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Archive for April 7th, 2013

  • Late-night network shows still a white men’s club

    April 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Oct. 18, 2012 photo released by E! shows host Chelsea Handler during a broadcast of “Chelsea Lately,” in Los Angeles. The role of female talk-show hosts in late-night TV network history, all 50-plus years of it, can be summed up in two words:...

  • Matisse in Norwegian museum was once Nazi loot

    April 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Marianne Rosenberg, granddaughter of prominent Parisian art dealer Paul Rosenberg, poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press, Friday, April 5, 2013, in New York. Paul Rosenberg’s family is demanding that a Norwegian museum return...

  • NYC is pressed to settle Central Park jogger case

    April 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this April 21, 1989 file photo, a jogger passes a New York City police vehicle parked near the area where a woman, who came to be known as the Central Park jogger, was raped, beaten and left for dead two nights earlier. Five teenage boys...

  • Robert Downey Jr. promotes ‘Iron Man 3′ in Beijing

    April 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    U.S. actor Robert Downey Jr. speaks during a world premiere event of his new movie “Iron Man 3″ at a Beijing hotel Saturday, April 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong) BEIJING (AP) — Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. has traveled to Beijing to promote...

  • Estonia operetta lyricizes economic austerity

    April 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Composer Eugene Birman rehearses the operetta “Nostra Culpa” in Tallinn, Estonia, Thursday, April 4, 2013. Inspired by a lively social media exchange between Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman,...

  • Nevada official’s body found in river; 4 arrested

    April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This photo released by the Carson City Sheriff’s Office shows William McCune. A sheriff says a body believed to be that of Nevada’s chief insurance examiner, McCune, was found Saturday April 6, 2013, in a river in Carson City, and four suspects...

  • Permitting bill hits bump in Senate committee

    April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Wyn Menefee, chief of operations for the state Division of Mining, Land and Water, far left, Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan and deputy Natural Resources Commissioner Ed Fogels, foreground, appear before the Senate Finance Committee meeting on...

  • Dropouts: Discouraged Americans leave labor force

    April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Friday, March 29, 2013 file photo shows a help wanted sign at a barber shop in Richmond, Va. U.S. employers added just 88,000 jobs in March, the fewest in nine months and a sharp retreat after a period of strong hiring. Many discouraged...

  • Online translation on the rise, changing lives

    April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this April 4, 2013 photograph, Colton Smith, 10, left, uses a combination of some basic Chinese and English sign languages with his mother, Niki Smith, center, to communicate with their family’s newest member, 14-year-old Guan Ya, in their Rienzi,...

  • Calif. governor looks to China for investments

    April 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2005 file photo, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger waves while taking the stage to begin a rally to promote California’s products in Hong Kong, Saturday Nov. 19, 2005. California has the highest population of...