.S. fans with one final...

  • Lawmakers reach compromise on roads, student loans

    June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, center, joined by other House GOP leaders, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2012, following a political strategy session. From left are, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor...

  • AP Source: Airbus plans factory in Alabama

    June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 29, 2008 file photo shows the Airbus North America Engineering Center in Mobile, Ala. European plane maker Airbus intends to build its first U.S. plant in Mobile, Ala., a person with knowledge of its plans told The Associated Press on...

  • Stockton bankruptcy is hard hit for city retirees

    June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Guillermo and Betty Garcia stand in their downtown Stockton, Calif., clock and jewelry shop Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Garcia said the Stockton bankruptcy will have a trickle effect on residents and business owners, including a rise in crime and more...

  • Prosecutors: Madoff brother to plead guilty in NY

    June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 3, 2009 file photo, Peter Madoff, brother of Bernard Madoff, attends his court hearing before judge Stephen Bucaria at Mineola State Supreme Court, in Mineola, N.Y. Madoff will plead guilty on Friday, June 29, 2012, to conspiracy...

  • Facebook slides as underwriters give mixed ratings

    June 28, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, May 18, 2012 file photo, electronic screens show the price of Facebook shares after they began trading in New York. A flood of analyst reports from the banks that led Facebook’s initial public offering gave the...

  • Rebooting 'Spider-Man,' in a flash

    June 28, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Monday, June 25, 2012 file image released by Starpix shows actors Emma Stone, left, and Andrew Garfield with director Marc Webb from “The Amazing Spider-Man,” at the Empire State Building during a lighting ceremony in New York. Stone,...