MENU

Archive for July 17th, 2012

  • Review: 'Dogfight' a sweet show with great songs

    July 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This theater image released by The Hartman Group shows Derek Klena in a scene from “Dogfight,” performing at the Second Stage Theatre in New York. (AP Photo.The Hartman Group, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — Of all the movies out there, the indie...

  • Actor Charlie Sheen gives $1M to troops, USO

    July 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This June 26, 2012 file photo shows actor Charlie Sheen attending the FX Summer Comedies Party at Lure in Los Angeles. The actor announced Monday, July 16, that he’ll donate at least $1 million to the USO in what is believed to be among the...

  • 'Today' and new co-host fall to 'GMA' in Week 1

    July 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 10, 2011 file photo provided by NBC, “Today” show co-host Savannah Guthrie appears on the set during a broadcast, in New York. Guthrie was welcomed Monday, July 9, 2012, by her co-host, Matt Lauer, after replacing Ann...

  • Broadway to honor Celeste Holm by dimming lights

    July 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE — In a March 20, 1948 file photo Celeste Holm, center, and George Seaton, right, hold their Oscar statuettes at the 1947 Academy Awards ceremony held at the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood, Calif., March 20, 1948. Holm won for surpporting actress...

  • Death penalty tossed in killing of rocker's mom

    July 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This June 8, 2007 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections shows convicted murderer, John Riccardi. On Monday, July 16, 2012, the California Supreme Court tossed out the death sentence for Riccardi, who is convicted of killing rock guitarist...

  • Study: Viewers turning to YouTube as news source

    July 17, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This file image of a screen grab provided by Google Inc. on Dec. 1, 2011 shows the YouTube website. A new study finds that YouTube is emerging as a major platform for news, one to which viewers increasingly turn for eyewitness videos in times of...

  • Drought now grips more than half of the nation

    July 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Corn stalks struggling from lack of rain and a heat wave covering most of the country lie flat on the ground Monday, July 16, 2012 in Farmingdale, Ill. The nation’s widest drought in decades is spreading. More than half of the continental U.S. is now in...

  • Yahoo raids Google's ranks for its latest CEO

    July 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, file photo, Marissa Mayer, VP of Search Products and User Experience for Google, speaks in Mountain View, Calif. Yahoo announced Monday, July 16, 2012, it is hiring Mayer to be its next CEO, the fifth in five years as the...

  • Shell Oil ship mishap in Alaska fuels concerns

    July 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Saturday, July 14, 2012 photo provided by Capt. Kristjan B. Laxfoss, a Shell drilling ship drifts near shore near Dutch Harbor on Unalaska Island, Alaska. The Coast Guard says an inspection of the Shell drilling ship that lost its mooring and drifted...

  • US economy appears weaker as retail sales slump

    July 17, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Tuesday, June 19, 2012, photo, a shopper is seen through a window on display at a Lowe’s store in Atlanta. Americans cut their spending at retail businesses for a third straight month, as a weak job market made consumers more cautious. Retail...