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Archive for January 24th, 2013

  • Voice of Te’o prankster? Couric plays voicemails

    January 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken on Jan. 22, 2013 and released by ABC Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o, right, speaking with host Katie Couric during an interview for “Katie,” in New York. Te’o has told Couric that he briefly lied about his online...

  • ‘American Pie’ singer fined for speeding in Maine

    January 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Juy 3, 2012 file photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Don McLean performs at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. McLean has been fined $400 for driving his Chrysler too fast through a school zone in Maine and has paid the levy. He had...

  • Reports: JJ Abrams to direct next ‘Star Wars’

    January 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 8, 2013 file photo, J.J. Abrams arrives at the Winter TCA Fox All-Star Party at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, Calif. According to multiple reports, Abrams is set to direct the next installment of “Star Wars,” which...

  • 10 finalists named for international Booker prize

    January 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    The Dalai Lama speaks on the opening day of India’s Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur, India, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. This year’s festival will also feature author Zoe Heller and Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson. (AP Photo/Deepak Sharma)...

  • Are Hollywood awards by gender out of touch?

    January 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 13, 2013 file photo, Actress Sally Field arrives at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Actors and actresses compete separately at awards shows, a tradition some in the industry...

  • Reader sue Armstrong over drug-use denial in books

    January 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this July 24, 2005 file photo, Luke Armstrong, rear right, tries to touch the winner’s trophy held by his father, Lance Armstrong, after Armstrong won his seventh straight Tour de France cycling race, in Paris. During the second part...

  • Barry Manilow reschedules Broadway opening night

    January 24, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Barry Manilow appears at a press preview for his show “Manilow on Broadway,” at the St. James Theatre on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Illness has forced Barry Manilow to postpone the...

  • Will smart machines create a world without work?

    January 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    ADVANCE FOR RELEASE UNTIL 12:01 A.M. EST, FRIDAY, JAN 25, 2013. THIS PHOTO MAY NOT BE POSTED ONLINE, BROADCAST OR PUBLISHED BEFORE 12:01 A.M. This June 6, 2008 image provided by General Motors shows an illustration of all-around collision warning in a...

  • Asia stock markets mixed, Japan’s Nikkei jumps

    January 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Pedestrians look at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. Japan’s benchmark stock index jumped about 2 percent Friday after the country’s currency continued to slide against the dollar. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)...

  • Kansas House panel endorses union fundraising bill

    January 24, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Kansas labor union officials Bruce Tunnell, left; Chad Manspeaker, front right, and Colin Curtis, back right, confer as a state House committee considers a bill to prohibit public employee unions from automatically deducting money from members’ paychecks to...