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Archive for June 29th, 2012

  • Rush to report US health ruling trips up CNN, Fox

    June 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This television frame grab shows CNN broadcasting the Supreme Court’s decision incorrectly on President Barack Obama’s health care law on Thursday, June 28, 2012. Both CNN and Fox News Channel incorrectly reported Thursday that the law’s...

  • Film academy makes hairstyling eligible for Oscar

    June 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 5, 2010 file photo, an Oscar statue stands on the red carpet outside the 82nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif. The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved rules for the 85th Academy...

  • Producer 'committed' to staging Nora Ephron play

    June 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 3, 2010 file photo shows author, screenwriter and director Nora Ephron at her home in New York. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf confirmed Tuesday, June 26, 2012, that author and filmmaker Nora Ephron died Tuesday of leukemia in New York. She...

  • Curry fights tears as she says goodbye to 'Today'

    June 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This April 12, 2012 photo released by NBC shows co-host Ann Curry holding a bird and animal expert Julie Scardina on the “Today” show in New York. Curry, who joined the show as a news anchor in 1997, offered a tearful goodbye as co-host of...

  • LeBlanc, 'very sexy' co-star return in 'Episodes'

    June 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This image released by Showtime shows actors Stephen Mangan as Sean Lincoln, left, and Matt LeBlanc as himself in a scene from the second season of “Episodes.” The second season premieres Sunday, July 1, 2012 at 10:30 p.m. EST on Showtime. (AP...

  • Latin alternative music finds a niche in the US

    June 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken Thursday, March 8, 2012, singer and songwriter Gaby Moreno is shown in Miami. Moreno, a native of Guatemala, is among a small but growing number of alternative musicians and rockers who sing mostly in Spanish but are gaining a diverse fan...

  • Romeo sees his father, Master P, in Tyler Perry

    June 29, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This June 25, 2012 photo released by Starpix shows rapper-turned actor Romeo, right, his sister Cymphonique Miller, left, and their father hip hop artist Master P., at the premiere of Romeo’s film, “Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Witness...

  • New California budget crafted to influence voters

    June 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, discusses a bill on health care at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The Legislature approved 21 budget implementing bills to deal with a $15.7 billion budget deficit. (AP...

  • Oracle's Ellison closes deal to buy Hawaii's Lanai

    June 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 18, 2008 file photo courtesy of the The Lanai Times, a brush fire burns on the island of Lanai, Hawaii. Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has reached a deal to buy 98 percent of the island of Lanai from its current owner, Hawaii Gov....

  • News Corp. approves Murdoch plan to split company

    June 29, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- This combination of Associated Press file photos show a Fox Sports logo, left, and a person holding a copy of a Wall Street Journal, right. Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. said Thursday, June 28, 2012, that it plans to split into two separate...