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  • Ex-New Orleans mayor convicted of taking bribes

    February 12, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, center, leaves federal court with his lead attorney Robert Jenkins, second from center facing camera, as after his conviction in New Orleans, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he...

  • Fla. jurors deliberate in loud music killing trial

    February 12, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Rhonda Rouer, fiance of Michael Dunn testifies, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 in Jacksonville, Fla. Michael Dunn, the Florida man charged with fatally shooting a 17-year-old boy after an argument over loud music testified Tuesday that he thought he saw the barrel of...

  • Colbert, Collins on guest list for state dinner

    February 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    First lady Michelle Obama, left, and President Barack Obama welcome French President Francois Hollande for a State Dinner at the North Portico of the White House on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s...

  • 5 films in which Shirley Temple shined

    February 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this 1933 file photo, child actress Shirley Temple is seen in her role as “Little Miss Marker.” Shirley Temple, the curly-haired child star who put smiles on the faces of Depression-era moviegoers, has died. She was 85. Publicist...

  • Strange it was: Rodarte channels Yoda

    February 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Actress Dakota Fanning attends the Rodarte 2014 Fall/Winter Collection during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — If you were going to buy a silk charmeuse designer gown for...

  • Duchess Kate returns to duties with black tie do

    February 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Kate Duchess of Cambridge talks to guests at a fund raising gala at theNational Portrait Gallery in London, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014. . The Duchess is wearing a dress by British designer Jenny Packham and a necklace on loan from Queen Elizabeth II that was...

  • Concertmaster relieved Stradivarius OK after theft

    February 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this photo taken on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Frank Almond, playing the Lipinski Stradivarius violin in public for the first time since it was taken from him in an armed robbery, performs with pianist William Wolfram...

  • Morrissey mauling wins Hatchet Job review prize

    February 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    EDS NOTE THIS IMAGE IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 20:00 GMT TUESDAY FEB. 11, 2014 AND CANNOT BE USED BEFORE THAT TIME – FILE – In this Friday Feb. 24, 2012 file photo, British singer Morrissey performs at the 53rd annual Vina del Mar International Song...

  • Jan Karon writing new Mitford novel

    February 12, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this undated photo provided by Viking, Jan Karon, author of the Mitford books, poses with a pan of cornbread, in this photo from “Jan Karon’s Mitford Cookbook & Kitchen Reader,” her new book about the little Southern town...

  • NBC’s Tom Brokaw diagnosed with cancer

    February 11, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 12, 2012 file photo shows NBC News special correspondent and former “Today” show host Tom Brokaw, attending the “Today” show 60th anniversary celebration at the Edison Ballroom, in New York. NBC News says the...