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Archive for May 21st, 2013

  • Singer Kellie Pickler named new ‘Dancing’ champ

    May 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 13, 2013 photo released by ABC shows U.S. Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and her partner Mark Ballas performing on the celebrity dance competition series “Dancing with the Stars,” in Los Angeles. Raisman is one of four celebrities competing...

  • Library honors Carole King with US pop music prize

    May 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Singer-songwriter Carole King, pauses while speaking during an event to honor her with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, at the Library of Congress, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — Carole King isn’t...

  • Burt Bacharach opens up on daughter’s suicide

    May 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 6, 2013 photo shows composer Burt Bacharach posing for a portrait in promotion of his memoir, “Anyone Who Had A Heart: My Life and Music,” in New York. (Photo by Scott Gries/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Burt Bacharach knew writing a...

  • Lawyer: No background check done on Jackson doctor

    May 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson announces several concerts at the London O2 Arena in July, at a press conference at the London O2 Arena. Jackson’s longtime makeup artist tearfully described to jurors in a Los Angeles...

  • A diversion in the air for ‘Today’

    May 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Storm clouds build in the distance beyond tornado-ravaged homes Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Moore, Okla. A huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as...

  • Man pleads guilty in Picasso vandalism case

    May 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This file photo provided by the Harris County, Texas, Sheriff’s Department shows Uriel Landeros. Landeros, accused of vandalizing a 1929 Pablo Picasso painting in an act that was caught on cellphone video, has pleaded guilty in exchange for...

  • Harry Potter book with author notes sold for $228K

    May 21, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Sotheby’s director of the department of printed books and manuscripts Dr Philip Errington poses for photographers with a first edition copy of the first Harry Potter book “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” containing...

  • Senate panel approves immigration bill

    May 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Judiciary Committee members Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill. confer on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2013, as the committee assembled to work on a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer...

  • Governor signs oil tax, budget bills, vetoes $2.5M

    May 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Gov. Sean Parnell signs the oil tax reform Senate Bill 21, the More Alaska Production Act, into law during a special meeting of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce at the Dena’ina Center on Tuesday, May 21, 2012. Gov. Parnell also signed House Bill 4,...

  • UC hospitals say patients safe despite strike

    May 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Martin Do, an x-ray technologist for the University of California, Davis Medical Center, was accompanied by his son Cedrus, 4, as he joined hundreds of other UC medical workers picketing the Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2013....