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  • Ratings: another record for Super Bowl

    February 3, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning walks off the field after the Broncos lost to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Seahawks won 43-8. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) NEW...

  • Judge says Chris Brown should remain in treatment

    February 3, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    R&B singer Chris Brown arrives at a Los Angeles Superior Court for a probation review hearing on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Los Angeles. The judge rejected a prosecutor’s request during the hearing to have Brown sent to jail over the misdemeanor...

  • Mavis Staples to perform at Newport Folk Festival

    February 3, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2011 file photo, Mavis Staples gives an interview with The Associated Press in her Chicago home. The Newport Folk Festival says gospel singer Mavis Staples will perform in this year’s line-up. Staples is the first act to be...

  • ‘Lego Movie’ built to be a better toy film

    February 3, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this publicity image released by Paramount Pictures, Bumblebee is shown in a scene from “Transformers: Dark of the Moon.” Since the popularity of the “Transformers” franchise, Hollywood has increasingly turned to Hasbro toys like “G.I....

  • Educator charged with sexual abuse in YouTube case

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 file photo, a woman who wanted to be identified by her first name, Jamie, speaks at a news conference in front of Alhambra High School in Alhambra, Calif., where Andrea Cardosa, not seen, last worked as vice principal of student...

  • Weak manufacturing reports hit Asian stock markets

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Weakness in U.S. and Chinese manufacturing sent Asian stock markets sharply lower Tuesday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Weakness in U.S....

  • Wash. paint store driver kills manager, self

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Police secure the scene of a shooting at a business park in the Fruit Valley neighborhood of Vancouver, Wash. on Monday Feb. 3, 2014. Police say at least one person was shot just before noon Monday at a Benjamin Moore Paint store in the area. (AP Photo/The...

  • Car-to-car talk: Hey, look out for that collision!

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx listens at right as National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Administration (NHTSA) Acting Administrator David Friedman, center, speaks about the Transportation Department’s decision on vehicle-to-vehicle...

  • State: Google must move ‘mystery’ barge

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, file photo, two men fish in the water in front of a Google barge on Treasure Island in San Francisco. A state agency says Google must move its mystery barge from a construction site on an island in the middle of...

  • Groups: Meat labeling rules could start trade war

    February 3, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 2, 2013 file photo, various cuts of beef and port are displayed for sale in the meat department at a discount market in Arlington, Va. Cattle groups from the U.S. and Canada are upset that a new Farm Bill passed by the House on...